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New Mexico State University events, Nov. 12-21

NMSU TEACHING ACADEMY TO HOLD SPECIAL EVENT


ching Academy at New Mexico State University will host a special event titled "Cheating: Causes, Prevention and Turning It into a Teachable Moment" from 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12, in Milton Hall Room 50. For more information call (505) 646-2204.

LA SOCIEDAD PRESENTS CUBAN WRITER

New Mexico State University's La Sociedad para las Artes will present a reading by Cuban writer Carlotta Caulfield at 7:30 p.m, Friday, Nov. 12, in Hardman Hall Room 106.

For more information call Connie Voisine, English department, at (505) 646-2027.

NMSU TO HOST MARIACHI CONCERTS

New Mexico State University will host two concerts during the Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference (LCIMC).

The Student Showcase Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, and the Spectacular Concert featuring Aida Cuevas will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13. The conference activities also will include a mass at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14. All three events will be held in NMSU's Pan American Center.

The City of Las Cruces and NMSU are sponsors of this year's conference. For more information call (505) 525-1735.

MUSEUM CONTINUES 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 ojos de Dios on Nov. 13 and pinecone turkeys Nov. 20. The workshops, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., are free and supplies are provided.

The museum is located in Kent Hall at the corner of University Avenue and Solano Drive. For more information call the museum at (505) 646-5161 or (505) 646-3739.

NMSU MUSIC DEPARTMENT TO HOST PERFORMANCES

New Mexico State University's Jazz Ensembles will perform "Sammy Nestico, an American Composer" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, and 3 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 14, in the NMSU Music Center Recital Hall.

The NMSU Symphonic Winds will present a concert titled "Percy Grainger's Great Symphonic Band Music" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, also in the Recital Hall.

For more information call the band office at (505) 646-2304.

ART A LA CARTE TO SHOW FILM

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery will show "Breaking the Waves" during its lunchtime program Art a la Carte at noon Wednesday, Nov. 17.

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 the gallery at (505) 646-4010.

LATIN AMERICAN AND SPANISH FILM SERIES CONTINUES

The Latin American and Spanish Film Series at New Mexico State University will present "Camila" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 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 contact the center at (505) 646-6814.

NMSU CHOIRS TO PRESENT 'PAGEANT OF PEACE'

The New Mexico State University Choirs will present their annual holiday program, "Pageant of Peace," at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 19 and 20.

Choral director Jerry Ann Alt and the NMSU Choirs will ask the audience to join them and the NMSU student orchestra, led by Lonnie Klein, in singing Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus." The orchestra will also accompany Masterworks Chorus in two more pieces from the "Messiah" and "How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place" by Brahms.

The choirs will emphasize the theme of peace with works that include Vaughan Williams' "Dona Nobis Pacem" and "Wonderful Peace" by Gustaf Nordquist. Holiday songs and a candlelight carol will wrap up this concert, a long-time favorite holiday activity.

Tickets are $3 for students and $10, $12 and $15 for the public. For tickets or reservations call the Pan American Center Ticket Office at (505) 646-1420. For more information on the concert call (505) 646-1993.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM HOSTS 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 exhibit provides a broad historic and folkloric context for the sacred and secular rituals, performances, dances and pilgrimages celebrated by the Indo-Hispano community.

"The Parallel World of Morris Muskett" features the traditionally inspired weavings of self-taught Navajo weaver Morris Muskett. The weavings are done on traditional vertical Navajo looms in a style that is contemporary and classical Navajo, yet innovative for color and design.

For more information call the University Museum at (505) 646-3739.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY FEATURES TWO ARTISTS

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery is featuring exhibits by high school art teachers Raul Dorn and Rob Rutherford through Dec. 17.

Dorn teaches in the Las Cruces Public Schools and Rutherford teaches at a private school in Idylewild, Calif. Both painters 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.

SUSAN KING EXHIBITION AT NMSU

"Susan King: Homecoming," an art exhibition by New Mexico State University alumna Susan King, will be on display at the Conroy Honors Center Gallery through the end of the year.

For more information about the exhibit call the Honors College at (505) 646-2005.