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You might say that Las Cruces artist Debra Vance came to watercolors by way of a dentist’s chair and a cattle ranch. A native of Strongsville, Ohio, Vance moved to Colorado in 1986 and began a career as a dental hygienist that would last for 30 years. She met her husband, Dene, when the two were involved in co-ed softball in 1993. Together, they owned a 168-acre cattle ranch for 18 years. more
Terms like coming-of- age and rites-of-passage get used a lot in theatre reviews. But for Las Cruces Community Theatre’s production of “Biloxi Blues,” they are inescapable. more
Former two-term Doña Ana County Commissioner Billy G. Garrett has been appointed to the position of executive director of the New Mexico History Museum, which is a division of the state’s … more
Make plans now to buy tickets for a special 2019-20 season of the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra (LCSO), because it will be the last for Maestro Lonnie Klein as the orchestra’s conductor and musical director. more
Black Box Theatre’s production of “Bosoms and Neglect” reminded me of a Russian nesting doll. It continues to open itself until, at the end, you have this beautiful and fragile moment that … 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
In an art/performance collaboration called “nest(ing)” artist Saul Ramirez has brought together the arts – poetry, performing and visual – into one space at the Cruces Creatives world. The event is taking place every Friday in January starting around 6 p.m., he said. Cruces Creatives is located at 205 E. Lohman Ave. in Las Cruces. more
Las Cruces artists C.C. Cunningham and Noël Sandino first admired each other’s work during For the Love of Art Month last year and the 2019 the ArtForms Artists Association of New Mexico member … more
The Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District (LCACD) plan, adopted by the Las Cruces City Council in July 2018, recently received an international award from the Creative Tourism Network (CTN), an association based in Barcelona, Spain. more
The 26th Annual Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference, Nov. 6-10, focuses on education and entertainment, with approximately 400 students attending workshops in mariachi music, voice and folkloric dance. All proceeds support the New Mexico Advocates for the Arts. 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
LAS CRUCES - A talented young Las Cruces actor has started his own production company and is seeking donations to help launch its premiere production. Gus Sanchez, who graduated from Centennial … 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
Yesterday (March 12), Live Nation, the producer of Rage Against the Machine's comeback tour, announced the postponement of all March concerts. The plan is to resume touring in May or June after a … more
A number of Las Cruces and Doña Ana County-based arts organizations will be eligible to apply for $1.5 million in state and federal funds to pay employees and independently contracted artists … more
LAS CRUCES - The City of Las Cruces Museum System (LCMS) has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation American Art Program to digitize the city’s permanent collection of … more
  Behind those eyes there shines a light that’s guided me from my first step, down life’s highway through thick and thin. So I could tell the wrong from … 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
Las Cruces artist Jean Wilkey “combines objects, landscape, animals and the figure to explore aspects of perception, identity and our relationship to nature,” according to her website. more
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