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David Cook to perform at The Liberty

September 11, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

2008 ‘America Idol’ winner looking forward to return to Roswell stage Singer-songwriter David Cook, the 2008 winner on “American Idol,” is performing on Tuesday at The Liberty, 312 N. Virginia. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 8. Ticket prices range from $28.83 to $81.33. Cook was born in Houston and raised [&hellip...

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Historically Speaking — Roswell Steam Laundry

September 4, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Story and photos submitted by the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Everybody likes to wear clean clothes, and early Roswellians (called Roswellites back in those days) were no exception. These photos were used in advertisements in the early 1900s...

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Pecos Valley Quilters are returning to Roswell

September 4, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

An example of the many handmade quilts that will be shown at the ‘Galaxy of Stars’ Quilt Show (Submitted Photo). All manner of colors, material and imagination will be on display on Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at...

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There will be damsels and dragons

September 4, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Top left: This year’s winning poster art by third-grade, home-school student Palkea Marques. Top right: An American Rubyspot damselfly: Above left: A Blue-eyed Darner dragonfly. Above right: A Filigree Skimmer dragonfly with its reflection. All dragonfly...

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RMAC fall classes to begin Sept. 12

September 4, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Fall classes at the Roswell Museum and Art Center get underway the week of Sept. 12. Registration is now open and a complete listing of all classes is available on the museum’s website at roswellmuseum.org. Students can also stop by the museum to pick up a...

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Simpson berates ACM for Merle Haggard award

September 3, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The Academy of Country Music, the half-century old music organization with the mission of “improving lives by connecting fans, artists and the industry,” recently announced the creation of the ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award and the award’s first...

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The ‘season of jazz’ is upon us

August 28, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Welcome to Jazz About Town! Monthly installments will be covering a wide variety of jazz related topics. We plan to keep you informed about the music’s colorful history, the lives of its important creators, composers and performers and information about...

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Beloved orphan finds her way to Roswell

August 28, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The cast of  “Annie” during a recent rehearsal (Christina Stock photo). Roswell Community Little Theatre production of Broadway musical ‘Annie’ to charm audiences It’s a timeless story about a girl and her dog. “Annie,” the 1977 Tony...

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Historically Speaking — Interview with a blacksmith

August 28, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Rufus Henry Dunnahoo, third from left, in front of the first building in Roswell, built in 1869 by Van Smith. It served as a hotel and later as the home of Capt. Joseph Lea. It later became known as Capt. Joseph Lea’s boarding house. The building was...

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MainStreet Roswell First Friday to include dining, shopping, live entertainment

August 28, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

A local jazz band performs in April at Reischman Park. The urban park on North Main Street will be the location for live entertainment during Roswell MainStreet’s First Friday Downtown Market, which will begin Sept. 2 (File photo). MainStreet Roswell and...