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“The Rio Grande and Nopales” by Lisa Matta Brown

Escapes from reality Harvest & Halloween
From a virtual reality festival to escape Meander through a pumpkin patch,
rooms to zombie walks, upcoming events wander through a corn maze or test
OCTOBER
offer plenty of opportunity to explore new your nerves at a haunted house, 2018
worlds without leaving the area. — Page 21 . — Pages 6-8
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Page 2 El Paso Scene October 2018
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increase closer to the event dates. Information: Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner is 6:30 p.m.
epstreetfest.com or on Facebook. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Don Haskins Center.

INDEX
Friday’s headliner is Dennis DeYoung: The Music Tickets: $100. Information: Judy Heredia-Perry,
October 2018 of Styx, with Mark Farner’s American Band and
Jefferson Starship. Other performers include Viva
Las Vegas, Damian Wyldes, Los Chucanos, Sangre
747-6361 or jheredia@utep.edu.
Big Bounce America — The Guinness
World Record Holder for the world’s largest
Gitana on the Estrella Jalisco Stage; and Rust,
ROUNDUP C.W. Ayon, Windy City and Fungi Mungle on the
Stella Artois Stage.
bounce house visits El Paso Friday through
Sunday, Oct. 12-14, at Sue Young Park, 9730 Roundup 3-12, 24, 27
Behind the Scene 4
Diana. Hours are 1:15 to 5:45 p.m. Friday and
Saturday’s headliner is Jonathan Davis of Korn,
9:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The
September Mourning, Shim, and Dead Girls
inflatable castle measures 10,000 square feet and Scene Spotlight 4
Academy. Other performers include Vitral, Sets,
Dulce Mal, and Tribes on the Estrella Jalisco Stage;
32 feet tall. The bounce house includes an obsta- Here’s the Ticket 13-15
cle course, air basketball courts, giant slide, ball pit
and Tasting Colors, Bottom of the 9th, Cordova,
and a professional DJ. A Bounce Village and Ninja Program Notes 16
and Great Shapes on the Stella Artois Stage,
Run are also part of the tour. One-hour session Music 17
Rocking the Rez Pow Wow — Ysleta del
Dance
for various age groups. Tickets: $12, available at
Sur Pueblo’s 9th annual pow wow is 10 a.m. to 6 thebigbounceamerica.com/tickets/. 16
p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6-7, 11200
Chalk the Block — The 11th annual outdoor Sports 18-20
Santos Sanchez. All ages welcome. Admission is
art event is Oct. 12-14 throughout Downtown El Feature:
free. Information: 859-7700, 860-7777 or on
Facebook at rockingtherez.
Paso. The event includes various art projects, art Escapes from Reality 21-23
vendors, live music, performance art, interactive
St. Luke’s Country Fair — The 35th annual kid’s zone, food and refreshments chalk and street Nature 25
fair, featuring the popular “Great Dachshund artists, the Kalavera Culture shop mural walk. and At the Museum 26-27
Feria El Paso — The event hosted by El Paso
Gallery Talk 30-31
Stampede,” is 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, more. Hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to
County Sheriff Foundation is 2 p.m. to midnight at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 7050 McNutt in La 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. Union, near Canutillo. The event includes dachs- Admission is free. Information: 212-0110, chalk- Southwest Art Scene 28-30
29-30, at El Paso County Coliseum with food, hund races and an all-other breeds race. Pets on theblock.com or on Facebook. Viva Juárez 32
games, music, fun zone, car show (Sunday) and
History Lessons
leash welcome. Events include arts and crafts, This year’s featured projects:
more. Admission is free. Information on Facebook food booths, big barn sale, kids games and more. • Impulse, publicly activated light and sound see- 32
at EPSheriffsFoundation. Admission is free; canned food item donation for saws, from Creos of Quebec. Taking a Look Back 33
Keep on Bookin' 33
Saturday’s performers are Fungi Mungle, Phat Canutillo Food Bank encouraged. Information: • The premiere of Ricardo Chavaria of Anthony,
Soul and Abe Mac. Sunday’s performers are Little Bridget Griggs, 204-7365 or stlukeslaunion.com. N.M. new large scale mural “6:”
Mike & the Blues Kings, Explosion and Tejas. Races are noon with dress up pet parade at 1 • Chalk it Out installation featuring four foot by On Stage 34-35
Downtown Street Festival — The p.m. and Pet Blessing at 3 p.m. 10-inch pieces of chalk by El Paso’s Angel Cabrales. Stage Talk 34
Liner Notes
• Paradox Pyramid abstract interactive sculpture
“StreetFest” encompasses the entire El Paso UTEP Football & Homecoming - The
by Laura Turan of El Paso and Juarez. 35
Film Scene 36
Convention Center area 4 p.m. to midnight Friday 2018 homecoming game against North Texas is at
and Saturday, Oct. 5-6, with music, food and 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Sun Bowl Stadium. El Paso Fall Home and Garden Show
entertainment on five stages. The festival includes Tailgating events begin at 3 p.m. Tickets: $10-$28. — El Paso Association of Builders hosts the 11th November Preview 37
the O’Reilly Auto Parts Car Show, USO Military information: 747-5234 or 1-800-745-3000. Event annual show Friday through Sunday, Oct. 12-14 El Paso FishNet 38
Village, dozens of food trucks, beer and more. information: 747-8600 or alumni.utep.edu. at the El Paso Convention Center. Hours are 2 to
Tickets: $15 general admission; $65 VIP (age 21 The 9th annual Family Fitness Fiesta is Sunday, 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 Advertiser Index 38
Subscription Form 38
and older only); available at universe.com or the Sept. 30, at Centennial Plaza. Information: min-
Plaza Theatre Box Office. Ticket prices will derdash.utep.edu.
Please see Page 5

October 2018 El Paso Scene Page 3
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Turkish Food and Crafts Festival — alloween used to be a fairly sim-
Raindrop El Paso hosts the fall festival Oct. ple affair. Your mom would sew a
20 with Turkish food, activities, live per- costume for you or pick one up at
formances. Page 38.
the store, then for a couple of hours
Festival Día de los Muertos — La Casita, you’d go door to door stockpiling enough
5034 Doniphan Ste 13 (Placita Santa Fe) treats to keep your dentist employed for
offers “Noche de Muertos 5-8 p.m. Friday, another year.
Scene Spotlight highlights events Oct. 19, and games, face painting, paper Halloween isn’t just an evening any-
flower creations and catrina costume contest more, it’s a season. Overall, we spend
advertised in this issue. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Page 38. more on Halloween than any other holi-
‘Bless Me, Ultima’ — UTEP Department day other than Christmas. It’s a $9 billion
industry nationwide. And if you live
Crossland Gallery — Showing through
of Theatre and Dance present the play based
along the border, Halloween is just part
Oct. 26 at El Paso Art Association’s gallery is
on the Rudolfo Anaya book Oct. 3-14 at the
of a multicultural festival of ghost and
“Fresh Faces 3.” The annual EPAA meeting,
Wise Family Theatre. Page 2.
goblins and calaveras and catrinas. Día de
election and demo is Oct. 21. Page 31.
Rail Fan Fundays — A train lover’s week- Hal Marcus Gallery — Showing through los Muertos is alive and well in El Paso, up and pretend are on the upswing in the
end at Ardovino’s Farmer’s Market is Sept. Oct. 26 is “Opposites Attract” with works with celebrations that pick up where El Paso and Las Cruces region. Our fea-
29-30, at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing in by Friar Vince and Diego “Robot,” at the Halloween leaves off. ture story this month is about the various
Sunland Park with model railroads, streetcar gallery, with EPISD Fine Arts Student Exhibit Both originated in the 3-day religious ways people can escape from reality,
display, photo ops and more. Page 20. Nov. 1-16. Opening is Nov. 1. Page 22. tradition of All Hallows’ Eve (Oct. 31), including escape rooms, cosplay, play-
Shakespeare-on-the-Rocks — The 30th All Saints’ Day (Nov. 1) and All Souls’ along movie nights and special events
Day (Nov. 2). All Hallows’ Eve morphed like El Paso Comic Con and the
Dia de los Muertos at the Marketplace
annual season runs select weekends Sept.
into Halloween, and in Hispanic culture, Renaissance ArtsFaire.
— Marketplace at Placita Santa Fe hosts a
29-Nov. 10 at the Chamizal National
All Souls’ Day became Día de los ***
Day of the Dead event Oct. 27 with season-
Memorial. Page 12.
Muertos — a time to honor beloved Another way to escape is to “Hike
al items, Candy Mayer’s Dia de Los Muertos
• Sept. 29-30: Macbeth
friends and family who have died (most Through Time Up Cristo Rey,” the annual
loteria and other activities. Page 39.
• Oct. 13-14: The Comedy of Errors
• Nov. 9-10: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The Cat’s Meow — The Snake Chamber notably with altars created for the occa- event El Paso Scene sponsors each fall.
and the Belly Dancer present their fall dinner sion) and also to laugh at death in the This year’s event is Saturday, Oct. 13.
face (the reason for the caricatures of Details are in the listing on Page 5 and
Pink Boutique — Rio Grande Cancer theater featuring Moonlite Mirage and the
skulls and skeletons). our ad on Page 24. No reservations
Foundation foundation’s pop-up event for Desert Darlings Oct. 27 at Holiday Inn
At El Paso Scene, we’ve seen a steady required, just show up at 8 a.m. To get
breast cancer survivors is Oct. 6. Page 14. Sunland Park. Page 6.
Magoffin Home State Historic Site growth in haunted houses, ghost tours, there, take NM 273 (McNutt Road) north
from West Paisano or south from Sunland
Howl-O-Wine Dog Walk — Pets Alive El
September events: Page 9. zombie adventures. Día de los Muertos is
Park Drive. Look for the sign to Mt
Paso’s 14th annual walk is Oct. 28 at La Viña
• Oct. 6: Cooking Class the more artistically oriented of the cele-
Cristo Rey and take Mt. Cristo Rey Road
Winery in La Union, with dog costume con-
• Oct. 10: Braintrust Bag Lunch brations, with altars becoming increasingly
about one mile to the trailhead parking
test, prizes, music and more. Page 7.
• Oct. 13-27: Yoga Class creative and costumes more elaborate.
• Oct. 18: Make-A-Thing (pumpkin carving) A Christmas Fair — Junior League of El Added to the mix are cornfield mazes and lot. Security will be provided. I will be
• Oct. 20: Victorian Sci-Fi Club. Paso’s 2018 fair, “Oh Deer,” is Nov. 2-4 at other harvest-themed festivals (often held your host, and give some commentary on
El Paso Convention Center. Page. 13. by churches as “non-scary” alternatives the history and geography of the area,
and on the monument itself. Cost is $3
Eckankar events — Eckankar: The Path to
to spookier Halloween offerings).
($1 for children). All proceeds go to
Spiritual Freedom hosts a Light and Sound El Paso Live! — El Paso Live events: Page
This issue has nearly three pages of
maintain the mountain’s trails and the
Service Oct. 6, and a Spiritual Book discus- 39.
• Oct. 5-6: Downtown StreetFest such events, beginning on Page 6. If you
monument itself.
sion Oct. 20 at El Paso Public Library’s
• Oct. 20: “EnPAREJAdos,” Abraham hate Halloween and all its related hoopla,
***
Memorial Park Branch. Page 18.
Chavez Theatre you can’t avoid it just by going to the
Escamilla Retrospective — An Alberto • Oct. 25: Caifanes at the Plaza Theatre movies or hiding in the bedroom on the Déja vu? It’s not your imagination; El
Escamilla Retrospective 1978-2018 “Then
• Oct. 25: Kevin Hart, Abraham Chavez night of Oct. 31 and waiting until the Paso Scene ran similar covers last month
and Now” is Oct. 7-28 at El Paso
Theatre trick-or-treaters go home. You’re stuck and this month, with a prickly pear cactus
International Museum of Art. Page 29.
• Nov. 4: Carol Burnett , Plaza Theatre with Halloween and its offshoots until it’s in the foreground, and the mountains and
Krystyna Robbins workshop — The El • Nov. 9: Ghost, Abraham Chavez Theatre. time to plan Thanksgiving dinner. river in the background. Last month was
Paso artist’s fall oils and acrylics workshop is But there are many other people who Steve Hastings bright, stylized painting.
Oct. 9-11. Page 23.
Nina Cobb Walker exhibit — A pop-up
would prefer to celebrate Halloween This month is Lisa Matta Brown’s fall-
art exhibit by “The Trailside Impressionist” is
year-round. Their opportunities to dress colored variation on that theme.
El Paso Home and Garden Show — The Nov. 10 at Woman’s Club of El Paso, featur-

October 2018
11th annual show is Oct. 12-14 at El Paso ing her latest body of work. Page 7.
Convention Center, with guest Wall Wizard,
Las Artistas — The annual Las Artistas Art Randy Limbird
Brian Santos. Page 5. Editor and Publisher
and Fine Crafts Show is Nov. 17-18 at Epic El Paso Scene is published by Cristo
Rey Communications as a monthly guide
(915) 542-1422
Sunset Heights Tour of Homes — Sunset Railyard Event Center. Page 20.
Heights Neighborhood Association hosts its to entertainment, recreation and culture in Albert Martinez
15th annual tour is Oct. 13 featuring nine the El Paso area. Copies are provided Advertising &
historic buildings in the area. Page 3. Southern New Mexico free at selected locations. Subscriptions Circulation Director
Mesilla Valley Maze — The corn maze cel- are $10 a year, sent by 3rd class mail. (915) 920-7244
La Viña Harvest Festival — New Mexico’s
ebrates its 20th anniversary season Sept. Circulation:40,000 copies. Lisa Kay Tate
oldest winery’s annual fall festival is Oct. 13-
29-Oct. 28 in Las Cruces, with pumpkin
Deadline for news for the
14 in La Union. Page 15. News Editor
patch, hayrides, games, and more. Page 14.
November issue is Oct. 15
(915) 542-1422 ext. 4
El Paso Psychic Fair — The fair is Oct. 13-
‘Hotel California’ — Flickinger Center for Editorial Associates:
14 at Hawthorn Inn. Page 11. The November issue comes out Oct. 24
Performing Arts in Alamogordo presents the Yvonne T. Herrera, Will Summers
EPSO’s ‘Fire & Blood — El Paso Salute to the Eagles Oct. 8 as part of its
Advertising Executive:
Symphony Orchestra performs Oct. 19-20 Premier Series. Page 17. El Paso Scene
Roman Martinez
at the Plaza Theatre with guest violinist • Oct. 23: Hawaiian Swing Ensemble P. O. Box 13615
Chloé Trevor. Page 7. Kahulanui El Paso, Texas 79913 Circulation Associates:
Randy Friedman, Leo Marquez
‘Jeckyll & Hyde’ — El Paso Playhouse pres-
• Nov. 17: Artrageous, performance and PH: 542-1422
visual arts group E-mail: epscene@epscene.com Contributing Writers:
ents the horror classic Oct. 19-Nov. 3.
Carol Viescas, Brian Chozick,
Page 9. Renaissance ArtsFaire — Doña Ana Arts
Myrna Zanetell, John McVey Middagh
Council’s 47th annual renaissance faire is Jay Duncan
EPCC Literary Fiesta — The 10th
Nov. 3-4 in Las Cruces. Page 8.
Anniversary literary festival is Oct. 20 at El Subscription Form is on Page 38
Paso Public Library’s Main Branch with guest ‘The Prado’ in Las Cruces — The free
writers, readings, workshops, games, book traveling art exhibit runs through Nov. 28
Visit El Paso Scene Online at
www.epscene.com
fair and more. Page 11. at Plaza de Las Cruces. Page. 23.
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Page 4 El Paso Scene October 2018
October Roundup Visitors can ride and tour the cemetery aboard
the Serna Ranch Hayride. Historical souvenirs
Cont’d from Page 3 available. Volunteers dress in period costume and
share historical vignettes in character of many of
a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission at the door: $5: Concordia Cemetery’s eternal residents.
free for ages 16 and younger, active duty military
with ID and first responders. $1 off admission Hueco Tanks Interpretive Fair — The
with canned food donation to El Pasoans Fighting 24th annual Interpretive Fair 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. to
Hunger. Information: 778-5387. Full schedule and Saturday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20-
coupons at ElPasoHomeAndGarden.com. 21, at Hueco Tanks State Historic Site, 6900
This year’s celebrity guest is Brian Santos “The Hueco Tanks Road. The family-oriented event
Wall Wizard,” a fourth-generation painting con- focuses the preservation of the Site’s natural and
tractor and author of best-selling how-to books. cultural resource with various programs and activ-
He will present his “edutainment” painting semi- ities. Admission is free. Information: 857-1135 or
nars all weekend. texasstateparks.gov.

Cars & More Show and Expo — NMSU Red Ribbon Block Party — Ysleta del Sur
Alamogordo hosts the car and truck show and Pueblo will host its annual drug-free family event
expo 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in the 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the YDSP
Tays Center parking lot, 2400 N. Scenic Drive, on Community, 9314 Juanchido, with a parade, live
the NMSU campus in Alamogordo. entertainment, food, games and educational mate-
Spectator admission is free. Information: John rials. Admission is free. Information: 858-6118 or
Hurt (575) 442-9237 or johnHurt@nmsu.edu. Ysletadelsurpueblo.org.
Registration for cars, trucks or motorcycles is Turkish Food and Crafts Festival —
$25.; register at nmsua.edu. Raindrop Foundation will host the fair 10 a.m. to 7
La Viña Harvest Wine Festival — The p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Raindrop Turkish
annual fall celebration is noon to 7 p.m. Saturday House in El Paso, 10767 Gateway West, Suite
and Sunday, Oct. 13-14, with more than 20 610, featuring authentic Turkish food, kids activi-
wines for tasting and purchase, and live music. ties, water marbling show, folk dances and other
Admission: $20 (includes a souvenir glass and a live performances. Admission is free. Information:
choice of 9 wines or a glass of wine). Admission 400-7450, elpaso@turkishhouse.org or
for age 12-20: $10; free for under age 12. No pets raindropturkishhouse.org.
or picnic baskets allowed. ATM on site. St. John Paul II Parish Fiesta — The
Information: (575) 882-7632 or lavinawinery.com. parish’s fiesta is 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
Saturday’s performers are Frank Zona & Urban 21, at the YMCA building at 6400 Mason Farms
Edge at noon; Hypnosis at 2:15 p.m. and Guitar road in Sunland Park (off Westside Drive).
Slim at 4:30 p.m. Sunday’s performers are Border Admission is free. Information: (575) 332-4496 or
Beat at noon; Austin Jimmy Murphy at 2:15 p.m. stjohnpaulsecondchurch.org.
and Twisted Hams at 4:30 p.m.
Chamizal Festival — The festival celebrating
Sunset Heights Tour of Homes and the rich cultural history of this area through story-
Landmarks — The El Paso County Historical telling, pottery demonstrations, music, dance and
Society will host the 15th annual Tour of Homes theater performances 1:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday,
noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, with nine loca- Oct. 27, at the Chamizal National Memorial, 800
tions. Funds go to the Sunset Heights S. San Marcial. Admission is free; native crafts
Neighborhood Improvement Association. available for sale. Information: 532-7273.
Tickets: $10 ($5 ages 10 and younger); available
in advance at the Hal Marcus Gallery, 1308 N. El Paso IMPACTFest — The Virtual Reality
Oregon, and day of tour at the Gallery and the Festival is 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday,
Burges House, 503 W. Yandell. Information: Hal Oct. 27-28, at El Paso Foundation Room, 333 N.
Marcus Gallery, 533-9090 or Oregon, with showings of VR and experimental
sunset_heights_assoc@yahoo.com. films and games. Discussion panels with directors
Locations: and producers. Admission: $3-$5. Information:
• Hal Marcus Gallery, 1308 N. Oregon (tickets, 257-8470 or elpasoimpactfest.org.
shopping, snacks and restroom available) Workshops are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, at
• 1210 Los Angeles “The Diego House” and 1212 FabLab, 601 N. Oregon.
Los Angeles “The Frida House.” Awards presentation is 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at
• 1013 W. Yandell, McGregor Home (Henry Top Golf, 365 Vin Rambla.
Trost’s residence) ‘Howl-O-Wine’ Dog Walk — Pets Alive El
• 1020 Prospect, Morales Home Paso will host its 14th annual fall dog walk noon to
• 718 Prospect, the Caruso House 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at La Viña Winery, 4201
• 501 Randolph, Old House S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M., with a 1-
• 713 Upson, Ortega Home mile dog walk at 1 p.m. around the grounds of La
• 603 W. Yandell, the Burges House (El Paso Viña Winery. Registration begins at noon. The
Historical Society) event includes music, costume contests for dogs,
• 220 W. Yandell, Pearl Properties, Mural prizes, food vendors, pet-related products and
Viewing/Unveiling. gifts for sale. Advance registration: $15 for one
Mount Cristo Rey: Hike Through Time dog, $20 for two dogs (limit of two dogs per per-
— A hike with presentations on Mount Cristo Rey son). Registration on day of event is $5 extra.
and local history is offered at 8 a.m. Saturday, Military with ID receive $5 discount. Information,
Oct. 13, at Mount Cristo Rey, Sunland Park, N.M. cost: 247-6057, PetsAliveElPaso.org, or face-
Length: 5 miles round trip (2-3 hours). Cost: $3 book.com/petsaliveelpaso.
($2 for children) donation requested for the Mt. Mount Cristo Rey pilgrimage — The
Cristo Restoration Committee. Information: 542- largest pilgrimage each year is on the last Sunday
1422. No reservation is required. in October. The 78th anniversary procession
The hike is sponsored by El Paso Scene. Hike begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Gates open at
leader is Randy Limbird, editor and publisher of El 5 a.m. Information: San Martin de Porras (575)
Paso Scene, and is also part of the Celebration of 589-2106.
Our Mountains. Security is provided by the Mt.
Cristo Rey Restoration Committee. ‘A Christmas Fair’ — The Junior League of
The 5-mile hike is easy to moderate. Meet at the El Paso’s 45th annual holiday shopping fair is
large parking lot at the trailhead to Mt. Cristo Rey Friday through Sunday, Nov. 2-4, at the El Paso
off McNutt Road (NM 273). Convention Center. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and
Concordia Cemetery Walk through Sunday. Tickets at the door: $10 ($8 seniors, mili-
History — The annual living history tour is 11 tary, children 6-12; free for under six). Two-day
a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Concordia tickets are $15 Information: 584-3511 or jlep.org.
Cemetery, 3700 E. Yandell. Gunfights featuring Six LumberJack Bash is 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday, Nov.
Guns and Shady ladies at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 1, Tickets: $75. Flannel & FlapJacks Children’s
Admission: $5 ($3 students; free age 5 and Party is 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. $15.
younger). Information: 591-2326, or concor-
diacemetery.org. Please see Page 6

