Your monthly guide to community
entertainment, recreation & culture

EP Coliseum still
makes memories
El Paso County Coliseum
marks its 75th anniversary
this year, and remains a
major venue for sports,
concerts, festivals and
— Page 23

Harvest, Halloween
Our October Roundup
has full listings of
Halloween and Day of
the Dead events, plus
corn mazes and haunted
— Pages 6-7

Tom Lea Month
Celebrate the legacy of
El Paso’s famed artist at
various events through-
out the month, and
travel the Tom Lea Trail.
— Pages 9, 35

Ringo Starr at Plaza
The former Beatles drum-
mer brings his superstar
band to El Paso.

‘My El Paso’ by
— Page 40

Mark Yerrington
Clockwise from top: “Pilgrims Mt.
Cristo Rey,”  “Indian Dancer Ysleta 2017
Mission” and “Father Rahm.” w w w. e p s c e n e . c o m
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Open House at Alumni Lodge is 8 a.m. to 2
p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Peter and Margaret de
Wetter Center. Self Guided campus tours are
October 2017 1 to 4 p.m. at various locations.
The 100th Anniversary of Old Main celebra-
tion is 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the Old
ROUNDUP Main Building, outdoor entrance.
Chalk the Block — The 10th anniversary
outdoor art event is Oct. 6-8 throughout
Downtown El Paso. The event includes vari-
ous art projects, art vendors, live music, per-
formance art, interactive kid’s zone, food and
refreshments chalk and street artists and
more. Hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.
to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday. Admission is free. Information: 212-
0110, chalktheblock.com or on Facebook.
This year’s artists include:
• “Wish Tree” from Yoko Ono, New York-
based Tokyo artist.
• “Life Cube” by Scott Cohen, New York.
Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta — Texas • “Spheres of Influence,” created by Curime
Parks and Wildlife will host its 13th an43nual Batliner and Jake Newsum of Los Angeles for
fiesta highlighting the animals and plants of the the Mextropoli Festival in Mexico City.
Chihuahuan Desert 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, • “Vertical Line Garden” by Coryn Kempster
Sept. 30, at Franklin Mountains State Park’s and Julia Jamrozik of Buffalo, N.Y. and
Tom Mays Section (off of Transmountain Road Toronto.
on the west slope) Admission is free. • “Cycle Sonic” performance by Squonk
Information: 566-6441 (Franklin Mountains Opera of Pittsburgh.
State Park); 240-3311, or
chihuahuandesert.org. Rocking the Rez Pow Wow — Ysleta del
Sur Pueblo’s 8th annual pow wow is 10 a.m.
Village Vibes Music Festival — The to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8,
Village of Vinton and Keep Vinton Beautiful 11200 Santos Sanchez. Admission is free.
hosts the 2nd annual music festival Saturday, Information: 859-7700, 860-7777 or on
Sept. 30, at Dr. Applegate Park, 7966 Facebook at rockingtherez.
Quejette, in Vinton. The festival will showcase
a variety of musicians and artists, along with a St. Luke’s Country Fair — The 34th
local food trucks and vendors. Headliner is the annual fair, featuring the popular “Great
Chamanas. Doors open at 2 p.m. Tickets: $10 Dachshund Stampede,” is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
in advance; $15 at the gate; $5 kids in advance. Saturday, Oct. 7, at St. Luke’s Episcopal
Information: 886-5104 or villagevibesmusicfes- Church, 7050 McNutt in La Union, near
tival.com. Canutillo. The event includes Dachshund races
and an all-other breeds race. Pets on leash
Miner Dash and Family Fitness Fiesta welcome. Events include arts and crafts, food
— The 8th annual event kicks off UTEP’s booths, big barn sale, kids games, bake sale,
Homecoming festivities 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, pie baking contest, and performances by
Oct. 1, at UTEP’s Centennial Plaza. school choirs and ballet folklorico. Route 66
The Fitness Fiesta offers physical activities performs live music 4 to 7 p.m. Admission is
and health screenings, including jumping bal- free; canned food item donation for Canutillo
loon, inflatable obstacle course, zumba, yoga Food Bank encouraged. Information: Bridget
and more. Cost: $5. A 5K run and 3K walk Griggs, 204-7365 or stlukeslaunion.com.
begin at 8 a.m., plus a 5K wheelchair race. Races are 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m.; races
Register minerdash.utep.edu. offered for other breeds as well.
A Blessing of the Animals is at noon.
Sunrise Yogafest — Representatives from
10 local yoga studios will share the benefits of El Paso Fall Home and Garden Show
breath control, meditation and specific body — El Paso Association of Builders hosts the
postures 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, in 10th annual show is Friday through Sunday,
UTEP’s Sun Bowl Stadium. The family-friendly Oct. 13-15 at the El Paso Convention Center,
event will feature two mega sessions, three with special guest celebrity landscaper Ahmed
super sessions and more than 20 workshops. Hassan seen in DIY Network’s “Yard
Patrons may enter through the stadium’s north Crashers.” Hours are 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, 10
gate. Tickets: $10; $5 for UTEP students and a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
staff (Ticketmaster). Information: 747-5234. Sunday. Admission is $7.50 ($6.50 seniors over
65; free for age 16 and younger and active
UTEP Football & Homecoming - The
duty military with ID); $1 off adult admission
2017 homecoming game against Western
with donation of canned goods. Information:
Kentucky is at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at Sun
778-5387. Full schedule and admission
Bowl Stadium. Tailgating events begin at 3
coupons at ElPasoHomeAndGarden.com.
p.m. Tickets: $10-$30. information: 747-5234
Adoptions by Animal Rescue League of El
or 1-800-745-3000. Event information: 747-
Paso, and mammograms (Saturday only).
8600 or alumni.utep.edu.
Homecoming Pageant is 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Chamizal Festival — The festival celebrat-
Oct. 1, at Magoffin Auditorium. ing the rich cultural history of this area through
Pep Rally is noon Wednesday, Oct. 4, on storytelling, pottery demonstrations, music,
Centennial Plaza, with the Homecoming dance and theater performances 1:30 to 6
Dance at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6. p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Chamizal
Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner is 6:30 National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial.
p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the Don Haskins Admission is free; native crafts available for
Center. Tickets: $100. Information: Judy sale. Information: 532-7273.
Heredia-Perry, 747-6361 or
jheredia@utep.edu. Please see Page 5

October 2017 El Paso Scene Page 3
first met Bob Moore back in 1986,
when we were both interviewing for
Nov. 5, directed by Becky Condra. Page

job vacancies at the El Paso Times.
Upcycled Art Fair — The art fair featuring When I read the other day about his res-
repurposed and upcycled art is Oct. 21, at ignation as editor of the Times, it
The Marketplace at Placita Santa Fe. Page 8. brought back many memories.
A Holiday open house is Oct. 29. Back then, the El Paso Times was the
most dysfunctional workplace I ever
Scene Spotlight highlights events Hal Marcus Gallery — Showing through encountered. The person who held the
advertised in this issue. Jan 12 is “el paso miniatures,” small works title of editor was no longer in charge;
by several regional artists. Page 28. her actual job was editorial page editor.
Get The Led Out — The American Led The gallery will take part in the Sunset A husband and wife served as co-manag-
Zeppelin tribute performs Oct. 14 at Heights Tour of Homes Oct. 26. ing editors, but those titles didn’t mean
Flickinger Center for Performing Arts in much. The wife ran the operation, while
husband occasionally tried to act like a
The Cat’s Meow — The Snake Charmer
Alamogordo. Page 44.
and Belly Dancer present the annual dinner
boss but was pretty ineffective. The city
Michael Martin Murphey — The cowboy theatre Oct. 28 at Country Inn, featuring Na editor seemed perpetually distracted and Apparently the corporate powers-that-
music legend performs Nov. 18 at Flickinger Imah and Senee Barraza. Workshops also prone to assigning oddball stories. be ordered Bob to make one more round
Center in Alamogordo. Page 2. planned that day Page. 16. There were two openings for assistant of cuts and he decided enough was
city editor. One would oversee the New enough. A front page story announced
Bob’s resignation effective Oct. 5.
Tom Lea Month — Several events are
Mexico staff (the former jobholder quit
Shakespeare on the Rocks — The
My hope is that Bob’s passion for jour-
planned during the month of October in cel-
to join a monastery — really). The other
Shakespeare festival’s 29th season runs
nalism hasn’t been extinguished by the
ebration of the El Paso artist, including lec-
opening was for a night-shift editor.
weekends Oct. 28-Nov. 12 at Chamizal
economic woes of the newspaper indus-
tures, demonstrations, tours, exhibitions and
I got the New Mexico job. Bob Moore
National Memorial. Page 39.
try, and that he will find some opportuni-
family activities. Page 22.
got the night desk. As the night editor, he
• Oct. 28-29: Anthony & Cleopatra
Hike up Cristo Rey — The annual hike • Nov. 4-5: Much Ado About Nothing
had to handle the late-breaking news and ty to put it to continuing use in El Paso.
guided by El Paso Scene editor Randy • Nov. 11-12: Richard III.
last-minute decisions. He had an old- ***
Limbird is Oct. 14 at historic Mount Cristo
Howl-O-Wine Dog Walk — Pets Alive’s fashioned hard-news sensibility and We’ve displayed numerous paintings
Rey in Sunland Park. Page 34. always kept his emotions in check, pro- and photographs of Mount Cristo Rey on
our cover over the years, but this is the
13th annual dog walk and pet costume con-
viding a stable presence no matter the
chaos around him. Within the first year, first one that depicts the annual fall pil-
Crossland Gallery — Showing Sept. 29- test is Sunday, Oct. 29 at La Viña Winery in

most of the upper management problems grimage. This year’s pilrimage will be
Oct. 22 at El Paso Art Association’s gallery is La Union. Page 16.

were fixed and for several years, the Sunday, Oct. 29.
“1.2.3. Friends,” with opening reception
Las Artistas — The annual fine arts and
Times got better and better. Bob had a lot I noticed Mark Yerrington’s “Pilgrims
Oct. 22. Page 7.
craft show is Nov. 18-19 at Epic Railyard
Ardovino’s Desert Crossing Farmers’ Event Center, with more than 90 juried to do with that. Mt. Cristo Rey” at a past Celebration of
Market — Winter hours are 9 a.m. to 1 artists. Page 39. I left the Times in 1993 and started the Our Mountains art exhibit at Ardovino’s
p.m. Saturdays beginning Oct. 7. Page 5. El Paso Scene. Bob rose to managing Desert Crossing. We finally connected
Trans-Siberian Orchestra — TSO pres- editor at the Times, then later worked as with each other and I asked if we could
executive editor of the Fort Collins feature his works on the cover. For infor-
St. Luke’s Country Fair — St. Luke’s ents their rock holiday show “The Ghosts of
newspaper for several years before mation about Mark, contact him at 309-
Episcopal Church hosts its annual fair and Christmas Eve,” the best of TSO and more,
returning to the El Paso Times as the top 7237 or email mry1708@yahoo.com.
“Dachshund Stampede” Oct. 7 at the church Dec. 6, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center.
editor. He increasingly took on the role
in La Union. Page 31. Page 36.
El Paso Live! — October at the Plaza of a community leader along the way. ***
Unfortunately, Bob’s growing career
Southern New Mexico
Theatre. Page 19. El Paso Scene’s own Hike Up Cristo
• Oct. 7: Forever Tango Mesilla Valley Maze — The Las Cruces was stymied by shrinking newspaper Rey is also coming up this month. Join
• Oct. 22: Russian Grand Ballet’s “Swan maze on Picacho is open weekends Sept. resources. Daily newspapers all over us at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, for our
Lake” 30-Oct. 20, with pumpkin patch, picnic have suffered drastic declines in reader- 16th annual “Hike Through Time.” We’ll
• Oct. 25: Shopkins Live! grounds and family activities. Page 6. ship and advertising, and as a result have talk about some history and geography as
• Oct. 27: Bobby Bones and the Raging had to decimate their newsroom staffs. we walk the 2.5 miles up to the monu-
Idiots ‘Trotando Pasos Ajenos’ — The exhibit, The El Paso Times circulation has ment. Details are on Page 5. A small
on Social Justice & Inequalities in the dropped by about half since Bob and I donation ($3 adults, $1 children) is
Alazan Artists — The Alazan Artists’ fine Borderlands runs Oct. 6-Jan. 6, at Branigan came here 31 years ago, and the news- requested to benefit the Mt. Cristo Rey
art show and sale is Oct. 7-31 at Cultural Center in Las Cruces. Opening room today is a shadow of what it was. Restoration Committee.
International Museum of Art, with opening
Reception is Oct. 6. Page 31.

October 2017
reception Oct. 7. Page 35.
Red Hot, Red Dot 2017 — Silver City Art
La Union Maze — The 2017 corn maze
celebrates El Paso Chihuahuas weekends
Association’s Artfest is Oct. 7-9, with gallery Randy Limbird
Editor and Publisher
through Nov. 5 in La Union. Page 24. events and fashion show, and Oct. 13-15 El Paso Scene is published by Cristo
Rey Communications as a monthly guide
(915) 542-1422
with Studio Tours, throughout historic Silver
El Paso Fall Home and Garden Show — City. Page 37. to entertainment, recreation and culture in Albert Martinez
The show’s 10th Anniversary is Oct. 13-15 the El Paso area. Copies are provided Advertising &
at El Paso Convention Center with celebrity Ruidoso Oktoberfest — The 36th annual free at selected locations. Subscriptions Circulation Director
landscaper Ahmed Hassan. Page 3. family event featuring authentic German are $10 a year, sent by 3rd class mail. (915) 920-7244
food, drink and entertainment is Oct. 20-21 Circulation: 40,000 copies. Lisa Kay Tate
La Viña Harvest Wine Festival — The at the Ruidoso Convention Center. Page 20.
Deadline for news for the
annual festival is Oct. 14-15 at La Viña News Editor

November issue is Oct. 16
Winery in La Union with live music, food, Fountain Theatre — The theatre on (915) 542-1422 ext. 4
arts and wine tastings. Page 13. Mesilla Plaza hosts special screenings of
Editorial Associates:
“Rumble: The Indian’s who Rocked the The November issue comes out Oct. 25 Yvonne T. Herrera, Will Summers
Made in El Paso: A Culinary Experience
World (Oct. 21), and Roger Carmen’s “A
— Tom Lea Institute and EPCC’s Culinary Advertising Account Executive:
Arts hosts dinner/auction Oct. 20 at EPCC’s
Little Shop of Horrors” (Oct. 31). Page 40. El Paso Scene
Roman Martinez
Administrative Service Center, featuring Renaissance ArtsFaire — Doña Ana Arts P. O. Box 13615
celebrity chefs including former White House Council’s 46th annual renaissance fair is Nov. El Paso, Texas 79913 Circulation Associate:
Randy Friedman
Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier. Page 25. 4-5 at Young Park in Las Cruces with more PH: 542-1422
E-mail: epscene@epscene.com Contributing Writers:
El Paso Symphony Orchestra — EPSO, than 100 artists, entertainment, food booths
Carol Viescas, Brian Chozick,
Bohuslav Rattay, conductor, performs an and more. Page 15. Myrna Zanetell, Jay Duncan,
evening of the music of Beethoven Oct. 20- Veterans Day Car Show — New Mexico John McVey Middagh
21 at the Plaza Theatre, with guest pianist
Veteran’s Home in Truth or Consequences Subscription Form is on Page 42
Yefim Bronfman. Page 27.
hosts its annual car show Nov. 4. Page 33. Visit El Paso Scene Online at
‘Frankenstein’ — El Paso Playhouse pres- A “Scoop the Loop” event is at the New www.epscene.com
ents Mary Shelly’s classic horror Oct. 20- Healing Waters Plaza Nov. 3. sponsored by Phidev, Inc.
© 2017 Cristo Rey Communications

Page 4 El Paso Scene October 2017
October Roundup a commemorative glass and tasting. Everyone the Sunset Heights Neighborhood
under 21 must be accompanied by adult par- Improvement Association to improve neigh-

Cont’d from Page 3
ent, guardian or spouse. No pets or picnic borhood residences.
baskets allowed. Information: (575) 882-7632 Tickets: $10 ($5 ages 10 and younger); avail-
Feria El Paso — The event hosted by El or lavinawinery.com. able in advance at the Hal Marcus Gallery,
Paso County Sheriff Foundation is Saturday
Saturday’s performers are Frank Zona & 1308 N. Oregon, and day of tour at the
and Sunday, Oct. 14-15, at El Paso County
Urban Edge at noon; 24/7 Blues Band at 2:15 Gallery and the Burges House, 503 W.
Coliseum with food, games, music, carnival
p.m. and 24/7 Slick Reynolds at 4:30 p.m. Yandell. Information: Hal Marcus Gallery, 533- Roundup 3-12
ride, car show and more. Gates open at 4
Sunday’s performers are Twisted Hams at 9090 or sunset_heights_assoc@yahoo.com. Behind the Scene 4
p.m. both days Admission is free. Information:
Chris Acosta, 479-0797; Larry Guerra, 667-
noon; Dusty Low (Country) at 2:15 p.m. and Locations: Scene Spotlight 4
1267 or on Facebook at EPSheriffsFoundation.
Tom Foster Morris (Country) at 4:30 p.m. • Powell Home, 655 Upson Here’s the Ticket 13-15, 17
• Blough Brickey House, 1029 Upson
Saturday’s performers are Azucar, Phat Soul, Mount Cristo Rey: Hike Through Time
• Kohlberg House, 525 Corto Way Program Notes 16-17
and Second Wind. Sunday’s performers are — A hike with presentations on Mount Cristo
• Burges House, 603 W. Yandell Dance 17
Xplosion, Starliners, and Little Mike and the Rey and local history is offered at 8 a.m.
• De Leon Home, 700 W. Yandell Music 18
Blues Kings. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Mount Cristo Rey,
Sunland Park, N.M. Length: 5 miles round trip
• Medrano Home, 837 W. Yandell Viva Juárez 18
Food Truck Throwdown — Anthony (2-3 hours). Cost: $3 ($2 for children) dona-
• McGregor Home, 1013 W. Yandell
Sports 19-22
Texas hosts its 3rd annual food truck cook off • Marcus Home and Gallery, 1308 and 1319
with Food Truck Revolution and Food Truck
tion requested for the Mt. Cristo Restoration
Oregon El Paso FishNet 22
Circus and other vendors Saturday and
Committee. Information: 542-1422. No reser- Feature:
vation is required. Concordia Cemetery Walk Through
Sunday, Oct. 14-15, at Anthony Municipal
The hike is sponsored by El Paso Scene. History — The annual living history tour is El Paso County Coliseum 23-25
Park, in Anthony, Texas. Trucks compete for
Hike leader is Randy Limbird, editor and pub- 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Nature 26-27
cash prize. Also featured is live music, free
lisher of El Paso Scene, and is also part of the Concordia Cemetery, 3700 E. Yandell At the Museum 28-30
kids play area, art and craft vendors. Pets on
leash with valid Rabies vaccinations allowed.
Celebration of Our Mountains. Security is pro- (between Boone and Stevens). Proceeds ben- Taking a Look Back 30
vided by the Mt. Cristo Rey Restoration efit the cemetery. Admission: $5; discount for
Admission: $5 (free for military with ID and Keep on Bookin' 31
Committee. military, students, seniors over 60; free for age
kids 12 and younger). Information: 497-1769
The 5-mile hike is easy to moderate, and is 6 and younger. Information: -2326 or concor- Southwest Art Scene 32-34
or bromero@townofanthony.org.
suitable for all ages. Meet at the large parking diacemetery.org. Gallery Talk 35
Proceeds help replenish funds for the
Anthony Police Food Pantry and the Anthony
lot at the trailhead to Mt. Cristo Rey off Volunteers dress in period costume and History Lessons 36
Parks and Community Events Fund.
McNutt Road (NM 273). Take the Racetrack share historical vignettes in character of many On Stage 37-38, 40
exit off Paisano and cross the Rio Grande. of Concordia Cemetery’s eternal residents.
Stage Talk 38
La Viña Fall Wine Festival — The annual
fall celebration is noon to 7 p.m. Saturday and
Sunset Heights Tour of Homes and Hueco Tanks Interpretive Fair — The Film Scene 39
Landmarks — The El Paso County
Liner Notes
22nd annual Interpretive Fair begins at 8 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 14-15, at La Viña Winery, 4201 40
Historical Society will host the 14th annual to 9 p.m. to Saturday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M. (one
Tour of Homes noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. Sunday, Oct. 21-22, at Hueco Tanks State November preview 41
mile north or Vinton Road), with more than
14, with eight locations in the neighborhood Historic Site, 6900 Hueco Tanks Road, with a
20 wines available for tasting and purchase. Scene User’s Guide 41
between Downtown and UTEP. Residents will variety of programs such as Native American
Admission: $20 ($10 ages 12-20; free for chil-
give guests a personal walk-through of these dancing and drumming, storytelling and cultur- Advertiser Index 42
dren under 12). Admission for adults includes
properties. Pedi cabs available. Funds go to Subscription Form 42
Please see Page 6

