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February 2017

The following events are just some of the events coming up this month. We generally update this list once a month, and stop updating about a month before so we can focus on the print edition instead.

 ‘Cabaret’ — UTEP Dinner Theatre in the UTEP Student Union presents the Tony-winning musical through Feb. 12. Show time is 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Sunday dinner show is 1:30 p.m. Jan. 29; non-dinner matinees are Sunday 2:30 p.m. Feb. 5 and 12. Tickets: $31.50 to $41.50 Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday discount dinner performances; $34.50 to $46.50 (Friday and Saturday dinner performances), and $17.50 to $27.50 no-dinner matinee performances. Information: 747-6060 or utep.edu/udt.
 UTEP Men’s Basketball - The Miners’ home games are at the Don Haskins Center. Games are 7 p.m.. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
 • Thursday, Feb. 2: UAB
 • Saturday, Feb. 4: Middle Tennessee
 • Monday, Feb. 9: LA Tech
 • Wednesday, Feb. 11: Southern Miss
 Young People’s Concerts
— The El Paso Symphony Orchestra presents its 77th season of free programs for area fifth-graders at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 1-3, at the Plaza Theatre. The program is presented in collaboration with Carnegie Hall’s Link Up Program. The public is invited on a space-available basis; call for availability. Information: 532-3776 or epso.org.
 Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Surcharge for ages under 21. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
 • InVogue Unplugged Tour — James Thomas Woodruff performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, with In Her Own Words, Woven In Hiatus and Hazing. Tickets: $10-12.
 • The Bright Light Social Hour — The Austin psychedelic rock band performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2. Tickets: $10-12.
 • Austra — The electronic music project performs at 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, with the Range. Tickets: $17-$20.
 • NOTS — The noise punk band performs 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6. Tickets: $10-12.
 • The Lemon Twigs — The pop/rock band performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. Tickets: $10-12.
 • Jonathan Richman — The singer behind hits like “I’m So Confused” performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. Tickets: $10-12.
 • Adia Victoria — The singer/songwriter performs at 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19. Tickets: $8-$10.
 • Moving Units presents the Songs of Joy Division at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, with Viktor Fiction and Soviet. Tickets: $10-12.
 • The Growlers — The California rock band performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22. Tickets: $20.
 • Isaiah Rashad — The hip hop artist’s  “Lil Sunny Tour” is 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. Ages 16 and older only. Tickets: $15 (VIP meet and greet tickets are $65).
 Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. Information: 351-9909 or trickyfalls.com.
 • Rebelution — The reggae rock band performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, with Passafire. Tickets: $22.50-$25.
 • Reel Big Fish and Anti-Flag— The ska and punk bands celebrate their 20-year anniversaries 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, “Ballyhoo! and Pkew Pkew Pkew. Tickets: $22.50 to $25.
 • Khalid — The El Paso-born musician’s “The Location Tour” is 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4. Tickets: $13.
 • Lucero — The Memphis punk-country band performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, with Esme Patterson. Tickets: $21-$25.
 • Every Time I Die — The metalcore band performs at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, with Knocked Loose, Harm’s Way and Eternal Sleep. Tickets: $18-$20.
 • Jimmy Eat World — The Arizona rock band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. Tickets; $25-$40. See separate listing.
 • DevilDriver — The groove metal band’s “Bound by the Road Tour” is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, with Death Angel, Winds of Plague, the Agonist, and Azrael. Tickets: $26-$30.
 NMSU Department of Music — The 35th Annual Southwest International Honor Band & Orchestra Festival is Feb. 3-5 at the Atkinson Music Recital Hall at NMSU. Performance times to be announced. Information: (575) 646-2421, music.nmsu.edu or on Facebook at NMSU MusicDept.
 Carnage presents: Rare El Paso — The Swedish death metal band performs at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $20, $30 and $40 (Ticketmaster).
 ‘Alice in Wonderland’ — Kids-N-Co. presents an original adaptation written and directed by John Robledo, based on the book by Lewis Carroll Feb. 3-12, at First Presbyterian Church, 1340 Murchison. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $7 ($5 children, students, senior citizens, military), available at the door. Information: 274-8797 or on Facebook at El Paso Kids-n-Co.
