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November 2018


The following events are just some of the events coming up this month. We generally post this list a month in advance, and do not update afterward so we can focus on the print edition instead. We leave the past monthly lists on the website just to give you some idea of what generally happens that month


University Dance Company — The UTEP Department of Theater & Dance presents the new campus dance company and guest artists 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1-4, at UTEP’s Wise Family Theatre. Ticket information: 747-5118, theatredance.utep.edu or on Facebook.

Child Guidance Center’s Dinner and Roast — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at El Paso Country Club. Tickets: $150, available at epcgc.org. Information: 562-1999.

Hal Marcus Gallery — 1308 N. Oregon. Showing Nov. 1-16: K-12 Student Art Exhibit “Veteran’s Table: American Stories,” in honor of Veterans Day. Public opening reception is 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday Nov. 1. Information: 533-9090 or halmarcus.com.

UTEP Opera — Menotti’s “The Telephone” and Barber’s “A Hand of Bridge” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 and 4, at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission: $12; $8 seniors and military, non-UTEP students; $3 UTEP students, faculty & staff. Information: 747-5606 or utep.edu/liberalarts/music/.

‘A Christmas Fair’ — The Junior League of El Paso’s 45th annual holiday shopping fair is Friday through Sunday, Nov. 2-4, at the El Paso Convention Center. Tickets at the door: $10 ($8 seniors, military, children 6-12; free for children under six). Two-day tickets are $15 Information: 584-3511 or jlep.org.

‘Addams Family’ — Alamogordo Music Theatre’s presents the Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-10. at the Flickinger Center, 1110 N. New York in Alamogordo. Tickets: $12. Showtimes, information: alamogordomusictheatre.org or on Facebook.

‘Moon Over Buffalo’ — El Paso High School’s Tiger Theatre Troupe presents the comedy by Ken Ludwig at 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1-4, at El Paso High School Auditorium, 800 E. Schuster. Admission: $7 ($5 students). Information: 236-2500 or msmossephs.weebly.com.

Chamber of Commerce Gala — The 119th annual Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce gala celebrates “Dia de Los Muertos” 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at El Paso Convention Center, with cocktails, dinner and dancing. Black tie event; masks and face painting encouraged. Tickets: $115. Table sponsorships available starting at $1,500. Information/RSVP: 534-0500. Registration at elpaso.org.

Howl at the Moon — The benefit for the Humane Society of El Paso is 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at 150 Sunset, 150 E. Sunset in the Upper Valley, with dinner, live music and live and silent auctions.  Tickets: $75 ($750 table for ten). Information: 532-6971 or hselpaso.org.

Derik Nelson & Family — Grant County Community Concert Association presents the “aural and visual journey through time and space” with unique performances of popular music at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at WNMU Fine Arts Auditorium in Silver City. Tickets: $20 (age 17 and younger with paid adult (two per adult), and WNMU students with valid ID admitted free. Information: (575) 538-5862 or gcconcerts.org.

UTEP Opera Fall Production — Opera UTEP presents Menotti’s “The Telephone” and Barber’s “A Hand of Bridge” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 and 4, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission: $12; $8 seniors and military, non-UTEP Students; $3 UTEP students, faculty & staff. Information: 747-5606 or utep.edu/opera.
  Also featured are selections from Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly,” “La Boheme,” and “Suor Angelica,” as well as two scenes from “Before Night Falls” by Cuban American composer Jorge Martin.

Lowbrow Palace — 1101 Texas. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Big Data —  The electronic band behind hits like “Dangerous” and “Bombs Over Brooklyn” presents the Sirius XM’s AltNation Tour at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, with Castlecomber and Fitness. Tickets: $18.
• Duckwrth — The rapper performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. General admission: $13. VIP packages: $65.
• Of Montreal — The indie rock band performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, with Reptaliens. Tickets: $19.
• Just Juice — The hip-hop artist performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, with Dax. Tickets: $15.
• 3Oh!3 and Emo Nite — The electronic music groups’ “The Want House Party Tour” is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, with Lil’ Aaron. Tickets: $25.
• Mark Farina — The trailblazing DJ and producer performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Tickets: $20.

Bourbon and Barbeque — The 2nd annual event featuring bourbons from all over the United States is 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Southwest University Park, with tasting and bourbon experts. Tickets: $65, includes 5 bourbon tastings and a barbecue meal. Upgrades for five additional tastings are $20. Information: 533-BASE or southwestuniversitypark.com.

