El Paso Scene Weekly for August 6-12, 2018 Click here for other weekly digests
EL PASO SCENE FEATURED EVENTS
STRANGE DAYS — The Doors Tribute Band performs 9-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino, 1200 Futurity Dr. No cover. Information: (575) 874-5200 or Sunland-Park.com/entertainment.
Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing — The 14th annual market runs 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, N.M. Well behaved pets on leash welcome; brunch available for purchase. Information: (575) 589-0653, ext. 3, email@example.com, ardovinos.com or on Facebook at FarmersMarket.
Cooking Fresh demos are 9:30 and 11 a.m. Aug. 11 with Chef Patrick Rosser and his students from El Paso Community College. Recipes published on ardovinos.com.
Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Surcharge for ages under 21. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Sales — The duo performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, with No Vacation. Tickets: $15-$17.
• Omar Apollo — The multi-instrumentalist performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10. Tickets: $12-$14.
Wolf & Bear — The rock band performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in The Perch at Tricky Falls209 S. El Paso. Tickets: $7 at trickyfalls.com. Information: 351-9909.
Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana,. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouserDiveBarKitchen.
• Aethere — 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, with Mondoshawan, Know Suffer, Sabrewulf and Stay Dead. Admission: $5.
• The Demons of the Desert Metal Festival sponsored by KLAQ is Friday through Sunday, Aug. 10-12, with two stages inside and out, vendors, skateboarders, food trucks, bikes and more. Event begins at 7 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday and Sunday. Bands to be announced. Admission: $10 at the door, all ages event.
The Yellowheads — The techno group performs 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, with Lina Duran at Club Here I Love You, 115 S. Durango. Tickets: $16.62. Tickets at eventbrite.com. Information: 307-7736 or on Facebook.
PLAZA CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL
El Paso Community Foundation’s 11th annual classic and ”semi-classic” movie festival returns Aug. 2-12. Information: 533-4020 or plazaclassic.com. Screenings are in the Plaza’s Main (Kendle Kidd) Theatre and Philanthropy Theatre.
• Two-time Academy award nominee Bruce Dern will appear for on-stage interviews with a screening of Alexander Payne’s “Nebraska” at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, and Hal Ashby’s “Coming Home” at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, both in the Main Theatre. Tickets: $10 per show.
Dern will sign autographs 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in the Foundation Room. Admission is free; charge for autographs.
• Actor Sam Elliott will appear at the premiere of his new movie, “The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot,” at 10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at the Plaza Theatre. Elliott and others will answer questions afterward. Tickets: $10
• A book signing and reading with Ron Stallworth, author of “Black Klansman,” is 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in the Foundation Room. Admission is free; charge for autograph.
• A free filmmakers brunch is 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, in the Foundation Room.
Main theatre showings. Tickets are $6 matinees ($8 evening screenings). Free film talks precede 7 p.m. showings at 6 p.m. in the Philanthropy Theatre.
Friday, Aug. 3:
Monday, Aug. 6:
• 1 p.m. 42nd Street
• 3:30 p.m. Auntie Mame
• 7 p.m. Fiddler on the Roof
Tuesday, Aug. 7:
• 1 p.m. Woman of the Year
• 4 p.m. The Lion in Winter
• 7 p.m. Amadeus (Director’s Cut)
Wednesday, Aug. 8:
• 1 p.m. Gaslight
• 3:30 p.m. 9 to 5
• 7 p.m. No Country for Old Men
Thursday, Aug. 9:
• 1 p.m. Scarface
• 3:30 p.m. The Awful Truth
• 7 p.m. Tootsie
Friday, Aug. 10:
• 12:30 p.m. The Border
• 3:30 p.m. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
• 10:30 p.m. Kill Bill: Volume 2
Saturday, Aug. 11:
• 10 a.m. Disney’s Aladdin
• 12:30 p.m. Lone Wolf McQuade
• 7 p.m. The Godfather
• 11 p.m. Kill Bill: Volume 2
Sunday, Aug. 12:
• 1 p.m. La Venganza de Pancho Villa (silent film with Spanish and English subtitles)
• 3:30 p.m. Planet of the Apes (1974)
• 7 p.m. Glory Road
Philanthropy Theatre showings. Tickets are $4.
