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New Mexico State University events during December

NMSU TO HOST POETRY READING DEC. 2


Barresi will give a poetry reading at New Mexico State University at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Williams Hall Art Gallery on the corner of University Avenue and Solano Drive.

Barresi has written three books of poetry. She won the Barnard College New Women Poets prize for "All of the Above" and an American Book Award for "The Post-Rapture Diner." In 2001 she received the grand prize in the Los Angeles Poetry Festival's "Fin de Millenium" poetry competition.

Barresi is an English and creative writing professor at California State University in Northridge.

LAS CRUCES SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM DEC. 3 AND 4

The Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra will perform Classics Three concerts at 8 p.m. Dec. 3 and at 3 p.m. Dec. 4 in the New Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall. The performances will feature guest artists Helen Nightengale and Lynn Harrell.

For ticket information call (505) 646-3709.

NMSU TO HOST "NOCHE DE LUMINARIAS"

New Mexico State University will host its annual holiday gathering and "Noche de Luminarias" from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at Corbett Center Student Union.

Continuing a 21-year tradition, more than 6,000 luminarias will light the International Mall and its surrounding area from the Pan American Center to Corbett Center. Holiday activities will include music, caroling, rides in a horse-drawn trolley and a visit with Santa Claus. Refreshments will be served on the second floor of Corbett Center.

Admission to the event is free, and children can take a picture with Santa Claus for $1. For more information contact NMSU's Union Program Council at (505) 646-3200.

NMSU MUSIC CENTER RECITAL HALL TO HOST EVENTS

The Music Center Recital Hall at New Mexico State University will host the following events during December:

- Senior Recital featuring percussionist Oscar Cano, 7 p.m., Dec. 9.

- Senior Recital featuring Nicole Marquez, clarinet, 7 p.m., Dec. 11.

For more information call (505) 646-2421.

NMSU TO PRESENT ADAPTATION OF "A CHRISTMAS CAROL"

New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theatre Company (ASTC) present a special adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," running through Dec. 4 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

The heartwarming tale of Ebenezer Scrooge's redemption will be told with an NMSU twist, including four original songs and two dances, masks and puppetry, and snow on stage.

Tickets are $8-$13, depending on performance time and date. For ticket information call the ASTC box office at (505) 646-4515.