This month’s shouldn’t-miss events include Ariana Grande, the all-new Haunted Forest, and two of Latin music's most beloved artists, Mark Anthony and Carlos Vives.

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    KLAQ Haunted Forest

    October 1-31, 2015

    The haunt moves outdoors this year for a mind-bending 4D experience. [Tickets+Info]

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    Teresa Caputo

    October 7, 2015

    TLC’s “Long Island Medium” comes to the Don Haskins Center. Caputo will tell stories about her life and career, and give readings to audience members. [Tickets+Info]

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    October 8, 2015

    The “Take Me to Church” singer brings his pulled-back hair and musical stew of rock, blues, folk and soul to the Abraham Chavez Theatre. [Tickets+Info]

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    Chalk the Block

    October 9-10, 2015

    The homegrown event isn’t just about drawing on the sidewalk. It’s about interactive art installations, live dance and theatrical performances, sidewalk chalk art competition, live bands, and food. [Info]

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    ‘West Side Story’

    October 9-31, 2015

    UTEP Dinner Theatre opens its 33rd season with the award-winning musical adaptation of the classic romantic tragedy about two warring New York City gangs -- the Jets and the Sharks. [Tickets+Info]

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    Super Freestyle Explosion

    October 10, 2015

    The “Ultimate Old School Jam” features ‘80s freestyle greats Stevie B, Lisa Lisa, The Original Cover Girls, Trinere, and many more at the Don Haskins Center. [Tickets+Info]

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    Ariana Grande

    October 15, 2015

    The ponytailed pop superstar known for the chart toppers "Problem", "Bang Bang" and "Love Me Harder" performs at the El Paso County Coliseum, with special guest Prince Royce. [Tickets+Info]

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    Sun City SciFi Fan Expo

    October 17-18, 2015

    The 2nd annual “convention by fans and for fans” will feature appearances by Verne Troyer (“Mini Me”), Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek’s Uhura), memorabilia vendors, Q&A panels, and other celebrity guests. [Tickets+Info]

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  • 9

    Indian Food Festival

    October 23-25, 2015

    A celebration of Indian food and culture as well as art, jewelry, and crafts at Cleveland Square Park, Downtown. [Tickets+Info]

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    Mark Anthony & Carlos Vives

    October 30, 2015

    Two of Latin music's most beloved artists bring their cleverly titled “UNIDO2” tour and Grammy Award winning songs to UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. [Tickets+Info]

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