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ARTISTS!  Yes, there are calls for artists!

New mural call!




Click here for details
Open through April 28, 2018
Curators: Denise Fox, Kallie Wilbourn, Linda Anderle

2018 Visual Arts Program Student Exhibition
Open 4/14/18 through 5/3/18
NMHU Burris Hall Gallery
Reception 5 -7 PM, Friday, 4/27

Bridge Between Worlds
Francisco Cordova BFA Exhibit
Open 4/16 – 4/27  Donnelly Library
Reception 4-6 PM, Friday, 4/20
Artist Talk 5 PM


Comedian Levi Anderson presents “Life of Levi”

Comedy show, voice-over interpretation, fun for all ages
Tickets General $10, HU students free with ID,
other students/children 12 and under are $5,
children 5 and under are free
7 PM 4/19/18 at Ilfeld Auditorium (Email for info)

Glimpses of the Past Special Presentation

Ranger Megan Urban “History of the National Park Service
and Its Importance for Las Vegas” Free at the City Museum
7 PM, Thursday, 4/19

NMHU Jazz Ensemble
Student Union Building Theatre
General Admission $10.00
Students Free with ID

7 PM, Friday, April 20

Saturdays @ the Museum presents
Urraca Man and Forensic Anthropology
by Victoria Evans at the City Museum
11 AM, April 21

Earth Day at the Rio Gallinas

10 AM – 2 PM, Sunday, 4/22/18

Neighbors in Peace; Not just a dream
Community Interfaith Fundraiser for Hand in Hand
Promoting Jewish-Arab Education in Israel – In the midst of the ongoing chaos and violence in Israel, six elementary schools have been laying a solid groundwork for a shared society among Palestinians and Jews. Come join an interfaith gathering of Las Vegans to learn about and support this highly successful program. 
Middle Eastern food, music, videos, discussion and hope, Free admission

12:30 PM, Sunday, 4/22, Presbyterian Church 1000 Douglas Ave

“Fiesta de la Hispanidad”
Ilfeld Auditorium
Presented  by the Languages and Culture Department
Tickets $5
2 PM, Sunday, 4/22

Castañeda Concert Series Recital
featuring Mary Kay Robinson, flute;
Ronald Maltais, piano
Plaza Hotel Ballroom
7:30 p.m., Wednesday, 4/25

The Sangre de Cristo Sunrise Kiwanis Club

Annual Fundraiser Brisket Dinner
WLV High School Cafeteria – See a Kiwanian for tickets
Free Drone Rodeo for kids
5-7 PM, Thursday, 4/26


Social Mobility in the 21st Century: A Reading and Discussion Group with Dr. Rebecca Álvarez
at Donnelly Library
6 pm, April 27   Click here for details.

NMHU 2nd Annual

Climate Awareness Summit
2018 Making Change for our Future
Various locations – Click on image
9 AM – 5 PM Saturday, 4/28

Take Back/Family Fun Day

NMHU Melody Park
10 AM -2 PM, Saturday, April 28

NMHU HU Singers
Saturday, April 28 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3 p.m. |Ilfeld Auditorium



West Las Vegas High School Theatre Classes & Choirs 
present Lindsay Price’s play “Anxiety is Orange” and scenes from the musical “Miss Saigon.
7:00 pm Wednesday & Thursday, 5/2 & 5/3  WLVHS Cafetorium
Tickets  (at the door) are $3 for adults and $1 for seniors and students
For info, call Arnell David Arellanes at 505 718 9454 or email.

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1967 Bolivia to New Mexico 2017 and many places in between…

David Pascale, Photographer and Curator
4-7 PM, May 4, Reception and Opening

For the Love of Mama Craft Fair
Click on the image for full-size flyer
Sponsored by Beloved Bijou Art Studio
Historic El Fidel Hotel – 500 Douglas
9 AM – 4 PM, Saturday and Sunday, 5/5 and 5/6

Student Art Exhibition Competition 2018
Opening Reception and Awards May 11 5-7 p.m.