Dia de los Muertos — The Calavera Coalition hosts its celebration of Day of the Dead at Old Mesilla Plaza with food, music, stories, dancing and piñatas Friday through Sunday Nov. 2-4. Information: (575) 647-2639 or calaveracoalition@gmail.com.

Dance for Kids’ Sake — Big Brother Big Sisters of El Paso will host its 11th annual local take on the show “Dancing with the Stars” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Plaza Theatre. Admission: $50. Information: 544-4203, bbbsep.org.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Fiesta — Actor, producer and activist Wilmer Valderrama, best known for his roles in “That 70s Show” and “The Ranch,” is guest speaker at the chamber’s 28th annual gala event Saturday, Nov. 3, at Fort Bliss’s Centennial Club, 11199 Sergeant Churchill. Details and tickets to be announced. Information: 566-4066 or ephcc.org.

Concordia Día de Los Muertos — Concordia Heritage Association and Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society celebrate Day of the Dead 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Concordia Cemetery, 3700 E. Yandell. Tickets: $5. Information: 497-1126 or concordiacemetery.org.

Dia de los Muertos ‘Que Florezca la Vida’ — La Mujer Obrera Café Mayapan, 2000 Texas, hosts its 21st annual Day of the Dead 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, featuring traditional foods, Danza Azteca, live music, workshops and community altars. Admission is free. Information: 217-1126, mujerobrera.org or on Facebook at mujerobrera.

Noche de Calaveras Procession and Concert — The Day of the Dead event is 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in Downtown El Paso. The parade and celebration begins at the El Paso Museum of ith mariachis, dancers, marching bands, catrinas, calavera masks and large-scale marionettes and ends wth a concert. Information: 212-3068 or epmamember@elpasotexas.gov.

Red White & Brew Wine and Beer Festival — 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in Plaza De Las Cruces on historic Main Street in Downtown Las Cruces. Tickets: $15. Information: (575) 522-1232 or redwhiteandbrewfestival.com.

Shakespeare on the Rocks — Hector Serrano’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” with a pastiche of lovestruck nobles, bumbling mechanicals, and mischievous fairies, is at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3-4, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Tickets: $10 ($8 for full-time students with valid id, seniors 65 and older, active military; $6 group rate, 10 or more. Information: 474-4275, dmills@elp.rr.com, shakespeareontherocks.com or on Facebook.

Renaissance Artsfaire — The 47th annual event, sponsored by the Doña Ana Arts Council, is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3-4, at Young Park, Walnut and Lohman in Las Cruces. Admission: $10; free for age 12 and younger.Information: (575) 523-6403 or daarts.org.

Run Internacional: The U.S.-Mexico 10K Run — The 4th annual 10K race is 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, beginning at 300 Olivas V Aoy Avenue (at S. Mesa), with a route linking El Paso and Juárez. Entry form at international10K.com.

Ysleta del Sur Pueblo 5K Mud Run —The fundraising obstacle course mud run and youth entrepreneurship event is 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 3, at Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, 601 Tiwa. Cost: $40 ($20 age 6-17). TInformation: 771-2354 or Facebook (ydspmudrun)

Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouserDiveBarKitchen.
• Michale Graves — The Ex-Misfits member performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, with Argyle Goolsby, Roving Midnight (ex-Blitzkid) and Nim Vind.
• Adrenaline — The Deftones Tribute performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, with local bands Face the Mirror and Dicodec. Admission: $5.
• Anialator — The band performs Saturday, Nov. 10, with Genocide Beast,
Obeisance, Infestation of Evil and Satanik Goat Ritual. Admission: $6 at the door. All ages event.
• La Sanche — 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, with Satanik Goat Ritual,
Infestation of Evil, and Nyctophagia. Tickets: $5 ($6 under 21).
• 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.
• Metalachi — The heavy metal mariachi ban performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29. Tickets: $10 (Holdmyticket.com).

Love Buzz — 3011 Pershing. Information: 257-3118 or on Facebook at LoveBuzz915.
• The Division Men — The Austin acoustic husband and wife duo performs at 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4.
• North by North — The Chicago band performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, with Fat Camp, State Limbo and Trost House. Tickets are free; RSVP atbandsintown.com.

Hall of Honor banquet — El Paso County Historical Society’s 58th annual banquet is 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at El Paso Country Club. Tickets: $100; or info@elpasohistory.com. Information: elpasohistory.com or on Facebook. This year’s honorees are Paul Foster, Pres Derkhoop, Dr. Maceo Dailey and Telesforo Montes.

