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El Paso Pro-Musica Chamber Music Festival — El Paso Pro-Musica concludes its annual festival with Lynn Harrell, the “Dean of American Cellists," performing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.
UMC Health Start — University Medical Center’s 5K run and 1 mile fun run/walk is 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at UMC West Clinic, 6600 N. Desert. Information: Chris Rowley, 478-5663.
Magic Morning Market — The Marketplace at Placita Santa Fe, 5034 Doniphan, hosts an indoor and outdoor market 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of the month (Feb. 1). Food and refreshments sold. Information: 585-9296.
UTEP Men’s Basketball - Homes games are at the Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $10-$24. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
• 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1: UAB
• 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13: Western Kentucky
• 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15: Marshall.
Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouserDiveBarKitchen.
• Wicked Garden — The Stone Temple Pilots tribute is at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1.
• Ether Coven — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, with Outlier and Barishi.
• Reggae band The Gladiators featuring Droop Lion perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5. Tickets: $5.
• Vader — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, with Abysmal Dawn, Hideous Divinity and more.
• Ingested — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19. Tickets: $15.
• Vale of Pnath — 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, with Gorod and Wolf King. Tickets: $15.
Las Cruces Symphony Gala — Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra’s annual Gala is 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, with cocktails, dinner, and a silent auction. Live music by LSCO’s Pancho Romero, principal trumpet, and his jazz band, the Footprints. Tickets: $50 ($500 table for 10) available at lascrucessymphony.com or HoldMyTicket.com. Information: (575) 646-3709.
‘Saturday Night Fever’ — UTEP Dinner Theatre, in the UTEP Student Union West building, presents the Broadway and West End smash hit based on the 1977 film Jan 31-Feb. 16, featuring music by the Bee Gees. Information: 747-6060 or utep.edu/udt.
‘Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ — Broadway in El Paso presents the hit musical based on the original film Jan. 29-Feb. 2, at the Plaza Theatre. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $30-$70 (Ticketmaster). Information: 231-1111, ElPasoLive.com/Broadway or on Facebook at Broadway in El Paso.
EPSYOs Winter Concert — El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras, directed by James O. Welsch, perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $15 ($10 active military, students, seniors). Information: 525-8978 or epsyos.org.”
A Conversation with Gary Vaynerchuk — An evening with the bestselling author, entrepreneur, and internet personality is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $40-$200 (Ticketmaster).
Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Information: lowbrowpalace.com.
• Grayscale — The alternative rock band performs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, with Hot Mulligan, WSTR and Lurk. Tickets. $17.
• Jasper Bones — The Chicano “wavy-soul” artist performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, with Royal Jag. Tickets: $13.
• Lane 8 — The electronic DJ/Producer performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. Tickets: $20.
• The Winehouse Experience — The Amy Winehouse tribute is 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. Tickets: $18; age 18 and older admitted (ticketweb.com).
• The Adicts — The British punk band performs at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10. Tickets: $25.
• Chastity Belt — The rock band performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, with Loose Tooth. Tickets: $12.
• The Aggrolites — The band’s “Reggae Now Tour” is 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18. Tickets: $15.
• Pinegrove — The indie rock band performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, with Whitney Ballen. Tickets: $17.
• Ezra Furman — The alternative rock singer performs at 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, with Kelley Stoltz. Tickets: $13.
• White Reaper — The rock band behind hits like “Might be Right,” “1F” and “Real Long Time” perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, with The Aquadolls. Tickets: $15.
UTEP Women’s Basketball - Home games are in the Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $5 general admission. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
• 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6: Charlotte
• 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8: Old Dominion.
El Paso Rhinos - The Junior League ice hockey team’s season home games are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday at El Paso County Coliseum Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano.
Tickets: $30 balcony; $25 glass seats; $15 center line; $10 bluelines; $7 goal lines, $5 general admission. Free admission to active military with ID. Information: 479-PUCK (7825) or elpasorhinos.com.
• Feb. 7-9: Northern Colorado Eagles
• Feb. 21-23: Oklahoma City Blazers
‘As You Like It’ — El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana presents one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies Feb. 7-23. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15 ($12 seniors, students, military and teachers; $9 children). Information: 532-1317 or elpasoplayhouse.com.
Love blooms in the Forest of Arden, as the banished Rosalind and her faithful cousin Celia encounter a group of other exiles. Gender roles, nature, and politics are confused in this play that reflects on how bewildering yet utterly pleasurable life and love can be.
Cupid’s Chase 5K — The 5K run benefiting Community Options is 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Old Mesilla Plaza, 2114 Calle de Santiago in Mesilla. Runners, walkers, and rollers (baby strollers and wheelchairs) help raise funds to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Cost, information: (575) 532-9275.
Loretto Academy Nun Run — The 5K competitive run and non-competitive walk is 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Loretto Academy, 1300 Hardaway. Part of the More than A Marathon Series. Information: 566-8400 or raceadventuresunlimited.com.
