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The Sage of Diamond Bessie: A Tale of Love and Murder
The Artesia Public Library is proud to present the following Chautauqua for adult audiences. This Chautauqua performance was created by and is performed by Susi Wolf and is sponsored by the New Mexico Humanities Council and the Department of Cultural Affairs. Diamond Bessie was an infamous actress and prostitute who was murdered by her paramour husband, Abe Rothschild, in Jefferson, Texas, in 1877 while she was carrying their first child. He killed her to steal the last of her diamonds to settle…
Day of the Dead is back!
The Artesia Arts Council has invited the staff of the Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center to hold a Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead workshop. There will be sugar skulls to decorate, ornaments to make, art to color, temporary tattoos, and goodie bags to take home. Come join the fun!