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New Mexico State University events, Feb. 10-19

NMSU MUSIC CENTER TO HOST PERFORMANCES


Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall will host the following events:
? A performance by the NMSU Jazz Ensemble at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10.
? A concert by the Symphonic Winds at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11.
? The American Southwest Honor Band Concerts at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12.

For more information call (505) 646-2421.


V-DAY RALLY, "VAGINA MONOLOGUES" SCHEDULED AT NMSU
As part of Sex and Gender Education Month, a V-Day rally and showings of "The Vagina Monologues" will be held on the New Mexico State University campus.

The rally will begin at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, and will feature free live music, speakers and political action to support the end of violence against women and to stop hate crimes against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered individuals. Following the rally will be a march on University Avenue to raise awareness about the murders of women in Juarez.

Performances of "The Vagina Monologues" will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, and at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 and 19 in NMSU's Hardman Hall Room 106. Admission is $6 for students and $8 for others.

V-Day is a global movement to end violence against women that raises funds and awareness through benefit productions of Eve Ensler's award-winning play.

For more information visit www.stonewallnmsu.com or e-mail contact@stonewallnmsu.com.


PROFESSOR TO GIVE ALGEBRA HISTORY PRESENTATION
New Mexico State University mathematical sciences professor Jerry Lodder will present "Algebra Through the Ages: Solving the Unsolvable" at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in NMSU's Science Hall Room 107.

The presentation is sponsored by NMSU's College of Arts and Sciences as part of its spring 2006 colloquium events. For more information call (505) 646-5282.


FEMINIST ART PIONEER TO LECTURE AT NMSU FEB. 15
Harmony Hammond, co-founder of the first women's cooperative art gallery in New York, will lecture at noon Wednesday, Feb. 15, in Room 212 of the D.W. Williams Art Center on the New Mexico State University campus.

Hammond is an artist, art writer and curator who lives in northern New Mexico. Her works are in the permanent collections of many museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum and the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

For more information call (505) 646-1705.


FICTION WRITER AND GRADUATE STUDENT TO READ FEB. 17
Fiction writer Charles Baxter and New Mexico State University graduate student Stefan McKinstray will read from their work at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in NMSU's Hardman Hall Room 106.

Baxter is the author of seven works of fiction, including "The Feast of Love," "Believers" and "Harmony of the World." McKinstray will read from his thesis.

The event is free. For more information call (505) 646-2027.


NMSU THEATRE ARTS PRESENTS "THE ICE WOLF"
The New Mexico State University Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theatre Company (ASTC) will present "The Ice Wolf" Feb. 17 and 18 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

"The Ice Wolf" tells the story of Anatou, a young girl ostracized because she looks different from her family and friends.

Tickets are $4 for children and $5 for adults. For more information call the ASTC box office at (505) 646-4515 or (800) 646-ASTC.


LAS CRUCES SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM
The Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at the New Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall. The performance of Classics IV will feature Andrea Padova on the piano.

For ticket information call (505) 646-3709

Natisha Hales
Feb. 6, 2006