El Paso Scene Weekly for Sept. 10-16, 2018
EL PASO SCENE FEATURED EVENTS
‘Pickamania!’ — Sierra County Arts Council hosts a weekend of live music Sept. 14-16 at Black Range Lodge in Kingston, N.M. Hours are 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, 3 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $10 Friday or Sunday; $15 Saturday; $30 full weekend (half price for SCAC members). Information: (575) 894-0615 or sierracountyarts.org.
‘Stand and Deliver’ — El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana, presents the play based on the movie of the true story of teacher Jaime Escalante at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Sept.14-23. Adapted for the stage by Robert Bella. Tickets: $15 ($12 seniors 62+, students, military; $9 12 and younger). Information: 532-1317 or elpasoplayhouse.com.
Mt. Zion Community Street Fest — Mount Zion El Paso, 3400 Wyoming, hosts the street festival 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, with a health fair, car show, food trucks, live entertainment, 3 on 3 basketball, kids zone, vendors and more. Admission is free. For vendor space information, visit Facebook at Mount Zion El Paso.
‘Encores & Overtures’ — El Paso Opera, celebrating its 25th anniversary, and El Paso Ballet presents the annual event featuring headliner baritone-bass Ricardo Herrera at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at El Paso Country Club, with cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner and live performances. Tickets: $125 ($1,250 table for ten). Information: 581-5534, firstname.lastname@example.org or epopera.org.
Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso.. Information: 351-9909. Tickets at trickyfalls.com.
• September Mourning — The hardcore fantasy metal band performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, in The Perch with Kaleido, Charcoal Tongue and Crash. Tickets: $10.
• Grizzly Bear — The American rock band performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. Tickets: $28.
• Chaos Chaos, Yeek — The sister band (former known as Smoosh) performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Tickets: $12-$15.
AMIENSUS — The band performs Tuesday, Sept. 11, with Ashbringer, Mondoshawan and Stay Dead at Rockhouse Bar and Grill, 9828 Montana. All ages show. Doors open at 7 p.m.
UTEP Department of Music — Performances are at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Performance at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise listed. Tickets prices vary. Information: 747-5606 or utep.edu/liberalarts/music/.
• Greg Luffey performs an evening of saxophone music Wednesday, Sept. 12, as part of its Faculty Recital Series. Luffey accompanied by Domic Dousa on piano, performs works and transcriptions by Franck, Dubois, Desenclos, Gershwin and more.
• A Chamber Recital with Stephen Nordstrom, violin and Michael Way, cello, is 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, as part of its Faculty Recital Series. Tickets: $8 ($5 students/military; $3 UTEP faculty, students and staff).
Lowbrow Palace —1101 Texas (new location). Surcharge for ages under 21. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Flamingosis — The electronic R&B musician performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, with UniiQu3 and The Swell Kids. Tickets: $15-$18.
• The Crystal Method — The American electronic music group performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Tickets: $20.
Los Silvers — La Mujer Obrera presents the concert and dance for the whole family, at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at Cafe Mayapan, 2000 Texas. Tickets: $35; includes a chiles en nogada dinner (eventbrite.com). Information: 217-1126.
Speaking Rock Entertainment Center — 122 S. Pueblo Rd. Admission is free. Information: 860-7777, speakingrock.com or on Facebook.
Mexican Independence Day weekend celebration starts at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15, with Eliseo Robles and Paulina Rubio, Friday and Ramon Ayala Saturday. All ages event.
El Paso Call to Worship — The Body United presents its annual Night of Unified Worship 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Coronado High School’s Lee Ross Capshaw Auditorium, 100 Champions Place, with Todd Dulaney, Jaci Velasquez, Austin and Lindsay Adamec, and Broken Vessels. Everyone is invited regardless denomination or church affiliation. Admission is free. Information: 996-1601 or elpasocalltoworship.com.
Club Here I Love You — 115 S. Durango. Most events are at 9 p.m. and are 18 and older, unless listed otherwise. Tickets at eventbrite.com. Information: 307-7736 or on Facebook. Saturday, Sept. 15: Mija (Club Tour).
The Organ Symposium — The symposium celebrating organ music is at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at Zion Lutheran Church, 2800 Pershing, with organists from El Paso and Las Cruces, as well as young piano students playing the organ and piano. Program is free to the public; contributions welcome. Information: 532-5874.
ALSO THIS WEEK
‘Aging to Perfection’ expo — The Rio Grande Area Agency on Aging’s 19th annual senior expo is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the El Paso Convention Center. About 80 booths offer health screenings, social and medical services, and other services and products for older adults, family caregivers and adult children caring for aging parents. Admission is free. Information: 533-0998 or riocog.org.
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. Thursday, Sept. 13, 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. Information: 249-2270, email@example.com or signaturechefs.org/event/elpasotx.
Fiesta San Elceario — San Elizario’s annual fiesta is Sept. 14-16 at Veterans Memorial Placita in front of San Elceario Catholic Church, 1556 San Elizario Road, with food and game booths, carnival rides, folklorico and matachines dancers. Information: 851-2333.
