PUENTES

PUENTES
5:52 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Commemoration of 150th Civil War in Mesilla

Las Cruces – October 5, 2012 – On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with curator and co-owner of the Gadsden Museum in Mesilla, Tancy Alexander Bird. She is a 7th generation Mesillera and descendent of one of La Mesilla’s settlers, Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain.

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PUENTES
11:16 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

With Cases On The Rise, A Benefit For Area Children With Autism

 

Las Cruces - March 31, 2012 - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Chair of the Hearts for Autism Board, Abel Covarrubias, and with Camp New Amigos Liaison, Amanda Morton to talk about this year’s benefit for area children with autism. 

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PUENTES
11:14 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

Dona Ana County Commissioner, Billy Garrett, 2012 J. Paul Taylor Quality of Life Symposium

 Las Cruces - March 20, 2012 - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Dona Ana County Commissioner, Billy Garrett. He is also the Co-Chair of the "8th Annual J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium." The first symposium began in 2005 at New Mexico State University in honor of J. Paul Taylor’s lifelong commitments to the community. Scholars, students, community stakeholders, and policy makers from across the state and region come together each spring to explore, learn and work in unity on strategies for justice and reform.

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PUENTES
12:30 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Borderland Photographer and Artist Diana Molina

March 8, 2012 - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with regional photographer and journalist, Diana Molina and her new contemporary collection of art and photographs.  Molina was invited by Deming Arts Center Board Member, Judy Welch, to display her exhibit entitled “Symbols and Icons of New Mexico”  through the month of March.

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PUENTES
7:14 pm
Sun March 4, 2012

Maury Castro and Charlotte Lipson, Alliance for Political Asylum Seekers

March 5, 2012 - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Maury Castro, President of La Alianza Para Emigrantes Mexicanos en Busca de Asilo Politico (Alliance for Political Asylum Seekers) and Member, Charlotte Lipson, with a newly formed local nonprofit organization. Their purpose is to help provide a better life for individuals that live in our community  who are seeking political asylum in the United States by providing economic, cultural and educational assistance. 

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PUENTES
5:32 pm
Sun February 19, 2012

Rose Kue, StoryCorps Mobile Senior Coordinator, On the Plaza in Mesilla

Rose Kue, StoryCorps Mobile Senior Coordinator

February 20, 2012 - 

Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with StoryCorps Mobile Senior Coordinator, Rose Kue, with the largest oral history project in our community.  

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PUENTES
2:10 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Diana Molina, Photographer & Writer, NM resident, Tarahumara photo Exhibit at UTEP, Director of Juntos Art Association

Tarahumara of the Sierra Madre
Photographer, Diana Molina

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PUENTES
1:21 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Manuel M. Leyva, 1970's Dona Ana County Commissioner, Retired Dona Ana Community College Construction Program Educator

February 3, 2012 – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with 1970's Dona Ana County Commissioner and Retired Dona Ana Community College Construction Program Educator, Manuel M. Leyva. His family has been in the community for over a century. Leyva served in the Army during the Korean War, and has been married to local resident, Lupe Reyes Leyva for 53 years. On this segment Leyva shares his experiences about pecan farming. Part One-pecans.

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PUENTES
11:37 pm
Sun October 31, 2010

Frank Wolf, AngelOrGhost, Los Angeles Producer, Composer and Musician

November 1, 2010 – On this edition of PUENTES we bridge the community with Los Angeles Producer, Composer and Musician, Frank Wolf, whose stage name is AngelOrGhost. Wolf will present his production of "Dreams," a concert with original music and visuals at the Flickinger Center in Alamogordo on Friday, November 5th and Saturday, the 6th at 7:30 p.m. There will be a matinee performance on Sunday, November 7th at 2:30 p.m. For more information visit angelorghost dot com.

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PUENTES
3:01 am
Mon October 11, 2010

Erlinda Portillo, Dona Ana Community College Coordinator of Donor Services and Special Events

October 11, 2010 – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with Dona Ana Community College Coordinator of Donor Services and Special Events, Erlinda Portillo. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month in Las Cruces, NMSU's Dona Ana Community College will hold their eighth annual education benefit Dance and Golf Tournament on October 15th with the Texas Tornados and Rick Trevino.

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PUENTES
12:27 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Dr. Daniel J. Villa, Professor of Spanish Linguistics at New Mexico State University

September 27, 2010 – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with Author and Professor of Spanish Linguistics at New Mexico State University, Dr. Daniel J. Villa. Villa will be presenting at the 39th Annual Conference of the Linguistics Association of the Southwest - LASSO, scheduled for October 7, 8 & 9 in Las Cruces, with the theme, "Celebrating Linguistic Diversity in the United States." The focus is "Spanish for Heritage Speakers," and "Spanish West of the Mississippi."

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PUENTES
12:15 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Dr. Daniel J. Villa, Professor of Spanish Linguistics at New Mexico State University

September 27, 2010 – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with Author and Professor of Spanish Linguistics at New Mexico State University, Dr. Daniel J. Villa. Villa will be presenting at the 39th Annual Conference of the Linguistics Association of the Southwest - LASSO, scheduled for October 7, 8 & 9 in Las Cruces, with the theme, "Celebrating Linguistic Diversity in the United States." The focus is "Spanish for Heritage Speakers," and "Spanish West of the Mississippi."

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PUENTES
10:08 am
Tue September 21, 2010

Roberto Estrada, Business Owner and Restauranteur

September 20, 2010 – On this edition of Puentes we bridge the community with business owner and restauranteur, Roberto Estrada. He created a large New Mexico style flat layered enchilada for The Whole Enchilada Fiesta.Las Cruces will celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Whole Enchilada Fiesta on September 24, 25 & 26 at Meerscheidt Sports Complex. The on-site creation of the enchilada takes place on Sunday morning beginning at eleven. Visit enchiladafiesta dot com for more information and photos.

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PUENTES
1:21 pm
Mon September 13, 2010

Virginia Maria Romero, Artist and Poet

September 13th, 2010 – On this edition of PUENTES we bridge the community with Artist and Poet, Virginia Maria Romero. Romero's love of animals and an influence of religion have brought her recognition and several honors. Her newest exhibition, "Retablos - A Cultural Legacy," can be seen at the Abrazos Gallery through October 23rd at the Chamizal National Memorial in El Paso.

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PUENTES
3:18 pm
Mon September 6, 2010

Arturo V. Flores, World War II Veteran, Retired Mine Worker and Union Organizer

Arturo V. Flores and his son, Lorenzo

September 6th, 2010 – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with 92 year-old World War II Veteran, retired mine worker and Local 890 activist, Arturo V. Flores, proud of his career, continues to advocate for the unions. Flores and his son, Lorenzo Flores, have formed "Juntos En La Union.Org," an organization to try to preserve Mine Mill Local 890's building to honor and recognize the sacrifices and contributions that generations of workers have made to the community.

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PUENTES
10:11 am
Mon August 23, 2010

J. Paul Taylor, educator, historian, administrator, and former local state legislator.

August 23rd, 2010 – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with 90 year-old educator, historian, administrator and former local state legislator, J. Paul Taylor, proud of his colonial roots in New Mexico's Hispanic culture.

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PUENTES
10:21 am
Mon August 16, 2010

Denise Chavez, Author and Director of the Border Book Festival

August 16th, 2010 – On this edition of PUENTES we bridge the community with Director of the Border Book Festival and Latina author, Denise Chavez, with a variety of workshops and talks as part of the Border Book Festival's yearlong 17th anniversary. Chavez defines the Border Book Festival; retablos; ex-votos and tertulias.

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