40 Days & 40 Nights
Ed Montes and Karen Buerdsell portray American and Soviet diplomats in “A Walk in the Woods” at No Strings Theatre Company.
The No Strings Theatre Company, located in downtown Las Cruces, is closing its 2023-24 season with a 1987 drama dramatizing diplomatic relations between the United States and the Soviet Union in the …
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Doña Ana County hosts Creativity Fest 2024 Doña Ana County will celebrate working artists, area arts and cultural businesses at an inaugural Creativity Fest 2024 from 10 a.m. to …
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Las Cruces Public Libraries invites residents to join us from 2- 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8 for a presentation about hiking safety and preparedness at Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave.
Hiking 101: Beginning Adventure Las Cruces Public Libraries invites residents to join to a presentation from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8 about hiking safety and preparedness at Thomas Branigan …
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Fire and Fiber show opens at the Tombaugh Art Gallery The 2024 Fire and Fiber Show at the Tombaugh Art Gallery features artisans and more than 30 artworks. Works vary from elaborate pottery and …
To close its 2023-24 season, Las Cruces Community Theatre opens a three-weekend run of the musical comedy “Sister Act: A Divine Comedy” on Friday night. With book by Cheri and Bill …
The Western New Mexico University signature cultural event, ¡Fiesta Latina!, returns to the Silver City campus June 6-9.
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Celebrate the Start of Summer During San Juan Day at Lincoln Historic Site

Lincoln Historic Site offers a special mass and lecture in honor of San Juan Day, the traditional Spanish festival marking the start of summer.

What's Going on in May?

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Spectators gather to watch aerial performances during the 2022 Holloman Legacy of Liberty Air Show and Open House May 7, 2022, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The air show featured aerial acts from the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron, the F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team, the A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team and several legacy aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Antonio Salfran)
The Legacy of Liberty Airshow will occur at Holloman Air Force Base Sunday, June 2. The airshow is free and open to the general public. According to a news release, gates open at 9 a.m. The …
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Summer Fun: National Paper Airplane Day Las Cruces Public Libraries invites residents to join in from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2024, in Albert Johnson Park, at the southeast corner of …
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Borderlands Ballet Company’s 2024 production of the classic ballet, Coppélia, is about to open in Las Cruces. If you haven’t heard of the comic ballet, …
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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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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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In southwest New Mexico the world’s first dedicated wilderness was established June 3, 1924.  The Gila Wilderness is part of New Mexico’s Gila National Forest, comprising 3 million …
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Internationally-known trumpeter Wayne Bergeron, performing with the popular area ensemble Border Jazz Orchestra, is set to headline the 2024 Mayor’s Jazz Fest. Bergeron’s career has …
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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 …
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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 …
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