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Off the Hill 02-13-14

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Auditions
“The Man from Earth.” 3-6 p.m. Feb. 22; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Adobe Theater in Albuquerque. Cold readings from the script. Rehearsals begin March 31. Performances are May 16-June 8. For copies of the script, email dmb0857@aol.com.
Announcements
Open mic night. 6 p.m. every Friday at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort’s Riverside Café. This free night is open to the public and will be through the end of March. A basic PA system and amplifier will be provided. Visit SipapuNM.com, or call 800-587-2240 for more information.

The Partners in Education Foundation for the Santa Fe Public Schools, City of Santa Fe Arts Commission and Santa Fe School of Cooking host the second annual Valentine’s Day “At the Artist’s Table” event. Celebrate fine art, outstanding cuisine and great conversation during an intimate evening in support of Santa Fe’s youth and the arts, from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the Santa Fe School of Cooking, 125 North Guadalupe Street.
Ballet
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
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
The Pixies. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Kiva Auditorium in Albuquerque. Visit livenation.com for ticket information and cost.

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.
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.
Exhibits
Origami In the Garden with sculptor Kevin Box. April 25 to Oct. 25 at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill in Santa Fe. For more information, call 471-9103.
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.
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
Act I Gallery celebrates 25 years with “Silvery Winter Light.” 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 is through March 31 at Act I Gallery of Taos, 218 Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

“Clay and Ink: Processing Process,” by Willi Singleton. 1-3 p.m. March 8 at the Weyrich Gallery in Santa Fe. Open to the public. Artist reception 5 to 8:30 p.m. March 7. Show runs until March 28.
Lecture
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.

Native American Portraits exhibition. Opening reception from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the Musuem of Arts and Culture. Opening free to New Mexico residents, others by museum admission. Show runs until Jan. 5, 2015. For more information call 476-1269.
Music
Geist Cabaret at Pranzo Italian Grill. Performance times are 6-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 540 Montezuma Avenue in Santa Fe. Reservations call 984-2645. Cover Charge is $2. Friday: Ron Newman. Saturday and March 1: David Geist and Julie Trujillo. Feb. 21-22, 28: David Geist.

TGIF Sarah Ihlefeld and Sarah Weiler, mezzo sopranos. Music: Handel, Brahms, Ricky Ian Gordon, Aaron Copland, David Baker, Stephen Sondheim and Morten Lauridsen. 5:30 to 6 p.m. Friday at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information, call 982-8544, ext. 16.

TGIF Charles Blanchard, piano. Music: Haydn and Beethoven. 5:30 to 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe. Admission is a free-will offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

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

TGIF Krzysztof Zimowski, violin; Dana Winograd, cello and Linda King, piano Music: Manuel Ponce, Pablo Sarasate, Joaquin Turina. 5:30 to 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill offering, open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

Santa Fe Concert Association presents, David Russell, classical guitar. 7:30 p.m. March 7 at St. John’s College, Grant Hall in Santa Fe.

Santa Fe Concert Association presents, “Notes on Music: Mendelssohn, composer of the “Wedding March.” 7:30 p.m. March 11 at Temple Beth Shalom in Santa Fe. $20 general admission. Student, teacher and group discounts available. Call 984-8759 for tickets.
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. 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. 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
Benchwarmers 13: Short Play Festival. Until March 2 at the Santa Fe Playhouse, 142 E. DeVargas St. The playwrights appearing is Los Alamos’ own Robert E. Benjamin and his father/daughter clash “Too Soon.” Also appearing are Mary Bolick, Chadney Everett, Lisa Gray Fisher, Larry Glaister, Kelly Huertas, Alix Hudson and Alma Reposadas. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $20 adults, $15 children age 17 and under. Call 988-4862, or visit santafeplayhouse.org.

“Hello Dolly,” starring Sally Struthers. Runs until Sunday. Tickets $32.50. Tickets are available online at unmtickets.com and popejoypresents.com, the UNM Ticket Offices at the UNM Bookstore or The Pit and area Albertsons stores. To Charge-By-Phone, call 505-925-5858 or 877-664-8661. Groups of 10 or more should call 505-344-1779 or groups@popejoypresents.com. For showtimes, visit popejoypresents.com.