Music Rewind: A Tribe Called Quest

Jan 31, 2011 1 Comment

By Farrokh Farrokhnia I was thinking about the state of hip hop the other day, and I couldn’t help but reminisce about the good old days when I was a kid. My formal introduction to hip hop was via the Beastie Boys and their album “Ill Communication.” There was a track on there that really [...]

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Madama Butterfly: All-Star International Cast Shines at the El Paso Opera

Jan 31, 2011 No Comments

The tale of Madama Butterfly is one of love, faith, sorrow, and despair. Come take part in the El Paso Opera this season, and we guarantee it will be an experience to remember.

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Ask Alex

Jan 31, 2011 No Comments

Looking for a word of advice? Local bartender Alex has heard it all. She’s not afraid to give you straight forward answers or to pour you a drink when cold-hard reality sets in. Ask her anything that’s been on your mind by sending an e-mail to AskAlex@thestantonmagazine.com. From the Girls: Alex, my best friend is [...]

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Facebook Fiascoes: How Social Networking Can Damage Your Career

Jan 31, 2011 2 Comments

Business owners, and those in charge of hiring in the workplace, now have the ability to dive into the lives of employees through social networking, giving them the chance to see an employee from behind the scenes, and one thing is for certain: They don’t want to see you blowing kisses to the camera with a shot glass in your hand.

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Home Chic Home: Eclectic Charm Meets Family Life

Jan 03, 2011 No Comments

One of their prized art possessions is an original painting for the El Paso Book Gallery. Elizabeth recalls asking the owner how much he would like for the painting, “I was expecting something like two hundred dollars, but then he said how about twenty? I took it, it was such a deal and I cherish it to this day.”

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Local Fashionista: Designer Edith Clary

Jan 03, 2011 No Comments

When I first met Edith Clary, it was at the LoftLight Studio in Downtown El Paso. From across the loft, I saw an amazing red dress displayed on a dress form.

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Ask Alex

Jan 03, 2011 1 Comment

Looking for a word of advice? Local bartender Alex has heard it all. She’s not afraid to give you straight forward answers or to pour you a drink when cold-hard reality sets in. Ask her anything that’s been on your mind by sending an e-mail to AskAlex@thestantonmagazine.com. Questions from the Girls: Hi Alex. An old [...]

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Undercover Shopper: The Tuxedo Fiasco

Jan 03, 2011 1 Comment

While I won’t mention the name of the store from which my tuxedo was rented, I will say that their commercials have a pretty clear guarantee. I didn’t like the way I looked, I guarantee it.

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The Quarter Century Crisis

Jan 03, 2011 8 Comments

Your dad’s buying a yellow convertible and your mother’s scheduled for a face lift, OK, this sounds like a crisis, but if you’re in your mid-twenties and some things just don’t feel right, it’s very likely that you’re going through one too.

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Music Rewind: Tom Waits

Jan 03, 2011 No Comments

From pop, to blues, to standards, to beatboxing Hip-Hop, Tom never gave in to being defined as an artist of a particular genre. He pushed the limits by not conforming and instead reforming the church of Rock and Roll.

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