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Fall in love with classical music

Rebecca Reza, Contributor February 5, 2022

Whether you know it or not, your life has been surrounded by classical music. It’s everywhere - from the latest Marvel blockbuster to the Simpsons, to video games, to rock bands, to hip-hop samples and pop number 1 hits. It is ingrained at every turn...

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Over 100 people were in attendance to greet Democratic Presidental Candidate Michael Bloomberg in Downtown El Paso Wednesday Jan. 29, 2020.

2020 presidential candidate unveiled plan to empower Latinos

Rebecca Reza, Contributor February 3, 2020

Presidential Democratic hopeful Michael Bloomberg made his first stop Jan. 29 in the Sun City, unveiling a new plan to empower Latinos should he win in November. While many other top candidates, including Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, are concentrating...

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OPINION: Wars in the Middle East have always been about oil

Rebecca Reza, Contributor January 21, 2020

Only the second day this new decade began, we were hit with the alarming news that U.S. President Donald J. Trump had ordered the killing of Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s leading military figure. The drone strike that resulted in his assassination plunged...

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There are many apps where users can find and download music.

Technology a catalyst for artists’ success

Rebecca Reza, Contributor December 23, 2019

With the rise of technology, aspiring musicians with an ambition of creating music for the masses are tapping into a world of endless possibilities with so many tools at their fingertips in El Paso and across the globe.   Long gone are...

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A first person account of how Prince became Prince.

IN REVIEW: A treasure recounted in Prince’s new memoir

Rebecca Reza, Contributor November 19, 2019

“It finished too soon” was my immediate thought after reading Prince’s memoir, “The Beautiful Ones,” released early November by Random House.    This project was the brainchild of the artist himself, set in motion several months prior...

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Supporters of Beto ORourke gather to grab a photo and chat with the former Presidential candidate.

Beto O’Rourke hosts event in West El Paso to thank supporters

Rebecca Reza, Contributor November 15, 2019

Former Democratic Presidential Candidate and native El Pasoen Beto O’Rourke was on hand Thursday night to host an appreciation event at Hope & Anchor in West El Paso. The former Congressman thanked supporters for their time and effort in both his...

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Beto O’Rourke waves to the crowd of supporters after conceding defeat in the closest Senate race in Texas history since 1978.

Beto O’Rourke drops out of 2020 presidential race

Rebecca Reza, Contributor November 1, 2019

Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke announced the abrupt end to his 2020 presidential campaign to become the Democratic nominee Friday, Nov. 1.   The decision was announced via Twitter following financial campaign woes that left the El...

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El Paso Locomotive FC fans of the 8th notch do its game day ritual across Durango bridge Oct. 15.

Locomotive advance to home playoff game

Rebecca Reza, Contributor October 31, 2019

El Paso Locomotive Football Club (FC) upset 3rd seeded Fresno FC on the road to earn a historic first home playoff match in the semi-final round of the United Soccer League (USL) playoffs. Midfielder Sebastian Velasquez came through with a goal on a...

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Senior Katarina Zec leads the team for the upcoming season.

Miners tame Greyhounds

Rebecca Reza, Contributor October 29, 2019

In its first exhibition game, heading into the 2019-2020 season, UTEP women’s basketball  team dominated the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds Saturday, Oct. 26 with a final score of 84-64.   The game was the first of two exhibition contests...

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RBTs Prima Principals Olga Kifyak, Evgeny Svetlitsa and Corps de Ballet 12.

Russian Ballet Theatre charms El Paso with stunning rendition of Swan Lake

Rebecca Reza, Contributor October 22, 2019

The physically demanding yet graceful form of dance by “Russian Ballet Theatre” drew a small but lively crowd Oct. 15 at the Abraham Chavez Theatre, as it performed Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake.”    Patrons were beguiled and enthralled...

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El Paso Pro-Musica season opener set for Tuesday

El Paso Pro-Musica season opener set for Tuesday

Rebecca Reza, Contributor October 21, 2019

El Paso Pro-Musica season will kick-off with American virtuoso pianist Bryan Wallick at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the UTEP Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall after a performance in Mesilla, New Mexico Oct. 21.  The gold medal recipient at the 1997...

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Alejandra Ramirez, senior UTEP student in the Ecology Department.

Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta educates community on sustainability

Rebecca Reza, Contributor October 8, 2019

The community celebrated the 15th Annual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta Saturday, Sept. 28 in the Tom Mays Unit of the Franklins Mountains State Park.   The Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition, along with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, organized the...

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Cuco sings at “El Paso Firme” music festival Saturday Sept. 7, 2019.

El Paso joins for a night of healing and denouncing white supremacy

Rebecca Reza, Contributor September 10, 2019

Artists from Guatemala, Mexico and Southern California performed at El Paso Firme Music Fest Saturday at Ascarate Park for a day of healing and celebration organized by the Border Network for Human Rights and other local and state immigrant...

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