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JULY 5, 2012





Fort Stanton Live!

Icon Cinemas Jesse Andrus and Mike Hillman Memorial Bull Riding

Roswell Daily Record



Thursday, July 5, 2012 Volume 19, Issue 14

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In the Spotlight Food Addicts Anonymous........................................................................................3 Fort Stanton Live!.......................................................................................................4 Jesse Andrus and Mike Hillman Memorial Bull Riding.....................................................6 Icon Cinemas ..............................................................................................................7

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Food Addicts Anonymous form a local chapter of support

Rey Berrones Vision Editor

“For some people, foods can be as addictive as alcohol,” Kay Sheppard explains in her book Food Addiction: The Body Knows. “Gummy bears and marshmallow chicks can be vicious killers whose effects can lead to depression, irritability and even suicide. The terrible truth is that for certain individuals, refined carbohydrates can trigger the addictive process.” There is much recent research on the topic of food addiction, and it is now becoming more clear that the old model of calories consumed versus calories burned is not a healthy or accurate way of understanding how the human body works. The calorie model was originally adopted by the German military during World War I as a way to deTHURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012

termine how much food was needed to supply its troops. The typical German soldier’s diet consisted of bread, biscuits, potatoes, and a few ounces of dried vegetables. Several solders died of malnutrition because while they were getting the correct amount of calories, those foods don’t provide essential vitamins, minerals, proteins and other nutrition that is essential for a body to function. Meanwhile, the western world has taken that calorie model and built industries around high calorie, low cost foods. Many times, those foods, such as sugar, flour and wheat trigger addictive behaviors. To be clear, people who are addicted to food are not necessarily fat, but do exhibit the traits of addiction. They are constantly trying numer-


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Fort Stanton Live Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer

An event, that has provided old west action at a historic state monument for more than ten years, will once again be entertaining New Mexicans, who have a particular passion for history. FORT STANTON LIVE! will be held July 13 through July 15, with a Friday evening candlelight tour,


by favorites concerts including the Flying J Wranglers, and a Saturday evening military ball, that will have visitors dancing into the night. Attendees will get the chance to mingle with costumed living historians from the Civil War and Indian Wars eras, including the infantry, mounted rifles and artillery detachments of the Fort Stanton Garrison, portraying the 1858 Company K of

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the 8th United States Infantry. Additionally, there will be opportunities to meet Buffalo Soldiers and Mescalero Apaches. Eventgoers will be able to interact with authors, historians, photographers. Spencer and Jackson Theatrical Troup, purveyors of the music, drama and amusements of the late 1800s, is sure to provide original and captivating entertainment. A variety of historical vendors will be on site to share their crafts and other handiwork. Board members of Fort Stanton Inc., who recognized the importance of opening the monument to

the public, first established the event. “They bought out a number of acts and people to talk and that’s been the formula since the start,” said Clinton Smith, current president of Fort Stanton Inc. The fort, New Mexico’s newest state monument, is situated along the Bonito River which runs through the picturesque Capitan Mountains, and provides views of the Sacramento Mountains – and the beautiful peak of Sierra Blanca – in the distance. Fort Stanton, initially created as a military garrison in 1855, features nearly 160 years of southwestern

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history. The fort was operated as a military fortification through 1896. It then became the first tuberculosis Hospital in the state, a working ranch, a CCC work camp, an internment camp for German seaman during World War II, the State Hospital for the developmentally handicapped, a low security women’s prison and has even housed several juvenile, drug rehabilitation and alcohol rehabilitation programs. Friday evening at FORT STANTON LIVE! will feature candle light and lantern tours to observe soldiers and their families engaged in various activities.

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July 14

Shroud Exhibit and Museum The Turin Shroud interactive exhibit at White Sands Mall in Alamogordo offers a backlit, full-sized picture, the only interactive VP8 Image Analyzer 3D experience. The exhibitʼs goal is make Turin Shroud available to all including the vision impaired. Hours are Sunday from 2 p.m. -4 p.m., Tuesday - Friday from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 4462113, or visit

Tailgate Series - Taxi Dancer Third in the Tailgate Series with Taxi Dancer, a Chicago/Kansas City Jump Blues band that will get you up and dancing. All Tailgate Series concerts take place at the upper parking lot of the NM Museum of Space History. Your ticket lets you “pile


Ocotillo Performing Arts Center

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Saturday July 14

Catalyst Oilfield Services Presents “The Grascals” at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. The Grascals are a Six Piece Bluegrass group from Nashville, TN. Tickets are $25. For more on the Grascals, visit For more information on the show, visit or call 746-4212. everyone in your vehicle” and come to the shows. Tickets are $180 per space season pass (6 shows), $45 per space for weekly shows (as available), and $10 for individuals to walk up. For more information, call 437-2202 or visit


July 13

The Pied Piper Itʼs our annual casting call to all children ages 6-17 to perform in this yearʼs Missoula Childrenʼs Theatre production “The Pied Piper,” an original musical adaptation of the classic tale about rats, a mag-

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Summer Classic Movies Join us each Thursday evening at dusk in Heritage Walkway in downtown Artesia for free Summer Classic Movies. You bring your drink and a lawn chair, the popcorn and movie are on us! For

more information and a complete list of movies, visit or call 746-4212.

