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November 2016


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.


‘in-between’ — The UTEP Department of Theater & Dance presents an evening-length dance piece drawn from interviews, stories and conversations about immigration Nov. 1-6, at UTEP’s Studio Theatre. Choreographed by S. Paola Lopez and Daralyn Scurlock. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $9-$14. Information: 747-5118, theatredance.utep.edu or on Facebook.

Brand New — The alternative rock band performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at El Paso County Coliseum, with opening acts the Front Bottoms and Modern Baseball. Tickets: $27 and $27 (Ticketmaster).

Noa in Concert — Impact|Programs of Excellence presents the celebrated Israeli singer (Achinoam Nini) Thursday, Nov. 3. Ticket information: 545-5068 or impactprogramsofexcellence.org.

Howl at the Moon — The benefit for the Humane Society of El Paso is 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at 150 Sunset venue, 150 E. Sunset in the Upper Valley, with dinner, live music and live and silent auctions. Master of Ceremonies is Nick Miller. Ticket information: 532-6971 or humanesocietyelpaso.org.

‘A Christmas Fair’ — The Junior League of El Paso’s 43rd annual holiday shopping fair is Friday through Sunday, Nov. 4-6, at the El Paso Convention Center. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10 ($9 seniors, military, children 6-12; free for children under six). Two-day pass is $15. Information: 584-3511 or jlep.org.
  A “Cha Cha Cha Fiesta with Santa” children’s party is 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5. Tickets: $25 in advance (for one child and one parent); $15 each additional child. Tickets at the door: $30.
  A “Boots and Bling” preview party is 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3. Entertainment by the Dirty River Boys. Tickets: $40.

El Paso Coyotes — El Paso’s new Major Arena Soccer League team’s first home game is Friday, Nov. 4 at the El Paso County Coliseum. Season passes range from $50 to $350 VIP; available at the Coliseum. Information: elpasocoyotes.com or on Facebook and Twitter.

Amanda Miguel y Diego Verdaguer — The Argentine husband and wife music stars, dubbed Latin America’s “Sonny and Cher,” perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at The Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $44 and $97. (Ticketmaster).

UTEP Football — The Miners’ home games are Saturdays at Sun Bowl Stadium. Tickets: $12-$150. Information: 544-5234 or utepathletics.com.
Nov. 5: Houston Baptist, 6 p.m.
Nov. 26: North Texas (game time to be announced)

Renaissance Artsfaire — The 45th annual event, sponsored by the Doña Ana Arts Council, is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5-6, at Young Park, Walnut and Lohman in Las Cruces. Dozens of artists offer arts and crafts of all kinds. Information: (575) 523-6403 or daarts.org. Admission: $8; free for age 12 and younger.

All Souls Urban Trail Races — The 10K, 5K trail races and 1-mile fun run begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in Historic Downtown Silver City, N.M. Information, registration: (575) 574-2902 or raceroster.com (All Souls Trail Race).

Quesadilla Run — In inaugural 5K and 10K run and 1 mile family fun run benefiting NgageNM is 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at La Llorona Park, 3440 W. Picacho, in Las Cruces. Information: raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Jesse & Joy — The Mexican pop duo performs at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at El Paso County Coliseum. The brother and sister duo from Mexico City’s latest album is “Un Besito Mas.” Tickets: $35-$70 (Ticketmaster).

Young Artist Development Series — El Paso Pro-Musica has partnered with the Peabody Conservatory in hosting performances by young artists in the internship program Nov. 8-12 in El Paso and Las Cruces. This year’s internship is Marquee Brass. Information: 833-9400 or eppm.org.
  Marquee Brass performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Rio Grande Theatre in Las Cruces and Saturday, Nov. 12, at UTEP Department of Music Band Room. Tickets: $25; $20 seniors, military; $5 students.

ExpoArte 2016 — Amigos de la Fundacion Mascareñas’ annual gala, “Puebla en Una Noche Barroca,” is 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Cibeles Convention Center in Juárez. Tickets: $150. Information: 544-5118 in El Paso; 612-3175, 615-6301 or 612-4075 in Juárez, 544-5118 in El Paso, or fmascarenas.org.

‘Above Borders’ Aerial Festival — Project in Motion, 430 N. Compress in Las Cruces, hosts modern dancer Brandy Leary, aerial artist William Evans and Sam Tribble of the Strength Project. Information: (575) 208-4413or projectinmotion.com.
  Public performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, with guest and local professionals; and Saturday, Nov. 12, featuring a student’s showcase. Tickets: $10 per night.
  Weekend workshops are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 12-13. Cost: $50 for both days; $100 for workshops and performances; $20 children’s classes.

UTEP Men’s Basketball - The Miners’ home games are at the Don Haskins Center. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
• 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12: Louisiana College
• 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23: Southeastern Louisiana

UTEP Women’s Basketball - Home games are in the Don Haskins Center. Game time is 7:05 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday games are 2 p.m.) Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
• Friday, Nov. 4: St. Mary’s (Texas)
• Friday, Nov. 11: Northern Arizona
• Sunday, Nov. 13: Texas Southern
• Thursday, Nov. 17: Western New Mexico
• Wednesday, Nov. 30: Houston Baptist

NMSU Men’s Basketball — Home games are in the Pan American Center in Las Cruces. Ticket information: (575) 646-1447 or nmstatesports.com.
• 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11: Arizona Christian
• 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16: Samford
• 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20: Bethune-Cookman
• 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22: Nicholls State
• 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30: Air Force.

