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New Mexico State University events Sept. 20-26

PAN AMERICAN DANCE INSTITUTE HOSTS LATINA DANCE PROJECT


The Latina Dance Project, hosted by the Pan American Dance Institute, will be in Las Cruces Sept. 24-27 and will conduct workshops, a lecture demonstration and a performance.

The Brazilian Movement workshop, held from 12:30 to 2:20 p.m. Sept. 24, blends Capoeira, Samba and modern dance while the Text and Movement workshop, held from 12:30 to 2:20 p.m. Sept. 25, will incorporate spoken word and movement to find a deeper meaning within thematic material.

A lecture demonstration will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Corbett Center Student Union auditorium. This demonstration will focus on socio, cultural, political and spiritual narratives from a Latina standpoint.

These events are free to the public.

For more information call (575) 646-2070.

OPENING NIGHT GALA FOR "THE PILLOWMAN"

New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theatre Company will celebrate the opening of the 2008-2009 season with a V.I.P. gala at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

"The Pillowman," about a writer who is questioned about the uncanny resemblances between his stories and a series of gruesome murders, will begin at 7 p.m., after a wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres. Coffee and desert will be served during intermission.

Tickets for the ASTC V.I.P. preview event are $15. For tickets call (575) 646-4515.

"The Pillowman" will run until Oct. 12. Ticket prices and show times vary.

For more information call (575) 646-4515 or (575) 646-1420.

NMSU HOSTS 'PAIR OF DOCS' RECITAL

Allan Kaplan, a trombone professor at New Mexico State University, and Steve Wilson, a trombone professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, will perform a faculty/guest recital titled "Pair of Docs" at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Music Center Recital Hall.

The recital is free and open to the public.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.