When you fly into El Paso, the city lights end abruptly as if it was a coastal city; the blackness is actually a military base, turns out. Driving from the aeroporte to the heart of a truly charming downtown area, you pass right along the edge of Juarez, where lots of fun things have been happening recently. There’s a hip area in which warehouses have been renovated, and you can make your way to The Garden, where forward-thinkers Johnny Escalante and Kiki Cervantes continue to import the SKAM Artists for some fiesta.
StoneRokk was supposed to be there tonight; blame American Airlines. Instead: