Artist Reception: Rosemary McKeown as part of Downtown ArtRamble, 5-7 P.M. Rosemary McKeown’s oil paintings depicting colorful southwest landscapes and buildings will be showcased in the El Paso Electric Gallery during the month of January. McKeown began her artistic career ten years ago when she began studying under Master Artist Joe Ireland. The El Paso Electric Gallery is located inside the Rio Grande Theatre. The opening reception is in conjunction with the Downtown ArtRamble that takes place in downtown Las Cruces on the first Friday evening of each month.
RGT LIVE! Open Mic Are you wondering what to do after you’ve checked out all the gallery openings during the Downtown ArtRamble on the first Friday each month? Come check out RGT Live! Open Mic, the monthly event sponsored by the Doña Ana Arts Council. RGT Live! Open Mic is an opportunity for local singer songwriters to strut their stuff on the Rio Grande Theatre stage. This is the latest iteration of complimentary, family-friendly programming offered at the Rio Grande Theatre in conjunction with ArtRamble. Signup begins at 6:30pm, with the show starting at 7pm. Lineup order is determined by a random drawing and the time/songs allowed per person is dependent on the number of participants. Admission is free and open to the public, although donations are accepted to help defray expenses.