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October Roundup 27-28, during the Monster Bash event.
Information: 588-8247.
Cont’d from Page 5
KLAQ Haunted Houses of Terror —
Oct. 4-31 at Desert Warriors Paintball, 13900
Mazes & Pumpkins Montana featuring five haunted houses for one
La Union Maze — The 12-acre cornfield ticket price. Haunted House recommended for
maze is open through Nov. 4 for its 18th season ages 14 and older. Times, cost: 544-9550 or the-
at 1101 Highway 28 in La Union, N.M., next to hauntedhousesofterror.com.
Zin Valle Winery. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Fridays, Lost El Paso Paranormal Tours — Tours
11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays, and noon to 6 p.m. are hosted by “Weird Texas” author Heather
Sundays. This year’s theme celebrates El Paso’s Shade or other costumed guides. Space is limited
“Monarch Butterflies.” Information: 549-1323 or for many events. Information: 503-8960 or on
launionmaze.com. Facebook. Tickets at squareup.com.
Columbus Day hours are 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. • Sunset Heights Ghost Walk is 8 to 10 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 8. Friday, Oct. 5, meeting at the gazebo in Mundy
Cost: $12 ($10 military; $7 seniors 65-75); $6 Park, 1299 W Yandell. Check-in at 7:30 p.m. $15.
for ages 2-5 ($5 military.) Free for age two and • Downtown Ghost Tours are 9 to 11 p.m.
seniors over 75. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20, starting at the
The Maze offers the Big Maze, a kids flower Gardner Hotel, 311 E Franklin. Check-in at 8:30
maze, family jumping pillow, big slide, pedal cars, p.m. Costume contest with prizes before the tour
target practice, sports throw, zipline, horse walk begins. Tickets: $20.
swing, rubber ducky races, sand box, picnic tables • Spirit Walk of Old San Elizario is 9 to 11 p.m.
under huge tent and concessions. Friday, Oct. 26, at the Golden Eagle Gallery,
Rides to the pumpkin patch, cow train and pig 1501 Main Street. Check-in is 8:30 p.m. $15.
races also offered during daylight hours. • Devil’s Night Concordia Ghost Tour is 9 to 11
Mesilla Valley Corn Maze at Lyles p.m. Tuesday, Oct 30. Costume contest with
Family Farms — The labyrinth and pumpkin prizes at the beginning of the tour. Check in is
patch is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and 8:30 p.m. Gates will be closed at 9 p.m. Proceeds
Sundays, Sept. 29-Oct. 28 at 3855 W. Picacho, benefit Concordia Cemetery. Cost: $15.
Las Cruces. The maze is celebrating its 20th sea- Haunted Village — The “Terror in the
son. Food and beverage concessions available. Clouds” village is open 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and
Admission: $12 ($10 children under 12; free chil- Saturday, Oct. 19-20 and Oct. 26-27, and
dren under 2) $2 discount for military with ID. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Sacramento Mountains
Information: (575) 526-1919, Historical Museum 1000 U.S. 82 in Cloudcroft,
mesillavalleymaze.com or on Facebook. N.M. Proceeds benefit the museum. Cost: $8:
Activities include corn maze, pumpkin patch, (575) 682-2932 or cloudcroftmuseum.com.
hayrides until 6:30 p.m., giant slides, face painting,
pedal carts, gem mining, picnic grounds, play- Paranormal Travels and the Ghost
grounds. duck racing, hayride to the pumpkin Bus Tour — The Rev. Henry Flores will lead
path, and more. Activity tickets (available until new paranormal adventure beginning 8 p.m.
5:30 p.m.) are $1 each or 22 for $20. Saturday, Oct. 20, at L&J Cafe, 3622 E. Missouri.
Open weekdays for school field trips with Visit seven of the city’s most haunted/historic
advance registration only; no pets allowed except locations, including El Paso High, Downtown
service animals. Library, Magoffin Home and Concordia
The Fall Festival is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday Cemetery, and more. The tour lasts about 2 1/2
and Sunday, Oct. 6-7, with contests, live enter- hours. Cost: $30. Information: Paranormal Travels
tainment and special events. on Facebook or call 216-2257.
The New Mexico Pumpkin Festival is 11 a.m. to Voices from the Past Moonlight Tours
7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27-28, featur- — Fort Selden State Monument, 1280 Fort
ing, pumpkin painting, slides, hayrides to the Selden Road in Radium Springs (13 miles north of
pumpkin patch, the Pumpkin Glow, and more. Las Cruce)s, hosts moonlight tours 6 to 9 p.m.
El Paso’s Corn Maze — The 10-acre maze Saturday, Oct. 20, with ghost stories and legends
and pumpkin patch is open for its 4th annual sea- of New Mexico. Meet historical figures from the
son, “Maze-O-Saurus,” 1 to 9 p.m. Saturdays and past. Group tours leave every 15 minutes.
noon to 6 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 29-Nov. 4 at Admission: $5 (free for kids) at the door.
1100 Old Hueco Tanks Road (south of I-10 at Information (575)526-8911 or nmmonuments.org.
Exit 35). Admission: $10.95; $9.95 EPHS Tunnel Tours Haunted House —
military/teacher with ID; $8.95 age 3-11; free for El Paso High School Tiger Theatre Troupe pres-
ages 2 and younger. Information: 915-213-4FUN ents a haunted tunnel tour to the basement of the
(4386), elpasocornmaze.com or on Facebook. city’s” most haunted high school” 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Pumpkin Palooza — City of Las Cruces Friday, Oct. 26, at El Paso High School, 800 E.
Parks & Recreation Department hosts a free fami- Schuster, complete with ghosts. Tickets: $5, first
ly event 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Frank come first serve. Information: 236-2500 or
O’Brien Community Center, 304 Bell, with arts msmossephs.weebly.com.
and crafts, pumpkin photo booths, costume con- Ghosts of the Ancients — Hueco Tanks
tests for various age groups and pets, face painting State Park and Historic Site, Ranch Road 2775
games, free pumpkin for those in costume. off U.S. 62/180, hosts its the paranormal fundrais-
Information: (575) 541-2454. ing tour 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in conjunction
Outdoor screening of “Goosebumps” is 8:30 with Paso del Norte Paranormal Society. featuring
p.m. in the park. a tour of the dark, mysterious, and historic areas
Ramirez Pumpkin Patch — Ramirez Pecan of the park. Meet at 7:30 p.m. for check-in.
Farm, 13709 N. Loop in Clint, Texas, hosts a Tickets: $20; available only at squareup.com.
pumpkin patch, featuring pumpkins from a local Email confirmations must be shown at the park
farmer, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. gate for entrance. Information: 857-1135, ext. 0,
to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13-14, as well as pumpkin or texasstateparks.gov.
decorating and free activities for the family. Dinner Detective Halloween Show —
Admission is free; pumpkins available for pur- The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
chase. Admission is free. Information: 851-2003 presents the Halloween-themed show 6 to 9 p.m.
or on Facebook at Ramirez Pecan Farm LLC. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Holiday Inn Sunland Park,
900 Sunland Park Drive, Actors are hidden in the
Scary & Spooky audience in plain sight. Costumes welcome and
encouraged. Tickets: $59.95 at eventbrite.com.
Massacre on Marshall Road — Fort Other Dinner Detective shows are 6 to 9 p.m.
Bliss’s annual haunted house is open 6 p.m. 10 Saturday, Sept. 29 and Oct. 13, at Holiday Inn
p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 5-27, and 6 p.m. Sunland Park.
to midnight, Wednesday, Oct. 31. Not recom-
mended for children under 10 or the “faint of
heart.” Admission: $5; discounted prices ($3) Oct.
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October Roundup Tickets: $5 ($4 children; free age 2 and younger).
Advanced tickets from any club member are $3.
Cont’d from Page 6 Information: 274-1141 or jwcelpaso.org.
El Paso’s largest indoor Halloween carnival rais-
Downtown Halloween Zombie Walk es money for local charities.
Carnival — El Paso Parks and Recreation City Halloween carnivals — The City of
Departments hosts the carnival event 5 to 9 p.m.
El Paso Parks and Recreation Department’s annu-
Saturday, Oct. 27, at San Jacinto Plaza, down-
al Halloween Happiness throughout the city at
town El Paso, with live music, Haunted House,
area recreation centers Wednesday, Oct. 31. The
costume contest and more. Information: (915)
carnivals include family costume contests, jumping
212-1731.
balloons and other types of family fun. Call local
Downtown Zombie Walk 2018 — recreation center for times. Admission is free.
Downtown Las Cruces Partnership hosts the free
Kern Place Halloween — The Kern Place
Zombie Walk for all ages 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday,
Association’s annual Halloween events are
Oct. 27, at Plaza de Las Cruces, 100 N. Main
Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Madeline Park. Time,
Street in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall, with
information: kernplace.org or on Facebook at
love music, food trucks, vendors, and the Zombie
Kern Place Association.
parade at 7 p.m. Information: downtown-
lascruces.org or on Facebook. KLAQ Halloween Parade — The annual
parade is Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Album Park,
Forbidden Acres — The Haunted House 3001 Parkwood, and returns there. The parade is
experience is 7:30 p.m. to midnight Friday
1.9 miles and lasts about one hour. Prizes will be
through Sunday, Oct. 5-21, and nightly Oct. 26-
given in various categories. No entry fee, but
31, at 13161 Tobacco Road (far east El Paso, take
entries must display “KLAQ.” Parade usually
Square Dance Road north from Montana). All
ages welcome; young children accompanied by an
begins at 3:30 p.m., but early arrival strongly Pets Alive El Paso s 14th Annual
encouraged; pre-registration is 10 to 3 p.m.
adult. Admission: $15 cash only; military discounts
offered. Information: 256-3088 or on Facebook.
Information: 544-8864 or klaq.com.
Trick-or-Treat Off the Street — Bassett
Howl-O-Wine Dog Walk
‘Terror Trail Haunted House’ — Place mall, 6101 Gateway West, hosts its annual Join us for
WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures, 401
safe trick or treat event 4:30 p.m. (until the candy
Anthony, in Canutillo, hosts its two-acre Terror Dog Costume Contests,
runs out) Wednesday, Oct. 31. Alta Vista
Trail Haunted House 7:30 p.m. to 11:45 Fridays
Optimist Club will be located near the Food Door Prizes & Music
and Saturdays, and Halloween Night, and 7:30 to
Court passing out candy to those who dress up.
9:45 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 28-Nov. 3. Ages 10 Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018
All children in costume welcome to participate,
and older welcome; no costumes may be worn to
admission is free. Information: 772-7479 or shop-
the trail. Tickets available 30 minutes prior to
bassettplace.com. Noon-4 pm
each performance, or at texasterrortrail.com.
Information: 877-FEAR (3327). La Viña Winery
The Zombie Adventure also runs during this Southern New Mexico 4201 Hwy 28
time, allowing guests to hunt down zombies with
Sierra County Fair — The annual county fair
laser guns. Carnival-style waiting area includes La Union, NM
is Wednesday through Sunday, Oct. 3-7, at Sierra
photo ops, simulated “Last Ride” 4D coffin adven-
County Fair Barn in Truth or Consequences,
ture, roaming characters and more.
for more information:
N.M. Events include arts, crafts, livestock, food
vendors, community groups and family activities.
PetsAliveElPaso.org
Trick or Treat & More Admission is free. Information: Sierra County
Extension Service, (575) 894-2375 or sierracoun-
Fort Bliss Halloween — Fort Bliss will host tynewmexico.info.
these Halloween season events:
• Monster Bash Family Halloween is 6 to 10 p.m. Southwestern New Mexico State Fair
Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27, at the Trading — The 72nd annual fair, “Wild Wild West,” is
Post. This year is a New Orleans style “Monster Oct. 3-7 at the Luna County fairgrounds in
Masquerade,” with inflatables, crafts and enter- Deming. The event includes livestock shows, arts
tainment. Costumes encouraged. Choose from, and crafts exhibits, fair queen crowning, parade,
three haunted house experiences; “Barely Scary,” baked goods and produce sales, other food ven-
for $1; “Kinda Scary,” for $2; and “Massacre on dors, rodeo events, livestock auction, entertain-
Marshall Road,” discounted to $3 during the ment, horse shows, carnival and dances.
event. Information: 588-8247. Information: (575) 546-5255 or on Facebook at
• Halloween Harvest Festival is Friday and swnmsf.
Saturday, Oct. 26-27, at Old Fort Bliss Replica,
Red Dot Red Weekend at the
5054 Pershing, with haunted pumpkin patch,
Galleries — The annual event runs Friday
rides, lawn games, trick or treating in fort rooms,
through Monday, Oct. 5-8 at studios and galleries
face painting and more. Pumpkins at the patch are
in Silver City, N.M. with art shows, receptions,
available on a first-come, first serve basis with a
studio tours, local musicians, Sunday brunch event
$5 donation to the museum. There will also be a
and more. Information: (575) 313-9631 or sil-
farmer’s market. Free shuttle rides from the festi-
vercityart.com.
val to Monster Bash. Information: 588-8482.
Galleries open at 11 a.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.
• The annual Halloween Boo-ling Party is 1 to 4
to 3 p.m. Sunday, with receptions 3 to 7 p.m.
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Desert Strike Lanes,
Saturday.
2949 Carter Road, with goodie bags and cake,
Brunch is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, on the patio
while supplies last Costume contest for ages 1 to
at Vicki’s Eatery, Texas and Market. Suggested
16. Discounts on shoe rental, food, drinks and
donation: $5.
games during the event. Information: 568-6272.
The annual “Indie Show” exhibit is 10 a.m. to 8
Boo at the Zoo — The El Paso Zoo, 4001 E. p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. and 10
Paisano, hosts its 11th annual safe trick-or-treat- a.m. to 2 p.m. and Monday, at Geisler Common
ing event for families with children ages 2 to 12 Ground Studio and Gallery, 102 West Kelly.
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27-28. Activities Events for the annual Southwest Print Fiesta are
include candy stations, games, animal enrichment also planned the same weekend. Information:
activities and more. Zoo admission is $12 for ages southwestprintfiesta.org.
13 to 59; $9 for ages 60 and older and active duty
Socorro Fest — The City of Socorro, N.M.
military; $7.50 ages 3 to 12; and free ages 2 and
hosts its 16th annual celebration 6 to 10 p.m.
under. Zoo members admitted free. Information:
Friday and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5-6,
532-8156, 521-1850 or elpasozoo.org.
on and around the historic Socorro Plaza. The
Spooktacular — The Junior Woman’s Club’s event features a day of feasting, dancing, native
28th annual fall family fiesta is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. food dishes, car show, arts and crafts booths,
Saturday, Oct. 27, at the El Paso County spirits tents, family activities and music and enter-
Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano, with live entertain- tainment on multiple stages. Admission is free.
ment, a kids game area, cake walk, pumpkin dec- Information: (575) 835-8927, socorrofest.com or
orating, Haunted House, vendor booths, food on Facebook.
booths, free hands-on crafting and other activities.
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October Roundup more. A variety of children’s activities, including a
Kids’ Rodeo, are offered. A Western Expo fea-
Cont’d from Page 7 tures 110 vendors selling western art, saddles,
tack, hats, boots and western clothing, jewelry,
Headliners are Hotel California: A Salute to the home accessories, books and more.
Eagles at 8 p.m. Saturday. Evening concerts offered at 7 p.m. Oct. 11-14:
New this year is the Chile Cookoff, with tastings • Thursday: Lee Greenwood with opening act
is 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Dave Alexander & the Big Texas Swing Band with
Oktoberfest is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hammel Floyd Domino. Tickets: $65-$100.
Museum, 500 6th Street. • Friday: Sawyer Brown with Coby Carter.
Southwest Print Fiesta — Mimbres Region Tickets: $65-$100.
Arts Council hosts the 3rd annual gathering • Saturday dance tickets are $40 ($60 VIP).
together of regional and local printmakers Friday The World’s Richest Chuckwagon Cook-off is all
through Monday, Oct. 5-8 in Downtown Silver weekend. Chuckwagon lunch is noon Saturday,
City, N.M. celebrating the art of printmaking and breakfast is 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Cost per plate:
through demonstrations, workshops. children’s $25 Saturday; $15 Sunday breakfast.
activities steamroller street printing event, artisan Tularosa Art and Wine Fest — Rotary
marketplace and more. Information: (575) 538- Club of Tularosa hosts its festival 5 to 9 p.m.
2505, southwestprintfiesta.org or on Facebook. Friday, and noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, and Oct. 12-
New this year are deep-dive Sunday workshops 13, at 800 3rd Street in Tularosa, N.M. Tickets:
with several more casual drop-in sessions for $12 in advance; $15 at the gate. Information:
those with limited time or budgets. Jessica, (575) 491-6927, jessicag@ote-coop.com
Welcome Party is 5 to 9 p.m. Friday Power and or tularosawinefestival.com.
Light Press, 601-F N. Bullard.
Vendor market is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday Columbus Day Festival — The annual festi-
Downtown. Steamrolling Printing is 11 a.m.-5 p.m. val is Saturday, Oct. 13, in the historic village of
Coffee and donuts served 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Columbus, N.M. Parade begins at 10 a.m. on
Sunday at Power and Light Press, with workshops Broadway, followed by all day entertainment, ven-
and drop-in demos 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. dors and games in the Columbus Park Plaza.
Admission is free. Information: (575) 494-0009.
Aspenfest — The Village of Ruidoso’s celebra-
Dedicated to the health of all El Paso tion of fall colors is Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6- Los Leones de Mesilla Car Show — The
7. Events include a chili cook-off, arts and crafts Mesilla Lions Club hosts the annual car show 10
fair, street vendors, Aspenfest Parade and vintage a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, on the Old
4026 N . M ES A B-1 car show. Information: Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Mesilla Plaza. The show features hot rods, muscle
915.356.4 572 Commerce: (575) 257-7395 or car (pre-1972), trucks, low riders, motorcycles),
ruidosonow.com/aspenfest. and classics. Free for spectators. Information:
The Aspenfest Parade starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, (575) 524-3262 or mesillanm.gov.
at Sudderth and Mechem, ending at the Ruidoso
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Las Cruces Country Music Festival —
Sleep Happiness Valley Chamber of Commerce. Dwight Yoakam, Randy Houser and Rick Trevino
Anxiety Wellness Arts and crafts booths will be open 9 a.m. to 5 headline the 2018 festival Oct. 19-21, along Main
p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Boys and Girls Street in Downtown Las Cruces, with two stages
Club of Sierra Blanca, 134 Reese. Admission: $2
Depression Pain
of music, food vendors, western and apparel ven-
Focus & More (free for under 12). Information: (575) 808-8338. dors, a kids corral with jump houses and other
The Rod Run Car Show is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. activities and a cash bar all three days. Festival
Saturday at Inn of the Mountain Gods in gates open at 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3
Mescalero. Admission is free. Information: Ron p.m. Sunday. VIP passes are $150. Festival general
Duscha, (915) 598-0621. admission for Friday or Saturday is $35; $10
The annual Open Chili and Chile Society Pod Sunday; Weekend passes are $75. Children under
Chili Cook-Offs are Saturday at the Ruidoso 12 admitted free with paid adult ticket. Tickets at
Downs Race Track and Casino. Public tasting is lccountryfest.com or eventbrite.com. Information
noon; tasting cups available for a donation. on Facebook at LCCountry.
Craft Beer and Wine Festival is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dwight Yoakam headlines Friday with Frankie
Saturday, at Wingfield Park. Admission: $15 (with Ballard opening acts King Leg and Frankie Ballard.
tastings); $5 general admission; under 17 free. Randy Houser headlines Saturday with opening
NMSU Homecoming — The NMSU Aggies’ acts Brennin and Sawyer Brown.
2018 Homecoming game is 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. Rick Trevino headlines Sunday.
6, against Liberty University. Tickets: $10-$30 Regional and local acts perform on the second
(Ticketmaster). Information: (575) 646-1420 or stage.
nmstatesports.com. In conjunction with the festival is the Giddyup
Celebration of Traditions Memorial Ceremony is Gallop 5K, 10K and Half-Marathon 8 to 11 a.m.
9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Trader’s Plaza and Sunday, Oct. 21.
Aggie Memorial Tower, with the Homecoming Rubber Chicken Ride — New Mexico Off
parade “A Moment in Time” at 10 a.m. along Highway Vehicle Alliance’s 7th annual ride is
University Avenue. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 19-21 in Truth or
St. Clair Vineyards WineFest — The 24th Consequences, N.M. Registration: $65 for the
annual WineFest noon to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and weekend(includes dinner Saturday night, event t-
noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6-7, at 1325 DeBaca shirt and decals, and raffle ticket). Limited to first
Road in Deming, with family activities, live music, 100 paid entrants. Information: (505) 321-3155,
door prizes, arts and crafts, silent auction and var- resourcedirector@nmohva.org, or nmohva.org.
ious fun contests. Fireworks Saturday evening. Ruidoso Oktoberfest — The 37th annual
Admission: $5 (includes souvenir glass); free for Lincoln Country version of the German tradition
active military and law enforcement. Information: is Oct. 19-20 at the Ruidoso Convention Center.
1-866-336-7357 or stclairwinery.com. German food, beer, wine, music, games, live
Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium music and folk dances will abound 5 to 11 p.m.
— Cowboy poets, musicians, craftsmen and Friday and noon to 11 p.m. Saturday. Arts and
chuckwagon cooks meet for the 29th annual sym- crafts booths will be featured as well as a
posium 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and “Kinderhall.” Featured entertainment:
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12-14, at Ruidoso Familienmusik Doppler from Austria and two
Downs Race Track, Ruidoso Downs, N.M. other bands.
Hosted by the Hubbard Museum of the American Admission: $10 per day; $16 for both days; $6
West. Admission: $20 Friday and Saturday (Sunday for ages 13-17 and free for children 12 and under.
admission free. Evening concerts and chuckwagon Children and teens must be accompanied by
meal tickets sold separately. Multi-day packages adult. Proceeds benefit various Lincoln County
and group rates available. Tickets, information: charities. Information: (575) 257-6171 or
(575) 378-4140 or cowboysymposium.org. OktoberfestRuidoso.com.
The Symposium offers continuous music, poetry
and storytelling, western demonstrations and
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October Roundup free children under 2) $2 discount for military
with ID. Information: (575) 526-1919 or
Cont’d from Page 8 mesillavalleymaze.com.
Other activities include live music, a pie eating
Ag Day — NMSU hosts its AG-griculture Day contest, hula hoop contest, stick horse rodeo,
events celebrating New Mexico’s agricultural goblin egg gourd hunt, tug of war, great pumpkin
community noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, in drop and more.
Aggie Memorial Parking Lot, with booths, live ani-
mals, educational exhibits, New Mexico food sam-
Silver City ‘Día de los Muertos’ — Día
de los Muertos activities in Silver City run Oct.
ples more. Information: aces.nmsu.edu.
28-Nov. 4 throughout Downtown. Information
Cultural Bazaar — The 8th annual family cel- on Facebook at Silver City Día de Los Muertos.
ebration of the area’s cultural diversity is 9 a.m. to A ¡Calacas y Calaveras! kickoff celebration is
noon Saturday, Oct. 20, at Branigan Cultural noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, on the corner of
Center, 501 N. Main in Las Cruces, with art, Market and Texas Streets.
dance, clothing, and other customs of more than a Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway, host sev-
dozen cultures represented in Las Cruces. eral Family Fun Programs are 10 a.m. to noon.
Traditional dance, music and songs from different Cost; $5. Space is limited; advance registration
cultures will be performed throughout the day. encouraged at (575) 597-0222 or education@sil-
Admission is free. Information: (575) 541-2154 or vercitymuseum.org.
las-cruces.org/museums. • Tissue Paper Marigolds making is Tuesday, Oct.
16.
High Rolls Apple Festival — The annual
• Papel Picado making is Wednesday, Oct. 17.
open-air harvest festival is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Sugar skull decorating is Thursday, Oct. 18.
Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20-
• Matchbox Altars are Friday, Oct. 19.
21, at the Community Center, 56 Cottage Row,
• “Making an Ofrenda for Theodora Hobart” is
in High Rolls, N.M. (off U.S. 82 between
12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, celebrating
Alamogordo and Cloudcroft). The festival features
early Silver City business woman Theodora
fresh local and other apples, apple pies and apple
Hobart,
butter, arts and crafts, food and drink vendors,
and children’s activities. Admission and parking is
free. No pets. Information: (575) 682-6044 or West Texas
highrollsfestivals.com.
The festival is presented by the High
Dueling Chili Cookoffs — Two rival chili
cookoffs compete simultaneously on the first
Rolls/Mountain Park Lions Club. Proceeds benefit
weekend of November for the talents and taste
the community center.
buds of chili lovers from around the country in the
Inn of the Mountain Gods Health Fair remote beauty of the Big Bend.
— Inn of the Mountain Gods hosts its 7th annual • The 51st annual Original Terlingua International
health and wellness fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chili Cookoff is Oct. 31-Nov. 4, at Arturo
Saturday, Oct. 20, with information, health White’s Terlingua Store on Highway 170, with live
screenings, free zumba and Mixfit (10 a.m. to 2 music by Los Pinche Gringos, The O’s, King
p.m.) and more. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Bucks, Mark David Manders, Mark David
Walk/run at 9 a.m. Admission is free. Information: Manders, Joe King Carasco, Thomas Michael Riley
1-800-545-9011 or innofthemountaingods.com. and Gary P. Nunn. art show, and more. Ticket
5K Stride for a Cure is 8 a.m.; registration is 7 a.m. information: (817) 251-1287, abowlofred.com or
on Facebook at OTICCC.
Pancho’s Car Show — Friends of Pancho
• Terlingua International Chili Championship —
Villa State Park’s 13th annual car show and auto
The 52nd annual CASI-sanctioned championship
parts swap meet is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday,
cookoff events are Oct. 31-Nov. 3 with cookoff
Oct. 20, at Pancho Villa State Park in Columbus,
Saturday, Nov. 3 at Rancho CASI de los Chisos in
N.M. with vintage to late model show cars,
Terlingua. Live music by Blue Kountry Band-Krazy
motorcycles and choppers, along with music, food
Flats Thursday through Saturday. Cost: $40 per
and drink. Show admission free with regular park
person per week for camping; $20 single day pass.
admission of $5 per vehicle. Information: (575)
Information: 713-248-0681, casichili.net or on
531-2711 or panchovillastateparkfriendsgroup.org.
Facebook at CASI Chili Appreciation Society
Columbus is 30 miles south of Deming on NM
International.
11, and 65 miles west of El Paso on NM 9.
Pre-registration for vehicles is $20 ($10 for each
additional vehicle); $25 day of show. Set up time
is 8 to 9:45 a.m.
Tom Lea Month
Czechoslovakian Klobase Festival — Tom Lea Month — The Tom Lea Institute,
along with other organizations, celebrates the late
Holy Family Church’s annual festival and barbecue
El Paso art legend with various events in El Paso,
is all day Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Luna County
Las Cruces and Juarez throughout October. The
Courthouse Park in Deming, N.M. Bingo, home-
2018 year celebrates his “Paso of the North
made Bohemian sausage, cowboy coffee, salad,
Mural.” Admission is free except as noted. For all
desserts and barbecue beef. Information: (575)
reservations, registration and RSVPs, call 533-
546-9783.
0048. Information: TomLea.com.
Harvestfest — Cloudcroft Chamber of An evening at Misión de Nuestra Señora
Commerce’s annual afternoon of family fun is 2 to de Guadalupe in Juárez is 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct.
5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, on Burro Avenue in 12, with dinner and opening of the urban photog-
Cloudcroft, N.M., with hay rides, carved and dec- raphy exhibition “Mission of Guadalupe, Witness
orated pumpkins, a costume contest, parade and Our History.” Features comments by Adair Margo
trick or treating. Most activities are free. and music by José Mario Sánchez Soledad of Cena
Information: (575) 682-2733 or Music. Call for cost, reservations: 533-0048.
coolcloudcroft.com. Other events:
The annual Great Pumpkin Race is 2 p.m. A • Presentation on “Women and Westward
piñata bash and pet parade follows. Costume con- Expansion: Reality and Historical Memory” by
test and parade is 3:30 p.m. on Burro Avenue. Susan Stanfield is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at
Trick or treating at the merchants is 4 to 6 p.m. UTEP’s Centennial Museum, 500 University.
• ”Cook Like the Pioneers: Sweet Potato,
New Mexico Pumpkin Festival — The
Pumpkin and Squash Pies” classes are 10 a.m. for
10th annual festival celebrating the fall gourd is 11
families and 1 p.m. for adults Saturday, Oct. 6, at
a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27-28,
Magoffin Home, 120 Magoffin, using recipes from
at the Mesilla Valley Maze and Lyles Family Farm,
the 1898 Cookbook.
3855 W. Picacho, Las Cruces. Corn maze, pump-
• “Universal Themes Found in Tom Lea’s Novels”
kin painting, slides, hayrides to the pumpkin patch
presentation by Adair Margo for the Book Club of
and more. Food available for purchase, and a
the El Paso Woman’s Club is 10 a.m. Tuesday,
country store offered. Winners from the annual
coloring and pumpkin-carving contests will be dis-
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October Roundup Punk Rock Flea Market — 5 to 10 p.m.
the first and third Saturday of the month, 100 Pitt
Cont’d from Page 9 (Whole Foods). Halloween Edition market is 5 to
10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6.
Oct. 9, at Woman’s Club, 1400 N. Mesa. RSVP to
Jeff Lane: 532-6131. El Paso Psychic Fair — The fair is 11 a.m.
• Downtown Art Walk with United Way to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13-14, at
Young Leaders Group is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Hawthorn Inn, 1700 Airway, at Boeing.
Wednesday, Oct. 10, led by Adair Margo. Admission: $5 for both days (private readings not
• Magoffin Home Tour is 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, included with admission). Free admission with
Oct. 11. Includes walk-through of the home, active duty military ID. Information: 345-6245 or
cowboy storytelling outside, and hot cocoa and elpasopsychicfair.com.
coffee by a campfire. Fort Bliss Yard Sale — The semiannual
• Walking tour of San Elizario township post-wide yard sale is 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday,
and mission is 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 13, Oct. 13, at all housing units on the all on-post
with Dr. Rick Hendricks, state historian of New housing area. The sale is free and open to the
Mexico and co-author of “San Elizario: Spanish public, but only DoD cardholders are allowed to
Presidio to Texas County Seat.” San Elizario sell items. Information: 568-2554.
Presidio Chapel, 1556 San Elizario Rd. Sales opportunity at Old Fort Bliss Replica, 5054
• Tour of Misión de Nuestra Señora de Pershing Road, for DoD ID cardholders not living
Guadalupe in Juarez is 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, on post. Participants must bring their own table.
followed by a recital by String Quartet Silvestre
Revueltas. Western Hills Autumn Bazaar — The
• Authors Mimi Gladstein & Marcia Hatfield annual fall bazaar is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday,
Daudistel will present and discuss their new book, Oct. 13, at Western Hills United Methodist
“The Women of Smeltertown.” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Church’s Stewart Family Life Center, 524-A
Thunderbird, with vendors, crafts, bake sale, book
Oct. 14, at Literarity Book Shop, Pepper Tree
sale, silent auction, Grandma’s Attic, cafe, and
Square, 5411 N. Mesa 19B.
more. Admission is free. Information: 584-2133 or
• “Paint to Donate: “Painting Like Tom,” is 7 to 9
westernhillsep.org.
p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at I Painted That!, 5200
The bazaar is the main fundraiser for the
N. Mesa, C102, where participants recreate Tom
Western Hills United Methodist Women.
Lea’sRio Grande in part with the alla-prima tech-
nique that Lea used. Tickets: $35 (includes a $10 St. Mark’s Fall Bazaar — St. Mark’s United
donation to the Tom Lea Institute). Reservations: Methodist Church, 5005 Love Road, hosts its fall
bit.ly/2AtwYEB arts and craft bazaar benefitting their Hungary
• Lectures on “Tom Lea’s Murals in Texas and missions team 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20,
New Mexico in the 1930s” by Deborah Rindge with food items, crafts, decorations and more.
are 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at NMSU’s Information: 581-4444 or loveroad.org.
Branson Library, 1305 Frenger in Las Cruces, and
Sunrise Lions Gun Show — The semiannu-
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at El Paso Museum
al gun and outdoors show opens at 9 a.m. to 5
of Art, One Arts Festival Plaza.
p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
• A lecture on “The History of the Calvary on
20-21, at Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E.
Fort Bliss” by John Hamilton is 6:30 p.m.
University in Las Cruces. Information: lascruces-
Thursday, Oct. 18, at El Paso Museum of History. lionsclub.org.
• Author Alfredo Corchado reads from and dis-
cusses his book “Homelands: Four Friends, Two Mission Trail Art Market — Area artisans
Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican- and craftspeople display their fine arts and crafts
American Migration” at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, in the historic
at Literarity Book Shop in Pepper Tree Square. Veteran’s Memorial Plaza in San Elizario with food
• A tour of “Pass of the North” mural followed by and drink, concessions and entertainment. Shows
presentation by Dr. Melissa Warak. R.E. are offered on the outdoor stage at 1 p.m. and 3
Thomason is 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the p.m., with live music, folklorico and other
Federal Building and Courthouse, corner of dancers, and reenactments by the Pistoleros gun-
Campbell and San Antonio. fighters. Pets welcome. Admission is free.
• Presentation on “The Evolution of Texas Information: 851-0093, missiontrailartmarket.com.
Medicine: From Cabeza de Vaca Fall Festival & Market — The 2nd annual
in 1535 to the Current State of Texas Healthcare” festival is 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the
by Dr. Alan Tyroch, is 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Substation on Doniphan at Sunset, with live music,
Medical Education Building, Texas Tech University vendors, food trucks, trick-or-treat with vendors,
Health Sciences Center. costume contest, scavenger hunt and more. Free.
• El Paso Sheriff’s Posse Horse Clinic with Six Pumpkin Decorating Contest is 6 to 7 p.m.,
Guns and Shady Ladies will re-enact El Paso’s open to grades 8-12. Winners receive cash prize
Marshal Dallas Stoudenmire’s 1881 shootout, for their school’s art department. Information and
“Four Dead in Five Seconds” at 11 a.m. Saturday, rules at: substationep.com or on Facebook..
Oct. 27, at Sheriffs Posse Club House, 1801
McNutt in Sunland Park. NMSU jewelry sale — The students of New
• Presentation and scenic walk on “The Natural Mexico State University’s jewelry and metal-
History of Tom Lea’s Mountain” by Dr. Eric smithing program will hold their 36th annual jew-
Kappus is 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, meeting at elry sale 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at
the Robinson and Scenic Drive. Kappus talks NMSU’s Barnes and Noble bookstore on
about the construction of Scenic Drive, the University Ave. Information: (575) 646-1238 or
ecosystem it cuts through and the 450 million artdepartment.nmsu.edu/.
years or so of history it reveals. Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert
• Author Philip Connors reads from and discusses Crossing — The 14th annual market runs 9
his new book, “A Song for a River” at 3 p.m. a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Ardovino’s Desert
Sunday, Oct. 28, at Literarity Book Shop in Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park,
Pepper Tree Square. N.M. Well behaved pets on leash welcome;
brunch available for purchase. Information: (575)
Bazaars and fairs 589-0653, ext. 3, ardovinos.com or on Facebook
at FarmersMarket.
Art in the Park — The City Parks &
Recreation Department’s fall 2018 arts and crafts
Downtown Artist and Farmers Market
— The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural
fair is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday,
Affairs Department’s market for area artists and
Oct. 6-7, at Memorial Park’s Reserve area, 3100
regionally grown agricultural products is 9 a.m. to
Copper, with arts and crafts, food vendors, live
1 p.m. each Saturday in the Union Plaza District
entertainment by local musicians and dance
along Anthony Street. Information: 212-1780 or
groups, and children’s activities. Admission is free.
elpasoartsandculture.org.
Information: 212-0092 or elpasotexas.gov/parks.