Flickinger Center for Performing Arts — 1110 New York, in Alamogordo. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
• International Guitar Night — four of the best guitar players in the world on one stage perform together on one stage Saturday, Feb. 8, along with the annual Chocolate Buffet. Tickets: $15, $26, $35.
• Celebrated solo pianist George Winston performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11. Winston has inspired fans and musicians alike with his singular solo acoustic piano songs for more than 40 years while selling 15 million albums. Tickets: $21, $25 and $35.
• Sons of Mystro — Two virtuoso violinists inspired by, and under the tutelage of Black Violin Duo, perform Saturday, Feb. 29. Tickets: $10, $20, $28.
Paranormal Investigations and Travels — The Rev. Henry Flores will give guided paranormal investigations of Concordia Cemetery, 3700 E Yandell at 9 p.m. the second Saturday of the month beginning Feb. 8. Proceeds will benefit the restoration and preservation of the historic landmark. Cost: $15; kid and family friendly. Information: 247-6116 or on Facebook.
Classical Drinking — Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) hosts its monthly musical series 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, featuring Erilk Unsworth on double bass 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.
Community Arts Party — The City of Socorro, N.M. will host its 24th annual arts event featuring workshops for all ages 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, in Finley Gym, 202 McCutcheon. Local artists and organizations offer workshops on painting, tie-dye, clay, jewelry, candle dipping, beading, masks, leather work and more. Wear old clothes. Volunteers welcome. Admission is free. Information: (575) 835-5688 or nmtpas.org.
Seniors Love Conference — El Paso Community College’s Senior Adult Program’s 25th annual conference is Saturday, Feb. 8. Admission is free with donation of a canned good, but participants must register for a conference pass to participate. Information: 831-7801.
Tuff Hedeman West Texas Shootout — Four-time world champion bull rider and El Paso native Tuff Hedeman presents the 14th annual Tuff Hedeman Championship Challenge bull riding event at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano. This event sells out every year. Tickets: $15-$80; Limited table seats for $218 (Ticketmaster). Information: 534-4329 or CBRbull.com.
T.G. Sheppard — The country singer-songwriter and his band perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Spencer Theatre in Alto, N.M. With 21 No. 1 hit songs, this singer-songwriter defined the ‘urban cowboy’ sound of the 80s in songs like “I Loved ‘em Everyone,” “Slow Burn,” “Do You Wanna Go To Heaven,” and “Party Time.” Tickets: $39-$59. nformation: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.
‘The Straussiana’ — El Paso Community Foundation’s Jewel Box Series presents the performance by Ballet in Session Academy at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Philanthropy Theatr. Tickets: $16 (Ticketmaster). Information: 533-4020 or epcf.org.
‘The Killing Game’ — No Strings Theater Company presents the play by Eugene Ionesco through Feb. 9, at Black Box Theater, 430 N. Main in Las Cruces. Showtime is 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, and 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6. Tickets: $15 ($12 students and seniors over 65). Information: (575) 523-1223 or no-strings.org.
‘Monsters We Create’ — The UTEP Department of Theater & Dance presents original pieces created by UTEP students in collaboration with New York playwright Georgina Escobar at Feb. 12-16, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Studio Theatre. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturday, plus 2:30 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sunday. Directed by Kim McKean. Tickets: $12-$18. Information: 747-5118, theatredance.utep.edu or on Facebook.
Inspired and created by students, the piece examines subjects and themes that percolated through a series of methodologies of devised theatre and writing techniques.
‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ — Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall presents the classic Joseph Kesselring play through Feb. 16. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $17 ($14 senior, students and military; $10 groups and children). Information: (575) 523-1200 or lcctnm.org.
Galentine’s Day Cocoa Crawl — Magoffin Home State Historic Site, 1120 Magoffin, hosts a free “Galentine’s Day Cocoa Crawl” 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. Dress warm and wear comfortable shoes. Admission is free. Information: 533-5147, visitmagoffinhome.com or Facebook.
Valentine’s Dinner and Dance — Catholic Daughters of the Americas #1581, hosts it fundraising dinner and dance 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, Feb. 14 at 801 Magoffin, with music by Starliners Band and mariachis, and prizes. BYOB. Tickets: $35 (tax-deductible donation).Information: Barbie, 240-5959; Virginia, 999-7805, Josie, 603-6368, Hazel, 267-9070 or Rache, 244-2209.
Jo Koy — The comedian Jo Koy brings his “Just Kidding” World Tour to El Paso at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $40-$60; VIP packages available (Ticketmaster).
Raúl Di Blasio and Barabara Padilla — The celebrated pianist teams up with the operatic singer for a “Concierto Para Enamorados” at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $39-$99 (Ticketmaster).
