El Paso Scene Weekly for Nov. 13-19, 2017
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EL PASO SCENE FEATURED EVENTS
Las Artistas — Las Artistas 48th annual Art and Craft Show is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18-19, Epic Railyard Event Center, 2201 E Mills, with more than 90 artists and craftspeople, and art students from El Paso and around the country. Cost: $6; free for age 17 and younger. Information: 319-4541 or lasartistas.org.
More than 90 boothholders, including students from the UTEP Metals and Ceramics program. You will see a wide range of art and fine crafts: paintings, prints, ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, leather, wood, wearable art and more.
This year’s show will feature a Next Generation booth featuring work by the children and relatives of Las Artistas members. Classical and Flamenco guitarist Jake Mossman will be performing on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.
A preview party is 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Hotel Indigo’s Circa 1963 Room, 325 N, Kansas. Cost: $15 (includes one-day admission to the show).
HomeGrown — The 4th annual New Mexico Food Show and Gift Market is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18-19, at the NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs, Las Cruces. Admission: $5 per vehicle; first 100 vehicles each day receive a free burlap shopping bag. Information: (575) 522-4100 or nmfarmandranchmuseum.org.
Vendors from around the state will sell products such as honey, salsas, candy, cheese, gift items, wine and jerky. Includes free demonstrations, samples, crafts and more.
Flickinger Center for Performing Arts — 1110 New York Ave. Alamogordo. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
Premier Series performances:
• Michael Martin Murphey — The cowboy and country music legend performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. The singer-songwriter tells the stories and romance of the Native Americans, cowboys, horsemen, ranchers, outlaws and lawmen. Tickets: $15, $25 and $35.
• Beatles Tribute show is 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17. Tickets: $27.50 ($19.50 youth).
UTEP Football — The Miners host Lousiana Tech at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Sun Bowl Stadium. Individual tickets: $10-$30. Information: 544-5234 or utepathletics.com.
WinterFest — El Paso Live with the Hospitals of Providence and Providence Children’s Hospital, hosts ice skating and various winter events Nov. 18-Jan. 1 in Downtown Arts Festival Plaza and surrounding areas. This year’s ice rink offers interactive features, along with holiday shopping, seasonal food and drinks, lights, décor and more. Skating is $8 ($7 military; $5 age 5 and younger); spectator admission is free; $1 skating discount for military personnel. Open seven days a week. Season passes; $35 starting Nov. 1, good for one session per day. Tickets online at elpasolive.com. Information: 534-0600 or on Facebook at EPWinterfest.
Opening weekend skating hours: noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1.
Deorro — The American DJ’s The Existence Bus Tour is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Buchanan’s Event Center, 11540 Pellicano. All ages show. Tickets: $31-$36 (eventbrite.com).
Club Here I Love You — 115 S. Durango. Most events are 18 and older. Tickets on eventbrite.com. Information: 307-7736 or on Facebook.
• #SayHello with Coca Vango live is 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, performances by Young Passion, BDE Sli, Drew, YPC, Maui Max, Gemini Jayy, Sonny Wesson and Lee 1. Tickets: $10 general admission; $20 VIP.
Reik — One of them most recognized bands in Latin American performs at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, after the success of their latest singles “Que Gano Olvidandote” featuring ZionxLeonx, and “Un Amor de Verdad.” Tickets: $49 to $128 (Ticketmaster).
VelociTurkeySaurus Rex Tour — 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at Rockhouse Bar & Grill, 9828 Montana, with Psychostick, Arsonists Get All The Girls, Kissing Candace and Raven Black. Tickets: $10 in advance; $15 day of show. Tickets available at holdmyticket.com. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouseDiveBarKitchen.
Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. All shows are all-ages, unless listed otherwise. Listings also cover shows in The Perch (former Bowie Feathers location). Information: 351-9909. Tickets at trickyfalls.com, holdmyticket.com or ticketfly.com..
• Helms Alee — The Seattle rock band performs at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, with Lunas. Tickets: $8.
• Lil’ Peep — American rapper and singer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14. Tickets: $20.
• Z-Ro & Slim Thug — The rappers’ We Run the South Tour is 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, with Boome1000 and Cure for Paranoia. Tickets: $26; VIP meet and greet $126.
• Brujeria — The band performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, with special guests Voodoo Glow Skulls and Piñata Protest. Tickets: $24.
• Cattle Decapitation — The death metal band performs at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, with Revocation, Full Of Hell and Artificial Brain. Tickets: $19-$21.
Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Jacob Banks — British singer-songwriter, 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13. Tickets: $13-$15.
• Dear Tick — The punk band performs an acoustic set at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14. Tickets: $20-$25.
• Snow Tha Product — The Mexican-American hip hop artist’s Vibehigher Tour is 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15. Ages 18 and older admitted. Tickets: $19 ($60 VIP meet and greet).
• Scream Blue Murder — The metal band performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, with Altered Preceptions, Cloud 49. Tickets: $10 general admission.
