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New Mexico State University events, Sept. 8-18

NMSU MUSEUM OFFERS POTTERY EXHIBIT


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

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.


MEMORIES ARE ON DISPLAY AT THE NMSU MUSEUM
"New Mexico State University Memories: The First 30 Years" is on display at the University Museum until Dec. 16. Through photos and artifacts, this exhibit celebrates the first 30 years of NMSU when it was called New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts during the late 19th century and early 20th century.

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.


LA SOCIEDAD PARA LAS ARTES TO PRESENT READING OF NMSU ALUM
Rob Wilder will be reading from his book "Daddy Needs a Drink" at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 in Room 107 of Hardman Hall on the New Mexico State University main campus. Wilder's book is a collection of essays from his monthly column in the Santa Fe Reporter in which he shares heartwarming and comic tales of raising a family. He earned his master's degree in creative writing from NMSU.

The reading is free and open to the public.

For more information call (505) 646-2027.


EXHIBITION AT NMSU ART GALLERY OPENS WITH PUBLIC RECEPTION
"The Book as Idea, Object and Art" opens at the NMSU Williams Hall Art Gallery with a public reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8. The exhibition will run through Oct. 22.

For more information call (505) 646-2545.


MEXICAN MASKS TO BE HIGHLIGHTED AT EXHIBIT AND PERFORMANCE
The New Mexico State University Center for Latin American and Border Studies presents "Mexican Masks," a collection by Francisco J. Flores Palacios. The exhibit will open at 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Center for Latin American and Border Studies. The exhibit will run through Oct. 20.

The exhibit opening is free and open to the public.
"Masks in Motion: Mexican Legends and Traditions" a performance by the Ballet Folklorico Sacbe will take place at 8 p.m. Sept. 8 at the NMSU Recital Hall. The performance will be directed by Jose Luis Barrera.

Tickets for the performance are $8 for the general public and $5 for students.

For more information call (505) 646-6814.


NMSU MUSEUM TO OFFER A HISTORY OF LAS CRUCES IN PICTURES
"Friends and Family: Photographs from the Amador Family Collection" opens Sept. 12 at the University Museum and will run through Dec. 16. The exhibit features photographs taken by members of the prominent Amador family during the early 20th century in Las Cruces. These photographs reveal the people and places of Las Cruces during the Edwardian era.

Museum events 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.


PLAYWRIGHT TO OFFER WORKSHOP
Playwright John Walch will offer a workshop for the general public from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Isabel M. Crouch Readers Theater.

For more information call (505) 646-4515.


TWO NEW PLAYS TO BE READ AS PART OF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theatre Company will present a reading of "Spin" by Penny Penniston at 8 p.m. Sept. 15 and a reading of "The Nature of Mutation" by John Walch at 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre on the NMSU main campus. The readings are part of the High Desert Play Development program. The readings will be followed by discussion with the audience.

Tickets for the readings are $5 each.

For more information call (505) 646-4515.


ASNMSU PRESENTS CULTURAL SERIES
The Associated Students of New Mexico State University will present the Cultural Series featuring jazz singer Sophie Milman at 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Rio Grande Theatre.

Tickets are $12.50 for general admission and $10 for students, faculty and staff and are available at the Pan American Center ticket office and all Ticketmaster outlets.

For more information call (505) 646-1420.


NMSU MUSIC DEPARTMENT TO PRESENT FACULTY RECITAL
New Mexico State University's music department will present a faculty recital featuring Carl Fels on the oboe at 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at NMSU's Music Center Recital Hall.
The recital is free of charge.

For more information call (505) 646-2421.



Austin Craig
Sept. 6, 2006