Off The Hill 01-02-14

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Art exhibits
Ron Barsano: The Naked Truth. A Retrospective Exhibition. On display until Jan. 5 at the Taos Art Museum. For more information about museum hours and events, contact to Ellen Rink at 575-758-2690.

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces exhibition: Under 35: Part II. The exhibition will run from Jan. 24 to Feb. 15. Opening reception will be 5-7 p.m. Jan. 24.
The Adobe Theater’s production of Brian Friel’s drama “Dancing at Lughnasa.” Production dates: April 4 - 27, 2014. Auditions will be from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 11 and from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Jan. 12 at The Adobe Theater. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Available roles: five women, age 26-40, two men age late 20s to mid-30s and one man in early 50s. Audition sides are available at The Adobe Theater website, adobetheater.org/auditions. For further information contact director Leslee Richards at 463-0440 or lesleerich@gmail.com.
The Moscow Festival Ballet presents “Swan Lake” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at Popejoy Hall. Tickets currently on sale for $59, $54, $44 and $20, and can be purchased at the UNM Ticket Offices and select area Albertsons locations, or online at popejoypresents.com or unmtickets.com. To charge by phone, call 877-664-8661 or 505-925-5858. Group orders for 15 or more may be placed by calling 505-344-1779.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. A playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travesti. 8 p.m. March 14 at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents.com for more information and ticket prices.
Rodney Carrington. 8 p.m. Jan. 10 at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. $30-60. Go to tickets.com for details.

Bill Burr. 6 p.m. Jan. 18 at Route 66 Casino Legends Theater in Albuquerque. An 18 and over show. Visit tickets.com for ticket information and cost.

Live Nation presents Aziz Ansari Live. 7 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. $35. Visit livenation.com for tickets.

Jeff Dunham. 5 p.m. March 15 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. Go to tickets.com for details and to purchase tickets.
Journey and Steve Miller Band. 6:45 p.m. May 20 at Isleta Ampitheater, 5601 University Blvd. in Albuquerque. Visit tickets.com for ticket information and cost.

The Pixies. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Kiva Auditorium in Albuquerque. Visit livenation.com for ticket information and cost.
Los Vivancos: Flamenco fusion featuring ballet, martial arts, street dance, theatre and acrobatics. 7:30 p.m. at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents.com for more information and ticket prices.
Cinema at the Kimo Theater. Various movies from every era shown each day. Visit kimotickets.com for featured movies, prices and times. 423 Central Ave. NW in Albuquerque.

Telluride Mountainfilm Festival. 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. Presented by WildEarth Guardians. $15. For tickets visit TicketsSantaFe.org.
Johnsons of Madrid Galleries. Exhibitions through Jan. 7. 150 artists: five shows featuring fiber artists. Madrid Christmas Parade 4 p.m.

Peggy Mcgivern “Honoring the Process.” Through Jan. 31 at Act I Gallery in Taos. An exhibition of 28 new paintings is a culmination of decades of being an artist who constantly pushes the envelope. 218 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. View McGivern’s artworks at ActOneGallery.com, 575-758-7831.
New Mexico Museum of Art. Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain. Runs through March 9, 2014.

Museum of International Folk Art hosts New World Cuisine: The Histories of Chocolate, Mate y Más, on view through Sunday. FUZE.SW 2013 is Santa Fe’s first-ever food conference of its kind took place at the Museum of International Folk Art the weekend of Nov. 8-10. James Beard Award-winning authors and chefs from across the United States will gather with leading historians, archaeologists, cultural commentators and folklorists to discuss and demonstrate how traditions and techniques from diverse heritages have intersected to create a culinary tradition uniquely New Mexican. Tickets for the festival are $250 and $200 for Museum of New Mexico Foundation members. For tickets call 476-1146. For more information is at fuzesw.museumofnewmexico.org.

Filigree and Finery: The Art Adornment in New Mexico. Featuring seldom-seen silver filigree jewelry, silk mantones, lace mantillas, rare rebozos, tortoise shell hair combs and fans. On exhibit daily during regular business hours until Spring 2014.

“Turquoise, Water, Sky: The Stone and Its Meaning,” opening April 13, 2014 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. People in the Southwest have used turquoise for jewelry and ceremonial purposes and traded valuable stones both within and outside the region for over a thousand years. The exhibit presents hundreds of necklaces, bracelets, belts, rings, earrings, silver boxes and other objects illustrating how the stone was used and its deep significance to the people of the region. This comprehensive consideration of the stone runs through March 2016.
TGIF Jan Worden-Lackey, organ, of J. S. Bach, Paul Bryan and Robin Milford. 5:30-6 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church at Santa Fe. Admission: Freewill offering and open to all. For More Information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

Serenata of Santa Fe. Harpsichord Fandango. 3 p.m. Sunday at El Museo de Cultural, 555 Camino de la Familia in the Santa Fe Railyard. $25 for general admission. Tickets are available at serenataofsantafe.org or the Lensic box office at 988-1234. Discounts for seniors and students at the door. Checks and cash only. Call 989-7988 for more information.

