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Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks artist sought

The Las Cruces district office of the federal Bureau of Land Management and the nonprofit Friends of Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks are calling for applications for the national monument’s spring …

‘Home’ opens at the Black Box

The No Strings Theatre Company’s production of “Home,” by British playwright David Storey, opens at the Black Box Theatre in downtown Las Cruces on Friday, March 1. The production, …
Christina Villa as Rosa Barranca in “Wanted Man.”

Raised in El Paso, actress returns to film in Las Cruces

Growing up in El Paso didn’t keep actress Christina Villa from her dreams as she landed a leading role in a feature film titled “Wanted Man.” In fact, her connection with the El …
CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

The Perfect Pairing

The idea of science embedded in movies is not new, and when the board of the Mesilla Valley Film Society (MVFS) noticed an available grant pairing science-related movies with real scientists, the …

Feature film to shoot in Las Cruces

“I’ll Be Gone in June” will be in Las Cruces in March. That’s the title of a feature film directed by Katharina Rivilis that will film in and around Las Cruces in March, …
Las Cruces-based painter Vicki Henley is designing the poster for the 2024 Las Cruces International Film Festival. The artist will be on hand to sign limited edition prints at a poster reveal party Friday, March 1.

Film fest poster artist shares the joy in her heart with her work

Vicki Henley came to Las Cruces to raise her children. With a criminal psychology degree, she was floating around delving into possible careers but never found herself content with any job she found. …