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Off the Hill 01-16-14 to 01-22-14

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Art exhibits

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.

Announcements

Telemark Festival. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 18. Free telemark clinics and personal instruction will be available all day during Sipapu’s annual Telemark Festival at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort — located 20 miles southeast of Taos. Plus, don’t miss the Freeheel Fray, Sipapu’s skin-up, ski-down race after the lifts close that evening. Santa Fe Brewing will also be on site with specials and a scavenger hunt. For more information, visit SipapuNM.com  or call 1-800-587-2240.
 
Freeheel Fray. 4:30 p.m. Jan. 18. Sipapu's fourth annual telemark race — just 20 miles southeast of Taos. Meet at the base area after the lifts close and join the Freeheel Fray as participants skin up and race down our mountain. Great prizes will be awarded — and Santa Fe Brewing will be at the finish line with beer specials and prizes for everyone. This is a telemark event, but everyone is invited to attend: AT, split boards, snow shoes, etc. are all welcome. For more information, visit SipapuNM.com, or call 1-800-587-2240.
 
Santa Fe Brewing Happy Hops Hunt. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 18. During this scavenger hunt, Santa Fe Brewing will stash SFB cans stuffed with prizes all over the mountain at Sipapu. Redeem prize at base area and SFB beer specials all evening. Watch the Facebook (facebook/com/Sipapu) and Twitter (twitter.com/SipapuNM) pages on the day of the event for tips to find the hidden cans. For more information, visit SipapuNM.com, or call 1-800-587-2240.

The Santa Fe Women's Connection will have an outreach luncheon event. Noon Jan. 21 at the Doubletree by Hilton, 4048 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe. Speaker Jeneane Herrera will present, "Daughter of the Queen, Daughter of the King." Jen Childers will be featuring clothing by Jockey. Reservations are needed by not later than noon on Friday (Jan. 17). The cost is $16, which includes lunch. Call 466-2949 or 473-7938 for reservations, or online at christianwomenssf@gmail.com.

MLK Community Day of Action for Education. 2:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Rotunda of the Roundhouse in Santa Fe. Join with Keep the Promise for a press conference to promote the community’s vision for education.

Ballet

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. 

Comedy

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. 

Concerts

New Mexico Performing Arts Society presents: Enchantment Chamber Music Mardi Gras/Carnival Concert. 4 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, 50 Mt. Carmel Road. Tickets: $15, 20, 25. For more information call 920-9728 or visit chavezdeleitner.com.

Southwest Roots Music presents Ray Wylie Hubbard. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the St. Francis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe. $25 general admission, $39 first four rows. Visit BrownPaperTickets.com or SouthwestRootsMusic.org.

Southwest Roots Music presents Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, final tour. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. $29-79. Reserve tickets at TicketsSantaFe.com or SouthwestRootsMusic.org.

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.

Vans Warped Tour. 11 a.m. June 17 at Isleta Ampitheater in Albuquerque. Visit livenation.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.

Dance

Los Vivancos: Flamenco fusion featuring ballet, martial arts, street dance, theatre and acrobatics. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents.com for more information and ticket prices. 

Celtic Nights. Music and dance. “The Emigrants Bridge” tell tales of Ireland and the Irish people. 3 p.m. Feb. 9 at Popejoy Hall. Tickets for Celtic Nights are currently on sale for $54, $49, $39, and $20. Tickets 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.

Festivals

Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival.  “Joe Papp in Five Acts.” Noon Jan. 19. Coffee and “nosh” at 11:30 a.m. Award winning costume designer and Santa Fe resident, Patricia McGourty who will share her experience working for Papp. Complimentary coffee and copies of the Sunday New York Times crossword puzzle. Optional lox and bagels nosh (additional charge). CCA, 1050 Old Pecos Trail. $12-17. For tickets and more information visit SantaFeJFF.org.

Film

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.

Fundraisers

The Los Alamos American Legion Riders are seeking sponsorships for wreaths that will be placed on veterans’ graves during a nationwide remembrance ceremony at cemeteries in New Mexico. For more information, visit wreathsacrossamerica.org.

Galleries

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.

Act I Gallery celebrates 25 years with “Silvery Winter Light.” Opening reception from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 1 at Act I Gallery of Taos, 218 Paseo del Pueblo Norte

“Silvery Winter Light” is the theme for this milestone celebration which includes 34 gallery artists along with special guest painters Rebecca Mannschreck and Elsa Sroka and glass artist Lydia Piper. Show continues through March 31.

Kevin O’Connell  — Conventional Entropy. Opening and artist reception from 5-7 p.m.  Feb. 7 at the photo-eye gallery, 376-A Garcia Street.

