This Memorial Day weekend, the Mimbres Region Arts Council presents one of the Southwest's premiere FREE Blues Festivals. Starting on Friday and wrapping up Sunday afternoon, the Festival features not only the brightest rising stars of the Blues but classic respected performers that have toured nationwide.
Join us to celebrate student excellence & achievement in the visual arts
- Awards by age group & district
- Everyone is invited! Free!
Exhibition will be on display April 16-May 4, 2018
Steve Smith, Anne Luna and Chris Sanders are The Hard Road Trio, original southwestern acoustic music at the crossroads of Roots and Bluegrass. Where The Trio sound is even greater than the sum of these parts:
PERFECT HARMONIES, STUNNING MANDOLIN PLAYING AND AWARD WINNING SONG WRITING.
Missy is a San Diego artist now, but she was born in Detroit, and lived in Queens, NY during her school years. Along the way she discovered the music of Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughn, and Billie Holiday, which led her in turn to O.V. Wright, Bobby Bland, Little Milton, James Carr, Ray Charles, Ann Peebles, and Irma Thomas.
"Slaid Cleaves may be the Americana genre's most underappreciated songwriter. With a knack for giving breath to perpetually down-on-their-luck characters...the Austin by way of Maine artist evokes writers from Guy Clark to Tom Petty, crafting detailed portraits of barflies, drifters and day laborers. " - Joseph Hudak, Rolling Stone
Chocolate Fantasia is a delicious way to spend a day with your sweetheart or family! Tickets make great Valentine’s Day gifts! Chocolate Fantasia tickets traditionally sell out so purchase yours early. Proceeds benefit arts education programs for children.
Vast,” a photography exhibit of the landscapes that are so much a part of New Mexico and beyond, will be featured at the Mimbres Region Arts Council Gallery for the month of February. The exhibit will open with a welcoming reception from 2 till 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 1.
The Friends of the Black Tie are planning a winter ball for Saturday, January 13, 2018. The theme is Arctic Vogue and white attire is suggested. We are inviting participants to have a relaxing dinner downtown and then join the party at 8 PM at the Grant County Conference Center where champagne and desserts will be served, followed by a cash bar and dancing.
"It is not very often that you find an artist who possesses the gift of impactful songwriting along with the instrumental ability to provide the perfect pillow for the lyrics to rest. Dolly Parton, Allison Krauss and Norah Jones are a few names that come to mind. Luckily, through the help of a friend of our site, we have been turned on to such an artist by the name of Gabrielle Louise."
--THE MUSIC ROOM/Tony Keefer
Coming up at the MRAC gallery in the Wells Fargo Bank, 1201 N. Pope Street in Silver City. Reception is this Thursday afternoon, 2:30-4:30 p.m. The show will run through Dec. 14, each Tuesday through Friday, 9-5.
The Mimbres Region Arts Council Board of Directors is planning a creative and informative program that will be unveiled at the Annual Meeting. Join us for a new look at the MRAC 2017-18 year.
DOOR PRIZES! Including a steamroller print from the 2nd Annual Southwest Print Fiesta.
No purchase necessary.
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