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 firstname.lastname@example.org or at their website, www.sumartfest.org
TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Put a Smile on Your Face at Amusing Muses
To celebrate National Poetry Month, a reading of original comic poetry is being presented on Tuesday, April 13, 6:30-8 P.M., at the Rio Grande Theatre on the Downtown Mall, Las Cruces. Presented by Sin Fronteras/Writers Without Borders and the Dona Ana Arts Council, the program, "Amusing Muses," features local poets reading humorous poems. Co-hosted by Wayne Crawford and Richard "Dick" Thomas, it is free and open to the public (though donations will be welcomed).
A diverse group of Las Cruces poets will each read one poem aimed to make the audience smile (or laugh out loud). If time allows, a second poem will be offered by each. Poets participating include Chris Acosta, Sheila Black, Peter Brooks, Wayne Crawford, Floydd Elliott, Billy Garrett, Michael Mandel, Sue Miller, John Pate, Camillo Roldan, Joseph Somoza, Tim Staley, Dick Thomas, Joanne Townsend, Connie Voisine, Joshua Wheeler, Heloise Wilson, and Ellen RobertsYoung.
TUESDAY, APRIL 13
The 2010 Sin Fronteras Journal, Volume 14, will be officially released. Submissions are now being accepted through June 30, 2010 for Sin Fronteras Journal # 15. Submissions should be mailed to Sin Fronteras, PO box 3416, Las Cruces, NM 88003. Include All submissions will be recycled, but include SASE for results, or a working email. Submissions include up to 5 poems, one short fiction, one to three flash fiction, one one-act play, one creative non-fiction. For further info, go tohttp://www.zianet.com/lunarosity/sinfronteras.html