Culture

42nd Annual Christmas Street Gala a holiday fantasy!

Story/Photos by Christian Chapman

The 42nd annual fund-raiser, The Annual Christmas Street Gala, for the El Paso Rehabilitation Center recently took place at the El Paso Country Club. The lavish event appealed to all the senses of the 300+ patrons who thoroughly enjoyed the exquisite, custom designed Christmas trees displayed throughout the Country Club. Prior to …

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Best of The Best VI

The Sun City has its fair share of attractions and events to offer to El Pasoans. If one searches hard enough, there is always something to do. This past September, El Pasoans were given the chance to experience something that has been gaining popularity in the last decade: a mixed martial arts championship. HERO FC …

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HIP HOP Lovers 3: Mi Tierra

El Paso, TX—This September 2015, Frankie’s East, hosted an all-age showdown for some of the Southwest’s most talented street dancers, graffiti artists and emcees. Competitors from California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Mexico poured into the venue to showcase their skills and share their passion for a culture that is all about community. For the …

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RC Cars in the Sun City

There’s something very satisfying about a high speed, getaway chase ending in the perfect execution of a jump, four stories high and across half a football field; landing it perfectly on all four tires, souped-up shocks flexing and fighting the undercarriage scraping across off road terrain. A maneuver that would conclude every episode of the …

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Oldies For the Soul

It all started back in the 50’s, “Little Mike” Saenz lived next door to where “The Blue Kings” would play their music. He would listen to them practice until one day he asked “Kiko” if he could join them and just listen. Little Mike started watching them and learned to play the piano just by …

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League of Women Voters Awards

This year, the League of Women Voters of El Paso was proud to honor two outstanding members of the community. Emily Martin Loya was awarded a Bravo Award, and Rosa Guerrero received a Lifetime Achievement Award. These women were recognized for their contributions toward the cause for a better quality of life. Individuals are recognized …

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IBF Featherweight World Boxing Champion

By Albert Vasquez

Sixteen years ago the International Boxing Federation had no inkling that El Paso native Jennifer Han would be claiming the IBF Featherweight World Champion Title Belt. For Han, now thirty-two years of age, the thought had never crossed her mind when she began boxing. On September 19, 2015, Jennifer Han made history by …

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El Paso Hair Wars

 

The Camino Real was home once again to The Supreme Salon Tour’s Hair Wars on October 11. This was the second year in a row that El Paso was selected to host and compete in this annual beauty industry event showcasing top salons, stylists, makeup artists, and fashion designers.   Once again, El Paso showed their …

Music

Music Not to be Missed… A Beautiful Rush

By Albert Vasquez

While folks across El Paso are on their after-work commute, headed home to their families, four dedicated musicians determined to break the music mold head to local Beacon Hill Recording Studios to complete their debut EP. The group, known as A Beautiful Rush, is currently working on its first …