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fiesta latina rsSilver City, NM – Western New Mexico University's second annual ¡Fiesta Latina! will run June 22 – 24, 2018, in Old James Stadium on the Western New Mexico University campus (1000 W. College Ave.).

Tickets go on sale June 1.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Timed Event Slack/Steer Roping – starts at 8:00 am at the Southwest Horseman’s Arena.

The Boys and the Bulls – sponsored by Freeport McMoRan.

Gates open at 6:30 pm, Mutton Bustin’ sponsored by Stone, McGee & Co. CPAs at 7:30 pm

Bull Riding action gets underway at 8:00 pm.

The 23rd Annual Silver City Blues Festival is finally here! The Mimbres Region Arts Council has been working hard to get everything ready for this event; all we need now is for you to come out and enjoy the festival! The 2018 Blues Festival will be a Community Celebration of the Arts.

On Friday night May 25, come to Gough Park at 5pm to witness the Gila Glass Classic Flame Off – hosted by Silver City’s own The Glasserie. Come see many very talented artists compete in creating unique glass blown sculptures! Two time New Mexico Music Award winners The Bus Tapes Band will play on Friday night starting at 6:00pm.

Volunteers are needed to put graveside flags on all graves in Fort Bayard National Cemetery for the Memorial Day event on Monday, May 28, at 10 a.m. The placing of the flags will be on Friday, May 25, at  9:00 A.M. and the tools needed will be a hammer and a ½ inch to ¾ inch rod to make the pilot holes for the flags. Ideally the rod will be long enough that the person stands up while making the pilot hole as opposed to bending over.

Volunteers will also be needed on Tuesday May 29 at 9:00 AM to pick up the flags.

chuy martinez rsChuy MartinezDue to illness on the original date, The Silver City Museum has rescheduled AN AMERICAN DIALOGUE: Latin American Ballads, Cumbia, and Nueva Canción. Musician and folklorist Chuy Martinez will give a live musical performance and talk about the history of some important (and catchy!) Latin music genres in the Silver City Museum Courtyard, 302 West Broadway Street on Thursday, May 17 at noon.

Art from Within

On behalf of the members of Art From Within, you are invited to attend the 2nd art exhibit displaying artwork from the Grant County Detention Center.

Art from Within (AFW) is a grassroots organization that developed after the first art exhibit last year where art pieces from Grant County Detention Center inmates were displayed. AFW supports opportunities for incarcerated and re-integrating individuals to develop their talents, values, and self-worth through creative expression. Eventually, we plan to expand the program to include teachers to teach other mediums of art, community art projects to include the work of incarcerated or previously incarcerated artists, and special projects to involve families.

The art exhibit Art Beyond Bars on Monday, May 7 at 6 p.m. at the WNMU Miller Library.

Contact: Diana Ingalls Leyba

img 7101 copyThe Hi Lo Silvers women's chorus will present its annual Spring Concerts on Mother’s Day weekend. Concerts will be at 7 pm on Friday, May 11, and at 3 pm on Sunday afternoon, May 13, in the Presbyterian Church at 1915 N. Swan in Silver City. These concerts include fifteen songs by the Hi Lo Silvers and a duet, the Mozart Sonata No. 21 for piano and violin in E Minor, by Rhonda and Megan Gorog. The concerts are free.

May will be a busy month in Glenwood -- from unique labyrinth walks to the grand opening of a new gallery to the reopening of Mogollon, the ghost town that was basically shut down last year due to a multi-million dollar construction project designed to resolve the flooding problems from the past.

Both labyrinth events are hosted by Cordelia Rose at Whitewater Mesa Labyrinths. First up is “Walk as One at 1” for World Labyrinth Day in southwest New Mexico.

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Upcoming Events

Tue May 22 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Tue May 22 @ 9:00AM -
Zumba! - Conservatory of Dance Studio
Tue May 22 @10:00AM -
Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance - Silver City Recreation Center
Tue May 22 @ 4:00PM -
Zumba! - Guadalupe Montessori School
Tue May 22 @ 5:30PM -
Zumba Fitness in Hurley - Hurley Community Center
Tue May 22 @ 5:30PM -
Weight Watchers - First Presbyterian Church
Tue May 22 @ 6:00PM -
Town of Silver City Council Regular Meeting - Grant County Administration Center
Tue May 22 @ 6:00PM -
Zumba! - Guadalupe Montessori School
Wed May 23 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Wed May 23 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Curbside Consulting - College Plaza Suite #16