School music groups to perform at concert

Freedom New Mexico Musical groups from six Clovis Municipal Schools perform today at the Music in Our Schools Week Grand Concert. The concert is at 6:30 p.m. in Marshall Auditorium. Clovis Elementary Schools’ Ambassador Choir, Freshman Campus Chorale, Clovis High School Chorale, Jazz Band I, Marshall Middle School Band and Clovis High School Symphony Band […]

Concert to revisit holiday sounds

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Courtesy photo Kathie Fink brings her handbell sounds to First United Methodist Church in Portales Friday night. CNJ staff Kathie Fink will present “Christmas Treasures: Revisited”, a solo handbell concert at 7 p.m. on Friday at First United Methodist Church in Portales. Fink and her accompanist, Linda Maloney, toured in Germany and Finland in December […]

Band to honor Sousa

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Freedom New Mexico file photo The Clovis Community Band will perform a concert in John Philip Sousa’s honor tonight at the Lycuem Theater. Freedom New Mexico The Clovis Community Band will cover the stage of the historic Lyceum Theater tonight for the 16th annual John Philip Sousa Concert. John Philip Sousa played a concert on […]

Oct. 31 Religion Digest

Church hosting western concert Only By Faith, a Christian Faith western group, will perform for a community concert at 6 p.m. on Sunday at Central Baptist Church. Information: 763-3517 Annual dinner next week Westminster Presbyterian Church’s 13th annual Miss Lillian’s Cowboy Stew will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church. Tickets […]

ENMU Wind Symphony presenting concert

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Courtesy photo The Eastern New Mexico Wind Symphony will hold its first concert of the year at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Campus Union Ballroom. Freedom New Mexico The Eastern New Mexico Wind Symphony will hold its first concert of the year at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Campus Union Ballroom. Pieces to be played […]

Concert kicks off ENMU Fall Fine Arts series

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Travis Erwin, a second-year music teacher at Eastern New Mexico University, will perform a recital to begin the fine arts series. Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University’s Fall 2008 Fine Arts series kicks off Friday. The series runs through the end of the fall semester, with the last event scheduled for Dec. 11. The […]

Band set for concert at Ned Houk

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Robin Cozine and Stephen Quinn, Clovis Community band members, play their bass clarinets to the Sound of Music during band practice at Marshall Middle School. CNJ Staff The Clovis Community Band will perform a variety of standard band pieces, Broadway selections and a few marches in the informal setting of […]

Park prepares for annual concert

Freedom New Mexico The Oasis State Park staff is preparing with the third annual Old Tyme Music concert. The funds raised by the concert go directly to the Friends of Oasis and are used for improvements at the park. The group and the state parks department must agree on how the money is used. The […]

ENMU Hosting Winds Symphony/Symphonic Band Concert

PORTALES — The Department of Music at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is presenting a Winds Symphony/Symphonic Band Concert conducted by Dustin Seifert and Neil Rutland at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 2 in the Campus Union Ballroom.   Performances by the Symphonic Band will include River of Life by Stephen Reineke, Prospect by […]

Dec. 15, 2007 Holiday Happenings

Today Legacy Life Church food donations — 10:30 a.m. Church members will be traveling from Thornton to Mitchell streets, handing out food. Information: 769-2461. Christmas Toy Party — 10 a.m. -2 p.m., Lighthouse Mission, Inc., 407 L. Casillas Dr. Toys will be handed out to children ages 2-15 years of age. Information: 762-1933. Christmas Celebration […]

Flying J Wranglers to perform in Portales

Cannon Connections Staff Combining traditional holiday music with a Western twist, the Flying J Wranglers will take to the stage in order to perform a benefit concert. Ruidoso based, the group spends its summers performing at the Flying J Ranch and at the Spencer Theater in Ruidoso, according to a Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce […]

Dec. 14, 2007 Holiday Happenings

Today Living Nativity — 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore St. Church members will host a living nativity pageant and the church’s Chancel Choir will also perform. Refreshments will be provided. Those attending the event are asked to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Information: 763-3461. Saturday Legacy Life Church food […]

What's Happening

Friday DJ — The End Zone. Social Hour — 4:30-6:30 p.m., The Landing. Free hors d’ oeuvres to Members First. Evening Dining — 5 – 8 p.m., The Landing. Steak and Crab legs. Reservations are highly recommended. Call 784-2853 for information. Arts and Crafts Show — 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Farwell Community Center, 207 […]

Handbell concert set for Saturday

The peal of bells will sound across Portales Saturday during the 15th annual Eastern New Mexico Fall Handbell Festival. The festival will feature 12 handbell choirs. The groups hail from Clovis, Portales, Levelland, Texas, Lovington, Eunice, Tucumcari, Roswell, Ruidoso, Santa Fe and Albuquerque, according to the press release. The program will include massed ringing pieces […]

Sept. 11 events include concert

CNJ Staff A 9/11 concert will be held at the Patriot Outdoors center from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Christian music artist Van Walworth will be performing and retired Air Force Col. Penny Bailey will speak about escaping the attack on the Pentagon six years ago. Other events include a breakfast for police and firefighters […]

Award-winning pianist George Winston to perform

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Focusing his songs to reflect the fall and winter seasons, Grammy-winning pianist George Winston will perform Jan. 25 at Marshall Junior High School Auditorium in Clovis as part of the continuing Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series. Winston is best known for playing three styles of piano: New Orleans rhythm […]

Orchestra honors military with special performance

By Casey Peacock:Freedom Newspapers Lubbock Symphony Orchestra will present a salute to America’s military, with the “America at War” series at 7 p.m. (MST) Jan. 12 and 13 at the Civic Center Theatre in Lubbock. The performance is part of LSO’s 60th anniversary celebration. Guest conductor will be Jeffrey Pollock, Fort Worth, Texas, Symphony Orchestra […]

Quartet to perform today

CNJ Staff The gospel group Relations Quartet of Magnolia, Texas, will be in concert at 7 p.m. today at Central Christian Church, 1528 S. Main, Portales. The group has been touring for 29 years and is a winner of the South Texas Association Group of the Year award for 2001, 2004 and 2007.

Concert to benefit tornado victims

CNJ Staff More than 20 R&B, hip-hop, rap and Latin artists will perform tonight at the Clovis Civic Center. According to event organizer Joe Sena, the concert will benefit those affected by the March 23 tornado. “All the money raised will go to Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico or the Lighthouse Mission,” Sena said. […]

Religion digest: Handbell solo

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Kathie Fink, handbell soloist, will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church. Fink will present “Legacy,” a solo handbell concert and tribute to her father, Larry Fink Sr. and the Fink Family Handbell Ringers. She will be accompanied on the piano by her sister-in-law, […]