Monday, Aug. 6:
• 1 p.m. Peter Rabbit and the Tales of Beatrix Potter (1971)
• 3 p.m. School of Rock
• 7:30 p.m. New York, New York
Tuesday, Aug. 7:
• 1 p.m. The Rugrats Movie
• 3 p.m. Bend It Like Beckham
• 7:30 p.m. Bullitt
Wednesday, Aug. 8:
• 1 p.m. The Nutty Professor
• 3 p.m. Bee Movie
• 7:30 p.m. Paris, Texas
Thursday, Aug. 9:
• 1 p.m. Antz
• 3:30 p.m. The Fantastic Mr. Fox
• 7:30 p.m. The Promised Land (in Polish with English subtitles)
Friday, Aug. 10:
• 1 p.m. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
• 3 p.m. Ghostbusters II
• 10:30 p.m. From Dusk Till Dawn
Saturday, Aug. 11:
• 1 p.m. El Paso
• 3:30 p.m. The Paper Chase
• 7:30 p.m. Hang ‘Em High
• 10:30 p.m. 200 Motels
Sunday, Aug. 12:
• 1 p.m. Courage Under Fire
• 3:30 p.m. Autumn Sonata (Swedish with English subtitles)
• Walk-up screening of Happy Gilmore is 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, on the top of the Mills Plaza Parking Garage. Ticket: $5 ($10 parking).
• Music or concert related movies are 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays on Oregon Street, preceded with live music at 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 10: Gabriel Iglesias: I’m Not Fat...I’m Fluffy. Live music by Sleepspent.
Aug. 11: Hairspray. Live music by the Fox and the Sound.
• Screenings at El Paso Museum of Art, One Art Festival Plaza, are Saturdays and Sundays:
Aug. 11: “Fandango” (1 p.m.), and “Extreme Prejudice” (3:30 p.m.)
Aug. 12: “All The Pretty Horses” (2 p.m.)
• Screenings at El Paso Public Library’s Main Branch, 501 N. Oregon are 2 p.m.
• Aug. 6: The Gay Cavalier
• Aug. 7: Cowboy
• Aug. 8: Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid
• Aug. 9: Resurrection
• Aug. 10: Committed.
ALSO THIS WEEK
Fiesta de San Lorenzo — The annual fiesta at San Lorenzo Catholic Church in Clint is noon to midnight Friday through Sunday, Aug. 10-12. Admission is free to all events. Information: 851-2255 or sanlorenzocatholicchurch.com.
One of El Paso County’s oldest traditions, the event includes food, games, rides, matachines, loteria and live music throughout the weekend. The event traditionally attracts more than 10,000 people each day.
To get there, take the Clint exit from I-10 and follow the Mission Trail signs.
Greased Lightning Car Show — The benefit car show is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana. Open to all vehicles. Proceeds benefit the museum. Admission is free. Registration for entries is $20 in advance; $25 day of show. Information: 346-9340 (send text), internationalmuseumofart.net or on Facebook.
Second Hand Treasures for Second Chance Wildlife — Second Chance Wildlife Rescue hosts a day of day of food trucks, animal product vendors, local organic produce, and secondhand items 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, on their new 7-acre property at 7800 Doniphan in Vinton. Donation-based yoga offered at 9 a.m. from Unity Community Yoga & Produce. Proceeds from sales go directly to the rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife. To make donations of clothes, furniture, jewelry, funds or more visit secondchancewildliferescue.org.
