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Centennial High School hosts its fourth annual Las Cruces Festival of Trees in the school’s performing arts lab, 1950 Sonoma Ranch Blvd. more
La Casa, Inc. domestic violence organization’s 29th annual Holiday Bazaar will be the organization’s largest ever, said La Casa Executive Director Henry Brutus. It will be held 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. more
HomeGrown: A New Mexico Food Show & Gift Market returns for the sixth year at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum with more demonstrations, more samples, food trucks, and many new vendors. more
Doña Ana Repertory Theatre (DART) will hold auditions for its upcoming production of “Tartuffe” 6-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 18-19, at Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. Special auditions are also available. more
The Las Cruces Symphony Association (LCSA) is conducting a national search for the next director of the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra (LCSO). Maestro Lonnie Klein announced earlier this year that he will retire at the end of the 2019-20 season next May after 21 years holding the baton. more
As a playwright, Las Cruces’ Mark Medoff was known for anti-heroes and strong women. In a way, Rio Grande Theatre’s production of his final play “Time and Chance” combined the best of both in an abbreviated (because of actors’ commitments) run Nov. 7-9. It was an incredible production that I will never forget – a taste of Broadway for someone who’s never been there. more
“We love Las Cruces,” a long-time Hollywood producer and director said in late October as he worked on the set of “Death in Texas” at Film Las Cruces Studios. more
Steven Martin fell in love with photography when he was 13 and has been actively focused on it since. more
Peter Paulos has operated several local businesses since 2006 and opened Las Cruces Clay and Studio at 614 E. Lohman Ave. in May. more
Four artists in the same Las Cruces family like to work alone in their various media, but they draw inspiration and support from each other. more
El Caldito Soup Kitchen Office Manager Diane D’Ambrosio had a long list of thank-yous after the 27th annual Empty Bowls event held Friday, Oct. 18, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. more
Musician Adam Amador performs at Ann Murdy’s book signing for “On the Path of Marigolds: Living Traditions of Mexico’s Day of the Dead,” Saturday, Nov. 2, at Casa de Camino Real Bookstore on South Tornillo Street. To Amador’s right is an altar honoring mothers built by bookstore owner and award-winning artist Denise Chávez. The altar honored, among others, Chávez’s mother, Delfina, her sister, Faride, and her grandmother, María Antonia de Jesús Luján Rede. “They were essential and authentic women,” Chávez says on Facebook. more
Jeremy Johnson from the Order of Epona of Fort Collins, Colorado, prepares for a joust on his trusty steed during the 48th annual Las Cruces Renaissance ArtsFaire, held Nov. 2-3 in Young Park. The Order of Epona bills itself as “Colorado’s premier Medieval & Fantasy Equestrian Performance Troupe.” more
Nan Rubin moved to Las Cruces to retire six years ago. Not even settled in, the first week here, she got a call from a local group wanting to file an application for a community radio station. An opening had come up with the FCC, and the application had to be filed fast and while the Southwest Environmental Center knew it would be important to the area, they had no experience with radio. Rubin, on the other hand, had a lifetime of experience. more
It’s hard to believe that Las Cruces’ Tony-winning and Oscar-nominated playwright Mark Medoff has been gone for more than six months; he died April 23 at Mesilla Valley Hospice. But Medoff’s memory and his legacy live on with a very special presentation of the last play he wrote. more
The 26th Annual Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference, Nov. 6-10, focuses on education and entertainment, with approximately 400 students attending workshops in mariachi music, voice and folkloric dance. All proceeds support the New Mexico Advocates for the Arts. more
"At this festive season of the year, Mr. Scrooge, it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the Poor and Destitute, who suffer greatly at the present time. Many thousands are in want of common necessaries; hundreds of thousands are in want of common comforts, sir… We choose this time, because it is a time, of all others, when Want is keenly felt, and Abundance rejoices. What shall I put you down for?" – Charles Dickens, “A Christmas Carol” (Dec. 19, 1843) more
The City of Las Cruces and Las Cruces Downtown Partnership invited the community to celebrate Halloween early at Spooky Downtown, Oct. 26, a whole day of Halloween fun for ghouls of all ages. more
A textile sale featuring more than 700 unique and beautiful textiles from the collections of 30 donors will be Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the University Museum, Kent Hall, on the NMSU campus. The museum and Weaving for Justice are sponsoring the fifth annual Textile Sale to Benefit Maya Youth. There is no charge to attend, and NMSU students will receive a 20 percent discount on items for sale. In addition to textiles from Guatemala and Mexico, the sale will include items from the Andes and other parts of Latin America, including huipils (women’s blouses), yardage of cloth, table runners, jewelry, books, purses, story cloths, and tourist items. more
The City of Las Cruces and Las Cruces Downtown Partnership invite the community to celebrate Halloween early at Spooky Downtown, a whole day of Halloween fun for ghouls of all ages. The event takes place on Saturday, Oct. 26 in Downtown Las Cruces, and features vendors, food trucks, dance performances, live music and a laser show. RoadRUNNER Transit and Dial-a-Ride paratransit service will offer free rides all day. more
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