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New Mexico is invited to Meteoric Truth or Consequences Oct. 18-20 for a desert carnival for the mind including films, art, sound, ideas and revelry. Event organizer Kyle Cunningham said he is excited to bring new ways of storytelling to Truth or Consequences, working with local artists and filmmakers as well as friends from New York to bring a truly eclectic event to New Mexico. more
An iconic figure at one of Las Cruces’ most popular annual events won’t be there this year – or likely ever again. more
a)s p..."A"© e Studio•Art•Gallery turns 10 years old on Oct. 9. An Art Party Celebr"A"tion will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday Oct. 11 at the gallery which is located at 110 West 7th St. in Silver City. more
Goatscaping, or the art of using goats to maintain property, has been around since Adam was knee high to a June bug. Goats are tough, notorious for eating pretty much anything and are relatively easy to manage. more
White Sands Missile Range will open Trinity Site to the public for the second of two annual open houses, Oct. 5. Trinity Site is where the world’s first atomic bomb was tested at 5:29:45 a.m. Mountain War Time July 16, 1945. more
Planning for the 2019 Silver City Dia de los Muertos multi-day celebration is underway and applications are open for Food and Beverage vendors as well as Artisan vendors for the Oct. 27th Street Festival. more
A century ago, the sports world was shaken by scandal, the “fixing” of the World Series by members of the Chicago White Sox, who allegedly conspired with professional gamblers to lose to a much inferior Cincinnati Reds team in the Fall Classic. more
The 14th Annual Mimbres Valley Harvest Festival will take place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, from at the San Lorenzo School, 2655 Highway 35. more
“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” So said Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, 2500 years ago. In current, gender-neutral language: “You never step into the same river twice.” more
There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: The Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set forth the framework for the federal government that is still in use today. While Independence Day is a beloved national holiday, fewer people know about Constitution Week, an annual commemoration of the living document that upholds and protects the freedoms central to our American way of life. This year, the annual celebration begins on Sept. 17. more
After lengthy delays, Virgin Galactic has officially moved into its Gold LEED standard Gateway to Space building at Spaceport America. For me it all started at Holloman Air Force base in 2004 with the Ansari X Prize. Experimental space plane SpaceShipOne took the $10,000,000 prize and I was hooked. I was in Las Cruces for the 2006 Wirefly X Prize Cup and back at Holloman for the 2007 X Prize Lunar Lander Challenge. more
On a hillside, in the valley of the Gallinas River, in 1906, Don Antonio DeLaO built a little adobe home, 13 feet by 13 feet. His wife and child joined him in the little home, and they began a new life. The little home expanded as the family grew and in 1916, a new, bigger, home grew nearby for the family. more
Several thousand years ago, vents in the earth opened up at what is now called Little Black Peak near Carrizozo, New Mexico. Over the next 40 years, molten lava poured out, creating what is called the Carrizozo Malpais. more
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