Some of southwestern New Mexico's most passionate performances are held at the Pinos Altos Melodrama Theater, 30 Main St., Pinos Altos (in the Pinos Altos Opera House, next to the Buckhorn Saloon; tel. 575/388-3848; Local actors fight the forces of good and evil in such productions as The Legend of Billy the Kid or It's Just a Little Gun Play. Productions are on Friday and Saturday nights from February to November. Silver City Brewing Co. 101 E. College (tel. 575/534-2739;, the town's new brewpub, offers tasty beer and a brewpub menu including pizza, pasta, sandwiches, and salads. Best of all here, during warm months, live music plays on the patio on weekends. It's open Tuesday to Friday 11am to 8pm and Saturday noon to 8pm. Isaac's Bar & Grill offers live entertainment on Saturday nights.

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