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October Roundup Security” by author Todd Miller is 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 11.
Cont’d from Page 10 • A book presentation on “Sí, Ella Puede: The
Rhetorical Legacy of Dolores Huerta and the
Tierra de Vida Community Farm — La United Farm Workers” is 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday,
Mujer Obrera and Centro Mayapan’s farmer’s Oct. 12, at UTEP Liberal Arts Building, Room
market events are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Friday 319, by Stacey Sowards, Chair and Professor,
and Saturday, at Cafe Mayapan, 2000 Texas Department of Communication.
Avenue. Information: Information: 217-1126. • A presentation on “Health Opportunity
Prevention and Education Initiative (HOPE) Plus
Upper Valley Artists and Farmers
(Plus = Culture and Heritage)” is 6 to 10 a.m. and
Market — The artist and farmers market is 11
3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the
a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, at the Substation on
Opportunity Center, 1208 Myrtle.
Doniphan at Sunset. Admission is free.
• A lecture on “Lengua e identidad: ¿Ser Latino es
Information on Facebook at Upper Valley Artist &
cuestión de idioma o no?” is Wednesday, Oct. 24,
Farmers Market.
at UTEP’s Centennial Museum by Antonio
River Run Craft and Farmers Market Medina-Rivera, Chair, Department of World
— The market featuring local produce and crafts Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Cleveland
if 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through December at State University.
River Run Shopping Plaza, 1071 Country Club. Artistic and literary events:
Admission is free. Vendor information: Clara’s • UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance pres-
Brass Teapot, 300-0688 or 588-6226. ents “Bless Me, Última,” by Rudolfo Anaya, Oct.
3-14, at Fox Fine Art Wise Family Theatre.
Kern Place Art and Farmers Market —
• A guitar recital, “Black on Brown: African
The monthly market is 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Influence on Latin American Guitar Music,” is 7
Sunday, Oct. 28, at 205 Cincinnati Street.
p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Fox Fine Arts
Information kernplacemarket.wordpress.com.
Recital Hall.
Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market • Bilingual reading with Mexican novelist Yuri
— More than 230 permanent vendors in arts, Herrera and Peruvian poet and translator Mariela
crafts, produce, baked goods and other food Dreyfus is 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Rubin
items are offered at the market 8:30 a.m. to 1 Art Gallery.
p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays along a 7-block
Western Playland — The amusement park is
area of Main Street, Downtown. Information:
at 1249 Futurity Dr. in Sunland Park, N.M. across
(575) 541-2288 or lascrucesfarmersmarket.org.
from the racetrack. Tickets (tax not included):
Silver City Farmers Market — The mar- $21.21 42 inches or taller or $16.60 juniors 34 to
ket runs 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays through 41 inches (pay one price); $5 non-rider admission.
Oct. 27 in the Main Street Plaza (intersection of Individual ride tickets are $2.50; rides are 1 or 2
7th and Bullard), and 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. tickets. Information: (575) 589-3410, westernplay-
Wednesdays, through Oct. 23 Grant County land.com or on Facebook.
Convention Center parking lot, US 180 and 32nd October hours are 2 to 8 p.m. Fridays, Oct. 6,
Street Bypass. Information: (575) 536-9681 or sil- 13 and 20.
vercityfarmersmarket.info.
Crimes Against the Elderly
Conference - Adult Protective Services and the
Something for everyone El Paso County Attorney will host the 11th annual
conference 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2,
Rail Fan FUNdays — The Railroad Model at the Region 19 Head Start Program Education
and Historical Association of El Paso and Union
Service Center, 11670 Chito Samaniego. Free
Pacific Railroad are present the day of train are 8
breakfast and lunch, health screenings, living wills,
a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29-30,
advanced directives, door prizes and goodie bags.
at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing in Sunland Park.
Flu shots offered. Tickets are free with donated
The event offers a 270-degree panoramic display
fan, blanket or personal hygiene items for the APS
of passenger and freight trains from the Camino
Silver Star Room. Registration required at
Real Sky Deck. Visitors can learn about El Paso’s
eventbrite.com. Information: 834-5772.
new Streetcar with representatives from Sun
Metro, and meet area train Historians from the Don Bartletti — The illustrated lecture on
Las Cruces RR Museum, Tularosa Basin Museum the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist is 7
of History and Harvey House Girls. p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Rio Grande
Theatre, 211 N. Main in the Las Cruces
UTEP Hispanic Heritage Celebration Downtown Mall. Admission is free. Information:
— This year’s celebration is in memoriam of
(575) 541-2290 or riograndtheatre.org.
UTEP administrator Laura M. Nuñez-Bolaños;
After almost four decades working along the
artist and muralist Ernesto Pedregón Martinez;
U.S./Mexico border, Bartletti believes migration
“The Godfather of New Mexico Music” Al
for survival is as old as humanity, unstoppable as
Hurricane Sr.; and muralist Margarita “Mago”
the wind and frequently misunderstood. In his lec-
Gándara. Most events are free. Information: 747-
ture he details how he photographed courage,
5462 or academics.utep.edu/chicano.
fear, joy, hate, hope and heartbreak on both sides
“Día de los Muertos Altar and
of this political boundary.
Display” runs Oct. 30-Nov. 9, during regular
hours at University Library, Third Floor Gallery. UTEP Black Alumni Network — The
Presentations and discussions: Black Alumni Network will host homecoming
• A workshop on “Digital Dissertation” A work- activities Oct. 4-6. Package cost: $50; includes
shop by Anne von Petersdorff, filmmaker, on how access to hospitality suite at Hilton Garden Inn.
to incorporate digital elements into doctoral dis- Deadline to purchase tickets is Sept. 30.
sertations is 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Information: alumni.utep.edu/uban.
UTEP Writing Center in the University Library, Meet and greet is 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4,
with a film screening and follow-up on at Hilton Garden Inn, 111 W University.
“Wanderlust: Cuerpos en Transito” 6 to 9 p.m. BBQ is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, at McCall
Wednesday, Oct. 3, at UTEP Rhetoric and Neighborhood Center, 3231 Wyoming.
Writing Studies, Hudspeth Hall. Round-table Summit is 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6,
• A Spanish-language book presentation on “Las at UTEP’s Union Cinema.
Fronteras: Espacios Estratégicos para la Tailgate party is 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at
Globalización” is 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. Kidd Field, preceding the Homecoming Football
4, at Blumberg Auditorium., with Irasema game at 5:30 p.m. at Sun Bowl Stadium.
Coronado and Josiah Heyman.
Pink Boutique — Rio Grande Cancer
• “Día de la Raza/Day of Service” is 9 a.m. to
Foundation, 616 N. Virginia, Suite D, hosts the
noon Saturday, Oct. 6, at Tierra es Vida
pop-up boutique for all breast cancer survivors 10
Community Farm, 208 S. Glenwood.
• A book presentation on “Storming the Wall:
Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland
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October Roundup Daniel Balizan, Archdiocese of Santa Fe, and Jesse
Romero, Catholic Lay Evangelist, of Phoenix.
Cont’d from Page 11 Music ministry Zion will lead worship and praise.
Mass is 6 p.m. followed by healing service. Snacks,
a.m. to noon p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, featuring drinks and Saturday lunch will be offered for sale.
mastectomy bras, exercise wear, tops and Tickets: $20; $5 age 12-18; available at Madonna
swimwear. Hats, scarves, accessories and other Shop, Holy Spirit Books & Gifts, Mission
items will also be available for purchase. Guadalupe Store and Open Arms. Information:
Admission is free, but registration required at 595-0589, 820-2692 or openarmscommunity.org.
rgcf.org. Information: 562-7660, ext. 303.
Chamizal Junior Ranger Saturday —
Southwest Mind-Body & Integrative Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial,
Medicine Conference — Trans-Pecos invites families to explore various world cultures
Counseling Association & Community Light for kids age 5 to 11 at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.
Center hosts the 3rd annual conference to pro- Activities vary and may include games, guided
mote a culture of health and wellness 7:30 a.m. to walks, experiments, and crafts. Admission is free,
4 p.m. Saturday Oct. 6, at the Region 19 but space is limited. Reservations recommended
Education Service Center, 6611 Boeing. A track in at: 532-7273 or nps.gov/cham.
Spanish offered. Cost: $50 general public; $30
professionals; $20 students (includes breakfast). Document shredding — Better Business
Information Phone Number: 831-2419 or elpa- Bureau’s free paper shredding event, provided by
sooasis.com/conference. Commercial Records Center, is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Keynote speaker is Aurora Anaya-Dyer, with (or until the truck is full), Saturday, Oct. 20, at
other speakers Rene Qian, Roman Velasquez and Sam’s Club Far East, 11360 Pellicano. Bring up to
Susan L. Martinez. 100 pounds (three boxes or bags) of documents
for shredding; old checkbooks, paperclips and sta-
EPCC Hispanic Heritage Mentor’s ples okay. Do not bring wet or burnt documents.
Dinner — El Paso Community College and Donations accepted. Information: 577-0191 or
Diversity Programs’ Hispanic Heritage bbb.org/elpaso.
Celebration Mentor’s Dinner is 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Administrative Service RWVA Appleseed Clinic — Project
Center, Building A Auditorium, 9050 Viscount. Appleseed History, Heritage, and Rifle
Social hour at 5:30 p.m. Keynote speaker is Marksmanship Clinic 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Lombardo Boyar. Mistress of Ceremony is and Sunday, Oct. 20-21, at EPCC Law
Stephanie Valle of KVIA. Tickets: $30; on sale Enforcement Training Academy, Mission Del Paso
though Oct. 3. Information: 831-3324, Campus, 10700 Gateway East. Open to all shoot-
epcc.edu/hispanicheritage or on Facebook at ing sport enthusiasts. Families welcome. Class size
EPCCHispanicHeritage. restricted. Cost: $60; $20 active military, Guard,
Boyar is a stand-up comedian, actor and voice Reserves, LEO, disabled, youth, elected officials.
artist, known for his role as Mariachi and Gustavo Information: tx@appleseedinfo.org. Website:
in the Disney/Pixar movie “Coco.” appleseedusa.org.
This year’s mentors are Judge Angie Juarez Etching Event — AAA Texas, 5867 North
Barill, 346th District Court; Cindy Ramos- Mesa Suite A, hosts its annual free VIN Etching
Davidson, CEO, Hispanic Chamber of event for vehicles 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday,
Commerce; and Aldo Acosta, weather anchor, Oct. 27, 5867 North Mesa Suite A, done by the
Entravision Communications police. Free 40 point vehicle inspection, food,
Compassionate Friends ‘Walk to drinks and prizes offered. Information: 778-9521,
Remember’ — Compassionate Friends’ 5th ext. 221, or texas.aaa.com.
annual walk is 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at Halloween ComicFest — The free comic
Album Park, 3110 Parkwood. The 1.5-mile walk event is Saturday, Oct. 27, featuring free
honors the memory of a deceased child or sibling, Halloween-themed comics (while they last), and
and raises funds for an upcoming local confer- other activities at various comic book dealers in
ence, with a balloon release and potluck picnic the area. Times and activities vary, depending on
(BYO balloons). Late registration is 9 a.m. with location. Admission is free. For list of this year’s
opening remarks at 10 a.m. and a balloon release book, visit halloweencomicfest.com.
at 10:45 a.m. Walk is free; but participants must Participating stores include:
fill out a registration form through Oct. 10: elpa- • Asylum Comics, 5360 N. Mesa. Saturday hours
sotcf.org. Information: 740-5496. are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Information: 875-8600 or
Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, on Facebook.
self-help support organization, offering friendship, • Mayhem Toyz & Comics 2200 Lee Trevino.
understanding, and hope to families grieving the Store hours are 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Information:
death of a child of any age, from any cause. 595-6762.
Participants can also buy t-shirts and bibs ($15) • Comic Cards Collectibles, 9477 Dyer.
through Oct. 1, or “In Memory” markers, and Information: 755-6877
engraved wooden hearts ($25) through Oct. 8. • Lost Dogs Comics, 9627 Sims, Suites E and F.
Cultivate Forum — The forum on local food Information: 253-3637.
systems and sustainability is 5:30 p.m. Thursday, • Old Major Comics, 10780 Pebble Hills.
Oct. 18, at El Paso Community Foundation’s Information: 449-0990.
Foundation Room, 333 N. Oregon Street. • Zia Comics events are noon to 7 p.m. at its
Admission is free; light refreshments served. new location on Main Street (Downtown Mall) in
Information: Gary Williams, 533-4020 or Las Cruces. Main Street Zombie Walk is 5 to 7
gwilliams@epcf.org. p.m. Information: (575) 405-0461, ziacomics.com
The October forum features talks on “Edible or on Facebook.
Gardening Within Reach” from Landscape
Architect Jennifer Barr of Desert Elements For a good cause
Landscape Design; “The Rio Grande/Rio Bravo in
History and Memory” with NMSU Department of
History head Mark Cioc-Ortega; “On How to Feed the Body and Soul — Nosotros is
Raise Chickens” with Philosophic Systems featured band at the benefit for the Casa de
Institute Executive Director Juan Ferret; and Peregrinos and Dona Ana Arts Council children’s
“Protecting Biodiversity in San Elizario for programs 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the
Sustainability and Economic Growth” with San DAAC Arts and Cultural Center outdoor court-
Elizario City Manager Maya Sanchez; plus a show- yard, 1740 Calle de Mercado, Suite D, in Mesilla.
ing of the short documentary film “Person of the In addition to the performance, there will be food
Forest,” directed by Tim Laman and Melissa Lesh. trucks, beer and wine available. Tickets: $10 in
advance; $15 at the gate; available in advance at
Catholic Charismatic Conference — CDPEvents.org or at the DAAC office, located
Open Arms Catholic Charismatic Center hosts the center. Information: (575) 523-6403 or
the “Let God Arise and His Enemies Be daarts.org.
Scattered!” conference 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19-20, at Las Alas
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‘Dare to Dream’ — Disney On Ice returns Derik Nelson & Family — Showtime! El
to El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano, Paso opens its season with the family ensemble at
Wednesday through Sunday, Oct. 3-7. Thursday’s 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Abraham Chavez
performance in Spanish. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Theatre. Individual tickets available at the door
nightly, plus matinees 10:30 a.m. and noon Friday, only. Information: 247-2726, Events@showtimeel-
and noon and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. paso.com, showtimeelpaso.com or on Facebook.
Tickets: $22-$75 ($15 opening night) with Eli Cook — The famed blues artists performs at Theatre. Tickets: $45-$95 (Ticketmaster).
7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, a the Rio Grande Carol Burnett — Comedian, actor, writer,
tourTAGs, $30 with Mickey or Snowflake light-up ‘There is More’ Tour — The tour featuring and singer Carol Burnett, whose career has
wands (Ticketmaster). Ages 2 and older must Theatre, 211 N. Main, Tickets: $15. Information: Christian group Hillsong and pastor Brian Houston
(575) 542-2290 or riograndetheatre.org. spanned seven decades of television, premiers her
have ticket (costumes not permitted for guests 14 is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Abundant Living
latest tour “An Evening of Laughter and
and older). Information: 533-9899, Los Temerarios – The romantic Mexican Faith Center East, 1000 Valley Crest.Admission;
Reflections Where The Audience Asks The
disneyonice.com or countycoliseum.com. group performs at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at $28 ($25 each for groups of 10 or more).
Questions” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Plaza
The Plaza Theatre, with Baruch. Tickets: $49- Premium tickets: $48; available at premierproduc-
‘Jazz at Lincoln Center’ with Wynton Theatre. This is Burnett’s first performance in El
$119 (Ticketmaster). tions.com. Information: 532-8543 or alfc.com.
Marsalis — Nine-time Grammy-winning musical Paso. Tickets: $65-$125 (Ticketmaster).
artist Wynton Marsalis performs at a special El ‘Shawn Mendes’ — The Canadian singer- Caifanes — The influential Spanish Language Susan Stamberg — Impact|Programs of
Paso Pro-Musica fundraising concert featuring the songwriter will give a special college performance rock band from Mexico City performs at 8 p.m.
Excellence, along with the Jewish Federation of
music of Duke Ellington at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at UTEP’s Don Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Plaza Theatre, in cele-
Greater El Paso, UTEP Department of
Oct. 6, at First Baptist Church, 805 Montana. Haskins Center. Ticket: $49.50, $69.50 and bration of their 30th anniversary. Tickets: $59.50-
Communication and KTEP presents the NPR per-
Tickets: $50-$150; $10 special addition room. $89.50 Ticketmaster). Discount UTEP student $125 (Ticketmaster).
sonality at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Temple
Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org. tickets are $39.50 and $59.50 available only at Kevin Hart — The comic and actor brings his Mount Sinai, 4408 N. Stanton. Tickets: $5 in
The Malpass Brothers — Grant County UTEP Ticket Center locations. “Irresponsible Tour” to El Paso with two shows, 7 advance; $10 at the door. Reservations: 532-5959.
Community Concert Association opens its season Way Out West Fest — Country Music and 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Abraham
Ghost — The Grammy-winning Swedish metal
with the retro traditional country artists at 3 p.m. singer and songwriter Lee Brice will headline the Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $61.50-$131.50
band presents their “A Pale Tour Named Death”
Sunday, Oct. 7, at WNMU Fine Arts Auditorium 3rd annual fusion of culture with Saturday, Oct. (Ticketmaster).
at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Abraham Chavez
in Silver City. Tickets: $20 (age 17 and younger 13, at Southwest University Park, along with a No cellphones, cameras or recording devices will
Theatre. Tickets: $34.50; VIP packages $222.50
with paid adult (two per adult), and WNMU stu- Margarita Contest and Chili Challenge. Also part be allowed at this show.
(Ticketmaster).
dents with valid ID admitted free. Information: of the lineup is Frank Ray, Travis Denning and the
(575) 538-5862 or gcconcerts.org.
Ozuna — One of the hottest reggaeton and trap ‘Rodgers + Hammerstein’s The Sound
Powell Brothers. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets: singers in Latin music performs at 8 p.m.
$25 general admission; $45 floor seats; $60 West of Music’ — The musical story of Maria and the
Ballet Nacional de Amalia Hernández Thursday, Oct. 25, at El Paso County Coliseum,
von Trapp family opens the Broadway in El Paso
— The premiere Mexican ballet folklorico troupe Bank Club general admission; $150 VIP; available 4100 E. Paisano, for his “Aura Tour.” Tickets:
at southwestuniversitypark.com. Information: 2018-2019 season Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10-
performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the $60-$130. (Ticketmaster). Information: 533-9899.
epwayoutwest.com or on Facebook at 11, at The Plaza Theatre. Information: 231-1111
Plaza Theatre. Founded in 1952 by dancer and
choreographer Amalia Hernández, the ballet EPWayOutWest. Gipsy Kings — The Gipsy Kings’ Tour Gipsy or visitelpaso.com/broadway.
Unidos is 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Plaza
brings together the music, dance and costume of Sebastian Yatra and Manuel Turizo — The 70s Reunion Party — The musical trib-
Theatre. The group blends traditional flamenco
Mexican folklore from pre-Columbian civilizations The Latin music artists join forces for their U.S. ute to the ’70s is 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday,
with western pop and Latin rhythms. Tickets:
through the modern era. Tickets: $35-$75. Tour at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at El Paso County Nov. 24, at Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E
$49-$79 (Ticketmaster)
(Ticketmaster). Coliseum. Tickets: $51, $91 and $121 University, with Disco, Soul and Motown Hits per-
Old Dominion — The country band’s “Happy (Ticketmaster). Franco Escamilla — The Mexican comedian, formed by Top Las Vegas Entertainers. Taco Bar
musician and radio announcer, known as “The open until 8 p.m. Tickets: $49 general admission;
Endings World Tour” is 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, ‘EnParajDos’ — The comic Spanish language Master of Sarcasm,” returns to El Paso at 7 p.m. $79 VIP. Tables for 4, 8 or 10 available with
at NMSU’s Pan American Center, with Michael show features Consuelo Duval and Adrián Uribe, Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: advance reservation (the70sreunion.com).
Ray and High Valley. Tickets: $29.50-$59.50; VIP who explore all the problems, conflicts and misun- $39 to $125 (Ticketmaster). Information: (575) 520-8776.
packages are $149 (Ticketmaster). derstandings that arise in a couple’s relationships,
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Here’s the Ticket ‘The Great Russian Nutcracker’ — The
Moscow Ballet presents its “Dove of Peace Tour”
Cont’d from Page 13 at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, and 1 and 5 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 23, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets:
$28-$89. (Ticketmaster). Group discounts and VIP
Bronco — The popular Norteño band performs packages available. Information: nutcracker.com.
at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at the Plaza
Theatre, with their modern take on a classic Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 — The Emmy-nomi-
sound. Tickets: $49-$89 (Ticketmaster). nated PBS Kids series presents its live production,
“Activate Creature Power” at 6 p.m. Thursday,
NB Ridaz Reunion Concert — The hip- Jan. 24, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $25-$47.50
hop group featuring Zig Zag, MC Magic and Dos VIP packages offered (Ticketmaster).
performs at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at the
Plaza Theatre, with guest performances by plat- Shen Yun — The celebration of Chinese cul-
inum recording artist Frankie J, San Diego favorite ture through music and dance returns 2 and 7
Lil Rob and Los Angeles soulstress Trish Toledo. p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2-3, at the
Tickets: $45-$80. Gold meet-and-greet packages: Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $80-$150. Information: 1-
$125. (Ticketmaster). 800-380-8265 or ShenYun.com/El-Paso.

‘A Magical Cirque Christmas’ – The all Los Tucanes de Tijuana — The popular
ages holiday event that transports guests to the Mexican band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
golden age of entertainment with mind-blowing 9, 2019 at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets:
talents, stunning costumes, comedy and more is 8 $39.50-$119.50(Ticketmaster).
p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Abraham Chavez Metallica — Heavy metal legend bring their
Theatre. Tickets: $29.75 to $79.75. VIP: $129.75. Worldwired tour to El Paso at 7:30 p.m.
On-stage seating also available (limited amount). Thursday, Feb. 28, at UTEP’s Don Haskins
The Fab Four — The “Ultimate Tribute” of Center. Each show begins with the Light It Up
the Beatles is 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at The Plaza pre-show party hosted by comedian Jim Breuer.
Theatre. Tickets: $25, $35, $45 and Ticket information via Ticketmaster.

Venues & series
$55.(Ticketmaster).
George Lopez — The El Paso favorite bring
his “The Wall Tour” to El Paso for two shows, at El Paso Comic Strip — 1201 Airway.
7 and 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Abraham Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 9:30
Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $37.50-$89.50 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
(Ticketmaster). Tickets: $6 Thursday, $12 Friday and Saturday; $8
Sunday, except at listed. Age 17 and older admit-
Roadshow Christmas Tour — The ted. VIP Booths $10 more per ticket for all shows;
Christian music tour featuring Matthew West, available at ticketweb.com. Information, reserva-
Matt Maher, Building 429, Plumb, John Wilson and tions: 779-LAFF (5233), elpasocomicstrip.com or
the John Wilson Orchestra, and Leanna Crawford on Facebook at El Paso Comic Strip.
is 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at NMSU’s Pan
American Center. Tickets: $20-$160; VIP pack- Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828
ages available. Montana, specializing in metal and hard rock. For
all ages events, under 21 charged a surcharge.
‘Finding Neverland’ — Broadway in El Paso Some tickets available at holdmyticket.com.
presents the musical based on the Academy Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook.
Award winning film, Tuesday and Wednesday, • DRB Presents: War of Ages, Capstan, Ghost
Dec. 11-12, at the Plaza Theatre. It tells the story Key and locals 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2.
behind one of the world’s most beloved charac- Tickets: $15 in advanc); $20 day of show.
ters: “Peter Pan.” Ticket information: 231-1111, • Incantation — The band performs at 8 p.m.
ElPasoLive.com/Broadway or on Facebook at Tuesday, Oct. 9, with Infestation of Evil, The
Broadway in El Paso. Stalk and Nyctopphagia. Tickets: $15 in advance;
2018 K-LOVE Christmas — The national $20 day of show.
Christian Music radio service’s Christmas Tour is • Amarionette and Happy Hour perform at 7:30
7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Abraham Chavez p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, with local support. Tickets:
Theatre featuring Big Daddy Weave, Kim Walker $10 (holdmyticket.com).
Smith (of Jesus Culture), Brandon Heath and • Attaxic performs 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13,
Sarah Reeves with guests Becca Bradley and with Crash and others to be announced.
Jonathan Chu. Tickets: $23-$75 (Ticketmaster). • SlaTerIcA (Pantera, Slayer, Metallica Tribute)
performs at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, with local
Jesús Adrián Romero — The popular Latin support. Tickets: $10 at the door.
Christian music singer performs at 7:30 p.m. • Abolishment of Flesh — 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
Saturday, Dec. 15, at El Paso County Coliseum, 21, with Begat The Nephilim, Mutilated by
4100 E. Paisano, with special guest Jon Carlo. Zombies, Defleshed and Gutted, and local bands.
Tickets: $25, $40, $55 and $75 • Genitorturers — 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, with
(Ticketmaster.com). Echo Black, The Offering, CatAsTrophy and local
A Merry-Achi Christmas — Mariachi Sol bands. Tickets: $15 in advance.
de Mexico presents its holiday show at 7:30 p.m. • Sacrificial Slaughter — 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct.
Monday, Dec. 17, at the Plaza Theatre, with tra- 25, with Defleshed and Gutted, Abysmally
ditional carols played by the 13-piece ensemble. Entombed, and Beyond Terror. Tickets: $10.
The show includes a fusion of the traditional holi- • Michale Graves — The Ex-Misfits member per-
day spirit Mexican and American Christmas songs forms at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, with Argyle
and carols. Tickets: $27-$57 (Ticketmaster). Goolsby, Roving Midnight) and Nim Vind.
• Adrenaline — The Deftones Tribute performs
Il Divo — The tenor group’s “Timeless Tour” is at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, with local bands Face
8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Abraham Chavez the Mirror and Dicodec. Admission: $5.
Theatre. Tickets: $47-$107; with VIP packages • Anialator — The band performs Saturday, Nov.
$292-$593 (Ticketmaster). 10, with Genocide Beast,
Jason Mraz and Toca Rivera — The Obeisance, Infestation of Evil and Satanik Goat
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and alterna- Ritual. Admission: $6 at the door. All ages event.
tive rock artist and “vocutionist” Toca Rivera • La Sanche — 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, with
present their “Live in Stereo” Tour at 8 p.m. Satanik Goat Ritual, Infestation of Evil, and
Tuesday, Dec. 18, at The Plaza Theatre, with Nyctophagia. Tickets: $5 ($6 under 21).
special guest Gregory Page. Tickets: $39.50 to • The Metal Night Before Thanksgiving event is
$95 (Ticketmaster). 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, with
Texas Voodoo Stomp, Mondoshawan and
Sesame Street Live ‘Let’s Party’ — Innocent Exile. Cost: $5.
Dec. 22-23, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, pre- • Metalachi — The heavy metal mariachi ban per-
sented by Feld Entertainment. Showtimes are forms at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29. Tickets: $10.
10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. both days. Tickets start
at $20 (Ticketmaster). Information: 231-1100 or
sesamestreetlive.com.
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Here’s the Ticket Club Here I Love You — 115 S. Durango. • Kahulanui — The Grammy-nominated Hawaiian innofthemountaingods.com.
Specializing in electronic and DJ music. Most Kings of Swing perform 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. • Mescalero Community Night with comedy duo
Cont’d from Page 14 events are at 9 p.m. and are 18 and older, unless Tickets: $18, $30 and $40. James & Ernie is 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. Doors
listed otherwise. Tickets at eventbrite.com. • Artrageous — The interactive performing art open at 6 p.m. Admission is free.
Presale tickets subject to change. Information: experience combining dance, music and visual art • Emeril Legasse — The celebrity chef will pres-
Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. All shows are ent a demonstration and dinner at 7 p.m.
307-7736 or on Facebook. is 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. The troupe of artists,
all-ages, unless listed otherwise. Listings also cover Saturday, Oct. 6. Tickets start at $70 (includes
• Oct. 5: Rebolledo (of Pachanga Boys, Hippie musicians, singers and dancers pay tribute to a
shows in the Perch. Information: 351-9909. dinner).
Dance, Kompakt). Presale tickets: $15-$18. variety of art forms, pop icons and musical genres
Tickets at trickyfalls.com, with some available at • Masters of Illusion — The hit CW television
• The Life Before Monday Open Air Show is 2 to culminating in a gallery of finished paintings.
eventbrite.com, holdmyticket.com or series and America’s largest touring magic show is
11 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, on Union Plaza, with Tickets: $18, $30 and $40.
ticketfly.com. 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. Tickets: $20-$60.
Catz ‘N Dogz. Tickets: $20-$25.
• Sleep Signals — The metal band’s Fireproof
• Groove 004 featuring Mihai Pol (Ro) is 10 p.m.
Spencer Theater for Performing Arts • Carnival Fantastique — The celebration of
Tour is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, with Eye of the — Airport Hwy 220 in Alto, N.M. Information: music and action is 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.
Friday, Oct. 12. Tickets: $10.
Bermuda, Aurora Under Water, Texas Gigantism, (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com. Tickets: $20-$50.
• Will Clarke performs Saturday, Oct. 13.
and Humbleness Got Vanished. Tickets: $5.
Tickets: $22.
• Benise: Fuego! The Spirit of Spain — The • Big and Rich — The country music duo per-
• Escape the Fate and Slaves — The post-hard- Emmy-winning prince of Spanish guitar performs forms at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. T$39-$109.
• Justin Martin’s “Set It Off Tour” is Saturday,
core bands perform at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3. Tickets: $35-$79. • Ramon Ayala — The “King of the Accordion”
Nov. 17, with Maci B2B, Joe N and Vinn E.
11, with Picturesque, Set to Stun and Tickets:
Tickets: $20. Age 21 and older.
• Ballet Folklórico de México – 7 p.m. performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24. $30-$75.
$20. Wednesday, Oct. 10. Tickets: $39-$65.
• Bass Down Low featuring AFK and special guest Flickinger Center for Performing Arts • The New Chinese Acrobats – 7 p.m. Tuesday, NM Tech Performing Arts Series —
is 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. Tickets: $17. — 1110 New York Ave. Alamogordo. Oct. 23. Tickets: $39-$65. New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center in Socorro,
• The Full Moon Vampire Ball is Saturday, Oct. Information: (575) 437-2202 or • “The Sound of Music,” — The musical based on N.M. Information: nmtpas.org.
20, with DJ Bueller from SiriusXM First Wave flickingercenter.com. the tale of Maria and the Von Trapp Family • NDI New Mexico present “A Math-Magical”
spinning DarkWave. Tickets: $15; $75 VIP. • ‘Empty Spaces’ Pink Floyd Tribute live tribute Singers in pre-WWII Austria is 7 p.m. Monday and Journey at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Tickets: $6
• Murcielagos Halloween Cover Show is 8 p.m. rock concert and a laser light show is 7 p.m. 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12-13. Tickets: $79-$85. (free for youth).
Friday, Oct. 26, at The Perch, with bands cover- Saturday, Sept. 29. Tickets: $30 general admis- • VoicePlay: A Holiday Special — The doo wop- • Siro-A — The technodelic Japanese troupe per-
ing the Misfits, Cock Sparrer, Sick of it All, Charles sion at brownpapertickets.com. style a cappella performance is 7 p.m. Friday, forms at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. Tickets:
Bronson, and one more to be announced. • Hotel California — The Eagles Tribute opens Nov. 30. Tickets: $39-$65. $22 ($20 seniors, $10 youth).
Admission: $5 (free with costume). the Flickinger’s Premier Series season at 7 p.m. • ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night
Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Time’ — Vortex Theatre presents the Tony
• Día de los Muertos show featuring Green Velvet Monday, Oct. 8. For more than two decades,
Latmun is Wednesday, Oct. 31. Admission: $22. Hotel California has performed worldwide, repro-
Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Most shows limited Award winning play 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.
to age 21 and older. Tickets through Yapsody.com Tickets: $18 ($16 seniors, $8 youth).
ducing the Grammy award winning sounds of the
Lowbrow Palace — 1101 Texas. Surcharge or Ticketmaster. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or
Eagles. Tickets: $18, $30 and $40.
for ages under 21. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Big Thief — The indie rockers perform at 9
p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, with Iji. Tickets: $13-$15.
• Mystic Braves — The alternative band performs
at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, with the Creation
Factory. Tickets: $12-$15.
• Houndmouth — The alternative blues band per-
forms at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, with Family of The
Year, outdoors. Tickets: $24.25-$26.25.
• Dave Parley of the electronic duo Prayers per-
forms at 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Tickets: $15.
• Mothers — The indie folk band performs at 9
p.m. Monday, Oct. 8. Tickets: $12-$15.
• Hinds — The Madrid, Spain indie rock band
performs 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9. $13-$15.
• Thunderpussy — The female rock band per-
forms at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. $14.
• Russian Circles — The instrumental-based rock
band performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. $18.
• Yung Bae — The hip hop and rap artist per-
forms at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. Tickets: $13.
• Sadgirl — The rock band performs at 10 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 19, with Wild Wing. Tickets: $10.
• Erika Wennerstrom — The singer-songwriter
performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. Tickets: $12.
• Deafheaven and DIIV — The post-metal and
rock bands perform at 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22,
with Wild Wing. Tickets: $22.
• Bob Moses — The alternative duos presents
their Battle Line Tour at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23,
with Mansionair. Tickets: $22-$25.
• Robert Delong — One-man pop band behind
hits like “Favorite Color is Blue,” 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 24. Tickets: $17.
• Oh Sees — The psych-punk band performs at 9
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, with Prettiest Eyes and
Pilots of Venus. Tickets: $18-$20.
• Starcrawler — Rock band, 9 p.m. Wednesday,
Oct. 31. Tickets: $12.
• Big Data — The electronic band behind hits like
“Dangerous” and “Bombs Over Brooklyn” pres-
ents the Sirius XM’s AltNation Tour at 9 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 2, with Castlecomber and Fitness.
Tickets: $18.
• Duckwrth — The rapper performs at 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 4. General admission: $13. VIP
packages: $65.
• Of Montreal — The indie rock band performs
at 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, with Reptaliens.
Tickets: $19.
• Just Juice — The hip-hop artist performs at 8
p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, with Dax. Tickets: $15.
• 3Oh!3 and Emo Nite — The electronic music
groups’ “The Want House Party Tour” is 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 13, with Lil’ Aaron. Tickets: $25.
• Mark Farina — The trailblazing DJ and producer
performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Tickets:
$20.

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UTEP Department of Music — • Saturday, Oct. 13: Philharmonic Orchestra
Performances are at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. presents “Capriccio a Quattro, a Concerto for
Performance at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise listed. Four Violins in B Minor” and other works.
Tickets prices vary. Information: 747-5606 or • The NMSU Opera Workshop presents “Lyrical
utep.edu/liberalarts/music/. Apparitions” with music by Saint-Saëns,
• UTEP Wind Symphony, Tuesday, Oct. 2. Mendelssohn, Haydn, Weber, Ponchielli, Chanler,
• Jazz guitarist Dave Styker, Wednesday, Oct. 3. Bonds and more, and Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The
• UTEP Choirs perform Tuesday, Oct. 9. Medium” Monday, Oct. 29.
• Commercial Music Ensemble performs • UTEP Symphony Orchestra’s Concerto Cellisimo — Las Cruces Civic Concert
Competition is 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Association presents the duo of Ruslan Biryukov EP Choral — El Paso Choral Society hosts
Thursday, Oct. 11. auditions for its chorale and chamber choir
• Ecclesiastical Choral performs world music from • Mariachi Los Mineros performs music for Día de and Anne Suda performing works by Bach, Vivaldi,
los Muertos at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. Paganini and Piazzola at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. through Oct. 15, at El Paso Conservatory of
Lebanon Friday, Oct. 12. Music, 801 N. Mesa. Rehearsals are 7 to 9:30 p.m.
• An evening of music and discussion on “Black on • UTEP Symphony Orchestra Thursday, Oct. 25. 2, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main, Las
Brown: African Influence on Latin American Guitar • Rio Grande Concert Series featuring works of Cruces Downtown Mall. Tickets: $25; $5 students Mondays. Sign up for 10-minute auditions with
guest composers is Sunday, Oct. 28. 18 and older with I.D. (available at the door only); General Director Prentice Loftin: 259-4999 or
Music” with John Siqueiros, Dena Kay Jones and
Felipa Solis is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. • Symphony Band Concert — Tuesday, Oct. 30. free for age 17 and younger with paying adult. auditions.epchoirs@gmail.com. Information:
Information: (575) 405-7429 or lascrucescca.org. epchoralsociety.org.

El Paso Chopin Piano Festival — The EPSO’s ‘Fire and Blood’ — El Paso
24th annual series of piano concerts are at 7 p.m. Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bohuslav
selected Saturdays at Chamizal National Memorial, Rattay, presents guest violinist Chloe Trevor at
800 S. San Marcial. Admission is free, but people 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20, in the
are advised to arrive early. Information: chopin- Plaza Theatre. Selections includes Michael
fest@sbcglobal.net or elpaso-chopin.com. Daugherty’s “Fire and Blood” inspired by mural
• Oct. 6: Richard Dowling. He is the first pianist artist Diego Rivera, and Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony
in the world to perform the complete cycle of No. 4, in F minor, op. 36. Tickets: $16-$45; $9
Joplin’s 53 rags, marches, waltzes, and cakewalks and $11 for students (Ticketmaster). Information:
in public. Dowling will perform ”The Teenage 532-3776 or epso.org.
Chopin,” masterpieces composed by Chopin Opening notes with Dr. James Welch are at 6:30
between ages 14-19. p.m. each night in the Philanthropy Theatre.
• Oct. 20: Lucy Scarbrough. Scarbrough is The symphony’s first “Artful Preludes,” a collab-
founder and director of the Chopin Festival, and oration with the El Paso Museum of Art, is noon,
has served three times on the Chopin Foundation Thursday, Oct. 18, at the museum. Patrons will
of the United States’ Selection Jury for the enjoy an exclusive tour of the exhibit “After
National Chopin Competitions. Posada: Revolution” while inspired by music by

El Paso Stars Tryouts in October LCSO with Philippe Quint — Las Cruces
Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Lonnie Klein,
Chloé Trevor. Admission is free.
Opera Guild and Friends Brunch — El
opens its season with the guest violinist at 7:30 Paso Opera Guild and Friends hosts its brunch
for Jr. Girls Volleyball (ages 10-14) p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6-7, at
NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall, featuring “La
Saturday, Oct. 20, at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing,
One Ardovino Drive, in Sunland Park. RSVP at
The Stars seek players to join our teams Quattro Stagioni” by Piazzolla and “Bachianas info@epopera.org.
and be part of the exciting world of Brasileiras No. 7 by Villa Lobos. Tickets: $35, $40 Mesilla Valley Jazz and Blues Society
and $45. Information: (575) 646-3709, — The society presents the Roman Chip and the
lascrucessymphony.com or on Facebook.
USA and AAU Volleyball, competing
Boarder Jazz at its monthly concert series 7 p.m.
at regional and national levels. Spotlight Lunch with Lonnie is 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at First Christian Church, 1809
Thursday, Oct. 4, at Paisano Café. Cost: $20. El Paseo in Las Cruces. The music begins after a
NMSU Department of Music — Most short business meeting. Admission: $10 ($5 mem-
In 2017 and 2018, the El Paso Stars
teams made it to the national performances are at 7:30 p.m. at the Atkinson bers; $1 students with ID). Coffee and dessert
Music Recital Hall. Admission is free. Information: reception precedes the concert at 6:30 p.m. in the
foyer. Information: Larry Brooks, (575) 640-8752
championship tournament!
(575) 646-2304 or music.nmsu.edu.
• Tuesday, Oct. 9: Choral Ensembles presents or mvjazzblues.net.
“Season of Change” with the University Singers, EPCC Student Music Ensembles’
All tryouts will be at Stars, 4585 Ripley
Information: 915-585-1080 the Statesmen, and the Women’s Chorale. Concert — El Paso Community College hosts
• Friday, Oct. 12: Jazz Ensembles, with “Time the concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at
and Space” featuring music by Count Basie, Bob EPCC’s Administrative Service Center, 9050
Mintzer, Fred Sturm and others. Viscount. Information: 831-2361, epcc.edu.