NMSU Women’s Basketball
— Home games are at Pan Am Center in Las Cruces. Ticket information: (575) 646-1447 or nmstatesports.com.
• 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11: San Jose State
• 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23: Pepperdine
• 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25: New Mexico Highlands
• 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30: New Mexico.

‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ — Alamogordo Music Theatre’s presents the hilarious music inspired by the classic comedy “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11-13 and Nov. 18-19, at the Flickinger Center, 1110 N. New York in Alamogordo, N.M. Tickets: $10. Information: alamogordomusictheatre.org.

Sons of the Pioneers — The group that made Western Music famous performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main, in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall, as part of its National Tour Series. Tickets: $31.25. Information: (575) 523-6403 or RioGrandeTheatre.com.

‘Cowboys and Astronauts’ — New Mexico Museum of Space History, 3198 SR 2001 in Alamogordo, celebrates its 40th anniversary 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, with guest speaker Harrison “Jack” Schmitt, Apollo 17 astronaut. Information: (575) 437-2840, ext. 41132, or nmspacemuseum.org.

Mike Epps — The actor/comedian returns to El Paso at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $49.50 to $99.50 (Ticketmaster).

Desert Dash — Asombro Institute hosts the 5K, 10K, half-marathon and Children’s 1K Trail Race Saturday, Nov. 12, at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park, 56501 N. Jornada, in Las Cruces. Information:(575) 524-3334 or asombro.org.

EPSYOs Fall Concert — The El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra opens its season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Ticket information 525-8978. Tickets: available online at epsyos.org.

Festival of the Cranes — The 29th annual event is Tuesday through Sunday, Nov. 15-20, at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge near Socorro, N.M. Events also are at the Macey Center on the New Mexico Tech Campus and other area locations. Information/schedule: (575) 835-2077 or friendsofthebosque.org/crane.

‘A Christmas Carol’ — American Southwest Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic with lyrics by Tom Smith and music by Roger Butterfly Nov. 18-Dec. 4 at NMSU’s Center for the Arts, Las Cruces. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $17. Tickets: $10-$18. Information: (575) 646-4515 or nmsutheatre.com.

Aaron Watson — The Texas country musician performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Tricky Falls, 209 S. El Paso.Tickets: $15-$20; online at ticketfly.com.

Holly Day House - The Artists of Picacho Hills host a holiday shopping event 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19-20, at Ump 88, 1338 Picacho Hills, in Las Cruces, with more than 25 artists. Information: (575) 524-9399 or artistsofpicachohills.com.

Las Artistas — Las Artistas 47th annual Art and Craft Show is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19-20, Epic Railyard Event Center, 2201 E Mills, with ceramics, fiber art, jewelry, mixed media, paintings, wood pieces, and other art of more than 90 juried artists. Admission: $6; free for age 18 and younger. Information: 319-4541 or lasartistas.org.
  The show will also feature craft demonstrations, a children’s art exhibition, a fashion show, and gourmet food from Food Truck Circus.

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, Nov. 19-20, at the El Maida Shrine Temple, 6331 Alabama. Admission: $5. Information: 241-1761.

Flying Horse Half Marathon — The half-marathon, 10K and 5K runs hosted by Race El Paso are 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the “Gateway to Texas,” 100 Richard White in Anthony, Texas. Registration deadline is Nov. 16. Cost: $65 half marathon; $45 10K, $30 5K. Online registartion at raceelpaso.com.

Gloria Trevi — The Mexican pop diva brings her “El Amor” Tour to El Paso at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $35, $45, $60, $90 and $150 (Ticketmaster).

Mission Trail Harvest Market — The annual market is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza, 1500 Main Street in San Elizari. Information: 594-8424 or MissionTrailArtMarket.com.

Sun City Roller Girls — The Roller Girls’ next bout is 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at El Paso County Coliseum’s Judging Arena, 4100 E. Paisano with a “Naughty vs. Nice” theme. Tickets: $10 ($7 with valid military ID; free for ages 12 and younger). Information: suncityrollergirls.com.

Julión Alvarez — The Norteño-Banda singer performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, at the El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $62, $128 and $153 (Ticketmaster).

Morrissey — The alternative music icon and former lead singer of The Smiths performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $32.50 to $102.50 (Ticketmaster).

Trans-Siberian Orchestra — The group presents their latest holiday show, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve: the Best of TSO and More,” at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, in UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, sponsored by the Hallmark Channel. Tickets: $42 to $71.50(Ticketmaster).

John Cleese and Eric Idle — Britain’s Living Legends of Comedy perform “Together Again At Last ... for the Very First Time” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Plaza Theatre. Cleese and Idle will blend scripted and improvised bits with storytelling, musical numbers, exclusive footage and aquatic juggling. Tickets: $59.50, $79.50 and $99.50 (Ticketmaster).

Treble Clef Ball — The El Paso Symphony Guild’s annual dinner-dance gala and presentation of debutantes is 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at Camino Real Hotel, 101 S. El Paso. Information: EPSO office, 532-3776.

‘The Nutcracker’ Ballet — El Paso Ballet Theatre’s 7th annual presentation of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet is Wednesday through Sunday, Nov. 30-Dec. 4, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium, featuring original choreography. Information: elpasoballettheatre.com.

Christmas with Michael W. Smith — El Paso Symphony Orchestra welcomes the Grammy-winning inspirational singer for its Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Abraham Chavez Theatre, with guest Jordan Smith. Tickets: $33.50, $48.50, $63.50 and $78.50. Ticket information: 532-3776 or epso.org.





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