TGIF Linda Larkin and Julie Hawley, celtic harp original music as well as traditional Celtic and traditional Latin tunes on folk harps. 5:30 to 6 p.m. Jan. 10 at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe. Admission: Freewill offering and open to all. For More Information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

Taos Chamber Music Group: Tickets available for 21st Season. Performances are 5 p.m. at the Harwood Museum unless otherwise noted. Animal Variations: Jan. 11-12; Heaven Sent: Feb. 15-16; French Danish: March 15-16; Spring Serenade: May 31-June 1 at the Home of Sally Guenther and Janis Mintiks. For tickets or more information visit taoschambermusicgroup.org.

Santa Fe Concert Association. Community Opera — “The Barber of Seville.” The Barber of Seville. 7 p.m. Jan. 10, 2 p.m. Jan. 11-12 at Scottish Rite Center, 463 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe. Free. Call SFCA office at 984-8759 for more information.

Geist Cabaret at Pranzo Italian Grill. Performance times are 6-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Sun 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 540 Montezuma Avenue in Santa Fe. Reservations call 984-2645. Cover Charge is $2. Friday: Ron Newman. Saturday, Jan. 10, 11, 17, 31: David Geist. Jan. 18: David Geist with Julie Trujillo. Jan. 25: Robin Holloway. Feb. 1: David Geist and Julie Trujillo.

TGIF Frederick Frahm, organ. J.S. Bach and others. 5:30 to 6 p.m. Jan. 17 at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe. Admission: Freewill offering and open to all. For More Information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

Santa Fe Concert Association: Notes on Music: The Sing-Along of the Nibelung. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at the United Church of Santa Fe, 1804 Arroyo Chamiso Road in Santa Fe. $20. Student, teacher, and group discounts available. Call SFCA office at 984-8759 or order through Tickets Santa Fe 988-1234.

TGIF EPIK Artists of the Santa Fe Concert Association. For music selection call Gina Browning at 989-7659. 5:30 to 6 p.m. Jan. 24 at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe. Freewill offering and open to all. For More Information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

TGIF Chancel Choir of First Presbyterian Church. Mozart’s Requiem accompanied by Jan Worden-Lackey, organ. Soloists: Laura Romero, Nancy Maret, Nina Brown, Michael Roybal and Tim Willson. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe. Admission: Freewill offering and open to all. For More Information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

Canicum Novum Chorus and Orchestra winter concerts. 7 p.m. Feb. 1 and 3 p.m. Feb. 2 at the St. Francis Auditorium in Santa Fe. Genreal admission $25-35. Under 18, students and active military $15. Tickets may be purchased at the Lensic, by phone 988-1234, online at ticketssantafe.org and at the door one hour before each show.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Celebrate Mardi Gras. 3 p.m. Feb. 23 at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents.com for more information and ticket prices.
Readings and Conversations: Wide range of literary artists read from and discuss their work. 7 p.m. at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. Jan. 15 Bryan Stevenson with Liliana Segura. Feb. 12 George Saunders with Joel Lovell. Feb. 26 Greg Grandin with Avi Lewis. March 19 Trevor Paglen with Rebecca Solnit. April 2 Dave Zirin with David Barsamian. April 16 Benjamin Alire Sáenz with Cecilia Balli. May 7 Sandra Steingraber with Laura Flanders. May 21 Colm Toibin with Michael Silverblatt.

Free First Friday Gallery Talks at the New Mexico History Museum at the Palace of the Governors. 5-8 p.m. Free. Friday: “Postcards from the Past: Fred Harvey’s Southwest,” by Curator Meredith Davidson. Feb. 7: “Flavored with Chocolate: A Spanish Colonial Tradition,” by Curator Josef Díaz. March 7: “Feasting at the Colonial Palace: History with Dirt on It,” by History Museum Director Frances Levine. April 4: “Maria Ignacia Jaramillo: A Tale of Two Coats,” by Collections and Education Manager René Harris. For more information call 476-5200.
“Salt and Pepper,” a play by Los Alamos playwright Robert Benjamin is back in Santa Fe. Jan. 17-19. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees. Jan. 17-19 at Teatro Paraguas Studio, 3205 Calle Marie. Tickets are $18 general admission, $15 seniors and students. Reservations/information 424-1601, teatroparaguas.org.