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New Mexico State University Events Feb. 2-12

DONA ANA LYRIC OPERA TO PRESENT GERMAN LANGUAGE PRODUCTION


ances of "Hansel und Gretel" by the Dona Ana Lyric Opera will be held Friday, Feb. 2, through Sunday, Feb. 4, at the New Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall.

The production is written by Englebert Humperdinck and is DALO's first German
language performance with Spanish and English supertitles.

Performances will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, and Saturday, Feb. 3. The performance on Sunday, Feb. 4, will begin at 3 p.m.

The production was the Metropolitan Opera's Christmas show for several years and will showcase lavish musical accompaniment of traditional folk tunes.

Seats are reserved. Tickets are $10, $12, $15 and $5 for students at the door. Call the Pan American Center Ticket Office at (505) 646-1420 for tickets.

NMSU MUSEUM TO OPEN TWO AFRICAN EXHIBITS
A reception for two new exhibits that celebrate the diversity of African lives - the result of ancient traditions blending with the modern world - will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8, in the New Mexico State University Museum lobby.

The reception will mark the opening of "The Pasternack Collection of African Art" and "Africa: From Eritrea with Love, the Paintings of Betty LaDuke." The exhibits will show at the museum through Saturday, June 23.

For more information, call the University Museum at (505) 646-3739.

"HOME GROWN" JAZZ TO BE PERFORMED AT NMSU
The New Mexico State University Jazz Ensemble will present its honor band concert at 8 p.m., Friday Feb. 9, at the NMSU Music Center Recital Hall. The featured guest artist will be Bobby Shew, a renowned jazz trumpet player.

Throughout 2006 Shew performed in Australia, Japan, Brazil, Europe and America with his style of "Home Grown" jazz.

Ticket prices are $7 general admission, $6 for seniors and $4 for students. To purchase tickets, call (505) 646-1420 or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.

NMSU SYMPHONIC WINDS TO PRESENT HONOR BAND CONCERT
The New Mexico State University Symphonic Winds will perform its honor band concert at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 10, at the NMSU Music Center Recital Hall.

Rhonda Taylor, an NMSU music professor, will be featured during the concert. She is a saxophonist.

Ticket prices are $7 general admission, $6 for seniors and $4 for students. To purchase tickets, call (505) 646-1420 or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.

NMSU THEATER TO PRESENT EARLY LIFE OF FAMOUS ARTIST
"Vincent in Brixton," a play based on real events of Vincent van Gogh's early life, will run Friday, Feb. 9, through Sunday, Feb.18, at the Hershel Zohn Theatre on the New Mexico State University campus.

Ticket prices vary from $10-$15 depending on performance dates. Show times vary. Call (505) 646-4515 or 1-800-646-ASTC for details.

NMSU MUSEUM OFFERS POTTERY EXHIBIT
"Pottery of the Americas" is a permanent exhibit of more than 600 prehistoric and historical Southwestern and Mesoamerican ceramic vessels at the New Mexico State University Museum.

Museum exhibits are free and open to the public. The museum also offers Saturday family workshops from 2 to 3:30 p.m. For more information call (505) 646-3739.