Artist Lecture Series: Romaine Begay
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm

RomaineBegay_potteryWithin the past two years my glaze designs have been influenced from the Navajo rug weavings, which is practiced in my family and from the traditional stories of the Navajo people.  The drawings I depict on some wall plates are representative of the shamans and traditional Native American and contemporary pottery of today. 

Grace and Tony, Indie/Folk Series
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

GRAC_1_webExposed to music early on in their lives by family (Grace’s liked the Southern styles from gospel all the way to rock, while Tony learned from his brother, John Paul White of The Civil Wars fame), Grace & Tony experimented with an unlikely blend of genres by mixing punk, folk, bluegrass, and Texas swing, to create something new. What resulted was a blend of music for those searching for what’s beyond the norm: “Punkgrass” was born.

Black Tie Benefit Ball
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm
Black Tie Benefit Ball @ Lawley Toyota Showroom | Silver City | New Mexico | United States

Celebrate the holidays with this  Victorian Steampunk themed ball. Wear your most festive formal attire and get ready to party! Great food, friends and fun. Proceeds benefit MRAC programs.The ball will be held at the Lawley Toyota showroom on Saturday, December 13
  at 7pm.  

Live music by Bad News Blues Band from Tucson; catered by W&N Enterprises. Stay tuned for more info!

A Christmas Carol
Dec 18 @ 7:30 pm
A Christmas Carol @ WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre | Silver City | New Mexico | United States

The National Touring Production of Charles Dickens’ family holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, performed by the acclaimed Nebraska Theatre Caravan

Dan Bern, Indie/Folk Series
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dan Bern, Indie/Folk Series @ Buckhorn Opera House

Dan Bern is best known for his prolific songwriting and electric live persona. He has released eighteen albums since 1997 and built a loyal following based on prodigious touring and output of songs in all forms. Since 2007, Bern has also focused his talent and sharp wit on writing songs for movies and other projects. He composed over a dozen songs for the Jake Kasdan/Judd Apatow spoof-biopic Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story and composed songs included in Apatow’s Get Him to the Greek, starring Russell Brand.

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.

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.


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.