40 Days & 40 Nights
The chamber music ensemble Camerata del Sol will perform Johannes Brahms’ String Sextet Op. 18, free to the public, in El Paso and Las Cruces this month. Camerata del Sol was founded in …
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The Dance Eclectic presents its original evening of dance works, “La Saison de la Faerie,” at the Black Box Theatre in downtown Las Cruces May 18 and 19.
Faeries, came take me out of this dull world,  For I would ride with you upon the wind, Run on the top of the dishevelled tide, And dance upon the mountains like a flame! — William Butler …
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Scenes from the inaugural New Mexico Tamale Festival
The beloved tamale, a traditional dish of corn-based dough steamed in corn husks or sometimes banana leaves, will be celebrated in Las Cruces on Cinco de Mayo at the second annual New Mexico Tamale …
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"The Atomic Rocketeer" is a 2024 documentary from Larry L. Sheffield that tells the complete story of Wernher Von Braun, the German scientist and his band of German Rocketeers that was acquired by …
Saturday, May 18, marks the second annual Burlesque Baseball game, at least in this century, and the Silver City Museum Society promises an afternoon of laughs, children's activities and good, clean …
WNMU will dedicate its new John Arthur and Janette Smith Educational Center at a public ceremony May 24 in Deming. The 8,697 square foot center will house the university’s Deming health program …
The Hillsboro Community Center (HCC) is hosting a Contra Dance, featuring the Big Ditch Crickets from Silver City from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, May 19. A contra dance is a form of folk dancing made …
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What's Going on in April?

Desert Exposure would like to include your special events, from any southern New Mexico community. Please submit your event title, time, location and contact information to editor@desertexposure.com; Desert Exposure, 1740-A Calle de Mercado, Las Cruces, NM 88005; or call Elva at 575-443-4408.

Bill Oliver, environmental activist musician
When Bill Oliver was a kid, he couldn’t decide between Smokey Bear and Chuck Berry so instead of trying to choose, he just did a little of both. “They were my heroes early on,” …
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When Jorge Martinez-Rios started with music as a child, he had no use for opera. But then, as a musician, he started hearing it. “As soon as I started listening – one aria and …
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"Glass in the Garden” open house fundraiser The Mesquite Street Amigos are holding several community events to celebrate the 175th birthday in the Las Cruces original townsite …
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Rachel Thomas-Chappell and Cassandra Galban in a scene from No String Theatre Company’s “In the Room” at the Black Box Theatre in Las Cruces.
Few plays brilliantly tie together multiple thought-provoking themes. Fewer elicit consistent laughter. No Strings Theatre Company’s production of Sarah Ruhl’s “In the Next Room does both.
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The Addams Family’ portrait
Something spooktacular is brewing at the ASNMSU Center for the Arts, but only for a limited time. The latest production by the American Southwest Theatre Company and the New Mexico State University …
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Celeste and Jim Shearer appear in a publicity photo.
Modern music with a local vibe will once again fill NMSU's music halls this weekend. As middle and high school students from all across the country gather for a weekend of high intensity …
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William Harrold and Lisa Taylor are among the cast of ‘In the Next Room,” opening at the Black Box Theatre on Friday.
This weekend, the No Strings Theatre Company opens its production of the Tony-nominated play, “In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play” by Sarah Ruhl. According to the producers, the …
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Vamos Niños - Play to Learn, Mobile Children’s Museum, heads out on the road to communities across Doña Ana County.
Vamos Niños - Play to Learn Mobile Children’s Museum is hitting the road with a focus on serving rural and remote communities. The museum is set to make a lasting impact on childhood …
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The Las Cruces Fire Department is accepting registrations Friday for its fire camp, to be held June 17-28.
A two-week summer camp organized by the Las Cruces Fire Department to instill confidence and leadership skills in youth will open for registration Friday. Admission to the free day program is open to …
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It is nearly summer, and time to go to bat for those struggling with hunger in New Mexico. This Saturday, letter carriers with the U.S. Postal Service will collect nonperishable food items on the …
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Branigan Cultural Center is accepting proposals for community exhibits with themes of cultural and historical significance relating to the Borderlands and the Southwestern U.S. to be presented in …
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The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is hosting a public education open house on how to safely navigate roundabouts from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, at the Hot Springs High …
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