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New Mexico State University events, Sept. 28-Oct. 9

MONTANA STATE HISTORY PROFESSOR TO SPEAK AT NMSU


rigiuletti, a history professor at Montana State University, will present the lecture "Poets and Revolutionaries: The Life and Scholarship of Edgar L. Newman" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28 in New Mexico State University's Milton Hall Room 171.

Newman was a prominent scholar of 19th century French history who served as a faculty member at NMSU from 1969 to 2000. Frigiuletti will talk about Newman's background, personality and scholarship pertaining to European and French history.

For more information call (505) 646-4601.


NMSU THEATER PRESENTS "THE GOOD DOCTOR"
New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theatre Company opened the 2005-06 season Sept. 23 with the critically acclaimed Broadway hit "The Good Doctor," which runs through Oct. 2.

The play, written by Neil Simon, is a collection of comic sketches based on Russian playwright Anton Chekhov's short stories. Tickets are $8-$13, depending on performance date and time. For performance times and ticket information, call (505) 646-4515.


LAS CRUCES SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM OCT. 1 AND 2
The Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra will perform Classics One concerts at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, in the New Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall. Featuring guest violinist Alexander Markov, the performance marks the world premiere of a new composition by composer William McGlaughlin.

For ticket information call (505) 646-3709.


ASNMSU CULTURAL SERIES TO PRESENT PERFORMANCE
New Mexico State University's ASNMSU Cultural Series will present a performance featuring pianist Terry Riley at 8 p.m. Oct. 4 at the newly renovated Rio Grande Theatre.

For more information call (505) 646-1420.


LA SOCIEDAD PARA LAS ARTES TO PRESENT POETRY READING
Fiction writer Alexander Parsons will read from his new novel "In the Shadows of the Sun" at New Mexico State University at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in Hardman Hall Room 106. Following the reading, Parsons will be available to sign copies of his new book.

Parsons, a native New Mexican, earned a master's degree in fiction writing at NMSU. His first novel, "Leaving Disneyland," won the Associated Writing Programs Series for the Novel and the Writers' League of Texas Violet Crown Award. His short fiction has appeared in The Colorado Review, Puerto del Sol and the Mid-American Review.

For more information, call (505) 646-2027.


NMSU TO OFFER WEAVING WORKSHOPS OCT. 7-9
The Art Department and the Center for Latin American and Border Studies at New Mexico State University will offer hands-on weaving workshops Oct. 7-9.

"Spinning and Natural Dyes," will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct 7 at La Buena Vida Alapacas in Anthony, N.M. The $150 fee includes lunch, supplies and transportation.

"Interlocking Tapestry on Floor Loom," will be offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 8 and 9 at the Las Cruces Museum of Fine Arts. The $250 fee includes lunch and supplies.

The fee is $300 to attend both workshops. Seating is limited and registration is required. Proceeds from the workshops will be donated to the Los Gorriones orphanage in Ayacucho, Peru. For more information call (505) 646-6814.


NMSU MUSIC CENTER TO HOST EVENTS
New Mexico State University Music Center will host the following events:

-NMSU Choirs, "Red, White and Blue," with special guest NMSU President Michael Martin, 8 p.m. Oct. 7 and 8, (505) 646-2067.

-Mesilla Valley Concert Band, 3 p.m. Oct. 9, (505) 646-2421.