El Paso Scene October 2013

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www. epscene. com • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Your monthl y gui de to communi ty entertai nment, recreati on & cul ture OCT. Arts International 2013 The annual exhibition opens Oct. 5 at the Crossland Gallery. El Paso Scene Cover Award Winner (above) is “Afternoon at the Robledos” (watercolor) by Robert Highsmith. See Page 44. Runners, take your marks • • • • • • • • • • The El Paso area offers more running events than ever, and more variety, including “mud runs,” “paint races” and “zombie runs,” as well as races ranging from 5K’s to marathons this fall. See story, Page 31 Photo by Rick Tate Tom Lea’s early years told on stage One-act play by veteran screenwriter/ playwright Camilla Carr premieres Oct. 4-5 at Philanthropy Theatre. — Page 52 Our 20th Anniversary Year OCT OB E R 2 01 3 Page 2 El Paso Scene October 2013 El Paso Scene Page 3 October 2013 UTEP Football & Homecoming - The 2013 homecoming game against Louisiana Tech starts at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Sun Bowl Stadium. Tailgating events begin at noon. Ticket information: 747-5234 or 1-800-745- 3000. Event information: 747-8600 or home- coming.utep.edu. Homecoming Week activities run Sunday through Saturday, Sept. 29-Oct. 5: • The 4th annual Commitment to Fitness Run/walk is 8 a.m. to noon Sunday. • Royalty Pageant is 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Magoffin Auditorium. • Miner Morning Mania is 5 a.m. Wednesday in the lot by Sun Bowl Stadium. • History of UTEP Heritage House Tours are 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday though Friday. • Homecoming Parade is 11 a.m. Friday at Pep Rally from Oregon to Glory Road, followed by Pep Rally through 1 p.m. on Glory Field. • Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner is 6 p.m. Friday at the Don Haskins Center. Various departments and alumni organizations will host alumni breakfast tours and other activ- ities throughout the week. Margarita Bash and Car Show — Groove Nasty Entertainment hosts its inaugural margarita festival competition noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta, open to all bartenders in the El Paso metro area. Mixologists compete for cash prizes, food, and ‘ritas offered. Admission: $10; $15 at the door. Information: 342-6077 or margaritabash.com. Mount Cristo Rey: Hike Through Time — A hike with presentations on Mount Cristo Rey and local history is offered at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Mount Cristo Rey, Sunland Park, N.M. Length: 5 miles round trip (2-3 hours). Cost: $3 ($2 for children) donation requested for the Mt. Cristo Restoration Committee. Information: 542-1422. No reser- vation is required. The hike is sponsored by El Paso Scene. Hike leader is Randy Limbird, editor and publisher of El Paso Scene. Security is provided. The 5-mile hike is easy to moderate, and is suitable for all ages. Meet at the large parking lot at the trailhead to Mt. Cristo Rey off McNutt Road (NM 273). Take the Racetrack exit off Paisano and cross the Rio Grande. Parade of Ponds — The Southwest Koi and Pond Association will sponsor its annual pond tour 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6, showcasing 15 ponds throughout El Paso. Admission: $5 per day (free for super- vised children 12 and younger). Tickets avail- able at each pond site; proceeds benefit Second Chance Wildlife Rescue. Information: skapa.org or via Facebook at SouthwestKoiAndPondAssociationskapa. Saturday’s tour features Eastside ponds and Sunday’s features Westside ponds. Puerto Rican Festival — The Civic and Cultural Organization of Puerto Ricans in El Paso hosts its annual festival at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at YWCA Mary Ann Dodson Camp, 4400 Boy Scout Lane, with Puerto Rican entertainment, island food, Dominos and other games. Admission: $5. Information: 877-2884, and puertorriquenosenelpasotexas.org. St. Luke’s Country Fair — The 30th annual fair, featuring the popular ”Great Dachshund Stampede,” is Saturday, Oct. 5, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 7050 McNutt Road, near Canutillo, featuring a bazaar 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. along with food, games and more. Dachshund races are 10 a.m. and 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Animal blessing and costume contest also planned. Admission is free with a canned food item donation. Vendors booths being taken; Lisa Herrera, [email protected] Information: 591-8126 or stlukescountryfair.com. To get there: Take Farm Road 259 west from Canutillo, which becomes McNutt Road. St. Luke’s is a half-mile west of the state line. Sunset Heights Tour of Homes and Landmarks — The El Paso County Historical Society will host the 10th annual Tour of Homes noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, with 8 locations including homes, apartments and landmarks in the Downtown area neighbor- hood. Residents will give guests a personal walk-through of these properties. Funds go to the Sunset Heights Neighborhood Improvement Association to improve neighbor- o c t o b e r R O U N D u p OCTOBER INDEX Roundup 3-18, 45-46 Behind the Scene 4 Scene Spotlight 4 Here’s the Ticket 19-21, 24 Program Notes 22 Music, Comedy 23-24 Dance 25 Sports 26-29 Taking a Look Back 29 Feature: On the Run 31-34 Nature 35-37 At the Museum 38-40 SW Art Scene 41-43 Gallery Talk 44-45 History Lessons 47-49 Viva Juárez 50 On Stage 51-52 Stage Talk 52 Keep on Bookin' 53 Film Scene 54-55 El Paso FishNet 55 Liner Notes 56 November Preview 57 El Paso Scene User’s Guide 58 Advertiser Index 58 Subscription Form 58 Please see Page 5 Page 4 El Paso Scene October 2013 T hree area bicyclists were killed in accidents with cars or trucks in just an eight-day period this August, spurring debate over bicycle safety. Letters in the daily paper alternated between cycling advocates arguing for more measures to protect bicyclists and motorists complaining of cyclists who routinely ignore traffic laws. I’m an enthusiastic cyclist who averages about 100 miles a week year-round, so of course it’s easy for me to see things from the cyclists’ point of view. But like nearly every adult cyclist, I’m also a motorist. But most motorists are not cyclists, so it’s harder for them to see both sides of the issue. On a recent weekend I was in two situa- tions with motor vehicles that illustrate why motorists get mad at cyclists and why cyclists get mad at drivers. The first occurred on a Saturday morn- ing as I was on my bike riding north, approaching a stop sign. I was was going to make a right turn. An SUV driving south was already stopped at that inter- section and was about to make a left-hand turn. I slowed slightly and the SUV seemed to be hesitating. It’s fairly com- mon for cars to let me go ahead, so I decided to keep rolling and turn right. Unfortunately, I misread the driver’s intent and he made his left turn at the same time. Of course I was in the wrong. The SUV driver made that quite clear to me by honking, rolling down his window and telling me, “That’s a stop sign, Bud.” I have no defense for running the stop sign, but I was certainly aware of the driver and even as I prepared to make my turn I kept to the extreme right just in case the driver decided to go ahead. I stayed out of his way, but he had every right to be upset. The next day I was riding on Doniphan just north of Sunland Park Drive. Doniphan has a wide shoulder, so at that time I was not even in the right-hand traf- fic lane, but riding slightly to the right of the white line marking the shoulder. There was a pickup truck stopped at a side street coming up to my right. Just as I got to the intersection, the truck pulled out in front of me as it was turning right onto Doniphan. Fortunately I saw this just in time to swerve left of the truck. It was a close near-collision, so my first instinct was to scream “aaaagggghhh” before yelling at the driver. The pickup driver never saw me com- ing. If I had not been paying attention, I would have suffered major injuries. That was the third time this year that a motorist endangered my life because he or she did not see me. Early this spring a driver turned right immediately after passing me, what cyclists refer to as a “right hook.” Then in May, I was riding in Santa Fe when a van turned left in front of me (we call that a “left hook”). Both times I was able to avoid a collision that could have sent me to the hospital. As a cyclist, it’s a routine part of city riding to watch out for these situations. I even wear a rear-view mirror attached to my sunglasses to monitor the traffic behind me. The point of sharing these stories is to make people aware that cyclists are always at risk. Motorists have every right to get mad at cyclists who break the law, but the cyclist generally is the only one in danger of bodily harm. Cyclists need to be mindful of motor vehicles as a matter of courtesy as well as their own safety. But when motorists fail to be aware of cyclists, they’re at risk of sending someone to the hospital — or even a mortuary. © 2013 Cristo Rey Communications Randy Limbird Editor and Publisher (915) 542-1422 Albert Martinez Advertising & Circulation Director (915) 920-7244 Lisa Kay Tate Associate Editor (915) 542-1422 ext. 4 Editorial Associates: Yvonne T. Herrera, Will Summers Adverting Associate: Roman Martinez Circulation Associates: Randy Friedman, Gil Garza Contributing Writers: Carol Viescas, Brian Chozick, Myrna Zanetell, John McVey Middagh Walter Schaefer, Jay Duncan Subscription Form is on Page 58 Visit El Paso Scene Online at www.epscene.com sponsored by Phidev, Inc. October 2013 El Paso Scene is published by Cristo Rey Communications as a monthly guide to entertainment, recreation and culture in the El Paso area. Copies are provided free at selected locations. Subscriptions are $10 a year, sent by 3rd class mail. Circulation: 41,000 copies. El Paso Scene P. O. Box 13615 El Paso, Texas 79913 PH: 542-1422 FAX: 542-4292 Office: 316 Arboles, El Paso TX 79932 E-mail: [email protected] Deadline for news for the November issue is Oct. 21 The October issue comes out Sept. 25 Arts International — El Paso Art Association hosts the 46th annual Arts International Juried Exhibition Oct. 5-Nov. 2 at the Crossland Gallery. Gala opening is Oct. 5. Page 60. Flickinger Center for Performing Arts — Page 30. •Oct. 22: Ring of Fire, Music of Johnny Cash •Nov. 23: My Sinatra starring Cory Hoffman •Dec. 17: Mariachi Christmas! •Feb. 10, 2014: Clint Black. ‘The Scarlet Letter’ — The UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance presents Phyllis Nagy’s adaptation of the classic Hawthorne novel Oct. 25-Nov. 3 in the Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre. Page 59. Parade of Ponds — The Southwest Koi and Pond Association will sponsor its annual pond tour Oct. 5-6. Page 45. Mount Cristo Rey: Hike Through Time — A hike with presentations on local history is offered Oct. 5 at Mount Cristo Rey in Sunland Park. Page 36. El Paso Chopin Piano Festival —The 2013 fall series of piano concerts are at Chamizal National Memorial. Page 5. • Oct. 5 — Krystian Tkaczewski • Oct. 19 — Mei-Ting Sun • Nov. 2 — Lucy Scarbrough Fall El Paso Home and Garden Show — El Paso Association of Builders’ 6th annual show is Oct. 11-13 at the Judson F. Williams Convention Center. Page 7. El Paso Psychic Fair —The fair is Oct. 12- 13 at the Hawthorn Inn. Page 5. Red & Green Chile War Festival — The 6th annual Mission Valley fiesta is Oct. 12-13 at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza, 1500 San Elizario Rd. in San Elizario. Page 43. La Union Maze —Open through Nov. 3 for its 13th season in La Union. Page 28. 5K Muddy Pumpkin Run is Oct. 12. El Paso Convention and Performing Arts Centers — Page 29. • Little Joe (Oct. 18) and Willie Nelson (Nov. 14) at Abraham Chavez Theatre. • Straight, No Chaser (Oct. 27), Foreigner (Oct. 29), and Million Dollar Quartet (Nov. 3) at The Plaza Theatre. El Paso Symphony Orchestra: ‘American Romance’ — The symphony, directed Bohuslav Rattay, performs with guest violinist Giora Schmidt Oct. 18-19, in the Plaza Theatre. Page 22. La Viña Harvest Festival — The annual fall celebration is Oct. 19-20 at La Viña Winery in La Union, N.M. Page 13. ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ — El Paso Community College’s Theater Ensemble presents the musical comedy Oct. 24-27 and Oct. 30-Nov. 3 at the EPCC Transmountain Campus Forum. Page 6. Hal Marcus Gallery — Showing Oct. 24- Jan. 31 is “20 Cover Girls,” celebrating the 20th Anniversary of El Paso Scene. Opening reception is Oct. 24. Page 42. The gallery will take park in the Sunset Heights Tour of Homes Oct. 5. Page 27. ‘Time Travel to 1936’ — Magoffin Home State Historic Site, hosts its annual living his- tory tours Oct. 25-26. Page 19. ‘Doctor Faustus’ — Shakespeare on the Rocks celebrates its 25th anniversary Oct. 25-27, Chamizal National Memorial. Page 21. ‘The Cat’s Meow’ — The Snake Charmer and the Belly Dancer present the dinner the- ater Oct. 26 at The Garden. Page 5. Dog Lovers Fair — The 7th annual benefit is Oct. 26 at El Paso Saddleblanket. Page 22. El Paso Food Day —The celebration of healthy and sustainable food is Oct. 26 in Downtown Union Plaza. Page 12. Sunset Gardens — Pumpkin carving contest is Oct. 27 with a concert that evening by singer/songwriter Katia Cardenal. Page 15. Food Give Away — A Fall Bash and food giveaway is Nov. 2 at Westside Community Church. Page 37. Compassionate Thanksgiving — Vegetarian Society of El Paso hosts its annual vegetarian Thanksgiving feast Nov. 9 at Sunland Park Holiday Inn. Page 21. Bale Folclorico Da Bahia — Brazil’s only professional folk dance company returns Nov. 12 at Magoffin Auditorium. Page 3. La Tierra Café — The 2013-2014 series begins Nov. 16 with Rio Grande Dance Theater. Page 26. Applejack performs Dec. 7. Rubin Center for the Visual Arts — Showing through Dec. 20 is “José Antonio Vega Macotela: Time Divisa” in the Rubin and L galleries. Page 41. Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing — The 12th annual “producers only” market runs Saturdays. Page 16. Southern New Mexico Mesilla Valley Corn Maze at Lyles Family Farms — The 15th annual labyrinth and pumpkin patch in Las Cruces is Saturdays and Sundays Sept. 28-Oct. 27. Page 17. Silver City Mainstreet — Page 10. • Oct. 5: Cult Movie Festival screening, “The Princess Bride” • Oct. 12: Silver City Museum Society fundraiser with Baxter Black Red Dot Gallery Weekend — The gallery tour in Silver City is Oct. 11-14. Page 47. Ruidoso Oktoberfest —The 32nd annual Lincoln Country version of the German tra- dition is Oct. 18-19 at the Ruidoso Convention Center. Page 10. ‘Ghosts of the Past’ —The annual living history tours are Oct. 25-26 at NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces. More than a dozen historical characters interact with visitors on indoor and outdoor evening tours. Page 9. Trans-Siberian Orchestra —The group brings their holiday show “Lost Christmas Eve Tour 2013” back to the area at Dec. 2 at NMSU’s Pan Am Center in Las Cruces. Page 20. Scene Spotlight highlights events advertised in this issue. Page 5 October 2013 El Paso Scene THE 2013 EL PASO PIANO FESTIVAL Our 19th Encore Season! Krystian Tkaczewski Saturday, Oct. 5 Winner of first or second prize in competitions in Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Spain; and U.S. Founder and artistic director of the Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford, Conn. Mei-Ting Sun Saturday, Oct. 19 First prizes in National Chopin Piano Competition, Bartok-Kabalevsky-Prokofiev International Piano Competition and Morocco International Piano Competitions. Lucy Scarbrough Saturday, Nov. 2 Founder and Artistic Director of El Paso Chopin Festival, and judge in the National Chopin Competition. Winner of National Teaching Excellence Award of U. T. Austin. All concerts are at 7:00 p.m. at the Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial Admission is FREE and open to the public. Early arrival encouraged! hood residences. Tickets: $10 ($5 ages 10 and younger); avail- able in advance at the Hal Marcus Gallery, 1308 N. Oregon, or at Burges House, 503 W. Yandell, on the day of the tour. Information: Hal Marcus Gallery, 533-9090 or Neighborhood Improvement Association, [email protected] Locations: • Schreck Home,711 Upson • Turtle House, 516 Corto Way • Burges House, 603 W. Yandell • Behrens Home, 607 W. Yandell • Hixon House, 717 W. Yandell Dr • Apartments, 1124 S. El Paso • Marcus Home, 1319 N. Oregon • Hal Marcus Gallery, 1308 N. Oregon. Bliss, Brews and Que — Former El Paso band Dirty River Boys headline Sunday’s show for the inaugural Kansas City BBQ Society- Sanctioned Cook-off 5 to 11 p.m. Friday and noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11-12, at Freedom Crossing, 1611 Haan, on Fort Bliss. The event includes barbecue, music, beer, arts and crafts. This is the only KCBS event on a military installation. Admission is free, and the public is welcome. Information: 564-5311, or blissbrewsandque.com. The Pro’s or Backyard (amateur) competi- tions held for best pork, brisket, chicken, pork ribs, dessert and margarita with $10,000 in prize money. Information: 544-9000. Headlining entertainment is the Dirty River Boys at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. other performers include Austin Jimmy Murphy, Mark Monroe, Great Shapes and Mainstreet on Friday, and Sorry About Your Sister, C W Ayon and 8VA Saturday. ‘Chalk The Block’ — The 6th annual out- door art event is Oct. 11-13, throughout Downtown El Paso. The event includes various art projects, art vendors, live music, perform- ance art, interactive kid’s zone, food and refreshments, pop-up galleries and more. Hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Information: 541-4280 or chalktheblock.com. This year’s featured artists/performers: • Jen Lewin’s ”The Pool,” an environment of giant concentric circles created from interactive circular pads where play and collaborative movement create swirling effects of light and color. • Austin Bike Zoo, a collaboration of collective imagination between bike-builders, puppet- makers, and performers from Austin. • Rubin Center’s ”Machine Project.” • Project in Motion, a dance company that develops collaborative audio/video, theatrical, terrestrial and aerial dance productions and perform on traditional aerial apparatuses, as well as custom built devices and set pieces. A kick-off party and art show is planned 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Tricky Falls. Details to be announced. Fall El Paso Home and Garden Show — El Paso Association of Builders (EPAB), in partnership with Show Technology Productions, hosts the 6th annual show 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11-13 at the Judson F. Williams Convention Center, with a two day appearance of DIY Yard Crasher star Ahmed Hassan, home and garden vendors, art, gift and gourmet area, kids zone, pet adoptions and fall plant sale. Admission: $7 ($5 seniors 65 and older; retired military; free for age 16 and younger and active duty military with ID). Information: 778-5387 or [email protected] La Union Maze —The 13-acre circular cornfield maze is open through Nov. 3 for its 13th season at 1101 Highway 28 in La Union, N.M., next to Zin Valle Winery. Information: 1- 888-383-6293 or launionmaze.com. This year’s theme is “Fall Fun.” Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays, and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. Cost: $11 ($9 military); $5 for ages 2-5 ($4 mil- itary); $8 age 65 and older; under 2 free. Military discount with ID and group rates avail- able. Field trips and private party tent available. The Maze offers tractor-pulled wagon rides to the U-pick five acre garden and pedal cars, pig races, huge jumping pillow and target practice. Also on site are a farm animal corral, family slide, mini-maze, tube slides, tent with picnic tables and concessions. Rides to pumpkin patch and a cow train offered during daylight hours. The 5K Muddy Pumpkin Run is 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. See separate listing for details. Red & Green Chile War Festival — The 6th annual Mission Valley fiesta is noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12-13, at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza, 1500 San Elizario Rd. in San Elizario. The event was rescheduled because of September’s rain storms and flooding. Entertainment by G&G Productions, with bands, mariachis, ballet folk- lorico, singers, salsa dancing and more. The event includes chile roasting, food and drink booths, arts and crafts, jalapeño eating contest, salsa tasting contests and salsa dancing compe- tition. Admission is free. Information: 227- 4575, 422-1700 or 790-0661. ‘Dude of the Dead’ Music Festival — The festival, which mashes Día de los Muertos rituals with live music and camping, is Friday through Sunday, Oct. 18-20, at Presidio Drag Race Track, northwest of Presidio, Texas (on FM 170). Includes desert bowling, disc golf, local food and drink vendors, free camping, horror movies on an outdoor screen. Cost: $10 (free for ages 13 and younger). Information: dudeofthedead.net. Performers include the Doodlin’ Hogwallops, Rocky Top Alien Breeding Experiment, Anthony Ray Band, Skin ‘N Bones, Lbs., David Shane & the Dusty Ramblers and Tom Griffith. Bel Air Streetfest — The Bel Air High School clubs will host their 7th annual fundrais- ing streetfest 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at 731 N. Venado, featuring food, rides, live entertainment and prizes. Admission is free. Information: 434-3830. Centro Mujeres de la Esperanza anniversary — The center celebrates 20 years of “Women Empowering Women” 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Joseph School, 1300 Lamar, with a presentation of “The Many Faces of God,” as well as perform- ances by Grupo Danza, Tai Chi, Nancy Green, Matachines San Jose and Danza Azteca Omecoatl. An exhibit and sale of handmade objects by the center’s women, door prizes and silent auction also offered. Tickets: $20 (includes breakfast and lunch). Information: 545-1890. Concordia Cemetery Walk Through History — The annual “living” history tour is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Concordia Cemetery, 3700 E. Yandell (between Boone and Stevens). Visitors are October Roundup Cont’d from Page 3 Please see Page 6 encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and a hat. Admission: $5 ($3 seniors and military, $1 students 12 and older; children under 12 free). Information: 581-7920 or 591-2326 or concor- diacemetery.org. Volunteers dress in period costume and share historical vignettes “in character” of many of Concordia Cemetery’s eternal residents. Chat with early leading citizens, pioneers, ranchers, Buffalo Soldiers, an ex-President of Mexico, priests and clergy, gunfighters, “shady ladies” and others. Gunfight reenactments will be staged throughout the day by Six Guns & Shady Ladies. Hueco Tanks Interpretive Fair —The 19th annual Interpretive Fair is 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19- 20, at Hueco Tanks State Historic Site, 6900 Hueco Tanks Road. Sponsored by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, and co-hosted by the Texas Wildlife Association Foundation. Admission is free, but donations supporting the site are welcome. Pictograph, hiking, and nature tours are both days; first tours start at 8 a.m. Mild to moder- ately strenuous; suitable for all age groups. Informational booths open at 10 a.m. both days on the environment, local history, desert wildlife, area parks, and native plants. Performances and presentations begin at 11 a.m. including Native American dancing and drumming, folklorico and matachin dancers, and presentations on local history. A free astronomy program is 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Rangers from Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site and Franklin Mountains State Park will lead presentations and activities about the night skies, followed by telescope viewing. Participants should bring a flashlight, folding chair or blanket, and water. Dog Lovers Fair — The 7th annual benefit fair and Dog Adoption Extravaganza for the Humane Society of El Paso is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at El Paso Saddleblanket Co. parking lot, 6926 Gateway East (across from Cielo Vista Mall), featuring food, competitions, music, microchipping and more. Well-behaved dogs on leash welcome. Admission and parking is free. Information: 544-1000 or ElPasoSaddleblanket.com Many participating animal welfare and non- profit rescue groups will be on-site with dogs available for adoption including Pet’s Barn Pet- To-Go 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunset Heights Block Party — The annual party is noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 in the historic Sunset Heights neighborhood, with 15 area bands and DJs, and other activi- ties. Admission is free. Information: 996-1880 [email protected] Mount Cristo Rey pilgrimage — The largest pilgrimage each year is on the last Sunday in October, the traditional Feast Day of Christ the King. The 73rd annual procession begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, with Mass celebrated at noon. The pilgrimage annually attracts thousands of celebrants, many of whom begin their trek before dawn. Information: (575) 523-7577. Harvest & Halloween ‘Terror Trail’ — WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventures, 401 Anthony, in Canutillo, hosts its two-acre Terror Trail Haunted House opens Fridays and Saturdays, beginning Oct. 1. Ages 10 and older welcome; no costumes may be worn to the trail. Hours are 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and also Sunday through Thursday, Oct 28-31. Cost is $15 ($12 for the Zombie Adventure). Information: 877-2110 or winkeydoodles.com. Haunted Hay Ride at McDonald’s Farm— Sunset Run hosts the frightening hayride through McDonald’s Farm in Alamogordo, N.M. starting at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 4-26, and Thursday, Oct. 31, with sets and actors creating Halloween scares. Not recommended for small children or the easily frightened. Cost: $10, plus tax. Information: (575) 434-9000. Fort Bliss Halloween — Fort Bliss will host these Halloween season events: • KLAQ Haunted House and Movie Night is 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the YouthPlex, 195 Chaffee. Open to 100 6th- through 12th- graders from the fort. Information:568-5437. • Massacre on Marshall Road Haunted House — The haunted house is Oct. 16-31, at The Trading Post, 1717 Marshall Road. Hours are 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16- 24 and Oct. 26; 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 27-30 and 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 31. Admission: $5. Information: 588-8247. • Trunk or Treat at the Rod and Gun Club is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, with prizes for best decorated trunk and best kids’ costume in various age categories. Information: 568-2983. • Harvest Festival — The family event is 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Milam Youth Activity Center, 10960 Haan, with face painting, cup- cake decorating and a “spooky” haunted house. Admission is free. Information: 744-2452. • Monster Bash — The “carn-evil” celebration is 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at Biggs Park, with food and beverage vendors, carnival rides, dancing and DJ. Three “scare levels” haunted houses offered: barely scary ($1 admission); pretty scary ($2) and very scary ($3). Information: 588-8247. • Haunted Pumpkin Patch — The haunted pumpkin patch is 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Old Fort Bliss, with pumpkin painting, ghost stories at 6:30 p.m. face painting and more. Information: 568-4518 or 588-8482. • Kids’ Halloween Party — The family party is 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Desert Strike Lanes, 2949 Carter, with $1 bowling for kids, children’s costume contests, free goodies and cake and family activities. Information: 568- 6272. Haunted Hayrides — Maldonado Maze, 571 Maldonado Maze (off Hwy 28) in La Union, N.M. hosts haunted hayrides 6 to 11 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 5-26, plus Sunday, Oct. 27, and Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 30-31. Different “scares” offered at different times. Music, food and drinks available. Admission: $15 ($8 6 to 12; free for ages five and younger). Information: 203-0515. Haunted Theater — Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. Alamogordo, transforms into a haunted experi- ence 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19 and Friday, Oct. 25; 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, and 7 p.m. midnight Thursday, Oct. 31. Tickets: $10. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com. Spooktacular 2013 — The Junior Woman’s Club’s 22nd annual fall family fiesta is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19-20, at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $5 ($4 children; free for ages 2 and younger); $1 military discount at the door. Information: 532- 6131 or elpasojuniorwomansclub.org. October Roundup Cont’d from Page 5 T:uc ¹rr - Srua:c ç:jr Sícj (915) 851-0742 or 474-1800 www.aIbertoescamiIIa.com Located in Historic San EIizario 1445 Main Street Suites B1-2 in PIacita Madrid 1s.a¤:íía's T:uc ¹rr çaíícr¸ "Socorro Cotton Field" Hours: 10 am-4 pm Wed., Fri., Sat.; 11:30 am-4 pm Thurs.; 12:30-4 pm Sun. Directions: I-10 east to Loop 375 south; take the Socorro Road exit and go east 7 miles to Main Street, San Elizario Srarr ¸cur Cír: sr¤as aua ící: aa¸ sícjj: uq carí ¸ w: rí q: jrs ríar kccj cu q: v: uq: '¹rr. ¨1a¸awa¸ jíau ava: í abí c. 1s.a¤:í í a .c1; .aí cuaars ucw ava:í abí c El Paso Scene Page 6 October 2013 Please see Page 7 ‘Ghosts of the Past’ — The annual living history tours are 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26, at NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs, Las Cruces. More than a dozen historical charac- ters interact with visitors on indoor and out- door evening tours. Admission: $4 ($1 children) in advance; $5 ($2 children day of tour). Advance purchase recommended, tours fill quickly. Information: (575) 522-4100 or nmfar- mandranchmuseum.org. Outdoor tours feature a 1878 shootout at Blazer’s Mill and a 1934 Dust Bowl storm. Tour times are every 20 minutes 6:25 to 8:05 p.m. Indoor “Lost Ghosts from Lost Buildings of New Mexico” tours include ghosts who once inhabited the lost structures of Pie Town and a lively apparition recently displaced from the “Pink House,” formerly on the NMSU campus. Tours begin from 6 to 7:35 p.m. Grown and Sexy Halloween Party — Distinguished Gentlemen Inc. hosts a Halloween event for the “mature” crowd 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at El Maida Shrine Auditorium, 6331 Alabama, with free food and drinks, and a costume contest with $150 prize for best costume. Must be age 25 or older to attend. Tickets: $25 in advance; $35 at the door. Information/tickets: 996-0134 or on Facebook at distinguishedGentlemen2013. Boo at the Zoo — The El Paso Zoo, 4001 E. Paisano, will host its 8th annual “merry, not scary” safe trick-or-treating event for families with children age 2 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27. Admission: $10 ($6 for ages 3-12 and $7.50 for ages 60 and older, active duty military with ID; free for zoological society members and ages 2 and younger). Information: 521-1850 or elpaso- zoo.org. Presented by Robert Bonaventure. Activities include the Animal Pumpkin Squish, free candy stations for ages 12 and younger, animal encounters and more. Downtown Zombie Walk — Doña Ana Arts Council invites individuals to join their fel- low “back-from-the-dead” in the 4th annual walk 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Zombies should gath- er at 5:45 p.m. in front of the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall. Participation is free. Information: (575) 523-6403 or las- cruces-arts.org. Great Pumpkin Race and Harvestfest — The 18th annual Great Pumpkin Race high- lights the events in Cloudcroft, N.M. at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, on Burro Avenue. The all- day events begin at the Nivison Library and include pumpkin rolling events. Also featured are children’s costume and coloring contests, pumpkin decorating, pumpkin carving contest (bring pumpkin already decorated) and parade and trick or treat on Burro Street. Information: (575) 682-2733 or cloudcroft.net. Sacramento Mountains Historical Museum hosts a Haunted Village 7 to 11 p.m. at the museum. Admission: $5 ($3 10 and younger). Halloween ComicFest — Zia Comics, 1300 El Paseo, in Las Cruces, hosts the free comic event, noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, Comic artist Ben Jones will be in store doing commission sketches, and Jaime Carrillo will promote his comic, “The Resurrectionist.” Admission is free. Information: (575) 405-0461 or ziacomics.com. Sunset Gardens Pumpkin Carving Contest — The contest is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Sunset Gardens Nursery, 105 Lindbergh (at Doniphan). Gift certificates for top three kids and teens. Call or visit Sunset Gardens to find out participation requirements. Other fun activities offered 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: 581-2504. City Halloween carnivals —The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department will have Halloween festivities throughout the city at the different Community Centers Thursday, Oct. 31. The carnivals include friendly haunt- ed houses, costume contests, and other types of family fun. Admission is free. Information/event list: 544-0753. Kern Place Halloween — The Kern Place Association’s annual Halloween events ar 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at Madeline Park. Information: kernplace.org. KLAQ Halloween Parade — The annual parade starts around 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at Album Park, 3001 Parkwood, and returns there. Prizes will be given for “Rock ’n’ Drive” (combination vehicle/human costume), Best Dressed Pedestrian, Business Costume, and High School Band. No entry fee, but entries must display “KLAQ.” Early arrival strongly encouraged. Preregister at the KLAQ offices. Information: 544-8864. King's Kastle - The Halloween alternative party is a family-fun event 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at Coronado Baptist Church, 501 Thunderbird. Carnival atmosphere with games, candy, food and prizes in a safe, positive, Christ-centered atmosphere. Concessions of corn dogs, hot chocolate and lemonade are available. Non-scary costumes encouraged. Admission and the first five tickets are free. Additional tickets are four for $1. Information: 584-3912 ext. 27. ‘Last Thursdays’ Halloween Party — The Downtown event hosts a Halloween Party 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, with costumes, candy and a zombie walk for kids. The monthly event includes art exhibitions, food trucks, culi- nary tastings, live artist demonstrations and performances, and live music the last Thursday of the month. Information: 541-4280, epdown- townarts.com or facebook.com/EPDAD. Dia de los Muertos Concordia Dia de Los Muertos — Concordia Heritage Association and Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society celebrate Day of the Dead 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Concordia Cemetery, 3700 E. Yandell (between Boone and Stevens) with a ghost tour, fortune teller, flower vendors, decorated altars and more. Proceeds go toward the restoration and preservation of Concordia Cemetery. Tickets: $5 ($1 age 16 and younger; $2 seniors 60 and older, military and military dependents). Information: 694-2317, [email protected] or concordiacemetery.org. Guests may “get in the spirit” and come dressed as Calacas or Catrinas. Dia de Los Muertos en Buena Vista — The Buena Vista community will host a Dia de Los Muertos celebration 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. 2, at Centro Artistico y Cultural, 120 Courshesne (off of West Paisano, south of Racetrack Drive), with music, art, food, and community altars, artists Israel Armendariz and Aryk Gardea, Buena Vista Azteca Dancers, Mary Lou Valencia, painting of the “Worlds largest painted skull,” a skull paint- ing station, papel picado, dead bread, roasted corn Café El Chuco, coffee and other refresh- ments. Admission is free; donations accepted. Information: (619) 886-1892 or centroartisti- cobv.blogspot.com. World music group Ceiba hosts a Latin American Roots Music workshop 6 to 8 p.m. as part of the event. October Roundup Cont’d from Page 6 El Paso Scene Page 7 October 2013 Please see Page 8 Music by Dr. Iya Khan is 9 p.m. to midnight on the outdoor stage. Khan has been a profession- al musician for more than 25 years. The solo exhibition “all things dead” features works by David Lyon Andersen. Dia de los Muertos in Mesilla —The Calavera Coalition hosts its celebration of Day of the Dead at Old Mesilla Plaza 2 to 8 p.m. Friday; noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1-3, with food, music, sto- ries, dancing and piñatas. Traditional day of the dead altars will be on display. Altars can be to specific persons, groups of people, a cause, or beloved pets. Vendors will feature hand-made Day of the Dead-themed gifts. No political campaigning allowed. Admission is free; dona- tions of non-perishable food items encouraged. Suggested cost for altar builders is five canned food items per altar. Proceeds donated to local charities including Casa de Peregrinos Food Bank and Community of Hope. Information: (575) 647-2639 or [email protected] A candlelight procession to the cemetery is 7 p.m. All Souls Day, Saturday, Nov. 2 to the San Albino Cemetery and back to the plaza for pan de muerto and coffee. Southern New Mexico Mesilla Valley Corn Maze at Lyles Family Farms — The 15th annual labyrinth and pumpkin patch is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 28-Oct. 27 at 3855 W. Picacho, Las Cruces. Open weekdays for school field trips only; no pets allowed except service animals; no outside food and beverage allowed. Several food and beverage concessions available. Admission: $10.50 ($8.50 children under 12; $2 discount for military with ID (not to be used with other discounts). Information: (575) 526-1919 or mesillavalley- maze.com. To get there: Take exit 139 off I-10 West (Motel Blvd.), go north one mile and turn left at Picacho (U.S. 70). Go past the Rio Grande one mile to the Maze on the Lyles’ family farm. Information: (575) 526-1919 or mesillavalley- maze.com. A Dress the Child Benefit Croquet Tournament is Saturday, Sept. 28. The New Mexico Pumpkin Festival is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6, fea- turing, pumpkin painting, slides, hayrides to the pumpkin patch, the Pumpkin Glow, and more. The Pecan Festival is Oct. 26-27, featuring pecan-inspired food and art, with the “Rootin’ Tootin’ Rib Cookoff” Saturday benefiting Cowboys for Cancer Research and Kids Rodeo Sunday. Southern New Mexico State Fair — The fair is Tuesday through Sunday, Oct. 2-6, at the Doña Ana County Fairgrounds, 12 miles west of Las Cruces off I-10. Admission to fair and special events includes the Speedway, rodeo and live entertainment. Ticket informa- tion and event times: (575) 524-8602 or snm- statefairgrounds.net. Aspenfest — The Village of Ruidoso’s cele- bration of fall colors is Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6. This year’s theme is “Color Me Ruidoso.” Events include a chili cook-off, arts and crafts fair, street vendors, Aspenfest Parade and vintage car show. Information: (575) 257- 7395 The Aspenfest Parade starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Sudderth and Mechem. Information: ruidosonow.com/aspenfest. Arts and crafts booths will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Schoolhouse Park on Sudderth. Admission: $2 (free for chil- dren under 12). Information: Bonnie Richardson, (575) 378-4661 The Rod Run Car Show is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Ruidoso Downs Race Track. Admission is free. Information: Ron Duscha, (915) 598-0621. The Ruidoso Chili Society’s 32nd annual Chili Cook-Off is noon Saturday at the Ruidoso Downs Race Track. Public tasting is noon Sunday Information: (575) 390-6675. The RVCC Scholarship Golf Tournament is 12:30 p.m. Sunday, at Cree Meadows Country Club. Information: (575) 257-7395. Cloudcroft Art Fest — The 36th annual Octoberfest Juried Art Show is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6, at Zenith Park in Cloudcroft, N.M. The show features all-original art, pottery, jewelry and homemade crafts. Music, food and family activities also fea- tured. Admission is free. Information: (575) 682-2733 or cloudcroft.net. Mimbres Valley Harvest Festival — The 8th annual celebration hosted by Mimbres Valley Health Action League is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at San Lorenzo Elementary School grounds, on NM 35 in the Mimbres Valley, N.M. with live music, community green- house tours, farmers’ market, arts and craft fair, storytelling and poetry, kids activities and raffle. Free health fair until 2 p.m. Information: (575) 536-3990, (575) 536-9337 or mimbre- sharvestfest.com. New Mexico Pumpkin Festival — The 6th annual festival celebrating the fall gourd is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5- 6, at the Mesilla Valley Maze and Lyles Family Farm, 3855 W. Picacho, featuring a corn maze, pumpkin painting, slides, hayrides to the pump- kin patch and more. Food available for pur- chase, and a country store offered. Winners from the annual coloring and pumpkin-carving contests will be displayed. Admission: $10.50 ($8.50 children). Information: (575) 522-1232, (575) 526-1919 or mesillavalleymaze.com/nmpumpkingfestival.co m. Other activities include a pie eating and seed- spitting contests, horse-drawn carriage rides, pumpkin shuffleboard, guess the weight, pump- kin painting, live music, storytelling and the Pumpkin Glow. Pinos Altos October Fiesta — The mountain village of Pinos Altos, N.M. will host its 16th annual fall fiesta 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. Most events are in the his- toric Main Street area. The fair offers live entertainment, children’s activities, arts and crafts, collectibles, gold-panning, reenactments, antiques and various food vendors. Proceeds benefit the Pinos Altos Volunteer Fire Department. Information: (575) 574-8394 The Grant County Art Guild (housed near Main Street in the Hearst Church) will have an arts & craft sale/exhibit. The Pinos Altos Museum also will be open. Pinos Altos, a mining town founded in 1860, is seven miles north of Silver City on NM 15. St. Clair Vineyards WineFest — New Mexico’s largest winery will host its 19th annual wine fest noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6, at 1325 DeBaca Road in Deming. Information: 1-866-336-7357 or stclairvine- yards.com. To get there: Take I-10 east to Exit 85 in Page 8 October 2013 October Roundup Cont’d from Page 7 Please see Page 9 El Paso Scene Deming, go a half-mile south, turn east on Highway 549 and go three miles to St. Clair Vineyards and New Mexico Wineries Inc. WNMU Parade — The Western New Mexico University Homecoming Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in downtown Silver City. The annual parade includes floats, bands and other entries. Information: (575) 538-6011. The Homecoming game is 1:30 p.m. Saturday against Colorado School of Mines on WNMU’s Altamirano Field. Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium — Cowboy poets, musicians, craftsmen and chuckwagon cooks meet for the 23rd annual symposium 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11- 13, at Ruidoso Downs Race Track, Ruidoso Downs, N.M. Hosted by the Hubbard Museum of the American West. Admission: $20 Friday and Saturday; free Sunday. Multi-day packages and group rates available. Tickets/information: (575) 378-4431 or cowboysymposium.org. The Symposium offers continuous music, poetry and storytelling, western demonstra- tions and more. Regular activities include blacksmithing, Dutch oven and chuckwagon cooking, Native American beading, western games, tomahawk throwing and pine needle basket weaving, a mountain man camp, leather crafting and a mobile dairy museum. Vendors will sell western art, saddles, tack, hats, boots and western clothing, chaps, Southwestern silver jewelry, iron works, metal art, knives, collectibles, leather items, Western-style furniture and more under the grandstand in the main tent outside the casino. Featured events: • The kick-off concert with the Gatlin Brothers is 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, along with Flying J. Wranglers, Justin Trevino, Tommy Allsup and more. Admission: $29; $15 age 12 and younger. • Western Swing dances are 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, in the “Big Tent. Admission: $40 per night. • The World’s Richest Chuckwagon Cook-off is all weekend. Competitors in the $13,000 event are judged not only for their food, but the authenticity of their wagons and attire. Chuckwagon lunch is noon Saturday, and breakfast is 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Cost per plate: $22 Saturday; $12 Sunday. • Gospel music performances are 9 a.m. to noon Sunday. Admission is free. Sierra County Fair — The annual county fair is Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 10-13, at Sierra County Fair Barn in Truth or Consequences, N.M. Events include arts, crafts, livestock, food vendors, community groups and family activities. Admission is free. Information: Sierra County Extension Service, (575) 894- 2375. SocorroFest — The City of Socorro, N.M. hosts its 11th annual celebration of central New Mexico’s Rio Grande Valley’s rich bounty Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, on and around the historic Socorro Plaza. The event features a day of feasting, dancing, native food dishes, arts and crafts booths, spirits tents, fam- ily activities and music and entertainment on multiple stages. Admission is free for most events. Information: (575) 835-8927 or socor- rofest.com. The Friday Street Dance on the historic plaza begins a 6 p.m. with music by Doug Figgs and the Cowboy Way followed at 8 p.m. by The Remedy. Saturday’s performances begin at noon and run through the evening. The Socorro County Chamber of Commerce’s 6th annual harmonica contest for both professionals and amateurs is 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, at the City Hall Stage. Entry fee: $25. Tough Enough to Wear Pink Week — New Mexico State University will host breast cancer awareness week events Oct. 11-19, throughout the NMSU campus and in Las Cruces. Activities conclude during the NMSU football game at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Aggie Stadium. Pre-game “Tail Gala” begins at 3 p.m. Information: (575) 202-6554 or pinkag- gie.com. • A Sodexo Luncheon & Fashion Show is 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the NMSU Pan American Center, featuring Pink Boutique Shopping from several local shops and fashions by Emerald Isle. Tickets: $40-$45 for luncheon, free for shopping. • A 5K and 10K Fun Run is Saturday, Oct. 19, at the NMSU Campus Horseshoe. Columbus Day Festival — The annual fes- tival is Saturday, Oct. 12, in the historic village of Columbus, N.M. Parade begins at 10 a.m. on N. Boundary, followed by all day entertain- ment, vendors and games in the Columbus Park Plaza. A street dance and concert is 7 to 11 p.m. on the plaza (bring a chair). Admission is free. Columbus is 65 miles west of Santa Teresa and 30 miles south of Deming. Information: (575) 494-0009. Los Leones de Mesilla Car Show — Los Leones de Mesilla (Mesilla Lion’s Club) will host its 7th annual car show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, on the Old Mesilla Plaza. The show features hot rods, muscle car (pre- 1972), trucks, low riders, motorcycles), and classics. Admission is free for spectators. Information: Jose Pena, (575) 644-3747 or oldmesilla.org. Ruidoso Oktoberfest —The 32nd annual Lincoln Country version of the German tradi- tion is Oct. 18-19 at the Ruidoso Convention Center. German food, beer, wine, music, games, live music and folk dances will abound 5 to 11 p.m. Friday and noon to 11 p.m. Saturday. Arts and crafts booths will be fea- tured as well as a “Kinderhall” with games, prizes and pumpkin painting for kids. Proceeds benefit various Lincoln County charities. Admission: $9 per day; $16 for both days; $5 for ages 13-18 ($8 for two days) and free for children 12 and under. Children and teens must be accompanied by adult. Information: (575) 257-6171 or OktoberfestRuidoso.com. Musical entertainment features Swingshift of Albuquerque, Salzburger Echo and Die Polka Schlingel with dance by Fort Bliss Schuhplattler and the Hellenic Dancers. High Rolls Apple Festival — The 47th annual open-air harvest festival is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19-20, at the Community Center, 56 Cottage Row, in High Rolls, N.M. The festival features fresh local and other apples, apple pies and apple butter, arts and crafts, food and drink vendors, and children’s activities. Admission and parking is free. No pets. Information: (575) 682-5591, (575) 682-3260, or highrollsfesti- vals.com. The festival is presented by the High Rolls/Mountain Park Lions Club. Proceeds ben- efit the community center. High Rolls is on U.S. October Roundup Cont’d from Page 8 Page 9 October 2013 El Paso Scene Please see Page 10 El Paso Scene Page 10 October 2013 82 between Alamogordo and Cloudcroft (east of the tunnel). Czechoslovakian Klobase Festival — Holy Family Church’s 85th annual festival and barbecue is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Luna County Courthouse Park in Deming, N.M. Started by area Czechoslovakians, the event offers bingo, homemade Bohemian sausage, cowboy coffee, salad, desserts and barbecue beef. Information: (575) 546-9783. New Mexico Pecan Festival — The 4th annual festival is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27, at the Mesilla Valley Maze, 3855 W. Picacho in Las Cruces. The event fea- tures live music, pecan ice cream, cooking, pecan art, carriage and pony rides, children’s activities and more. Admission: $10.50 ($8.50 children). Military discount with ID. Information: (575) 522-1232, (575) 526-1919 or nmpecanfestival.com. The 2nd annual “Rootin’ Tootin’ Rib cookoff is Saturday and a Kids Ranch rodeo is Sunday. Pancho’s Car Show — The 8th annual car show and auto parts swap meet is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Pancho Villa State Park in Columbus, N.M. with vintage to late model show cars, motorcycles, and choppers, along with music, food and drink, raffle and door prizes, admission to the park and Exhibit Hall and more. Show admission free with regu- lar park admission of $5 per carload. Information/entry fee: (575) 531-2711 or emnrd.state.nm.us. Pre-registration for show cars is $20 in advance and $25 day of show 8 to 9:30 a.m.; includes one free lunch and soft drink per reg- istered show vehicle, a dash plaque, and free door prizes. Renaissance Artsfaire —The 42nd annual event, sponsored by the Doña Ana Arts Council, is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2-3, at “Ye Olde” Young Park, intersection of Walnut and Lohman in Las Cruces. Admission: $6 donation (free for children 12 and under). No pets except service animals allowed. Information: (575) 523-6403 or las-cruces-arts.org. The event features more than 150 artists. Thirty new artists from across the country will join the numerous returning artists to sell origi- nal, handcrafted items, including will join other returning artists from across the jewelry, pot- tery and ceramics, photographs, leather goods, paintings and drawings, sculpture, toys, musical instruments, textiles and wood. On-going entertainment on the Rio Grande Main Stage, The Merry Court of Sherwood Oak, The Middle Eastern Village and The Children’s Realm. World class wines and Fine Grog are available for tasting or purchasing in the Imperial Libation Garden. The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), Amtgard and the Adrian Empire fight for supremacy on the green. Knights and Ladies stroll the pathways, mixing with squires and peasants alike. The Merry Court of Sherwood Oak offers a fractured look into royal life of the period with the Queen’s “Bawdy Balladeer,” and a medieval “fashion show.” Other features are a Middle Eastern Village with belly dancers, Children’s Realm, Peddler’s Market. The shuttle pick up and drop off location has changed to the East Pan Am parking lot at the NMSU campus, 1801 University. The shuttle runs every 10 to 15 minutes beginning at 9 a.m. each day. Downtown Ramble — The City of Las Cruces hosts an evening of music and art 5 to 7 p.m. the first Friday of the month at the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Information: (575) 523-2950. Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market — More than 230 permanent vendors in arts, crafts, produce, baked goods and other food items are offered at the market 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays along a 7-block area of Main Street, Downtown. Information: (575) 541-2288 or lascrucesfarmersmarket.org. West Texas Wild West Chile Fest — The 55th annual Dell Valley Hudspeth County Fair is noon to midnight Friday, noon to 1:30 a.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4-6, on the fairgrounds in Dell City, with a Main Street parade, team roping, barbeque, music, dances, exhibits and more. Vendors and exhibits open all three days. Carnival on Friday and Saturday. Admission is free. Information: wildwestchile- fest.com. Friday’s events include a salsa and pie contest, social, live entertainment, football game and street dance. Saturday’s events include the annual parade and barbecue, lunch and a Country/Western dance. Activities conclude with a lunch on Sunday. Dueling Chili Cookoffs — Two rival chili cookoffs compete simultaneously on the first weekend of November for the talents and taste buds of chili lovers from around the coun- try in the remote beauty of the Big Bend. • The 47th annual Original Terlingua International (Frank X. Tolbert-Wick Fowler Memorial) Chili Cookoff is Oct. 31-Nov. 2, at Arturo White’s Terlingua Store on Highway 170. Competitions begin at 10 a.m. Friday and noon Saturday including black-eyed peas, beans, ribs, chicken, brisket barbecue, margari- ta mix-off, Ticket information: (817) 251-1287 or abowlofred.com. • Terlingua International Chili Championship — The 46th annual CASI-sanctioned championship cookoff is on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Rancho CASI de los Chisos in Terlingua. Admission: $20. Information: (432) 371-2595. Marfa Architecture and Design Symposium— The 2nd annual symposium and house tour is Nov. 1-3, at Crowley Theatre, 98 S. Austin, in Marfa, Texas, benefit- ing the Marfa Chamber of Commerce. The event explores the art of desert living in Marfa from the impact of Donald Judd, minimalism and the landscape on residential design to the use of desert friendly construction to home interiors with guest speakers, tours and more. Early registration encouraged, space is limited. Information/registration: (432) 729-4979, (713) 385-5135 or designmarfa.com. The symposium is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 12:90 p.m. Saturday. Speakers include architects, designers and other experts in the field of home design. Cost: $250 through Aug. 31; $300 Sept. 1-Oct. 28. The home tour is 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with seven Marfa homes and business- es that help define the “Marfa allure.” Tour cost: $35. A Friday evening cocktail event is planned for an additional fee. October Roundup Cont’d from Page 9 Please see Page 11 Page 11 October 2013 Bazaars and fairs Downtown Artist and Farmers Market — The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department’s market for area artists are Saturdays in the Union Plaza District along Anthony Street. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Space for about 53 artists available each month. Information: 541-4942. The market now includes a Farmers’ Market with regionally grown agricultural products. City of El Paso Department of Public Health hosts Food Day, at the market, Saturday, Oct. 26, part of a nationwide celebration that encourages a healthier lifestyle for members of the community. There will be cooking and gar- dening demonstrations, live entertainment, physical fitness ideas for the entire family and a Halloween costume contest. Our Lady of the Valley Bazaar — Our Lady of the Valley Church and School, 8600 Winchester, hosts its annual bazaar Oct. 4-6 with food and drink and game booths, rides, dancers, mariachis, and live entertainment. Doors open at 6 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday and Sunday. Information 859-7939. Friday is Noche Ranchera, with seven mari- achi groups performing: Jose Luis “El Charro de Oro,” Ashley Rosiles, Mariachi Los Pasajeros, Marichi Tapatio, Mariachi Alegre, Los Arrieros and Mariachi Siglo de Oro. Master of Ceremonies is DJ “Gallo.” Saturday is “El Paso’s Finest Bands” night. Five bands perform oldies, rockabilly, cumbia and Norteña: Los Alegres del Valle, Joe Padilla and Border City Band, Nova Band, Rockabilly Strangers and Moon Dogs. Sunday is Noche de Estrellas Internacionales, with five international bands performing cumbia/tropical, baladas and oldies: Artistic Stylz Dance Studio, Flor y Canto, Elizabeth Benitez, La International Sonora Skandalo, Extremo Tropical and Los Silver. Annual Kermess raffle drawing is 9 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $1 each. Holy Spirit Fall Festival — Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, 10500 Kenworthy, hosts its fall family event 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, with food, raffles and prizes, including 26 themes baskets. The US CBP K-9 United will also offer demonstrations throughout the day. Admission is free. Information: 821-1362 or holyspiritelpaso.org. Johnny Lolita’s Thieves Market — Johnny Lolita’s Coffee Shop, 3200 S. Highway 28 in La Union, N.M. hosts a handmade, vin- tage/retro, industrial art market 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first weekend of each month (Oct. 5- 6) in the parking lot. Information: 929-4008 or johnnylolitas.com. Farmer’s Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third and fourth and fifth Sunday of each month, Oct. 13, 20 and 27. Johnny Lolita’s red barn building offers hand- crafted coffees, treats and cold drinks. ‘La Isla Fiesta’ —The Fabens Alumni Association is sponsoring the 4th annual fundraiser to provide scholarships for Fabens graduates 2 p.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at La Isla Church grounds on Wingo Road, south of Fabens, with food, music and games. Admission is free. Information: 261-6647. To get there: From Texas 20 (Alameda), go south on FM A76 about 3 miles (past Felipe Madrid Farms); turn right on Lee Moor Rd. and watch for the little church on the left. Sun City Yard Sale — Kiss FM hosts the community “yard sale” 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 5, at Cohen Stadium, 9700 Gateway North. Anyone wishing to reserve a space may come and sell retail items, arts and crafts, home rummage items, antiques and more. Nonprofits also invited Information: 521- 6302 or kisselpaso.com/events-el-paso. El Paso Psychic Fair —The fair is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, at the Hawthorn Inn, 1700 Airway (at Boeing). Admission: $5 for both days (private readings not included with admission). Free admission with active duty military I.D. Information: 345- 6245 or elpasopsychicfair.com. The fair features aura photos, handmade New Age crystal and gemstone jewelry, spirit writ- ing, Feng Shui products, and readings by 12 professional psychic readers and mediums from across Texas and New Mexico. Readings offered in English and Spanish. Western Hills Autumn Bazaar — The annual fall bazaar is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Western Hills United Methodist Church’s Stewart Family Life Center, 524-A Thunderbird, with vendors, crafts, bake and book sales, Grandma’s attic and door prizes. Admission is free. Information: 584-2133 or westernhillsep.org. The bazaar is the main fundraiser for the Western Hills United Methodist Women. Proceeds go towards several local charities. Fall Art Festival — Artforms hosts the arts and craft event 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Grapevine Event center, 3900 W. Picacho, in Las Cruces, with food and enter- tainment and Beer/wine garden open noon to 10 p.m. Information: artformsnm.org. Artists of all media and entertainers including musicians, dancers and drummers being accepted. Information: 1-410-925-9126 or art- forms.org. Galatzan Arts and Crafts Fair — El Paso Parks and Recreation Department hosts the arts and craft fair 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Galatzan Recreation Center, 650 Wallenberg on the West Side. Gallegos Flamenco performs at 2 p.m. Information: 755- 1414 or 581-5182. Kohlberg Fall Bazaar — The Olga Kohlberg PTO will host its fall family event 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Kohlberg Elementary, 1445 Nardo Goodman, with food vendors, carnival games, jumping balloon, climbing wall and a Haunted House. Cost: $10 per wristband. Information: (281) 748-7675 or kohlbergcoyotespto.weebly.com. Pro-Musica Classic Garage Sale — The El Paso Pro-Musica Guild’s fundraising Garage Sale is Oct. 19-20, at Regency Assisted Living Community, 221 Bartlett (behind Fuddrucker’s). Items include gently used cloth- ing, toys, gadgets, books, knickknacks, house- hold items, artwork, furniture and appliances. Hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 584-6747 or 833-4357. Donated items may be dropped off at Regency by Oct. 17. St. Patrick’s Autumn Bazaar - St. Patrick’s Church of Canutillo, 7065 2nd St., will host its annual fundraising fall bazaar 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday and 1 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19-20, with unique gifts, handcrafted October Roundup Cont’d from Page 10 Please see Page 12 El Paso Scene items, one-of-a-kind decorations, toys, orna- ments, jewelry, country store with baked goods, cake walk, food gifts, loteria, games for children and adults, face painting, raffles, door prizes, continuous live music, dancing, ham- burgers, hot dogs, gorditas and more. Admission is free. Information: 345-2847. White Acres Bazaar — Good Samaritan Society of White Acres Retirement Community, 7304 Good Samaritan Court, hosts its arts and crafts bazaar 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, with original arts and crafts, baked goods, jewelry, a raffle table and more. Admission is free. Information: 581-4683 or good-sam.com. Mission Trail Art Market — Area artisans and craftspeople display their fine arts and crafts during the 5th season for the monthly open-air market 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, in the historic Veteran’s Memorial Plaza at the San Elizario Chapel, 1500 Main in San Elizario. Food and drink concessions and entertainment. Pistoleros de San Elizario will perform a Billy the Kid breakout reenactment at 1 and 3 p.m. at the old county jail. Admission is free. Information: 851-0093 or mission- trailartmarket.com. Holiday Bazaar — The 24th annual event is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the Montevista at Coronado, 1575 Belvidere, with holiday gift items, jewelry, food, entertainment , arts and crafts and Holiday decoration. Admission is free. Information: Robin or Sue, 833-2229. Sunrise Lions Gun Show — The semi- annual show opens at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27, at Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University in Ls Cruces. All pro- ceeds benefit the club’s charities. Information: (575) 571-3045 or lascruceslionsclub.org. Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing — The 12th annual market now runs year round. Winter hours 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. This “producers only” market fea- tures quality farmers, backyard gardeners and artisans. Information: (575) 589-0653, ext. 3. Coffee, pastries and juices available at the vin- tage Coffeestream trailer and brunch served in the restaurant beginning at 8 a.m. Weekly talks from Master Gardeners are 8:30 a.m.; weekly cooking demonstrations also planned. From El Paso, take Race Track Drive across the Rio Grande and across McNutt Road (NM 273), continue past the post office and turn left on Ardovino. ‘A Christmas Fair’ —The Junior League of El Paso’s 40th annual holiday shopping fair, “The Magic of Christmas” is Friday through Sunday, Nov. 1-3, at the El Paso Convention Center. The fair brings together about 200 merchants from across the country as well as arts, crafts, live entertainment, music, photos with Santa and more. Details to be announced. Information: 584-3511 or [email protected] Web: jlep.org. Mercado Mayapan Farmers’ Market — La Mujer Obrera and Centro Mayapan host the market 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at Café Mayapán, 2000 Texas. Local and naturally grown produce, and Mexican fair-trade artisan- ry for sale. Breakfast and lunch available. Information: 217-1126 or mujerobrera.org. Tom Lea Month The Tom Lea Institute, along with other area organizations, celebrate the life and work of the late El Paso art legend with more than 50 events throughout the month of October. Admission is free except as noted. Information: tomleainstitute.org. Tom Lea (1907-2001) worked as a muralist, illustrator, novelist, historian, World War II war correspondent and studio painter. Keynote event is “Our El Paso: Reaching for the Stars” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the Plaza Theatre. Featured guests are Ginger Kerrick, Mission Operations Manager for the International Space Station at Johnson Space Center, and veteran astronaut Danny Olivas. Olivas and Kerrick, both El Paso natives, will share memories and experiences with personal pictures on the big screen. Cost: $25 contribu- tion. Tickets available at 533-0048. The one-act play by Camilla Carr “Tom Lea: Grace Note in a Hard World” is 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5-6, at The Philanthropy Theatre in the Plaza Annex, presented by Frontera Repertory Theatre. Admission: $35 and $25; $15 student discount (Ticketmaster). Movement and Creative Writing interactive workshop by Monica Gomez and Nancy Green is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5-6, at El Paso Museum of Art, 1 Arts Festival Plaza. Participants create a story, poem, or song inspired by the life and work of Tom Lea. Appropriate for children (ages 10 and older) and adults. A screening of the movie “The Brave Bulls,” based on Tom Lea’s bestselling novel, is 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, and 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at El Paso Public Library Main Branch. Downtown mural tours with Adair Margo are 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 7 and Oct. 21, begin- ning at the old Federal Courthouse, corner of San Antonio and Campbell. The Art of the Main Library Tours are 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 15 and 22, at El Paso Public Library, Main Branch. A “Sky’s the Limit” Fashion Show presented by El Paso Permaculture is 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Loft Light Studio, 315 S. El Paso, upper level, featuring designs by Zayra Estrada and Jose D’Saenz, inspired by Tom Lea and the desert landscape. Cost: $25. Tickets: 533-0048. A movie screening of Capstone Productions’ “Tom Lea’s El Paso with Laura Bush and Adair Margo” is 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at El Paso Public Library Main Branch. A screening of “The Wonderful Country,” based on Tom Lea’s 1952 bestseller is 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at El Paso Public Library Main Branch. A “Preserving the Architectural and Cultural Heritage of El Paso” panel discussion with Bradford Patterson, Bernie Sargent, J.P. Bryan, Paul Foster, and Dr. Max Grossman is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Philanthropy Theatre, sponsored by the El Paso County Historical Commission and The Texas Trost Society. A screening of “Oral History with Tom Lea” is 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at El Paso Public Library Main Branch. “A Luminous Window: Experiencing the Landscapes of Tom Lea” presentation by Eric Kappus is 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at El Paso Museum of Archaeology, 4301 Transmountain Road. Lunchtime presentations are noon at El Paso Club, El Paso Club, 18th floor Chase Bank Building, 201 E. Main. Cost per presentation: $20 (includes valet parking). Information/reser- vations: 544-1135. October Roundup Cont’d from Page 11 Please see Page 13 El Paso Scene Page 12 October 2013 • Friday, Oct. 4: Bobby Keller will share his discovery of one of the rarest books in the world and arguably the most valuable book the El Paso Library owns. After touring Mexico City libraries in the 1920s, Maud Sullivan bought the rare, lavishly hand-painted Antiquities of Mexico volumes published by Lord Kingsborough in 1831. • Wednesday, Oct. 9: Elias Bonilla will share an abbreviated history of the famous King Ranch, which Lea was asked to write about to com- memorate the ranch’s 100th anniversary. • Wednesday, Oct. 16: “Henry C. Trost and the Gage Hotel” by J.P. Bryan, in celebration of Archtober. Dinnertime lectures are 5 p.m. Sundays at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park. Cost: $50 (includes cham- pagne, dinner and presentation). Information: (575) 589-0653. • Oct. 6: “Last Tour of El Paso Smelter” by Jackson Polk. • Oct. 13: Prince McKenzie presents “Transportation through the Pass of the North and the Desert Landscape.” • Oct. 20: Nick Houser presents “Benito Juarez at the Pass of the North.” Other events Thursday, Oct. 3: • A Historic Downtown Walk led by architect Ken Gorski is 10:30 a.m. starting at San Jacinto Plaza, Mills and Oregon. • Reception for the exhibit “Mayor Tom Lea: Photographs and Letters from the Tom Lea Papers” is 5 to 7 p.m. at the UTEP Library, 3rd floor. Exhibit runs throughout the month. • “Movies, Bullfighting and Tom Lea,” a presen- tation by José Mario Sanchez Soledad is 6 p.m. at the Mexican Consulate, 910 E. San Antonio. Sunday, Oct. 6: • A screening of Capstone Productions’ “Mexican Revolution Sites in El Paso: A Walking Tour with Leon Metz and Fred Morales” is 1:30 p.m. at El Paso Public Library Main Branch, 501 N. Oregon. • “Bullfighting’s Ambassador,” a presentation by José Mario Sanchez Soledad is 3 p.m. at El Paso Public Library Main Branch. Thursday, Oct. 17: • A presentation by Dr. Alan Tyroch on “Cabeza de Vaca, Tom Lea, and the Texas Surgical Society” is noon at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, 5001 El Paso. • “There’s Indians in Them There Hills: A Narrative in Illustrating Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver” presentation by Brandon D. Shuler is 6 to 7 p.m. at Museum of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University in Alpine. Information: (432) 837-8730. Saturday, Oct. 19: • Screening of Capstone Productions’ “Last Tour of the El Paso Smelter, Vol. 1, The Stacks” is 2 p.m. at El Paso Museum of History, 510 N. Santa Fe. • A presentation by William Palmore, Malissa Arras and Adair Margo on “The Architecture and Decorative Designs of the El Paso Public Library” is 4 to 6 p.m. at El Paso Public Library Main Branch. • “Tom Lea: A Man Alone in the Space of the Land” presentation by Katherine Alexander is 2 p.m. at Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute, in Fort Davis. Information: (432) 364-2499. Thursday, Oct. 24: • The Tom Lea Institute’s Interdisciplinary Conference at UTEP Sponsored by Humanities Texas is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the UTEP Library’s, Blumberg Auditorium, Wiggins Road, with lectures, panel discussions and more. • “Cover and Content: The Collaborative Art of Children’s Book Design and Illustration” presentation and panel discussion is 6 to 7:30 p.m. at UTEP’s Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, with Antonio Castro L., Antonio Castro H., and Lee Merrill Byrd. Introduced and moderated by Clive Cochran. • A Teen Hangout presentation by mural artist Carlos Callejo is 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at El Paso Public Library Esperanza Acosta Moreno Branch, 12480 Pebble Hills. Sunday, Oct. 27: • A presentation by Dr. Mimi Gladstein, “American Aficionados, Tom Lea and Ernest Hemingway” is 2 to 4 p.m. at Burges House, 603 W. Yandell. • A screening of “Tom Lea: Dignity Beyond Borders” is 3 p.m. at El Paso Public Library Main Branch. Ongoing events throughout October: • Workshops, Storytelling, Scavenger Hunt, Guest Curating at El Paso Museum of Art. • Kingsborough Vols. 1 & 2, Antiquities of Mexico: Mexican paintings and hieroglyphics, 1795-1837 display at El Paso Public Library Main Branch. • Exhibition of Memorabilia from The “Brave Bulls” Premiere at Mexican Consulate, 910 East San Antonio. • Window Displays of fashion, art and book design, in the Mills Building Promenade, 123 Mills. • “Dignity Beyond Borders” video and “Conquistador and Old Mesilla Murals” at NMSU’s Branson Library. Something for everyone EPCC Hispanic Heritage Celebration — El Paso Community College and Diversity Program’s 2013 Hispanic Heritage Celebration, “Descúbrete: Empowerment through Wings of Knowledge,” includes events in September and October at various campuses. Information: 831-3324 or epcc.edu/hispanicheritage. Live music will be performed in the Valle Verde Campus Courtyard noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 and Oct. 9. The annual Mentor’s Dinner is 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the EPCC ASC Auditorium, 9050 Viscount, Building A. Keynote Speaker is Dolores Huerta, president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation and co-founder of the United Farm Workers. Huerta will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. EPCC will honor other mentors for their contributions to the community. Tickets: $20; available at any EPCC cashier. Last Thursdays — The Downtown event includes art exhibitions, food trucks, culinary tastings, live artist demonstrations and perform- ances, and live music 6 to 9 p.m. on the last Thursday of the month. Last Thursdays is a col- laboration of mARTket: Bring It Downtown and the Downtown Arts District. Admission is free to most eventsd. Information: 541-4280, epdowntownarts.com. Admission may be charged at some venues; free at most others. A Halloween Party is Oct. 31, with costumes, candy and a Zombie Crawl for kids. UTEP Hispanic Heritage Celebration — Events are planned throughout the fall months. This year’s celebration is dedicated to the memory of Mexican-American teacher Sal October Roundup Cont’d from Page 12 El Paso Scene Page 13 October 2013 Please see Page 14 Castro, who died earlier this year. Most events are free. Information: 747-5462 or academics.utep.edu/chicano. Lectures/discussions: Book presentations: • “Red Medicine” by Patrisia González is 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. Call for location: 747-5508. • “Más sabe el diablo” book presentation by Roberto Perezdíaz is Tuesday, Oct. 15. Time/location: 747-5767. • Elaine Hampton presents her book “Anay’s Will to Learn: A Woman’s Education in the Shadow of the Maquiladora” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Liberal Arts Room 319. • Political Science professors Tony Payán, Kathleen Staudt and Z. Anthony Kruszewski discuss their new book, “A War that Can’t Be Won: Binational Perspectives on the Drug War,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the University Library’s Blumberg Auditorium, First Floor. Performances/lectures: • “Mexican Literature through Dance and Drama” is 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 and Oct. 18, in the Fox Fine Arts Building Open Space. Dance and theatre majors present two or more short stories from the book “Sun, Stones and Shadows: 20 Great Mexican Short Stories.” • “A World of Border Music” musical perform- ance and lecture is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Café Mayapán, 2000 Texas. • “The Latin American Cinema: Cronotopias, Affection and Imagination in Late Capitalism” presented by Professor Seabstiao Guiherme Albano, is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26. Call for location: 747-8054. Film Screenings: • “Latinos Beyond Reel: Challenging a Media Stereotype” by filmmakers Miguel Picker and Chyng Sun is Noon Monday, Oct. 7, in Geological Sciences Building, Room 123. The Spanish Film Club Festival screenings run through November, at 7 p.m. selected dates in the Union Cinema. • Wednesday, Oct. 9: “The Delay/La Demora” by Rodrigo Plá • Tuesday, Oct. 15: “Here and There/Aquí y Allá” by Antonio Méndez Esparza • Wednesday, Oct. 23: “Fish Child/Niño Pez” by Lucía Puenzo • Tuesday, Oct. 29: “Black Bread/Pan Negro” by Agustí Villaronga • Thursday and Friday, Nov. 7-8: “Clandestine Childhood/Infancia Clandestina” by Benjamín Ávila. Madre Sabia Childbirth Education Series — Classes are 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, through Nov. 23, at The Root Yoga Studio, 501 Texas. Cost: $30 per workshop, includes pregnant woman and one guest; reduced rates available. Information: [email protected] or tradiciones- sanas.com/madre-sabia/. Trailblazers Outdoor Camps — City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department hosts its summer Trailblazers camps introducing “Wise Kids Outdoors” Oct. 1-Nov. 9, at Don Haskins Recreation Center, 7400 High Ridge, and Pavo Recreation Center, 9301 Alameda, for ages 8-17. Camps introduce “Wise Kids Outdoors” that teaches the energy balance concept while encouraging children to explore the Outdoors and understand the way nature and the earth live in balance. Activities include short hikes, bird and bug identification, lessons on native desert plants and wildlife habitats. Sessions are 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 5-Nov. 9 at Pavo Real, and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 1-Nov. 7, at Don Haskins. Registration goes through June 7 and is open to first 25 kids registering for each location. Information: 544-0753. Register in person at the Trailblazers Program at 911 S. Ochoa or online at elpasotexas.gov/parks. ONE Women’s Conference — Abundant Living Faith Center, 1000 Valley Crest, hosts the women’s conference Oct. 2-4, with host pastor Shannon Nieman and guest speakers Pastors Dodie Osteen, Lisa Osteen Comes, Tamara Osteen Graff and April Osteen Simons. Conference begins at 7 p.m. nightly, plus 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Admission is free; no registration required. Information: 532- 8543 or alfc.com. The event includes special messages especially for women, Fashion Show, Little Girls Party, Glitz ‘n Glam Boutique, Nightly Giveaway, Punch & Cookies and more. UTEP Career Expo — UTEP will host a Graduate and Professional School Fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Union Building. Information: 747-7503. El Paso CCDA — The local chapter of the Christian Community Development Association will host the following events in October: • CCD Leader Training 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in the Youth Activity Room, St. Clement’s, 620 E. Yandell. Lunch provide (donations accepted). No childcare available. • CCD Connection, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Leo’s Mexican Food, 315 Mills (Downtown). The CCDA is a national Christian organization working in the areas of justice and community development. Information: facebook.com/ElPasoCcda. Lower Valley Horseman’s Association — The association hosts most events at Lower Valley Coliseum, 894 S. Horizon Boulevard in Socorro. Information: 852-1884 or on facebook at TheLowerValleyHorsemansAssociation. • “Come Play with Adrienne” Natural Horsemanship Play Day is Saturday, Oct. 5, with ground work session 9:30 a.m. to noon and mounted session 1 to 3:30 p.m. Establish confidence, trust and respect between horse and owner horse while negotiating a series of obstacles. Trainer Adrienne Clark will assist where needed. Cost: $20 each session; $30 for both. • “Prepare for the Challenge” All Breeds Horse Show is 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, with driving, English walk/trot and walk/trot/canter classes, halter, showmanship at halter, western walk/jog and walk/jog/lope classes and speed events. Spectator admission is free. • The annual Fall Trail Ride is planned for Sunday, Nov. 10; time and location to be announced. Open to all interested horsemen. Downtown Charrette — The kick off for the focused and intensive set of planning and design exercises is 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. The result of a char- rette is a well-vetted set of recommended goals, policies, and implementation priorities. Some discussion topics include revisiting down- town plans, economic development, urban design, and plaza and callecitas. Information: Andy Hume, (575) 528-3022 or [email protected] A closing and public comment event is 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Crimes Against the Elderly El Paso Scene Page 14 October 2013 October Roundup Cont’d from Page 13 Please see Page 15 Conference - Adult Protective Services and the El Paso County Attorney will host the 6th annual conference 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Region 19 Education Service Center, 11670 Chito Samaniego. The all-day educational event will feature guest speakers who will address a variety of topics. The conference is free with a donation of fan, blanket or personal hygiene items to the APS Silver Room. Flu and pneumonia shots avail- able; insurance accepted. Registration required: 834-5773 or [email protected] Keynote speaker is George Parnham, lead defense attorney for Andrea Yates and Clara Harris, speaking on “A View from the Defense: Mental Health and Andrea Yates Case.” Holiday Stamp Camp — Sun City Stampers’ 11th annual day of holiday stamping projects is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at 11401 Pellicano, with demonstrations on making holiday cards and projects (ages 10 to adult). Reservations: $30 in advance; $35 day of event. Information: Alecia Connelly, 479-2169 or 996-4988. El Paso Fashion Week — El Paso’s 2nd annual Fashion Week, “Fallen Angels,” is planned for Oct. 11-19 at various venues. The El Paso Fashion Week is a professional organi- zation created to promote fashion and innova- tive ideas for Border Regio, with more than 309 local, national, and international designers, agencies, and models. Presented by Lijuro Productions and Southwest University. Information: (618) 578-1269, or on Facebook at FashionWeekEP. The week kicks off at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, with a “White Party” at Lotus Nightclub, 201 N. Stanton, where models will be intro- duced. The week concludes with a Grande Finale Fashion Show Saturday, Oct. 19. Details to be announced. Ananda For Life — The yoga and wellness studio at 7105 N. Mesa, Suites F and G, hosts a series of wellness events in October. Information: 603-7700 or anandaforlife.com. • Run faster and Longer with Yoga is 1:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. Participants can improve muscle and breath intelligence to in turn improve running speed and stamina. Cost: $45 ($35 with active Ananda class pack). • Stress Relief Bootcamp for Military Spouses is 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. The workshop is designed to allow spouses of cur- rent and past members of the Armed Forces to gather in a non-judgmental space in order to learn stretches, exercises and other methods to help reduce daily stress. Cost: $45 ($30 for mil- itary spouses with Military ID). • Thai Yoga/Massage Workshop is 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Learn the techniques to give a 45 minute Thai massage. Cost: $45. El Paso Pride Day — The community cleanup is 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 12, sponsored by Keep El Paso Beautiful and other agencies. Neighborhoods can organize their own trash and graffiti cleanups. Tool sheds available for use at all neighborhood fire departments. For information, as well as a list- ing of cleanup sites, contact Romie Ruiz, 621- 6709 or any neighborhood El Paso Police Citizens Advisory Board. Thousands of volunteers in neighborhoods located throughout El Paso will clean up, improve and beautify their areas in one of El Paso’s biggest community cleanup efforts. Cleanup site liaisons will pick up their supplies the day before the event, Friday, Oct. 11, at the Memorial Park reserve enclosure. Freelance Opportunities Panel - Las Cruces Press Women will host the freelance panel 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 12, at Good Samaritan Village auditorium, 3011 Buena Vida Circle in Las Cruces. A panel of local editors will give you tips, strategies, and answer questions about their experiences working with freelancers in their organizations. Admission is free. Information/RSVP: Cassie McClure, (575) 312-3242, [email protected] or lcpresswomen.blogspot.com Las Cruces Press Women is a professional organization for women and men studying or working in any field of communications Information: lcpresswomen.blogspot.com Panelists are Tracy Roy, Features and Special Sections Editor, and Lorena Sanchez, Pules/Features Editor, from the Las Cruces Sun-News; Rachel Christiansen, Managing Editor of the Las Cruces Bulletin; Morgan Switzer, Publisher & Managing Editor at Real Estate Guide of Las Cruces; Cheryl Fallstead, Managing Editor of Southwest Senior Publications; Arts Reporter Doug Pullen of the El Paso Times; and via Skype, Candace Walsh, Managing Editor of New Mexico Magazine. Latinitas — The nonprofit dedicated to empowering Latina youth offers regular cre- ative expression workshops, exhibits and more. All classes are at 10935 Ben Crenshaw, #207, unless otherwise listed. Information: 219-8554, [email protected] or LasLatinitas.org. College 101 Mother & Daughter college prep Workshop is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, for girls ages 10-15 along with their moms. Creative Chicas Saturday Classes are 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, for girls in grades 4-8 to participate in art, photography, poetry, film- making and theater. The Latina List: Mujeres Making a Difference Award is accepting nominations of local Latina leaders during Hispanic Heritage month through Oct. 15. Nominations can be submit- ted at [email protected] or laslatini- tas.com. Hispanic Heritage Month Writing contest entries for girls age 13-18 taken through Oct. 15. Girls write a poem or essay about why they are proud of their Hispanic culture. Winner of the contest will win a backpack filled with prizes as well as have their writing pub- lished in LatinitasMagazine.org. Girl Empowerment Team mentors for our girl empowerment programs are currently being recruited. Call Latinitas for details. Spaceflight Symposium — NASA and Virgin Galactic hosts the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight Tuesday through Friday, Oct. 15- 18, at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum on Dripping Springs Road in Las Cruces. ISPCS, the industry’s leading gath- ering for entrepreneurs and innovators, will deliver their annual snapshot of the next phase of commercial space development. Registration information: (575) 646-6414 or [email protected] Keynote speakers are author Jon Gertner, NASA Chief Operating Officer Duane Ratliff, AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus, Boeing Space Exploration Vice President and General Manager John Elbon and FAA Associate Administrator of Commercial Space Transportation George Nield. Biz Tech 2013 —The El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents the 13th Page 15 October 2013 October Roundup Cont’d from Page 14 Greot vor|ety of shrubs, trees, ground covers, |ndoor p|onts. 