Seniors’ Saturday Night Dance — Las Twisted Fairy Tale Aerial Circus Show
Cruces Senior Programs host monthly dances 5 to — Academy of Aerial Fitness, 1057 Doniphan
7 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at the Park Circle, Suite E, presents a re-imagining of
Munson Center, 975 S. Mesquite. Upcoming classic stories 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 19.
dances are Oct. 6 and Nov. 3. Admission: $3; Admission: $20, age 18 or older admitted; BYOB.
tickets available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Munson Information: 920-4341 or
Center the week before the dance. Information: academyofaerialfitness.com.
(575) 528-3000.
‘The Cat’s Meow’ — The Snake Charmer
Look Who’s Dancing — The 11th annual and the Belly Dancer present the dinner theater
dance event is 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at featuring Moonlite Mirage and the Desert Darlings
NMSU’s Pan American Center. Community lead- at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Holiday Inn
ers and local personalities and their DanceSport Sunland Park, 900 Sunland Park. Tickets: $40 in
partners compete against each other NMSU advance; $45 at the door. VIP seating is $45
Audience members cast votes for the People’s through Oct. 13. Information, registration: 691-
Choice award. Tickets: $12 general admission 1938, snakecharmerthebellydancer@yahoo.com
(Ticketmaster). Information: (575) 646-2070. or snakecharmerandthebellydancer.com.
The Cat’s Meow dinner theater is a collection of
Contra Dance — The Southern New Mexico eclectic vintage fusions of Belly Dance as inter-
Music and Dance Society’s contra dance is 7:30 to
preted by regional dancers and performers, char-
10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Mesilla Community
acterizing and bringing to life some of the most
Center, 2251 Calle de Santiago in Las Cruces.
important women of history. Audiences are invit-
Music by Little Table Contra Band. Caller is
ed to come dressed as a favorite vintage character
Lonnie Ludeman. The dance begins with begin-
or Shady Lady of the past.
ners’ lessons at 7:30 p.m.; no partner or experi-
Workshops that day at Snake Charmer Studio II
ence needed. Cost: $6 ($4 youth; $15 family).
in Central El Paso. Cost: $40 per workshop.
Information: (575) 522-1691 or snmmds.org.

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‘Feed the Body and Soul’ fundraiser — Love Buzz — 3011 Pershing. Information:
Nosotros, which combines Latin rhythms with 257-3118 or on Facebook at LoveBuzz915.
elements of rock, salsa, jazz, and cumbia, head- • Frankie and the Witch Fingers — The LA alter-
lines the fundraiser for Casa de Peregrinos 6 to native band performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6,
8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at Doña Ana Arts with local opening acts.
Council (patio area), 1740 Calle de Mercado in • Thompson Springs — The Chicago folk rock
Mesilla. Opening acts are local youth groups band performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7.
Mariachi Las Muñecas and Mariachi Espuelas de El Paso Border Folk Festival — Mariachi The event kickoff with CW Ayon is 7 p.m. • Hate Drugs — The California indie band pres-
Cobre. Proceeds benefit Casa de Peregrinos’ chil- Craze hosts the 4th annual musical celebration of Friday, Oct. 19, at TorC Brewing Co., 410 N ents their Spooky Southwest Tour at 10 p.m.
dren’s food programs. Admission: $10 in advance; regional sounds 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Broadway. $5. Information: (575) 297-0289. Thursday, Oct. 25, with Harbour. Free.
$15 at the door. Ages 12 and younger free. Pebble Hills High School Auditorium, 14400 Voodoo Boogaloo — Central Texas’s Psych-
Information: (575) 523-6403 or cdpevents.org.
Speaking Rock Entertainment Center
Pebble Hills, with Trio Los Tres Reyes, Steve Pop Darlings perform 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, — 122 S. Pueblo Rd. Rockers Papa Roach perform
Two food trucks will be on hand plus beer from Carrillo, Joe Baka, BFF Workshop Students, at Rockin’ Cigar Bar, 6404 N. Mesa (at at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, with From Ashes to
Spotted Dog and wine from Luna Rosa. Sonitus String Quartet, Mariachi Alegre, Mariachi Thunderbird). Admission is free. Information: New. All ages show. Free admission. Information:
Tapatio, and Jeremy Kittel Trio. Advance tickets:
Desert Night Acoustic Music Camps — 759-4159, rockincigar.com or on Facebook. 860-7777, speakingrock.com or on Facebook.
$20 Tickets at the door: $25. Information: 474-
Hard Road Trio hosts music and songwriter camp Halloween Bash — Texas Voodoo Stomp,
Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 4-7, at the Black
9550 or epborderfest.com. Mariachi Sundays in Mesilla — The fall
Indian Trance Affect, and Rust perform for the live afternoon series is 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays through
Range Lodge in Kingston, N.M. Cost: $300. Screaming Females — The three-piece music event and Halloween party 9:30 p.m. to Nov. 18 in the Plaza at historic Old Mesilla.
Information: hardroadtrio.com or black- punk band performs 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at B-17 Bombers Admission is free. Bring folding chairs or blankets.
rangelodge.com. Public performance is 3 to 5 at Art Obscura, 3206 Harrelson, Las Cruces, with Oyster Pub, 201 S. El Paso. Admission is free. Pets and alcohol not allowed in plaza. Information:
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. Tickets: $10. Kitten Forever, and Stangus and Stardust. Information: 259-8040 or on Facebook. mesillanm.gov or on Facebook at Old Mesilla.
Admission: $10. Information: (575) 494-7256.
Mesilla Jazz Happening — The 18th annual Sleepspent — The tribute to the late Jeff Truth or Consequences Brewing Co.
event is Friday through Sunday, Oct. 5-7, on the Tony Serrano Benefit Dance — EPCC Buckley is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at — 410 N. Broadway. The venue hosts live music
historic Mesilla Plaza. Master of Ceremonies is Senior Adult Program hosts a benefit dance hon- Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive acts. Shows begin at 7 p.m.. No cover.
jazz scholar Trevor Hodgkin. Bring a lawn chair or oring Serrano, who is facing some health chal- in Sunland Park. They will play the album “Grace” Information: (575) 297-0289, torc.beer, or on
blanket; limited amount of stadium seating avail- lenges, for his contribution to the Senior Adult in its entirety, as well as unreleased tracks. Facebook.
able. Information: mvjazzblues.net. music program, 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Admission: $5 (must have active open tab to sit in Thursday, Oct. 4: Soundworms; Friday, Oct. 5:
Friday’s performances are 6 to 9 p.m. at six VFW Post 8782, 691 North Carolina, with per- patio area). Information: (575) 589-0653 or Los NM Playhouse; Saturday, Oct. 6: Stray
Mesilla venues: La Posta de Mesilla featuring Rubin formances by Little Mike and the Night Drifters, ardovinos.com. Dawgs; Wednesday, Oct. 10: Sam Pace and the
Gutierrez Trio, Double Eagle featuring Jim Helder Bobby Rosales and the Premiers, Tony Serrano
Tournament of Bands — The annual show- Gilded Grit; Thursday, Oct. 11: Jen Exten; Friday,
Trio, Josefina’s Old Café featuring Border Jazz and The Classics, Joe Padilla and Border City
case of area high school marching bands is 8 a.m. Oct. 12: Los Dientes; Saturday, Oct. 13:
Quarter with Roman Chip and Billy Townes, Band, Juan Barraza and Religion, and others.
Saturday, Oct. 27, at NMSU’s Aggie Memorial Chocolate George; Thursday, Oct. 18: Desert
Hacienda de Mesilla featuring Mack Goldsbury Admission: $10 donation. Information: 329-1967.
Stadium in Las Cruces. Preliminaries end around Milk; Thursday, Oct. 25: PPoacher PPoacher;
Trio, St. Clair Winery & Bistro featuring The
Derrick Lee Quartet and Café Don Felix featuring
Soakin’ in the Blues — The inaugural blues 5:30 p.m.; finals are 8 to 10 p.m. Tickets: $17; $7 Saturday, Oct. 27: Rob Stroup & The Blame.
festival is 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Truth
The Coolside Collective. age 6-12 (Ticketmaster). Howling Coyote Open Mic — The open
or Consequences Healing Waters Plaza on Sims &
Saturday’s performances are 1 to 5 p.m. with mic event is 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Center for
Daniels in T or C, N.M. presented by Sierra
Jimmy Olivas and Friends, Billy Townes Quartet
and Ruben Gutierrez Quintet.
County Arts Council. Performers include Pat Also Spiritual Living, 575 N. Main, on Las Cruces
Downtown Main Street. Doors open for jam ses-
Dutton Trio at 1 p.m. 24/7 Blues Band at 3 p.m. La Parada — The monthly grassroots event
Sunday’s performances are 12:45 to 6 p.m. with sion at 6 p.m. The community event is on the first
and Maynard Mills Blues Band. Admission: $15. celebrating local culture and lifestyles is 8 p.m. to
Organo Ambiente with Danny Garcia, Big Band on Friday of the month. Free admission to partici-
Information: (575) 894-0615 or 2 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the San Carlos Building,
the Rio Grande, Mack Goldsbury Quartet and pants and audience. Information: boband-
sierracountyarts.org. 501 Texas. Art market open all night. Information:
Supersax of the Southwest. melody@sbcglobal.net.
351-6023 or on Facebook at laparadaep.

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Bicycling
Oryx Challenge Bike Tour — The 8th
annual 30K and 88k cycling tours benefiting the
USO are 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, starting and fin-
ishing at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum
on 4100 Dripping Springs Road in Las Cruces. 5k
family run begins at 10:30 a.m. Food and enter-
College sports • Sept. 30: University of Texas-San Antonio
tainment offered at the museum after the tours.
• Oct. 12: Florida Atlantic
UTEP Football — The Miners home games • Oct. 14: Florida International University Registration: $25 ($35 after Sept. 9 for general
are at 5:30 p.m. at Sun Bowl Stadium. • Oct. 26: Western Kentucky University public; $15 active duty military and dependents:
Information: 544-5234 or utepathletics.com. • Oct. 28: Rice $15; free for Warrior Transition Battalion mem-
• Oct. 6: North Texas (Homecoming) bers. Early registration encouraged. Information:
• Oct. 27: UAB UTEP Men’s Basketball - The Miners host 569-5644. Registration at elpaso.uso.org.
• Nov. 10: Middle Tennessee the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys for an exhi- The 88k cycling course climbs St. Augustin Pass,
• Nov. 24: Southern Miss. bition game at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the the 30k cycling course goes through mountain vis-
Don Haskins Center. Information: 747-5234 or tas along Bataan Memorial Highway, and the 5K
UTEP Soccer — Home games are at UTEP’s utepathletics.com. goes along Sonoma Ranch Road.
University Field. Ticket information: 747-6150 or
utepathletics.com. UTEP Women’s Basketball - The team Gila Monster Gran Fondo — The bicycle
• Sept. 27: UAB, 7 p.m. hosts the Western New Mexico Mustangs for an rides through the Mimbres Valley and Gila
• Sept. 30: Middle Tennessee, 6 p.m. exhibition game at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Wilderness are 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. Options
• Oct. 18: Charlotte, 7 p.m. the Don Haskins Center. Information: 747-5234 are 41, 77 and 111 miles. All involve considerable
• Oct. 21: Old Dominion, 6 p.m. or utepathletics. climbing. Entry fee is $100 by Oct. 1, $110 after.
NMSU Aggies Football — The Aggies’ Information, registration: tourofthegila.com or
UTEP Volleyball — Games are 6 p.m. Fridays home games are at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las (575) 590-2612.
and noon Sundays at Memorial Gym. Ticket infor- Cruces. Tickets: $10-$30; $12-$30 UNM game ‘Cycle for Change’ — The El Paso County
mation: 747-6150 or utepathletics.com. (Ticketmaster). Information: (575) 646-1420 or Attorney’s Office and Villa Maria host the 6th

Marie Otero Hair & Art
nmstatesports.com. annual cycling event at 8 a.m. to noon Sunday,
• Oct. 6: Liberty (Homecoming). 6 Oct. 21, at Gallegos Park, 7361 Bosque, in
• Oct. 20: Georgia Southern, 4 p.m. Canutillo. Four courses available: 50 miles, 30
• Nov. 3: Alcorn State, miles, a 10 mile family ride; and 1-mile children’s

& Florence Street Gallery
ride. Music, free healthy snacks, entertainment for
Also

Wash & Wear Hair!
children, and free sport massages and bike adjust-
Special Olympics Fall Games — The ments offered after ride. Cost: $40 ($25 military,
2018 fall games run Oct. 5-Nov. 17. Spectator $10 kids 12 and younger). Late registration: $45.

for the Hip, Natural Look
admission is free. Information: 533-8229 or Information: 546-2016. Registration at
sotx.org/area19. cycle4change.org.

1015 N. Florence at Arizona 2Byblocks
Opening ceremonies are 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, All proceeds fund scholarships and services for
Oct. 5, at Eastwood Knolls Elementary School, victims of domestic abuse in El Paso County.

588-4247
12 Hours of Old El Paso — The mountain
north of Montana
10000 Buckwood, followed by the Victory Dance.
Competitions: bike race is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Franklin
Apppointment

Call today for your appointment • Saturday, Oct. 6: Aquatics Competition is 9
a.m. to noon at Hawkins Pool, 1500 Hawkins.
Mountain State Park’s Round House (Bowen
Ranch Roundhouse), off Martin Luther King Jr.
• Saturday, Oct. 13: Bocce Tournament, 8 a.m. (2.6 mile north of Highway 54). Registration: $80
to 2 p.m. at Hawkins Park, 1500 Hawkins. through Oct. 25; $90 Oct. 26. No race day regis-
• Saturday, Oct. 20: Softball Tournament is 8 tration. Juniors 18 and under: $35. Information:
a.m. to 4 p.m. at Veteran’s Park Softball Field, 433-1752 or texassportsonline.com.
5301 Salem.
• Saturday, Oct. 27: Bowling Tournament is Tour of Las Cruces — The 13th annual 50K
noon-4 p.m. at Bowl El Paso. (31 miles) and 100K (62 miles) cycling rides are
Sunday, Oct. 28. Information: (575) 541-8271 or
Borderland Roller Derby — Season play- ziavelocycling.org.
offs are 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at El Paso
County Coliseum’s Judging Arena, 4100 E. El Paso Bicycle Club — All rides are free
Paisano. Tickets: $10; ($7 with valid military ID; and open to the public; helmets required.
$1 for ages 10 and younger; or $8 each for pack Information: elpasobicycleclub.com. Ride schedule
of six) at brownpapertickets.com. Information: at meetup.com/ElPasobicycleClub. Repeat riders
borderlandrollerderby.com or on Facebook. are encouraged to become a member of the club;
dues are $18 a year or $25 per family ($30/$40
El Paso Roller Derby — A doubleheader is for two years). Join at elpasobicycleclub.com.
5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at Nations Tobin
Recreation Center, 8831 Railroad, featuring Ride Your Bicycle El Paso — Chuck
TexPistols vs. team to be announced, and Beast Lauser hosts Tuesday night rides at 7 p.m. begin-
Mode vs. Hooligans. Cost: $10 in advance; $12 at ning at San Jacinto Plaza. Lights and helmets
the door; $5 for military; free for age 10 and required. Information: 791-2006,
younger. SInformation: (623) 285-4670, epro- zlauser@yahoo.com.
llerderby.com, or on Facebook at eprollerderby.
El Paso Rhinos - The opening season home Golf
for the Junior League ice hockey team are 7 p.m. Bel Air Highlander Golf Tournament
Friday and Saturday, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday Oct. — The alumni scholarship program’s 13th annual
26-28, vs. Wichita Jr. Thunder, ’s at El Paso tournament begins at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at
County Coliseum Events Center, next to the Butterfield Trail Golf Course, 1858 Cottonwoods.
Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets are $5-$30. Registration open to alumni, family, friends and
Information: 479-PUCK (7825) or supporters. Cost: $100 (4-man scramble).
elpasorhinos.com. Information: 258-4410 or bigredpride.com.
Public Ice Skating — Public skating week- First Tee Greater El Paso — First Tee of
end hours are 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays, noon to 3 Greater El Paso hosts its fall session 2 Oct. 13-
p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, and Nov. 10 for youth. All classes are Saturdays, at
noon to 3 p.m. holidays, at the El Paso County Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta, except as listed.
Coliseum Events Center, 4100 Paisano. All ages Registration information: 252-6511 or thefirsttee-
welcome. Times may vary on days of hockey greaterelpaso.org.
games. Admission: $10; $8 military (skate rental • Home School classes are 1 to 2:30 p.m.
included). Skate sharpening, fitting and consulta- Tuesdays. Fee: $50.
tion offered for $5. Spectator admission is free. • Wee Ones Class is 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. or 1:30
Information: 479-PUCK (7825), elpasohockey.org to 2:30 p.m. for age 3 1/2 to 5; space is limited to
or on Facebook at El Paso Hockey Association. 30 registrants. Classes: Fee: $50.
• Beginner Player Classes are 12:30 to 2 p.m. for

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Sports Events Center, 4100 E. Paisano. Registration:
$125. Information: elpasohockey.org or learnto-
Cont’d from Page 18 play.nhl.com/stars.

Motor sports
ages 5-18 new to the program. Fee: $65.
• “Returning” Player Classes are 3 to 4:30 p.m. Southern New Mexico Speedway — 11
for those who have participated in at least one miles west of Las Cruces exit 132, off I-10. Take
session. Fee: $65. south frontage road to Southern New Mexico
• “Purcell” Special Kids Class are 3 to 4 p.m. No Fairgrounds. Gates open at 5 p.m.; racing at 7:45
age limit. Fee: $30. p.m. Regular season runs through late October.
• Par Class is 10 a.m. to noon p.m. for those cur- General admission: $12; free for age 10 and
rently in PAR level. Fee: $65.
 younger; $30 family pack; $35 pit passes.
• Birdie/Eagle Classes are 2:30 to 4:30 9 p.m. to Information: (575) 524-7913, snmspeedway.com
noon. Fee: $65 per program. or on Facebook.
New Parent and Child classes are 5:30 to 6:30 Practice is 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday. Gates open at
p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 2-30, for parents who want 5 p.m. Pit passes: $25.
to participate with their child. $70. The X-Mod Games are Oct. 11-13, featuring
Hacienda Carpet & Tile X-Mods, Sun Valley
NM Advocates for the Arts Golf Hardware USRA Stock Cars, Anthony Sosa
Tournament — The 2nd annual charity golf Roofing Late Models and Claimers.
tournament for the NM Advocates for the Arts is
The 19th Annual USRA Fall Nationals
noon Sunday, Oct. 14, at Red Hawk Golf Club,
USRA Nationals Round 3 are Oct. 25-27.
7502 Red Hawk Golf Road in Las Cruces. Cost:
$125 per person; $400 per team. Information: Arroyo Seco Raceway — The Southern
(575) 680-3123 or lascrucesmariachi.org. New Mexico track is located off Hwy 549, off I-10
at the Akela exit. Information: (575) 494-4794 or
Rhinos Golf Tournament — El Paso Rhinos arroyosecoraceway.com.
10th annual tournament starts with a shotgun
ASMA Track Days are Oct. 6 and 14. The Fall
start at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Vista Hills
Classic is Sunday, Oct. 21.
Country Club, 2210 Trawood. Check in at 8 a.m.
Hole in One, Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin Chile Challenge Trail Event — The 28th
and silent auction planned. Cost: $125 ($600 family-friendly 4-Wheel Drive Trail event is
team), includes green fees, cart and meals. Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 10-13, at
Registration: elpasorhinos.com. Caballo Lake State Park’s Riverside Campground.
Open to 4WD vehicle operators of any experi-
P2C Golf Tournament — P2C Athlete ence level. Includes several trail rides and extreme
Prep’s charity golf tournament is 8 a.m. Saturday,
trail challenges, riverside camping, pot luck and
Oct. 20, at Butterfield Trail Golf Course, 1858
barbecue, vendor expo, socials and more. Walk-in
Cottonwoods. Registration at 7 a.m. Proceeds
registration will be available on a first-come, first-
benefit at-risk student athletes. Cost: $135 per
serve basis until quotas are full. Registration: $35
player; $450 team of four. Information: p2cath-
per event per day; online registration closes Sept.
leteprep.com or butterfieldgolf.com.
30. Information: chilechallenge.org.
Child Crisis Center Golf Tournament
— Child Crisis Center of El Paso hosts its 17th
annual Memorial Golf Tournament 1 p.m.
Running events
Saturday, Oct. 27, at Butterfield Trail Golf Miner Dash and Family Fitness Fiesta
Course, 1858 Cottonwoods. Registration at noon. — The 9th annual event kicks off UTEP’s
Cost: $125 per player; $500 team of four. Homecoming festivities Sunday, Sept. 30, at
Information: 562-7955, ext 117, childcrisiselp.org. UTEP’s Centennial Plaza. The 5K run and 3K walk
begin at 8 a.m., plus 5K wheelchair race. Register
First Tee Desert Classic — Rotary Club of at minerdash.utep.edu. Information: 747-7245.
West El Paso’s 9th annual golf tournament in
The UTEP Fitness Fiesta is 8 to 11 a.m., and
memory of Jonathan Rogers begins with a shotgun
offers physical activities and health screenings
start at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Fort Bliss’
including a Jumping Balloon, Inflatable Obstacle
Underwood Golf Course (Sunrise Course). Four-
Course, Zumba, Yoga and more. Cost: $5.
person scramble format. Cost: $150 ($600 team
of four). Information: 252-6511 or firstteedesert- Royal Run for Hope — The 5th annual 5K
classic.com. Proceeds benefit the First Tee of run and 1-mile walk benefiting Pediatric Oncology
Greater El Paso and other community projects. patients at El Paso Children’s Hospital is 9 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Health Spot, 4717
Recreational sports Hondo Pass. Part of the 2018 More than a
Marathon Series. Registration: $20 by Sept. 24;
Columbus Day Weekend Fly-In — $25 after Sept. 24; $15 age 12 and younger.
Several hang-gliding pilots will ride the thermals Information: raceadventuresunlimited.com.
above Alamogordo at the Rio Grande Soaring
Destiny 5K — Destiny Family Christian
Association’s annual fall fly-in 8 a.m. Saturday
Center, 9615 Dyer, hosts its 4th annual 5K
through Monday, Oct. 6-8. Information: rgsa.org.
walk/run 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Registration
To watch them, head for the landing zone in
information 755-7744 or destiny4me.com.
Alamogordo Hobby Park, off Pecan Avenue north
Proceeds benefit local families in the El Paso
of Indian Wells Boulevard.
region with various resources for those involved
Greater El Paso Tennis Association — with Child Protective Services.
Information on upcoming leagues and tourna-
Trailblazer 5K — The 5K run and 1-mile walk
ments at geptatennis@gmail.com or Facebook at
is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Americas High
GEPTA. Information: greatereptennis@gmail.com
School, 12101 Pellicano. Registration: $20 per
or 532-5524. Tournament registration
event ($25 on race day). Information: Mike
tennislink.usta.com (enter ID#).
Coulter at coultercmike@yahoo.com or racedav-
Tournaments:
enturesunlimited.com.
• The Tennis West Junior Open is Oct. 11-14, at
Tennis West. Deadline is Oct. 7. Franklin Wrestling 5K — Franklin High
• The GEPTA Grand Masters tournament is Oct. School’s wrestling team’s fundraising 5K and 1-
17-21 at Tennis West, 1 Tennis West. Deadline mile walk is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at Franklin
to enter is Oct. 14. High School, 900 N. Resler. Packet-pick up at 7
• El Paso Tennis Club Halloween tournament is a.m. Registration: $20 by Sept. 21; $25 after; team
Oct. 30-Nov. 4, at 2510 St. Vrain. discounts offered. Register at raceadventuresun-
The 44th annual Alamogordo Open is Oct. 13- limited.com.
14 at the Alamogordo City Courts, 17th and
Trigeminal Neuralgia Warriors Race —
Oregon in Alamogordo. Entry deadline is Oct. 7
The 5K run and 1-mile fun run/walk benefitting
at (575) 430-7651 or gilli@beyondbb.com.
those suffering from the trigeminal neuralgia is 8
Dallas Stars Learn to Play — The Dallas
Stars Learn to Play hockey program begins 10
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Sports Registration: $25; $20 military; $30 race day regis-
tration. Information: Rio Grande Chapter of
Cont’d from Page 19 NCCIA, 298-7241. Registration at raceadventure-
sunlimited.com.
a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at Ascarate Park, 6200 Giddyup Gallop — The 5K, 10K and “Virtual”
Delta. Registration: $20 ($15 per entrant for Half Marathon and fun run are 8 to 11 a.m.
teams of 10 or more); $2 fee for all vehicles Sunday, Oct. 21 at Hadley Sports Complex, 1600
entering park. Race day registration: $25. Hadley, Las Cruces Registration: $15 5K, $20 10K,
Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com. $5 1-mile fun run. Information: (575) 541-2361 or
Information: Mike Coulter, on Facebook at Giddyup Gallop.
coultercmike@yahoo.com. The “virtual” Half Marathon will be either a
complete 13.1 miles finished previous to Oct. 21
Sleeping Lion Ridge Trail Runs — The or 6.9 miles done prior to the start of the 10k and
5.5- and 8.5-mile trail runs and 2.5-mile run and
then participating in the onsite 10k.
walk, benefiting Save Our Desert Trails, is 8:15
a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Don Haskins Day of the Dead Series 2018 — Daily
Recreation Center at Westside Regional Park, 50K, 10K, 5K, marathon and half marathon events
7400 High Ridge. Fully stocked aid stations on are 7 a.m. Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 25-28,
site. Part of El Paso Border Trail Triple Crown. at La Llorona Park on Picacho, in Las Cruces.
Cost: $25 per run ($30 after Oct. 10); $15 fun Early start at 6 a.m. optional. Packet pick up is
run/walk ($20 after Oct. 10). No race day regis- 5:30 a.m. at race day on the starting line.
tration. Information: markdorion.wordpress.com Registration: active.com or deadrunning.com.
or markgd@55@gmail.com. Registration per day: (Through Oct. 6) $130
All races start with a scenic 2.5 mile loop. marathon; $110 half marathon; $140 50K; $40 for
Longer races do slightly different 3-mile second 10K; and $30 for 5K. (After Oct. 6) $150
and third loop. All races include steep ascent over marathon; $130 half marathon; $160 50K; $50 for
the Sleeping Lion, and have a mix of smooth and 10K; and $40 for 5K.
technical footing. Registration for all four days through Oct. 6:
$520 marathon; $440 half marathon; $560 50K;
Iron Soldier Sprint Triathlon — The $160 for 10K; and $120 for 5K. After Oct. 6: $600
annual 400-meter swim, 15-mile bike and 5K run
marathon; $520 half marathon; $640 50K; $200
is 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Fort Bliss
for 10K; and $160 for 5K.
Aquatics Training Center, 20733 Constitution
Avenue. Cost: $10 active duty military; $45 all Marathon 2 Marathon — The 16th annual
others for individual events; $65 relay teams of 2 marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K runs are
to 3 persons; additional $10 fee for late registra- Saturday, Oct. 27, from the Gage Hotel to
tion. Information: (Fort Bliss IMW) 744-5794 or Alpine, Texas on Hwy 385. Marathon is 7:30 a.m.,
blissmwr.com/intramurals. half marathon is 8:30 a.m. and 10k and 5K is 10
Early registration will be held at Soto, Stout and a.m. Early registration: $95 marathon; $75 half-
Milam PFCs and at raceroster.com until Oct. 17. marathon; $45 10K and $435 5K by Oct. 1; all
fees increase by $20 after deadline. Registration
Running of the Bulls 5K — Downtown El deadline is Oct. 19: marathon2marathon.net or
Paso DMD’s 2nd annual 5K run/walk inspired by
active.com.
the craziness in Pamplona is 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct.
20, through the streets of Downtown El Paso, Sprint for Sparks — The Paul L. Foster
starting the corner of Franklin and Oregon. School of Medicine hosts its 5th annual 5K
Opening festivities start at 8:15 a.m. Cost: $30 5K race/walk along Scenic Drive at 8 a.m. Sunday,
with lunch; $25 run only; $15 meal only. Oct. 28, starting at Newman Park, 2211
Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com or Alabama. Cost: $20. Information: 215-4216
downtownelpaso.com. ortinyurl.com/SprintForSparks-15.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s 5K — The Run Internacional: The U.S.-Mexico
annual 5K run is 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at 10K Run — The 4th annual 10K race is 8 a.m.
Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, 1200 Futurity. Saturday, Nov. 3, beginning at 300 Olivas V Aoy
Information: 1-800-272-3900 or Avenue (at S. Mesa), with a route linking El Paso
amartinez@alz.org. and Juárez. Entry fee: $25; price goes up closer to
the event. No race day registration or packet
ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk — pickup. Limited to 1,500 participants. Entry form
The 5K run, 1-mile walk and “Kids’ Superhero
at international10K.com.
Dash for Dad” is 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct.
To cross the border, all runners must have a
20, at Keystone Heritage Park / El Paso Botanical
passport, permanent resident card or other gov-
Garden, along with virtual Snooze for Dudes pro-
ernment-approved crossing identification.
gram. Opening ceremonies at 8 a.m. Registration:
$25; $20 cancer survivors; $15 for Dash for Dad; Ysleta del Sur Pueblo 5K Mud Run —
online registration at zerocancer.org. Information The fundraising obstacle course mud run and
(210) 317-1827 youth entrepreneurship event is 8 a.m. to noon
Saturday, Nov. 3, at Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, 601
GEPD Run, Walk and Roll — Physical Tiwa. Cost: $40 ($20 age 6-17). Team rate; $30
Therapy Association 26th annual 5K run and 1-
per team. Information: 771-2354 or Facebook
mile Fun Walk and wheelchair event is 8 a.m.
(ydspmudrun).
Sunday, Oct. 21, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta.

