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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
"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
St. Andrews Episcopal Church hosts its annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Faire 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the church, 518 N. Alameda Blvd. more
A couple weeks ago, a friend and I visited a Las Cruces popular brunch destination: A Bite of Belgium, which opened in 2012 and has since expanded both its menu and venue. more
Artist Abel Garcia, a native of Las Cruces, will be joined by tattoo artist Diane Basler-White for the opening of Garcia’s exhibition at the Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. more
An iconic figure at one of Las Cruces’ most popular annual events won’t be there this year – or likely ever again. more
The seventh annual Las Cruces Country Music Festival brings a varied lineup Oct. 11-13 to the Hadley Sports Complex, 1800 E. Hadley Ave. more
Las Cruces residents Judy Bixby and Gloria Cobos have joined forces to host a craft fair, offering a range of handmade items just in time for the fall and winter seasons. more
“Stolen Culture,” featuring 20 new contemporary works of art by Rick Rotante, continues through Dec. 31 at Raven Art Studio, located on the second floor of La Esquina Plaza, 300 N. Main St. downtown. more
The Las Cruces City Council has unanimously adopted a new fee schedule for the Las Cruces Museum System to provide uniformity in the fees it charges for camps, classes and programs.  more
In her own world of a workspace, artist Carrie Greer continues her long love affair with the format of wax which began in the 1970s with candles. more
Con Sal y Limón combines the talents and appeal of three young Las Cruces musicians fusing cumbia, blues and rock genres to create original and increasingly popular drinking and dancing music. more
A new cooperative art gallery, Agave Artists, has opened at 2250 Calle de San Albino, just off the historic Mesilla Plaza. The four-room gallery exhibits the work of 20 local and regional artists in a variety of media, including paintings and other wall art, plus 3-D sculpture and ceramic art, as well as original jewelry. more
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