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RBD Preforms in El Paso Aug. 25, for the first time in 15 years

The most anticipated reunion of the year: ‘Y Soy Rebelde’

Ruth Urquiza, Contributor/Reporter August 29, 2023

Taking us on a trip down memory lane in one of the most anticipated concerts of the year, the Mexican pop group Rebelde (RBD), opened their “Soy Rebelde” reunion world tour, Aug. 25 at UTEP’s Sun Bowl stadium. After 15 years of separation, the group...

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Stapleton looks towards the crowd and shares a smile with his fans.

ICYMI: Chris Stapleton in the Sun City

Gianluca Cuevas, Contributor May 29, 2023

Chris Stapleton kicked off his 2023 “All American Tour” March 16 and shortly made his way to El Paso to perform his fourth show off the tour, April 26. The El Paso show is said to have sold out in minutes with ticket resale prices reaching as high...

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Monja is a band from Ciudad Juárez composed of five members; Raul “Gato” Ramirez (lead guitar), Aáron “Animal” Alonso (vocal), Eduardo “Lalo” Betancourt (bass), Omar Avila (lead guitar) and Luis “Chino” Ortega (drums).

Monja: A ‘religious’ rock experience

Meagan Elizabeth Garcia, Arts & Culture Editor May 26, 2023

El Paso is a big city that is rich in its artistic and musical culture. While there are many household name performers that come to play here, the real treasure can be found in the Sun City’s local music scene. Whether you are looking for relaxing tunes...

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Faina Lushtak performed some of classical piano world’s most favored works at UTEP.

Faina Lushtak played the piano in an effortless way at UTEP

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor April 17, 2023

The New York Times featured Russian Pianist, Faina Lushtak, performed some melodies that delight the ears of the audience, April 16 at the Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. The program consisted of 17 encores including “12 Spanish Dances” by Enrique Granados,...

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Greta Van Fleet performed at the Don Haskins center March 21 after having rescheduled their November show due to the leads singer’s ear rupture.

Performing in color: Concert fashion

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2023

Concerts can call for much planning on the attendees’ part, from transportation to hotels to makeup to clothing choices, but what about the artists themselves?   Most artists perform in simple, comfortable and easy-to-move-in clothing while some...

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“The Fox and The Cookie” opera premiere took place at the Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall.

‘The Fox and The Cookie’ lights up the world of opera

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter March 29, 2023

The Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall was lit with joy March 27, from children and their families coming to see the world premiere of "The Fox and The Cookie." The interactive opera involved audience participation and incorporated artists from UTEP.  Director...

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Milky Chance, a German folk/rock band, will be performing at the Abraham Chavez Theatre July 31. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

Music coming to the Sun City

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor March 29, 2023

When artists come to El Paso to perform it allows them to reach a larger audience since the city is located on the U.S. border and is accessible to more people.  El Paso is home to many communities and there is a lot of diversity when it comes to music...

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Greta Van Fleet performed their Dreams In Gold tour in El Paso, Texas March 21.

Greta Van Fleet wants fans to have ‘Dreams in Gold’

Annabella Mireles, Photo Editor March 27, 2023

With fans dressed head to toe in 70s-esque attire, jewels, euphoric makeup looks and even some in LED butterfly wings, there is no question they all came together to see American rock band Greta Van Fleet perform.   Lead vocalist Josh Kiszka, guitarist...

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Borderland Chopin fest comes to a finale

Borderland Chopin fest comes to a finale

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor March 27, 2023

The Borderland Chopin festival spanned through the month of March and ended with a special guest speaker and professional pianist. The festival was packed with entertainment, important Polish history and spotlighted the man himself, Frederic Chopin....

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Attaca Quartet performing March 9 at the Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall.

A Grammy worthy performance by the Attaca Quartet

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter March 19, 2023

Editor’s note: Some sources preferred not to share their full name or title so are instead referred to by an identifiable nickname.  Memorable would be an understatement in describing the performance made by two-time Grammy Award winning group,...

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Magdalena Baczewska, Ph.D., hosted a masterclass at UTEP’s Borderland Chopin Festival March 3.

From Poland to El Paso, the Borderland Chopin Festival 2023

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor March 10, 2023

Frédéric Chopin was born March 1, 1810, in a small village town six miles from Warsaw, Poland. From an early age, Chopin knew he had a musical touch, writing his first composition at the age of seven, then performing in concerts and events just a year...

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The Septura Brass Septet performed Feb. 24 in the UTEP Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall.

Septura Brass Septet at UTEP

Nicholas Maes, Contributor March 3, 2023

The Septura Brass Septet made their fourth trip to Texas, Feb. 24, performing “The Special Relationship: The contrasting sounds of Britain and America,” in the UTEP Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Well attended by students, faculty and the El Paso community,...

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