As with most everything in American society, monopolistic means have long dictated the music industry with a handful of labels that control the scene. For those not into mainstream music or the mongers that control the airwaves, Fitehouse may be a band worth listening to.
Local artist and UNM student Naomi Shersty seems to have found what most people only dream of - acceptance. In her master's thesis exhibit, "what joy do i bring you?" Shersty explores the path that has brought her to her position as both an artist and an individual, and addresses the ways in which people within a society come to find a sense of identity.
For audiences, it's the continuous click-clack of the shoes that makes tap dancing such an exciting spectacle. For performers, it's the creation of an art form that drives the motions in their feet. At this year's 6th-annual New Mexico Tap Jam, audiences can watch amazing artists perform myriad of tap styles ranging from Jazz, Swing, Hip-hop and Broadway.
For those who've ever wanted to travel around the world, now is their chance - and it will be cheaper than ever imagined. At this year's fifth-annual World Language Expo, participants will be granted the opportunity to experience more than 20 different languages and their respective cultures.
In honor of National Black History Month, the Center for African American Student Services and the Black Student Union have organized a month full of events that they hope will build a sense of community. Although February is almost gone, the events are still coming strong.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Teatro Nuevo MÇxico will open its production of "El Jard°n," a play that depicts the first match made in heaven, Adam and Eve. Written by Chicano scholar Carlos Morton, the play tells the classic Genesis story of the first woman and man with a 20th century spin on the tale.
Michael Franti and his band Spearhead are known for their political music and have been called a part of the resistance. This outspoken artist has got a lot to say, and with music as his tool, he speaks what some might call the unspeakable. Daily Lobo: Can you discuss why you felt it necessary to speak with a college newspaper? Michael Franti: One reason I really enjoy speaking and playing at universities is because young people don't have the attachment to the commercial world, for lack of a better word.
Politically and socially inspired musician Michael Franti isn't afraid to voice his dissenting opinion, despite governmental attempts to silence his message. With his latest album Everyone Deserves Music, Franti and his band Spearhead offer listeners promising prescriptions that might help to heal an afflicted world.
Those who have ever wanted to study abroad in France, or just want a chance to polish their conversational French, might be interested in going from "Paris to Provence" with UNM's French Department. For the third consecutive year, this program will send ambitious and adventurous students on a two-week trip through Southern France, including a tour of some of its major landmarks and historical sites.
After fighting for a space in the newly renovated SUB, the Art Student Association will celebrate its victory at the grand reopening of the ASA Student Gallery tomorrow night. The ASA Gallery is a student-run art gallery, which provides space for UNM students to exhibit their artwork in a professional and academic environment.