El Paso Scene Weekly for Feb. 27-March 5, 2017

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CONCERTS

UTEP Department of Music
— Performances are at 7:30 p.m. at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Tickets: $5 ($3 students/military; free for UTEP faculty, students and staff).Information: 747-5606 or music.utep.edu.
• Cornet Recital is Monday, Feb. 27. The multimedia concert features music for cornet by famous composers of the late 1800s and early 1900s, including Jean-Baptiste Arban, Herbert Lincoln Clarke, and Edwin Franko Goldman. Cornet solos, trios, and quartets will be performed by Nancy Taylor and students from her trumpet studio.
• Guest Artist Recital with Linda Holzer, Professor of Piano from the University of Arkansas, is Tuesday, Feb. 28.
• Symphony Band performs Wednesday, March 1.
• Ulloa/Jones Faculty Recital is Thursday, March. 2. Vocal faculty Juanita Ulloa collaborates with an all-star musician cast in offering music by Antonio Gomezanda and Maria Grever.

DevilDriver — The groove metal band’s “Bound by the Road Tour” is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Tricky Falls, 209 S. El Paso, with Death Angel, Winds of Plague, the Agonist, and Azrael. Tickets: $26-$30. Information: 351-9909. Tickets at trickyfalls.com, holdmyticket.com or ticketfly.com.

Green Day — The iconic modern punk band brings their “Revolution Radio” tour to El Paso at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at El Paso County Coliseum, with opening act Against Me! Tickets: $26.50 and $61.50 (Ticketmaster).

Adal Ramones — The Mexican comedian and TV host brings his act back to El Paso at 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, at The Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $39.50, $49.50, $59.50 and $69.50 (Ticketmaster).
  Ramones is most known for hosting the popular TV show “Otro Rollo,” one of the most successful programs on Mexican TV. It was televised in 53 countries and welcomed guests such as Ricky Martin, Britney Spears, Thalia, Elton John and others.

Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. Information: 351-9909. Tickets at trickyfalls.com, holdmyticket.com or ticketfly.com.
• Memphis May Fire — The metal band performs at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, with blessthefall, The Color Morale, Sylar, Bad Seed and Rising. Tickets: $19-$21.
• Sick Life Album Release Party — The ghetto metal band performs at 9 p.m. Saturday, March 4, with Benny Saint, Young Paper Chasers, Jayoh, Young L, Callin Bluffs Ent, Gemini Jayy. Admission: $10.

Koan — The improvisation ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, at Star City Studio, 120 W. Castellano. Admission; $15 ($10 students with ID). Information: starcitystudioproductions.com or on Facebook.

Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Doors open one hour prior to show time. Concerts are all ages, unless otherwise listed. Surcharge for ages under 21. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Medvedi — The rock band performs at 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, with Sorrytown, Glitter Tacos, Nico & the Silent Films. Age 18 and older admitted. Admission is free.
• Sam Z Album Release Party — The release party is 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, with Rose. Golden, Frythm, Boomkat. Admission: $3.

Maluma — The reggaeton artist brings his World Tour 2017 to the borderland at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $60.50 to $126.50 (Ticketmaster).

‘Birth of the Beat’ — Showtime! El Paso presents a celebration of the blues, Broadway, jazz, movie musicals and more at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. “Birth of the Beat” takes the audience on a musical journey through the cities where these American genres were born. Tickets: $30; general admission. Information: 544-2022 or showtimeelpaso.com.

Dr. Stephanie Meyers in Concert — Violinist Stephanie Meyer performs a community outreach concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 5, St. Mark’s Grace Campus Sanctuary, 400 N Carolina, as part of the Sounds of St. Mark’s Concert Series. Selections include J.S. Bach’s Suite for Solo Viola and George Rochberg’s Caprice Variations for Unaccompanied Violin. Admission is free; donations accepted. Information: 581-4444 or 307-1970.

ALSO THIS WEEK

EPCC Black History Month — El Paso Community College will host “Bridging Education through Jazz,” featuring Karlton Hester, Ph.D. at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at EPCC’s Administrative Center Auditorium, Building A, 9050 Viscount, in celebration of Black History Month. This year’s theme is “The Crisis in Black Education: The Crucial Role of Education in the History of African Americans.” Admission is free. Information: 831-3324 or epcc.edu/diversityprograms.

Bourbon Street on Cincinnati Street — The annual Mardi Gras celebration in Kern Place is Fat Tuesday, Feb. 28. Cincinnati Street will be closed to vehicle traffic for the outdoor celebration featuring food, live outdoor music, drink specials and, of course, beads. Gates open at 4 p.m. Admission price to be announced.

‘Into The Woods’ — El Paso Community College Theater presents the musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine March 2-12 at Transmountain Forum Theater, 9570 Gateway North, directed by Keith Townsend. Ticket sales benefit EPCC student scholarships. Showtime is 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15 ($10 non-EPCC student/military with ID, $7 EPCC students, faculty, staff, seniors with ID). Ages 7 and older only admitted. Information: 831-5056 or forumtheater.wix.com/epcc.
  The musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales, exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. The main characters are taken from “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Rapunzel,” and “Cinderella,” as well as several others. The musical is tied together by a story involving a childless baker and his wife and their quest to begin a family and their interaction with a witch who has placed a curse on them.

Provost Gun Show — The El Maida Provost Guard gun, small antique and Southwest art show is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 4-5, at the El Maida Shrine Temple, 6331 Alabama. Includes new, used and antique firearms and accessories, knives, coins, Southwest jewelry, military surplus and collectibles. Food concessions available. Admission: $6 (under 10 free). Age 18 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Information: 241-1761.

