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Memorial Medical Center’s (MMC) Art Initiative Exhibit and SweetHeart Expo will open Sunday, Feb. 23, as part of Las Cruces’ month-long For the Love of Art Month celebration. more
Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery, 2470 Calle de Guadalupe, just south of the historic plaza in Mesilla, will host an open house as part of the communitywide For the Love of Art. more
The Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra (LCSO) will feature some unique elements during its pops concert this weekend in Atkinson Recital Hall in the New Mexico State University Music Building, 1075 N. Horseshoe. more
You can sponsor a singer or musician, a song and/or a show for the New Mexico State University Theatre Department’s production of “Broadway on Stage.” more
A myriad of events is planned for the 2020 Las Cruces International Film Festival (LCIFF), March 4-8, 2020. Now in its fifth year, LCIFF brings independent film, industry experts, celebrities, film makers, film students and film lovers together for a five-day extravaganza. more
“The Song of Names” is one of the slowest movies to progress through the theaters this year (released in December 2019), taking a deceptively simple mystery theme and moving it through time via flashbacks, between 1938, to 1951 and 1986. more
ToadHall productions’ latest offering is "Murderess," by Anne Bertram, “an intriguing play composed of six monologues by six historical women suspected of or charged with murder,” said ToadHall founder and play director Ken Forestal. more
The unique and thought-provoking artwork of New Mexico State University Art Department MFA student Katrina Chandler will be a part of the very first show at the University Art Museum when it opens Feb. 28. The exhibit continues through May 28, 2020. more
Artforms Artists Association of New Mexico continues with its 22nd annual For the Love of Art Month throughout February at galleries and other locations throughout Las Cruces, Mesilla and the entire area. more
If artists were to sign up for the master workshop the Do؜ña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) is offering Feb. 1-13, it could cost $500 or more. But in Las Cruces, the cost is only $250 (DAAC members receive a 20 percent discount), as local artist Nancy Begin and her sister, Florida artist Susan Hansen, are teaching “The Art of Simplification: Eliminating the Unnecessary to Let the Necessary Speak” for intermediate- and advanced-level artists. The workshop is limited to 16 participants. more
“Arsenic and Old Lace” hasn’t lost a thing. Nearly 80 years after it premiered on Broadway and was made into a feature film, the dark comedy is still a timeless classic, as Las Cruces Community Theatre so wonderfully demonstrates with its own production. more
On Feb. 8, two grand opening events in the same building welcome guests to browse and see some strange, beautiful and curing sites in central Las Cruces. The Mandrake Fine Art & Botanica Gallery and Electric Sun Tattoo Studio are showing off what they have to offer from 3 to 8 p.m. at 501 E. Hadley Ave. in Las Cruces. more
The Electric Sun Tattoo Studio is joining the Mandrake Fine Art & Botanica Gallery to officially introduce the two businesses in a grand opening event Saturday, Feb. 8, 3 to 8 p.m. at 501 ½ E. Hadley Ave. in Las Cruces. Tattoo artist Katie Mena’s work has a self-styled vintage look, with a focus on fine-line work, much of which is plant-based. Her custom and flash designs are often floral in nature as she creates detailed drawings which she then carefully works with her clients to wrap and textualize on their skin, bringing each work to life. more
The Las Cruces International Film Festival kicked off with a poster reveal party Friday, Jan. 31, as poster artist Luis Navarro unveiled the artwork and Festival Director Ross Marks emceed the event more
What do you think of when you think of war? If you’ve been to war, you don’t have to think. The images, the sounds, the pains, the tension come even when you don’t want to think about it. Those of us who have not been to war stand in awe of those who have served, and express gratitude for a debt that cannot be repaid. more
2020 is ArtForms Artists Association of Las Cruces’ 22nd annual For the Love of Art Month, being celebrated in February at three venues for this year’s member show: Cruces Creatives Gallery, Doña Ana Arts Council Arts and Cultural Center gallery and the Big Picture Gallery. more
The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) continues its popular “Classical Drinking” evenings of live music “in a relaxed, casual atmosphere,” with 2020 performances scheduled in February, March and April. more
The Las Cruces High School Orchestra has been selected as the New Mexico Music Educators Association’s (NMMEA) 2020 Honor Orchestra. more
Boba Café and Cabaret, 1900 S. Espina St., will host the “Search for a Star 2020” competition during four performances, Jan. 31-Feb. 8. Performances will be Friday-Saturday, Jan. 31-Feb. 1 and Feb. 7-8. There will be dinner shows at 6 p.m. and cocktail shows at 8:30 p.m. each of the four nights. more
One of Las Cruces’ newest theatre production companies, Blank Conversations, will open its latest production, the musical “The Last Five Years,” in February for six weekend performances, said company founder Gus Sanchez, a freshman theatre major at New Mexico State University. more
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