A pillar of the very lively theater scene here is the No Strings Theatre Company, for whom the Black Box Theater on the downtown mall was constructed 20 years ago this year. Hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel had the great delight of talking with its founders, owners, managers, and creative brains, Ceil and Peter Herman.
Hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with Ali Scotten, who's half-Iranian and has spent his career facilitating understanding by us of Iran and by Iran of the U.S.
Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel found out about the Las Cruces Sister Cities Program from Tim Chappell and Hale Huber.
Hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel discussied the effort to get the state to fund a skateboard park in Las Cruces with Logan Howard and Nick Lasspoet.
Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with Attorney Michael Stout about the legal system and some reforms that might improve it.
Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked to State Representative Micaela Lara Cadena about her goals for the upcoming New Mexico legislative session.
Hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with poet Joe Somoza and artist Jill Somoza. They are a married couple who met as two young immigrants to the U.S. with passions for their respective arts, and have lived here in Cruces for about 45 years, raising three kids here.
Hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with newly-elected City Councilor Johana Bencomo about her background, her new job and what she wants to accomplish representing District 4.
On the January 1, 2020 edition of "Speak Up, Las Cruces," Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with many in-studio guests, and callers, about what the New Year will bring, how 2019 went, and whatever else guests who are present want to talk about. Guest included County Commissioner Shannon Reynolds, City Councilor Yvonne Flores, NMSU Economics Professor Chris Erickson, KTAL Board President Paul Dulin, Lucas Peerman from the Las Cruces Sun-News, Charles Clement, Rick Reynaud, and others.
State Representative Nathan Small and PRC member Steve Fischmann joined hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel to talk about the upcoming legislative system and "looking forward" regarding energy.