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New Mexico State University events Oct. 30-Nov. 5

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM PRESENTS DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FAMILY WORKSHOP


The University Museum at New Mexico State University will host a workshop on making sugar skulls for Dia de los Muertos from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 30.

The workshop is funded 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 MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRESENTS LAS CRUCES SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

The New Mexico State University Department of Music will present the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra Classics Two at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 and 3 p.m. Oct. 31 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

The concert will feature NMSU music professor Lonnie Klein as music director/conductor and pianist Xiayin Wang.

The concert is sponsored by Members Underwriting Symphony in Community.

For ticket information, call 575-646-3709.

NMSU MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRESENTS TROMBONE STUDIO RECITAL

The Department of Music at New Mexico State University will present a trombone studio recital at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

For more information, call 575-646-2421.

NMSU METALS AND JEWELRY PROGRAM HOSTS 28TH ANNUAL SALE

New Mexico State University's Metals and Jewelry Program will hold their 28th annual jewelry sale from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 1 in the lobby of D.H. Williams Hall at the corner of Solano Drive and University Avenue.

The sale will feature jewelry that is skillfully hand-fabricated by the students and alumni of the university jewelry program. Prices range from $15 to $30. The group will accept cash or checks. Credit cards will not be accepted.

Profits from the sale will benefit the jewelry students and will support the metals studio through tool purchases, field trips and the visiting artist program.

For more information, contact Julia Barello at 575-646-5329.

NMSU CULTURAL SERIES CONTINUES WITH RAJEEV TARANATH

Multi award-winning Hindustani singer Rajeev Taranath will perform live at 8 p.m. Nov. 4 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

Taranath is one of the world's leading exponents of the Sarod and has been called a prodigy in Hindustani vocal music.

For more information, visit http://panam.nmsu.edu/culturalseries.htm.

NMSU MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRESENTS HORN STUDIO RECITAL

The Department of Music at New Mexico State University will present a horn studio recital at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

For more information, contact Nancy Joy at 575-646-1390.

NMSU DANCERS UNLIMITED TO HOLD FALL SHOW

Dancers Unlimited will hold their fall performance, "Now! That's What I Call Dance: Vol. 25," at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 and 6 at Onate High School.

Dancer's Unlimited, a non-profit student-run organization at New Mexico State University that practices all styles of dance, is also celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The performance will include ballet, jazz, hip-hop, swing, tap, contemporary and more.

Tickets are being pre-sold for $6 for students and $8 for adults. Ticket prices go up $2 at the door, so buying tickets in advance from a Dancers Unlimited member is encouraged.

For more information, e-mail Amanda at amxnine@yahoo.com.

NMSU MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRESENTS FLUTE STUDIO RECITAL

The Department of Music at New Mexico State University will present a flute studio recital at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

For more information, contact Lisa Van Winkle at 575-646-2523.

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.