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June 1-8 | 9-15 | 16-22 | 23-29 | 30 into July 2007

Saturday 23

Silver City/Grant County

Fourth Annual Millie and Billy Charity Ball — See story in this section. Adults only. 7:30 p.m., Flame Convention Center. Mimbres Region Arts Council, 538-2505, www.mimbresarts.org.

Borderlands Wind and Solar — Part of GRIP's Living Green Series. Lecture by Robert Foster of NMSU. 4-6 p.m., Silco Theater, 538-3078, www.gilaresources.info.

A Midsummer Night's Dream — Through June 24. See story in Tumbleweeds section. 6 p.m., Fort Cobre, Pinos Altos, 313-3038.

Dances of Universal Peace — Circle dances that celebrate the unity of all spiritual traditions. Live music. No experience or partners needed. $5 donation. 7 p.m., Church of What's Happening, 7th & Arizona, 534-1441.

Live Music — Twisted Vine, 108 E. Broadway, 388-2828.

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

Silver City Farmers' Market — Enjoy fresh produce from local growers. Every Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Grant County Admin Center, 1400 Hwy 180E., 534-0882.

Stories in the Stars, Stories in the Sherds — See June 22. Discussion of Mimbres pottery designs, Hattie Cosgrove. Gila Cliff Dwellings, 536-9461, www.nps.gov/gicl.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Anything Goes — Through June 24. See June 8. $8, $7 students, $5 under 6. 8 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theatre, 523-1200.

Baylor Canyon Boys — Live music. 8-11 p.m., High Desert Brewing Co., 1201 W. Hadley Ave., 525-6752.

Children's Introduction to Beautiful Bugs — Rink Somerday of Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park will engage children and curious adults with interesting insects. 10 a.m. Enchanted Gardens, 270 Avenida de Mesilla, 524-1886.

Glamtastic — Through July 8. See June 22. $9 regular, $8 students and seniors, 8 p.m., No Strings Theatre Company, Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

Henna by Malaak — 1-6 p.m., Funky Karma, 207 Avenida de Mesilla, 635-2275.

Kids in the Kitchen — Summer Fun Foods is the theme for this cooking class for kids ages 8-14 with chef Suzi Holcomb. Pre-registration required. $15. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, www.frhm.org.

Passion and Poetry: The Ballad of Sam Peckinpah — New Mexico (and non-film festival US) premier. This 2005 film portrays a talented, influential and troubled artist, a filmmaker who fought his own demons and seemed to live his own legend like no other director. Against all odds, Peckinpah was able to create a very personal body of work in the studio system of Hollywood and with his powerful directing and editing style changed the way of filmmaking forever. Legendary for his use of slow-motion violence, various scandals and his ongoing problems with studios and producers, Peckinpah shares thoughts on filmmaking, violence and his problems in Hollywood. Actors and friends, family and crew members take us on a ride through the adventurous times of 1960s and 1970s movie-making and tell us hair-raising stories about Peckinpah's erratic behavior as well as anecdotes on the making of some of the best films that ever came out of Hollywood. $3, free for Mesilla Valley Film Society members. 1:30 p.m., Fountain Theater, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287/522-0286.

Sacred Geometry Patterns — By Mikhaela. 12-3 p.m., Funky Karma, 207 Avenida de Mesilla, 635-2275.

Alamogordo

Summer Tailgate Party — Kene Terry Band. Musical entertainment under the summer night sky. Come early to get a spot, bring folding chair and snacks. 8-10 p.m., Museum of Space History, 437-2202, www.flickingercenter.com.

Columbus

Border Art & Sol — Through August 11. See story in this issue. Pancho Villa State Park, 531-2711.

PieTown

Pie in the Sky Star Festival — Through June 24. See June 22. Jackson Park, 772-2526.

Tortugas

9th Annual Tortugas Turtle Fiesta — Through June 24. See June 21. 526-8171/496-3397/527-0885/640-4354.

Sunday 24

Silver City/Grant County

Final Limitz Car Club and More — Cars on display. Food and gift vendors will be on hand. 2 p.m. exhibition of horsemanship by Carlos Herrera and his dancing horses. 3 p.m. guitarist Chris Barr. 4 p.m. reception at the JW Art Gallery for the Final Hurley Stacks Photo Contest. All photo entries will be displayed at the gallery June 24- July 15, for voting on the Peoples Choice entry. JW Art Gallery, 99 Cortez Ave., Hurley, 537-0330, gallery@thetown.com, www.thetown.com

A Midsummer Night's Dream — See story in Tumbleweeds section. 6 p.m., Fort Cobre, Pinos Altos, 313-3038.

St. John the Baptist-St. Jean Baptiste Day Picnic — Water balloon section for kids, a cake-walk contest, the Charros de Hurley and the Hurley Pride Car Club activities. Casa de la Cultura en Santa Clara, 303-6678.

