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New Mexico State University events Oct. 11-17

NMSU BOOKSTORE HOSTS CENTENNIAL SPEAKER SERIES


The New Mexico State University Bookstore will host John Nieto-Phillips, a former NMSU history professor and current associate professor at Indiana University, as part of the Centennial Speaker Series from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in the bookstore.

Nieto-Phillips will speak about his book "The Language of Blood: The Making of the Spanish-American Identity in New Mexico, 1880s-1930s."

For more information call (575) 646-1427.

AGGIES HOLD 'TOUGH ENOUGH TO WEAR PINK' EVENTS

New Mexico State University will host "NMSU Aggies are Tough Enough to Wear Pink" events Oct. 13-18 in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

A kick-off party will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Corbett Center Student Union Art Gallery.

The next day, an education event will be held at 10 a.m. in the Senate Gallery of Corbett Center Student Union and a student dinner will be held at 5 p.m. in Taos Restaurant, also located in Corbett.

A luminaria ceremony at Aggie Memorial Stadium will be held at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 15.

An educational event in Spanish will be held at 10 a.m. in the Senate Gallery and a residence hall banner competition judging will be held Oct. 16.

An office competition judging will be held Oct. 17.

Several events will take place Oct. 18 to close the week-long celebration. A walk/run fundraiser will take place at 8 a.m. at the Horseshoe in front of Hadley Hall. A student tent party will be held at 4 p.m. in the tailgate area. Lastly, the Aggie vs. San Jose State football game will take place at 6 p.m. at Aggie Memorial Stadium.

For more information call (575) 646-7696.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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. 11.

This week's workshop is titled "Air Dry Pinch Pots."

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.

ANTHROPOLOGICAL FILM SERIES AT THE NMSU MUSEUM

The New Mexico State University Museum will show the film "In the Light of Reverence" at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Museum Auditorium located at Kent Hall.

The film is part of an anthropological film series that shows the struggle of the Hopi, Lakota and Wintu people as they try to protect their sacred land from desecration.

The museum is located at University Avenue and Solano Drive.

For more information call (575) 646-5161.

NMSU WILL HOST TWO MUSIC RECITIALS

The New Mexico State University will host a piano studio recital at 5 p.m. and a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Music Center Recital Hall.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

NMSU HOSTS 'GREAT AMERICAN TUBA SHOW'

New Mexico State University will host the Great American Tuba Show, coordinated by NMSU professor James Shearer, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Music Center Recital Hall.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

NMSU HOLDS SCHOLARSHIP CONCERT

New Mexico State University will hold a scholarship concert to recognize the donors who support scholarships in the Department of Music. The recital will be at 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Music Center Recital Hall.

During the concert, the NMSU Symphonic Winds and Jazz Ensemble will perform.

Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for students and are available at the Pan American Center ticket office and at the door.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

HIGH DESERT PLAY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM HOLDS READING AT NMSU

The High Desert Play Development Program will hold a new play reading for Matt Casarino's "Pixie" at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

In the play, Terrence accidentally kills a small dog named Pixie on his way to work. This starts a series of events that revels Terrence's deepest secrets and fears, unraveling his life before his own eyes. Then when Pixie begins speaking to him, Terrence feels his sanity is unraveling as well.

For more information call (575) 646-4515.