July 14

The Grascals Catalyst Oilfield Services Presents “The Grascals” at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. The Grascals are a Six Piece Bluegrass group from Nashville, TN. Tickets are $25. For more on the Grascals, visit For more information on the show, visit or call 746-4212.

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Carlsbad Downtown Farmers Market The Carlsbad Downtown Farmers Market will open the 2012 season on June 23 and will run through early to midOctober. It is held every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the Eddy County Courthouse lawn in downtown Carlsbad. It features fresh produce, handmade crafts, entertainment, educational presenters, kidsʼ activities and more.

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ical piper and the denizens of a wee, once-upon-a-time village. Between 50-60 children will be needed for the performance – and no experience is necessary. This is a free, week-long acting workshop at the Spencer. All costumes are provided. Auditions are at 9 a.m. (sharp) Monday, July 9th at the Spencer. (Please arrive by 8:30 a.m. to complete sign up sheet.) Visiting children are welcome to participate. Please wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. All children selected for parts in “The Pied Piper” will be given their rehearsal schedules after the two-hour audition. Rehearsals are once-a-day and run about two-to-three hours. All your hard work culminates in a public performance at 7 p.m. Friday, July 13. Tickets for the performance are $18 for adults and $10 for children. For more information, call 1888-818-7872 or visit

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Daddies Paul Pino and the Tone Daddies will play their spirited original New Mexican music from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., at McDonald Park in Carrizozo . ( Energetic Spanish music interspersed with quiet ballads will get everyone up dancinʼ. The Carrizozo Little League will sell cold drinks and burgers hot off the grill. Bring a lawn chair or kick off your shoes and dance in the park. Please visit for more information or call Elaine at 575-648-2757.

July 16

Cellist Udi Bar-David at the Trinity United Methodist Church Come to the benefit dinner for the Carrizozo Womenʼs Club at 5 p.m., then go to the Methodist Church just down the street to hear cellist Udi



Bar-David at 7 p.m. The Carrizozo Womenʼs Club is located at 11th and D Ave, and Trinity United Methodist Church is located at 10th and D. Ave. Proceeds from the dinner go to the Carrizozo Womenʼs Club. The concert is free. For more information, call 648-2757 or visit

Cloudcroft Every Fri

Family Movie Night Family Movie Night, Friday nights in Cloudcroft. 8:30 p.m. in Zenith Park, behind the Chamber. bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a movie in the cool pines underneath the stars. Weather permitting.

Fort Stanton July 13 - 15

Fort Stanton Live

If you are looking for action, look no further than Fort Stanton where the annual Fort Stanton Live! event brings costumed re-eanactors from the Civil War and Indian Wars era to the Fort for demonstrations, presentations, a candlelight tour, concert and a military ball which will have visitors dancing into the night. Additionally, the event brings authors, historians, photographers, artists, and a variety of historical vendors to site to share their crafts and other handiwork. Special tours of the WW II internment camp are also available – so that one can take a peek back at one of the most important chapters in world history. Local food vendors are on hand to provide sustenance for your day at the Fort as well, so bring a healthy appetite for knowledge, food and fun. Reservations are

necessary for the Lantern Tour 2012. Admission is $5. For more information, visit

Hagerman July 7, 14

Culpa Nortena at El Gomez Club Culpa Nortena will be playing the El Gomez Club located, 4 miles south of Hagerman on state road 2 from 9 p.m. 1:30 a.m. For more information, call 752-9928.


Every Week, Mon, Wed, Fri Lest We Forget: Roswell Army Airfield - The Early Years This Walker Aviation Museum display will remain through the end of the year. This exhibit features a short history of the base and many items from the WWII era, as well as

information about the planes that flew at Roswell Army Airfield from 1941-1945. For more information, call 2472464 or visit

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Peace Through Strength This Walker Aviation Museum exhibit is a tribute to the 579th Strategic Missile Squadron assigned to Walker Air Force Base during the early 1960s. The squadron was responsible for operating and maintaining 12 Atlas missile silos around the greater Roswell area. The exhibit was funded through a grant from the Association of Air Force Missileers. For more information, call 247-2464 or visit

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of local students as Goddard and Roswell High Schools converge at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. Convergence is a series of student-created contemporary art installations facilitated by local artist Nancy Fleming and Roswell Artist-in-Residence Corwin Levi of the artist team Radio Sebastian. This exhibition is generously sponsored by the Kerr Foundation, Inc, Pioneer Bank, RMAC Foundation, and the City of Roswell. The installation will be on display from May 19 - August 19.

