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New Mexico State University events Nov. 8-14

NMSU GALLERY HOLDS WARHOL EXHIBITION


A new gallery opening for "Andy Warhol's Fifteen Minutes at New Mexico State University" will be hosted at the NMSU Art Gallery starting with a 5 p.m. reception Friday, Nov. 14.

The gallery will exhibit 28 of Andy Warhol's original photographs with examples portraying both color Polaroid images and black and white silver gelatin prints. This work reflects his interest in celebrities, New York and other items of "pop" culture.

This will be the first time these particular photographs will be exhibited. This collection will be featured through Tuesday, Dec. 23, at the gallery located at Dan W. Williams Hall, Solano Drive at University Avenue in Las Cruces.

The NMSU art gallery events are free and open to the public. For more information call (575) 646-2545.

NMSU DANCE PROGRAM HOLDS EVENT

The Dance Program at New Mexico State University will hold "Dance Works," featuring student choreography, Nov. 7-9 at the Rio Grande Theatre.

For more information call (575) 646-2070.

NMSU HOLDS FLUTE RECITAL

New Mexico State University will hold a flute studio recital at 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Music Center Recital Hall.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES HOLDS COLLOQUIUM

The final in a series of speakers for the fall semester as part of New Mexico State University's Colloquium in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts will be at 4 p.m. Nov. 10 in Science Hall Room 107.

Margaret Jacobs, an associate professor of history and director of women and gender studies at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, will present "Cameras and Conquest: The Photographs of G.E. Miller and the Blazer Collection." She will discuss how photographer G.E. Miller captured his family life and the lives of newcomers to the area through photography at the turn of the 20th century when Anglos flocked to the Sacramento Mountains of southeastern New Mexico.

For more information call (575) 646-4601.

NMSU MUSEUM HOSTS SATURDAY WORKSHOP

The New Mexico State University Museum will host a Saturday children and family workshop with craft projects that reflect a Pueblo theme from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 8.

This week's workshop is titled "Gourd Rattles."

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

For more information call (575) 646-5161.

CENTER FOR LATIN AMERICAN AND BORDER STUDIES HOLDS OPEN HOUSE

The New Mexico State University Center for Latin American and Border Studies will hold an open house for interested students at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Nason House.

Faculty members will present information about new courses in the spring semester, study abroad opportunities, a spring break trip to El Salvador, a service learning class on social justice on the border in summer 2009 and much more. Refreshments will be served.

The Nason House is located at 1200 University Ave. and is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information call (575) 646-6814.

NMSU HOLDS FESTIVAL OF THANKS

The New Mexico State University Choirs will present "Festival of Thanks," a holiday concert combining food and music, from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Music Center Recital Hall.

The concert will start with the "Festival of Food." Andele Restaurant will sell enchiladas and burritos in the choral room at this time. The "Festival of Song" will then take place with performances from the concert choir, gospel choir, campus choir and the new men's choir, Crimson Chord Company. They will sing several holiday favorites, such as Bing Crosby's signature "White Christmas." The evening will end with the "Festival of Classical Choral Music." University Singers and Masterworks Chorus will sing music from Eric Whitacre and Benjamin Britten.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM PRESENTS LECTURE

The New Mexico State University Museum will host a lecture by LeRoy Unglaub titled "Iconography of the Jornada Mogollon" at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 in Kent Hall.

Unglaub is a retired electrical engineer. His presentation will discuss the Jornada Mogollon iconography at the Three Rivers Rock Art Site and is open to the public.

For more information call (575) 646-5161.