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Highlights include the annual “Tech Hall of Fame” inductee, and the Tech Rock Star and Best Little Website on the Border contests. General all day pass is $25 (includes luncheon); $10 stu- dent or military (no lunch). Information: 566- 4066. Web: biztechep.com. Centro de Salud Health Fair — Centro de Salud La Fe’s Senior Companion Program’s hosts hosts a fall health fair 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Segundo Barrio, 721 S. Ochoa. Information: 532-9639. Border Zone International UFO Festival —The 2nd annual festival is Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19, at the Presidio Activity Center and other locations in Presidio, Texas, with authors, educational lectures in Spanish an English, presentations by Presidio ISD’s rocket team, UFO Trade Show, UFO Tours, ghost walk and more. Admission is free to all lectures. Information: ufoborderzone.com. Smut Slam Spooktacular — Queer Pulp El Paso hosts an evening of positive sexuality and smutty storytelling 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 18, at Joe Vinny and Bronson’s Bohemian Cafe, 824 Piedras. Following a poet- ry-slam format, participants are given the chance to sign up and share five minutes of true, real-life sexual adventures; stories can be funny, poignant, sexy, raunchy, whatever, but they should be sexually focused and genuine. Adult prizes awarded for top stories of the night. Ages 18 and older only. Admission: $5. Information: 255-9172 or on facebook at SmutSlam. Document shredding — Better Business Bureau’s free paper shredding event of is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Sam’s Club, 11360 Pellicano. Bring up to three boxes of documents for shredding; old checkbooks, paperclips and staples okay. Admission is free; donations accepted. Information: 577-0195 or 490-0762 Humane Society ‘Yappy Hour’ — The Humane Society of El Paso host a happy hour for dogs and their owners “back by popular demand” 4 to 8 p.m. the third Saturday of each month (Oct. 19), at Aceitunas Beer Garden, 5200 Doniphan. All dogs must be well-behaved and on a leash. One dollar from every drink sold goes to the society. Information: 532-6971 or hselpaso.org (Humane Society), or 845-2277 or aceitunaselpaso.com. Living Our Lives Conference — Volar Center for Independent Living and ANDA El Paso hosts the conference 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Camino Real Hotel, 101 S. El Paso. Information/RSVP: 831-7803. Faces of Diabetes Conference — The 10th annual Faces of Diabetes Conference is 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at El Paso Convention Center. Physicians and nurses of all specialties involved in the management and care of a patient with diabetes are encouraged to attend. Information: 532-6280 or epdia- betes.org. Singles Game and Wine Tasting Night — Peggy Kligman, inventor of “The Goat Game,” will host an evening for singles age 21 and older 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Sunland Winery, 1769 Victory Lane in Sunland Park. Learn flirting tips and take part in the game on “goatish” dating behaviors, and enjoy wine tasting, live music and dancing. Participants must be single. Cost: $10 (wine and food service extra). RSVP: 740-5051. Information: goatgame.com. Take I-10 Sunland Park exit toward the casi- no; turn right at 4-way stop sign on Futurity, take first left on Trifecta, and first right on Victory. Vaccine clinics — The Department of Public Health hosts monthly immunization clinics 4 to 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month (Oct. 10, Nov. 14), at McDonald’s, 274 Horizon. All vaccines will be provided to TVFC eligible children and adolescents up to 18 years of age: DTaP, Rotavirus, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, HIB, Pneumococcal Conjugate 13, IPV, MMR, Varicella, MCV4. HPV, and Tdap. Flu vaccine for children 6 months to 18 years old will be available. Cost: $10 ($20 for two or more vaccines). Information: 771-5718 or EPHealth.com. Clients must bring the children’s immuniza- tions record, and the parent/guardian must have a picture ID to include documentation of guardianship. Payment will be accepted in the form of cash, local checks, El Paso First Medicaid and CHIP. Fall Bash — The community cookout and concert, sponsored by Westside Community Church, 1850 Northwestern, is noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, with jumping balloon, live bands, games and free groceries for needy fam- ilies. Information: 584-0882 or westsidecom- munity.org. Families receiving food must pre-register 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 22-23, at the church. Women’s Conference — LULAC District IV will host its 7th annual conference, “Mujeres! Life is A Journey,” 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Double Tree Hotel, 600 N. El Paso, Downtown, featuring speakers, panels, workshops and exhibit tables. Registration: $35. Information: 588-2365. Southwest Skin and Beauty Expo — The expo is noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Camino Real Hotel. The event features gyms, salons, fitness centers, massage thera- pists, dentists, education, dermatologists, makeup artists, skin care specialists and tattoo shops. Hair show competition, raffles, give- aways and more. Information: 626-4299, 443- 5572 or entourageE.com. For a good cause Taking Breast Cancer to Heart — The breast cancer awareness event, sponsored by University Medical Center Foundation, is 11:30 to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at El Paso Convention Center. Tickets: $100 ($1,000 table for 10). This year’s event is presented through a gift from Sheryl’s Heart Foundation in memory of Sheryl White. Information: 521- 7229, ext. 3083 or umcfoundationelpaso.org. Hunger Action Month Celebration — El Pasoans Fighting Hunger hosts an event for Hunger Action Month 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at Alamo Ballroom, 820 Raynor, with celebrity speaker Tony Casillas, former Dallas Cowboy. Food, drinks, music, raffle and more. Tickets: $50 ($500 table of 10). Information: 298-0353 or elpasoansfightinghunger.org. The group will recognize sponsors, awarding prizes to participants, display photos and more. El Paso Scene Page 16 October 2013 October Roundup Cont’d from Page 15 Please see Page 17 Brunch and Barks at Ardovino’s — Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park’s 4th annual day for peo- ple and their (well-behaved) pets benefiting Animal Rescue League of El Paso is planned for Saturday, Oct. 5, on the Del Camino Patio. Admission is free; bring donations of cleaning supplies, new or gently used collars, leashes and/or canned dog or cat food and receive a free doggie treat. Reservations strongly recom- mended. Date subject to change. Information: (575) 589-0653 or ardovinos.com. Buddy Walk - EPCC Diversity Programs host its 4th annual walk benefiting disabled stu- dent scholarships 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at EPCC’s Valle Verde Campus, 919 Hunter. Registration begins at 9 a.m. T-shirts for all paid participants. Cost: $15 in advance (pre-register at any EPCC campus cashier), $20 day of event. T-shirt for all paid participants. Entertainment provided by Billy Townes and Ruben Gutierrez. Information: 831-6531. Proceeds go towards scholarships for students with disabilities, Down Syndrome Association of El Paso, and National Down Syndrome Society. Colonias Run — ALR Post 598’s 3rd annual motorcycle run is 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, starting at Barnett Harley-Davidson, 8272 Gateway East. All proceeds go to less fortunate families in the El Paso County area for the Thanksgiving holiday. Families will be given a turkey, vegetables, potatoes, bread and other trimmings. Cost: $10 per rider; $15 couples. Information: 744-2332. Living Legends Luncheon — Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Eta Iota Zeta Chapter lunch- eon, “Celebrating Virtue, Wisdom and Ageless Beauty,” is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Centennial Banquet and Conference Center, 11199 Sgt. E. Churchill, on East Fort Bliss. The event honor living charter members and others who have provided Zeta Phi Beta Sorority with 50 or more years of service – called The Zeta Doves, All proceeds support the Eta Iota Zeta Scholarship Fund. Tickets: $30 donation ($15 children 12 and younger). Tickets/information: 240-7465, 504-2283, 329-9681 or zpb1920hiz.org. NAMI Walks — National Alliance on Mental Illness of El Paso hosts its annual fundraising walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Memorial Park, 3100 Copper. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Free food, music and family entertainment after walk. Registration is free; but walkers are encouraged to raise funds for the cause. Those raising $100 receive a free walk t-shirt; spon- sorships available. Information: 534-5478; online registration at namiwalks.org/elpaso. The non-profit NAMI, offers free mental health support and education to the El Paso community as well as raise awareness, promote recovery, celebrate lives, and raise funds for those affected by mental illness. Cowboys for Cancer Research Benefit Team Roping — The organization’s 31st annual fundraiser is Oct. 11-13 in Las Cruces. All proceeds benefit the Cowboys for Cancer Research endowments at UNM Cancer Center in Albuquerque and NMSU in Las Cruces. Information and registration: (575) 644-3518 or cowboysforcancerresearch.net. • A “Saddle Up for The Cause” benefit dinner, dance and silent auction is 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University, with cowboy poet Baxter Black. Live music provided by the Delk Band. Tickets: $100 open seating; $1,200 (table of 10). Tickets available at (575) 642-5641 or (575) 642-5696. • Team roping events are Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, at Sproul Arena in Las Cruces. The annual event is one of the largest team roping events in New Mexico (USTRC rules apply). Limited amount of bleacher seating available; bring a lawn chair. Information/registration: Angela Ledesma, (575) 526-2887, Geraldine Calhoun at (575) 642-5696 or cowboysforcancerreserach.net. Car wash for Orphans — A car wash ben- efiting Arbol de Vida orphanage in Juarez is 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Country Club Car Wash, 5610 Santa Teresita (off Country Club). Carwash, vacuum, and dry armour all is $10. Information: Pastor Joe, 490- 0288. ‘Cruisin’ for Critters’ Motorcycle Run — The 3rd annual charity run benefiting ACTion Programs for Animals is Saturday, Oct. 12, starting at Las Cruces Motor Sports, 1215 S. Valley Drive. Registration is 10 to noon, with participation at each stop and an after-party 3 to 6 p.m. at the Blue Moon Bar in Radium Springs, N.M. Cost: $15 per rider/passenger (includes run, after-party, lunch, prizes and raf- fles); $12 at the door for after-party only. Information: (575) 621-4942 or actionpro- gramsforanimals.org ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ walk — YWCA El Paso del Norte Region hosts its 4th annual international men’s march raising to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, beginning and ending at The Garden Restaurant in Union Plaza District. Participants will walk a mile in red women’s high heel pumps. Pre-race activities begin at 4 p.m. Register at any YWCA branch, the YWCA administration building or at Up and Running. Cost: $35 ($25 student/military; $100 VIP; $200 Pay to Ride). Information: 533-2311 or walka- mileinhershoes.org. Online registration at ywcaelpaso.org. Women are invited to support the marchers and attend the after-party with refreshments and the Mr. Sexy Legs contest. Tickets: $22. Special Olympics ‘Keep It Funny’ Extravaganza — Special Olympics Texas Greater El Paso Area-19 will host its 9th annual gala fundraiser 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Wyndham El Paso Airport, 2027 Airway, with dinner, live entertainment and silent auction. The year’s event features El Paso’s own Gibran the Comegician, improv comedian Sam Butler and Latin Comedy Jam Comedian, Israel Garcia. Hosted by Rafael Molina. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Texas athletes in El Paso. Tickets: $60 ($500 tables for 10). Information: 533-8229 or sotx.org/keepitfunny. Empty Bowls — The 21st annual benefit for El Caldito Soup Kitchen is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, corner of Alameda and Griggs in Las Cruces. The event features soup donated by local restaurants served in soup bowls hand made by Potters’ Guild of Las Cruces. This is the oldest Empty Bowls event in New Mexico. The bowls will be available for purchase. Ticket information: (575) 525-3831 or elcaldito.com. ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ — American Cancer Society will host its 4th annual walk benefiting breast cancer awareness at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Walkers may sign up as individuals or teams to help raise funds for the cause. There is no registration fee or fundraising minimum to participate. Information/registration: 544-4427 or mak- ingstrides.acsevents.org. El Paso Scene Page 17 October 2013 Please see Page 18 October Roundup Cont’d from Page 16 Fall Wine Tasting — Frontera Women’s Foundation host a evening of wine and food benefiting the Clarke and Bartlett Dental Fund at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. Details to be announced. Information/RSVP: 532-1098 or [email protected] Web: fronterawomensfoundation.org. The Monsters Ball — The 6th annual cos- tume event benefiting STARS Rape Crisis Center is 7 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 25, at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, N.M. featuring a live auction, dancing and costume party. Guests are invited to “glam it up” and dress as their favorite Hollywood icon. Hosted by Ardovino’s Desert Crossing and SLA Consulting. Tickets: $60 in advance ($70 at the door). Information: 589-0653 or ardovinos.com. STARS is a nonprofit committed to giving sur- vivors and their families and friends the resources they need to reclaim their lives and begin healing as well as to raise awareness of the issues survivors face; and to ending sexual violence through healing and social change. AIDS Walk — International AIDS Empowerment and AIDS Project El Paso will hold its 21st annual 5K walk/run 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Cohen Stadium. Walkers take pledges to raise funds for people living with HIV/AIDS in El Paso and surrounding areas. Information: 590-2118 or internation- alaids.org. ‘Howl-O-Wine’ Dog Walk — Pets Alive El Paso will host its 9th annual fall dog walk Sunday, Oct. 27, at La Viña Winery, 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M. Information: 630-5959 or Petsaliveelpaso.org. La Semilla Benefit Dinner — La Semilla Food Center hosts the “Farm to Fork” benefit dinner 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, with a cocktail hour on the patio, gourmet dinner, silent auction and music. The dinner integrates farm fresh veggies with a seasonal dessert sourced from area farms and prepared by the Executive Chefs at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, the Green Ingredient and RIPE Eatery. Proceeds benefit La Semilla Food Center’s school garden, youth farm, farmers’ market, and public advocacy programs. Cost: $75 ($140 per couple) Information: (915) 882-2393 or lasemillafood- center.org. Operation Pumpkin — The 12th annual event benefiting the children of Lee and Beulah Moor Children’s home is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Coronado Country Club, 1044 Broadmoor, featuring area doctors and dentists testing their surgical skills in a pumpkin carving competition. Participants may bid on finished creations in a live auction. Silent auc- tion also offered. Tickets: $25, age 21 and older welcome. Includes food, wine and beer. Information: 544-8777 or leemoor.org. Fort Bliss Anyone entering Fort Bliss must have a valid driver’s license, car insurance and registration. Check beforehand to see which gates are open to the public. The Robert E. Lee Gate at Airport and Airway is usually always open. Domestic Violence Awareness Fair — The Family Resilience Center, 250 Club Road on West Fort Bliss, hosts its awareness fair 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, with informa- tional booths, prizes, giveaways and more. Information: 568-9129. Martini and a Manicure — An evening of pampering for men and women is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Centennial Banquet and Conference Center, 11199 Sgt. Churchill on Fort Bliss. Guests receive one free specialty martini with purchase of manicure. Cost $10; ages 21 and older welcome. Information: 744- 1171. Bunco at Pershing Pub — The historic Pershing Pub will host Bunco nights at 6 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 10, Nov. 14 and Dec. 12. Each night will feature a new theme, with snacks and beverages to match, and playing for prizes. Cost: $10 (includes Bunco buy-in with theme snacks included). Age 21 and older invit- ed; reservations recommended. Information: 781-6809. Make a Difference Day — Fort Bliss com- munity members are invited to take part in the national day of service Saturday, Oct. 26. Projects can be found at blissmwr.com/volun- teer. Information: 569-4227 ext. 7. Fort Bliss Rod & Gun Club —3730 Roy Johnson Lane. Rifle and pistol shooting compe- titions are held almost every weekend at the Fort Bliss Rod & Gun Club — visitors can watch for free, food available at the clubhouse snack bar. To get there: Take Railroad Drive to Deer; turn right. Information: 568-2983. A “Zombie Shoot” battle is 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Participants test their tactical and decision-making skills, while they quickly decide if the targets are innocent bystanders or brain- eating zombies. Cost $15 per contestant. Friday at The Fire — Fort Bliss’s Freedom Crossing hosts free live music featuring local performers 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays, at the out- door fireplace. Information: 564-5311 or free- domcrossingatfortbliss.com. Old Fort Bliss — Building 5054, corner of Pershing and Pleasanton Roads, Fort Bliss. The Old West days of the “Soldiers of the Pass” are relived through replicas of the original adobe fort buildings and military artifacts, Magoffinsville Post 1854 to 1868. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; by appointment only Saturday. Admission is free. Information: 568-4518 or 588-8482. The 3rd annual Traders Market runs 4 to 6 Club news Woodworkers Club of El Paso —The club’s monthly meeting is 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 3228 Sacramento (back of building). The program consists of videos on the new CPR technique machine operation safety. Admission is free. Information: 760-6536 or 564-5915. Germania Club —The Germania Club of El Paso’s monthly luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Soldatenstube (German Club), Robert E. Lee Road, Building 5095, Fort Bliss. Newcomers always welcome. Information, reservations: 595-1108 or 755-5471. The annual membership meeting is 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Soldatenstube. Westside Welcome Club —The group is open to both newcomers and long-time resi- dents. Information: westsidewelcomeclub.com. The club’s monthly coffee is 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4. The monthly luncheon is at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. Call for details. Cathedral Alumni Association — The alumni association, LQVQ, will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in Cathedral High School Page 18 October 2013 Please see Page 45 El Paso Scene October Roundup Cont’d from Page 17 El Paso Scene Page 19 October 2013 For event tickets sold through Ticketmaster, call 1-800-745-3000 or go to ticketmaster.com. UTEP Ticket Center number is 747-5234. Pan Am Center Box Office is (575) 646-1420. Many clubs sell tickets through ticketbully.com, hold- myticket.com or other ticket websites listed. Unless indicated, prices listed do not include service charges. Trapfest — America’s Premier Trap and Bass Music Tour featuring Brillz, Ookay, Bare and more is Saturday, Sept. 28, with an all-ages block party on Union Plaza. Tickets: $15; avail- able at All That Music, J. Luxe Boutique, all Craze Yogurt locations and eventbrite.com. Disney on Ice: ‘Rockin’ Ever After’ — Disney’s hits such as “Brave,” “Tangled,” “Little Mermaid” and “Beauty and the Beast” come to life Oct. 2-6, at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and noon, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Thursday’s per- formance in Spanish. Tickets: $15, $26 and $45. Ages 2 and older must have ticket. (Ticketmaster). Rascal Flatts — The country band’s “Live and Loud Tour” is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at NMSU’s Pan American Center, in Las Cruces, with guest The Band Perry, and “The Voice” Season 3 winner Cassadee Pope. Rascal Flatts took 14 singles to the top of the Country charts and will perform some older hits as well as new music from their eighth studio album, “Changed,” which debuted at No. 1. Tickets: $49.50, $62.50 and $69.50 (Ticketmaster). Trace Adkins — The Grammy-nominated country star performs Saturday, Oct. 5, at Biggs Park in Fort Bliss, with Aaron Watson and the BQ Girls featuring Miss USA 2005 Chelsea Cooley. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets: $30 gen- eral admission (discounts for military ID card holders and DoD/DA civilians, with valid ID). Tickets available at both ITR locations on Fort Bliss: the Soldier Activity Center, 20732 Constitution Ave. on East Fort Bliss, ITR kiosk at Freedom Crossing or online at mkcent.com. Eli Young Band — The Academy of Country Music Awards nominees for Top New Vocal Group of the Year perform at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Tricky Falls, 209 S. El Paso. Tickets: $25; a Tricky Falls Box Office and Outlets (Bowie Feathers, Maria’s Closet, Eloise, All That Music, Side Door Liquor Store, and Horse-n-Hound Feed-n-Supply), and online at holdmyticket.com and ticketbully.com. The Cure —The legendary gothic new wave band performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $64.25 general admission (standing room only); $44.25 to $54.25 below concourse; $24.25 to $34.25 above concourse (Ticketmaster). A limited amount of restricted view tickets have been released for sale at $30 and $40. The Cure is one of the first alternative bands to achieve commercial success with hits like “Just Like Heaven,” “The Love Cats,” “Lovesong,” “Boys Don’t Cry” and more, and has sold more than 27 millions albums world- wide. The Diamonds — Grant County Community Concert Association opens its sea- son with the popular group from the 50s and 60s is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater in Silver City. Admission: $20 ($5 students 17 and younger). Information: (575) 538-5862 or gcconcerts.org. The Diamonds’ 1957 hit “Little Darlin’” has been dubbed the National Anthem of Rock and Roll and has sold 20 million copies to date. Jonny Craig — The alt rock singer performs at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at The Percolator, 217 N. Stanton, with Mod Sun, Kyle Lucas, Hearts and Hands and Bleach Blonde. All ages show. Tickets: $15 (ticketbully.com). Kris Delmhorst and Jeffrey Foucoult — The musicians perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at the Buckhorn Opera House in Pinos Altos, N.M. as part of the Mimbres Region Arts Council’s Folk Series. Tickets: $20 ($15 members); available 10 days before show at Alotta Gelato, Gila Hike & Bike, and L&I Arts or at the door. Information: (575) 538-2505 or mimbresarts.org. Little Joe y la Familia — The local favorite will perform a benefit for Frontline Faith at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, with special guests Tierra. Little Joe y La Familia, performing for over 40 years, has been described as “the Tex Mex equivalent of the Carter Family.” Tickets: $15- $65 (Ticketmaster). Baby Rasta y Gringo — The Spanish lan- guage hip-hop artists perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Centennial Banquet Center on Fort Bliss, with opening act Jau-D Bachata Tickets: $15 (ticketbully.com). Julieta Venegas — The Mexican pop star’s “Los Momentos” tour is 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Southwest University’s Special Events Center, 6500 Montana. Ticket information: 778-4001 or southwestuniversity.edu. Sasha, Benny, Erik — The Mexican pop trio performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at El Paso County Coliseum. The group is made up of former members of Timbiriche and will per- form solo hits and as a group. Tickets: $37, $47, $67 and $77. (Ticketmaster). Jazz and Jokes — R&B singer Phil Perry performs with local saxophonist Mike Hamilton and his band, comedian Robert Hines and host Daran Howard at 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Northgate Optimist Club, 4201 Skyline. Tickets are $25 ($40 VIP), sold through eventbrite.com. Straight No Chaser — Broadway in El Paso Series kicks off its 10th anniversary with the return of the a capella group by popular demand at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Plaza Theatre. With a massive fan base, more than 35 million views on YouTube, and numer- ous national TV appearances, they are the real deal — a captivating sound of ten voices com- ing together to make extraordinary music that is moving people in a fundamental sense…and with a sense of humor. Tickets: $37.50 and $47.50 (Ticketmaster). Season ticket informa- tion: 231-1111 or theplazatheatre.org. Foreigner — One of the most popular rock acts in the world performs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Plaza Theatre. With ten multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits, Foreigner’s album sales now exceed 75 million. Tickets: $28 to $68 (Ticketmaster). Please see Page 20 Page 20 October 2013 Foreigner is responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including “Juke Box Hero”, “Feels Like the First Time”, “Urgent”, Head Games”, “Say You Will“, “Dirty White Boy”, “Long, Long Way From Home”, and the worldwide #1 hit, ”I Want To Know What Love Is.” VIP upgrade available at time of ticket pur- chase (includes photo opportunity, limited edi- tion autographed CD, laminated pass, and a $25 gift certificate to Foreigner online store). Cost of upgrade is $150, plus price of show ticket. Information: Christina Oswald, 534- 0659 or [email protected] Intocable — The superstar Tejano group per- forms at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $25 to $90 (Ticketmaster). Intocable rose to mass popular- ity in the late 1990s and became arguably the most successful Tejano act of their day. ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ — Broadway in El Paso presents the Tony-winning Broadway musical at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Plaza Theatre, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ’n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. (Ticketmaster). Anjelah Johnson —Live Nation presents the stand-up comic, TV actress and former pro football cheerleader at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at UTEP Magoffin Auditorium. Tickets: $35 (Ticketmaster). As an Oakland Raiderette, Johnson per- formed in Super Bowl XXXVII. After that year she decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue acting. She became an internet sensation with her viral video “Nail Salon.” She is currently the spokesperson for the Texas-based restaurant chain Taco Cabana. ‘Cuff Me: The Fifty Shades of Grey Musical Parody’ — The racy unauthorized Off-Broadway comic parody of the E.L. James’s popular novel trilogy is 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Plaza Theatre. Adult content. Tickets: $30 and $42.50 (Ticketmaster). The show includes parodies of hits like “Hit Me Baby, One More Time” and ”Like A Virgin.” The Chariot — The metal band’s “All’s Well That Ends Well” Tour is 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Open Gate Church of the Nazarene, 9821 McCombs, with Glass Cloud, Birds in Row, To The Wind and Rebuker. Tickets: $13; available online at ticketbully.com. Information: 346- 8331 or epopengate.org. Nine Inch Nails — The industrial rock band led by Trent Reznor brings its “Tension 2013” Arena Tour at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center with special guest Explosions in the Sky. Nine Inch Nails’ latest full-length album, Hesitation, comes out in September featuring the single “Came Back Haunted.” Tickets: $39.50-$89.50 (Ticketmaster). Balé Folclorico Da Bahia - Brazil’s only professional folk dance company returns at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium. Balé Folclórico da Bahia is a 38- member troupe of dancers, musicians and singers that performs a repertory based on Bahian folklore, including Capoeira (martial arts), Samba de Roda and Afixire dances. Balé Folclórico presents the region’s most important cultural manifestations with thrilling choreogra- phy, joyous rhythms, and a feisty, flirtatious exuberance. Presented by Lola Productions. Tickets at UTEP Box Office and Ticketmaster outlets. Willie Nelson — The country legend returns to the Sun City at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at The Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $40-$85 (Ticketmaster). The iconic Texan is the creative genius behind historic recordings such as “Crazy,” “Hello Walls,” “Red Headed Stranger” and “Stardust.” His career has spanned six decades, and his catalog boasts more than 200 albums. ‘Blue Corn The Journey’ — Doña Ana Arts Council hosts New Mexico performer Robert Mirabel’s presentation featuring the Jemez Pueblo Dancers at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Rio Grande Theatre, at 211 Downtown Mall in Las Cruces, as part of the council’s Performance Series. Tickets: $25 and $35. Information: (575) 523-6403 or RioGrandeTheatre.com. ZAPP Band — The R&B band, featuring the Troutman brothers Lester, Larry and Roger, performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $35, $40, $45 and $55 (Ticketmaster). Trans-Siberian Orchestra —The group brings their holiday show “Lost Christmas Eve Tour 2013” back to the area at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, to the Pan Am Center in Las Cruces, sponsored by the Hallmark Channel. The “rock holiday tradition for a new genera- tion” will showcase their unique combination of story-telling, virtuoso musicianship and over the top production. Tickets are $33 to $61.50 (Ticketmaster). Information: (575) 646-1420. Alejandro Fernandez — The Grammy- nominated singer performs his “Confidencias” Tour at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $59.50, $79.50, 99.50 and $149.50. (Ticketmaster). Venues & series Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. All shows are all-ages (16 and older), unless listed otherwise. Information: 351-9909 or trickyfalls.com. Tickets for most shows available at All That Music, Bowie Feathers, Maria’s Closet, Eloise and online at holdmyticket.com. • Trapt — The rock band known for hits like “Headstrong” and “Still Frame” perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, with guests Devour the Day and Acidic. Tickets: $16. • Noel Valei and Reinaldo Gonzalez — The Latin singers return to El Paso for the first time in 10 years at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets: $20 (ages 18 and older). • Asking Alexandra — The metalcore band performs at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7. $21. • Okkervil River — The indie folk/rock band performs Friday, Oct. 18 with Matthew E. White. Tickets: $16. • Deicide — The death metal band’s No Salvation Tour is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, with Broken Hope, Disgorge and Nectonomicon. Tickets: $20. • Alejandro Escovedo and the Sensitive Boys — The Texas alt-country/rock band performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25. Tickets: $21. • Dizzy Wright and Emilio Rojas — The rap- pers’ Golden Age Tour is 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28. Tickets: $16-$31. • Danzig — The metal band celebrates its 25th anniversary tour Tuesday, Oct. 29, with special guest ex-Misfits guitarist Doyle, Butcher Babies, Here’s the Ticket Cont’d from Page 19 Please see Page 21 El Paso Scene Texas Hippie Coalition, and A Pale Horse Named Death. Tickets: $29. • Cut Copy — The Australian synthpop band performs at 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, with spe- cial guest Larry Gus. Tickets: $20 in advance; $22 at the door. • Baauer — The music producer known for his hit “Harlem Shake” performs at 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, with DJ Mustard and S-Type. Tickets to be announced; available at J.Luxe, Craze Yogurt and All the Music. • King Khan and The Shrines — The garage rockers performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, with Hellshovel. Tickets: $12. • The Black Dahlia Murder — The metal band’s Into the Everblack 2013 Tour is 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, with Skeletonwitch, Fallujah and Noisem. Tickets: $15. • Built to Spill — The indie band performs Sunday, Nov. 24, with Slam Dunk and Genders. $18 in advance; $20 at the door. The 18th annual Dedo Halloween Ball is 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at both Tricky falls and Bowie Feathers, featuring DJs. Tickets: $5-$10. Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Doors open at 9 p.m. Age 18 and older wel- come, unless listed otherwise. Advance tickets usually available at Happy House, All That Music, Pizza Joint, the Headstand and online at holdmyticket.com. Tickets for some shows may be ticketbully.com. Tickets are regularly $3 more for ages 18-20. Information: 356-0966 or thelowbrowpalace.com. • Wild Belle — The American indie rock band performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1. Tickets: $10 in advance; $12 at the door. • Jimmy Edgar — The Detroit-based electronic rocker performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets: $10. • Pure X — The psychedelic band from Austin performs Thursday, Oct. 10, with guest Silent Land Time Machine. Tickets: $8 in advance; $10 at the door. • Braids and Hundred Waters — Canadian electronic rock band Braids and indie band Hundred Waters perform at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14. Tickets: $12 in advance; $14 at the door. • Sargent House Tour — The tour featuring Asiwyfa (As So I Watch You From Afar) and TTNG (This Town Needs Guns) is 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, with Mylets and The Recovery Mission. Presented by Tricky Falls. Tickets: $8. • Stepdad — The electronic pop band per- forms Thursday, Oct. 24. Tickets: $8-$12. • The Crocodiles — The pop/rock band per- forms Friday, Nov. 1. Tickets: $10-$12. Buchanan’s Event Center — The event center is at 11540 Pellicano. Events begin at 9 p.m. (line starts at 8 p.m.) and are all ages with 21 and over. Tickets for most events available at Headstand, Happy House and online at eventbrite.com. • Neon party with Felix Cartal and Kennedy Jones is Saturday, Oct. 5. Tickets are $11. • The Electric Voodoo show is Friday, Oct. 25, headlined by Nicky Romero. Opener is Don Diablos. Tickets are $21. • The “Hounds of Hell” tour with Wolfgang Garner and Tommy Trash is Thursday, Oct. 31, with guest Trash. Tickets are $21. The Spot — 9068 Socorro Road. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. Information: 859-1500. Tickets online at ticketbully.com. • Adestria — The modern rockers perform Tuesday, Oct. 8, with Until the Avalanche, Creation of Anthem, Among the Brave and of Sand and Fog. Tickets: $10. • Vanna — The metal band’s Home is Where I Roam Tour is Tuesday, Nov. 19, with Betrayal, Alpha & Omega, The Greenery and Barbarian Among the Brave. Tickets: $10 (all ages show). Socorro Entertainment Center — Speaking Rock’s indoor concert venue is at 11200 Santos Sanchez (off Socorro Road, 4.5 miles southeast of Loop 375). Admission is free, unless other listed. Information: 860-7777 or speakingrockentertainment.com. • Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe performs Saturday, Oct. 12. • Metal band Korn will perform Saturday, Oct. 26, featuring guitarist Brian “Head” Welch. Admission is free for 18 and older; $10 for ages 17 or younger. • Metal band Lamb of God performs at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, with Killswitch Engage. Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino — Mescalero, N.M. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Age 21 and older admitted. Tickets sold through Ticketmaster; prices listed do not include service charge. Information: 1-877-277- 5677 or innofthemountaingods.com. • Bret Michaels — The metal legend and lead singer of Poison performs Friday, Sept. 27. Tickets: $25-$75. • Darius Rucker — The former lead singer of Hootie and the Blowfish, now a major country star, performs Thursday, Oct. 10. Tickets: $30- $125. • ZZ Top — The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers play Friday, Oct. 11. Tickets: $35-$125. • Grand Funk Railroad — The classic rock blues band performs Saturday, Nov. 2. Tickets: $25-$75. • Oak Ridge Boys — The country music leg- ends perform Saturday, Nov. 9. Tickets: $25- $80. • Los Tigres del Norte — The Latin music favorites perform Saturday, Nov. 30. Tickets: $25-$90. Spencer Theater for Performing Arts — Airport Hwy 220 in Alto, N.M. (about 12 miles north of downtown Ruidoso). Information: (575) 336-4800, (888) 818-7872 or spencertheater.com. Pre-show buffets are served at 6 p.m. for some shows: $20. • Gypsy Romance — The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2. The company of 48 dancers and live orches- tra performs a joyful journey through time, past and present. Tickets: $56-$59 (includes a beer and brat fest at 6 p.m.) • ‘Thriller’ — Odyssey Dance Theatre’s “spooktacular” show is 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. “Thriller” is a theatrical dance with creepy ghouls in dance numbers that include “Death of a Sugarplum Fairy,” “Frankenstein & Frankenstein,” Jason’s Jam,” “Dem Bones,” “Children of the Corn” and “River of Blood Dance.” Tickets: $56-$59. • ‘Broadway Revisited’ — Broadway legends Dale Kristien and Bill Hutton present an evening of music from their distinguished careers at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. The pair will perform songs from “Phantom of the Opera,” “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and more. • Jim Curry’s Tribute to John Denver — Acclaimed performer Jim Curry performs the music of the late John Denber at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29. Curry’s voice was heard on the CBS- TV movie “Take Me Home: The John Denver Story.” Tickets: $76-$79. Please see Page 24 El Paso Scene Page 21 October 2013 Here’s the Ticket Cont’d from Page 20 El Paso Scene Page 22 October 2013 UTEP Department of Music — Performances are at 7:30 p.m. at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall, except as noted. Tickets for most performances are $5 general admission (Ticketmaster). Student, senior, military and faculty/staff and children’s discounts may apply. Tickets: $5 ($3 seniors, military, non-UTEP stu- dents; free for age 6 and younger, UTEP stu- dents, faculty and staff). Information: 747-5606 or utep.edu/music. • Thursday, Oct. 3: UTEP Symphony Band presents “Songs Without Words.” Directed by T. André Feagin, the group will perform works by Edwin Franko Goldman, Andrew Boysen Jr., William Latham, Ralph Vaughn Williams, Soichi Konegaya, and Fisher Tull. • Tuesday, Oct.8; UTEP Jazz Bands featuring Jazz I, Jazz II, and Jazz Combos. Bruce Nehring Consort — The consort opens its 22nd season with performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4 and 6, at The Chapel at Loretto, 1400 Hardaway. The Consort Singers, conducted by Bruce Nehring, will be joined by Lester Ackerman, organ, and Frank Juarez, horn. The Consort also will present its program at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Church of the Holy Mount, 121 Mescalero Trail, Ruidoso. Tickets: $20 general admission ($15 seniors/military; $5 students). Information: brucenehringconsort.org. El Paso Chopin Piano Festival —The 2013 fall series of piano concerts are 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 and 19 and Nov. 2, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission is free, but people are advised to arrive early; concerts are almost always standing room only. Information: 584- 1595 or [email protected] Web: elpa- so-chopin.com. • Oct. 5 — Krystian Tkaczewski. Tkaczewski has performed concerts on four continents and in 15 countries. Tkaczewski is also the founder and artistic director of the Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford and the Artistic Director of the Chopin Society of Connecticut. • Oct. 19 — Mei-Ting Sun. Sun performed at the prestigious Spring of Shanghai Festival in 1986 at age five. In 2010, the bicentenary of Chopin’s birth, Sun toured around the globe performing the complete works of Chopin for solo piano published during his lifetime, and in 2011 he performed two complete 32 Sonatas of Beethoven series in New York and Shanghai. • Nov. 2 — Lucy Scarbrough, founder and director of the College Arts Festival. She served on the Chopin Foundation of the United States’ Selection Jury for the Seventh and Eighth National Chopin Competitions. ‘EPPM-100’ performance — El Paso Pro- Musica presents the special concert event, “Schumann’s World,” with cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Navah Perlman at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at El Paso Museum of Art, One Arts Festival Plaza. Proceeds benefit El Paso Pro-Musica’s educa- tion programs. Tickets: $100. Information: 833- 9400 or eppm.org. The duo will also perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall in Las Cruces. Pre-concert talk begins at 7 p.m. Main series season tickets are $300 ($240 senior/military; $60 student). Individual show tickets to be announced. El Paso Symphony Orchestra: ‘American Romance’ — The symphony, directed by its new conductor Bohuslav Rattay, performs with guest violinist Giora Schmidt 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19, in the Plaza Theatre. Selections include works by Vitana, Barber and Henson. Tickets: $15-$40 ($8-$10 students). Information: 532-3776 or epso.org. A talk on “What’s Modern About Modern Art” with Rattay and museum director Michael Tomor is noon Thursday, Oct. 17, at El Paso Museum of Art. Lunch follows; RSVP required. Rattay and Tomor will also give a pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m. at El Paso Museum of Art. Cocktails served at 6 p.m. ‘Viva Verdi!’ — JSEnterprises, ELP, opens its inaugural season of recitals and concerts focused on the classical, vocal arts with a bilin- gual and multi-media lecture/recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at First Christian Church, 901 Arizona. The performance is entered on the illustrious life and career of opera composer Giuseppe Verdi, honoring the bicentennial of his birth. Admission is free. Information: [email protected] LCSO with Phillipe Quint — Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra, directed by Lonnie Klein, welcomes guest violinist Phillipe Quint at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26-27, at NMSU’s Atkinson Music Recital Hall. Selections include Brahms’s “Academic Festival Overture,” and Tchaikovsky’s Concerto for Violin and Symphony No. 2. Tickets: $35, $40 and $45. Information: (575) 646-3709 or lascrucessymphony.com. A luncheon with Klein is 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Paisano Cafe, 1740 Calle de Mercado in Mesilla, featuring a preview of con- cert music. Cost: $20 at the door. Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra — Mimbres Region Art Council hosts the “sym- phony blossoming in the desert” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre in Silver City, as part of its Performance Series. Ticket information: (575) 538-2505, 1-888-758-7289 or mimbresarts.org. This year’s performance will focus on classics by Brahms and Tchaikovsky. Featured soloist is award-winning violinist Philippe Quint. ‘400 Years of Music for the Guitar’ — A free classical guitar performance by John Siqueiros, retired UTEP Head of Guitar Studies, and author is 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, Temple Beth-El, 3980 Sonoma Springs in Las Cruces, with music of 16th century Francesco da Milano to the 20th century music of Leo Brouwer and many stops along the way. European, Cuban, and South American com- posers are included on the program. Information: [email protected] Julliard String Quartet — El Paso Pro- Musica presents the legendary chamber music ensemble 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at El Paso Scottish Rite Temple Theatre, 301 W. Missouri. The quartet performs both new works and established masterpieces. Pre-con- cert talk is 7 p.m. Ticket information: 833-9400 or eppm.org. The Julliard String Quartet was founded in 1946 and has won four Grammy Awards for Best Chamber Music Performance, and another for Lifetime Achievement. 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Sterling Archer — Coronado Baptist Church, 501 Thunderbird (at Shadow Mountain), hosts a free outdoor concert by the Austin recording artist, originally from El Paso, on the picnic grounds at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Other local singers also will perform. Bring a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs. The CBC Women’s Ministry will provide ice cream and cookies. Information: 584-3912 or cbcelp.com. ‘Every Other Tuesday’ — Doña Ana Arts Council hosts a variety of musical performances 6:30 p.m. every other Tuesday at the historic Rio Grande Theatre, 211 Downtown Mall, Las Cruces. Admission is free. Information: (575) 523-6403 or riograndetheatre.com. Local musicians are being sought for the series. For information, call (575) 523-6403 or [email protected] • Oct. 1: Blues Messiah, neo-classic rock • Oct. 15: O & Co., acoustic traditional and contemporary bluegrass • Oct. 29: 24/7 Blues Band, blues, R&B and rock. Howling Coyote Coffeehouse — The open mic event is 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Center for Spiritual Living (formerly Mastery in Life Center), 575 N. Main, on Las Cruces Downtown Main Street. Sign up begins at 6:30 p.m. This community event (with its stage, lighting, and sound system run by professional sound guy Skip Connelley) is on the First Fridays of the month. Information: Bob Burns, (575) 525-9333 or [email protected] The “Howling Coyote” is open to acoustic musicians, poets, storytellers, and singer/song- writers, and is free and open to the public for material that is family-friendly. Coffee, soft drinks and snacks available. Matt the Electrician — The Austin singer/songwriter performs 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Rokoko Art Gallery, 1785 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission: $15 suggested donation. Information/reservations: (575) 405-8877. Mesilla Jazz Happening — The 13th annu- al event is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5-6, at the old Mesilla Plaza. Sponsored by Town of Mesilla, Mesilla Valley Jazz & Blues Society, La Posta de Mesilla, Double Eagle, Las Cruces Sun-News and Las Cruces Bulletin. Bring a lawn chair. Information: Bob Burns, (575) 525-9333 or (915) 799-5684. Saturday’s performers: • 1 p.m. — The Mesilla Valley Swing Band, directed by Bob Burns • 2:15 p.m. — Chris Oliver 5tet • 3:45 p.m. — Helen Sachs and Crossings Sunday’s performers: • 2 p.m. — Derrick Lee Trio • 3:30 p.m. — El Paso Jazz Quartet • 5 — p.m. Mesilla Valley Jazz Orchestra, directed by Karl Tonander Live jazz offered 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Mesilla area clubs and bistros: • “Jazz Supper Club” with the Jim Helder Trio, at The Double Eagle • “Jazz in the Garden” with the Butler Family Band at Josefina’s Old Gate, 7 to 9 p.m. • Solo Jazz Guitar with Kerry Alt at La Posta. • Chain of Fools band at St. Claire Bistro, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. • “Jazz on the Patio” at Emilia’s on the Plaza, band to be announced. • “Mocha Jazz” with Just Friends Jazz Quartet at The Bean. NM State Championship Fiddle Contest — The New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Association hosts its 41st annual con- test Oct. 4-6 at the Truth or Consequences Civic Center’s Ralph Edwards Auditorium, 400 W. Fourth. Admission: $5 per day, plus $5 per dance. Information: (575) 297-4125 or nmof- [email protected] Friday’s jam sessions and Saturday contests are 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. with dances 7 to 9 p.m. both nights. A gospel sing is 10 to 11:30 a.m. with state final contest 1 to 5 p.m. RGT Live! — The open mic for musicians, singers and songwriters is 7 p.m. the first Friday of the month (Oct. 4) at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, in Las Cruces, as part of the monthly Downtown Ramble. Performer sign-up is 6:30 p.m. Coffee and light snacks provided. Admission is free, but donations welcome. Information: (575) 523-6403 or riograndetheatre.com. Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park — 5000 Calle del Norte in Mesilla. Admission: $5 per vehicle. Information: (575) 523-4398. Music on the Plaza performances featuring with folk group Rio Grande Ramblers is 6 to p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, with folk group Rio Grande Ramblers; and Oct. 20 with Mark Courtney, Crossed roots and Eddy Harrison. Local musician Desert Blends performs folk, blues, bluegrass, pop, Celtic and cowboy music on the park’s Plaza at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Bring a cooler and chair. Border Legends Concert —The 5th annual concert featuring several of El Paso area’s well-loved and established performers at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at El Maida Shrine Auditorium, 6331 Alabama. Doors open at 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit El Maida Shrine General Fund. Tickets: $15; $25 with barbecue plate. Available at the door or in advance at El Maida Shrine or All That Music. Information: 562- 1444, 820-8002 or borderlegends.net. This year’s performers include Tenny Manning, Sleepercar, Jack Nye, Frank Sotelo and Border Heat, PT and the Cruisers, Rod Crosby and the Intruders, Henchmen and Windy City (Chicago Tribute Band). Buddy Holly’s “Peggy Sue,” Peggy Sue Gerron, will sell and sign her book, “Whatever Happened to Peggy Sue?” Sunset Soundtracks — El Cosmico El Cosmico vintage trailer lodge, 802 S. Highland in Marfa, Texas, host free live music events at 8 p.m. (sunset) on selected evenings. Information: (432) 729-1950 or elcosmico.com. The next event is Saturday, Oct. 12 with melodic western-tinged rock duo Widowspeak. Misty Raines and the New Hip — The bassist and her group performs with Steve Smith’s Hard Road Trio at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Rio Grande Tickets: $15-$20. Information: (575) 523-6403 or riograndethe- atre.com. Raines’s latest release is New Frontier, and features guest appearances by Sam Bush and Zach Bevill. Missy Raines is a 7-time recipient of the Bass Player of the Year Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association and a former member of the Grammy-nominated Claire Lynch Band and the acclaimed duo Jim Hurst and Missy Raines. Mesilla Valley Jazz and Blues Society — The society presents Jazz Unlimited Big Band as part of its monthly concert series at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at First Christian Church, 1809 El Paseo (across from Las Cruces High School) in Las Cruces. The music begins immediately after a short business meeting. Admission: $8 ($5 members; $1 students with ID). Information: Bob Burns, (575) 525-9333, [email protected] or mvjazzblues.net. Katia Cardenal — The singer-songwriter from Nicaragua performs at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Sunset Gardens Nursery, 105 Lindbergh (at Doniphan). Admission: $10 sug- gested donation. Limited seating; call or visit Sunset Gardens for advance tickets. Sponsored by Sunset at the Garden and Arboles Productions. Information: 581-2504. Cardenal is known as one of the leading pro- ponents of nueva trova, known for classical songs like Guerrero del amor, Guardabosques, Casa Abierta and Colibri. fall is tke Seasoa fot folotI 0lSf00d1 fk88lfS ftom ldSl0£ 001 0£Sl6dS datekoase ftites ... 0esigaet µaalityI kmaziag Selettioa of 8eaatifal fabtitsI 4798 00dlfhkd 08. S0l1£ 8 Corner of Doniphan and Sunset Parking in the rear (915) 497-2586 Open Fridays & Saturdays 10am-4pm Cash or checks only with proper ID October 2013 El Paso Scene Page 23 Please see Page 24 Mariachi Sundays in Mesilla — The Town of Mesilla, its business community and the Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference host the fall afternoon series 4-6 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 23, in the Plaza at historic Old Mesilla. Admission is free. Bring folding chairs or blankets. Pets and alcohol not allowed in plaza. Information: (575) 525-1735 or lascrucesmariachi.org. Live Music at Sombra Antigua — Sombra Antigua Vineyard and Winery, 430 La Viña Road (off NM 28 between markers 8 and 9), in Chamberino, N.M. hosts free live music most Saturdays. Regular winery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Bring a picnic basket. Information: (915) 241-4349 or sombraantigua.com. • Sept. 28: Jerry Pacheco and Ed Camden, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. • Oct. 5: Julio Ortiz, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. • Oct. 12: Chris Baker, 2 to 6 p.m. Zin Valle Free Music Sundays — Zin Valle vineyard, 7315 Hwy 28 in Canutillo (3/4 mile north of FM 259), hosts free live music 1 to 4 p.m. on selected Sundays. Guests may also enjoy wine tastings. Information: 877-4544 or zinvalle.com. • Sept. 29: Dusty Low • Oct. 13: Dan Lambert and the Double Drum Trio • Oct. 27: Julio Ortiz Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino — 1249 Futurity Dr. (at Sunland Park Drive), Sunland Park, N.M. Live music is offered 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays and Mariachi 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sundays in the Franklins Lounge. No cover. Information: (575) 874-5200. Disco with local DJs is 6:30 to 10 p.m. Sundays. Karaoke offered with Rock The House 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. every Thursday. Weekly win- ners receive gift bag with prizes. Railroad Blues — 504 W. Holland, Alpine, Texas. Most performances begin at 10 p.m. Admission: $8, unless otherwise listed. Information: (432) 837-3103 or railroadblues.com. • Friday, Sept. 27: Swamp Cabbage, rootsy funk from North Florida. Admission: $7. • Saturday, Sept. 28: The Memphis Strange, Austin-based country rock. $7. • Friday, Nov. 22: The Rockin’ Jake Band, blues from New Orleans. • Friday, Nov. 29: Tessy Lou and the Shotgun Stars, alt-country. Padre’s Marfa — 209 W. El Paso Street in Marfa, Texas. Ticket information: 432-729-4425 or padresmarfa.com. • Tuesday, Oct. 15: Mike Donovan, ex-Sic Alps. Admission is free. • Monday, Oct. 21: Cave with Horse Lords • Saturday, Oct. 26: Greezy Wheels. Comedy El Paso Comic Strip —1201 Airway. Shows are at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Reserved tickets vary; avail- able at ticketweb.com. Information/reserva- tions: 779-LAFF (5233) or laff2nite.com. • Oct. 2-6: Steve Trevino with feature act Jesus Trejo. • Oct. 9-13: Joey Medina with feature at David Lew • Oct. 16-20: Pierre with feature act Willis Turner. • Oct. 23-27: The Greg Wilson with feature act Brian Monarch. Special Olympics ‘Keep It Funny’ Extravaganza — Special Olympics Texas Greater El Paso Area-19 will host its 9th annual gala fundraiser 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Wyndham El Paso Airport, 2027 Airway, with dinner, live entertainment and silent auction. The year’s event features El Paso’s own Gibran the Comegician, improv comedian Sam Butler and Latin Comedy Jam Comedian, Israel Garcia. Hosted by Rafael Molina. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Texas athletes in El Paso. Tickets: $60 ($500 tables for 10). Information: 533-8229 or sotx.org/keepitfunny. Anjelah Johnson — Live Nation presents the stand-up comic, TV actress and former pro football cheerleader at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at UTEP Magoffin Auditorium. Tickets: $35 (Ticketmaster).. Comedy Nights — The Percolator, 217 N. Stanton, hosts comedy open mic events 8 to 11 p.m. every Tuesday. Information: 351-4377 or on facebook (The Percolator). El Paso Scene October 2013 Page 24 J« ¸1uDro J«:1qD: }«+«I1_ 1:¡1«::1oD: PIacita Santa Fe 5024 Doniphan Suite 6 (915) 351-1832 www.defranco-designs.com defrancodesigns @msn.com Pciricic Gcrcic Dc |rcncc, cuncr/!csigncr jcsus Gcrcic, jcuc|cr WHY KLLP YOUR OLD ]LWLLRY lN A DRAWLR? LET U5 CREATE A CU5TOM PIECE OF WEARABLE ART WITH YOUR OLD GOLD, 5ILVER AND GEM5TONE5! Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10 am - 5 pm Sat 10 am - 3 pm Come see us at La Viña Harvest FestivaI Oct. 19-20 Junior League Christmas Fair Nov. 1-3 Music Cont’d from Page 23 Flickinger Center for Performing Arts — 1110 New York Ave. Alamogordo. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickinger- center.com. Summer shows: The 3rd annual Alamogordo Idol competition is 7 p.m. Thursdays, through Oct. 10, with finals on Oct. 17. Local singers compete for the title and a $1,000 cash prize. Tickets: $4 per night (general admission); season pass $15. • Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash — The Johnny Cash tribute touches on the life and times of the music legend. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22. Tickets: $16, $27 and $35, • Rocky Horror Show — Alamogordo Music Theater presents the campy cult-classic by Richard O’Brien at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8-10, and Nov. 15- 16. Tickets: $10. • My Sinatra — The one-man musical featuring the songs of Frank Sinatra is 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Cary Hoffman turns his celebrated PBS Special into a biographical often hilarious and poignant musical. Tickets: $15, $26 and $34. Mountain Annie’s Center for the Arts — 2710 Sudderth, in Ruidoso. Information: (575) 257-7982 or mountainannies.com. • Saturday, Oct. 26: Danny Frazier Band • Saturday, Nov. 16: Richard Smith and Julie Adams NM Tech Performing Arts Series — Performances are 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise listed, at New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center, 801 Leroy Place, in Socorro, N.M. All seats general admission. Information: (575) 835-5688 or nmtpas.org. • Hot Club of Cowtown — The Austin-based western swing band performs Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets: $16 ($14 seniors/$8 youth). • Andy Gross’ Mindboggling Variety Show — The stand-up comic, magician and ventrilo- quists performs Friday, Nov. 1, joined by jug- gler Fred Anderson. Tickets: $16 ($14 sen- iors/$8 youth). • New Mexico Philharmonic: Bach Fiesta — The 26-member chamber orchestra presents an evening of Bach Friday, Nov. 8, featuring violin soloist Krzysztof Zimowski. Tickets: $20 ($18 seniors/$10 youth). • Presidential Chamber Music Series II: Piano Trios & Quartets — The free performance is Monday, Nov. 18, with Willy Sucre on viola with the West Shore Piano Trio. • Robert Mirabal and the Jemez Pueblo Dancers in ’Blue Corn: The Journey’ — The two-time Grammy winner performs Friday, Nov. 22, as part of Festival of the Cranes’ Global Village Day and Native American Month. Tickets: $20 ($18 seniors/$10 youth). Here’s the Ticket Cont’d from Page 21 El Paso Scene Page 25 October 2013 Ballet Folkorico Tonatiuh — The folklori- co group performs “Noche Mexicana 2013” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27-29, at the Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission: $10. Information: 478-0141 or [email protected] Tribal Equinox Belly Dance 2013 — Tribal Equinox’s 2013 workshop and show Sept. 27-29, with eight different types of workshops for all levels of dancers. Workshops are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: 276-8498, 834-9423 or tribale- quinoxbellydanceintensive.weebly.com. Main performance is 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium, with fea- tured performers internationally recognized Belly Dancers Anita and Kae of FatChanceBellyDance mother tribe group of ATS, Sera Solstice creator of East Coast Belly Dance, Edenia of Hoodbotics Crew and West Coast Pop’n’Lock Belly Dance Fusion, and leg- endary Belly Dancer and Guinness World Record holder Helena Vlahos. Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door. ‘Gala Gala’—El Paso City Ballet, under direction of Lisa Skaf, hosts its gala perform- ance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at The Plaza Theatre, featuring pieces from “Don Quixote,” “Coppelia,” and “Swan Lake.” Tickets: $22-$55 (Ticketmaster). Information: 204-0482, 637-3704 or elpasocityballet.org. Excerpts from much beloved ballets will be performed by world-class dancers from across the globe all in an effort to establish a profes- sional ballet company in our city of the sun. For the first time in ballet history in El Paso, a local entity, El Paso City Ballet, has been grant- ed the rights from the Balanchine Trust to per- form a piece by the late George Balanchine. ‘Nutcracker’ auditions —El Paso Youth Ballet will host auditions for its 2013 produc- tion of “The Nutcracker” Saturday, Oct. 5, at El Paso Conservatory of Dance, 1060 Doniphan Park Circle, Suite H. Audition times: • Ages 6-8, 9-10 a.m. • Ages 9-12, 10-11 a.m. • Ages 13 and older (Intermediate/ Advanced, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Must have at least 3 years of ballet experience. Participants must wear proper ballet attire (including pointe shoes for female dancers). Information: Marta Katz, 760-6062 or epcon- [email protected] Contra Dance —The Southern New Mexico Music and Dance Society’s contra dance is 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Mesilla Community Center, 2251 Calle de Santiago in Las Cruces. The dance begins with beginners’ lessons at 7:30 p.m.; no partner needed. Music by Rus Bradburd and Friends. Cost: $6 ($5 age 17 and younger). Information: (575) 522-1691 or snmmds.org. Dancers Studio of El Paso — 5380 N. Mesa, Suite 111. Classes offered 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday; call for information on private or group lessons. Information: 222-6634 or dancersep.com. Cirque Nights are 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, with performing arts like hoop, juggling, aerial, dance and games for ages 5 and older. Cost: $12 ($10 members). Flying Aerial training in Silk and Lyra (Hoop) for adults is 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call for registration information. ‘The Cat’s Meow’ — The Snake Charmer and the Belly Dancer present the dinner the- ater featuring Selena Kareena, Karime Kuri and Dakia Le Fay at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at The Garden, 511 Western (in Union Plaza). Tickets: $35 in advance; includes show, dinner, desert and one drink. Information: 691-1938 or snakecharmerandthebellydancer.com. Workshops by all three performers Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26, at Snake Charmer Studio II in Central El Paso. Call for details. • “Mastering Finger Cymbals” series with Selena Kareena is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. • Kiss My Hips movement workshops are 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday with Dakia Le Fay • Egyptian Shabbi workshops are 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday with Karime Kuri. Dance for Kids’ Sake — Big Brother Big Sisters of El Paso will hosts its local take on the show “Dancing with the Stars” featuring two- time ”Dancing With the Stars” celebrity dancer Gilles Marini at the 6th annual event 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Plaza Theatre. Local corporate, political and media celebrities star as dancers and judges to money and awareness for the needs of at-risk children and the bene- fits of Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring. Tickets: $50 (Ticketmaster) Information: 544- 4203 or bbsep.org. Argentine Tango Nights — Paso del Norte Tango club hosts a weekly dance class 8 to 9 p.m. Saturdays at Shundo Dance Studio, 2719 N. Stanton, followed by Milonga (dance party) through 11 p.m. Beginners welcome, partners not necessary. Cost: $7. Information: 532-2043 or pasodelnortetangoclub.com. Tango Lessons — Elena Baker’s Dance Studio, 1815 Trawood, Suite D hosts tango les- sons 8 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 2-30. 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Friday’s competition begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s heats begin at 1 p.m., main event at 7:30 p.m. Entry fees are $25 in advance, $35 at the door, plus pit pass. Pit passes are $20 per day or $25 for both days. Call for general admission cost. Information: 755-2000 or cyclecitypromo- tions.com. Pro Wrestling in El Paso – Xtreme Cruces Wrestling hosts an all ages “WWE- style” wrestling event 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday Sept. 28, at 1450 Bessemer, Suite C (East El Paso). Admission: $10 ($5. kids) at the door. Information: (575) 571-5852 or on Facebook at xtremecruceswrestling. Sun City Roller Girls —The Roller Girls’ final bout of the season “Return of the Skull Wars” is 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at El Buchanan’s 11540 Pellicano, featuring the championship bout Las Catrinas vs. The Sexecutioners, with a showcase bout, Las Diablas vs. Las Viudas Negras. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Tickets: $7 in advance; $10 at the door ($5 with valid military ID; free for ages 12 and younger). Information: suncityrollergirls.com. Border Wars — The live boxing event is 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Socorro Entertainment Center, 11200 Santo Sanchez, with Main Event Abie Han vs. Bernardo Guereca. Doors open at 3 p.m. Also featured are live dancers and music by Bash. Tickets: $10 general admission; $25 ringside; available in advance at the center or Escalante Boxing Gym, 5700 Cleveland. Postponed from Sept. 14. Information: 313-1944. World Military Taekwondo Championships — Fort Bliss will host around 300 athletes from around the globe, including some Olympic athletes, for the 22nd International Military Sports Council (CISM) World Military Taekwondo Championship tour- nament Oct. 14-21. Sparring competitions are Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 16-19. Information: (MWR Office’s Community Recreation Division) 568-3500 or blissmwr.com. Special Olympics Fall Games —The 2013 fall games are Oct. 19-Nov. 2,with Opening Ceremonies and Victory Dance on Friday, Nov. 1. Spectator admission is free. Information: 533-8229. • Oct. 19 — Bocce Tournament • Oct. 31 — Powerlifting Tournament • Nov. 2 — Softball and Bowling tournaments. El Paso Rhinos - El Paso’s Junior League ice hockey team opens its home season against the San Diego Gulls at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25-27, at the Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Ticket informa- tion: 479-PUCK (7825) or elpasorhinos.com. Clash of the Titans V - The professional boxing bout is 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $10 and $10 general admission; $42.85 table seating (Ticketmaster). College sports UTEP Women’s Soccer — Home games are at UTEP’s University Field. Game time is 7 p.m. (noon Sundays). Ticket information: 747- 6150 or utepathletics.com. • Friday, Oct. 11: Charlotte • Friday, Oct. 25: UTSA • Sunday, Oct. 27: Colorado College. NMSU Aggies football — The New Mexico State University Aggies home games are 6 p.m. Saturdays at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces. Season tickets: $49- $145 (four-game package is $40-$68). Individual game tickets: $10-$20 (Ticketmaster) Information: (575) 646-1420 or nmstates- ports.com. • Oct. 19: Rice • Oct. 26: Abilene Christian (Homecoming) UTEP Football — The Miners’ home games are Saturdays at Sun Bowl Stadium. Ticket information: 747-5234, 544-8444 or utepathlet- ics.com. • Oct. 5: Louisiana Tech (5:30 p.m. Homecoming) • Oct. 12: Tulsa (Time TBA) UTEP Volleyball — Home games are at 7 p.m. (noon on Sundays) at Memorial Gym. Tickets: $5. Information: 747-6150 or utepath- letics.com. • Friday, Oct. 4: Florida Atlantic • Sunday, Oct. 6: Florida International • Sunday, Oct. 20: Rice • Wednesday, Oct. 23: Grand Canyon • Friday, Oct. 25: UAB • Sunday, Oct. 27: UTSA UTEP Athletic Hall of Fame — The 12th Hall of Fame dinner and ceremony honoring the best of UTEP athletes and coaches is Friday, Oct. 11, at UTEP’s Larry K. Durham Sports Center. Information: 747-8759 or utepathletics.com. The 2013 inductees are basketball players Harry Flournoy, Gus Bailey and Gloria Estrada, high jumper Greg Joy and football player Wayne Hansen. UTEP Men’s Basketball - The Miners’ pre-season Orange and White Scrimmage game is 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Don Haskins Center. Ticket information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com. Bicycling El Paso Bicycle Club - All rides are free and open to the public; helmets required. Information: elpasobicycleclub.com or meet- up.com/elpasobicycleclub. Wednesday night rides, a tradition for over 20 years, are leaderless rides of 18-22 miles, with most riders beginning about 5:45 p.m. leaving from Rio Plaza, 6205 Upper Valley Rd (at Artcraft). The favorite route is a 20-mile loop to Gadsden H.S. Optional dinner afterward at Hello Pizza, 1071 Country Club Rd. • 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Meet at Rio Plaza. Very moderate 15-mile (14-16 mph) Upper Valley ride. George Luttrell, 433-2019. • 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5: Meet at the Municipal Parking Lot in Mesilla (on NM 28 just south of The Bean) and ride the Mesilla Valley to Hatch and back. Lunch at Sparky’s. 85 miles, Page 26 October 2013 Please see Page 27 El Paso Scene Page 27 October 2013 16-18 mph pace. Rick Rivas, 867-7199. • 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6: Meet at Rio Plaza. Ride Artcraft to rollers to Anthony Gap. 40 miles. Moderate & fast groups. Fast group (18 mph plus) led by Fidel Villapando, 203-8923. Moderate (15-17) group led by Larry Reid, 584-8288, 241-7160. • 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13: Meet at the Bagel Shop, 985 N. Resler, to ride up and down the hills of West El Paso. 3,000 feet of elevation gain! 25-30 miles, moderate pace, but lots of heavy breathing. Olac Fuentes, 777-7958. • 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19: Meet up at The Bean. Fast group (20+ mph) leaves from Rio Plaza at 8 a.m. for 62-mile round trip ride to Mesilla and back (co-leader: Randy Limbird, 915-328-4110). Moderate-pace (16-18 mph) group leaves from La Union (coffee house at Hwy 28 and Vinton Rd) also at 8 a.m. for 50- mile round trip (co-leader TBA). Beginner/Intermediate Group (14-16 mph) leaves La Mesa at 8:40 a.m. for 25-mile ride (co-leader TBA). Goal is for everyone to get to The Bean around 9:30 a.m. • 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20: Meet at Rio Plaza and ride up Artcraft to Columbus Highway, 50 miles. Moderate pace — faster riders can go out further on Columbus Road more miles. Bring plenty of water. John Walton, 539-5797. • 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Meet at the Municipal Parking Lot in Mesilla (on NM 28 just south of The Bean) and ride to Fort Selden in Radium Springs and back. 35 miles. Moderate (16-18) pace. Bob Clark, 915-204-2531. • 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27: Meet at Newman Park (Richmond at Alabama in Central El Paso). Ride up and over Anthony Gap, return via West Side and Scenic Drive. 40 miles. Moderate pace (15-17 mph) led by Larry Reid, 584-8288, 241- 7160. Faster pace (18-plus) led by Chris Huffman, 497-3026. Chile Pepper Challenge — The El Paso Bicycle Club’s annual Big Ride is Sunday, Sept. 29, with ride distances of 100, 62, 40, 22 and 10 miles, all beginning and ending at La Viña Winery, 4201 S. NM28 in La Union. Start times are 7:30 a.m. (100 mile), 9 a.m. (62 mile), 9:30 a.m. (40 mile), 10:30 a.m. (22 mile) and 10:45 a.m. (10 mile). The post ride Chile Pepper Fiesta is noon to 5 p.m. at La Viña with live music and comple- mentary refreshments, as well as some food and wine for sale. Entry fees; $35 Sept. 28 at packet pickup; and $40 on race day at La Vina. Entry is free for riders age 17 and younger if accompanied by paying parent. Approved helmets are required for all rides. Proceeds benefit Lee and Beulah Moor Children’s Home, Animal Rescue League of El Paso, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of El Paso and Roadrunner Food Bank of Las Cruces Package pick-up and registration is noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Academy Sports, 801 S. Mesa Hills. Route maps and more information at chilepepperchallenge.com. Southwest Trauma Tour — The annual bike ride benefiting the Border Regional Advisory Council (RAC) is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at West Valley Fire Station, 510 Vinton Road in Vinton. Upper Valley rides between El Paso and Las Cruces of varying dis- tances offered. Entry fee is $15 by Sept. 30, $20 after (credit card payments are $1 extra). Extra meal tickets are $5 extra. Registration information: 838-3200 or borderrac.org. Full Moon Bike Ride — White Sands National Monument, 5 miles southwest of Alamogordo, N.M., on U.S. 70, hosts a Full Moon bike ride at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. Reservations begin one month in advance; space limited to 200 riders. Reservations online only via nps.gov/whsa. Fee is $5 per per- son/$2.50 ages 15 and younger, plus park entrance fee. Information: (575) 479-6124, ext. 236 or (575) 679-2599, ext. 232. ‘Cycle for Change’ — The County Attorney’s Office and Villa Maria host the inau- gural “From Surviving to Thriving” cycling event at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Album Park, 3001 Parkwood. Additional waves depart at 8:15 and 8:30 a.m. Three courses offered: 12, 20 and 50 miles. Information: epvillamaria.org. Tour of Las Cruces — The 8th annual cycling ride begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Memorial Medical Center Annex, 2450 S. Telshor, Las Cruces. 100K (62-mile) and 50K (31-mile) rides offered. Cost is $30 (includes lunch). T-shirts to first 100 registered riders. Proceeds benefit Memorial Medical Center First Step Center. Information: ziavelocycling.org. Registration online (by Oct. 26) at newmexicosportsonline.com. Information: (575) 541-8271 or ziavelocy- cling.org. Ride Your Bicycle El Paso — Chuck’s Bicycle Repair, 704 E. Yandell, hosts three free rides each week for beginners and intermediate riders. Rides begin and finish in Downtown El Paso. Riders should have helmets and water. Information: 791-2006, [email protected] or chucksbicyclerepair.com. • Tuesday night rides begin at 7 p.m. at Soho Cocktail Lounge (Oregon at Franklin). 8-10 miles, easy pace for beginners and intermedi- ates. Some climbing. Lights required. • Saturday intermediate rides begin at 7:15 a.m. at 704 E. Yandell. Route is 15-20 miles and includes substantial climbing (Scenic Drive and McKelligon Canyon). Road bikes only. • Beginner-only rides (for any style multispeed bike) begin at 5 p.m. at 704 E. Yandell and go to Memorial Park and back. 8 miles, easy pace. Free assistance offered on basic bike mainte- nance and riding. Mountain bike rides also offered; call or check website for schedule. Group Bicycle Riding — City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department ‘s group riding program 8:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, beginning in October for residents who want to start bicy- cling for exercise or return to riding. Open to the 50 plus community, but anyone 18 and older is welcome to participate. Registration is at the Frank O’Brien Papen Recreation Center, 304 W. Bell. Cost: $3 per participant per out- ing; $1.50 for age 60 and over. Information: (575) 541-2550 or las-cruces.org/Parks. Each riding day will have a set distance and designation. Eight to ten mile rides will be labeled “Leisure,” 10 to 20 mile rides “Push” and 20 to 30 mile rides “Work”. All routes will be local on City bike paths and roads. Participants required to provide their own bikes, helmets, patch kits, water, snacks and other items. Bikes with multiple gears strongly recommended. Tour de Tolerance — The 8th annual bicy- cling and running event, benefiting the El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center, is Sunday, Nov. 3, at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, with 100K and 50K rides and 5K run/walk. The 100K begins at 7:30 a.m. (4.5 time limit Sports Cont’d from Page 26 El Paso Scene Please see Page 28 is now available at: WWW.OLCHEFSKI.COM $12 each or 2 for $20 “This is by far my best & most favorite calendar to date (my 6th). It includes El Paso & Austin High School, favorite restaurants & much more. Each month can easily fit into a frame! You can safely pur- chase them on my web page or check local store listings there.” — Pat |·i 0/·(:j./:· k:«.i-«'. ‘LANDMARKS’ Calendar El Paso Scene Page 28 October 2013 enforced) with run/walk at 8 a.m. and 50K bike ride at 9 a.m. Information/registration: 351- 0048, ext. 24 or tourdetolerance.com. Cost (by Oct. 20): $35 for each bike ride; $25 for 5K run/walk ($10 discount for military, museum members and seniors). Cost is $40 after Oct. 20. All participants get a t-shirt, after-race prize giveaways, entertainment and after-ride massages. Food purchases available for non- runners/bicyclists. Packet pickup is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Up and Running, 3233 N. Mesa. No race day registration; participants will need to get their packets, race numbers, time chips, T-shirts and water bottles on this day only. EP Cyclists — The bicycle group offers rides for all levels Saturdays and Sundays mornings, starting from the East Side. Two rides are offered: one for beginners, pace and distance depending on riders; and one for intermediates and advanced, usually 40 to 60 miles at 18 to 20 mph. Starting times and locations are posted at facebook.com/epcyclist. For more informa- tion: Manny Valadez, 861-2311 or epcyclists.com. Golf ‘Get Golf Ready’ classes — NMSU Golf Course hosts a series of five-day sessions through Oct. 20. Cost: $75-$100 per session; depending on session Information: (575) 646- 3219 or NMSUgolf.com. Online registration at PlayGolfAmerica.com/GGR. Family sessions are 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 5-Nov. 2. Kids participate for free. Beginning Golf Outings and Nine Hole Scramble is 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, open to everyone. Doug Bass Memorial Partnership — The two-man golf tournament is Oct. 18-20 at Cree Meadows Golf and Country Club, with rounds at The Links at Sierra Blanca and Inn of the Mountain Gods. Rounds begin at 8 a.m. each day. Registration is full; call to get on wait- ing list. Information: Melissa, (575) 257-5815, ext. 108 or playcreemeadows.com. Moye’s Boys Golf tournament — Moye’s Boys Foundation’s 3rd annual golf tournament begins at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course, 12000 McCombs. Four man scramble format. Cost: $95 individ- ual; $360 foursome. Information: Richard Olivas (915) 832-0677, T. Robles (915) 256- 0031 or moyesboysfoundation.com. Sylvia Billott Memorial Golf Tournament — The inaugural tournament honoring the late humanitarian and golfer, and benefiting El Minya Court No. 46 of the Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America, begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Butterfield Trail Golf Course, 8158 Cottonwood. Four person scramble format; registration begins at 7 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for top three teams, the shot closest to the pin, and the longest drive. Entry fee: $120 individual; $480 team. Information: Jane Wood, 598-6888 or butterfieldtrailgolf.com. Ysleta Lutheran Mission Golf Tournament - The 5th annual golf tourna- ment benefiting Ysleta Lutheran Mission Human Care of the Lower Valley is Friday, Oct. 25, at Vista Hills Country Club, 2210 Trawood. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds go towards the mission’s Home Care programs such as the Hot Meal Program and food pantry. Cost: $60; includes one dinner. Space is limited. Information: Chris Hill, 858-2588 or ylm.org. Recreational Sports Multipurpose Center Special Basketball League — Multipurpose Center, 9031 Viscount, hosts a new recreational sports program for community with disabilities age 16 and older 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 14. Three divisions based on game level, 10 games guaranteed. Cost: $220 team fee; maximum 12 players. Information: 598-1155 or [email protected] A pre-league meeting is 6 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 1, at the Multipurpose Center. Kids’ Fishing Tournament — Ascarate Fishing Club hosts the all day tournament for ages 3-16, Saturday, Oct. 19, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Prizes awarded in different age cat- egories. Registration is 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Free hot dogs, chips, drinks and t-shirts for all regis- tered kids. Information: ascaratefishingclub.org. Halloween Classic basketball tourna- ment — Team Bliss Sports, Fitness and Aquatics. hosts the five-on-five double elimina- tion tournament Friday through Sunday, Oct. 25-27, at various gyms across post, open to military and civilian teams in both men’s and women’s divisions. Team trophies and individual medals will be awarded to the first- and sec- ond-place teams in each division. All players will receive T-shirts. Entry: $200 per Fort Bliss military team, and $250 for all other teams. Entry deadline is Oct. 16; register in person at Soto Gym, or at 744-5795, 568-5198 or blissmwr.com/intramurals. Greater El Paso Tennis Association — Information: 532-5524, [email protected] or elpasotennis.org. Advance registration at ten- nislink.usta.com/tournaments. Learn to Figure Skate — Sun City Blades Skate School hosts figure ice skating classes 11 a.m. to noon every Saturday in October at El Paso Events Center (behind El Paso County Coliseum), 4100 E. Paisano, for adults and chil- dren age 4 and older. Dress warm. Fee: $20 a class. Information: suncityblades.shutterfly.com. Archery Classes for beginners —The Archers of El Paso Club hosts two-hour super- vised shooting classes 9 to 11 a.m. every Saturday at the Archers of El Paso Range, in Northeast El Paso off Martin Luther King at Stan Roberts. Bows and arrows provided for the seminar. Youth and adults age 7 and older welcome; parents must be present for kids age 16 and younger. Reservations required; limited number of spaces available each month. Cost: $20. Information/reservations: Ricardo Urias, 487-8199 or [email protected] (specify name, phone, age, right or left handed). Franklin Mountain Gun Club — Shooting matches are 9 a.m. the second Sunday of the month, at Fort Bliss Rod and Gun Club, Range 9. Several matches at varying distances planned. Entry office opens at 8:30 a.m. Fee: $15. Information: Dale Berry, 503-7244 or 772-8927 or Mike Schwartz, 449-5079. To get there: Take Railroad Drive to Deer; turn right. Sports Cont’d from Page 27 See Pages 33-34 for Runs & Walks Please see Page 29 El Paso Scene Page 29 October 2013 C aptain A. H. French in 1868 opened the first newspaper in El Paso, Texas. It was a hand-writ- ten, three-column affair. He called it the “Montezuma Weekly Times,” a small sheet where he put in all the gossip and other interesting dark-side talk of the town. Mr. French had come to El Paso during the Civil War with the California forces to retake El Paso for the Union in 1863. He fell in love with the Southwest and remained here after the war, like so many have done throughout the cen- turies. He went on to be elected county judge in 1866, while the county seat was still in San Elizario. He continued edit- ing his weekly at the same time. French's weekly didn't last long. It was too much work. Others tried to start up newspapers back when El Paso’s population was only around 850 souls. It was hard because of lack of equipment, but that didn't stop some from trying. Men of some prominence in young towns always wanted a newspaper. They felt that next to a bank, a newspaper would help build a town. On Christmas Day 1872 the “Sentinel” made its appearance. In El Paso's case some of the most prominent men of the day got together to back the Sentinel: Simon Hart, one of the most important men in the Southwest and owner of Harts Mill; Dwight C. Marsh, the collec- tor of customs; Allen Blacker, a lawyer soon to be elected district judge; and Sherman C. Slade, customs inspector, who would eventually become editor of the El Paso Times. Mr. Hart was a principal backer but died Jan. 4, 1874, causing the paper to go out of business. The equipment was sold to Lawrence La Pointe, who was publishing the “Mesilla Valley Independent” at the time. El Paso went without a newspaper until April 1881, when both the El Paso Herald and the El Paso Times started their operation. The year 1881 was a busy time for young El Paso. The Southern Pacific and Texas & Pacific railroads were racing to the Pass. People had been waiting for the railroads since before the Civil War. Their arrival brought all sorts of new people to town, along with new busi- nesses. So much so that several busi- nessmen got together and lured Simeon H. Newman to town from Mesilla, N.M., offering him $1,000 if he would move his newspaper to El Paso. He did, renaming it the “Lone Star” in recogni- tion of his new town and state. Newman was probably the most bel- ligerent newspaperman to come to El Paso in years. He took on all comers, editorializing on any subject he thought warranted his comments, anything he felt was a determent to the growth of El Paso, and the Lord spare the people who disagreed with him — they felt his wrath with every stroke of this pen. More than 130 years later, businessmen still can’t resist the appeal of owning their own newspaper business. Jeff Bezos of Amazon fame paid $250 mil- lion cash for the Washington Post. I can't wait to see what impact his style of man- agement will affect the printed page. I heard that he thinks that in 40 years printed newspapers will be a thing of the past. As one acquaintance of mine noted, “I see it coming earlier than that.” Kathleen Parker, a columnist for the Washington Post, was shocked to learn the news. After recounting her view- points and facts of the Post’s long family history, she stated that the publicly held newspaper didn't have the necessary resources for innovation and survival in this Internet age. Maybe so, but it’s hard for me to take hold of if this is the new way of things. John McVey Middagh is a former saddle shop owner and an amateur local histori- an. Information: [email protected] Taking a Look Back by John McVey Middagh Newsapers then and now Motor sports Mud Bog — The mud bogging events are noon Saturday, Oct. 5, at Maldonado Maze, 2855 Hwy 28 in La Union, N.M. Gates open at 11 a.m. with grudge matches, test-n-tune, SideXSide, single pass timed mudsports tug-o- wars, foot races, mud wrestling, etc. Food and drink concessions. No glass containers. Truck fee: $15. Spectator admission: $5; $5 fee to bring in grills or food. Information: (915) 525- 6796, (915) 603-0899 or rubberdown.net. El Paso Motorplex — The drag strip is at 13101 Gateway West, (east of El Paso at I-10 off Clint exit #42). New this year is a sand drag track. Gates open at 6:45 p.m., racing begins at 7:45 p.m. No glass bottles allowed. Spectator admission: $5. Racer admission: $20. Information: 525-9645 or elpasomotorplex.com. El Paso Speedway Park — 14851 Marina (off Montana 7 miles east of Loop 375). Regular season races are 7:45 p.m. Friday. