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15 01, 2019

Daytrip! The Mission Trail: San Elizario, Socorro, and Ysleta

2019-01-15T19:20:10+00:00January 15, 2019|

• by Paul Slocumb • The story of El Paso's Mission Trail begins thousands of years ago with the hunter-gatherers who first inhabited what is now the El Paso/Ciudad Juárez metro area.  These hunter-gatherers began moving towards agricultural food production around 400 A.D., and their transition culminated in complex pueblos built [...]

4 01, 2019

Daytrip! El Paso Museum of Art: Jacob Lawrence’s Toussaint L’Ouverture

2019-01-15T18:49:42+00:00January 4, 2019|

• photo story by Paul Slocumb • Already a graduate of New York's American Artist School, the 20-year-old Jacob Lawrence began an ambitious series of tempera panels in 1937 designed to tell the story of the Haitian Revolution.  Depicting the struggle to overcome social injustice and create a new nation, [...]

7 12, 2018

Roadtrip! Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

2019-01-15T18:50:19+00:00December 7, 2018|

• photo story by Paul Slocumb • Examples of prehistoric carving and engraving of rock can be found at numerous locations in the United States, including many in the Big Bend; however, few sites offer both direct public access and a large number of petroglyphs for viewing.  Located five hours [...]

15 11, 2018

Daytrip! El Paso Museum of Art’s “After Posada: Revolution” Showcases Social Justice Artistry

2019-01-15T18:51:58+00:00November 15, 2018|

• photo story by Paul Slocumb • The Mexican Revolution (1910-1920) was a complex civil war but the simple idea of "social justice" inspired many of those who took part in the decade of struggle.  One of those so inspired was Mexican printmaker José Guadalupe Posada who, despite dying three [...]

2 11, 2018

Daytrip! McKittrick Canyon’s Fall Colors

2019-01-15T18:52:47+00:00November 2, 2018|

• photo story by Paul Slocumb • Amongst the desert landscapes of West Texas, there aren't many places to experience fall's most vibrant colors, but McKittrick Canyon in Guadalupe Mountains National Park is one of the best known exceptions.  Located three hours from Alpine, the Canyon Trail takes hikers from [...]

8 10, 2018

Daytrip! El Paso Museum of Art Presents Early West Texas: Waypoint and Home

2019-01-15T18:54:22+00:00October 8, 2018|

• photo story by Paul Slocumb • Combining works from local collectors and the Museum’s collection of early Texas art, EPMA showcases Early West Texas: Waypoint and Home through Nov. 3 in the first floor Dede Rogers Gallery.  As the exhibit title suggests, humans have experienced West Texas as both [...]

2 10, 2018

Area High School Bands Take Part in SRSU Music Program’s Marching Clinic and Competition

2018-10-03T01:42:54+00:00October 2, 2018|

• photo story by Paul Slocumb • The SRSU Music Program held its annual Marching Clinic and Competition on Monday, Oct. 1, at Jackson Field.  High school bands from Alpine, McCamey, Seagraves, Van Horn, and Wink participated in the event.  They receiving instruction and judging from guest clinicians Clayton Harris, [...]

26 09, 2018

Photo Story: Museum of the Big Bend Heritage Dinner in Marathon

2018-10-08T19:08:49+00:00September 26, 2018|

• by Paul Slocumb • The Museum of the Big Bend held its fifth annual Heritage Dinner Saturday, Sept. 22, to honor benefactor John B. Poindexter for his military service, private sector success, and continued commitment to the Museum. Details of the Museum's Annex project were also unveiled at the [...]