El Paso Film Festival — The festival screens original narrative and documentary films by aspiring filmmakers Friday through Sunday, Sept. 14-16 in Downtown El Paso. Information: elpasofilmfestival.org. Most tickets available on Ticketmaster.
Short films are shown at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, and 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, at El Paso Museum of Art, 1 Art Festival Plaza. Films are not rated, but some may be too intense for younger viewers. Admission: $5.
A screening of “You Can’t Say No” feature film directed by Paul Kramer is 2:30 p.m. Sunday, at the El Paso Museum of Art. Tickets: $8.
Showing Friday at the Philanthropy Theatre in the Plaza Annex (tickets are $8.50):
• “Tejano,” 7 p.m.
• “Time Trap,” 9:45 p.m.
Showing Saturday at the Plaza Theatre (tickets are $10 per movie):
• 6 p.m.: “Home + Away”
• 9 p.m.: “Run Like the Devil”
Elena Baker Dance Studio — Elena Baker Dance Studio present an evening of dance at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission is free. Information: 532-7273.
Beer Bites and Beats — KISS FM and Deadbeach Brewery hosts the new Craft Beer Festival 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Sept. 15, at Epic Railyard Center, and other locations throughout Downtown El Paso. featuring headline entertainment from Blue October with opening act the Chamanas. Admission: $15 (includes access to festival grounds, brewery bars, pop-up kitchens, concert and souvenir glass). Additional cost for tasting tokens. VIP tickets available. Information: beerbitesandbeats.com.
Several seminars and events planned Sept. 12-14. Cost to be announced (all seminar costs include admission to the main festival).
• A Beer Bites and Beats Golf Tournament is 11:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Butterfield Trail Golf Club.
• A Bikes and Barley event biking tour is planned for Thursday, Sept. 13, followed by a beer dinner.
• Sunrise Yoga Brunch is Friday, Sept. 14.
‘Walk Like MADD’ 5K — Mothers Against Drunk Driving will host its 5K walk in partnership with El Paso Community College 10:15 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15, at Crime Victims Memorial Park, Judge Edward Marquez Library and Yucca Park, off Lafayette. The walk benefits MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving, through fundraising pledges made by the participants. Registration is 9 to 10 a.m. Information: 779-1987, ext. 4885 or walklikemadd.org.
Remembrance ceremony is 9:45 a.m.; Commitment celebration follows walk at 11:15 a.m.
‘Running of the Chihuahuas’ — The 6th annual event is 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Animal Rescue League of El Paso, 7256 La Junta in Canutillo. Races for Chihuahua/Chihuahua mixes, under 20 lb. category and a costume contest for all dogs. All well-mannered dogs and their families welcome. Entry fee: $20 per dog (limit two per family); includes t-shirt and goodie bag. Entry fee day of race is $25, if any slots are open. Information: 877-5002, arlep.org, or on Facebook.
The event also feature music, vendors; raffle and more. All well-mannered dogs and their families are welcome.
Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Fest — The 3rd annual wildly infamous festival is Saturday, Sept. 15, at its new location at Born TX Raised, 2106 N. Zaragoza, with 40 tequilas to sample, cervezas, music, lawn games, taco food trucks, lucha libre, vendors and more. Tickets: $25 age 21 and over only; $50 VIP (Eventbrite.com). Information on Facebook.
‘Stand and Deliver’ — El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana, presents the play based on the movie of the true story of teacher Jaime Escalante at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, through Sept. 23. Adapted for the stage by Robert Bella. Tickets: $15 ($12 seniors 62+, students, military; $9 12 and younger). Information: 532-1317 or elpasoplayhouse.com.
BAZAARS AND FAIRS
Woman’s Club Fantastic Fall Fling — Woman’s Club of El Paso, 1400 N. Mesa, will celebrate hosts its fall bazaar and event Sept. 14-15. Information: 532-6131 or on Facebook at The Woman’s Club of El Paso.
Tierra de Vida Community Farm — La Mujer Obrera and Centro Mayapan’s farmer’s market events are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, at Cafe Mayapan, 2000 Texas Avenue. Information: Information: 217-1126.
Gun Show — The Paso Del Norte Gun Collectors Spring Gun Show is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15-16, at the El Maida Shrine Temple, 6331 Alabama. The show includes guns and antiques for buy, sell or trade. Admission is $6, $4 for under 18. Minors must be accompanied by a parent. Free admission for Wounded Warriors. Information: 564-0904 or pasodelnorteguncollectors.com.
The Paso Del Norte Gun Collectors Inc., formed in 1964, raises funds for various charities.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
El Paso Chihuahuas — If the Chihuahuas make it to the PCL Championship series, home games would be 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 11-12 at Southwest University Park on Santa Fe Street in Downtown El Paso. Information: 533-BASE or EPChihuahuas.com.
German-American Night Run — The 25th annual German-American Oktoberfest Night Run’s 8K run and 5K fun run/walk is at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, Freedom Crossing, 1611 Haan Road, Fort Bliss. Corporate/Military Team also held. Grand prize drawing for a $1,000 travel voucher. Registration: $25 in advance; $150 unit or JROTC teams. Information: 744-5785, 201-5939 or bliss.armymwr.com. Registration: ganightrun.com.
