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New Mexico State University events Oct. 4-10

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" through 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.

PHOTO EXHIBIT AT NMSU DOCUMENTS U.S.-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 U.S.-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. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information call (575) 646-6814.

CENTER FOR LATIN AMERICAN AND BORDER STUDIES SHOWS FILM

The Center for Latin American and Border Studies will show the film "The Other Mexico" from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Nason House.

"The Other Mexico" is about the Zapatista movement in Mexico and the contested presidential elections in 2006, with commentary from Neil Harvey, director of the Center for Latin American and Border Studies.

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

For more information call (575) 646-6814.

STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE HELD AT NMSU

The New Mexico State University Office of Campus Activities will host a Student Leadership Conference from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 4 on the third floor of the Corbett Center Student Union.

The conference is sponsored by the Associated Students of New Mexico State University, Student Government for Campus Residents (SGCR) and Campus Activities.

For more information visit www.campusactivities.nmsu.edu.

BOOKSTORE HOSTS CHILDREN'S PROGRAM

The New Mexico State University Bookstore will host a Children's Saturday Program from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Family Student Housing Community Center, located on Center Drive.

During the program, participants will read "Splat the Cat" by Rob Scotton and make decoupage bookends. The snack will be fur balls and cream.

For more information call (575) 646-1427.

CENTENNIAL SPEAKER HELD AT N.M. FARM AND RANCH HERITAGE MUSEUM

Author Rick Hendricks will give a lecture hosted by the New Mexico State University Bookstore and the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum at 7 p.m. Oct. 9.

Hendricks will discuss his new book, "New Mexico 1801: A Priests Report," published by Rio Grande Books.

For more information call (575) 646-1427.

NMSU THEATRE HOLDS PLAY FOR BREAST CANCER AWARNESS

New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts will present "The Hands Shape" at 8 p.m. Oct. 10-11 and 2 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Rio Grande Theatre, to bring awareness to breast cancer and the importance of communication between family members.

"The Hands Shape" explores how the arts can comfort and support us during a time of illness. The play centers around three women, all affected by the life-threatening disease, who use their art as a way to heal.

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Donations are encouraged and all proceeds will go to Cowboys for Cancer Research.

For ticket information call (575) 646-4515.

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. Oct. 4.

This week's workshop is titled "Jewelry Making."

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 at University Avenue and Solano Drive.

For more information call (575) 646-5161.

LAS CRUCES SYMPHONY COMES TO NMSU

New Mexico State University will host the Las Cruces Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 and 3 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Music Center Recital Hall.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

NMSU HOLDS TRUMPET RECITALS

New Mexico State University will hold a freshmen trumpet studio recital Oct. 6 and an upperclassmen trumpet studio recital Oct. 7. Both recitals are at 7:30 p.m. and are in the Music Center Recital Hall.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

ASNMSU HOLDS CULTURAL SERIES

The Associated Students of New Mexico State University will host "Fiamma Fumana" as part of the 2008 Cultural Series at 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Music Center Recital Hall.

For more information call (575) 646-4415.