40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

What's going on in September

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 1

Virtual Southern New Mexico

“Culture of Empowerment: Community Roundtable: Dreamers” — 5:30 p.m. Hear from dreamers and advocates about the history policies of the Dream Act, experiences of dreamers and the current situation for dreamers in New Mexico. A Branigan Cultural Center activity. Tune in: rebrand.ly/NMDreamers.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Twirlers — 1:30-3:30 p.m.  (beginners come at 1) at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping mainstream dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 3

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 8 a.m.-noon at the corner of Pope Street and College Avenue, Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Red Dot Studio Tour Opening Party — 5-7 p.m.  Aldea Gallery, 107 W. Yankee, Silver City. Examples of art to be seen on the Tour. Refreshments. Jazz by Barry Namm. Info: vcartcat@hotmail.com.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m. at the Tractor Supply Co. parking lot, 2900 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: 575-430-2081.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 4

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the corner of Pope Street and College Avenue, Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Silver City Maker’s Market — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Main Street Plaza, downtown Silver City. Info: www.thefutureforge.org/makers-market.

Red Dot Studio Tour — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Follow Red Dot directional signs to begin at any studio. Brochure of artists and maps available at all studios, Silver City Visitor Center, and Aldea Gallery.  Fifteen studios on the Tour. Info: vcartcat@hotmail.com.

A Taste of Downtown — 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Walk around downtown Silver City and get delicious tastes from 12 eateries. Cost: $20. Info: www.silvercitymainstreet.com.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m. at the Tractor Supply Co. parking lot, 2900 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: 575-430-2081.

Flickinger Center Summer Street Concert Series — 8-10 p.m., gates open at 7 p.m., 1110 N. New York Ave. Calista Band plays indi music. Food, drinks and ice cream available and Spirit’s Club is open. Cost: $7. Info: 575-437-2202.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Farmer’s Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon at Ralph Edwards Park, corner of Riverside and Cedar in T or C. Info: colleen@sierracountyfarmersmarket.org.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping and refreshments. Info: 575-744-9137.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

*Movies in the Park — Begin at dusk at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. Las Cruces. This week is “Wonder Woman 1984.”  Info: 575-541-2550.

Hatch Chile Festival — All day starting at 9 a.m. in the town of Hatch celebrating the annual chile harvest from the Hatch Valley Fields. Includes a parade, carnival and entertainment. Info: hatchchilefestival.org.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 5

Silver City/Grant County

Signal Peak Challenge 2021 — 9 a.m. 154 Signal Peak Road, Silver city. A challenging cross-country mountain bike race in the Gila forest/Continental Divide area. Info: www.signalpeakchallenge.com.

Red Dot Studio Tour — 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Follow Red Dot directional signs to begin at any studio. Brochure of artists and maps available at all studios, Silver City Visitor Center, and Aldea Gallery.  Fifteen studios on the Tour. Info: vcartcat@hotmail.com.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Sunday Night Music in the Park — 7 p.m. at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. David and Company and Joshua Lucero. Info: 575-541-2550.

Hatch Chile Festival — All day starting at noon in the town of Hatch celebrating the annual chile harvest from the Hatch Valley Fields. Includes a parade, carnival and entertainment. Info: hatchchilefestival.org.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 7

Silver City/Grant County

Rotary speaker: Scott Manis, Interim CEO Gila Regional Medical Center — noon-1 p.m. in the Sunset Room of the Western New Mexico University Student Cafeteria. Guests are welcome, lunch is $10. Thomas is president of the Silver City Regional Association of Realtors. Info: 915-480-4347 or 575-388-2004.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 8

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Twirlers — 1:30-3:30 p.m.  (beginners come at 1) at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping mainstream dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 9

Virtual Southern New Mexico

History notes: “Women Survivors of the Battle of Columbus” — 1-2 p.m. Join Patricia Kiddney to learn about the survivors of Pancho Villa’s raid on Columbus using firsthand accounts of Maud Wright, Susan Parks and Sara Hoover. Tune in: rebrand.ly/WomenofColumbus. Info: 575-541-2215.

“What’s the Word: Arabic – A trip to Qatar” — 5:30-6:30 p.m. Learn language through culture. Presented by the Branigan Cultural Center. Register to attend by emailing education@las-cruces.org. Info: 575-541-2215.

