Great Arts at Eastern

Thursdays at 12:35 PM
  • Hosted by Jeff Gentry

Jeff Gentry, Host of Great Arts at Eastern

Join ENMU College of Fine Arts Dean Jeffrey Gentry each week on "Great Arts at Eastern," as he interviews artists, actors, entertainers and musicians about their craft and events they produce at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. "Great Arts at Eastern" airs once a week about 12:35 p.m. MT on Thursdays on KENW–FM.

This program also is available online by clicking the title of an individual episode listed below.

This week on Great Arts at Eastern, Jeff Gentry talks with Stephanie DeFranco, a photographic artist and designer based out of Roswell, New Mexico.  Stephanie’s exhibition:  Motion Captured will be at Eastern New Mexico University’s Runnell’s Gallery.  Jeff talks with Stephanie about her use of dancers within her photographic works and highlights several of the images she has taken. 

Jeff talks with the cast and crew of upcoming production of Shakespeare Abridged and the interesting challenges they had in taking this program on the road. 

Manny Rivera and Brandon Cruise talk about performing The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged, directed by Patrick McCreary and the challenges they had in bringing this production to the stages it will be performed on. 

This week on Great Arts at Eastern, Jeff Gentry talks with Patrick McCreary, a member of theater and visual filmmaking department at Eastern New Mexico University about the upcoming Readers Theatre event: Remembering the Heroes of 9/11.

Patrick talks about the need for having heroes is a constant throughout all ages and times.  Patrick consolidated the publicly available materials of the events and helped create this multimedia events about the Heroes and individuals of 9/11. 

This week on Great Arts Eastern, Jeff Gentry's guest is Bryan Hahn of the College of fine arts and he will talk about the upcoming new Arts and Theatre Season at ENMU.

Bryan talks about the upcoming new art exhibition at the Runnels Gallery by Jessica Gerlach entitled “One A Day”. “One A Day” is now showing through September 14. The reception is Tuesday, August 28 at 5:00 pm at the all-new Runnels Gallery in the Golden Student Success Center (GSSC).

“One A Day” an exhibition by Jessica Gerlach

August 16th thru September 14th

This week on Great Arts at Eastern, Jeff Gentry talks with Chloe Barrick and Jill Balkun about this upcoming Senior Art Exhibition at the Runnels Gallery in Portales, New Mexico. 

Jill is one of nine ENMU Seniors who is a visual arts student who has done a set of lounging nudes that was inspired by her exploration of painting in flesh tones over the past year.