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New Mexico State University events April 28-May 4


NMSU Housing & Residential Life will host the 4th annual Cinderella Prom Dress Project at Rhodes-Garrett-Hamiel from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. April 28. This is an event for high school girls to give their prom dresses to others to help make their prom experience more special. If you have a prom dress that you are no longer using, consider donating it to the Housing & Residential Life main office in the Educational Services Building.

Visit http://www.facebook.com/promdressprojectlc for more information.


The New Mexico State University DanceSport Company presents "Rhythm Nights" at 7 p.m. Friday, May 4, in the Rentfrow Gym located at the corner of Stewart Street and Williams Avenue.

The performance will feature a variety of ballroom, Latin and swing dances choreographed and performed by members of the NMSU DanceSport Company. Also showcased will be a rumba/salsa formation and Viennese waltz formation, each of which competed at the Stanford Cardinal Classic DanceSport Competition in Palo Alto, Calif.

For more information, call (575) 644-0782 or (575) 202-4368.


The NMSU Choir will perform J.S. Bach's "Mass in B-Minor" at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Atkinson Recital Hall located in the NMSU Music Building.

This piece is considered by many to be one of the finest choral works ever composed. Jerry Ann Alt will direct the combined university choirs who will be accompanied by the La Catrina Quartet, Kirstin Chavez, and augmented by other instrumentalists from NMSU's music department, including Janet Loman, Paige Bartz, Carl Fels, Nancy Joy and others. Soloists for the mass will be faculty member Martha Rowe for soprano, artist-in-residence Kirstin Chavez for mezzo soprano, masters student Federico Garcia for tenor and NMSU master's graduate Ian Sidden for bass.

Tickets can be reserved for $15, $20, and $5 for students at Pan Am Center Ticket office, 575-646-1270. For more information contact the NMSU Choral office at 575-646-2067.


Men's and Women's Tennis will host the Western Athletic Conference Tournament from April 28-29 at the Aggie Tennis Complex.

Aggie Softball will face Utah State at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Aggie Softball Complex. Tanning session packages will be given away to select fans. There will be a post-game ceremony to recognize the seniors.

NMSU Football will have its annual spring game at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Aggie Memorial Stadium. Admission is free, and the first 250 students will receive a free crimson t-shirt. Former Green Bay Packer and former Aggie Davon House will sign autographs during the pre-game from noon-1 p.m. The team will sign the new 2012 football poster on the field after the game.

Aggie Baseball will face Texas Tech at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at the Presley Askew Field.

Students with an NMSU ID and children under the age of 12 get in free. For more information on the games and ticket pricing, visit nmstatesports.com or call the Pan Am Ticket office at 575-646-1420.