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New Mexico State University events April 30-May 6

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM HOSTS SPRING PLANTING WORKSHOP


Visitors to the New Mexico State University Museum from 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 30 will get to plant spring flowers and decorate a flower pot.

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 FACULTY QUARTET-IN-RESIDENCE TO PERFORM

La Catrina String Quartet, the faculty quartet-in-residence at New Mexico State University, will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 30 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

Members of the quartet include Daniel Vega-Albela, Blake Espy, Jorge Martinez and Alan Daowz. La Catrina Quartet tours regularly throughout the United States and Mexico and has received important awards and recognitions, such as Western Michigan University's "All University Research and Creative Scholar Award," the Bascom Little Fund Grant and the North Carolina Arts Council cARTwheels 2009 and 2010 touring program. They have also premiered works by composers Thomas Janson and John Ferrito at the Kent Blossom Music Festival and Zae Munn at the Chicago College of Performing Arts.

For more information, visit http://lacatrinequartet.com, or contact Vega-Albela at 575- 646-5432.

NMSU CHOIRS TO PRESENT MOZART'S MASS IN C MAJOR

The New Mexico State University choirs will perform Mozart's "Mass in C Minor" at 3 p.m. April 30 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

Mozart's "Mass in C Minor," will feature the recent winner of the Joan Sutherland Award, Guo Ying. Guo Ying competed in Rome and was selected by Sutherland's husband to receive the award. Other soloists will include Emma Rosenthal, the Theodore Presser Scholar from NMSU; Stephanie Sanchez and Daniel Sandino-Molloy, both well-known graduate student singers; and Andrew Zimmerman.

"Zimmerman is moving to Germany to resume his singing career, so we don't want anyone to miss this last opportunity to hear him," said Jerry Ann Alt, director of choirs at NMSU.

For ticket information, call 575-646-1420.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY PRESENTS MFA EXHIBITION

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery will present the annual Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition from April 15 through May 6.

The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and is located in D.W. Williams Hall on University Avenue east of Solano Drive.

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

ASTC AT NMSU THEATRE ARTS PRESENTS CLASSIC THRILLER

American Southwest Theatre Company at New Mexico State University Theatre Arts will present J.B. Priestley's classic thriller, "An Inspector Calls," April 15 through May 1 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

All evening performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees will being at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the Hershel Zohn Theatre Box Office between noon and 4 p.m. or by calling 575-646-4515.

NMSU LIBRARY EXHIBIT CELEBRATES CENTENARY OF CUBAN AUTHOR

A new exhibit at Branson Library at New Mexico State University will celebrate the centenary and works of several writers affiliated with the Grupo Origenes from March 29 through May 15.

The exhibit will feature the works of Cuban author Jose Lezama Lima, Cintio Vitier and Eliseo Diego. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Molly Molloy at 575-646-6931 or mmolloy@lib.nmsu.edu.