April 14 Dear Mayor and City Councilors, Much has been said about the future management of the Rio Grande Theatre, both privately and publicly. The Doña Ana Arts Council would like to respond so our constituency is fully aware of our position. In reviewing the events as they have unfolded since Dec. 12, 2016, the Doña Ana Arts Council Board of Directors held a special meeting and unanimously decided that it is in the ... CONTINUE
Crucen’s magical career reaches 45th year By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin One of magician Chris Mitchell’s favorite tricks is tearing a copy of the Las Cruces Bulletin into shreds and then making it whole again. That and about 30 other slights of hand make up the collection of tricks he has been performing for the past 45 years in Las Cruces, New Orleans, Kansas and across the United States and Canada. ... CONTINUE
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By Las Cruces Bulletin In a split vote Tuesday, May 26, the Las Cruces school board passed a budget that includes furloughs, staff reductions and program cuts. School Board President Maria Flores, who broke the tie of yes and no votes on the board, said she only approved the budget to avoid the state coming in and taking over the district finances, which was a possibility if the board didn’t approve a budget. “I don’t want to lose any ... CONTINUE
Blazin’ Brewfest set to cool off Main Street Las Cruces Bulletin In its three years, the New Mexico Brewers Guild’s Blazin’ Brewfest, has grown leaps and bounds, from a modest, but raucous, gathering held at The Grapevine to a full-fledged festival at the heart of Las Cruces, and upon its return to Las Cruces this year — from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 2 — it comes to a Las Cruces changed. “Our whole thing has ... CONTINUE
Talking to strangers My parents owned a small luncheonette in New Jersey. This luncheonette was on the bottom floor of a 12-story building containing all sorts of businesses such as a computer school, and various professional offices. As a 9-year-old, I would sit at the old fashioned stools next to the soda fountain and since people knew that my mother and father were the owners, they would ask me questions about school and ... CONTINUE