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New Mexico State University events Sept. 14-20

BARNES AND NOBLE OPEN MIC NIGHTS


Barnes & Noble at NMSU will continue the popular Open Mic performances from 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays. To sign up to perform, contact bncafe@nmsu.edu.

Open Mic is free of charge and open to the public. Free parking is available in designated spaces. Barnes & Noble at NMSU is located at 1400 E. University Ave. For more information, call 575-646-5822.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY TO HOST EXHIBITS

Stephanie Taylor, director of the University Art Gallery at NMSU, will give a walk-through of the current exhibitions on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 1 to 2 p.m. The current exhibitions are arranged under the theme "Black & White & Caliente."

The exhibits include photographs of Cuba taken in 1997 by French photographer Patrick Glaize, as well as photographs with a social message from the gallery's permanent collection. Black and white mass-produced porcelain ware will also be exhibited in "German Op-Art Ceramics, 1955-1975."

All programs at the University Art Gallery are free and open to the public. For more information contact Stephanie Taylor at 575-646-6110 or sltaylor@nmsu.edu.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM PRESENTS FALL 2013 EXHIBITS

An opening reception for the fall 2013 University Museum at NMSU exhibits will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 19 in Kent Hall. Refreshments will be provided and admission is free.

The two new exhibits on display are "Maria Martinez and the Pottery of San Ildefonso Pueblo," and "Memories of Pie Town: Rural New Mexico During the Great Depression."

Also on view will be two other exhibits, held over due to popular demand: "Seeing, Hearing, Learning, Being Loved: Cradleboards of North America," and "Weaving Solidarity: Textile Traditions of Highland Chiapas."

For additional information, call 575 646-5161.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY'S VISITING ARTISTS SERIES

As part of NMSU's Art Department's Visiting Artists Series, Larry Gipe, professor of painting at the University of Arizona, will give a lecture about his work Sept. 20, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Health and Social Services auditorium.

For more information, contact Katya Reka at reka@nmsu.edu, or call the art department at 575-646-1705.

NMSU CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS FESTIVAL OF DANCES

The NMSU Contemporary Dance Theatre will present Festival of Dances at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 and 21 at the Rentfrow Gym.

This event is a fundraiser to help cover the cost of sending dance students to the American College Dance Festival (ACDF) at the University of Texas in spring 2014. ACDF is a week-long dance conference at which NMSU dance students have the opportunity to perform and take classes from dance professors and guest artists from all over the United States. NMSU dance students and faculty have been attending the conference since 1998.

Tickets for Festival of Dances are $10, and all seating is general admission. Tickets can be purchased in advance from any company member, or they may be purchased at the door. For more information call 575-646-2070.

RASCAL FLATS 'LIVE AND LOUD' TOUR COMES TO PAN AM

American country music band Rascal Flats will perform live with The Band Perry and this year's winner of NBC's "The Voice," Cassadee Pope at NMSU's Pan American Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3.

Rascal Flatts has had 14 singles at the top of the country music charts and will perform some older hits as well as new music from their No. 1 eighth studio album, "Changed."

Tickets for the event are $49.50, $62.50 and $69.50 (plus applicable fees) and are available at the Pan Am Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, and online at http://bit.ly/11uSukh. Call 575-646-1420 for more information or "Join" the Facebook event page at http://on.fb.me/ZBU9P5 for a complete biography, as well as concert updates and reminders.

AGGIE ATHLETICS PRESENTS FOOTBALL, VOLLEYBALL

NMSU Football will face University of Texas at El Paso at 6 p.m. on Sept. 14 at Aggie Memorial Stadium.

NMSU Volleyball will play against University of Utah at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the NMSU Recreation Center.

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