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New Mexico State University events, April 22-May 1

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM EXHIBITS


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" 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 will also be on display.

For more information call (505) 646-3739.

ART GALLERY PRESENTS MASTER'S STUDENTS

The University Art Gallery is hosting the MFA Thesis Exhibit through May 8. For more information call the gallery at (505) 646-2545.

MUSIC CENTER TO HOST EVENTS

The New Mexico State University Music Center will host the Las Cruces Symphony with violinist Chee-Yun at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 30, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1. For more information call (505) 646-3709.

The NMSU symphonic winds and symphonic band will present their season finale "The Power of Wind" at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at the NMSU Music Center Recital Hall. For more information call (505) 646-2304.

The massed choirs at NMSU will perform the final work of the season, "The Bach B Minor Mass" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 22 and 23, in the Music Center Recital Hall. For more information call (505) 646-2067.

NMSU THEATER TO PERFORM "MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM"

New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theater Company (ASTC) will present 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 2004-2005 season. Tickets prices are $8 to $13 depending on performance dates.

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

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.