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Ritmo Latino at El Toro Bravo Ritmo Latino plays El Toro Bravo at 102 S. Main St. from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. For more information, call El Toro Bravo at 622-9280.

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Los Band Dʼ Dos at Los Cerritos Mexican Kitchen Los Band Dʼ Dos playing Latin Pop and Country music at Los Cerritos Mexican Kitchen at 2103 N. Main from 6 p.m - 9 p.m. For more information, call Los Cerritos Mexican Kitchen at 622-4919.

Every Saturday

Open Mic at Ginsberg Music Ginsberg Music opens up the stage every Saturday from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. P.A. system and drums are provided, all other instruments must be brought by the musician.

Every Saturday

Farmers and Gardeners Market The Farmersʼ and Gardenersʼ Market. Saturday, June 30th, from 9am to 12 noon, at the Chaves County Courthouse Lawn. This family event features high quality fresh produce, flowers, and crafts that are produced by families in

June 8 - July 12

Saturday July 14

The Unity Centerʼs Local Showcase is at the ENMU-Roswell Performing Arts Center. Featured performers are Danica Jade, From Arcs to Anchors, Statues, Forever Adelphia, Sons of Thunder, Hearts in Overdrive and Cherubim. Gates open at 5 p.m., and the show starts at 6 p.m. Admission is $8. For more information on the show, visit

the Pecos and Hondo Valley. We also accept WIC coupons and Senior Citizen stamps. For more information call: Lester Peck at 575-627-2239

Jan. 6, 2012 - Jan. 31, 2013

Roswell: Diamond of the Pecos Diamond of the Pecos focuses on the history and accomplishments of Roswell since its inception as a trading post in the Pecos Valley along the Goodnight - Loving Cattle Trail in the 1860s. From the simple outpost, Roswell has grown into the

hub of southeastern New Mexico. A collaboration between the RMAC and the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico, this exhibit includes historic photographs, art, and artifacts from both organizations. For more information, call 624-6744.

May 19 - Aug 19

Convergence Celebrate the creative efforts

Something Tasty “Something Tasty” — a print and other works show featuring works from Radio Sebastion and Random Flat is at Tinnie Mercantile located at 412 W. Second St. For more information, call 622-2031.

June 8 - July 12

Jerry West: A Collection of Etchings Jerry Westʼs “A Collection of Etchings” is on display at the Isaacʼs Gallery. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. - 12 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 626-8626.

June 22 - Aug. 5

July 6

Last Child at Billy Rayʼs Restaurant and Lounge The country and classic rock band Last Child plays Billy Rayʼs Restaurant and Lounge from 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

July 7

Salvation Army and Character Counts Golf Tournament NMMI Golf Course, 3 person scramble $50 per person. For more information, call Bart Hoffman at 416-0881, Fran Brown at 622-8700 or the NMMI golf course at 6226033.

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Jan Girand Book Signing Jan Girand has compiled a collection of beautiful photographs of New Mexico and combined these shots with stunning poetry. Girand will will be reading from her book “Enchanted Lands, NM” as well as signing copies of the book at the Roswell Public Library at 2 p.m. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Roswell Public Library who are also sponsoring the program. This program is free to the public.

July 7

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nity Band - Spring Concert is at 7 p.m. at the ENMURoswell in the Performing Arts Center. The public is invited to attend the FREE concert and the reception following the event. The band will perform a number of selections including “Zacatecas,” “Velocity,” “Wicked,” “Encanto,” and “Acclamations.” Conducting duties will be shared by Sandra Weikel, Sierra Middle School Band director and Kevin Everitt, Berrendo Middle School Band director. Members of the band include middle school students, high school students, ENMU-Roswell students, and community members. The group rehearses at ENMURoswell every Monday at 7pm. New members are always welcome. For more information, contact Jane Batson at ENMU-Roswell at 624-7233.

