Dave Acosta, El Paso Times

Dave Acosta

El Paso Times

El Paso, TX, United States

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Past articles by Dave:

Family, friends, musicians remember El Paso music icon Rod Crosby, who died Monday

El Paso musician and business owner Rod Crosby is remembered for his generosity and contributions to the city's music scene. → Read More

Khalid, 7,000-plus 'friends' join together for ‘A Night for Suncity’ benefit concert

Khalid brought guests including SZA and Matthew McConaughey to 'A Night for Suncity,' a concert benefiting El Paso after the Aug. 3 mass shooting. → Read More

WinterFest to again transform Downtown into winter wonderland

The second annual holiday festival will feature ice skating, shopping, food and more from Nov. 18 through Jan. 1. → Read More

Desert Moon Cafe epitomizes hidden gem in Downtown El Paso

The restaurant at 310 S. Florence St. features flavorful and original sandwiches, light lunches and pastas. → Read More

Border Classic car show to roll into El Paso County Coliseum on Sunday

Classic cars, lowriders, hot rods and more will be on display and compete beginning at noon Sunday. → Read More

Hungry? Check out El Paso restaurant favorites

Dining out: Listings and capsule reviews for area restaurants. → Read More

Comedy All-Stars Earthquake, Luenell, others to perform in El Paso in honor of troops

The Comedy All-Stars Stand Up For Our Troops will feature comedians Earthquake, Luenell, Flo Hernandez and Chingo Bling at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. → Read More

Five things to do this weekend in El Paso

Weekend fun includes sneaker collector event, a birthday party for Madonna and Acid Pie's album release party. → Read More

Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss to appear at Plaza Classic Film Festival

The Academy Award-winning actor will make three appearances during the film festival. → Read More

Watch Khalid perform on 'Ellen'

Khalid's breakthrough single "Location" continues to take the El Paso singer-songwriter to new destinations. → Read More

El Paso nightlife events, bars and clubs

Nightspots: Upcoming nightlife events for the week of March 31-April 6. → Read More

Garth Brooks, 'OVO,' coming soon to El Paso area

Coming up: Concerts and events listings for April 7 and beyond. → Read More

Sun City Fair, Michael McDonald highlight things to do

Tiempo calendar: Entertainment events for the week of March 31-April 6. → Read More

Enjoy a cup of NMSU's “Java Love” poetry, opera

The free performances will feature the award-winning one-act opera, “Grant and Grace,” whose setting is a coffee house. → Read More

Could Fools Gold have the 'best tacos ever'?

The patio bar in the Cincinnati Entertainment District offers a simple, but delicious, menu of tacos and nachos. Entertainment reporter Dave Acosta challenges you to find better. → Read More

Opera UTEP set for spring performance

“Fledermaus & Friends,” will be staged at the Fox Fine Arts Center Recital Hall April 8 and 9. → Read More

Famed Mexican circus 'Vasquez' to take center stage

The four-generation family circus, founded by brothers Jose and Rafael Vasquez in Mexico City in 1969, will be in El Paso starting Friday. → Read More

Magician David Blaine headed to Plaza Theatre

Tickets for tor the revolutionary magician's performance go on sale Friday. → Read More

Where do El Pasoans drink?

While the overwhelming answer is on the East Side, liquor sales in the entire city have increased by about $66 million since 2006, bringing the tally to nearly $148 million in 2016. → Read More

UTEP theater to present Greek tragedy

“Medea" will be performed April 28-May 7 at the Wise Family Theatre. → Read More