Western New Mexico University Cultural Affairs
Events are free unless otherwise noted Mariachi Plata de WNMU Mariachi Estrella de Mexico
Thursday, June 15th at 7pm Villalobos Brothers Friday, June 16th, 7:30pm Listen to Villalobos Bros’ music here
El Javi Saturday, June 17th, 2:30-4pm Listen to El Javi’s music here
LADAMA Saturday, June 17th, 4:30-6:30pm Listen to LADAMA’s music here
Gonzalo and Jerry Dean* Admission: $25  |  17 & under admitted FREE Saturday, June 17th at 7:30pm Buy tickets
Artisan Mercado Hours:
Friday, June 16th, 2-8pm
Saturday, June 17th, 10-8pm
Sunday, June 18th, 10-4pm

Yvonne Montoya’s Stories from Home

Performance and workshop June 17th, 1:30-3pm Fine Arts Center Theatre

Paso Del Norte Folklórico Dancers

with Mariachi Plata de WNMU Saturday, June 17th, 11:30am Regents Square
DANZA AZTECA NAUCUATLI Sunday, June 18th, 2pm Regents Square

Baile Encanto

Sunday, June 18th, 12:30pm Regents Square Gods Of Mexico - Official Trailer - Oscilloscope Laboratories HD

GODS OF MEXICO Documentary

Two showtimes at Light Hall Theater: Friday, June 16th at 6pm Sunday, June 18th at 3pm With visually stunning landscapes and immersive sound, GODS OF MEXICO is a poetic survey of the vast landscapes and rich diversity of several communities of rural Mexico. Using richly saturated color and hypnotic black-and-white interludes, filmmaker Helmut Dosantos takes viewers through salt pans, deserts, highlands, jungle, and underground mines—paying tribute to those who fight to preserve their cultural identity amidst the shadows of modernization.

Nature & Materials: A time and history of an artist’s materials

Lecture and Demonstration with Porfirio Gutiérrez

Saturday, June 17th at 11am-12:30pm Light Hall Theater Porfirio Gutierrez, a Zapotec native based in Ventura, California has carefully tended to his relationship with nature his entire life, coaxing over 200 colors from plants. In this talk, Maestro Porfirio Gutiérrez will explore the histories embedded in his textiles, with a specific focus on the Cochineal insect, the scale insect that gifted the world the color red.

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