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‘Monster couple’ at Terror Trail Reenactor at Concordia Cemetery Día de los Muertos Jousting at Renaissance ArtsFaire in Las Cruces
(courtesy photo)

Reality Flights
Escaping from the ordinary
is easier than you think
Story by Lisa Kay Tate
Photos by Rick Tate

‘Steampunk’ reenactors at Tricky Falls
hen day-to-day life gets a little So far the festival has received more than year. These events often feature trivia, cos-

W boring or overwhelming, it might
be time for a brief escape from
reality. If the need for escape is more than
2,500 local and international VR film and
game submissions from more than 100
countries, and in more than 47 languages.
tume contests or other activities, goodie
bags of movie “props” allowing audiences
to take part in the action, and specialty
a good book or movie can provide, area More than 150 films of various genres menus. Family movie parties for new
residents can seek the adventures of virtual have been selected for the event. releases are also planned year round.
reality and escape rooms or seek out spe- Other features of the event include top Analiza Guzman, Creative Manager for
cial events ranging from a Renaissance gamers such as Mariana Laguera, and local El Paso’s Alamo Drafthouse, said these
ArtsFaire or Comic Con where dressing up musician Brandon Bailey Johnson. events take the movie-going experience to
in costume is encouraged. “(Johnson) will be performing live on the next level.
With Halloween and Day of the Dead Saturday night to a live musical and video “It kind of builds up the energy. Even if
approaching, some people also find them- nated locally and internationally made VR, projected experience with a local 3D artist you’ve seen the movie hundreds of times,
selves wanting to visit more menacing HTC Vive and Oculus games. projecting video onto the buildings synced it makes it feel like you’re seeing it again
realms, whether at a haunted house, zom- “This event is not just unique for El Paso to Brandon’s live music,” Lai said. for the first time,” she said.
bie walk or ghost tour. but the world,” he said. “Most of our expe- Visitors also can interact with augmented Some El Paso favorites include “Grease,”
However they do it, there are several riences and games only cost between $3 reality games projected onto the floor. “La Bamba,” “Ghostbusters,” “
ways in the El Paso and Las Cruces area to per experience or $10 for the whole day. The festival is about more than games Dirty Dancing,” “Purple Rain” and
make an escape into other worlds, and We believe in allowing everyone to access and entertainment, Lai said. The event will “Clueless,” which sold out four showings.
return safely home to reality. these technologies.” live stream Tedx Talks of El Paso in VR, Guzman said October is a great month
In addition to the VR experiences, vari- and show demonstrations of the latest VR for interactive movie parties, including
ous educational workshops will be hosted technology for kids with special needs. “The Shining,” “Practical Magic,”
The reality of Virtual Reality (VR) is Part of all ticket sales will support individ- “Beetlejuice” and “Little Shop of
Escape into Virtual Reality
at Fablab by local film and music compa-
catching up to the futuristic technology of nies from El Paso, including Beacon Hill uals with the Autism Society of El Paso. Horrors,” as well as family “cereal parties”
movies and books such as “Ready Player Studios. Topics include how to create a VR “The goal is educate the population about for shows like “Monster House” and
One,” “Tron,” and “The Matrix,” and El film, VR audio, cinematography basics, how VR is being used in a multitude of “Corpse Bride.”
Pasoans can sample the cutting edge this scriptwriting and music for film. ways not just primarily as it is now for VR One big event, she said will be an “all
month at the first-ever El Paso Short Film Lai said the offerings are aimed at audi- gaming and watching films,” he said. clown” showing of Stephen King’s horror
Virtual Reality Film and Gaming Festival ences of all ages. film “It,” where guests are encouraged to
hosted by ImpacFest Oct. 27-28 at Fablab “This festival is a fully interactive event dress up as clowns.
and the Foundation Room Downtown. Even without VR, people can become “When you’re with 124 other movie
Escape into a favorite movie
featuring tactile virtual reality film and
Claudio Lai, who manages the event, said gaming experiences, and is designed to part of their favorite movie at one of nerds of the same mind as you, it just cre-
visitors can sample Playstation VR Games reach a larger and younger audience by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema’s Movie ates this atmosphere that makes it a whole
and Experiences, Microsoft Hololens holo- only showing films or games which rate at Parties, as well as “quote-alongs” and new experience,” Guzman said.
graphic experiences and also award-nomi- PG13 or lower,” he said. “sing-alongs” scheduled throughout the
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Escape ly include the Sherlock Holmes-themed Anime, Horror
“Baker Street Mystery,” where guests try and Gaming-
Cont’d from Page 21 to dismantle a high-profile gang terrorizing theme cate-
Victorian London, and the zombie-themed gories, as well
“Escape the Undead,” Garcia wanted each as special cate-
Solving mysteries and puzzles has always
Escape into an escape room
adventure to be completely self-con- gories for
been popular distractions, but now people tainedany of the rooms. groups and
can be part of the story as they work out “Everything that you need can be found youth partici-
the solution through El Paso’s two new popularity because they give a feeling of somewhere in the playing space,” he said. pants. The cos-
“escape rooms,” Operation Outbreak: El being in a movie or video game. Soon to be added is ‘The Vault,” which tumes are
Paso Escape Room, and Monkey Mayhem. “Each scenario transports you to a setting Garcia described as “a bank heist-themed judged on
In an escape room, teams of two to eight you’re not accustomed to, and allows you room, which puts you in the shoes of the originality,
people enter a room, and become “locked to interact with the room to make you feel bad guys. Closer to the end of the year we creativity, the
into” a mystery or adventure. They must like you are in charge of your destiny.” will have our fourth room which will be an effort and dif-
solve a series of puzzles and “escape” the Since opening Operation Outbreak nearly underwater steampunk train adventure.” ficulty of mak-
story before their allotted time runs out. a year ago one of his favorite things he Cosplayers at Alamo
In addition, Garcia said every room is ing, and crowd
Operation Outbreak owner Misael Garcia gets to see is the reaction of the guests. also equipped with cameras and micro- reaction. Drafthouse
said he played his first escape room in “It never gets old when a team comes phones. That way, if participants need “a
March 2017 in Washington and instantly running out of the room in excitement as little help” the room’s game masters will
got hooked. they escape in the last few seconds, or assist them. There is no more immersive way to expe-
Escape into a haunted house
“As soon as I got back in town I started when someone finally figures out how to Although escape rooms are not scary rience the haunting season than escaping
playing with the idea of opening one here solve a certain puzzle after everyone “haunted attractions,” they are recom- into, and from, a haunted house. Some
in El Paso,” Garcia said. “Growing up I seemed to have been stumped by it,” mended for at least age 13 and older,. experiences have even evolved from
wanted to go to film school but ultimately Garcia said. “Another fun dynamic is see- The other escape room adventure, haunted maze to allowing visitors to actu-
decided to pursue a business degree. By ing how teams work together. Every team Monkey Mayhem near the Monticello area ally hunt the haunts.
opening up an escape room I was able to has a different strategy and it’s very inter- on the West Side, is undergoing remodel- One of the top-rated experiences by area
merge both of my interests.” esting to see that play out.” ing. Their rooms include a “Quest for the residents is the Texas Terror Trail Haunted
Garcia said escape rooms are growing in When building the rooms, which current- Throne” medieval adventure and the mur- House running through Nov. 3 at
der mystery “Slaycation.” WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures in
Canutillo, which is also home to the
Zombie Adventure.
Everyone who dreams of becoming a WinkeyDoodles owner Billy Crossland
Escape into cosplay

superhero, or other fictional character can said the terror trail is something they origi-
do so through the increasingly popular nated in the El Paso haunt scene.
world of cosplay, which has evolved “We have pioneered many different
beyond just Halloween time “dress up,” effects not seen in the local market like the
into a merging of performing arts and DIY claustrophobia effect, the spinning tunnel,
costume and prop-making. the laser floor and our ‘white room’ senso-
For those wanting to take this pastime to ry deprivation effect,” he said.
the next level, El Paso Comic Con Crossland said the original zombie hunt
(EPCon) gets bigger every year. also makes the Terror Trail stand out .
El Paso Comic Con promoter Troy “We were among the first in the country
Stegner said top attactions include featured to offer something like that, and although
guests, movie-related vehicles, panel dis- it has changed from shooting paintballs to
cussions, and the cosplay contest. laser weapons the interaction and danger
“The costume contest is always a big hit from the zombies is now up close and per-
and there are a lot of talented costume fab- sonal,” he said.
ricators in the area,” he said. “The cos- Crossland said the trail has been rated as
tumes keep getting better every year.” one of the Top 10 Texas haunts on at least
Last year, Stegner said the con introduced two different review sites.
a “nerd trivia” contest. In addition to the Terror Trail, the area’s
“We plan to make that even bigger this other haunted attractions in El Paso
year,” he said of the 2019 EPCon planned include KLAQ’s Haunted House. Last
for April 12-14. year’s house, Area 52-Alien Crash, was at
Stegner said he wouldn’t really call the Desert Warriors Paintball on Montana, and
Comic Con an “escape” from the real included the addition of an alien shootout
world, as much as an opportunity for peo- paintball event. There is also Fort Bliss’s
ple to celebrate, express and explore their Massacre on Marshall Road.
pop culture fandoms, which are very much For people who want to escape into the
prominent in the real world today. paranormal side of El Paso, Lost El Paso
The world of cosplay has become an art- Paranormal hosts regular ghost tours and
form in itself, and some area cosplayers walks throughout Downtown El Paso,
are able to actually use this costuming and Sunset Height, San Elizario and Concordia
performance skill to gain paying jobs for Cemetery, including at the popular Día de
appearances, as well as volunteer their los Muertos festival. Their first paranormal
time for charitable efforts and appearances. tour of Hueco Tanks is planned for Oct.
Asylum Comics on Mesa hosts regular 27, and they also host tours dedicated to
cosplayer meet-and-greets, allowing vari- past eras including the Roaring 20s
ous cosplayers to show off their work. Downtown Ghost Walk.
Some cosplay groups have become in- For those who would rather be spooky
demand parts of public events, particularly than look for spooks, there’s the free
charity events. These groups include El Downtown Las Cruces Partnership Zombie
Paso’s Dewback Ridge Garrison, part of Walk for all ages Oct. 27 at Plaza de Las
the worldwide Star Wars cosplay commu- Cruces, with the zombie parade, costume
nity 501st Legion; the local Vhe’rang Clan contests, vendors and live music.
of the Manalorian Mercs Costume Club; Some people may want to delve more
and the El Paso Ghostbusters and their into the gothic world of vampires. Tricky
youth affiliate, El Paso Young Falls hosts its Full Moon Vampire Ball for
Ghostsbusters, all of whom have made ages 21 and older Oct. 20. The event fea-
appearances at charity 5K events, parades, tures “DarkWave” music with gothic and
movie premieres and children’s hospitals. vampire attire encouraged.
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Escape sparring and additions to the faire, including joust- foam-padded weapon replicas in its battles.
opportuni- ing on horseback events from Order of The El Paso area Amtgard oversees their
Cont’d from Page 22 ties with Epona, and the “re-born” Magellan the Kingdom of the Burning Land where
Knights in Dragon, who now blows smoke, opens his weekly “Ditch Battles” take place every
armor.” mouth and makes dragon sounds. Saturday at Memorial Park. These battles
Whether it’s to the age of chivalry, Old
Escape back through time
The 85 Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) have been held regularly for nearly 30
West or other days gone by, some groups artist and groups at the Renaissance ArtsFaire main- years, and visitors and new players age 14
have created ways to make time travel feel vendor tain the Queen’s Court with music, dance, and older are always welcome.
possible. booths are armor and combat demonstrations, as well There is also Victorian era and its fantasy
For nearly five decades Doña Ana Arts very popular as a look at the arts and sciences of the era, retro-futurism offshoot, Steampunk. Those
Council has taken area residents back to with visi- ‘Order of Epona’ at and chances to “fight with the Knights.” who love the era and literature can take
the Age of Chivalry at the Renaissance tors, selling The group is one of the most visible part in the monthly Victorian Sci-Fi Book
Artsfaire, held the first weekend in Renaissance Artsfaire.
fine art and groups recreating the Medieval and Club at the historic Magoffin Home State
November at Las Cruces’ Young Park. The crafts including pottery, jewelry, textiles Renaissance culture. This worldwide group Historic Site. Authors from H.G. Wells to
47th annual fair, which offers dozens and and more, Albers said. Many of the goods has been around for more than 50 years, Jules Verne are featured each month, and
dozen of the Southwest’s finest artisans sold recall the days when everything was with El Paso’s Citadel of the Southern guests are encouraged, but not required, to
selling their wares, is Nov. 3-4. made by hand, and the vendors dress to fit Park, encompassing El Paso County, dress in steampunk or Victorian fashion,
Doña Ana Arts Council Director Kathleen the Renaissance atmosphere as well. Hudspeth County, and parts of New and enjoy tea. The events are free, but
Albers said people have really embraced “Even though visitors may use their Mexico. advance RSVP is required at Magoffin
the whole Renaissance theme each year, modern charge cards, the art is handmade The group focuses more on participation Home. October’s book is Bram Stoker’s
and come to the Faire costumed as knights, and one of a kind pottery, jewelry, textiles than on elaborate weaponry, and uses safe, “Dracula.”
ladies in waiting, wizards, fairies and and unique products of the Southwest,”
more. Whole families have dressed up, and she said.
even decorate their baby strollers. The event’s many details and recurring
“It’s so much fun to see people get off characters and presenters are part of what
Krystyna Renata Robbins
the ‘Royal Carriage’ (shuttle bus to the helps make it not just a way to escape to
event) in costume,” she said. “It seems like another time, but to make if feel both
My Fall Workshop:
this is a great way for visitors to escape the familiar and welcome. This includes visitor
modern world because they start planning favorite “Robert the Ratcatcher,” and his
Oils & Acrylics
and making their costumes weeks in ‘Ratapult’ set on a grassy knoll on the west
advance.” side of Young Park Lake. He uses his
Oct. 9-11 9am-4pm
She said two great ways to escape during hand-made catapult, hurling “rats” that are Artist’s Studio & Gardens
the fair are by visiting the royal courts: actually beanbags made from burlap.

“Mushrooms in the Moonlight”
5070 Yucca Pl. (Off Country Club)
The Queen’s Court and the Crimson Bear “He also gives an enlightening lecture
Court. about rats, The Plague, and other tales of
“Darken your Darks
“Each court is a large area of the park old,” Albers said. “Robert the Ratcatcher is and Lighten your Lights”
that is set up with special tents, period Las Cruces artist Bob Diven, who is also
music, juggling and other entertainment, the designer of Magellan The Dragon who
Push and pull your paints to get great texture and
re-enactments of Renaissance dining and floats all weekend in Young Park Lake.”
eye-catching composition. Three days of fun in a
dancing, Renaissance Fashion shows, and There are also a few more recent changes
“no stress” environment. Try exciting subjects.
Bring your camera and lunch.
(915) 584-0953 • krystyna_robbins@sbcglobal.net • www.krystynarobbins.com
Facebook at MonkeyMayhemep.
Plan Your Escape Information at 228-8621.
Ready to get away? Here’s a quick list • Lost Cruces Escape Room — 775 S.
of where to find information on events Telshor, Suite G4. Information: (575)
that provide opportunities for travel 323-2112, lostcruces.com or on
through different times and dimensions, Facebook at LostCrucesEscapeRoom.
shape-shifting, becoming part of the
• Cluenumdrum Escape Room— 580 S.
story and more.
Valley Drive, Suite 100, Las Cruces.
Additional listings of haunted houses,
Information: (575) 9300,
ghost tours, mazes, zombie walks and
cluenundrum.com or on Facebook.
more spooky stuff, plus a variety of
other Halloween events, can be found on • El Paso Comic Con (EPCon) — April
pages 6-8 of this issue. 12-14, 2019 at El Paso Convention
Center, with costume contest at 8 p.m.
• Renaissance Artsfaire — The 46th
Saturday. Information:
annual event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
elpasocomiccon.com or on Facebook
Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday,
and Twitter.
Nov. 4-5, at Young Park, Walnut and
Lohman in Las Cruces Information: • Victorian Sci-Fi Book Club — 2 p.m.
Doña Ana Arts Council (575) 523-6403 the third Saturday of the month at
or daarts.org. Magoffin Home State Historic Site
Visitor Center. Information: 533-5147 or
• Amtgard Games — Kingdom of the
visitmagoffinhome.com.
Burning Land’s weekly battle games are
1 p.m. November to April and 2 p.m. • ImpactFest’s El Paso Film Virtual
April to November at Memorial Park. Reality and Short Film Festival —
Information: amtgardinc.com. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27-28, at
FabLab and the El Paso Foundation
• SCA’s The Citadel of the Southern Pass
Room in Downtown El Paso.
— Events can be found at southern-
Information: 257-8470,
pass.org or on Facebook at Barony of
elpasofilmfest.org or IMPACFest.org.
the Citadel of the Southern Pass.
• Full Moon Vampire Ball at Tricky Falls
• Operation Outbreak El Paso Escape
— Oct. 20. Information: 351-9938,
Game — 4530 Montana, Suite E.
trickyfalls.com or on Facebook.
Information: escapegameep.com or on
Facebook at EscapeGameEp. • Alamo Drafthouse — 250 E.
Montecillo. Movie Party schedule can be
• Monkey Mayhem (currently undergo-
found at drafthouse.com/el-paso or on
ing renovations) — 120 Paragon, Suite
Facebook, at AlamoEP. Information:
101. Updates for new opening dates at
845-7469.
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October Roundup DJ music. Tickets: $30; $225 table for 8. To teams of 25). Information: 533-8229 or Entertainment by renowned Santa Fe flamenco
order, send check to Isaiah House, 210 N. mbaray@sotx.org. troupe La Emi Arte Flamenco, and internationally
Cont’d from Page 12 Campbell (include phone number). Tickets also renowned violinist Roberto Jurado. Tickets: $150
Latino Legacy Awards — Community en
available at the door. Information: 228-9899 or ($100 members) available at border-heritage.com.
Cowboys for Cancer Research Benefit Accion hosts its 2nd annual awards and fiesta hon-
isaiahhouseelp.org. Information: 274-9563 or 304-9245.
— The organization’s 36th annual dinner, dance oring community leaders 6 p.m. to midnight
All proceeds benefit Isaiah House, a faith-based Sociedad Cultural de España is a nonprofit organ-
and silent auction is Friday, Oct. 5, at Las Cruces Saturday, Oct. 13, at EPCC Administration
transition home for men returning from incarcera- ization which promotes all things Spanish. Funds
Convention Center, 680 E. University. Doors Building. Tickets, information: 833-1000.
tion. Event includes an auction of art works and benefit a scholarship program for students to
open at 5:30 p.m. for dinner; dance begins at 9 This year’s Trailblazer Award goes to UTEP
other items, some of which are donated by prison study in Spain.
p.m. with music by the Delk Band. All proceeds President Diana Natalicio, with Latino Legend
inmates.
benefit New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Awards to Tony G. Cande and posthumous award Empty Bowls — The 26th annual benefit for
Center and at NMSU. Tickets: $100; $1,200 Tomatoville — The 5th annual “BLTs for to Judge Albert Armendariz, Sr. as well as the El Caldito Soup Kitchen is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
tables for ten. Information and registration: (575) Tocando” fundraiser for El Paso Symphony presentation of the Richard Castro Scholarship Friday, Oct. 19, at St. Paul’s United Methodist
642-5696 or (575) 642-5693 or c4cr.com. Orchestra’s Tocando Music Project is 6:30 p.m. fund. Church, corner of Alameda and Griggs in Las
Friday, Oct. 12, at 750 Linda, to experience the Cruces. The event features soup donated by local
Doors open to the public for the dance only at Riding For Boobs — The 7th annual motor-
8:30 p.m. Admission: $10 at the door; age 12 and “ultimate BLT,” and enjoy drinks, live music and a restaurants served in soup bowls hand made by
cycle run against breast cancer begins at 10 a.m.
younger free. silent auction. Tickets: $75; available at epso.org. Potters’ Guild of Las Cruces. This is the oldest
to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, starting at Barnett
Information: 532-3776 or epso.org. Empty Bowls event in New Mexico. Tickets: $20
FEMAP Gala — The Friends of FEMAP will Harley-Davidson,, 8272 Gateway East, with stops
The Symphony’s Tocando Music Project is an lunch and handmade bowl. Information: (575)
host its_ 13th annual gala, “A Night with the at the Dry River and Mamacita’s Bar and Grill.
after-school program that provides music learning 525-3831 or elcalditolc.org.
Stars,” celebrating 45 years of FEMAP at 7 p.m. Registration starts at $15. Information: ridingfor-
and performing opportunities to elementary
Friday, Oct. 5, at Grace Gardens, 6701 Westside. school students.
boobs.thundertix.com or on Facebook. Mission Trail Association Fundraiser —
Tickets: $200; $2,500 table for 10. Formal attire Final stop is in the San Elizario Historic District El Paso Mission Trail Association presents Danzas
required; black tie encouraged. Information: 544- A Wild Night...for Wildlife — The annual with live music by all-female AC/DC tribute Espanolas in the semi—annual fundraiser dance
4151, events@femap.org or femap.org/gala. gala, celebrating the 25th anniversary of “Thund-Her-Struck,” Texas Voodoo Stomp, the Saturday, Oct. 20, at historic La Cueva Theater,
Southwest Environmental Center’s work to pro- Smokin’ Crowes (Black Crowes Tribute), Steel 10180 Socorro Road, in Socorro, Texas.
Buddy Walk - EPCC Diversity Programs host tect wildlife and wild places in the Southwest is 6 Queen and the Abe Mac Band. Reception begins at 3:30 p.m. and theater opens
its 7th annual walk benefiting Down Syndrome to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Plaza on Main Riding for Boobs is a non-profit organization at 4:30. Tickets are $25, available at the door or
Coalition and EPCC Scholarships for Students Street, Las Cruces. Food from local restaurants, under the American Cancer Society Making at Studio Metropolis, 2308 Piedras. Information:
with Disabilities 9 to noon Saturday, Oct. 6, at Santa Fe Brewing Company Brews, fine wine, Strides Against Breast Cancer whom are dedicat- 533-1713.
EPCC’s Valle Verde Campus, 919 Hunter. Cost: music by M.C. Julian Alexander, Rhythm Mustic ed to help raise funds for women in the El Paso
$15 (free for individuals with Downs Syndrome); and others, and a silent auction. Tickets: $50 in Community who have been diagnosed with breast
Catholic Daughters of the Americas —
registration at EPBuddyWalk.org or at the starting The Court Daughters of the America #1581 hosts
advance; $60 day of gala. Information: (575) 522- cancer, survivors of families whom were impacted
point on the day of event. Information: 241-1040, its 67th Anniversary Celebration and Annual
5552 or info@wildmesquite.org. by the loss of the loved one due to breast cancer.
dscep.org or on Facebook. Fundraiser with a sit-down dinner and dance
Featured restaurants and food include hors
The Buddy Walk is a nationally sponsored walk d’oeuvres from Alma d’Arte, Dragonfly, ¡Ándele!
Walk for Kids — Ronald McDonald House Saturday, Oct. 20, at 801 Magoffin. Dinner is 6 to
organized by the local DSCEP in partnership with Charities of El Paso hosts the fundraising walk 7:30 p.m. followed by dance 8 p.m. to midnight
Restaurante, Salud! de Mesilla, Pastaggio’s Italian,
the National Down Syndrome Society to raise Saturday, Oct. 13, at Sunland Park Racetrack, with live music by the Starliners Band and door
De La Vega’s Pecan Grill, Le Rendez-vous Cafe,
awareness of Down syndrome. 1200 Futurity Drive. Registration and kids zone prizes. Tickets: are $35 (tax-deductible); available
Let Them Eat Cake.
opens at 8 a.m. with fun walk at 9 a.m. from Barbie at 240-5959, Josie at 603-6368, Hazel
Rock the House VII — Isaiah House of El El Paso Airplane Pull — The inaugural Registration: $20; $10 age 10-15; free for age 9 at 267-9070 or at cdaelpaso1581@yahoo.com.
Paso hosts its 6th annual dinner and dance benefit fundraising airplane pull competition for Special and younger. Dogs welcome (must be on leash).
6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Crystal ‘Making Strides Against Breast
Olympics Texas El Paso is 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. Registration: walkforkidselpaso.org. Information:
Palace Ballroom, 1550 Hawkins, Suite 18, with Cancer’ — American Cancer Society will host
13, at the FedEx Ramp, 501 George Perry. 542-1522 or rmhcelp.org.
buffet dinner 7 to 8 p.m.; followed by dancing and its annual walk benefiting breast cancer awareness
Registration starts at 9 a.m. Cost: $60 ($1,500 Ronald McDonald House Charities provide tem-

Hike Up Cristo Rey
at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Edgemere Linear
porary lodging to families when their child is seri-
Park, in front of Burges High School. Walkers may
ously ill or injured and are seeking medical treat-
sign up as individuals or teams to help raise funds
ment in one of the El Paso area Hospitals.
for the cause. Registration begins at 8 a.m. There
KCOS Wine & Food Classic — KCOS’s is no registration fee or fundraising minimum to

Saturday, Oct. 13
15th annual gourmet tasting event is 6 to 9 p.m. participate. Information, registration:

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Wednesday, Oct. 17, at El Paso Community ElPasoTXStrides@cancer.org or
College Administrative Service Center, 9050 makingstrides.acsevents.org.
Viscount, Building A, with tastings from top area
Masquerade Ball — El Pasoans Fighting

The easy-to-hike trail, with spectacular panoramas of
restaurants and wine distributors, as well as live
Hunger’s fundraising gala is 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday,
and silent auctions. All proceeds help KCOS, El

two countries and three cities, leads 2.5 miles to the
Oct. 20, at Wyndham Hotel, 2027 Airway, with
Paso’s nonprofit public broadcasting station.
live and silent auction, tastings from 16 restaurants

summit to the famous statue of Christ on the Cross.
Tickets: $75; $1,000 tables for ten. KCOS mem-
and live music with Bosse Band. Masquerade or
bers save $10 per ticket at 590-1313. Information:
formal attire encouraged. Tickets: $100.

The trail will be open 8 a.m. to noon, Sat. Oct. 13
594-5332 or kcostv.org.
Information: 298-0353 or
Participating restaurants and catering teams

All hikers should begin no later than 9 a.m.
bhernandez@feedingamerica.org.
include Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, Café Central,

Plan on 2-3 hours for the hike.
Crave, Craze, El Paso Community College Murder at the Museum — International
Culinary Department, Entrecôte & Co., Gallery 3 Museum of Art, 1211 Montana, hosts its annual

El Paso Scene Editor Randy Limbird will lead
Kitchen, Gusto Restaurant & Bar, Hillside Coffee fundraising murder mystery party Saturday, Oct.
& Donuts, Independent Burger, Jerusalem Grill, 20. All proceeds will go directly to Museum. Age

a guided hike beginning at 8:15 a.m. with talks on
Ode Brewing, and Tabla, as well as wineries L&F 21 and older. Information: 543-6747 or interna-

area history offered along the trail and at the summit.
Distributors, Pioneer Wine Company, Republic tionalmuseumofart.net.
National Distributing Company and Southern
‘Smoke & Scotch’ — The annual “Flights and

Security will be provided
Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.
Bites” black tie gala Tasting Event is 6 to 10 p.m.
‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ walk —
at the parking lot and on the trail.
Saturday, Oct. 20, at El Paso Holocaust Museum
YWCA El Paso del Norte Region hosts its 9th and Study Center, 715 N. Oregon, featuring

No reservations needed.
annual international men’s march, raising aware- scotch tastings, smoked BBQ and other tasty food
ness to stop rape, sexual assault and gender vio- items, live music, dancing, and more. All proceeds
lence, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Anson 11, support the museum. Ticket information: 351-

Requested $3 donation ($2 children) to support
Downtown El Paso. Participants will walk a mile in 0048 or elpasoholocaustmuseum.org.
red women’s high heel pumps to raise money for

the Mt. Cristo Restoration Committee.
the cause. Registration and shoe pickup is 4:30
Operation Pumpkin — The 17th annual
event benefiting the children of Lee and Beulah
p.m., with awards at 6:30 p.m. Registration: $25;
Moor Children’s home is 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday,

To get there: Take Sunland Park Drive to Doniphan, turn south,
$20 student and military. Information: 533-2311
Oct. 21, at Coronado Country Club, 1044
or walkamileinhershoes.org. Registration at
then west on Racetrack Drive. Cross the Rio Grande bridge, then
Broadmoor, featuring 12 area doctors and dentists
ywcaelpaso.org.

turn south on McNutt Road (Highway 273). Go about 1 mile and
testing their surgical skills in a pumpkin carving
Día de la Hispanidad — Sociedad Cultural competition. Participants may bid on finished cre-
turn right on road leading to the Mt. Cristo Rey parking lot. de España and the Honorary Consul of Spain,
Martha Vera, present the 10th annual celebration
ations in a live auction. Silent auction also offered.
Age 21 and older welcome. Tickets: $25,