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. General admission: $12 ($9 sen- iors, military and students with ID; free for ages 5 and younger). Family pack (two adults, two children 6-15) are $25. Information: 791-8749 or epspeedwaypark.com. The ASCS National 360 Wings Sprint Tour is Friday, Nov. 1. Speedway of Southern New Mexico — The track features modifieds, super stocks, speed stocks and more at 7:45 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 2. Gates opens at 5:30 p.m. The Speedway is 11 miles west of Las Cruces exit 132, off I-10. Admission is $9-$12 . Information: 1-800-658-9650 or snmspeed- way.com. X Motoball — The motocross and paintball center is at 14372 Loving Lane (far East El Paso), with a new track and other features. Information: 355-0271, or xmotoball.com. Sports Cont’d from Page 28 El Paso Scene Page 30 October 2013 El Paso Scene Page 31 October 2013 Photo courtesy of Michelob Ultra El Paso Marathon On your mark ... ready ... GO! El Paso’s running season hits full stride each Fall Story by Lisa Kay Tate F or running enthusiast Chris Rowley, keeping up with the fall calendar of events is a marathon in itself. Not only does he own the Up and Running spe- cialty store, but his company Race Adventures is the leading organizer of run- ning events in the El Paso area. About 14 major races are scheduled in October alone, and about half of them rely on Race Adventures, run by Rowley with fellow runner Mike Coulter, to help with registration and other race details. September was equally popular, with at least 15 such events scheduled in the El Paso/Las Cruces region. Fall weather is the major reason for the popularity of these events, which range from 5K run/walks to the half-marathon Transmountain Challenge and even include multiple marathon events the end of October and beginning of November. “The temperature starts to cool off in the mornings and there will be more atten- dance at the events,” Rowley said. It’s not just about running, either. Events now offer more variety than ever, includ- ing triathlons, “paint races,” “mud runs” and even “zombie runs.” As many as three or four area runs are scheduled on the same weekend during the fall. Rowley feels there is no such thing as too many events if each one can bring in at least 200 participants. “I think it is a positive thing,” Rowley said. “We continue to see groups and organizations that are putting on runs. They bring out brand-new participants and then they get hooked on a healthy activity.” Rowley’s personal favorites include the Transmountain Challenge, Up and Running Jingle Bell Run, El Paso Marathon and its half-marathon and 5K, the Jackrabbit Classic Trail runs and the 4th of July 5K. While marathons require considerable training and running experience, many runs are ideal for beginners. “For new runners, I recommend a flat 5K course, but one that has a good number of people in it so you can feel the excite- ment,” he said. Calendars of local runs are posted on websites such as Race Adventures’ racead- venturesunlimited.com and runelpaso.com, the latter belonging to the Run El Paso organization. Run El Paso members include every level from those who attend the occasional 5K, to those who regularly participate in marathons as well as some “50-milers” and 24-hour road runs The El Paso Triathlon Club also shares information on triathlons, training pro- grams and similar events. Other running clubs include El Paso Hash House Harriers (who call themselves a “drinking club with a running problem”) and Border Jumper Hash House Harriers. Hashing is a style of running that has been around since late 1930s, in which runners cover all types of terrain from trail to urban, but ultimately end up at a local drinking establishment for cooling down and camaraderie. Avid runner Marina Monsisvais, who has worked in the past with events such as the El Paso Marathon, feels El Paso is gaining an improved attitude toward fitness shared by much of the country. “I think as a whole, the country is becom- ing more health conscious and while there are running events every weekend in El Paso, it’s not until lately that you’re hear- ing more about them because of increased participation,” she said. Monsisvais, whose favorite local running events include the Mighty Mujer and Eagle in the Sun Triathlons and the El Paso Marathon, said running isn’t always about winning; it is about reaching a personal fit- ness goal. “I’m not a fast runner, but signing up for races keeps me focused on a goal. Without those race goals, I’m easily swayed toward the couch,” she explained. “The more peo- ple run, the more they look for races to participate in. There’s this nice sense of community, too. All of a sudden, you find yourself surrounded by like-minded indi- viduals who are motivated to live a healthy lifestyle.” Planning a run With the abundance of runs in the area, knowing how to plan, market and budget a run is an important process for the organi- zation involved. Coulter, who serves as race director for the Michelob Ultra El Paso Marathon, has also worked year-round helping nonprofit organizations and other groups schedule their own runs, particularly 5K (3.1 mile) events. He said the most obvious reason for the popularity of the 5K is simply because “it’s fun.” “It’s actually really fun and it’s a distance a lot of people can undertake,” Coulter said, adding not only is a 5K course a good length for runners of various fitness levels, it is often accompanied by a shorter fun run/walk making it even more inclusive. Coulter also noted that El Paso’s weather contributes to the volume of running events: “Our worst weather is often some other place’s best weather.” The increasing number of races and walks means participants have more choic- es of distances, routes and causes to sup- port, Coulter said, but he added that it can hurt a hosting organization that hasn’t planned their event properly. Coulter said when he is approached by an organization interested in setting up a run he always starts out by asking them basic questions, such as what is the purpose of the run and are they capable of gaining the sponsorship needed to cover expenses. “It’s going to cost you something to put this event on,” he said. “You want to make sure you can get sponsors who are willing to help out.” He also asks if their community — school, church, non-profit — will suffi- ciently support this event. A run’s success really depends on the hosting organization working to spread the word within its own communities. For example, Coulter noted one success- ful run each spring is El Paso Diabetes Association’s Race Against Diabetes, which taps into not only those affected by diabetes, but their friends and families and medical personnel. With that base of sup- porters, it’s easier to attract runners with no connection to the organization or its cause who simply want to participate in a well-attended run. “A crowd attracts a crowd,” he said. “If you see a restaurant with a full parking lot, you want to go and check it out. Same thing works for running. If there are a lot of participants, it must be a great event. Some runners aren’t even asking what the cause is, they just want to be part of the run.” He cautioned that successful planning requires time to gather sponsors or create a word-of-mouth and social media cam- paign. “We generally want to work with a 20-week timeline,” he said. “If you try to rush it, things will get overlooked and missed.” Going the distance The goal of many devout runners is to get a good marathon or half-marathon under their belt. For the past eight years, the city’s own official marathon, the Michelob Ultra El Paso Marathon, has given local runners a place to achieve that goal within their hometown. Please see Page 32 Coulter referred to the Michelob Ultra El Paso Marathon as the city’s first official marathon (which allows runners to quality for the Boston Marathon), but there many have been other marathons (26.2 miles) and half-marathons (13.1 miles). Perhaps the best-known event on the El Paso run- ning calendar is the TransMountain Challenge, which marks its 36 th anniver- sary this October. Other regional marathons include the commemorative Bataan Memorial Death March in March at White Sands Missile Range. Marathon, Texas takes advantage of its name for the straight shot “Marathon 2 Marathon” course in October. Juárez hosts the Gas Natural de Juarez 4th annual International Marathon Oct. 20. There’s also the newly created Day of the Dead Marathon Series with both marathons and half-marathon events planned for Halloween and Day of the Dead weekend, as well as the Las Cruces Half-marathon and the upcoming Flying Horse Half Marathon on Oct. 26. The 8th annual Michelob Ultra E Paso marathon is Feb. 23, 2014. Coulter said planning for the event is a yearlong process, with kick-off and sign-up events often planned in the summer and fall. About 48 percent of the more than 1,500 runners in the full-marathon distance hail from outside the El Paso area, he said. “We get runners from close to 40 differ- ent states each year,” he said, “but we have a strong pull from Texas, Mexico, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. We really have the Southwest covered well.” International runners include a large con- tingent from Mexico, of course, and a few from as far away as Canada and Europe. The shorter events, such as the half- marathon and 5K, are dominated by El Paso runners. Even the locals often enjoy running through areas they may not have seen before, such as Fort Bliss and historic neighborhoods like Austin Terrace. Running plus fun Run organizers have learned a key to making a run successful is to make it not just a run, but a special themed-experience adding color, costumes, obstacles and, often, zombies! Local fitness event organizer Erace3 was the first group to host a popular “mud run” or “paint race” event in El Paso, and is still continuing to create events that will not just challenge participants to stay active, but keep them entertained. Erace3 spokespersons Brian Guzman said one of the goals of Erace3, which takes its name from the concept of erasing El Paso’s 2011 ranking by Men’s Health Magazine as the third fattest city in the United States, was to bring events to the city that were already becoming popular in other parts of the country. “We started this simply because these events weren’t coming to El Paso, and we wanted to save El Pasoans money by bringing the events here instead of people having to travel to take part in them,” Guzman explained. Since then, Guzman said similar national and locally-organized events including The Color Run and El Paso Z-Day zombie run have come to the Sun City. Creating a winning concept is always a challenge, and Guzman said Erace3’s events have had varied success. Obstacle runs and their recent Color My Cause were well received with their lowest-attended event being the Santa Speed run in December. Guzman guesses this low num- ber may be have been due to warm weath- er loving El Pasoans being a little hesitant to strip down to bathing suits in the winter. The group’s next event is the nighttime Running Dead 5K zombie run, planned appropriately for Nov. 2, Dia de los Muertos, at Ascarate Park. Last year’s race at La Union Maze was extremely success- ful, Guzman said. “All in all, people just want more enter- tainment,” Guzman said, adding with 5K events offered every weekend, getting one to stand out may mean adding a twist to it. If it is different from the others, people will come. “We get all walks of life from very young to very old, and they are all out there smil- ing,” Guzman said. “We just want people to get up off the couch and get out and exercise,” he said, “and we really want them to have fun doing it.” One of the particular draws of a zombie run is that people of various fitness levels can also take part by volunteering as actors to play the part of zombies. Last year’s event saw volunteer “zombies” not only on the course, but wandering the parking lot before the event getting race participants revved up for the run. Another feature of their events, such as the Color My Cause and Running Dead, is that people can choose from five local charities including Child Crisis Center, Humane Society, Diabetes Association, Paso del Norte Children’s Development Center, and Rio Grande Cancer Foundation, to support with their race fee. El Paso-based Tuff Entertainment will host El Paso Z-Day, a 4K mud run obstacle course planned Oct. 5-6, benefiting Running Cont’d from Page 31 Page 32 October 2013 5cc My Ncw Wnrk! Cloudcroft Octoberfest! 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Tuff Entertainment representative Frank Powers said the idea of the zombie run gives the popular mud run challenge that extra incentive to attract participants. “(Mud runs) are always looking for that edge or obstacle to set itself apart from all the other mud runs,” he said. “What better obstacle than the Undead, and with the popularity of recent TV shows like ‘The Walking Dead’ and movies like ‘World War Z,’ the fascination and craze for zom- bies is growing at an enormous rate.” Powers said the Z-Day event will also host an evening Undead Fest for runners and other zombie enthusiasts, and encour- age local participation keep the zombie run trend going, as well as an increase in their own events with more themes. He said for serious runners, the zombie theme is just an added obstacle for them to conquer, and prizes will be awarded for various finishers. Plus, he said completing any run challenge is in itself a reward. “It’s a personal challenge,” Powers said. “Once completed, there is no other feeling of accomplishment better than finishing. It’s a self-paced event and will show you what you can really achieve if you just get out there and try.” El Paso’s running community has also caught the attention of the nonprofit origi- nator of paint races, The Color Run. Billing itself as “The Happiest 5K on the Planet,” participants are encouraged to wear white, and are doused in bright, safe, cornstarch-based colors each kilometer. According to the Color Run’s public rela- tions specialist Jessica Nixon, in 2012 there were 50 events domestically and three events internationally last year with 600,000 runners. In 2013, The Color Run will host more than120 events domestical- ly and more than 50 events internationally. A Sept. 15 event at Ascarate Park drew thousands of El Pasoans. “The reason The Color Run has grown so popular is because anyone, from all differ- ent types of athletic backgrounds can par- ticipate in the event,” Nixon said. “It is marketed as a fun run and is not timed. Both of these facts make the race lack the intimidation factor that other organized fit- ness events tend to have.” “To encourage serious runners, this is definitely an event to run with your friends and family that maybe are not as physical- ly active,” Nixon said. “To encourage novice runners, more than half of our par- ticipants are running a 5K for their first time. It is the perfect event to reach their 5K running goal, while having fun with their friends or family.”  For the Running Dead run, Guzman said a night run on Nov. 2 is also a great way to end the Halloween, Day of the Dead fes- tivities: “We just want people to come and finish their party with us.” Guzman feels the creation of these events by local organizers as well as national organizers noticing the market potential in El Paso is a good indicator more and more area residents want to get in shape and have a good time in the process. He said they are already thinking of new ideas to help them do just that. “We have a lot of plans up our sleeve,” he said. Upcoming runs and walks Buddy Walk - EPCC Diversity Programs host its 4th annual walk benefiting disabled stu- dent scholarships 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at EPCC’s Valle Verde Campus, 919 Hunter. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Cost: $15 in advance (at any EPCC campus cashier), $20 day of event. Entertainment by Billy Townes and Ruben Gutierrez. Information: 831-6531. Stroll & Roll Out Bullying Walk — Children’s Disabilities Information Coalition (CDIC), hosts the 3rd annual one mile fun walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta., with jumping balloons, face paint- ing, magician, music, cheer squad, zumba, and more. Registration: $10 ($15 on race day); free registration for children under 17. Information: 217-2747 or cdicelpaso.org. El Paso Z-Day Zombie Mud Run — Tuff Entertainment hosts the 4K sprint 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5-6, in the parking lot at 11451 Gateway West. Participants can run from hundreds of zombies, Be a zombie or watch. Cost: $35 to run, includes admission to undead feast. Early registration for “evacuation times” encouraged. Registration: tuffentertainment.com. To survive, runners must make it through decontamination and extraction from the infected site. Waiting at the end of this zombie infested obstacle course is an Undead EDM party with food, DJ and live band and beer. Game booths, merchandise stands also offered. Physical Therapy Association Run, Walk and Roll — The 21st annual 5K run and 1-mile Fun Walk and wheelchair event is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Registration: $20 by Oct. 5; $15 military and each racer in groups of 10 or more. Race day registration: $25 (cash only). Ascarate Park entrance is $1 per vehicle. Information: 274- 5222. Online registration (through Oct. 3) at raceadventuresunlimited.com. Packet pick-up is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Up and Running, 3233 Mesa, and 7 to 7:45 a.m. on race day at the starting line. Royal Run for Hope — The 5K run and 1 mile walk benefiting Pediatric Oncology patients at El Paso Children’s Hospital is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at The Health Spot, 4717 Hondo Pass. Online registration at raceadven- turesunlimited.com. Registration; $25 per event ($20 military and children 12 and younger and $15 per runner for groups of 10 or more). Packet pick up is noon to 4 p.m. (individuals) and 5 to 8 p.m. (groups) Saturday, Oct. 5, at The Health Spot. Group captain must pick up all packets for group. Please see Page 34 El Paso Scene Ask Dr.Dan L.M. from Central El Paso writes: Dear Dr. Dan, We are expecting our first baby in 4 months and my husband is telling me I need to be vaccinated against whooping cough. My mother says that she never received this during her pregnancies. What is up with this? Is it really that important? Dear L.M., Your husband is right on this one and 'kudos¨ to him for being well in- formed. Unfortunately, the State of Texas is currently being hard hit with whooping cough infections. Newborns and young children are especially sus- ceptible to severe complications which may result from this condition also known as Pertussis. Prevention ideally involves vaccination of all the people who will be close to your baby; how- ever, an additional strategy may be to have YOU get vaccinated between the 27th and 36th weeks of your preg- nancy. This will impart antibodies to your baby and may turn out to be the most efficient way to protect him or her from whooping cough. In fact, the vaccination is so important that one current recommendation is to consider being revaccinated with EACH of your pregnancies. (Please see the September issue of SCENE for our suggestions on the flu vaccine.) During pregnancy good parenting shall begin And if the maternal bond comes from within Get the TDAP shot for what it`s worth It`s a way to love your baby ÷ even before birth. You may submit questions or comments for Dr. Dan at [email protected] Dr. DanieI Aronson is the Chairman of the Department of OB/GYN at Sierra Provi- dence East Medical Center and he is on the board of the Sierra Provi- dence Physician Performance Net- work. In 2011, Dr. Aronson was awarded the SPEMC Physician of the Year. Sierra Providence East Running Cont’d from Page 32 “Color runs” are increasing in popularity nationwide. Photo by Brian Hall Muddy Pumpkin 5K — The 5K race through La Union Maze is Saturday, Oct. 12, with heats beginning every half hour 7 to 10:30 a.m. The mud run challenge includes more than 15 obstacles including hills, ditches, tunnels, claiming walls and ropes. Portion of proceeds benefit Anthony Rotary Club. Early registration (by Sept. 30): $35. Information: 1-888-383- 6293 or launionmaze.eventbrite.com. The maze is at 101 Highway 28 in La Union, N.M., next to Zin Valle Winery. TransMountain Challenge — GECU pres- ents the 36th annual race across Transmountain Road Sunday, Oct. 13, benefiting Paso Del Norte Children’s Development Center. Half- marathon begins at 7 a.m. on the corner of Northwestern and Northern Pass; 5K begins at 7:15 a.m. at The Old Glory Memorial Flag, cor- ner of Diana and US 54. Information: Mike Coulter, [email protected] Online registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com. Registration $40 for half-marathon run and walk through Sept. 23; $45 through Oct. 10, $50 on Oct. 11-12; $25 for 5K events through Sept. 22, $30 through Oct. 11; $35 Oct. 12. $5 discount for military and students with valid ID and per runner for teams of 10 or more. No race day registration. Half & Half Challenge (two half marathons) is $90 (finishers received commemorative medal). Relay teams for half-marathon (3 to 6 mem- bers). $120 through Oct. 7. Packet-pickup is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, at Up and Running, 3233 N. Mesa, Suite 205.. No race day registration or packet pickup. Transmountain Road will be closed to motor vehicles beginning at 6 a.m. on race day. Shuttle service back to the start line begin for race par- ticipants. Technical t-shirts for first 1,500 entrants. Glo the Park — Susan G. Komen El Paso hosts the after-dark running experience 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Ascarate Park, with a music-filled glowing course around Ascarate Lake. The run ends with an After Dark Glo Party at the finish line and with a DJ. Cost: $25; $10 ages 6-18. Information: 533-4433 or komenelpaso.org. ‘Grape Race’ — The 9th annual 8K run and 1-mile non-competitive fun walk benefiting El Paso Humane Society is 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Zin Valle Vineyard, 7315 Hwy 28, in Canutillo, Texas. Registration $30 by Oct. 15; $40 Oct. 16-18 (included tech shirt, post-race dinner). No race day registration. Space is lim- ited to 350 runners. Information: 478-5663 or zinvalle.com. Register at raceadventuresunlimit- ed.com. Dinner tickets for non-runners: $10 (includes glass of wine). RSVP by Oct. 16, space is limit- ed: 877-4544. Packet pick up is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Up and Running, 3233 N. Mesa, at 4 to 4:50 p.m. on race day at the race site. Forrest Leamon Memorial Run — The 5K and 10K runs and 1-mile fun walk benefiting the Survivors Benefit Fund of the DEA are 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at Braden Aboud Memorial Park, 4325 Riverbend. Information: Chris Rowley: 478-5663. Online registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com. Maraton Internacional — The Gas Natural de Juarez 4th annual International Marathon, with more than a million pesos in prices, is Sunday, Oct. 20. Information: 6130013 or maratongnj.com.mx. AIDS Walk — International AIDS Empowerment and AIDS Project El Paso will hold its 21st annual 5K walk/run 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Cohen Stadium. Information: 590-2118 or internationalaids.org. AlamoShape Sunset Run — The Half- Marathon, 10K and 5K evening runs start at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at AlamoShape, 700 E. 1st in Alamogordo, N.M. Registration: $40. Information: [email protected] or alamoshape.com. Online registration at race360.com/15113. Packet pickup is noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, and 8 a.m. to noon on race day at the race site. Flying Horse Half Marathon —The Half Marathon and 5K Run hosted by Race El Paso is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, beginning and ending at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. The event includes a 13.1-mile run through the Upper Valley with final mile on the horse race- track with live video capturing the runners. No race day registration. Half Marathon early regis- tration is $60 half marathon; $30 5K run or walk. Information/registration: 433-3439. Online registration at raceelpaso.com. “Half and Half” Challenge registration for those entering both Flying Horse and Transmountain Challenge is $90. Day of the Dead Marathon Series — Day 1 of the Day of the Dead Series Marathon and half-marathon is 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Walkers wel- come. Race day packet pick up is one hour before each day’s race. Cost is $100 marathon; $80 half marathon (through Oct. 15) and $120 marathon; $100 half marathon (Oct. 15-28). Information: mainlymarathons.com. Day 1 packet pick up is 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Guesthouse Inn and Suites, 1940 Airway. The run is part of a four-marathon series with events also planned in Wilcox, Ariz. (Nov. 1) and Las Cruces (Nov. 2-3). The series ends with El Marathon Del Rio Grande Sunday, Nov. 3, through La Llorona Park in Las Cruces, benefiting Southwest Environmental Center. Early packet pick up is 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at La Quinta Inn, 790 Avenida de Mesilla. Final day event includes a 5K run: $35 Sept. 1-Oct. 15 and $40 Oct. 16- 28. Military discounts available. Running Dead 5K — Erace3 is hosting the night run event Saturday, Nov. 2 (Dia de los Muertos) at Ascarate Park. Information: Information: 329-0755 or erace3.com. Running clubs • Run El Paso maintains information on local races at runelpaso.com. Information: Luis Zaragosa, 543-2017. • El Paso Triathlon Club is open to everyone interested in triathlons and similar events, including the Southwest Challenge Series. Information on training programs, get-togeth- ers: elpasotriclub.org. Challenge series: south- westchallengeseries.com. Hash clubs combine trail running with social (i.e. beer-drinking) activities. Runs are marked with chalk, and are open to runners of all lev- els. Clubs have modest dues, and first run is free to new-comers. • The Border Jumper Hash House Harriers meet at various locations. Information: bjhash.com. • The El Paso Hash House Harriers have one or more runs a week. Information: 252-5646. Meet-up spots listed at elpasohash.com. El Paso Scene Page 34 October 2013 Running Cont’d from Page 33 El Paso/Trans-Pecos Audubon Society — The society’s general meeting is 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, with a program on Snowy Owls. Admission is free. Non-members wel- come; refreshments served. Information: Scott Cutler, 581-6071 or trans-pecos-audubon.org. Field trips are free and open to the public. Bring lunch, water, binoculars and a scope. Information: Mark Perkins, 637-3521. • Percha, Caballo and Elephant Butte State Parks — Depart at 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, from the southwest corner of Outlet Shoppes of El Paso at Transmountain and Talbot for a trip to see gulls, grebes and other water birds. • Fort Davis Birds and Stars — A weekend trip is planned for Nov. 5-8. Call for details. Natural History Outings — The Southwest Environmental Center of Las Cruces offers several “Back by Noon” Saturday field trips departing on selected Saturdays from the center at 275 Downtown Mall, Las Cruces. The family-friendly outings showcase some of natural features of the Las Cruces/El Paso area led by an regional expert in wildlife, plant life, art or other field. Hikes range in difficulty from “easy” to “strenuous.” Bring sturdy shoes, water and a hat. Binoculars recommended. The outings are open to the public, but space is lim- ited; half of slots in each trip reserved for cen- ter members. Advance registration required. Information/reservations: (575) 522-5552. Hike details available online at wildmesquite.org. • 9 a.m. Oct. 5: Medicinal plants of Dripping Springs • 7 a.m. Oct. 12: A Look Behind the Dam • 8 a.m. Oct. 19: Hueco Tanks Pictographs and Interpretive Fair • 8 a.m. Oct. 26: Arthropods of the Desert • 7:45 a.m. Nov. 9: A Slot Canyon Adventure. Enchanted Skies Star Party — The 20th annual night sky event is Oct. 2-5 at New Mexico Tech’s Etscorn Campus Observatory and other sites around Socorro, N.M. featuring workshops, lectures, tours, door prizes and tel- escopes. Keynote speaker is Mark “Indy” Kochte. Information/registration: (575) 835- 8927 or enchantedskies.org. Conservation Workshop —Frontera Land Alliance hosts a the workshop 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Friday, Oct. 4, at El Paso Doubletree Hotel, 600 N. El Paso, Downtown (south of I-10). The workshop is an opportuni- ty for landowners, attorneys, estate planners and realtors to get up-to-the-minute informa- tion on various ways to conserve land and help clients. Seating is limited. Cost: $100 for pro- fessionals (includes breakfast, lunch, all materi- als and continuing education credits); $40 pub- lic (includes materials only). Information/regis- tration: Janaé Reneaud Field, 351-TFLA (8352) or Fronteralandalliance.org. A Wild Night...for Wildlife — The 15th annual fundraiser to benefit the Southwest Environmental Center’s efforts to protect natu- ral treasures such as the Otero Mesa, Mexican wolves and the Rio Grande is 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, along Main Street (between Las Cruces Ave and Griggs), with food from local restaurants, fine wine, and a silent auction and live music by Muddy Hands Blues Band, Soulshine and Native American flute player Randy Granger. Tickets: $50 by Sept. 28; $60 after. Information: (575) 522-5552 or [email protected] Participating restaurants include Savoys, Andeles, Olive Garden and Habaneros, includ- ing vegetarian options. Beverages provided by High Desert Brewery, Luna Rossa Winery and Milagro Coffee. Sevilleta Refuge Day — Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge between San Acacia and Bernardo (in central New Mexico) will host its 40th annual open house Saturday, Oct. 5, in celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Week. Sevilleta NWR is mostly closed to the public the rest of the year. Admission is free. Information/reservations: (505) 864-4021. The refuge is just west of I-25 at Exit 169. White Sands Institute — White Sands National Monument and NMSU-Alamogordo host classes for youth and adults at White Sands National Monument. Space is limited. Information/registration: (575) 439-3842 or nmsua.edu (“Community Education”). • Botanical Treasures of the White Sands — 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 12. Find out how dune plants have adapted to sands. Hiking with moderate elevation gain and some off-trail hik- ing in the dunes. Cost: $30. • White Sands Watercolors — Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 14-16. Learn techniques for capturing the dune shapes, shadows and vege- tation during indoor demonstrations and work- shop style instruction. Cost: $200. Frontera Land Alliance — The alliance host hikes and clean-ups of Wakeem/Teschner Nature Preserve at Resler Canyon and Thunder Canyon. Information: 581-6071 or tfla.net. Clean-ups are 8 to 10 a.m. Sundays Oct. 13 (Resler Canyon) and Oct. 20 (Thunder Canyon. Camp Moreno Project — The Camp Moreno Project provides families who are new to camping with the opportunity to learn basic camping skills Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19- 20, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Families learn how to set up a tent, start a campfire, and cook on a camp stove. Call for times/details: 532-7273. Earth Science Day — In celebration of Earth Science Week, free family earth science activities are offered noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at UTEP’s Geological Sciences Building, including special guest lectures, barbe- cue and a rock and mineral auction. Information: 747-5501. El Paso Zoo — 4001 E. Paisano. Zoo sum- mer entrance hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Zoo admission is $10 for ages 13 to 61; $7.50 for ages 62 and older and active duty military (including spouse) with ID; $6 ages 3 to 12; and free for ages 2 and under. Zoo mem- bers admitted free. Information: 532-8156, 521-1850 or elpasozoo.org. The annual Boo at the Zoo is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27, with trick or treat stations, games and more. Celebration of Our Mountains — For more than 19 years, the celebration has includ- ed hiking, biking, birding, climbing, photograph- ing, geocaching, studying and celebrating the natural wonders of the Borderland. For a full line-up of 2013 events, visit celebrationofour- mountains.org. Please see Page 36 El Paso Scene Page 35 October 2013 Page 36 October 2013 El Paso Scene Franklin Mountains State Park — Most hiking and mountain-biking trails begin in the Tom Mays area, off Transmountain Road on the west side of the park (east of I-10). Entry fee is $5, free for age 12 and under (with family). Correct cash or check only. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 566-6441. Guided hikes are $3 ($1 ages 5-12; under 5 free), plus $5 park entry fee for ages 13 and older. Reservations required: 566-6441 ext. 221 224 or [email protected] or [email protected] • Peak Fitness Challenge Hike is 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, beginning at North Franklin Peak. Meet at Tom Mays Unit, West Cottonwood Springs trailhead. Guided Mountain Bike Rides begin at 8 a.m. at Chuck Heinrich Park (Northeast El Paso): • Beginner Rides are Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13. • Intermediate Rides are Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27. Texas Outdoor Family Campout overnight event is 8 a.m. Saturday to noon Sunday, Oct. 5-6, in the Tom Mays Unit. Information/regis- tration: tpwd.state.tx.us/calendar/texas-out- door-family-franklin-mountians-state-park- west-texas-open. A Halloween Mine Tour, “Underground Ghostly Tales of the Franklin Mountains,” is 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the West Cottonwood Springs trailhead, hosted by Henry Flores, founder of Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society. A Campout with Texas Parks and Wildlife and El Paso City Parks and Recreation Department is 4 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18- 19, with ranger-led activities and 101 work- shops such as putting up tents and campsites, outdoor cooking, astronomy, hikes and more. Rio Bosque Wetlands Park — UTEP’s Center for Environmental Resource Management offers free guided walking tours and other activities at Rio Bosque Wetlands Park in El Paso’s Mission Valley. Tours last about two hours. Information: 747-8663 or rio- bosque.org. • Bird tour is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. • Community Workday is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. • Introductory tour is 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. • Faunal Monitoring is 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23. • A Bird Survey is 7:20 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Visitor Center. Meeting place is a bridge crossing Riverside Canal. Take Americas Ave. (Loop 375) to Pan American Drive, turn left and travel 1.5 miles. Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site — Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Admission: $7 (free for children 12 and younger). Additional activity cost for tours (including morning hike): $2 (free for age 4 and younger). Information: 857-1135 or texas- stateparks.gov. Reservations recommended for self-guided area and camping: (512) 389-8900. The 18th annual Interpretive Fair is 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19-20. Admission is free. Tours offered Wednesday through Sunday, by prior arrangement at 849-6684. Call for sched- ule and reservations. Birding tours are 8 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month. Advance sign-up encouraged. Reservations and fees waived for Oct. 19 tour, as part of the annual Interpretive Fair. To get there: Take Montana Avenue (U.S. Highway 62-180) all the way into the Hueco Mountains then turn left on Ranch Road 2775. North Mountain is available for self-guided day use, for up to 70 people at a time; reserva- tions recommended. There is an annual orien- tation program for visitors. Guided access is offered to the rest of the site. Picnicking allowed at ten tables closest to headquarters. Wood and charcoal fires are not permitted. Bicycles permitted only on designated paved areas. Pets allowed only in camping or picnic areas. Call for reservations and other informa- tion: 857-1135. Area hiking websites —A variety of organizations in the El Paso/Las Cruces area offers hiking opportunities. Hikes typically are rated as easy, moderate, or strenuous. Solo or new hikers are welcome. • Meetup.com offers a variety of groups for all activities, including El Paso hiking club (meet- up.com/El-Paso-Hiking) and the Las Cruces hik- ing club (meetup.com/hiking-261) • El Paso Ridgewalkers — The group posts its hikes at elpasoridgewalkers.com. Or contact Carol Brown at 630-1424. • Celebrations of Our Mountains offers an ongoing calendar of hiking and related events at celebrationofourmountains.org/ • Elpasonaturally is a blog by Jim Tolbert on various environmental topics and includes infor- mation about Sunrise Hikers morning events. Information: elpasonaturally.blogspot.com or [email protected] • The El Paso chapter of the Sierra Club posts its hikes at sierraclub.org/elpaso. • Outdoorelpaso.com offers an interactive map, of El Paso County hiking and running trails, calendar of events and more. Information: 546-2098 or epcounty.com. Keystone Heritage Park and El Paso Desert Botanical Garden — 4200 Doniphan (across from Frontera). Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission: $3 (free for members). Information: 584-0563, keystoneheritagepark.org or elpa- sobotanicalgardens.org. The Grand Opening of the new Kevin von Finger Memorial Wetlands is 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park — 5000 Calle del Norte in Mesilla. All events free with park admission, unless listed otherwise. Hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; call for seasonal variations. Day use fee: $5 per vehicle ($40 annual pass). Information: (575) 523-4398. Bring binoculars, water, sunscreen and wear hiking shoes for all events. • Bird Walks are 7:30 a.m. Saturdays, led by park volunteers. • Ranger-led Nature Hikes are 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Music on the Plaza performances featuring with folk group Rio Grande Ramblers is 6 to p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, with folk group Rio Grande Ramblers; and Oct. 20 with Mark Courtney, Crossed roots and Eddy Harrison. Local musician Desert Blends performs folk, blues, bluegrass, pop, Celtic and cowboy music on the park’s Plaza at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Bring a cooler and chair. Aguirre Spring Campground — The Organ Mountain recreational area, run by the federal Bureau of Land Management, is off U.S. 70 about 15 miles east of Las Cruces. Fifty-five family camping and picnic sites, plus two group areas. Day-use fee is $3 per vehicle. Information: (575) 525-4300. The easy-to-hike trail, with spectacular panoramas of two countries and three cities, leads 2.5 miles to the summit to the famous statue of Christ on the Cross. The trail will be open 8 a.m. to noon, Sat. Oct. 5 All hikers should begin no later than 9 a.m. Plan on 2-3 hours for the hike. El Paso Scene Editor Randy Limbird will lead a guided hike beginning at 8:15 a.m. with talks on area history offered along the trail and at the summit. Security will be provided at the parking lot and on the trail. No reservations needed. Requested $3 donation ($2 children) to support the Mt. Cristo Restoration Committee. To get there: Take Sunland Park Drive to Doniphan, turn south, then west on Racetrack Drive. Cross the Rio Grande bridge, then turn south on McNutt Road (Highway 273). Go about 1 mile and turn right on road leading to the Mt. Cristo Rey parking lot. Sponsored by El Paso Scene, CelebratIon oI Our HountaIns and the Ht. CrIsto Rey RestoratIon CommIttee HIke Up CrIsto Rey Saturday, Oct. 5 Please see Page 37 Nature Cont’d from Page 35 Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park — The park, part of Asombro Institute for Science Education, is northeast of Las Cruces, off Jornada Road. Park hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Information: (575) 524-3334 or asombro.org. Dripping Springs Natural Area — The recreational area is at the base of the Organ Mountains at the end of Dripping Springs Road (the eastern extension of University Avenue), about 10 miles east of Las Cruces. The visitor center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Access to the main trail to Dripping Springs is 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is $3 per vehicle. No pets allowed (except for assistance animals). Information: (575) 522-1219. White Sands National Monument — The glistening gypsum dunes are about 15 miles southwest of Alamogordo, N.M., on U.S. 70. The monument is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Oct. 6; 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 7-Nov. 2. Visitor center hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Nov. 2. Entrance fee: $3 age 17 and older. Free for children. Information: (575) 479-6124, ext. 236 or (575) 679-2599, ext. 232; or go to nps.gov/whsa. Full Moon Hike is 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. Reservations required (online only) starting two weeks ahead of hike. Cost: $5; $2.50 age 15 and young, plus monument entrance fees. The Full Moon Night monthly program begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, with Chautauqua speaker Rosalia de Aragon telling the haunting legend La Llorona. Sunset strolls are offered daily beginning at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 13; 5:15 p.m. Oct. 14-27 and 5 p.m. Oct. 28-Nov. 2. A Full Moon Bike Ride is 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. Cost: $5 ($2.50 age 15 and younger), plus monument admission fees. Space is limited; reservations required online at nps.gov/whsa. A Sunrise Photography hike and program is 6:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Space is limited; register online at nps.gov/whsa. Lake Lucero tour is 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Reservations required (accepted online only). Cost is $3 per adult; $1.50 age 16 and under. Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument — 44 miles north of Silver City on NM Highway 15. Entrance fee: $3 per per- son; $10 per family. Information: (575) 536- 9461 or nps.gov/gicl. The trail to the cliff dwellings is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. year round. Everyone must be off the trail by 5 p.m. Visitor center is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Carlsbad Caverns National Park — The park is about 160 miles east of El Paso, off the Carlsbad Highway (U.S. 62-180). Information: (575) 785-2232 or nps.gov/cave. Winter hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; tours available 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Last entry into cave via natural entrance is 2 p.m. with last entry into cave via elevator 3:30 p.m. Plan 3-1/2 hours for a walk-in tour and 1-1/2 hours for Big Room tour. Cost is $6 ($3 for ages 6-15 or seniors with discount card). The park’s audio self-guided tour is $3 extra (also available in Spanish The “bat season” generally lasts through mid- October. Daily bat flight talks (about 15 min- utes long) are offered just before sunset at the amphitheatre outside the natural entrance. Other guided tours are available; call or check website for details. Guadalupe Mountains National Park — 110 miles east of El Paso on the way to Carlsbad, the 86,416-acre park includes the highest point in Texas: Guadalupe Peak, 8,749 feet. Entry fee: $5 for ages 16 and older, good for one week and all trails. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Camping is $8 per site per night. Information: (915) 828-3251. New Mexico State Parks — Day-use fee is $5 when visiting any state park. Camping fees: $8 for primitive site; $10 for developed site (electrical hookup $4 extra). All programs are free with park entrance, unless otherwise listed. Information: (575) 744-5998 or nmparks.com. • Oliver Lee State Park, Highway 54 south of Alamogordo at the Dog Canyon turnoff. Information: (575) 437-8284. The Summer Triangle night sky viewing is 7:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. A Riparian Nature Trail walk is 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. A Open House is 10 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, with Ranch House Tours 1 to 4 p.m. On the Trail of Frenchy Hike is 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. It’s the Water walk is 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. • Rockhound State Park, five miles south of Deming on State Road 11 and then east on Rockhound Road (State Road 141) for nine miles. Day use hours: 7:30 a.m. to sunset. Information: (575) 546-6182 or (575) 744- 5998. Stars N’ Parks is 7:45 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. • Pancho Villa State Park, Columbus, N.M., State Roads 11 and 9. Day use hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Information: (575) 531-2711. The 8th annual Pancho’s Car Show is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. See separate listing. • Leasburg Dam State Park, Radium Springs, two miles off Interstate 25 at Exit 19. Information: (575) 524–4068. Day use hours: 7 a.m. to sunset. Music and the Stars live music is 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. • Brantley Lake State Park, 12 miles north of Carlsbad via U.S. 285. Information: (575) 457- 2384. Desert Starlight astronomy celebration is Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, with night sky viewing, lectures and more. Alameda Park Zoo — Alameda Park, 1321 North White Sands Blvd. (U.S. 54/70), Alamogordo. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission: $2.50 ($1.50 ages 3-11 and 60 and older; free for ages 2 and younger). Information: (575) 439-4290. The oldest zoo in the Southwest (established in 1898) is part of the park that lines Alamogordo’s main highway. The zoo covers about 12 acres, with about 250 exotic and indigenous animals. Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park — 1504 Miehls Drive N., Carlsbad, N.M. Admission: $5 ($3 ages 7-12; free for 6 and under). Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (last entry at 3:30 p.m.). Information: (575) 887-5516. Fall Plant Sale is 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6. Music and the Moon is 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, with live music followed by a full moon walk at 6:30 p.m. Wolf Awareness Day events are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. While most zoos feature exotic animals from faraway countries, Living Desert offers visitors an up-close look at the mammals, reptiles and birds that inhabit the Chihuahuan Desert. A large greenhouse is devoted to succulents and cactus from around the world. The head- quarters building includes exhibits on minerals, history, archaeology and other subjects. Page 37 El Paso Scene October 2013 Nature Cont’d from Page 36 Centennial Museum — University at Wiggins, UTEP. Changing exhibits are on the second floor, Lea and Discovery Galleries. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. Information: 747- 8994 or museum.utep.edu. In celebration of UTEP’s upcoming Centennial Celebration, the museum is the official “Centennial Welcome Center” through 2014, with exhibits about UTEP’s history, themed walking tours of the campus, UTEP documen- taries and Children’s Activity Corner. Now showing: • “UTEP Technology Time Capsule: 100 Years of Sharing Ideas Across the Disciplines.” The exhibit was created by students in the UTEP Museum Studies program and showcases how technology has evolved on the UTEP campus over the past century. • “A Century of Transformations.” The exhibit follows the evolution of the Texas School of Mines and Metallurgy into the University of Texas at El Paso, a nationally recognized research university. Themed walking tours, led by knowledgeable tour guides, are available at 2:30 p.m. Mondays. For appointment, contact Maribel Villalva at 747-6669 or [email protected] Permanent exhibits on the Third Floor focus on the history of the Chihuahuan Desert. The Chihuahuan Desert Gardens on the museum grounds have more than 800 species of plants native to the region. El Paso Exploreum —The city’s first “liv- ing laboratory” museum for children is at 300 W. San Antonio (south of Convention Center). Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Last admission is one hour before closing time. Information: 533-4330 or elpasoexploreum.org. Admission: $8 ($6 seniors over 60, and military and educators with ID; free for infants). In celebration Tom Lea Month, the Tom Lea Institute, El Paso Exploreum and Lydia Patterson host the juried art exhibition “Our El Paso: Reaching for the Stars!” Oct. 1-31, fea- turing art by high school students and profes- sional artists addressing exploration and discov- ery. Opening reception is 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, with former NASA astronaut Danny Olivas. A Halloween costume event is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, as part of the Last Thursday art crawl. Visitors in costume will find treats and may check out the museum’s newest displays free of charge, including the new inter- active Art Walls, created by artist Megan Ed. The Exploreum includes multiple interactive exhibits in four theme areas: construction, avia- tion, role-play and high tech. New is a water table featuring a dam, removable locks and a mini fishing pond; a collection of clean, mold- able sands and a new bubble exhibit that includes a human-sized bubble maker. El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center — 715 N. Oregon. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closed Monday. Admission is free. Information: 351-0048 or elpasoholocaustmuseum.org. The museum depicts Jewish life in Europe before World War II, Hitler’s rise to power, the expulsion of Jews into ghettoes, life in concen- tration camps, prisoner resistance to the Nazis and liberation of the camps. Also featured is a local survivors exhibit. Docents available for guided tours. Showing through Oct. 5: “The Wartime Escape: Margret and H.A. Rey’s Journey From France,” the true story of the creators of “Curious George.” El Paso Museum of Archaeology — 4301 Transmountain in Northeast El Paso (west of U.S. 54). Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays and city holidays. Admission is free. Information: 755-4332 or elpasotexas.gov/arch_museum/. Showing through Feb. 8: “Pieces of the Puzzle: New Perspectives on the Hohokam.” Created by the Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeology Southwest, the exhibit presents recent archaeological findings regarding how ancient people moved throughout the Southwest and eventually suffered a population decline prior to the mid 1500s when the Spanish began exploring the area. The Jornada Mogollon Archaeology Conference is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5. Registration: $40 at the door. Student registration with valid ID is $25. Registration/information: 755-4332 or elpaso- texas.gov/arch_museum. A museum grounds cleanup is planned for Saturday, Oct. 12. Volunteers welcome; call for details; 755-4332. El Paso archaeologist Javi Vasquez presents “Sandals, Matting, Basket fragments and other Archaic Period Perishables” highlighting Archaic period (8,000 B.C. to A.D. 1) artifacts from Sierra Diablo cave in Texas, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, co-sponsored by the museum and El Paso Archaeological Society. Admission is free. A free Spanish language tour of the museum is 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, for small groups and individuals. Large groups may schedule their own free tour on another day at 755-4332. In celebration of Tom Lea Month, local geolo- gy expert Eric Kappus presents “A Luminous Window: Experiencing the Landscapes of Tom Lea” 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Kappus will give a PowerPoint presentation on Tom Lea’s artistic portrayal of local landscape, then lead a walk through several locations to point out trails and vistas Lea understood and loved enough to share with others. Admission is free, but space is limited. Pre-registration required. El Paso Museum of History — 510 N. Santa Fe. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (open until 9 p.m. Thursdays), and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays. Museum admission is free, except for selected exhibits as listed. Information: 351- 3588 or elpasotexas.gov/history. • Dia de los Muertos Memory Box workshop with Maria Natividad is 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. Materials will be provided. 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Licensed in Texas & New Mexico El Paso Scene Page 38 October 2013 Please see Page 39 Jackson Polk and Jim Tolbert as part of October’s Celebration of Our Mountains events: • Oct. 3: “El Paso’s Hueco Tanks”. • Oct. 10: “Cristo Rey” Polk will also host a screening of “ASARCO: The Final Days” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. Current exhibits: • “People of the Sun,” artifacts from the Tigua Pueblo, including four artifacts returning to the border from the Netherlands after being taken from the pueblo more than 130 years ago. Dutch anthropologist Herman Frederick Carel Ten Kate visited the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo in December 1882, while he was engaged in field- work among the American Indians. He collect- ed both information and artifacts, many of which are now in the Rijksmuseum. Among the Tigua items highlighted in this exhibit are a drum and drumstick, a war shield, a rattle and the raw material for another rattle, and a pair of moccasins, all purchased from War Captain Bernardo Holguin in 1882. • “Heritage of Faith: Mission of Hope: History of the Diocese of El Paso,” an exhibition cele- brating the Catholic Diocese of El Paso’s 100th anniversary. Funding available for school field trips; contact Sue Taylor to apply at 351-3588 or [email protected] Also showing is “The Missions and Their People Wall“ which honors the Mission Valley of the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico. Missions featured are Ysleta del Sur, Nuestra Senora de Limpia Concepcion de los Piros de Socorro del Sur, Senora de Guadalupe and San Elizario Chapel. In conjunction with the exhibit, the museum will host a series entitled “The Missions of Spain in the Borderlands” at 2 p.m. Saturdays in the Seminar Room. • Oct. 5: “The Trade of Iron Working in the Southwest as taught to the Mission Natives,” a demonstration and workshop by historic black- smith Hopper Shannon. • Oct. 12: “The Search for the Presidio of San Elizario,” lecture by Texas Historic Commission Archaeologist Skip Clark. Museum classes are $20 per session ($10 museum members), unless listed otherwise. • Tai Chi Saturday classes are 11 a.m. to noon for Tai Chi I (beginner) and 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for Tai Chi II. • Tai Chi 3 Advanced Lunch Classes are 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays. • Traditional Belly Dancing Classes are 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, for ages 9 and older taught by Sonia Flores and her daughter Seneé. Wear sweats, mother/daughter teams welcome. Class held in secluded classroom not open to the public. Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums — Both museums are located in Building 1735, Marshall Road on Fort Bliss. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed Saturdays, Sundays and all federal holidays. Enter through Cassidy Gate off U.S. Highway 54. Admission is free. Information: 568-5412. Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums portray the history of this Army Post from its establish- ment in downtown El Paso in 1848 with a regi- ment of mounted infantry to its present day status as America’s Tank Division Museum. It tells the story of the “Old Ironsides” Division through the use of artifacts, three dimensional exhibits, dioramas and graphic displays inter- preting the rich history, heritage, legacy and lin- eage of the 1st Armored Division. Magoffin Home State Historic Site — 1120 Magoffin. The adobe home, built around 1875 by Joseph Magoffin, tells the story of a multicultural family that influenced the develop- ment of the Southwest borderlands. It includes authentic art and furnishings reflecting the daily lives of the Magoffin family. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Tours on the hour; last tour at 4 p.m. Spanish language tours offered Thursday through Saturday; call for availability. Cost: $4 ($3 ages 6-18). Group tours available with advance registration. Information: 533-5147 or visitmagoffinhome.com. Casa Magoffin Compañeros’ annual living his- tory event, “Time Travel to 1936,” is Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26. Visit the Glasgow family as El Paso kicks off the Texas Centennial cele- brations in January 1936, meet historical char- acters, enjoy refreshments and spooky tales on the grounds. Tour times are 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets: $6 in advance; $8 at the door; available beginning Oct. 5. Space is limited. Museo Cultural Argentino — The new museum at 11801 Sierra Morena, displays the customs and traditions of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Showings are noon to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Admission: $5. Information: Elizabeth Rueda, curator at 408-3241 or tan- goargentinodelsol.org. Authentic tango dance lessons and practice dance are 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Singles and couples welcome. Cost: $8 per person. Information: Mundo, 630-7607. National Border Patrol Museum and Memorial Library — 4315 Transmountain Drive. The museum, in Northeast El Paso just west of U.S. 54, features the history of the Border Patrol with uniforms, equipment, pho- tographs, guns, motor vehicles, airplanes, boats and other items, including hands-on exhibits for kids. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays. Admission is free. Information: 759- 6060 or borderpatrolmuseum.com. San Elizario Veterans Museum and Memorial Walk — 1501-B Main Street in San Elizario. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Information: Ann Lara, 345-3741 or Ray Borrego, 383-8529. Las Cruces area Branigan Cultural Center — Branigan Building, 501 N. Main, (Downtown Mall) Las Cruces. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. Information: (575) 541-2154 or las- cruces.org/museums. Showing through Oct. 19: “Blending the Old with the New: Quilts by Paul D. Pilgrim.” The exhibition was organized by the National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Ky. Pilgrim was a collector of antique quilts, whose interests include “orphan blocks,” quilt sections that had never become part of a finished quilt, which Pilgrim used to fashion his own creations. Showing Oct. 4-26: “Route 66: The Mother Road,” by Stephen Bleicher. Showing Nov. 1-30: “Descansos: Love, Grief and Faith,” by Storm Sermay. Monthly History Notes Lecture is 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 with “Cottonwood Pueblo” by Kristin Corl and Angel Pena. Weekly storytime is 11 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at the center, followed by art jour- neys at the Museum of Art. El Paso Scene October 2013 Page 39 At the Museum Cont’d from Page 38 Please see Page 40 Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science — 411 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, plus 5 to 7 p.m. dur- ing the First Friday Ramble. Information: (575) 522-3120 or las-cruces.org/museums. Las Cruces Railroad Museum— The museum is in the Santa Fe train depot, 351 N. Mesilla, (at Las Cruces avenue west of the Downtown Mall). Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Admission is free; donations encouraged. Information: (575) 647-4480 or museums.las-cruces.org. • Family Game Day is 10 a.m. to noon the sec- ond Saturday of each month (Oct. 12). Families can try out early 20th century games. • Toddler Story Time is 11 a.m. the third Saturday of each month (Oct. 19). Listen to a Thomas the Tank Engine book, and enjoy a Thomas video while completing a related free craft activity. Children of all ages welcome. RSVP requested. The National Model Railroaders Association meets 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum — 4100 Dripping Springs, Las Cruces. The 47- acre museum chronicles the 3,000-year history of agriculture and rural life in New Mexico. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5 for adults, $3 seniors 60 and older; free for museum members, veterans and children age 4 and under. Information: (575) 522-4100 or nmfarmandranchmuseum.org. Authors Phil Archuletta and Rosanne Roberts Archuletta will present their book, “Women Marked for History,” celebrating New Mexico’s history-making women, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, as part of the museum’s Culture Series. The authors will sign copies or the book following their presentation. Admission: $2 sug- gested donation. The annual Ghosts of the Past living history tours are 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26. More than a dozen historical characters interact with visitors on indoor and outdoor evening tours. Both outdoor and indoor tours offered. Admission: $4 ($1 children) in advance; $5 ($2 children day of tour). See separate list- ing for schedule. Showing Oct. 4, 2013-Oct. 19, 2014 in the North Hallway: The Color of Pie Town,“ 37 of Russell Lee’s iconic color photographs of Pie Town, N.M. Lee captured life in this small Catron County town in 1940 when he was a photographer for the Historical Section of the U. S. Farm Security Administration (FSA). Showing through October in the Tortugas Gallery: “Green Machines: Celebrating 175 Years of John Deere,” with tractors from 1929- 1952, as well as other implements and toys. Showing through Dec. 1: “The Chihuahuan Desert Garden: The New Mexico Watercolor Society, Southern Chapter,” 35 paintings from society artists. Showing through March 16, 2014 in the Legacy Gallery: “The Cañada Alamosa Project: 4,000 Years of Agricultural History.” Showing through March 23, 2014: “Mesilla Valley Weavers: Threads Through Time” fea- turing 44 woven works by the Mesilla Valley Weavers Guild. This collection features quilts from 1830 to 1970. NMSU Art Gallery — D.W. Williams Art Center, 1390 E. University Ave, (Williams Hall) on the NMSU campus, Las Cruces (east of Solano). Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday, and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Admission is free. Information: (575) 646-2545 or nmsu.edu/artgal. Opening reception of the “Project: Postcard” exhibit of postcard-sized artwork created and donated by alumni, faculty, staff, students and community artists is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. The Sale and Auction is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Tickets: $40; available at Room 100A in Williams Hall, and at the Cutter Gallery in Las Cruces. NMSU Museum —Kent Hall, University at Solano, Las Cruces. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Admission is free. Information: (575) 646-5161 or nmsu.edu/museum/. White Sands Missile Range Museum and Missile Park — Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closed on federal holi- days. Free admission. Information: (575) 678- 8824 (local call) or wsmr-history.org. Also Hubbard Museum of the American West — 841 U.S. Hwy 70 West, next to Ruidoso Downs (N.M.) Race Track. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day. Docent-led tours of permanent exhibits are 10 a.m. Fridays. Admission: $6 ($5 for seniors, military; $2 chil- dren 6-16; free for children 5 and younger and museum members). Information: (575) 378- 4142 or hubbardmuseum.org. Showing through Dec. 31: “Time Exposures,” a photographic history of the Isleta Pueblo in the 19th Century. Showing through April, 2014: “Album,” mid-20th century photographs by Carmon Phillips of the people and places of Lincoln County. New Mexico Museum of Space History — 3198 SR 2001, Alamogordo. The museum features the International Space Hall of Fame and the Tombaugh IMAX Dome Theater and Planetarium. Space center hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $6 ($5 for sen- iors and military, $4 ages 4-12, children 3 and younger free). Call for school tours and group ticket arrangements. Information: (877) 333- 6589, (575) 437-2840 or nmspacemuseum.org. See “Film Scene” for IMAX schedule. Silver City Museum — 312 W. Broadway, Silver City, in the historic H.B. Ailman House. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Open until 7 p.m. the first Friday of the month. Admission: $3 suggested donation. Information: (575) 538-5921, 1-877-777-7947 (out of town), or silvercitymuseum.org. A Ghost Crawl is 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, with storytelling “ghosts” from the past. A Poetry reading with Bonnie Maldonado is 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. A special fundraising performance by cowboy poet/author Baxter Black is 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the WNMU Fine Arts Theater. Toy Train Depot — Alameda Park, 1991 N. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo. An actual train depot built in 1898, the building now houses a gift shop and model shop, with more than 1,200 feet of model railroad track and hun- dreds of model and toy trains on display. Hours are noon to 4:40 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission: $4. Information: (575) 437- 2855 or toytraindepot.homestead.com. The 1/5 scale train track offers rides around Alameda Park 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Cost: $4. 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The gallery features paintings, sculpture, jewelry and photography by area emerging artists. Information: 533-8011, [email protected] Showing Oct. 12-26: “Cellos and Violins,” works by Gaby Ostros, with participation by guest artist Nora Aguirre Reyes. Opening reception is 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. ‘Aliento A Tequila Exhibit’ — Community En Acción, an El Paso-based leadership organi- zation, hosts an exhibit featuring recent works by photographer Joel Salcido through Oct. 13, on the third floor of the Transtelco Building, 500 W. Overland in the Union Plaza District. The exhibit consists of 38 images that reflect the world and tradition of tequila, from produc- tion to the culture of these historical towns that produce the iconic Mexican spirit. Admission is free. Information: 203-2225 or alientoatequila.com. Salcido, a free-lance fine art photographer based in Austin, is a former photographer for the El Paso Times. Art Windows of El Paso — The City of El Paso’s art space in El Paso at El Paso International Airport’s main lobby. Information: 780-4781 or flyelpaso.com. Showing through Nov. 1: works by Kathleen Clair and Lori Wertz. Celebration of Our Mountains — The 13th annual juried art show runs through December at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing’s Sunset Hall, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, featuring works inspired by the region’s mountains. Information: (575) 589-0653. Arts International — El Paso Art Association hosts the 46th annual Arts International Juried Exhibition, Texas’s largest international juried art exhibit, runs Oct. 5- Nov. 2, at The Crossland Gallery, 500 W. Paisano. One of the largest juried exhibitions in Texas, the exhibit features 70 pieces of artwork from 40 of the best artists in the Texas, New Mexico, and Chihuahua, Mexico region. This year the exhibition was juried by well-known Las Cruces artist Kelley S. Hestir, and will be judged by Dr. Stacy E. Schultz, an assistant pro- fessor at UTEP. Information: 534-7377 or artsinternat.com. The 2013 awards will be announced at the gala opening 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Crossland Gallery, 500 W. Paisano. Ballroom Marfa — 108 E. San Antonio Street in Marfa. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Information: (432) 729-3700 or ballroommarfa.org. Showing through Feb. 2: “Comic Future,” skewed and varied visions of the future by vari- ous artists, ranging from capitalist realism to contemporary pop art. The 2013 Texas Biennial Commissioned Project at Ballroom Marfa presents “Open Studio: Every Person Is a Special Kind of Artist, with Baggage” through Nov. 9, featuring works by members of the Dallas Collective. Chinati Foundation — Marfa, Texas. Created by artist Donald Judd, the Chinati Foundation houses one of the world’s largest collections of permanently installed contempo- rary art. Guided tours offered at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Admission is $10 ($5 for students, seniors). Full tour is $25 ($10 students). Information: (432) 729-4362 or chinati.org. The center’s Chinati Weekend celebration of arts is Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, with free art talks, exhibitions and musical events. Judd Foundation spaces will be open for self- guided viewing 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Lectures are Saturday afternoon at the Crowley Theatre with talks on the special exhi- bitions, as well as a discussion with Robert Irwin and Zoe Leonard on their new work for Chinati. The champagne celebration of prints by Donald Judd and Albrecht Dure on Saturday, with an evening cocktail benefit dinner. Tickets for the dinner are $500 ($400 Chinati mem- bers); available online through chinati.org. A free-after party open to the public follows the dinner at the Capri. Sunrise viewing of Judd’s 100 untitled artillery sheds offered 7:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by comments on the Durer exhibition by Marianne Stockebrand at 9 a.m. The public is invited. El Paso Artisan Gallery — The gallery is in the El Paso Exploreum, 320 W. San Antonio. The gallery features works for sale by local painters, jewelers, crafters and photographers. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday. Gallery admission is free. Information: 533-4330 or elpasoexploreum.org. El Paso Museum of Art — One Arts Festival Plaza, downtown El Paso. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Closed Mondays and holidays. Admission is free for most exhibits. Tickets for Discovering the American Modern 1907-1936: The King Collection and “Navigating Art Languages” are $10 for both exhibits (free for EPMA members, ages 12 and younger and active duty military and their family). Information: 532-1707 or elpasoartmuseum.org. The museum will host both virtual and in- gallery activities for Tom Lea Month. In the museum’s Tom Lea Gallery, visitors can cast votes for their favorite Lea painting on display and the winning painting will be identified weekly in the gallery and on Facebook. Those voting for the winning painting will be entered for a prize drawing at the end of the month. A Movement and Creative Writing Workshop led by Nancy Green and Monica Gomez is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. Works can be created in English or in Spanish, ages 10 to adult. Admission is free, but space is limited. Resulting works of the workshop will be shown at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. Showing through Nov. 3 in the Retablo Niche: “Our Lady of Sorrows.” Showing through Jan. 5: “Discovering the American Modern 1907-1936: The King Collection.” The premiere public presentation of a pre-eminent private collection featuring American Modernist masterworks from the early 20th century: the Collection of Barry and Maria King. Composed of more than 80 select pictures, the exhibition includes major figures such as Thomas Hart Benton, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, Robert Henri, Rockwell Kent, John Marin, Georgia O’Keeffe, Man Ray, Joseph Stella, and Alfred Stieglitz. Free educational programs in conjunction with the exhibit: • A discussion on “What’s Modern about Modern Art” with EPSO Music Director Bohuslav Rattay and EPMA Director Michael Tomor is noon Thursday, Oct. 17. Lunch avail- able for pre-order; call for cost: 532-3776. • A pre-performance talk by Rattay and Tomar is 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19, before the Symphony’s performance of Howard Hansen’s Symphony No. 2, and Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto. • A performance with ZAP Dance Group on the “Birth of Modern Dance” is 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the auditorium. Seating is limited; attendees receive free admis- sion to Discovering the American Modern the day of the performance. • UTEP Department of Music hosts “A Night of Ragtime to Jazz” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in the Gateway Gallery, with players from UTEP’s jazz ensembles. Guests encouraged to attend dressed in period style. Snacks, desserts, and cash bar. Reservations; 532-1707, ext. 65. • A lecture on ”Modernism, Americanism, and Internationalism: The Chicago Tribune Tower Competition of 1922” by Dr. Katherine Solomonson, Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban History at the University of Minnesota is 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in the auditorium. Seating is limited; attendees receive free admission to Discovering the American Modern that day. Showing through Feb. 2: Navigating Art Languages: The James M. Shelton, Jr. Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art.” Includes paintings, sculptures and drawings by late mod- ern giants as well as the abstract expressionists, pop artists and minimalists. Free educational programs in conjunction with the exhibit: • Caitlin Freeman, pastry chef for Blue Bottle Coffee Company at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, will speak at the El Paso Museum of Art Store, about her masterpieces in her new book, “Modern Art Desserts” at noon Saturday, Oct. 19. A reception with book signing will follow. A public workshop on “What Makes That Art?” is 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, led by UTEP’s Stacy Schultz, Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History. Showing through Feb. 17: “An Expansive Regard: Selected Works from the Collection of Juan Sandoval.” World Cinema Series film screenings are 2 p.m. Saturdays. See “Film Scene” for details. Reading the Easel Book Club book group meets 4 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. The Oct. 17 book is “The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer” by Anne-Marie O’Connor. Cost: $10 per session (free for museum members). Information: 532- 1707 ext. 65. Preschool Workshops Museum Looks and Picture Book, are 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 10 and 24, for ages 3-5 and a caregiver. Cost; $10; free for museum members. Encaustic International Art Studio and Gallery — 7100 Westwind, Suites 120 and 135. The gallery is the studio of El Paso encaus- tic artist Brigitte von Ahn. Hours are 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Information: 833-0454 or S T A N L E E & G E R A L D R U B I N C E N T E R F O R T H E V I S U A L A R T S THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO 500 WEST UNIVERSITY AVENUE EL PASO, TX 79968 PHONE: 915.747.6151 RUBIN CENTER HOURS: MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM THURSDAY: 10:00 AM-7:00 PM WEEKEND HOURS BY APPOINTMENT RUBINCENTER.EDU FACEBOOK.COM/RUBINCENTER TWITTER.COM/THERUBINCENTER VIMEO.COM/RUBINCENTER Szu-Han Ho: Call and Response Rubin Center Project Space RUNS: September 26 – December 20, 2013 OPENING RECEPTION: September 26, 2013 // 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm Call & Response features the work of Szu-Han Ho, an interdisciplinary artist who explores expanded notions of community in both the content and practice of her work. This Project Space exhibition is an informal survey of Ho’s collaborations with artists, architects, musicians and audiences. The exhibition will also feature an original, site-specific performance space designed by the artist, which will be activated by an ongoing series of duet performances throughout the exhibition. The space will be programmed with live music, poetry readings, debate, dance and theatre, creating a living archive of collaboration by local participants. Border to Baghdad Artistic Exchange Throughout the month of October, Ho will also work with Rijin Sahakian from SADA Contemporary Art Center in Baghdad, Iraq to create a virtual exchange between a select group of UTEP art students and a group of young artists from Iraq. Students will meet virtually via Skype and social media and to exchange information, images and ideas through a series of artistic exercises developed and led by Ho and Sahakian. The results of these interchanges will form part of the Project Space installation of Ho’s work, gradually evolving over the course of the month. El Paso Scene Page 41 October 2013 Please see Page 42 brigittevonahn.com. A “See What’s BIG in Encaustic Art” celebra- tion” exhibit is 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, with big works by El Paso artists John Escandon, Sally Backey Avant, Lori Wertz, Joyce Stine, Patsy Siegelman, Brigitte von Ahn and others. Escamilla Fine Art Gallery, Studio and Gift Shop — Award-winning Impressionist Alberto Escamilla’s studio is at 1445 Main Street in San Elizario. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday; and 12:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. Information: 851- 0742 or 474-1800, or albertoescamilla.com. Customer appreciation weekend is Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-29, with live music, refreshments and 10 percent discount on pur- chases. Grocery Gallery — The new gallery and coffee shop at 305 Chihuahua is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to midnight Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Information: 892-9862. Foreign movies presented at 6 p.m. Thursdays; karaoke hosted Fridays. Art workshops held for kids are 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Cost: $20 (includes supplies). Stained glass, mosaic and special needs art classes by appointment. Hal Marcus Gallery — 1308 N. Oregon. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday Wednesday and Friday; noon to 7 p.m. Thursday or by appointment. Information: 533-9090 or halmar- cus.com. Showing Oct. 24-Jan. 31: “20 Cover Girls,” celebrating the 20th Anniversary of El Paso Scene. The exhibit features 20 women artists whose work has adorned the cover of El Paso Scene. Opening reception is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. The gallery is part of the free Last Thursday Downtown events 6 to 9 p.m. the last Thursday of the month (Sept. 26, Oct. 31). The gallery will take part in the 10th annual Sunset Heights Tour of Homes, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. See separate listing for details. International Museum of Art —1211 Montana. Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Free guided tours available on a walk-in basis. Admission is free. Information: 543-6747 or internationalmuseumofart.net. Showing through October: • “Every Picture Tells A Story,” works by watercolor artist Tina Holley. • Works by painter Joanna Kowalczewska. La Galeria de la Misíon de Senecú — The Ysleta Independent School District’s gallery is at 8455 Alameda. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. Information: 434-9703. Showing through Oct. 10: “Briser Toutes les Règles” faculty art show. Project: Postcard — The NMSU Art Department hosts the sale and silent auction fundraiser Oct. 4-11, benefiting an endowment in support of the Visiting Artist and Scholar Program. Information: artdepartment.nmsu.edu. Opening reception of the Project: Postcard exhibit of postcard-sized artwork created and donated by alumni, faculty, staff, students and community artists is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the University Art Gallery in D.W. Williams Hall. The Sale and Auction is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the gallery. Tickets: $40; available at Room 100A in Williams Hall, and at the Cutter Gallery in Las Cruces. Rubin Center — UTEP’s Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts is next to Sun Bowl Stadium (off Dawson Drive). Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Weekend hours by appointment only. Third floor gallery closed through September. Information: 747-6151 or rubincenter.utep.edu. Showing Sept. 26-Dec. 20: • “Szu-Han Ho: Call and Response” in the Project Space. Szu-Han Ho is an artist, musi- cian, and intellectual whose artwork often broaches topics related to ecology or econom- ics. The exhibition will showcase documents from her collaborative work, and an in-process exhibition of the collaboration between a select group of UTEP students and a group of young artists from Sada Contemporary Art Center in Baghdad, Iraq. • “José Antonio Vega Macotela: Time Divisa” in the Rubin and L galleries. Vega Macotela created Time Divisa in a México City prison. He offered to carry out tasks for them they could so because of their imprison- ment, and in exchange they would complete a task assigned to them by Vega Macotela, which used the social and material reality of the prison experience to illustrate the passage of time. Opening reception for both exhibits is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26. Fine Arts Family Days free arts and crafts activities that explore contemporary art are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. This month’s event will take place Downtown as part of Chalk the Block; location to be announced. The Rubin Center will host a project organ- ized by LA-based Machine Project at the Chalk the Block Festival Downtown Oct. 11-13. Sound artist Scott Cazan and opera singer Carmina Escobar will create a participatory installation in one of the many pop-up galleries in the downtown arts district. San Elizario Art District — Several gal- leries and artist studios are located 1445 to 1501 Main Street near the San Elizario Plaza on the Mission Trail. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 474-1800 or 851-0093. The First Friday ArtWalk is 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, with artist galleries open late, live demonstrations and music. A Ghost Tour begins at 10 p.m. To get there, take Loop 375 South from I-10, exit Socorro Rd., then drive 7 miles east to Main Street. Featured gallery artists include Al Borrego, Rob Mack, Palmira Lopez, Manuel Alvarado, Maria Branch, Bert Saldaña, Joanna Franco, Melissa Himes, M. Concepcion, Robert Lichlyter, Amado Pena Jr. and Arturo Avalos. Sunland Art Gallery — 5034-D Doniphan, in Placita Santa Fe. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Information: Cil Abeyta, 584-3117 or 474-0053. Continuing through October is “New Beginnings,” all new work by gallery members. Featured artist for October is Corrine Abeyta-Spinnler. Submissions are being taken through Oct. 25, for the group show, “Bringing The Harvest.” The show will feature work with an autumn season theme: fall trees, leaves, pump- kins, scarecrows, hayrides, pecan orchards, chile and cotton fields, vegetable harvesting, Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, Thanksgiving and anything pertaining to the harvest season. Submission fee is $10 per piece, for up to three pieces. The show runs Nov. 9-29 with opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. For submission details, call Candy or Cil Abeyta, 584-3117 or 474-0053. Sunland Winery — Located at Art & Frame Mfg., 1769 Victory Lane in Sunland Park, N.M. Hours are 6 p.m. to midnight Thursday through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information:(575) 589-1214. Painting and tasting classes are offered the third Friday and Saturday of the month (Oct. 18-19). Call for details. The Lobby Gallery — The gallery is on the second floor of the Art Junction, 500 W. Paisano. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Information: 534-7377. Showing through Oct. 4: Clay Self-Portraits and Paintings by ceramist Judith C. Garcia and Erica Contreras. Las Cruces/Mesilla Aa Studios — 2645 Doña Ana Road (Calle de Oro) open the second weekend of the month. The gallery features emerging artists as well as the multi-media work by gallery owner Roy van der Aa. Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Open additional hours by appointment. Information: (575) 541-9770. Showing through Oct. 31: Works in oil, watercolor, acrylic and other mediums by area artist Deb Ferguson. Adobe Patio Gallery and Studio — 1765 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla. The gallery features works by Carolyn Bunch, Anthony Pennock, Kelley S. Hestir, Cheryl Derrick and other local and regional artists. Information: (575) 532-9310 or adobepatio- gallery.com. El Paso Scene Page 42 October 2013 Art Scene Cont’d from Page 41 Please see Page 43 Showing Oct. 1-26: “Americana Revisited,” solo exhibit by Shelley Black, as part of the 2013 Pro-Artists Series. Artist’s reception is 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. Las Cruces Museum of Art —491 N. Main (Downtown Mall). Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. Information: (575) 541- 2137 or las-cruces.org/museums. Showing through Nov. 9: “From The Ground up XXVI,” the biannual juried exhibi- tion hosted by Potters’ Guild of Las Cruces, featuring sculptural and utilitarian ceramics by artists from New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana and Utah. This year’s juror is noted ceramicist Jim Romberg. The second session of the museum’s Fall Art Classes begins Oct. 29. Class schedules and registration forms are available at las- cruces.org/museums. Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery — 2470-A Calle de Guadalupe in Mesilla, across from the Fountain Theatre. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. New works displayed every three months. Information: (575) 522-2933 or mesillavalleyfinearts.com. The gallery’s 27 regularly featured artists offer paintings, fused glass art jewelry, woodturning objects, stained glass, photography, mixed media, unique gourds, handmade textile weav- ings, affordable prints, cards and miniature paintings. Mesquite Art Gallery — 340 N. Mesquite in Las Cruces. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Information: (575) 640-3502, (575) 524-1146 or mesquiteartgallery.com. Showing Oct. 3-31: “From Altars to Zulu 30,” Dia de los Muertos creation by the Potter’s Guild of Las Cruces. Guild members created works in clay, fabric, and mixed media illustrating their interpretation of popular Day of the Dead themes. Opening reception is 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, with refreshments and demos of clay working. Rio Grande Theatre — 211 Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Gallery in theatre lobby. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: (575) 523-6403 or riograndetheatre.com. Showing in October is “Portals of the Heart and Mind“ works by women artists in oil, acrylic, pastel, mixed media, clay and fiber. Reception is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, as part of the Downtown Art Ramble. The recep- tion is followed by the monthly RGT Live open mic at 7 p.m. The gallery seeks individual artists and groups for its monthly exhibits. Rokoko Art Gallery — 1785 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla. The gallery features the work of Mitch and A.me Alamag. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, or by appointment. Information: (575) 405-8877 or rokokoart.com. Austin singer/songwriter Matt the Electrician performs 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission: $15 sug- gested donation. Information/reservations: (575) 405-8877. Tombaugh Gallery —First Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces, 2000 S. Solano. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, or by appointment. Information: (575) 522-7281 or uuchurchlc.org. Showing in October: “Bones of New Mexico,” with Deming sculptor Diana LeMarbe and Las Cruces photographer Mel Stone. Reception is 11:30 a.m.to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. Also An Evening with the Artist — Mimbres Region Arts Council presents WNMU jazz studies professor Danny Reyes at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Western New Mexico University’s Parotti Hall in Silver City as part of its monthly art lecture series. Admission is free; light refreshments served. Information: (575) 538-2505. The Nov. 14 lecture features master quilt- maker Jean Biddick. Art Hop — MainStreet Truth or Consequences sponsors the event 6 to 9 p.m. the second Saturday of each month (Oct. 12) in the downtown gallery district. Information torcmainstreet.org. Black Range Art Show call for artists — The juried Fine Art Show benefiting Wounded Warrior Project seeks original fine art for a 2-day indoor event to be held at the Mimbres Valley Event Center in Deming October 2014. Cash awards will be given. Information/prospectus: Lyn, (575) 546-4650 or [email protected] Hubbard Museum of the American West — 841 U.S. Hwy 70 West, Ruidoso Downs. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day. Information: (575) 378-4142 or hubbardmuse- um.org. Showing through Dec. 31: “Time Exposures,” a photographic history of the Isleta Pueblo in the 19th Century. Pinos Altos Church Gallery - The historic gallery in Hearst Church gallery on Golden Ave. in Pinos Altos, N.M., operated by the Grant County Art Guild, is open for the season 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and hol- idays, through Oct. 6. The gallery features works by local artists, and highlights a different artist each week. Information: (575) 538-8216 or gcag.org. Purchase Prize Award Show — Artists from across New Mexico are featured in Grant County Art Guild’s 28th Purchase Prize Award Show, “The West and Beyond,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Sept. 27-29 and Oct. 4-6, at Hearst Church Gallery in Pinos Altos, N.M. (6 miles north of Silver City on Hwy 15). This year’s judge is Donna Levine. Information/reservations: (575) 388-4759, (575) 574-2831 or [email protected] Red Dot Gallery Walk — Mimbres Region Arts Council’s 2013 gallery walk Oct. 11-14 at several Red Dot Studios, shops and galleries in the Downtown Historical District in Silver City, N.M. Free self-guided studio tours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with receptions 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at many of the galleries. Admission is free. Information: (575) 313-9631 or silvercitygal- leries.com. Rio Bravo Fine Art — 110 Broadway in Truth or Consequences, N.M. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, or by appointment. Information: (575) 894-0572 or riobravofineart.net. Showing through Oct. 27: “Land as Spirit: New Mexico North and South 1993-2003,” contemporary landscape paintings by Noël Hudson, inspired by areas such as Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge and the Rio Grande and Pecos rivers. Art Scene Cont’d from Page 42 Page 43 El Paso Scene October 2013 October 2013 Page 44 F all means it’s time once again for the much-anticipated Arts International, which will open on Saturday, Oct. 5, with a gala reception 6 to 9 p.m. at the Crossland Gallery in the Art Junction, 500 W. Paisano. This year’s entries include 126 paintings and nine sculptures created by 51 artists from El Paso and the borderland region extending into West Texas, New Mexico and Chihuahua, Mexico. Dr. Michael Tomor, director of the El Paso Museum of Art, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Kelley Hestir from NMSU’s art depart- ment served as jurist for the 2013 exhibi- tion. A sculptor herself, Kelley has the dis- tinction of being the artist who created the Bataan Death March Memorial at Veterans Park in Las Cruces. Based upon Hestir’s selection of paintings and sculptures, Dr. Stacy Schultz of the UTEP Art Department judged the artwork for Best of Show, and First, Second and Third Place prizes. A number of sponsors will also present spe- cial Memorial Awards. El Paso Scene again sponsored the El Paso Scene Cover Award, which is featured on this month’s cover. Guests at the opening reception may also come home with a prize— each catalog will include a chance for the opportunity to win door prize gifts. The Arts International is hosted and organized by the El Paso Art Association. This year’s chairperson, Donna Vesely, who took over responsibilities in mid- June, deserves major kudos for putting together a beautiful and well-planned exhi- bition in record time. Although she is a long time El Paso resi- dent, Donna is a bit of a newcomer on the El Paso art scene. She said she did not really get involved as an artist until she began showing her work at the Sunland Art Gallery in November 2010. Donna describes herself as a traditional oil painter, who has dabbled on and off for most of her adult life. Entering exhibitions with the Oil Painters of America in 2012 and 2013, she was juried in as an associate member in 2013. Even if you don’t make the opening, you can view the exhibition through Nov. 2 at the Crossland Gallery. 20 ‘Cover Girls’ I believe every woman at one time or another has harbored the secret desire to be thought of as a “Cover Girl.” The October exhibit at the Hal Marcus Gallery, 1308 N. Oregon, will recognize 20 El Paso women artists with that title. Gallery owner Hal Marcus came up with the catchy theme as a way of honoring both the women artists and the 20 th anniversary this fall of El Paso Scene. The invited artists were drawn from the list of women artists whose artwork has graced the cover of the Scene since 1993. Artists chosen from this extensive list include: Corinne Abeyta-Spinnler, Maria Almeida Natividad, Natalie Baca, Earline Barnes, Stephanie Conroy, Nina Eaton, Vallarie Enriquez, Melinda Etzold, Maritza Jauregui Neely, Lisa Matta, Candy Mayer, Carmen Navar, Pat Olchefski-Winston, Rosario Ponte, Krystyna R. Robbins, Hilda Rosenfeld, Maria Savitsky, Jody P. Schwartz, Jeniffer Stapher-Thomas, and Lyuba Titovets. El Paso Scene publisher Randy Limbird is often asked , “Just how does one get to be a cover artist?” Randy responds, “Because the name of the publication is ‘El Paso Scene,’ I like to have a cover that reflects that idea, some- thing representational of El Paso. I choose my images from both paintings and pho- tography. A good many are landscapes or cityscapes, or they often highlight a partic- ular event or exhibition. While you won’t see abstract art or individual portraits, over the years I have chosen ‘people’ scenes such as folklorico dancers or a mariachi band.” As regards the latter, Randy relates that one of his favorite covers was a “gordo mariachi band” painted by Mauricio Mora. “The image was so well received that the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce asked to make it into a poster. This was when Mauricio was just starting out, and I believe that exposure helped launch his career.” Another very important criterion is art- work that will reproduce well in newsprint. Randy emphasizes, “Good color contrast is a must since the paper we use is not partic- ularly friendly to certain imagery. For instance, fine detail or subtle color gradua- tions may make for wonderful art that we can appreciate on canvas, but it often looks washed out when it comes to putting it on newsprint.” Many times, personal choice also factors into his decisions. Randy jests, “When you pick artwork to hang on the walls of your home, what you select might not necessari- ly be the best art in technical terms; rather you choose what appeals to you. In a way, the Scene is my living room, so over the years when it comes to covers I have cho- sen what appeals to me. If I like it, gener- ally others will like it as well.” With six individual appearances and 19 joint covers, Candy Mayer likely holds the title for the most times as a cover artist. Recalling her first cover on the September 2002 issue of Scene, she enthuses, “It was such an honor, I felt like I was the cover of Rolling Stone”. Doing individual covers in 2003, 2004, 2006, and 2011 and 2012, she explains, “Randy sometimes requested images for specific events such as the Culture Cruise. However, what most artists don’t realize is Please see Page 45 Arts International opens Oct. 5 at Crossland Gallery El Paso Scene that they can simply submit images of their work. Randy keeps these on file and may use them at a future date.” Another of the 20, Hilda Rosenfeld laughingly refers to herself as one of the “old guard,” an identity would also fit another ‘cover girl’ who is now deceased, Earline Barnes. These lovely ladies had already built enviable reputations a decade before Scene came into existence, but Hilda shares that she was still very pleased to be invited to show her work as a cover girl. In fact, she created a new image pre- cisely for this exhibition, a landscape with Mt. Cristo Rey set against the background of a vibrant sunset. “No place else has sunsets like El Paso,” she said. Pat Olchefski-Winston, another artist whose work often appears in the Scene, is well-known for the calendars she creates featuring iconic El Paso landmarks. “I was busily painting images for my 2014 Calendar when the invitation came from Hal to be part of this show so I just carried on in that vein and painted two more landmarks for this exhibition. Now I can now say that I have done an even 50 images of El Paso and the Southwest.” Ever ready to move on, the innovative Miss Pat says with her 2014 calendar now complete, it’s time once again for her more abstract muse to take over. While the majority of the women are painters, the exhibition will also feature work by two of our most talented photog- raphers – Jody Schwartz and Nina Eaton. And as an interesting and unique coinci- dence, we have mother and daughter “cover girls.” Marina Savitsky and Lyuba Titovets. Randy can definitely look back over the past 20 years with a great deal of satisfac- tion, first knowing that his publication has reached that milestone in a very difficult market, and most of all knowing that it has made a difference to the quality of life in El Paso. With that in mind, he notes that one of the things he finds the most rewarding is knowing that being a cover artist always makes on impact in the life of the artist. “With some of the early artists, being able to put ‘award winner’ with their name helped further their career. And in every case, it’s something they can show their friends and feel really good about. Although they are always pleased when the El Paso Times prints one of their images, the reality is that exposure is only for a few days while the image on the cover of Scene will be out there for an entire month.” Myrna Zanetell is a freelance writer spe- cializing in the visual arts. Gallery Talk Cont’d from Page 44 Page 45 El Paso Scene October 2013 äl â· êêI· ääät Ksl l srKs1)K)äs|srl ¶)z|ss. ssm With personal training, it's 100% about you. If your goal is to lose weight and to improve your health, I work one on one and design a training program that fits your lifestyle. Basic nutrition guidance will be offered. 