Carol Burnett — Comedian, actor, writer, and singer Carol Burnett, whose career has spanned seven decades of television, premiers her latest tour “An Evening of Laughter and Reflections Where The Audience Asks The Questions” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the  Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $65-$125 (Ticketmaster).

‘Mitt3n 3’ — El Paso Pro-Musica in collaboration with the Peabody Conservatory and John Hopkins University, presents a week of percussion, marimbas and more for its Young Artist Development Series Nov. 5-9. Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.
  Main family performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at NMSU’s Atkinson Music Recital Hall in Las Cruces, and Friday, Nov. 9, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Tickets: $5.

Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference — The annual conference returns Nov. 7-11, with workshops and classes Wednesday through Friday. Information: (575) 525-1735 or on Facebook. Information: lascrucesmariachi.org.

Option for the Poor — The annual awards dinner, “Rejoice and Be Glad,” hosted by Diocese of El Paso Peace and Justice Ministry is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Santa Lucia Parish Hall, 518 Gallagher, with keynote speaker Father Miguel Briseño. Information: 872-8422.

ExpoArte 2018 — Amigos de la Fundacion Mascareñas’ annual gala, “Night of Art and Culture” is 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Cibeles Convention Center in Juárez, featuring live performances, music and culinary arts. Ticket information: 544-5118 in El Paso; 612-3175 or 612-4075 in Juárez, or fmascarenas.org.

Susan Stamberg — Impact|Programs of Excellence, along with the Jewish Federation of Greater El Paso, UTEP Department of Communication and KTEP presents the NPR personality  at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Temple Mount Sinai, 4408 N. Stanton. Tickets: $5 in advance; $10 at the door. Reservations, information: 532-5959.

Special Olympics Casino Night — Special Olympics Texas Greater El Paso Area-19 hosts its fundraiser gala 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at El Paso Tennis Club, 2510 St Vrain,. Tickets: $40 ($70 couples). Information: 533-8229 or mbaray@sotx.org.

‘Heros, Hops, and Hollywood: T or C Film Fiesta and Comic-Con’ — Friends of New Mexico Film hosts the comic con  Friday through Sunday, Nov. 9-11, in Downtown Truth or Consequences along Main Street and Broadway with films, brewery and art gallery parties, and a classic car show. Event begins at 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with comic-con at T or C Civic Center 400 W. 4th.  Cost: $40. Information: (616) 283-1654  or torcfilmfiesta.com.

Armed Forces Classic — The game between top college basketball teams is planned for Friday, Nov. 9, at Fort Bliss. Details to be announced.

Ghost — The Grammy-winning Swedish metal band presents their “A Pale Tour Named Death” at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $34.50; VIP packages $222.50 (Ticketmaster).

Nina Cobb Walker Pop up Art Show — The El Paso artist will host a pop up show and sale featuring recent works “From Where I Stand” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Woman's Club of El Paso, 1400 N. Mesa. Information: 755-7554 or ninacobbwalker.com.

El Paso Roller Derby — A doubleheader is 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at Nations Tobin Recreation Center, 8831 Railroad, featuring TexPistols vs. Slaughterhouse Derby Girls, and Beast Mode vs. Hooligans. Cost: $10 in advance; $12 at the door; $5 for military; free for age 10 and younger. Information: (623) 285-4670, eprollerderby.com, or on Facebook at eprollerderby.

‘ZooSpectro Patronum!’ — El Paso Zoological Society invites all witches and wizards to enjoy Wizarding World style evening 5 to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at El Paso Zoo, complete with Platform 9 3/4, a ride on the Hogwarts Express, and scavenger hunt of Horcruxes. Cost: $20 ($10 age 3-13; free for age 2 and younger; $40/VIP child or adult, $70 family packs (2 adults, 4 children). Tickets on sale Jan. 1.

Black and White Ball — Silhouette Civic & Social Club’s 45th annual ball is 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. 10, at Centennial Banquet and Conference Center. Tickets: $40. Information: 821-4385.

Veterans’ Day Car Show — The annual annual car show is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Veterans Center, 992 S. Broadway, Truth or Consequences, N.M. Information: (575) 894-4222, or sam.shannon@state.nm.us.

UTEP Football — The Miners’ two final home games are at 1:30 p.m. Saturdays at Sun Bowl Stadium. Information: 544-5234 or utepathletics.com.
Nov. 10: Middle Tennessee
Nov. 24: Southern Miss.

