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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.


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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


Borderlines
Business Exposure
Into the Future
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


Special Section
Arts Exposure
Marilyn Gendron
Arts News
Gallery Guide

Body, Mind & Spirit
Tools for Living
Ways to Heal

Red or Green?
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June 1-9 | 10-16 | 17-23 | 24-30 | into July

JULY

Saturday 01

Silver City/Grant County

Melodrama Theatre—"Billy the Kid or It's Just a Little Gun Play." Every Friday and Saturday. See the March 2006 Desert Exposure. 8 p.m. Pinos Altos Opera House, 388-3848, www.pinosaltos.org/melodrama.

Silver City Farmers' Market—Come sample the tastes of Grant County, with fruits and vegetables available from spring through first frost. Many organic growers, herb and flower vendors and other specialty stalls. 8:30 a.m.-noon every Saturday. 6th and Bullard St. 536-9681.

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

Las Cruces /Mesilla

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

The Complete History of America—Through July 23. See June 30. 8 p.m. $9, students and seniors $8. Black Box Theater, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

Sunday 02

Las Cruces/Mesilla

The Complete History of America—Through July 23. See June 30. 2:30 p.m. $9, students and seniors $8. Black Box Theater, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

Monday 03

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Annual 4th of July Electric Light Parade—9 p.m. Begins at Apodaca Park, corner of Solano Drive and Madrid St. 528-3170/541-2200.

Rivers Academy Bowl-a-Thon—Bowl for 55 minutes, with free shoe rental, get a goodie bag from sponsors including a shirt and enjoy the Good Old American Buffet. $15. 5-9 p.m. Sun Lanes Bowling Alley, 1201 E. Amador Ave. 522-1232, Dawn@HelpingHandsEvents.com.

 

Tuesday04 [INDEPENDENCE DAY]

Silver City/Grant County

Independence Day Celebration—7-10 a.m. breakfast, 10 a.m. parade, Food‚ arts and crafts and entertainment 7 a.m.-6 p.m. BBQ lunch, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Gough Park, 538-3785, info@silvercity.org, www.silvercity.org.

Ice Cream Social—Cool off after the parade at the Fourth of July Ice Cream Social in the tree-shaded courtyard of the Silver City Museum. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Silver City Museum, 312 West Broadway, 538-5921.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

5th Annual Bling Bling Car Show—Low rider (custom and street), hot rods, muscle cars, euro, classics, full size trucks, 4X4s, motorcycles. 6 p.m. Hadley Complex, Hadley St., 541-5181.

Annual 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks—Hadley Complex, 1605 Hadley St. 528-3170 / 541-2200.

Independence Day 8K Run/Walk—524-7824.

La Union

6th Annual Country Picnic at La Vina Winery—Croquet, badminton, water slides and a jumping balloon for kids with a nine-hole putting green set up for the big kids. La Vina Winery, 4201 S. Hwy. 28, 882-7632, stark@lavinawinery.com.

Wednesday 05

Nothing Listed.

Thursday 06

Silver City/Grant County

Spider Man—(PG-13) 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.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

The Complete History of America—Through July 23. See June 30. 7 p.m. $6. Black Box Theater, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223,
www.no-strings.org.

Friday 07

Silver City/Grant County

Hummingbirds—Through July 10. New Mexico's only hummingbird bander, Joan Day-Martin, leads guests as they observe banding demonstrations and slide presentations and participate in guided bird walks. $760 includes accommodations. Bear Mountain Lodge,
(877) 620-2327, mgonsior@tnc.org, www.bearmountainlodge.com.

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. See June 30. 8 p.m. $9, students and seniors $8. Black Box Theater, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

Saturday 08

Silver City/Grant County

Summer Shoot—Shooting classes for all types of shooters. Mangus Bowmen Archery Club. 8 a.m. Fort Bayard, 388-2737, www.mangusbowmen.com.

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

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

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Desert Water & Microclimates—Learn where the best place is to make your burrow home and why plants grow more on one side of a hill than the other. Use scientific instruments to measure the climatic conditions of our desert home. Don't think there is water in the desert? Guess again. 8:30 a.m. Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park, 524-3334, www.cdnp.org.

Las Cruces / Mesilla

Firecracker Walk—Walk Dona Ana. 7:30 a.m. Burn Lake, 1988 W. Amador, 541-2581.

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

The Complete History of America—Through July 23. See June 30. 8 p.m. $9, students and seniors $8. Black Box Theater, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

Sunday 09

Las Cruces/Mesilla

The Complete History of America—Through July 23. See June 30. 2:30 p.m. $9, students and seniors $8. Black Box Theater, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

Variety Music with Fat City—Music in the Park. 7 p.m. Klein Park, 155 N. Mesquite St. 541-2200, www.las-cruces.org.

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.

White Sands

Full Moon Nights—Through July 10. Special programs presented by park rangers or guest speakers. Experience the beauty of the full moon on the white sands. 8:30 p.m. White Sands National Monument, 45 miles east on Hwy. 70. 679-2599/479-6124, www.nps.gov/whsa.

Monday 10

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Full Moon Nights—See July 9. 8:30 p.m. White Sands National Monument, 45 miles east on Hwy. 70. 679-2599 / 479-6124, www.nps.gov/whsa.

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