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Filmmakers in El Paso see the economic growth from film productions when filming in other cities and want to bring that to the Sun City.

Filmmakers take to city hall to promote industry growth

Andres Gallegos, Contributor October 11, 2016

On Oct. 4th, more than 30 local filmmakers and film lovers attended a city council meeting to present incentives that promotes film production in El Paso. The main goal is to turn El Paso into an advantageous place where their profession can grow. In...

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Kilo and the Dew performs at Tricky Falls on Saturday, April 23 at their EP release party. The band is one of Electric Soul’s newest signees.

Electric Social Records aims to help local artists

Mike Vasquez, Staff Reporter April 26, 2016

Electric Social Records, a local label company for regional talent, aims to deliver the city’s artists to its listeners. Founder and manager of Electric Social, Christian Yañez, a sophomore computer information systems major, said the label attempts...

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Le Trendy, a West side boutique located at 4935 N. Mesa St. Four months ago, Le Trendy opened their mobile boutique for a simple reason: a different experience.

Mobile boutiques roll into El Paso

Javier Cortez , Staff Reporter March 15, 2016

Most trendy fashion shoppers are used to spending their time in spacious boutiques. Now shoppers will have to look out for fashion on wheels, as some of El Paso’s finest shops are expanding their market to mobile boutiques or fashion trucks. Headlining...

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Aaron Torres pins one of his designs that stems from a geographic influence. Torres’ “Transparent” exhibit will take place on March 25 at Dream Chasers Club, located at 200 S. Santa Fe St.

Sleep, Never seeks to empower local art scene

Jose Soto, Entertainment Editor March 15, 2016

A local fashion designer and his clothing line are taking a different approach in the fashion industry. While many high-end fashion companies might not take into account their social impact on the environment and laborers, Sleep, Never is socially conscious...

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Alumnus Benny Rooftop has drawn inspiration from his days as a UTEP student.

Benny Rooftop thanks UTEP for artistic growth

Mike Vasquez, Staff Reporter February 16, 2016

Benny Rooftop paints his heartache into moths, flower, and birds by dipping into the world of surrealistic art. The UTEP graduate student and artist said his work is about the darker side of human emotion, emotions he cannot express any other way than...

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The Coffee Box is set to open in late October or early November. It is located on the corner of Mesa and Main St.

UTEP alumn offers a new way to wake up

Kimberly Valle, Staff Reporter September 16, 2014

A new coffeeshop is coming soon as Stacking of the Coffee Box brings a unique touch in the city’s downtown area. It is set to open UTEP alumni, Nahum Avila and Miguel Veloz co-owners of the Stacking of the Coffee Box, teamed up on and came up with...

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Children of the Fries is a clothing line whose brand focuses on bringing health awareness throughout the community. (Above) Illiana Curiel and Carlos Cardenas sport the line’s clothing apparel.

Children of the Fries designs a healthy lifestyle

Kimberly Valle, Contributor July 15, 2014

You might have spotted their funky t-shirts, caps and stickers among the crowds at Neon Desert Music Festival. They were the products of Children of the Fries, a clothing line founded by Giovanni Silva, who lived and started his fashion career in New...

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