July 8

The Gallery: Featured Artist Tasia Ramage Tasia Ramage is a Roswell resident. She is a versatile, award winning artist whose work is included in many private and public collections across the United States. Tasiaʼs art includes works in figurative sculpture, tile murals and functional pottery, as well as paintings in oil, octopus ink and other mediums. She wants her work to invoke a sense of peace and harken to histrionic sentimentality. The show will be up for view-

ing the months of July and August. A reception will be held on Sunday, July 8 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

July 10

Galaxy 8 - Free Summer Kid Shows Galaxy 8 - FREE Summer Kid Shows - “Happy Feet Two” (PG). Tuesday, July 10, at 9am, 11:20am, and 1:40pm at Galaxy 8, 4501 N. Main. For more information call 6231010.

July 12

The Roswell Museum and Art Center International Summer Film Series - “As It Is In Heaven” The Roswell Museum and Art Center International Summer Film Series - “As It Is In Heaven” (Sweden, 2004). Thursday, July 12th, at 7 p.m., at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, located at 100 W. 11th St. Fresh popcorn and a selection of beverages will be available. Free and open to the public. Movie runs for 132 mins. For more information, call 624-6744.

July 12

Cory Branan Singer/Songwriter Cory Branan plays Pecos Flavors Winery at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 627-6265.

July 6

Renegade at Billy Rayʼs Restaurant and Lounge The country and classic rock band Renegade plays Billy

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July 13

Disfunktion at Classics Frozen Custard Disfunktion is playing live music at 7:30 p.m. at Classics Frozen Custard located at 3009 North Main Street.

July 14 - 15

Roswell Wedding Expo Crystal Formal Wear is cohosting the first annual “Roswell Wedding Expo” inside the Roswell Mall from noon – 5 p.m. The Expo hopes to host a variety of vendors. Bakers, photographers and florists will be there so that brides and grooms can plan their entire wedding in one day in one place. Couples are encouraged to attend together and will receive a free wedding planner at the door and the opportunity to win door prizes such as a free lunch or massage. Local wedding photographers have been invited to be on hand with portable studio backdrops to offer on-the-spot engagement photos, so couples are encourage to dress for photos if theyʼre planning to take advantage of that. The Expo will be free to the public and information can be found by visiting or by calling Crystal Formal Wear at 625-8680.

July 14

The Unity Centerʼs Local Showcase

The Unity Centerʼs Local Showcase is at the ENMURoswell Performing Arts Center. Featured performers are Danica Jade, From Arcs to Anchors, Statues, Forever Adelphia, Sons of Thunder, Hearts in Overdrive and Cherubim. Gates open at 5 p.m., and the show starts at 6 p.m. Admission is $8. For more information on the show, visit

July 16 - 21

First Presbyterian Church KAPS Program - Missoula Childrenʼs Theater Camp The Missoula Childrenʼs Theater Camp is July 16 - 21, at First Presbyterian Church, located at 400 W. 3rd St. The Pied Piper, an original adaption of the classic childrenʼs tale. What would you do when your town is overrun by ravenous rats? Sara, an orphan girl, and the other Townspeople of Hamelin Town turn to the Mayor of Hamelin and his Council when their town is threatened. They then call on the Pied Piper to save them from the troublesome creatures. The Mayorʼs son and daughter and the Cooks also join in the endeavor. Find out what happens when the town is unable to pay the Pied Piper and the children are led away from the town along with the rats. Registration has begun. Limited space availSee CALENDAR, Page 10

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Known as the Don Gay Bull Riding Tour, the event will feature eight-time world champion bull rider Don Gay, who will provide opinion and analysis of cowboys as they try their hand at taming Mother Nature. Also, this year’s event sets itself apart from previous events with the inclusion of the Pro Tour FMX Freestyle Motocross Team from Tucson, Ariz. The motocross team will entertain the audience with daring moves such as the tsunami, the back flip, holy grabs and rock solids. “I’ve been putting on bull riding (events) and rodeos for 25plus years,” Andrus said. “Motocross is kind of my halftime entertainment.” Andrus also owns Saddle Barn Inc., a

local purveyor of professional rodeo equipment. The professional bull riders who compete in the event pay only $75 to do so, but, if named one of the two winners, could be awarded up to $4,000. One winner will be announced July 27, Andrus said; the other, July 28. Those who attend as spectators pay only $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 6-12. The show begins at 7:30 a.m. on July 27, gates open at 6 a.m. Frontier Rodeo Company will provide the livestock for the event. Advanced tickets are available at Saddle Barn Inc., at 1102 N. Garden Ave. For more information about the event, including how to participate either as a spectator or competitor, call 317-8430.

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Third annual Jesse Andrus and Mike Hillman Memorial Bull Riding

Vanessa Kahin Vistas Editor

On July 27 and 28, what have been deemed by event coordinators as the “meanest and most talented athletes … and the cowboys who dare to ride them” will gather for “the greatest show on dirt” during the third annual Jesse Andrus and Mike Hillman Memorial Bull Riding event.

