El Paso Scene Weekly for Nov. 4-10, 2019

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EL PASO SCENE FEATURED EVENTS

The Marketplace Christmas Open House — Placita Santa Fe, 5034 Doniphan. The diverse shops inside The Marketplace host their annual holiday event 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, with live music by The Sullivan Brothers and artists on site. Information: 585-9296.

Brave Books — The independent bookstores is at 1307 Arizona. Hours are noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: 204-7074 or Facebook at BraveBooksEPTX.
  Free Frozen Margarita Saturday is 2 to 10 p.m. Nov. 9. Frozen margaritas served (limit of 2 per adult); nonalcoholic drinks also available.
• Luke Lowenfield and Hal Marcus will introduce their new children’s book “Buenas Noches El Paso!” 2 to 4 p.m.  Copies of the book will be signed by both and available for purchase.  Book price is $20.
• Singer/guitarist Rik Gracia performs acoustic favorites from the ’60s and ’70s from 5 to 8 p.m.

Starr Country Fair — The fall country fair is noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Starr Western Wear at Sunland Park Mall, with horse rides, petting zoo, mechanical bull riding, obstacle course, live music, country and banda dancing, performances, giveaways, prizes and more. Admission is free; food and drink available for sale. Information: 533-0113, ext. 27.
  Proceeds benefit Serna Ranch Youth Leadership programs for at-risk kids, Perfect Harmony Horse Rescue and local 4H clubs.

CONCERTS

Lowbrow Palace
— 1101 Texas (outdoors) and 111 E. Robinson (indoors). Information: lowbrowpalace.com or Facebook.
• Michael Seyer — The pop artist performs 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, with Paul Cherry. Tickets: $12. Indoors.
• Matt Heckler — The folk punk artist performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, with Casper Allen and Johno Leeroy Roberts. Tickets: $15. Indoors
• Broncho — Portland indie band, 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, with Crystal Rippers. Tickets: $20. Outdoor show.

Maná — The Guadalajara-based rock band brings their “Rayando El Sol” tour to El Paso for second time at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $62.75-$222.75; Platinum, $429.50-$899 VIP packages $325-$775 (Ticketmaster).
  Maná, winner of both Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards, has a career spanning more than three decades. The group’s sound ranges from hard rock to mellow Latin pop with influences from calypso and reggae.

FIT FOR AND AUTOPSY
— 9828 Montana. Information: 591-7625 or on Fit for and Autopsy — 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Rockhouse Bar & Grill, 9828 Montana. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 day of show. I

Five Finger Death Punch — The metal band performs at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with Three Days Grace, Bad Wolves, and Fire From the Gods. Tickets: $47.75-$77.75. VIP packages: $197-$498 (Ticketmaster).

‘Women’s Voices’ — El Paso Pro-Musica in collaboration with the Peabody Conservatory and John Hopkins University, presents the all-female Bergamot Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, in Nov. 7, at Dona Ana Arts Council’s Arts and Cultural Center, 1740 Calle de Mercado in Mesilla; and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. The performances are part of the 2019 Young Artist Development Series in collaboration with John Hopkins University. Champagne reception precedes the Las Cruces performance at 7 p.m. Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.
  The Quartet is known for breaking down barriers in Classical Music and are dedicated to perform works by 21st Century Composers, primarily female composers.
  The residency features appearances at schools, senior centers, and pop-up performances at various locations in Las Cruces and El Paso Nov. 4-9.

Christian Nodal — The Latin Grammy winning mariachi performs brings his Ahora Tour to E Paso at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Plaza Theatre. Nodal has high rankings on Billboard, iHeartRadio and more. Tickets: $55-$140 (Ticketmaster).

‘Peppa Pig’s Adventure’ — Peppa Pig, George and their friends’ new live show, is 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, based on Entertainment One’s top-rated Nick Jr series. Tickets: $25-$65; VIP packages $145-$155; includes character meet-and-greets. (Ticketmaster).
  Peppa gets ready to go on a camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunchboxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of games, laughter and live music.

Robert Dubac’s ‘The Book of Moron’ — Dubac’s new Off-Broadway solo hit comes to El Paso Nov. 8-10, at the Philanthropy Theatre in the Plaza Theatre’s Annex, taking on such topics as the barriers of sex, race, religion, politics and the media. Showtime is 8 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $50 (Ticketmaster).
  ‘The Book of Moron’ has been described as one of the most “hilarious” “intelligent” and “scorching” satirical attacks on idiocracy since Mark Twain.

