PEDRO INFANTE WITHOUT BORDERS

“One Hundred Years I Will Think of You”, is the title of the staging performed by actors from New York, who participated in the Third Festival of Theater Without Borders, organized by the Theater Group Telón de Arena, in Ciudad Juarez. This work is an evocation of the mass idol Pedro Infante, in which the…

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TANGO FOR PIANO

Combining rhythms and styles of contemporary and traditional tangos, the Mexican pianist Astrid Morales and the cellist Jason Mooney, presented the recital ‘Tango Para Piano’, in a night to delight the ears. The Rio Grande Theater, in the city of Las Cruces, New Mexico, opened its doors to offer this concert, in a performance that…

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SPACE AND CONTENT MAKEOVER

With a modern image inviting visitors to walk through its facilities and appreciate art, the Museum of Archeology and History of El Chamizal (MAHCH) in Ciudad Juárez reopened its doors with extensive spaces and a museum renovation. In a ceremony where authorities from the government, culture, and social organizations were present. The traditional ribbon cutting…

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EL PRADO´S TRAVELING EXHIBITION

A total of 92 works of art adorn the central square of Las Cruces, New Mexico, after the opening of the so-called traveling exhibit at the Museo Nacional del Prado in Mexico City, available free of charge from September 7 to November 28. Hundreds of people gathered to admire the photographic replicas of Diego Velázquez,…

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FULFILLING DREAMS FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE HEART

The Make-A-Wish Foundation, at El Paso region, celebrated its traditional “Wish of the Night 2018” -Wish Night- event to raise funds for hundreds of children diagnosed with a terminal illness. In its second edition, businessmen, parents, and volunteers shared pleasant moments, exchanged stories, and get along with the children, stars of the night, in a…

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HAPPY TO CONTINUE GROWING

A well-established project that crossed borders, today continues to grow thanks to the effort and teamwork of those who make it up. For this reason, businessmen, clients, readers, editors and executives of the Border Heritage Magazine, joined to celebrate their third anniversary in an elegant reception held at the Paco Wong’s restaurant. Three years of…

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A VERY SUAVE STYLE

“From the Gallant Style to the Romantic Expression” (Del Estilo Galante a la Expresión Romántica), is the title of the tour brought to the border region by the internationally acclaimed Mexican concert pianist Armando Merino. Accompanied by his piano and inspiration, the artist offered a series of recitals, in Mexico and the US, including the…

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ICONOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION

The Consulate of Mexico in El Paso inaugurated an iconographic exhibition consisting of paintings, sculptures, photographs and clay pots made in the community of Juan Mata Ortiz, located in the municipality of Casas Grandes, Chihuahua. The exhibition called ‘Part of Our Heritage’ is available to the community from August 23 to September 14 in the…

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THE HISTORY OF “EL PRADO” IN LAS CRUCES

In a joint effort, the City of Las Cruces and the Museo Nacional del Prado (Madrid, Spain) will present a traveling exhibition on the esplanade of that city from Friday, September 7 through November 28. Through a press conference at the Branigan Cultural Center Courtyard in Las Cruces, New Mexico Major, Ken Miyagishima; Juan Acereto,…

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SWAN LAKE

Tchaikovsky’s classic, adapted and directed by Maru Becerra, continues to feed the public’s fantasy.   Prince Siegfried, in love with Odette, a young woman turned into a swan due to the spell of the evil Von Rothbart, and Odile, the black swan, and daughter of the sorcerer, star in ‘The Swan Lake’. The Chamizal Memorial…

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ART WITHOUT BORDERS

Simultaneously, the Museum of Art of El Paso and the Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez have come together in a fifth collaboration to celebrate the Transborder Biennial, constituted by two geographical spaces to appreciate the talent of 32 artists and collectives that work along 3,200 kilometers of border, from Brownsville to Tijuana. Both venues…

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ART HONORING THE REGION

To honor the iconography of the pottery of the Juan Mata Ortiz town, in Chihuahua, local potters exhibited their works during the Multidisciplinary Art Exhibition held at the Railyard EPIC Events Center. Pottery, painting, sculpture, and photography were exhibited by local and foreign artists, for region art-lovers who look for clay-made pots, as well as…

