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New Mexico State University events Nov. 29-Dec. 5


The American Southwest Theatre Company at New Mexico State University Theatre Arts will present "Cinderella" Nov. 20-Dec. 7 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

The classic fairy tale about a poor girl, a handsome prince and a glass slipper is fun for the whole family.

Audience members are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to give to Toys for Tots. Last year's toy drive helped nearly 4,000 children in the area.

Times and ticket prices will vary. Call the ASTC box office at (575) 646-4515 or (800) 646-ASTC for details.


An exhibition titled "Andy Warhol's Fifteen Minutes at New Mexico State University" runs at the NMSU Art Gallery through Dec. 23.

The gallery is exhibiting 28 of Andy Warhol's original photographs with examples portraying both color Polaroid images and black and white silver gelatin prints. This work reflects his interest in celebrities, New York and other items of "pop" culture.

This is the first time these particular photographs are being exhibited. The gallery is located at D.W. Williams Hall, Solano Drive at University Avenue in Las Cruces.

The NMSU art gallery events are free and open to the public. For more information call (575) 646-2545.


The Center for Latin American and Border Studies will host multiple events Dec. 2-4, including lectures, presentations and a film showing.

The center and the American Civil Liberties Union will host a showing of the 2005 documentary film "Sentenced Home" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Hardman Hall Room 106. The film examines immigration policy and deportation of refugees to Cambodia with a panel discussion about detention and deportation in the border region. The event is to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The center will then host presentations by three department of sociology/anthropology graduate students titled "Food and Culture in Michoacan, Mexico" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Nason House. The presentation is about research conducted the past two years regarding food ways and cultural identity in the Meseta Purhepecha of Michoacan, Mexico. Information also will be provided about student scholarships for similar research projects in Latin America.

The last event hosted by the center will be a public lecture by Richard Stahler-Sholk titled "Latin American Social Movements: Redefining Power Struggles" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at the Nason House. The lecture by Stahler-Sholk, a professor of political science at Eastern Michigan University, will examine field work in Zapatists communities in Chiapas, Mexico, and research on new forms of social movements in Latin America.

The Nason House is located at 1200 University Ave. across from Kinko's.

For more information call (575) 646-6814.


The New Mexico State University Museum will show the film "Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Museum Auditorium located at Kent Hall as part of an anthropological film series..

The museum is located at University Avenue and Solano Drive.

For more information call (575) 646-5161.