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New Mexico State University events for November

New Mexico State University events for November


SIC DEPARTMENT TO HOST PERFORMANCES
New Mexico State University's Music Center Recital Hall will host seven performances during November.
A Tuba Studio Recital will begin at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2. Call (505) 646-2421.
The Associated Students of NMSU Cultural Series will present Plena Libre at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4. Call (505) 646-1420.
A Horn Studio Recital will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9. Call (505) 646-2421.
The American Chamber Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11. Call (505) 646-2421.
The Jazz Ensembles will present a performance titled "Sammy Nestico, an American Composer" at 8 p.m. Nov. 13 and 3 p.m. 14. Call (505) 646-2304.
The Holiday Choral Concert, "Pageant of Peace," will begin at 8 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20. For more information call (505) 646-2067.
A Symphonic Winds concert titled "Percy Grainger's Great Symphonic Band Music" will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21. Call (505) 646-2304.

ART A LA CARTE TO SHOW TWO FILMS
The New Mexico State University Art Gallery will two film presentations during its lunchtime program Art a la Carte in November.
On Wednesday, Nov. 3, "Resfest 3" will be featured. Highlights of this collection include Stefan Nadelman's "Terminal Bar," winner of the Audience Choice Award at Resfest and the Grand Jury Prize at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival; "Japanese tradition (Sushi)," the festival favorite from Junji Kojima; Robert Bradbrook's innovative "Home Road Movies" and "The Subconscious Art of Graffiti Removal," Matt McCormick's mockumentary.
On Wednesday, Nov. 17, the featured film will be "Breaking the Waves."
Both programs begin at noon in the University Art Gallery. Guests are encouraged to bring a bag lunch. The gallery is located in Williams Hall, near the intersection of Solano Drive and University Avenue. For more information call (505) 646-4010.

LATIN AMERICAN AND SPANISH FILM SERIES CONTINUES
The Latin American and Spanish Film Series at New Mexico State University will present three films during November.
"Fresa y Chocolate" (Strawberry and Chocolate) will be shown Nov. 4, "Suite Havana" will be shown Nov. 11 and "Camila" will be shown Nov. 18. The showings begin at 7:30 p.m. in Hardman Hall Room 112. Admission is free.
The series is sponsored by NMSU's Center for Latin American and Border Studies and the Department of Languages and Linguistics. For more information call (505) 646-6814.

LA SOCIEDAD PRESENTS HUNGER BENEFIT, CUBAN WRITER
New Mexico State University will continue the La Sociedad para las Artes' Fall 2004 Visiting Writers Series with the annual Hunger Benefit Reading and a reading by a Cuban writer in November.
The Hunger Benefit Reading will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the Mesilla Community Center. It will feature Bobby Byrd, Joe Somoza, Antonya Nelson, Rob Wilder and the drama troupe MissionaryNco.
A reading by Cuban writer Carlotta Caulfield will be at 7:30 p.m, Friday, Nov. 12, in Hardman Hall Room 106 at NMSU.
For more information call Connie Voisine, English department, at (505) 646-2027.

MUSEUM OFFERS SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS
The New Mexico State University Museum invites families to spend Saturday afternoons at the museum to participate in arts and crafts activities and view current exhibits.
Children and their families can make cork lighthouses on Nov. 6, ojos de Dios on Nov. 13 and pinecone turkeys on Nov. 20. The workshops will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. They are free and no sign-up is necessary. All supplies are provided.
Located in Kent Hall at the corner of University Avenue and Solano Drive, the museum is open from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information call (505) 646-5161 or (505) 646-3739.

LAS CRUCES SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM
The Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra (LCSO) will present "Classics II," an all-American program, Nov. 6 and 7 in New Mexico State University's Music Center Recital Hall.
Under the direction of LCSO music director and conductor Lonnie Klein, the orchestra will perform Barber's "Adagio for Strings," Bernstein's "West Side Story," Copland's "Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo" and Gershwin's "An American in Paris."
For more information call the LCSO office at (505) 646-3709.

ETHICS SPEAKER SERIES CONTINUES AT NMSU
New Mexico State University's Honors College will host a presentation on ethics by Allan J. McDonald at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, in the Corbett Center Auditorium.
McDonald was director of the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Motor Project at the time of the Challenger accident. He will speak about his involvement in attempting to delay the launch of the Challenger and the lessons learned from his experiences with the media, the Presidential Commission and the U.S. Congress investigating the accident.
For more information call the philosophy department at (505) 646-4616.

CUBAN CULTURE TO BE CELEBRATED AT NMSU
New Mexico State University's Center for Latin American and Border Studies will present Cuban/Cuban-American Cultural Week events from Nov. 8-12. For more information call the center at (505) 646-6814.

NMSU TO HOST MARIACHI CONCERTS
New Mexico State University will host two concerts at the Pan American Center during the Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference (LCIMC) Nov. 12-14.
The Student Showcase Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12.
The Spectacular Concert featuring Aida Cuevas begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13.
The conference also includes a mass at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Pan Am Center.
Other LCIMC events include the Allstate Parque Festival, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 13 and 14, at Young Park in Las Cruces. The festival will feature food, arts, crafts and a menudo cook-off.
The city of Las Cruces and NMSU are sponsors of this year's conference. For more information call (505) 525-1735.

'SEASON'S GREETINGS' AT NMSU THEATER
New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts will present "Season's Greetings" Nov. 24-Dec. 5 in the Hershel Zohn Theatre.
"Season's Greetings" will take the audience on a journey back to favorite holiday moments with music and stories that will delight the entire family.
Curtain times will be at 7 p.m. for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday performances; 8 p.m. for Friday and Saturday performances, and 2 p.m. for Sunday matinees. Performances will not be held on Mondays or Thanksgiving Day.
For more information or for tickets, call the theater box office at (505) 646-4515.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM TO HOST TWO EXHIBITS
The New Mexico State University Museum is hosting two exhibits through Dec. 15.
"Nuevo Mexico Profundo: Rituals of an Indo-Hispano Homeland" is a collection of black-and-white photographs by award-winning photographer Miguel Gandert.
"The Parallel World of Morris Muskett" features the traditionally inspired weavings of self-taught Navajo weaver Morris Muskett.
For more information, contact the University Museum at (505) 646-3739.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY FEATURES TWO ARTISTS
The New Mexico State University Art Gallery will exhibit paintings by artists Raul Dorn and Rob Rutherford, with both exhibits running through Dec. 17.
Both Dorn and Rutherford are high school art teachers -- Dorn with the Las Cruces Public Schools and Rutherford with a private school in Idylewild, Calif. Both incorporate found objects into their work, building surfaces with layers of paint and other materials.
For more information, call the University Art Gallery at (505) 646-2545.