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MULTICOLOR SURREALIST ART

Aunque el origen de su nombre no está bien definido, lo que es una verdad, es que los alebrijes, son parte de una cultura milenaria y arraigo popular en México. Elaboradas de cartón, papel y madera, estas figuras multicolor de distintas formas y texturas, viven en el imaginario del artesano, quien con su creatividad, es…

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MUSICAL TREASURE WITH VIOLONCELLO

The works of great composers such as Bach, Reger, and Cassado, were finely tuned during the concert “Suites for cello”, a tribute enlivened by the renowned Mexican musician Ignacio Mariscal. The tenuous atmosphere created for the concert caused a sensation among the attendees at the Smart Civic Center, as part of its Artistic Program, which…

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HISTORICAL CELEBRATION WITH MUSIC AND DANCE

Four decades have passed so far and the show ¡Viva! El Paso continues to dazzle the border community with a unique visual production. At the bottom of the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater, more than 70 artists on stage, recreate the 400-year history of the southern border of the United States, through a high-level theatrical and cultural…

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MUSIC AND PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE “RARAMURI”

As a way to honor the richness of their culture, the piano and violin concert “Raíces Raramuris” was held, and for the first time brought together the talent of Romeyno and Juan Gutiérrez, father and son, members of the Tarahumara ethnic group, in a mixture of music and spirituality. The Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall…

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“Raramuri” Roots

With music and a photographic exhibition “raices raramuris” will be hosted for the first time in the city of El Paso Tx. It is a mixture of talents where father and son Juan and Romeyno Gutierrez , will share the richness of their culture through their music. It will also host the art of the…

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ICONOGRAPHY: BEAUTY THAT FORMS PART OF OUR HERITAGE

Por: Carmen Becerra The Centro Cultural Mexicano Paso del Norte, the Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso, Border Heritage Magazine and the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez present the exhibition:   “ICONOGRAPHY, beauty that forms part of our heritage”. An artistic phenomenon that was born in the community of Juan Mata Ortiz, close to…

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NUEVO SIGLO THEATER: MULTICULTURAL ART

Text and photo by Jaime A. Torres With the presentation of interesting stagings of different theater companies, the traditional Nuevo Siglo International Festival was held in its forty-third edition, to the delight of lovers of dramatic art. The richness of the language and current issues to this day were once again exhibited through the works…

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A SOIRÉE HONORING MUSIC

  Text and photo by Ángel Torres.   An elegant reception in the garden of the residence of James O. Stewart III was organized to receive the guild of Pro-Musica, which for more than 30 years raises funds for the educational scope. More than a hundred people attended the evening event, including subscribers, sponsors, and…

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BOOK FAIR IN “LA RODADORA”

Text and photos by Jaime A. Torres.   With the participation of more than 100 publishing houses and the exhibition of thousands of books, the Feria del Libro de la Frontera was launched in its 2018 edition, at the La Rodadora Museum, in Ciudad Juárez. The scheduled event, from May 26 to June 3, offers…

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FALLING IN LOVE WITH HER ART

Text and photo by Ángel Torres.   It is not a coincidence that Sonia Amelio is considered the best crotalist in the world and the prima ballerina of Mexico. So it was demonstrated, by surprising with her art, before an audience that cheered her standing up, during her presentation at the Scottish Rite Theater in…

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FUSION OF STYLES TO ENJOY

Text and photo by Ángel Torres Melodies were performed in an extraordinary way, as part of the repertoire offered by Faustino Díaz, considered one of the best trombonists in the world. Díaz delighted the Juarez community with his art during his concert held at the Civic Center S-mart. The recital called Virtuosismo de Metal managed…

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A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF JOHN SHERRILL HOUSER

Text and photo by Ángel Torres The life and work of artist John Sherrill Houser were a cause for celebration during a conference held at the El Paso Museum of Art. Sherrill Houser was remembered for his work as a classical painter and sculptor, who created four monumental historical figures as part of the XII…

