7:30 p.m., Friday, September 19, Atkinson Recital Hall
Come take part in an exciting night of dancing, musical entertainment and conversation about one of New Mexico’s state vegetables, the chile pepper.
- Premiere performance by Frank “Pancho” Romero’s Salseros Nuevos Mexicanos
- Performance by NMSU DanceSport, under the direction of Hannah Cole
- Performance by NMSU Dance, under the direction of Debra Knapp
- Chile Pepper Institute Director Paul Bosland talks to KRWG’s Fred Martino about discovering the secrets to hotter chile peppers
- Audience Q&A with Paul Bosland
- The World’s Greatest Salsa Bar
- After-party on the Horseshoe featuring chile-inspired sorbet and kid-friendly gelato
- Dance lessons
- Refreshments and much more
Your Masters of Ceremony: Ruben Smith, former mayor of Las Cruces, and David Maestas, past president, Associated Students of NMSU.
This not-to-be-missed affair marks the inaugural Project Discovery event, a series of exciting showcases of the talents and accomplishments of NMSU’s faculty and students.
Made possible by the vision and dedication of:
- Atkinson Recital Hall Technical Director Michael Armendariz
- Chile Pepper Institute Director Paul Bosland
- Assistant Professor and DanceSport Coach Hannah Cole
- NMSU Executive Vice President and Provost Dan Howard
- Associate Professor of Psychology Tim Ketelaar
- Professor and Director of Dance Debra Knapp
- KRWG Television Content Director Fred Martino
- Professor of Music Pancho Romero
- Professor of Theatre Arts Tom Smith
BOGO! 2-for-1 tickets available now at the Pan Am Center box office or by calling 646-1420.
NMSU employees/retirees—with ID…$10
NMSU students—with ID—and children under 18…$5
Ticket sales will help support student scholarships.
Special thanks to the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environment Sciences’ ACES in the Hole, the New Mexico Department of Agriculture, the Department of Music, NMSU DanceSport and the Department of Human Performance, Dance & Recreation.