This month's must-see events include our own homegrown film festival and Minerpalooza. Plus rock to the music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band with the El Paso Symphony Orchestra.

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    Plaza Classic Film Festival

    August 4-14, 2016

    The “world’s largest classic film festival” features movies of all genres shown at various locations downtown including the historic Plaza Theatre, celebrity guests, and collaborative exhibits with the El Paso Museum of Art. [Info]

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    Make America Rock Again Festival

    August 6, 2016

    The North American tour kicks off in El Paso. The free show features Trapt, Saving Abel, Saliva, Alien Ant Farm, 12 Stones, Tantric and Crazy Town. [Info]


    Minerpalooza 2016

    August 26, 2016

    UTEP's annual back-to-school celebration with carnival games and activity booths, live entertainment, and a Kid Zone. [Info]

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    El Paso Blues and Jazz Festival

    August 27-28

    Two-day festival showcases local and national Jazz and Blues musicians. [Info]

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    Symphonic Springsteen

    August 27

    The El Paso Symphony Orchestra gives classic Bruce Springsteen songs the symphonic treatment accompanied by the #1 Springsteen tribute band in the world. [Info]