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SAN ELIZARIO CELEBRATES 5 DE MAYO

Text and photography by Jaime Torres In a context of celebration and patriotism hosted by The Consulate of Mexico in El Paso, hundreds of families celebrated the traditional Mexican fiesta of 5 de Mayo in the Mission of San Elizario, Texas. Historic Downtown was the scenario of the commemoration of the victory where Mexican soldiers…

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WORLD CLASS OLYMPIC POOL IN EL PASO

Text and photography: Alberto Torres   With the presence of hundred of athletes from different cities of the United States who competed in different aquatic disciplines over the weekend, municipal authorities inaugurated the Natatorium Aquatic Center, located at 650 Wallemberg Drive in the west of the city. The first roofed Olympic swimming pool, with a length…

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MIRACLE NIGHT

Text and photography: Alberto Torres With record attendance, close to a thousand people, El Paso Children’s Hospital celebrated its traditional night called “Miracle Gala” in its 2018 edition, which was attended by the girl Angelica Hale, America’s Got Talent contestant, in which he obtained the second place. During her presentation she interpreted several melodies demonstrating…

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MATA ORTIZ, CHIHUAHUA: LAND AND SOUL OF THE POTTER

An artistic phenomenon that was born near the Magical Town of Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, next to the archaeological zone of Paquimé. This is the community of Juan Mata Ortiz, Mexican pride, whose prodigious hands produce beautiful pottery pieces recognized internationally. The initiator was Juan Quezada, self-taught appealed by mud, got his inspiration in the arid-American…

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PURE TALENT: OUR WOMAN COMMUNICATORS

For the first time, Border Heritage Magazine managed to reunite them on Studio Nueve15, located on the west side, in a warm gathering. Their faces are familiar to the border. Six of them are anchors or hosts in the most watched TV news in El Paso, Karla Mariscal and Georgina Terrazas from Telemundo Channel 48;…

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CUBA, THE BEAUTIFUL CUBA…

Text and photography by Leopoldo Olivares Seated in an archipelago of the Caribbean Sea, this beautiful island receives the traveler with open arms. Old Havana was declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 1982. Its flavors, colors and the rhythm of its music amaze us. Whoever comes to Cuban territory understands that he…

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ISMAEL PALMA: WINNER AT KARATE AND LOVE

Text: Ángel Torres | Photography: Guillermo Carrillo The winner of international championships believes in the power of mind and spirit. “Become a successful antenna; give love, be love, and blessings will reach you.” Family guy, karate expert since he was nine years old, passionate about life and simple things. This is Ismael Palma González, a…

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ANGEL ESTRADA, THE BORDERLAND STORYTELLER

Text by  Alberto Torres | Photography by Ángel Torres Juarez´ film maker feels connected to every atmosphere and story he tells throug cinemma his greatest passion. “All of my domumentaries mark some stages of my life and they are existencial motivations.” The internationally known documentarian Ángel Estrada Soto, a graduate of the University of Ciudad…

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TWO COUNTRIES AND A BORDER THAT STRENGTHENS

Text and photography: Ángel Torres A river is not a subject of division, at least this is what was demonstrated during the “Sister Cities Signature”, promoted by authorities of Ciudad Juarez and El Paso. Armando Cabada, mayor of Ciudad Juarez, and Dee Margo, mayor of El Paso, made it clear that this agreement reaffirms the…

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MODERNITY WITH A COFFEE SCENT

Text: Fernanda León | Photography: Ángel Torres Located in the heart of the city of El Paso, ‘The District Coffee Co.’ establishment opened its doors to offer a choice of quality coffee to the border community in a cozy atmosphere and, at the same time, with modern touches. ‘The District Coffee Co.’ is at the forefront…

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GRATITUDE AND “MIRACLES” FOR CHILDREN

Text: Fernanda León | Photography: Ángel Torres With the satisfaction of a fulfilled duty, the ‘Children’s Miracle Network’ organization made its traditional annual report by offering a breakfast as a thank you to the companies and partners that have made a difference in the lives of children with various illnesses in El Paso, Texas. In…

