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Who: El Paso Pro-Musica
What: Chamber Music Festival
When: Now - Feb 4
Where: Venues Throughout the Region
Contact: Felipa Solis 915.833.9400 solismediagroup@gmail.com
The El Paso Pro-Musica Chamber Music Festival features Artists from around the world in concert in venues throughout the region. The artists also perform Educational outreach in schools making music accessible to all. The concert schedule is at www.eppm.org and every Thursday at Noon throughout the January Festival, is the Free Bach's Lunch Concert Series at Noon at the El Paso Museum of Art. For tickets, call 915-833-9400 and tickets are available at the door of each concert.

Who: El Paso Museum of Archaeology
What: Pieces of the Puzzle: New Perspectives on the Hohokam
When: Now - Feb. 8 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues - Sat.
Where: 4301 Transmountain Road, El Paso TX 79924
Contact: Marilyn Guida 915.755.4332 guidamr@elpasotexas.gov
This exhibit hosted by the El Paso Museum of Archeology shows the latest research on the ancient Hohokam culture of the Southwest. You'll learn how archaeologists determine the age of artifacts, how ancient people migrated, and what led to the disappearance of the Hohokam.

Who: Laughter Club of El Paso
What: Laughing Fit
When: Saturdays, Now - Feb 22 at 1 p.m.
Where: Dorris Van Doren Library Family Rm., 551 Redd Rd., El Paso
Contact: Luther or Susan Ludwig 915.217.8028 luthersusan@bellsouth.net
Laughter Yoga Club of El Paso. Laughter fitness, scientifically demonstrated to boost attitude, energy, immune system, and more. Ridiculously fun, practiced in laughter clubs around the world. Dorris Van Doren Library Family Room, 551 Redd Rd.. Saturdays 1:00-1:45 p.m.

Who: Amado Peña Gallery
What: Painted Guitar Exhibit
When: Now - Feb 28 at 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Where: Peña Gallery, 12740 Alarcon Rd, San Elizario Historic District, 79849
Contact: Al Borrego 915.851.0093 or 915.851.8400 ab@sanelizariohistoricdistrict.org
The Peña Gallery in the San Elizario Historic District presents the "Painted Guitar" Exhibit: A Collection of painted guitars and artwork, featuring world renowned Artists Diana Brach-Stamper, C.J. Wells, Amado Peña, Helen Hall, R.J. Branson, M.S. Franco, Michelle Ferran, Rob Mack, Christopher Joseph and Barry Johnson. The Exhibit will run through February. Gallery Hours: 10-5pm, Closed Monday.

Who: UTEP Centennial Museum
What: Exhibit, "Miner Strong: A Century of Sports at UTEP"
When: Now - Mar 18
Where: Centennial Museum, UTEP campus
Contact: Maribel Villalva 915.747.6669 mvillalva2@utep.edu
As the headquarters for the UTEP Centennial Celebration, the Centennial Museum and Welcome Center is currently displaying the exhibit, "Miner Strong: A Century of Sports at UTEP." Designed in conjunction with the UTEP Athletics Department, “Miner Strong” showcases some of the most notable victories in the school’s athletics programs, such as the historic 1966 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship and track star Bob Beamon’s record-breaking long jump at the 1968 Olympics. The exhibit also pays homage to the late Basketball Coach Don Haskins and standout athletes who left their mark on the UTEP playing fields and beyond. The exhibit, which will be on display through March 18, 2014, is the second in a series of Centennial exhibits honoring UTEP’s Centennial Celebration.

Who: Alicia Rascon
What: Teen Leadership Institute
When: Jan 25 at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Jose Cisneros Public Library
Contact: Alicia Rascon 915.219.8554 latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com
Discover your leadership talents through our semester-long leadership institute. The Teen Leadership Institute is currently accepting applications from high school girls in grades 9-12 interested in developing their leadership potential. A select group of teen girls will be chosen to participate in our leadership program to learn how they can become a strong voice for their community. The program features bi-weekly workshops to help teens learn about civic engagement, develop leadership techniques, explore social justice topics, connect with community leaders, attend field trips and organize volunteer projects. The institute will kick-off with a conference on January 25th at the Jose Cisneros Public Library from 10:00am to 4:00pm followed by bi-weekly workshops. The deadline to apply is January 18th. The leadership institute is organized by Latinitas, a nonprofit dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of Latina youth.

Who: San Elizario Genealogy & Historical Society
What: San Elizario Historic District Tours
When: Jan 26, Feb 23, & Mar 23 at noon & 3 p.m.
Where: San Elizario Historic District, San Elizario, TX 79849
Contact: Al Borrego 915.851.0093 ab@sanelizariohistoricdistrict.org
The San Elizario Historic District will present Two Free guided walking tours of the Nationally recognized Historic District on the 4th Sunday of every month. Tour Times are at Noon and 3 PM. Participants are asked to gather at the Main Street Mercantile, 15 minutes prior to the tour. The tour will take approximately one hour and a half. This is a walking tour, at a slow pace. Don’t forget your camera!! Texas History, starts in San Elizario!

Who: Smokey Joe's Cafe
What: UTEP Dinner Theater
When: Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12 , 13, 14, & 15 at 7 p.m.
Where: 2nd Floor Union West Building, UTEP Campus
Contact: UTEP Ticket Center 915.747.5234
2013 - 2014 Season of musicals celebrating UTEP's Centennial. Smokey Joe's Cafe featuring many of the greatest songs ever recorded, including Fools Fall IN Love, On Broadway, There Goes My Baby, Love Potion #9, Spanish Harlem, Jail House Rock, Yakety Yak, Charlie Brown, Hound Dog, Kansas City, and Stand By me!

Who: UTEP Department of Theater and Dance
What: The Trials of Pobrero El Campesino
When: Feb 7, 8, 13, 14, & 15 at 8:00 p.m. and Feb 9 & 16 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Wise Family Theater 2nd floor, Fox Fine Arts Center
Contact: UTEP Box Office 915.747.5118 uteptheatreboxoffice@yahoo.com
In honor of the UTEP Centennial, join us for an exciting evening of original choreography. Stravinsky’s Pestruska, Gershwin’s Three Preludes and the kingdom of Bhutan serve as the inspiration for this year’s annual dance concert. Travel through time with Pobrero el Campesino in a new ballet of politics and love in revolutionary Mexico that’s based on ballet’s beloved puppet, Petrushka. Tap your feet to the jazzy rhythms of George Gershwin’s Three Preludes and journey through the elements of earth, water, fire, air, and space with The Call of the Raven, a new dance based on the principles of the pre-Buddhist religion of Bon still practiced in Bhutan.

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