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JUNE 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.


El Paso Chihuahuas — The city’s AAA baseball teamhosts home games at Southwest University Park on Santa Fe Street in Downtown El Paso. Game time is 7:05 p.m., unless otherwise listed. Tickets: $5-$24. Information: 533-BASE or EPChihuahuas.com.
June 1-4: Salt Lake Bees. June 1 is 6:35 p.m. and June 4 is 6:05 p.m.
June 9-11: Fresno Grizzlies. June 11 is 6:05 p.m. • June 13-16: Tacoma Rainiers.
June 26-29: Sacramento River Cats.
June 30-July 3: Reno Aces.

All Hail The Yeti — The hardcore metal hybrid performs in support of their latest album “Screams From A Black Wilderness” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 2, at the Rockhouse Bar and Grill, 9828 Montana, with special guest Invidia and Broken Rail. Ages 16 and older admitted. Tickets: $13 in advance; $15 at the door. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook.

Alfresco! Fridays — The 15th season of free outdoor summer concerts are 6 p.m. Fridays at Convention Center Plaza. 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.
June 2: Azucar (salsa)
June 9: Dusty Low (alternative rock)
June 16: PT & The Cruisers (classic rock)
June 30: Ooh La La (’70s disco)

‘No Sex Please, We’re British’
— El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana, closes its season with the farce by Alistair Foot and Anthony Marriot June 2-4. 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.

Lee and Beulah Moor Walk/Run — The Lee and Beulah Moor Children’s Home hosts the 15th annual 5K competitive race and 1-mile fun walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 3, at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, 1200 Futurity Drive in Sunland Park. First 500 registered runners receive t-shirts. Race-day registration begins at 6:45 a.m. Cost (by May 19): $18 ($20 after May 19); $15 military/student teams of 10 or more ($18 after May 19); $25 on race day). Information: Renee Tanner, 544-8777 or leemoor.org.
  Online registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Proceeds benefit the Lee and Beulah Moor Children’s Home. Founded in 1959, the home provides a wide range of services and programs for families in the El Paso region in need of child support and care.

Run Through the Clouds 10K — Cloudcroft Runners host the 10k run/walk and 1 mile Kids Dash benefiting Cloudcroft School Tutoring Program Saturday, June 3, starting at Zenith Park in Cloudcroft, N.M. Kids Dash starts at 8 a.m. and 10K at 8:30 a.m. Run is on a mountain course with dirt and paved roads throughout the Village of Cloudcroft. Kids Dash is a 1-mile gravel trail loop around Zenith Park. Refreshments at finish line. Cost: $30; $35 on race day; ($10 kids dash for age 9 and younger; $15 on race day). Information: (575) 430-7634, (575) 202-2343.
  Registration (by May 31) at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Packet pickup is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 2, at the Pavilion at Zenith Park on Hwy 82, or 7 to 7:45 a.m. on race day at the start line.

Southwest New Age Expo — The fair featuring readers, healers and local vendors, stones, cards and more is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at Center for Spiritual Living, 575 N. Main in Las Cruces. Admission is free. Information: (979) 255-9736.

Special Edition Chili Cook off — Special Edition, 3333 N Yarbrough, Suite D, hosts a chili cook off Saturday,June 3, with tasting from 4 to 5 p.m. Tasting cups; $5. Entry fee for participants is $20. Information, rules: Kathy, 203-8326 or dons50@aol.com.

Sun City PrideFest 2017 — El Paso Sun City Pride’s 10th annual festival is Saturday, June 3, at 100 E. Franklin, in honor of LGBTQI Month, with performances, parties, and the annual parade at 10 a.m. Information, reservations: (615) 973-3870 or epscp.org.

Wicked Wine Run — The 5K run and 1K Tasting Walk is Saturday, June 3, at La Vina Winery, 4201 Hwy 28 in La Union, N.M. with 5K run at 5 p.m. and 1K tasting walk at 6:30 p.m. with wine stations. Registration at wickedwinerun.com.

‘Banging the Bell: A Texas Comedy in Two Acts’ — The original play by El Paso playwright Ted Karber Jr. will be
be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sundays, June 2-4, at El Paso Community College Transmountain Forum Theatre. Tickets: $16 (Ticketmaster). Information: 533-4020 or epcf.org.

Father’s Day Dinner — Lulac council #22269 hosts a fundraising Fathers Day Dinner and Dance 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, June 3, at the Forum Ballroom, 3800 Mattox. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. with music By Azucar and Tejas bands. Tickets: $35. Information: 248-6191 or 588-2365.

For the Love of Dance — The dance studio presents its student performance, “Aladdin,” Saturday, June 3, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium, featuring students from pre-school to adult. Information: 276-6522 or 4lovedance.com.

‘Stayin’ Alive’ One Night of the Bee Gees — The world’s No. 1 Tribute to The Brothers Gibbs is 8 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at the Spencer Theater for Performing Arts in Alto, N.M.  S Tickets: $39-$69. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.

Music Under the Stars — The 34th summer concert series sponsored by GECU and presented by the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department is Sundays, June 4-25, at Cohen Stadium. Admission is free. Information: elpasolive.com or on Facebook.

Race for CARE — The 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun run in honor of National Cancer Survivors Day is 7 a.m. Sunday, June 4, at the historic Mesilla Plaza in Mesilla, N.M. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. Information: 351-9909o r trickyfalls.com.
• Robert Randolf Family Band — The soul band performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 4. Tickets: $26-$30.
• The Birthday Massacre — The Canadian goth rock band’s  Under Your Spell Tour is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, with Army of the Universe and Ludovico Technique. Tickets: $18.50-$22.
• Passafire — The reggae band’s Longshot tour is 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, with Bumpin’ Uglies at The Perch. Tickets: $16.
• Suffocation — Death metal band, 8 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at Revocation and Withered. Tickets: $17-$20.

‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella’ — The Broadway in El Paso series closes its season with the Tony-winning Broadway musical Tuesday, June 6, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $47.50 and $75 (Ticketmaster).

Mesilla Summer Music Series — The Town of Mesilla hosts ”Friday Nights in the Plaza” live music 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays June 9-July 22, on the historic plaza. Information: (575) 571-3890 or mesillanm.gov.

Alabanza 2017 — The Spanish language program of praise is 3 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano. Tickets: $14-$24 (Ticketmaster).

Tailgate 2017 — The annual outdoor concert series in Alamogordo, N.M., raises funds for the Flickinger Center. Concerts begin at 8 p.m. on various Saturdays June 10-Aug. 26, in the upper parking lot at the New Mexico Museum of Space History. Season spaces are $150-$180 for six shows. Information: (575) 437-2202. Reservations at flickingercenter.com. Single event tickets available for $45 per vehicle. Walk up tickets are $10 ($15 couples).
June 10: Funk of the West
June 24: Brazil Project

El Paso Psychic Fair — The fair is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11, at Hawthorn Inn, 1700 Airway, at Boeing. Admission: $5 for both days. Free admission with active duty military I.D. Information: 345-6245 or elpasopsychicfair.com.

Carlos Mencia — The superstar standup comic performs June 15-17, at the Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets: $27.50-$52.50, ticketweb.com. Information: 779-5233 or laff2nite.com.

Fiesta Latina — A weekend of Latin cultures, rhythms, flavors, artisans crafts and tequila tasting is Friday though Sunday, June 16-18, at Western New Mexico University in Silver City, N.M. Most performances in the WNMU gardens. Fiesta VIP pass is $41.50 for all events; available at fiestalatina.org.
  A Sneak Peek event is 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, with opening reception, music, cash bar, and chips and salsa. Baracutanga/Columbian dancers perform 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets: $10.
  Saturday’s headliner is Tobias Rene at 8 p.m. in the WNMU gardens; live music entertainment runs noon t5 5:45 p.m. with Mariachi Plata, Ballet Folklórico Paso del Norte, Quinto Sol Capoeira and Samba Batucada Alma de Fogo.
  Sunday’s entertainment includes Ballet Folklorico de San Vicente de la Cienega at 1 p.m. and Trio Los Amigos at 2 p.m.
  Kids activities are noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.
  Columbian dance and drumming workshop is 11 a.m. Saturday.
  Artisan workshops are noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, in WNMU Light Hall/Pavillion.

Alfredo Olivas — The young ranchera singer (aka “el Patroncito) performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at El Paso County Coliseum, with Alta Consinga. Tickets: $40; general admission (Ticketmaster).

‘PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue’ — The Nickelodeon show hits the stage at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 17-18, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $16-$50  (Ticketmaster).

ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk — The 5K run, 1-mile walk and “Kids’ Superhero Dash for Dad” is 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 17, at Keystone Heritage Park / El Paso Botanical Garden. Registration: $15-$30; registration at zerocancer.org. Information (210) 317-1827. Family-friendly post-race celebration follow the race

Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Tickets through Yapsody. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com. 
• Lynyrd Skynyrd — The Southern rock legends perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 17, with special guest Rodney Atkins and Parmalee. Outdoor concert. Tickets: $76 general admission; $125 VIP.
• George Lopez — The popular comedian performs 8 p.m. Sunday, June 18. Tickets: $75; $125 VIP.

Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• The Picturebooks — Indie duo, 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 20. Tickets: $10-$12.
• Gt Garza — Hip-hop artist, 9 p.m. Friday, June 23, with Throwed Ese, Jay 9 and Ezra Millz. Tickets: $10-$15
• Hot Flash Heat Wave — The rock band performs 9 p.m. Sunday, June 25, with Inner Wave. Tickets: $10-$12.
• Sean Rowe — Alternative folk singer-songwriter, 9 p.m. Monday, June 26. Tickets: $15-$17.

Downtown Street Festival — The “StreetFest” encompasses the entire El Paso Convention Center area, with four stages of live music, food, games, car show and fireworks Friday and Saturday, June 23-24. Single day general admission: $21.65. VIP admission (age 21 and older): $135.30. One-day 4-packs available for $27.05. Information: elpasolive.com.
  Friday’s headliner is Papa Roach with In This Moment and Starset.
  Saturday’s headline is hard rock legend Alice Cooper, with Jackyl and Dokken.

Hispano Arts Market and Fiesta —10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25, at Deming Art Center, 100 S. Gold, in Deming, N.M. Information: (575) 546-3663 or demingarts.org.

Sun City Roller Girls — The Roller Girls host a double-header June 25 featuring Chuco Town Chulas vs. SeXecutioners, and Las Viudas Negras vs. Las Diablas, 6 p.m. Sunday, May 14, at El Paso County Coliseum’s Judging Arena, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $7-$10. Information: suncityrollergirls.com.

‘Imparables’ — The hit Spanish-language comedy battle show featuring Adrian Uribe and Omar Chaparro is 8 p.m. Friday, June 30, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Ages 18 and older. Tickets: $39-$150 (Ticketmaster).

Red White & Brew Wine and Beer Festival — The Fourth of July weekend event is 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, and noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 30-July 2, at Las Cruces Convention Center. Admission: $20 at the gate, $15 in advance; available at redwhiteandbrewfestival.com. Admission free to under 21 with parent or guardian. Cost is $10 for designated drivers. Information: (575) 522-1232.
  Friday’s headliner is Loud Boy Tim.
  Saturday’s music by Vince Alten and Derrick Harris Band
  Sunday’s music by Soulshine and CW Ayon Trio.



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