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2021
January, 2021
  • Scrooge and Dickens, an original holiday musical  ::  Arts & Music

    “Scrooge and Dickens,” an original holiday musical, was a hit to sold-out crowds last year. The original cast from Silver City's 2019 live production at Oasis Coffee and Tea House re-unite in an innovative 2020 re-boot for your family's enjoyment, ...   

  • Senator Bill O'Neill's book launch for "Short Session"  ::  Arts & Music

    Southwest Word Fiesta will host the launch of Senator Bill O’Neill’s latest novel, Short Session, February 16, 6-7 PM, via Zoom. The event is free and open to the public, no registration required. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4092162808  Bill O’Neill’s second novel, Short Session, provides ...   

  • Love Letters to the World workshop with Edie Tsong  ::  Arts & Music

    This workshop is open to the public and will be on Zoom. The registration link is below.  You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Jan 28, 2021 01:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://wnmu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcudumsrjMjGdBkIdv3dlwpTrbLxLZOIs9N  After registering, you ...   

  • An Evening with Jimmy Santiago Baca  ::  Arts & Music

    Southwest Word Fiesta and Western New Mexico University will host Laughing in the Light: An Evening with Jimmy Santiago Baca on Thursday, January 28, 6-7 PM via Zoom. www.https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4092162808. This event is free and open to the public, no registration ...   

February, 2021
  • Virus Theater presents Theater Grottesco in PIE  ::  Arts & Music

    The pandemic has given us time and space to reach out into the wide world of theater in new ways, and we've made a couple of friends! We have a few exciting partnership projects to share with you this year, ...   

  • Women in Music: House Concert Series featuring Farah Siraj and Kiran Ahluwalia  ::  Arts & Music

    WNMU Cultural Affairs new virtual series, Women in Music, will take advantage of current circumstances to allow for a more intimate conversation with artists via Zoom. In the first of our "House concert" style series, we will meet, listen to, ...   

  • Silver City Public Library: Virtual Minecraft Club  ::  Arts & Music

    The library Minecraft Realm is online and accessible by invitation. Anyone playing on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows 10, Windows Phone, Amazon Fire tablets or Gear VR can play together. You can email your Minecraft username to us ...   

    Contact  programs@silvercitymail.com

  • Book launch of "Short Sessions" by Senator Bill McNeill  ::  Arts & Music

    This Zoom event, which is free and open to the public, with no registration required, is sponsored by Southwest Word Fiesta, WILL, and WNMU. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4092162808  JJ Amaworo Wilson, author of Damnificados and Writer in Residence of WNMU, wrote of Short Session (Red Mountain Press): "A fast-paced, wisecracking look at life as a ...   

  • SCCT Workshop: An Introduction to Theatre Directing  ::  Arts & Music

    “Long-time theatre director, producer, and playwright Brenda McFarlane will lead “An Introduction to Theatre Directing, Saturday, February 20th, at 2 pm. The two-hour Zoom workshop/webinar is presented by Silver City Community Theatre (SCCT),” according to Phyllis McQuaide, SCCT President. “There ...   

  • Silver City Public Library: Virtual Minecraft Club  ::  Arts & Music

    The library Minecraft Realm is online and accessible by invitation. Anyone playing on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows 10, Windows Phone, Amazon Fire tablets or Gear VR can play together. You can email your Minecraft username to us ...   

    Contact  programs@silvercitymail.com

  • The Days Ahead: Readings and Discussion for Black History Month  ::  Arts & Music

    WNMU and Southwest Word Fiesta will host a Black History Month event involving virtual readings and a discussion. The topic will be the challenges and opportunities for African Americans at this time. The panellists include Dr. Isaac Brundage, Vice President ...   

March, 2021
  • President's Chamber Music Series: Neave Trio  ::  Arts & Music

    The trio will perform live from the Longy School of Music of Bard College, where the ensemble has been a Faculty Ensemble-in-Residence since 2017. The stream will be available here, and will remain available for one week after the broadcast. The Clarke ...   

  • Virtual Opening Night Exhibition: (re)Presenting: an Indexical Archive of Silver City WNMU Students present work produced with artist Alia Ali  ::  Arts & Music

    Presented in conjunction with WNMU Expressive Arts. Virtual Opening Night (open to public): March 4, 7 p.m. Registration required, please register here. This project consists of an artist lecture, student workshops, and an opening night event featuring work produced during Alia Ali’s workshop, by WNMU students and ...   

  • Silver City Community Theatre Annual Meeting  ::  Arts & Music

    Silver City Community Theatre Annual Meeting -- this time on Zoom! -- will be March 16, at 5 pm. This meeting is a great opportunity to catch up with what SCCT's been doing and to help plan for the future. ...   

    Contact  contact@silvercitycommunitytheater.com

  • Friends of the Silver City Library: Book Sale  ::  Arts & Music

    Outside $2/bag provided "Inside Outside" $1 hardback, $.50 paperback Streetside parking only Masks and social distancing required The Friends of the Library accepts donations of books from the public and uses these donations to raise funds to support the Silver City Library’s programs and ...   

    Contact  folsilvercitynm@gmail.com 

  • Robert Moses' Kin Dance Virtual Workshop   ::  Arts & Music

    Join Robert Moses’ Kin Dance for a virtual workshop on movement and viewing/discussion of their most recent piece “Short Stories” with Robert Moses and dancers from the company. Workshops in conjunction with WNMU School of Education. www.robertmoseskin.org  Register HERE for the workshop.   

  • An Evening with Catalina Claussen and Friends  ::  Arts & Music

    Southwest Word Fiesta is hosting Catalina Claussen and Xochitl Hernandez Moctezuma who will read from and discuss Claussen's new book Holding on to Hope via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4092162808 on Tuesday, March 30, 6-7 p.m. This will include a musical appearance by Brandon ...   

  • Robert Moses' Kin Dance Virtual Workshop   ::  Arts & Music

    Join Robert Moses’ Kin Dance for a virtual workshop on movement and viewing/discussion of their most recent piece “Short Stories” with Robert Moses and dancers from the company. Workshops in conjunction with WNMU School of Education. www.robertmoseskin.org  Register HERE for the workshop.   

April, 2021
  • The Delbert Anderson Trio  ::  Arts & Music

    The Delbert Anderson Trio comes to Light Hall for a livestream event. Delbert Anderson, member of the Navajo tribe, is a professional trumpet performer, pedagogue, and jazz musician. Born in Shiprock, NM, Anderson discovered his interest in music playing drums and ...   

  • DDAT Funk, Hip Hop, and Jazz (Live on campus)  ::  Arts & Music

    DDAT will perform live on campus at the Old James Stadium patio. Social distancing procedures will be followed. Masks required. DDAT has been described using those words by national media for good reason. Blending Def-i’s intelligent and poetic words and hip hop ...   

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