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New Mexico State University events March 1- March 7

NMSU MUSEUM TO HOLD SATURDAY WORKSHOP


The New Mexico State University Museum will host a children and family workshop, with craft projects that reflect a 1930s theme, Saturday, March 1, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Participants of the workshop, titled "Art Mural," will learn about murals made by Works Progress Administration (WPA) artists in the 1930s and will make their own murals.

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.

LECTURE HOSTED BY THE NMSU MUSEUM

The New Mexico State University Museum will host a lecture titled "Time Traveling to the Great Depression" at 7 p.m. March 6. Jon Hunner, from the NMSU history department, will give the lecture, which will re-enact the history of the Great Depression.

The University Museum is located at University Avenue and Solano Drive.

Admission to the lecture is free. 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 March 1 and 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.

NMSU INDIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION DANCE RECITAL

The New Mexico State University Indian Student Association will host "Vrindavan Tales," an Indian classical dance recital by Ashwinin Srivatsan based on the pastimes of the Hindu God Lord Krishna, March 1. The performance will be held at 8 p.m. at the Rio Grande Theater, 211 N. Downtown Mall.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. For more information call (575) 645-9735 or (575) 405-9026.

ASNMSU'S 'THE BIG EVENT' APPLICATION DEADLINE

Applications for "The Big Event," an Associated Students of New Mexico State University community service project, must be turned in by March 3. Applications can be printed from the "The Big Event" Web site and brought to the ASNMSU office.

For more information call (575) 646-4415, visit asnmsu.nmsu.edu or e-mail bigevent@nmsu.edu.

STUDENT EXHIBITION OPENS AT NMSU ART GALLERY

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery's Student Exhibition will open from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 7 and will run through March 20. Awards will be announced at 6 p.m.

Every year the art gallery hosts a student exhibition. Main campus students are encouraged to submit artwork. A juror decides which pieces make it into the exhibition and also which pieces receive awards.

Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The gallery is located in D.W. Williams Art Center, University Avenue at Solano Drive. For more information call the gallery at (575) 646-2545.

ONE MAN PERFORMANCE OF CESAR CHAVEZ

The New Mexico State University Theatre Arts Department will partner with the Center for Latin American and Border Studies to present Fred Blanco one man act "Stories of Cesar Chavez" March 7 and 8 at 8 p.m. Performances will be at the NMSU Hershel Zohn Theatre.

Tickets are $7 and will be available at the theater.

For more information visit www.storiesofcesarchavez.com.

READING HOSTED BY LA SOCIEDAD PARA LAS ARTES

La Sociedad Para Las Artes, a graduate student organization at New Mexico State University, will host a reading by Don Kurtz, writer of "Churchgoers" and "South of the Big Four," at 7:30 p.m. March 7 in Hardman Hall Room 106.

MFA candidate Nicky Pessaroff also will be reading.

For more information call (575) 646-3931.