October 2017 El Paso Scene Page 5
October Roundup in celebration of Teas Archeology Month noon Border Classic Car Show — The all-car den. Admission: $3; free for age 12 and
to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, with a pottery fir- showdown hosted by Los Class Militia is noon younger. Information: 449-1032 or elpa-
Cont’d from Page 5 ing demonstration, archery, mock excavations, sostreetscene.com.
to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at El Paso County
hands-on activities, films and more. Coliseum, open to all makes and models. As part of the weekend, Barnett will host a
al presentations, and historic games with
Information: 755-4332 or archaeology.elpaso- General admission: $9 (Ticketmaster). Factory Demo Truck Friday and Saturday, as
Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Buffalo Soldiers pro-
texas.gov. well as food trucks on Saturday. Information 1-
gram. Pictograph, birding, nature, and recre- St. John Paul II Parish Fiesta — 10 a.m. 800-453-1513 or barnettharley.com.
ational tours will go out both days, with a Twisted Taco Truck Challenge — The to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at the YMCA build-
stargazing program Saturday evening. Food inaugural food truck challenge is Saturday, ing at 6400 Mason Farms road in Sunland Park ‘Howl-O-Wine’ Dog Walk — Pets Alive El
and beverages can be purchased on site. Oct. 21, at Ascarate park, 6200 Delta, with 15 (off Westside Drive), with a bilingual Mass fol- Paso will host its 13th annual fall dog walk
Admission is free. Information: 857-1135 or of the best taco trucks participating. Other lowed by the fiesta. Food booths, family activi- noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at La Viña
texasstateparks.gov. events include the Punk Rock Flea market, ties and more offered. Admission is free. Winery, 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union,
lucha libre wrestling, taco eating contest, live Information: (575) 332-4496 or stjohnpaulsec- N.M., with a 1-mile dog walk at 1 p.m. around
Red Ribbon Block Party — Ysleta del Sur music, games, kids zone, Chihuahua costume the grounds of La Viña Winery. Registration
Pueblo will host its annual drug-free family
party, drink tents and more. Admission $5 in begins at noon. The event includes music, cos-
event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at
advance; $10 at the gate; free for active duty Sharefest — Thousands of El Paso families tume contests for dogs, prizes, food vendors,
the YDSP Community, 9314 Juanchido, with will receive free gently used items 8 to 10 a.m.
military with ID and kids under 15. Tacos: $2 pet-related products and gifts for sale.
food, games, live music and more. Admission Saturday, Oct. 28, at the El Paso County
each; VIP tequila tent tickets are $50. Tickets Advance registration: $15 for one dog, $20 for
is free. Information: 858-6118 or Coliseum Pavilion, 4100 E. Paisano. Free park-
at eventbrite.com. two dogs (limit of two dogs per person). On-
Ysletadelsurpueblo.org. ing available. Information: 313-5618 or site registration on day of event is $5 extra.
Turkish Festival — Raindrop Foundation epfj@aol.com.
Sunset Heights Block Party — The 10th will host a food and craft fair 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Military with ID receive $5 discount.
About 200 tables and clothes racks will offer Information, cost: 247-6057,
annual party is noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Raindrop Turkish House free dresses, shirts, pants, suits, coats, PetsAliveElPaso.org, or facebook.com/pet-
21, along the 500 block of Prospect, with sev- in El Paso, 10767 Gateway West, Suite 610, sweaters, shoes, purses, toys, blankets, appli- saliveelpaso.
eral bands, DJs, art vendors and food trucks. featuring authentic Turkish food (gyro, kebab, ances, tools, canned food, furniture and more,
Admission is free. Information: 996-1880 or baklava, ravioli, plus Turkish coffee and tea), with volunteers assisting, including bilingual City Halloween carnivals — The City of
thesunsetheightsblockparty@gmail.com. kids activities, water marbling show, folk dances speakers. Everyone is invited to attend. No El Paso Parks and Recreation Department’s
Texas Archaeology Month — El Paso and other live performances. Admission is free. documentation is needed. annual Halloween Happiness throughout the
Museum of Archaeology at Wilderness Park, Information: 400-7450 or raindropturkish- Caring Pasoans are asked to go through their city at area recreation centers Tuesday, Oct.
4301 Transmountain, hosts free family events house.org. homes, and collect any things they are willing 31. The carnivals include family costume con-
to share with less fortunate families. Take tests, jumping balloons and other types of fam-
donations to the nearest library or 7-Eleven ily fun. Call for times. Admission is free.
Oct.1-21. • Pumpkin Patch Pool Dive, noon-3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 28, at Armijo Aquatic Center,
Mount Cristo Rey pilgrimage — The 911 S. Ochoa.
largest pilgrimage each year is on the last • Halloween Carnival & Zombie Walk, 5-11
Sunday in October. The 77th anniversary pro- p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, San Jacinto Plaza.
cession begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. • City senior centers also will offer costume
Gates open at 5 a.m. Information: San Martin contests, dances and other events on
de Porras (575) 589-2106. Halloween; check for details.
Kern Place Halloween — The Kern Place
Harvest & Halloween Association’s annual Halloween events are
Tuesday, Oct. 31, at Madeline Park. Time,
KidX Franken-Tastic Time — The family information: kernplace.org or on Facebook at
event is 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Kern Place Association.
Sunland Park Mall, 750 Sunland Park, lower KLAQ Halloween Parade — The annual
level with games, face painting, costume con- parade is Tuesday, Oct. 31, at Album Park,
test and more. Admission is free. Information: 3001 Parkwood, and returns there. The
sunlandparkmall.com. parade is 1.9 miles and lasts about one hour.
Boo at the Zoo — The El Paso Zoo, 4001 Prizes will be given in various categories. No
E. Paisano, will host its 11th annual safe trick- entry fee, but entries must display “KLAQ.”
or-treating event for families with children age Parade usually begins at 3:30 p.m., but early
2 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and arrival strongly encouraged; pre-registration is
Sunday, Oct. 28-29. Zoo admission is $12 for 10 to 3 p.m. Information: 544-8864 or
ages 13 to 59; $9 for ages 60 and older and klaq.com.
active duty military (including spouse) with ID;
$7.50 ages 3 to 12; and free for ages 2 and
under. Information: 532-8156 or Haunted Houses
elpasozoo.org. KLAQ Haunted House — The annual
Halloween Fest at Tramway — The haunting “The Apocalypse,” runs Oct. 5-31 at
annual Halloween Fest is noon to 5 p.m. at Desert Warriors Paintball, 13900 Montana.
Wyler Aerial Tramway, Saturday, Oct. 28, Haunted House recommended for ages 14 and
with creepy crawler and bats exhibits. The older. Open Thursday through Sunday the first
annual carved pumpkin contest is noon; bring two weekends in October, and all week long
pumpkins by at 11:45 a.m. carved and ready to Oct. 16-31. Hours are 7 to 10 p.m. Sundays
display. Visitors will vote on favorites, and win- through Wednesdays; 7 p.m. to midnight
ners announced at 5 p.m. for tramway sou- Thursdays though Saturdays. Tickets: $15.
venir prizes. Cost for tramway rides is $8 for Information: 544-9550 or klaq.com.
adults and $4 for children 12 years and under. ‘Terror Trail Haunted House’ —
Information: 562-9899 or 566-6622. WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures, 401
To get there: Take Alabama to McKinley and Anthony, in Canutillo, hosts its two-acre
turn toward the mountain. Terror Trail Haunted House 7:30 p.m. to mid-
Halloween HorsePower Car, Truck, night Fridays and Saturdays, and 7:30 to 10
Bike Show — The Halloween event wraps p.m. Sundays, Sept. 29-Oct. 29, plus 7:30
up Barnett’s 40th Birthday Bash noon to 6 p.m. until last ticket sold Tuesday, Oct. 31.
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, with car, truck and bike Ages 10 and older welcome; no costumes may
show benefitting Hands of Love and Hope, at be worn to the trail. Tickets: $16 general
Barnett Harley Davidson, 8272 Gateway East, admission haunted house only; $18 Zombie
with a fashion show, Halloween costume con-
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October Roundup The Maze also offers various family activities,
picnic tables and concessions.
Cont’d from Page 5
October nights feature the Haunted Pallet
Maze (additional $7 person).
Shoot; combo ticket is $29. Information: 877-
FEAR (3327) or texasterrortrail.com.
Día de los Muertos
Haunted Village — The village is open
Concordia Día de Los Muertos —
Saturday and Sunday, 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 21-22
Concordia Heritage Association and Paso Del
and Oct. 28-29, at Sacramento Mountains
Norte Paranormal Society celebrate Day of
Historical Museum 1000 U.S. 82 in
the Dead 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at
Cloudcroft, N.M. Call for cost: (575) 682-
Concordia Cemetery, 3700 E. Yandell
2932 or cloudcroftmuseum.com.
(between Boone and Stevens) with revelers
Massacre on Marshall Road Haunted dressed in vintage Mexican clothes complete
House — 1717 Marshall. The Fort Bliss with skulls painted on their faces, 10-foot
haunted house is 6 p.m. 10 p.m. Fridays and mojigangas (dancing skeleton puppets), a scav-
Saturdays, Oct. 6-28, and 6 p.m. to midnight, enger hunt, live music, food trucks, face
Tuesday, Oct. 31. Not recommended for painters, dancers, poetry readings, arts and
children under 10. Admission: $5; discounted crafts and ceremonial offerings. Tickets: $5
price ($3) Oct 27-28. Information: 588-8247. ($1 age 16 and younger; $2 seniors 60 and
The Monster Bash family Halloween event is older and military; free for children under 6).
6 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27-28. Information: 497-1126, 593-8906,
Choose from, three haunted house experi- comaes39@aol.com, concordiacemetery.org
ences; “Barely Scary,” for $1; “Kinda Scary,” or lallorona915@yahoo.com.
for $2; and “Massacre on Marshall Road,” $3. Guests may come dressed as Calacas or
Catrinas (skeletons).
‘Bloody Shakespeare’ — The Playmakers
from UTEP Department of Theatre and Día de los Muertos — Calavera Coalition
Dance present a 30-minute journey — part hosts its celebration of Day of the Dead at
haunted house, part classic theatre — to the Old Mesilla Plaza with food, music, stories,
darkest corners of Shakespeare’s mind 7, 8 dancing and piñatas noon to 7 p.m. Saturday
and 9 p.m. Friday and Monday through and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28-29.
Wednesday, and 2, 3 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. Traditional day of the dead altars will be on
27-Nov. 1, at the Fox Fine Arts Studio display. Admission is free. Information: (575)
Theatre. Tickets: $9-$14. Information: 747- 647-2639 or calaveracoalition@gmail.com.
5118, theatredance.utep.edu or on Facebook.
Día de los Muertos ‘Artesania:
Murder, witchcraft, and poetry blend into a
Patrimonio Cultural’ — La Mujer Obrera
ghoulish mix as guests walk from one chamber
Café Mayapan, 2000 Texas, hosts its 20th
to the next. Proceeds benefit the student
annual Day of the Dead 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday,
scholarship fund. Mature content.
Oct. 28. Traditional food, calaveras and catri-
nas, altars and regional Mexican arts, as well as
Mazes & More entertainment by Danza Azteca Omecoatl,
Ceiba, Carambola community music, Amalia
El Paso’s Corn Maze — The 10-acre maze Mondragon and Frontera Bugalu. Admission is
and pumpkin patch is open for its 3rd season free. Information: 217-1126, mujerobrera.org
noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. or on Facebook at mujerobrera.
30-Nov. 5 at 1100 Old Hueco Tanks Road
(south of I-10 at Exit 35). Admission: $10.95; Southern New Mexico
$9.95 military/teacher with ID; $8.95 age 3-
11; free for ages 2 and younger. Information: Southern New Mexico State Fair —
915-213-4FUN (4386), elpasocornmaze.com Wednesday through Sunday, Sept. 27-Oct. 1,
or on Facebook. at the Doña Ana County Fairgrounds, 12 miles
west of Las Cruces off I-10. Grounds open at
Mesilla Valley Corn Maze at Lyles 9 a.m. Headliners: Tell Runyan Thursday;
Family Farms — The 17th annual labyrinth Parker McCollum Friday; and Uncle Lucius
and pumpkin patch is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $14 ($10 age 7-14) after 2
Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 30-Oct. 29 at p.m. Thursday and Friday, and all day Saturday
3855 W. Picacho, Las Cruces. This year’s and Sunday; free for age 6 and younger: avail-
theme is “It Ain’t Corny.” Admission: $12 able at holdmyticket.com. Information: (575)
($10 children under 12; free children under 2) 524-8602 or snmstatefairgrounds.net.
$2 discount for military with ID. Information:
(575) 526-1919, mesillavalleymaze.com or on St. Clair Vineyards WineFest — New
Facebook at Mesilla Valley Maze. Mexico’s largest winery will host its 23rd
Activity tickets (available until 5:30 p.m.) are annual Winefest noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and
$1 each or 22 for $20. noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, at
The Fall Festival is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 1325 DeBaca Road in Deming. Admission: $5;
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8, with live free for active military and law enforcement.
music, contests and activities for all ages. Information: stclairwinery.com.
The New Mexico Pumpkin Festival is 11 a.m.
Southwestern New Mexico State Fair
to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28-29.
— Oct. 4-8 at the Luna County fairgrounds in
La Union Maze — The 12-acre cornfield Deming. Information: (575) 546-5255 or on
maze is open through Nov. 5 for its 17th Facebook at swnmsf.
season at 1101 Highway 28 in La Union, N.M.,
Sierra County Fair — Thursday through
next to Zin Valle Winery. Information: 549-
Sunday, Oct. 5-8, at Sierra County Fair Barn
1323 or launionmaze.com. Hours are 5 to 10
in Truth or Consequences, N.M. Events
p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays,
include arts, crafts, livestock, food vendors,
and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. Also open 11:30
community groups and family activities.
a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9 (Columbus
Admission is free. Information: Sierra County
Day). Cost: $12 ($10 military; $7 seniors 65-
Extension Service, (575) 894-2375 or sierra-
75); $6 for ages 2-5 ($5 military.) Free for
under age two and seniors over 75. Tickets
available in advance at ticketleap.com.
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October Roundup Cruces. Admission is free. Information: (575) of Columbus, N.M. Parade begins at 10 a.m. New Mexico Pecan Festival — The festi-
541-2154 or las-cruces.org/museums. followed by all day entertainment, vendors val is all day Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21-22,
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and games in the Plaza. Admission is free. at the historic plaza in Old Mesilla, N.M. with
New Mexico Fall Festival — The week-
Information: (575) 494-0009. live music, pecan desert baking contest, cook-
Aspenfest — Ruidoso’s celebration of fall end festival is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday mad
ing demos, carnival rides, beer and wine gar-
colors is Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8. Sunday, Oct. 7-8, at the Mesilla Valley Maze, Los Leones de Mesilla Car Show — The
den, food trucks and more. Information:
Events include a chili cook-off, arts and crafts 3855 W. Picacho in Las Cruces, with live annual car show is10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday,
fair, street vendors, Aspenfest Parade and vin- music, contests, and family activities. Maze Oct. 14, on the Old Mesilla Plaza. Admission
5K “Run Like a Nut” is 7 a.m. Saturday.
tage car show. Information: Ruidoso Valley admission: $12 ($10 children; free for children is free for spectators. Information: (575) 524-
Chamber of Commerce: (575) 257-7395 or under 2). Information: (575) 526-1919 or 3262 or mesillanm.gov. Pancho’s Car Show — Friends of Pancho
ruidosonow.com/aspenfest. rootintootinribs.com. Villa State Park’s 12th annual car show and
Czechoslovakian Klobase Festival —
Arts and crafts booths will be open 9 a.m. to auto parts swap meet is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium — Holy Family Church’s annual festival and bar-
5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Boys and Saturday, Oct. 21, at Pancho Villa State Park
Cowboy poets, musicians, craftsmen and becue is all day Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Luna
Girls Club of Sierra Blanca, 134 Reese Dr. in Columbus, N.M. Show admission free with
chuckwagon cooks meet for the 28th annual County Courthouse Park in Deming, N.M.
Admission: $2 (free for children under 12). regular park admission of $5 per vehicle.
symposium 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Information: (575) 546-9783.
Information: (575) 808-8338. Information, entry fee for show participants:
Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
The Rod Run Car Show is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ruidoso Oktoberfest — The 36th annual (575) 531-2711 or panchovillastateparkfriends-
13-15, at Ruidoso Downs Race Track,
Saturday at Inn of the Mountain Gods in Lincoln Country version of the German tradi- group.org.
Ruidoso Downs, N.M. Admission: $20 ($5
Mescalero. Admission is free. Information: Ron tion is Oct. 20-21 at the Ruidoso Convention
Duscha, (915) 598-0621.
Sunday). Evening concerts and chuckwagon Harvestfest — 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
Center. German food, beer, wine, music,
meal tickets sold separately. Information: 28, on Burro Avenue in Cloudcroft, N.M.,
The annual Open Chili Cook-Off and Chile games, live music and folk dances abound 5 to
(575) 378-4140 or cowboysymposium.org. with hay rides, carved and decorated pump-
Society Pod Chili Cook-Off is Saturday at the 11 p.m. Friday and noon to 11 p.m. Saturday.
The Symposium offers continuous music, kins, a costume contest, parade and trick or
Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino. Public Arts and crafts booths will be featured as well
poetry and storytelling, western demonstra- treating. Most activities are free. Information:
tasting is noon; tasting cups available for a as a “Kinderhall.” Proceeds benefit Lincoln
tions and more. A variety of children’s activi- (575) 682-2733 or cloudcroft.net.
donation. County charities.
ties, including a Kids’ Rodeo, are offered. A
Craft Beer and Wine Festival is 11 a.m. to 6 Admission: $10 per day; $18 for both days; New Mexico Pumpkin Festival — The
Western Expo features 110 vendors .
p.m. Saturday, at Wingfield Park. $6 for ages 13-18 ($10 for two days) and free 9th annual festival celebrating the fall gourd is
Evening concerts offered at 7 p.m. Oct. 12-
for children under 12. Children and teens 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct.
Cloudcroft Octoberfest Art Show — 14. Tickets: $75 Thursday and Friday shows;
must be accompanied by adult. Information: 28-29, at the Mesilla Valley Maze and Lyles
The art show and family event is 10 a.m. to 5 $50 Saturday show.
(575) 257-6171 or OktoberfestRuidoso.com. Family Farm, 3855 W. Picacho, Las Cruces.
p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8, at Zenith • Thursday: Grammy Award winners Asleep
Corn maze, pumpkin painting, slides, hayrides
Park in Cloudcroft, N.M. Admission is free. at the Wheel and the legendary Red Steagall. High Rolls Apple Festival — The annual
Information: (575) 682-2733, or coolcloud- • Friday: Bri Bagwell and Tracy Byrd. to the pumpkin patch and more. Food avail-
open-air harvest festival is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
croft.com. • Saturday: Floyd Domino Trio and Mickey able for purchase, and a country store offered.
Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
Gilley, with returning favorite Jody Nix. Winners from the annual coloring and pump-
21-22, at the Community Center, 56 Cottage
Cultural Bazaar — The 7th annual family Chuckwagon lunch is noon Saturday, and kin-carving contests will be displayed.
Row, in High Rolls, N.M. The festival features
celebration of the area’s cultural diversity is 9 Admission: $12 ($10 children under 12; free
breakfast is 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Cost per plate: fresh local and other apples, apple pies and
a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 7, at Branigan children under 2) $2 discount for military with
$25 Saturday; $15 Sunday breakfast. apple butter, arts and crafts, food and drink
Cultural Center, 501 N. Main in Las Cruces, ID. Information: (575) 526-1919 or mesillaval-
vendors, and children’s activities. Admission
with art, dance, clothing, and other customs of Columbus Day Festival — The annual fes- leymaze.com.
and parking is free. No pets. Information:
more than a dozen cultures represented in Las tival is Saturday, Oct. 14, in the historic village
(575) 682-6044 or highrollsfestivals.com.
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Bazaars and fairs
St. Pius X Kermes — 1050 N. Clark. 6
Tom Lea Month p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, Sept.
29-30. Information: 772-3226.
Tom Lea Month — The Tom Lea Institute,
along with other area organizations, celebrates Art in the Park — The City Parks &
the life and work of the late El Paso art legend Recreation Department’s arts and crafts fair is
with various events throughout October. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept.
Admission is free except as noted. For all 30-Oct. 1, at Memorial Park’s Reserve area,
reservations, registration and RSVPs, call 533- 3100 Copper. Information: 212-1704.
0048. See TomLea.com for complete sched- Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert
ule. Highlights include: Crossing — One Ardovino Drive in Sunland
“Made in El Paso! A Culinary Experience” Park, N.M. Sept. 30 hours are 7:30 a.m. to
with celebrity chefs Roland Mesnier, Armando noon. Fall hours begin Oct 7: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pomales, and Sonny Torres dinner and auction Well behaved pets on leash welcome; brunch
benefitting the EPCC Scholarship Fund and available for purchase. Information: (575) 589-
the Tom Lea Institute is 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, 0653, ext. 3, farmersmarketadc@outlook.com
Oct. 20, at EPCC, Viscount Campus Bldg. B. or ardovinos.com.
Reservations required by Oct. 9. Tickets: • Oct. 14: Road Runner Food Drive &
$125 ($1,000 table for ten). Cooking Demo. Both perishable and non-per-
Presentations: ishable food will be distributed the same day
• “Landscape: Summoning the Past through within Doña Ana County. Chef Patrick Rosser
Works of Art and Current Conservation of El Paso Community College will cook a
Efforts,” by Shannon Harris of Texan by ham.
Nature is 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at • Oct. 28: Día De Los Muertos Kid Trick or
Keystone Heritage Park, 4200 Doniphan, fol- Treating. Bring the kids in costume. Día de
lowed by a tour with Bernie Sargent. Los Muertos items available as well as trick or
• “Connections: Heritage Development treating with vendors and games.
Tourism Series” 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday,
Oct. 13, at El Paso Convention Center, 1 Guardian Angel Kermess — All day
Civic Center Plaza. Space is limited; advance Sunday, Oct. 1, 3021 Frutas. Information:
registration required. 533-2077.
• “Tom Lea’s Murals in New Mexico and
Our Lady of Refuge Fiesta — Noon to
Texas in the 1930s” lecture by Art Historian
11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 1320 Mercantil in La
Deborah Rindge, PhD is 11 a.m. Saturday,
Union. Kitchen opens at noon, with booths,
Oct. 14, at Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N.
games and drinks at 3 p.m. Information (575)
Main in Las Cruces.
• “The Pottery of Casa Grandes and the Lea
Live entertainment is 3 to 11 p.m. including
Family Collection” by El Paso Museum of
San Jose Matachines, Los Diamantes folklorico,
Archeology Director Jeff Romney is 1 p.m.
Gadsden High School’s Pantastic Steel Drum
Sunday, Oct. 29, at the Museum of
band, mariachis and Cherry disco.
Archeology, 4301 Woodrow Bean.
Tours: St. Mark’s Fall Bazaar — St. Mark’s
• Walking Tour of Downtown El Paso and United Methodist Church, 5005 love Road. 9
Tom Lea’s “1938 Pass of the North” mural at a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Information:
the Historic Federal Courthouse is 2:15 p.m. 581-4444 or stmarktschurch.tv.
Friday, Oct. 13, beginning at El Paso Museum
of History, 510 N. Santa Fe.
El Paso Psychic Fair — The fair is 11 a.m.
to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14-15, at
Book Signings:
Hawthorn Inn, 1700 Airway, at Boeing.
• Book signing of “A Mexican Dream” by
Admission: $5 for both days (private readings
Barbara Cigarroa is 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
not included). Free admission with active mili-
7, at Literarity Book Shop in Peppertree
tary I.D. Information: 345-6245 or elpasopsy-
Square, 5411 N. Mesa.
• “Tom Lea’s World War II Artwork” guided
experience with remarks and book signing by Western Hills Autumn Bazaar — 9 a.m.
Adair Margo is 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Western Hills
War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa. United Methodist Church’s Stewart Family
• “Life at the White House” presentation and Life Center, 524-A Thunderbird. Information:
book signing by Chef Roland Mesnier, former 581-3547 or westernhillsep.org.
White House Pastry Chef, is 2 p.m. Saturday,
Oct. 21, at Whole Foods Community Room, Mission Trail Art Market — 11 a.m. to 6
100 Pitt. Reservations required. p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, Veteran’s Memorial
• Book Signing by Adair Margo for “The Plaza in San Elizario. Information: 851-0093 or
Notebook of Nancy Lea” is 2:30 p.m. missiontrailartmarket.com.
Saturday, Oct. 28, at Literarity Book Shop in
Peppertree Square. OES Garage Sale — 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Family events: Saturday, Oct. 21, at Wallace Hughston
• Tom Lea Horsemanship Kids Clinic for ages Masonic Lodge, 5502 Hondo Pass.
4-12 is 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at El Paso Information: (575) 496-9878.
Sheriff’s Posse, 1801 McNutt in Sunland Park, Upcycled Art Fair — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
with members of the El Paso Sheriff’s Posse. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Placita Santa Fe, 5024-
Cost: $12 per child; reservations required. 5034 Doniphan. All art hand-made with recy-
Music by San Antonio’s Michael Martin and cled/upcycled materials. Spaces available for
stories by the campfire follow from 6 to 8 artists. Call or text Tamara at 274-6517, or
p.m. Facebook at Upcycled Art Fair.
• The Hands of Cantú: Horsemanship at the
Pass of the North free family event is 10 a.m. Downtown Artist and Farmers Market
to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Compadres — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in the Union
Therapy Inc., 6666 Morrill Road, with horse-
themed activities for all ages.
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October Roundup tration: (575) 642-5696 or (575) 642-5693 or with breast cancer, survivors of families whom Special Olympics Casino Night Fund
c4cr.com. were impacted by the loss of the loved one Raiser Extravaganza — Special Olympics
Cont’d from Page 9
due to breast cancer. Texas Greater El Paso Area-19 hosts its
Arte Con Corazon — El Paso Human
fundraiser 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at El
Plaza District along Anthony Street. Services Inc.’s art auction to benefit former The Las Cruces Fun Hunt — The 3rd 24-
Information: 212-1780 or elpasoartsandcul- Paso Tennis Club, 2510 St Vrain, with 15 gam-
foster youth is noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. hour scavenger hunt hosted by Las Cruces
ture.org. ing tables (blackjack, craps, and roulette), as
7, at First Baptist Church, 805 Montana, with Event Planning is Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-
well as a silent auction. Tickets: $40 ($70 cou-
works from more than 50 artists and an auc- 8, benefiting ACTion Program of Animals.
Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market ples); includes $5,000 in play money per guest.
tion of gift baskets. Free appetizers, refresh- Teams of up to 8 people get a list of about
— 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Open to age 18 and older. Information:
ments and music with ticket. Admission: $10; 250 tasks of things to do, find, take pictures
Saturdays along Main Street, Downtown. Marsha Baray, 533-8229 or mbaray@sotx.org.
under 12 free. Information: 533-4200 or elpa- of, etc. The team that racks up the most
Information: (575) 541-2288 or lascrucesfarm-
sohumanservices.org. points at the end of the 24 hours wins. There A Wild Night...for Wildlife — The annual
must be at least one adult (18 or older) on gala, celebrating the 25th anniversary of
Buddy Walk - EPCC Diversity Programs
NMSU jewelry sale — Jewelry and metal- each team. Cost: $150 per team by 4 p.m. Southwest Environmental Center, is 6 to 10
host its 7th annual walk benefiting Down
smithing program students hold their annual Oct. 6; $175 after. Download packet at p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, in the new plaza on
Syndrome Coalition and EPCC Scholarships
jewelry sale 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. LasCrucesFunHunt.com. Information: (575) Main Street, Downtown Las Cruces, with food
for Students with Disabilities 9 to 11 a.m.
30, in the lobby of Williams Hall 1390 E. 522-1232. from local restaurants, fine wine, beers, and a
Saturday, Oct. 7, at EPCC’s Valle Verde
University. Information: (575) 646-1238 or on Registration day is 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, silent auction. Tickets: $50 in advance; $60
Campus, 919 Hunter. Cost: $15 (free for indi-
Facebook at NMSUjewelrysale. Oct. 7; all teams must attend kick off on regis- day of gala. Information: (575) 522-5552 or
viduals with Downs Syndrome); registration at
tration day. When teams receive their scav- info@wildmesquite.org.
For a good cause EPBuddyWalk.org or at the starting point day
enger hunt list, their 24 hours begin. A Finish
of event. Information: 241-1040, dscep.org or
Line Festival completes the event with food, Awesome ’80s Gala — El Pasoans Fighting
American Legion Riders 58 3rd on Facebook.
and arts and crafts vendors, kids area and Hunger’s fundraising gala is 6 to 10 p.m.
Annual Veterans Run — The 12th annual Thursday, Oct. 14, at Southwest University
Kitty Kitchen Glitter — Project Save a award ceremony.
motorcycle run benefiting local veterans in Event Center, 6500 Montana, with casino
Kitten’s fall fundraiser is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
need is Sunday, Oct. 1, starting at Barnett Tote Couture Fashion Show — night, silent and live auctions, door prizes, and
Saturday, Oct. 7, at Griggs & Reymond Event
Harley Davidson, 8272 Gateway East. Leadership El Paso Class 39, a Program of the a variety of restaurants serving heavy appetiz-
House, 504 W. Griggs in Las Cruces, with
Registration is 10:30 a.m. to noon with last Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce, ers. Live music by Prime: The 80’z
gently used, clean items for cooking and
bike in at 3 p.m. Cost: $10 per rider; $15 per hosts the fashion show noon to 3 p.m. Experience. Tickets, information: 298-0353 or
entertaining for sale. Information: (575)323-
rider and passenger. Information: Ivan Saturday, Oct. 7, at EPCC Administrative bhernandez@feedingamerica.org.
0903 or jackyecats@gmail.com.
“Shortfuse” Westrick, 373-3284. Services Center Auditorium, 9050 Viscount
Project Save A Kitten events raise funds for
Building A, with lunch, thrifty fashion contest, El Paso Wine and Food Festival —
EPCC Mentor’s Dinner — John local nonprofit animal organizations that
auctions, and local celebrities. Cost: $25. Rotary Club of El Paso hosts the fundraiser
Quiñones, News Veteran and Host of “What spay/neuter, adopt, vet, rescue, and otherwise noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Keystone
Information: 534-0500.
Would You Do?” is guest speaker for the address the cat overpopulation problem in Heritage Park, 4200 Doniphan. Tickets: $100.
annual mentor’s dinner 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Doña Ana County. Walk for Kids — Ronald McDonald House Information: 833-6616 or elpasowinefest.com.
Thursday, Oct. 5, at EPCC’s Administrative Charities of El Paso hosts the fundraising walk Reserve tasting is 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12.
Mission Trail Association Fundraiser — 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Sunland Park
Services Center, 9050 Viscount, Building A Location to be announced.
El Paso Mission Trail Association hosts it annu-
Auditorium, as part of El Paso Community Racetrack, 1200 Futurity Drive. Registration
al fundraiser dance 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
College and Diversity Programs’ Hispanic and kids zone opens at 8 a.m. with fun walk at Pink Bra Boutique — Rio Grande Cancer
7, at historic La Cueva Theatre, 10180
Heritage Celebration. Tickets: $40; available at 9 a.m. Registration: $20 (includes shirt); Kids Foundation, 616 N. Virginia, Suite D, hosts the
Socorro Road, in Socorro, Texas. Danzas
all EPCC Campus cashiers or secure.touch- 13 and under are free (no shirt). Dogs wel- pop-up boutique for all breast cancer sur-
Espanola, directed by Nina Gomez, presents A
net.com. Information: 831-3324 or come (must be on leash). Registration: walk- vivors 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17,
Spanish Knight of Flamenco Dance and
epcc.edu/hispanicheritage. forkidselpaso.org. Information: 542-1522 or featuring mastectomy clothing options provid-
Zarzuela Arias. Silent auction starts at 4 p.m.;
rmhcelp.org. ed by Amoena, the premier distributor of
‘A Tasting For Tocando’ — The 4th performance at 4:30 p.m. Cost: $30.
mastectomy products. Prizes, giveaways, spe-
annual “Tomatoville” fundraiser for El Paso Information: 851-9997 or visitelpasomission- Día de la Hispanidad — Sociedad Cultural
cialty vendors, appetizers and treats. offered.
Symphony Orchestra’s Tocando Music Project trail.com. de España and the Honorary Consul of Spain,
Admission: $20 includes one free mastectomy
is 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at 750 Linda, to Martha Vera, present the 9th annual celebra-
Riding For Boobs — The 6th annual bra from the selection. Scholarships available
experience the “ultimate BLT,” and enjoy fine tion in honor of the discovery of the Americas
motorcycle run against breast cancer begins at upon request. Registration: 562-7660, ext. 303
wines, beer, live music and a silent auction. at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Coronado
10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, staring at Bowl El or rgcf.org.
Curated and prepped by Chef Annette Country Club, with a five-course
Paso, 11144 Pellicano, with stops at The Rock
Lawrence and volunteers. Tickets: $75 at Spanish/Basque dinner prepared by world
House, 9828 Montana, Mamacita’s Bar & Grill, KCOS Wine & Food Classic — KCOS’s
epso.org. Information: 532-3776. renowned Chef Mikel de Luis of Bilbao, Spain
1580 Clint Cut Off, and ending at San Elizario annual gourmet tasting event is 6 to 9 p.m.
in the Basque Country , accompanied by
Cowboys for Cancer Research Benefit Historic District at 1501 Main. Registration:
Spanish wine pairings. Headline entertainment
Thursday, Oct. 19, at EPCC Administrative
— The organization’s 35th annual dinner, $10 single; $15 couples. Information: ridingfor- Service Center, 9050 Viscount, Building A.
by La Emi Arte Flamenco of Santa Fe. Also
dance and silent auction is Friday, Oct. 6, at boobs.thundertix.com or on Facebook. Tickets: $75; $750 tables for ten. Information:
performing are Euterpe, Hector Serrano’s Los
Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. Riding for Boobs is a non-profit organization 590-1313 or kcostv.org.
Actores and Carlos Otero, poet. Cost: $150
University. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. All pro- under the American Cancer Society Making
per person ($125 club members); available at
ceeds benefit New Mexico Comprehensive Strides Against Breast Cancer whom are dedi- ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ walk —
border-heritage.com. Information: 274-9563
Cancer Center and at NMSU. Tickets: $100; cated to help raise funds for women in the El YWCA El Paso del Norte Region hosts its 8th
or 304-9245.
$1,200 tables for ten. Information and regis- Paso Community who have been diagnosed annual international men’s march, raising to
stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence,
at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at San Jacinto
Plaza and Anson11, downtown. Participants
will walk a mile in red women’s high heel
pumps to raise money for the cause. Pre-race
activities begin at 4:30 p.m., with awards at
7:30 p.m. Information: 533-2311 or walka-
mileinhershoes.org. Registration at ywcaelpa-

Empty Bowls — The 25th annual benefit
for El Caldito Soup Kitchen is 11 a.m. to 2
p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at St. Paul’s United
Methodist Church, Alameda and Griggs in Las
Cruces. The event features soup donated by
local restaurants served in soup bowls hand-
made by Potters’ Guild of Las Cruces. Tickets:
$20 (lunch and bowl). Information: (575) 525-
3831 or elcalditolc.org.

