El Paso Diablos Baseball — The American Association minor league team regular home game time is 7:05 p.m. (Sundays at 6:05 p.m.) at Cohen Stadium in Northeast El Paso. Ticket information: 755-2000 or diablos.com.
• May 12-15 — Kansas City T-Bones.
‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ — The Hot PAWtooties, group supporting Pets Alive-El Paso, Inc. presents the audience participation screening of the cult movie at midnight Saturday,May 14, at Scottish Rite Temple Theatre, 301 W. Missouri. Proceeds benefit Pets Alive-El Paso’s feral cat sterilization program. Ages 17 and older welcome. Admission: $10 ($7.50 student/military and seniors 50 and older with ID). Information or toe volunteer: 309-8322 or elpasoscottishrite.org.
Prop bags are $2; no outside props, large purses, bags or backpacks permitted.
‘Schoolhouse Rock Live, Jr.’ – Kids-N-Co., 1301 Texas, presents the live celebration of the Emmy-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever, tuneful songs May 7-29. Directed by Fernando Alvarez with musical director Laura Sambrano. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $7 ($5 children, seniors, students and active military); available at the door one hour before show. Advance reservations accepted for groups of 10 or more. Information: 351-1455 or kidsnco.org.
‘Broadway Jukebox’ — Youth Opera of El Paso presents Broadway hits from the 50s and 50 May 13-15, at La Fe Culture and Technology Center, 721 S. Ochoa (rear building). Performance are 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $7 ($5 children, seniors, military) Information: 449-4069.
The performance includes songs from “Grease,” “Hairspray,” “All Shook Up,” “The Taffetas” and many more.
Scenic Sundays — El Paso area citizens and their pets are invited to ride, skate, walk or run on Scenic Drive, from Rim Road to Richmond, 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sundays through September, and 7 a.m. to noon during the fall and winter months. Safety barrels will line the area and the El Paso Police Department will provide security along this popular path. Hosted by the office of city Rep. Susie Byrd. Admission is free. Information: 541-4416 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dolly Dingle’s Tea Party — El Paso County Historical Society will host its 6th annual tea party for girls 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the historic Burges House and Gardens, 603 W. Yandell. Garden opens at 1 p.m. Seating is limited, reservations required. Girls should be at least 5 to attend. Tickets: $20. Information/reservations: Carmen Stearns, 533-3173 or email@example.com.
Burges Spring Dance Recital — The Burges High School Dance Company presents its annual recital at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 13-14, at the Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial, featuring several dance styles. Admission: $5. Information: 532-7273.
Club 101 — 1148 Airway. Advance tickets for most events available at Club 101, All That Music, Psycha and online at ticketbully.com, unless otherwise listed. Information: 544-2101 or club101.com.
• Voodoo Glow Skulls — The ska punk band performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17. Tickets: $10.
Letter Carriers’ Food Drive – The 21st annual food drive is Saturday, May 14, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers, the U.S. Postal Service and other organizations to benefit area food banks. To participate, individuals can leave non-perishable food items in a bag near their mailbox; items also can be donated at local post offices. Information: 533-2434 or 593-1396.
Relay for Life — The American Cancer Society will host the annual overnight event 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday, May 13-14 at Fort Bliss’s Stout Field, and May 20-21 at Hanks High School. Participants, including cancer survivors, friends, caregivers and families from throughout El Paso, will walk or run the track all night in teams of 8-12 people to raise funds for cancer research. Information: 544-4427. Web: cancer.org.
‘Fashionistas Inspiring Girls’ Fashion Show — Latinitas will host a charity girl empowerment fashion show 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at EPCC’s Administrative Services Center, 9050 Viscount, featuring clothing for girls, teens and women. The family-friendly event also includes live music, video screening, youth artwork exhibit, dance performances, guest speaker and vendor booths from local boutiques and shops. Proceeds benefit the Latinitas scholarship fund. Tickets: $10 in advance; $15 day of event. Available online at LatinitasMagazine.org. Information: 219-8554 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Spring King Fling’ — An encore performance celebrating the music of Carole King starring Laura Tate Goldman with the Dan Lambert Double Drum Trio is 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at The Magic Pan, 5034 Doniphan. The previous performance in March sold out. Cost: $34.95 (includes dinner, dessert and concert). Information/reservations: 581-2121.
Yanni — The internationally successful music superstar performs Tuesday, May 17, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. The live show will introduce some of the music from Yanni’s new album “Truth Of Touch,” his first album of original studio music in almost a decade. Tickets start at $47.50, plus service charges. (Ticketmaster).