EPSYOs Fall Concert — El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras, directed by James O. Welsch, perform their opening concert of their 14th season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $15 ($10 active military, students, seniors). Information: 525-8978 or epsyos.org.

Sunday Afternoon Vespers — A recital featuring pianist Vanessa Johnson and mezzo-soprano Kristen Boyea is 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Zion Lutheran Church, 2800 Pershing. Admission is free and the public is invited. Information: brucenehringconsort.org or bwnehring@msn.com.


ALSO THIS WEEK

George Carden International Circus — The traveling circus runs Nov. 7-11 at El Paso County Coliseum. Showtime is 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Monday; 11 a.m. 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $14; $18 opening night (Ticketmaster).

The Original Great American Riot — The Rockabilly and Kustum Kulture event is noon to midnight Saturday, Nov. 9, at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, with food trucks, art vendors, cars, pin-up contest, and live music. Live music with Pissing Razors, The Rockets, Ian Rosewood, The Damien Isaac Band, Ian Rosewood, and Broken Dime Band. General admission: $23 (eventbrite). Information on Facebook at Great American Riot.


Veterans Day

‘A Salute to Veterans’
— War Eagles Air Museum, 8012 Airport Road at Doña Ana County Airport, Santa Teresa, and EAA Chapter 157 presents a tribute to Bob Hope and “Radio Stars of the 1940’s,” Saturday, Nov. 9, featuring Church Carson as the Announcer in tributes to Jack Benny, Red Skelton and Jimmy Durante. Social hour with coffee and dessert begins at 7 p.m. with performance at 8 p.m. Tickets: $75. Proceeds benefit the museum and EAA’s Scholarship Fund. Information: (575) 589-2000 or war-eagles-air-museum.com.

Freedom Fest — Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss, 1611 Haan Road, hosts its 4th annual Veterans Day weekend carnival at 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9-10, with live bands, small carnival rides and performers, games, lucha libre, live artists, pony rides, beer, food, and a fortune teller. Fireworks finale both days. Admission is free; the public is welcome. Information: freedomcrossingatfortbliss.com or on Facebook.

San Elizario Veterans Day Celebration — San Elizario Genealogy and Historical Society hosts the 23rd annual patriotic celebration, with a parade beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the corner of Socorro and Thompson Road and going to Veterans Memorial Plaza in front of San Elceario Chapel. Grand Marshal to be announced. Information: 383-8529, rayborrego99@msn.com or sanelizariogenealogy.com.
  A Veterans Celebration begins at 10:30 a.m. A Candle Lighting Ceremony, POW-MIA Table Ceremony and Flag Folding Ceremony will be observed, and five veterans with ties to San Elizario will be honored.
  There will be food vendors and several organizations and businesses providing information.

Veteran’s Celebration and auction — International Museum of Art, will host a fundraising auction to benefit the Soldiers Art Workshop Program 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. Art pieces to be auctioned have been painted on ceramic tiles and were contributed by local artists. A raffle drawing for a painting by El Paso artist and workshop collaborator Krystyna Robbins is also planned. Ticket information: 543-6747, internationalmuseumofart.net or on Facebook.
  The Soldiers Art Workshop, launched in 2014 by the El Paso Art Association, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using art therapy to help soldiers with PTSD and their families. Each year, a series of workshops are held by volunteer artists in oil painting, watercolor painting, encaustics, and digital photography.
  The Soldier Art Workshop exhibit, featuring more than 60 works created by active duty soldiers, veterans and military youth from Fort Bliss, will be on display Nov. 9-30.

Veterans Day Parades — Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11. Local celebrations are also planned for Saturday and Sunday.
• San Elizario Veterans Day Parade begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the corner of Socorro and Thompson Road and going to Veterans Memorial Plaza in front of San Elceario Chapel. Information: 383-8529 or sanelizariogenealogy.com.
• The Las Cruces Veterans Day Parade is 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, along Water and Main Street. Information: lascrucesvetday.org.
• The annual Northeast Veterans Parade is 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at Stahala and Hondo Pass and ending at Old Glory Memorial at Diana and Gateway North for ceremony at 11 a.m. Information: 744-8432 or 216-9031.
  Veterans Day originated at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 when the Allied powers signed a ceasefire agreement with Germany, which brought closure to World War I. Known as Armistice Day, Congress voted the day a federal holiday in 1938.

Veterans’ Day Car Show — The annual car show is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Veterans Center, 992 S. Broadway, Truth or Consequences, N.M. Antique and classic vehicles will be on display along with a swap meet and concessions. Onsite entry fee for participants $30 on site. Spectator admission is free. Information: (575) 894-4222, or sam.shannon@state.nm.us.
  The annual ‘Run For the Wall’ motorcycle run begins at 9 a.m.

