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New Mexico State University events Sept. 27-Oct. 3

NMSU MUSEUM HOSTS SATURDAY WORKSHOP


The New Mexico State University Museum will host a Saturday workshop for children and family with craft projects that reflect a Pueblo theme from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 27.

During the workshop, titled "Slate Pictographs," participants will learn about the importance of pictographs and the designs used by ancient people in the Southwest. They will also make their own slate pictographs.

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.

OPENING RECEPTION HELD FOR NEW MUSEUM EXHIBIT

The New Mexico State University Museum will hold an opening reception for the exhibit "Mimbres Myth and Imagination" from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 2.

"Mimbres Myth and Imagination" will include Mogollon pottery and photographs of Mimbres classic black-on-white vessels from museums in the Southwest.

The museum gallery hours are from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and admission is free. The University Museum is located at Kent Hall, on University Avenue and Solano Drive.

For more information call (575) 646-5161.

NMSU PRESENTS 'THE PILLOWMAN'

New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theatre Company will present Martin McDonagh's "The Pillowman" Sept. 27-Oct. 12 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

"The Pillowman" is about a writer who is questioned about the uncanny resemblances between his stories and a series of gruesome murders.

Ticket prices vary. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

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

LATINA DANCE PROJECT HOLDS PERFORMANCE

The Latina Dance Project, hosted by the Pan American Dance Institute, will hold a performance, "Coyolxauhqui ReMembers," at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Rio Grande Theatre.

This evening of dramatic dance reinterprets the Aztec myth of the Moon Goddess Coyolxauhqui and compares it to the condition of contemporary women by blending contemporary, indigenous based and aerial dance, music, text and video.

Tickets for "Coyolxauhqui ReMembers" are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. They can be purchased at the Pan American Center Box Office or through Ticket Master.

For more information call (575) 646-2070.

MVCB PERFORMS AT NMSU

The Mesilla Valley Concert Band will perform at the New Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall at 3 p.m. Sept. 28.

MVCB is a concert organization made up of 98 musicians, ages 22 to 91. About 60 of the members are professional musicians or teachers.

Admission is free. People planning to attend the concert should arrive about 20 minutes early for seating.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

PHOTO EXHIBIT AT NMSU DOCUMENTS US-MEXICO BORDER STRUGGLE

The Center for Latin American and Border Studies at New Mexico State University is currently exhibiting photographs by Jon Williams and Bruce Berman titled "Lomas del Poleo: Struggle for Land at the US-Mexico Border."

The photographs document the current land conflict in the Ciudad Juarez border community. The exhibition will run through Oct. 16.

The Center for Latin American and Border Studies is located in the Nason House, 1200 University Ave. Nason House is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information call (575) 646-6814.

GREEK MEMBERS CONDUCT FOOD DRIVE

Fraternity and sorority members of New Mexico State University and the University of New Mexico will compete in a canned food drive through Sept. 25.

The university that donates the largest amount of non-perishable food items will be recognized at the Aggie vs. Lobo football game Sept. 27. All food will be donated to Community Action Agency and will benefit residents in Southern New Mexico.

For more information call (575) 646-3200 or e-mail Nick Wiegel with the Inter Fraternity Council at nickw@nmsu.edu or Caitlin Rotan with the Panhellenic Council at ktylnn@nmsu.edu.

BOOKSTORE HOSTS EVENT FOR NEW STUDENTS

The New Mexico State University Bookstore will host "New Student Night" from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 30.

During the event, students will be treated to free food, music and prizes.

For more information call (575) 646-7696.