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New Mexico State University events, April 15-24

JAZZ CONCERT AT NMSU MUSIC CENTER


h Annual NMSU Jazz Festival Concert, featuring guest conductor John Fedchock, will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the New Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall. For more information call (505) 646-5341.

NMSU THEATER PRESENTS "MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM"

New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theater Company (ASTC) will perform William Shakespeare's romantic comedy "A Midsummer Night's Dream" April 22 through May 1 at the Hershel Zohn Theater.

In the comedy, Hermia and her lover Lysander flee into the woods at night to escape an arranged marriage by her father. They are pursued by the rival lover, Demetrius, who is pursued into the woods by Helena, a woman madly in love with him. There the young lovers encounter Puck, a magical spirit of the woods whose love potion creates comic chaos.
The performance will be the final production for the 2004-05 NMSU Theater Arts/ASTC season. Tickets prices are $8 to $13 depending on performance dates.

For more information call (505) 646-4515 or 1-800-646-ASTC.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM FEATURES TWO EXHIBITS

The New Mexico State University Museum will present the photographic display "La Herencia," depicting a variety of La Herencia magazine covers, until Aug. 13. La Herencia is New Mexico's most widely read Hispanic journal, with articles written by local historians from New Mexico and the Southwest.

The exhibit "Southwest Memories: Family Auto Touring in the 1950s" also will be on display until Aug. 13. It features images of families traveling through the Southwest during the 1950s. Personal artifacts and clothing popular during the 1950s also will be on display.

ART GALLERY TO PRESENT MASTER'S STUDENTS

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery will host an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 15, in the University Art Gallery for the Master's of Fine Arts Thesis Show.

The MFA Thesis Exhibit will open on Friday, April 15, and run through May 8 at the gallery. For more information call the gallery at (505) 646-2545.

CONCERT AT PAN AMERICAN CENTER

Of a Revolution, also known as O.A.R., will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 15, in the NMSU Pan American Center. Their music melds rock to reggae and ska and is often compared with that of the Dave Matthews Band. For more information call (505) 646-1420.

NMSU HOSTING WHEELCHAIR-ABLE BODY TENNIS LEAGUE

The New Mexico State University Adapted Physical Education program has a Wheelchair-Able Body Tennis League from 5 to 6 p.m. every Sunday through May 1 at the university tennis center.

The league features a Wheelchair Division and a Wheelchair-Able Body Division that allows wheelchair-users to compete against able-bodied athletes. A tennis tournament will be held in May for the two divisions.

The league is open to wheelchair-users and able-bodied people. To join or volunteer contact Scott Pedersen at (505) 646-2071 or pedersen@nmsu.edu.