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New Mexico State University events, Nov. 19-28

New Mexico State University events, Nov. 19-28


OFFERS SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP

The New Mexico State University Museum invites children and their families to make pinecone turkeys from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20. The workshop is free and no sign-up is necessary. All 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.

SYMPHONIC WINDS TO PERFORM NOV. 21

New Mexico State University's Music Center Recital Hall will host a performance by Symphonic Winds titled "Percy Grainger's Great Symphonic Band Music" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21. For more information call the band office at (505) 646-2304.

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, Nov. 19, and Saturday, Nov. 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 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 favorite holiday activity for area residents.

Tickets are $3 for students and $10, $12 and $15 for others. For tickets or reservations call the Pan American Center Ticket Office, (505) 646-1420.

'SEASON'S GREETINGS' AT NMSU THEATER

New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts will present "Season's Greetings" from Nov. 24 through 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 7 p.m. for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday performances, 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. for Sunday matinees. Performances will not be held on Mondays or Thanksgiving Day. For tickets call the theater box office at (505) 646-4515.

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 photos illustrate the cultural and spiritual history of Indian and Hispano communities.

"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 highly innovative in 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 the works of 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 ART EXHIBITION AT NMSU HONORS CENTER

"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 call the Honors College at (505) 646-2005.