EL PASO SCENE FEATURED EVENTS
Galeria Lincoln — The new gallery at 3915 Rosa Avenue, close to Lincoln Park at I-10 and U.S. 54 is owned and operated by Tino Ortega and Diego Martinez. A preview opening begins at 7 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, with its official opening Tuesday, Jan. 7. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The initial exhibition will feature 20 regional artists from both El Paso and Juárez, and will hang through Jan. 31. Information: @galeria_lincoln on Instagram, GaleriaLincoln@gmail.com or call 730-0139.
El Paso Pro-Musica Chamber Music Festival — El Paso Pro-Musica presents its annual festival Jan. 8-Feb. 1, at various venues in El Paso and Las Cruces. Free Bach’s Lunch performances are noon each Thursday at El Paso Museum of Art. Tickets: $145 ($100 senior/military; $25 students) for all shows; $95 ($65 senior/military; $15 students) for El Paso shows only; $50 ($35 senior/military; $10 students) for Las Cruces shows only. Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.
Pianist Matt Herskowitz performs “From Gershwin to Gottschalk” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall, and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Dona Ana Arts Council Culture Center, 1740 Calle de Mercado in Mesilla, with champagne reception at 7 p.m.
Free Bach’s Lunch isnoon Thursday, Jan. 9, at El Paso Museum of Art, One Arts Festival Plaza.
‘Pagliacci’ — El Paso Opera, presents R. Leoncavallo’s traditional opera about passion, jealousy and revenge featuring a chamber orchestra in an intimate setting at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan 10-11, at St. Rogers Depot, 420 N. Campbell. Tickets: $39 general admission (includes a sweet treat during intermission). information: 581-5534, email@example.com, epopera.org or on Facebook.
One Of opera’s most treasured works, “Pagliacci” is a frighteningly timeless tale of passion, jealousy and revenge. This Italian masterpiece by Ruggero Leoncavallo contains one of the most famous tenor arias in history and culminates in a play-within-a-play performance that cleverly depicts life imitating art imitating life at its most violent.
St. Rogers Depot is an iconic downtown space renovated for special events. Audiences will share the intimate space with the performers, chorus and chamber orchestra.
Watoto Children’s Choir — The Watoto Children’s Choir perform their new album “We Will Go” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at CrossPoint Church’s Worship Center) 11995 Montwood. Watoto is an organization in Uganda, East Africa. Admission is free; offering supporting the choir will be taken. Information: 857-7492 or crosspointelpaso.com.
Watoto Children’s Choirs have traveled extensively since 1994, sharing a message of hope for Africa’s most vulnerable children and women. Proceeds made from the album will help Watoto provide children and women with homes, education and medical care
Steve Treviño — The comic, whose latest Netflix special is “Til Death,” performs 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, and 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9-11, at El Paso Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. Tickets: $25; $30 VIP.
Information: 779-LAFF (5233) or laff2nite.com.
Outside of being a national headliner, Treviño has made memorable appearances on “The Late Late Show,” “Comics Unleashed” and “BET Comic View,” among others. He also wrote on “Mind of Mencia” and produced and wrote on rapper Pit Bull’s “La Esquina.”
Bloodhound, Omerta and New Methods — The bands perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Rockhouse Bar & Grill, 9829 Montana. Tickets: $12. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouserDiveBarKitchen.
lovelesslust — lovelesslust brings his industrial music “So Alone Tour” to El Paso at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Love Buzz, 3011 Pershing. Information: 257-3118 or on Facebook at LoveBuzz915.
Battle of The Bands: Round 1 — 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at Lowbrow Palace’s outdoor venue, 1101 Texas, featuring the best of local bands. Admission is free. lowbrowpalace.com.
Los Huracanes del Norte — The norteño band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Inn of the Mountain Gods in Mescalero, N.M. Tickets: $29-$69. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
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. Local farmers, meat producers, honey, salsa, jams and jellies, and local artisans. Well behaved pets on leash welcome; brunch available for purchase. Information: (575) 589-0653, ext. 3, firstname.lastname@example.org, ardovinos.com or on Facebook at FarmersMarket.
Game Garden offers bocce ball, horseshoes, cornhole and washer toss.
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.
Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market — More than 230 permanent vendors in arts, crafts, produce, baked goods and other food items are offered at the market 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays along a 7-block area of Main Street, Downtown. Information: (575) 541-2288 or lascrucesfarmersmarket.org.
‘Finding Neverland’ — The touring Broadway spectacular is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Spencer Theatre in Alto, N.M. Winner of “Best Musical” and Audience Choice Award, this magically charming tale tells the true story of J.M. Barrie, the 19th century English writer who rattled high-society London theatergoers by fabricating a boy who could fly, Peter Pan, and creating the land of Neverland, where nothing is impossible and childhood lasts forever. Tickets: $79-$85. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com. Public buffets ($20) are available before most shows.
‘We Have Each Other’ — El Paso Community Foundation’s Jewel Box Series presents the trio of one-acts by Felix Arenas at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at the Philanthropy Theatre (next to the Plaza Theatre). The stories explore the importance of families and the struggles each one comes with. Tickets: $16 (Ticketmaster). Information: 533-4020 or epcf.org.
Miners Hockey Club — UTEP’s hockey team plays home games are at El Paso County Coliseum Events Center, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $7. Information: 491-7879 or minershockey.com.
• Jan. 6-7: Texas A&M. Games are 10:30 p.m. Monday and 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
• Jan. 9-10: University of Texas. Games are at 11 a.m. Thursday and Friday.
UTEP Men’s Basketball - Homes games are at the Don Haskins Center at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10-$24. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
• Thursday, Jan. 9: Southern Mississippi
• Saturday, Jan. 11: Louisiana Tech.
Lucha Libre — Lucha Frontera presents the Lucha Libre event at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at Stout Physical Fitness Center, 2930 Cassidy Road, at Fort Bliss. Masked wrestlers take the ring with high-flying, body slamming entertainment. Aereo and Mini Fusion will team against Hijo del Imposter and El Dragon. Admission is free and the public is invited. Information: 588-8247.
Super Scholar Run — Clint ISD’s 9th annual 5K run and 1-mile walk and Health Fair is 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Horizon High School, 14651 Horizon in Horizon City. Registration by Jan 10: $25 per event ($30 on race day). Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
Packet pick-up is noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Clint ISD Central Administration, 14521 Horizon, and Friday, Jan. 10, at Up and Running, 1475 George Dieter, Suite O, and 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. on race day.
Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino — 1200 Futurity Drive, Sunland Park. General admission and parking are free. Information: (575) 874-5200 or sunland-park.com. Live horse racing begins at 12:25 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays.