El Paso Film Festival

That’s a Wrap

The Plaza Theatre hosts the indie film festival.Hollywood meets Sun City at the annual El Paso Film Festival. By Ashley M. Biggers The Plaza Classic Film Festival has been going strong for more than 12 years, but the iconic community event has an upstart cousin in the El Paso Film Festival. Founded in 2018 by filmmaker Carlos Corral and the …

El Paso art displays.

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El Paso Museum of ArtThe cross-cultural Borderlands and Chihuahuan desert scenery inspire artistry at these five can’t miss El Paso art experiences. By Ashley M. Biggers1. El Paso Museum of Art This sprawling, multi-story museum is known for its standout — and somewhat surprising, given the locale — collection of 12th– to 18th–century European art. The museum also exhibits works …

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

Students perform at the El Paso History Museum.Talent and audiences come from near and far for classical performances organized by El Paso Pro-Musica. By Ashley M. Biggers When the soaring sounds of classical music reverberate in El Paso, one organization is likely behind it: El Paso Pro-Musica. Founded in 1977 by Bruce Nehring, the organization draws international talents to the …