Native American Storytelling and Flute Music

Dona Ana Arts Council, 250 W. Amador Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88005

Art exhibit opening and evening of Native American Music and Storytelling with Randy Granger The Dona Ana Arts Council, in observance of Indigenous People’s Day in New Mexico, October 11, presents musician and storyteller Randy Granger in an evening of Native American Flute music and storytelling. Based in Las Cruces, Granger is an award-winning recording artist, performer, educator and emcee at venues around the country and known for his popular White Sands National Park full-moon concerts, which have been on hiatus during the covid-19 pandemic. He plays flutes from all over the world including the Mayan death whistle, Anasazi flute, Irish and Bansuri flutes as well as Native American style flutes and drumming. He uses story telling of Native American origin stories to highlight the commonalities of cultures and how stories teach ancestry as well as lessons. Granger, and his music have been heard on NPR, Hearts of Space as well as KRWG Public Radio and Television. He is a long-time Master of Ceremonies and performer at the Dona Ana Arts Council Renaissance Arts Faire.

New Mexico established the first Monday in October as Indigenous People’s Day in 2019 to celebrate “….New Mexico’s 23 sovereign indigenous nations and the essential place of honor native citizens hold in the fabric of our great state.” Granger is of Mayan/Apache ancestry as well as several other tribes and is a native of New Mexico. http://randygranger.net http://daarts.org Covid guidance observered.

$10 at the door, $15 couples or call 575.523.6403