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EL PASO SCENE FEATURED EVENTS
El Paso Pro-Musica Summer Fest — El Paso Pro-Music’s first summer concert series kicks off 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at Alamo Drafthouse, 250 E Montecillo, with a free meet-the-artists event. Information: 833-9400 or eppm.org.
• EPPM-100 “Summer Music Celebration” is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at El Adobe Recording Studios, 5301 El Paso. Tickets: $100.
• A Las Cruces Family Concert is 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at NMSU Atkinson Recital Hall in Las Cruces. Tickets: $5.
• A Meet Zuill & Friends at the EPPM Guild Membership Brunch is planned for 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11. Call for details: 833-9400.
• Pop-Up Concert with Zuill & Friends is 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Hillside Coffee Shop, at Montecillo, 4935 N Mesa Admission is free.
• A Kick-Off Concert for the new UTEP Center for Arts Entrepreneurship on the UTEP campus is 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. Tickets: $5.
Bailey performs the National Anthem during the El Paso Chihuahua’s home game at 7:05 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11.
Alfresco! Fridays — The 15th season of free outdoor summer concerts are 6 p.m. Fridays at Convention Center Plaza. Aug. 11: Wind City (Chicago Tribute). Presented by ElPasoLive.com and sponsored by FirstLight Federal Credit Union. No outside food or beverages, or pets allowed. Information: 534-0633, alfrescofridays.com or on Facebook.
Tailgate 2017 — Hard Road Trio performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the annual concert series in the upper parking lot at the New Mexico Museum of Space History, 3198 State Road 200l, Alamogordo. Tickets available for $45 per vehicle. Walk up tickets are $10 ($15 couples). Proceeds benefit the Flickinger Center. Patrons should bring their own food, lawn chair and beverages. Gates open 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Information: (575) 437-2202. Online reservations at flickingercenter.com.
Plaza Classic Film Festival
El Paso Community Foundation’s 10th annual classic and ”semi-classic” movie festival runs through Aug. 13. Individual show tickets: $4 for Philanthropy; $6 matinee, $8 evening for Plaza ($10 for guest appearance programs with Richard Dreyfuss (Ticketmaster). Information: 533-4020 or plazaclassic.com.
Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss will appear at on-stage interviews before “Jaws” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, and “Mr. Holland's Opus” at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13 in the Plaza Theatre. He will also appear for an autograph signing 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, in the Foundation Room, 333 N. Oregon.
A retrospective of El Paso native Don Bluth’s movies, such as “An American Tail” and “The Land Before Time.” Animator Bluth and co-director Gary Goldman will appear with their film, “The Secret of NIMH” at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, in Plaza Theatre’s Main Theatre.
They will also sit down for a question and answer during the free annual Filmmaker’s Brunch at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, in the Foundation Room, 333 N. Oregon.
Showing in the Main Theatre:
• Monday, Aug. 7: The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1 p.m.); An American in Paris (4 p.m.);
Singin’ in the Rain (7 p.m.).
• Tuesday, Aug. 8: It Happened One Night (1 p.m.); In Cold Blood (3:30 p.m.); Psycho (7 p.m.).
• Wednesday, Aug. 9: Mildred Pierce (1 p.m.); Now, Voyager (3:30 p.m.); To Kill a Mockingbird (7 p.m.)
• Thursday, Aug. 10: Easter Parade (1 p.m.); Shane (3:30 p.m.); The Exorcist (7 p.m.);
• Friday, Aug. 11: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1 p.m.); From Russia With Love (3:30 p.m.); Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (7 p.m.); The Big Lebowski (9:30 p.m.)
• Saturday, Aug. 12: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (11 a.m.); Enamorada (4 p.m.); Mad Max (10 p.m.)
• Sunday, Aug. 13: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (4:30 p.m.); Blazing Saddles (7 p.m.)
Film talks precede 7 p.m. screenings at 6 p.m. in the Philanthropy Theatre
Showing in the Philanthropy Theatre:
• Monday, Aug. 7: The Muppet Movie (1 p.m.) Pete's Dragon (3 p.m.); Once (7:30 p.m.)
• Tuesday, Aug.8: An American Tail (1 p.m.); Benji ( 3 p.m.) 8 1/2 (7:30 p.m.)
• Wednesday, Aug. 9: The Land Before Time (1 p.m.); Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (3 p.m.); Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (7:30 p.m.)
• Thursday, Aug. 10: All Dogs Go to Heaven (1 p.m.); Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (3:30 p.m.); Frida (7:30 p.m.)
• Friday, Aug. 11: Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1 p.m.); War Games (3 p.m.); River (10 p.m.)
• Saturday, Aug. 12: Tammy and the Bachelor (1 p.m.); Postcards from the Edge (3:30 p.m.) The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming! (7:30 p.m.); El Mariachi (10 p.m.)
• Sunday, Aug. 13: Seven Samurai (1:30 p.m.)
Walk-up screening of Ghostbusters is 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10 at the top of the Mills Parking Garage. $5:
Free Plaza Days family event is 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10 (featuring Laurel and Hardy, Buster Keaton and Fatty Arbuckle).
