The Sunset Heights Commune Vs. Fosterismo

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An unofficial plea from a Block Party Founder
WARNING: THIS ARTICLE IS NOT AN OFFICIAL COMMUNIQUE FROM THE CURRENT SUNSET HEIGHTS BLOCK PARTY COMMITTEE.  IT IS A BIASED ARTICLE BY GABRIEL SOLIS
5 Years ago, in the midst of one of the greatest summers of our lives, a group of young workers, artists and–yeah, yeah, blah-blah, there it is…the sunset heights block party. I’m not even going to capitalize it anymore.  The boisterousness of the title is too hard to find.  It has about as revolutionary of an edge as the 2012 …

2012 SUNSET HEIGHTS BLOCK PARTY LINE UP

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These bands are some of the hardest working bands in our growing music scene. Please go out and support them this Saturday and this years 5TH Annual 2012 Sunset Heights Block Party.

Sunset Heights Block Party

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I recently came across a flyer urging Sunset Heights residents to attend a meeting regarding the fate and future of the Sunset Heights block party. As I read I retrospectively reminisced the past block parties and realized the effort and commitment one man has bestowed upon our humble community. Through rain snow and sun one man has made it possible for one community to unite and form ties with neighbors, organizations and establishments where otherwise wouldn’t exit. Though the effort to bring about this even and make it a success …

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If you want rock & roll, then El Paso is the place to be right now! Serving up sounds that scintillate the savage in all of us, RockOn El Paso has been putting underground rock back on peoples calenders. When asked why they do what they do (struggling to put on free rock shows), the response was simple and to the point “I want El Paso to be able to go out and enjoy a free show, not only a free show but a damn good show”. The sentiment was …

Rock and Solar – That Far Apart?

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What connection is there between solar and rock? Hmmm. Where else to go but the Internet, for a clue, on the connection.
First query: solar and rock. Top Result: Solar Power Rocks. (solarpowerrocks.com)
Second Query: solar rock concert, Top Result: Solar Rock 2011 Festival.
Here’s the Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QAHrFW8OGMY
So, after looking at the top results I’m wondering who’s appropriating who here? Is the sun appropriating rock, or is rock appropriating the sun? I think it may be some of both. Music, be it rock or otherwise, is a basic human need. The sun is the …