Ticket feature: ENMU performances lined up

Entertainment and arts are on deck for Eastern New Mexico University this semester, with numerous events on the college's fine arts calendar.

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The Eastern New Mexico fine arts calendar is full of dramatic acts, art displays, and musical performances.

Performances include:

  • "Night at the Songbird: Viva Vegas," Sept. 26-30. Held at the University Theatre Center, this musical show is set up in conjunction with the university's homecoming week. Shows are 7 p.m. Sept. 26-29, with a 2 p.m. show Sept. 30. University students get in for free with a current student identification card, while general admission tickets are $4.
  • Jazz concert, Oct. 5. Buchanan Hall hosts the annual jazz fest, featuring visiting artists and the ENMU Jazz Ensemble. The 7 p.m. show is free, but seating is limited.
  • Wind Symphony Concert, Oct. 14: The show, scheduled for Buchanan Hall, is set for a 3 p.m. Sunday performance. There is no charge to attend.
  • Fall Choral Concert, Oct. 27. Held at Buchanan Hall, the ENMU choir will deliver its first of two choir concerts on the calendar at 7 p.m. The concert is free.
  • "Man and Superman," Nov. 1-4. The George Bernard Shaw play focuses on a man who is a confirmed bachelor despite the persistence of a female acquaintance. The Nov. 1-3 performances are 7 p.m. showings, while the Nov. 4 showing is at 2 p.m. Admission is free for students with current ID cards, and general admission tickets are $5.
  • Pops Concert, Nov. 10. The concert includes a $30 ticket price, but a gourmet dinner is included on the evening in the Campus Union Ballroom. The show starts at 7 p.m.
  • The Merling Trio, Nov. 16: The trio, a finalist for a Naumburg Foundation Chamber Music Award in 1994, brings together musicians from Polish, Japanese, and Dutch backgrounds. The free show is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Buchanan Hall.
  • "All in the Timing," Nov. 18. The David Ives piece is a collection of six one-act plays, including, "Sure Thing," where a man and woman meet for the first time, resetting the meeting every time one says the wrong thing until they connect. The show will be at the studio theater of the University Theatre Center. Tickets are $4 for general admission and free for students with current ID cards.
  • Holiday Concert, Nov. 30. The free concert will have dual performances at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m, and will take place on the University Theatre Center's Mainstage.
  • "Sounds of the Season," Dec. 8. The concert is part of Clovis Community College's Cultural Arts Series, and will take place at the Marshall Middle School Auditorium. Tickets are $17 general admission/$12 for senior citizens and military.

The university also has featured artists in the Runnels Gallery of the Golden Library. Work is displayed during normal library hours. Featured artists are Ryder Richards (Sept. 4-28, closing reception 3 p.m. Sept. 28), Texas Tech Master of Fine Arts Exhibition (Oct. 5-Nov. 2, opening reception 3 p.m. Oct. 5), ENMU student juried exhibition (Nov. 9-Dec. 7, opening reception 3 p.m. Nov. 9). All exhibitions and receptions are free.

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