Close to Lincoln Park and the star shaped lights hiding beneath the freeway, in the remnants of an old brewery, within a brief walk of the Lucky Café on Alameda Street, resides Tyler Wright, vocalist and guitarist for what was at one point the hottest band out of El Paso, the D.A.
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The border makes America great sprawled across the cap on Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s head, Representative of the 16th District of Texas, after all the negative rhetoric against the borderland created by the 2016 Presidential Elections.
“I was born and raised here,” O’Rourke said. “This is my city. It’s a place that I’m incredibly proud of.”
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In a garage, when the courts have seen their cases for the day, the judges hang up their robes, and the lawyers swarm home to relax after long days in court, the Sun City watches the sun slide behind the mountain and Patrick Gabaldon starts to work his magic. Continue reading “Patrick Gabaldon”
We sat at the border of the Recital Hall stage with Mariana Sandoval. The lights of the theatre illuminated her like many times before. She is not only a former music student from UTEP, but also a mezzo-soprano performer and office manager of the El Paso Opera. Continue reading “Mariana Sandoval”
On a typical hot El Paso afternoon, Cristian and Ramón Cardenas, a pair of local artists better known as Los Dos, were retouching their mural at Father Rahm Street. They are drawn to the downtown area as a location for their work, because it has the most foot traffic in the city allowing some kind of involvement. Continue reading “Los Dos”
The Sun City has become quite the town for the EDM scene; there’s a reason it got the title of “Rave Capital of the Southwest.” However, El Paso is more than just a series of venues; it’s more than just sellout show after sellout show at Buchanan’s Event Center.
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Behind the airbrushed murals of Chicano students from Bowie High School, behind the painted baggy pants and wrinkly faces and all the brown skin and sun worn demeanors is the white scraggly beard of Gaspar Enriquez.
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