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March 8, 2013

Forgot to plan your weekend? Not to worry-we’ve got you covered! From sun-up to sun-down, Last Minute Local provides you with the best “no planning required” things to eat, see and do in El Paso. Visit us every Friday for your last minute local or for a complete list of events visit http://www.eventselpaso.com. Have a good suggestion for next weekend? Email us at lastminutelocal@elpasocvb.com.

FRIDAY

The Game: UTEP Women's Basketball http://www.utepathletics.com Support the UTEP women’s basketball team during their game against Tulane University!

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The Concert: The Garage Music Collective https://www.facebook.com/TheGarageTequilaBar For musicians by musicians, the Garage Music Collective is a live music event taking place March 8th, 2013 at The Garage Tequila Bar. With music ranging from Ska, Experimental, Alternative, to Pop Rock, this show is truly an "Indie" collective. There will be 2 stages consisting of 30 min sets, and 12 bands. There will be no bands playing at the same time so the audience will truly be able to enjoy each band without having to worry about missing another. 18+ $5; 21+ Free

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SATURDAY

The Run : Father Rick Matty 5K ACTS Run/Walk http://www.raceadventuresunlimited.com/ Race begins at 8 am from St. Patrick Cathedral. T-shirt to first 250 registrants and custom made Medals for various age groups.

The Exhibition: The Wyeths Across Texas http://www.elpasoartmuseum.org/exhibitions.asp The El Paso Museum of Art is proud to be the single touring venue for an exhibition organized and first displayed at the Tyler Museum of Art, which presents 31 works in Texas collections by the most beloved and famous family of American artists—N. C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, and Jamie Wyeth. The exhibition includes the EPMA’s own bold watercolor by Andrew, Trout Stream, which the artist painted in Maine in 1948.

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The Flick: Surviving Picasso
http://www.elpasoartmuseum.org/films.asp The life and times of Pablo Picasso, circa 1943 to 1953, provides the basis for this biographical drama featuring Anthony Hopkins as the legendary Spanish artist. Featured among the ensemble are newcomer Natasha McElhone as his lover Francoise Gilot; Julianne Moore as Dora Maar, Diane Venora as Picasso’s third wife and Paloma Picasso’s mother; and Joan Plowright as Gilot’s grandmother.

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The Band: Cold War Kids http://trickyfalls.com/ Tricky Falls presents Cold War Kids with guest Hanni El Khatib. All ages are welcomed and doors open at 7:00 p.m.

SUNDAY

The Walk: Dr. Nixon Elementary 2nd Annual Run/Walk for Literacy http://www.raceadventuresunlimited.com/03-10-2013/Dr-Nixon-Elementary-2nd-Annual-RunWalk-For-Literacy/557

The Picnic: Dusty Low http://www.zinvalle.com/zvb/ai1ec_event/dusty-low-4/?instance_id=102 FREE live music and FREE wine tasting. Come on out and enjoy the sounds of Dusty Low from 1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m. Bring a picnic, your family and friends and enjoy the day at Zin Valle Vineyards.

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