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New Mexico State University events Oct. 9-15

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM TO HOST WORKSHOP ON BOLO TIE-MAKING


The University Museum at New Mexico State University will host a workshop on bolo tie-making from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 9.

The workshop is related to "IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas," an exhibit featured at the University Museum through Dec. 17. The workshop is supported by the Smithsonian Community Grant program, funded by the MetLife Foundation.

The University Museum is located in Kent Hall at University Avenue and Solano Drive on the NMSU campus. Weather permitting, the workshop will be held in the museum courtyard. For more information, call 575-646-5161.

MUSIC DEPARTMENT AT NMSU TO PRESENT PIANO STUDIO RECITAL

The Department of Music at New Mexico State University will present a piano studio recital at 3 p.m. Oct. 9 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

For more information, contact Laura Spitzer at 575-646-2228.

AGGIE BAND TO PERFORM SCHOLARSHIP CONCERT

The New Mexico State University Symphonic Winds and Jazz Ensemble I will perform a scholarship concert at 3 p.m. Oct. 10 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

For more information, contact the band office at 575-646-2304.

NMSU MUSIC STUDENTS TO PERFORM AT GRADUATE RECITAL

New Mexico State University students Stephanie Sanchez and Federico Garcia will present voice recitals at 3:35 p.m. Oct. 10 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

For more information, call 575-646-2421.

NMSU ART GALLERY PRESENTS MODERN DESIGN/FOLK ART EXHIBITION

The exhibition "Modern Design/Folk Art" will open at the New Mexico State University Art Gallery on Oct. 15 and will examine the interplay of folk art and modernism in 20th Century America.

The opening reception for the exhibition will begin at 5 p.m. Oct. 15, and it will be on display through Dec. 17. The art gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. It is located at 1390 East University Ave. on the NMSU campus, and entrance is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit www.nmsu.edu/artgal, or call 575-646-2545.

NMSU MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRESENTS JACK WARD INVITATIONAL CHORAL FEST

The Department of Music at New Mexico State University will present the Jack Ward Invitational Choral Festival at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

A grant given to NMSU by New Mexico Arts allowed NMSU to invite well-known choral composer David Childs to the festival. Using the words from the poem "Winds of Pentecost" by Las Cruces poet, Keith Wilson, Childs wrote a sensitive, timely piece to be presented by University Singers. Other works by Childs and Wilson will also be featured at the festival.

The Deming High School Coir, directed by Larry Martin, and former NMSU student Bree del Campo Gordon, will also perform. Gordon will perform her rendition of "City Called Heaven," and other gospel and spiritual music. She will be joined by Combined Choirs, conducted by NMSU music professor Jerry Ann Alt and guest conductors Larry Martin and Bobbie Green.

For more information, contact the choral office at 575-646-2067.

ASTC AT NMSU THEATRE ARTS PRESENTS CLASSIC SHAKESPEAREAN COMEDY

The American Southwest Theatre Company at New Mexico State University Theatre Arts will present Shakespeare's classic slapstick farce, "Comedy of Errors," Sept. 24 through Oct. 10 at Hershel Zohn Theatre.

This season, due to overwhelming audience request, all evening performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees remain at 2 p.m.

Tickets to "Comedy of Errors" are available at the Hershel Zohn Theatre box office from noon-4 p.m. or by calling 575-646-4515.

ASTC AT NMSU THEATRE ARTS PRESENTS READING OF POLITICAL COMEDY

American Southwest Theatre Company at New Mexico State University Theatre Arts will present a reading of Carol Carpenter's political family comedy, "Good Lonely People," at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at Hershel Zohn Theatre.

Tickets to the reading of "Good Lonely People" cost $5 and are available at the Hershel Zohn Theatre box office between noon and 4 p.m. or by calling 575-646-4515. A post-play discussion with the playwright will be held following the performance.