EPSO’s Music of John Williams — El Paso Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bohuslav Rattay combines the worlds of movies and classical music at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18, in the Plaza Theatre, the music of award winning film score composer John Williams including “ET: Adventures on Earth,” Concerto for Horn and Orchestra; March from “Raiders of the Lost Ark;” Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra (The Five Sacred Trees); and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Suite medley. Tickets: $16-$45. Information: 532-3776 or epso.org.
Opening notes are presented at 6:30 p.m. each night in the Philanthropy Theatre next to the Plaza.
BAZAARS AND FAIRS
German Advents-Bazaar — The annual “Christkindlmarket” arts and crafts festival is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Building 757 on Carter Road in Fort Bliss (former Oktoberfest venue). Admission is free. Information: 201-5939, 201-5938 or betreuunginelpaso.com.
The traditional German Christmas fair features vendors selling handmade products ranging from decorations, handmade greeting cards and quilts to woodcraft products. German bratwurst, smoked fish, German beer and Gluehwein, German coffee, cakes, pastries and cookies will also be sold.
All proceeds go towards social projects on both sides of the border through the German Air Force’s charity organization “Aid for the Needy.”
Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing — The 14th annual market runs Saturdays year-round at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, N.M. Fall and winter hours are 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Well behaved pets on leash welcome; brunch available for purchase. Upper parking lot for Handicap Parking only. Information: (575) 589-0653, ext. 3, email@example.com, ardovinos.com or on Facebook at FarmersMarketatADC.
Nov. 18: “It’s a Kid’s Thanksgiving,” with story time about the First Thanksgiving, “Make a Centerpiece” craft, games and more.
Las Cruces Potters’ Guild show — The group’s 37th annual holiday art show and sale is 2 to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17-18, at Peace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 1701 Missouri (at Locust) in Las Cruces, with functional pottery, sculpture and decor, mosaics, jewelry, and textiles. Admission is free. Information: (575) 639-6786, Facebook or pottersguildlc.com.
Provost Gun Show — The El Maida Provost Guard gun, small antique and Southwest art show is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18-19, at the El Maida Shrine Temple, 6331 Alabama. Includes new, used and antique firearms and accessories, knives, coins, Southwest jewelry, military surplus and collectibles. Food concessions available. Admission: $6 (under 10 free). Age 18 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Information: 241-1761.
Mission Trail Art Market — Area artisans and craftspeople display their fine arts and crafts for its 8th season 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month in the historic Veteran’s Memorial Plaza in San Elizario. Food and drink concessions and entertainment. Pets welcome. Final market of the season is Nov. 19. Admission is free. Information: 851-0093 or missiontrailartmarket.com.
Mission Trail Harvest Market — The annual market is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza, 1500 Main Street in San Elizario, with more several vendors selling arts and crafts, fall harvest goods and food. Live entertainment featured in the park gazebo. Admission is free. Information: 594-8424 or MissionTrailArtMarket.com.
ALSO THIS WEEK
Paw into Fall Festival — Chewy’s Animal Rescue’s inaugural fundraising festival is 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Cafe Galeria, 11550 North Loop, with food trucks, jumping balloon, face painting and more. Admission is free. Information on Facebook at Chewysrescue.
Stuff the Truck — The Salvation Army hosts a housewares and clothing drive 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18-19, at Barnett Harley Davidson, 8272 Gateway East. Fill the donations truck with gently used housewares and clothing. For every 20 pounds of donations, donors will get a raffle ticket good towards 40 prizes, including restaurant meals, and a weekend getaway. First 300 donors receive a free meal from sponsors and goody bag. All proceeds will help provide shelter, clothing, and food for El Paso’s homeless families and individuals. Information: 565-6532 or salvationarmytexas.org/elpaso.
Model railroad open house — The Railroad Model and Historical Association of El Paso will sponsor its 68th annual open house 1 to 5 p.m. each Sunday in November at 6335 Vaughn Court (between Delta and Alameda, just west of Ascarate), with 1,700 square feet of tracks in three permanent layouts. Admission is free. Information: 500-9347 or on Facebook.
‘Frontera’ — The premier of Artist Incubator Program-winning actor and director Joy Vilá’s new creation is 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Union Cinema theater in UTEP, 500 W. University, Union Building East, as part of UTEP International Culture Festival. Admission is free. Information: jazzvila.com or jazzvilaprojects.com
The play, inspired by the El Paso/Juárez border, recreates the forbidden love between the young Romeo Smith and the beautiful Julieta Zapata through a parallel story between reality and what happens in a radial station. With comedy touches, “Frontera” is designed to capture the attention of the young audience.
‘Ritmos Nortenos’ — Ballet Paso del Norte presents the folklorico production at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18-19, at Chamizal National Memorial Theater, 800 S. San Marcial, celebrating the music and dance of northern Mexico and the southern United States. Some of the styles featured include polka, redova, shotties, cumbia, danzon, corridas, huapango, and fox trot. Admission: $5. Information: 588-5743.