The Wind That Shakes The Barley — In 1920 Ireland, Damien and Teddy are brothers. But while the latter is already the leader of a guerrilla squad fighting for the independence of his motherland, Damien, a medical student at University College, would rather finish his training at the London hospital where he has found a place. However, shortly before his departure, he happens to witness atrocities committed by the ferocious Black and Tans and finally decides to join the resistance group led by Teddy. The two brothers fight side by side until a truce is signed. But peace is short-lived and when England imposes a treaty regarded as unfair by a part of the population, war resumes, this time pitting Irishmen against Irishmen, brothers against brothers, Teddy against Damien. WNMU-Silver City International Film Society, 4 p.m., Real West Cinema II, Hwy.. 180 East, 538-5659.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Anything Goes — See June 8. $8, $7 students, $5 under 6. 2 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theatre, 523-1200.

Award-Winning Film Series — Series of mostly foreign films, many with subtitles, not rated and suitable only for adults. 2 p.m., Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 528-4014.

Glamtastic — Through July 8. See June 22. $9 regular, $8 students and seniors, 2:30 p.m., No Strings Theatre Company, Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

La Union

Music on the Patio — The Next Chapter and La Cella Bella, roots Americana and pop/classical. 1-5 p.m., La Vina Winery, 882-7632.

PieTown

Pie in the Sky Star Festival — See June 22. Jackson Park, 772-2526.

Tortugas

9th Annual Tortugas Turtle Fiesta — See June 21. 526-8171 496-3397 / 527-0885 / 640-4354.

Monday 25

Silver City/Grant County

Open Mic — 7 p.m. Twisted Vine, 108 E. Broadway, 388-2828.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Eight Steps to Happiness — See June 4. 7-8:30 p.m. 116 W. Las Cruces Ave., 292-5293.

Tuesday 26

Silver City/Grant County

Mimbres Region Arts Council Annual Meeting — Presentation of the upcoming Folk Series line up, snacks and cash bar. 5:30-7 p.m., Red Barn, 538-2505, www.mimbresarts.org.

Wine, Women and Song — With Brandon Perrault. Twisted Vine, 108 E. Broadway, 388-2828.

Storytime — 2 p.m. every Tuesday in June. Toy Town, 113 W. Broadway, 388-1677.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Sensational Stories of the Southwest Camp — Through June 28. Join us for three days of fun as we read popular Southwestern stories and make related crafts to take home. Children should bring lunch. Pre-registration required. $45. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, www.frhm.org.

Meditation Classes — See June 5. 12-1 p.m., 116 W. Las Cruces Ave., 292-5293.

Wednesday 27

Silver City/Grant County

A Midsummer Night's Dream — Through June 30. See story in Tumbleweeds section. Let the tender bring a lawn chair, cushion or blanket. 6 p.m., Fort Cobre, Pinos Altos, 313-3038.

Trivia Contest — 7:30 p.m. Twisted Vine, 108 E. Broadway, 388-2828.

Thursday 28

Silver City/Grant County

A Midsummer Night's Dream — Through June 30. See story in Tumbleweeds section. 6 p.m., Fort Cobre, Pinos Altos, 313-3038.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Dan Lambert — Live music from El Paso. 8-11 p.m., High Desert Brewing Co., 1201 W. Hadley Ave., 525-6752.

Glamtastic — Through July 8. See June 22. $6, 7 p.m., No Strings Theatre Company, Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

Friday 29

Silver City/Grant County

A Midsummer Night's Dream — Through June 30. See story in Tumbleweeds section. 6 p.m., Fort Cobre, Pinos Altos, 313-3038.

Fort Bayard Tour — Fort Bayard Historical Preservation Society. Fort Bayard Theatre. 388-4477, ceciliajb@aol.com, www.fortbayardhistoricpreservationsociety.org.

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

Wally Lawder and the Flying Coyotes — Twisted Vine, 108 E. Broadway, 388-2828.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Battle of the Bands — Monthly competition will be judged by music business professionals. $3, 7 p.m., Club Fusion Teen Center, 101 E. Union Ave., 541-5181.

Glamtastic — Through July 8. See June 22. $9 regular, $8 students and seniors, 8 p.m., No Strings Theatre Company, Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

The Fallen Idol — Through July 5. Baines is a butler who makes one of London's enormous foreign embassies run like a top. The film opens late on a Friday afternoon, with the busy ambassador leaving for the weekend to bring his wife, who's been recuperating from a serious illness, home for the first time in months. We are introduced to Baines through the eyes of the ambassador's eight-year-old son, Phil, a young man who, in the absence of parental attention, has taken to idolizing Baines. This film is about the gap between what children see and think they understand versus the reality of a more complex and more complicit adult world. $6, $5 seniors/students, $4 members/children, Wednesday $4. 7:30 p.m. nightly, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, www.fountaintheatre.org.

White Sands

Full Moon Night at White Sands — Evening program: "La Llorona, the Wailing Woman," presented by Rosalia de Aragon. Each summer White Sands National Monument extends hours to allow visitors to enjoy the full moon over the white sands. On these nights the Dunes Drive may be entered until 10 p.m. and visitors may remain in the park until 11 p.m. On Full Moon Nights, speakers present special programs on topics relating to the area. 8:30 p.m., 679-2599.

 

June 1-8 | 9-15 | 16-22 | 23-29 | 30 into July 2007

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