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New Mexico State University events, Dec. 2-11

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 D.W. Williams Hall Art Gallery on University Avenue near 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." Her work has been published in a variety of literary journals and in 2001 she received the grand prize of the Los Angeles Poetry Festival's "Fin de Millennium" poetry competition.

Barresi teaches English and creative writing 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 PRESENT SPECIAL ADAPTATION OF "A CHRISTMAS CAROL"

New Mexico State University's special adaptation of "A Christmas Carol" will run through Dec. 4 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

The Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theatre Company (ASTC) present the heartwarming tale of Ebenezer Scrooge's redemption with an NMSU twist, including four original songs, two dances, masks, puppetry and snow on stage.

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


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.

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


NMSU STUDENT SCULPTURE EXHIBITION TO BE HELD

A New Mexico State University student sculpture exhibition, "One Night Stand," will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at La Posta de Mesilla.

The one-night exhibition will include a reception and is free and open to the public. Those who attend are asked to use the back entrance north of the Fountain Theater. For more information call (505) 524-3524.


CAMPUS OBSERVATORY TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE DEC. 9

New Mexico State University's Department of Astronomy will hold an open house at the campus observatory starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9.

Astronomy personnel on hand will be faculty member Chris Churchill and graduate students James Stockton, Ryan Campbell and Paul Strycker.

The Tombaugh Observatory is located east of Williams Avenue, near the running track. Admission is free and children are welcome. The domes are not heated, so dress according to the weather. For more information call the astronomy department at (505) 646-4438.


NMSU MUSIC CENTER RECITAL HALL TO HOST RECITALS

The Music Center Recital Hall at New Mexico State University will host a Senior Recital featuring percussionist Oscar Cano at 7 p.m. Dec. 9 and a Senior Recital featuring Nicole Marquez on clarinet at 7 p.m. Dec. 11.

For more information call (505) 646-2421.