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Tickets: $32.50 to $52.50 (Ticketmaster).
Tucker returned to stand-up comedy by
2011, but soon returned to film in the widely
acclaimed “Silver Linings Playbook” while continuing his comedy tour.
Grace and Tony — The “punkgrass” duo
performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at
the Buckhorn Opera House in Pinos Altos,
N.M. as part of the Mimbres Region Arts
Council’s Folk Series. Showtime to be
announced. 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
She played bluegrass. He played punk. When
Grace and Tony met, they fell in love and the
music, the describe as a “natural fusion punk
rock, southern gospel and bluegrass,” just followed after.
Redhead Express — Las Cruces Civic
Concert Association presents the country
music quartet 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, at the Rio
Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in the Las
Cruces Downtown Mall. Tickets: $20.
Information: (575) 521-4051 or
Redhead Express are four sisters from Alaska
(now based in Tennessee) who have spent the
past seven years touring with their family band
across the country. Their first album is expected to be released soon.
The Second City — Dona Ana Arts Council
presents the world famous comedy troupe’s
55th Anniversary tour at 7:30 p.m. Saturday,
Nov. 22, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N.
Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Tickets: $34
balcony; $45.40 main floor. Information: (575)
523-6403 or
The troupe will celebrate their anniversary
with classic sketches made famous by such
names as John Belushi, Stephen Colbert, Tina
Fey, Steve Carell and Gilda Radner, along with
new satire stripped from today’s headlines and
La Arrolladora Banda Limón — The
Mexican music group performs at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 26, at El Paso County
Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $36.50 and
$50. (Ticketmaster).
Arrolladora Banda Limón was formed by clarinet player René Camacho, who became
involved in local traditional Mexican music in
the mid-’60s, and was a top-selling act by the
‘Life in Color: Unleash’ — “The World’s
Largest Paint Party” comes to El Paso at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 29, at El Paso Convention
Center. The show fuses high-energy music, art,
dance, and paint into one mind blowing combination. All ages show. Tickets: $25.50 general
admission (Ticketmaster). Information:
“Life In Color” began in 2006 on college campuses in Florida. Since then, it has quickly taken
the Americas by storm positioning itself as a
one of a kind experience. The event features
top DJ’s The Chainsmokers, Brillz and David
Solano, plus aerial acts, stilt walkers, contortionists and fire shows, leading up to famous
“Paint Blast.”
Trans-Siberian Orchestra — The group
brings their latest holiday show “The Christmas
Attic” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, to the Pan
Am Center in Las Cruces, sponsored by the
Hallmark Channel. The “rock holiday tradition
November 2014
for a new generation” will showcase their
unique combination of storytelling, virtuoso
musicianship and over the top production.
Proceeds benefit Million Koins For Kids.
Tickets start at $33 (Ticketmaster).
Information: (575) 646-1420 or
“The Christmas Attic” begins on Christmas
Eve, when a young girl’s curiosity leads her to a
night of mischief and magic. She decides to
sneak up into the attic of her parents’ home
while she should be asleep and there discovers
a magical doorway to the past in the form of a
mysterious trunk filled with ornaments, toys,
old records and bundles of handwritten letters.
A startling discovery in one of the letters, leads
to an unlikely adventure.
The second half of the show will feature TSO
iconic classics and fan favorites, such as
“Wizards in Winter,” “Requiem” and
“Christmas Eve/ Sarajevo 12/24.”
Carlos Mencia — The superstar standup
comic performs Dec. 4-6, at the Comic Strip,
1201 Airway. Showtime is 8 p.m. Thursday,
and 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Tickets: $27.50 Thursday, $32.50 Friday and
Saturday early show; $22.50 Friday and
Saturday late show; available from No free passes accepted.
Information/showtimes: 779-5233 or
“Mind of Mencia” debuted on Comedy
Central in early 2005. It became one of the
strongest shows in the network’s history, averaging about 1.5 million total viewers.
Mencia’s latest comedy special “New
Territory” debuts Dec. 4 on Comedy Central.
‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast’ — Jam
Theatricals and El Paso Live’s Broadway present the return of the smash Broadway musical,
based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, at the Plaza
Theatre. Tickets: $37-$77. Information: 2311111, or
This classic musical love story is filled with
unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers
including “Be Our Guest.”
Art Alexakis — An evening with the
Everclear frontman, “Songs and Stories,” is 8
p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Lowbrow Palace,
111 E. Robinson. Tickets: $20 in advance, $30
day of show ($3 surcharge for ages 16-20).
Most Lowbrow events available from, or from All That Music, The
Headstand and Happy House. Information:
356-0966 or
Dave Koz ‘A Smooth Jazz Christmas’
— The Grammy-nominated saxophonist and El
Paso favorite presents his 17th annual
Christmas show at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16,
with this year’s guests Christopher Cross,
Jonathan Butler and Maysa. Tickets to be
announced (Ticketmaster).
Koz, a multi-million-selling solo recording
artist, Grammy nominee and composer, is considered one of the most expressive voices in
contemporary music. His past El Paso appearances have sold out. His compilation holiday
CD is “Ultimate Christmas.”
David Benoit — Doña Ana Arts Council
presents the legendary jazz pianist with “A
Charlie Brown Christmas,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday,
Dec. 19, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N.
Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Benoit will perform many of the iconic Peanuts tunes by
Vincent Guaraldi. Tickets: $30. Information:
(575) 523-6403 or
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