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Feb
7
Sat
Chocolate Fantasia
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am
Chocolate Fantasia @ Historic Downtown Silver City | Silver City | New Mexico | United States

This is the 16th year of our delightfully-delicious, gourmet chocolate tasting event. There will be free events for the entire family including site-specific events, games, and an awards ceremony.  Chocolate Fantasia tickets traditionally sell out, they will be available for purchase in the fall.aditionally sell out, they will be available for purchase in the fall.

Mar
5
Thu
Artist Lecture Series: Victoria Chick
Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm

Victoria_ChickVictoria Chick attended Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS where John Bashor, Chairman of the Art Dept., introduced her to drawing from the model and, in particular, gesture drawing, beginning a life-long interest in expressing movement.  The paintings at the Birger SandzenMemorial Art Gallery, also located in Lindsborg, were an eye opening experience in color.  Chick received her B.A. in Art from the Universityof Missouri at Kansas City where muralist Eric Bransby was her most influential studio professor.  Her interest in Art History also developed at this time.  She was awarded an M.F.A. in Painting from Kent StateUniversity in Ohio.  

Mar
28
Sat
Performance Series: Nelson Illusions
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm
Performance Series: Nelson Illusions @ WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre

Nelson Illusions is the largest touring illusion show in the United States, a one-of-a-kind theatrical spectacle that combines rare & original illusions from around the world with award winning, jaw-dropping magic. The show features 4 Master Magicians, who together offer a thoroughly entertaining blend of mystery, drama, romance and comedy.

 

Apr
18
Sat
Slaid Cleaves, Indie/Folk Series
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Slaid Cleaves, Indie/Folk Series @ Buckhorn Opera House

“One of the finest singer-songwriters from Texas” – The New York Times 

Slaid Cleaves follows in the tradition of exceptional Texas singer-songwriters like Townes Van Zandt, Billy Joe Shaver, and Guy Clark, crafting poignant and poetic narratives that have established him as one of Austin’s best talents. For over 20 years, he has spun stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart.  A past winner of the prestigious New Folk competition at the Kerrville Folk Festival, an award previously given to such artists as Nanci GriffithRobert Earl Keen, and Steve Earle.

May
22
Fri
20th Silver City Blues & Bikes Festival
May 22 – May 24 all-day
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20TH ANNIVERSARY SILVER CITY BLUES & BIKES FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF FESTIVAL,
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
BLUES LEGEND TAJ MAHAL TO HEADLINE

The Mimbres Region Arts Council’s (MRAC) unparalleled Blues Festival, the last remaining FREE Blues Festival in the Southwest, celebrates 20 extraordinary years of success with a new name, the Silver City Blues & Bikes Festival, and an expansion that will include a third full day of motorcycle related activities on Friday, May 22 in and around Gough Park. Blues Hall of Famer, Lifetime Achievement and 2-time Grammy award winner Taj Mahal will headline the festival Saturday night, May 23. The festival runs through Sunday afternoon, May 24, featuring the Campbell Brothers as Sunday headliners. Presented in and around Silver City’s Gough Park, the Silver City Blues & Bikes Festival is the same great festival you’ve come to expect, renamed and expanded for a total Blues & Bikes Lovers Experience.

May
23
Sat
Taj Mahal – 20th Silver City Blues & Bikes Festival
May 23 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
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20TH ANNIVERSARY SILVER CITY BLUES & BIKES FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF FESTIVAL,
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
BLUES LEGEND TAJ MAHAL TO HEADLINE

The Mimbres Region Arts Council’s (MRAC) unparalleled Blues Festival, the last remaining FREE Blues Festival in the Southwest, celebrates 20 extraordinary years of success with a new name, the Silver City Blues & Bikes Festival, and an expansion that will include a third full day of motorcycle related activities on Friday, May 22 in and around Gough Park. Blues Hall of Famer, Lifetime Achievement and 2-time Grammy award winner Taj Mahal will headline the festival Saturday night, May 23. The festival runs through Sunday afternoon, May 24, featuring the Campbell Brothers as Sunday headliners. Presented in and around Silver City’s Gough Park, the Silver City Blues & Bikes Festival is the same great festival you’ve come to expect, renamed and expanded for a total Blues & Bikes Lovers Experience.