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New Mexico State University events Jan 19-25


The Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Cafe in Las Cruces will host two free book readings and signings for the public during the upcoming week in its 2nd floor northeast Living Room. NMSU Professor Emerita Christine E. Eber will read "The Journey of a Tzotzil-Maya Woman of Chiapas, Mexico" at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. The following Wednesday, Jan. 23, foreword writer, David Froebel, will present local author Anna Haman's work, "Everybody Loved Anna: A German Family's Story of Confronting Social Normalcy" at 2 p.m.

In addition, the free public Open Mic nights will continue throughout the spring semester from 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays in the Barnes & Noble Café. Contact David at bncafe@nmsu.edu to sign up to perform.

Barnes & Noble at NMSU is located at 1400 E. University Ave. and provides free public parking in designated spaces. Please "Join" the Facebook event page at http://on.fb.me/ZyxjMe for reading/signing updates and reminders, http://on.fb.me/Rx2fEh for Open Mic updates and reminders, or contact jkoliba@nmsu.edu to host an event at the bookstore.


The NMSU Cultural Series continues with H'Sao at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at the Atkinson Recital Hall. Drawing from gospel, traditional African music, as well as their Chadian roots, H'Sao display clear soul, pop and R&B influences. All the members of this Montréal afro-pop group are singer songwriters. Elements of their various influences are smoothly blended with African rhythms to create fresh songs in a unique style.

Tickets are $10 for NMSU students with a valid Aggie ID or $15 for the general public and are on sale now at the Pan American Center Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, and online at http://www.ticketmaster.com/venue/98715. Service charges may be applicable at non-box office locations. For more information, call 575-646-1420 and "Join" the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/527758927250234/ to view a performance video.


The NMSU University Art Gallery will host "In This Corner: NMSU Faculty Exhibition 2013" featuring work from the members of the NMSU Art Department faculty and staff. Participating artists have been asked to either make a site-specific work for display in the UAG or to install their work in a manner that engages with the abundance of corners in the exhibition space. Participating artists include: Julia Barello, Gatis Cirulis, Tauna Cole-Dorn, Peter Fine, Lauren Greenwald, Adam Labe, Katya Reka, Rachel Stevens, Peter Svarzbein, Brett Thompson and Jean Reece Wilkey.

The exhibition concept was conceived by visiting curator Linda Weintraub, who will lecture at the Health and Social Sciences Auditorium at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24. There will also be an artists' reception on opening night, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. Light refreshments will be served, and the public is encouraged to attend.

The UAG is located in D.W. Williams Hall, 1390 E. University, near the intersection of Solano Avenue in Las Cruces. Call 575-646-2545 for more information, or visit the UAG website at www.nmsu.edu/artgal.


Men's Basketball will face San Jose State at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Pan American Center.

Men's Tennis will face Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Saturday, Jan. 19, at the NMSU Tennis Center.

Men's Basketball will face Denver University at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Pan American Center. This game will be broadcast on ESPNU.

Admission is free for students with a valid ID. For more information on the games and ticket pricing, visit nmstatesports.com or call the Pan Am Ticket office at 575-646-1420.


The three-time Tony Award-winning musical, "Monty Python's Spamalot," will visit the Pan American Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 1, Lovingly "ripped-off" from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," the 2005 Best Musical tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and their quest for the Holy Grail.

Tickets will be $52, $42 and $32 (plus any applicable service charges) and will be available to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at the Pan American Center Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, by phone at800-745-3000, and online at http://www.ticketmaster.com/venue/98676/ For more information, call the Pan Am Ticket Office at 575-646-1420 or visit www.MontyPythonsSpamalot.com.