 ‘Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey’ — Dona Ana Arts Council presents Lightwire Theater’s cosmic adventure at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in Las Cruces. Tickets: $7-$26; available at riograndetheatre.com.
 ‘The Women’ — El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana, presents the comedy by Clare Boothe Luce Feb. 3-26. 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.
 Loretto Academy Nun Run — The 5K run, 5K walk and 1-mile family fun walk are 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Loretto Academy, 1300 Hardaway. Entry fee is $25 through Jan. 20, $30 after. Information: 566-8400 or raceadventuresunlimited.com.
 Race for CARE — The 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun run is 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the historic Mesilla Town Square, Mesilla, N.M. Entry fee: $30 advance, $35 late. Information: carelascruces.org. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
 El Paso Coyotes — El Paso’s new Major Arena Soccer League team plays its home game at the El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $5-$30. Information: 229-1416, elpasocoyotes.com.
 • 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4: Baja Atletico
 • 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10: San Diego Sockers
 • 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24: Ontario Fury
 ‘Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey’ — Impact|Programs of Excellence presents Lightwire Theater’s cosmic adventure for all ages about celebrating differences at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Lee Ross Capshaw Fine Arts Center in Coronado High School, 100 Champions Place. The hour-long show combines dance, puppetry and traditional theatre, using electro-luminescent wires to create 3D sculptures. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for under age 16; 20 percent for groups of 10 or more. Information: 545-5068 or impactprogramsofexcellence.org.
 ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf’ — Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall, presents the Tony-winning Edward Albee play through Feb. 5. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $5-$12. Information: (575) 523-1200 or lcctnm.org.
 Out of Sterno’ — No Strings Theatre Company presents the Deborah Zoe Laufer play through Feb. 12, at Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, in Las Cruces. Directed by Ceil Herman. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Sundays Feb. 5 and 12; and at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9. Tickets: $15 ($12 students and seniors over 65; $10 all seats Thursday. Reservations: (575) 523-1223.
 Super Plant Sunday — Sierra Vista Growers, 800 HWY 28 in La Union, hosts a plant-centered alternative to the Super Bowl pregame, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, with games, gardening classes, a food truck, and plenty of plants to start the spring garden. Kid and pet friendly. Admission is free. Information: (575) 874-2415 or sierravistagrowers.net.
 Flickinger Center for Performing Arts — 1110 New York Ave. Alamogordo. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.
 • “Moon Mouse” — Lightwire Theater’s cosmic adventure is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7. Tickets: $9 ($4 children under 12).
 ‘Play Me’ Chocolate Buffet — The annual Valentine fundraiser is 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, with the highly acclaimed "Play Me" a Neil Diamond Tribute. The famous Flickinger chocolate buffet begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $15, $25 and $35.
 Camila — The Mexican pop-rock band’s “Elypse Tour” is at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $49.50, $59.50, $79.50 and $125(Ticketmaster).
 Dancing With The Stars Live! — The hit ABC show returns at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at Abraham Chavez Theater. Details to be announced. Tickets: $40, $55, $75 and $100 (Ticketmaster).
 Valentine’s Super Love Jam — The Delfonics, Zapp, One Way, The Temprees, Thee Midniters, Little Willie G, Evelyn Champagne King, Persuaders, Sunny Ozuna and Tierra are featured at this year’s Love Jam at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $28.50 and $49.50 (Ticketmaster).
 Carnaval de Danzas — The UTEP Department of Theater & Dance presents the colorful sights, sounds and history of New Orleans through dance Feb. 10-19, at UTEP’s Wise Family Theatre (2nd floor). Show time is 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $9-$14. Information: 747-5118, theatredance.utep.edu.
 Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets sold through Ticketmaster. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
 • Sawyer Brown — The country group performs Friday, Feb. 10. Tickets: $25-$55.
 • Tyler Farr — The rising country star performs Saturday, Feb. 11. Tickets: $25-$55.
 • Granger Smith — The Texas artist performs Friday, Feb. 17, with guest Earl Dibbles Jr. Tickets: $15-$50.
 Cupid’s Chase 5K — The 5K run benefiting Community Options is 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Old Mesilla Plaza, 2 Mesilla, N.M. Registration: $30 by Feb. 10, $40 on race day. Information: (575) 532-9275. Registration at cupidschase.org.
