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New Mexico State University events Feb. 23- Feb. 29

MLK DINNER AND GOSPIL JAZZ NIGHT


New Mexico State University's Black Programs will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner at the Corbett Center Student Union Ballrooms from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 23. This is NMSU's main event celebrating Black History Month. The keynote speaker will be Robert J. Jones, the senior vice president for systems administration at the University of Minnesota.

Black Programs also will host a performance by the NMSU Gospel Ensemble titled "Gospel Jazz Night" at the NMSU Musical Recital Hall from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 29.

For more information call (575) 646-4208.

NMSU MUSEUM HOSTS FAMILY WORKSHOP

The New Mexico State University Museum will host a children and family workshop, with craft projects that reflect a 1930s theme, on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

The workshop, titled "Old School Games: Marbles," will teach participants how to play games common in the 1930s, including marbles, hop-scotch and jacks.

The workshop is free and the materials are provided. Sign up is not required, but large groups should call ahead to make reservations. The University Museum is located at University Avenue and Solano Drive.

For more information call (575) 646-5161.

NMSU THEATRE ARTS AND ASTC PRESENT 'RECKLESS'

New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theatre Company will present "Reckless" by Craig Lucas Feb. 22 through March 2 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre on the NMSU campus. It is the fourth production of the 2007-2008 NMSU Theatre Arts/ASTC Season.

A surreal tragicomedy, "Reckless" tells the tale of Rachel, a housewife who learns her husband has hired a hit man to kill her. As she flees, her life takes a series of surprising and comic turns.

Ticket prices vary from $10-$15 depending on performance dates. Call the ASTC box office at (575) 646-4515 or 1-800-646-ASTC for details.

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL TO BE HELD

The International and Border Studies office and the Associated Students of New Mexico State University will sponsor the International Festival Feb. 29 and March 1 on third floor of the Corbett Center Student Union. International students will display artifacts, native customs and information on their countries during the festival.

The festival will be open to school children Feb. 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the general public March 1 from 12 to 4 p.m. There also will be entertainment and food served March 1.

For more information call (575) 646-3199.

'WE ARE ENRON' MUSICAL COMES TO AN END

The Dona Ana Lyric Opera/Mark Medoff production, "We Are Enron," a musical about the rise and fall of Enron, will hold two more showings Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. in the New Mexico State University Music Recital Hall.

Tickets are available at the Pan American Center by calling (575) 646-1420 or through Ticket Master by visiting www.ticketmaster.com or calling (575) 532-2060. Tickets also can be purchased at the door. Prices will vary.