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El Paso Scene March 2012

El Paso Scene March 2012

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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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MAR.
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Your monthly guide to community entertainment, recreation & culture 
Takingit outside
In March, theentertainmentgoes outdoors,with Rockin’ Rolla,Kidspalooza andFranklin MountainsPoppies Festivalon the lineup.
 — Pages 3, 5
Got yourticket yet?
Complete list ofhottest concertscoming up allspring in theBorderland
 — Pages 16-18
Over 800 thingsto do, places togo this issue!
MARCH2012
www.epscene.com
On the cover: 
“Stroll ThroughThunderCanyon”by AnnMitchell
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Historic preservation begins at home
Restoration of Magoffin Home, Fall Mansionand other famed houses brightens the futurefor El Paso’s historic residences.
Page 27
 
Page 2El Paso SceneMarch 2012
 
Hueco Tanks Rock Rodeo —
The 19thannual bouldering competition is Friday throughSunday,
March 2-4
, at Hueco Tanks, withmore than $13,500 in cash and prizes offered.The event also has adventure films, slide shows,live music, paintball, a mechanical bull, vendor  village, pro athlete clinic, raffles and more. Theevent runs 1 to 9 p.m. Friday; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.Registration: $60 (includes entrance fee topark, goodie bag, slide show and film admis-sion, Saturday and Sunday breakfast, Saturday dinner and after party admission). Information:huecorockrodeo.com.Other events:• Photography Outdoor Media clinic withMerrick Alres is 1 to 6 p.m. Friday. Cost: $50.• Pro Athlete climbing clinics are 11 a.m. to 3p.m. Sunday. Cost: $50 each.• The inaugural Youth Rock Rodeo is 9 a.m. to4 p.m. Sunday, for ages 16 and younger. Spaceis limited. Registration: $40.
Massing of the Colors
— More than 80 veterans, school and civic organizations willparticipate in the 37th annual event at 2 p.m.Saturday,
March 3
, at St. Raphael Church,2301 Zanzibar, sponsored by the El PasoChapter of the Military Order of the World Wars. Participating units are from Bliss, JROTC,law enforcement and fire department, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and more. Admission isfree and the public is welcome. Information:821-4423 or 755-4038.Organizations wishing to participate may pre-register at elpasomoww.org.
Home and Garden Expo
— The 13thannual expo is
March 9-11
at El PasoConvention Center. Hours are 2 to 8 p.m.Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. About 200 area compa-nies display the latest products and services for homeowners. Admission: $7; $4military/seniors; free for ages 12 and younger.Seniors and military admitted free on Friday.Cash only. Information: (361) 882-2071 or elpa-sohomeandgarden.com.Other activities include educational seminarsfrom area experts for interior design and décor ideas, home energy saving tips and remodelingideas, Master Gardeners with spring planting tips, and live cooking demonstrations.Guests can register to win a $15,000 ExtremeRoom Makeover Giveaway.
Celebre Segundo Barrio Day 
— CelebreSegundo Barrio hosts a health fair and family day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday,
March 10
, at the Lydia Patterson Institute Gym, 571Florence, with games, door prizes, puppets,food, historic neighborhood tour, healthscreenings, neighborhood clean-up and more. Admission is free; but canned goods donations welcomed. Information: 533-8268, ext. 31.The event is held in conjunction with the 2ndannual Segundo Barrio 5K race/walk at 9 a.m.benefiting area food pantries. Online preregis- tration at celebrateSegundoBarrio.org.
Cesar Chavez Car Show andCelebration
— Riverside Activist Youth willhost the celebration of the late United Farm Workers of America founder 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday,
March 11
, at Riverside High School301 Midway. All makes of car welcome.Proceeds benefit Centro de Trabajadores Agricolas Fronterizos. Spectator admission isfree. Information: 474-4133 or ogomez4@yisd.net.Roll in for participants is 9 a.m. Vehicle regis- tration is $15 in advance; $20 day of show.
Spring Wine Art Market
— Art andFraming Mfg. and Sunland Winery, 1769 Victory in Sunland Park, host a St. Patrick’s Day week-end celebration 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday,
March 16-17
, with wine tastings, painting, tasting and wine making class-es, and a local arts market. Information: (575)589-1214.
Rockin’ Rolla —
The “Downtown Music &Sports Fest” begins at noon, Saturday,
March17
, along Prospect, from Stewart to Corto Way (Sunset Heights area just north of I-10).Headliners are “Livin’ On A Prayer” Bon Jovi tribute band and “Never Stop Believing’” Journey tribute band. Also performing areFrontera Bugalu, Radio La Chusma, BrownBetty, Fixed Idea, Exilio and the Joe Barron
may 2000
 
March 2012
Please see Page 5
MARCHINDEX
Roundup
3-12, 14-15. 21
Behind the Scene
4
Scene Spotlight
4
Viva Juárez
13
Here’s the Ticket
16-18
Program Notes
19
Music, Comedy
20-21
Dance
22
El Paso FishNet
22
Becoming Bicultural
23
Sports
24-26
Feature:
Lived-In History27-29
Nature
30-32
At the Museum
33-35
SW Art Scene
36-39
Gallery Talk
40-41
History Lessons
41
On Stage
43-44
Stage Talk
44
Keep on Bookin'
45
Film Scene
46-47
Racking up History
47
Liner Notes
48
April Preview
49
El Paso Scene User’s Guide
40
Advertiser Index
50
Subscription Form
37
El Paso ScenePage 3March 2012

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