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BRILLIANT MOMENTS ON ITS FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

Text and photography: Alberto Torres With mariachi music, delicious snacks and a party atmosphere, owners, employees, family members, clients and friends of the prestigious jewelry firm Ben Bridge celebrated its Fifth Anniversary at its establishment, located at 7400 Mesa Street, west El Paso. The celebration began with the traditional ribbon cutting to later share the…

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ORCHESTRA LITERATURE WORKS

Text and photography: Ángel Torres There is no doubt that music transforms, as it was revealed during the melodic flight of the group of young members that make up the Ciudad Juarez Juvenile Symphony. A classic but complicated repertoire in each note was extraordinarily orchestrated on the stage of the Cultural Center of the City;…

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CHICANO ART IN EL PASO

Texto and photography: Alberto Torres With a large collection of Chicano art, the El Paso Museum of Art invites the community to enjoy the exhibition called “Papel Chinano Dos” by actor, comedian and philanthropist Cheech Marin. 65 works of art done by renowned artists such as Frank Romero, Carlos Almaraz, Glugio ‘Gronk’ Nicandro and Benito…

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25 YEARS OF NEWS LEADERSHIP

Text and photography: Ángel Torres With the same commitment of informing what happens in the city in a responsible manner undertaken 25 years ago, the news radio station 860 of Grupo Megaradio celebrated its anniversary in a big way. The Cibeles event center was the venue where officials of the three levels of government, businessmen,…

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BIG MEXICAN PARTY IN CANUTILLO

Text and photography: Alberto Torres In a party atmosphere, happiness and Mexican music, the “Gran Charreada” took place in the town of Canutillo and was held by the Castro family in coordination with the Consulate of Mexico in El Paso. “The Charrería is our great heritage of miscegenation and customs before the arrival of the…

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CLASSIC ROCK NIGHT

Text: Fernanda León | Photography: Jorge Cuevas A night to remember with classic pop rock in Spanish, was recorded in the memory of hundreds of people who attended the concert of two famous 80’s bands: Enanitos Verdes and Hombres G, during the presentation of their “Huevos Revueltos Tour” in the facilities of the “Anitas” Convention…

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AN ARTISTS THAT DIALOGUES WITH ART

Text and photography: Alberto Torres Jesús Arturo Gardea, defines himself as a painter who inspires his art by showcasing the dark side of people, the world’s deformation and the respect and freedom of women and children. He discovered his taste for plastic art at an early age, but he found his passion when he was…

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VINTAGE TRANSPORTATION

Text and photography: Alberto Torres Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority officials, City Council members and Sun Metro representatives officially presented the arrival of the first restored trolley to the city, a detail of the interior, as well as the plan to be followed until it goes into service at the beginning of 2019. During the…

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OPERA GALA AT THE PALACE

Text, photograph and video: Francisco Jurado The masterful interpretation by the Philharmonic Orchestra of the State of Chihuahua and the voices of the soprano Zura Medina and the tenor Jesús José Rodríguez, was the motive for ovations during the Opera Gala event presented in the capital city. Classical pieces by Mozart, Puccini, Bizet, Bernstein and…

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‘TECATE SUPREMO’ MAKES HISTORY

Text: Fernanda León | Photography: Jorge Cuevas 12 hours of music were not enough to vent all the energy of the thousands of border residents who witnessed one of the most anticipated events of the year in Ciudad Juarez. The ‘Tecate Supremo’ Festival arrived loaded with good vibes and an imposing stage equipped with the…

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A CELEBRATION FOR WOMEN

Text and photography: Ángel Torres Framed with a gala dinner and joyful music, the 2018 International Women’s Day event became an emotional celebration to honor their achievements and promote the continuous advancement of equal rights in the border community. Under “Press for Progress” slogan, the Polish-American Society of El Paso and the organizing committee made…