 Lone Star Hundred — The ultramarathon trail is Feb. 11-12 at Franklin Mountains State Park, with 100-mile and 100K events, both individual and relay, offered. Registration at active.com. Information: trailracingovertexas.com/lone-star-100
 WWE Live — The professional wrestling event, ”Road to Wrestlemania,” returns at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at NMSU’s Pan American Center in Las Cruces. Tickets on sale Jan. 6, and start at $15 (Ticketmaster). Information: (575) 646-1420 or panamcenter.com.
 Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan — “El mejor mariachi del mundo” returns at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $30, $45 and $55 (Ticketmaster).
 Chocolate Fantasia – Mimbres Region Arts Council’s 18th annual celebration of arts and sweet delicacies is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in historic downtown Silver City. This year’s theme is “Wild West Days.” Tickets: $25 for 20 individual pieces of chocolate. Information: (575) 538-2505 or chocolatefantasia.org.
 Spencer Theater for Performing Arts — Alto, N.M. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.
 • The Carpenters Tribute — The tribute to the duo is 7 p.m. Feb. 11.
 Tickets: $39-$79.
 • Five Irish Tenors — 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. Tickets: $39-$89.
 UTEP Women’s Basketball - Home games are in the Don Haskins Center. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
 • 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16: North Texas
 • 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18: Rice
 • 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23: Florida Atlantic
 • 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25: FIU
 Over the Edge for the El Paso Zoo — Participants will rappel 12 stories down the Anson Mills Building in Downtown El Paso 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, to benefit El Paso Zoo’s wildlife and conservation programs with DJ, food trucks, animal education stations, craft stations, climbing rock wall, kid’s zone, and sponsor booths. Spectator admission is free. Information: El Paso Zoological Society Office, 212-0245. Limited amount of rappel spaces available; register at EPZooOverTheEdge.
 Tuff Hedeman West Texas Shootout — Four-time World Champion Bull Rider and El Paso native Tuff Hedeman presents the 11th annual World Championship bull riding event at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano. Tickets: $10-$75; VIP seating available (Ticketmaster). Information: 534-4329 or CBRbull.com.
   The “Tailgate Down” pre-party begins at 5:30 p.m.
 Alina Kiryayeva — Showtime! El Paso presents the professional concert pianist and chamber musician at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: Tickets: $30; general admission. Information: 544-2022 or showtimeelpaso.com.
 Springfoot El Paso Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K — The annual races are Sunday, Feb. 19. Information: elpasomarathon.org. Registration (through Feb. 17) is $110 for the Michelob Ultra Springfoot Marathon, $75 for the TFCU Springfoot Half Marathon; and $40 for the Up and Running Springfoot 5K. Entry fees at the Race Expo the day before the race go up $10.
   The marathon begins at 7 a.m. at the Hospitals of Providence East Campus and ends at Southwest University Park, Downtown El Paso. Half marathon is 7 a.m. and 5K is 7:15 a.m. starting and finishing at Southwest University Park.
 Race Expo and packet pickup are 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at El Paso Convention and Performing Arts Center.
 MercyMe — The Christian band’s “Texas Takeover Tour” is 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $20 to $45; Meet-and-greet VIP tickets available (Ticketmaster).
 African Guitar Summit — Mimbres Region Arts Council (MRAC) presents a superb and unique achievement in African music at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at WNMU’s Fine Arts Auditorium. Tickets: $20 ($15 members; $5 students, children). Information: (575) 538-2505, or mimbresarts.org.
 Jimmy Eat World — The Arizona rock band legend performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Tricky Falls, 209 S. El Paso, in support of their new album “Integrity Blues.” All-ages. Tickets: $25-$40. Information: 351-9909 Online tickets at trickyfalls.com and ticketfly.com.
 Texas Country Music Fest — Tracy Lawrence, the Josh Abbott Band and Wade Bowen perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the El Paso Country Coliseum, with a Patio Pre-Party offering food trucks, family activities and more live music. Tickets are $29 to $65 (Ticketmaster). Information: TexasCMF.com.
 The Music of Prince — El Paso Symphony Orchestra presents a tribute to the late pop superstar at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $33.50, $48.50, $63.50 and $78.50 (Ticketmaster). information: 532-2776 or epso.org.
 ‘Elvis Lives’ — The multi-media live journey across Elvis’ life is 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets:$37.50 and $62.50 (Ticketmaster).

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