Lecture

Dr. Barbara Mauldin. 2 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Spanish Colonial Arts Society. "The Adaptation and Re-adaptation of a Folk Art Form: The Creation and Use of Retablos of the Andes." Mauldin is the curator of Latin American Collections at the Museum of International Folk Art and author of "Folk Art of the Andes." Seating is limited. RSVP required by calling 982-2226. Free to members, non-members $10.

Julia R. Gomez. 2 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Spanish Colonial Arts Society. "Colcha Embroidery." Gomez is a Spanish Market artist juried in colcha embroidery will discuss her art form and display examples of her work which will be available for purchase. Seating is limited. RSVP required by calling 982-2226. Free to members, non-members $10.

Robin Farwell Gavin. 2 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Spanish Colonial Arts Society. "Rethinking Colonial Art from Peru to New Mexico." Spanish Colonial Arts Society Senior Curator Robin Gavin will discuss new directions in the research of colonial art throughout the Americas. Seating is limited. RSVP required by calling 982-2226. Free to members, non-members $10.

Cordelia Snow. 2 p.m. March 10. "Health Care and Medicine in Colonial New Mexico." Snow is a historic sites archaeologist with the Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Cultural Affairs. Seating is limited. RSVP required by calling 982-2226. Free to members, non-members $10.

Dr. Margaret Espinosa McDonald. 2 p.m. March 24. "Traditional Hispanic Foods of Lent." McDonald has a Ph.D. in American Studies and has written about traditional food and folklore of Central and Southern New Mexico. Seating is limited. RSVP required by calling 982-2226. Free to members, non-members $10.

Art López. 2 p.m. April 14. "Painted Bultos and Painted Reliefs." A Spanish Market traditional artist, López juried in painted bultos and painted reliefs, will discuss his art forms and display examples of his work which will be available for purchase. Seating is limited. RSVP required by calling 982-2226. Free to members, non-members $10.

Dr. Thomas E. Chávez. 2 p.m. April 28. Chávez has authored numerous publications on the history of New Mexico, and is the former director of the Palace of the Governors and the New Mexico Hispanic Cultural Center. Seating is limited. RSVP required by calling 982-2226. Free to members, non-members $10.

Museums

New Mexico Museum of Art. Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain. Runs through March 9.

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 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.

Music

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. Jan. 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.

Anthony Leon and the Chain. 8 p.m. Jan. 17 at Duel Brewing Co. and Tap Room, 1228 Parkway Drive Unit D (off of Rufina Street) in Santa Fe.

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.

Solo pianists George Winston. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. Tickets are $28-$52. For more information visit lensic.org.

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.

Serenata of Santa Fe: “Twists and Turns.” 3 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Scottish Rite Center in Santa Fe. Chamber music by Bernard Herrmann, Joan Tower and Johannes Brahms, performed by David Felberg and Elena Sopoci, Shanti Randall, Sally Guenther, Keith Lemmons, Pamela Epple and Debra Ayers. Tickets are available at serenadaofsantafe.org or the Lensic Box Office. Admission is $25. Senior tickets at the door $20. For more information call 989-7988.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Celebrate Mardi Gras. 3 p.m. Feb. 23 at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents.com for more information and ticket prices. 

Talks

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. 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. 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.

Theater

“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.

“Beauty and the Beast.” 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Jan 25 and 1 p.m. Jan. 26 at Popejoy Hall. Part of the Broadway New Mexico series. Visit popejoypresents for ticket information and cost.

“Swan Lake.” One night only. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents for ticket information and cost.

“Don’t Panic: It’s Only Finnegans Wake.” 7 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2 p.m. Feb. 2 at  Teatro Paraguas Studio, 3205 Calle Marie. $12. Reservations: 424-1601 or visit teatroparaguas.org. Internationally renowned performance artist and 20-year Santa Fe resident Adam Harvey brings his interpretation of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake.

“Hello Dolly,” starring Sally Struthers. Feb. 13-16. Visit popejoypresents for ticket information, showtimes and cost.

“Twelfth Night.” 3 p.m. March 2 at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents.com for more information and ticket prices. 

“The Addams Family” — the musical. March 20-23 at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents.com for more information and ticket prices.

Yesterday Once More: A Musical Tribute to The Carpenters:” Enhanced with behind the scenes stories and anecdotes of ’70s pop culture. 8 p.m. April 5 at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents.com for more information and ticket prices.

War Horse:” A heart-warming tale of loyalty and friendship. Winner of five 2011 Tony Awards®. April 29-May 4 at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents.com for more information and ticket prices.