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Keyword: Las Cruces
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Nick Lassiter has a passion for skateboarding and a plan to help the City of Las Cruces fund and build a new facility for skateboarders. 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
The Children’s Reading Alliance and the Junior League of Las Cruces have joined forces to increase public awareness about the importance of reading to children and encouraging children to read. more
Historic preservation is “a real, functioning, viable tool that links land use planning and economic development,” said city Historic Preservation Specialist Troy Ainsworth. It can also be a driver for heritage tourism for Las Cruces, which has “a well-maintained stock of historic buildings” that offer a “unique sense of place” to visitors. more
With the Church-Water two-way conversion project complete, the city Tax Increment Development District (TIDD) is continuing with four other downtown development projects, City Business Development Administrator Mandy Guss told the Las Cruces City Council at its Jan. 28 meeting as the city TIDD board. more
About 150 Las Crucens were in Santa Fe over the weekend, participating in the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce’s Las Cruces Day in Santa Fe. more
Hardly anyone gets married in a convention center, but come 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, that’s exactly where Matt Avilucea and Tanell DeGroat will tie the knot, in front of about 60 invited guests – and as many others who want to attend. Avilucea and DeGroat are the winners of the 2020 Tie the Knot wedding competition, sponsored by Magic 104.9 FM and the Las Cruces Bridal & Special Events Showcase. more
Rick Black of Las Cruces enjoys tooling around town in his 1931 Ford Model A De Luxe Tudor Sedan, which he’s owned for 51 years. more
Artist Luis Navarro has been in Las Cruces for close to 20 years and has let his love of the area drive his design for the 2020 Las Cruces International Film Festival commemorative poster. more
Ever wonder where the City of Las Cruces will be in 25 years? If you don’t want to wait until 2045 to find out, take a look at the city’s comprehensive plan – called Elevate Las Cruces – which gives a pretty clear picture of where city leaders, planners and people who live here want Las Cruces to be in the next quarter century -- and the path necessary to get there. The plan, still in draft form, was presented to the city council at a special work session Wednesday, Jan. 8, at city hall. The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission is expected to vote on the plan at its Jan. 28 meeting, and the city council likewise on Feb. 18. more
Las Cruces theaters had an outstanding 2019, and just wait until you see what’s coming in 2020! We welcomed two new theater companies to Las Cruces in the last year with the founding of Junk Drawer Productions, whose principle, Diane Thomas, is a longtime musical theater genius; and The Blank Conversations Theatre Company (BCTC), whose founder, Gus Sanchez, is a freshman theater major at New Mexico State University already making a name for himself as a talented actor and director. BCTC’s production of the musical “The Last Five Years” will run from Feb. 7-16 (including a Valentine’s Day performance) at Mayfield High School. Find BCTC on Facebook. more
Among 80 entries submitted, this photo of the Organ Mountains and surrounding desert by Las Cruces photographer David Turning won the “2020 Picture that Pass” photo contest sponsored by the Bureau of Land Management Las Cruces District office. more
“I’ve done a lot of things I wanted to do. I’ve set a lot of things on course,” Jack Eakman said about his four years on the Las Cruces City Council. Eakman, whose term ends Dec. 31, said he has no regrets about his decision not to seek re-election. more
Closing performances of “The Nutcracker,” produced by the Las Cruces School of Dance & Music, are 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Dec. 19-20. The final performance of “The Cracked Nut,” featuring nontraditional dancing and music, is 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21. more
Las Cruces Community Theatre has a long history of great Christmas shows. Their current production of “A Christmas Story: The Musical” is right up there among the best-ever. more
The Las Cruces Bulletin celebrated its 50th anniversary Dec. 5 at Amador Live during the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event. more
“People are struggling. I want to address that,” Johana Bencomo said a couple of weeks after winning a seat on the Las Cruces City Council. She’ll be sworn in Jan. 1 along with fellow City Councilor-elect Tessa Stuve and Mayor Ken Miyagishima and Councilor Kassandra Gandara, who were both re-elected in the Nov. 5 combined local election. more
Several pieces of original student artwork from the Las Cruces and Gadsden Public Schools have been installed in the first-floor corridors of the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 N. Motel Blvd. The exhibit includes paintings, etchings, photographs and drawings. more
A glorious rainbow shone over Las Cruces Thursday, Nov. 21, as storms showered the region. more
The Las Cruces Symphony Association (LCSA) is conducting a national search for the next director of the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra (LCSO). Maestro Lonnie Klein announced earlier this year that he will retire at the end of the 2019-20 season next May after 21 years holding the baton. more
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