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Hector Azurmendi as Dracula, with Natalia Sosa Quiroz, Paula Vasquez, and Ava Trousdale as the Vixens, at the first “Dracula” showing Friday, Oct. 14, at the El Paso Playhouse.

‘Dracula’ a blood pumping show

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 17, 2022

“Dracula” started its first showing Friday, Oct. 14, at the El Paso Playhouse. Saturday’s performance opened to a packed house, eager to see the Halloween classic with some audience members even dressed for the part.   Rebecca McVay Condra,...

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“A profession in the arts has always been discouraged by others, and some people do listen and branch off to other professions and I think if they ever wonder, what if they hadn’t listened to everyone else?” said Vicente Delgado, a UTEP senior graduating with a double major in printmaking and painting.

Graduating artist worries about an uncertain future

Jaqueline Martinez, Reporter May 11, 2020

With a double major in printmaking and painting, Vicente Delgado is a UTEP Visual Arts graduating senior of the 2020 spring semester. Born and raised in El Paso, Delgado decided to pursue the arts as it became a familiar hobby growing up.   Surrounded...

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Street art in Paris is on the rise thanks to the inspiration of artists such as Banksy who have made defacing public property into a trend.

Street art in the heart of Paris

Eric Vasquez, Staff Reporter June 7, 2016

Editor’s Note: Eric Vasquez is a Prospector writer currenty studying abroad throughout Europe. This is the first entry of his travel blog. Paris is well known for being the home for works of art that stand titanic in human history: Da Vinci’s “Mona...

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Expressing artistic talent through different methods

Fernanda Leon, Staff Reporter September 8, 2015

Art can be manifested in different ways and there are various methods to embue an object with the touch of art. Two UTEP art majors, Briseida Ochoa and Mario Rojo, have teamed up to create art though different techniques. Senior studio art majors, Ochoa,...

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Tom Lea’s mural “Stampede” was the subject of a conference in Washington after it was damaged. “Stampede,” mural, 1940. Oil on canvas, 5½ x 16 feet. U.S. Post Office, Odessa, Texas. Commissioned through the Section of Fine Arts, 1934-1943. Fine Arts Collection, U.S. General Services Administration.

Artist Tom Lea commemorated, American murals to be better preserved

Lorain Watters, SHFWire reporter October 1, 2014

WASHINGTON – Damage to one New Deal mural sparked a national conference Wednesday to address the importance of preserving art throughout the country. The glowing red eyes of a black Texas longhorn stand out from the chaotic scene of a raging herd...

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Jaime Picks Up: Art

Jaime Quesada, Contributor April 27, 2014

Jaime makes an inspirational trailer for the struggle of an artistic douche. Afterwards he walks around campus asking students what their impressions of art are and it's role in society.

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Artist Guild to host inaugural event

S. David Ramirez, Staff reporter September 6, 2013

The El Paso Artist Guild, a non-profit, will be hosting an inaugural exhibition to raise money and awareness of their organization. The guild is dedicated to helping artists and musicians find affordable health care. The show will feature art and live...

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