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New Mexico State University events Nov. 24-Dec. 7


The Center for Latin American and Border Studies will continue its fall speaker series with visiting scholar Daniel Esser at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, the Nason House. Esser, from American University in Washington D.C., will discuss his ongoing research in a talk titled "Practices of non-violent local collective action against violence in Ciudad Juarez: evidence from a pilot survey."

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. The Nason House is located at 1070 University Ave., across from FedEx/Kinkos.


NMSU's American Southwest Theatre Company presents Richard O'Brien's campy cult classic musical Friday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Dec. 2, at Hershel Zohn Theater, 3014 McFie Circle on the NMSU campus. The production is the company's final one at the Hershel Zohn. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

"The Rocky Horror Show" follows one fateful evening in the lives of a clean-cut, newly engaged couple Brad and Janet as their car breaks down outside of Dr. Frank 'N' Furter's castle. Once inside, their lives will never be the same. The musical includes classic songs such as "Sweet Transvestite" and "The Time Warp."

Tickets: $10 and $15 and are available at the theatre box office between noon and 4 p.m. at 575-646-4515 or 575-646-1420.


Watch Carolina take on Philadelphia Monday, Nov. 26, and the New York Giants take on Washington Monday, Dec. 3, in the 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club. Both nights will include a free buffet starting at 5 p.m., with menu items also available for purchase. The menu can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/events/410090409038516/.

The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club is located inside NMSU's Stan Fulton Athletics Center on the south end of Aggie Memorial Stadium and features free public parking. Please call 575-646-4763 for more information.


After a week off for the holiday, the free public Open Mic nights return Nov. 30 to the Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café in Las Cruces Fridays from 5-8 p.m. Enjoy the music and poetry or sign up to perform at bncafe@nmsu.edu.

Barnes & Noble at NMSU is located at 1400 E. University Ave. and provides free public parking in designated spaces.


The University Art Gallery is hosting "rematerialized," a contemporary exhibit that focuses on the use of objects, performances and spaces that are recontextualized from our everyday world. The UAG will have extended hours during the Thanksgiving holiday week, including: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Kuh Del Rosario, an Independent Artist based in Vancouver, BC, will be speaking at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 with a reception to run from 5 to 7 p.m. Rosario's art, including a video and several sculptures, is included in the current exhibition "rematerialized."

The University Art Gallery is also offering a $50 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble to the person who comes closest to guessing the number of bobby pins that artist Io Palmer used to create her works that are featured in the current exhibition, "rematerialized." Any visitor is welcome to submit a ballot for this contest, and the winner will be announced on the last day of the exhibition, Jan. 11, 2013.

The University Art Gallery is located in D. W. Williams Hall, near the intersection of Solano and University and Avenues. The gallery is open during non-holiday weeks of the regular school term on Tuesday-Saturday afternoons from 12-4 p.m., with evening hours from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information, contact Emilia Casillas at 575-646-2545 or by email at emiliac@nmsu.edu.


NMSU DanceSport Company will host a Tuesday Night Dance Lesson from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Renfrow Gym on the corner of Stewart and Williams Street. Attendees will learn salsa on Nov. 13 and the waltz on Nov. 27 and Dec. 4. Admission is free and open to the public, and no dance experience is necessary.


Aggie Football will face Brigham Young University at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, at Aggie Memorial Stadium. It will be the last home game of the season.

Women's Basketball will face the University of Texas at El Paso at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Pan American Center.

Men's Basketball will face the University of Texas at El Paso at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Pan American Center.

For more information on the games and ticket pricing, visit nmstatesports.com or call the Pan Am Ticket office at 575-646-1420.