Set to take place at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, the event helps raise funds for scholarships to be awarded to youth involved with the New Mexico High School Rodeo Association, said Marc Andrus, father of promising professional bull rider Jesse Andrus. “It’s for rodeo kids that want to go to college and further their education,” Andrus said of the

event. The funds raised from the bull riding show go to the Association, and two $2,000 scholarships are awarded; one in Jesse Andrus’ name and the other, in Mike Hillman’s name, Andrus said. The Association was able to award the first memorial scholarships this year, and with the funds raised from this event, scholarships will be awarded next year.


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July 17

Galaxy 8 - Free Summer Kid Shows Galaxy 8 - FREE Summer Kid Shows - “Arthur Christmas” (PG). Tuesday, July 17, at 9am, 11:20am, and 1:40pm at Galaxy 8, 4501 N. Main. For more information call 575-623-1010

July 19

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Roswell Public Library Tween Craft - Duct Tape Creations Roswell Public Library Tween Craft - Duct Tape Creations Thursday, July 19th, at 2:30pm, at the Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania This class is for all children ages 10, 11 and 12. For more information call: 622-7101

July 19

Roswell Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours - Salvation Army Roswell Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours - Salvation Army Thursday, July 19th from 5pm - 7pm at Salvation Army, 612 W. College Join us for fun, refreshments, bring your business card and enjoy this great networking opportunity. For more information 623-5695

July 19

The Roswell Museum and Art Center International Summer Film Series - “Remembrance” The Roswell Museum and Art Center International Summer Film Series - “Remembrance” (Germany 2011). Thursday, July 12th, at 7pm, at the Roswell MuVISION MAGAZINE

seum and Art Center, 100 W. 11th St. Fresh popcorn and a selection of beverages will be available. FREE and open to the public. Movie runs for 105 mins. For more information call: 624-6744

Karaoke with DJ Pete, every Thursday evening from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Cree Meadows Lounge. There is also an all you can eat taco bar for $5.95 from 6pm to 9pm.

Photographic Arts Society of Roswell Club Meeting The Photographic Arts Society of Roswell will hold its May meeting at the Roswell Adult Center at 6:30 p.m. in room 28 at the Roswell Adult Center, located at 807 N. Missouri. We will share and discuss photos from the last club safaris, and share and discuss photos from this monthʼs challenge “White Balance.” Time permitting, there will also be a show and tell session, so bring your photos, printed, on flash drive, or on disc. As always, free coffee. Interested in photography? Come join the PASR. For more information, call Cliff Powell at 626-2529.

Mercado Del Artisan Outdoor Fair at River Rendezvous Come enjoy live music & wonderful fine art including: gourd art; pottery; mosaics; jewelry; metal art; photography; and much, much, more at the River Rendezvous, 524 Sudderth Dr., July 6, 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 257-2997.

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July 20

Sienna Fleming, Playing Hookey Recent New Mexico School for the Arts graduate Sienna Fleming will exhibit work in Roswell before she prepares to head to college at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. The Tinnie Mercantile exhibit, “Playing Hookey,” will be an eclectic mix of Flemingʼs past and current work, including photographs, ceramics, collages, and graphic works available as postcards and greeting cards. Tinnie Mercantile is located at 412 W. Second St. There will be an opening reception July 20 from 5 - 7 p.m.


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July 6 - 8

July 6 - 8

Lincoln County Art Loop On July 6–8, Lincoln County Artists open their studios to the public for a self-guided tour to view their collected works. All offer extraordinary and unusual wares for perusal and purchase. Visit for a list of artists and studio locations. For more information, call 1-877377-6576.

July 7 - 8

Ruidoso Evening Lions Gun and Craft Show The Ruidoso Evening Lions Gun and Craft Show is at the Ruidoso Convention Center on July 7 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and July 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show will feature guns, ammo, knives, military surplus, jewelry, crafts, coins, and more. All firearms will be tied inoperative, we provide ties. No switchblade or butterfly knives will be allowed for sale or purchase. Admission is $5. For more information, call Eli at 430-8681.

July 7

A Picnic In the Park Benefit for Fire Victims & Their THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012

Families at Wingfield Park On July 7, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., enjoy live music, which will provided all day by four bands, games for kids, petting zoo, face painting, jumping balloons, free hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks at Wingfield Park. Monetary donations will be accepted to help all fire victims. Thank you to all our firefighters and volunteers. A special thank you to our sponsors: Wal-Mart; IGA Lawrence Brothers; Thriftway; CanĘźt Stop Smoking BBQ; and all who gave to make this happen. Admission is free.