Pre-race activities begin at 4 p.m. with German coffee, German pastries and cakes and. soft drinks. Entertainment 4 to 8:30 p.m.
Post-race events begin at 6 p.m.
Live music by “1st AD Band,” bratwurst, sodas, German coffee and pastries. Spectator admission is free.
Early registration by mail through Sept. 9 to 2018 Installation Morale Welfare P.O. Box 16090 Fort Bliss, Texas, 79906; or in person by 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at Stout Physical Fitness Center or at Joshua W. Soto Fitness Center (East Bliss, Bldg. 20751); or 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, Sept. 10-15, at Freedom Crossing.
Packet pickup is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept. 13-14, at Freedom Crossing. Late registration and packet pick up is 3 to 5:30 p.m. on race day; $35. No registration after 5:30 p.m.
Rhinos Fall Shootout — El Paso Hockey Association hosts its fall tournament for youth and adults Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15-16, at El Paso County Coliseum Events Center, 4100 E. Paisano. Open to all ages and skill levels, including adult. Cost: $40 per player for all divisions; limited space available per division. Information and registration: elpasohockey.org/shootout.
McKelligon Canyon Challenge — El Paso on the Move’s 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun walk is 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater. Proceeds benefit El Paso community gardens and activities that promote health. Registration: $30 through Sept. 12; $25 military and team; $20 ages 12 and younger. Late and race day registration: $35 (no race day registration for teams). Teams encouraged to give their team a “healthy” name. Information: Irish Pugao, (909) 528-0394. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com.
Packet pickup is 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at Central SDA Church, 1801 McRae.
SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
Chris Young — The platinum-selling entertainer’s “Losing Sleep 2018 Tour” is Thursday, Sept. 13, at NMSU’s Pan American Center in Las Cruces, with special guests Kane Brown and Morgan Evans. His No. 1 singles include “Losing Sleep,” “Sober Saturday Night,” “Think Of You,” and “I’m Comin’ Over.” Tickets: $39-$79; VIP packages offered. (Ticketmaster).
Stephen Stills and Judy Collins — The music legends perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at NMSU’s Pan American Center in Las Cruces. Tickets: $55.50 and $65.50 (Ticketmaster).
Stills, 73, began with Buffalo Springfield and became famous as part of Crosby, Stills & Nash, and later, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. He also has had a highly successful solo career and is considered one of rock’s best guitarists.
Collins, 79, began here recording career in 1961 and achieved fame as a folksinger with hits such as “Both Sides Now” and “Chelsea Morning.” Her biggest hit came in 1975 with “Send in the Clowns.”
Stills and Collins, who were lovers in the late 1960s but never performed together then, released their first album, “Everybody Knows,” last fall.
3 Doors Down — The rock band performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, with special guest Collective Soul at Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino, Mescalero, N.M.. Tickets: $59-$129. Age 21 and older admitted. Tickets through Yapsody.com or Ticketmaster. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
Lumberjack Day — The annual event is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in Zenith Park, Cloudcroft, N.M. with axe throw and standing block chop and “hot saw” competitions, demonstrations and more. Visitors can test their own lumberjack skills. Kids activities, food and drink available. Admission is free for spectators. Participant fee is $5 per event (registration in advance). Information: (575) 682-2733 or coolcloudcroft.com/lumberjack-day.
A lumberjack pancake and coffee breakfast is 7:30 to noon in Zenith Park. Cost is $5.
Pops Under The Stars — Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra performs an outdoor concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at Plaza de Las Cruces, 101 N. Main (Downtown Mall). Food, beverage and beer and wine available. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $16 (open seating); $51 VIP seating ($510 table of 10); available at holdmyticket.com. Information: (575) 646-3709 or lascrucessymphony.com.
NMSU Aggies Football — The Aggies “Battle of I-25” vs. University of New Mexico is 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces. Season tickets: $60-$150 Single game tickets: $10-$30; $12-$30 UNM game (Ticketmaster). Information: (575) 646-1420 or nmstatesports.com.
Dog Cruces Pet Expo — The 2nd annual expo for pet owners is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15-16, at Las Cruces Convention Center, with treats for dogs, a K-9 agility course, prizes and giveaways both days. Products and information booths for experts on behavioral issues, nutrition, grooming and more. Well-behaved, leashed dogs welcome. Admission: $5; free for age 4 and younger. Information: (575) 522-1232 or dogcrucespetexpo.com.
Diez y Seis de Septiembre Fiesta — The annual fiesta is noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15-16, at the Mesilla Plaza, with vendor booths offering art, crafts, games, drinks and food. There will also be a greased pole climb and piñatas for kids. Attendees may bring folding chairs. No alcohol, smoking or pets allowed on the plaza. Information/entry forms: (575) 524-3262, ext. 116 or mesillanm.gov/news.
The Fiesta Parade begins at 10 a.m. Saturday along Avenida de Mesilla, beginning at Four Points Gin and ending at the Mesilla Town Hall.