Valentine’s Freestyle Love Jam — Lisa Lisa and Stevie B lead this year’s Love Jam at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with TKA, Shannon, Debbie Deb, Stacey Q, and Pretty Poison. Tickets: $30.50-$52.50(Ticketmaster).
Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
• Linkin’ Bridge — The award winning R&B Group headlines the Valentine’s dinner at Friday, Feb. 14. Dinner served at 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m. Tickets: $55 general admission.
• Criss Angel — The popular magician performs his “Mindfreak Unplugged” show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. Tickets: $45-$95.
Mambo Kings — Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra presents a Latin Jazz tour with music Argentina, Cuba, Peru, Puerto Rico and the United States, Feb. 15-16, at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall, with conductor Lonnie Klein. The show features the music of Astor Piazzolla, Tito Puente, Dave Brubeck and more. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $41-$51: information: (575) 646-3709, lascrucessymphony.com or on Facebook.
For the Love of Art – The shops and galleries at Placita Madrid, 1445 in San Elizario, host their annual Valentine’s Day weekend events 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 15-16. Take a picture with your loved ones, both people and pets, at a photo booth with valentine props, and children can make valentines. Visiting vendors will offer a selection of gifts. Artists Alberto Escamilla, Robert Dozal and Romy Hawkins will be on site working on their latest works of art. Juana Romo of JR’s Art Gallery and Tea Room will feature her Valentine creations and other artists’ artwork. Live music and refreshments. Free and open to the public. Information: (915) 851-0742.
Valentine’s Dance — St. Pius Special Needs Group hosts its annual dance 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Feb. 15, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1050 N Clark, with music by Rhapsody Band. Proceeds supports the group ministry to improve the quality of life for its members. Cost: $15; free beer and setups while they last. Tables for 10 available with reservations. Tickets: 443-3703.
Ángela Aguilar — The mariachi/ranchera singer, daughter of Pepe Aguilar, performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Plaza Theatre, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $55-$149.75 (Ticketmaster).
‘ReUnión rEvolución’ — The Latinx New Works Fest is Feb. 17-22, at the Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission is free. Information: 747-5118, theatredance.utep.edu or on Facebook.
UTEP Softball — The Miners softball team’s home games are at UTEP’s Helen of Troy Complex. Ticket information: 747-6065 or utepathletics.com. UTEP Tournament is Feb. 21-23, with IUPUI and Omaha. Games begin at 3:30 and 6 p.m. Friday, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, and 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
Alan Jackson — The country superstar performs at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets:$36.24-$96.24; VIP packages $169-$619 (Ticketmaster).
‘An American in Paris’ — Broadway in El Paso presents Tony Award-winning Musical featuring favorite Gershwin songs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 25-26, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $32.50-$72.50 (Ticketmaster). Information: 231-1111 or visitelpaso.com/broadway.
In post-war Paris, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan begins a new life as a painter, but things get complicated when he meets a young Parisian woman. Winner of four Tony Awards, it features Gershwin favorites such as “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “S’Wonderful,” “But Not for Me” and “Stairway to Paradise.”
‘The Bachelor’ Live on Stage — The hit romance reality series comes to El Paso at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Hosted by “The Bachelor” fan favorites Ben Higgins and Becca Kufrin, “The Bachelor Live on Stage” fits an entire season of “Bachelor” drama into one evening, giving members of the audience the opportunity to find love in their own community, complete with a rose ceremony. Tickets: $39.50-$69.50 (VIP meet and greet tickets are $135) (Ticketmaster). Information:bachelorliveonstage.com.
The tour is the latest extension of the hit “Bachelor” franchise, heading into its 24th season on ABC and airs in 31 countries around the world.
Hal Marcus Gallery — 1308 N. Oregon. A closing reception is 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, for the 20/20 Visionary Exhibition on display. Information: 533-9090 or halmarcus.com.
Leap Year Birthday Celebration — The 2020 Worldwide Leap Year Festival in Anthony, N.M./Texas is Thursday through Monday, Feb. 28-March 2, with several special events planned. Information:543-0554, Maria@emajj.com or on Facebook.
The community of Anthony is known as the “Leap Year Capital of the World.” In 1988 local resident Mary Ann Brown and her neighbor Birdie Lewis, both born on a leap day, approached the Chamber of Commerce with the idea of a leap year festival and a leap year birthday club for those born on a leap day. The Worldwide Leap Year Birthday Club now has members from all over the world who in Anthony to join the community in celebrating this event that takes place every four years.
‘Bely y Beto’ — The Spanish language family show brings its live tour to El Paso at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets sold out at press time (Ticketmaster).
Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino — 1200 Futurity Drive, Sunland Park. The live racing season runs through April 21. Race days are Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays, with post time at 12:25 p.m., and 1 p.m. beginning Feb. 1. General admission and parking are free. Information: (575) 874-5200 or sunland-park.com.
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