Free movies at El Paso Public Library’s Main Branch are at 1 p.m.:
• Aug. 7: The Real American: Joe McCarthy.
• Aug. 8: Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.
• Aug. 9: Hollywood on Trial
• Aug. 10: Persistence of Vision
• Aug. 11: Bartok the Magnificent
Oregon Street free outdoor screenings are at 9 p.m., preceded by live music at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
• Aug. 11: Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll with live music by The Fox and the Sound.
• Aug. 12: Xanadu with live music by Dusty Low.
Foundation Room screenings are 8 p.m. (2:30 p.m. Sunday).
• Aug. 11: Local Flavor Shorts I
• Aug. 12: Local Flavor Shorts II
• Aug. 13: Plaza Classic Film Camp movies (2:30 p.m.)
El Paso Museum of Art free showings:
• 3 p.m. Aug. 12: The Pebble and the Penguin, and Anastasia (3 p.m.)
• 2 p.m. Aug. 13: Titan A.E.
State Line Music Series — ?Chuco Soul Project performs at the outdoor concert series 8 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9. Admission is free; age 21 and older welcome. All customers asked to bring non-perishable food donation or monetary donation for El Pasoans Fighting Hunger. Information: 581-3371, WTxFoodBank.org
Cristian Castro — The Latin hit vocalist performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $45 to $140 (Ticketmaster).
Castro is the son of two popular Mexican entertainers: actress-singer Veronica Castro and comedian-actor Manuel “El Loco” Valdes. His Viva El Principe was the top selling Latin Pop album in Mexico, and is Latin Billboard’s winner for Artist of the Year, Male and Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Solo. Hits include “Azul,” “Alguna Vez,” and more.
Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. Information: 351-9909. Tickets at trickyfalls.com.
• The Black Dahlia Murder — The metal band performs at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, with Dying Fetus, Oceano, Slaughter to Prevail and Lorna Shore. Tickets: $24-$26.
• Phora — The rapper’s Yours Truly Tour is 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10. Tickets: $15.
• Fixed Idea 25th Anniversary Concert — The local “chuco ska” band’s anniversary concert is Saturday, Aug. 12, with Hot Rod Boogie, Malibu RU, City Mishaps and Frontera Bugalu. Tickets: $6 in advance; $7 at the door.
Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Doll Skin — The female rock band performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, with Next to None. Tickets: $10-$12.
• Molly Burch — The singer-songwriter performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10. Tickets: $10-$12.
• Civil Youth — The Philly alternative rock band performs 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, with Kilo and The Dew, Frenzi and Pilots of Venus. Admission is free.
• The Chamanas — Latin Grammy-nominated band, 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. Tickets: $8-$10.
• The Head — The indie rock band performs 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, with Coastlands and Dayluta Means Kindness. Tickets: $10-$12.
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. 11-13. Admission is free to all events. Information: 851-2255 or sanlorenzocatholicchurch.com.
This year, the fiesta will host the Yup’ik dancers from Bethel, Alaska Saturday and Sunday.
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.
Procession is about 4 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, with mass at 6 and 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
To get there, take the Clint exit from I-10 and follow the Mission Trail signs.
Rock the House V — Isaiah House of El Paso hosts its 5th annual dinner and dance benefit 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at Crystal Palace Ballroom, 1550 Hawkins, Suite 18. Buffet dinner served 7 to 8 p.m., followed by music and dancing. Raffle items include art work created by prisoners.
Tickets: $30; $225 table for 8. To order, send check to Isaiah House, 210 N. Campbell (include phone number). Tickets also available at the door. Information: 422-8557 or isaiahhouseelp.org.
All proceeds benefit Isaiah House, a faith-based transition home for men returning from incarceration.
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. Summer hours are 7:30 a.m. to noon. Well behaved pets on leash welcome; brunch available for purchase. Information: (575) 589-0653, ext. 3, firstname.lastname@example.org or ardovinos.com.
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.
San Judas-St. Jude’s bazaar — St. Jude Catholic Church, 4006 Hidden Way (off Doniphan), hosts its 39th annual kermess Friday through Sunday, Aug. 11-13, with live music, games, food and more. Admission is free. Information, hours: 584-1095 or on Facebook at StJudeElPaso.
Crossland Gallery — The El Paso Art Association’s gallery is at 500 W. Paisano (in the Art Junction of El Paso). Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free. Information: 534-7377, CrosslandArtGallery.com.
An opening Reception is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, for “Fresh Faces 2,” featuring young perspectives and hybrid art from both EPAA members and non-members. On display through Sept. 23.
Young Artist Performers Recital — El Paso Opera Young Artists Program, presents their end of the season recital at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at University Presbyterian Church, 244 N. Resler. Program Director Justin Lucero will lead performers Mariana, Adrian and Jamille along with pianist Guillermo. Admission is free. Information: 581-5534 or epopera.org.
‘EDA from Ballet to Broadway’ — The eclectic show of two aspiring dancers who come to New York to fulfill their dream of being on Broadway is 6 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12-13, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. The dancers visit different theatre groups, preparing to debut their respective musicals. Featured musicals include “West Side Story,” “Phantom of the Opera,” “Grease,” “Lion King,” “Wicked,” and “Les Miserables.” Admission is free. Information: 727-3168.