St. Pius X Rummage Sale — St. Pius X, 1050 N. Clark, hosts its annual rummage sale 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 11. Proceeds help fund the church’s annual bazaar. Information: 252-1897.
Back to School Expo — The annual tax-free weekend expo is Saturday, Aug. 11, at Cielo Vista Mall, featuring fashion shows, exhibitions, various vendors and more. Information: 544-9550 or klaq.com. Sponsored by Ysleta ISD and Western Tech.
From 8 to 10 a.m. first two thousand students ages 4-18 wearing a school shirt or school ID will receive a free backpack filled with school supplies courtesy of Ysleta ISD and community partners.
The general public can begin to line up starting at 7 a.m. at the Mall’s main (south) entrance between James Avery and Starbucks. The line for the backpacks also will begin there.
‘A Night In The 40’s’ — Paso Del Norte Big Band, a 17-piece group, hosts 1940s style dancing and music 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Woman’s Club of El Paso, 1400 N. Mesa. All ages welcome; BYOB, food and snacks. Door prizes and raffle offered; participants are encouraged to wear 1940’s theme attire. Admission: $15. Information: 532-2043, 203-7292, firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook at PDNbigband.
Downtown Artist and Farmers Market — The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department’s market for area artists and regionally grown agricultural products is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday in the Union Plaza District along Anthony Street. Information: 212-1780 or elpasoartsandculture.org.
Upper Valley Artists and Farmers Market — The artist and farmers market is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, at the Substation on Doniphan at Sunset. Admission is free. Information on Facebook at Upper Valley Artist & Farmers Market.
Brunch & Bingo at the Museum — The fundraiser for International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana, is 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, with host comedian Nico Adjemian. Cost: $5 (includes mimosas and appetizers); age 21 and older admitted. Information: 543-6747 or internationalmuseumofart.net.
‘Viajando Por Mexico’ — The “tour of Mexico” through song and dance is 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial.
Admission: $8. Information: 545-7190.
‘The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’ — El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana, opens its 55th season with the comedy by John Bishop Aug. 3-19. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15 ($12 seniors 62+, students, military; $9 12 and younger). Information: 532-1317 or elpasoplayhouse.com.
After three chorus girls were murdered in the Broadway flop “Back Door Slasher,” the creative team assembles to audition for a new show.
‘Patience or Bunthorne’s Bride’ — Gilbert and Sullivan Company of El Paso presents the comic operetta for its 49th annual production at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10-12, at First Presbyterian Church, 1340 Murchison. Tickets: $12 ($10 students and seniors over 65). Information: 479-2485, gselpaso.org or on Facebook at GandSElPaso.
“Patience” or Bunthorne's Bride” is a satire about the Aesthetic Movement of the 1870s with its focus on beauty in art and literature. As the operetta opens, all of the maidens in the village are infatuated with Reginald Bunthorne, a handsome aesthetic poet who wears delicate attire, writes and recites poetry, and wanders around pensively. Bunthorne, however, is smitten with the village milkmaid Patience, who finds all his attitudes and mannerisms silly.
El Paso Chihuahuas — The city’s AAA baseball team plays home games at Southwest University Park on Santa Fe Street in Downtown El Paso. Tickets: $11-$30. Information: 533-BASE or EPChihuahuas.com. Regular game time is 6:35 p.m. weeknights; 7:05 Friday and Saturday and 6:05 p.m. Sunday. Aug. 4-7: Round Rock Express
NPC Sun City Regional National Qualifier — The bodybuilding competition is Saturday, Aug. 11, at UTEP’ Magoffin Auditorium. Pre-judging begins at 9:30 a.m., finals at 6 p.m. Tickets: $20 for preliminaries, $30-$40 for finals (Ticketmaster).
Borderland Roller Derby — A doubleheader is 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, El Paso County Coliseum’s Judging Arena, 4100 E. Paisano, featuring with Viudas Negra vs. Chulas and Diablas vs. Sexies. Tickets: $10; ($7 with valid military ID; $1 for ages 10 and younger; or $8 each for pack of six) at brownpapertickets.com. Information: borderlandrollerderby.com or on Facebook.
