Category: Performing Arts

UTEP’s Dystopian Future Play ‘Monsters We Create’ Set to Open This Week.

Challenging, thought-provoking, exciting. These are the words lead playwright, Georgina Escobar, used to describe her upcoming show Monsters We Create.

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Matt Braunger Announces New Comedy Special

Matt Braunger’s latest comedy, Finally Live In Portland, is set to be released on February 5th by Comedy Dynamics. The special covers Girl Scouts, naked old men, drunk nazis, and so much more more. This is Braunger’s third special and was shot at the Paris, a former porno theatre in Portland.

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Natalie Scenters-Zapico Returns to Alma Mater for Borderland Homecoming

Natalie Scenters-Zapico is an El Pasoan and fronteriza through and through, and today she returns for a reading that marks the prominence she has found in the literary world.

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Jo Firestone Debut Comedy Album Out Now

Jo Firestone‘s debut comedy album is out now via Comedy Central records. She has written for shows such as The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Chris Gethard Show,  and Joe Pera Talks With You. She also co-starred and co-wrote a web-series called Womanhood  with her friend and “partner-in-depressive-humor,” Aparna Nancherla.

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Le Renard Bleu: The Musical & Cinematic Collaboration of Midori Takada & Lafawndah

In the new cross-generational, multimodal cataclysm of a project, Midori Takada, Lafawndah, and Partel Oliva create an experience that would best be described as ambitious and adventurous. Using the Japanese and Senegalese folklore archetype of a fox, Le Renard Bleu is musical that calls on the cunning fox to bring energy to audiences.

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