Friday, April 9, 2010

Las Cruces, Apr 9-10, Wayne's List

FRIDAY, April 9-17
SUMART y la gente (and the people) is an invitational show of art addressing social, political, and environmental concerns, and an MFA thesis exhibit by Chris Bardey of NMSU in collaboration with Daniel Aguilera. Music, poetry, panel discussions, film screenings, among other events, are being planned for this event.  It takes place at Mikey's Place, 3100 Harrelspm St., Las Cruces.   For more information, email or at their website,
Sin Fronteras/Writers Without Borders Receives 'Gratitude Award'
The New Mexico Literary Arts board has selected Las Cruces-based literary organization, Sin Fronteras/Writers Without Borders, to receive the 2010 Gratitude Award for Poetry.  NMLA will celebrate the winners for the Gratitude Award with a dinner and reading in Albuquerque on Saturday, April 10.  Co-managing editors of Sin Fronteras are Wayne Crawford and Dick Thomas.  Other editors or board members include Michael Mandel, Ellen Young, Duncan Hayse, Michelle Holland and Joseph Somoza.                                         
Soul Verse & ABNMSU present  "OPEN STAGE 2010," featuring Oddisee & Trek Life, HBO Def Poet Shihan, Liquid Cheese, DJ Hoppar, and others at the NMSU Intermural Fields and at the Corbett Center Auditorium on the NMSU campus.

Tentative Schedule
2-3:00 pm:  Warm Up with Capoeira & b-boy demonstrations, Dj's. etc/
3-4:00 pm: Liquid Cheeese
4:15-4:25: Giphted
4:30-4:45 Blaze the Nation
4:50-5:05: Jam Theory
5:10-5:20: Beneath the Armour
5:30-6:00 Round 1 of MC Battle
6:10pm-6:50pm: Mine+US & DJ Hoppa
7:00pm-7:30pm: Round 2 of MC Battle
7:40pm-8:20pm: Om Native
8:30pm-8:45pm: semifinals & finals of MC Battle
9:00pm-10:00pm: Oddisee featuring Trek Life
Corbett Auditorium (4:00pm-6:00pm)
4:00pm-5:00pm: Local poetry showcase
5:00pm-6:00pm: Shihan Van Clief

Vol. 9. No. 6:  New Policies, Different Needs, New format. 

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