Silver City/Grant County

Allie Wilkinson featured in Milner Women in the Arts program — 6:30 p.m. lecture, 7:30 p.m. art exhibit opening. Western New Mexico University Parotti Hall and McCray Gallery. Info: 575-538-6273.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Flowering Desert Garden Club meeting — 6 p.m. meeting location varies. Info: floweringdesertgardenclub@gmail.com.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Thursday Night Music on the Plaza — 8 p.m. at Plaza de Las Cruces, 100 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Cadillac Kings & Fast Lanes and the Starliners. Info: 575-541-2550.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 10

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Pickamania 2021: Outdoor Acoustic Music Festival — 5-8 p.m. at the Black Range Lodge, 50 Main St. in Kingston, N.M. Info: www.blackrangelodge.com.

Alamogordo/Otero County

2021 White Sands Balloon and Music Festival — 5 p.m. gates open, Ed Brabson Balloon Park. Music with the Cottonwood Crows (7 p.m.) and Kolby Cooper (8:30 p.m.). Info: www.alamogordo.com.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 11

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the corner of Pope Street and College Avenue, Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Silver City Maker’s Market — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Main Street Plaza, downtown Silver City. Info: www.thefutureforge.org/makers-market.

Silver City Festival Orchestra: A symphonic tribute to the music of Paul McCartney — 7:30 p.m. at the Western New Mexico University Fine Arts Center Theatre. Features Tony Kishman and conductor Lonnie Klein. Cost: $20. Info: 575-538-6273.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Pickamania 2021: Outdoor Acoustic Music Festival — 4-9 p.m. at the Black Range Lodge, 50 Main St. in Kingston, N.M. Info: www.blackrangelodge.com.

Deming/Luna County

Mainstreet Market — 8-11 a.m. in the Luna County Courthouse Park. Crafts and baked goods, free vendor space. Info: 575-546-2674.

9/11 Memorial Parade — 5 p.m. in Deming. Info: 575-546-2674.

Alamogordo/Otero County

2021 White Sands Balloon and Music Festival — 5 a.m. gates open, Ed Brabson Balloon Park. Balloons launch 7 a.m. weather permitting. Music with the Blackwater Draw (noon), No chaser (2 p.m.), The Yarbrough Band (4 p.m.), Texas Renegades (6 p.m.), balloon glow (weather permitting at 7 p.m.), Josh Grider (8:30 p.m.), Jon Wolfe (10:30 p.m.).  Info: www.alamogordo.com.

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m. at the Tractor Supply Co. parking lot, 2900 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: 575-430-2081.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Farmer’s Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon at Ralph Edwards Park, corner of Riverside and Cedar in T or C. Info: colleen@sierracountyfarmersmarket.org.

Art Hop — 5 p.m. in downtown T or C. Visit downtown galleries, opening receptions and get a chance to socialize with the artists. Info: 575-744-4708.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping and refreshments. Info: 575-744-9137.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Car Show honoring 9-11 victims — 8: 30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Borman Autoplex, 470 W. Boutz Road. Open to all vehicles with entry fee of $25, free to the public to attend. There will be live music, drawings, vendors and food. Info: 575-444-6445.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 12

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Pickamania 2021: Outdoor Acoustic Music Festival — noon-4 p.m. at the Black Range Lodge, 50 Main St. in Kingston, N.M. Info: www.blackrangelodge.com or 575-895-5652.

Alamogordo/Otero County

2021 White Sands Balloon and Music Festival — 7 a.m. hot air balloons launch from White Sands National Park, weather permitting. Park fees apply and are not included in the ticket price. Info: www.alamogordo.com.

MONDAY, SEPT. 13

Silver City/Grant County

Widowed and Single Persons of Grant Cunty: What’s Happening Here and Now — 10:30 a.m. at Cross Point Church, 11500 U.S. Highway 180 E. The speaker is Steven Chavira, Executive director of the Silver City Grant Count Chamber of Commerce who will talk about improving community businesses. Lunch: $12. Info: 575-537-3643.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 14

Silver City/Grant County

Rotary speaker: Dan Otero, CEO of Hidalgo Medical Services — noon-1 p.m. in the Sunset Room of the Western New Mexico University Student Cafeteria. Guests are welcome, lunch is $10. Marshall is Silver City Fire Department Deputy chief of Fire Prevention. Info: 915-480-4347 or 575-388-2004.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Twirlers — 1:30-3:30 p.m.  (beginners come at 1) at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping mainstream dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 16

Silver City/Grant County

17th Annual Gila River Festival: “Creatures of the Gila” art show —10 a.m. to 5 p.m., all four days, hosted by the Grant County Art Guild (106 E Market St). Celebrate the birds, mammals, reptiles, and insects whose habitat is the Gila River watershed.  At 6:30 p.m., The Gardens at Light Hall features a free outdoor concert by Fely Tchaco, hosted by WNMU Cultural Affairs. See the full schedule and register for field trips and workshops at www.gilariverfestival.org.