Mesilla Veterans Day — A ceremony honoring the town’s veterans is 11 a.m. to noon Monday, Nov. 11, at Parque de los Veteranos, Avenida de Mesilla and Calle del Norte in Mesilla. Information: (575) 524-3262, ext. 116.


Bazaars and fairs


Farmer’s markets

Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing
— The 19th annual market is open Saturdays at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, N.M. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Information: (575) 589-0653 ardovinos.com or on Facebook at FarmersMarket.

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 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays at the Hobby Lobby parking lot, 7930 N. Mesa. Admission is free. Information on Facebook at Upper Valley Artist & Farmers Market.


For a good cause

Signature Chefs Auction —
The Regional Children’s Hospital at Providence presents the annual benefit auction for the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Epic Railyard Event Center, 2201 Mills. Top area chefs will present their signature dishes, along with a menu of gourmet auction packets. Tickets: $150; $1,500 table for 10. Information: Laura Gallegos at 330-9054 or lgallegos@marchofdimes.org, or signaturechefs.marchofdimes.org.

Salvation Army dinner — Former Dallas Cowboy Randy White is special guest for the Salvation Army’s annual dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Grace Gardens, 6709 Westside. Cost: $100 per seat; $1,000 table for 10. VIP passes are an additional $100, and include early entry at 5 p.m. RSVP by Nov. 1 to Teresa. Talamantes@uss.salvationarmy.org or 544-9811. Information: salvationarmytexas.org/elpaso or on Facebook at SalArmyElPasoTX.

Howl at the Harvest Moon — The gala benefit for the Humane Society of El Paso is 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at EPIC Railyard Event Center, 2201 E. Mill, with dinner, live music and live and silent auctions featuring items donated by El Paso’ businesses, restaurants, shops, and artists. Tickets: $75 ($750 table for ten). Reservations at: 532-6971 or hselpaso.org.

Brunch, Barks & Bingo — The 9th annual benefit for Animal Rescue League is 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing’s Sunset Hall, 1 Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, with MC Boom Boom & Fred, costume contests, pet geared vendors, pet grooming, prizes, Raffle Bingo and more. Well-behaved, leashed pets welcome.
  Donate any of the following and receive a free doggie treat; cleaning supplies, new or gently used collars, leashes, dog or cat bedding, canned or dry dog or cat food.
  Cost: $25 (includes 5 bingo cards). Brunch not included. Reservations recommended: (575) 589-0653, ext. 3, or ardovinos.com.

Hell Paso Chili Battle — Reynolds Home, 8023 San Jose, hosts the fundraising chili cookoff, Saturday, Nov. 9, with categories for red and green chili, live music and kids area. Cost per entry: $20; tasting cups are $5. Information: 929-9055, reynoldshome.org or on Facebook.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Fiesta — Actor and entrepreneur Danny Trejo, known for his roles in “Desperado,” “Heat” and “Machete,” will host an in-depth discussion, “The Path of a Champion” at the chamber’s 29th annual gala event at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Hotel Paso del Norte, 115 El Paso, with a VIP reception, piñata surprise and silent auction. Information: 566-4066 or ephcc.org.
   Trejo, who will be the voice of “Boots” in “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” is owner of the L.A. area restaurant chain Trejo’s Tacos, and Trejo’s Coffee and Donuts.

Dance for Kids’ Sake — Big Brother Big Sisters of El Paso will host its 12th annual local take on the show “Dancing with the Stars” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Plaza Theatre. Local corporate, political and media celebrities star as dancers and judges to money and awareness for the needs of more than 100 at-risk children and the benefits of Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring. Admission: $50 (advance tickets at Ticketmaster) Information: 544-4203, bbbsep.org.

Winter Wonderland Gala — El Pasoans Fighting Hunger’s fundraising gala is 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. 9, at Marriott Hotel, 1600 Airway, with live and silent auction and casino gaming. Guests can sample food from 15 different restaurants. Tickets: $100 (table sponsors $1,000). RSVP by Nov. 1. information: 298-0353, info@epfhfb.org or on Facebook.
  El Pasoans Fighting Hunger is the city’s only food bank. Work supported by the Food Bank includes food distribution to 110 agencies and food pantries in El Paso, mobile pantries, and social services outreach. Money raised stays locally to fight food insecurity in the area.