Yanni will also perform his instrumental hits from the shows that have become famous around the world, including his greatest instrumental hits made famous in his shows from the Acropolis in Greece, the Taj Mahal in India, the Forbidden City in China and the Royal Albert Hall in England.
Amigos de Dressage Horse Shows — The Paso del Norte Dressage Society will host its 17th annual shows 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15, at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, benefiting Therapeutic Horsemanship of El Paso. Spectator admission is free. Information: 373-9179 or pasodelnortedressage.org.
Dressage, occasionally referred to as “Horse Ballet,” develops, through standardized progressive training methods, a horse’s natural athletic ability and willingness to perform.
‘The Sound of Music’ — UTEP Dinner Theatre presents the Rogers and Hammerstein family classic through May 22. Showtime is 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; dinner matinee performance is 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1; non-dinner matinees are 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 8, 15 and 22. Tickets $26-$38 dinner shows; $12-$22 non-dinner matinee. Information: 747-6060.
Sasahara Gallery — 7100 Westwind Drive, Suite 135. Fine art paintings, jewelry, sculpture, photography, prints, cards and portraits. Information: 584-4222 or email@example.com. Web: sasaharagallery.com. Showing May 1-July 31: “The South of Spain,” works by Candy and Charlie Mayer. Opening reception is 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday,May 14.
Spirit of Amigo Travel Fairs — El Paso Convention and Visitors Bureau and El Paso Hotel Motel Association will host the 8th annual tourism trade show and luncheon at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 12, in recognition of National Tourism Week, at the El Paso Convention Center. Information/reservations: 534-0681 or visitelpaso.com.
EPSYOs Season Finale Concert — El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras’ season finale is 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the Plaza Theatre, featuring all 250 members of the orchestras. Tickets: $12 ($7 seniors, students, military). Information: 525-8978 or epsyos.org.
Featured are 2011 EPSYOs Concerto Competition winner James Blanchard in Franz Doppler’s “Fantasie Pastorale for Flute and Orchestra.” Other works include Bizet’s “Carmen Suite,” Brahms’ “Hungarian Dance No. 5,” and the triumphant finale from Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 5.”
Jazz Unlimited Big Band — The jazz band presents an evening of swing, jazz, ballads, rock and Latin styles at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 5005 Love Road, accompanied by vocal stylist Judy Day. Admission is free, donations accepted. Information: 581-4444 or loveroad.org.
Fat Dog — The acoustic quartet perform at 8 p.m. Friday, May 13, at The Percolator, 217 N. Stanton. The band performed folk/rock from 1969 to 1981, before splitting up. This will be one of their first performances together again after 30 years. Admission is free. Information: 351-4377.
Alfresco! Fridays — The free outdoor concerts begin at 5:30 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 30 at Arts Festival Plaza (between El Paso Museum of Art and Plaza Theatre). Information: 534-0675, or alfrescofridays.com.
• May 13 — La Imperial Sonora (Tropica/cumbia)
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Michelle Shocked — The singer-songwriter and recording artist performs a benefit concert for the Southwest Environmental Center, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 day of show. VIP tickets: $40 (includes reception with artist before the show and reserved seats in the first two rows). Advance tickets available at the Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N. Downtown Mall. Information: (575) 522-5552.? Fiercely independent and outspoken, Shocked’s current “Campfire Girl” tour celebrates the 25th anniversary of her first album, the unauthorized bootleg release of the Texas Campfire Tapes. Other albums include “Short Sharp Shocked,” “Arkansas Traveler” and her latest “ToHeavenURide.”??New Horizons Symphony — The symphony conducted by Shawn Robinson hosts its season finale at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall in Las Cruces. Admission is free. Information: (575) 522-5571 or nhsocruces.com.??Cactus Carnival — The 6th annual celebration of the thousands of native plants found at Pancho Villa State Park’s botanical gardens is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the park and adjacent Cootes Hill. The event feature arts and crafts by local artists, guided strolls and live music. Native and exotic cactus plants for sale. Park admission is $5 per vehicle. Information: (575) 531-2711, or nmparks.com.??Mesilla Valley Concert Band — The 95-piece band performs at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at NMSU’s Atkinson Music Recital Hall, Las Cruces. Admission is free. Information: (575) 646-2421.
Wet ‘N’ Wild Waterworld —8804 S. Desert, Anthony, Texas (I-10 at Exit 0). Information: 886-2222 or wetwild.com.
Festival Norteño y Banda is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 15, featuring Banda Estrellas de Sinaloa de German Lizarraga and Control, Salvajes de Chihuahua, El Venadito, Los Traviezoz, Latido Musical. Hosted by Univision 26, Jose 93.9 and El Gato 94.7. Tickets: $20.99 ($18.99 ages 4-12; $2.99 ages 1-3). Includes park admission.