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FORMING CITIZENS OF GOOD

Text and photography: Ángel Torres Topics such as gender equity, prevention through sports, participatory democracy, employability and education, among others, are part of the “Formando Ciudadanos, Cultura Cívica para Juárez” (Forming Citizens, Civi Culture for Juárez) program that seeks to impact middle school and high school students on the border. This program is focused on…

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WOMEN TAKE CARE OF THEIR HEART HEALTH WITH A RED DRESS

Text and photography: Jaime Torres With the assistance of more than 400 women, the second edition of the ‘El Paso Vestido Rojo’ (El Paso Red Dress) was held in its 2018 edition, whose objective is to educate, raise and prevent heart disease. Organized by the American Heart Association in conjunction with Go Red por tu…

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LITERATURE CONGRESS AT UTEP

Text and photography: Jaime Torres Students from the United States, Mexico and Latin America listened attentively to the speech given by the writer Cristina Rivera Garza, who is also a distinguished Hispanic Studies and  Spanish Creative Writing professor at the University of Houston, during the 23rd Congress of Contemporary Mexican Literature, held from March 1…

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TRADITIONAL AND URBAN INSPIRATION

Text: Fernanda León | Photography: Cortesía For Hector Guerra, musician of Bolivian and Spanish origin, the creation of his most recent record material came from a visit he made to the Mexican country that consisted of the inspiration, knowledge and culture of several indigenous communities from the states of Michoacán, San Luis Potosí and Sonora.…

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MUSICAL TALENT FROM CHIHUAHUA

Text and photography: Francisco Jurado The Philharmonic Orchestra of the State of Chihuahua presented in concert the “Talento Chihuahuense” (Chihuahuan Talent) event to highlight the richness of composers and interpreters of the state. On this occasion, talented young people demonstrated their scenic and musical quality in a concert that began with compositions by Ludwig Van…

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CHINESE COMMUNITY CELEBRATES THE NEW YEAR

Text and photography: Jaime Torres Denominated as the Year of the Dog, the Chinese community in El Paso celebrated this holiday with recitals, music and dance, in which it also involved students from different schools. UTEP’s Union Cinema was the chosen stage to expose Chinese art and culture in the presence of teachers and parents.…

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EXHIBITION OF COLORLESS STORIES

Text and photography: Francisco Jurado Works of art in a black and white style that highlight in a special way the art expressed through photography, were exhibited during the “Insensible al Color” (Insensitive to Color) exhibition. The Autonomous University of Chihuahua, through the Directorate of Cultural Extension and Dissemination, made this collective exhibition of the…

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SPANISH OPERA AND SINGING

Text and photography: Jaime Torres Valadez The Consulate of Spain at El Paso and the Pro Musica organization held a reception to honor the presence of the soprano singer Danielle Talamantes, who recently offered a couple of concerts in the cities of El Paso and Las Cruces. “Very happy to be here, I like El…

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LUMINOUS MUSIC

Text and photo: Ángel Torres Music brings light to our lives and, with that essence, manages to transmit and feed the soul of the listener. Accompanied by his piano, Romayne Wheeler, tells stories that transport us to other dimensions. His presence is already essential among the raramuri ethnicity (pies ligeros) so the North American musician,…

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‘GRILLED’ EXPERIENCE

Text: Ángel Torres Photography: Francisco Gutiérrez Based on different international culinary experiences, Ardeo restaurant, in Ciudad Juarez, is focused on Mexican and Spanish cuisine that provides a unique flavor to the palate. And it is precisely a grilled cooking that distinguishes most of their dishes, which are made in an elegant combination between grill and…

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A SPACE FOR ART AND TALENT

 Text and photography: Jaime Torres Valadez “Art embellishes a city, and this gallery will be a space where local talent is displayed si that artists can tell the stories they have to tell”, said Manuel Piña, Agave Rosa Gallery director, during the reopening of this cultural center in El Paso, Texas. During the inaugural ceremony,…

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CLASSIC VIOLIN CONCERT

Text, photo and video: Francisco Jurado Classical music is an art that does not know time, it has master compositions that have lived for centuries, but few make a violinist go deep on the strings of this instrument as it happened during the “Concert for violin and orchestra in D minor: of Aram Kachaturian. Erika…