Something for everyone

Feast Science — Insights El Paso Science Center hosts a Nerd Night Event for adults 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 901 Arizona. Dive into the science behind holiday meals. Following an evening stroll through the community garden, enjoy a plant-based holiday feast and Nerd Night speaker program. Dinner and non-alcoholic drinks will be available, but guests may BYOB. Tickets: $10 (Nerd Night only); $25 (with dinner). Space is limited; RSVP at Eventbrite. Information: 534-0000 or insightselpaso.org/programs/nerd-nights.

U.S.-Mexico Border Summit — Borderplex Alliance hosts the summit 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at El Paso Convention Center. Keynote speaker is former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Networking breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. with welcome remarks, panels, interviews and speakers throughout the day. Co-hosted by the SMU Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center. Tickets: $125 (Eventbrite). Inforamtion: BorderplexAlliance.org.
  Bush served as governor from 1999 through 2007. The son and brother of U.S. presidents, he himself was a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
  Related events include the The U.S.-México 10K, and the Border Tuner, a large-scale, participatory art installation along the US Mexico border.

Bike Night — Barnett Harley-Davison, 8272 Gateway East, hosts its final car show and bike event of the season 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, with food trucks, beer and performance by Back to the 80s Rock Tribute, sponsored by El Paso HOG Chapter. Information: barnettharley.com or on Facebook at BartnettsBikeNight.

El Paso Funeral Museum  — 6111 S. Desert (at Perches Funeral Home). Admission is free. Information: 581-0102 or elpasofuneralmuseum.com.
  A Día del Los Muertos and One-Year Anniversary of the museum is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. Live entertainment, local artists, food trucks and museum tours offered. An altar competition will be open to the public. Performances by Grupo Folklórico Valle del Sol and slime activities by El Paso Young Ghostbusters. Information, altar contest registration: 209-0097.

Queen of Peace Arts and Crafts Festival — Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 1551 Belvidere, hosts its bazaar noon to 7 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9-10, with vendors, food and baked goods, prizes and an appearance by St. Nick. Information: 584-5817 or qpelp.com.


ART EVENTS

El Paso Museum of Art
— One Arts Festival Plaza, downtown El Paso. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Closed Mondays and holidays. Admission is free unless noted otherwise. Information: 212-0300 or epma.art.
  Showing Nov. 9-Jan. 5: “Two Sides of the Border.” The exhibition presents architectural design work — models, drawings, digital renderings — by more than 100 architects, educators, and students from international architecture studios and 13 universities in the United States and Mexico. The works address territorial economies, migration, housing, creative industry, and local production as they relate to the border. Lecture and reception with Tatiana Bilbao is 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.

Xolo Gallery — The contemporary art gallery is at 2812 N. Piedras. Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. Information: 264-2777 or xologallery.com.  Showing Nov. 9-Dec. 14: Works by Las Cruces ceramic artist Joshua R. Clark. Opening reception is 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.


ON STAGE

‘The Last Night of Ballyhoo’
— El Paso High School’s Tiger Theatre Troupe presents the play by Alfred Uhry at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 7-8, at El Paso High School Auditorium, 800 E. Schuster. Admission: $6 at the door; or in advance; and for students. Information: 236-2500 or msmossephs.weebly.com.
  This comedy/drama takes place in Atlanta, Ga. in December of 1939. “Gone with the Wind” is having its world premiere and Hitler is invading Poland, but Atlanta’s elitist German Jews are much more concerned about who is going to Ballyhoo, the social event of the season.

‘What is Opera?’ — UTEP Opera’s fall showcase is 2:30 p.m. Sunday, and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10-11, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall, featuring special guest artist Dr. Elisa Fraser Wilson. Includes music from timeless opera composers such as Verdi, Mozart, Rossini, Gilbert and Sullivan, and Bernstein. Admission: $12; $8 seniors and military, non-UTEP Students; $5 UTEP students, faculty and staff. Information: 747-5606 or utep.edu/opera.


SPORTS

UTEP Men’s Basketball - The Miners open their home season against New Mexico Highlands at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Don Haskins Center. Tickets information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.

UTEP Volleyball — Home games are at Memorial Gym. Ticket information: 747-6150 or utepathletics.com.
• 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8: Middle Tennessee
• 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10: North Texas

UTEP Football — The Miners host Charlotte at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Sun Bowl Stadium. Tickets: $10-$28. Information: 544-5234 or utepathletics.com.

