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HU Singers Present Disney: Through Light and Dark Nov. 18 – 19

November 13, 2017

The Highlands University HU Singers present Disney: Through Light and Dark Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. – Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. The Disney extravaganza includes a two-act medley of songs from 15 Disney musical movies through the years ranging from Cinderella, Mary Poppins, and Sleeping… Read More ›

Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles

Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles Concert

November 11 in Ilfeld Auditorium New Mexico Highlands University presents Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles in concert Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. Established in 1994, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles is the first all-female mariachi ensemble in America and is internationally known. The ensemble is known… Read More ›

Ronald Maltais

Castañeda Concert Series returns:

Men’s acapella group to launch its second season On Nov. 17, Castañeda Concert Series artistic director Ronald Maltais is bringing de Profundis, a men’s acapella group to Las Vegas to open its second season. The performance will be at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person. Maltais, a pianist… Read More ›

Madrigal Choir Concert Nov. 5 in Ilfeld

The Highlands University Madrigal Choir presents a concert, Come Fly With Me, Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. The musical selections include popular jazz choral works ranging from “A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square” by Manhattan Transfer to “Mas Que Nada” by Sergio Mendez and “Come Fly… Read More ›

Jessica Johnsen

Jessica Johnsen Will be Latina Technology Ambassador

Article and photo courtesy of NMHU Office of University Relations A New Mexico Highlands University computer science faculty member will be an ambassador for increasing the number of Latina women in technology. TECHNOLOchicas, an initiative of the National Center for Women and Information Technology, chose Jessica Johnsen for the honor. “I recommend exploring careers in… Read More ›

Artists provide support for critical animal welfare organization

Since 2013, Animal Welfare Coalition has contracted with the City of Las Vegas and the County of San Miguel to run the pet center in Las Vegas at 1680 Grand Ave. Animal control officers and citizens bring stray animals into the shelter. Many are malnourished, sick, or injured. Few have licenses, proof of rabies vaccinations,… Read More ›

Getting fired up for E. Romero

A Partners in Preservation project What if one act performed once a day for 30 days by you could result in bringing preservation dollars to Las Vegas? Would you do it? If the answer is YES, mark your calendar and get ready to log in every day to Vote Your Mainstreet. With enough participation and… Read More ›

Dr. Kimberly Blea

Kimberly Blea Named Dean of Students

Kimberly Blea knows firsthand how an education at New Mexico Highlands University can lift individuals out of poverty. Blea, a Las Vegas, New Mexico native, is the new permanent dean of students at Highlands. “Highlands provides access to education to all students, especially those who are first-generation, low income, and underprepared,” Blea said. “I’m an… Read More ›

The Skillet - Las Vegas, NM

The Skillet: Fast-casual dining

For foodies on the go Fans of The Skillet, get ready to chow down on old favorites and new menu items. The food truck with an attitude and funky decor is now a 90-seat restaurant and bar. The new digs will be open soon in the old wool warehouse on 12th Street. Radical decor and… Read More ›

Baker Amanda Medina

Sheer Gumption and Making it Work

Amanda Medina, baking up a business… It takes unique talent and passion to create something people like to look at that also satisfies a yearning for a delicious treat to cap off special occasions. Amanda Medina of SugarBomb Bake Shoppe nails it every time. Her Facebook reviews are numerous and enthusiastic. She always does an… Read More ›

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