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El Paso Scene December 2011

El Paso Scene December 2011

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A monthly guide to community entertainment, recreation and culture in the El Paso/So. NM/Juarez area
A monthly guide to community entertainment, recreation and culture in the El Paso/So. NM/Juarez area

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Your monthly guide to communityentertainment, recreation & culture
DECEMBER2011
The Gift of Time
Local nonprofits need more than money — manysurvive only with help of volunteers.— Page 37
Wild West dreams
El Paso actors hopes to turn dairyfarm into movie set— Page 59
Winter Memories
White Christmases are rare in the borderland,and some winters never get any snow.But we all have memories of favorite winter scenes,including these by area photographers.
Mark PauldaSteve JollyNina EatonJim Paternoster
www.epscene.com
 
Page 2El Paso SceneDecember 2011
 
El Paso Gem and Mineral Show —
Theannual show is
Dec. 2-4
at El Maida  Auditorium, 6331 Alabama. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3 ($2 for seniors, mil-itary; free for children 12 and younger withadult admission). The show features gems, min-erals, fossils, beads, silver jewelry, tools andequipment, geode cutting, silent auction,demonstrations and door prizes, Information:Gem Center USA, 533-7153, 1-877-533-7153or gemcenter@aol.com.
EPSO ‘Symphony of Homes’ —
El PasoSymphony Orchestra’s 3rd annual fundraisingChristmas home tour features some of thearea’s most beautiful houses decked out in holi-day cheer 
Dec. 3-4
, sponsored by Pizazz. This year’s tour features the prestigious “Park Hills”neighborhood, in the Westside foothills of theFranklin Mountains. Tours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Nostrollers allowed in homes. Tickets: $25 for allhomes ($20 active duty military). Individualhouse tours $7; available at the symphony office, online at epso.org or at any of thehomes the days of the tour. Information: 532-3776 or epso.org.Featured home themes and addresses onCalle del Sur are “Hacienda Christmas” (1160),“Harlequin Christmas” (1220), “ChristmasCollage” (1237) and “Naturemade Christmas”(1240), as well as “Christmas Traditions” at1128 Calle Lomas.New this year is a Holiday Wear FashionShow with fashions by Tres Mariposas andDuck Duck Goose. “Santa’s Workshops” offer  top-to-bottom Christmas tree decorating by  Annie Moe’s, holiday centerpiece and wreathmaking and cooking. A “Sip, See and Socialize” preview tour is 1 to5 p.m. Friday,
Dec. 2
, with food, wine and hotbeverages, fashion show and Santa’s Workshops. Tickets: $40.
San Jacinto Plaza Christmas TreeLighting
— The 76th annual “Celebration of Lights” holiday tradition of the plaza’s spectacu-lar Christmas tree and displays is Saturday,
Dec. 3
, at San Jacinto Plaza downtown. Theceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. with live enter- tainment. The lighting of the Christmas tree at5:55 p.m. followed by the 14th annual lightedChristmas parade. Information: 541-4331 or elpasotex.gov/parks.
North Pole at the Museum
International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana, will host its 5th annual afternoon of holiday entertainment 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday,
Dec. 4
.Children and family pictures with Mr. and Mrs.Santa Claus, portrayed by Professor and Mrs.Blevins, can be taken in a setting more than 100Christmas decorations. Information: 543-6747or internationalmuseumofart.net.The event will also feature winners of themuseum’s coloring and drawing contests.
‘Navidad on the Border’ —
The annualhomage to the community’s traditionalChristmas customs is 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday,
Dec. 8
, at the Chamizal National Memorial theater. Presented by Que Bonita Familia and the El Paso Community College Senior AdultProgram. Admission is free, but seating is limit-ed. Complimentary tickets must be obtained inadvance; available through the Seniors AdultProgram: 831-7801.The holiday musical and cultural exchangepresented by seniors from El Paso and Juarez,features “The Real Spirit of Christmas,” theNativity, Our Lady of Guadalupe and JuanDiego, traditional songs and dances and anappearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus and elves,all showcasing the talent of seniors and com-munity performers.
‘Overload’
— The Glasbox, 1500 Texas,presents the experimental art show created by Chris Adame at 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday,
Dec. 9-11
and
D
ec. 16-18
, with dance, music,art and theatrical performance. Tickets: $10 at the door. Information: 751-1588 or 549-6358.“Overload” is comprised of performancesfrom contemporary dance to classic ballet tospoken word poetry to performance art inorder to “overload” the landscape.
 WinterCon 2011
— The Anime Conventionis 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday,
Dec. 10
, atCamino Real Hotel, 101 S. El Paso Street. Theevent focuses on the Japanese artistic culture,as well as live music, games, animation, science
may 2000
 
December 2011
Please see Page 5
DECEMBERINDEX
Roundup
3-17
Behind the Scene
6
Scene Spotlight
6
Program Notes
18-19
Here’s the Ticket
20-22
Music, Comedy
23-24
Dance
24
Becoming Bicultural
25
Sports
26-28
Viva Juárez
31
Nature
32-33, 41-42
Feature:
The Gift of TIme37-40
El Paso FishNet
42
At the Museum
43-46
Gallery Talk
47
SW Art Scene
50-55
Racking up History
56
History Lessons
57
Keep on Bookin'
58
Feature:
Old West Town plans 59
On Stage
60-61
Stage Talk
61
Film Scene
62-64
Liner Notes
64
January Preview
65-66
El Paso Scene User’s Guide
63
Advertiser Index
66
Subscription Form
66
El Paso ScenePage 3December 2011

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