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Keyword: Las Cruces
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While the Las Cruces Space Festival has been canceled, the enthusiasm for all things space has not. The children of Las Cruces Public Schools turned in their work to a poster contest, and the quantity and quality of the artwork is testament to the lasting dream of space travel. more
Marci Dickerson was driving home from an out-of-town funeral last week when she overheard her sister’s telephone conversation about how upset her son was about not being able to play baseball anymore. more
“I thought movies were like magic. I didn’t know humans made them,” said El Paso-Las Cruces filmmaker Josh Pulito. more
He’s not going to make it in time for Easter, but the wonderful rabbit will still appear at Las Cruces Community Theatre. more
Live Your Dream education grants recently were awarded to three Las Cruces women by Soroptimist International of Las Cruces. Winners were Domonique Janelewis, Christen Sanchez and Paola Viramontes. more
Las Cruces police are investigating a massive weekend vandalism spree that damaged several properties and vehicles over a large area of central Las Cruces. On the morning of Saturday, Feb. 29, Las … more
Friday, March 6 11 a.m.: Workshop, “Staging Combat for Film,” with Randy Messersmith, actor and stuntman. Cineport 10 1:30 p.m.: Screenwriting workshop presented by Academy-Award … more
In his 2020 State of the City address, Mayor Ken Miyagishima outlined five major initiatives he supports and believes will “pay valuable dividends for our … more
The Las Cruces City Council will vote at its March 16 regular meeting on a proposed $2 rate increase in city residential solid waste service. The increase was proposed by a volunteer advisory group that held public meetings last fall. more
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
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