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My sculpture of Billy the Kid began as a joke some 20 years ago: Pat Beckett, (founder of COAS Books in downtown Las Cruces) and I were talking about the plight of our blighted downtown. Pat said a … more
Archaeological excavations were conducted at the Alexander MacSween House ruins in Lincoln State Historical Monument 1986-88 by Human Systems Research, Inc. A public education program was included that focused on the reality versus the myths associated with Billy the Kid. more
“I’ve always been very grateful to the military, law enforcement and first responders, because without them, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do and I wouldn’t be able to paint. We wouldn’t have those freedoms,” said Las Cruces artist Luis Navarro. more
Las Cruces artist Daphne Wirthlin will be the featured artist in the Doña Ana Council’s (DAAC) July show at the DAAC Arts and Cultural Center, 840 Calle de Mercado in Bulletin Plaza. more
The Potters Guild of Las Cruces (PGLC) is moving ahead with plans for the 27th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, which benefits El Caldito Soup Kitchen. more
Looking across the desert near her home in east Las Cruces, artist Julie Ford Oliver was fascinated by a bird landing on a nearby table and by the subtle differences in the shades of green in trees and plants that lay beyond. more
A show called “Oil and Pastels” continues through Monday, June 29, at the Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) Arts and Cultural Center, 840 Calle de Mercado. more
New Mexico State University assistant professor of violin and NMSU Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor Simon Gollo is releasing a new album, “Chausson,” featuring the music of French romantic composer Ernest Chausson (1855-99). more
The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) has re-opened. more
In anticipation of an eventual easing of stay-at-home instructions, the nonprofit conservation organization New Mexico Wild has launched the online New Mexico Wild Hiking Guide featuring descriptions of more than 100 trails, at least one in each wilderness area in the state. more
After Paul Maxwell and other Picacho Hills artists had to cancel the annual Art in the Garden event this year, Maxwell started thinking about other ways to share his work. more
In 2018, Lea Wise-Surguy chose Las Cruces as her laboratory for a new idea that she’d been putting together in Dayton, Ohio. The laboratory now operates as Cruces Creatives (CC) at the 205 E. … more
Las Cruces Symphony Director Lonnie Klein  conducted Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance" with the help of a boombox in front of Lorenzo's Italian Restaurant, 1753 E. University Ave., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. … more
Las Cruces native Nazario Sandoval, whose pseudonym is “wemf,” painted this mural, which he depicts as “a simple and artistic message of hope” at the southwest corner of South … more
Nestled away in the New Mexico State University Archives and Special Collections are more than 10,000 photographs shot by the late Jim Flanagan, who was a long-time Las Cruces resident. more
Reporter’s note: City of Las Cruces Deputy Director Rebecca Slaughter and Museum Administrator Jennifer Robles assisted with this story.   The governor’s stay-at-home order … more
Roadrunner, bear, puzzle piece, peace symbol, flower and 45 other surprises are hanging out on stumps along the Tierra Verde neighborhood main drag on the edge of Mesilla. more
Las Cruces artist Bonnie Mandoe’s “Cloudcroft Sunset” is part of the private art collection of Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) Executive Director Greg Smith and his wife, … more
“ALONE/TOGETHER” is a new online series of performative programs associated with the exhibition Labor: Motherhood & Art in 2020 (“Labor”) at the University Art Museum … more
A new Las Cruces project called Art With Heart is getting participants outdoors and giving them a way to be creative while staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s producing unique, … more
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