Sponsored by El Paso Scene, Celebration of Our Mountains
of Día De La Hispanidad in honor of “The Great Information: 544-8777 or leemoor.org.
Museums of Spain” at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at
and the Mt. Cristo Rey Restoration Committee El Paso Country Club, 5000 Country Club Place.
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DinoTracks Tour — Insights Science Center Music and the Stars night sky events and concert
host its monthly DinoTracks tour 1 to 3:30 p.m. is 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6.
Sunday, Oct. 7, at Mt. Cristo Rey in Sunland Park. Bird ID Walking Tours are 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday,
Cost: $15; available at eventbrite. Information: Sept. 29 and Oct. 27.
534-0000 or insightselpaso.org. • Percha Dam State Park and Caballo Lake State
Park, 60 miles north of Las Cruces on Interstate
West Side Pond Tour — The Southwest 25. Information: (575) 743-3942 (Percha Dam) or
Koi and Pond Association hosts its pond tour noon (575) 527-8386 (Caballo Lake).
to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, showcasing 10 ponds • A Women’s Hike to Aztec Caves is 8 a.m. Guadalupe Mountains National Park Star Program is 8 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6.
throughout El Paso. Cost: $5 per person; includes Saturday, Oct. 20 (moderate). — 110 miles east of El Paso on the way to A presentation on Whiptail Lizards is 11 a.m. to
admission to all 10 locations. Admission bracelet • A Tin Mine Tours hike is 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. Carlsbad. Entry fee: $5 for ages 16 and older, noon Saturday, Oct. 20, in celebration of National
available at any of the ponds. Supervised children 21, starting at Chuck Heinrich Park (moderate). good for one week and all trails. Pine Springs Reptile Awareness Day.
are free. Information: Myskapa.org. • Early Bird Hike is 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Visitor Center hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. • Pancho Villa State Park, Columbus, N.M., State
Ponds include 224 Lomont, 300 Sharondale, 269 Birding tour hike, no experience necessary. Camping is $8 per site per night. Information: Roads 11 and 9. Day use hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Fountain, 6233 Camino Alegre, 1105 Eagle Ridge, • Zombie Apocalypse Hike is 11 a.m. Saturday, (915) 828-3251 or nps.gov. Information: (575) 531-2711. The 13th annual
6557 Cabana Del Sol, 6569 Cabana Del Sol, 5384 Oct. 27, with an emergency preparedness/wilder-
ness survival hike meeting at the Cottonwood Carlsbad Caverns National Park —160 Pancho’s Car Show is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday,
Davis Cup, 400 Willow Glen and 4347 Emory. Oct. 20, presented by Friends of Pancho Villa
Spring trailhead. miles east of El Paso, off the Carlsbad Highway
Enchanted Skies Star Party — The 25th (U.S. 62-180). Information: (575) 785-2232 or State Park.
annual night sky event is Oct. 9-13. Night view- Rio Bosque Wetlands Park — UTEP’s nps.gov/cave.
Center for Environmental Resource Management
Gila Cliff Dwellings National
ing, lectures, and camping are at Star Village in the Visitor Center hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; Monument — 44 miles north of Silver City on
Cibola National Forest, 15 minutes outside offers free guided walking tours and other activi- tours available 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. NM Highway 15. Entrance fee: $10 (annual park
Magdalena, N.M. Astronomers from New Mexico ties at Rio Bosque Wetlands Park, 10176 Socorro Daily bat flight talks offered just before sunset at pass is $45). Information: (575) 536-9461 or
Tech, the Very Large Array, Magdalena Ridge Rd. in El Paso’s Mission Valley. Tours last about the amphitheater through mid-October. nps.gov/gicl. The trail to the cliff dwellings is open
Observatory, and Magdalena Astronomical Society two hours. Information: 747-8663 or Star Walks are Oct. 5-6, and Moon Walks is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. year round. Everyone must
will be on hand. Information, registration: (505) riobosque.org. Oct. 20. Participation is free, but space is limited. be off the trail by 5 p.m. Visitor center is open 8
515-5780 or enchantedskies.org. • Community workday is 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct.
20. New Mexico State Parks — Day-use fee is a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Aspencade — Vehicles for the Cloudcroft, • Birding tour is 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. $5. All programs are free with park entrance, Reservations required for special programs. Call
N.M. tours to Upper Carr Canyon depart at 10 unless otherwise listed. Information: (575) 744- for times:
• Introductory tour is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.
a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13-14, from for- 5998 or nmparks.com. • Gila Nights Program highlighting dark skies and
• Bird Survey is 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30.
est service parking lot across from the Cloudcroft • Oliver Lee State Park, Highway 54 south of stargazing is Oct. 6.
Meet at the visitor center.
Chamber of Commerce, with “cowboy coffee” Alamogordo at the Dog Canyon turnoff. • Canyon View hike is Saturday, Oct. 13 (strenu-
Meeting place is a bridge crossing Riverside
around the campfire at the end of the tour. All Information: (575) 437-8284. ous, 3-4 hours).
Canal. Take Americas Ave. (Loop 375) to Pan
events are free; participants must provide their Night sky viewing of the First Quarter Moon is • Full Moon Hike is Saturday, Oct. 27.
American Drive, turn left and travel 1.5 miles.
own transportation. Information: (575) 682-2733. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State
Municipal Rose Garden — The garden at • Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park. 5000 Calle del
El Paso/Trans-Pecos Audubon Society 3418 Aurora (at Copia) is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Park — 1504 Miehls Drive N., Carlsbad, N.M.
Norte in Mesilla. Information: (575) 523-4398. Admission: $5 ($3 ages 7-12). Open 9 a.m. to 5
— The general meeting is 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. daily through November. Admission is free. Audubon Bird Walks are 7:15 a.m. Saturdays, led p.m. daily. Information: (575) 887-5516 or liv-
15, at UTEP’s Centennial Museum, 500 W. Information/rentals: El Paso Parks and Recreation, by park volunteers. Nature Hikes are 2:30 p.m. ingdesertnm.org.
University. Victoria Milne, senior veterinarian at 212-0092 or elpasotexas.gov/parks. Sundays. Second Chance Walker Program is 8:30 Desert Starlight night sky viewing events are 4 to
the El Paso Zoo, will present an update on the
Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic a.m. every Saturday at the Visitor Center. 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12.
Zoo Raptor Rehabilitation Program. Information:
Site — Ranch Road 2775 off U.S. 62/180 • Leasburg Dam — 12712 State Park Road in Wolf Awareness Day activities are Saturday,
Scott, 581-6071 or trans-pecos-audubon.com.
(Montana Ave.). Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Radium Springs, two miles off Interstate 25 at Exit Oct. 13.
Field trip information: Mark Perkins, 637-3521
Monday through Thursday; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday 19. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for day use. The last full moon walk of 2018 is 6:15 p.m.
or trans-pecos-audubon.com.
through Sunday. Admission: $7 (free age 12 and Information: (575) 524–4068. Saturday, Oct. 20.
• A Dell City and Hudspeth County tour to look
for shore birds, hawks and passerines departs at younger). Information: 857-1135, ext. 0, or texas-
6:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, from Evergreen stateparks.gov.
Cemetery, 12400 Montana. Bring a lunch. The 24th annual Interpretive Fair is 8 a.m. to 9
• A birding trip to South Texas is Nov. 2-6. p.m. to Saturday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday,
Oct. 20-21. Admission is free.
El Paso Zoo — 4001 E. Paisano. Entrance The Ghosts of the Ancient paranormal fundrais-
hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admission is ing tour is 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. Tickets: $20;
$12 for ages 13 to 59; $9 for ages 60 and older available only through squareup.com; email confir-
and active duty military (including spouse) with ID; mation needed upon entry.
$7.50 ages 3 to 12; and free for ages 2 and under. Bring water, hiking shoes and sunscreen for all
Zoo members admitted free. Information: 212- daytime hiking events and tour. Special events
0966, elpasozoo.org, or on Facebook . (space is limited; reservations required). Fee: $9
Boo at the Zoo is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and ($2 ages 5 to 12).
Sunday, Oct. 27-28. • Rare Plant Tour is 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.
Celebration of Our Mountains — For • Tai Chi at the Mountain is 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct.
more than 20 years, the celebration has included 13.
hiking, biking, birding, climbing, photographing, • Women’s Hike is 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.
geocaching, studying and celebrating the natural • Stargazing is 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25.
wonders of the Borderland. For a full line-up of • Junior Ranger Program is 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct.
events, visit celebrationofourmountains.org. 27.
Reservations are recommended for the self-guid-
Keystone Heritage Park and El Paso ed area and for camping: (512) 389-8911.
Desert Botanical Garden — 4200 Photo by Scruton
Doniphan. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, White Sands National Monument —
Wednesday-Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday The glistening gypsum dunes are about 15 miles
and Sunday; closed Tuesdays. Admission: $2 (free
for members); $1 children. Information: 584-0563,
southwest of Alamogordo, N.M., on U.S. 70.
Visitor Center hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through
Surreal Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden
keystoneheritagepark.com. Nov. 3. Park hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. through
Nov. 3. Last entrance is 8 p.m. Entrance fee: $5 Trip Advisor comments:
Franklin Mountains State Park — Most age 16 and older. Free for children. Information:
hiking and mountain-biking trails begin in the Tom (575) 479-6124, ext. 236 or (575) 679-2599, ext. Ho Baron's imagination is fertile and joyous … his
Mays area, off Transmountain Drive on the west 232; nps.gov/whsa or on Facebook.
side of the park (east of I-10). Sunset strolls are offered daily at 5:45 p.m.
pieces take your mind on a trip … offbeat, strange
Entry fee is $5 per person, free for age 12 and through Oct. 7; 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8-21; 5:15 p.m. and fantastical stuff … one of the coolest, most unusual
under (with family). Correct cash or check only. Oct. 22-Nov. 3.
Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Information: Full Moon Hike is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. art destinations we've visited all year … more
566-6441 or on Facebook at FranklinMountainsSP. Reservations required, starting one month in
Guided hikes and bike rides are $8 per person advance of each hike; online only. Cost: $8; $4 age
magnificent than I imagined … great artist in El Paso.
($3 State Park Pass holder; $1 children 12 and 15 and young, plus monument entrance fees.
under); price includes entry. Dogs welcome on Full Moon Night program is 6:30 p.m. 2830 Aurora @ Piedras in Central El Paso
leash on some hikes. Reservations required: 566- Wednesday, Oct. 24.
6441 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday). Ranger-guided Lake Lucero Tours are 10 a.m. Gallery open Saturdays noon-5 pm or by appointment
• Nature Walk Trail Tour is 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Saturdays, Nov. 3 and 24. Program fee is $8 ($4
Oct. 6, in the Tom Mays unit. Suitable for all ages.
915-562-7820 or h.baron@att.net
age 15 and younger). Check website or call for
• Peak Fitness Hike is 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, details; reservations required, available one month www.hobaron.com
meeting at the Cottonwood Springs Trailhead prior to tour.
(strenuous hike, 8-mile round trip. Sculpture Garden visible from Piedras at all hours
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Centennial Museum — University at Explore New Mexico trips for grades 6-8 depart
Wiggins, UTEP. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 Monday at 8 a.m. every other Saturday. Registration is
through Saturday. Admission is free. Information: free, but deadline for participants is the
747-6667 or museum.utep.edu. Wednesday before departure; space is limited.
Showing through Jan. 4: “Rations, Rights and Las Cruces Museum of Nature and
Rivets: Experiencing World War II in El Paso,” fea- Science — 411 N. Main in the Las Cruces
turing historic pieces such as newspaper clippings, Downtown Mall. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
photographs, ration books and transcribed oral Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
histories about life on the border during the war. city holidays. Museum admission is free. free ages 5 and younger). Admission is free to
Information: 212-0320, elpasotexas.gov/history or Visitor Center. Information: 533-5147, visit- Saturday, plus 5 to 7 p.m. during the First Friday
The war impacted UTEP in various ways, with Ramble. Information: (575) 522-3120 or las-
more women enrolled as students and the on Facebook. magoffinhome.com or Facebook.
Showing through Oct. 28 is “On Location: • Sweet Potato, Pumpkin and Squash Pies cruces.org/museums.
research efforts to help the war effort. Grownup Game Nights are 6 p.m. Friday Oct.
Making Movies in the Borderland,” spanning 100 Cooking Classes is 10 a.m. (family-friendly) and 1
El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study years of cinema on the border with shooting p.m. (for adults), Saturday, Oct. 6. $5. 19, with “Pandemic.” Age 18 and older welcome.
Center — 715 N. Oregon. Hours are 9 a.m. to scripts, posters and various artifacts and other • A free Braintrust Bag Lunch mini-lecture is noon STEAMpunk lecture is 11:45 Saturday, Oct. 20
5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. memorabilia. Wednesday, Oct. 10. Speakers to be announced. on Florence Bascom (Geology).
Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free. First Thursday free yoga is 6 p.m. Thursday, • Tom Lea Month Magoffin Home Tour is 5 to 8 National Fossil Day activities are 9 a.m. to noon
Information: 351-0048 or elpasoholocaustmuse- Oct. 4 and Nov. 1. p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Includes walk-through of Saturday, Oct. 13.
um.org. The museum was temporarily closed in A free talk on “Currency in Action” is 2 to 3 the home, cowboy storytelling outside, and hot A lecture on Paleontology in New Mexico is 5:30
late September due to flooding; call to find out its p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, wit the International Coin cocoa and coffee by a campfire. p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, as part of the Active
reopening status. Club of El Paso. • Yoga is 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 and 27. Free. Galaxy Lecture Series.
“History on the Run” walking tour of Early El • “Make-a-Thing” arts and crafts are 10 a.m. the Frankenstein200 robot building event is 10 a.m.
El Paso Museum of Archaeology — 4301 to noon Saturday, Oct. 27.
Transmountain in Northeast El Paso (west of U.S. Paso Movie Theatres on El Paso Street starts at 6 third Thursday of each month (Oct. 18). $10.
54).The museum will be closed through Nov. 16 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Plaza Theatre, 125 • Victorian Sci-Fi Book and Tea Club is 2 p.m. Las Cruces Railroad Museum — 351 N.
for improvements. Guests may still use the park- W. Mills. Cost: $10 ($5 museum members). Saturday, Oct. 20, to discuss “Dracula” by Bram Mesilla. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday
Stoker (1897). $5. through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, plus
ing lot to hike the trails. Information: 755-4332 or Magoffin Home State Historic Site —
elpasotexas.gov/arch_museum/. 1120 Magoffin. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. National Border Patrol Museum and 5 to 7 p.m. during the First Friday Ramble.
Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Memorial Library — 4315 Transmountain Admission is free. Information: (575) 528-3444 or
El Paso Museum of History — 510 N. museums.las-cruces.org.
Santa Fe. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday Sunday. Visitor Center is at 1117 Magoffin; closed Drive. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through
Sunday. Tours on the hour; last tour at 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Information: 759- Brown Bag Lecture on the Lake Valley ghost
through Saturday (open until 9 p.m. Thursdays), town “Boom to Bust” is noon Tuesday, Oct. 9,
and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays and Cost: $7 ($6 seniors 65 and older; $4 ages 6-18; 6060 or borderpatrolmuseum.com.
with Marie McGrath, Education Curator at the
War Eagles Air Museum — 8012 Airport Branigan Cultural Center.
Road, Doña Ana County Airport, Santa Teresa. The Doña Ana Modular Railroad Club will have
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through their H-O modular train display operating Friday
Sunday. Admission: $5; $4 senior citizens and mili- and Saturday, Oct. 19-20.
tary; free for children under 12. Information: Story and craft for all ages is 11 a.m. Saturday,
(575) 589-2000 or war-eagles-air-museum.com. Oct. 6, and Mrs. Prickett and her puppets will
engage pre-school children with a book and activi-
Las Cruces area ty at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11.
Family Game Day is 10 a.m. to noon the Second
Branigan Cultural Center — Branigan Saturday of each month (Oct. 13).
Building, 501 N. Main, (Downtown Mall) Las Adults coloring group meets 10 a.m. to noon
Cruces. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday Friday, Oct. 12 and 26.
through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, plus
5 to 7 p.m. during the First Friday Ramble. NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
Information: (575) 541-2154, las-cruces.org/muse- — 4100 Dripping Springs, Las Cruces. Hours are
ums or on Facebook. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon
Showing through Oct. 13: “Melding History to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5 for adults, $4
and Art — The Bracero Program,” an exhibit by seniors 60 and older; $3 children age 4-17; free
Diana LeMarbe, Jeri Desrochers and Raymond for museum members, veterans and children age
Cobos. Exhibit features sculptures, paintings and 3 and under. Information: (575) 522-4100 or
historic photographs on the two-nation guest nmfarmandranchmuseum.org.
worker program. Historian Stefanie Beninato will speak on “New
Showing Oct. 2-Feb. 16: “Lightning Field,” digi- Mexico Land Grants & Water Rights” at 7 p.m.
tal imagery by Ken Morgan, depicting his envision- Thursday, Oct. 11, as part of the museum’s
ing of a lightning storm at Walter de Maria’s Cultural Series. Admission to presentation is free.
Lightning Field. A new “Saddle Makers of the Southwest” exhibit
Showing Oct. 5-Jan. 19: “Four Generations, is featured inside the Museum’s Horse & Cattle
Four Languages,” featuring Mexican artists of dif- Barn, showcasing the art of saddle making and
ferent generations. highlighting four legendary saddle makers. It also
Showing Oct. 30-Feb. 2: “Passing Through,” includes a leather-stamping activity for children.
paintings by artist Jimin Lee on the theme of Showing in the Arts Corridor is “Jacob Pfeiffer:
mobility, displacement, and labor. My Long Journey,” oil paintings.
The 8th annual Cultural Bazaar is 9 a.m. to 1 Also showing: “Dressed for the Occasion,” fea-
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, with art, dance, clothing, turing women’s clothing from the pioneer days of
and other customs of more than a dozen cultures the 1870s to the Depression Era of the 1930s.
represented in Las Cruces. Mesilla Valley Weaver’s Guild hosts a weaving
History Notes Lecture Series is 1 p.m. Thursday, class for participants aged 14 to adults 9 a.m. to 3
Oct. 11, with “The Messiah from New Mexico: p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Class fee: $15; bring a
Francis Schlatter” by Jeff Schwehn. sack lunch. Registration required: LuAnn Kilday,
Culture Club arts and crafts events are 10 a.m. (575) 522-4100 or luannr.kilday@state.nm.us.
to noon Saturdays. A Heritage Cooking Class is 9 a.m. to noon
Geography Club meets 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 27, to make Day of the Dead
Saturdays to learn about the U.S. through arts and
crafts. Please see Page 27

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Museum Impressions of Big Bend Country,” featuring mod- October Roundup Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Information:
ern impressionistic oil paintings inspired by explo- (575)323-3624 or daphotoclub.org.
Cont’d from Page 26 rations and hiking trips in and around Big Bend Cont’d from Page 26 October schedule on Oct. 2 and 16 includes a
National Park. world wide travelog presentation also a presenta-
Bread in an 1890s vintage wood-burning cook
New Mexico Museum of Space Siguiendo los Pasos de Jesus — Siguiendo tion on Street Photography.
stove. All ages welcome to participate; free with los Pasos de Jesus, Inc. hosts its fall fundraising
paid museum admission. History — 3198 SR 2001, Alamogordo. Hours Westside Welcome Club — The social and
are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission: $6 ($5 for event 6:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at El
charitable nonprofit club was established 40 years
NMSU Art Gallery — D.W. Williams Art seniors and military, $4 ages 4-12, children 3 and Paso Country Club, 5000 Country Club Place,
ago to welcome women to the El Paso communi-
Center, 1390 E. University Ave, NMSU. Hours younger free). Information: (877) 333-6589, (575) with dinner, live and silent auctions and more.
This year’s theme is “Woodstock,” with music by ty. Open to both newcomers and longtime resi-
are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 437-2840 or nmspacemuseum.org.
Fungi Mungle. Dress for run and comfort. Tickets: dents. Information: westsidewelcomeclub.com.
Admission is free. Designated gallery parking free The Launch Pad Lecture Series is 9 to 11 a.m.
$75 ($750 tables). Information: 449-5883 or The monthly free newcomer coffee is 10 a.m.
on weekends and after 5 p.m. on weekdays. the first Friday of each month. The Oct. 5 lecture
Information: (575) 646-2545 or uag.nmsu.edu. spjinc.org. Friday, Oct. 5, at Bella’s Bargains
is “Live From Outer Space: The Flight of Apollo
Showing Oct. 4 through December: Siguiendo los Pasos de Jesus (SPJ) is a non-profit 7800 Edgemere (Burges High School campus).
7” by Museum Executive Director Christopher
“Superbloom,” examining the complicated effects organization working in the colonias of Juárez. SPJ Enter at front door and have ID ready. Bring a bag
Orwoll. Admission is free; coffee and donuts pro-
the Cold War and nuclear testing on the vided. builds new homes and helps clothe the families of clothes or shoes. Proceeds from sales go back
Southwest American landscape and the global psy- Science Saturday events for kids and their par- in4need. to the school and thrift store.
che. Comprised of oil paintings, large-format ents are 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 13, with The monthly luncheon is 11 a.m. Wednesday,
watercolors, digital works and video. Opening is 6 planetarium programs and more. El Paso Muscle Walk — The walk benefiting Oct. 10, at Coronado Country Club, 1044
to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4. The museum will host around trip to the Trinity Muscular Dystrophy Association is 9 a.m. Broadmoor, with a speaker from the El Paso Zoo.
The gallery hosts an Aikido performance 1 to 2 Site 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, with Saturday, Oct. 27, at Cielo Vista Mall. Teams and A Rescue Mission representative will also speak.
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. guided tours and brownbag lunch. Ticket informa- individuals walk to raise money to help MDA local Cost for lunch: $22 (for vegetarian options, indi-
tion and reservations: (575) 437-2840 ext. 41132 services and research. Information: 584-6355 or cate when making reservation). Send check to
Also Sacramento Mountains Historical
kborn@mdausa.org. Registration at mdamuscle-
walk.org.
WWC, PO Box 13167, 79913. RSVP (by Oct. 5):
474-5205.
Deming Luna Mimbres Museum — 301 Museum — 1000 U.S. 82, Cloudcroft, N.M.
S. Silver, Deming, N.M. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. El Paso Wine Fest — Rotary Club’s fundrais- Germania Club — The Germania Club of El
Admission: $5 ($3 ages 6 to 12); $1 military dis- ing festival is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in Paso’s monthly luncheon is at 11:30 a.m.
p.m. Monday through Saturday. Free. Information:
(575) 546-2382 or count. Information: (575) 682-2932 or cloudcroft- Downtown El Paso, across from San Jacinto Plaza, Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Underwood Golf
lunacountyhistoricalsociety.com museum.com. with more than 20 of the area’s finest chefs and Course, 3200 Coe, Fort Bliss. Newcomers wel-
Silver City Museum — 312 W. Broadway, restaurants. All proceeds go to support Rotary come. Information, reservations: 755-5471.
Geronimo Springs Museum — 211 Main projects in the El Paso area. Tickets: $100 (all
in Truth or Consequences, N.M. Hours are 9 a.m. Silver City, in the historic H.B. Ailman House.
inclusive). Information: 833-6616, Woman’s Department Fall Luncheon
to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 4 Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through — Woman’s Department of the Greater El Paso
Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and ElPasoWineFest.com or on Facebook.
p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5 ($2.50 students 6 to Restaurants include Anson 11, Café Central, Chamber of Commerce’s fall luncheon and fash-
18; free for ages 5 and younger). Family rates: Sunday. Open until 7 p.m. the first Friday of the ion show is noon, Thursday, Oct. 18, at
month. Admission: $5. Information: (575) 538- Crave, DELIght, Dragon Fly, Entrecote, Fire,
$15. Information: (575) 894-6600 or geronimo- Wyndham El Paso Airport, 2027 Airway, with
5921, silvercitymuseum.org. Hallelujah BBQ, Magic Bistro, Morrison
springsmuseum.com. Fashions by Chico’s and a silent auction. Doors
Showing through Dec. 9: ”Arte Chicano De Healthcare, 150 Sunset, Orange Peel, Park
Hubbard Museum of the American Tavern, Pecan Grill, Pot au Feu, Ruli’s, Ruth’s open at 11 a.m. Cost: $35. Information: Patti
San Vicente 2018,” featuring artwork by Silver
West — 841 U.S. Hwy 70 West, next to Chris, Smallcakes, St. Clair and more. Smith, 587-9439.
City Chicano artists, including print artist Fred
Ruidoso Downs (N.M.) Race Track. Hours are 9 Barraza, ceramicists Patty Countryman and Krissy
Elks Lodge Toiletries Drive — Elks Lodge Military Order of the World Wars —
a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Ramirez, and digital artist Grecia Rivas. An artist The El Paso Chapter’s monthly luncheon at 11
Admission: $7 ($5 for seniors, military; $2 children 187, 2278 Trawood, Suite C, hosts a drive noon
reception is 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Great American Land
6-16). Information: (575) 378-4142, hubbardmu- Showing Oct. 12-Jan. 13: “Allan Houser: to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, collecting toiletries
to benefit the area’s needy. Hot dogs for partici- & Cattle, 9800 Gateway N Blvd. The chapter is
seum.org or on Facebook. Renowned 20th Century Warm Springs working to gain national recognition for its local
Chiricahua Apache Artist.” Houser (1914-1994) pants, while supplies last. Information: 532-4441
Museum of the Big Bend — Sul Ross State or elpasoelks187.org. projects. Information 755-4038.
University (Entrance 3), Hwy 90 in Alpine, Texas. embraced contemporary art styles while celebrat-
Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday through ing his Apache heritage in his artwork. Opening Club Friendship — The club meets 11 a.m.
Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Free. reception is 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. Club news Tuesday, Oct. 23, at St. Paul’s Methodist Church,
7000 Edgemere. Program is “My Texas Ranger
Information: (432) 837-8143, Toy Train Depot — Alameda Park, 1991 N. Doña Ana Photography Club (DAPC)
museum@sulross.edu or Grandfather: Alonzo Oden” with MarySue
White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo. Hours are noon
— The club hosts free photography programs, Overstreet. Cost: $10, includes lunch. Open to
museumofthebigbend.com. to 4:40 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
Showing through Dec. 16: “Erin Hanson: open to the public, 7 to 9 p.m. selected Tuesdays the public. RSVP by Friday, Oct. 19: 591-2326
Admission: $4. Information: (575) 437-2855.
at Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N.

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Agave Rosa Gallery — The gallery and stu- Paso artists from the EPMA’s permanent collec-
dio of Manuel Piña is at 905 Noble (next to the tion of West Texas art. Artists include José
International Museum of Art). Hours are noon to Cisneros, Manuel Acosta, and Tom Lea.
6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A Bach’s Lunch Junior events designed for K-12
Saturday. Information: 533-8011. students are noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 and
Nov. 8, presented by Pro-Musica.
Ballroom Marfa — 108 E. San Antonio Street A free printmaking Educator Workshop is 9 a.m.
in Marfa. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Thursday to noon Saturday, Oct. 13, open to K-12 educa-
through Sunday. Information: (432) 729-3700, tors, for 3.0 CPEs.
ballroommarfa.org or Facebook. One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, featuring are 8 and 10 p.m. Friday and Sunday, and 8 p.m. A drop-in printmaking workshops is 1 to 5 p.m.
Showing through Nov. 4: “Hyperobjects,” a artwork depicting the region’s mountains by area Saturday, at the Ice Plant. Admission is free, but Saturday, Oct. 13, for ages 4 and older, as part of
group exhibition co-organized by philosopher and artists. reservations required at chinati.org/ads. Chalk The Block activities.
Rice University professor Timothy Morton and Remarks by artist Bridget Riley, creator of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra first free “Artful
Ballroom Marfa Director & Curator Laura Chinati Weekend 2018 — The Marfa, wall painting in the museum’s special exhibition Preludes,” is noon, Thursday, Oct. 18. Patrons
Copelin, engaging ideas from Morton’s theory to Texas art center’s weekend celebration of arts is
building, are 11 a.m. Saturday, and Rupert Deese will enjoy an exclusive tour of exhibit “After
confront ecological issues. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 5-7, with tours of
will talk about Riley’s work at 3:30 p.m., both in Posada: Revolution” accompanied by music by
Also featured is “Stone Circle” by Haroon Mirza, the permanent exhibits and other special events.
the Crowley Theater. Chloé Trevor.
inspired by ancient megaliths, currently installed Admission is free to most events. Information:
Dinner to benefit Chinati is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. An Art Talk on Tom Lea’s Murals is 6:30 to 7:30
semi-permanently at a site accessible to the pub- (432) 729-4362 or info@juddfoundation.org.
Saturday in the Arena. Tickets: $750 ($600 mem- p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, presented in partnership
lic, just outside Marfa. Web: juddfoundation.org or chinati.org.
bers and area residents). Seating is limited. with the Tom Lea Institute.
Songwriter and musician Rosanne Cash will per-
Bert Saldana Art Gallery — The gallery form a free concert at 9 p.m. Saturday, on
Sunrise at Chinati is 7:30 to 9 a.m. Sunday with Altar de Muertos featuring a Jose Guadalupe
featuring Southwestern Art is at 1501 Main Street an early morning viewings of Donald Judd’s 100 Posada is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, to kick
Highland Avenue in front of the county court-
in the San Elizario Arts District. Hours are 10 a.m. works in mill aluminum and 15 freestanding works off Día de los Muertos, with the Mexican
house.
to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 in concrete. Consulate in El Paso. Mariachi and ballet folklorico
Open studios, gallery exhibitions, mercantile
p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Created by artist Donald Judd, the Chinati will accompany the festivities; hot chocolate and
events, and performances throughout Marfa are 5
Information: 479-2926 or bertsaldana.com. Foundation houses one of the world’s largest col- pan de muerto served. Altar on view through
to 10 p.m. Friday with open studio by Artist in
lections of permanently installed contemporary Nov. 4.
Celebration of Our Mountains Art Residence Michael Williams 5 to 8 p.m. at the
art. Grounds close at 5 p.m. Admission is $10 ($5 Fall art classes begin Oct. 4. Call for schedule.
Exhibit — The 18th annual runs through Locker Plant.
for students, seniors). Full tour is $25 ($10 stu-
September, 2019, at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, Performances of “Ads” by artist Richard Maxwell
dents). Information: (432) 729-4362 or chinati.org.
Escamilla Fine Art Gallery, Studio and
Gift Shop — The gallery of impressionist
Crossland Gallery — The El Paso Art painter Alberto Escamilla is at 1445 Main Street in
Association’s gallery is at 500 W. Paisano (in the San Elizario. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Art Junction of El Paso). Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 Wednesday through Saturday, and 12:30 to 4:30
p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. p.m. Sunday. Information: 851-0742 or 474-1800,
Saturdays. Admission is free. Information: 534- or albertoescamilla.com.
7377, office@elpasoartassociation.com, Escamilla’s retrospective “Then and Now” is fea-
CrosslandArtGallery.com, or on Facebook. tured 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at International
Showing through Oct. 26: “Fresh Faces 3: Museum of Art, with artist remarks at 3 p.m. The
Trending #Now!,” featuring works by Nicholas exhibit continues through Oct. 28.
Luchenbill, Andrew Drewes, Jorge Lujan, Carolina
Villarreal, Maria Houchin, Lizzie Ochoa, Rodrigo
‘Foto Frontera’ Visual Stills exhibit —
Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe Cultural and
Armijo, Leticia Luevanos, Phillip Romero and Rudy
Technology Center, 721 S. Ochoa (first floor),
Royval.
hosts the 5th annual invitational photography
The El Paso Art Association annual meeting and
exhibit by area photographers through Oct. 26,
elections are 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21.
in celebration of Chicano Heritage Month. Hours
Fall Art Classes with Ron Fritsch are Saturdays,
are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Oct. 6-Dec. 15, at the Art Junction (no classes
Admission is free. Information: 545-7190, lafe-
Oct. 13, Nov. 10 or Dec. 8). Watercolor classes
ep.org or on Facebook.
are 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Acrylic and oil classes
Featured photographers are Joe Pat Clayton,
are 1 to 4 p.m. Cost for 8-class session is $140.
Arturo M. Enriquez, Vallarie Enriquez, Scott
Dozal Art Gallery — The gallery of award- Fitzpatrick, Terrel A. Jackson, Carl E. Maier,
winning artist Robert Dozal is at 1445 Main Street Aarón Martínez, Arturo Meza, Aarón Montes,
in the San Elizario Art District. Dozal’s portraits Heidi Phillips, Mel Stone and Federico Villalba.
and landscapes range from very realistic to
expressionistic in style. He specializes in oil,
Hal Marcus Gallery — 1308 N. Oregon. The
gallery specializes in local and early El Paso art.
watercolor and acrylics. Hours are noon to 5 p.m.
Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday
Wednesday through Sunday. Information: 777-
and Friday; noon to 7 p.m. Thursday or by
5237 or robertdozalartwork.weebly.com.
appointment. Information: 533-9090 or halmar-
El Paso Museum of Art — One Arts cus.com.
Festival Plaza, downtown El Paso. Hours are 9 Showing through Oct. 26: “Opposites Attract:
a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and The Art of Contrast and Compliment” featuring
Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and 9 a.m. to 9 Friar Vincent Petersen and Diego “Robot”
p.m. Thursday. Closed Mondays and holidays. Martinez. Petersen is an environmental artist who
Admission is free unless noted otherwise. works mostly in the acrylic medium. His recent
Information: 212-0300 or epma.art. work has been influenced by landscapes of the
Showing Oct. 12-Jan. 20: “After Posada: Southwest, where he was involved in ministry
Revolution,” works by Mexican printmaker José from 1997 to 2015. Martinez’s artwork is based
Guadalupe Posada (18-52-1913). The exhibition, on random thoughts and emotions, “as if the
drawn from the collection of Lineaus Hooper shapes and colors become metaphors” depicting a
Lorette, recontextualizes Posada’s influential personal experience or tribulation. Inspired by
work, which is often presented through posthu- religious icons, cubism, pop, post-impressionism,
mously produced stand-alone prints. and graffiti artwork growing up, he uses many dif-
Showing Oct. 31-Feb. 27: Jacob Lawrence’s ferent mediums to paint.
“Toussaint L’Ouverture” Series: The Haitian Marcus’s home and studio, located across the
Revolution. In 1937 Lawrence, a 20-year-old grad- street, are available for personal tours. The gallery
uate of the American Artist School in New York, will take part in the 15th annual Sunset Heights
began a group of tempera panels about the Tour of Homes noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.
Haitian Revolution. His first series tells the story of
Haiti’s struggle for independence from France
Ho Baron Sculpture Garden and
through the life of Toussaint L’Ouverture (1742–
Studio – Baron’s surreal outdoor sculpture gar-
den at 2830 Aurora (at Piedras) is visible from the
1803), a slave turned revolutionary leader. This
street, featuring several of his large-scale works.
exhibition features all 15 serigraphs prints, which
His indoor studio hours are noon to 5 p.m.
trace L’Ouverture’s trajectory from birth to com-
Saturdays, or by appointment. The indoor studio
mander to capture.
features his sculpture, drawings, and art assem-
Showing through Oct. 21: “Cholo at the
blages as well as access to a second private sculp-
Border” works by Chihuahua City artist Paola
ture garden. Information: 915-562-7820 or
Rascón.
hobaron.com
Showing through Nov. 4: “Early West Texas:
Waypoint and Home,” featuring paintings, prints,
drawings and photographs by more than 20 El Please see Page 29

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Art Scene Main Street near the San Elizario Plaza on the
Mission Trail. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday
Cont’d from Page 28 through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and
noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 474-1800 or
International Museum of Art — 1211 851-0093.
Montana. The museum is operated by the
International Association for the Visual Arts in the
historic Turney Home. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5
Las Cruces/Mesilla
p.m. Wednesday Thursday and Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. 10-10 ArtsHop — Doña Ana Arts Council
Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free. hosts “12 Hours of Art in Las Cruces” with events
Information: 543-6747, internationalmuseumo- 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. the second Saturday of every
fart.net or on Facebook. month (Oct. 13). Participating galleries are
Arts International juried exhibit runs through University Art Gallery, Cutter Gallery, DAAC Arts
Oct. 3. The exhibit is El Paso’s oldest and most & Cultural Center, Rokoko Gallery, Four Points
prestigious juried art show, sponsored by the El Perspective and Art Obscura. Hours vary per
Paso Art Association. location. Information: (575) 523-6403. Schedule:
Showing Oct. 4-28: “Then and Now,” a 1978- daarts.org.
2018 Retrospective by Alberto Escamilla, opens 2
Art Obscura Gallery — The fine arts,
to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, with music by Esequiel
antiques and collectibles shop and gallery is at
Meza and artist remarks at 3 p.m.
3206 Harrelson in Las Cruces (Mesilla Park area).
Escamilla will present a talk about his career and
Showing through Oct. 7: Sam Peters’ “The Last
his art 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14.
Picture Show: Homage to Classic Cinema” in the
Showing Oct. 6-31: “Photography Unleashed,
Main Gallery and Kathleen Deasy “Out of My
the Photo Artistry of R. L. Palmer. The exhibit of
Doodle(s)” in the Tiny Gallery. Hours are 10 a.m.
150 digital artworks from Palmer’s photographs,
to 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 11 a.m.
taken over six decades, includes more than 50
to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: (575) 494-7256 or
new works. The pictures include nature images,
Artobscuragallery.com.
wildlife, abstracts, and more. Rreception is 2 to 4
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, with a prize drawing. ArtRageous — Doña Ana Arts Council offers
The Art of the Arts Society hosts a presentation community art classes 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
in the museum parlor at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, Wednesdays, unless listed otherwise, at DAAC
with El Paso artist Lyuba Titovets. Admission is Arts & Cultural Center, in Bulletin Plaza, 1740
free; donations and membership encouraged. Calle de Mercado, Suite D. Classes include mate-
Information: 543-6747. rials, light refreshments and a glass of wine. No
Titovets started her private art lessons in St. experience is necessary; all levels welcome. Wear
Petersburg, Russia at age 5. Since 1999, she has old clothes or smock. Cost $30 per class (includes
been featured in more than 20 personal exhibi- materials and light refreshments). Class size limit-
tions, plus many more with her husband, artist ed. Proceeds support the non-profit’s community
Aleksander Titovets. art programs for children. Registration: (575) 523-
6403 or daarts.org.
Krystyna Robbins Studio — Krystyna • Oct. 3: Chandelier earrings with Martha Arndt,
Robbins’s Fall Studio Workshop, “Darken your
also at 2 to 4 p.m.
Darks and Lighten your Lights” for oils and
• Oct. 10: Painted and embellished prayer flags
acrylics is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through
with Mary Havenor.
Thursday, Oct. 9-11, at the Robbins Studio, 5070
• Oct. 17: Monotype printing with Laurel
Yucca, off Country Club. Beginners welcome;
Weathersbee.
bring a camera and lunch. Information: 584-
• Oct. 24: Paint a pet rock with Sally Quillin, also
0953,krystyna_robbins@sbcglobal.net or krysty-

Contact information
at 2 to 4 p.m.
narobbins.com.
• Oct. 31: Alcohol ink with Sally Quillin. Offered

(915) 851-0742 or 474-1800
Pastel Society of El Paso — The society 2 to 4 p.m. only.
meets 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at the
Colorful Trails Second Saturday Open
International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana.
Studios — Several Las Cruces artists will host
Baron (Barry) Martin, an expert at using his iPad
open houses noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.
to develop a photo to create a charcoal portrait
• Gypsy Sage Artists, with Laurie Churchill,
from, will share his tech knowledge and his note-
Wendy Weir, Kat Ahlfeld and Marj Leininger, at
book of charcoal drawings. The program is free
4118 Callebelleza (Sonoma Ranch). Information:
and open to the public. Information: 490-3978.
(575) 520-9245.
Rio Bravo Watercolorists — The group • Dunklee’s Art Studio, 1201 2nd. Information:
monthly meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. (575) 523-1889 or pennyduncklee.com.
17, at International Museum of Art, 1211 • Kathleen Deasy, 625 Van Patten. Information:
Montana. Watermedia painter Marie Siegrist, who (828) 467-9060.
works in watercolor, gouache, acrylic and casein, • Roy Van der AA nonobjective media, 2645
will demonstrate techniques. The public is invited. Dona Ana Road. Also featured is Dani Anderson
Information: Linda Parsons, 549-2950. and Carrie Greer. Information: (575) 520-8752.
• Dennis Lujan Art Pop Studio, 3390 Applecross
Rubin Center — UTEP’s Stanlee and Gerald Place. Information: (575) 202-7981.
Rubin Center for the Visual Arts is off Dawson
• Debra Vance studio at 2200 W. Union Ave,
Drive next to the Sun Bowl. Hours are 10 a.m. to
west of Hwy. 28. Information: 970-405-5784
5 p.m. Monday through Friday (open until 7 p.m.
Artists wanting to participate in future events
Thursday) and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.
should notify Kathleen Deasy one month prior:
Information: 747-6151, rubincenter.utep.edu or
(828) 467-9060 or kdarts2u@gmail.com.
on Facebook at RubinCenter.
Showing through Dec. 14: Cutter Gallery — 2640 El Paseo (at
• “Iconográfika Oaxaca: Contemporary Prints, University), Las Cruces. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Photos and Works on Paper” in the L Gallery. The Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
exhibit takes a look at a new generation of artists Saturday. Information: (575) 541-0658 or thecut-
who blend their indigenous roots with iconic tergallery.com.
imagery from contemporary life. Artists include Showing through Oct. 11: “Organ Mountain
Pablo Cotama, Demián Flores, Claudia Lopez and Picacho Peak Art Show,” with feature artist
Terroso, Baldomero Robles and Emilia Sandoval. . Robert Highsmith, and other artists.
• “Yana Payusova: “Revolutions” in the Project Showing Oct. 13-Nov. 3 in cooperation with
Space. The exhibit explores the dynamics of the Border Artists is the group’s “What We
power and gender through vivid imagery painted Love.” Each member of the Border Artists, a
onto large ceramic vessels. Southern New Mexico group formed in the late
• “Tu Huella es el Camino (Your Footprint is the 1980s, will select works special to them or their
Path)” exhibition from Mexican artist Betsabeé favorite pieces in various media.
Romero in the Rubin Gallery. Romero addresses Art opening fundraiser for KRWG public radio
themes of migration and belonging through large- station is 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.
scale sculptures, prints and installations. Border Artists Dialogues are 11 a.m. Saturdays
San Elizario Art District — Several gal-
leries and artist studios are located 1445 to 1501 Please see Page 30