Felo Tchaco: Singer from the Ivory Coast — 6:30-8:30 p.m. at WNMU’s Light Hall. Cost: $15. Info: 575-538-6273.

Alamogordo/Otero County

An Evening with Michael Martin Murphey in concert — 7 p.m., at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. Texas country and Americana music. Cost: $30. Info: 575-437-2202.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 17

Silver City/Grant County

17th Annual Gila River Festival — 6:30 p.m. Philosopher and award-winning author Kathleen Dean Moore is this year’s keynote speaker. A philosopher, author and environmental activist, Moore's forthcoming book is Take Heart: Encouragement for Earth's Weary Lovers. Free via Zoom. Info: www.gilariverfestival.org.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 18

Silver City/Grant County

17th Annual Gila River Festival — 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Festival continues with a wide-array of in-person field trips and workshops in Silver City, the Gila National Forest, and along the Gila River. At 6:30 p.m., join online free via Zoom for a panel discussion, “Exploring the Connection Between Identity and Nature,” with Michelle Otero, Michael Casaus, and Sharman Apt Russell. Moderated by Subhankar Banerjee.  Info:  www.gilariverfestival.org. 

Lunch and Learn – Uncovering Chihuahua Hill — 11 a.m.-noon. At the Silco Theater, 311 N. Bullard St. and via zoom if wanted. Silver City Museum curator Javier Marrufo gives an overview of the museum’s upcoming oral history project on Chihuahua Hill. Info: will.community/#/lunchlearn.

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the corner of Pope Street and College Avenue, Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Silver City Maker’s Market — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Main Street Plaza, downtown Silver City. Info: www.thefutureforge.org/makers-market.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m. at the Tractor Supply Co. parking lot, 2900 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: 575-430-2081.

Flickinger Center Summer Street Concert Series — 8-10 p.m., gates open at 7 p.m., 1110 N. New York Ave. Seven Stone plays classic rock. Food, drinks and ice cream available and Spirit’s Club is open. Cost: $7. Info: 575-437-2202.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Farmer’s Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon at Ralph Edwards Park, corner of Riverside and Cedar in T or C. Info: colleen@sierracountyfarmersmarket.org.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping and refreshments. Info: 575-744-9137.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

*Movies in the Park — Begin at dusk at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. Las Cruces. This week is “Onward.” Info: 575-541-2550.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 19

Silver City/Grant County

17th Annual Gila River Festival — The festival continues with a wide-array of in-person field trips and workshops in Silver City, the Gila National Forest, and along the Gila River.  Join online free via Zoom at 4 p.m. for a presentation by New York Times bestselling author of Nature’s Best Hope, Doug Tallamy. Info: www.gilariverfestival.org. 

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Celebrate Authors — 2-4 p.m. at the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces. An event featuring more than 40 authors from Las Cruces and the surrounding areas who have published new books in the last two years. Info: 575-528-4000.

Sunday Night Music in the Park — 7 p.m. at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. Fungi Mungle and the Joseph General Band. Info: 575-541-2550.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 21

Silver City/Grant County

Rotary speaker: Kelly Rodriguez, chief nursing officer at GRMC — noon-1 p.m. in the Sunset Room of the Western New Mexico University Student Cafeteria. Guests are welcome, lunch is $10. Marshall is Silver City Fire Department Deputy chief of Fire Prevention. Info: 915-480-4347 or 575-388-2004.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 22

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Twirlers — 1:30-3:30 p.m.  (beginners come at 1) at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping mainstream dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 23

Las Cruces/Mesilla

*Thursday Night Music on the Plaza — 8 p.m. at Plaza de Las Cruces, 100 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Derrick Harris Band and Caliente. Info: 575-541-2550.

Community Arts Awards ceremony: The Year of the Artist — 5:30-8 p.m. at The Hood, 3206 Harrelson St. at the corner of Harrelson and Bell Avenue in Mesilla Park. Refreshments will be provided, RSVPs are necessary. Info: daarts.org.

