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The daring Apache who inspired the film Ulzana's Raid left his mark on SW New Mexico.

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Features

Building Lightly
on the Earth

The green-building revolution promises to save money and the planet.

Paper Work
An inventor turns waste paper into an earth-friendly building material.

Do-Overs
Re-using old building materials and furnishings.

Heart of Glass
A man, a plan, a wall--and several tons of wine bottles.

Sex Sells
The "adult-entertainment" business is becoming mainstream.

High Desert Reggae
Root Skankadelic dishes funk and peace to the masses.

Searching for Ulzana
The daring Apache who inspired the film Ulzana's Raid left his mark on SW New Mexico.

Rodeo Roundup
Meet a "rodeo mom," a champion rider-turned-breeder and a future star.

The Art of Teaching
At Alma d'arte Charter High School, art saves lives.


Columns & Departments
Editor's Note
Letters
Desert Diary

Tumbleweeds:
Having a Ball with Billy
Author on Fire
Tumbleweeds Briefs
Top 10


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Business Exposure
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Celestial Cycles
Kitchen Gardener
The Starry Dome
Ramblin' Outdoors
People's Law
40 Days & 40 Nights
Millie & Billy Ball
Clubs Guide
Guides to Go
Henry Lightcap's Journal
Continental Divide


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June 1-9 | 10-16 | 17-23 | 24-30 | into July

JUNE

Saturday 24

Silver City/Grant County

Drew Reid—7 p.m. Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911.

Melodrama Theatre—8 p.m. Pinos Altos Opera House, 388-3848, www.pinosaltos.org/melodrama.

Rhythm Mystic—Twisted Vine, 108 E. Broadway, 388-2828.

Silver City Farmers' Market—8:30 a.m.-noon. 6th and Bullard St.
536-9681.

Las Cruces / Mesilla

Animal Encounters—Nature Center staff and volunteers will be available to answer questions about the animals. Snake experience, turtle adventure. 4 p.m. Museum of Natural History, Mesilla Valley Mall,
522-3120.

It's All About the Weather—Local schoolteachers pair up with scientists to bring the desert ecosystem to you. Registration required. 8:30 a.m. Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park site, east on Hwy. 70, north on Jornada Road, 524-3334, cdnp_rink@zianet.com, www.cdnp.org.

Jazz for Peace—Featuring Rick DellaRatta. $25. 7 p.m. The Lucky Star, 108 Wyatte Drive. 647-4943, www.jazzforpeace.org/currentevents.php, pmtjazz@yahoo.com.

Little Big Man—Recounting how the West was won through the eyes of a white man raised as a Native American, Arthur Penn's 1970 adaptation of Thomas Berger's satirical novel was a comic yet stinging allegory about the bloody results of American imperialism. As a misguided 20th-century historian listens, 121-year-old Jack Crabb (Dustin Hoffman) narrates the story of being the only white survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. White orphan Crabb was adopted by the Cheyenne, renamed "Little Big Man," and raised in the ways of the "Human Beings" by paternal mentor Old Lodge Skins (Chief Dan George), accepting nonconformity and living peacefully with nature. $3, seniors $2, ages 6 to 17 $1, includes museum admission. 1:30 p.m. Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100.

Live Music—8-11 p.m. High Desert Brewing Co., 1201 W Hadley,
534-0298.

Racing Modifieds—Southern New Mexico regular season. Street Stocks, Super Trucks, Hornets. 5 p.m. Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 11 miles west on I-10, exit 132. 524-7913, www.snmspeedway.com.

Some Enchanted Evening—Through June 25. See June 9. The music of Rogers and Hammerstein. $9, $8 students. 8 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theater, 313 N. Downtown Mall. 523-1200. www.lcctnm.org.

Two-Day Exhibit—Through June 25. Works by La Prenza/Southwest Printmakers. The artists of La Prenza work virtually in all print media, including intaglio, relief prints, screenprinting, monoprints and monotypes. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cruz Nopal Art Studio, 1175 W. Picacho Ave., 635-7899.

 

Alamogordo

Summer Tailgate Party—Musical entertainment under the summer night sky. 8-10 p.m. Parking lot of the New Mexico Museum of Space History, 437-2202, www.flickingercenter.com.

White Sands

Lake Lucero Tour—A three-hour trip to the dry lake that is the source of the white sands. Drive 18 miles (one way) and hike 3/4 mile to Lake Lucero. Explore the geology and biology of this unique area. Registration required. $3, children $1.50. 6 p.m. White Sands National Monument, 45 miles east on Highway 70. 679-2599/479-6124. www.nps.gov/whsa/Lucero.htm.

Sunday 25

Silver City/Grant County

Joyeux Noel—A film inspired by a true story of events on Christmas Eve, 1914, during the First World War. WNMU-Silver City International Film Society. 4 p.m. Real West Cinema, Hwy. 180 E.

Open Mic—Twisted Vine, 108 E. Broadway, 388-2828.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Rhythm & Blues with Hillary Smith & Hip Pocket—Music in the Park. 7 p.m. Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave., 541-2200, www.las-cruces.org.

Some Enchanted Evening—Through June 25. See June 9. The music of Rogers and Hammerstein. $9, $8 students. 2 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theater, 313 N. Downtown Mall. 523-1200. www.lcctnm.org.

Two-Day Exhibit—See June 24. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cruz Nopal Art Studio, 1175 W. Picacho Ave., 635-7899.

Deming

Live Music-Arts in the Park performance. 6-8 p.m. Courthouse Park. Deming Arts Council, 546-8663, demingarts@swnm.com.

La Union

Music on the Patio—A little bit of folk, a little bit of country, and a little bit of rock and roll. 1-5 p.m. La Vina Vineyard Winery, 4201 South on Hwy 28, La Union. 882-7632, denise@lavinawinery.com.

Monday 26

Silver City/Grant County

Open Mic—Hosted by Andrew Dahl-Bredine. 7 p.m. Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911.

Tuesday 27

Las Cruces /Mesilla

Farm & Ranch Camp—Through June 29. Pre-school and kindergarten students learn about ranch animals in New Mexico, their use as food and fiber, and their care and management at this three-day camp. Children should bring sack lunches. Pre-registration required. $50. Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100.

Live Music—8-11 p.m. High Desert Brewing Co., 1201 W Hadley,
534-0298.

Wednesday 28

Nothing listed.

Thursday 29

Silver City/Grant County

Wallace and Gromit—(G) Part of Penny Park's Movies in the Park series. Movies every Thursday at dusk (around 8 p.m.). Penny Park Amphitheater, 1305 Grant St., 534-0261.

Kim Young—7 p.m. Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Science Cafe—Got questions? Ask them here. Sigma Xi and the Museum of Natural History partner for a monthly roundtable discussion. 6 p.m. Museum of Natural History, Mesilla Valley Mall, 522-3120.

Live Music—8-11 p.m. High Desert Brewing Co., 1201 W Hadley,
534-0298.

Friday 30

Silver City/Grant County

Drew Reid—Twisted Vine, 108 E. Broadway, 388-2828.

Kim Young—7 p.m. Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911.

Melodrama Theatre—8 p.m. Pinos Altos Opera House, 388-3848, www.pinosaltos.org/melodrama.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

The Complete History of America—Through July 23. By A. Long, R. Martin and A. Tichenor. The play that does for American history what the Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) did for the Bard. Thursdays 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m., Sundays 2:30 p.m. $9, students and seniors $8, Thursday $6. No Strings Theatre Company. Black Box Theater, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

June 1-9 | 10-16 | 17-23 | 24-30 | into July

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