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New Mexico State University events Oct. 17-23

MUSEUM TO HOST SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP


The New Mexico State University Museum will hold its Saturday Family Workshop from 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 17.

This week's activity will be creating a Chimayo blanket design. The workshop is free and open to the public.

The University Museum is located on the corner of University Avenue and Solano Drive inside Kent Hall. For more information call (575) 646-5161 or visit http://www.nmsu.edu/museum.

ANTHROPOLOGICAL FILM SERIES CONTINUES AT MUSEUM

The University Museum's anthropological film series continues at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20.

The film, "And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself," featuring Antonio Banderas as Pancho Villa will be shown. The film depicts the actual filming of Villa's life by a Hollywood movie crew.

The film is free and open to the public. For more information call (575) 646-5161 or e-mail museum@nmsu.edu.

MUSEUM TO HOLD PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES

The University Museum will host professors of history Ray Saddler and Charles Harris as part of the Public Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22.

Saddler and Harris will be speaking about and signing copies of their new book "The Secret War in El Paso: Mexican Revolutionary Intrigue 1906-1920."

The lecture is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Visit http://www.nmsu.edu/museum or call (575) 646-5161 for more details.

NMSU BOOKSTORE TO HOLD CIVIL WAR LECTURE

The New Mexico State University Bookstore and Onate High History Day Club will present a lecture by centennial speaker Dwight Pitcaithley at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 at Onate High School.

The lecture is entitled "The Civil War Comes to New Mexico." The lecture is free and open to the public.

Fore more information call (575) 646-4431.

BILL COSBY COMES TO LAS CRUCES

New Mexico State University Special Events will present a night of comedy with Bill Cosby at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at the Pan American Center.

Tickets are $40, $30 and $20 plus any applicable service charges and are on sale at the Pan American Ticket office and all Ticketmaster locations. Tickets may also be purchased online at http://www.ticketmaster.com or charged by phone at 1(800) 745-3000.

For more information call (575) 646-1420.

JIGU IN CONCERT AT NMSU

Jigu will be in concert at New Mexico State University at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at the NMSU Atkinson Recital Hall.

Made up of 28 drummers, percussionists and musicians, Jigu will bring an ultra-sensory entertainment to the NMSU campus.

For more information call (575) 646-1420.

ASTC AT NMSU PRESENT 'TUCK EVRLASTING'

The American Southwest Theatre Company at New Mexico State University will present "Tuck Everlasting" from Oct. 23-25, at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.
Based on the book by Natalie Babbitt, the show is for the young and young-at-heart. Winnie, the main character, comes across the immortal Tuck family and must decide whether she too should live forever.
Show times vary. Tickets are $5. For tickets and more information call (575) 646-4515 or visit http://theatre.nmsu.edu/astc/box_office.html.