‘Calendar Girls’ — El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana, presents the comedy by Tim Firth through Aug. 13. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $11 ($9 seniors; $8 students and military). Information: 532-1317 or elpasoplayhouse.com.
Based on the true story of eleven Women’s Institute members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukaemia Research Fund.
El Paso Chihuahuas — The city’s AAA baseball team hosts home games at Southwest University Park on Santa Fe Street in Downtown El Paso. Game time is 7:05 p.m., except at listed. Tickets: $5-$24. Information: 533-BASE or EPChihuahuas.com. Aug. 11-14: Las Vegas 51s. Aug. 13 is 6:05 p.m.
Luchas Frontera — Lucha Libre wrestling sets are 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at El Paso County Coliseum Pavilion. Tickets: $5 and $10 (Ticketmaster).
HomeRun for the Homeless — Edward’s Homes/ERA Sellers, Buyers and Associates host the 4th annual 5K and Kids Dash benefiting El Paso’s Opportunity Center for the Homeless at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Clock Tower at Southwest University Park on Durango Street, rain or shine. Part of the More Than A Marathon series. Cost: $30 per event ($2 team discount per person for teams of 10 or more by July 17); $15 Kids Dash. No race day registration for 5K. Registration at raceadventuresunlimted.com.
Packet pick up is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 10-11, at Up and Running, 3233 N. Mesa, Suite 205, and 7 to 7:45 a.m. on race day at the start line.
Back 2 School Battle at the Ballroom — Terry Green Boxing Academy hosts the back to school event at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Titanic Ballroom and Conference Center, 4430 Titanic. Entry fee: $10. Information: 494-5572 or email@example.com.
This pro-style amateur show lets amateur boxers choose their own ring walk music. All boxers 16 years old and younger that compete receive a backpack stuffed with school supplies. Sponsorship opportunities available.
Proceeds support Terry Green Boxing Academy, Inc. amateur boxing program for (equipment, tournament registration, travel, etc.). Weigh in is 8 to 10 a.m. at the academy, 4493 Titanic.
Sun City Regional Classic — National qualifier body building, figure, physique and bikini championships are Saturday, Aug. 12, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium. Prejudging begins at 9:30 a.m.; finals at 6 p.m. Entry fee per event is $85 by Aug. 5 ($50 late fee).
Audience tickets: $20 for prelims; $30 and $40 for finals in advance; ticket prices increase by $5 day of event. Military discounts available. Ticket information: (575) 649-6789, hfprodonline.com or on Facebook at H & F Productions.
Forrest Leamon Memorial Run — The 10K and 5K run, 1-mile walk and kids fun run benefiting the Survivors Benefit Fund of the DEA are 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Braden Aboud Memorial Park, 4325 Riverbend. Registration: $25 through Aug. 11 ($15 kids fun run, age 10 and younger); $30 Aug. 12 ($20 kids run). No race day registration. Information: Chris Rowley, 478-5663.
Packet pick up is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at up and Running 3233 N. Mesa, and 6 to 7:15 a.m. on race day at the start line.
El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame — The 30th annual Induction and Awards Banquet at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Wyndham El Paso Airport, 2027 Airway. Inductees are Jesse Munoz, John Cazares, Luis Gonzalez, Lonnie Dugger and Rene Quinones. Six El Paso teams who went to Texas High School Final 4 State Championship Tournaments (1949 Bowie, 1965 Austin, 1983 Burges, 1992 Coronado, 2000 Riverside, 2009 Socorro) will also be honored. Ticket information: 494-7710 or elpasobaseballhalloffame.org.
Southern New Mexico
Cobblestone Wacky Triathlon — The “triathlon for the non-athletic” is 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, with a five Wacky Task Obstacle Course at 8:30 a.m.; anything that Safely Floats race at 11 a.m.; and a 5-Lap Backwards marathon in Truth or Consequences at 5 p.m. Awards Ceremony at 7 p.m. Divisions for individual (age 15 or older), duo, and family (with one person under 16 and one 17 and older). Entry fee: $65 individual; $120 duo and $110 family. Entrants receive a t-shirt, meal voucher and goodie bag. Park registration fee applies. Registration: (575) 740-1685.
‘Let The Sunshine In’ — New Desert Harmony Singers present their summer performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall in Las Cruces. The concert consists of songs that celebrate “Life, Love, Friendship, and Happiness,” in various musical genres. Tickets: $10. Information: Don Harlow, (575) 373-1816 or NDHSingers@gmail.com.
Selections include: “I’ve Got The Music In Me,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You,” “The Glory Of Love,” “Unforgettable,” “Put A Little Love In Your Heart,” “Love Potion Number 9,” “You’ve Got A Friend In Me,” “Isn’t It Romantic,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love,” and “What A Wonderful World.”
Big Bend Ranch Rodeo — The annual Working Ranch Cowboy Association-sanctioned rodeo is 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 11-12, 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. 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.
Cowboy Church service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13.