July 8

Sundays Under The Stars Watch movies and listen to live music on Sunday evenings all summer long at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Outdoor entertainment at 6 p.m., is Suzie Weber and the Mixx. Cinema after sunset is Ghostbusters. For more information, call 464-7777 or visit

July 13

Dragon Dreamss Ruidoso Public Library, 107 Kansas City Rd., presents a whimsical puppet show “Dragon Dreamsâ€? that promises to be entertaining for the whole family. Part of the childrenĘźs Summer Reading Program, the puppet show will be downstairs in the childrenĘźs area on July 13 at 2 p.m. For more information call the library at 5258-3704 or email

July 13 - Aug 24

“Up From the Ashes� Art Benefit Ruidoso Regional Council for the Arts will host “Up From the Ashes�, a benefit for those who suffered losses THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012


during the Little Bear Fire. Works of art will be displayed for sale at the CouncilĘźs Gallery at 1712 Sudderth Dr. A portion of the artwork sales will be donated. The grand opening reception will be at 6 p.m. on July 13. For more information contact 257-7272 or visit rudosoarts. org.

July 15

Sundays Under The Stars Watch movies and listen to live music on Sunday evenings all summer long at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Outdoor entertainment at 6 p.m., is Fast Forward. Cinema after sunset is Smoke Signals. For more information, call 464-7777 or visit

July 15

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is playing at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Enjoy the sounds of contemporary swing and celebrate summer at this special performance, live on the Inn of the Mountain GodsĘź stage. For more information, call 464-7777 or visit

July 15

An Evening with Udi Bar David at Mountain AnnieĘźs Center for the Arts Please join us for a unique musical performance and champagne punch reception at Mountain AnnieĘźs Center for the Arts, 2710 Sudderth Dr., from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is $20. Udi BarDavid is equally at home as a classical cellist and an innovative improviser of music of all genres. He has enjoyed performing on international stages with both classical and ethnic musicians from all over the world. UdiĘźs classical music training began at the age of seven in Tel-Aviv,

studying with Uzi Wiesel, supported by the American Israel Cultural Foundation. Later he came to the U.S. to study cello with Leonard Rose at the Juilliard School, and conducting at the Curtis Institute of Music with Max Rudolph. An acclaimed soloist, Udi has performed with leading orchestras in Israel and recorded at the Jerusalem Music Center founded by Pablo Casals. Udi joined the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1987. Inspired by visits to Arab, Jewish and Buddhist villages, in 2003, Udi became the founder, president, and artistic director of Intercultural Journeys, a non-profit organization committed to presenting performances, conferences, master classes, lectures, and other interactions that provide opportunities for musical dialogue and understanding among a variety of cultural traditions. In partnerships with the Philadelphia Orchestra in 2007-08, Intercultural Journeys presented multimedia events featuring Arab and Jewish cross-cultural concerts, and paid homage to Native American music with R. Carlos Nakai, the worldĘźs premier Native American flutist, as the guest soloist. Spreading the messages of hope, understanding and coexistence, Udi continues to perform and create opportunities for open dialogues, bringing people together from different cultural backgrounds. For more information contact 257-7982 or visit

If you would like your event listed on the entertainment calendar, please email or call Rey Berrones at 622-7710 ext. 309. VISION MAGAZINE

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Beginning with Batman, Icon Cinemas to open in Roswell

Noah Vernau Record Staff Writer

After more than two years of preparation and six months of building, Icon Cinemas is set to open for general admission on July 19. The movie theater, located at 900 W. Hobbs St., will feature 10 state-ofthe-art screens, surroundsound speakers and leather seating. Icon Cinemas can seat up to 1,900 total people, with its two largest screening areas seating up to 300. In addition to the leather seating, recliners will be available in the front rows of each screening area. Theater General Manager Stetson Snell said space between seating nearly doubles what most theaters provide. “That’s kind of our thing, is to be really big and open. We want everybody feeling comfortable in here.” Snell said Icon Cinemas will be the first theater in New Mexico to provide full self-service on concession goods, offering all-you-caneat popcorn and free refills of soda and ICEEs. The theTHURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012

ater will also have a selfservice nacho station with unlimited toppings of chili and cheese, and self-service racks of candy. A 40-foot ice cream bar, not self-service, will offer customers a line-up of soft serve Blue Bell ice cream flavors and Dippin’ Dots. Customers will be able to purchase movie tickets and concession goods at the same time upon entry. Snell said the theater will also become just the second in the state — and the first in eastern New Mexico — to offer D-Box seating, which will provide motion that simulates the action of a film. D-Box seating will be available for a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises, the new Batman movie, on Icon’s opening night, and tickets for the show will be sold at the theater all throughout opening day July 19. “We’re very excited to treat the people of Roswell to a great movie experience,” Snell said. “It’s the one that they’ve been deserving, with the giant screens, full sur-

round- sound, the leather seating. The people of Roswell have really taken it in, and seem very excited.”