“The Art of Movement” with Soto, May 12th and 13th, 11-5 PM
Move West presents a two workshop series with Soto
Saturday May 12th in Santa Fe at Dance Space Santa Fe
Sunday May 13th will be in Taos at TaoSatva
Click here for more details


Image result for GraduationNMHU Graduation Saturday, 5/12/18

Luna CC Graduation Saturday, 5/12/18

MOTHER’S DAY 5/13/18

Whether you quilt, weave, felt, dye, knit, or are just interested in New Mexico’s long history with the fiber arts, the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center’s New Mexico Fiber Crawl is a fascinating way to experience the entire tradition.  The Crawl starts in Albuquerque and (used to end in Taos BUT!) ends in MORA, NM, this year.
C’mon! Let’s support our neighbors to the North!!
How about in 2019, it winds up in Las Vegas, NM????
Hmm?  Email Us!
May 18 – May 20, 2018 

Image result for GraduationWest Las Vegas Graduation Saturday, 5/19/18
Robertson Graduation Friday, 5/25/18
Memorial Day Monday, 5/28/18

Keep scrolling past the ongoing events for June, July, and beyond!
Email us to reserve the date for your event…



210 Galeria Sacred Spaces
Explore sacred spaces in the bronze sculptures of Harry Leippe
April-May 2018


Las Vegas Citizens’ Committee for Historic Preservation (LVCCHP)
Through May – Displaying Award-winning tin artist Gene Gurule
116 Bridge St Monday through Saturday 10 AM – 3 PM

Blind Curve,
the newest release from local author,
Sharon Vander Meer,
Excerpt here:


Shop Local LVFIBA gift cards for sale
Available at Semilla and at Paper Trail
The perfect gift for eveyone
Available in $10.00 and $20.00 values
Use at any LVF IBA business
Read more here!

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Leyendo with Lisa

Bi-Lingual Story Time
at Tome on the Range Bookstore
247 Plaza Street
1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month
Kids of all ages are welcome
11:00 am

Sweetie Pie Initiative Animal Rescue  NEWS!!!
215 dogs received low cost spay/neuter services this year!
Now providing information, sign-ups at PLAZA DRUGS
178 Bridge St (Thank you Eloy Aragon!)
Saturdays 9 am – 12 noon
Help prevent unwanted litters and spread the word.
$60 covers transport, surgery, shots, & microchipping!
No income verification required.

CINEFLIX at Ilfeld Auditorium
NMHU Campus
Free movies for the community!
Click here for schedule

Astronomy! astrooctober2016FREE Open Observatory
Days AND Nights!
Free Solar Observation Hours

1-4 pm Fridays, when the sky is clear
Free Night Sky Observation Hours
8 pm until late, Friday nights, when the sky is clear
Check out this video!

TriCountyTri-county Farmers Market
Saturdays at Plaza Drug Store
Double Up Food Bucks program continues
EBT machine for SNAP cards or debit
9am- noon, or sellout

OneRoof - CopyArtists, Musicians, Small Business Owners
Be a featured interview on the One Roof Publishing website
Click HERE for more information

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Please register at
Or email

 at the Old Mission Church
For youth on the corner of Socorro and Chavez
Great programs incl tutoring, dances, theater, choir,  just hang out…
Click HERE for their Calendar of Activities.
For more info, contact Pat Leahan, 505-652-8190

Meadow City Gaming is on Facebook
Click here

LasOpera House Cropped Vegas Opera Guild
A member of The Guilds of the Santa Fe Opera. Inc.
Educational, social programs to encourage appreciation of opera
Now on Facebook, click HERE
visit their web page HERE.
For membership information, contact Alan Wicks.