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SOUTHWEST UNIVERSITY IN SUPPORT OF THE MOST VULNERABLE

Text: Angel Torres “After touring this amazing facility, I felt like Southwest University needed to be part of the El Paso Children’s Hospital”, said the CEO of Southwest University Yolanda Arreola, after the announcement of the donation of 1.5 million dollars for the oncology program. In an event held for the occasion and in the…

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“VARIACIONES VISUALES” AT THE MEXICAN CONSULATE

Text and photo: Ángel Torres Oil and acrylic paintings that reflect an authentic work of art, are exhibited in the Mexican Consulate of El Paso gallery, under the name “Variaciones Visuales” (Visual Variations), by the artist Pedro Francisco. With the presence of well-known personalities from the border and authorities, this exhibition worthy of admiration, was…

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“TAN SOLO”, FLAMENCO ART

Text: Ángel Torres Photography: Guillermo Carrillo A work that explores the sound produced by the corporal and rhythmic internal effort of its performers, the show called “Tan Solo” was presented. This presentation was organized by the Fundación Mascareñas (Mascareñas Foundation) within the Matices Culturales 2018 program. It was through the rhythm of flamenco, that the…

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FLAMENCO PARTY IN EL PASO

Text and Photography: Jaime Torres Valadez With the participation of outstanding international artists, the traditional “Flamenco Night” was held at the Ardovino’s Desert Crossing’s Sunset Hall in Sunland Park, New Mexico. The event, organized by the Honorary Consul of Spain Martha Vera, was attended by more than one hundred participants from the border region, including…

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SAN PEDRO DE JESUS MALDONADO 100TH ORDINATION ANNIVERSARY

Photography and text: Jaime Torres Valadez With the participation of fifty local artists, the work of the priest and Chihuahuense Saint Pedro de Jesus Maldonado was remembered and brought to life. He was distinguished for his religious service for the defense of poor families, a mission that cost him his life during the time of…

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STRINGS RECITAL FOR THE SOUL

Text: Ángel Torres Photography: Guillermo Carrillo A travel through different musical genres delighted an art-conscious audience during a recital for the soul, performed by one of the best musicians from Ciudad Juarez: Carlos Benítez. Romantic pieces, danzones and tangos fascinated the public that attended the Art Museum, where this great internationally renowned artist that has…

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ANNIVERSARY TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

Text and photography: Ángel Torres A collection composed by 22 art pieces, are part of the gallery of the La Rodadora Museum now that the temporary exhibition “Sebastian Escultor” has been inaugurated. This, as part of the 50 years celebration of the trajectory of the famous Chihuahua sculptor, who has made around 250 sculptures in…

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EXCHANGE OF COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES

Text and photography: Jaime Torres Valadez With the participation of more that 20 executives from various companies of the city, the Greater Chamber of Commerce of El Paso presented its monthly reunion called “Business After Hours” to promote commercial activities in the border region. “The goal is for the members to get to know each…

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MOZART GALA

Text, Photography and Video: Francisco Jurado Music that transcends generations was what caused a total sold out at the Teatro de los Heroes during the “Gala de Mozart” (Mozart Gala), a show proudly performed by the Philharmonic Orchestra of the State of Chihuahua. In this way, the public of the Chihuahua capital was delighted with…

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RACE AGAINST RACISM

Text and Photography: Fernanda León As a way to counteract racism and promote the unity among the community members of El Paso, Las Cruces and Ciudad Juarez, the YWCA of El Paso organization celebrated Martin Luther King’s day with the realization of the ninth edition of the ‘Race Against Racism’ race. In a harmonious and…

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HEATH AND LOVE FOR OUR TARAHUMARA BROTHERS

Text and photo: Ángel Torres In an act of charity, the “Niños de Todos” and “Brazos de Algodón” associations accomplished the goal and brought some heath to the brothers at the sierra tarahumara. Blankets, jackets, and other types of winter clothes were donated to kids, young people and adults that live in the Choguita community,…