Snell said he and his family have been selling speakers and stadium seating for years, and always maintained an interest in opening their own theater. Originally from Clovis, Snell said his family began researching the market in Roswell and soon after decided it was an ideal place to open their first theater. “What we found in this market, on the south side of Roswell, is that it was really starving for a theater,” he said. “There’s a lot of population here that doesn’t like to drive all the way across town, and vice versa, we believed people on the other side of town might like a new theater to come to. So there’s a lot of market here. “… So we’re going to become a part of the community, and we just hope this becomes everybody’s community theater.” VISION MAGAZINE

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On Saturday, antique firearms will be on display in the cafeteria. Infantry, cavalry and artillery drills will take place on the parade ground. Dr. Robert Mallin will be on site to speak with attendees about U.S. Army medicine in bygone days. And John Pittsenbarger will talk about the evolution of U.S. Army Chevrons, while Ed Whitted will present the little known Confederate Army of New Mexico. Tours of the World War II-era German Internment Camp will occur on Saturday, so that one can take a peek back at one of the most important chapters in world history. During the afternoon, attendees can relax with a Ladies’ Tea Social and Victorian fashion show on the lawn Sunday at FORT STANTON LIVE! will feature cavalry and Artillery drills in addition to historic period church services in the Fort Stanton


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ous methods for weight control, including diets, drugs, and surgery. They are on yo-yo diets, and sometimes they control their physical weight with extreme measures such as excessive exercise, purging through vomiting or laxative, or severe and unhealthy limiting of food. The one thing that is held in common is an obsession with food. These things can cause a food addict’s life to deteriorate into despair, depression or thoughts of suicide. For many who obsess over food, Food Addicts Anonymous (FAA) is a very healthy answer. FAA was founded in 1987 in Florida, and hosts meetings around the world to help its members cope with food addiction. It is much more common to find meetings on both coasts of the U.S., and because culturally, the southeastern corner of New Mexico functions like an island, many of the trends and services that are common in the melting-pot of bigger cities are sometimes slow to pick up. This, of course, is changing rapidly with the rise of the Internet and social media. There is now a physical


Chapel. In addition to FORT STANTON LIVE!, visitors are welcome to explore the grounds of the monument at any time, year round. The museum and store are open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Monday, and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The museum features an excellent exhibit and an introductory video that bring the rich history and heritage of Fort Stanton to life. The store sells a variety of items with all proceeds going to support the upkeep and restoration of Fort Stanton. Group tours can also be arranged on request at no charge. To reserve a tour, please email or call Clinton Smith at 258-5702 or Charlotte Rowe at 336-4015 for more information. Last year’s event attracted over 1,800 attendees. This year event planners are expecting a turnout of over 2,000, Smith said. For advanced ticket sales visit or call 354-0341. presence for the group, but for a while now there have been people in the area meeting online at the FAA chat rooms, Internet forums and phone meetings. Recently, a southeastern New Mexico chapter of FAA has come together to host regular in-person meetings to form a support network and fellowship for people in the area who are fighting their own private battle with a very real chemical addiction to food. Like other addiction programs for alcohol or drugs FAA uses sponsorship to support recovery. However, it isn’t about having the sponsor coach the new member through a meal plan and exercise program. It is about finding someone that was once walking in the shoes that the new member finds themself in, and giving them moral support and understanding. The weekly meetings are a safe, welcoming place for people to make a personal connection with others who have the same types of problems. For more information on FAA, visit their website at There you can also find information on the online meetings, forums and in-person meetings for the Roswell chapter. THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012


Missouri Plaza, the

forgotten settlement

Photo courtesy Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Colonel Jose Francisco Chaves Stu Pritchard Roswell Historian

They struck without warning! A young Mexican escort was hit first, the arrow passing almost through his throat. Colonel Jose Fracisco Chaves shouted a warning, but the Apaches pressed their attack against the small band of Mexicans who were escorting the colonel toward the village of La Placita on this August day of 1867. Colonel Chaves and his group of 10 escorts had just departed the village of Missouri Plaza territory of New Mexico, on his way from Las Vegas to Fort Stanton. The Mescalero Apaches were on the warpath in the White, Sacramento and Guadalupe mountains, and were especially vicious while venting their rage at the treatment they had received during their confinement on the Bosque Redondo THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012