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Picacho, with guest speaker author Elaine Hampton discussing her book, ”Anay’s Will to Learn – A Woman’s Education in the Shadow of the Maquiladoras.” The public is invited. Information: Bonnie Eisenberg, [email protected] cast.net. Hampton tells the true story of a young Mexican woman, Anay Palomeque de Carrillo, who left her rural home for work in a factory in Juárez during the time of the city’s notorious violence. EPMBA luncheon — El Paso Mortgage Bankers Association’s monthly educational luncheon is 11:30 a.m.to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Hilton Garden Inn, 6650 Gateway East. Roberto A. Coronado, Assistant Vice President in Charge and Senior Economist Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch will talk about Border Economy and provide an update on real-estate. Cost: $25 future members; $20 members. Information/RSVP (by Oct. 1): mras- [email protected] or epmba.net. L’Alliance Française d’El Paso — The nonprofit cultural institute, founded in 1964, promotes French culture and offers fran- cophiles the opportunity to use the French lan- guage in a variety of activities. Information: 585-1789, 355-4598 (Spanish), afofelpaso.com or on facebook at AllianceFrancaiseElPaso. The Alliance is one of more than 1,000 Alliances Francaises in 138 countries around the world. French classes for adults and chil- dren are offered throughout El Paso. “Nuit de Boheme” is Saturday, Oct. 12. Everyone is welcome to participate and share their artistic talents in French. Appetizers, Wine & Cheese, dinner served at 7:30 p.m.; program begins at 8 p.m. Reservations (by Oct. 5): $25 ($20 members). A French teachers workshop sponsored by the French Embassy’s Cultural Services is Monday, Nov. 4. The 6-hour Professional Development session is led by Gislaine Bellocq. Pre-registration required. Singles in the Son - The group develops friendships among Christian singles ages 25 to October Roundup Cont’d from Page 18 Please see Page 46 Can’t find a copy of the Scene? Try going online @ www.epscene.com All the monthly listings & features PLUS Week-by-week recaps of things to do PLUS What’s coming up in future months El Paso Scene Page 46 October 2013 45. Bible study is every Tuesday night. All denominations are welcome. Membership is free. Information: Andy, 471-1997 or [email protected] Saturday events; subject to change: • Oct. 12: Hueco Tanks hike • Oct. 19: Dinner and corn maze • Oct. 26: Dinner and pool. El Paso Paralegal Association — The association’s general luncheon meeting is noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at El Paso Club. 201 E. Main, 18th floor. The association will celebrate Paralegal Day, plus Frank Kinson of El Paso Electric Co. will talk on “Attorney Client and Attorney Core Work Product Privileges.” Admission is free and open to the public; lunch on one’s own with RSVP ($16 buffet or $10.50 salad bar). Information/RSVP: 760-6880 or [email protected] Web: elppa.org. Jolly Elders — The retired persons’ group meets 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Trinity-First United Methodist Church, 801 N. Mesa. This month’s program is the Crystal Roses dance group. Cost: $8 (includes lunch). Reservations: 412-6361. ‘Treasures of Fashion’ — The Woman’s Department of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce will hold its luncheon and fashion show 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Wyndham El Paso, 2027 Airway, with fash- ions provided by Stein Mart and a silent auc- tion. Tickets: $30; reserved tables available. Information/reservations: 755-6193 Reservations required by check payable to WDGEPCC c/o Betty McDonald, 9601 Edgemere, 79925. Discover El Paso — The nonprofit group, founded in 1973, is dedicated to promoting things to do and see in and around El Paso. Information: discoverep.org. The monthly luncheon is noon Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Billy Crews, 1200 Country Club, with a talk and book signing by James Smith, author of “Catherine’s Son,” the story of Billy the Kid’s Silver City years. Copies of the book will be available. The public is invited; reservation required. Cost $20. Information/reservations: 584-3858 or discoverep.org. International Coin Club — El Paso’s only coin club meets at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 7000 Edgemere. Business meeting starts around 6:30 p.m. Numismatic presentations start at 7 p.m. with auction to follow. Visitors always welcome, and admission free for first-time visitors. Information: 533- 6001 or elpasocoinclug.com. Area attractions Western Playland — The amusement park is at 1249 Futurity Dr. in Sunland Park, N.M. across from the racetrack. Tickets: $18.57, plus tax (pay one price); $5 non-rider admission. Individual ride tickets are $2.50. Information: (575) 589-3410 or westernplayland.com. Take Sunland Park Exit 13 from I-10. October hours are 2 to 8 p.m. Saturdays. Indian Cliffs Ranch —The working cattle ranch in Fabens offers a children’s zoo, buffalo, longhorns, deer, rattlesnake pit, movie sets and the Fort Apache playground. It’s also home to the famous Cattleman’s Steakhouse. Information: (915) 544-3200 or cattle- manssteakhouse.com. Sombra Antigua Vineyard and Winery — 430 La Viña Road (off NM 28 between markers 8 and 9), in Chamberino, N.M. Tasting room open noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Information: (915) 241-4349 or som- braantigua.com. Free live music on the patio offered Saturdays; bring a picnic basket. Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino — The copper-domed casino offers slot machines, and video-machine versions of poker, keno and other games. Hours are 10a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday through Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Thursday; and 10 a.m. to 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Information: (575) 874-5200 or sun- land-park.com. To get there, take the Sunland Park exit from I-10, go south (left turn coming from Downtown) and follow the signs. Tigua Indian Cultural Center —305 Yaya Lane, at Socorro Road east of the Ysleta Mission. The center features a museum on the Tigua tribe. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission is free. Information: 859-7700, ysletadelsurpueblo.org. Native American Dances are performed 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Fresh Indian bread is on sale at the center, which also offers family-operated gift shops. Wyler Aerial Tramway — Texas’ only pub- licly accessible mountain tramway climbs from Central El Paso to Ranger Peak, elevation 5,632 feet. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 years and under. Tickets sales stop one hour before closing. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday through Thursday. Information: 566-6622. To get there: Take Alabama to McKinley and turn toward the mountain. La Viña Winery — New Mexico’s oldest winery is just across the state line from El Paso, at 4201 S. NM Highway 28, one mile north of Vinton Road. Information: (575) 882-7632 or lavinawinery.com. The tasting room and patio are open for sales and tasting of wines from 12 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Tuesday (closed Wednesdays). Tasting fee is $5. The annual Harvest Festival is noon to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-20. Admission: $20 ($10 ages 12-20; free for children under 12). See separate listing. Licon Dairy — The dairy’s gift shop popular for its homemade asadero cheese products is located at 11951 Glorieta Road in San Elizario and is open 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The dairy also features an exten- sive petting zoo and regularly stocked fishing hole. Admission is free, with a nominal charge for fishing hole use. Information: 851-2705 or licondairy.com. San Elizario Historic District — The dis- trict at 1500 Main Street in San Elizario on the Mission Trail features four art galleries, seven artists studio/galleries, three gift shops, the Historic San Elizario Chapel, the Portales Museum and the Veteran’s Museum. Most loca- tions open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 851-0041, 594-8424 or SanElizarioHistoricDistrict.com. Self-guided walking tours and guided tour of 17 historical sites also offered. Free guides available at all galleries and museum. Zin Valle Vineyards — 7315 Hwy 28 in Canutillo (3/4 mile north of FM 259). Free tast- ings are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Monday. Information: 877-4544 or zinvalle.com. Free music and wine tasting is 1 to 4 p.m. selected Sundays featuring local talent. October Roundup Cont’d from Page 45 El Paso-Juarez Historical Museum — Curator and founder is historian Fred Morales, who hosts historic exhibits, lectures and walk- ing tours at various locations. Information: 255- 9644, [email protected], or elpa- sowalkingtours.com. Historical walking tours begin at 10 a.m.: • Old Concordia Settlement — Saturday, Sept. 28, beginning at Old El Paso Brewery, corner of Frutas and Stevens. The tour features the brewery, the stockyards, Camp Concordia, San Jose de Concordia del Alto Catholic Church, Camp Rock, Pioneer Monument Company, Camp Grande and the San Pedro Pharmacy. Cost: $5 donation. • Manhattan Heights District — Saturday, Oct. 26, beginning at Memorial Park Library, 3200 Copper. Admission: $5 donation. The museum will host the exhibit “Pictorial History of South El Paso Street From the Early 1900’s to the 1960’s” through October at El Paso Public Library Main Branch, 501 N. Oregon. Admission is free. Jornada Mogollon Conference — The El Paso Museum of Archaeology and El Paso Archaeology Society will host the 18th Biennial Jornada Mogollon Archaeology Conference 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5, at the museum, 4301 Transmountain. Archaeologists working in the Jornada Branch of the Mogollon culture area in the American Southwest present papers on their recent research during this conference. Pre-registra- tion ( by Sept. 14) is $30. Registration (one or both days) is $40. Student registration (with valid ID) is $25. Information/registration: 755- 4332 or elpasotexas.gov/arch_museum. The Jornada Mogollon extends from Carrizozo, N.M. to just south of Villa Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico, and from east of Deming, N.M. to the Pecos River. Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society and Haunted History - The organization offers a variety of “ghost tours” each month. All proceeds benefit Concordia Cemetery for restoration and preservation. Age 13 and older welcome. Tours are $10, unless otherwise list- ed. Information/reservations: 408-7461 or ghosts915.com. • Downtown Ghost Tours are9 to 11 p.m. every Saturday in October. Meet at 8:30 p.m. in front of the Downtown Main Library (Cleveland Square) next to the El Paso Museum of History. Contains adult situations, offensive history and some adult language. • Concordia Cemetery Ghost Tours are 9 to 11 p.m. every Saturday in October at historic Concordia Cemetery. Bring a camera. Meet at 8:30 p.m. at the Yandell entrance. • Ghost tour of San Elizario Historic District is 10 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 4, during the First Friday ArtWalk. Meet at the Golden Eagle Gallery, 1501 Main Street at 9:30 p.m. • UTEP Haunted Tours are 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, benefiting UTEP Alumni Association. Cost: $10 ($5 current student ID and military). • A Burges House Ghost Tour is 9 to 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 603 Yandell. Proceeds benefit El Paso County Historical Society. The Dia de los Muertos Festival is 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. Booth space still available; Collette Maes, 497-1126 or [email protected] ‘El Paso City Politics 1930s-1980s’ — Freelance history lecturer Joseph Longo will host the second in his lecture series at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at El Paso Library Main Branch Auditorium, 501 N. Oregon. The lec- ture focuses on the political history of El Paso. Admission is free. Information: 867-6062. History Notes Lecture Series —The monthly program is 1 to 2 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main, north end of the Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Admission is free. Information: (575) 541-2154 or las- cruces.org/museums. The Oct. 10 lecture is “Cottonwood Pueblo” with Kristin Corl and Angel Pena. LBJ Conference — The Lyndon B. Johnson in El Paso Conference is Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission is free. Information: 533-0048. An exhibit reception on LBJ in El Paso is 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Abrazos Gallery, with a dis- cussion by superintendent and exhibit curator Gus Sanchez. A presentation on “Lady Bird Johnson, The Making of A First Lady,” Michael Gillette, author of “Lady Bird Johnson, An Oral History.” is 6:30 p.m. Friday. Johnson will also sign copies book. A presentation on “The Chamizal Dispute and Treaty In 1963,” is 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, a boundary dispute between Mexico and the United States caused by radical shifts in the Rio Grande was settled through the Chamizal Convention. Presenters Nestor Valencia, Nick Houser, Travis Johnson, Cruz Ito, and Sam Moore will share the history of the resolution, how it developed, and some of its impacts and benefits. “Master Persuaders, the Preacher and the President: George Baines and Lyndon Baines Johnson” with Pastor David Lowrie. Lowrie shares the persuasiveness needed by George Baines to established a church in the “last out- post of Texas” in 1882 — where, over 30 years later, Tom Lea’s mother played the piano and he and his brother, Joe, learned the Bible. Moderated by Bob Moore “Civil Rights Discourse Among Friends with R. Ewing Thomason and Lyndon Baines Johnson” is 12:30 to 1 p.m. Saturday. UTEP African American Studies scholar Maceo Dailey traces the way these two men arrived at their Civil Rights positions within the context of their Texas friendship and Washington, D.C. interac- tions. Fort Bayard Tours — Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society hosts guided tours of the historic fort at 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Oct. 12 and Oct. 26 at Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark, six miles east of Silver City, N.M. Meet at the Fort Bayard Museum on the west side of the parade ground. Tour takes about 90 minutes; wear walking shoes, sun screen and a hat; water recommended. The museum will also be open 9:15 a.m. to noon. Admission is free, but donations appreciated. Individual tours may also be scheduled in advance. Information: (575) 388-4477, (575) 388- 9123 or fortbayard.org. Fort Selden Frontier Day —The annual celebration at Fort Selden State Monument, 13 miles north of Las Cruces, is 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13 (post- poned from Sept 14, due to weather). Frontier Day features living history demonstrations, a Iew 0es! Vc!cr|nzry 0zrc 1150 Á|rwzy B| v4, 8!c 0-1 I| |zse, IX Î8825 0z|| fer zn Áppe|n!mcn! 815-J0Î-J88J 0hcrk ee! eer wc|s| !c www.spzyzz.rem Cat Neuter $28 Cat Spay $47 Dog Neuter (under 40 Ibs) $59 Dog Neuter (40-70) $81 Dog Spay (under 40 Ibs) $71 Dog Spay (40-70) $103 Call for price on dogs over 70 pounds Extra fees may apply for heat, pregnancy, undescended testicles, and obesity Low Cost Vaccines and Microchipping AvaiIabIe Bring this ad for $2. 00 off! El Paso Scene Page 47 October 2013 Please see Page 49 El Paso Scene Page 48 October 2013 special presentation on the Buffalo Soldiers sta- tioned at the fort after the Civil War, reenact- ments of frontier living history, entertainment and more. Ongoing living history and events throughout the day include military encampment with infantry cavalry and artillery; period cooking demonstrations, period school house exhibit; military drills; black powder demonstrations; an 1860s game of Rounders (baseball); kids history hunt and special speakers. The 19th-century adobe fort was established to protect early settlers from Indian raids. The state monument seeks to preserve the remain- ing ruins, and has a visitors center with exhibits of military life at the post. The monument, in Radium Springs 13 miles north of Las Cruces, is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Monday (closed Tuesday). Admission is $3; (ages 16 and under free). Sunday admission for New Mexico resi- dents is free. Information: (575) 526-8911, 1- 800-429-9488, nmculture.org or nmmonu- ments.org. ‘Out of the Shadows: The Women of Southern New Mexico’ — New Mexico State University’s Branson Library hosts the free public photo exhibit through Oct. 15 in the library’s Milton Gallery, fourth floor on the NMSU campus in Las Cruces. Organized by University Archivist Martha Shipman Andrews, the exhibit captures the self-reliance of women ranchers, the craftsmanship and industry of Native American women, the comfortable lives of a prominent Hispanic mercantile family and the opportunities for women created by educa- tional institutions. The photos also appear in Andrews’ book of the same name. Information: (575) 646-5028 or [email protected] El Paso Archaeological Society — The society’s monthly meeting is 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at El Paso Museum of Archaeology, 4301 Transmountain. El Paso archaeologist Javi Vasquez presents “Sandals, Matting, Basket fragments and other Archaic Period Perishables” highlighting Archaic period (8,000 B.C. to A.D. 1) artifacts from Sierra Diablo cave in Texas. Admission is free. Information: 755-4332 or epas.com. ‘Time Travel to 1936’ — Magoffin Home State Historic Site, 1120 Magoffin, hosts its annual living history tours are 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26, where guests can step back in time and meet historical characters. Proceeds benefit preser- vation of the site. Hosted by Casa Magoffin Compañeros’ Tickets (on sale Oct. 5): $6 in advance; $8 at the door. Space is limited Information: 533-5147 or visitmagoffinhome.com. Visit the Glasgow family as El Paso kicks off the Texas Centennial celebrations in January 1936, meet historical characters, enjoy refresh- ments and spooky tales on the grounds. El Paso County Historical Society — The society’s quarterly meeting features a Tom Lea Month program with Mimi Gladstein 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Burges House, 603 W. Yandell. All members welcome. Information: 533-3603 or elpasohistory.com. Chamizal galleries — Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Los Paisano hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; weekends by request. Los Abrazos hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and Sundays during performances (dis- plays vary). Admission is free. Information: 532- 7273 or nps.gov/cham/. Showing at Los Abrazos Gallery is “Chamizal Treaty 50th Anniversary Exhibit,” about the events leading up to and surrounding the sign- ing of the Chamizal Treaty and peaceful resolu- tion of the century-long international boundary dispute between two neighboring nations, as well as Lyndon B. Johnson’s role in it. Hall of Honor banquet — El Paso County Historical Society’s annual banquet honoring those who have made lasting contributions to El Paso is 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at El Paso Country Club. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. Inductees to be announced. Tickets: $75; avail- able from the El Paso County Historical Society. Information: 533-3603 or elpasohistory.com. El Paso Mission Trail Visitor Center — El Paso Mission Trail Association’s center sup- porting the three historic churches in the Mission Valley — Ysleta Mission, Socorro Mission and San Elizario Chapel — is at 6095 Alameda (at Zaragoza). Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Information 790-0661, 851-9997 or visitelpasomissiontrail.com. El Paso Museum of History — 510 N. Santa Fe. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays. Admission is free. Information: 351-3588. For exhibit and special event information, see “At the Museum” listing. San Elizario walking tours — The San Elizario Historic District hosts free guided walk- ing tours of its nationally recognized historic district at noon and 3 p.m. the fourth Sunday of the month starting at Main Street Mercantile, 1501 Main Street. Learn about the 17 historic sites of San Elizario, about the arrival of Don Juan de Oñate to the area in 1598 and the First Thanksgiving Celebration, the Presidio de San Elizario and the San Elcear Chapel on the Mission Trail. Information: 851-0093. To get there: Take Loop 375 to Socorro Road then go east seven miles to San Elizario. District is on the right. Look for the brown signs. Chamizal National Memorial — 800 S. San Marcial. The National Park Service oper- ates the memorial on land once claimed by Mexico as part of a decades-long dispute over the international boundary. A similar park in Juárez lies across the Rio Grande, whose shift- ing nature in earlier years triggered the dispute. The visitor center has an exhibit on the history of the Chamizal dispute, including a video pres- entation. Park grounds and picnic area open 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily; visitors center hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturday, plus one hour before performances on Sundays. Admission is free. Information: 532-7273. Ranger talks are 2 p.m. every Saturday in the Visitor Center (at the boundary marker between the flags). Free ranger guided tours and interpretive pro- grams are offered at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The tours last 45 minutes to an hour and consist of walking short distances on the park grounds, as well as visiting various museum exhibits and displays located in the vis- itor center. Interpretive programs will include U.S./Mexico history and treaties, Cordova Island, the park’s mural Nuestra Herencia by Carlos Flores, the establishment of the Memorial, and a variety of other items related to the borderland community. Storytime with park rangers are 10 to 11:30 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Admission is free to both storytime and crafts, but space is limited: call for reservations. Los Portales Museum and Visitor Center — 1521 San Elizario Road. The muse- um is operated by the San Elizario Genealogy and Historical Society, and is housed in an 1850s Territorial-style building across from the San Elizario church. It offers gifts, family trees, historical artifacts as well as information on the “First Thanksgiving” and the Salt War of 1877. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Information: 851-1682. San Elizario Veterans Museum and Memorial Walk — The museum, operated and managed by the non-profit San Elizario Veterans Committee of the San Elizario Genealogy and Historical Society, is at 1501-B Main Street in San Elizario. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Information: Ann Lara, 345- 3741 or Ray Borrego, 383-8529. Fort Selden State Monument — The monument, in Radium Springs 13 miles north of Las Cruces, is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Monday (closed Tuesday). Admission is $3; (ages 16 and under free). Sunday admission for New Mexico residents is $1. Information: (575) 526-8911 or nmmonu- ments.org. Fort Selden was a 19th-century adobe fort established to protect early settlers from Indian raids. The monument seeks to preserve the remaining ruins and has a visitor’s center with exhibits of military life at the post. From Las Cruces, take I-25 north to Exit 19. Old Fort Bliss — Building 5054, corner of Pershing and Pleasanton Roads, Fort Bliss. The Old West days of the “Soldiers of the Pass” are relived through replicas of the original adobe fort buildings and military artifacts, Magoffinsville Post 1854 to 1868. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; by appointment only Saturday. Admission is free. Information: 568-4518 or 588-8482. The 3rd annual Traders Market runs 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 27 (except for fed- eral holidays), with market produce, jams and eggs, arts and crafts and other seasonal goods. The Haunted Pumpkin Patch is 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, with pumpkin painting, ghost stories at 6:30 p.m. face painting and more. October 2013 History Lessons Cont’d from Page 47 El Paso Scene Page 49 1071 Country Club Rd. Ste T 915.584.1018 www.ptelpaso.com www.ptelpaso.com When it comes to your fitness ... it’s PERSONAL OrIando Andrea Josie FideI Victor Tracy Paco Mayra All phone numbers listed are in Juaréz. Festival Internacional Chihuahua — The 9th annual festival of performing arts offers events through Oct. 2. The festival is part of the statewide celebration. Information: chi- huahua.gob.mx/festival. Admission prices vary; some events are free. Check with the Centro Cultural box office. Information: 1730300 or ccpn.com.mx (Facebook: ccpnteatro). Tickets for many events sold at donboleton.com. Many major events are at Centro Cultural Paso del Norte, Av. Henry Durant, Zona Pronaf, across from the Red Cross. . La Rodadora — Juárez’s new interactive children’s museum is in the city’s Parque Central. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission: 65 pesos (around $5). Theater admission: 30 pesos ($2.50 US). Theater/museum combo is 79 pesos ($6.25 US). Information: 52-656-558- 2415 or larodadora.org. Opening Thursday, Sept. 26: La Neta del Planeta ecology exhibit. The museum features 120 permanent interac- tive exhibits. There is also a 3D theater, library with computer area, oudoor garden with labyrinth and performance venue. “La Rodadora: Espacio Interactivo” means “The Tumbleweed: Interactive Space,” and is the third largest interactive museum in Mexico and the largest Mexican museum located out- side a state capital. Plaza De La Mexicanidad (Monumental X Explanade) — Boulevard 4 Siglos and Plutarco Elias Calles. • The XVI Tequila Fair is Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 26-28. Games, shows and more than 30 tequila and sotol stands. Entry fee includes several beverage tastings. • Amor Por Juárez Christian Crusade with Rick Gage andseveral music groups is Friday through Sunday, Oct. 4-6. Admission is free. Information: cruzadaporamorajuarezveydile.com. • Tenor Paul Potts and soprano Natalia Sheva perform with the University Symphonic Orchestra at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. • The Gas Natural de Juarez 4th annual International Marathon, with more than a mil- lion pesos in prices, is Sunday, Oct. 20. Information: 6130013 or maratongnj.com.mx. Centro Cultural Paso del Norte —Av. Henry Durant, Zona Pronaf, across from the Red Cross. Information: 1730300 or ccpn.com.mx (Facebook: ccpnteatro). Tickets for many events sold at donboleton.com. • The play “Doce Hombres en Pugna (Twelve Angry Men)” is presented at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7. Cast includes such as Hector Suarez, Miguel Pizarro, Roberto Ballesteros, Fernando Cianguerotti, Gustavo Rojo, Oscar Ortiz de Pinedo. • Singer Joaquin Sabina performs for the first time in Juárez at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23. Centro de Convenciones Cuatro Siglos — Calzada del Rio 8989 (at Florida, near Bermudez Industrial Park). Car Show is Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28- 29, featuring more than 40 categories. Djs and live music. Information: phone 2070703, cel 3 601753; [email protected] or on face- book, Grancarshow Museo del Chamizal — Chamizal Park, Juárez (next to the Bridge of the Americas). The museum features an exhibit of pre- Columbian artifacts, as well as paintings and sculptures from well-known local and interna- tional artists. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Information: 611- 1048. • The final 2013 Arte en el Parque is 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept.28. Food, arts and crafts, and activities for children. Admission is 40 pesos (30 pesos for children). Information: 611- 2390 or arteenelparque.com. • Art exhibit by painter Aleida Armijo opens at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Seminario Conciliar — Pedro Rosales de Leon at Colegio Militar, across from Coloso Valle. Information: 6175020 or seminario_con- [email protected] Around the World Kermess 1-10 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28-29. Mexican food, fair and wrestlers. Sonora music both days at 8 p.m. Five masses during the day. Telon de Arena —Theater and cafe is at Cayetano López #566 Col. Partido La Fuente. Information: 6119545. • 10 a.m. and noon Tuesday, Oct. 1: “Juarez- Jerusalem.” Admission 60 and 100 pesos. • 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1: “Mendoza: Ambition, bllod and power.” 100 pesos • 9 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 3-6 and Thursday-Saturday, 10-12. “El Jardin de los Granados.” 60 and 100 pesos. • 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13: Recital of jazz, tango, bossa nova and Mexican music. 60 and 100 pesos. • 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. Rock/Pop concert with Akardia, DNA and Novo Pilota. 60 pesos, • 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. Cinema Club. • 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-20. Tango Recital. 60 and 100 pesos • 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. Painter Matias Solis, “Deep Roots.” • 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25. Gourmet dinner with wine tasting and live music. 250 pesos. • 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25: “Su Alteza Serenisima.” • 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27: “Justicia Negada (Denied Justice),” acclaimed theater play by Perla de la Rosa • Oct. 1-22: Art by David Morales Gardea. Centro de Convenciones Las Anitas — Waterfill zone (from Ysleta bridge, drive about 300 yards and turn on narrow road on right near the yellow Bip Bip store). Information: 6821486 or 6820693. Christian Concert with Marcos Witt is at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. Information: 6821486 and 3970183. El Rincon De Ana Lucia — Blvd Tomas Fernandez 8215-2A (lower level in front of Torres Campestre building). The restaurant and gallery is owned by artist Eli Morales. Monthly cocktail artist reception is at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, featuring artist Roberto Canales. Free and open to the public. Lienzo Charro Adolfo Lopez Mateos —Av. Del Charro at Henry Dunant, in front of IADA from the Juarez University. Rock concert with Division Minuscula and M- Aqui is 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets are 250 and 500 pesos. Born In Mexico Hall — Rio Grande Mall parking lot (across from Adolfo de la Huerta). Electronic music, featuring top DJs. Saturday, Oct. 5: Betoko. Friday, Oct. 11: John Talabot & Pional. Saturday, Oct. 12: Matias Aguayo & Barnt. Saturday, Oct. 26: Julian Seweil. Cleo Gordoa — The writer/poet, author of seven books, will participate in various events in October in Juárez. • 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11: Discussion panel on Radio 1060 AM hosted by Joaquin Garcia-Valle with Gordoa, poets Sobeyda Lili and Laura Tiscareño, cultural promoter Maria Barragan, and painters Veronica Rico and Cristina Gardea. • Ateneo Fronterizo presents a book presenta- tion by Gordoa at noon Sunday, Oct. 13, at the old City hall, 16 de Septiembre at Mariscal. Free and open to the public. • 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18: Gordoa presents her new two books one poetry, another of child histories) at Alianza Francesa de Ciudad Juarez. Information about other presentations: Sobeyda Lili, 2 221824 (cell). Museo de INBA — Circuito Jose Reyes Estrada, Zona Pronaf. The museum is celebrat- ing its 50th anniversary this year. Admission is free. Information: 616-7414. • “Common Spaces,” a collective art installa- tion, opens at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. • “A Day at the Museum” is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19: Guided tours, children’s workshops and puppet shows. The event is offered the third Saturday of each month. Chupacabras — The 17th annual 100K mountain bike race in Juarez is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Club Veteranos de Futbol (near Estadio Benito Juarez). The 62-mile race along the U.S./Mexico border, considered the top mountain bike event in Mexico with nearly 3,000 participants, with times ranging from 3 1/2 to 10 hours. New single track sessions offered this year. Jerseys given to first 500 cyclists to cross the finish line; medals to every finisher. Cost: $50. Information: chupacabras100km.com. Related events include the Expodeporte, con- cert, downhill competition and “Chupacabritas” biking events for children and youth up to age 16. Youth event costs vary. Vampire Bar —Zona Pronaf. Anillo envol- vente at Mejia Av. Singer and theatre artist Sandra Castañeda performs a Bohemian recital at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Cover charge: 100 pesos. For reservations: 2 649421 (cell). Cibeles Convention Center — Av. Tomás Fernández 8450, between Calle Portales and Antonio J. Bermudez, Zona Campestre. Halloween Party at Terrace Garden begins at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. For reservations from El Paso, call 6131457 or from Juarez call 6880580. Museo de la Revolucion de la Frontera (MUREF) — Old Customs House, Zona Centro, Av. 16 de Septiembre at Ave. Juárez. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Information: muref.org, inah.org or Facebook. Showing all month is an exhibition of the archaelogical zone of Altavista, Zacatecas, with photos and pottery. Permanent exhibitions in nine rooms highlight the Mexican Revolution. Bazar Del Monumento — The weekly bazaar is noon to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Benito Juárez Monument downtown, Vicente Guerrero and Constitucion Avenues. Art, antiques, books and more sold and traded. ‘Por Amor al Arte’ —The radio show, covering all aspects of the arts in Juárez, airs 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays on 860 AM. The show includes music, interviews, reviews of events, recommendations of books and movies, hosted by Hogla Lizeth Olivas. Information: 806Noticias.com.mx. Radio Cultural Milenio — Alfonso “The Duck” Quiñones hosts the radio program devoted to the cultural world in Juárez at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays on 640 a.m. — Juárez correspondent Walter Schaefer 2 022988 ([email protected] or [email protected]) El Paso Scene Page 50 October 2013 !0!L h. 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Both women must make difficult decisions while realizing that sacrifices may come at a greater price. ‘Night of the Living Dead’ — El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana, presents Lora Allen Ohm’s adaptation of the George Romero zom- bie cult classic Sept. 27-Oct. 27, with a spe- cial Halloween showing Thursday, Oct. 31. Directed by Moy Hinojos. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10 ($8 seniors, $7 military/students with ID; $5 students under 18). Information: 532-1317, elpasoplayhouse.com. ‘Red’ — American Southwest Theatre Company opens its season with John Logan’s Tony Award winning drama Sept. 27-Oct. 6, at NMSU’s Center for the Arts. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $17 ($14 seniors 65 and older and NMSU faculty/staff; $10 students 3-17 and NMSU students; $5 high school students). Tickets: $10-$17. Information: (575) 646-4515. Famed painter Mark Rothko has just landed the biggest commission in the history of mod- ern art. When his assistant challenges his ambi- tion, Rothko is faced with the agonizing possi- bility that his crowning achievement could also be his undoing. ‘The Boys in the Band’ — El Paso Community College’s Theater Ensemble opens its 9th season with the Mart Crowley play Sept. 27-29, at the EPCC Transmountain Campus Forum. Directed by Hector Serrano. Showtime is 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15 ($10 non-EPCC stu- dents and military, $7 EPCC students); cash or checks only. Information: 831-5056 or epcc.edu/theater. At a well-planned birthday party for a friend, a spontaneous game of “truth or dare” has seri- ous consequences for nine gay men who reveal more than expected secrets from their past. Mature subject matter. ‘Tammy: The Coming of Age Story of a Girl who was part T-Rex’ - Kids-N-Co., 1301 Texas, presents the hilarious play by Julia Weiss Oct. 4-27. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Ticket information: 351-1455 or facebook. Tammy is your average pre-teen. She has a crush on a popular jock. She wants to fit in with the cool crowd. Her parents and teachers just don’t get her. Oh, and she’s part T-Rex. ‘The School for Lies’ — Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Downtown Mall, presents David Ives’ comedy based on Moliére’s “The Misanthrope” Oct. 4-20. Directed by Brandon Brown. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $10 ($9 seniors, students, military; $8 per person for groups of 10 or more; $7 children under six). Information: (575) 523-1200 or lcctnm.org. Written entirely in verse, Ives’ tribute to Moliére adds farcical flourishes the story. ‘Tom Lea: Grace Note In A Hard World’ — The original one-act play by Frontera Rep’s Camilla Carr starring theatre and film veteran Ray Barker is Oct. 5-6, at the Philanthropy Theatre in the Plaza Theatre annex. Showtime is 8 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $25-$35; student and mil- itary discounts available. (Ticketmaster). See “Stage Talk” next page for details. ‘Heroes’ — No Strings Theatre presents the hilarious and heartbreaking play by Gerard Sibleyras, translated by Tom Stoppard, Oct. 11-27, at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Directed by lar- rychandler. Showtime is 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and 27, and 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. Tickets: $12 ($10 stu- dents and seniors over 65; $8 all seats Thursday). Information/reservations: (575) 523- 1223 or no-strings.org. The play tells of three old men plotting their escape from an old soldiers’ home. ‘Broadway Rocks: A Choral Revue’ — Las Cruces Revue Troupe presents rocking cel- ebration of Broadway in the past 20 years at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, and 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, featuring the music of Journey, Green Day, ABBA, and more. Shows featured include “Dreamgirls,” “Jersey Boys,” ”Mamma Mia,” “American Idiot,” “Rock of Ages,” “Movin’ Out” and “Leader of the Pack.” Tickets: $10. Information/reservations: (575) 523-1223. ‘9 to 5: The Musical’ — UTEP Dinner Theatre opens its “UTEP Centennial” season with the musical comedy based on the 1981 movie with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnik Oct. 18-Nov. 3. Showtime is 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with dinner matinee at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 20 and non-dinner matinees Oct. 27 and Nov. 3. Tickets: $33-$45 ($30-$40 Wednesday and Thursday and Sunday dinner matinees; $16-$26 non-dinner matinee). Information: 747-6060 or utep.edu/udt. Pushed to the boiling point by their boss, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocriti- cal bigot they call their boss. ‘Amor de Dom Perlimplin Con Belisa en Su Jardin’ — The Bel Air High School Tartan Theatre Troupe presents the Spanish language tragicomedy by Federico Garcia Lorca at 6, 7:10 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, and 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 29-30 at Bel Air Tartan Theatre, 731 N. Yarbrough. An old man falls in loves with a young woman forced to marry, but she falls for another man. Admission: $5 ($3 students). Information: 434- 2051. Presented by students in the Bel Air High School Dual Language Theatre Arts program. ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ — El Paso Community College’s Theater Ensemble pres- ents the musical comedy by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken Oct. 24-27 and Oct. 30- Nov. 3, at the EPCC Transmountain Campus Forum. Directed by Keith Townsend. Showtime is 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Children 7 and older welcome. Tickets: $15 ($10 non-EPCC students and military, $7 EPCC students); cash or checks only. Information: 831-5056 or epcc.edu/theater. This horror Motown and doo-wop era rock musical and audience favorite is about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. ‘Doctor Faustus’ — Shakespeare on the Rocks celebrates its 25th anniversary with the morality tale by Christopher Marlowe at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25-27, at Chamizal National Monument, 800 S. San Marcial. The play is the story of “Doctor Faustus” who seeks universal knowledge, sells his soul to the devil and lives to regret it. It is adapted in the spirit of Día de los Muertos and directed by Joseph Martinez III. ‘The Scarlet Letter’ — The UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance presents Phyllis Nagy’s adaptation of the classic Hawthorne novel with a decidedly contempo- rary slant, Oct. 25-Nov. 3, in the Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre. Professional actress Kathryn Smith-McGlynn will take on the iconic role of Hester for the UTEP production. Directed by Chuck Gordon. Showtime is 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $13 ($11 seniors, military, group, UTEP alumni and non-UTEP students; $9 UTEP students; ages 4-12): 747-5118 or theatredance.utep.edu. Pearl, Hester’s illegitimate daughter, is played El Paso Scene LOVE IS BETTER THE SECOND TIME AROUND Á4ep! z Ir|cn4 fer I|fc frem |c! 0ezr4|zn Án]c| 11811 Mr0rzrkcn z! 0´8hcz |Izr Izs! 