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Into the Beautiful North - Big Read 2018

NMSU celebrates reading and literacy in the borderland with its common read of Luis Urrea's novel Into the Beautiful North.

Schedule

DAY DATE TIME EVENT PLACE DESCRIPTION
Sat 2/24/2018 11:00 AM Kickoff Plaza de Las Cruces Dances by Ballet Folklorico, Mariachi music, book distribution. 
Free to the public. 
Sat 2/24/2018 7:00 PM Film Rio Grande Theatre

The Magnificent Seven (1960). Directed by John Sturges. Starring Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, and many other favorites. 
Free to the public.

DVD available for 7 day check out at Branson Media Collection. PN1995.9.S24S4846

Thu 3/1/208 4:00 PM Panel Discussion Branigan Cultural Center Borders, Walls, Detention, and the Relationships Between the US and Mexico. Moderated by Professor Nancy Oretskin, College of Business, NMSU. Panelists: Prof. Molly Molloy, Library, NMSU;  Attorney Jessica Miles, Noble & Vrapi, P.A.; Attorney Brenda Villalpando, Villalpando Law Firm, PLLC. 
Free to the public.
Fri 3/9/2018 7:00 PM Film

Rio Grande Theatre

Seven Samurai (1954). Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Starring Toshiro Mifune. 
Free to the public. 

Also available on campus to stream through        Kanopy at http://nmsu.kanopystreaming.com/video/seven-samurai-1

Tue 3/13/2018 7:30 PM Author Lecture ASNMSU Center for the Arts Author Luis Urrea will discuss his works. Book sales and signings in the lobby. 
Free to the public.