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New Mexico State University Events, Aug. 11-20

NMSU TO PRESENT MUSICAL PERFORMANCES


a Ana Lyric Opera will present "Into the Woods" in the Music Center Recital Hall at New Mexico State University at 8 p.m. Aug. 5, at 3 p.m. Aug. 6, at 8 p.m. Aug. 11 and 12 and at 3 p.m. Aug. 13.
For tickets call (505) 646-1420.


NMSU HOSTS AGGIE WELCOME WEEK
New Mexico State University will host a new student orientation Aug. 19-22 that will give incoming freshmen the opportunity to meet faculty and staff in their colleges before classes begin and listen to national speakers address a wide variety of issues including smart choices about alcohol and other relevant information. Students will participate in team-building exercises, discussions about the variety of programs offered, campus tours and special events.

For more information call the Aggie Welcome Week Office at (505) 646-1055.


UNIVERSITY MUSEUM PRESENTS AUGUST EXHIBITS
"New Mexico State University: The First 30 Years" is currently on display at the University Museum and will run through December 16. It features artifacts and photographs that provide a glimpse into the first 30 years at NMSU, when it was called the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts.

"Peru Mestizo: Life and Art in a Colonial Kingdom" is on display until August 12. The exhibit looks at the development of colonial life in Peru through photographs of paintings and architecture of the time. It focuses on the unique style of art produced by the Cuzco school of Peruvian-born mestizo and Indian painters in the 17th and 18th centuries. Worldwide acclaimed artist Jose Higinio Perea will be featured.

"Pottery from the Americas" is a permanent exhibit of more than 600 prehistoric and historical Southwestern and Mesoamerican ceramics.

For more information call (505) 646-3739.


Lacey E. Daniell
August 7, 2006