Indiana Reservation located just south of Fort Sumner. Approximately 330 Mescalero Apaches, furious with the deprivations they had encountered while on the reservation, unable to acco-

modate the lifestylfe of the 9,000 Navajo co-prisoners and disgusted with the lack of food, shelter and fuel, left the reservation confines on the night of Nov. 3, 1865. They returned to their native mountains from which they embarked on a series of vicious raids. Although Colonel Chaves and his party knew they were not strong enough to withstand a prolonged attack by the Apaches, the Indians broke off their attack once they had taken possession of most of the colonel’s horses. They disappeared almost as suddenly as they had appeared, but not before striking down another of the escorts who attempted to save the horses. The hazardous route taken by the colonel was a common one for anyone who wished to travel from northern New Mexico to the southeast portion of the territory. Roads, which were little more than paths, generally meandered along the turbulent Pecos River to the spot where the clear waters of the Rio Hondo blended with the turgid red of the Pecos.


The road then led west along the grassy banks of the Rio Hondo to a lively little village some fifteen miles from the location of the growing settlement of Roswell. They called the enclave Missouri Plaza, but the place was also referred to as “Missouri Bottom.” A disparate group migrated from various areas to form the settlement in 1866, just a year after the end of the Civil War. The location was in the valley of the Rio Hondo and in the first area wide enough to support the farming of a resonably large land plot. There was sufficient water from the stream, which ran bank-high in a clear and steady flow, and there was excellent pasturage with gramma grass growing more than two feet high. Additionally there was a readily available market for livestock and farm goods in the needs of the soldiers and Indians of Fort Stanton and the Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation. The village encompassed a relatively large area. The flat-top, angular adobe buildings housed nearly

forty families and there were several hundred cows, oxen and horses in a huge corral. A flock of well over 2,000 sheep strayed along the outskirts of the village, herded by the village’s young boys. It was a very friendly village. Passers-by could find food, shelter and a friendly chat in Spanish or English. The people were ambitious, industrious and content. Colonel Chaves departed the friendly group with a warning that marauding Apaches were seen in the nearby hills. After his fateful encounter with the Indians he suceeded in reaching Fort Stanton and safety. The colonel, a native-born SpanishAmerican, continued in territorial affairs as a delegate to the U.S. Congress and as a respected territorial politician and talented orator. In 1889, a new county was created, which included the area of his narrow escape and designated as Chaves County. The small community, however, having lost its water service to up-river quietly disappeared.



What might we learn from extraterrestrials?

Unidentified flying objects have long been seen in our skies. It is likely that at least some of these, even if only a small proportion, really are piloted by intelligent creatures not native to Planet Earth, for the simple reason that some of these craft have appeared at times too early in history for any human technology to account for their flight characteristics. (A very sophisticated flying disk was observed in the Himalayas


in 1926, only a few years after the Wright Brothers’ first flight. Conventional aircraft in 1926 were relatively crude.) So it’s interesting to ask ourselves what we might be able to learn from aliens who are probably more advanced than we, given that they have been able to navigate enormous reaches of space to get here. As a mathematician I naturally wonder what mathematical insights these

beings might have. Currently the most vexing unsolved problem for us human mathematicians is called the Riemann Hypothesis, which has to do with something called the Riemann zeta function, too long a story to tell here except to say that, to date, nobody knows whether the Riemann Hypothesis is true or not. And it matters, because it has implications for the distribution of the prime numbers, something critically important in encryption theory and the field of data security. Could alien creatures tell us whether the Riemann Hypothesis is true? Could they clarify the question of how the prime numbers are distributed? Quite possibly. But who knows, maybe the problem has them stumped too. Anyway, there is a more


intriguing question. Imagine the following. Interviewing an alien, we ask: “Is the Riemann Hypothesis true?” (We explain what we mean by that, to make sure we’re all on the same page.) The alien replies: “It never occurred to us even to wonder about it. In fact, the concepts you mentioned when describing the problem have never occurred to us. These are just your peculiarly human fixations.” In other words, we have a fundamental philosophical puzzle. Were our mathematical concepts “already there,” waiting for us to discover them, before we even evolved? Or did we invent them, as human idiosyncrasies that another advanced life form might never invent? My own guess is that these concepts are natural, discovered rather than invented, and that any

sophisticated life-form would eventually discover them. But I have to wonder what a conversation with an alien would reveal. Likewise all the concepts of science as practiced by humans. Would aliens have studied relativity as we know it, and if so, would they necessarily have found it difficult? We’re only beginning to understand DNA, but maybe other beings have long taken it for granted. To us, quantum theory remains strange and counter-intuitive, but what if an alien’s brain were so differently constituted that it regarded quantum notions as common sense, intuitive, obvious, too much so even to be a special branch of science? That could explain how such creatures might be technologically a vast number of years ahead of us.


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