NMSU events Sept. 24-30

Kristina Medley


University Museum is host to Saturday workshop

Visitors to the New Mexico State University Museum from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24 will learn how to make Rarámuri necklaces. 

The exhibit, “Dancing Under the Moon: A Portrait of the Rarámuri of the Sierra Tarahumara” is being featured at the University Museum. The Rarámuri, more commonly known by their Spanish name, Tarahumara, make up one of the largest indigenous groups north of Mexico City and have maintained many traditions.

This exhibit features art and material culture, with photographs by Richard Speedy and objects from personal and museum collections.

The University Museum is located in Kent Hall at University Avenue and Solano Drive on the NMSU campus. Weather permitting, the workshop will be held in the museum courtyard.

For more information, call 575-646-5161.

NMSU Music Department presents senior trumpet recital

The New Mexico State University Department of Music will present a senior trumpet recital by Chris Torres at 3 p.m. Sept. 25 at Atkinson Recital Hall.

For more information, call 575-646-2421.

Jordan Circus comes to NMSU

The Jordan World Circus will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Pan American Center at New Mexico State University.

For tickets or more information, call 575-646-1420.

CLABS to present border photographer

The Center for Latin American and Border Studies at New Mexico State University will present “Working the Line: The Physical, Social and Political Topography of the United States/Mexico Border” by David Taylor at 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Nason House.

Taylor has been photographing the United States/Mexico border between El Paso/Juarez and Tijuana/San Diego during the past four years. The project is organized around an effort to document the 276 monuments that mark the international boundary west of the Rio Grande.

Taylor will present an overview of his project and discuss the multiple narratives that inform his recently released book, “Working the Line.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

The Nason House is located at 1200 University Ave. across from FedEx/Kinko’s.
For more information, call 575-646-6814.

ASTC at NMSU Theater Arts presents Classic ‘Miss Julie’

American Southwest Theatre Company at New Mexico State University Theatre Arts will present August Strindberg’s classic, “Miss Julie,” Sept. 23 through Oct. 9 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre at NMSU.

Set in 1874, the play focuses on Miss Julie, mistress of a country manor, as she struggles against the restlessness of her social station, burgeoning passions for her coachman, Jean, and a life free from her domineering father.

All evening performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the Hershel Zohn Theatre Box Office between noon and 4 p.m. or by calling 575-646-4515.

NMSU Art Gallery presents Looking Back/Looking Forward

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery will host “Looking Back/Looking Forward,” Sept. 2-Oct. 15.

The exhibition will feature works by Amanda Jaffe, who taught ceramics classes at NMSU for 23 years and retired last month.

The NMSU Art Gallery is now open from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The gallery is located in the D.W. Williams Art Center at 1390 E. University Ave. on the NMSU Campus.

For more information, call 575-646-2545 or visit nmsu.edu/artgal.

Aggie Athletics presents Fall Sports Season

  • Aggie Volleyball will face Louisiana Tech at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Pan American Center.
  • Aggie Soccer will face University of New Mexico at 1 p.m. Sept. 25 at Aggie Memorial Stadium.
  • Aggie Volleyball will face Idaho at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Pan American Center.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 646-1420.




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