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October Roundup Something for everyone Participants are invited to take advantage of Cultivate Forum — The forum on local
photo opportunities during Chalk the Block. food systems and sustainability is 5:30 p.m.
Cont’d from Page 10 UTEP Hispanic Heritage Celebration Lunch at 2:30 p.m. at Midici Pizza, 5850 N. Thursday, Oct. 19, at El Paso Community
— Most events are free. Information: 747- Mesa. Information: worldwidephotowalk.com. Foundation’s Foundation Room, 333 N.
5462 or academics.utep.edu/chicano. Registration: tinyurl.com/y9jj6q7p or Oregon Street. Admission is free; light refresh-
Murder at the Museum — International Exhibits: tinyurl.com/yd2rpxxc. ments served. Information: Gary Williams,
Museum of Art, 1211 Montana, hosts its annu- A “Latino Comics and Graphic Novels”
al fundraising murder mystery party 7 p.m. to 533-4020 or gwilliams@epcf.org.
exhibit runs through Oct. 15 at University Southwest Mind-Body & Integrative The October Forum features four presenta-
midnight Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-21. All Library, Second Floor Elevator Lobby.
proceeds will go directly to Museum. Age 21 Medicine Conference — Trans-Pecos tions and a short documentary film, “Vey nou
Showing through Dec. 15: “George Counseling Association & Community Light Lagon (Living the Ocean),”
and older. Tickets to be announced. Rodriguez: Where is Our Exile?” exhibit at the
Information: 543-6747 or internationalmuseu- Center hosts the 2nd annual conference to
Rubin Center L-Gallery. promote a culture of health and wellness 7:30 Mardi Gras Dance — Jefferson High
mofart.net. Showing through Dec. 16 is the exhibit “La a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Oct. 7, at Hilton School hosts a Mardi Gras dance 6 p.m. to 1
Frontera: A Century of Division and Garden Inn, 111 University. Cost: $40 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at El Paso County
El Paso Walk to End Lupus Now — Resistance” at the Centennial Museum. (includes breakfast). Information: 831-2419 or Coliseum, 4100 E Paisano, featuring headlining
Lupus Foundation of America’s Lone Star • “Día de los Muertos Altars” display is Oct. elpasooasis.com/conference. music by Little Joe y La Familia. Information:
Chapter host the walk at 4 p.m. Saturday, 27-Nov. 3, at the Union Building, and Oct. 491-3541 or lajeff.com.
Oct. 21, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. 30-Nov. 6 at UTEP Library’s Third Floor St. Raphael Family Health Fair — St.
Admission is free; fundraising encouraged. Gallery. Raphael Catholic Church, 2301 Zanzibar,
Information: (210) 651-9480 or elpasolu- • Screening of the documentary “East LA Flu and Pneumonia Vaccinations —
hosts its fair 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7.
puswalk.org. Interchange” by Betsy Kalin, producer and The “Immunize El Paso” clinics for eligible
Information: 526-4198.
director, is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at UTEP persons ages 6 months and older are at vari-
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’
Library’s Blumberg Auditorium. Question and ous schools and other locations for those on
— American Cancer Society will host its annu- Compassionate Friends ‘Walk to Medicaid, Children’s Medicaid and Chip
al walk benefiting breast cancer awareness at answer with Chicano Studies Professor Carlos Remember’ — Compassionate Friends’ 4th
Ortega follows. through November. Call for cost, eligibility,
9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Cohen Stadium, annual walk is 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at
• The play “Lengua” is 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. clinic locations, and schedule: immunizeelpa-
9700 Gateway North. Walkers may sign up as Album Park, 3001 Parkwood. Walk is free; but
Friday, Oct. 13, at Fox Fine Arts Building – so.org.
individuals or teams to help raise funds for the participants must fill out a registration form:
cause. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Basement Level, by Dr. Adriana Domínguez. elpasotcf.org. Information: 740-5496. El Paso Crohns & Autoimmune
Information, registration: makingstrides.acsev- Seating is limited. Disease Support Group — The support
ents.org. • Bilingual poetry reading with Cuban poet
Prosperity Workshop — Prosperity group meets at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of
Víctor Rodríguez Núñez and translator the month (Oct. 17) on the campus of Tech
expert Edwene Gaines will host a workshop
Siguiendo los Pasos de Jesus — Katherine Heeden is 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, University Health Sciences Center, 4800
3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Unity El Paso,
Siguiendo los Pasos de Jesus, Inc. hosts its fall Oct. 17, at Blumberg Auditorium. Alberta, in the Paul Foster Education Building,
1420 Alabama. Advance sign-up encouraged:
fundraising event at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. • Classical Guitar Recital “Black on Brown:
21, at El Paso Country Club, with a live auc- African influences on Latin American guitar Please see Page 12
tion and more. This year’s theme is “Bringing music” by John Siqueiros of Chicano Studies
Nashville to El Paso,” with musical guest Ryan and African American Studies is 6:30 p.m.
Beaver. Tickets: $75 ($750 tables). Thursday, Oct. 19, Rubin Center.
Information: 449-5883 or spjinc.org. • “Rarámuri Piano Concert” by Romeyno
Gutiérrez is 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at
Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall
‘Vodka & Vino’ — The annual “Flights and
Bites” black tie gala Tasting Event is 6 to 10 Blessing of the Animals — The free
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at El Paso Holocaust blessing of pets is 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30,
Museum and Study Center, 715 N. Oregon, at St. Francis on the Hill Episcopal Church,
featuring premiere vodka tasting and specialty 6280 Los Robles. All pets are welcome to
wine bar. Food catered by three of El Paso’s receive a prayer of blessing. Light refresh-
favorite food trucks, live music and dancing ments will be available for pets and pet par-
with Bosse, silent auction, wine pull, and ents. Information: 581-9500 or stfrancisonthe-
more. All proceeds support the museum. hillepiscopalchurch.org.
Tickets: $50; age 21 and older only.
Information: 351-0048 or elpasoholocaustmu- Doña Ana Arts Council Arts Awards
seum.org. — The 30th annual Community Arts Awards
event and gala fundraiser is 5 to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 1, at DAAC’s new Arts &
Operation Pumpkin — The 16th annual
Cultural Center in Mesilla’s Bulletin Plaza,
event benefiting the children of Lee and
1740 Calle de Mercado. Entertainment
Beulah Moor Children’s home is 5:30 to 7:30
includes music by Oldies but Goodies and
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Coronado Country
dance demonstrations by NMSU DanceSport.
Club, 1044 Broadmoor, featuring 12 area doc-
Tickets: $25 in advance; $30 at the door; avail-
tors and dentists testing their surgical skills in a
able at (575) 523-6403, at the DAAC offices,
pumpkin carving competition. Participants may

Marie Otero Hair Studio
1740 Calle de Mercado, Suite B, or daarts.org.
bid on finished creations in a live auction.
Information: (575) 523-6403 or las-cruces-
Silent auction also offered. Age 21 and older
welcome. Ticket information: 544-8777 or
leemoor.org. Model Railroad show — Railroad Model
and Historical Association’s Traveling Show

& Florence Street Gallery
Option for the Poor — The annual will set up working displays at Cielo Vista Mall
awards dinner, “One Community, One in front of Dillard’s on the lower level, noon

1015 N. Florence
Mission,” hosted by Diocese of El Paso Peace to 6 p.m. Sunday Oct. 1. Information: 500-
and Justice Ministry is 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9347 or on Facebook.
at Arizona

27, at Santa Lucia Parish Hall, 518 Gallagher,
2 blocks north

Wash & Wear Hair!
Mt. West Walk-a-thon — Mt. West
of Montana
with keynote speaker and presenter, Fr. Rafael
Family Health Center’s 2nd annual weight loss
By Apppointment
Garcia, SJ. Tickets: $35 ($240 table for 8).
Walk-A-Thon is 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 1,
Information: 872-8422.

for the Hip, Natural Look
at Album Park, 3001 Parkwood, with snack’s
giveaways and informational booths promoting
El Paso Muscle Walk — The walk benefit-

Haircut & Blow-Dry $50
healthy lifestyles. Admission is free.
ing Muscular Dystrophy Association is 9 a.m.
Information: 401-4534 or on Facebook.
Saturday, Oct. 28, at Cielo Vista Mall.

Expanded Appointment Schedule!
Information: 584-6355. Online registration at Photo Walk El Paso — The 2017 photo
mdamusclewalk.org. walk is 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
7, starting at Indigo Hotel (fifth floor) 325
Kansas, as part of the WorldWide Photwalk. Call today for your appointment
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October Roundup have a parent or legal guardian present). club.com. Area attractions
• Top of Texas Hike scenic tour to the highest The monthly free newcomers coffee is 10
Cont’d from Page 11 point of Guadalupe Peak is Saturday, Oct. 28. a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the home of Barbara Wyler Aerial Tramway — 1700 McKinley.
Cost: $35, open to the public. Space is limited; Pino, 601 Skyline. No RSVP necessary. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 12
Room 211. Parking available next to the clinic. years and under. Hours are noon to 7 p.m.
sign up by Oct. 21. Information: 587-8641.
Information: Carrie Wilkie, (214) 708-2989, Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The monthly luncheon is 11 a.m. Wednesday,
ccwilkie@elpasocrohns.com. Fort Bliss Yard Sale — The semiannual Sunday. Information: 562-9899 or 566-6622.
Oct. 11, at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1
post-wide yard sale is 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Halloween Fest is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday,
Fort Bliss
Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park. Program is on
Saturday, Oct. 21, at all housing units on the Oct. 28. Last Sunday hike is 8 a.m. Oct. 29,
“Celebration of Our Mountains and Mt.
all on-post housing area. The sale is free and up Ranger Peak.
Fort Bliss Outdoor Recreation — open to the public, but only DoD cardholders
Franklin State Park” with Judy Ackerman.
Registration on a first come, first serve basis at Newcomers welcome; reservations required. Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino —
are allowed to sell items. Information: 568-
the Soldier Activity Center. Information: 744- Cost: $22 by Oct. 5. Information, reservations: 1200 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, N.M. Hours
1532 or bliss.armymwr.com. 449-2121. are 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday through
• Top Rope Belay Course is 5 to 6 p.m.
Club news Singles in the Son - The group develops Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Thursday; and
Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Soldier Activity 10 a.m. to 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
friendships among Christian singles ages 30 to
Center. No experience is required Cost is $8 Westside Welcome Club — The nonprof- Information: (575) 874-5200 or sunland-
50. Bible study held Thursday nights. Weekend
and open to the public age 14 and older only. it group is a social, educational and charitable park.com.
events subject to change. All denominations
• Climbing Movement Course 2-hour class is organization of more than 200 women open to
are welcome. Membership is free. Western Playland — The amusement park
5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the both newcomers and longtime residents. Each
Information: Andy, 471-1997, is at 1249 Futurity Dr. in Sunland Park, N.M.
Soldier Activity Center. Cost: $8 and open to month the club offers a newcomers coffee and
SinglesInTheSon@yahoo.com or on Facebook. across from the racetrack. October hours are
the public, ages 10 and older (ages 10-17 must a luncheon. Information: westsidewelcome-
• Saturday, Oct. 7: Hueco Tanks hike 2 to 8 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 21.Tickets:
• Friday, Oct. 20: Dinner and a play. $20.75 42 inches or taller or $15.90 juniors 36
El Paso Philatelic Society — The stamp to 41 inches (pay one price); $5 non-rider
club meets 7 to 9 p.m. the second Tuesday of admission. Individual ride tickets are $2.50;
every month (Oct. 10) at St. Clement’s rides are 1 or 2 tickets. Information: (575)
Episcopal Church, 810 N. Campbell (at 589-3410 or westernplayland.com.
Montana). Information: 833-5154. Indian Cliffs Ranch — The working cattle
Germania Club — The monthly luncheon is ranch in Fabens offers a children’s zoo, buffalo,
11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at the longhorns, deer, rattlesnake pit, movie sets
Underwood Golf Course, 3200 Coe, Fort and the Fort Apache playground. It’s also
Bliss. Information, reservations: 755-5471. home to the famous Cattleman’s Steakhouse.
Information: (915) 544-3200 or cattle-
Military Order of the World Wars — manssteakhouse.com.
Trick or treat, The monthly social is 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct.
Tigua Indian Cultural Center — 305
14, at Great American Land & Cattle Co.,
Village Inn will have 9800 Gateway North. This month is the Yaya Lane, at Socorro Road east of the Ysleta
Mission. The center features a museum on the
something good to eat.
“Deceased Perpetual Members Memorial.”
Information: 755-4038. Tigua tribe. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bring your kids for a special treat
Wednesday through Sunday. Free children’s
El Paso Quilters’ Association Show — activities daily. Admission is free. Information:
And keep them off the streets.
The show, “Quilts on the Border,” is 10 a.m. 859-7700, ysletadelsurpueblo.org.
to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at St. Andrew’s Native American Dances are on the hour 11
Happy Halloween! Presbyterian Church, 2155 Wedgewood. a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
Information:(920) 279-2034. Also featured are family-operated gift shops.
El Paso: 1500 Airway •  7144 Gateway East • 4757 Hondo Pass • 2929 N. Mesa Club Friendship — The club meets 11:30 San Elizario Historic District — The dis-
5863 N. Mesa • 7801 N. Mesa •  2275 Trawood •  1331 N. Zaragoza • 3464 Joe Battle a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at St. trict at 1500 Main Street in San Elizario on the
Las Cruces: 1435 S. Valley •  445 S. Telshor Paul’s Methodist Church, 7000 Edgemere. Mission Trail features four art galleries, seven
Program is “Lady Flo, El Paso’s Royalty,” pre- artists studio/galleries, three gift shops, the
sented by Patricia Wickham. Cost: $10 Historic San Elizario Chapel, the Portales
includes program and luncheon. Visitors wel- Museum and the Veteran’s Museum. Most
come; RSVP: 591-2326. locations open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday
Discover El Paso — The next luncheon through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and
meeting is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 851-0041,
at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino 594-8424 or SanElizarioHistoricDistrict.com.
Drive in Sunland Park. Guest speaker to be Self-guided walking tours and guided tour of
announced. Cost: $24 (by Oct. 19). RSVP: 17 historical sites also offered,.
598-6376. Zin Valle Vineyards — 7315 Hwy 28 in
Woman’s Department Fall Luncheon Canutillo (3/4 mile north of FM 259). Free
— Woman’s Department of the Greater El tastings are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through
Paso Chamber of Commerce’s fall luncheon Monday. Information: 877-4544 or
and fashion show is noon, Thursday, Oct. 26, zinvalle.com. Free music and wine tasting is 1
at Wyndham El Paso Airport, 2027 Airway, to 4 p.m. selected Sundays. Bring a picnic.
with fashions by Steinmart at the Fountains, Oct. 8: Perfect On Paper. Oct. 22: Ricardo
silent auction and door prizes. Doors open at Valencia. Oct. 29: Dusty Low.
11 a.m. Cost: $35. Information: 549-9912. La Viña Winery — 4201 S. NM Highway
L‘Alliance Française d’El Paso — 28. Information: (575) 882-7632 or lavinawin-
Information: afofelpaso.com or on Facebook at ery.com. The tasting room and patio are open
AllianceFrancaiseElPaso. for sales and tasting of wines from noon to 5
An Aperitif Dinatoire is 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. p.m. Thursday through Tuesday (closed
28, at University Presbyterian Church, 244 Wednesdays). Tasting fee is $5. A daily tour is
Resler, to celebrate the beginning of fall. Cost: offered at 11:30 a.m. by appointment only; the
$28 ($20 members). $10 fee includes tasting.
The annual Beaujolais Nouveau dinner is 6 Sombra Antigua Vineyard and Winery
p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Thirteen09 — 430 La Viña Road (off NM 28 between
Restaurant of El Paso Community College, markers 8 and 9), in Chamberino, N.M.
9050 Viscount. Cost: $38 ($30 members). Tasting room open noon to 6 p.m. Thursday
Event information: 585-1789, josette.shaugh- through Monday. Information: (915) 241-4349
nessy@gmail.com. or sombraantigua.com.

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For event tickets sold through Ticketmaster, outspoken artists Joan Baez, Lila Downs, Steve
call 1-800-745-3000 or go to Earle and Patty Griffin, with special guests and
ticketmaster.com. Unless indicated, prices list- James McMurtry and others. Tickets: $30 to
ed do not include service charges. $100 (Ticketmaster). Proceed benefit the
Jesuit Refugee Service.
‘Men are from Mars — Women are
from Venus Live!’ – The Off-Broadway hit Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience Tickets: $16 (Eventbrite.com). Information: Baez (”Diamonds and Rust”) was one of the
— The “Long Island Medium” star will speak 206-3959. ext 105 or Facebook. most influential folk singers of the turbulent
comedy is Sept. 28-Oct. 1 at The
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Plaza 1960s. She was inducted this year into the
Philanthropy Theatre in the Plaza Theatre Yuri and Pandora — The Latin pop leg- Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Theatre. Tickets start at $39.75
Annex. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursday and ends and femme power houses perform
(Ticketmaster); does not guarantee a reading. Downs has won both a Grammy and Latin
Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. together at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Grammy award. Earle is a 3-time Grammy
Sunday. Tickets: $50 (Ticketmaster). Disney on Ice: ‘Follow Your Heart’ — Abraham Chavez Theatre, featuring three winner who began his Nashville songwriting
Disney On Ice returns to El Paso County decades of hits. Tickets: $69, $89 and $109
Jams and Jokes — New Mexico R&B band career in 1982. Griffin is a singer-songwriter
Coliseum, 4100 Paisano, Wednesday through (Ticketmaster). whose 2011 album “Downtown Church” won
Phat Soul, and Phoenix comedians Lesha
Sunday, Oct. 4-8. Thursday’s performance in a Grammy for Best Traditional Gospel.
Renee, Seth Easy Living and Sergio Lloyd ‘Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes’ —
Spanish. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. nightly, plus
Morning perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. Showtime! El Paso opens its season with the
10 a.m. Friday, noon and 3:30 p.m. Saturday Way Out West Fest — Country Music
30, at Northgate Optimist Club, 4201 Skyline. nostalgic look at Hank Williams at 7:30 p.m.
and Sunday. Tickets: $20, $25, $30, $55 and sensation, Jake Owen will headline the 2nd
Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 ( $40 Friday, Oct. 13, at the Abraham Chavez
$65 (Ticketmaster). Ages 2 and older must annual fusion of culture showcasing all that is
reserved seats) in advance; $30 ($50 reserved) Theatre. Showtime! season tickets are $95
have ticket (costumes not permitted age 14 great about El Paso at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
at the door. Available at eventbrite.com. ($175 family; $35 students). Individual tickets:
and older). Information: 533-9899, disneyon- 14, at Southwest University Park, along with a
Information: Paul, 241-6457; Mimi, 204-8028 $30; $10 age 6-25 (Ticketmaster). Information:
ice.com or countycoliseum.com. Margarita Contest and Chili Challenge. Special
or Lamont, 276-9983. 544-2022 or showtimeelpaso.com.
Portion of proceeds benefit Northgate Natalia Lafourcade — The Grammy & This tribute to Williams and his influence on musical guests include with singer/songwriter
Optimist Church’s Building Project and “One Latin Grammy winner performs at 7 p.m. country music is performed by Obie-winning Brooke Eden, duo Walker McGuire and
Family of Hope” to assist El Paso’s Homeless. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Plaza Theatre, featur- singer and actor Jason Petty. singer/songwriter Canaan Smith. Tickets: $30-
ing acoustic guitar duo Los Macorinos. Tickets: $120; available at
Trapfest Block Party — “America’s Portugal. The Man — The group behind southwestuniversitypark.com. Information:
$27.50-$50 (Ticketmaster)
Premier Trap and Bass Music Tour” returns the smash hit single “Feel It, Still,” bring their epwayoutwest.com or on Facebook at
for its 5th anniversary all-ages block party, fea- ‘Forever Tango’ — Luis Bravo’s interna- brand of alternative, psychedelic and indie EPWayOutWest.
turing Party Favor, Valentino Khan, Riotten, tionally celebrated Broadway musical is 8 p.m. rock to El Paso at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Owen is has recorded five Top 10 albums
Havok Roth and special guest Metro Boomin, Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Plaza Theatre. the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $25 to $96 and six No. 1 singles over the course of his 10-
8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at North Tickets: $45-$75 (Ticketmaster). (Ticketmaster). year career. His 2016 album “American Love”
Mesa and East Main in Downtown El Paso. All featured “American Country Love Song.”
ages event; 21 and older only in bars. Tickets: Yellow Claw — The DJ and record produc- Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees —
tion duo from Amsterdam performs at 9 p.m. The tour benefiting refugees is 7 p.m. ‘Love and Gravity’ — Acrobatic
$17-$27 general admission; $42-$52 VIP; avail- Conundrum, Seattle’s premier contemporary
able at trapfest.com. Saturday, Oct. 7, at El Buchanan’s Event Saturday, Oct. 14, at Abraham Chavez
Centre, 11540 Pellicano. All ages show. Theater, with with chart-topping and politically
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Ticket (excluding VIP). VIP seats (including meet and
greet after the show) are $65 (Ticketmaster).
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Ticket information: 747-5234.
Gala of The Royal Horses includes the
circus arts company, performs at 8 p.m.
Lipizzaner Stallions, the Spanish Andalusian,
Friday, Oct. 20, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211
Friesian and the majestic Arabian breeds, as
N. Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Tickets:
well as recently added quarter horses.
$28 ($18 student, senior, military, age 12 and
younger) at eventbrite.com. Admission Jeff Dunham — The master comedian and
increases at the door. Information: ventriloquist and his slightly demented posse
riograndetheatre.org. of puppets performs his “Passively Aggressive”
Tour at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday,
Russian Grand Ballet Presents ‘Swan
Nov. 1-2, at Abraham Chavez Theatre.
Lake’ — The Russian Grand Ballet’s full-
Tickets: $50 to $63(Ticketmaster).
length classical production of the world’s most
famous ballet, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, is 6 Latin 90’s Pop Tour — Some of the most
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Plaza Theatre. popular Latin pop artists of the 1990s perform
This performance includes the rarely seen at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at El Paso County
“Waltz of the Black Swan” and features Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano, with OV7, Aleks
Russia’s brightest ballet stars. Tickets: $28-$75 Syntek, the Sacados, Caló, Fey, JNS and a solo
(Ticketmaster). performance by Litzy (formerly of JNS).
Tickets: $38, $50, $65, $80, $100, $120,
Shopkins Live! — The popular children’s
$140, $180 and $225 (Ticketmaster).
figures come to life at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday,
Oct. 25, at the Plaza Theatre. Ages 1 and Paul Anka — The legendary singer and
older require ticket. Tickets: $27-$42.50; VIP songwriter performs at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov.
packages: $97.50 and $114.30 (Ticketmaster). 5, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Anka
wrote songs for artist like Frank Sinatra,
A Perfect Circle — The superband comes
Connie Francis and Buddy Holly in addition to
to El Paso at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at
his own hits like “Put Your Head on My
UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with opening act
Shoulder, “Lonely Boy,” “Puppy Love” and
the Beta Machine. Tickets: $45 and $65
more. Tickets: $59-$169 (Ticketmaster).
(Ticketmaster). VIP packages available at aper-
Amanda Miguel y Diego Verdaguer —
Bobby Bones and the Raging Idiots — The Argentine husband and wife music stars,
The hilarious nationally syndicated radio host dubbed Latin America’s “Sonny and Cher,”
and musician Bobby Bones performs with his presents an all-new show including many of
award winning band at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, their popular hits at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov.
at the Plaza Theatre, with special guests Jillian 9, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $44, $59, $79
Jacqueline and Nikita Karmen. Tickets are $80 and $97. (Ticketmaster).
Tim Meadows — One of the longest-run- ‘Motown the Musical’ — The true
American dream story of Motown founder
ning cast members in the 41-year history of
Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight
Saturday Night Live performs 7:30 and 10
boxer to the heavyweight music mogul at 8
p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27-28, at El
p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov.
Paso Comic Strip, 1201 Airway. Age 17 and
10-11, at the Plaza Theatre, as part of the
older admitted. Tickets: $17.50 general admis-
Broadway in El Paso series. Tickets to be
sion; $27.50 reserved and VIP; available at
announced. Information: 231-1111,
ticketweb.com. Information, reservations:
ElPasoLive.com/Broadway or on Facebook at
779-LAFF (5233) or laff2nite.com.
Broadway in El Paso.
‘I Love the 90’s’ Tour — Grammy award
winning rap group Salt-N-Pepa headlines the Reik — One of them most recognized bands
tour featuring some of the most iconic names in Latin American performs at 9 p.m.
in rap, hip hop and R&B at 7 p.m. Saturday, Saturday, Nov. 18, at Abraham Chavez
Oct. 28, at Southwest University Park. Theatre. Tickets: $49 to $128 (Ticketmaster).
Tickets: $35-$65; VIP packages $130; Salt-N-
Pepa Meet and Greet Packages $215, available MC Magic & Lil Rob also Baby Bash —
at the Southwest University Park Box Office The rappers perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov.
or southwestuniversitypark.com. 25, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $45, $90,
Also performing Mark McGrath (lead singer $125 (Ticketmaster).
and songwriter of Sugar Ray), C&C Music
Factory, All-4-One, Snap! (German Eurodance Franco Escamilla — The Mexican comedi-
hip hop group) and Biz Markie (rapper, DJ and an, musician and announcer, known as “The
producer). Master of Sarcasm” brings his “Por La
Ringo Starr — The former Beatles drum- Anecdota” show to El Paso at 7 p.m. Sunday,
mer brings his All-Starr supergroup to El Paso Oct. 29, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $39 to
8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at the Abraham $125 (Ticketmaster).
Chavez Theater, performing Starr’s classics
such as “It Don’t Come Easy,” “Photograph,” Lindsey Stirling — The YouTube sensation
“Little Help from My Friends,” “Yellow bring her ‘Warmer in the Winter Christmas
Submarine,” “Wings” and more. Tickets: Tour” to El Paso at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.
$57.25 to $167.25; VIP packages available 29, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets:
(Ticketmaster). $39.75 to $59.75. VIP experiences range from
The band features Todd Rundgren, Steve $121.50 to $271.50.
Lukather, Richard Page, Gregg Rolie, Gregg Stirling is a classically trained violinist, dancer
Bissonette and Warren Ham. and electronic music aficionado. She has
grown from web star to 2017 Dancing with
Gala of the Royal Horses — The Royal the Stars contestant.
Horses of Europe perform at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Don Haskins Center.
Tickets: $25 to $45 ($5 discount for children
12 and younger and seniors 60 and older
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Here’s the Ticket • Levitation Room — Rock band, 9 p.m. • The Midnight Stroll — Austin alternative cony.
Sunday, Oct. 8. Tickets: $12-$15. rock duo, 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. Tickets: • Mura Masa — The DJ and producer per-
Cont’d from Page 13 • The Babe Rainbow — The Byron Bay “mon- $10-$12. forms at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, with Joey
key disco” band performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Purp. Tickets: $17-$20.
Venues & series Oct. 13, with Maybird. $10-$12.
Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 • Dark Tranquillity — Swedish death metal
Montana. Age 18 and older only, unless other-
• Trevor Sensor — The indie musician per- band, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, with
El Paso Comic Strip — 1201 Airway. wise listed; $3 fee for under 21. Tickets at
forms at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, with Warbringer and Striker. Tickets (on sale May
Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and holdmyticket.com. Information: 591-7625 or
Peter Oren. Tickets $10-$12. 3): $21-$51.
9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 7:30 p.m. on Facebook at RockHouseDiveBarKitchen.
• Surf Curse — Reno surf rock band, 9 p.m. • Four Year Strong — The pop punk band’s
Sunday. Tickets: $6 Thursday, $12 Friday and • Motograter — The nu metal band performs
Sunday, Oct. 15. Tickets: $10-$12. 10th Anniversary “Rise or Die Trying” tour is
Saturday; $8 Sunday, unless otherwise listed. at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. All ages. Tickets:
• The Midnight Ghost Train — The Southern 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, with
Age 17 and older admitted. VIP Booths $10 $10 in advance; $12 day of show.
rockers perform at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17. Seaway, Like Pacific, Grayscale, Life Lessons.
extra; available at ticketweb.com. • Forceps — The Brazilians death metal
Tickets: $8-$10. Tickets: $16-$18.
Information, reservations: 779-LAFF (5233), band’s North American Tour is 8 p.m. Sunday,
• Cuco — The synth experimental rock musi- • The Full Moon Vampire Ball featuring My
laff2nite.com or on Facebook. Oct. 15, with special guests La Muerte,
cian performs at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, Life with the Thrill Kill Kult is Saturday, Oct. 7,
• Sept. 28-Oct. 1: Kabir Singh with feature Abysmally Entombed and others. All ages
with Shidu and JKE$T. $12-$15. with vampire burlesque performances. Age 21
act Rudy Ortiz. event. Tickets: $8.
• Hotel Books — The spoken word project is and older only. Tickets: $25. VIP tickets with
• Oct. 5-8: Brian Scolaro with feature act Alli • The Prophets of Addiction — The rock
9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, with The dinner, cocktails and more are $75.
Breen. band featuring former members of Pretty Boy
Funeral Portrait. Tickets: $12-$15. • The Battle of the Bays American Tour fea-
• Oct. 12-15: Willie Barcena with feature act Floyd perform at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18.
• Maxo Kream & Trill Sammy — Hip-hop turing death metal godfathers Obituary and
Rick Izquieta. Tickets: $12 Thursday and Tickets: $5.
artists, 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. Tickets; $7.13 thrash metal band Exodus is Thursday, Oct.
Sunday; $15 Friday and Saturday. • The Convalescence — The death metal
($60 VIP meet and greet tickets) 12, with PowerTrip and Dust Bolt. Tickets:
• Saturday Night Live alumnus Tim Meadows band headlines the This Hell is Here Tour
• Mom Jeans. & Walter Etc. — The indie rock $26-$30.
performs at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Thursday, Oct. 26, with Wings Denied,
bands perform at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, • Oh Wonder — The London-based pop duo
Saturday, Oct. 27-28. Tickets: $17.50 general Shaping the Legacy, Dead Eyes Always
with Sorrytown and Homerun Derby. Tickets: performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, with
admission; $27.50 reserved and VIP. Dreaming and Death Rattle. Doors open at 6
$8-$10. Jaymes Young. Tickets: $20-$40.
• Nov. 15-19: J.R. Brow with feature act Bob p.m. Tickets: $10. All ages show.
• Screaming Females — Indie rock band, 9 • Lords of Acid — The post-industrial band
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, with Street Eaters. Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. All shows are performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 with
Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Tickets: $10-$12. all-ages, unless listed otherwise. Information: Combichrist, Christian Death, En Esch and
Surcharge for ages under 21. Tickets at low- • Atlas Genius — Alt rock band, 7:30 p.m. 351-9909 or trickyfalls.com,. Wiccid. Tickets: $35.50-$40.
browpalace.com. Monday, Oct. 23, with Magic Giant and Half • Sacred Reich — The thrash metal band’s “30 • Gojira — The French death metal band per-
• The Courtneys — The pop group performs the Animal. Tickets: $20-22. Years of Ignorance” Tour is 7 p.m. Monday, forms at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, with
at 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2. $10-$12. • Rosetta — The metal band performs at 8 Oct. 2, with special guest Byzantine. Tickets: Torche and Code Orange. $30-$35.
• The Cribs — English indie rockers, 9 p.m. p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, with North and The $23-$26. • Crystal Castles — The electro duo performs
Tuesday, Oct. 3. Tickets: $18-$20. Recovery Mission. Tickets: $12-$15. • Pinegrove — The indie rock band performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, with Farrows.
• The Garden — The punk duo performs at • Michale Graves — Singer-songwriter known 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at The Perch with Tickets: $22.50-$25.
10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, with Nico & the for his work with the reformed Misfits, 9 p.m. Florist and Lomelda. Tickets: $14-$16. • Azealia Banks — The American rapper,
Silent Films, Stangus and Stardust Experience Sunday, Oct. 29. • Cut Copy — Australian electronic music singer, and songwriter performs at 8 p.m.
Obliteration. Tickets: $12-$14. • Gondwana — Chilean reggae group, 10 p.m. band, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3., with Swell Monday, Oct. 23. Tickets: $25-$30.
• Middle Kids — The Aussie trio performs at Monday, Oct. 30, with Fayuca. Tickets: $20- Kids and Cxstle Cvstle. Tickets: $22; $40 bal-
9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. $13-$15. $25.
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3 Redneck Tenors — The new breed in and $45. Information: (575) 646-3709 or
the “tenor genre” features classically trained lascrucessymphony.com.
veteran artists, is like Duck Dynasty goes to Spotlight Lunch with Lonnie is 11:30 a.m.
Carnegie Hall. Written by opera-veteran Thursday, Oct. 6, at Paisano Café in Mesilla.
Matthew Lord and arranged by composer Cost: $20.
Craig Bohmler. Lord performs with Blake
‘Christmas Cantata’ — The Gracias Choir
Davidson and Jonathan Frugé.
and Orchestra presents its Christmas Cantata
Grant County Community Concert
at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the
Association presents the trio at 3 p.m. Sunday,
Abraham Chavez Theater. Admission is free,
Oct. 1, at WNMU Fine Arts Auditorium in
but tickets are required to enter on a first
Silver City. Tickets: $20 ($5 students 17 and
come, first serve basis. Tickets: 777-3137 or
younger). Information: (575) 538-5862 or
The show includes three parts: the 0pera
The America’s Got Talent finalists also per-
“For Unto You is Born a Savoir,” the musical
form as the season opener for the Las Cruces
“Anna the Matchstick Girl” and a performance
Civic Concert Association at 7:30 p.m.
of Handel’s “Messiah.”
Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Rio Grande Theater,
211 N. Main, Las Cruces. Tickets: $25 ($5 stu- EPCC Fall Music Concert — El Paso
dents with ID). Information: (575) 405-7429, Community College’s Choir, Orchestra, Guitar
or lascrucescca.org. Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble perform
Showtime! El Paso presents “3 Redneck at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 at EPCC’s
Tenors” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Administrative Service Center, 9050 Viscount.
Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $30; $10 Admission: $5. Information: 877-1700,
age 6-25 (Ticketmaster). Information: 544- epcc.edu or Facebook at EPCCnews.
2022 or showtimeelpaso.com.
NMSU Department of Music —
UTEP Department of Music — Atkinson Music Recital Hall at NMSU.
Performances are at 7:30 p.m. at Fox Fine Information: music.nmsu.edu or Facebook at
Arts Recital Hall. Most performances are $5 NMSU MusicDept.
($3 students/military; free for UTEP ID). The 3rd annual Autumn Overture perform-
Information: 747-5606 or music.utep.edu. ances are 7:30 p.m. on four October evenings.
• UTEP Wind Symphony Concert is Tuesday, Admission is free.
Oct. 3. • Thursday, Oct. 12: “Journeys” with the
• Choral concert: Kaleidoscope is Thursday, Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band.
Oct. 5, celebrating choral “classics” old and • Friday, Oct. 13: “Passage of Time” with
new, featuring the Chamber Singers, conduct- University and Masterworks.
ed by Dr. Elisa Fraser Wilson. • Friday, Oct. 20: “Big Phat Music” with
• Jazz Concert, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10. NMSU Jazz Ensemble.
• UTEP Horn Concert, Wednesday, Oct. 11. • Saturday, Oct. 21: “A Musical Legacy,” with
• Focus Ensembles Showcase is Saturday, NMSU Philharmonic Orchestra.
Oct. 14.
• Mariachi Los Mineros perform a Día de los Music Forum El Paso — The forum, now
Muertos celebration Tuesday, Oct. 24. in its 29th season, presents a piano concert by
• UTEP Symphony Orchestra performs Roger Ryerson, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday,
Oct. 15, at Temple Mt. Sinai Chapel, 4408 N.
“Explorations,” Thursday, Oct. 26, with music
by Mozart, Beethoven and Falla. Featured Stanton, with works by Mozart, Liszt, Ravel,
soloist Steve Haddad will perform the inven- Prokofiev and Sibelius. Admission is free.
tive “Tuba Concert” by Gregson. Information: 544-3081, 252-4360 or musicfo-
• UTEP Symphony Band, Tuesday, Oct. 31. rumelpaso.net.

