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New Mexico State University Events Nov. 24 - Dec. 4

MUSIC DEPARTMENT TO HOST "GREAT AMERICAN TUBA SHOW"


hearer, a New Mexico State University faculty member, will present the "Great American Tuba Show" at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Music Center Recital Hall.

Shearer is a former principal tubist of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra and a current member of the El Paso Brass. Shearer also is a professional jazz musician. He has recorded with the Creole Jazz Band, Steve Smith and Mike Kornich and been featured in several live performances for National Public Radio.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information call (505) 646-2421.
"SEUSSICAL" IS HOLIDAY PLAY WITH MAGICAL TWIST
The New Mexico State University Department of Theatre Arts and the Dona Ana Lyric Opera, in association with The American Southwest Theatre Company, will continue to present "Seussical" through Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

The director of the play describes it as a magical and wondrous musical that explores the world of Dr. Seuss while being fun for the whole family.

Ticket prices vary from $10-$15 depending on performance dates. Call the ASTC box office at (505) 646-4515 or 1-800-646-ASTC for more information.
NMSU ART GALLERY TO DISPLAY RETABLOS
A reception for the exhibit "Seeking the Divine: Retablos and Icons of Personal Faith" will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the New Mexico State University Art Gallery.

The Friends of the Gallery organization will hold a raffle drawing at 6 p.m. during the reception. Prizes include a trip for two to San Francisco and a framed watercolor by acclaimed artist Lawrence Sisson.

The exhibit includes retablos, or religious artifacts, from the gallery's permanent collection, which is the largest museum collection of retablos in the nation. The exhibit also will feature other religious iconography works of art and artifacts that were created by local artists or collected by locals.

The reception is free and open to the public. Raffle tickets are $10 and available in advance from the Art Gallery.
PHOTO EXHIBIT FEATURES THEATER
The New Mexico State University Department of Theatre Arts and American Southwest Theatre Company are presenting a photo exhibit of their 2005-06 theater season, on display in the Hershel Zohn Theatre lobby through December.

The photographer is Tom Price. For more information call (505) 646-4515.
NMSU MUSEUM OFFERS POTTERY EXHIBIT
"Pottery of the Americas" is a permanent exhibit of more than 600 prehistoric and historical Southwestern and Mesoamerican ceramics 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.
NMSU MUSEUM DISPLAYS MEMORIES
"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.
MUSEUM OFFERS HISTORIC AMADOR FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS
"Friends of the Family: Photographs from the Amador Family Collection" is on display at the University Museum 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.