Edwina & Charles Milner Women in the Arts

CRT Revisited: Edwina and Charles Milner Women in the Arts Lecture Series presents: CRT Revisited 18 unique glass sculptures inspired by the hospital armatures used as supports for women’s bodies during radiation therapy created by Artist-activist Shirley Klinghoffer who has explored contemporary social issues, particularly feminism, through sculptural works. Lecture: 6pm 10/20/2022 at Light Hall Theater Opening reception: 7pm at the McCray Gallery The exhibit closes November 17, 2022. Free admission for this...

Soaking in the Soil, the Use of Landscape in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction

Heather D. Frankland will give a two-hour talk and workshop as part of the Southwest Word Fiesta’s series The Write Stuff, which is intended to help writers elevate the professionalism of their work. She will present “Soaking in the Soil, the Use of Landscape in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction” on October 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City. By using selected readings as inspiration, she and participants will look at how to effectively incorporate landscape into one’s poetry and creative nonfiction. The workshop and prompts will focus on exploring one’s connection to natural, rural, and/or urban areas. It will also look at how to use place as plot, reflection, and general inspiration. Heather D. Frankland lives in Silver City, NM and teaches English Composition at Western New Mexico University. She is a reader for Mimbres Press of WNMU and a steering committee member of the Southwest Word Fiesta. Published in Sweet Lit, Desert...

Mozart’s House of Horrors: LEYENDAS

WNMU Music Program presents Mozart's House of Horrors: LEYENDAS. This year’s haunted house, benefitting the WNMU Music Program, touches on regional history and Mexican urban legends like La Llorona, El Cucuy, lechusa and Pascualita. Come to find out if Billy the Kid rises from the dead, if chupacabras really exist, and if you can handle the frights that WNMU student musicians dream up. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. nightly from Saturday, October 29, through Monday, October 31. Mozart's House of Horrors is located in Parotti Hall near the Fine Arts Center Theatre on the WNMU campus. Your $5 entry supports the WNMU Music Program, which is home of the award-winning Mariachi Plata de...