El Paso Chopin Piano Festival — The EPSO ‘Beethoven & Bartók’ — El Paso
23rd annual series of piano concerts are at 7 Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bohuslav
p.m. selected Saturdays at Chamizal National Rattay, performs with guest pianist Yefin
Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission is Bronfman at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday,
Oct. 20-21, in the Plaza Theatre, featuring
free, but people are advised to arrive early.
Information: elpaso-chopin.com. Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 and
• Oct. 7: Mei-Ting Sun. Sun has won top Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra. Tickets:
prizes in many piano competitions, including $16-$45. Information: 532-3776 or epso.org.
the National Chopin Piano Competition and Opening notes are presented at 6:30 p.m.
the Bartok-Kabalevsky-Prokofiev International each night in the Philanthropy Theatre.
Piano Competition. United States/Mexico Youth
• Oct. 21: Lucy Scarbrough. Scarbrough is Philharmonic Orchestra — “The Bridge”
founder and director of the Chopin Festival. concert of El Paso Symphony Youth
She also founded and is director of the El Paso Orchestras (EPSYO) will join orchestra and
Civic Orchestra. chorus members of the Orquesta Sinfónica
LCSO with Misha Dichter — Las Cruces Esperanza Azteca Cd. Juárez (OSEA) featuring
Symphony Orchestra, directed by Lonnie more than 300 young musicians, at 6 p.m.
Klein, opens its season with the guest pianist Saturday, Oct. 28, at Teatro Victor Hugo
Oct. 7-8,at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall, fea-
Rascon Banda, Centro Cultural Paso del Norte
turing Gioachino Rossini’s “Overture to the in Juarez, and Sunday, Oct. 29, at The Plaza
Barber of Seville,” Antonin Dvorak’s, Theatre, in El Paso. Tickets: $10-$15.
“Symphony No. 8” and George Gershwin’s Information: 525-8978 or epsyo.org.
“Concerto in F.” Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $35, $40
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Program Notes El Paso Choral Society Auditions — Here’s the Ticket • Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin per-
Auditions for its 2017-2018 season run form at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. The troupe
Cont’d from Page 16 Cont’d from Page 15 is one of the best acrobatic troupes in China
through Oct. 23 at El Paso Conservatory of
Music, 801 N. Mesa by appointment. Adult with over 100 acrobatic, magical and martial
‘Hebraic Rhapsody’ – El Paso Pro-Musica • Joyce Manor & Wavves — The emo punk arts performers. Tickets: $18, $28 and $38.
singers of all levels and children ages 10-12 are
opens its season with Grammy award-winning show is Tuesday, Oct. 24, with French Vanilla. • a-Resolve — The alternative rock and metal
encouraged to sign up for 10 minutes with
cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Elizabeth DeMio Tickets: $21-$26. band from Albuquerque performs at 7 p.m.
director Prentice Loftin to sing a song and
Sunday and Monday, Nov. 5-6 with shows in • RL Grime — The hip hop artist performs 8 Friday, Oct. 6. Tickets: $10.
vocalize. Appointments: 479-0156 or audi- p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. Tickets: $37.50 gen-
El Paso and Las Cruces, with concerts, special • Get the Led Out — The American Led
tions.epchoirs@gmail.com. Information: eral admission; $85 VIP.
events and master classes for UTEP’s Center Zeppelin performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
epchoralsociety.org. • Halloween Cover Show — The punk tribute
for Arts Entreprenuership. Performances are 2 14. GTLO is a group of professional musicians
The season includes “Amahl and the Night event with Two Minds as The Misfits, and
p.m. Sunday at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital who are passionate about their love of the
Visitors” on Dec. 30; a Viennese New Year’s Intellijents as Rancid and Operation Ivy is 8
Hall, at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Las Cruces (loca- music of Led Zeppelin. It’s been their mission
Eve Concert on Dec. 31; and Carmina Burana p.m. Friday, Oct. 27. No cover.
tion to be announced). Tickets: $25; $20 sen- to bring the studio recordings of “the mighty
on April 28. • Issues — The metalcore band’s Headspace
iors, military; $5 students. Information: 747- Zep” to life on the big concert stage. Tickets:
Adult singers of all levels and children ages Tour is 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, with special
8163 or eppm.org. $27-$37.
10-12 are encouraged to sign up for 10 min- guest Volumes. Tickets: $21-$23. • Michael Martin Murphey — The cowboy
El Paso Society for Musicians of the utes with director Prentice Loftin to sing a • Nekromantix — The psychobilly band per- and country music legend performs at 7 p.m.
Future - Classical musicians ages 8 to 19 are song and vocalize. More audition forms at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, in The Perch
Rehearsals are 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Thursday, Nov. 16. Tickets: $15, $25 and $35.
invited to apply through Jan. 31, 2018 for with The Brains. Tickets: $15-$17.
this year’s competition, open to instruments beginning Oct. 23. All concerts will be at the • Kreator — The German thrash metal band
and voice. Information: 449-0619. Abraham Chavez Theater with professional Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and
performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, with
orchestra. Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Shows start at 8
Applications: epsmf.org. 1349 and Tombs. Tickets: $26-$30.
p.m. Age 21 and older admitted. Tickets
Spencer Theater for Performing Arts through Yapsody.com or Ticketmaster.
— Airport Hwy 220 in Alto, N.M. Information: Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthe-
(575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com. mountaingods.com.
Country singer Lorrie Morganperforms at 7 • Charlie Daniels and Marshall Tucker — The
p.m. Friday, Oct. 20.Morgan has garnered 14 two iconic southern rock bands perform
Top 10 hits, including “Five Minutes,” Friday, Oct. 6. Tickets: $35.
‘Forever Tango’ — Luis Bravo’s interna- Admission: $15. Information: 532-2043, 203- “Something in Red,” “Watch Me” and “What • Scotty McCreery — The country singer per-
tionally celebrated Broadway musical is 8 7292, music@pdnbigband.com or on Part of No.” Tickets: $39-$69. forms Friday, Oct. 27. Tickets: $25-$45.
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Plaza Theatre. Facebook at PDNbigband. • Carnaval Fantastique — Saturday, Oct. 28.
Flickinger Center for Performing Arts Tickets: $29-$99.
Tickets: $45-$75 (Ticketmaster).
— 1110 New York Ave. Alamogordo. • Charley Pride — The country music legend
“Forever Tango” celebrates the passionate Contra Dance — The Southern New Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickinger-
music and dance of Argentina, with six Mexico Music and Dance Society’s monthly performs Saturday, Nov. 11. Tickets: $25-$65.
world-class Argentine Tango couples, a contra dance is 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday,
1930s-style vocalist, and a ten-piece orches- Oct. 20, at Mesilla Community Center, 2251
tra featuring the instrument of tango, the Calle de Santiago in Las Cruces, with music
bandoneon, a 19th century accordion. The by West Texas band The Muletones, and
production opened on Broadway in 1990 caller Lonnie Ludeman. The dance begins
and has since been seen my more than 7 with beginners’ lessons at 7:30 p.m.; no part-
million people world wide. ner or experience needed. Cost: $6 ($4
youth; $15 family). Information: (575) 522-
Moscow Ballet auditions — El Paso
1691 or snmmds.org.
area ballet students age 6 to 18 may audition
The dances are usually done in long facing
for Moscow Ballet’s Romana Dumanska at at
lines with some moves similar to square
11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Host
dancing up and down and forward and back
Studios Las Cruces School of Dance, 1390
with progressions. The dance form originat-
North Main in Las Cruces and Music and
ed in the 17th century.
Alamogordo Academy of Ballet, as part of
the ballet’s “Dance-with-Us” program giving ‘The Cat’s Meow’ — The Snake
students the opportunity to perform side-by- Charmer and the Belly Dancer present the
side with the pros. The audition is open to dinner theater featuring Na Imah of Las
students with a minimum one year of ballet Cruces and Senee’ Barraza of El Paso at 7
training. Sign up at nutcracker.com/auditions. p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Country Inn
Information: sally@nutcracker.com or (413) Suites, 900 Sunland Park. Tickets: $37.
499-1733 x21; or julie@nutcracker.com or Information, registration: 691-1938,
(413) 499-1733 x14. snakecharmerthebellydancer@yahoo.com or
The Great Russian Nutcracker is at 3 and 7 snakecharmerandthebellydancer.com.
p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at noon Sunday, The Cat’s Meow dinner theater is a collec-
Dec. 24, at the Plaza Theatre. tion of eclectic vintage fusions of Belly Dance
as interpreted by regional dancers and per-
Look Who’s Dancing — The annual
formers, characterizing and bringing to life
dance event is 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at
some of the most important women of his-
NMSU’s Pan American Center. Community
tory. Audiences are invited to come dressed
leaders and local personalities and their
as a favorite vintage character or Shady Lady
DanceSport partners compete against each
of the past.
other in a friendly contest. NMSU
Workshops that day at Snake Charmer
DanceSport Company (DSC) students
Studio II in Central El Paso. Cost: $40 per
choreograph the dances, instruct, and per-
form with the local celebrities. Audience
• “Ashra Baladi: Recognizing and
members cast votes for the People’s Choice
Interpreting the Egyptian Baladi Progression”
award. Tickets: $14 (Ticketmaster).
is 11:15 a.m. with Na Imah.
Information: (575) 646-2070.
• “Memoirs of The Mata Hari” is 9 to 11
Proceeds help DSC students represent
a.m. with Senee’ Barraza.
NMSU at national competitions, produce
shows regionally and share dance locally. ‘Night of Contemporary Dance’ —
Olga’s Russian Ballet School presents an
‘A Night in the 40s’ — Paso Del Norte
evening of dance at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4,
Big Band, a 16-piece group, hosts 1940s
at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium. Tickets: $15
style dancing anfd music, 8 to 11 p.m. Friday,
($10 seniors, students) (Ticketmaster).
Oct. 20, at Shundo Ballroom, 120 N.
Information: 408-3405 or balletelpaso.com.
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Tzimani — The San Diego classic metal band Cruces Downtown Main Street, following the
performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at monthly Downtown Arts Ramble. Doors open
Boomtown, 2430 Wyoming, with local bands for jam session at 6 p.m.; signup begins at 6:30
Crash and Indie. Admission is free, age 21 and p.m. The community event is on the first
older. Information: 261-7330. Friday of the month. Free admission to partici-
pants and audience. Information: Melody Burns
La Parada — The monthly grassroots event5 Lee Quartet and Café de Mesilla featuring 9550 or epborderfest.com. (575) 525-9333 or bobandmelody@sbcglob-
p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at San Carlos al.net.
Jazzman Ross and George Aiuvalasit.
Building, 501 Texas. The October event fea-
Saturday’s performances are 12:45 to 5 p.m.
Miller Lite El Paso Blues and Jazz Zin Valle Free Music Sundays — Zin
ture sounds by Peanut Butter Wolf, as well as
with Side Effect Organ Trio, Boarder Jazz
Festival — The music fest is noon to 9:30 Valle vineyard, 7315 Hwy 28 in Canutillo (3/4
DJ Rich, D-Rex, and Tom Laike B2B Jay p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Chamizal mile north of FM 259), hosts free live music 1
Quartet and Havana Quintet.
French, and Young Deluxe. Live art by Erik National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial, featur- to 4 p.m. on selected Sundays. Guests may
Sunday’s music is 12:30 to 6 p.m. with El Paso
Angel. Tickets: $5 (eventbrite). Information: ing various performers. Admission is free. also enjoy wine tastings. Bring a picnic.
Jazz Collective, Speak No Evil, Jazz Unlimited
351-6023 or on Facebook at laparadaep. Information: 526-0719 or on Facebook at Information: 877-4544 or zinvalle.com.
Big Band and Mack Goldsbury Trio.
epbluesandjazz. • Oct. 8: Perfect On Paper
Mesilla Jazz Happening — The 17th El Paso Border Folk Festival — Mariachi
annual event is Friday through Sunday, Oct. 6- • Oct. 22: Ricardo Valencia
Craze hosts the 3rd annual musical celebration • Oct. 29: Dusty Low.
8, on the Mesilla Plaza. Bring a lawn chair or
of regional sounds 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct.
blanket; limited stadium seating available. Mariachi Sundays in Mesilla — The
13, at Eastlake High School Fine Arts Lane 41 — The venue in Bowl El Paso,
Information: mvjazzblues.net. Town of Mesilla, its business community and
Auditorium, 13000 Emerald Pass, with Trio 11144 Pellicano, hosts live music 9 p.m. to 1
Friday’s performances are 6 to 9 p.m. at six the Las Cruces International Mariachi
Ellas, Mariachi Alegre, Mariachi Tapatio, a.m. every Friday and Saturday. Admission is
Mesilla venues: La Posta de Mesilla featuring Conference host the fall afternoon series 3 to
Mariachi Raices de America, and special guest free. Information: 549-5563; band schedule at
Rubin Guiterrez Trio, Double Eagle featuring 5 p.m. Sundays through November iat historic
performances by Steve Carrillo and Joe Baca bowl-elpaso.com.
Jim Helder Trio, Josefina’s Old Café featuring Old Mesilla. Admission is free. Bring folding
of Walt Disney World’s Mariachi Cobre.
Roman Chip and Border Jazz, Hacienda de
Advance tickets online through Oct. 12: $15. Howling Coyote Open Mic — The open chairs or blankets. Pets and alcohol not
Mesilla featuring The Coolside Collective, St. mic event is 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Center allowed. Information: mesillanm.gov.
Tickets at the door: $20. Information: 474-
Clair Winery & Bistro featuring The Derrick for Spiritual Living, 575 N. Main, on Las

All phone numbers listed are in Juaréz. Auditorio Benito Juárez — Ignacio
Ramirez and Vicente Guerrero, near Parque
Feria Juárez 2017 — The fair runs 4 p.m.
Borunda. Tickets at donboleton.com.
to 2 a.m. Sept. 29-Oct. 15 at Plaza de la
• Carlos Ballarta, a comedian known for his
Mexicanidad (“X” monument). Admission is 50
long hair and oversized sunglasses, performs at
pesos. On Monday through Wednesday,
9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. Tickets are 275, 385
admission includes free carnival rides.
and 495 pesos.
Headline entertainment offered most nights.
• Comedian Mike Salazar performs at 7:30
Prices vary; most headline admission is 210 or
Wednesday, Oct. 25. 330 to 550 pesos.
315 pesos (315-630 VIP). The Oct. 8 concert
• The children’s show Ksi-Meritos is at 1 and
is 840 and 1,260 pesos. Tickets available at
3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. 165-275 pesos.
• Sept. 29: Yuridia Chupacabras — The 20th annual 100K
• Sept. 30: Banda San Jose de Mesillas mountain bike race in Juarez is 8 a.m.
• Oct. 1: El Tri Saturday, Oct. 14, at Chamizal Monument in
• Oct. 4: Leo Dan Juarez. Also offered is the “Paseo de las
• Oct. 5: Teo Gonzalez Cabras” 60K event. Information: chu-
• Oct. 6: Calibre 50 pacabras100km.com or on Facebook at
• Oct. 7: Conjunto Primavera CarreraChupacabras.
• Oct. 8: Julion Alvarez
• Oct. 11: Los Cadetes de Linares y Miguel y Estadio Juárez Vive — Av Sanders 1450,
Miguel Melchor Ocampo, 32380. The rock band
• Oct. 12: Musica Electronica starring DJ Caifanes performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20.
Diego Miranda Tickets: 440-1,095 pesos.
• Oct. 13: Edwin Luna y La Trakalosa de Juaritoz Café y Horneria — Fray
Monterrey Estebanico, #6593, Col, San Lorenzo. Ana
• Oct. 14: Los Rieleros del Norte Julia performs standup comedy show with José
• Oct. 15: Margarita la Diosa de la Cumbia. Jaritoz at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21.
Centro Cultural Paso del Norte - Av. Admission: 100 pesos.
Henry Durant, Zona Pronaf. Advance show Lienzo Charro Adolfo Lopez Mateos
tickets at donboleton.com. — Av. Del Charro at Henry Dunant. Tickets
• Los Silver Sinfonico performs Saturday, Oct. at donboleton.com. El Bebeto performs with
7. Tickets TBA. Compa Kenny and Cadetes de Linares at 8
• Comedian La India Yuridia performs at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. 300 pesos.
p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2. Tickets: 275-495
pesos. Maraton Internacional — The 8th annual
Maraton Internacional Gas Natural de Juarez
Piso 2 Casa de Terror — 16 de (Marathon, Half Marathon) is Sunday, Oct. 22,
Septiembre at Gregorio M. Solis. Open 8 p.m. starting at Estadio Olimpico Benito Juarez.
to midnight, Thursday through Sunday, Oct. Registration: $20. Information: maratonde-
5-29. Admission 45 pesos. juarez.com.
Polo ConSentido — The 3rd annual charity Centro de Convenciones Las Anitas —
polo tournament is 2 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Waterfill zone. Information: 6821486 or
Oct. 7, at Las Anitas Polo Field on Rio Bravo 6820693. Tickets at donboleton.com.
in Cd. Juarez, Cost: 100 pesos general admis- • Grupo Codiciado performs at 9 p.m. Friday,
sion VIP Seating: 500 pesos VIP seating; 5,000 Oct. 27. Tickets: 110-440 pesos.
pesos VIP table (eventbrite.com). Facebook at • Remmy Valenzuela y Pancho Barraza per-
AlianzasEducativasJuarez. form at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. Tickets: 440-
1,980 pesos.
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FC Juarez vs. Club Necaxa — The pro-
fessional soccer friendly rematch is 7 p.m. Wrestling
Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Southwest University
Xtreme Cruces Wrestling – The live pro
Park between Club Necaxa of the first division
wrestling event is 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday Oct.
Liga MX and FC Juarez of the Ascenso MX.
14, at Cheer-Tastics, 1220 BarrancaF. eatured
Tickets: $30-$125; available at
is the XCW debut of former WWE Superstar
SouthwestUniversityPark.com or at the Park
and ECW original Super Crazy. Doors open at
box offices. Informstion: 533-BASE (2273). College sports • Oct. 13: North Texas
4:30 p.m. Admission: $10 ($5. kids) at the
• Oct. 15: UTSA
Sun City Roller Girls — The Roller Girls’ UTEP Football — The Miners’ host • Oct. 27: Louisiana Tech door. Information: (575) 571-5852 or on
Championships are at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, Western Kentucky for Homecoming 6 p.m. • Oct. 29: Middle Tennessee State Facebook at XcwInElPaso.
El Paso County Coliseum’s Judging Arena, Saturday, Oct. 7, at Sun Bowl Stadium.
UTEP Men’s Basketball - Don Haskins Luchas Frontera — Lucha Libre wrestling
4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $7 in advance; $10 at Individual tickets: $10-$30. Information: 544-
Center. The annual Orange and White scrim- sets are 8 p.m. every Friday at El Paso County
the door ($7 with valid military ID; free for 5234 or utepathletics.com.
mage is 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Information: Coliseum Pavilion. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
ages 12 and younger). Information: suncityrol-
lergirls.com. UTEP Women’s Soccer — Home games 747-5234 or utepathletics.com. Tickets: $12 ($5 kids) in advance; $15 ($7 kids)
are at UTEP’s University Field. Tickets: $5. • 1 p.m Saturday, Oct. 28: Sul Ross State at the door. Information: 850-4002 or emp-
Harlem Globetrotters — The Original Information: 747-6150 or utepathletics.com. (exhibition), 1 p.m. typocketsentertainment.com
Harlem Globetrotters return at 2 p.m. Sunday, • 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29: Charlotte • 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3: Western New New Era Wrestling — The Lucha Libre
Oct. 22, at NMSU’s Pan American Center. • 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1: Old Dominion Mexico (exhibition). shows are 7 p.m. Fridays at 10400 Dyer.
Tickets: $26-$95 (Ticketmaster). • 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15: Middle Tennessee
UTEP Women’s Basketball - Home Tickets: $8; $5 children (Ticketmaster).
A Magic Pass 30-minute interactive event • 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19: Marshall.
games are in the Don Haskins Center. Information: 356-5113 on Facebook at
starts at 12:30 p.m. Separate ticket: $22. • 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28: UTSA
Opening home game is 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. NewEraEP.
El Paso Rhinos - El Paso’s Junior League ice Miners Hockey Club — The 2016-17 29 vs. Sul Ross. Ticket information: 747-5234
hockey team’s opening home games of the Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference or utepathletics.com. Bicycling
season are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and Champions hosts home games at Hospitals of
UTEP Athletic Hall of Fame — The 14th Chile Pepper Challenge — The El Paso
4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27-29, against San Providence Events Center, at El Paso County
Hall of Fame dinner and ceremony is 6 p.m. Bicycle Club’s annual Big Ride is Sunday, Oct.
Diego Sabers at Hospitals of Providence Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Season opener is
Friday, Oct. 27, at UTEP’s Larry K. Durham 1, with ride distances of 100, 61, 40, 27 and
Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. 7:30 p.m. Friday and 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
Sports Center. The 2017 inductees are 10 miles, all beginning and ending at Grace
Paisano. Tickets: $5-$30. Free admission to 13-14, versus Northern Arizona. Tickets: $7-
Antonio Davis, Seth Joyner, Blessing Okagbare, Gardens, 6701 Westside Drive. Start times are
active military with ID. Information: 479- $20. Season tickets: $80-$140 ($40
Cynthia Ruelas and Paul Stankowski. Call for 7 a.m. (100 mile), 7:30 a.m. (61 mile), 8 a.m.
PUCK (7825) or elpasorhinos.com. youth/UTEP students). Information: 491-7879
times, cost. Information: 747-8759 or min- (40 mile), 8:30 a.m. (27 mile) and 9 a.m. (10
or minershockey.com.
El Paso Coyotes — El Paso’s new Major erathleticclub.com. mile). Information: elpasobicycleclub.com.
Next home games are 7:30 p.m. Friday and
Arena Soccer League team’s season opener is Entry fees: $40 at packet pickup; and $45 on
3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20-21: Texas A&M. NMSU Aggies Football — New Mexico
Saturday, Oct. 28, at the El Paso County race day at Grace Gardens. Entry is free for
Coliseum. Details and season to be UTEP Volleyball — Home games are at 6 State University Aggies’ host Arkansas State riders age 17 and younger if accompanied by
announced. Coyote Club season passes are p.m. (noon on Sundays) at Memorial Gym, for Homecoming at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at Aggie paying parent. Approved helmets are required
$149. Schedule to be announced. Information: unless listed otherwise. Tickets: $5. Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces. Tickets: $10- for all rides.
229-1416, elpasocoyotes.com or on Facebook Information: 747-6150 or utepathletics.com. $30 (Ticketmaster). Information: (575) 646- Proceeds benefit the El Paso Humane
and Twitter. Home games: 1420 or nmstatesports.com.
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Sports 12 and younger). Late registration cost: $45. shotgun start at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at
Information: 546-2016. Registration at Fort Bliss’ Underwood Golf Course (Sunrise
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cycle4change.org. Course). Four-person scramble format. Cost:
$175 ($600 team of four). Information: 252-
Society. Tour of Las Cruces — The 12th annual
6511 or firstteedesertclassic.com.
Package pick-up is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 50K (31 miles) and 100K (62 miles) cycling
Proceeds benefit the First Tee of Greater El
29, at Desert Fox Cyclery, 6999 Montana; 2 rides are Saturday, Oct. 28. Information:
Paso along with other community projects of
to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Crazy Cat (575) 541-8271 or ziavelocycling.org. Events
the Rotary Club of West El Paso.
Cyclery, 5650 N. Desert, and at 6:30 a.m. day begin at 8 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center
of ride at the race site. Annex, 2450 S. Telshor, Las Cruces. Cost is JLV Memorial Fund Golf Tournament
$30; includes lunch. Information: ziavelocy- — The 8th annual golf tournament “for men’s
Full Moon Bike Ride — White Sands cling.com/tour-of-las-cruces. Registration at cancer awareness” begins with a shotgun start
National Monument, 5 miles southwest of
newmexicosportsonline.com. at noon Saturday, Nov. 4, at Ascarate Golf
Alamogordo, N.M., on U.S. 70, hosts a Full
Course, 6900 Delta. Registration at 11 a.m.
Moon bike ride at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6. El Paso Bicycle Club — All rides are free
Cost: $75 ($300 per team of four); includes
Dress warmly. Reservations begin one month and open to the public; helmets required.
golf shirt, goodie bags, lunch, dinner
in advance; space limited. Reservations via Information: elpasobicycleclub.com. Ride
Information: 778-3153, jlvmemorialfund.org or
nps.gov/whsa. Fee is $8 per person; $4 ages schedule at meetup.com/ElPasobicycleClub.
on Facebook at jlvmenscancerawareness.
15 and younger, plus park entrance fee.
EP Cyclists — The bicycle group offers rides
Information: (575) 479-6124, ext. 236 or
for all levels. Weekend rides offer options of Recreational sports
(575) 679-2599, ext. 232.
various paces and distances. Starting times and
Public Ice Skating — Public skating is are
Gila Monster Gran Fondo — The bicycle locations are posted at facebook.com/epcy-
7 to 10 p.m. Fridays, noon to 3 p.m. and 7 to
rides through the Mimbres Valley and Gila clist. For more information: 861-2311 or
10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at the Sierra
Wilderness are Saturday, Oct. 14. Options epcyclists.com.
Providence Event Center next to the
are 40, 78 and 115 miles. The longer rides
Ride Your Bicycle El Paso — Chuck’s Coliseum, 4100 Paisano. All ages welcome.
start at 8 a.m., beginning and ending at Gough
Bicycle Repair, 2625 Missouri, hosts a variety Times may vary on days of hockey games.
Park in Silver City. The 40-mile ride begins
of rides free of charge. Information: 791-2006, Admission: $10; $8 military (skate rental
mid-course at 10 a.m. All involve considerable
zlauser@yahoo.com or Facebook. Helmets included). Skate sharpening, fitting and consul-
climbing. Information, registration:
required for all rides. tation offered for $5. Spectator admission is
tourofthegila.com or (575) 590-2612.
free. Information: 479-PUCK (7825) or elpa-
Entry fee is $100 by Oct. 8, $110 after.
A kickoff dinner is Friday, Oct. 13, for $30,
Golf Columbus Day Weekend Fly-In —
‘Cycle for Change’ — The County Several hang-gliding pilots will ride the ther-
Attorney’s Office and Villa Maria host the 4th Fore! the Children Golf Tournament mals above Alamogordo at the Rio Grande
annual “From Surviving to Thriving” cycling — Community Partners of El Paso’s 5th annu- Soaring Association’s annual fall fly-in Saturday
event at 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 15, at al charity tournament is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. through Monday, Oct. 7-9. Information:
Gallegos Park, 7361 Bosque, in Canutillo. 7, at Butterfield Trail Golf Club, 1858 rgsa.org.
There will be four courses available: 50 miles, Cottonwoods. Registration at 7 a.m. Cost:
30 miles, a 10-mile family ride; and 1 mile chil- $150 ($500 team of four). Information: 588- Tour de El Paso walks — City of El Paso
dren’s ride. Cost: $40 ($25 military, $10 kids 3935 or communitypartnersep.org. Parks and Recreation Department hosts the
free non-competitive walking and running
First Tee — First Tee of Greater El Paso events for all ages at 8:45 a.m. second
hosts programs at Ascarate Golf Course, 6900 Saturday of each month at various area parks.
Delta, unless listed otherwise.Session II runs Oct. 14: Ventanas Park. 3183 Blue Dirt
Oct. 10-Nov. 18. Information: thefirsttee- Circle. Free t-shirt upon registration (while
greaterelpaso.org. Registration at they last). Information: 757-2743 or elpaso-
allplayers.com. texas.gov/parks.
Girl’s Golf event is 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday,
Oct. 5. Participation is free. Registration: girls- Motor sports
Open Practice Session is 4:40 to 6 p.m. El Paso Motorplex — The drag strip is at
Wednesdays, Oct. 11-Nov. 1. No cost. 16400 Gateway West, (I-10 Clint exit, #42).
Spectator admission: $5. Car entry: $20.
Bel Air Highlander Golf Tournament Information: elpasomotorplex.com.
— The alumni scholarship program’s 12th
annual tournament begins at 8 a.m. Friday, Southern New Mexico Speedway — 11
Oct. 13, at Painted Dunes Golf Course, miles west of Las Cruces exit 132, off I-10.
12000 McCombs. Registration open to alumni, Take south frontage road to Southern New
family, friends and supporters. Cost: $100 (4- Mexico Fairgrounds. Gates open at 5 p.m.;
man scramble). Information: 258-4410, 740- racing at 7:45 p.m. General admission: $12;
1489 or bigredpride.com. free for age 10 and younger; $30 family pack;
$35 pit passes. Information: (575) 524-7913,
Rhinos Golf Tournament — El Paso snmspeedway.com or on Facebook.
Rhinos 9th annual tournament starts with a • Monster Trucks Madness Oct. 6-7. Show is
shotgun start at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. both nights; gates open at 5 p.m.
Anthony Country Club. Check in at 9 a.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday. Pit Party is is 4 to
Hole in One, Longest Drive, Closest to the 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $15; $5 age 6-10;
Pin and silent auction planned. Cost: $100 free for age 5 and under.
($400 team). Registration: elpasohockey.org. • The 18th Annual USRA Fall Nationals are
Information: 499-7825 (PUCK). Friday through Sunday, Oct. 20-22. Gates
Child Crisis Center Golf Tournament open at 5 p.m. Friday (racing at 7 p.m.), 3
— Child Crisis Center of El Paso hosts its p.m. Saturday (racing at 5 p.m.), and noon
annual Memorial Golf Tournament noon to 6 Sunday (racing is 2 p.m. Sunday). General
p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Fort Bliss’s admission: $12; free for age 10 and younger;
Underwood Golf Complex, 3200 Coe. Cost, $30 family pack; $40 pit pass.
sponsorship: rbooth@childcrisiselp.org. Arroyo Seco Raceway — The Southern
Information: 562-7955 or childcrisiselp.org. New Mexico track is off Hwy 549, off I-10 at
First Tee Desert Classic — Rotary Club the Akela exit. Information: (575) 494-4794 or
of West El Paso’s 8th annual golf tournament arroyosecoraceway.com.
in memory of Jonathan Rogers begins with a
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Sports ning and ending at the Hospitals of Providence Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, 1200
Transmountain Campus, 2000 Transmountain. Futurity. Registration: $25 through Oct. 6 at
Cont’d from Page 20
Proceeds benefit the Armed Services YMCA. raceadventuresunlimited.com. Information:
Registration: $40 Oct. 1-5; $50 on race day 779-9100.
(on site only). Military discounts available The Las Cruces Walk is 10 a.m. Saturday,
Motorcycle Trackdays are Saturday and online. Information on Facebook at Oct. 7, at Young Park, 1905 Nevada.
Sunday, Oct. 7-8 and Sunday, Nov. 5. Grooveandglow. Registration at grooveand- Registration is 8:30 a.m. ceremony at 9:30
Drag Racing is Sunday, Oct. 22 . glow.com. a.m. Information: (505)266-4473 or
ASMA Roadracing is Oct. 14-15. The entire event will incorporate dancing, amartinez@alz.org.
Chile Challenge Trail Event — The 27th running and walking through glow in the dark
move and groove stations booming with music
Sprint for Sparks — Texas Tech University
family-friendly 4-Wheel Drive Trail event is Health Science Center Paul L. Foster School of
Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 11-14, at from the 70s, 80s, 90s and current hits and
Medicine hosts the 5K race/walk along Scenic
Caballo Lake State Park’s Riverside will end with a “Get Down & Glow” party at
Drive at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, starting at
Campground area. Includes several trail rides the finish line.
Newman Park, 2211 Alabama. Packet pickup
and extreme trail challenges, riverside camp- Destiny 5K — Destiny Family Christian is 7 a.m. at the assembly area. Cost: $20 ($15
ing, pot luck and barbecue, vendor expo, Center, 9615 Dyer, hosts its 3rd annual 5K per person for groups of 10 or more):
socials and more. Walk-in registration will be walk/run 7 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. tinyurl.com/SprintForSparks-15.
available on a first-come, first-serve basis until Sanctioned by United States Track and Field. Proceeds benefit the school’s Medical
quotas are full. Daily fees apply. Information: Entry fee: $25; group discounts and sponsor- Student Run Clinic (MSRC) to promote breast
chilechallenge.org. ship packages available. Information 755-7744. health and provide diagnostic testing for
Registration at runforfamily.com. underserved patients in Sparks County.
Running events Proceeds benefit local families in the El Paso
region with various resources for those
Marathon 2 Marathon — The annual
National Border Patrol Museum 5K — marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K runs are
National Border Patrol Museum & Memorial involved with Child Protective Services.
7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, from the Gage
Library Foundation’s 5K run and 1-mile fun GEPD Run, Walk and Roll — Physical Hotel to Alpine, Texas on Hwy 385. Early reg-
walk benefiting the museum is 7 a.m. Saturday, Therapy Association 25th annual 5K run and 1- istration: $95 marathon; $75 half-marathon;
Sept. 30, at Old Glory Memorial, 9550 mile Fun Walk and wheelchair event is 8 a.m. $45 10K and $435 5K by Oct. 1; all fees
Gateway North. Registration: $20; $15 per Saturday, Oct. 7, at Ascarate Park, 6900 increase by $20 after deadline. On-line regis-
member for teams of 10 or more. Delta. Registraion: $25; $20 military; $30 race tration deadline is Oct. 19:
Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com. day registration. Information: Rio Grande marathon2marathon.net or active.com.
Inforamtion: borderpatrolmuseum.com. Chapter of NCCIA, 298-7241. Registration at
Run Like A Nut 5K — The 5K benefiting
Royal Run for Hope — The 5th annual 5K raceadventuresunlimited.com.
New Mexico Pecan Festival is 7 a.m. Saturday,
run and 1-mile walk benefiting Pediatric Proceeds benefit El Paso Chapter of the
Oct. 21, at on the historic plaza in Mesilla,
Oncology patients at El Paso Children’s National Spinal Cord Association and
N.M. Registration:
Hospital is 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Scholarships for the Physical Therapist and
Health Spot, 4717 Hondo Pass. Registration: Physical Therapist Assistant students.
$20; $15 age 12 and younger. Information: Iron Soldier Sprint Triathlon — The
raceadventuresunlimited.com. 400-meter swim, 15 mile bike and 5K run is Please see Page 22
WSMR Freedom Triathlon — The 10K 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Fort Bliss
run, 40K bike and 400 meter swim is 7 a.m. Aquatics Training Center, 20733 Constitution
Saturday, Sept. 30, at White Sands Missile Avenue. Cost: $10 active military; $45 all oth-
Range near Alamogordo, N.M. Packet pick up ers for individual events; $65 relay teams of 2
is 5:45 to 6:45 a.m. Cost: $65 by Sept. 17; $75 to 3 persons; additional $10 fee for late regis-
after. Registration: itsyourrace.com. tation. Information: (Fort Bliss IMW) 744-5794
or blissmwr.com/intramurals.
Miner Dash and Family Fitness Fiesta Early registration will be held at Soto, Stout
— The 8th annual event kicks off UTEP’s and Milam PFCs and online at raceroster.com
Homecoming festivities Sunday, Oct. 1, at until Oct. 4. No registration Oct. 5. Late regis-
UTEP’s Centennial Plaza. 5K run and 3K walk tration is 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, and 6 a.m.
begin at 8 a.m., plus a 5K wheelchair race. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at the ATC.
Proceeds benefit UTEP’s College of Health
Sciences Programs and the Wellness Program. Franklin Wrestling 5K — Franklin High
Entry fee is $25 per division by Sept. 19. School’s wrestling team’s fundraising 5K and 1-
Register minerdash.utep.edu. mile walk is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at Franklin
Fitness Fiesta is 8 to 11 a.m. Cost: $5. High School, 900 N. Resler. Registration: $20
by Sept. 16; $25 after; team discounts offered.
Groove and Glow 5K — Rave Marketing Register at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
& Events hosts its 3rd annual “Fun-K” night
Walk/Run event promoting health and wellness Walk to End Alzheimer’s 5K — The 2nd
for all ages at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, begin- annual 5K run is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at