Children’s Grief Center Memory Walk - The 5K run, 5k fun run/walk and 1-mile family fun walk is 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Album Park, 3001 Parkwood. First 300 registrants receive t-shirts; refreshments at finish line. Registration: $25 ($30 after Aug. 1). Information: 532-6004 or raceadventuresunlimted.com.
Packet pick up is noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at Up and Running, 1472 George Dieter, and on 7 to 7:45 a.m. on race day at the start line.
Forrest Leamon Memorial Run — The 10K and 5K run, 1-mile walk and kids fun run for age 10 and younger benefiting the Survivors Benefit Fund of the DEA are 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at Braden Aboud Memorial Park, 4325 Riverbend. Registration: $25 through Aug. 10 ($15 kids fun run, age 10 and younger); $30 Aug. 11 ($20 kids run). No race day registration. Information: Chris Rowley, 478-5663. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com.
Packet pick up is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Up and Running 3233 N. Mesa, and 6 to 7:15 a.m. on race day at the start line.
SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
‘Shrek the Musical’ — Alamogordo Music Theatre’s presents Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10-11, at the Flickinger Center, 1110 N. New York in Alamogordo. Tickets: $12. Information: alamogordomusictheatre.org or on Facebook.
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, ”Shrek the Musical” features a book by David Lindsay-Abaire.
‘The Laramie Project’ — Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall opens its season with the play by Moises Kaufman and the member of Tectonic Theater Project Aug. 10-26. Directed by Wil Kilroy. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $15 ($12 student, military and seniors, $11 per person groups of 10 or more) Tickets: $25 ($15 student). Angel Tickets (includes post show meet-and-greet) are $50. Information: (575) 523-1200 or lcctnm.org.
Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project made six trips to Laramie over the course of a year and a half, in the aftermath of the beating and during the trial of the two young men accused of killing Matthew Shepard.
‘Tango for a Piano’ — Mexican pianist Astrid Morales and cellist Jason Mooney premier their new masterpiece for cello and piano by renowned tango composer Sonia Possetti at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall, as part of the Mexican Cultural Series. Admission is free. Information: (575) 541-2290 or riograndetheatre.org.
LEE ROCKER — The rockabilly bassist and former Stray Cats member performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at the Spencer Theater for Performing Arts in Alto, N.M. Tickets: $39-$69. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.
Cobblestone Wacky Triathlon — The “triathlon for the non-athletic” is Saturday, Aug. 11, at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, with a five Wacky Task Obstacle Course at 8:30 a.m. preceded by an “unhealthy” breakfast. Tasks include hitting water with a water balloon, and more to be announced. Course follows with an “anything that floats” across the cove (1 to 2 person) event. Registration: (575) 740-1685.
Music in the Park — The Las Cruces summer concert series is 7 p.m. Sundays at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada. Aug. 12: Tequila Nights (variety) and Johnny Hernandez Band (variety). No pets allowed. Admission is free. Information: (575) 541-2550 or las-cruces.org.
Big Bend Ranch Rodeo — The annual Working Ranch Cowboy Association-sanctioned rodeo is 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10-11, at the Sul Ross State University S.A.L.E. arena, Hwy 90 E, in Alpine. Area cowboys compete for cash and prizes in various events including branch bronc riding, wild cow milking, team doctoring, team branding and team sorting. Awards ceremony follows Saturday performance. Tickets: $10; free for age 12 and younger. Information: (432) 364-2696, bigbendranchrodeo.com or on Facebook.
Cutting horse competition is 8 a.m. Friday at the 06 Flats Arena.
Rodeo dance is 9 p.m. Saturday at the Ole Crystal Bar in Alpine.
Cowboy Church service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 12.
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