40 Days & 40 Nights
The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum is gearing up to welcome the public to the 24th annual Cowboy Days event. The event celebrates and showcases New Mexico ranching traditions with …
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The cast of “Home,” from left: Sandra Williams, Danny Wade, Bob Alvarez, Jamie Bronstein and Nick Heeb.
The No Strings Theatre Company’s production of “Home,” by British playwright David Storey, opens at the Black Box Theatre in downtown Las Cruces on Friday, March 1. The production, …
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New Mexico State University’s theatre arts department is welcoming playwrights Maiya Corral and Benjamin Benne, who will develop new works at the university and work with students of the …
Frank Parrish grew up in El Paso. A self-identified rockhound by the age of 7, he scoured the Franklin Mountains for rocks and fossils as he grew up, ultimately picking up degrees at the University …
Facts are something that many might argue are in very short supply in the fabric of today’s society. Between politicians spouting “alternative” facts, and the ease with which the …
West Fork of the Gila River, Gila Wilderness Area.
Wilderness areas take us back to how the world looked before the advent of cars, roads and the many conveniences of civilization that we enjoy today. They are essential places where we can leave …
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The Martian
The idea of science embedded in movies is not new, and when the board of the Mesilla Valley Film Society (MVFS) noticed an available grant pairing science-related movies with real scientists, the …
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When Giovanni Maria de Agostini was found murdered near his cave at La Cueva at the foot of the Organ Mountains on May 2, 1869, a compelling story abruptly ended. Found with his meager …
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Polar Bear Plungers take to the lake in February 2023 during Elephant Butte Damsite Day.
The second annual Damsite Day in Elephant Butte, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 17, begins with the Polar Bear Plunge at noon. Last year saw a record number of jumpers and more are expected this year. …
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“Floating Passing Time” by Linda Gendall
Once a year, Las Cruces artists come together and flow apart to show their love of their craft by celebrating for a whole month, For the Love of Art Month. February became a month of activity and …
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“Neon Noon” by Roy Van de Aa.
The Tombaugh Gallery will present an exhibition titled “Between Heaven and Earth” in February, featuring works by Karl Kohl and Roy Van der Aa.
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New Mexico Arts, a division of New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, has offered two residential fellowships to support the work of local and national artists. Las Cruces-based artist Marcus …
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Friday, Jan. 26 Kyna Bryn Book Tour: Author reads and speaks on her books “Broken Not Shattered” and “Healed Not Broken,” 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Downtown Blues Coffee, 130 S. …
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“Seated nude” by Souheir Rawlings
Gustav Klimt once declared, “All art is erotic.” People have been pondering the meaning of that brief statement for over a century. The discussion over what defines erotica has been going …
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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; …
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George Mendoza
George Mendoza, a Las Cruces resident who overcame blindness to become an accomplished athlete and painter, will be signing a trilogy of books he has written, inspired by his life experiences, at …
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“Cow,” a painting by Las Cruces artist Vicki Henley.
Vicki Henley came to Las Cruces to raise her children. With a criminal psychology degree, she was floating around delving into possible careers but never found herself content with any job she found. …
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