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Art Scene Admission is free. Participants may bring a sack
lunch. Information: daarts.org.
Cont’d from Page 29
Rio Grande Theatre Gallery — 211 N.
during the show: Main in Las Cruces. Showing Oct. 1-27: “Tierra
• Oct. 20: Tauna Cole, Emmitt Booher, and del Encanto,” works by photographer Gerald
Sharbani Das Gupta Guss. Information: (575) 541-2290, riograndethe-
• Oct. 27: Cassandra Lockwood, Suzanne Kane, atre.org or on Facebook.
Jeanne Rundell and Amanda Jaffe ‘The Prado in Las Cruces’ — City of Las
• Nov. 3: Winfrey Hearst, Rosemary McLoughlin, Cruces hosts the traveling outdoor exhibition
Storm Sermay and Jo-an Smith. from the Museo Nacional del Prado, with the col-
DAAC Open Studio Time — Doña Ana laboration of the American Friends of the Prado
Arts Council’s (DAAC) Arts & Cultural Center, Museum and the New Mexico Multi-Cultural
1740 Calle de Mercado in Mesilla, hosts open stu- Foundation to downtown Las Cruces through
dio time for artists 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays Nov. 28 at Plaza Place next to the Plaza de Las
and Thursdays, beginning Oct. 3. Artists will bring Cruces in Downtown Las Cruces.
their own supplies, including a drop cloth if paint- The Las Cruces Museums will host an
ing with oils or acrylics. Cost per session: $10 for Educational Summit on Saturday, Sept. 29.
drop-ins or $5 for artists who are Friends of the Information: (575) 541-2217, or blee@las-
Arts Council and register in advance. Space is lim- cruces.org.
ited to 20 artists per session. Information: (575) Museo Nacional del Prado is one of the world’s
523-6403. or admin@daarts.org. most prestigious fine art museums. The collection
features artwork of Diego Velázquez, Francisco
Downtown Ramble — The City of Las de Goya, Titian, Rubens, and El Greco among oth-
Cruces hosts an evening of music and art 5 to 7 ers. The exhibit was listed as one of USA Today’s
p.m. the first Friday of the month at art venues of “Top 25 Must-See Exhibits in 2017.”
in a seven-block stretch of Las Cruces Downtown The museums will also host free weekly 30 to
Mall. Information: (575) 647-0508. 45-minute tours at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 2:30
‘Feed Your Mind’ seminar series — p.m. Saturdays.
Doña Ana Arts Council brings speakers on a wide Tombaugh Gallery — First Unitarian
range of topics at DAAC Arts & Cultural Center, Universalist Church of Las Cruces, 2000 S. Solano.
in Bulletin Plaza, 1740 Avenida de Mercado, Suites Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday
B–D. Evenings begin with social hour and light through Saturday. Information: (575) 522-7281,
refreshments 5 p.m., with seminars 5:30 to 7 p.m. uuchurchlc.org or on Facebook.
A six-part course “Post-Impressionism” course Showing through Oct. 20: “The Valley and Its
with Kathleen Key is Mondays, Oct. 22-Dec. 3 People”, an exhibit featuring Jeri Desrochers’ oil
(no class Nov. 26). Cost: $70 for all four courses; paintings and Diana LeMarbe’s sculptures.
$20 drop-in per seminar. Information: (575) 523- Desrochers is inspired by the intense light and
6403 or daarts.org. color of Southwest landscapes. LeMarbe is mes-
Jan B. Showcase — Works by the flat-clay merized by the body movement of ordinary peo-
potter and repujado artist are featured 10 a.m. to ple going about ordinary tasks. Reception is 11:30
2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Las Cruces’ Frame to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, with artist demonstra-
and Art Center, 1100 S. Main. Information: Ron, tions at 11:45 a.m.
(575) 526-2808 or frame@zianet.com. Unsettled Gallery and Studio — 905 N.
Las Cruces Museum of Art — 491 N. Mesquite, in Las Cruces. Hours are noon to 4
Main (Downtown Mall). Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday
p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Saturday. Information: (575) 647-8053 or
Saturday, plus 5 to 7 p.m. during the First Friday unsettledgallery@aol.com.
Ramble. Information: (575) 541-2137 or las- Showing through Oct. 20: “Water in the Pool,
cruces.org/museums. Water in the Valley,” works by Tauna Cole,
Showing through Oct. 27: “Light Works: A exploring her many perspectives on water.
Century of Photography,” spanning the history of Cole will lead a ”Tapping into Creativity through
photography from Eadweard Muybridge’s 19th- Drawing” workshop 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
century studies of animal locomotion to Richard 20. Information: (575) 635-9564 or tcole-
Misrach’s contemporary chromogenic prints. dorn49@gmail.com.
Artist and photographer Bree Lamb will discuss
light and motion in photography 1 to 3 p.m. Also
Saturday, Oct. 20, followed by a walking tour.
“Artventurous” free art appreciation activities Art Hop — MainStreet Truth or Consequences
are 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. October’s sponsors the event 6 to 9 p.m. the second
events are on “Mixed Media.” Saturday of each month (Oct. 13) in the down-
Fall Studio Art Classes for children, teens, and town gallery district. Information
adults run Oct. 31-Dec. 22. Registration is at the torcmainstreet.org.
Museum of Nature and Science, 411 N. Main. Deming Arts Center — The Deming Arts
Students must register in person 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Council gallery and gift shop is at 100 Gold in
Tuesdays through Saturdays through Oct. 24. Deming, N.M. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery — 2470- Monday through Saturday. Admission is free.
A Calle de Guadalupe in Mesilla, across from the Information: (575) 546-3663, demingarts.org or
Fountain Theatre. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Facebook.
daily. October’s featured artists are photographer Showing Oct. 2-24: Black Range Artists show.
Bob Zolto and pastelist Frank Peacock. Opening reception is 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7.
Information: (575) 522-2933 or mesillavalleyfin- The annual “Artoberfest” it 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
earts.com. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Customs House in
Deming, 304 S Silver, with works by several local
Mesquite Art Gallery — 340 N. Mesquite, artists.
Las Cruces. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday The center’s bi-annual Guatemalan Mercado is
and Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Information: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(575) 640-3502 or mesquiteartgallery.com. Saturday, Oct. 26-27.
Showing Oct. 5-27 is photography by Grant
Handgis of Tucson. The exhibit features hand- Pinos Altos Church Gallery - The historic
coated prints, including Kallitype, panchromatic gallery in Hearst Church gallery on Golden Ave. in
and palladium-toned prints. Opening reception is Pinos Altos, N.M., operated by the Grant County
5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. Art Guild, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday,
Saturday, Sunday and holidays through Oct. 8.
Promoting Art in the Mesilla Valley — Information: (575) 538-8216, gcag.org or on
Doña Ana Arts Council’s free speaker series is Facebook at Grant County Art Guild.
noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at the Council’s This year’s 33rd annual Purchase Prize Award
Arts & Cultural Center in Mesilla’s Bulletin Plaza, Show, “The Enduring West,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
1740 Calle de Mercado. DAAC board member Friday through Sunday, Sept. 28-30 and
Heidi Frohnapfel will talk about public art. Oct. 5-8.

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10th calendar to be
last one for EP artist
cast ballots for the “People’s Choice ber who attended the exhibition in 2017,”
Award,” which went to Lorenzo Braulio Zanelli said, “which was surprising since
Zepeda for a charming piece depicting a that was the year that the El Paso Art

T
baby under a tree called “Hummingbird on Association was celebrating its 50th
the Left.” The 26 awards presented, anniversary.”
including a sizable list of jurors and spe- Four pieces have already been sold,
cial awards, totaled more than $5,000. Zanelli said, and hopefully more art lovers
en has become a significant number The entire exhibition can also be viewed will purchase artwork before the exhibition
for Pat Olchefski-Winston. She has online at www.elpasoartassociation.com. closes Sunday, Sept. 30.
decided that her 2019 calendar, the More than 600 people attended the open-
tenth yearly offering, will also be the last ing at the International Museum of Art on Myrna Zanetell is a freelance writer
in the highly popular series. So the soon- Montana. “This was nearly twice the num- specializing in the visual arts.
to-be released edition has been christened
“The Grand Finale.”
The title represents the end a of decade
during which Pat published a selection of
collectible calendars that visually celebrat-
ed her favorite landmarks, landscapes, peo-
ple and places. Original in their inspira-
tion, these yearly offerings not only pro-
vided her audience with unique interpreta-
tions of local landmarks, but also gave
them insights into Olchefski-Winston’s
own inner being. As a departure from her site: www:starcitystudioproductions.com.
normal watercolor paintings, her 2011 cal- Studio visitors also can experience Pat’s
endar, comprised of 12 collage creations, Zen Garden to the right of the Star City
was simply titled “The Girls.” building at 120 W. Castellano. Pat Trick or treat,
Having put brush to canvas since the age describes it as a sweet, little garden con-
of 28, Pat emphasizes that the subject mat- taining structures fashioned with bamboo Village Inn will have
type grasses from the Upper Valley. This is
ter of her works generally has paralleled
her own life. Once more traditional in a private nook where she and others can something good to eat.
scope, her work later evolved to creations have a quiet space to sit, meditate or sim- Bring your kids for a special treat
she describes as more abstract, free and ply get away from the hustle and bustle of
daring. Feeling relaxed as a person these everyday life. And keep them off the streets.
days, she notes that the transformation of Pat’s 2019 “Grand Finale” calendar will
her style has made her more adventurous be available by mid-October at both Happy Halloween!
in her use of color, form and texture. In an Collectible stores, So El Paso, Art Masters
earlier interview she related, “Artists and at Star City Studio. She is also plan- El Paso: 1500 Airway •  7144 Gateway East • 4757 Hondo Pass • 2929 N. Mesa
should be like children, free to play and ning a “Last Calendar Party” for late 6440 N. Mesa • 7801 N. Mesa •  2275 Trawood •  1331 N. Zaragoza • 3464 Joe Battle
make believe. In this way, the hidden October. Attendees can see a majority of Las Cruces: 1435 S. Valley •  445 S. Telshor
thoughts of the mind are released in their Pat’s original calendar paintings and pur-
creative entirety.” chase a cross-section of available prints.
Out of the 100 paintings showcased in She can be reached at:
previous years, local landmarks have com- magenta@elp.rr.com or pat@starcitystu-
prised the majority of her calendar dioproductions.com.
imagery. In 2015, her rendition of St.
Ignatius Catholic Church marked the cre- Chalk the Block
ation of her 75th painting of an El Paso
In just over a decade El Paso’s annual
landmark.
“Chalk the Block” celebration has grown
“Over the past decade, I have painted
from a one-day event in mid-July that fea-
everything from restaurants to schools,
tured 12 artists, with an attendance of
churches, corner grocery stores and even
about 5,000 visitors, to a scintillating
barbershops. I guess my interpretation of a
three-day “happening” that showcases the
landmark is something that is of interest to
talents of more than 200 artists, vendors
a number of people.”
and musicians. Erin Ritter, public affairs
Pat has long been a multi-talented indi-
coordinator for the city’s Museums and
vidual. She is also a professional yoga
Cultural Affairs Department, reported that
instructor, an aspirating writer and actor, a
42,000 people attended the 2017 Chalk the
major supporter of the local arts communi-
Block, resulting in an economic impact of
ty, a Master Gardener and a passionate ani-
$1.2 million on the downtown arts district.
mal rights advocate. She has held the pres-
The 11th Annual Chalk is Friday through
idency of groups such as the El Paso Art
Sunday, Oct. 12-14. Admission is free.
Association and the Rio Bravo
Further information can be found at chalk-
Watercolorists.
theblock.com or on Facebook.
For the past three years her primary
focus has been her partnership with her
husband, Buddy Winston, in the Star City Arts International 2018
Recording Studio, and her own OM Congratulations to Karla Zanelli and her
Gallery. “Being co-owner of Star City cadre of volunteers and sponsors for bring-
along with Buddy (who has yet to com- ing another awesome art show to life. The
pletely retire from his career in medical 2018 Arts International exhibition, which
physics) is, in itself exciting, innovative opened Sept. 8, showcased a total of 132
and inspirational. Running the recording works of art created by the 62 artists who
studio has brought us into contact with were juried into the show.
amazingly talented singers, song writers, Steve Hastings’ painting, “Rio Grande
recording artists, film makers, dancers and Sunset” was named Best of Show and
even painters and sculptors.” Jorge Martinez was awarded a first place
During the few years the studio has been ribbon for his portrait, “Autorretrato
in operation, Pat, Buddy and their “Star Pensando.” The second place ribbon went
Team” have attracted “big name stars” to Corrine Spinner for her landscape, “El
from far and wide, offering a wide variety Paso’s Rio Grande,” and “Mill Rust” by
of talent in concert on an almost weekly Robert Dozal was awarded third place.
basis. Their schedule is on the studio web Those who attended the opening reception
October 2018 El Paso Scene Page 31
Trinity Site Tour — The fall tour to the site appreciated. Information, group tours: (575) 956-
All phone numbers listed are in Juaréz. tion: chupacabras100km.com or on Facebook at of the first atom bomb explosion is Saturday, Oct. 3294, (575) 574-8779, or (575) 388-4862.
CarreraChupacabras. The Society will honor the Village of Santa
Polo ConSentido — The 3rd annual charity 6, at White Sands Missile Range. At the site, visi-
Package pickup is 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. tors can take a quarter-mile walk to ground zero. Clara’s 150th birthday Saturday, Oct. 13.
polo tournament is 2 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7,
12, with live music, food and drinks, vendor They can also ride a missile range shuttle bus two The free film series, “Comrades in Arms,
at Las Anitas Polo Field on Rio Bravo in Cd.
booths and more. miles from ground zero to the Schmidt/McDonald Companions in Death; the Final Years of WWI” is
Juarez, Cost: 100 pesos general admission VIP
Chupacabritas family event is 9 a.m. Sunday, Ranch House, where the scientists assembled the 7 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 8, at the Santa
Seating: 500 pesos VIP seating; 5,000MXN VIP
Oct. 14, with family entertainment, food and plutonium core of the bomb. Admission is free. Clara National Guard Armory, Hwy 180 East.
table; available on Eventbrite.com.
exhibits. Information: White Sands Public Affairs (575) 678- Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free; dona-
Information:centroalianzaseducativas@gmail or on
1134 or wsmr.army.mil. tions welcome.
Facebook at AlianzasEducativasJuarez. Estadio Juárez Vive — Av Sanders 1450,
Proceeds benefit charities that help pregnant Melchor Ocampo, 32380. Enter off U.S. 380 on the north end of the range Fort Selden Voices from the Past —
women and girls; and academic development of • Puerto Rican Latin trap and reggaeton singer (Stallion Gate) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Site closes The special moonlight tours of Fort Selden State
Juarez’s youth. Bad Bunny performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, promptly at 3:30 p.m. Must show a photo ID. Monument, 13 miles north of Las Cruces, in
Auditorio Benito Juárez — Ignacio on his La Nueva Religión Tour II. 510-2,040 Jornada Mogollon Conference — The Radium Springs, are 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
pesos. 20th biennial Mogollon Conference is 5:30 to 7:30 20, in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the
Ramirez and Vicente Guerrero, one block from
• Comedian Alan Saldana performs at 9 p.m. p.m. Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and National Trails System. The tour includes part of
Parque Borunda. Tickets at donboleton.com.
Friday, Oct. 19. Tickets: 290, 405 and 460 pesos. Saturday, Oct. 11-13, at NMSU’s University the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National
• Comedian Cosos Canon performs at 8 p.m.
• Latin Grammy winner Julion Alvarez performs Museum and Corbett Center Auditorium on the Historic Trail; and historical figures from the past
Thursday, Oct. 4. Tickets: 230-405 pesos.
at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27: 175-2,060 pesos. NMSU Campus, More than 40 leading archaeolo- who camped at Paraje de Robledo. Tours leave
• Flor Amargo, singer, pianist and multi-instru-
gists will share insights on Mogollon Archaeology. every 15 minutes. Admission is $5; (kids 16 free).
mentalist, whose diverse music is known as Centro Cultural Paso del Norte - Av. Registration: $55. Information: (575) 522-1691 or Tickets sold at door; check or cash only.
“katartic pop,” performs at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. Henry Durant, Zona Pronaf, across from the Red
lonjul.net/mog2018/. Information: (575) 202-1638 or
Tickets: 230, 345 and 460 pesos. Cross. Information: 1730300 (Facebook: nmmonuments.org.
Centro de Convenciones Anita — CCPasodelNorte). Advance show tickets at don- Border Archives Bazaar — Border Fort Selden was a 19th century adobe fort estab-
Waterfill zone. Information: 6821486 or 6820693. boleton.com. Regional Archives Group hosts a free event for lished to protect early settlers. The state monu-
Tickets at donboleton.com. • Los Silver Sinfonico performs at 7:30 p.m. the community to interact with historical collec- ment is regularly open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Vikings Gladiator Fest Bazar y Peleas de MMA is Tuesday, Oct. 16. 175, 230 and 290 pesos. tions from the border region 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Information: (575)
7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. Tickets: 208 and 1,320 • Singer/composer José María Napoleón Saturday, Oct. 13, at Tomas Rivera Conference 526-8911 or nmmonuments.org.
pesos. performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. Tickets: Center in UTEP’s Student Union East, 351 W.
690-1,720 pesos. University. Featured speakers include New Harvey Girls of El Paso — The Harvey
• The Colombian pop band Morat performs at
• Alberto de Arco presents “Noche Paranormal” Mexico State Historian Rick Hendricks. Admission Girls of El Paso Texas meet at 2 p.m. Monday,
7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. Tickets: 460-1,720
at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. 175-760 pesos. is free. Information: Abbie, 747-6839 or ahweis- Oct. 8, at Union Depot Passenger Station, 700
pesos.
• The comic play “Señora Presidenta” starring er@utep.edu, Dennis, (575) 646-4756 or ddai- San Francisco. Program is “Harvey Company
Estadio Jaime Canales Lira — Av. Vicente Hector Suarez is at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, ly@nmsu.edu, or on Facebook at BRarchives. News Stands Along the Santa Fe Line.” Visitors
Guerrero at Americas. Advance tickets at donbo- Oct. 31. Tickets: 460-920 pesos. The event brings together resources from more welcome. Admission is free. Information: 591-
leton.com. than a dozen libraries, archives, and museums of 2326.
Alta Consigna, banda quintet from Tijuana, per- Maraton Internacional — The 9th annual the El Paso, Juárez and Southern New Mexico
Maraton Internacional Gas Natural de Juarez SW Chapter of Railway & Locomotive
forms everything from traditional corridos and area. Archivists, librarians and museum curators Historical Society — The society meets at 6
original narcocorridos to polkas at 8 p.m. Friday, (Marathon, Half Marathon) is Sunday, Oct. 21, will discuss archives, regional history, and preserv- p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at El Sarape
Oct. 5. Tickets: 175-805 pesos. starting at Estadio Olimpico Benito Juarez. ing documents. Scan stations available for family Restaurant, 5103 Montana. Program is “Rail Lines
Registration: 500 pesos. Information: maratonde- photographs, documents, and audiovisual materi-
Plaza De La Mexicanidad juarez.com.
Between Port Isabel and Port Brownsville Texas”
als. Also featured are short talks in English and
(Monumental X Explanade) — Boulevard presented by Ric Brightman. All train enthusiasts
La Rodadora — The interactive children’s Spanish about regional history, genealogy, pre- welcome. Information: 591-2326.
4 Siglos and Plutarco Elias Calles.
museum is in the city’s Parque Central. Hours are serving family archives, and researching historic
Festival Cumbianchero starring Grupo Cañaveral, El Paso Genealogical Society — The soci-
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 buildings and neighborhoods.
with Chicos de Barrio, Skandolo and more begins ety meets 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at St. Paul’s
at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Tickets: 290, 487 and a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission: Fort Bayard Tours — Fort Bayard Historic Methodist Church, 7000 Edgemere (off Airway).
860 pesos. 65 pesos (around $5). Information: 52-656-558- Preservation Society host walking tours of the his- Program is “Filling in the Timelines of Your
2415 or larodadora.org. toric fort beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Fort
Chupacabras — The 21st annual 100K moun- 3D Theater admission: 30 pesos. Theater/muse-
Ancestors’ Lives.” Information: 479-1291.
Bayard National Historic Landmark. Fort Bayard is
tain bike race in Juarez is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. History Notes Lecture Series — The
um combo is 79 pesos. six miles east of Silver City, N.M. off U.S. 180.
13, at Chamizal Monument in Juarez. The 62-mile monthly program is 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11,
Tour begins at the 1910 Commanding Officer’s
race along the U.S./Mexico border, considered Museo de la Revolucion de la Frontera with “The Messiah from New Mexico: Francis
Quarter and museum (House 26). Museum is
the top mountain bike event in Mexico with near- (MUREF) — Old Customs House, Zona Schlatter” by Jeff Schwehn at the Branigan
open 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday; 10 a.m.
ly 3,000 participants, with times ranging from 3 Centro, Av. 16 de Septiembre at Ave. Juárez. Cultural Center, 501 N. Main, Las Cruces.
to 2 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Tour takes about
1/2 to 10 hours. Also offered is the Fast Fifty 50K Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Admission is free. Information: (575) 541-2154 or
90 minutes. Admission is free, but donations
event, Sprint 30K and Chubabritas. Cost, informa- Sunday. Information: muref.org, inah.org. las-cruces.org/museums.
Daughters of the Republic of Texas —
The Rio Grande Chapter meets at 11 a.m. Friday,
Oct. 12, at Avila’s Mexican Restaurant, 6232 N.
Mesa. Program is “Texas Rangers” by MarySue
Overstreet. Anyone interested in Texas history
encouraged to attend. RSVP: 760-5775.
Chamizal Asks: ‘What Do You Think’
— Chamizal invites community members and visi-
tors to share an experience at 7 p.m. the third
Wednesday of the month (Oct. 17), at Chamizal
National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. These
might include a theater performance or any num-
ber of events related to the Chamizal story, bor-
derland history and culture, or the National Park
Service and its values. Admission is free.
Information: 532-7273.
El Paso Corral of the Westerners —
The monthly dinner program is 6 p.m. Friday,
Oct. 19, at Holiday Inn El Paso-West 900 Sunland
Park Drive at I-10. Cost: $20. Visitors welcome,
but RSVP needed by Oct. 15: 759-9538.
Old Fort Bliss — Building 5054, corner of
Pershing and Pleasanton Roads, Fort Bliss. The
replicas of the original adobe fort buildings and
military artifacts of the Magoffinsville Post, 1854
to 1868 are open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday
through Friday. Admission is free. Information:
568-4518 or 588-8482 or on Facebook.

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Teen desert outing leads Taking a Look Back
to kissing, baby bobcats by John McVey Middagh
Tumblewords Project — The writing work- EPCC Literary Fiesta — El Paso
he sun was just topping out over the shops are 12:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Saturdays at the Community College’s 10th annual celebration of

T East Franklin Mountains as I
knocked on Betty’s bedroom win-
dow. I had just finished my paper route
The cat was gone.
We walked on, rounding the building
where there was a tall mesquite bush. Up
at the top we saw another bobcat, not
Memorial Park Public Library meeting room, 3200
Copper. Workshops are free; donations for the
presenter are encouraged. The group is open to
all writers in a non-critique, non-caustic forum.
readers, writers and books is noon to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20, at El Paso Public Library’s Main
Branch, 501 N. Oregon, with a children’s corner,
games, book fair, readings, haunted house, crafts
and we had plans to go rifle shooting in Information: 566-1034 (library), 328-5484, tum- and refreshments. Admission is free. Information:
the desert. She was already waiting and moving this time, and with no hesitation I
blewordsproject@yahoo.com or on Facebook. 831-4039 or literaryfiesta.wordpress.com.
quickly came around to her front door, fired. To our surprise the bobcat exploded
into four parts. Dumbfounded, we real- Author-Book Festival — El Paso Writers Murder She Read — The Eastside chapter of
and we took off in my sleek, faded green
‘52 Chevy fastback. ized that there were four babies. League’s annual festival is 1 to 5:59 p.m. Saturday, the book discussion group supporting women

My parents had given me the car on my Somehow, we managed to corral them Oct. 13, at Dorris Van Doren Branch Library, 551 mystery writers meets 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.
Redd, with national and international published 2, at 1631 Commons, to discuss “Compulsion” by
16th birthday and I quickly went to work taking them home, with only one being
authors selling their books, reading excerpts from Allison Brennan. Information: 629-7063 or labod-
tearing out the back seat, putting down a wounded. their books, as well as greeting the public and da9@aol.com.
sheet of plywood to make an even floor, Betty’s parents were not in the least answering questions. Admission is free.
interested in her keeping one. They were Reading Art Book Club — The book club
making one large compartment to the Information: 755-4958, elpasowritersleague.word-
trunk lid. A mattress came next along city folks, very nice people, but the quiet press.com or on Facebook at
of the Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N. Main,
meets at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the
with camp boxes, ice chest, water jug, type. I took our new pets to my house. ElPasoWritersLeague
Museum of Nature and Science classroom to dis-
toolbox and shovel. My parents were used to all my “finds” El Paso Writers League is a non-profit organiza-
cuss “The Girl Who Loved to Draw: Rose
This morning I had a full tank of gaso- and we put them in the dog kennel. tion that holds monthly programs with the goal to
O’Neill” by Linda Brewster. Information: (575)
line and we were off, roaring west to Weeks passed, and the word had gotten teach and encourage the art of writing - stories,
541-2217, sabdon@las-cruces.org or las-
Country Club Road and up McNutt to the out that I had baby bobcats. Our neigh- poems, and scripts, etc.
cruces.org/museums.
desert. Our excitement was only sur- bors, the Kunkles, stopped by to ask if National Novel Writing Month — In Victorian Sci-Fi Book and Tea Club —
passed by the fresh smell of the morning I’d trade one for a hound dog puppy. I information session for NaNoWriMo is 3 to 5:30
The book club devoted to Victorian era science
dew and creosote bushes coming through thought that was okay, so we traded. I p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at El Paso Public Library’s
fiction meets at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at
the car windows. We stopped to shoot still had three to feed. I had gotten in the Memorial Park Branch, 3200 Copper. Local lead-
Magoffin Home State Historic Site, 1120 Magoffin,
jackrabbits as we headed toward Noria, habit of going out to the desert regularly, ers will be available to answer questions and share
to discuss “Dracula” by Bram Stoker (1897).
tips and tricks to writing a novel in the month of
an abandoned railroad section station shooting rabbits for them. Victorian era or steampunk dress encouraged, but
November. Admission is free. Information:
about 15 miles out. We had no particular They were growing and not seeming to nanoelpaso915@gmail.com or NaNoWriMo.org.
not required. Cost: $5. Information: 533-5147,
route in mind and no time limit imposed tame down much. I named the remaining National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
visitmagoffinhome.com or Facebook.
on us, so we were taking our time. three Damnit (he was the gentlest invites people to come together to work on their Barnes & Noble Book Club — Book Club
At Noria we parked at the main house because of the doctoring I did on him), novels. There are three rules: it has to be 50,000 is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at all local Barnes
and got out to explore. Betty then Bobbinkins, and Bobbett. To get them out words; writers can’t start until midnight Nov. 1 & Noble locations, featuring “An Absolutely
announced that she wanted a shooting of the kennel we used heavy gloves. They and must finish by Nov. 30; and no editing is Remarkable Thing” by Hank Green. Special edi-
lesson, so we set up some cans. She were rambunctious. allowed. Novels can be from any genre: mystery, tion available for purchase at the store with a
shouldered my father’s 22-calibar On one outing Damnit got away. I went, historical fiction or a collection of short stories. reader’s guide and author essay. Sign up to partici-

Winchester rifle, with me putting my up and down the street calling for him, Participants can even write nonfiction or complete pate at each location or at barnesandnoble.com.
a graphic novel.
arms around her to position the rifle just “Here Damnit, here Damnit” It was not
right. She gave me a quick kiss on the until later that I was brought to realize
check before turning her head back, what that might have sounded like to the
sighting down the barrel. I stepped back neighbors. But by that time the neighbor-
and she fired, hitting the two tin cans that hood was pretty much immune to any-
held up the Lone Starr Beer bottle that thing they witnessed coming their way by
was supposed to be the target. She me. I never found Damnit.
jumped with excitement, but I think she The summer was passing, and I still had
was funning me. She knew how to shoot; two semi-wild bobcats on my hands.
this was not the first time we’d been out. Discussing it with my parents, we
That kiss turned out to be just the prel- thought of the zoo. My dad made the
ude to what was to follow. She lowered phone call. They were happy to take
the rifle and as I reached out to get it, she them. I was happy to see Bobbinkins and
stepped into my arms. She raised her Bobbett had a good home.
head standing on tip toes and kissed me That was the end to another typical
for real this time. And, to my surprise she summer. School starting meant a whole
stuck her tongue in my mouth. I was new set of adventures coming into view.
shocked but, not for long. That’s when I It’s been decades, but Betty and I still
learned what French kissing was all see each other once in a while at Wal-
about. Mart. We are both very fortunate, having
We kissed some more before continuing married well. She to a great guy who has
up the tracks toward the old office build- always driven Corvettes, and I to the girl
ing. Betty was pleased with herself being I first met in third grade who has allowed
the teacher, and I was not unpleased me to have horses. God is good.
being the student. On our way we spied a John McVey Middagh is a former
bobcat running across in front of us. I saddle shop owner. You can reach
lifted Dad’s rifle and fired but missed. him at jmiddagh@yahoo.com.

October 2018 El Paso Scene Page 33
Read” grant, with El Paso’s activities focusing on distinguished and celebrated writing team, Kander
“Bless Me, Ultima.” Directed by Rebecca Rivas. and Ebb Oct. 5-21 at Black Box Theatre, 430 N
Show time is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Downtown Mall, in Las Cruces. Directed by Nora
Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7 and 14. Thomas-Medina. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays
No Oct. 10 show. Tickets: $12-$18; $10 and Saturdays at 8 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Sunday Oct. 14
Wednesday, Oct. 3 performance. Information: and 21; and 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18. Tickets:
747-5118, theatredance.utep.edu or on Facebook. $15 ($12 students and seniors over 65; $10 all
Young Antonio Márez winds his way through a seats Thursday. Reservations: (575) 523-1223.
world filled with vaqueros, witches and corridos. The nonstop hit parade features unforgettable
‘Parallel Lives’ — Las Cruces Community p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13-14; With the guidance and protection of the curan- gems from “Cabaret” to “Chicago,” including “Mr.
Theatre, 313 N. Main in the Las Cruces 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17; 9 p.m. Friday, and dera Ultima, he finds his roots in the traditions of Cellophane,” “Maybe This Time,” and “New
Downtown Mall presents the play based on the 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-21, at the the llano and spreads his wings. York, New York.”
Kathy and Mo Show Sept 28-Oct.14. Directed Buckhorn Opera House in Pinos Alto. Rated PG-
by Teddy Aspen Sanchez. Performances are 8 13. Tickets: $10. ‘The World Goes ‘Round’ — No Strings
p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Theatre Company presents the musical revue of Please see Page 35
Shakespeare on the Rocks —
Tickets: $15 ($12 student, military and seniors, Shakespeare on the Rocks 30th season runs at 7
$11 per person groups of 10 or more) Tickets:

UDT brings ‘Young
p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 29-
$25 ($15 student). Angel Tickets (includes post Nov. 4, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S.