Franklin Mountains Trail Run — The ultra marathon, half-marathon, 5K and 10K trail runs and King and Queen Race are Friday through Sunday, Nov. 8-10, at Franklin Mountains State Park. Information: trailracingovertexas.com/franklin-mountains-trail-run
  Friday: King/Queen race begins at 7:15 a.m. at Munday’s Gap Trail Head. The race offers different routes of 3.5-8 miles to get to the top and back.
  Saturday: 50K race is 6 a.m. and 27K is 7 a.m. at the Upper Sunset parking lot.
  Sunday: Half Marathon is 7 a.m., 10k race is 7:30 a.m. and 5K race is 8 a.m.
  Cost: $110 50K; $90 27K; $85 half marathon; $70 10K; $45 5K; $65 King & Queen; online at ultrasignup.com.
  Packet pickup is noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the park’s Tom Mays Unit Pavilion, or at the race sites before events begin.
  Most of the distances are on easy technical desert trails. The climb to the North Franklin Peak is a combination of straight climbing and switchbacks.

R.E.D. 5K — Spartyka Foundation presents the “Remember Everyone Deployed” 5K race and 1-mile walk at 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at El Paso Community College Transmountain campus, 9750 Gateway North. T-shirt for the first 250 registered participants. Food and Drinks at the finish line. Cost: $25 through Nov. 8; $30 Nov. 9-10. Team discounts for 10 or more. Information: spartykafoundation.org; online registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Packet pickup is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Up and Running, 3233 N. Mesa, and 7 a.m. on race day at the start line.


Southern New Mexico

Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference — The 26th annual conference returns Nov. 6-10, with daily workshops and classes at NMSU’s Corbett Center. Registration: $99. Ticket information: (575) 680-3123, lascrucesmariachi.org or on Facebook.
  The annual Spectacular Concert is 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Amador Live, 302 S. Main, with headliners Mariachi Angeles, directed by Pepe Martinez Jr., Mariachi Rayos del Sol, and Los Hermanos Escamilla. Dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets: $20; $40 VIP; available at holdmyticket.com
  Student Showcase and competition is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Amador Live.
  Mariachi Mass is 11 a.m. to noon Sunday, Nov. 10; location to be determined.
free. Information: (575) 538-5862 or gcconcerts.org.

Christmas Jubilee — The 32nd annual Ruidoso shopping extravaganza is Friday through Sunday, Nov. 8-10, at the Ruidoso Convention Center, with 80 merchants, a food court, holiday music and decor. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Pictures with Santa and kids’ crafts 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Hosted by the Ruidoso Valley Greeters. Admission: $2 (free for active duty military and children under 12). Information: (575) 808-8052, ruidosochristmasjubilee.net or on Facebook at Ruidoso Christmas Jubilee.
  The Ruidoso Greeters are a nonprofit branch of the Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce and have held the jubilee for over 30 years.

John Michael Montgomery — The country star performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Inn of the Mountain Gods in Mescalero, N.M. Tickets: $25-$65. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.

Holly Day House - The Artists of Picacho Hills host a holiday shopping event 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, at Saint Paul’s Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 225 West Griggs, Las Cruces (enter from the parking lot on the corner of Alameda and May). AA raffle of donated artwork will benefit Mesilla Valley Hospice. Information: 575-523-1740, artistsofpicachohills.com or on Facebook.

‘The Green Bird’ — Virus Theater hosts the commedia dell’arte theatrical spectacle by Carlo Gozzi Nov. 8-23, at El Sol Theater, 406 N. Bullard, Downtown Silver City. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $14 ($6 students). Information: virustheater.com.

‘The Full Monty’ — Alamogordo Music Theatre presents the comedy based on the hit movie at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9 and Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 14-16 at the Flickinger Center, 1110 N. New York, in Alamogordo. Adult content. Tickets: $12, available at ticketforce.com. Information: alamogordomusictheatre.org or on Facebook.
  Six unemployed steelworkers in Buffalo, N.Y. have no cash and no prospects. Meanwhile, they catch their wives and other women going crazy over male strippers. The six men then set out to make some quick cash by becoming a team of male strippers.

Native American Market — The 7th annual event is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9-10, on the historic Mesilla Plaza,, with Native American dancers, authentic fry bread and Indian tacos, and Native American artisan crafts. Admission is free. Information: Mesilla.gov.

Classical Drinking — Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) hosts its monthly musical series 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, featuring solo pianist Dena Kay Jones at the DAAC Arts & Cultural Center, 1740 Calle de Mercado in Mesilla. Cost: $15; tickets in advance at daarts.org or at the door. Cash bar offered by Dry Point Distillers; non-alcoholic options offered. Information: (575) 523-6403.

The Four Italian Tenors ‘Viva Italia!’ — The classically trained vocalists perform a tribute to Italy’s greatest tenors and operatic gems at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Spencer Theater in Alto, N.M. Tickets: $39 - $69. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.





 

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