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Sports linking El Paso and Juárez. Route goes by
ately I’ve been reading through
Southwest University Park, San Jacinto Plaza,
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through Segundo Barrio and across the the Psalms. No profound reason
behind it — it just occurred to me
that I wasn’t as familiar with them as
Stanton Street Bridge into Juarez. Entry fee:
Running of the Bulls 5K — Downtown El
perhaps I should be.
$25 through Oct. 25, $30 Oct. 26-27. No
Paso DMD’s inaugural 5K run/walk inspired by
This may sound rather impious, but I
race day registration or packet pickup.
the craziness in Pamplona is 9 a.m. Saturday,
find the Psalms in general hard to relate
Limited to 1,500 participants. Entry form at
Oct. 21, through the streets of Downtown El
to. Seems like David was always talking
Paso, starting at Starr Western Wear, 112
about his enemies. That’s understand- the afterlife titled “In Heaven as on
To cross the border, all runners must have
Overland, presented by Amstel X Light. Post-
able for someone who’s king of a coun- Earth” and co-authored “What Return
a passport, permanent resident card or other
run BBQ meal, activity zone, prizes, and more
try surrounded by warring nations, but Can I Make?: Dimensions of the
government-approved crossing identifica-
planned. Cost: $30 5K with lunch; $25 run
not so much for a guy like me living a Christian Experience.”
only; $15 meal only. Registration: raceadven-
turesunlimited.com or downtownelpaso.com. All Souls Urban Trail Races — The 9th relatively quiet life. So basically Peck was making the
annual 10K, 5K trail races and 1-mile fun run I imagine few of us can really identify same point over the span of his decades
Las Cruces Monster Run — The 4th begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in with King David, or most other figures of writing as the Psalmist did: Life is
annual half marathon, quarter marathon, and downtown Silver City, N.M. Proceeds bene- of the Bible. The cultural divide between hard, God is good.
5K competitive run and 1 mile fun run/walk fit Grand County food security program. then and now is hard to cross. That’s not I confess to ignorance when trying to
are 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Field of Information, fees: (575) 574-2902 or on to say that there are plenty of great explain why the world is the way it is,
Dreams on Tashiro Road in Las Cruces. Facebook at allsoulstrailrace. Registration: heroes to admire, but most of us have a why we cannot figure out solutions to
Participants encouraged to dress in Halloween difficult enough time trying to relate to our problems and put them into action. I
our parents’ and grandparents’ world.
raceroster.com (All Souls Trail Race).
costumes. Race and costume prizes awardedf don’t know why life requires all the
ro various age groups. Proceeds benefit Jardin Club Zombie 5K — Cielo Vista Optimist Yet one aspect of the Psalms that is effort it does or why even with our best
de los Ninos. Cost: $50 hlaf marathon; $35 Club hosts the 5K race and 1 mile run, creep timeless has nothing to do with the writ- efforts we don’t always succeed. That all
quarter marathon; $25 5K and $10 one mile and crawl benefiting the club’s scholarship ers’ circumstances, and everything to do falls under the heading of “Life is hard.”
fun run. Registration information on Facebook fund at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at St. Paul’s with their response. Some of the Psalms What I do know is that no difficulty is
at lcmonsterrun. Methodist Church, 7000 Edgemere. start with woe, some even with despair, made easier by abandoning faith. Again
Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com. but nearly all of them end with praise. and again in the Psalms, the writer keeps
Day of the Dead Series 2017 — The I remember a speaker from 30 years turning back to the stories of God’s
10K, 5K, marathon and half marathon events R.E.D. 5K — Spartyka Foundation presents ago who summed up the Psalms in six mercy and trustworthiness. The Psalmist
are 7 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28-29, the “Remember Everyone Deployed” 5K words: “Life is hard, God is good.” admits feeling alone, rejected and afraid
at La Llorona Park on Picacho, in Las Cruces. race and 1 mile walk at 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov. One of my favorite modern writers was but he still clings to a God worth believ-
Race day packet pick up begins one hour 5, at EPCC Transmountain campus, 9750 M. Scott Peck, who began one of the ing in. In short, “God is good.”
before start of race time. Gateway North. Cost: $25. Information: biggest best-sellers of the 20th century, Psalm 62:11 sums up all the theology
Registration per day: $100 marathon; $85 spartykafoundation.org; online registration at “The Road Less Traveled,” with similar needed to define this goodness: “Power
half marathon; $40 10K; and $30 5K. raceadventuresunlimited.com. words: “Life is difficult.” belongs to you, God, and with you,
Registration at mainlymarathons.com.
Franklin Mountains Trail Run — Peck had not yet fully embraced Lord, is unfailing love.”
Christianity when he wrote those words,
but over the years that followed he
Run Internacional: The U.S.-Mexico The ultra marathon, half-marathon, 5K and
Randy Limbird is editor of
referred to himself as having converted. El Paso Scene. Comments?
10K Run — The 3rd annual 10K race is 8 10K trail runs and 6-mile races are Nov. 10-
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Making memories
Brian Kanof / El Paso County Coliseum Brian Kanof / El Paso County Coliseum Rick Tate

for 75 years
El Paso County Coliseum far from
retirement as city’s senior venue
for entertainment, sports
Rick Tate Brian Kanof / El Paso County Coliseum
Story by Lisa Kay Tate

n just over a decade, El Pasoans have as home for rodeo, boxing, wrestling and a Coliseum be more than just a venue, but be Home for the home teams
seen their entertainment and sports ven- variety of local sports teams. As a concert part of the border region family.
ues grow tremendously, from the open- venue it has welcomed some of the most “The Coliseum is El Paso,” he said. The Coliseum was built to host
ing of the restored Plaza Theatre in 2006 to popular names in live music of all genres Kennedy said the addition of a “America’s #1 Sport,” rodeo, and the first
the opening of the new Southwest from Latin to heavy metal to country. Elvis Downtown arena shouldn’t have any affect event held in the building was El Paso
University Park baseball stadium in 2014, Presley performed at the Coliseum more on the Coliseum as the building will con- Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo in June 1942. The
as well as many smaller music venues like than once, and Selena sold out the venue in tinue to serve its purpose as what he calls a Coliseum is now managed by the private
Tricky Falls or Lowbrow Palace. Now the 1994. The list of performers continues to “feeder building,” with a seating capacity non-profit El Paso Sports Commission,
city is in the middle of a major controversy grow each year. of about 6,500, large enough to feel like a whose mission is to “increase the influx of
over a proposed Downtown arena. The Coliseum received a $9.5 million big event, but small enough so everyone sports tourism dollars to the El Paso com-
Before all of these, however, there was El renovation in 2004, with everything from can get a good view of the performer. Even munity through the creation of local tour-
Paso County Coliseum, which celebrated new seating and parking, to improved air the farthest seat in the Coliseum is less naments, the enhancement of existing tour-
its 75th anniversary in May. conditioning, restrooms and seating. than 200 feet away from the artist on stage. naments and by attracting regional, nation-
Dedicated May 21, 1942, the “Coliseum Nearly everyone who has lived in El Paso “What the Coliseum wants to do, and al and international events to the El Paso
and Livestock Exposition Building” cost in the past seven decades has been to some what this new building wants to do is so area.”
$321,000. The El Paso Times called the event at the Coliseum, and even in its old different,” he explained, adding the Today the Coliseum, as well as its adjunct
facility “the largest and finest structure of age, it’s still creating memories for years to Coliseum’s size is perfect for artists who Hospitals of Providence Events Center, its
its kind in the area of the Southwest,” come. don’t need the size of the Don Haskins judging arena and pavilion are home to at
declaring it was “practically the same size Brian Kennedy, CEO and president of the Center or Sun Bowl. least five sports teams, not counting the
as the one in Madison Square Garden.” El Paso Sports Commission, which man- Kennedy noted that Latin superstars many annual and traveling sports events,
“The massive concrete and steel ages the Coliseum, noted that its location Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias, who per- including professional boxing, wrestling
Coliseum is now virtually complete,” the on Paisano in south-central El Paso makes formed together at the Don Haskins Center, and bull riding.
Times enthusiastically reported. “Literally it easily accessible for patrons from both have each performed on their own at the The Coliseum’s main building hosts the
hundreds of flags, American and Texas, El Paso and Juárez. Coliseum in the past. city’s newest professional sports team, El
and plenty of bunting have been strung “Many people from Juárez don’t want to The Coliseum still brings in performers Paso Coyotes indoor soccer league, and its
from the great steel network that supports travel too far into the United States, but who could easily fill larger venues, such as adjunct 1,000-seat El Paso Events Center is
the building’s roof.” when they go to events at the Coliseum, it Gloria Trevi and Alejandra Guzman, who home ice to two championship hockey
Texas Lt. Gov. H.L Windfield, who dedi- is just to the right when they cross the bor- both toured there in the last month. He said teams, El Paso Rhinos, and UTEP’s Miner
cated the building along with County der,” Kennedy said. the Coliseum has gained a reputation as a Hockey Club.
Judge Joseph McGill, called the Coliseum While most people think of the Coliseum performer-friendly venue. UTEP Hockey head coach Tom Herman
“a sound investment and monument to El for sports and concerts, Kennedy noted that “We know we’re not the biggest building said the Coliseum’s event center is a great
Paso progressiveness.” it also serves as a venue for charity give- or the newest building,” he said, “but venue for hockey.
The ceremony drew a capacity crowd of aways, the El Paso County Fair and youth we’re that building that ‘gets things done’ “It’s loud,” he said, “And makes for an
7,000, and featured entertainment by Fort events such as Kids & Kows & More. and is wonderful to play at.” intimate experience for the fans because
Bliss soldiers, the Texas College of Mines “People may come and see a hockey Having a variety of venues, Kennedy they are so close to the ice.”
band, high school dance groups, Boy game at the Events Center, but what they said, is the sign of a city’s progress. The still young hockey club has already
Scouts and other organizations. might not see is the 20,000 kids who come “Grownup cities have options,” he built a significant fan base, having won the
Today, the Coliseum hosts more than 200 skating every year for field trips. Some of explained. “They can take a look at the Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference in
events annually, with an average of two these kids have never been ice skating or acts and events coming, and be able to find just their second year as a team as well as
million guests each year. seen a real ice rink before.” what works best. Some work better in making it into the regional finals.
The Coliseum has hosted and still serves He said these events are what help the smaller arenas, and some in bigger arenas.” Herman hopes to see even more fans

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Coliseum The performance
Cont’d from Page 23 featured Grand Old
Opry star Faron
Young, Jimmy and
come out to their home ice and support this Johnny, “leading girl
team’s third season, which starts Oct. 13 singer” Wanda
versus Northern Arizona. Jackson and western
Also making its home at the Event Center artist Gordon Terry.
is the El Paso Figure Skating Club, former- Tickets to the event
ly Sun City Blades, which hosts lessons came at a hefty price
and several exhibitions throughout the of $1.50 in advance
year. and $1.75 at the door.
On the wilder side of the sports world, “Buy now and save a
NEW Era Wrestling lucha libre hosts bouts quarter,” the Herald-
every Friday at the Coliseum. Sun City Post said.
Roller Girls constructs its own banked Presley returned to
track. Roller Girls’ Teresita Lopez said the the Coliseum in 1973.
Coliseum’s size is just right. Some performances
“The Coliseum is a great venue for us have even been notable for crowds being a
because it holds our massive banked little too enthusiastic. Thirty Seconds to
track,” she said. “The whole thing comes Mars lead singer Jared Leto had his nose
in about 12,000 pounds, just under six unintentionally broken when he ran into
tons, and we can set up our track inside the the crowd during the band’s aptly named
Judging Arena, Coliseum as well as outside “Taste of Chaos” tour at the Coliseum stop
under the Pavilion. in 2007.
Even outside of the regular seasons, Other notable performances at Coliseum
sports and the Coliseum has been a perfect include Johnny Cash, Juan Gabriel, Ricky
site for sports events for sometime. In Martin, Slayer, Slipknot, Van Halen, KISS,
1976, NBA great Wilt Chamberlain played Aerosmith, Glen Campbell, No Doubt,
in the International Volleyball Association Alejandro Fernandez, Marc Anthony, Ana
at the Coliseum, which was home from Gabriel, Pepe Aguilar, Mana, Foghat, Alice
1975 to 1978 to the area’s own team, El Cooper, Grateful Dead, Mötley Crüe, Judas
Paso-Juárez Sol. Priest, Prophets of Rage, Lil Wayne,
Boxing has also been a mainstay. El Nazareth, Jefferson Starship, Ozzy
Paso’s Gloves Regional Boxing Osbourne, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Cheech &
Tournament celebrated its own 75th Chong, Electric Light Orchestra and too
anniversary in January at the Coliseum. It many more to list.
hosted the notable title fight between The Coliseum also hosts various music
Salvador Sanchez and Juan LaPorte in festivals, such as the Great American
1980, the same year Randall “Tex” Cobb Rockabilly Riot, which moved to the
won a couple of fights at the venue. Coliseum this year with headliners like
This year, El Paso native Tuff Hedeman’s Tiger Army. The Rio Grande Country Jam
12th Championship Bull Riding at the featured acts like Rodney Atkins as part of
Coliseum was a nationally televised event. El Paso County Fair and Junior Livestock
The Coliseum also saw its share of teams Show in September. Other unique events
come and go, including El Paso Buzzards have included the Texas Showdown
hockey from 1996 to 2003, as well as Festival tattoo fest and electronic dance
short-lived teams like El Paso Raiders party experiences like Foam Wonderland.
hockey in 1975-76, and indoor football
teams El Paso Rumble in 2004 and El Paso Where memories are made
Generals in 2009.
The Coliseum, often affectionately called
Performer, audience favorite “The Barn” by local concertgoers, may be
famous for many of the big names who
El Paso Coliseum has built a reputation have performed within its walls, but the
as a must-stop for among many prominent building is also part of many area resi-
touring acts, especially in the Latin music dents’ more personal memories from grad-
world. uations to family events, festivals, car
“Playing at the Coliseum is like a ‘rite of shows, trade shows and expos, circuses
passage’ for artists,” Kennedy said. “Once and even church and charitable fundraisers.
the artists come here they don’t want to Many locally organized events have made
leave.” use of the Coliseum in the past. Junior
Pop star Ariana Grande, who played at Woman’s Club’s Spooktacular, Hispanic
the Coliseum in October 2015 with guest Cultural Center’s Fiesta de La Flores, El
Prince Royce, was told by other artists Paso’s “Authentic Oktoberfest,”
“you have to play at the Coliseum,” he Generation 2K, and El Paso Comic Con
recalled. On the day of her performance, are just a few home grown events to make
she even arrived earlier than announced to use of the site.
get the feel of the place, and was very “If you ask anyone who has lived in the
pleased with her experience. area for sometime what their first or best
She wasn’t the only one. Punk icons memories of the Coliseum are, they will
Green Day enjoyed their performance at have something,” Kennedy said. Everyone
the venue earlier this year so much they has a Coliseum memory.”
stuck around a couple of extra days just to For some it was their first date with their
rehearse in the facility. current spouse, for others it was seeing a
Alternative metal heavyweights Nine Inch favorite artist with friends, and others tak-
Nails even filmed part of their 2007 live ing children and grandchildren to their first
concert DVD, “Beside You in Time,” at the ice show or circus.
Coliseum during their March 28, 2006 per- “People’s experiences start in the parking
formance. lot,” he said. “People can enjoy a good
One of the greatest names ever to head- show itself, but if they encounter a bad
line in El Paso was Elvis Presley, who
brought his 1956 “All Music Show” at the Please see Page 25

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Find your team
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experience before or after, that can hurt the El Paso County Coliseum and its
whole memory. We want to take care of neighboring facilities at 4100 Paisano
our patrons.” host several sports teams year round.
Kennedy even helped with the parking Courtesy of El Paso County Coliseum
himself one time, to help his staff make • El Paso Rhinos: El Paso’s Junior
sure the experience is the best it can be for ance to pick any kid in the audience and League ice hockey team’s home games
both the guests and the staff. In addition, watch the look on their face the first time are at Hospitals of Providence Events
plans are also underway for additional Mickey Mouse comes out on the ice,” he Center. The season runs October
parking. said. “That is the coolest part. That look is through March. Tickets: $5-$30. Free
“Some people don’t realize the amount what it’s all about.” admission to active military with ID.
of work that goes into hosting an event,” El Paso resident Robert Diaz, who has Information: 479-PUCK (7825) or elpa-
he said, adding some days the dedicated attended several concerts throughout the sorhinos.com.
staff work all night, long after the audience area, has a quite different favorite memory
of the Coliseum. Oe of his first concerts at are La Catrinas, Chuco Town Chulas,
has gone home, to make sure one stage is • Miners Hockey Club: UTEP’s hock- Las Diablas, Sexecutioners and Las
properly taken down, and the venue is the Coliseum was seeing AC/DC perform ey team and 2016-17 Texas Collegiate
on Oct. 27, 1985, for their “Fly on the Wall Viudas Negras. Tickets: $7-$10-.
prepped and ready for entirely different Hockey Conference Champions host
Tour” with opener Yngwie Malmsteen. The Information: suncityrollergirls.com.
event the next day.” games October through February at
One of Kennedy’s own favorite memories event, he recalled, was literally a blast. Hospitals of Providence Events Center.
“The band had already been playing sta- • New Era Wrestling: The Lucha Libre
was after a “Disney on Ice” event when he Tickets: $7-$20. Information: 491-7879
diums and brought their stadium show to style wrestling bouts are 8 p.m. every
encountered an audience member, a or minershockey.com.
‘The Barn.’ I remember just how loud it Friday at the Coliseum’s Pavilion.
woman in her 80s, in tears. He was at first
worried something bad had happened, but was and how it fueled the audience even Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for
• El Paso Coyotes: El Paso’s new regular bouts: $8; $5 children.
that was not the case. more,” he said. “The encore was the song
Major Arena Soccer League team enters Information: 356-5113 or on Facebook
“She told me she was so grateful,” ‘For Those About to Rock.’ As the song
its second season in October. The sea- at NewEraEP.
Kennedy said. “This was her grandchil- played, two stadium-sized cannons erected
from both sides of the stage. I remember son opener is Saturday, Oct. 28, at the
dren’s first time at an ice show, and she El Paso County Coliseum main build-
remembered bringing her own there for the thinking ‘These are not going to make it.’ Also, public skating is 7 to 10 p.m.
The cannons actually went through the ing. Information: 229-1416, elpasocoy-
first time as well. That is why we do what Fridays, noon to 3 p.m. and 7 to 10
roof, which was made of old particle tiles. otes.com or on Facebook .
we do.” p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Event
He said he wants to make sure everyone (Lead singer Brian Johnson) yells ‘Fire!’
• Sun City Roller Girls: The Roller Center next to the Coliseum, 4100
who works with the Coliseum never for- Boom! The tiles start coming down onto
Girls’ banked track roller derby general- Paisano. All ages welcome. Times may
gets the importance of those memories, the audience. Brian (said), yes, ‘fire’ again.
BOOM! All the windows in the place shat- ly begins in February with a champi- vary on days of hockey games.
either. Admission: $10; $8 military (skate
ter. By the time he sang ‘Weeeee Salute onship bout in October, plus the
“One thing I do each time ‘Disney on rental included). Information: 479-
Ice,’ comes through, for example, is I tell You’ it was a full-on stock riot. A great Naughty vs. Nice bout in November at
rock memory.” the Coliseum’s Judging Arena. Teams PUCK (7825) or elpasohockey.org.
everyone on staff during the first perform-