Sportscard and Toy Collectible Show — The trading card and toy show is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at Marriott Hotel, 1600 Airway, hosted by J & M Sportscards. Features Hot Wheels, McFarlane sports figures, Marvel Super Heroes figures and more. Admission is free. Information: 856-7777.

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.

Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing — The 14th annual market runs Saturdays year-round at Ardovino's Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, N.M. Winter hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Well behaved pets on leash welcome; brunch available for purchase. Information: (575) 589-0653, ext. 3.

SPORTS


UTEP Men’s Basketball - The Miners’ home games are at the Don Haskins Center. Games are 7 p.m., unless otherwise listed. Tickets: $8-$50. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
• Thursday, March 2: Old Dominion
• Saturday, March 4: Charlotte

El Paso Senior Games — City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department’s annual games for those age 50 and older run Feb. 25-May 18 at various locations, Sponsored by United Healthcare, UTEP and Urgent Care Home Heath Inc. All participants have a chance to qualify for the Texas State Senior Games. Registration: $15 for three events, plus $3 for each additional event. Includes t-shirt. Information, registration: 544-0753 elpasotexas.gov/parks.

El Paso Rhinos - El Paso's Junior League ice hockey team hosts the Springfield Express March 3-5 at Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Game time is 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets; $20 glass seats; $15 center line; $10 bluelines; $5 general admission. Free admission to active military with ID. Information: 479-PUCK (7825) or elpasorhinos.com.

Brain Injury Support Group 5K — El Paso Brain Injury Support Group’s 6th annual 5K run 1 mile walk is 8 a.m. Saturday, March 4, at Mentis El Paso, 4360 Doniphan, finishing up at El Paso Botanical Garden at Keystone Heritage Park. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Cost: $25; $30 day of race; $20 per person for teams of 10 or more. ($2 gate fee for park) Information: reaceadventuresunlimited.com.

Monster Jam – The Monster Truck Show is 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4-5, at Sun Bowl Stadium. Celebrating 25 years of adrenaline-charged family entertainment, Monster Jam combines spontaneous entertainment with the ultimate off-road, motorsport competition. Tickets: $15-$25; ages 2 and older must have tickets(Ticketmaster). Information: monsterjam.com.
   Monster Jam features the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger, Max-DTM, El Toro Loco, Monster Mutt and more.

Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino — 1200 Futurity Drive, Sunland Park. General admission and parking are free. Simulcast racing begins at 10 a.m. everyday. Information: (575) 874-5200 or sunland-park.com.
   To get there, take the Sunland Park exit from I-10, go south (left turn coming from Downtown) and follow the signs.
   Live racing runs every Tuesday and Wednesday, and Friday through Sunday through April 18, 2017. Post time is 1 p.m., with nine races each day.


Southern New Mexico

Truth Dare...’
— American Southwest Theatre Company presents the play by Tori Keenan-Zelt through March 5, at NMSU’s Center for the Arts. Performances are 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $5-$17. Information: (575) 646-4515 or nmsutheatre.com.
  Thirteen-year-old Urea, Hannah, Linnet and Maeve live in world built on secrets, loves, and backyard ghosts— until a traumatic accident forever changes things. Four years later, questions and accusations fly as the young women try to understand what happened, what they have lost, and how to live now.

‘No Sex Please, We’re British’ — Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall, presents the farce by Anthony Marriot and Alistair Foot March 3-19. Directed by Norman Lewis. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $12 ($11 student, senior, military, $9 children under 6; $10 per person for groups of 10 or more; $5 student rush tickets offered 15 before show time. Information: (575) 523-1200 or lcctnm.org.

We are One, Dance One Drum’ — The 11th annual student dance and drumming showcase is 7 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall in Las Cruces, highlighting the talent of regional dance troupes celebrating the variety of philosophies and styles in belly dance. Tickets: $10. Information: (575) 639-1616 or mail4jewell@yahoo.com.

Cowboy Days — The 18th annual celebration of Southwest pioneer heritage is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 4-5, at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd., Las Cruces. Admission: $5. Information: (575) 522-4100 or nmfarmandranchmuseum.org.
   The event offers two days of two days of cowboy demonstrations, chuck wagon cooking, activities for the children, cowboy music, stagecoach and pony rides, gunfight reenactments and more.

LCSO with Vicente Campos — Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra presents guest trumpet March 4-5 at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall, performing the music of Arutiunian, Albinoni and Tckaikovsky. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $35-$45. Information: (575) 646-3709 or lascrucessymphony.com..
   Maestro Lonnie Klein hosts Lonnie’s Spotlight Luncheon Thursday, March 2, at Paisano Café in Mesilla. Call for details.

The TriFecta Omnium — The Las Cruces/Hillsboro, N.M. cycling event is Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5, with a time trial and criterium Saturday and road race Sunday. Fees: $15 for time trial, $20 for criterium and $35 for road race ($60 for all three); late fee after March 1. No race day registration. Information, registration newmexicosportsonline.com or ziavelocycling.com. USAC license required; no race day registration.
  Saturday’s events begin on REA Road in Las Cruces. Time Trial course is out and back on a frontage road for 20K, and the criterium course is a flat, square 1-mile circuit near the time trial course.
  Sunday’s race course starts in Hillsboro, goes toward Lake Valley and returns to Hillsboro, then finishes with 9 miles uphill to Kingston. Distance is 35 or 53 miles depending on category.






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