MissoulaKids - CopyMissoula Alumni & Friends
Post pictures and memories on our FB page
Missoula Boosters
Missoula Facebook Page

CCPLogoClearly Confused Productions
Theatre for middle school, high school, and college students
Old Town Mission Church
Contact Cyn Riley 505-426-6889

Help us honor Hubble’s memory!
License your dog(s), it’s the law!

kid-parkDID YOU KNOW???   EVERY KID in a PARK!!!
Fourth graders AND their families get a free pass to all national parks!
Click on the link to get your year-long pass!
Chaco Canyon, Bandelier, Pecos, Ft. Union, Carlsbad and more.

15 State Museums and Historic Sites – FREE
Available at NM public libraries for checkout
Borrow the pass for up to one week
Available at Carnegie Public Library

LVAC_ACD_BWWe hope you enjoy celebrating our arts and culture with us.
Join the Las Vegas Arts Council.
Your membership makes a difference


“Inspired by Nature”
Kathryn Lenihan, Mary Crow Clevenger, Peter Wait, and Carol Macomber
Reception June 8 (Tentative)

Las Vegas Citizens’ Committee for Historic Preservation (LVCCHP)
June through August – Martinez Family Display
116 Bridge St Monday through Saturday 10 AM – 3 PM

LVCCHP Family Heritage Day – 
Celebrating the Martinez Family of New Mexico

8 AM (Registration) – Noon at Ilfeld Auditorium Friday, 6/15/18

Fort Union Days Saturday and Sunday, 6/16 – 6/17


curated by Mark James Martinez
Motorcycles and MORE!


15th Annual Art Show – July 6, 7, and 8
Pendaries Community Center

Auditions – July 16
Performance – Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Ilfeld Auditorium



Heritage Week
August 3 through 12
Theme: New Adventures Down Old Trails

Places with a Past Historic Homes Tour
Self-guided tours 505-425-8803
9 AM – 4 PM Saturday, August 4


Annual Mill Dance at the historic Cleveland Roller Mill Museum
The Rifters!  Heads up on the  annual Benefit dance, Saturday August 11, 2018 featuring our friends and a great band, the Rifters, playing their unique brand of  Southwestern Americana music. If u like 2 steppin, waltzing and some polkas thrown in this is for u!

Date: Saturday, August 11th; Time: 4:00 – 10 PM
Location: Cleveland Roller Mill Museum, Highway 518 – mile marker 31 in Cleveland, NM (2 miles NW of Mora, NM)

Ticket(s): $20 per person at door

Information: Dan Cassidy;
Linda Todd

Don’t miss this Annual Mill Dance at the historic Cleveland Roller Mill Museum. Proceeds benefit the Mill. The Rifters, a southwestern country-dance band Plays at 7:00 pm or thereabouts.

The Dance is preceded by a potluck on the lawn starting at 4:00pm ish  for those who would like to participate.

Following the dance there is informal picking and singing under the stars around a campfire. Camping is available on site and the communal breakfast is free

40th Annual People’s Faire
Registration will be available soon
A Day-long Celebration of Arts and Crafts
Carnegie Library Park
10 am – 5 pm, Saturday, August 25



Las Vegas Concert
Ilfeld Auditorium featuring Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center musicians.
3 pm, Sunday, 8/26/18




Gallery 140 will feature Johanna Keenan, Nancy Leippe, and Charlotte Plantz

Castaneda Under The Stars
Tours, Memorabilia, and Teddy!
September 22, 23






Phillip Trujillo:
Star Wars paintings, drawings, and sketches from Disney, Lucasfilm, and Topps licensed artist.
This one-man show and sale highlights the work of a 1994 Robertson High School graduate and successful professional artist at Las Vegas Arts Council’s Gallery 140.

Art Walk Event for 2018  

has been postponed until further notice.
We are dreaming of an art walk/pub crawl
one or two day event.
If you are interested in brainstorming,
planning, steering, or volunteering, email us.

Event Planners!  This is FOR YOU!
Send us any arts-related, cultural, non-profit and community events.
We will place them on our calendar as we receive them.  Don’t wait for the details.  SAVE THE DATES!

Click HERE for the 2019 Events Listings