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Aspencade — Vehicles for the Cloudcroft, Coleman Trail. Meet at Ron Coleman
N.M. tours depart at 10 a.m. Saturday and Trailhead and Carpool to McKelligon Canyon.
Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, from forest service • Sunday, Oct. 8: West Cottonwood Springs
parking lot across from the Cloudcroft • Saturday, Oct. 21: Aztec Caves Hike
Chamber of Commerce. Tour lead to Upper • Sunday, Oct. 22: Schaeffer Shuffle
Carr Canyon (5 miles on Sunspot Highway).
Rio Bosque Wetlands Park — UTEP’s
“cowboy coffee” around the campfire at the
trans-pecos-audubon.com. Wild Texas Film Tour — Texas Parks and Center for Environmental Resource
end of the tour. Tours are free; participants
Field trips are open to the public. Wildlife Foundation hosts the 2017 Wild Texas Management offers free guided walking tours
must provide their own transportation.
Information: Mark Perkins, 637-3521 or trans- short film tour showcasing wildlife, adventure, and other activities at Rio Bosque Wetlands
Information: (575) 682-2733.
pecos-audubon.com. and conservation stories from across the state Park, 10176 Socorro Rd. in El Paso’s Mission
• A trip to Dell City Valley departs at 6:30 at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at Alamo Valley. Tours last about two hours.
Full Moon Nights — White Sands National Information: 747-8663 or riobosque.org.
a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, from Evergreen Drafthouse, 250 E. Montecillo. The tour will
Monument hosts its final full moon programs
Cemetery, 12400 E. Montana. Bring a lunch. feature Texas wildlife, adventure, and conser- Municipal Rose Garden — The garden at
at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. Rangers will givep-
• A tour to Northeast El Paso and Fort Bliss vation short films along with characters from 3418 Aurora (at Copia) is open to the public 8
resent “A 3D Journey through White Sands.”
Ponds departs at 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, the films, filmmakers, wildlife biologists and a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through November.
Entrance fee: $5 age 16 and older. Free for
from Lowe’s parking lot at Transmountain other experts. Tickets: $21.65; available at Admission is free. Information/rentals: El Paso
children. Information: (575) 479-6124, ext.
Road behind Taco Bell. drafthouse.com/el-paso. Information: wildfilm- Parks and Recreation, 541-4331.
236 or (575) 679-2599, ext. 232; or go to
nps.gov/whsa. tour.com.
Enchanted Skies Star Party — The 24th Keystone Heritage Park and El Paso
El Paso/Trans-Pecos Audubon Society El Paso Zoo — 4001 E. Paisano. Zoo Desert Botanical Garden — 4200
annual night sky event is Oct. 17-22. Night
— The monthly meeting is 7 p.m. Monday, Entrance hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Doniphan. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
viewing, lectures, and camping are at Star
Oct. 16, at the Centennial Museum on the
Zoo admission is $12 for ages 13 to 59; $9 for Saturdays and Sundays. Admission: $3.
Village in the Cibola National Forest, 15 min-
UTEP campus. Local ecologist, photographer ages 60 and older and active duty military Information: 584-0563 or keystone-
utes outside Magdalena, N.M. Professional and
and musician Dr. Paul Hyder will talk on (including spouse) with ID; $7.50 ages 3 to 12; heritagepark.org.
amateur astronomers will be on hand.
“Hybrid Cacti of the Jarilla Mountains, Otero and free for ages 2 and under. Zoo members
Information, registration: (505) 515-5780 or Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic
Co., N.M.” Information: Scott, 581-6071 or admitted free. Information: 212-0966 or elpa-
enchantedskies.org. Site — Ranch Road 2775 off U.S. 62/180
Boo at the Zoo is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (Montana Ave.). The site is famed for many
and Sunday, Oct. 28-29. Native American rock paintings and unique
The “Wings of the World” Bird Show is geology. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday
12:30 p.m. weekdays and 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. through Thursday; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday
weekends at the Wildlife Amphitheater. through Sunday. Admission: $7 (free for chil-
dren 12 and younger). Admission with tours
Wyler Aerial Tramway — 1700 McKinley. or hikes is $9 (13 and over); $2 (ages 5-12).
Information: 562-9899 or 566-6622. The next Information: 857-1135, ext. 0, or texas-
last Sunday hike is 8 a.m. Oct. 29, up Ranger stateparks.gov.
Peak. Meet in the parking lot for the 1-mile The 23rd annual Interpretive Fair is 8 a.m. to
hike. 9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday,
Celebration of Our Mountains — For Oct. 21-22. Free entry.
more than 20 years, the celebration has Special events (space is limited; reservations
included hiking, biking, birding, climbing, pho- required):
tographing, geocaching, studying and celebrat- • Rare Plant Tour is 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
ing the natural wonders of the Borderland. For Saturday, Oct. 14. Volunteers lead a tour of
a full line-up of events, visit celebrationofour- the plant life located in the park.
mountains.org. • Rock Art Tour with Dr. David Carmichael is
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.
Journey through Time at Lake Lucero • Women’s Hike is 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday,
— Accompany rangers and living history Oct. 14. Open to all women.
actors from the New Mexico Farm and Ranch • Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour is 8 to 10
Heritage Museum 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, p.m. is Thursday, Oct. 26, with a night of
on a journey through the 10,000 years of stargazing, stories, and planetary viewing.
human habitation in the Tularosa Basin. Visitors welcome to bring their own binocu-
The four-hour program begins at 9 a.m. lars and telescopes. No reservations needed,
Along the hike to Lake Lucero, colorful char- but groups accepted on a first come, first
acters such as author Eugene Manlove Rhodes served basis with a cap visitation at 100 peo-
and photographer Ansel Adams will share the ple. Gates close at 8 p.m., no exceptions.
rich history of the basin. Program fee: $8 for • Birding hike is 7:30 a.m. third Saturday of
16 years and older, $4 for children. the month (Oct. 21).
Reservations are required, accepted starting • Constellation tour is 8-10 p.m. the fourth
Oct. 4 at nps.gov/whsa. Thursday of the month (Oct. 26).
The trail is uneven, rocky, and has a grade of
2-3 percent. See website for details. Carlsbad Caverns National Park — The
park is about 160 miles east of El Paso, off the
Franklin Mountains State Park — Most Carlsbad Highway (U.S. 62-180). Information:
hiking and mountain-biking trails begin in the (575) 785-2232 or nps.gov/cave.
Tom Mays area, off Transmountain Drive on Winter hours: Visitor Center open 8 a.m. to
the west side of the park (east of I-10). Entry 5 p.m. daily; tours available 8:30 a.m. to 3:30
fee is $5 per person, free for age 12 and p.m. Last entry into cave via natural entrance
under (with family). Correct cash or check is 2 p.m. with last entry into cave via elevator
only. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 3:30 p.m. Plan 3-1/2 hours for a walk-in tour
Information: 566-6441, Facebook at and 1-1/2 hours for Big Room tour of the
FranklinMountainsSP, or tpwd.texas.gov/ Caverns. Cost is $10 (free or ages 15 and
state-parks/franklin-mountains. younger). The park’s audio self-guided tour is
The 13th annual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta is $3 extra (also available in Spanish).
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in the The “bat season” generally lasts through mid-
Tom Mays area. October. Daily bat flight talks begin just before
Several non-ranger-led Celebration of Our sunset at the amphitheater outside the natural
Mountains events will be held in the park; $2 entrance. Admission is free.
entry fee for persons 13 years and over. Visit Other guided tours are available; call or
celebmtns.org to see meetup locations. Hikes check website for details.
begin at 8 a.m. at Tom Mays Unit, unless oth-
erwise listed.
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Nature a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1.
• Caballo Lake State Park, 60 miles north of
Cont’d from Page 26
Las Cruces. Information: (575) 527-8386.
The annual 4x4 Rock Climbing Challenge
White Sands National Monument — 15
weekends are Friday through Sunday, Oct. 6-
miles southwest of Alamogordo, N.M., on
8, and Oct. 13-15.
U.S. 70. Visitor Center hours are 9 a.m. to 6
A star program is 7:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday,
p.m. through Nov. 4. Park hours are 7 a.m. to
Oct. 14.
8 p.m. through Oct. 7; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct.
• City of Rocks State Park, off Hwy 61 in
9-Nov. 4. Entrance fee: $5 age 16 and older.
Faywood, N.M., about 130 miles west of El
Free for children. Information: (575) 479-
Paso. Information: (575) 536-2800. Star Party
6124, ext. 236 or (575) 679-2599, ext. 232; or
is 6:15 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21.
go to nps.gov/whsa.
Sunset strolls are offered daily one hour Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State
before sunset: 5:45 p.m. through Oct. 8; 5:30 Park — 1504 Miehls Drive N., Carlsbad,
p.m. Oct. 9-22; 5:15 p.m. Oct. 23-Nov. 4. N.M. Admission: $5 ($3 ages 7-12; free for 6
Full Moon Hike is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, and under). Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (last
Oct. 4. Reservations required, starting one entry at 3:30 p.m.). Information: (575) 887-
month in advance of each hike; online only. 5516. The last Full Moon Walk the season is
Cost: $8; $4 age 15 and young, plus monu- 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5.
ment entrance fees.
The final Full Moon Night program of the
Gila Cliff Dwellings National
season is 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5.
Monument — 44 miles north of Silver City
on NM Highway 15 in the middle of the
Journey through Time at Lake Lucero with
majestic Gila Wilderness, the first and one of
rangers and living history actors from the New
the largest wilderness areas. Entrance fee: $5
Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum is
per person; $10 per family. Information: (575)
10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.
536-9461 or nps.gov/gicl.
A Full Moon Bike Ride is 8 p.m. Friday, Oct.
The trail to the cliff dwellings is open from 9
6. Reservations required via nps.gov/whsa.
a.m. to 4 p.m. year round. Everyone must be
Fee is $8 per person; $4 ages 15 and younger,
off the trail by 5 p.m. Visitor center is open 8
plus park entrance fee.
a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunrise photography is 6 a.m. Saturday, Oct.
21. Registration required; starting one month Alameda Park Zoo — Alameda Park,
before event. Program fee is $8 ($4 age 15 1321 North White Sands Blvd. (U.S. 54/70),
and younger); reservations required and avail- Alamogordo. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
able one month prior to tour. Admission: $2.50 ($1.50 ages 3-11 and 60 and
older; free for ages 2 and younger).
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Information: (575) 439-4290.
— 110 miles east of El Paso on the way to
The annual Zoo Boo trick-or-treat event is 9
Carlsbad, the 86,416-acre park includes the
a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 21.
highest point in Texas: Guadalupe Peak, 8,749
feet. Entry fee: $5 for ages 16 and older, good Aguirre Spring Campground — Off U.S.
for one week and all trails. Camping is $8 per 70 about 15 miles east of Las Cruces. Day-use
night. Information: (915) 828-3251 or nps.gov. fee is $3 per vehicle. Information, group
reservations: (575) 525-4300.
New Mexico State Parks — Day-use fee
is $5 when visiting any state park. All pro- Dripping Springs Natural Area — Base
grams are free with park entrance, unless oth- of the Organ Mountains at the end of Dripping
erwise listed. Information: (575) 744-5998 or Springs Road, about 10 miles east of Las
nmparks.com. Cruces. Entrance gate is open 8 a.m. until 5
• Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Information: p.m. Admission is $3 per vehicle. No pets
(575) 744-5923.Boating Safety Classes are allowed (except for assistance animals).
Saturday, Oct. 14. Information: (575) 522-1219.
• Oliver Lee State Park, Highway 54 south of
Alamogordo at the Dog Canyon turnoff. Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park —
Information: (575) 437-8284. Shadows of The park, part of Asombro Institute for
Once Great Stars night sky viewing is 7 to Science Education, is northeast of Las Cruces,
9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. off Jornada Road. Park hours are 7 a.m. to 5
• Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park. 5000 Calle p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Information:
del Norte in Mesilla. Information: (575) 523- (575) 524-3334 or asombro.org.
4398. Area hiking websites — A variety of
Audubon Bird Walks are 7:15 a.m. Saturdays, organizations in the El Paso/Las Cruces area
led by park volunteers. Ranger-led Nature offers hiking opportunities. Hikes typically are
Hikes are 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Fitness in rated as easy, moderate, or strenuous. Solo or
Nature walks with the Second Chance Walker new hikers are welcome.
Program are 8:30 a.m. every Saturday begin- • Meetup.com offers a variety of groups for
ning at the Visitor Center. all activities, including the El Paso hiking meet-
• Pancho Villa State Park, Columbus, N.M., up club (meetup.com/El-Paso-Hiking) and the
State Roads 11 and 9. Day use hours: 7 a.m. Las Cruces hiking meetup club
to 9 p.m. Information: (575) 531-2711. The (meetup.com/jornada-hikers)
12th annual Pancho’s Car Show is 10 a.m. to 2 • Celebrations of Our Mountains offers an
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. ongoing calendar of hiking and related events
• Leasburg Dam — 12712 State Park Road in at celebrationofourmountains.org/
Radium Springs, two miles off Interstate 25 at • Elpasonaturally is a blog by Jim Tolbert on
Exit 19. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for day various environmental topics and includes
use. Information: (575) 524–4068. information about Sunrise Hikers morning
A History of Nature and Man hikes at LDSP events. Information:
are 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. elpasonaturally.blogspot.com or diegotol-
11 and 25, and Saturday, Oct. 14 and 28. bert@gmail.com.
Music in the Park is 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, • The El Paso chapter of the Sierra Club posts
Oct. 14, with live music and stargazing. its hikes at sierraclub.org/elpaso.
Mammoths to Mescaleros guided hike is 10

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Centennial Museum — University at in New Mexico since the discovery of Black
Wiggins, UTEP. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 Water Draw?” is 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28.
Monday through Saturday. Admission is free. Tom Lea Day is noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
Information: 747-6667 or museum.utep.edu. 29, in celebration of Tom Lea Month, with
Showing through Dec. 16: activities for all ages including painting and plas-
• “La Frontera: A Century of Division and tic pottery making. Museum Director Jeff
Resistance” in observance of Hispanic Heritage Romney will give a presentation at 2 p.m. on
Month. The exhibit explores the increased Casas Grandes pottery highlighting pieces on
“hardening” of the border since 1917 as well exhibit from the Tom Lea collection.
as the resistance to governmental policies and
El Paso Museum of Art — For exhibit
legislation. Curated by the Department of
information, see “Southwest Art Scene.”
History’s graduate public history interns and
features artwork about the border from local El Paso Museum of History — 510 N.
artists. Santa Fe. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday
• “Bracero Memories,” exploring the complex through Saturday (open until 9 p.m.
history of the Bracero Program, which brought Thursdays), and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Mexican laborers to work in the U.S. from Admission is free. Information: 212-0320 or
1942 to 1964. Using photographs, oral histo- elpasotexas.gov/history.
ries and artifacts, this exhibit presents the Showing through February in the Wall of
braceros’ memories, accomplishments and Giants series is “First Steps: A
frustrations while living and working in the U.S. Commemoration of St. Patrick Cathedral and
Presented in collaboration with the Center for Cathedral High School.”
Border Farmworkers. The museum hosts a “Nooks and Crannies of
The Lhakhang Cultural Exhibit is open to the St. Patrick’s Cathedral” tour 3-4 p.m. Sunday,
public for viewing 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Oct. 1, at St. Patrick Cathedral, 1118 N Mesa.
Wednesday, and 1 to 4:30 p.m. the first Register in the museum gift shop: $10 ($5
Sunday of the month. A museum representa- museum members).
tive will be on hand. The museum will host labyrinth making noon
to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, in conjunction with
El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study
Chalk The Block.
Center — 715 N. Oregon. Hours are 9 a.m.
Local author Cristina Casas Palmer will pres-
to 5 p.m. weekdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and
ent a lecture on her book “For Love of Dance
Sunday. Admission is free unless listed other-
— the Early Years of the UTEP Ballet,” 6 to
wise. Information: 351-0048 or elpasoholo-
7:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Admission is free; RSVP
requested at 212-3161.
A book signing and discussion with Dr. Edith
A portrait photography workshop is 10 a.m.
Eva Eger is 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at Barnes
to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Cost: $55 ($45
& Noble, 705 Sunland Park Drive, for her new
book “The Choice.”
A Día de Los Muertos family event is 1 to 5
The museum’s 3rd annual Flights & Bites
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, in collaboration with
fundraising event, “Vodka and Vino” is 6 to 10
El Paso Public Library. Activities include papel
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, with vodka tasting,
picado, calaveras and paper flowers
wine bar, food, music, silent auction and more.
A lecture on “Women Resisting Slavery
Tickets: $50, age 21 and older only.
before the Civil War” by UTEP assistant pro-
Showing through Nov. 5: “Rebirth After the
fessor of history Susan Stanfield is 6 to 7 p.m.
Holocaust: The Bergen-Belsen Displaced
Thursday, Oct. 26.
Persons Camp, 1945-1950.” The photo-docu-
mentary exhibition illuminates the history of Los Portales Museum and Visitor
Holocaust survivors in the years immediately Center — 1521 San Elizario Road. Hours are
following their liberation from the Nazis. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday,
noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
El Paso Museum of Archaeology —
Information: 851-1682.
4301 Transmountain in Northeast El Paso
(west of U.S. 54). Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Magoffin Home State Historic Site —
Tuesday through Saturday. Tours are 10:30 to 1120 Magoffin. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free. Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m.
Information: 755-4332 or Sunday. Visitors can begin their tour at the
elpasotexas.gov/arch_museum/. Visitor Center across the street (1117
Showing through Oct. 31: “Paquimé and the Magoffin, a restored 1901 home); closed
Casas Grandes Culture.” The exhibition high- Sunday. Tours on the hour; last tour at 4 p.m.
lights Paquimé’s importance as a center of Spanish language tours offered Thursday
regional trade and culture during the 13th and through Saturday; call for availability. Cost: $7
14th centuries AD. ($6 seniors 65 and older; $4 ages 6-18; free
The 20th Biennial Jornada Mogollon ages 5 and younger). Family and group rates
Archaeology Conference is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. available. Admission is free to Visitor Center.
Friday, Oct. 13-14. Advance registration is Information: 533-5147, visitmagoffinhome.com
$35; at the door is $45. or Facebook.
Student registration is $28 (ID required). Victorian Sci-Fi Book and Tea Club is 2 p.m.
The museum’s 40th anniversary Family Day is Saturday, Oct. 21, to discuss “The War of the
noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15. Worlds” by H.G. Wells, 1898. Cost: $5.
International Archaeology Day event is noon
to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, with a pottery fir-
National Border Patrol Museum and
ing demonstration, archery, mock excavations,
Memorial Library — 4315 Transmountain
Drive. The museum, in Northeast El Paso just
hands-on activities, films and more. Admission
west of U.S. 54. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
is free.
Robert Dello-Russo presents the talk “Water
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Page 28 El Paso Scene October 2017
At the Museum lecture is “The Origin and Mission of the U.S.
Border Patrol Museum,” with David Ham, act-
Cont’d from Page 28
ing director of the National Border Patrol
Museum in El Paso.
Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
Information: 759-6060 or borderpatrolmuse- — 4100 Dripping Springs, Las Cruces. Hours
um.com. are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday,
San Elizario Veterans Museum and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5 for
Memorial Walk — 1501-B Main Street in adults, $4 seniors 60 and older; $3 children age
San Elizario. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 4-17; free for museum members, veterans and
Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. children age 3 and under. Information: (575)
Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. 522-4100 or nmfarmandranchmuseum.org.
Admission is free. Information: 383-8529. Jim Eckles, who spent 30 years working in
the Public Affairs Office at White Sands Missile
Tigua Indian Cultural Center — 305 Range, will present “The Range: From
Yaya Lane, at Socorro Road east of the Ysleta Livestock to Missiles” at 7 p.m. Oct. 12.
Mission. The center features a museum on the Border Archives Bazaar is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tigua tribe, offering a glimpse of five centuries Saturday, Oct. 14. Admission is free; museum
of Pueblo history and tradition. Hours are 10 tours are $2 for those attending event.
a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. A film screening of “Helluva Way to Treat a
Admission is free. Information: 859-7700, ysle- Soldier” is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, about
tadelsurpueblo.org. the looting of the Fort Craig cemetery.
War Eagles Air Museum — 8012 Airport Discussion led by Dr. Jeffery Hanson, who was
Road, Doña Ana County Airport, Santa Teresa. the Bureau of Reclamation Archaeologist dur-
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through ing that time. Admission is free.
Sunday. Admission: $5; $4 senior citizens and Heritage Cooking class for Day of the Dead
military; free for children under 12. Bread is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28,
Information: (575) 589-2000 or war-eagles-air- featuring baking in an 1890s vintage wood-
museum.com. burning cook stove. Cost: $5 ($4 for senior cit-
izens, $3 for children 4-17).
Showing through Nov. 5: American Plains
Las Cruces area Artists 32nd Annual Juried Exhibit & Sale in the
Legacy and Traditions galleries. This celebra-
Branigan Cultural Center — Branigan tion of the “Art of the Plains” features 104 art-
Building, 501 N. Main, (Downtown Mall) Las works in traditional media that depict the
Cruces. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. American Great Plains region.
Tuesday through Friday (until 8 p.m. Showing through Dec. 3: “On the Wing:
Thursday); 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The Avian Photography of Nirmal Khandan.”
Information: (575) 541-2154, las-
cruces.org/museums or on Facebook.
• Showing Oct. 6-Jan. 6, 2018: “Trotando Also
Pasos Ajenos: Social Justice Inequalities in the Hubbard Museum of the American
Region.” The bilingual exhibit provides an West — 841 U.S. Hwy 70 West, next to
interactive community experience that pro- Ruidoso Downs (N.M.) Race Track. Hours are
motes awareness and nuanced dialogue about 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday.
difficult social justice topics. Opening reception Admission: $7 ($5 seniors, military; $2 ages 6-
is 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6. 16; $1 Ruidoso Downs residents; free for chil-
• A Cultural Bazaar is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, dren 5 and younger). Information: (575) 378-
Oct. 7, with art, dance, clothing, and other 4142, hubbardmuseum.org.
customs of more than a dozen cultures repre- Showing through Dec. 20: Life and Art: The
sented in Las Cruces. Wyeth-Hurd Family in the Hondo Valley.
• Showing through Oct. 25: “Grand Ole Showing through Dec. 31: “25 Years of the
Opry,” black-and-white images by photogra- Hubbard Museum.”
pher Gordon Gillingham, providing a rare
glimpse inside the Nashville-based country Museum of the Big Bend — Sul Ross
music radio show during its postwar prime. State University (Entrance 3), Hwy 90 in
• Showing through Nov. 18: “A-1 Machine Alpine, Texas. Showing through Dec. 17:
Shop” by Mel Stone, a photographic tour of A- “Charlie Russell Heads West,” exhibit featuring
1 Machine Shop in Las Cruces. works by the Cowboy Artist of America.
History Notes Lecture is 1 p.m. Thursday, Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday through
Oct. 12 lecture: “Adobe Vernacular: Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is
Confessions of a Mud Junkie” by Eric Liefeld. free. Information: (432) 837-8143 or museu-
Las Cruces Museum of Nature and
Science — 411 N. Main, Las Cruces. Hours New Mexico Museum of Space
are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through History — 3198 SR 2001, Alamogordo.
Friday (until 8 p.m. Thursday); 9 a.m. to 4:30 Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission:
p.m. Saturday. Information: (575) 522-3120 or $6 ($5 seniors and military, $4 ages 4-12).
las-cruces.org/museums. Information: (877) 333-6589, (575) 437-2840
The Haunted Museum is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or nmspacemuseum.org.
Saturday, Oct. 28, exploring Halloween myths The Launch Pad Lecture Series is 9 to 11
and legends. a.m. the first Friday of each month. The Oct.
6 lecture is “The Beep Heard Round the
Las Cruces Railroad Museum — The World: Sputnik 1. Admission is free; coffee and
museum is in the Santa Fe train depot, 351 N. donuts provided.
Mesilla. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. See “Film Scene” for the IMAX schedule.
Tuesday through Friday (until 8 p.m. Combo tickets available.
Thursday); 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, plus 5 The museum shuttle for the fall Trinity Site
to 7 p.m. during the First Friday Ramble. Tour is Saturday, Oct. 7. Tickets: $70; $60 for
Admission is free. Information: (575) 647-4480 museum members. Reservations: (575) 437-
or museums.las-cruces.org. 2840 ext. 41132.
Brown Bag lectures are noon to 1 p.m. the
second Tuesday of the month. The Oct. 10
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October 2017 El Paso Scene Page 29
Over 50 saddles lost
in valley crime spree Taking a Look Back
by John McVey Middagh
e was ugly in appearance, a long

H scar running down the right cheek
of his round, pockmarked face, and
he was also ugly in the things he did.
the dirty deed.
Christi said, “The police followed his
trail through the alfalfa to the back irriga-
There was a picture of him once in a tion ditch where they thought the thief
local newspaper at the end of his crime had parked his vehicle.”
spree. I wonder if he ever realized the Christi lost her show saddle along with
pain he caused his victims, if he knew others, again indicating more than one
what he put them through when he stole trip. Now it seemed certain: the thief
their saddles. Didn’t he know how takes only western saddles. He left her
attached a person got to their saddle? He English saddles and all her bridles. Some
certainly didn’t care. of the bridles were expensive — did he
Back in the middle to late 1970s, this not know that much about the horse busi-
scoundrel ran rampant through the Upper ness that he would pass up good bridles,
Valley. I knew because every person he or is he so selective that he only wants
hit came by my store, The Cowboy western saddles?
Trading Post, or called me to see if I had On another day it was Marsha Moyer on
been sold a saddle lately or to tell me to the phone. Her barn was broken into the
be on the lookout for theirs that was night before. The thief chipped the mortar
stolen the night before. By the time he away from around the cinder blocks in
was caught, the count the number of sad- the wall, removing just enough of them to
dles stolen climbed to over 50, and those crawl in and take all of her saddles.
are just the ones I learned about. Both the El Paso Police Department and
One such report came from John S.A. the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office
Martin, a farmer in the Vinton area. One were called because half the barn was in
night his dogs were barking and raising Texas and the other in New Mexico.
such a ruckus that he got up to see. He They followed the trail to the river levee.
had saddles out in his barn and was Here again the thief walked some dis-
aware of all the thieving that had been tance, and had to have made multiple
going on. He got his gun and walked out- trips.
side, slowly making his way to the barn. More saddles were stolen and the calls
The dogs would not be quiet; he walked and the people kept coming by the store.
on, made the rounds, nothing. So, he qui- Then one day the word came that the
eted the dogs and went back to bed. police task force had arrested a man, and
The next morning he went out to feed were certain he was the culprit. He must
his animals and right away saw the shed have been the one, because the thieving
door broken open. John walked over and stopped after the arrest.
sure enough three of his four saddles He was convicted and sent to a New
were gone; the only one left was an old Mexico state prison. We never heard any-
English saddle. more about the case, but we never forgot
How could this happen, when did it about our stolen saddles. Some thought
happen? Did he walk right by the thief the thief was part of a wholesale opera-
while he was hiding there? Was the ban- tion to import stolen saddles to Mexico.
dit so cool that he just stepped back into During that time, anyone driving the
the dark shadows of the big old cotton- roads south of Juárez could see a pickup
wood tree alongside the barn? Waiting for truck at every intersection with saddles
John to walk back into his house, so he lining the truck beds, many selling very
could go about his thieving? Did he have cheap.
help or was he loner, how many trips did Of course we will never know, but the
this cool character make … how did he stealing stopped and it has never been
do it? These questions plagued John for that bad again.
Another call came from Christi Lama. John McVey Middagh is a former
Her barn was broken into and the thief saddle shop owner. You can reach
had to walk across a huge hay field to do him at jmiddagh@yahoo.com.

At the Museum Information: (575) 538-5921 or silvercitymuse-
Cont’d from Page 28
Showing through Dec. 10: ”Arte Chicano de
San Vicente 2017.” featuring area Chicano
artists by Dayna Griego, Peter Garcia, and
Sacramento Mountains Historical Ruben Gonzales. Artist reception is 3:30 to
Museum — 1000 U.S. 82, Cloudcroft, N.M. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Open10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Showing through Dec. 31: “50 Years Ago in
Admission: $5 ($3 ages 6 to 12); $1 military Silver City.” A panel discussions is noon to 1
discount. Information: (575) 682-2932 or p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, on Local policing in
cloudcroftmuseum.com. the late 1960s
Haunted Village is 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and A 50 Years Ago Program: “Turn On Tune In”
Saturday, Oct. 21-22, and Oct. 28-29. digital stories presentation is 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Silver City Museum — 312 W. Broadway, Saturday, Oct. 14.
Silver City,. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Toy Train Depot — 1991 N. White Sands
Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Blvd., Alamogordo. Hours are noon to 4:40
Saturday and Sunday. Open until 7 p.m. the p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission:
first Friday of the month. Admission: $3 . $4. Information: (575) 437-2855.