 

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 24

Deming/Luna County

*Music Night on the Lawn — 6-9 p.m. at Lescombes Winery, 7075 Highway 549 SE in Deming. Wine, food, craft beer and live music with Bandoleer Live. Info: 575-546-1179.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

*Fourth Friday at the Zoo — 6-10 p.m. at the Alameda Park Zoo, 1021 N. White Sands Blvd. Live music, food and craft vendors, family activities and more. Info: jsides@ci.alamogordo.nm.us.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

“Laughing Wild”— 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 Main St. in Las Cruces. A funny study of the perils of modern life in urban America. Consists of two monologues plus a playlet bringing the two together. Info: 575-523-1223.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 25

Virtual Southern New Mexico

*Unpacking Silver: “The Land and The Environment” — 11 a.m. presented by author and historian, Dr. Stephen Fox. Visit www. silvercitymuseum.org to register.

 

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the corner of Pope Street and College Avenue, Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Silver City Maker’s Market — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Main Street Plaza, downtown Silver City. Info: www.thefutureforge.org/makers-market.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Farmer’s Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon at Ralph Edwards Park, corner of Riverside and Cedar in T or C. Info: colleen@sierracountyfarmersmarket.org.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping and refreshments. Info: 575-744-9137.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers Arts and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Wings and Wheels Fest — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Las Cruces International Airport, 8990 Zia Blvd., Las Cruces. Info: 575-640-0312.

Ag Day Street Festival event — 2-6 p.m. in the Pan American Center south parking lot near Aggie Memorial Stadium. A celebration of the agriculture industry in New Mexico. Info: 575-646-1864.

“Laughing Wild”— 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 Main St. in Las Cruces. A funny study of the perils of modern life in urban America. Consists of two monologues plus a playlet bringing the two together. Info: 575-523-1223.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 26

Las Cruces/Mesilla

*Sunday Night Music in the Park — 7 p.m. at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. Sam’s Town and Calista. Info: 575-541-2550.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 28

Las Cruces/Mesilla

New Mexico Performing Arts Society/Bach Society with choral singers — 7-9 a.m. at WNMU’s Light Hall. Part of the President’s Chamber Music Series. Cost: $15. Info: 575-538-6373.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 29

Silver City/Grant County

Lunch and Learn – Seed Saving Made Easy — noon-1 p.m. At the WNMU Global Resource Center, ABC Room, corner of 12th and Kentucky streets. Presenter Alex Gonzales will teach the basics of seed collecting, saving and storage in a way that is approachable for anyone wanting to begin their own process toward a garden from locally saved seeds. Info: will.community/#/lunchlearn.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Twirlers — 1:30-3:30 p.m.  (beginners come at 1) at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping mainstream dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 30

Las Cruces/Mesilla

*Thursday Night Music on the Plaza — 8 p.m. at Plaza de Las Cruces, 100 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Derrick Harris Band and Caliente. Info: 575-541-2550.

 

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 1

Deming/Luna County

*Music Night on the Lawn — 6-9 p.m. at Lescombes Winery, 7075 Highway 549 SE in Deming. Wine, food, craft beer and live music with Bandoleer Live. Info: 575-546-1179.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

*Fourth Friday at the Zoo — 6-10 p.m. at the Alameda Park Zoo, 1021 N. White Sands Blvd. Live music, food and craft vendors, family activities and more. Info: jsides@ci.alamogordo.nm.us.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

“Laughing Wild”— 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 Main St. in Las Cruces. A funny study of the perils of modern life in urban America. Consists of two monologues plus a playlet bringing the two together. Info: 575-523-1223.

SATURDAY, OCT. 2

Virtual Southern New Mexico

*Unpacking Silver: “The Land and The Environment” — 11 a.m. presented by author and historian, Dr. Stephen Fox. Visit www. silvercitymuseum.org to register.

 

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the corner of Pope Street and College Avenue, Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Silver City Maker’s Market — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Main Street Plaza, downtown Silver City. Info: www.thefutureforge.org/makers-market.

Alamogordo/Otero County

The Petty Prophets: a Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band — 7 p.m., at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. Cost: $30. Info: 575-437-2202.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Farmer’s Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon at Ralph Edwards Park, corner of Riverside and Cedar in T or C. Info: colleen@sierracountyfarmersmarket.org.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping and refreshments. Info: 575-744-9137.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers Arts and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

“Laughing Wild”— 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 Main St. in Las Cruces. A funny study of the perils of modern life in urban America. Consists of two monologues plus a playlet bringing the two together. Info: 575-523-1223.