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New Mexico State University events Oct. 23-29

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM WORKSHOP VISITORS TO MAKE SOUTHWESTERN POTS


The University Museum at New Mexico State University will host a workshop on making a Southwestern pot at 2 p.m. Oct. 23.

The workshop is related to the exhibit "Pottery from the Americas" and is sponsored by the Southwest and Border Cultures Institute.

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.

NMSU TO HOST 33RD ANNUAL TOURNAMENT OF BANDS

New Mexico State University will host the 33rd annual Tournament of Bands high school marching band contest from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Aggie Memorial Stadium.

For more information, contact the NMSU Band Office at 575-646-2304, or visit http://music.nmsu.edu/ensembles/pride/2010-tournament-of-bands.

NMSU DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC TO PRESENT FACULTY RECITAL

The New Mexico State University Department of Music will present a faculty recital featuring Daniel Vega-Albela on violin at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

For more information, contact the music department at 575-646-2421.

NMSU DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC TO PRESENT SAXOPHONE STUDIO RECITAL

The Department of Music at New Mexico State University will present a saxophone studio recital at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

For more information, contact Rhonda Taylor at 575-646-4814.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM TO PRESENT FILM SHOWING, PRESENTATION BY FILMMAKER

The University Museum at New Mexico State University will show the film "Cowboys: East Germany, Rebels of the Vogtland" at 6 p.m. Oct. 26.

The film will be introduced and discussed by filmmaker Eric O'Connell from the University of Southern California. The film provides a glimpse into the subculture of cowboys in former East Germany, focusing on their aspirations of freedom and individualism.

Light refreshments will be served.

The University Museum is located in Kent Hall at University Avenue and Solano Drive on the NMSU campus.

For more information, call 575-646-5161.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM TO PRESENT 'BLACK INDIANS: AN AMERICAN STORY'

The University Museum at New Mexico State University will present the film "Black Indians: An American Story," at 6 p.m. Oct. 28.

The film sheds light on a forgotten part of America's past; the cultural and racial fusion of Native and African Americans. The film is narrated by James Earl Jones and explores the things that brought the two groups together, what drove them apart and what challenges they face today.

For more information, contact the University Museum at 575-646-5161.

DEPARTMENTS OF BLACK PROGRAMS AND HISTORY TO HOST CELEBRATION

The Departments of Black Programs and History at New Mexico State University will host a ceremony in celebration of Clarence Fielder's 40 years of teaching at the university at 2 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Otero Room at Corbett Center.

The campus and community are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Jon Hunner at 575-646-2490 or jhunner@nmsu.edu.

NMSU ART GALLERY PRESENTS MODERN DESIGN/FOLK ART EXHIBIT
The Art Gallery at New Mexico State University will present a modern design/folk art exhibition from Oct. 15 through Dec. 17.

The exhibition joins together folk art objects collected by designer Alexander Girard and examples of his modern furniture, textiles and films for the Herman Miller Company to explore the intersections of handcraft and machine production, mid-century modernist esthetics and folk art.

The NMSU Art Gallery, located inside D.W. Williams Hall on University Avenue east of Solano Drive, is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

For more information, call 575-646-2545, or e-mail artglry@nmsu.edu.