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Southwest Festival of the Written Association, District 6 and REFORMA El Paso
Word — The literary festival is Thursday Chapter’s annual fall event is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
through Sunday, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, in Silver Friday, Oct. 20, at 501 Bar and Bistro, 501
City, N.M. More than 50 Southwest authors Texas, and 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday,
gather to discuss their lives and works of fic- Oct. 21, at Northwest Campus, 6701 S.
tion, non-fiction, poetry, theater and more. Desert Blvd., El Paso Community College.
This year’s theme is “Word Travels Fast” Cost: $30 ($25 members); Friday event is free.
Events are free except for Saturday’s banquet, Information: 241-7934, brla.info or
and open to the public; some event spaces txla.org/groups/D6.
limited. All events are free and open to the Friday features an evening with local authors.
public. Information, full schedule: (575) 313- Saturday features multiple workshops with
3172 or swwordfiesta.org. keynote speech “The Entrepreneurial
Imperative: Why Libraries Are Critical to Local
Tumblewords Project — The writing Economies in the 21st Century” by Michael
workshops are 12:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Sherrod.
Saturdays at the Memorial Park Public Library
meeting room, 3200 Copper. Workshops are LGBT book group — The bimonthly book
free; donations for the presenter are encour- group meets on odd-numbered month. Open
aged. The group is open to all writers in a to all GLBT and GLBT-friendly people inter-
non-critique, non-caustic forum. Information: ested in book discussions. Includes potluck
328-5484 (Donna Snyder), 566-1034 (library), supper. Information: 566-5549, 861-2909 or
tumblewordsproject@yahoo.com or on 471-9396 or on Facebook at
Facebook. ElPasoGLBTBookGroup.
• Sept. 30: “100 Thousand Poets for Change”
Murder She Read — The Eastside chapter
with Donna Snyder. Poets, musicians, and
of the book discussion group supporting
artists around the world will stage events
women mystery writers meets 7 to 8 p.m.
simultaneously Sept. 30 in the sixth annual
Tuesday, Oct. 3, to discuss “Death in the Off-
event. Snyder will address the power of poets
Season” by Francine Matthews at Rio Norte
to effect change in the world.
Retirement Center Activity Center, 1941 Saul
• Oct. 7: ”Paranoiac-Critical Method” by
Kleinfeld. The group regularly meets the first
Sandra Torrez. Torrez is a poet, fiction writer
Tuesday of each month, and is open to any-
and digital photographer. Her workshop will
one. Admission is free. Information: 629-7063
feature artwork by Salvador Dali and a brief
or labodda9@aol.com.
description of his life and work.
The Nov. 7 book is “The Bat” by Jo Nesbo.
• Oct. 14: ”No Things but in Ideas: Writing
that Dares to Think,” with Ann Birch. Dr. Edith Eva Eger — The Holocaust sur-
• Oct. 21: ”All About Animals,” with Annette vivor, therapist, speaker and author will dis-
Velásquez. Velásquez has three books, “From cuss and sign copies of her acclaimed new
Inside the Whirlwind - A Poetic Memoir,” book, ”The Choice,” a memoir and a practical
”Freedom’s Quest” and ”Runner’s Blues.” guide to healing, at 5 p.n. Thursday, Oct. 5, at
• Oct. 28: “On My Altar Place” with poet Barnes & Noble (West), 705 Sunland Park
Raquel Mejía, focusing on Day of the Dead Drive. Information: 581-5353 (Barnes &
themes. Noble) or 351-0048 (Holocaust Museum).
“The Choice” weaves Eger’s personal story
EPCC Literary Fiesta — El Paso
with case studies from her work as a psychol-
Community College’s 9th annual celebration of
readers, writers and books is noon to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 14, at El Paso Public Library, Reading Art Book Club — The book club
501 N. Oregon, with a children’s corner, book of the Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N.
fair, haunted house, crafts, refreshments and Main, meets at 2:30 p.m. the second
more. Admission is free. Information: literaryfi- Wednesday of each month in the Museum of
esta.wordpress.com. Nature and Science classroom; next door.
Presenters include Jim Ward, Richard Yañez, Meetings are free and open to the public; par-
Laura Cesarco Eglin, Sylvia Aguilar-Zéleny, ticipants do not need to have read the book.
Donna Muñoz, Elvira Carrizal-Dukes, Information: (575) 541-2217, sabdon@las-
Universal Cypher Hip-Hop student group, cruces.org or las-cruces.org/museums.
FrontEra Poetry Slam, ForWord, Casa The Oct. 11 book is “Mad Enchantment:
Octavia, Gen Z Readers and Mark Negrete. Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water
Lilies” by Ross King, preceded by a screening
National Novel Writing Month —
of “Monet” at 2 p.m.
NaNoWriMo’s Midnight Kick-off is 11 p.m. to
1 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, at IHOP at 6080 Victorian Sci-Fi Book and Tea Club —
Gateway East, Get a kick-start on a 50,000- The book club devoted to Victorian era sci-
word novel by writing the first 1,667 words. ence fiction meets at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
Admission is free. Information: 21, at Magoffin Home State Historic Site, 1120
NaNoWriMo.org. Magoffin, to discuss “The War of the Worlds”
Info sessions with El Paso Municipal Liaisons by H.G. Wells, 1898. Victorian era or steam-
Sara Polk and Adrian Babst are Saturday, Oct. punk dress encouraged, but not required.
14, at El Paso Public Library branches: Cost: $5. Information: 533-5147, visitmagoffin-
• Esperanza Acosta Branch, 12480 Pebble home.com or Facebook.
Hills, 1 to 2 p.m.
• Memorial Park Branch, 3200 Copper, 3 to 4 Books Are Gems — 7744 North Loop Ste
p.m. B (behind Compass Bank). Books are sold for
• Dorris Van Doren Branch, 551 East Redd, 50¢-$1, and children who come to the store
4:45 to 5:45 p.m. may receive five free used books. Hours are
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and
Library Association Banquet and Friday; and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday.
Conference — The Border Regional Library Information: 845-5437 or booksaregems.org.

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Agave Rosa Gallery — 905 Noble (next to tion.org or chinati.org.
the International Museum of Art). Hours are Highlights include the opening of a new wall
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. painting by Bridget Riley 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Information: 533-8011. Saturday and Sunday, in the museum’s special
exhibition building.
Aleksander and Lyuba Titovets Art • A talk on Riley by Richard Shiff is 3:30 p.m.
Show — The internationally recognized Saturday in the Crowley Theater, and a talk
Russian artists celebrate their 25th anniversary by Lynne Cooke is 11 a.m. in the Special
in El Paso with an art show 4 to 8 p.m. Exhibition Gallery.
Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14-15, • A film on Bridget Riley in conversation with
at 804 Don Quixote. Proceeds from the sale author Michael Bracewell is 2 p.m. Sunday in
benefit El Paso Symphony Orchestra. the Crowley Theater.
Information: 532-3776 or epso.org. Open studios, gallery exhibitions, mercantile
Art Avenue Gallery — The gallery space events, and performances throughout Marfa
is at 1618 Texas, Suite E. Hours are 11 a.m. to are 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, with an open studio
5 p.m. Tuesday through 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. tour 6 to 8 p.m. by Rosy Keyser at the Locker
Wednesday, or by appointment Monday and Plant.
Saturday. Information: 213-4318, Dinner to benefit Chinati is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
info@theartave.com or theartave.com. Saturday in the Arena, with remarks at 7 p.m.
Showing through Oct. 14: “Summer Tickets: $750 ($600 members and area resi-
Memories,” paintings and photography docu- dents). Seating is limited.
menting a piece of their travels and experi- Sunrise at Chinati is 7:30 to 9 a.m. Sunday
ences by Rhonda Doré, Terrance Flores, with an early morning viewings of Donald
Adriana Peraldi and Sirous Partovi. Judd’s 100 works in mill aluminum and 15
freestanding works in concrete.
Arts International — El Paso Art
Association hosts the 50th annual Arts Crossland Gallery — The El Paso Art
International Juried Exhibition, Texas’s largest Association’s gallery is at 500 W. Paisano (in
international juried art exhibit, through Oct. the Art Junction of El Paso). Hours are 11 a.m.
4 at International Museum of Art, 1211 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to
Montana. Works by more than 60 artists are 3 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free.
featured. Information: 534-7377 or artsinter- Information: 534-7377, office@elpasoartasso-
nat.com. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ciation.com, CrosslandArtGallery.com, or on
Wednesday Thursday and Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. Facebook.
Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free Showing Sept. 29-Nov. 4: “1-2-3 Friends.”
Opening reception is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday,
Bert Saldana Art Gallery — The gallery Sept. 29.
featuring Southwestern Art is at 1501 Main Life Drawing lessons are offered 5:30-8:30
Street in the San Elizario Arts District. Hours p.m. Thursdays at the Art Junction upstairs.
are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Cost: $10; students bring their own supplies.
Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon
to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 479-2926 or Dozal Art Gallery — The gallery of award-
bertsaldana.com. winning artist Robert Dozal is at 1445 Main
Street in the San Elizario Art District. Hours
Celebration of Our Mountains Art are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through
Exhibit — The 17th annual exhibit opens Sunday, or by appointment. Information: 777-
with a reception at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5237 or robertdozalartwork.weebly.com.
28, and runs through December at Ardovino’s
Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Dream Chasers Club — 200 S. Santa Fe.
Sunland Park. Information: (575) 589-0653 or Information, hours: 342-6357 or dccdream-
ardovinos.com. chasersclub.com. Opening night is 7 to 11
p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 for “Manmade
Chamizal galleries — Chamizal National Machinations” solo exhibition of paintings by
Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Franklin G. Ashton Kaleigh, one of the Showcase artists in
Smith Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. this year’s Chalk the Block lineup.
Monday through Friday; weekends by request.
Admission is free. Information: 532-7273 or El Paso Museum of Art — One Arts
nps.gov/cham/. Festival Plaza, downtown El Paso. Hours are 9
Showing through Dec. 22: “Diego Rivera a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
and Frida Kahlo: Una Sonrisa a mitad del and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and 9
Camino,” a photographic exhibition of one of a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Closed Mondays and
the art world’s most iconic and controversial holidays. Admission is free unless noted other-
couples. wise. Information: 212-0300 or elpasoartmu-
Chinati Foundation — Marfa, Texas. One Showing Oct. 6-Dec. 3: Tom Lea”
of the world’s largest collections of perma- Watercolors and Washes,” featuring early and
nently installed contemporary art is open for late works including mural proposals, book
guided tours at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday illustrations, artist-correspondent renderings
through Sunday. Admission is $10 ($5 for stu- from World War II, and historical views of the
dents, seniors). Full tour is $25 ($10 students). El Paso Region.
Information: (432) 729-4362 or chinati.org. Showing Oct. 13-Feb. 11: “Frank Lloyd
The annual Chinati Weekend is Friday Wright: Architecture of the Interior,” coincid-
through Sunday, Oct. 6-8, with tours of the ing with the 150th anniversary of Wright’s
permanent exhibits 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday birth. His innovative ideas in domestic archi-
and Sunday. Admission is free to most events.
Information: (432) 729-4362 or juddfounda-
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Art Scene Hal Marcus Gallery — 1308 N. Oregon.
The gallery specializes in local and early El
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Paso art. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday,
tecture and design are shown through house Wednesday and Friday; noon to 7 p.m.
plans, photographs and drawings. Thursday or by appointment.
Related talks in auditorium (space limited): Information: 533-9090 or halmarcus.com.
• Author and UT-Austin professor Anthony Showing through Jan 12: “el paso minia-
Alofsin will talk about Wright as an architect tures,” featuring works of more than two
and art collector 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. dozen artists.
12. Alofsin will sign copies of his book “Frank The gallery will also be participating in the
Lloyd Wright: Art Collector” afterward. Sunset Heights Tour of Homes noon to 4 p.m.
• “Organic Architecture: The Legacy of Frank Saturday, Oct. 14.
Lloyd Wright,” by Taliesin West CEO and International Museum of Art — 1211
President Stuart Graff is 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Montana. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 19. Wednesday Thursday and Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.
The Mexican Consulate hosts “Altars de Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free.
Muertos,” (Day of the Dead altars) Nov. 2-5. Information: 543-6747 or internationalmuseu-
Related events: mofart.net.
• A kickoff celebration at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Showing Oct. 7-31: The 9th annual Alazan
Nov. 2, with an elaboratel altar, folklorico Art Show and Sale featuring nearly 100 origi-
dance, live catrina performances, hot choco- nal works of art. Featured artists include Lois
late and pan de muerto. Bourgon, Phyllis Davis, Margaret Heath, Wiley
• Catrinas Master Class with Wayne Hilton is Heath, Virginia Howell, Trish Lopez, Sandra
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2. Tuition: Martin, Carol Napier, Joann McElroy, Marilyn
$35 ($39 museum members). Mendeloff, Anne Spier, Ilene Steele, Nina
• A Día de Los Muertos Fronterizo celebra- Cobb Walker and Sandy Young. Opening
tion is 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. reception is 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, with
Showing through Oct. 8: “Spirit Lines: entertainment by Young El Paso String
Helen Hardin Etchings.” Ensemble.
Showing through Jan. 7: “Gardens of Showing Oct. 8-31: “Pictures at an
Earthly and Unearthly Delights.” Taking an Exhibition,” digital “photoart” by biographer,
expansive view of the garden theme, the poet and photographer R.L. Palmer. The
exhibit juxtaposes both historical and contem- exhibit more than 130 of his pieces including
porary art and is composed entirely of works
nature images, wildlife, abstracts, and more.
from the collection of the El Paso Museum of
Opening reception 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
8, with drawing to be held.
A Beer in the Gardens event is 2 to 4 p.m.
Showing Oct. 13-27 is the EPISD K-12
Saturday, Oct. 14, with special beer tasting by
Student Art Exhibit “Looking at You, Looking
DeadBeach Brewery inspired by the “Gardens
at Me” Self Portrait Art Show. . Opening
of Earthly and Unearthly Delights” exhibit. as
reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13.
well as a hands-on brewing presentation and
The annual Murder at the Museum fundrais-
exhibit tour. Cost: $20 ($15 members;
ing murder mystery party is 7 p.m. to mid-
includes a commemorative chalice. Age 21
night Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-21. All
and older only.
proceeds benefit the museum. Age 21 and
Featured through Dec. 10: “Tunnel
older. Call for ticket information.
Runner,” a mixed media installation by Abel
Artist entries for the 18th annual Sun Bowl
Saucedo. Saucedo will give a public presenta-
Art Exhibition are being taken through Oct.
tion at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26.
25. The exhibit runs Nov. 10-Dec. 31. .
Fall art classes for teens and adults are 5:30
to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays and 9:30 a.m. to noon La Galeria de la Misíon de Senecú —
Saturdays, Oct. 12-Dec. 2. Registration: lega- The Ysleta Independent School District’s
cy.elpasotexas.gov/art/classes.asp. gallery is at 8455 Alameda. Hours are 8 a.m.
EPMA on the Road — El Paso Museum of to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission
Art hosts art making and dining events is free. Information: 434-9703, 434-9711, or
through December at Fountains at Farah, on Facebook at YISDFineArts.
8889 Gateway West. Cost: $30 per work- Showing through Oct. 5: The Annual
shops; covers materials, a beverage and light Faculty Art Exhibit.
bites. Information, registration: 225-3625. . Artist entries for the annual Virgen de
A repujado-metal embossing workshop with Guadalupe exhibit are being taken through
Candie Printz is 6 to 7:40 p.m. Monday, Oct. Nov. 9.
16, at Chuy’s. Pastel Society of El Paso — The society’s
“Sunset, Mountains and Tumbleweeds” jew- next meeting is 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at
elry workshop is 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. the International Museum of Art, 1211
6, at Crave. Montana. Robert Dozal, owner of Robert
Escamilla Fine Art Gallery, Studio and Dozal Fine Art in San Elizario, will host a por-
Gift Shop — 1445 Main Street in San trait demo. Dozal is a multi-media artist who
Elizario. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. specializes in portraits and landscapes in
Wednesday through Saturday, and 12:30 to acrylic, oil, pastel, charcoal and watercolor.
4:30 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. The program is free and open to the public;
Information: 851-0742 or 474-1800, or alber- bring a sack lunch. Information: 490-3978.
toescamilla.com. Rio Bravo Watercolorists — The group’s
‘Foto Frontera’ Visual Stills exhibit — monthly meeting is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday,
Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe Cultural and Oct. 18, at Schwartz Branch Library, 1865
Technology Center, 721 S. Ochoa (first floor), Dean Martin. Guest speaker Lisa Hiebert will
hosts the 4th annual invitational photography demonstrate the methodology for drawing
exhibit by area photographers through Oct. two-point perspective, using pencils, paper,
20, in celebration of Chicano Heritage Month. pens and rulers. The public is invited.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Information: Linda Parsons, 549-2950.
Friday. Admission is free. Information: 545-
7190, lafe-ep.org or on Facebook. Please see Page 34

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Southwest Art Scene tive ceramic work engages directly with the San Elizario Art District — Several gal- 109, in Las Cruces. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5
political, social and cultural dimensions of leries and artist studios are located 1445 to p.m. Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to
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immigrants, Mexican-Americans and other 1501 Main Street near the San Elizario Plaza 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Information: (575) 647-
communities of color in the U.S. and beyond, on the Mission Trail. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 0508.Showing through Oct. 15 are works by
evoking conditions of displacement, longing Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Carmen Navar and Laurie Churchill.
Rubin Center — UTEP’s Stanlee and and belonging. Opening reception is 5 to 7:30 Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts is off p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12. Artist lecture is noon thetheatregallery — Black Box Theatre
Information: 474-1800 or 851-0093.
Dawson Drive next to the Sun Bowl. Hours that same day. lobby, 430 N. Downtown Mall in Las Cruces.
Featured gallery artists include Albert
are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday Showing Oct. 12-Feb. 16: “Duality of Open one hour prior to Black Box perform-
Escamilla, Robert Dozal, Rob Mack, Palmira
(open until 7 p.m. Thursday) and noon to 5 Presence,” featuring 19 contemporary makers ances. Information: (575) 523-1223.
Lopez, Manuel Alvarado, Maria Branch, Bert
p.m. Saturday. Information: 747-6151, rubin- united by their concern with ‘material speci- Showing Oct. 6-29 is an invitational exhibit
Saldaña, Joanna Franco, Melissa Himes, M.
center.utep.edu or on Facebook. ficity’ in their work, specifically as a way of in conjunction with No Strings’ production of
Concepcion, Robert Lichlyter, Amado Pena Jr.
Showing through Dec. 15: “Simplified looking at how material itself can communi- “Little Shop of Horrors.” The exhibit features
and Arturo Avalos.
World” by Suzi Davidoff, drawings on found cate complex and distinct narratives. Each painters Irene Steele, Mary Zawacki and Flo
maps and globes and with an accompanying artist is represented by multiple pieces of jew- Hosa Doughtery, fabric artists Abby Osborne,
hand-drawn animation. Reception and catalog elry reflecting this concern. Artist-made videos Las Cruces/Mesilla Ann Angelo and Joan Jensen, weaver Marilyn
launch is 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12. can be viewed in the gallery via virtual reality Hansen, ceramic artists Lesli Zerr and Joe
Showing Oct. 12-Dec. 15 in the Rubin and L Cutter Gallery — 2640 El Paseo (at Angelo, and photographer Rachel Courtney.
platforms. University), Las Cruces. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5
Gallery: “George Rodriguez: Where is Our Opening reception is 5 to 7:30 p.m. Opening is 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6.
Exile?” Seattle-based ceramist George p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3
Thursday, Oct. 12. p.m. Saturday. Information: (575) 541-0658 or Tombaugh Gallery — First Unitarian
Rodriguez is a native El Pasoan whose figura-
thecuttergallery.com. Universalist Church of Las Cruces, 2000 S.
Showing through Oct. 5: “Ebony Solano. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wings and Other Things,” paintings by Linda Friday and Saturday. Information: (575) 522-
Gendall. Gendall has always been intrigued by 7281 or uuchurchlc.org.
the large soot-black birds, which visit Las Showing through Oct. 27: “Migration
Cruces annually but stay only a short time. Six Towards Stillness,” pottery, paintings and tap-
raven paintings form the centerpiece of her estries by Scott and Susan Goewey. Susan
latest exhibit. Goeway’s works consist of landscape tapes-
tries and paintings. Ceramics artist Scott
DAAC Arts & Cultural Center — The Goeway produced functional pottery for peo-
gallery is at the new Arts Council Arts & ples’ everyday lives, and has now added sculp-
Culture Center, 1740 Calle de Mercado. tural works and carved porcelain to his pieces.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Artist reception is 1:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday,
Friday. Information: (575) 523-6403 or las- Oct. 1.
Showing Oct. 1-30: “Photographers’ ‘What’s In A Title?’ — The art exhibit by
Expansion V Exhibition,” photography by area Paul A. Vakselis, M.D., is Oct. 3-Nov. 30, at
artists Emmitt Booher, Sirous Partovi, James Cafe de Mesilla, 2190 Avenida de Mesilla in
Rodgers, Paul Schranz and Storm Sermay. Las Cruces, featuring landscape, inspirational,
Opening is at the center’s gala celebration, 5 architecture and general interest works.
to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1. Tickets: $25 in Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily (closed

Hike Up Cristo Rey
advance; $30 at the door. Tuesday). Receptions are 5 to 7 p.m. Friday,
Oct. 6 and Nov. 3,. Admission is free.
Las Cruces Museum of Art — 491 N. Information: (575) 524-0000 or on Facebook
Main (Downtown Mall). Hours are 10 a.m. to at Cafe de Mesilla.
4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday (until 8 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 14
Thursday), 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, plus
5 to 7 p.m. during the First Friday Ramble. Also
Information: (575) 541-2137 or las-
Deming Arts Center — 100 Gold Street

The easy-to-hike trail, with spectacular panoramas of
in Deming, N.M. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Showing through Oct. 21: The biennial

two countries and three cities, leads 2.5 miles to the
Monday through Saturday. Admission is free.
“From The Ground Up XXVII” exhibit by
Information, details: (575) 546-3663,

summit to the famous statue of Christ on the Cross.
Potters’ Guild of Las Cruces.
demingarts.org or on Facebook.
Events in conjunction with the exhibit:
Showing Oct. 3-25: Black Range Artists.

The trail will be open 8 a.m. to noon, Sat. Oct. 14
• “Influence of Ancient Potter” talk with
Reception is 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8.

All hikers should begin no later than 9 a.m.
ceramist Glenn Shcwaiger on her travels to
Also in October is the bi-annual Guatemalan
China is 2:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4.

Plan on 2-3 hours for the hike.
Mercado 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m.
• A panel discussion on the exhibit it 1:30 to 3
to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27-28.
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.

El Paso Scene Editor Randy Limbird will lead
Session Two of the museum’s Studio Red Dot Red Hot ArtFest and Studio

a guided hike beginning at 8:15 a.m. with talks on
Programs Art Classes run Oct. 18-Dec. 9. Tour — The annual event runs Friday

area history offered along the trail and at the summit.
through Sunday, Oct. 7-8 and Oct. 13-15, at
Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery —
studios and galleries in Silver City, N.M. with
2470-A Calle de Guadalupe in Mesilla, across

Security will be provided
art shows, receptions, studio tours, demon-
from the Fountain Theatre. Hours are 10 a.m.
strations, youth activities and workshops.

at the parking lot and on the trail.
to 5 p.m. daily. Information: (575) 522-2933
Headquarters are at Seedboat Gallery, 214 W.
or mesillavalleyfinearts.com.
Yankie, with information, brochures, maps and

No reservations needed.
Receptions are 1 to 4 p.m. the first Saturday
guides, as well as the Independent and Studio
of each month. October’s featured artists are
Artists’ Exhibit. Information: (575) 313-9631
Judy Bess, acrylic painter, and Roxana

Requested $3 donation ($2 children) to support
or silvercityart.com.
Quinnell, mixed media.
During the first weekend, galleries will be

the Mt. Cristo Restoration Committee.
Promoting Art in Las Cruces — Doña open with special shows, receptions and exhi-
Ana Arts Council’s free series is noon Friday, bitions. Music will be in the galleries and on

To get there: Take Sunland Park Drive to Doniphan, turn south,
Oct. 27, at DAAC’s new Arts & Cultural the streets. Event includes a paint out for plein

then west on Racetrack Drive. Cross the Rio Grande bridge, then
Center in Mesilla’s Bulletin Plaza, 1740 Calle air painters, with prizes and sales.
The Art Couture Fashion Show is Sunday,
turn south on McNutt Road (Highway 273). Go about 1 mile and
de Mercado. Presentation is “Right of Use and
Copyright Law for Artists” by local attorney, Oct. 8, in the Seedboat courtyard.
turn right on road leading to the Mt. Cristo Rey parking lot. Kelly Albers. Admission is free; lunch may be The second weekend includes Silver City Art
purchased. RSVP: (575) 523-6403. Association Studio Artists studio tours 9 a.m.
Sponsored by El Paso Scene, Celebration of Our Mountains The Gallery at Big Picture — The
to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14-15.
Artists reception is 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct.
and the Mt. Cristo Rey Restoration Committee gallery’s new location is 2001 E. Lohman, Suite 13, at the Visitor Center.

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Tom Lea Month highlights
many people have come into our lives, not

trail named after EP artist
only making us feel welcome but also sup-

porting us as artists. Each and every one
will remain in our memories forever.”
Lyuba added, “Needless to say, we
wouldn’t be celebrating 25 years here if
t’s a done deal. On June 12, 2017, display in the Peter and Margaret de Wetter my uncle and my parents had not been
Texas Gov. Greg Abbot signed Senate Gallery from Oct. 6 to Dec. 3, featuring a brave enough to come to a new country,
Bill 982 into law, officially creating the selection of both early and later works. and if El Paso art lovers and collectors
Tom Lea History Trail. Modeled on the Visitors can view personal memorabilia such as the Wechters had not embraced us
Piero Della Francesca Trail in Italy, which that will include mural proposals, book as part of their family. Thank you, El Paso!
draws millions of visitors each year, the illustrations and renderings from WWII, Come to celebrate with us and support
newly designated route is the only one of plus historical views of the El Paso region great art.”
its kind in the United States. such as the iconic Sunset Grocery.
Running through 11 cities in Texas, plus Lea also served as a war correspondent Myrna Zanetell is a freelance writer
detours to Las Cruces and Ciudad Juarez, for Life Magazine. Although most of the anniversary. In addition to museum tours, a specializing in the visual arts.
the trail begins in El Paso and heads east, 82 works that portray his illustrative skills variety of activities will entertain and
creating a heart-shaped route whose high are archived in the U.S. Army Center of inform the younger generation.
points include Dallas, Waco, College Military History at Fort Belvoir, Va., a
Station, Austin and Fredericksburg, and reproduction of his famed work, “The 2000 Titovets 25th anniversary
with legs south to Kingsville and Yard Stare,” remains on display at the
Galveston Island. Those fortunate enough National Museum of the Pacific War in Although it seems like just yesterday
to traverse the entire route will gain valu- Fredericksburg. when Sasha and Lyuba Titovets emigrated
able insights into Tom Lea — the artist and Lisa Pugh, director of the Tom Lea from Russia to make their home in El
the man. The El Paso-based Tom Lea Institute, gave some good news for Lea’s Paso, the couple is now presenting a 25th
Institute is highlighting the Trail as its pri- Borderland enthusiasts: In two years the anniversary exhibit at the home of Janet
mary focus during Tom Lea Month Institute has plans to bring the entire col- and Randy Wechter at 804 Don Quixote in
October 2017. lection to El Paso in conjunction with the the Upper Valley. The exhibition, com-
prised of about 25 paintings, mostly new
October 7-31
El Paso is the ideal starting point for the 75th Anniversary of the landing on the
journey, as it was Lea’s hometown and the Pacific island of Peleliu, which Lea record- work, will be on display 4 to 8 p.m.
wellspring for his creative life. His father, ed with detailed insight and historical Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 14-
Tom Lea Sr., was a prominent defense accuracy. 15. The exhibition will also serve as a
fundraiser for the El Paso Symphony
International Museum of Art
attorney who also served two years term as Another special exhibition, “Casas
mayor of El Paso during the height of the Grandes Pottery and Painted Watercolors Orchestra. 1211 Montana
Mexican Revolution. Lea Jr. studied two from the Tom Lea Collection,” will be on Reminiscing about events since their
years at the Art Institute of Chicago, fol- view at El Paso Museum of Archeology arrival in El Paso in 1982, Lyuba shared, Opening Reception
lowed by a five-year apprenticeship with Oct. 1-31. Jeff Romney, director of the “It’s been a long and exciting quarter of a
renowned muralist John Norton. By the museum, will present the lecture, “The century of inventing, creating and staying Saturday, Oct. 7 1-5 pm
time he returned to El Paso in the mid- Pottery of Casas Grandes and the Lea in business. Sasha did his first painting on Entertainment by The Young
1930s, Lea was already a professional Family Collection” Sunday, Oct. 29, pro- the balcony of the apartment which my
aunt and uncle rented for us. Since then El Paso String Ensemble
artist with several major works to his cred- viding insights into the pottery collection
it. Although eastern art centers such as amassed by Tom Lea Sr. during the 1920s.

