Ticket feature: Blues group Soul Kitchen to perform in Clovis


Courtesy photo Albuquerque’s Soul Kitchen will perform Saturday night at the Clovis Civic Center as part of Clovis Community College’s Cultural Arts Series. Freedom New Mexico The blues group Soul Kitchen will perform Saturday night as part of Clovis Community College’s Cultural Arts Series. The performance is set for 7 p.m. at the Clovis Civic […]

Ticket feature: Mayor’s charity ball set for Friday


File photo Mayor Gayla Brumfield said her annual charity ball, scheduled for Friday night, gives between $8,000 and $10,000 to community groups each year. Freedom New Mexico The Mayor’s third annual charity ball is Friday night and promises to be a night of “dinner, dancing and fun.” Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield said about 25 tables […]

Ticket feature: Mixed martial arts competition to be hosted at events center


Courtesy photo Evolution 1, a mixed martial arts competition, will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday at the events center. Freedom New Mexico Saturday night is fight night in Clovis. Evolution 1, a 16-bout mixed martial arts competition is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Curry County Events Center. Presented by Evolution Combat Sports Championship, there […]

Ticket feature: Clovis students to perform in play


Courtesy photo The play “Bless Me, Ultima,” scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday at Marshall Middle School features four local students in the production. Freedom New Mexico A New Mexico original will take to the stage of Marshall Middle School 7 p.m. Saturday night. The second installment in Clovis Community College’s Cultural Arts Series, Albuquerque’s Vortex […]

Pageant to feature mothers, daughters

Cannon Connections photo: Liliana Castillo Monarch Formals coordinator Ty Caffrey helps Emily Gomez and Peytynn Gomez choose dresses for her upcoming fundraiser, a Mommy and Me pageant. Alisa Boswell Monarch Formals is kicking off its “Mommy and Me” pageant Saturday, a modeling event for mothers and daughters. The “Mommy and Me” pageant is 7 p.m. […]

Ticket feature: Events center hosting mounted shooting competition


Courtesy photo In the Western Shooting Horse “Road to the Worlds” competition, riders shoot 10 balloon targets while navigating obstacles, using specially-loaded blank cartridges fired from Old West-style single-action revolvers. The Curry County Events Center plays host this weekend to the Western Shooting Horse “Road to the Worlds” competition. The event is set for Saturday […]

Ticket feature: Circus show features zombies


Courtesy photo The Zombie Circus Extravaganza follows a circus that has a ringmaster, strongman, tightrope walker and the normal circus cast, but director Bryan Hahn said there is a twist. CNJ staff report It might have been a nightmare to put together, but the director of an upcoming zombie show said there’s no nightmare for […]

Ticket feature: Motorcycle rally to complement music festival


File photo The Rockin’ Motorcycle Rally will take place Friday through Sunday at High Planes Harley-Davidson on Mabry Drive. The event is timed to coincide with the Clovis Music Festival. Freedom New Mexico The three-day Rockin’ Motorcycle Rally, a complement to the Clovis Music Festival, is for more than just bikers. The rally, hosted by […]

Ticket feature: Pop musician Brian Hyland to perform at music festival


Courtesy photo Pop musician Brian Hyland has been making music since 1960 and continues to write and record at his home in California. Liliana Castillo Pop musician Brian Hyland has been curious about the Clovis Music Festival for years, being a friend with return act Bobby Vee. “I always had been asking him about it,” […]

Ticket feature: 42 tournament set in Texico


File photo Faye Keener of Portales grabs dominos to shuffle after she and her teammate Beverly Winn won a game of 42 during last year’s state tournament in Texico. Kevin Wilson It’s once again time to catch some tricks in Texico. That’s the site for the third annual 42 state championship, set for Saturday afternoon […]

County fairs to feature mix of old, new


File photo Little Miss Rodeo New Mexico 2009 Deanne Guthrie, 10, held on for the full eight seconds of a mechanical bull ride at last year’s Curry County Fair. Sharna Johnson and Jared Tucker This year’s county Curry and Roosevelt county fairs are expected to be a mix of tradition and new attractions. In Curry […]

Ticket feature: Fireworks displays readied to celebrate Fourth


File photo Clovis and Portales are planning fireworks displays Sunday night to commemorate Independence Day. Freedom New Mexico There’s sure to be no shortage of fireworks and fun Sunday. Clovis and Portales are each planning events to commemorate Independence Day complete with music, food, games and closing the night with fireworks. Portales’ annual Smokin’ Fourth […]

Ticket feature: Lion’s Club, Patriot Outdoors holding annual gun show


File photo A gun show at the Clovis Civic Center Saturday and Sunday is expected to draw up to 2,000 people. It’s a weekend of guns and knives. For the sixth year, the Clovis Lions Club, in partnership with Patriot Outdoors, is hosting a gun and knife show. Traditionally held at the armory, this will […]

Ticket feature: Events center hosting dog agility trials


File photo The second annual Stars and Stripes AKC Dog Agility Trial at the Curry County Events Center is expected to be fun for the whole family. Freedom New Mexico The upcoming Stars and Stripes AKC Dog Agility Trial is sure to be entertaining. Scheduled June 18, 19 and 20 at the Curry County Events […]

Ticket feature: Our Lady of Guadalupe fiesta gearing up


Courtesy photo Our Lady of Guadalupe’s annual Fiesta is expected to offer food, games, music, dancing, an antique car show and more. Freedom New Mexico This weekend’s Fiesta at Our Lady of Guadalupe is sure to entertain all ages in a variety of ways. Kicking off Friday night, the three-day festival is a more than […]

Ticket feature: Families have weekend choice of comedy, monster trucks


Courtesy photo The Kicker Monster Truck Nationals are Friday and Saturday at the Curry County Fairgrounds. Freedom New Mexico Between monster trucks and clean Christian comedy, there’s something for just about everyone in Clovis this weekend. Friday at 7 p.m. Upstage Comedians will be held in the Marshall Middle School auditorium. The show is clean, […]

Ticket feature: Artist’s life retrospective available for viewing at CCC


Courtesy photo Local artist Ginnie Seifert’s work is on display at Clovis Community College’s Eula Mae Edwards Museum in May and June. Her exhibit is titled, “Celebrating 35 years.” Freedom New Mexico Ginnie Seifert’s 35-year retrospective celebration of her life can be seen hanging on the walls of the Eula Mae Edwards Museum at Clovis […]

Ticket feature: Comedy tour putting on Mother’s Day show


Courtesy photo The Small Town Comedy Tour will be putting on a Mother’s Day show Friday night at the Clovis Civic Center. Freedom New Mexico Friday night’s Small Town Comedy Tour show is expected to be a show to bring in Mother’s Day. Headliner Nikki Carr is billed as the “mother of all mothers,” said […]

Education digest — May 5

Arts Academy at Bella Vista students to perform instrumental show Arts Academy at Bella Vista students will perform an instrumental show 7 p.m. Friday at Marshall Auditorium, according to a news release. The performance is called “Heart of the Earth.” Tickets are $5 and the event is open to the public. Information: 769-4435

Ticket feature: CCC students to perform songs from broadway hits


CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Students of Clovis Community College’s Broadway-style singing class perform the song “Greased Lightning” during a dress rehearsal. The class is putting on a performance Monday night, including performances from Broadway hits such as Guys and Dolls, Bye Bye Birdie, Grease, Oklahoma! and Chicago. Freedom New Mexico Students of Clovis Community […]