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Grupo Intocable to perform in Hobbs today

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Hobbs
Aug. 3
Intocable: The Highway Tour

Grupo Intocable are performing at 10 p.m. at the Lea County Event Center & Fairgrounds. For more information, visit leacounty.net or call 575-391-2900.

Santa Fe
Aug. 3 to 13
Kim Douglas Wiggins exhibition

Join the opening reception of painter Kim Douglas Wiggins on Aug. 3 at 5 p.m. at the Manitou Galleries, 123 W. Palace Ave. Wiggins grew up on a ranch in southern New Mexico. At the age of 12, an art dealer visiting his parent’s ranch discovered his budding talent and began marketing his work in Scottsdale, Arizona. By the mid-1970s, he was painting in oil and working as a graphic artist for a national equine magazine. During the 1980s he experimented with various forms of impressionism and modernism eventually leading to his distinctive style. Today, Wiggins is recognized as one of the creative forerunners behind the current Modern West Movement. His uniquely modern vision of the West often places his work alongside celebrated icons of Western Realism as a powerfully, contrasting voice of creative vision. Wiggins has exhibited for the past 20 years at the Autry Museum’s Masters of the American West. He has also exhibited with the Briscoe Western Art Museum; Booth Western Art Museum; Denver Art Museum; National Museum of Wildlife Art; C. M. Russell Museum; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Museum of New Mexico; De Young Museum; National Society of American Impressionists and the Other Side of the West. For more information, visit manitougalleries.com.

Angel Fire
Aug. 4
Opening of the Native American Veterans Exhibit

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A Native American Veterans Exhibit will open at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire. New Mexico Department of Veterans Services Secretary Jack Fox will be joined at a noon ceremony by prominent Native American veterans and members of the veteran community to welcome the exhibit to the memorial, which is managed by DVS. Joining them will be artist and U.S. Marine/U.S. Air Force veteran TyAnn Nakai, who will oversee the exhibit featuring photographs, artifacts, artwork, and stories honoring Native American veterans — a segment of our nation’s veteran population with the highest per capita percentage of military service. According to Nakai, the exhibit is her vision “to show love and gratitude for those Native American warriors and veterans often overlooked and forgotten. “For more information, contact DVS Public Information Officer Ray Seva at ray.seva@state.nm.us or call 505-827-6352.

Magdalena
Aug. 4
‘Your Nowhere Is My Somewhere. See You There.’ exhibit

The reception for the “Your Nowhere Is My Somewhere. See You There.” exhibit takes place at the Kind of a small array art gallery, 106 N. Main St., at 6 p.m. The show originated last summer at the Bale Creek Allen Gallery in Austin, Texas and is the first event at the new space for art, poetry and music in Magdalena. Twenty-one drawings by Hills Snyder, celebrating a love of marginal traces and out of the way places, is going to be shown until Aug. 18. For more information, visit its Facebook page kindofasmallarray or call, 210-473-9062.

Ruidoso
Aug. 4
Art in the Park

Art in the Park takes place at Wingfield Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no jurying and it is open for all painters, whether a beginner or a professional. Artists can paint live, give a demonstration or just show their work and meet people. No vendors. For more information, call 575-322-0866 or email stevensonstudiogallery@gmail.com.

Ruidoso
Aug. 4
Paper Moon Shiners at Sacred Grounds

Austin’s Paper Moon Shiners are returning to Sacred Ground Coffeehouse, 2704 Sudderth Drive, with their new CD, “Illusions of Composure.” New and old tunes will be performed. For more information, visit its event Facebook page or call 575-257-2273.

Lovington
Aug. 8 to 11
Lea County Fair and Rodeo

The 83rd annual Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo takes place. The parade takes place on Aug. 8 at 4 p.m. For sign-up forms and information, visit lovingtonchamber.org or call 575-396-5311.

Lovington
Aug. 9
Aaron Watson concert

Aaron Watson performs at the Lea County Fair and Rodeo, 101 S. Commercial St. at 9:30 p.m. The show is free with fair admission. For more information, call the Lovington Chamber of Commerce at 575-396-5311.

Artesia
Aug. 12
Membership Brunch

The Artesia Arts Council is holding its 74th annual membership brunch and artist reception at 510 Gallery, 510 W. Main St., from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. There will be a breakfast burrito bar and mimosa bar. All are welcome. For information and reservation, call 575-746-4212.

Ruidoso
Aug. 24 to 26
Ruidoso Noon Lions Club Antique Festival

The Ruidoso Noon Lions Club Antique Festival takes place at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Dr. For more information, visit heritageeventcompany.com.

Artesia
Aug. 25
Red Dirt Black Gold Festival

The annual Red Dirt Black Gold Festival is the signature event of the Artesia Arts & Cultural Disctrict and takes place at Heritage Plaza. The event features music, food, vendors, artists and entertainment for the entire family. Headliners this year are Roger Creager and William Clark Green. The other artists are JD and the Badlands Band and The Yarbrough Band. For more information, visit artesiaacd.com/red-dirt-black-gold or call 575-736-3264.

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