Lucha Libre — Lucha Libre returns to Fort Bliss 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Stout Physical Fitness Center, 2930 Cassidy Road. Presented by Border Impact Group. Admission is free and the public is invited. Information: 588-8247.
This year’s events feature Mask vs. Hair, Flamarion vs. Peluchin, and Tag Teams Skydee & Punisher vs. Black Fish & Black Demon.
Luchas Frontera — Lucha Libre wrestling sets are 8 p.m. every Friday at El Paso County Coliseum Pavilion. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $12 ($5 kids) in advance; $15 ($7 kids) at the door. Information: 850-4002 or emptypocketsentertainment.com
Flying Horse Half Marathon — The half-marathon, 10K and 5K runs hosted by Race El Paso are 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 18, at the “Gateway to Texas,” 100 Richard White in Anthony, Texas for runners of all levels. Proceeds benefit benefits scholarship fund at El Paso Community Foundation for El Paso-area students. Registration at raceelpaso.com.
The race crosses into New Mexico and takes runners along a flat, fast, and scenic course. Online registration at raceelpaso.com.
Entry fee includes long-sleeved moisture-wicking race shirt, athlete bag, post-race snacks and drinks, an interactive race day Expo, chip timing, a finisher medal for Half Marathon finishers and more.
Sun City Roller Girls — The Roller Girls’ “Naughty vs. Nice” bout is at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, El Paso County Coliseum’s Judging Arena, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $7 in advance; $10 at the door ($7 with valid military ID; free for ages 12 and younger). Information: suncityrollergirls.com.
Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic — The 43rd annual event is Nov. 19-21 at El Paso Country Club, sponsored by the Sun Bowl Association. The event features America’s top college golfers. Longest drive contest is 9 a.m. Sunday, with regular tournament play starting at 7 a.m. Monday and Tuesday. Admission for spectators is free. Information: 533-4416, ext. 15, or sunbowl.org.
SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
Festival of the Cranes — The 30th annual event is Tuesday through Sunday, Nov. 14-19, at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge near Socorro, N.M. Events also are at the Macey Center on the New Mexico Tech Campus in Socorro, and other area locations. Information, schedule: (575) 835-2077 or friendsofthebosque.org.
The Festival celebrates the yearly return of thousands of sandhill cranes, snow geese, ducks and whooping cranes among the 325 species found at the Bosque.
The festival schedule includes about 100 events, most requiring advance registration, plus the annual expo and wildlife art show and silent auction.
A variety of birding tours of Bosque del Apache will be offered from dawn to dusk.
Expo Tent is open Wednesday afternoon, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturday, and 7:30 a.m. to noon Sunday.
The annual friends dinner is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Bodega Burger Co. Restaurant, 606 N. California, Socorro. Keynote presentation follows dinner, at 7:30 p.m. featuring Refuge Manager Kevin Cobble. Cost: $37 for dinner; $10 speech.
A Wildlife Zone family fun event is Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18-19, with kid-friendly activities, workshops and tours.
Sexy Seniors Party featuring ‘The Original Cornell Gunther’s Coasters’ — The high energy group performs 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Flickinger Center, 1110 New York, in Alamogordo, N.M, and Saturday, Nov. 18, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall in Las Cruces, with hits “Charlie Brown,” “Searchin’,” “Poison Ivy,” “Smokey Joe’s Café,” “Yakety Yak,” plus Motown and soul. Admission: $27.50.
Friday tickets available at Flickinger Center: (575)437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
Saturday tickets at Rio Grande Box Office, (575) 541-2290 or riograndetheatre.com.
‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ — The new touring live production that features the Emmy and Peabody-winning story by Charles M. Schulz is 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at the Spencer Theater for Performing Arts, Airport Hwy 220 in Alto, N.M. Tickets: $39-$59.
‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ — American Southwest Theatre Company presents the holiday play based on the Frank Capra classic Nov. 17-Dec. 2 at NMSU’s Center for the Arts, Las Cruces. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $17. Information: (575) 646-4515 or nmsutheatre.com.
Boba Café — Boba Café and Cabaret, 1900 S. Espina in Las Cruces, presents local singer-songwriters performing songs of Bob Dylan and his contemporaries, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18. Reservations recommended. Information, reservations: (575) 647-5900.
Dinner show is 6 p.m. each night; tickets for dinner and show are $27.50. Cocktail show starts at 8:30 p.m.; tickets are $12.50.
‘Toys For Kids’ Parade — The Las Cruces Motorcyclists’ 37th annual toy drive parade begins at noon Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Mesilla Valley Mall. Parade travels south on Don Roser, turning west on Missouri to Solano, then south to University, ending at the Las Cruces Convention Center at University and El Paseo. Registration is 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Mesilla Valley Mall.
Bike show, live music with Triple Jack, door prizes, grand prize drawing, raffles, vendors and more follow at Convention Center. Call for cost: (575) 527-7552, (575) 523-1061, (575) 527-4930 or on Facebook.
Beneficiaries include agencies that support children in need.
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