El Paso Scene Weekly 11/19/18 - 11/25/18

El Paso Scene Weekly for Nov. 19-25, 2018

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Holiday Revels,
— UTEP Music Department’s annual gala holiday show, “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” is 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 19-20, in UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Featured ensembles include the UTEP Men and Women’s Glee Clubs, Concert Chorale and Chamber Singers along with the UTEP Ceremonial Brass. Music will include holiday favorites from around the world, as well as new choral compositions. Tickets: $5 ($3 students/military; free for UTEP faculty, staff and students). Information: 747-5606 or utep.edu/music.

North by North — The Chicago band performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Love Buzz, 3011 Pershing, with Fat Camp, State Limbo and Trost House. Tickets are free; RSVP atbandsintown.com.

Bronco — The popular Norteño band performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at the Plaza Theatre, with their modern take on a classic sound. Tickets: $49-$89 (Ticketmaster).

Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook.
• The Metal Night Before Thanksgiving event is 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, with Texas Voodoo Stomp, Mondoshawan and Innocent Exile. Cost: $5.
• Pantera Tribute 333 performs 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, with local bands. Admission: $10.

Anuel AA — The Puerto Rican rapper performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at El Paso County Coliseum. The performer is considered one of the early pioneers of the Latin trap movement. Tickets: $60-$115 (Ticketmaster).

NB Ridaz Reunion Concert — The hip-hop group featuring Zig Zag, MC Magic and Dos performs at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Plaza Theatre, with guest performances by platinum recording artist Frankie J, San Diego favorite Lil Rob and Los Angeles soulstress Trish Toledo. Tickets: $45-$80. Gold meet-and-greet packages: $125. (Ticketmaster).


FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade —
The 82nd annual Sun Bowl Parade is 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day), at Montana and Ochoa and proceeds east three miles to Copia. This year’s theme is “Amazing Feats” with Grand Marshal WWE Superstar Sin Cara. Review stand tickets (near First Baptist Church, 805 Montana):
$10; available at all Circle K stores, FirstLight Credit Union branches and the Sun Bowl Office. Information: 533-4416 or sunbowl.org.
  The El Paso Downtown Lions Club organized the Parade in 1935, and was held on New Year’s Day from 1936 until 1978 when the event was changed to Thanksgiving Day. The Sun Bowl Parade is the largest community event in the region.

WinterFest — El Paso Live with the Hospitals of Providence and Providence Children’s Hospital, hosts ice skating and various winter events in Downtown’s Arts Festival Plaza and surrounding areas. This year’s ice rink offers interactive features, along with holiday shopping, seasonal food and drinks, lights, décor and more. Skating is $8 ($7 military; $5 age 5 and younger). Spectator admission is free. Open seven days a week. Season passes; $35, good for one session per day. Tickets online at elpasolive.com. Information: 534-0600 or winterfestep.com.

Kern Place Art and Farmers Market — The monthly market is 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25,  at 205 Cincinnati Street (between Stanton and Mesa), with free yoga and local shops and restaurants open for food and shopping. Information kernplacemarket.wordpress.com.


Andeavor Sun Bowl College All-America Golf Classic — The 44th annual event is Nov. 18-20 at El Paso Country Club, 5000 Country Club Place. The event features America’s top college golfers. Ping putting contest and Long Drive Contest is 9 a.m. to noon Sunday; with rounds beginning at 7 a.m. Monday and Tuesday. Admission for spectators is free. Information: 533-4416, ext. 205, or sunbowl.org.
  The classic is one of the premier college golf tournaments in the country, and has featured many future PGA stars such as Davis Love III, Matt Kuchar and Tiger Woods.

UTEP Men’s Basketball
- The Miners host Eastern NM at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the Don Haskins Center. Games are 7 p.m. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.

UTEP Women’s Basketball - The Thanksgiving Classic at the Don Haskins Center is Nov. 23-24. UTEP plays Nicholls State at 3:30 p.m. Friday and Abilene Christian at 7 p.m. Saturday. Ticket information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.

El Paso Rhinos
- El Paso's Junior League ice hockey team hosts the Northern Colorado Eagles at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21-24, at El Paso County Coliseum Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Single 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.

UTEP Football — The Miners hosts Southern Miss at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24,  at Sun Bowl Stadium. Tickets are $10-$24. Information: 544-5234 or utepathletics.com.

Iron Turkey 5K — UTEP’s Phi Delta Theta’s 9th annual 5k Run and 1-mile Walk is Thanksgiving Day, 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, at Whole Foods Market, 100 Pitt. Proceeds benefit ALS Association of New Mexico. Cost: $25 through Nov. 19; $30 Nov. 20-21; no race day registration or packet pickup. Information: Chris Rowley, 478-5663. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
  Packet pick up is 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20-21, at Up and Running 3233 N. Mesa.

YMCA Turkey Trot — The 42nd annual Thanksgiving Day 5K run, 5K team challenge and 3K fun walk benefiting the YMCA’s Strong Teens Campaign begin at 7:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, at YMCA offices, 808 Montana (at Virginia). The Turkey Trot is the oldest road race in El Paso, and follows the Sun Bowl Parade route. Cost: $25 per event through Nov. 16; $30 Nov. 17-21; $35 on race day. Information: 584-9622. Entry forms available at all YMCA branches; registration at elpasoymca.org.
  Team competition is four runners: $80 per team through Nov. 16 in person or online; $100 per tea; online only Nov. 17-21.
  Packet pickup and late registration is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Westside Family YMCA, 7145 N. Mesa, and 6 to 6:45 a.m. at the starting line on race day.

Southern New Mexico

The 70s Reunion Party — The tribute to musical era of the ’70s is 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E University, with Disco, Soul and Motown Hits performed by Top Las Vegas Entertainers. Taco Bar open until 8 p.m. Tickets: $49 general admission; $79 VIP. Tables for 4, 8 or 10 available with advance reservation (the70sreunion.com). Information: (575) 520-8776.
  Performers include Grammy Award winner Hazel Payne of A Taste of Honey, Norman Carter of William Hart’s Delfonics, Gregg Austin’s The Magic of M-Town & More (Motown Review), Tyriq Johnson of Serpentine Fire (Earth, Wind & Fire tribute), and Las Vegas’ soul singer Bobby Rose. Special guest is Las Cruces native Paul Benavides of MALO.

Ramon AyaLA — The “King of the Accordion” performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Inn of the Mountain Gods, Mescalero N.M.. Tickets: $30-$75. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.

‘Inspecting Carol’ — American Southwest Theatre Company presents the wicked satire of ‘A Christmas Carol” by Daniel Sullivan and the Seattle Repertory Co. Nov. 16-Dec. 2 at NMSU’s Center for the Arts in Las Cruces. Directed by Nichole Hamilton. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $17 ($14 seniors; $10 students; $5 high schools students with current I.D.) Tickets: (575) 646-41420 or nmsutheatre.com.
  Behind the scenes of a struggling theater's annual slapdash production of “A Christmas Carol,” rehearsals are at a standstill. Tim is no longer Tiny, Scrooge wants to do the play in Spanish and their funding is on hold pending an inspection.

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