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New York and Chicago had already begun The collections dates back to the “Casas
to move towards modernism and abstrac- Grande Medio period 1200 to 1450,”
tion, Lea held fast to the genre of realism Romney said. “In 1928, his son created a Independent Pizzerias
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tempered with a bit of drama that became catalog of 20 watercolor paintings based
his hallmark style. on pieces from his father’s collection. Our
Travelers who take time to fully immerse exhibit will include 10 of these watercolors
themselves in the murals, drawings and lit- plus their corresponding pottery: nine poly-
erary works to be found along the trail will chromes (vessels painted with red and
soon recognize time-honored themes that black designs on white or tan backgrounds)
pervaded Lea’s works, such as enthusiasm and a plain ware effigy piece, which were

for the state’s frontier past, admiration of loaned to us by Tom’s son, James Lea.” Ilene Steele
the heroism in the lives of ordinary people Romney added that the museum will
and beauty in the austere landscapes of the hold an open house from noon to 4 p.m. The Alazan Artists
desert Southwest.
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Traveling the El Paso segment of the Tom 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon.-Thur.
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viewing “Southwest”, the 20-foot long 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday EBM
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Trinity Site Tour — The fall tour to the El Paso Corral of the Westerners —
site of the first atom bomb explosion is The monthly dinner program is 6 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 7, at White Sands Missile Friday, Oct. 20, at Country Inn and Suites,
Range. Admission is free. Information: White 900 Sunland Park Dr. Program is “Historic
Sands Public Affairs (575) 678-1134 or Ysleta - People and Places” presented by
Paso Museum of Archaeology, 4301
wsmr.army.mil. Joseph Longo. Cost: $20. Visitors welcome,
Transmountain. Registration at the door is $45 Mexico in WWI lecture — Heribert von
Enter off U.S. 380 on the north end of the but RSVP needed by Oct. 16: 759-9538.
per person. Student registration is $28 per stu- Feilitzsch, author of “Felix A. Sommerfeld and
range (Stallion Gate) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Site
closes promptly at 3:30 p.m. Must show a
dent (ID required). Information: 755-4332 or the Mexican Front in the Great War,” will talk Daughters of the Republic of Texas —
archaeology.elpasotexas.gov. about the role of Mexico in WWI at 7 p.m. The Rio Grande Chapter meets at 10 a.m.
photo ID at the gate.
Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the Armory on Friday, Oct. 13, at War Eagles Museum, 8012
Border Archives Bazaar — Border
Jornada Mogollon Conference — The Highway 180 (across from Santa Clara, N.M.). Airport Road in Santa Teresa. Visitors wel-
Regional Archives Group hosts a free event for
20th biennial Mogollon Conference is 9 a.m. to Sponsored by the Fort Bayard Historic come. Information, cost: 570-5770.
the community to interact with historical col-
5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13-14, at El Preservation Society. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
lections from the border region 11 a.m. to 4
Admission is free; donations welcome. Fort Selden State Monument — 1280
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at NM Farm & Ranch Fort Selden Rd in Radium Springs, 13 miles
Information: (575) 388-4477, (575) 574-8779
Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road north of Las Cruces. Open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
or (575) 388-4862.
in Las Cruces. Bazaar is free; discounted Wednesday through Monday. Admission is $3;
museum admission for those attending event. Harvey Girls of El Paso — The Harvey (ages 16 and under free). Sunday admission for
Information: (915) 747-6839, (575) 646-4756 Girls of El Paso Texas meet 2 to 4 p.m. the NM residents is $1. Information: (575) 526-
or on Facebook at BRarchives. Monday, Oct. 9, at Union Depot Passenger 8911 or nmmonuments.org.
The bazaar features historical manuscripts, Station, 700 San Francisco. Program is “Hobo Voices From The Past Moonlight tours are 6
photographs, maps, publications, films and Codes of Railroad Travel,” presented by to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, with ghost stories
more from more than a dozen libraries, Patricia Kiddney. Visitors welcome. Admission and legends of New Mexico. Meet historical
archives, and museums of the El Paso and is free. Information: 591-2326 or harveygirlsel- figures from the past. Group tours leave every
southern New Mexico area. Archivists, librari- paso.weebly.com. 15 minutes. Admission: $5 (free for kids) at
ans and museum curators will be on hand to the door. Cash or check only.
Southwest Chapter of Railway &
discuss and answer questions about archives,
Locomotive Historical Society — The Chamizal National Memorial — 800 S.
regional history, and preserving documents.
society meets 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. San Marcial. The National Park Service oper-
Scan stations will provide free (limited) digiti-
11, at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, 11050 ates the memorial on land once claimed by
zation services for family photographs, docu-
Montwood. This month’s program is “Rock Mexico as part of a decades-long dispute over
ments, and audiovisual materials brought in by
Island Line Coming into El Paso” presented by the international boundary. The visitor center
the public.
Steve Heetland. Visitors welcome. Cost: $10 has an exhibit on the history of the Chamizal
‘Chamizal Asks: What Do You Think?’ for program and dinner. Information: 540- dispute, including a video presentation. Park
— A viewing of film footage of U.S. President 9660. grounds and picnic area open 7 a.m. to 10
Lyndon B. Johnson and Mexico’s President p.m. daily ; visitor’s center hours are 10 a.m.
Adolfo Lopez Mateos convening in Juarez will
El Paso Genealogical Society — The
to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturday.
society meets 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at All
be presented by park rangers at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Information: 532-7273 or on
Saints Episcopal Church, 3500 McRae.
Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Chamizal National Facebook at ChamizalNationalMemorial.
Program is “Unraveling the Mystery of Old
Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission is “Tales, Tails and Tots” stories visits with park
Photos.” Information: 591-2326.
free. Information: 532-7273. mascot Chami are 11 to 11:30 a.m. for ages 3-

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‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ — Sunday, Oct. 8, at Black Box Theatre, 430 N
The UTEP Department of Theater & Dance Main Street in Las Cruces. Tickets: $15 ($12
opens its season with Oscar Wilde’s “trivial students and seniors over 65). Reservations:
comedy for serious people” Sept. 28-Oct. 8, (575) 523-1223 and no-strings.org.
at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre. “Breakneck Hamlet” cuts what is usually a
Directed by Kim McKean. Show time is 7:30 four-hour play down to a single hour with a
p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2:30 p.m. single actor. Rather than the usual melancholy
Sunday. Tickets: $14 ($12 UTEP faculty and Dane, Mooney’s Hamlet fights like hell
staff, seniors, military, groups of 10 or more, throughout, with barely a second-long pause
alumni (with card) and non-UTEP students; $9 through the entire performance.
for UTEP students. Information: 747-5118,
‘Earth Aural Rover 1 Project’ — El Paso
theatredance.utep.edu or on Facebook.
Community Foundation’s Jewel Box Series
‘Don’t Drink the Water’ — Las Cruces opens its season with Las Cruces artist Brack
Community Theatre, 313 N. Main, Las Morrow’s remote-controlled, sound-record-
Cruces, presents the Woody Allen comedy ing, music-making rover at 2:30 p.m. Sunday,
Sept. 29-Oct. 15. Directed by Christopher Oct. 8, at the Philanthropy Theatre (next to
Lininger. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and the Plaza). The program features an introduc-
Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $15 tion by Morrow, a musical performance of the
($12 student, senior, military; $10 age 12 and rover, and a short film about EAR1’s travels to
younger). Information: (575) 523-1200 or lcct- places such as the White Sands National
nm.org. Monument. Presented by Impact | Programs
of Excellence. Tickets: $16 (Ticketmaster).
‘Annie’ — Sun City Musical Theatre, 3733 Information: 533-4020 or epcf.org.
Shell Suite C, presents the musical at 7:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, ‘Failure: A Love Story’ — Coronado High
Sept. 29-Oct 1. Tickets: $15; $12 students, School Thunder Theatre presents Phillip
military; $10 age 12 and younger. Information: Dawkins’ quirky, artistic and hilarious look at
suncitymusicaltheatre.com or on Facebook. the Roaring 20 Oct. 12-14, at the high
school’s Lee Ross Capshaw Theatre,
‘Equivocation’ — American Southwest 100Champions Place. Showtime is 7 p.m.
Theatre Company opens its season with the Thursday and Friday, and 2:30 and 7 p.m.
Bill Cain play at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Saturday. Admission: $5 in advance; $7 at the
and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29-Oct 1, at door. Information: 474-2952.
NMSU’s Center for the Arts, 1000 E
University Ave. Tickets: $17. Information: ‘The Addams Family’ — UTEP Dinner
(575) 646-4515 or nmsutheatre.com. Theatre, Student Union West, opens its sea-
son with the “ooky spooky” musical Oct. 13-
‘Real Women Have Curves’ — El Paso 29. Dinner shows are at 7 p.m. Wednesday
Playhouse, 2501 Montana, presents the through Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
Josefina Lopez play at 8 p.m. Friday and 15. Non-dinner matinees are Sunday 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29-Oct 1. Oct. 22 and 29. Tickets: $33.50 to $43.50
Tickets: $11 ($9 seniors; $8 students and mili- Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday dinner per-
tary). Information: 532-1317 or elpasoplay- formances; $36.50 to $48.50 Friday and
house.com. Saturday, and $19.50 to $29.50 no-dinner
‘Little Shop of Horrors’ — No Strings matinees (Ticketmaster). Information: 747-
Theatre Company presents the smash hit 6060 or utep.edu/udt.
musical by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman Everything will change for the family on the
Oct. 6-29 at Black Box Theatre in Las Cruces. night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “nor-
Directed by Diane Thomas. Performances are mal” boyfriend and his parents.
8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., 2:30 Playhouse auditions — El Paso Playhouse,
p.m. Sundays Oct. 15, 22 and 29; and at 7 2501 Montana, hosts auditions Oct. 15-16 for
p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. Tickets: $15 ($12 stu- “A Christmas Story.” Show dates are Dec. 1-
dents and seniors over 65; $10 all seats 10. Information, audition times: 532-1317 or
Thursday. Reservations: (575) 523-1223. elpasoplayhouse.com.
‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ auditions ‘Dolores’ — Kids-N-Co. presents the bilin-
— Kids-N-Co. hosts auditions for its holiday gual original play by Lluvia Almanza & Orlando
production 3:30 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at Rodriguez at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays,
First Presbyterian Church, 1340 Murchison. “A and 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 20-Nov. 5, at
Charlie Brown Christmas” will be directed by First Presbyterian Church, 1340 Murchison.
Arazelia “Sally” Perez, with musical direction Directed by Eurydice Saucedo. Tickets: $7 ($5
by A.J. Kumar. Tentative performance dates children, students, senior citizens, military),
are Nov. 24-Dec. 10. Other audition times: available at the door. Information: 274-8797 or
867-4179. on Facebook at El Paso Kids-n-Co.
‘Cabaret for a Cause’ auditions — Las Jose Luis is a young boy who lost his sister,
Hermanas de Sangre seeks performers for a Dolores, at a very young age. As his family
cabaret show coinciding with an art opening 7 prepares to honor her on Día de los Muertos,
p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8. he bumps into an old friend, Juan. The thing is,
Information: pimdance@gmail.com. Juan has been dead for quite some time now.

‘Breakneck Julius Caesar’ and ‘Frankenstein’ — El Paso Playhouse, 2501
‘Breakneck Hamlet’ — No Strings Montana, presents Mary Shelly’s classic Oct.
Theatre Company and Tim Mooney Repertory 20-Nov. 5. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and
Theatre present “Breakneck Julius Caesar” at Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Directed by
2:30 p.m. and “Breakneck Hamlet,” at 8 p.m.
Please see Page 38

October 2017 El Paso Scene Page 37
On Stage p.m. Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets: $17. Information: (575) 646-4515 or
Cont’d from Page 37 nmsutheatre.com.
Becky Condra. Tickets: $11 ($9 seniors; $8 ‘Bloody Shakespeare’ — The UTEP
students and military). Information: 532-1317 Theatre and Dance student organization, The
or elpasoplayhouse.com. Playmakers, present a 30-minute journey —
Set in 19th-century Switzerland, this classic part haunted house, part classic theatre — to
tale of horror and suspense details the ill-fated the darkest corners of Shakespeare’s mind 7, 8
experiments of Dr. Frankenstein as he and 9 p.m. Friday and Monday through
attempts to fathom the secrets of life and Wednesday, and 2, 3 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
death. 27-Nov. 1, at Fox Fine Arts Studio Theatre.
‘Mariachi Girl’ — American Southwest Murder, witchcraft, and poetry blend into a
Theatre Company presents the bilingual musi- ghoulish mix as guests walk from one macabre
cal by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce about achiev- chamber to the next. Information: 747-5118,
ing one’s dreams Oct. 21-22, at NMSU’s theatredance.utep.edu or Facebook.
Center for the Arts. Performances are 7:30 Please see Page 40

‘Retired’ Serrano
stays busy with
full fall schedule

lthough he is officially retired,
that doesn’t mean that theater
maestro Hector Serrano has
stopped working in theater. In fact, he is
busier than ever.
He has two projects that begin this
month. While that’s going on, Shakespeare on
The first is an “entremes” or one-act the Rocks is gearing up for its 29th sea-
Spanish play that will be part of the son, playing three weekends starting
“Dia de la Hispanidad” or Hispanic Oct. 28 at the Chamizal.
Day Celebration, Oct. 13 at Coronado The opening show will be “Antony
Country Club. and Cleopatra” directed by stage com-
“El Muerto,” by Francisco Bernardo bat expert Daniel Rios, followed by
de Quirós, is a short comedy piece first “Much Ado about Nothing,” directed by
produced by Serrano’s Eden Enterprises veteran Jesse Snyder, and finally,
several years ago. “Richard III,” directed by Serrano.
“It’s basically about a girl in love with A who’s who of El Paso actors have
a guy,” Serrano explained. “But her the lead roles. Brian Seely is Antony to
brother refuses to let her marry him. Amanda Vasquez’s Cleopatra. Jonathan
She gets her friend, the pharmacist, to Cantrell and Lorely Rodriguez are
convince the brother he’s dying. That’s Benedict and Beatrice in “Much Ado,”
the joke. When he thinks he’s dying, the and Austin Savage portrays Richard III,
brother gives the girl permission to with Vanessa Keyser as Queen
marry whoever she wants.” Margaret.
Serrano was asked by Honorary Serrano said he has Dr. Ron Stroud of
Consul of Spain Martha Vera to do the EPCC to thank for allowing them use of
entremes. He had previously produced a room at the Valle Verde campus to
the first play ever done in what is now rehearse. About 30 people make up the
the United States — a story written in company this year.
1598 about baptizing the natives — as “I hoped that everybody would be in
part of the Rio Grande Festival in San all three shows, like a real company, but
Elizario that Vela helped organize. some people simply have too many con-
The challenge for the show has been flicts,” Serrano said.
the rehearsal schedule. “El Muerto” It really is a season of threes, he
only has three characters – the brother, added. The shows represent all three
the pharmacist and the sister. But the Shakespearean genres, tragedy, comedy,
two male actors aren’t in El Paso most and history. This also will be the third
of the week. and final time all three shows will be
Gerry Saucedo, who plays Lorenzo, produced by the company. SOTR will
the brother, is an airline steward for offer a season ticket, a flex pass, that
American Airlines and is only in El theatergoers will be able to use however
Paso a day or two a week when he they want.
comes to see family. Gustavo Urrea, “If you want to see these shows, see
who plays the pharmacist, El Boticario, them now,” Serrano said, “because we
owns a trucking business, so he is in won’t do them again.”
and out of town. Lorely Rodriguez Carol Viescas is a veteran of
plays the girl, Eurasia. She rehearses community theater and teaches
with each man separately for now, with journalism at Bel Air High School.
Urrea’s wife, Viridiana, standing in for
the missing character. For information on “Dia de la
“They really are an amazing group. Hispanidad”: border-heritage.com. For
They are ALL very flexible,” Serrano Shakespeare on the Rocks, go to
said. shakespeareontherocks.com

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Botet, Lin Shaye. Directed by Adam Robitel.
• The Mountain Between Us (20th Century-
Fox) — Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges.
Directed by Hany Abu-Assad.
• Same Kind of Different as Me (Paramount)
— Jon Voight, Renée Zellweger, Greg
Friday Night Flicks — The UTEP film Fountain Theatre — 2469 Calle de Kinnear. Directed by Michael Carney.
series is offered at 6 p.m. every other Friday Guadalupe, south of plaza in Mesilla. The his- • Wonderstruck (Amazon) — Julianne Moore,
at the Union Cinema, Union Building East, toric theater, operated by the Mesilla Valley Oakes Fegley, Michelle Williams. Directed by
First Floor. Tickets: $3 ($2 UTEP ID), also at Film Society, features films at 7:30 p.m. night- Todd Haynes.
Ticketmaster.com. Movie combos: $5 ly, plus 1:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 27:
(includes hot dog, popcorn and a drink). Sunday. Admission: $7 ($6 seniors, military • All I See Is You (Open Road) — Yvonne
Information: 747-5648, sa.utep.edu/osl or on and students; $5 children and society mem- Strahovski, Danny Huston, Blake Lively.
Facebook at UTEP/OSL. bers); $5 on Wednesday. Information, sched- Directed by Marc Forster.
• Sept. 29: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. ule: (575) 524-8287 or mesillavalleyfilm.org. • Cloverfield Movie (Paramount) — Elizabeth
• Oct. 13: Cars 3 • Sept. 29-Oct. 5: “Manhattan Short Film Debicki, Daniel Brühl, Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
• Oct. 27: Annabelle: Creation Festival.” View and vote on the finalist films in Directed by Julius Onah
this 20th annual international festival of short • Jigsaw (Lionsgate) — Laura Vandervoort.
Movies in the Canyon — El Paso Live films. No matinee Sept. 30.
concludes the 9th annual free movie season at Directed by Michael and Peter Spierig.
• Oct. 6-12: “The Glass Castle,” A young girl
the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater Sept.
comes of age in a dysfunctional family of DVD/Blu-ray Releases
29-30. Friday: Hotel Transylvania 2. Saturday:
nomads with an artist mother and alcoholic
Hocus Pocus. Showtimes are at dusk (about
father. Starring Bree Larson, Woody Oct. 3:
7:30 p.m.). Concessions available. Information:
Harrelson and Naomi Watts. • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No
534-0674, elpasolive.com,
• Oct. 13-19: “The Trip To Spain.” Steve Tales. PG-13
Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on a road • A Ghost Story. R
Film Salon — First Saturday of the month at trip through Spain, sampling foods and sights. • The Book of Henry. PG-13.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 250 E. Montecillo. • Oct. 20-26: “Pop Aye.” In Thai with subti-
Showing at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 is “A tles. A disenchanted architect bumps into his Oct. 10:
Fistful of Dollars” as part of the Kurosawa and long-lost elephant in Bangkok, then takes his • Baby Driver. R
Beyond series. Tickets: $3; drafthouse.com. elephant across Thailand in search of the farm • Wish Upon. PG-13
Information: filmsalon.org. where they grew up together. Oct. 26 show • The Beguiled. R
The salon will also host a showing of “King at 1:30 p.m., no evening show. • The House. R
Kong” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. • Oct. 27-Nov. 2: “I Dream in Another Oct. 17:
Language.” In Spanish with subtitles. A young • Girl Trip. R
Jay’s Pix Presents at the Museum — linguist travels to the jungle of Mexico to
Film historian Jay Duncan and the Sunset Film research and save a mysterious indigenous lan- Oct. 24:
Society host films at 2 p.m. Saturdays at guage. No matinee Oct. 28. • Personal Shopper. R.
International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana Screening of the documentary “Rumble: The
(enter on Brown). Admission is free. Oct. 31:
Indians who Rocked the World” is 4 and 10:30
Concessions sold. Information: 543-6747 • Kidnap. R
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, about Native
(museum), internationalmuseumofart.net. Americans in contemporary music history.
• Oct. 7: “Play Misty For Me” (1971).Clint Roger Corman’s ”A Little Shop of Horrors”
Eastwood made his directorial debut, and is at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31.
plays a night radio disc jockey in Carmel-by-
the-Sea who receives a phone call requesting Jay’s Film Forecast — Film historian Jay
“Misty,” and a nightmare begins. Duncan prepared these “Coming Attractions”
• Oct. 14: “Falling Down” (1993). Michael listed by studio and release date (subject to
Douglas plays a middle-age man whose world change):
falls apart, leading to increasing violence.
• Oct. 28: “The Others” (2001). Nicole Oct. 6:
Kidman is a religious mother who moves her • Blade Runner 2049 (Warner Bros.) —
family to the English coast during WW II to Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Ryan Gosling.
await word on her missing husband, in this Directed by Denis Villeneuve.
award winning horror-gothic film. • The Florida Project (A24) — Willem Dafoe,
Brooklynn Prince, Valeria Cotto. Directed by
Movie in the Park — Kern Place Sean Baker.
Association’s free movie night is at dusk • My Little Pony: The Movie (Lionsgate) —
Saturday, Oct. 8, at Madeline Park. featuring Animation. Voices of Emily Blunt, Liev
“Trolls” (PG). Information: kernplace.org. Schreiber, Kristin Chenoweth. Directed by
Pax Christi Film Series — The series Jayson Thiessen.
presents a screening of the documentary • Una (Eammon) — Ruby Stokes, David
“Racing Extinction” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, Shields, Rooney Mara. Directed by Benedict
at St. Joseph School auditorium, 1315 Travis. Andrews.
Discussion will follow. Admission is free, dona- Oct. 13:
tions accepted. Information: 740-3962. • The Foreigner (STX) — Jackie Chan, Katie
Jay’s Pix Presents — Jay Duncan and the Leung, Pierce Brosnan. Directed by Martin
Sunset Film Society presents the 1959 classic Campbell.
“Journey to the Center of the Earth” at noon • Marshall (Open Road) — Dan Stevens, Kate
Sunday, Oct. 15, at Ardovino’s Desert Hudson, Chadwick Boseman. Directed by
Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Reginald Hudlin.
Park. The box office hit was based on the • Mother! (Paramount) — Jennifer Lawrence,
novel by Jules Verne. Interior scenes were Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer. Directed by
filmed in New Mexico’s Carlsbad Caverns. Darren Aronofsky.
Admission is free, but reservations strongly • The Snowman (Universal) — Rebecca
recommended; RVSP via ardovinos.com. Ferguson, Michael Fassbender, Chloë Sevigny.
Directed by Tomas Alfredson.
Movie Nite on the Lawns — The
Fountains at Farah, 888 Gateway West, hosts Oct. 20:
free movies through October at 7:30 p.m. • Geostorm (Warner Bros.) — Jeremy Ray
Fridays, curated by Plaza Classic Film Fest. Taylor, Abbie Cornish, Gerard Butler.
Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Admission is Directed by Dean Devlin.
free. Information: fountainsatfarah.com. • Insidious: The Last Key (Sony) — Javier

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On Stage The outrageous musical comedy features a
Local: All treats and no tricks
Transylvanian transvestite, a cryogenically pre-
Cont’d from Page 38 served motorbiker and Frankenstein’s monster for Halloween at the Plaza
in Greek god form. The Plaza Theatre is at it again, supplying
‘Jugface’ — The Border Theater presenta-
tion is 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 27- Shakespeare Festival — Shakespeare on El Paso with legend after legend, from Bob
Dylan to Ian Anderson to the Moody Blues.
29 and Nov. 3-5, at Glasbox, 201 Poplar. the Rocks presents “Antony & Cleopatra”
The latest comes Oct. 30 via the second
Door open at 7:30 p.m. Ticket information: Oct. 28-29 in the first of three weekend biggest band ever (remember I’m a Rolling
412-5283 or bordertheatre.org. shows of its annual festival Oct. 28-Nov. 12 at Stones fan). The Beatles’s very own drum-
the Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San mer and sometimes vocalist, Ringo Starr,
‘The Rocky Horror Show’ — Sun City Marcial. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Saturday and brings his band of merry men, officially
Musical Theatre, 3733 Shell Suite C, presents 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10 ($8 for full- known as Ringo Starr and his All Starr band,
the Richard O’Brien musical Oct. 27-28 and time students with valid id, seniors 65 and to town. This is like five bands in one. Not
Nov. 3-4. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. plus spe- older, active military; $6 group rate,10 or only is Ringo sure to grace us with some Fab
cial interactive midnight shows Saturdays. more. Information: 474- Four material, but the notable musicians
Tickets: $15; $12 students and military; $10 sharing the stage with him bring their own
4275,dmills@elp.rr.com, shakespeareonthe-
age 12 and younger (parental advisory strongly musical suitcase. Richard Page of ’80s band
rocks.com or on Facebook. Mr. Mister gets some time at the mic, along designed by Dan with illustrations and sto-
recommended; adult content). Audience par- Other performances: ries about the writing of these songs, but of
with Steve Lukather, who took over lead
ticipation bags: $5. Information: suncitymusi- • Nov. 4-5: Much Ado About Nothing course this is limited to only 400 pieces.
vocal duties for Toto in 1997. Rounding
caltheatre.com or on Facebook. • Nov. 11-12: Richard III. things out are Gregg Rolie, best known for
Alice Cooper, “Paranormal,”
his early years with Santana and Journey, and
Todd Rundgren, who can pack a house all by
himself. This hits the calendar the day before Just over three months ago this legend was
Halloween, but the only thing to be fright- rockin’ our downtown, and now he has
ened about is that Ringo at 77 does a better released an album of brand new originals, 12
job than most musicians half his age. to be exact. This is even more impressive
National: Mark Olson,
coming from a legend just under 70 years
old. The original shock rocker himself, Alice
“Spokeswoman of the Bright Cooper, continues to stir his creepy cauldron
Sun,” Glitterhouse Records with “Paranormal.” With all the actual dis-
gust in the world, most of this is more on the
Mark Olson, co-lead singer and founder of campy side, but then again wasn’t it always
the relatively recently resurrected Jayhawks, that way? (See the official “Welcome to my
has ventured out once again. It was three Nightmare” video.) Two tracks in particular
years ago when we last heard from this elite off this new album, “Holy Water” and
member of alt. country royalty without his “Genuine American Girl,” feel as if they
legendary crew. Lending him a hand on this came directly from a musical revue, com-
album is his wife, Norwegian singer Ingunn plete with horn section. Not to disappoint,
Ringvold. The album leans heavily on coun- there are plenty of real rock ’n’ roll
try folk, and at the forefront is his unmistak- moments; “Rats,” “Dead Flies,” “Fireball”
able trademarked vocal twang. The arrange- and the title track all fill the category nicely.
ments are not the most complex, but they “Fallen in Love” features ZZ Top guitarist
aren’t meant to be. He is backed with just a Billy Gibbons, crafting a brilliant A to Z
few instruments — a mandolin, violin, at mash up that leaves us wanting more in that
times a single drum — but always with the vein. The disc concludes with a genuine blast
sweet sound of an acoustic guitar strum. The from the past as Alice is joined on two new
songs’ storytelling vibe takes us on a feel- songs by members from his original band.
good peace and love journey reminiscent of
’60s folk. If you’re a fan of his other band, Collectibles: Natalie Merchant,
but this one’s got you on the fence, be sure to “The Natalie Merchant
Collection,” Nonesuch
check out the lead single “Dear Elisabeth.”
This track could easily find itself as a stand-
out on any Jayhawks record. “Spokeswoman She began her career fronting the alternative
of the Bright Sun” is another bright spot in college rock band 10,000 Maniacs when she
the brilliant career of Mark Olson. was barely old enough to drive a car. She
spent just over a decade with them until she
Dan Wilson, “Re-Covered,” broke out of the asylum in 1993, going solo
Big Deal Music with the critically acclaimed and multi-plat-
inum “Tigerlily.” Ever since she has been
Some songwriters make their living crafting doing things her own way. This is the work
songs for their own bands, and some sell celebrated with Nonesuch Records’ new col-
their gems to others, then there are those that lection aptly titled “The Natalie Merchant
do both. Butch Walker, formerly of Collection.” The ten-disc compilation col-
Marvelous 3 and now solo, seems to have lects all her lone studio work along with two
more success when others carry his tunes. very special treats. One is a set comprised of
Sia stepped out on her own after her recipes four brand-new tracks along with six reinter-
constantly struck paydirt on the charts for preted cuts from her past catalog all arranged
many. Then there is Dan Wilson, who for a string quartet. The other is a rarities CD
grabbed the golden ring with his band collection featuring 15 rare and previously
Semisonic and “Closing Time,” and even unreleased gems culled from 1998 to 2017. It
snagged a Grammy nomination. Pop’s all- includes home studio demos, album outtakes,
stars now are taking his cuts to higher live tracks and collaborations with the likes
grounds, so Dan has decided to call his hits of Billy Bragg, David Byrne and Cowboy
back home. These are all found in his new Junkies. Add this to the other Natalie
collection, “Re-Covered.” The entire disc Merchant must-have, Rhino Records’ 10,000
takes on a very singer-songwriter feel with Maniacs double platter “Campfire Songs,”
extremely sparse instrumentation. These re- and you can easily consider yourself certifi-
imagined tunes (or in his case originally able when it comes to her and her past.
imagined) are presented in a brand new light.
He chose tracks by Taylor Swift, Chris Keep an eye out for these releases:
Stapleton and John Legend, to name a few. Morrissey — “Low in High School”
Adele’s “Someone Like You” is by far the Quicksand —“Interiors”
best representation of how he excels at con- Stereophonics — “Scream Above the
structing something new out of the extremely Sounds”
familiar. The CD appropriately comes to an U2 — “Songs of Experience”
end with a brand new version of his “Closing
Time” composed almost 20 years ago. As Brian Chozick is owner of Tumblin’
always a super deluxe version waits for you Dice Music. Drop him a line at
with a 56-page deluxe album book pack tumblindicemusic@netscape.net.

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Alazan Artists 35 Furrs Family Dining 30 Paseo Christian Church 21

Alma Calderon 31 Geico 21 Perkins Jewelry Supply 24

AlternativaNaturista.com 41 Hacienda de Mesilla 27 Pets Alive 16

Ardovino’s Desert Crossing 5 Hal Marcus Gallery 28,32 PhiDev Inc 38

Ardovino’s Pizza 35 Hans Martial Arts 29 Precision Prosthetics 18

Around and About Tours 11 Health Matters 41 Psychic Fair 29

ATMAS Healing 37 Hike Up Cristo Rey 34 PTEP 30

Azar Nut Shop 7 Home & Garden Show 3 Reiki & Crystals 18

Baskin Robbins 5 Humane Society of El Paso 28 Renaissance ArtFaire 15

Bert Saldana Art Gallery 16 Inni Heart Eatery 40 Ruidoso Oktoberfest 20

Bingo Plus 24 KTEP 42 Shakespeare on the Rocks 39

Blanca’s Photos 21 La Union Maze 24 Silver City Art Assn 37

Books Are Gems 11 La Vina Winery 13 St Lukes Country Fair 31

Bruce’s Air 36 Las Artistas 39 Sunland Park Racetrack 14

The Cat’s Meow 16 Las Cruces Museums 31 Texas Star Beverage 18

Cattleman's 12 Leo’s Mexican Food 34 The Cleaners 32

Ceci Burgos Counseling 17 Magoffin Hall 38 Tom Lea Month 22

Chuck's Bicycle Repair 20 Magoffin Home St. Hist Site 33 Trans Siberian Orchestra 36

Clinton A King MD 7 Marie Otero 11 Turkish Festival 36

Collectibles 17 The Marketplace 8 Unity Book store 29

El Paso Art Association 7 Mesilla Book Center 30 UTEP Athletics 26

EPCC 25 Mesilla Valley Maze 6 Vanities 43

El Paso Live 19 Michael Martin Murphey 2 Village Inn 12

El Paso Playhouse 40 Mission Del Rey 37 Vitality Medspa 18,35

El Paso Symphony 27 Moto El Paso 10 Walgreens 40

Escamilla Gallery 9 Mustard Seed Café 30 Western Traders 29

Get the Led Out 44 Nayda’s Gems & Stones 26 Wholesale Frames 32

Fountain Theatre 40 NM Veterans Home 33 Wyler Aerial Tramway 30

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