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EL PASO SCENE FEATURED EVENTS
El Paso Pro-Musica Chamber Music Festival — El Paso Pro-Musica presents its annual festival through 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.
“Celebrating Beethoven” featuring Zuill Bailey is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Double Eagle Restaurant on the Plaza in Mesilla, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall, followed by a reception.
El Paso Pro-Musica Guild hosts a brunch with a special performance by cellist Zuill Bailey and renowned pianist and conductor Eduard Zilberkant at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the home of Samuel and Denise Caballero, 4751 Vista del Monte. Cost is $40, with food, music and the opportunity to meet Bailey and Zilberkant, and includes an annual membership to El Paso Pro-Musica Guild. Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.
El Paso Pro-Musica’s and El Paso Symphony’s annual collaborative performance, “A Grammy Performance,” is 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-18, at the Plaza Theatre, performing Saint-Saens Concerto for Cello No. 1 and Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme. Tickets: 532-3776 or epso.org.
Free Bach’s Lunch is noon Thursday, Jan. 16, at El Paso Museum of Art, One Arts Festival Plaza.
Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano — The group performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Flickinger Center, 1110 New York Ave. in Alamogrodo. Tickets: $17, $32, $42. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
EPSO with Zuill Bailey — El Paso Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bohuslav Rattay, performs its annual collaborative concert with El Paso Pro-Musica featuring cellist Zuill Bailey at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-18, in the Plaza Theatre. Featured is Saint-Saëns’ Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 1, op. 33 in A minor; Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme, op. 33 and Dvo?ák’s Symphony No. 7, op. 70 in D minor. Tickets: $16-$45; $9 and $12 for students (Ticketmaster). Information: 532-3776 or epso.org.
These concerts celebrate the 15th annual collaboration between the El Paso Symphony Orchestra and El Paso Pro-Musica, whose joint mission is to present world-renowned artists to perform on multiple stages throughout El Paso, reaching a broader audience. Bailey is a Grammy Award winner, distinguished soloist, recitalist and chamber musician, who is also Artistic Director of Pro-Musica.
Opening notes with Dr. James Welsch are presented at 6:30 p.m. each night in the Philanthropy Theatre next to the Plaza.
Crossland Gallery — The El Paso Art Association’s gallery is at 500 W. Paisano. Showing Jan. 17-Feb. 28: “con.FIGURE.ation.six.2020.with.a.twist,” juried exhibit featuring figurative artwork of various styles and media. Judge is NMSU Associate Professor of painting and drawing, Craig Cully. Opening reception is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17. Admission is free. Information: 534-7377, CrosslandArtGallery.com, or on Facebook.
Lowbrow Palace —111 E. Robinson. Information: lowbrowpalace.com.
Outdoor concerts at 1101 Texas:
• 8Kalacas — The California ska-core band performs 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, with Chencha and The River Rats. Tickets: $15.
• Surf Curse — The indie surf rock band performs at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. Tickets: $16.
Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouserDiveBarKitchen.
• Creeping Death — The Texas death metal band performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, with Sanguisugabogg and local support. Tickets: $10.
• Tony Macalpine — The rock guitarist performs at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, with Schiermann. All ages event. Tickets: $15.
Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino — 1200 Futurity Dr. (at Sunland Park Drive), Sunland Park, N.M. No cover; age 21 and older admitted. Information: (575) 874-5200, Sunland-Park.com/entertainment or on Facebook. Park After Dark live music is 8:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. Mariachi bands perform at 5 p.m. Sundays. Depeche Mode tribute concert with Devotional is Saturday, Jan. 18. For full band lineup, see website.
The Organ Symposium — The symposium celebrating organ music is at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Western Hills United Methodist Church, 524 Thunderbird. Open to singers, instrumentalists, pianists, and organists. The church has a manual Rodgers organ and Kawai grand piano. Western Hills Handbells are invited to play. Program is free to the public; contributions welcome. Attendees may bring refreshments to share. Information: 532-5874.
ALSO tHIS WEEK
Animeholics Art Show & Market — Kaleidoscope Art Space presents the art market celebrating all things Anime 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at German Pub, 9530 Viscount, with food, local art, live performance and a cosplay contest. Admission is free; all ages welcome. Information: 630-4867 or KaleidoscopeArtSpace@gmail.com.
Twelfth Night – The Celebration of Twelfth Night, hosted by Barony of the Citadel of the Southern Pass, welcomes the new year 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Bethel Temple Assembly of God 6301 Alabama. The medieval-style event includes tournaments, feast, and a grand masquerade ball. Tournaments include all martial styles (including archery), competitions for Best Ball garb, best mask, and best table decoration.
A feast follows the evening court, with Masquerade Ball dancing and singing. Registration: $20 ($15 members; $5 age 6-15, and free for children under five). Feast is $10; registration required. Information: southernpass.org or on Facebook at Barony of the Citadel of the Southern Pass.
El Paso Psychic Fair — The fair is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 18-19, at Hawthorn Inn, 1700 Airway, at Boeing. Admission: $5 for both days (private readings not included with admission). Free admission with active duty military ID. Information: 345-6245 or elpasopsychicfair.com.
Days of Remembrance Bridal, Quince & Sweet 16 Expo — The annual event celebrating “30 Sweet Years” is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at El Paso Convention Center, presented by Elegant Penguin Productions. The event is the largest and longest-running of its kind, with more than 120 vendors with wedding gowns, quinceañera and sweet 16 dresses, ballrooms, photographers, tuxedos, florists, jewelers, skincare, eye care, DJs, bakers and more. Samples and giveaways offered. Participants must register and be present for a chance to win thousands in prizes, as well as a chance for a honeymoon grand prize. Admission: $5; free for children under 12. Information: 740-4349 or elegantpenguinelpaso.com.
All door proceeds benefit Paso Del Norte Children's Development Center.
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, email@example.com, 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.
UTEP Men’s Basketball – The Miners host UT-San Antonio at 7 p.m. , Wednesday, Jan. 15 , at the Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $10-$24. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
UTEP Women’s Basketball — The Lady Miners host UT-San Antonio at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in the Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $5 general admission. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
El Paso Puzzler — The 13th annual endurance mountain bike race is 8 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 19 at Bowen Ranch’s Round House, 2.6 miles north of US 54 on Martin Luther King Jr. (FM 3255). Mountain bike races of 15, 35 and 50 miles offered. Hosted by the Border Mountain Bike Association. Registration: $70 for 15- and, $75 for 35-mile race; $80 for 50-mile race. Deadline is Jan. 15. Information: 433-1752, elpasopuzzler.com or on Facebook at El Paso Puzzler Mountain Bike Race.
Registration at newmexicosportsonline.com.
Packet pickup is 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, and 7 to 7:30 a.m. on race day at the race venue. Registration at Jan. 18 packet pickup for additional $10. No race day registration.
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.
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