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LIFE OF A HERO

Text: Fernanda León Photography: Francisco Javier Jurado The Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso, Texas facilities gave rise to the book presentation: “Orozco: The Life and Death of a Mexican Revolutionary”, written by Raymond Caballero, who narrates important life events of the protagonist during the war time in Mexico. Through the extensive knowledge that…

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A PARADE OF MAGIC AND ILLUSION

Text: Angel Torres Photography: Guillermo Carrillo Creating unforgettable experiences is the goal of the Coca Cola Parade, which in its 2017 edition with the name of “Thank You for Sharing”, once again generated illusion among thousands of people who witnessed this spectacular tour through the streets of Ciudad Juarez. The magic of the Christmas season…

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“THE NUTCRACKER” AMAZES

Text: Angel Torres Photography: Francisco J. Jurado/Javier Gutiérrez As a prelude to Christmas, The Nutcracker magic comes to the border, the December classic that puts the Christmas spirit in the city, through a fantastic presentation. More than 40 actors, including children and adolescents, make up this show recreated with beautiful scenery, lucid costumes and season…

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A CELEBRATION THAT SYMBOLIZES GRATITUDE

Text: Angel Torres Photography: Francisco Javier Jurado Like every year, Montana Avenue in El Paso, Texas was flooded with the presence of thousands of attendees who enjoyed the classic Thanksgiving Parade in its 81st edition. Entire families filled up the streets and balconies to impatiently wait for the start of this festivity in which military…

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CHRISTMAS WINTER IN EL PASO

Text and photography: Fernanda León With the winter season, the Christmas spirit comes to live and brings peace to the border. The Christmas tree, the multicolored lights and a large iceskating rink have enlightened the hearts of the El Paso residents with the arrival of the “WinterFest”. For a second consecutive year, the winter festival,…

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“LAS ARTISTAS” PROMOTE THEIR TALENT

Text and photography: Fernanda León The art and originality of various artists of the region was appreciated in the border city of El Paso, Texas for two days, during the event denominated “Las Artistas”. The old building and event center EPIC Railyard, was the space that brought a “vintage” touch to this exhibition that offered…

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MUSIC VIBRATION IN THE REPUBLIC

Text: Ángel Torres Photography: Jorge Cuevas With a varied quality line-up, conformed by Zoé, Cartel de Santa, and Mon Laferte, among other influential bands of the moment, the spectacular music festival “Tecate Republica” took place. The Santa Rita Forum, in the city of Chihuahua, opened its doors to make the fans vibrate with excitement in…

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MORPHE: EVOLUTIONARY FASHION

Text: Fernanda León Photography: Francisco Jurado / Fernanda León An exclusive fashion show in conjunction with visual artworks was presented in Ciudad Juarez during the 2017 Morphe event. With textile creations by the fashion designer Nabyl Zarina, models, photographers and the audience lived the glamour to the fullest with the innovative and elegant collection of…

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COLORS AND FUN DURING THE BALLON FESTIVAL IN CHIHUAHUA

Text and photo: Gregorio Prieto Ortega Hundreds of people gathered to attend the ‘Fiesta del Globo 2017’ (2017 Balloon Fiesta) at the Autodromo Cantera facilities. The show was amazingly prepared, the torches began to roar during the air filling with huge fans. The blue in the sky was filled with colors with 14 different figures…

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MEXICAN CELEBRATION FULL OF COLOR

Text and photography Juarez & El Paso: Fernanda León Photography Chihuahua City: Francisco Jurado Marigold flowers, sugar skulls, paper mache, candles, catrinas and decorations with sawdust demonstrated the love that the border community has for the Day of the Dead celebration. Color and tradition were exhibited at the El Paso Museum of Art and the…

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ART, MUSIC AND TALENT IN THE CITY

Text: Ángel Torres Photography: Javier Gutiérrez Like every year, the streets of downtown El Paso were filled with art, music and entertainment, with the 10th celebration of the public art festival ‘Chalk the Block’, organized by the Department of Museums and Cultural Affairs of El Paso. On this occasion, this great event that brings together…

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