W
show meet-and-greet) are $50. Information: (575)

Frankenstein’ to life
San Marcial, featuring three selected productions
523-1200 or lcctnm.org. from previous seasons. Tickets: $10 ($8 for full-
Virus Theater Fall Festival — Virus time students with valid id, seniors 65 and older,
Theater in Silver City, N.M. hosts its inaugural fes- active military; $6 group rate, 10 or more. All sea-
son is general admission. Information: 474-4275,
tival Sept. 28-Oct. 21, featuring four original hat’s funnier than a Mel
productions by area groups. Events are at El Sol dmills@elp.rr.com, shakespeareontherocks.com
or on Facebook.
Brooks/Gene Wilder comedy?
Theater, 406 N. Bullard, Downtown, except for
the melodrama “Weasel in the Hen House.” Season passes are $15 for all three shows (avail- Nothing, except perhaps that
Festival pass: $30. Individual show prices vary. able through Sept. 21 at 540-3813. comedy set to music written by Brooks.
Passes available at Leyba & Ingalls, 315 N. Bullard • Sept. 29-30: “Macbeth,” directed by Amanda That’s what comedy fans have in store
or at virustheater.com. Vasquez. The production, last seen in 2002, is set this month at UTEP Dinner Theatre
Performances: in a post-apocalyptic world where gender roles with its presentation of the musical ver-
• “Oeddy Wrecks,” a Greek escape from tragedy, are often reversed. sion of the Brooks film classic, “Young
is 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Sept. 28-30, • Oct. 13-14: “The Comedy of Errors,” by Frankenstein.”
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6-7, Thursday and Megan O’Toole-Pitts. This comedy about two sets It’s not quite the Mary Shelley version
of twins begins with mistaken identities and ends
Friday, Oct. 11-12 and Saturday and Sunday, of Frankenstein so many know, director stage by a cast of UDT veterans and
Oct. 20-21, and Tickets: $15. with the triumph of love and reconciliation.
• Nov. 3-4: Hector Serrano’s production of “A
Greg Taylor said. favorites. Danny Lopez, who was
• “The Red Stilts” production by Kids Circus and
Theater Workshop is 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Midsummer Night’s Dream,” with a pastiche of “Years ago, Mel Brooks and Gene Gomez Addams last year, returns as
Oct. 6-7. Admission is free. lovestruck nobles, bumbling mechanicals, and mis- Wilder came up with a very funny way Victor Frankenstein this year.
• “Blatant Attempts at Understanding” a collec- chievous fairies. to tweak and adapt the story into a “Danny starred in ‘The Producers’ at
tion of reflective essays by Melanie Zipin trans- wacky reimaging of the oft-told tale,” the UDT and he has been wanting me to
‘Bless Me, Ultima’ — UTEP Department of
formed for the stage by Poetry in Motion, is 7:30 Theater & Dance presents the play based on the
said Taylor, who has directed more than do this show ever since,” Taylor said.
p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 4-5, Sunday, Oct. Rudolfo Anaya book Oct. 3-17, at Fox Fine Arts 120 shows and produced more than 150 “Another UDT veteran is Selena Stair,
14, and Thursday, Oct. 18, and 6 p.m. Saturday, Wise Family Theatre. The department is one of 79 at UDT. “In this version the original Dr. who is playing Frau Blucher (cue
Oct. 13, and Friday, Oct. 19. Tickets: $10. organizations nationwide to receive an NEA “Big Frankenstein from the novel has passed Horses). Courtney Curtis is playing
• “A Weasel in the Hen House” melodrama is 9 away and left his castle to his only Victor’s fiancée Elizabeth and UTEP
grandson who has spent his life avoid- Musical Theatre majors Nichole
ing his familial legacy and forging a Hardgrove and John Levick are playing
career as a legitimate doctor. When he Inga and Igor. The monster is being
travels to Transylvania to see about his played by a UDT newcomer Calvin
inheritance, he discovers his grandfa- Chervinko.”
ther’s written notes about bring people Indeed, Taylor said, with this experi-
back to life. He decides to join the fami- enced group, rehearsals have been noth-
ly business and create his own creature. ing but fun. He said the entire cast has
“While this sounds like a straightfor- been “laughing our way through the
ward story, it is not because you have script.”
the creative genius of Mel Brooks and Not that there haven’t been challenges.
Gene Wilder telling the story in typical Because it is Frankenstein, the show
Mel Brooks wild, wacky and punny requires quite a bit of spectacle.
way. Many critics have listed the origi- “Everyone on the planet is familiar
nal film of ‘Young Frankenstein’ as one with the Frankenstein legend and will
of the funniest movies of all time.” come to the show anticipating the
For fans of that movie, he added, famous scene where the monster is
Brooks has included all of the favorite brought to life. So, creating the sets and
scenes from the movie, along with some special effects for those scenes will be
great songs. And, of course, October is of great importance and will require as
the perfect time to present this spookily much theater magic as we can muster.”
funny fare, just like last year’s “Addams Taylor only has one warning. Because
Family.” it is Mel Brooks there is a lot of adult
“We were very pleased with the humor and language in the show, so it
response to ‘The Addams Family’ last isn’t recommended for young children.
year,” Taylor said. “The combination of However, Taylor said, “If you like Mel
a title familiar to a lot of people plus the Brooks humor, you will love this show!
subject matter and the fact that we did it If you love the original movie starring
during the Halloween season all com- Gene Wilder, you will love this show! If
bined to make it our most successful you enjoy the Frankenstein legend/story
show (financially) of last season. I had you will not believe the way Mel
often thought about doing ‘Young Brooks and Gene Wilder have made the
Frankenstein’ since Mel Brooks’ ‘The story fresh, weird and wacky!”
Producers’ was one of our most suc-
cessful shows in our 35-year history. Carol Viescas is a veteran of
So, wanting to do another Mel Brooks community theater and teaches
musical coupled with the success of a journalism at Bel Air High School.
‘spooky’ show last Halloween, we
thought this would be the perfect time.” UTEP Dinner Theatre presents “Young
Brooks’ comic genius will be brought Frankenstein” Oct. 12-28. Information:
to life on the UTEP Dinner Theatre 747-6060 or utep.edu/udt.

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Las Cruces festival features
On Stage at El Paso Community College Valle Verde
Campus Building C, Room 401 (Black Box) at 919
country music as its main dish Cont’d from Page 36 Hunter, with staged tales of horror including ver-
sions of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” and “La
It has been two very long years since Dwight ‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid’ — Kids-N- Llorona,” and a curiosity museum for patrons to
Yoakam last visited us, and this time he two- Co. opens its season with the play featuring music browse before the show. Admission is free.
steps his way over to open Las Cruces’ sixth by Howard Ashman, Glenn Slater and Alan Information: bragworks@yahoo.com.
annual Country Music Festival. The event Menken, with book by Doug Wright Oct. 6-21, at
runs Oct. 19-21 and hosts over half a dozen ‘Super Scary’ — ACT (A Children’s Theatre)
First Presbyterian Church, 1340 Murchison,
heritage acts, as well as some bright up-and- of Mesilla Valley presents the Halloween comedy
directed by Justin Hogue. Shows are 7:30 p.m.
comers in the form of Sawyer Brown, Rick for all ages at 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday.
Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Trevino, Frankie Ballard and King Leg. The Oct. 26-27, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main
Tickets: $7 ($5 children, students, seniors, mili-
last one just so happens to be produced by in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Tickets: $7.
tary), available at the door. Information: 274-8797
the man who kicks things off, Dwight Information: (575) 541-2290 or riograndethe-
or on Facebook at El Paso Kids-n-Co.
Yoakam. Yoakam’s last disc in 2016 was his atre.org.
first foray into bluegrass, which he pulled off ‘Memories - A Temple in Las Cruces’ “Fear! Horror! Terror!” That’s what the
brilliantly, but he’s sure to be playing tunes — Temple Beth-El and NMSU Department of Storyteller wanted for his night of spooky tales.
from his 30-years-plus career. His instantly Things come to a close with a gentle ode to Theatre presents the theatrical production 2 to 4 But everyone in the theater, including a vacuum-
recognizable drawl and guitar playing usual- love in “Silver Ring,” a sure-to-be future sta- p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at NMSU ASNSU-Center ing janitor and an audience member who really
ly finds itself bouncing from country to rock- ple of wedding ceremonies, and this from the for the Arts, Espina and University in Las Cruces, has to pee, keeps interrupting to share their own,
abilly to honky-tonk. If somehow all this is guys who brought us the poor man’s anthem followed by a panel discussion. Admission is free, less-than-chilling versions of the stories.
foreign to you, look no further than your with “1,000 Dollar Car.” refreshments served. Information: (575) 382-1396
‘Las Brujas de Macbeth’ — Sapiens Sapiens
favorite cover version of Queen’s “Crazy or tbelc.org.
Mark Lanegan and Duke
Teatro Laboratorio of Mexico City presents the
Little Thing Called Love,” or Elvis Presley’s This play is derived from interviews with Temple
Spanish language performance inspired by the
“Suspicious Minds,” among countless others. Garwood, “With Animals,” Pias Beth-El members about the history of Temple
Beth-El and the Jews of Las Cruces.
characters of witches in the tragedy of
He’s no stranger to taking on other’s material Shakespeare’s “MacBeth” 6 p.m. Saturday, and
and each one of his four discs on the subject After crafting a solo album last year, former ‘Why Would I Mispronounce My Own noon Sunday, Oct. 27-28, at Adobe Horseshoe
are full of surprises. Let’s also not forget that Screaming Trees frontman Mark Lanegan Name?’ — No Strings Theater Company pres- Theatre, Main, in San Elizario. Admission: $46.95
his originals that are worth the price of has gone back to what he has spent close to ents Irma Herrera’s solo show, a new work that Saturday dinner show; $24.95 non-dinner matinee
admission by themselves. Pop on that cow- the last two decades doing, and that is col- weaves history and comedic insights into stories Sunday. Parking lot is private. Information: 976-
boy hat, strap on those spurs, and gallop (or laborating. This time it isn’t dropping in with about names, shedding light and throwing shade 7077, AdobeHorseshoe.com or on Facebook.
drive) over to Las Cruces for some down- Unkle, Queens of the Stone Age, Duke Spirit on societal prejudices and assumptions, at 2 and 7
home country goodness. or Moby, but more of a partnership like time ‘Addams Family’ — Alamogordo Music
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Black Box Theater,
served with Greg Dulli when they created the Theatre’s presents the Tony Award-winning fairy
430 N. Main in Las Cruces. Free post-show talk-
National: Soul Asylum, “Say Gutter Twins. This time he teams up with tale adventure Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-10. at
back following both performances. Tickets: $10-
what you… & Made to Be
British musician Duke Garwood, as he did the Flickinger Center, 1110 N. New York in
$15; available at no-strings.org. Information: (575)
on their 2013 release “Black Pudding.” The Alamogordo. Tickets: $12. Showtimes, informa-
Broken,” Omnivore Records
523-1223.
new one is “With Animals,” and if you tion: alamogordomusictheatre.org.
Herrera’s notes from American history and
Long before they were singing about run- expect this album to rock and be the feel- humor invite audience members to consider what ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ — El Paso High
away trains, one would have thought they good album of the year, you may want to it will take for everyone to get along. The show School’s Tiger Theatre Troupe presents the com-
were the conductors of the iron horses. The look away. Be prepared for the complete earned a Best of 2017 San Francisco Fringe edy by Ken Ludwig at 6 p.m. Thursday through
band was loud, fast and careening out of opposite: chills through your entire body Festival Award. Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1-4, at El
control. Their sound was far more punk than with a deep exploration into death. This is Paso High School Auditorium, 800 E. Schuster.
going to take you on a dark adventure you ‘Young Frankenstein’ — UTEP Dinner Admission: $7 ($5 students). Information: 236-
anything that was going to be embraced by Theatre, in the UTEP Student Union West build-
MTV and the masses. This was an era for the may not soon recover from, but it’s well 2500 or msmossephs.weebly.com.
worth the exploration. The instrumentation is ing, opens its season with the Mel Brooks musical
band that is sadly missed, but every so often comedy Oct. 12-28. Show time is 7 p.m.

One of USA’s Top 100
that sound does pop up on a disc. All is not extremely sparse. The vocals are the main
attraction of this journey, especially when Wednesday through Saturday; non-dinner mati-

Independent Pizzerias
lost thanks to the magic of the reissue. nees are Sunday 1:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and 28; dinner
Omnivore records has excavated their first Lanegan steps up to the mic. He is still
matinee is 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. Tickets:

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two releases, “Say What You Will, caught between a guttural groan and a ciga-
rette-coated rasp. Whether you listen to this $33.50 to $43.50 Wednesday, Thursday and
Clarence... Karl Sold the Truck” and “Made Sunday discount dinner performances; $36.50 to
to Be Broken.” These albums go back nearly disc with or without animals present, it is an
$48.50 (Friday and Saturday dinner performanc-
four decades and feature a very young band experience you won’t soon forget.
es), and $19.50 to $29.50 no-dinner matinee per-
full of angst and energy. Both are produced
Collectibles: Ben Folds, “Brick:
formances (Ticketmaster). Information: 747-6060
by Husker Du and Sugar frontman Bob
The Songs of Ben Folds 1994-
or utep.edu/udt.
Mould. Their debut was certainly rough This musical re-imagining of the Frankenstein
2012,” Edsel Records

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and demo tracks. So jump aboard and let serious treasure, a fine choice is Edsel. This
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WEST SIDE
encompassing release by one of the finest Community Foundation’s Jewel Box Series opens
Bottle Rockets, “Bit Logic,” piano players to ever put fingers to keys, Ben it 5th season with Del Valle High School’s post-

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EAST SIDE
more than its title. “Brick” features 13 com- Philanthropy Theatre (next to the Plaza Theatre).
“Bit Logic” sounds as if we are about to get
pact discs, including all four Ben Folds Five Tickets: $16 (Ticketmaster). Information: 533-
schooled in technology. Don’t panic:
Although the first cuts of the new “Bottle albums, all his solo material, live recordings, 4020 or epcf.org.
The play originally was written as a screenplay 1879 N. Zaragosa • 856-9111
NORTHEAST
Rockets” release covers the subject, the rest b-sides, and copious amounts of bonus mate-
rial. The bonus music cuts are chronological- by Del Valle student Robert De La Rosa, who has
of the album abandons the theme. This is
11100 Sean Haggerty (at US 54)
ly placed on each original album, and in autism. Del Valle students performed it last April
their first CD after a long three years’
some cases spill over to a completely sepa- on World Autism Day.
absence. Waiting for a new collection from
the guys from St. Louis, Missouri just seems rate CD. “Songs for Goldfish” also makes a Season tickets for the series are $90; available at
821-7000
UPPER VALLEY
rare appearance — this was originally an the El Paso Community Foundation, 333 N.
to become a painful experience as the antici-
extremely elusive platter only sold via his Oregon, or epcf.org/give/donate.
pation mounts. They continue to demonstrate
why their name must be mentioned right
along alt. country greats like Gram Parsons
website. The collection of course has an
incredible 60-page booklet featuring a new
‘Jeckyll & Hyde’ — El Paso Playhouse, 2501
Montana, presents the play based on the Robert
145 W. Sunset (at Doniphan)
and Uncle Tupelo. They even explain their interview with Paul Myers, and comes in Lewis Stevenson horror classic Oct. 19-Nov. 3. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon.-Thur.
position on the genre halfway through on very unique brick-style packaging. Be sure to Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat.
“Bad Time to be an Outlaw.” They’ve kept it use this Brick as a main building block to p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15 ($12 seniors 62+, stu- 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday
together for over a quarter-century, and keep ensure a very sound structure when it comes dents, military; $9 12 and younger). Information:
www.ardovinospizza.com
getting better with age. This set leans harder to constructing a music library. 532-1317 or elpasoplayhouse.com.
on the country side, but there’s still plenty of “... definitely has the best pizza in town.”
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vides the soundtrack to life in rural America. tumblindicemusic@netscape.net Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20 and Oct. 26-27,

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Friday Night Flicks — The UTEP film series Oct. 5:
presents Incredibles 2 at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. • The Happy Prince (Sony Classics) — Rupert
19, at the Union Cinema, Union Building East, Everett, Emily Watson, Colin Firth. Directed by
First Floor. Rated PG. Doors open at 6 p.m. Everett.
Tickets: $3 ($2 UTEP ID). A $5 movie combo • Heavy Trip (Music Box) — Torstein Bjørklund,
(with hot dog, popcorn and drink) offered. Antti Heikkinen, Ville Hilska. Directed by Juuso
Information: 747-5670. Laatio and Jukka Vidgren.
Opening night screening features the film Classic Film Series — Rio Grande Theatre, • Over the Limit (Telemark) — Documentary. An
Jay’s Pix Presents at the International “Charlie’s Christmas Wish” on three screens, 211 N. Main Street in Las Cruces,. Information: intimate portrait of the world’s most outstanding
Museum — Film historian Jay Duncan and the beginning at 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, (575) 541-2290, riograndetheatre.org. rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun. Directed by
Sunset Film Society host film presentations at 2 followed by a question and answer session with Marta Prus.
• 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11: Goodfellas. $8.
p.m. Saturdays at International Museum of Art, writer/director Sue Ann Taylor, and actors • A Star is Born (Warner Bros.) — Bradley
• Fright Night triple feature is Saturday, Oct. 27.
1211 Montana. Admission is free. Information: Lyndsey McKeon, Vernon Wells, Toni Hudson and Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott. Directed by
Tickets: $8 per movie; $14 for 2; $18 for all 3:
543-6747 (museum) or sunsetfilmsociety.org. Jay M. Brooks. The film is about a combat vet who Cooper. Fourth re-telling of the William A.
Ghostbusters (original) is at 5 p.m., Gremlins,
October’s films are psychological thrillers. No has returned from Afghanistan with PTSD, only to Wellman and Robert Carson chestnut.
7:30 p.m. and The Exorcist is 10 p.m.
movie Oct. 20. find that his family is wrapped up in Christmas • Venom (Columbia) — Tom Hardy, Michelle
• Oct. 6: “Secret Window.” Based on the novel preparations. ‘Radio Silence’ — The world premiere of the Williams, Woody Harrelson. Directed by Ruben
by Stephen King. A man accuses an author (Johnny Opening Night Social 8:30 to 11 Tuesday at new film is 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at the Rio Fleischer.
Depp) of plagiarizing his short story. The author Game 2, 4131 Northrise. Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main, Las Cruces. A Oct. 12:
discovers its resemblance to his own story, except David Salcido and Las Cruces-based film compa- select team of U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers • Bad Times at the El Royale (20th Century-Fox)
for the ending. ny PRC Productions’ latest independent feature- are sent to retrieve pieces of a downed U.S. spy — Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johnson, Jeff
• Oct. 13: “The Game.” A wealthy investment length anthology, “Lady Belladonna’s ‘Tales From satellite from a remote desert region of northern Bridges. Directed by Drew Goddard.
banker is given a mysterious gift — participation in The Inferno’,” premieres at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. Mexico. Admission: $8.50. Information: (575) 542- • Beautiful Boy (Amazon) — Steve Carell, Maura
a game that integrates in strange ways with his 5, at Telshor 12 Cinemas. . 2290 or riograndetheatre.org. Tierney, Timothée Chalamet. Directed by Felix
everyday life. Starring Michael Douglas, Deborah Veteran actor Jack Betts will conduct the semi- Pax Christi Film Series — A screening of Van Groeningen.
Kara Unger, Sean Penn. nar “Acting in Film” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at • Bigger (Freestyle) — Tyler Hoechlin, Julianne
“Harvest of Empire,” a documentary tracing the
• Oct. 27: “Frantic.” A surgeon visits Paris with Telshor 12. The 1966 Euro-western Sugar Colt Hough, Kevin Durand. Directed by George Gallo.
history of U.S. relations with Latin America, is 3
his wife, who disappears from their hotel room. featuring Betts is 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, fol- • First Man (Universal) — Ryan Gosling, Claire
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at St. Joseph School audito-
Frantically searching and retracing his steps, every- lowed by a questions and answer session. Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler. Directed by
rium, 1315 Travis (enter through parking lot
one he encounters says he arrived alone and has Awards Night Party is 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. Damien Chazelle. Examination of Neil Armstrong,
across from rectory). Discussion follows.
no recollection of his wife. Starring Harrison Ford, 6, at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Dragonfly the first man to step on the moon.
Admission is free, donations accepted.
Betty Buckley, John Mahoney. Restaurant on Main Street in downtown Las • Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (Columbia)
Information: 740-3962.
Borderlands Film Festival — The festival’s Cruces. Closing party is 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
Fountain Theatre — 2469 Calle de
— Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ken Jeong, Madison
debut is Tuesday through Sunday, Oct. 2-7, at 7, at Hacienda de Mesilla, 1891 Avenida de Iseman. Directed by Ari Sandel.
Mesilla. Guadalupe, Mesilla. The historic theater, operated • The Oath (Roadside) — John Cho, Tiffany
Allen Theatres’ Telshor 12, 2811 N. Telshor in
by the Mesilla Valley Film Society, features films at Haddish, Billy Magnussen.
Las Cruces. The festival features movie screen- Film Salon — The Film Salon presents “Guess 7:30 p.m. nightly, plus 1:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30
ings, location scouting tours, networking events, a Directed by Ike Barinholtz.
Who’s Coming to Dinner” with Spencer Tracy p.m. Sunday. Admission: $7 ($6 seniors, military
tour of Film Las Cruces Studios, Awards Gala, a Oct. 19:
and Katherine Hepburn at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, and students; $5 children); $5 on Wednesday.
Film and Media Expo and more. Day passes are • Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Fox Searchlight) —
Oct. 6, at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 250 E. Information: (575) 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org.
$20; All access passes are $50 ($40 military); VIP Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells.
Montecillo, as part of a series on famous movie The 7:30 p.m. Sunday Oct. 7 and 14 screenings
Producer pass is $125 ($75 military). Information: Directed by Marielle Heller.
pairings. Tickets: $5; available at drafthouse.com. have open captions.
(575) 408-9026. Full film and seminar schedule at • The Guilty (Magnolia) — Jakob Cedergren,
Information: filmsalon.org or on Facebook. • Sept. 28-Oct 4: Manhattan Short Film Festival.
BorderlandsFilmFestival.org. Jessica Dinnage, Omar Shargawi. Directed by
Audiences in more than 300 cities across six conti- Gustav Möller.
nents will vote on Finalists’ Films in the annual fes- • Halloween (Universal) — Judy Greer, Nick
tival. No Sept. 29 matinee. Castle, Jamie Lee Curtis. Directed by David
• Oct. 5-11: “Juliet, Naked.” The story of a Gordon Green. Reportedly the final film in the
woman’s unlikely transatlantic romance with a franchise, which began in 1978.
once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter. • The Hate U Give (20th Century-Fox) —
• Oct. 12-18: “The Wife.” A wife questions her Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby, Regina Hall.
life choices as she travels with her husband, who Directed by George Tillman Jr.
will receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. • Mid90s (A24) — Sunny Suljic, Lucas Hedges,
• Oct. 19-25: “Tea with the Dames.” Dames Na-kel Smith. Directed by Jonah Hill.
Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and • Serenity (Aviron) — Anne Hathaway. Matthew
Maggie Smith let the cameras in on a friendship McConaughey, Diane Lane. Directed by Steven
that goes back more than half a century. Knight.
Thursday, Oct. 25 screening at 1:30 matinee; no • What They Had (Bleecker Street) — Hilary
evening screening. Swank, Robert Forster, Blythe Danner. Directed
Showing at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20: “Love by Elizabeth Chomko.
& Bananas: An Elephant Story.” Elephant rescuers Oct. 26:
embark on a daring mission across Thailand to • Burning (Well Go USA) — Ah-In Yoo, Steven
rescue a 70-year old captive blind Asian elephant. Yeun, Jong-seo Jeon. Directed by Chang-dong
• Oct. 26-Nov. 1: “I Am Not A Witch.” After a Lee.
banal accident in her village, an 8-year-old girl is • Hunter Killer (Summit) — Ethan Baird, Jacob
accused of witchcraft. Film free for current mem- Scipio, Dempsey Bovell. Directed by Donovan
bers. No Saturday, Oct. 27, matinee. Marsh.
New Mexico Museum of Space • Indivisible (Provident) — Justin Bruening, Sarah
History — 3198 SR 2001, Alamogordo. Drew, Jason George. Directed by David G. Evans.
Tombaugh IMAX Dome Theater tickets are $7 • Johnny English Strikes Again (Focus) — Emma
($6 seniors and military; $5 ages 4-12). Thompson, Rowan Atkinson, Olga Kurylenko.
Planetarium show is $5 ($4 seniors, military and Directed by David Kerr. Third installment featur-
children). Ages 3 and under free. Museum/IMAX ing Atkinson as the accidental secret agent.
combo tickets available. Information: (877) 333- • Stuck (Freestyle) — Amy Madigan, Giancarlo
6589 or (575) 437-2840, nmspacemuseum.org or Esposito, Ashanti. Directed by Michael Berry.
on Facebook. Now showing:
• Australia’s Great Wild North 11:05 a.m., 1:10 DVD/Blu-ray Releases
p.m. and 4:05 p.m.
• “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity.” 12:30 Oct. 2:
and 3:30 p.m. • The First Purge. R
• “Mysteries of China.” 10:10 a.m. and 2 p.m. • Sicario: Day of the Soldado. R
Star Show is 11:55 a.m. and 2:55 p.m. Oct. 9:
• Skyscraper. PG-13
Jay’s Film Forecast — Film historian Jay • Hotel Transylvania 3. PG
Duncan prepared this list of top monthly “Coming • Eighth Grade. R
Attractions” for movie fans, listed by studio and Oct. 16:
release date (subject to change): • Unfriended: Dark Web. R

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University Dance Company — The week of percussion, marimbas and more for its
UTEP Department of Theater & Dance presents Hall of Honor banquet — El Paso County Young Artist Development Series Nov. 5-9.
the new campus dance company and guest artists Historical Society’s 58th annual banquet is 6 p.m. Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.
7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30
p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1-4, at UTEP’s Wise Family
Theatre. Ticket information: 747-5118, the-
november Sunday, Nov. 4, at El Paso Country Club. Tickets:
$100. Information: elpasohistory.com or on
Facebook.
Main family performances are 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 8, at NMSU’s Atkinson Music
Recital Hall in Las Cruces, and Friday, Nov. 9, at
atredance.utep.edu or on Facebook.
Child Guidance Center’s Dinner and
Roast — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at El Paso
PREVIEW ‘Mitt3n 3’ — El Paso Pro-Musica presents a
UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Tickets: $5.

Country Club. Tickets: $150, available at
epcgc.org. Information: 562-1999.
Hal Marcus Gallery — 1308 N. Oregon.
Showing Nov. 1-16: K-12 Student Art Exhibit
“Veteran’s Table: American Stories,” in honor of
Veterans Day. Public opening reception is 5 to 8
p.m. Thursday Nov. 1. Information: 533-9090 or
halmarcus.com.
UTEP Opera — Menotti’s “The Telephone”
and Barber’s “A Hand of Bridge” will be presented
at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2
and 4, at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission:
$12; $8 seniors and military, non-UTEP students;
$3 UTEP students, faculty & staff. Information: 3, at Fort Bliss’s Centennial Club, 11199 Sergeant
747-5606 or utep.edu/liberalarts/music/. Churchill. Details and tickets to be announced.
Information: 566-4066 or ephcc.org.
Chamber of Commerce Gala — The
119th annual Greater El Paso Chamber of Concordia Día de Los Muertos —
Commerce gala celebrates “Dia de Los Muertos” Concordia Heritage Association and Paso Del
6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at El Paso Norte Paranormal Society celebrate Day of the
Convention Center, with cocktails, dinner and Dead 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Concordia
dancing. Black tie event; masks and face painting Cemetery, 3700 E. Yandell. Tickets: $5.
encouraged. Tickets: $115. Table sponsorships Information: 497-1126 or concordiacemetery.org.
available starting at $1,500. Information/RSVP:
Dia de los Muertos ‘Que Florezca la
534-0500. Registration at elpaso.org.
Vida’ — La Mujer Obrera Café Mayapan, 2000
Howl at the Moon — The benefit for the Texas, hosts its 21st annual Day of the Dead 3 to
Humane Society of El Paso is 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, featuring traditional
2, at 150 Sunset, 150 E. Sunset in the Upper foods, Danza Azteca, live music, workshops and
Valley, with dinner, live music and live and silent community altars. Admission is free. Information:
auctions. Tickets: $75 ($750 table for ten). 217-1126, mujerobrera.org or on Facebook at
Information: 532-6971 or hselpaso.org. mujerobrera.
UTEP Opera Fall Production — Opera Noche de Calaveras Procession and
UTEP presents Menotti’s “The Telephone” and Concert — The Day of the Dead event is 5 to 9
Barber’s “A Hand of Bridge” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in Downtown El Paso. The
and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 and 4, at UTEP’s parade and celebration begins at the El Paso
Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission: $12; $8 sen- Museum of ith mariachis, dancers, marching
iors and military, non-UTEP Students; $3 UTEP bands, catrinas, calavera masks and large-scale
students, faculty & staff. Information: 747-5606 or marionettes and ends wth a concert. Information:
utep.edu/opera. 212-3068 or epmamember@elpasotexas.gov.
Bourbon and Barbeque — The 2nd annual Red White & Brew Wine and Beer
event featuring bourbons from all over the United Festival — 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in
States is 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Plaza De Las Cruces on historic Main Street in
Southwest University Park. Tickets: $65, includes Downtown Las Cruces. Tickets: $15. Information:
5 tastings and a barbecue meal. Information: 533- (575) 522-1232 or redwhiteandbrewfestival.com.
BASE or southwestuniversitypark.com.
Shakespeare on the Rocks — Hector
Dance for Kids’ Sake — Big Brother Big Serrano’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s
Sisters of El Paso will host its 11th annual local Dream” is at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday,
take on the show “Dancing with the Stars” at 6 Nov. 3-4, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S.
p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Plaza Theatre. San Marcial. Tickets: $8-$10. Information: 474-
Admission: $50. Information: 544-4203, 4275, shakespeareontherocks.com.
bbbsep.org.
Renaissance Artsfaire — The 47th annual
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to
Fiesta — Actor, producer and activist Wilmer 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3-4, at Young Park, Walnut
Valderrama, best known for his roles in “That 70s and Lohman in Las Cruces. Admission: $10; free
Show” and “The Ranch,” is guest speaker at the for age 12 and younger.Information: (575) 523-
chamber’s 28th annual gala event Saturday, Nov. 6403 or daarts.org.

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orty years ago this month, hundreds Advertiser Index
of leading defenders of biblical A Christmas Fair 13 Flickinger Center 17 Paseo Christian Church 12
inerrancy met at a conference in Alma Calderon 9 Fountain Theatre 36 Perkins Jewelry Supply 10
Chicago. At that time many, perhaps Arabesque 6 Furrs Family Dining 1 1 Pets Alive 7
nearly all, conservative leaders believed Ardovino’s Desert Crossing 19 Hacienda de Mesilla 3 PhiDev Inc 28
that the Bible was without error — a doc- Ardovino’s Pizza 35 Hal Marcus Gallery 22 Precision Prosthetics 10
trine that remains a keystone today of ATMAS Healing 26 Hans Martial Arts 33 PTEP 34
what generally is considered evangelical Azar Nut Shop 10 Hike Up Cristo Rey 24 Reidsan 6
Christianity. These leaders saw a growing preceded the writing of the books of the Ho Baron 25 Home & Garden Show 5 Reiki & Crystals 11
tendency among more liberal Christians Bible. In the case of Genesis, the first Baskin Robbins 19 Inni Heart Eatery 14 Renaissance ArtsFaire 8
to question the Bible and to treat it as a written accounts appeared centuries after
manmade document with no special free-
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the events described. In the New
dom from error.
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Testament, decades passed after Jesus’
These leaders issued what became
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time on earth and the writing of the first
known as the Chicago Statement on
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gospels. Even Paul’s letters probably
Biblical Inerrancy. One of the key aspects
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took their initial shape from years of
of this statement, which was signed by
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preaching and teaching.
nearly 300 evangelical scholars, was that So what’s the point of focusing only on
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it focused almost entirely on the written the divine inspiration of written docu-
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text of the 66 books that make up the ments and not the words that led up to
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Bible. But it didn’t go as far as saying their written form? Before God directed
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that every translation of the Bible was anyone to write something down, He
EPCC 11 McKinstry 27 UTEP Athletics 18
inerrant. It declared that the Bible was inspired people to tell the stories, teach
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without error in its “original autographs” the traditions, recite the poems and El Paso Live 39 Mesilla Valley Maze 14 Vanities 40
— the first edition, so to speak, of the preach the prophecy that all would later El Paso Playhouse 9 Mission Del Rey 26 Village Inn 31
written documents. become the written Bible. El Paso Symphony 7 MotoEl Paso 16 Walgreens 26
The problem, of course, is that there are “The Lost World of Scripture” by John EP Psychic Fair 11 Mustard Seed Café 33 Western Traders 29
no “original autographs” in existence H. Walton and D. Brent Sandy explores EW Bright Carpentry 20 Nayda’s Gems & Stones 22
today. There is no official first edition of the largely ignored significance of this Escamilla Gallery 29 Nina Cobb Walker 7
any of the books that make up the Bible. oral tradition. It’s a book I recommend to
Scholars rely on various early documents anyone who’s willing to go beyond
and try to reconcile the differences. In dogma and doctrine and gain a deeper
some cases there are lengthy passages understanding of biblical inspiration. For
that appear in some early manuscripts but myself, I’ve found that the more I
not others (such as Mark 16:9-20 and explore Scripture and its origins, the
John 7:53-8:11). more highly I regard its value.
The other problem is that the focus on
Randy Limbird is editor of
written documents overlooks the fact that
El Paso Scene. Comments?
there was a lengthy oral tradition that
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