‘Rodgers + Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music’ — The musical story of Maria and the von Trapp family opens the Broadway in El Paso 2018-2019 season Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10-11, at The Plaza Theatre. Information: 231-1111 or visitelpaso.com/broadway.

Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
• Big and Rich — The country music duo performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. Tickets: $39-$109.
• Ramon Ayala — The “King of the Accordian” performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24. Tickets: $30-$75.

‘Bocón’ — El Paso Community Foundation’s Jewel Box Series hosts Los Actores in Lisa Loomer’s one-act play at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Philanthropy Theatre (next to the Plaza Theatre). A Central American boy, whose parents are violently abducted, flees to the United States. He loses his voice and encounters mythical characters and a dastardly coyote. Hector Serrano directs. Information: 533-4020 or epcf.org.

EPSYOs Fall Concert — El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras opens its season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Information: 525-8978 or epsyos.org.

Spencer Theater for Performing Arts — Airport Hwy 220 in Alto, N.M. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.
• “The Sound of Music,” — 7 p.m. Monday and 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12-13. Tickets: $79-$85.
• VoicePlay: A Holiday Special — The doo wop-style a cappella performance is 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30. Tickets: $39-$65.

Miners Hockey Club — UTEP’s hockey team’s home games are at El Paso County Coliseum Events Center, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $7. Information: 491-7879 or minershockey.com.
Nov. 16-17: East Baptist University
Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Dallas Baptist University

‘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.

Artrageous — The interactive performing art experience combining dance, music and visual art is 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts in Alamogordo. Tickets: $18, $30 and $40. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.

Calvary Chapel Craft Fair — Calvary Chapel of El Paso, 1771 N. Zaragoza, hosts its annual craft and holiday fair 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. Information: 855-4565.

Viva Los Muertos Festival — El Paso Punk Rock Flea Market hosts the Dia de los Muertos style indoor and outdoor festival 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at El Maida Shrine, 6331 Alabama. Information: 478-9971.

Stuff the Truck — The Salvation Army  hosts a housewares and clothing drive 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17-18, at Barnett Harley Davidson, 8272 Gateway East. Information: 565-6532 or salvationarmytexas.org/elpaso.

German Advents-Bazaar — The annual “Christkindlmarket” arts and crafts festival is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Building 757 on Carter Road in Fort Bliss (former Oktoberfest venue). Admission is free. Information: 201-5939, 201-5942  or betreuunginelpaso.com.

WinterFest — El Paso Live with the Hospitals of Providence and Providence Children’s Hospital, hosts ice skating and various winter events beginning Nov. 17 in Downtown’s Arts Festival Plaza and surrounding areas. Information: 534-0600 or winterfestep.com.

Dance for Dreams — Dance for Dreams hosts a dancing fundraising event beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at Shundo Ballroom Dance Studio, 120 Paragon Lane, Suite 201.  Admission: $10. Information: Deliris Montanez, (704) 293-4307, dancefordreamsfoundation.org  or on Facebook at dancefordreamsfoundation.

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).

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).

Las Artistas — Las Artistas 48th annual Art and Craft Show is Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17-18, Epic Railyard Event Center, 2201 E Mills, with more than 90 artists and craftspeople. Information: 319-4541 or lasartistas.org.

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. Tickets: $49 general admission; $79 VIP. Information: (575) 520-8776 or the70sreunion.com.

‘A Magical Cirque Christmas’ – The all ages holiday event that transports guests to the golden age of entertainment with mind-blowing talents, stunning costumes, comedy and more is 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $29.75 to $79.75. VIP: $129.75. On-stage seating also available (limited amount).

Emerson String Quartet – El Paso Pro-Musica presents the 9-time Grammy Award winning quartet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at First Baptist Church, 805 Montana. Tickets: $25 ($20 senior/military; $5 students) Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.

‘The Nutcracker’ Ballet — El Paso Ballet Theatre and UTEP’s 9th annual presentation of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet is 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium. Tickets: $15 to $25, available through Ticketmaster or the UTEP Ticket Office, 747-5234. Information: 760-6002 or elpasoballettheatre.com.

‘The Beginning of Advent’- Bruce Nehring Consort hosts its holiday concerts Nov. 30-Dec. 2, at Zion Lutheran Church, 2800 Pershing. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 at the door, or in advance at brucenehringconsort.org. Information: bwnehring@msn.com.

The Fab Four — The “Ultimate Tribute” of the Beatles is 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at The Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $25, $35, $45 and $55.(Ticketmaster).




 


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