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The play preserves the familiar story of Hester Prynne, Roger Chillingworth and Arthur Dimmesdale while casting a modern perspec- tive on its tragic events. ‘Yellow Brick Road’ — The 14th annual presentation of the musical drama for the whole family is 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, at Abundant Living Faith Center, 1000 Valley Crest. Admission is free. Information: 532-8543 or alfc.com. ‘James and the Giant Peach’ - American Southwest Theatre Company presents the clas- sic family tale by Roald Dahl at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at NMSU’s Center for the Arts. James longs for escape and finds an amazing adven- ture with new friends, danger and challenges. Tickets: $5. Information: (575) 646-4515. ‘The Insanity of Mary Girard’ — Tartan Theater Troupe presents the fictionalized account of the life of Mary Lum, wife of Philadelphia entrepreneur Stephen Girard, who was placed in an insane asylum for 25 years, at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 5-6, at Bel Air High School, 731 N. Yarbrough. Admission: $3; $2 students. Information: 434- 2149 or 434-2051. Stephen Girard was a supporter of the Republic during the American Revolutionary War and was highly regarded by the founding fathers. The play speculates on whether she was actually insane or if she had been placed there after her husband tired of their marriage. ‘Nora’ auditions — No Strings Theatre Company announces auditions for “Nora” adapted by Ingemar Bergman from Herick Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall in Las Cruces, directed by NSTC’s Artistic Director, Ceil Herman. Needed are one woman (age 25-35), one woman (age 30-40), one man (age 30-40) and one man (age 40 or older). The roll of Torvald has been precast. Information: [email protected] Border Theatre Acting Workshops — The Border Theatre Group hosts acting labs taught by area professionals at noon Saturdays at Glasbox art space, 1500 Texas. Workshops are designed to help potential performers of all ages and experience levels develop a working process. The goal of the sessions is to create a large stable of potential performers to help advance the theatrical and film communities in El Paso. Information/cost: 412-5283 or bor- dertheatre.org. On S tage Cont’d from Page 51 W hen artist extraordinaire Tom Lea wanted something, he knew it instantly. That quality fascinated writer, produc- er, director, and actor Camilla Carr, and also made her job writing the first installment of the Tom Lea story, “Tom Lea, Grace Note in a Hard World,” a work of pure joy. “He proposed to Sarah (his second wife) on their very first date,” Carr said. “I don’t think he was impulsive at all; he just knew himself and trusted his instincts. And with an artist, that quality is critical. His memory of details, addresses, specifics, was truly amazing. This is divinely helpful if you happen to be writing a play about him.” The Tom Lea Institute commissioned Carr to write and direct, and Frontera Repertory Co-Founding Artistic Director Kathryn Smith-McGlynn to produce the play. All involved hope it will be a con- tinuing theatrical project chronicling Lea. “This play is about his early life, who his mentors were, and what El Paso and New Mexico meant to him and how it influenced his work and life,” Carr said. The process began when Carr’s partner, renowned artist James Magee (for whom she relocated from California to El Paso) introduced her to the founder of the Tom Lea Institute, Adair Margo. “Adair formed the Tom Lea Institute around the same time that Kathryn and I began forming Frontera Rep,” Carr said. “We were delighted when Adair took us to lunch and presented the concept of us creating a play about Tom Lea.” Carr has a notable history as a novelist, screenwriter, playwright and actress. Her first play, “All About Bette: An Interlude With Bette Davis,” has been optioned by five-time Tony Award-winning producer Michael A. Jenkins, who is bringing it to New York next spring. In South America, la gran diva Mimi Lazo will create “Bette” in a Spanish production this January. Carr also co-produced the original West Coast stage production of “Last Summer at Bluefish Cove,” which gar- nered a Los Angeles Drama Critics’ Circle Award, multiple DramaLogue, AGLA, Robby and Oscar Wilde awards, as well as a proclamation from the City of Los Angeles for Outstanding Theatre. This record-breaking production became one of the longest running hits in Los Angeles history. Carr also is a producer on the Spanish production of the film (retitled “Liz En Septiembre”), currently in post-production in Venezuela. “I have written lots of long-form tele- vision based on true life stories,” Carr said. “I know from experience that writ- ing about a real life requires extensive research, so I gave myself about six months to read and let a structure devel- op before I started to write.” El Paso’s first look at Tom Lea’s life in a play will benefit from Carr’s many connections with the top names in the entertainment industry. “Before I had even put pen to page (or turned on my computer) I knew I want- ed Ray Baker to play Tom,” she said. Baker has starred in such original Broadway productions as Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize winning play “Crimes of the Heart,” (as the sweet Doc Porter) and the Tony Award winning “Torch Song Trilogy.” He also was in Off- Broadway hits such as Henley’s “The Lucky Spot,” and created memorable characters in such films as “Girl, Interrupted” with Angelina Jolie, “Rain Man” with Dustin Hoffman and “Anywhere But Here” with Natalie Portman and Susan Sarandon (All four of those actors have received Academy Awards). “Ray Baker is a great and distinguished American actor, and we are very, very lucky to have him,” Carr said. “And anyone who has ever been to his home in Los Angeles for Thanksgiving knows that Ray and his wife, actress/playwright Colleen Dodson-Baker, turn out the best Thanksgiving gatherings anywhere in L.A.” The list of top actors continues beyond Baker. Lea’s parents will be played by top pros Algernon D’Ammassa and Mary Jane Windle. “I must say all of our actors are simply first rate: Oscar Avila will portray both Pancho Villa and painter Enrique Alferez, a young Hispanic artist who was sponsored by the El Paso Kiwanis Club, which paid his way to Chicago so he could go to the Art Institute. He and Tom Lea were roommates and Tom, who spoke Spanish, taught Enrique English. “Cerris Morgan-Moyer — who recent- ly did a reading with Al Pacino, starred in Ed Harris’ ‘Appaloosa,’ just finished the National Tour of ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ and is partnered with Johnny Depp in the new visuals of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ publicity campaign — will come in from Los Angeles to play Nancy Lea, Tom’s first wife. “It was a real opportunity to create this character, the young fellow artist Tom fell in love with, studied with at the Art Institute, experienced his early and defining successes with, travelled to Europe with, brought home to West Texas, and who fell in love with the landscape and stars and their life on four acres outside Santa Fe with the very same passion as her husband. It is a story both romantic, pragmatic, expan- sive, and tragic. “Now this, of course, is really interest- ing for me as a writer, because generally people know more about his second wife, Sarah (immortalized in his famous portrait of her, ‘Sarah in the Summertime’). Rebecca Rivas, a real talent and beauty, who is a visiting pro- fessor of Voice and Movement right here at UTEP, will play Sarah, whose impor- tance in Tom’s life is, I hope, clarified and depicted as fully and beautifully as it was in real life.” The play, part of Tom Lea Month spon- sored by the institute, likely will make its premiere here, but go beyond El Paso. “I know Kathryn, Adair and I would very much like to take this first play to venues outside of El Paso, and we hope to develop a plan to do this following Tom Lea Month,” Carr said. However, this isn’t the only El Paso connected writing Carr is doing. She is currently adapting Janice Woods Windle’s bestselling novel, “Hill Country” as a mini series for television. Also in development is her own original screenplay, “Packard Jordan’s Final Appeal to the Texas State Parole Board” to star Dale Dickey, (Spirit Award at Sundance for “Winter’s Bone”). Though she wears the many hats, including that of director, producer and actress, the title of writer – screenwriter, playwright and novelist – dominates. “When I am writing, I am completely entranced and engrossed with that process,” Carr said. “At age 7, as soon as I had somewhat conquered the alpha- bet, I wrote my first story and just never stopped. I am eternally grateful that my mother gave me paper and Crayolas and asked me please not to write on the walls or the floor.” Carol Viescas is a veteran of community theater and teaches journalism at Bel Air High School. Tom Lea: Grace Note In A Hard World’ shows at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5-6, at the Philanthropy Theatre in the Plaza Theatre annex. Tickets: $25-$35 (Ticketmaster). Play on Tom Lea’s early years premieres in El Paso Page 52 El Paso Scene October 2013 El Paso Scene Page 53 October 2013 Southwest Festival of the Written Word — The inaugural literary festival is all day Friday through Sunday, Sept. 27-29, in Silver City, N.M. with this year’s theme “Textures y Sabores,” and features more than 50 writers, agents and publishers from the Silver City area as well as from Texas, Arizona, Colorado and other parts of New Mexico. Admission is free to most events, and the pub- lic is welcome. Information: (575) 313-3172 or swwordfiesta.org. Keynote speakers are writers Ana Castillo and Denise Chavez. Additional presenters are award-winning Navajo poet Orlando White, Lakota poet and artist Layli Long Soldier, WNMU Scholar-in-Residence Felipe de Ortego and NMSU writer-in residence JJ Wilson. Sisters in Crime — The Eastside chapter of the book discussion group supporting women mystery writers meets 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at its new location at St. Paul Methodist Church, 7000 Edgemere, to discuss “Balloons Can Murder” by Connie Shelton. The meeting is free to anyone to attend although a small donation may be asked to cover utilities/maid service. Information: 629-7063 or [email protected] Tumblewords Project — The writing workshops are 12:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Saturdays at the Memorial Park Public Library meeting room, 3200 Copper. Workshops are free; donations for the presenter are encour- aged. The group is open to all writers in a non- critique, non-caustic forum. Information: 328- 5484 (Donna Snyder), 566-1034 (library), tum- [email protected] or on Facebook at Tumblewords. City of Night Book Club — Rio Grande Adelante hosts the book club and social gather- ing for LGBT community and friends at 7 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at different locations. The meetings include a social, usually a dinner, as well as book discussion. Information/location: 525-9006 or cityofnight- [email protected] The Oct. 5 book is “Gentleman Junkie: The Life and Legacy of William S. Burroughs” by Graham Caveney. Friends of the Library Bookstore — Friends of the Cielo Vista Library’s used book- store is at 3025 McRae, with used books and paperbacks for sale. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Thursdays and Saturday. Proceeds benefit the library; donations of used reading material accepted. Information: 779- 6916. The Friends will host a half-price used book sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jose Cisneros Cielo Vista Library, 1300 Hawkins, Saturday, Oct. 5. All proceeds used to purchase books and resources for the library and bookmobile. Information: 779-6916 or 778-7503. Rafael Melendez book signing — Local author Rafael Melendez (Ralph) will sign copies of his novels “Beyond Cibola to Aztlan” and “The Serpent’s Breath” noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Fort Bliss Main Exchange Building, 1611 Marshall Road (entrance at Cassidy Road). Information: 562-9552, ext. 117. Border Book Festival ‘Maíz’ kickoff events - The Border Book Festival will cele- brate its 20th anniversary April 25-27, 2014, with the theme “Honoring The Corn Mother.” A series of kick off events begins in November at Casa Camino Real, corner of Amador and Tornillo in Mesilla. Upcoming regular volunteer meetings will be announced. Information: 575- 523-3988 or borderbookfestival.com. • Corn Mother Altar will be created for Día de Muertos at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. The pub- lic is invited to bring photos of loved ones and mementoes for altar, for a desfile/parade walk to San José cemetery and back for a posole and poetry party with a reading of special poems in tribute to the Ancestors. • A family and food writing workshop, “My Mother’s Tacos, Your Father’s Borscht” with Denise Chávez is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, open to writers of all ages and skills. Writers will explore family food stories in a series of interactive and fun exercises. Participants are asked to bring copies of a favorite family recipe to share. Reservations required. Cost: $20. Workshop participants are also asked to bring as many Corn food/items for a Thanksgiving Corn giveaway. EPCC Literary Fiesta — El Paso Community College’s 5th annual celebration of readers, writers and books is 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the EPCC Administrative Center, 9050 Viscount, with food, book and craft booths, a children’s activity corner and free books. Admission is free. Information: 831- 4039 or literaryfiesta.wordpress.com. Presenters: • 1 to 2 p.m.: Community Read of “From this Wicked Patch of Dust” with author Sergio Troncoso • 3 to 4:30 p.m.: Pitch your book idea to Literary Agent Bree Ogden • 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; “ Spinning a Positive Publicity Web” with Teffanie Thompson White • 5:30 p.m.: Dinner celebrating Sergio Troncoso and Free Hole Slam. Books Are Gems — 7744 North Loop Ste B (behind Compass Bank). The nonprofit organization sells and gives away new and used books. Books are sold for $1-$2, and children who come to the store may receive five free used books. Teachers can also receive free books for their classroom. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Information: Information: 845-5437 or booksaregems.org. Friends of the Irving Schwartz Library Bookstore — The bookstore at 1605 George Dieter (in Dieter Plaza) offers books, fiction, non-fiction, records, CDs, magazines, cards and other items. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Paperbacks, current magazines, records and CDs average 50¢, hardcover fiction is $1-$2, and National Geographics are 5¢. Funds raised from sale of donated books benefit the library. Book donations accepted. Information: 593- 0015. Southwest Reading Connections — The new book club for adults meets at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month, at Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science, 411 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall, dedicated to exploring the connections between life in the southwest in fiction and non-fiction. Meetings last around 90 minutes. Information: (575) 522- 3120 or las-cruces.org/museums. Barnes & Noble (East Side) —The East Side Barnes and Noble will move to its new location at the Fountains at Farah, 8889 Gateway West, Suite 120, with Grand opening events beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16. Information: 590-1932. Family Night is 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, with readings, costume characters and musical performances. Local author L.C. Hayden will sign copies her acclaimed book series at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. PEN/Faulkner Award winning author Benjamin Alire Saenz will sign his book “Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. Kelly Cleary Coffeen will host a tasting and book signing of her acclaimed cookbooks at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. Children’s storytime is 11 a.m. Saturdays. • Oct. 19: Haunted Ghoul Bus • Oct. 26: Go Away Big Green Monster A special storytime with author Joe Hayes is 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. Barnes & Noble (Las Cruces) — 700 S. Telshor in Mesilla Valley Mall. Information: (575) 522-4499. Children’s “Good Morning” storytimes are 10 a.m. Fridays. Costume character “Cookie Mouse” is at a special storytime 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. Star Wars Reads Day events are 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, with appearance by Storm Troopers, costume contest, trivia, crafts and more. A hands-on learning event, “Voyage of the Imagination” with a jungle animals make-a-mask activity is 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. A Halloween storytime hosted by Dona Ana Country 4-H is 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Reading Art Book Club — The book club of the Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N. Main, will meet at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, to discuss possible selections for 2014. Information: (575) 541-2137 or las- cruces.org/museums. Reading the Easel Book Club —The El Paso Museum of Art’s book group meets 4 to 5:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month in the museum’s executive dining room to dis- cuss art-related books. Cost: $10 per session (free for museum members), includes admis- sion to all exhibits. Participants must provide their own books. Space is limited; call to hold a seat; light refreshments provided. Information: 532-1707 ext. 65. The Oct. 17 selection is “The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer” by Anne-Marie O’Connor. The Nov. 21 selection is “The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas” by Gertrude Stein. Barnes & Noble at NMSU — The College Booksellers at New Mexico State University are at 1400 E. University in Las Cruces. Free parking in designated spaces Information: (575) 646-4431, NMSUbookstore.com or on Facebook at NMSUi. Free public story time with Peter Rabbit is 11 a.m. Saturday and noon Sunday, Oct. 5-6. 101ôT 8ocorro koad 85ß~ô1$2 ûþe0 10~5, T dayt a Week Margaref Øar0er, oW0er GREAT SELECTION OF REGIONAL INTEREST & BILINGUAL CHILDREN’S BOOKS ON THE MISSION TRAIL Just Past the Socorro Mission on Socorro Rd. 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Information: 747- 5711. • Sept. 26-27: This is The End • Oct. 10-11: Intouchables • Oct. 17-18: Despicable Me 2 • Oct. 24-25: Bully • Oct. 31-Nov. 1: The Conjuring • Nov. 7-8: Clandestine Childhood • Nov. 14-15: Taking Chance • Nov. 21-22: We’re The Millers. Movies in the Canyon —The 5th annual free movie season at the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater is Friday and Saturday, through Oct. 19. Showtimes are at dusk (about 7:30 p.m.). Concessions available (no food or bever- ages may be brought in). Information: 534- 0665 or moviesinthecanyon.com. • Friday, Sept. 27: Stuart Little • Saturday, Sept. 28: The Avengers • Friday, Oct. 4: Surf’s Up • Saturday, Oct. 5: E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial • Friday, Oct. 11: Babe: Pig In The City • Saturday, Oct. 12: The Green Hornet • Friday, Oct. 18: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey • Saturday, Oct. 19: Hotel Transylvania. EPMA World Cinema Series — El Paso Museum of Art, One Arts Festival Plaza, hosts screenings of films at 2 p.m. Saturdays. Donations purchase art books for the muse- um’s Algur H. Meadows Library. Seating is lim- ited on a first come, first serve basis. Admission: $3 suggested donation; free for members and age 12 and under. Age restric- tions may apply. Information: 532-1707 or elpa- soartmuseum.org. • Sept. 28: “The Jazz Singer.” (1927). Al Jolson plays the son of a Jewish cantor who must defy his father in order to pursue his dream of being in show business. Not Rated. • Oct. 12: “Bugsy,” (1991). A trip to a run- down gambling joint in the desert at a spot known as Las Vegas gives a sharp-dressing gangster his big idea. Rated R. • Oct. 19: “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” (1969). As the contestants in a grueling dance marathon attempt to stay on their feet, a tap- estry of stories unfolds, revealing a view of the human condition during the Great Depression. Rated PG. • Oct. 26: “Seabiscuit.” (2003). True story of the undersized racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but inspired and intrigued a nation suffering through the hardships of the depression. Rated PG-13. Cult Classic Film Series — A screening of the comic fantasy “The Princess Bride” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Silco Theater. 311 N. Bullard, in Silver City. Proceeds benefit the- atre renovations. Doors open at 5:50 p.m. Ticket information: (575) 534-1700 or silcothe- ater.com. Movies in the Park — City of Las Cruces hosts the free fall movie series at dusk Saturdays through Oct. 26, at Young Park, 860 Walnut, weather permitting. Bring coolers with food and drinks, blankets and lawn chairs (no alcohol, glass containers or pets). Food vendors available on site. Information; (575) 541-2704. • Oct. 5: Bless Me Ultima, PG-13 • Oct. 19: Iron Man 3, PG-13 • Oct. 26: SkyFall, PG-13. Film Las Cruces — The Rio Grande Theatre and the City of Las Cruces Film Liaison present the monthly film forum at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. Locally made films are screened alongside short films by student film- makers, followed by Q&A sessions with the filmmakers and industry news as it pertains to the area. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Information: (575) 523-6403 or Las- Cruces-Film.org. Pax Christi Film Series —The series presents the Ken Burns documentary “The Central Park Five,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services’ Mother Teresa Center, 2400 E. Yandell. Discussion will follow. Hosted by Pax Christi El Paso and the Peace & Justice Ministry of the Catholic Diocese of El Paso. Admission is free, donations accepted. Information: 740-3962. The teenagers who were wrongly convicted of the rape and beating of a Central Park jogger in 1989 tell their own story. In 1989, five boys from Harlem were accused of the violent rape and beating of a woman in Central Park. There was no physical evidence tying them to the crime, and there was DNA evidence that would have cleared them. Yet they were con- victed and spent years in prison before being cleared of this crime. Classic film series —Film historian, educa- tor, writer, archivist, collector Jay Duncan and the Sunset Film Society hosts a monthly film series at 7:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at the historic Hixon House, 717 W. Yandell. All presentations will include a cartoon, short, featurette or serial chapter, as well as commentary, anecdotes and film facts from Duncan. Admission and parking is free. Information: [email protected] Showing Oct. 14 is the 1946 British supernat- ural chiller “Dead of Night,” starring Mervyn Johns, Sally Ann Howes and Michael Redgrave. The film is considered one of the most influen- tial thrillers of the ‘40s, and one that gave birth to the anthology format of motion pictures. Fountain Theatre — 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 1/2 block south of the plaza in Mesilla. The historic theater, operated by the Mesilla Valley Film Society, features films at 7:30 p.m. nightly, plus 1:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $7 ($6 seniors, military and students with ID; $5 children and society members); $5 on Wednesday. Information, schedule: (575) 524-8287 or mesillavalleyfilm.org. • Sept. 27-Oct. 3: “I’m So Excited” (2013). The Pedro Almodóvar comedy is set in an air- craft to Mexico. Characters include bisexual pilots, gay stewards and various others dealing with a life-threatening emergency. • Oct. 4-10: “La Camioneta.” American direc- tor Mark Kendall. After discovering that most of Guatemala’s public transportation buses – Please see Page 55 Get Scene around town! The Scene comes out the last week of the month. 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Rated PG-13. • Oct. 18-24: “The Hunt.” A teacher strug- gling over custody of his son finds his world brutally shattered over one innocent lie. Rated R. Showing at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19: Ramon Hamilton’s documentary on ‘Smuggled,” the story of a 9 year-old boy and his mother smuggled into the United States in a compart- ment underneath a tour bus. Admission: $6 ($5 MVFS members). • Oct. 25-31: “Museum Hours.” When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the museum becomes a mysterious crossroads that sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world. Showing at 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 31-Nov. 1 is “Spider Baby” as part of the annu- al “Almost Midnight Halloween Movie.” The 1968 horror comedy concerns a weirdo family who has a regressive gene, which, as they grow older, causes them to become more and more like monsters. Unrated. Admission: $2. New Mexico Museum of Space History — 3198 SR 2001, Alamogordo. The museum’s Tombaugh IMAX Dome Theater presents: • ”Tornado Alley.” Join Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2. Showtimes: 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. • “Hubble.” Audiences blast off alongside the Atlantis STS-125 crew, witness spacewalks and experience the Hubble Telescope’s imagery. Showtimes: 10 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. Showing at 1 p.m. are “9 Planets and Counting” (Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday) and “Planetarium Show (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday). Tickets: $6 ($5 for seniors and military; $4 ages 4-12). Planetarium show admission: $3.50. Ages 3 and under free for all shows. Museum/Max combo tickets available. Information: (877) 333-6589 or (575) 437-2840 or nmspacemuseum.org. Jay’s Film Forecast — Film historian Jay Duncan prepared this list of top monthly “Coming Attractions” for movie fans, listed by studio and release date (subject to change). Oct. 4: • Gravity (Warner Bros.) — Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Eric Michels. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. • Runner Runner (20th Century-Fox) — Ben Affleck, Gemma Arterton, Justin Timberlake. Directed by Brad Furman. Oct. 11: • Captain Phillips (Columbia) — Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Barkhad Abdi. Directed by Paul Greengrass. • The Fifth Estate (Touchstone) — Benedict Cumberbatch, Carice van Houten, Daniel Brühl. Directed by Bill Condon. • Machete Kills (Open Road) — Danny Trejo, Alexa Vega, Mel Gibson. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. • Romeo and Juliet (Relativity Media) — Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Ed Westwick. Directed by Carlo Carlei. Oct. 18: • All Is Lost (Lionsgate) — Robert Redford. Directed by J.C. Chandor. • Carrie (Sony) — Chloë Grace Moretz, Ansel Elgort, Julianne Moore. Directed by Kimberly Peirce. Remake of Brian De Palma’s 1976 clas- sic and 2002 TV movie based on the Stephen King novel. • Escape Plan (Summit Entertainment) — Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Vincent D’Onofrio. Directed by Mikael Håfström. • 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight) — Chiwetel Ejiofor Michael K. Williams, Brad Pitt. Directed by Steve McQueen. Oct. 25: • The Counselor (20th Century-Fox) — Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem. Directed by Ridley Scott. • Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (Paramount) — Johnny Knoxville, Georgina Cates, Jackson Nicoll. Directed by Jeff Tremaine. DVD Releases Oct. 1: • The Croods / PG • This Is The End / R Oct. 8: • The Hangover Part III / R • Much Ado About Nothing / PG-13 • The Purge / R • After Earth / PG-13 Oct. 15: • Pacific Rim / PG-13 • The Heat / R Oct. 22: • The Way, Way Back / PG-13 • Before Midnight / R • Only God Forgives / R • The Internship / PG-13 Oct. 29: • Monsters University / G • R.I.P.D. / PG-13 El Paso Scene Page 55 October 2013 Film Scene Cont’d from Page 54 M y favorite cinematic portrayal of a person of faith is the char- acter of Eric Liddell, the Scottish rugby and track star played by Ian Charleson in the movie “Chariots of Fire.” As far as I know, after reading two biographies of Liddell, the movie is fair- ly true to the real-life Liddell. Liddell won the gold medal in the 400 meters in the 1924 Paris Olympics, but withdrew from the 100 meters because he refused to run in a qualifying meet held on a Sunday. Born in China of missionary parents, Liddell returned there as a mis- sionary himself after his college and ath- letic career. He died at age 43 at a Japanese internment camp in China only a few months before it was liberated in 1945. What sets this movie apart for me is that the movie celebrates Liddell as a young man full of discipline and convic- tion, but also full of humor and grace. His faith is not a mere response to adversity, but a dedication to service and excellence that practically ignores the idea of adversity. A famous scene in the movie recounts a 1923 440-yard race in which Liddell was knocked down short- ly after the start, but managed to make up a 20-yard gap and win at the finish, before collapsing of total exhaustion. The movie of course dramatizes certain elements. In the movie Liddell learns about the Sunday heat just before the Olympics and announces he will not run; in real life he knew about this month before and his decision was made then (he also declined to run in two relay events for the same reason). Some might regard Liddell’s refusal to run on a Sabbath as legalistic, but for Liddell it was simply a matter of obedience to God’s law. An event later in Liddell’s life dispels that notion of legalism. At the intern- ment camp in China, he was asked to referee the boys’ soccer games but declined because they were conducted on Sundays. But fights kept breaking out during the games, so he stepped in as referee because he was the one person in the camp whom everyone would respect. The role of Eric Liddell was the most famous accomplishment of Ian Charleson’s career. A Scot himself, Charleson was a highly regarded stage actor, from Shakespeare to musicals, before being cast in “Chariots of Fire.” His success in that film led to a well- received role in “Gandhi” as an Anglican minister and confidante of the great pacifist leader. Like Liddell, Charleson died young — at age 40 in 1990. He specifically requested that it be announced after his death that he died of AIDS. Since 1991, the Ian Charleson Awards have been given in his honor for the best classical stage performances by young actors. It’s fascinating to me that Scotland’s beloved athlete and missionary was so richly memorialized on film two genera- tions later by a fellow countryman who happened to be gay. I don’t know what Charleson’s actual views were about the Christian faith, but I read that he immersed himself in the Bible to prepare for the role of Liddell. The fact that Charleson could so power- fully grasp the character of this man of faith and portray him so vigorously on film certainly helped me reconsider my stereotypes about homosexuality. What initially struck me as a paradox became more of a wonderful reminder of how God’s kingdom is so much big- ger than I can imagine. At least a couple of God’s “many mansions” must be occupied by Liddell and Charleson. I hope they are neighbors, and I hope someday to eavesdrop on their conversa- tions. Randy Limbird is editor of El Paso Scene. Comments? Send to [email protected] by Randy Limbird El Paso Scene Page 56 October 2013 Local: ZZ Top can still bring the rock It has been over two years since some good ol’ Texas boys made their way back to this neck of the Southwest. They have become Rock and Roll Hall of Fame residents and a few years later put their stamp on the VH1 Storytellers series. Maybe all these accolades gave them the kick in the behind they needed to finish their 15th album after a decade-long absence from new material. “La Futura” is their latest and it has that amazing bluesy, dirty feel of their early work. The band will honor us Oct. 11 with their Lone Star state boogie-woogie, rockin’ blues at Inn of the Mountain Gods. The set list is running pretty hits-heavy, which always makes for a good time, and they have been known to throw in a Jimi Hendrix cover and a touch of The King’s greatness with Elvis Presley’s “Jailhouse Rock.” “La Futura” for you is plain and simple: ZZ Top in New Mexico. Now if we could only predict the future at those craps tables. Vince Neil warms up at Speaking Rock There have been some recent grumblings in the Mötley Crüe camp that the band has decided to throw in the towel, but not before one more trek around the globe. Lead singer Vince Neil has found a way to heal these very new wounds. He is going on the road solo style as a warm-up to the gigs without the boys. On Oct. 12 Speaking Rock Entertainment Center will welcome the Mötley Crüe frontman. His last disc, “Tattoos & Tequila,” came out three years ago, and the group’s last collection of origi- nals was almost another three years before. This should be of no concern because there is certainly a well of hits to draw upon. Let us also not forget that all but two tracks on the aforementioned solo album were cover versions. So we may get some Creedence Clearwater Revival, Aerosmith, Scorpions and even a little Elvis Presley channeled through him since they all made appearances on that CD. There have also been hints of some brand-new material from the gang before they pack it in, so perhaps a preview of those songs may be on the menu; either way it will kick-start your heart. National: Willie Nelson, “To All The Girls,” Legacy Records It was an ode to the ladies of his life, and now some three decades later it has returned as the title of his latest release. Just like the last time it’s all about duets. The big differ- ences here: no Julio Iglesias and no “… I Loved Before.” This time it is simply “To All the Girls…” and at the tender age of 80 Willie Nelson has released a second album in less than a year. This time he has chosen partners that are current superstars, such as Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Norah Jones. He has also gone the classic route by teaming up with Rosanne Cash, Emmylou Harris and Dolly Parton. Then there are the few crossover artists such as Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples and Sheryl Crow. Several of the disc’s 18 cuts were written by Willie himself, the standout cer- tainly being the up-tempo “Bloody Mary Morning” with Wynonna Judd. Many others are penned by some of his best buddies in the business; Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, and Merle Haggard are all rep- resented. He also isn’t afraid to take on rock royalty with his brilliant renditions of Bruce Springsteen’s “Dry Lightning” and his one- of-a-kind version of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Have You Ever Seen the Rain.” He appears to have covered it all with one glaring omission. “To All the Girls I Loved Before” is nowhere to be found, or maybe that’s just because he already has more than he can handle with the 18 females gracing this fantastic new album. Unfortunately they all won’t be with him when he performs in El Paso Nov. 14 at The Plaza Theatre. Rolling Stones, “Crossfire Hurricane,” Eagle Rock Entertainment There have been countless numbers of Rolling Stones movies, documentaries and concert videos, but none has captured their true emotions like the latest DVD from Eagle Rock Entertainment, “Crossfire Hurricane.” There are stunning admissions, explanations, candid moments and reactions by the mem- bers of the band. Former band mate Mick Taylor sets the record straight that it was a burgeoning heroin addiction that made him depart so early. Drummer Charlie Watts detested the role of a superstar, and being extremely embarrassed by the throngs of girls who chased them. Legendary bad boy Keith Richards simply passes off his deviant behavior as the one who had to “wear the black hat.” Not to be missed is longtime cohort and saxophonist Bobby Keys asking Mick to refrain from indecent gestures when his mum was in the audience. In perhaps the most stirring moment, Mick reacts to the reminder that original guitarist Brian Jones died only three weeks after being fired from the group. This doesn’t even touch upon the archival musical footage, from unseen shows of the Australian tour of 1973, countless numbers of unheard versions of favorite tracks, and even a different line sung in “No Expectations” that has never appeared any- where else. This is one Crossfire Hurricane that you will be happy to be caught in. Collectibles: Sandra Boynton, “Frog Trouble,” Workman Publishing Company It is once again time to revisit what the young’uns are listening to, but this time it comes in the form of a CD and book combo pack that makes children’s music actually enjoyable for adults and kids alike. It was masterminded by Sandra Boynton, a cartoon- ist, children’s author, songwriter, producer and director. “Frog Trouble” isn’t necessarily all about the amphibians, although there is a step-by-step instruction page for making your very own Kermit-like puppet. This is about getting together with the little ones and singing along to some simple country ditties. Subject matter ranges from flying pigs to trucks to alligators to a broken piano. All of this was written by Susan but the icing on the cake is the musicians she enlisted to bring her words to life. Who better to talk about tickling the ivories than Ben Folds and the pop wonder boys in Fountains of Wayne? Dwight Yoakam takes on an ode to man’s best friend, Ryan Adams brings airborne swine to life, and most intriguing is Mark Lanegan of Screaming Trees fame using his deep gravel growl to tell us all about Frog Trouble. There are 12 cuts in all and it won’t be any trouble, frog or otherwise, to find a family favorite. Brian Chozick is owner of Tumblin’ Dice Music. Drop him a line at [email protected] ‘The Insanity of Mary Girard’ — Tartan Theater Troupe presents the fictionalized account of a woman placed in an insane asylum for 25 years, at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 5-6, at Bel Air High School, 731 N. Yarbrough. Admission: $3; $2 students. Information: 434-2149 or 434-2051. Anthony Kearns — Grant County Community Concert Association presents the Irish tenor at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 at WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater in Silver City. Admission: $20 ($5 students 17 and younger). Information: (575) 538-5862 or gcconcerts.org. Golden Dragon Acrobats — Mimbres Region Art Council hosts China’s celebrated acrobats at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre in Silver City. Ticket information: (575) 538-2505, 1-888-758- 7289 or mimbresarts.org. ‘Beyond Therapy!’ — El Paso Playhouse, 2501 Montana, presents Christopher Durang’s screwball comedy Nov. 8-30. Information: 532-1317, elpasoplayhouse.com. Fiesta Fronteriza — Paso Del Norte Civil Rights Project hosts its annual event 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Camino Real Hotel, 101 S. El Paso. Cost: $55. Information: Sandra Arzate 532-3799 ext 15 or texascivilrightsproject.org. ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ — Alamogordo Music Theatre’s presents the cult classic Nov. 8-16, at the Flickinger Center in Alamogordo, N.M. Tickets: $10. Information: (575)430-9162 or alamogordomusictheatre.org. El Paso Rhinos - El Paso’s Junior League ice hockey team plays home games at the Sierra Providence Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Ticket information: 479-PUCK (7825) or elpasorhinos.com. • New Mexico Renegades at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9 • Texas Jr. Brahmas at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22-24. EPCC Literary Fiesta — El Paso Community College’s 5th annual celebration of readers, writers and books,is 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the EPCC Administrative Center, 9050 Viscount. Admission is free. Information: 831-4039 or literaryfiesta.word- press.com. ‘Cuff Me: The Fifty Shades of Grey Musical Parody’ — The racy unauthorized Off-Broadway comic parody of the E.L. James’s popular novel trilogy is 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Plaza Theatre. Adult content. Tickets: $30 and $42.50 (Ticketmaster). Holiday Show & Sale —The 9th annual fall show is Nov. 9-10 at El Maida Shrine Temple Auditorium, 6331 Alabama. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3. Parking is free. Information: 443-0824. St. Paul’s Arts & Crafts Bazaar —The St. Paul’s Methodist Women’s annual fall bazaar is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 7000 Edgemere. Information: 772-2734. Jennifer Ann’s Group fundraiser — The group, which seeks to prevent teen dating vio- lence, will host its annual dinner and dance 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Sunset Event Center, 150 Sunset. Tickets: $45. Information: 584-3636 or jenniferann.org. Opera For All — El Paso Opera’s 20th anniversary gala performance is 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. The performance is hosted by America’s most famous baritone, Sherrill Milnes. Tickets: $35. Information: 581-5534 or epopera.org. A celebratory dinner follows at 7:30 p.m. El Paso Museum of Art. Tickets: $100 (perfor- mance/dinner combo: $150). Desert Dash — Asombro Institute hosts the 5K, 10K and Children’s 1K Trail Race Saturday, Nov. 9, at Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park, 56501 N. Jornada, in Las Cruces. The 10K begins at 9 a.m. with 5K at 9:15 a.m. and Children’s 1K at 9:30 a.m. Registration: $25 though Nov. 1; $30 Nov. 1-6; $35 on race day. Informaton: asombro.org. Parade of Choirs — El Paso Independent School District presents the 54t annual choir concerts at 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Nov. 12-14 at Bowie High School Fine Arts Theatre, 801 S. San Marcial. Admission is free; seating is limited. Information: 760-8518. Bale Folclorico Da Bahia - Brazil’s only professional folk dance company returns at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium. Presented by Lola Productions. Tickets at UTEP Box Office and Ticketmaster outlets. Willie Nelson — The country legend returns to the Sun City at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at The Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $40-$85 (Ticketmaster). Autumn Wine Art Market —Sunland Winery, located at Art & Frame Mfg., 1769 Victory Lane in Sunland Park, N.M., host the First Day of Summer celebration 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14-17. Free wine tasting with a local arts market. Admission is free. Information: (575) 589-1214. All Saints Christmas Festival — All Saints Episcopal Church, 3500 McRae Blvd., will host its Christmas festival 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Information: 598-0721 of allsaintsepiscopalep.org. Grace Life Holiday Fair — Grace Life Church, 851 Thorn, hosts its fair 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Information: 755-6128. ‘Broadway Revisited’ — Broadway leg- ends Dale Kristien and Bill Hutton present an evening of music from their distinguished careers at 8 p.m. Nov. 16, at the Spencer Theater for Performing Arts in Alto, N.M. Tickets: $66-$69 Information: (575) 336-4800, (888) 818-7872 or spencertheater.com. UTEP Football — The Miners’ final home game is 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, against Florida International at Sun Bowl Stadium. Ticket information: 747-5234, 544-8444 or utepathletics.com. Provost Gun Show — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16-17, at the El Maida Shrine Temple, 6331 Alabama. Admission: $5 ($4 active military and accompanying dependents). Information: 241- 1761. EPSYOs Fall Concert —The El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras, under the direc- tion of Andres Moran, performs at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Ticket information: 525-8978 or epsyos.org RichterUzer — Las Cruces Civic Concert Association presents the Russian guitar and cello duo at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Ticket information: (575) 521-4051 or lascrucescca.org. El Paso Symphony Orchestra: ‘La Danza Clasica’ - The Symphony, conducted by Bohuslav Rattay, performs at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22-23 in the Plaza Theatre, with guest Peter Soave, bandoneon. Tickets: $15-$40 ($8-$10 students). Information: 532-3776 or epso.org. ‘A Christmas Carol’ — American Southwest Theatre Company presents the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’s classic with lyrics by Tom Smith and music by Roger Butterfly Nov. 22-Dec. 8 at NMSU’s Center for the Arts. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $17. Preview performance is 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Tickets: $10.Information: (575) 646-4515. My Sinatra — Flickinger Center for the Performing Arts in Alamogordo presents the musical featuring the songs of Frank Sinatra at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Ticket information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com. Repticon El Paso — The Reptile & Exotic Animal Show is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23-24, at El Maida Shrine, 6331 Alabama. Admission: $10 ($5 ages 5-12). Information: repticon.com/elpaso. Las Artistas Art Show and Sale — The 42nd annual juried event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23-24, at First Presbyterian Church, 1340 Murchison. . Information: lasartistas.org. ‘Blue Corn The Journey’ — New Mexico performer Robert Mirabel’s presentation fea- turing the Jemez Pueblo Dancers is 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Rio Grande Theatre, at 211 Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Tickets: $25 and $35. Information: (575) 523-6403 or RioGrandeTheatre.com. Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic — The annual college All- America event is Nov. 25-26 at El Paso Country Club. Information: 533-4416, ext. 15. FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade —10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving Day), at Montana and Ochoa. Information: 533-4416. ‘Nora’ — No Strings Theatre presents Ingmar Bergman’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s classic play “The Doll House” Nov. 29-Dec. 15 at the Black Box Theatre in Las Cruces. Tickets: $10- $12. Information/reservations: (575) 523-1223 or no-strings.org. Picacho Corridor Fall Studio Tour — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 30- Dec. 1, with art talks, refreshments and more. Look for the “Open Studio” signs along Picacho Avenue. Admission is free. Information/maps: (575) 635-7899 or on facebook at fallstudio- tour. 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