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New Mexico State University events Oct. 11-17

The following is a list of events taking place on the New Mexico State University Las Cruces campus between the dates of Oct. 11 and 17.


NMSU Dance Program will host Harvest of Dance performances at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 and Saturday, Oct. 18, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at NMSU?s Center for the Arts, located at 1000 E. University Ave. The performances will feature all three of NMSU?s dance companies: Contemporary Dance Theater, NMSU DanceSport and Sol Y Arena Flamenco Company. Choreography by NMSU dance program faculty as well as William Evans? ?Sarabande? work will be shown.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors and $5 for children 12 and under. They can be purchased in the Dance Program office, located at Rentfrow Gym Room 105, or at the door. For more information, call 575-646-2070.


The NMSU Center for Latin American and Border Studies will host a talk at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Nason House. University of Texas at San Antonio Honors College Assistant Director for National Scholarships and Fellowships Ben Olguin will hold a presentation titled ?Latina/os and World War II.? The talk is co-sponsored by Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. The event will be followed by a question and answer session.


The NMSU Music Department will hold a Scholarship Recognition Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Atkinson Recital Hall. Admission is free. The concert will be conducted by Pancho Romero, Ingrid Larragoity-Martin and Christopher Hughes.


The NMSU Men?s Basketball team will host open practices for select groups to get a preseason look at the new team and purchase or renew season tickets. The NMSU Athletics Marketing team will also be present to answer any questions. Season ticket holders are invited to join the team at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 and NMSU faculty and staff can join at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14. For more information or to purchase season tickets call 575-646-1420 or visit the Pan American ticket office.


Chef Vigean Suparamaniam will cook authentic Malaysian cuisine at Taos Restaurant from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14 as part of Sodexo Campus Dining?s Global Chef Program. The menu will feature friend mackerel in a tangly chile sauce, Malaysian chestnut fried rice, authentic oxtail soup, rice flour balls coated with coconut milk and brown sugar and other Malaysian dishes.

More information can be found online at http://on.fb.me/ZtqHkt. The cost to attend is $7.89 plus tax or one meal plan swipe. The event is open to all NMSU students, faculty, staff and general public. Sodexo Campus Dining at NMSU can be reached at 575-646-4801, online at http://nmsudining.sodexomyway.net, or on Facebook and Twitter with the @NMSUDining handle.


NMSU?s Stan Fulton Athletics Center 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club will host ?Oktoberfest!? from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15. The cost of attendance will be $10.99 plus tax. Dishes include German pot roast, Bavarian green beans with sour cream, beer?n brats, German potato salad, apple strudel and black forest cake.

Corbett Center Student Union?s Taos restaurant will host a BBQ Blues Swipe Plus event from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15. Students may add $7.50 to their admission and upgrade their meal with BBQ offerings including full sides and a choice of smoked beef brisket, St. Louis BBQ ribs, Carolina BBQ pulled pork or garlic black pepper rotisserie chicken. Taos regular admission is one meal plan swipe or $8.09 plus tax.

Both restaurants accept Aggie Cash and Aggie Dining Dollars. For a list of all the Bistro Buffet events for the year, join the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/292651980937316. For a list of Taos Swipe Plus events, join https://www.facebook.com/events/784212131636619/. For more information, contact 575-646-1749.

The NMSU Women?s Soccer team will take on Chicago State at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 at the NMSU Soccer Complex. Students get in free with a student ID.