Battle of Bands set

William Thompson The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities is hosting a battle of the bands Saturday June 12 from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. Five bands are slated to perform at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Judy Hiner, Director of the Quay Council for Arts and Humanities, said the event is designed to foster greater […]

New Mexico Arts to meet at Holidady Inn

New Mexico Arts, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, will be holding a public input session Monday, May 3 from noon – 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. According to representatives of New Mexico Arts, the purpose of the session is to gather public input about, “the needs of New Mexico […]

Irish singers head to Tucumcari

TV Hagenah Tuesday will see the first performance in Tucumcari of this year’s New Mexico Presenters’ Alliance entertainers and according to Quay County Center for the Arts president Judy Hiner, it should be very good. The Jan. 27, 7 p.m. performance will feature what is being billed as “a Musical Tour of Irish Musicians.” “I […]

City school snags $26,000 arts grant

By Ryan Lengerich Tucumcari public schools received more than $26,000 in grants from the New Mexico State Department of Education on Aug. 13 to benefit elementary arts education for the upcoming school year. The grant was part of the Supplemental General Appropriations Act of 2003 in which elementary art, music, theater and dance education were […]

Arts festival prepares to kick off

By Dave Gragg The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities is looking for more artists to join an already impressive lineup during a three-day arts festival. The festival will run Friday, Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18 at the Tucumcari Convention Center, beginning with a reception at 6 p.m. Friday. Middle and high school […]