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Vocalist Natalia Bermudez, guitarist Mario Otero, and trumpeter Ricardo Ayub perform “Continuar”.

Hispanic Heritage night at the opera

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Reporter October 9, 2023

As the curtains rise on the stage of the Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall, a harmonious celebration unfolds in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, where the rich tapestry of Hispanic culture takes center stage, weaving together music, tradition and artistry.   The...

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During the song “Blue”, Uchis grabbed a camera and held it to do a point of view shot.

Kali Uchis wishes EP roses

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter October 9, 2023

Imagine if the term “heaven on earth” were real. To some Sun City concertgoers, they experienced an event near that type of grandeur at the last stop of Kali Uchis’ “Red Moon in Venus” tour. The singer performed hits across seven different sold-out...

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With recent news of singer Joe Jonas and actress Sophie Turner’s divorce, it’s apparent the media tends to treat women differently in comparison to their male counterparts. Photo courtesy @sophiet on Instagram

Women and mothers portrayed in the media: An unfortunate treatment

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter October 5, 2023

In a world inundated with constant information thrown at people worldwide, it can be challenging to sift through the worthwhile news. One form of news mainly looked down upon is "gossip news." A particular story that pops up in this genre of information...

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Movies, “No Hard Feelings,” “Bottoms,” “Bodies, Bodies, Bodies” and “Theater Camp,” are films that share a resemblance to movies that came out in early 2010. Photo courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Is the film industry running out of ideas or are they just nostalgic?

Ruth Urquiza, Contributor/Reporter October 4, 2023

Trends constantly repeat themselves and as we move forward in time, the film industry has begun to move backward. Nowadays, most movies feel and look like they belong in the early 2000s, an iconic time in pop culture. Movies, “No Hard Feelings,”...

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Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare performed by UTEP Theatre and Dance.

Shakespeare festival blending cultures together

Erik Acosta, Web Editor October 3, 2023

Embodying the Shakespearean magic, a local community came together for a cross-cultural event for their annual festival of the Shakespeare play, “Twelfth Night.” Hosted at Madeline Park, Jay Stratton, the artistic director of the show, saw the magic...

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The usage of artificial intelligence has become controversial due to the ethics surrounding it. Photos generated through Hotpot

Art struggles in the battle against AI

Nicholas Maes, Staff Reporter September 29, 2023

With the popularity of artificial intelligence (AI) increasing, it is difficult to fathom how it has taken over the art world. Completely changing the way creative works are produced, AI is being used in multiple forms of art, including music.   The...

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Greg Gonzalez, lead singer of Cigarettes After Sex which are set to perform Oct. 11 at the Don Haskins Center. Photo courtesy of Unai Arnaz Imaz

A melodic fiesta: Artists touring EP

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor/Reporter September 28, 2023

El Paso is no stranger to the rhythm and beat of music, and 2023 promises to be a spectacular year for music enthusiasts as a variety of artists from different genres grace the city with their presence.   The Sun City’s music scene is incredibly...

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Movies such as “Blue Beetle” and “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” are examples of films that have parts in El Paso.

El Paso steals the spotlight in new movie adaptations

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter September 27, 2023

This year has been an exciting one for El Paso, especially when it comes to movies. From superheroes to a superstar wrestlers, cinema holds an exciting place for comics and characters from the Sun City.   Although the movies were not filmed in El...

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Star Wars characters appear at the El Paso Space Festival for their fans.

El Paso Space Festival launching into orbit

Erik Acosta, Web Editor September 26, 2023

A galactic atmosphere filled with kids dressed in space costumes, aliens and astronaut inflatables filled the room as the fifth annual El Paso Space Festival kicked off Sept. 22.   It was a festive aura bringing people together, where families and...

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Attendees point out a piece of art on display at the Texas as Art exhibit at the UTEP Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens.

Seeing Texas in a whole new way

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter September 21, 2023

“Variety and beauty” are words Rebecca Dodge used to describe Texas nature. Dodge, an Emeritus Assistant Professor of Geosciences from Midwestern University, was one of three artists who worked on the Centennial Museum’s newest art gallery “Texas...

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1.08billion monthly users open up TikTok to this screen.

Risk it or Rec it: Possible scam to millions

Sofia Sierra, Contributor/Reporter September 21, 2023

Littered on social media are a variety of different shopping apps. Tik Tok, Instagram, Facebook, etc. have been infiltrated by major discounted, Amazon-like apps such as Temu, Wish, Shien and now Tik Tok Shop. “30%-99% off entire store,” “Free Shipping...

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The novel “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” written by Aitch Alberto, now has a film adaptation with music written by Lin Manuel Miranda and features familiar faces such as Eva Longoria and Eugenio Derbez. Photo courtesy of Blue Fox Entertainment

Aristotle and Dante should be the standard for LGBTQIA+ storytelling

The Prospector Staff, Guest Contributor September 20, 2023

Editor’s Note: This review does contain spoilers.  In a world that is now releasing more LGBTQIA+ stories, “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” brings a refreshing and great take on the coming-of-age narrative.  Movies...

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