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Off The Hill 02-27-14

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Art exhibits
Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition: “Bits and Pieces: Works by Karina Hean, Catherine Gangloff and Michel Déjean.” From 5-7 p.m. March 28 through April 19. The opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. March 24.
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.
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.
Books
NEW MEXICO PBS/KNME, KUNM-FM and KSFR-FM in partnership with the Lensic Performing Arts Center presents “An Evening with Amy Goodman,” host and executive producer of “Democracy Now.” 7-9 p.m. March 14 at the Lensic in Santa Fe. Goodman will sign copies of her book “The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance and Hope,” which will be on sale in the lobby after the talk. Tickets: $15 per person. Proceeds benefit KNME, KUNM and KSFR. For tickets call 988-1234 or visit TicketsSantaFe.org. For more information call 505-277-2121.
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
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.
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.

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition: Dual Realities: Works by Ian Ratwosky. The exhibition run throught May 24. The opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. April 25.
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.
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.

Award winning author Judith Fein events. “Bone Voyage: Traveling Back to Our Ancestors,” from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Garrett’s Desert Inn, 311 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. The opening of the month-long show. Fein will be talking about her artwork with animal bones and the power and impact of both human and animal ancestors. The exhibit and book signing is curated by the gallery owner of the Last Gallery on the Right (Canyon Road) and will include the work of 8-10 artists interpreting their own roots. Fein has been painting on the bones of bison and elk as a way of interpreting the importance of creativity as a method of reaching and interpreting our ancestral roots. Free to the public.

“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
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.
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: David Geist. Saturday: David Geist and Julie Trujillo. March 7: Ron Newman. March 8: Robin Holloway. March 14, 21, 22, 28: David Geist. March 15, 29: David Geist and Julie Trujillo.

TGIF Krzysztof Zimowski, violin; Dana Winograd, cello and Linda King, piano Music: Manuel Ponce, Pablo Sarasate, Joaquin Turina. 5:30 to 6 p.m. Friday 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.

Legends of the Celtic Harp. 7 p.m. Friday at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second Street. $20. Tickets available at the door.

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.

TGIF Andre Garcia-Nuthmann, tenor and Linda King, piano. Music: de Falla, Mompou and Ginastera. 5:30 to 6 p.m. March 7 at the First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. Admission is freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

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.

TGIF Extended Organ Recital with William Porter. Music: J. S. Bach, Mendelssohn and Hindemith. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 14 at the First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

TGIF Bach’s Birthday Bash with Linda Raney, organ. Music: Organ Music of Bach. 5:30 to 6 p.m. March 21 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill a offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

TGIF Eternal Summer String Orchestra of Santa Fe, directed by William Houston, III. Music: J. S. Bach. 5:30 to 6 p.m. March 28 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

Santa Fe Concert Association presents “An Evening with Joyce DiDonato. 6:30 p.m. March 31 at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe. Tickets: $25, $45, $70, $95. Student, teacher, and group discounts available. Call SFCA office at 984.8759 or order through Tickets Santa Fe 988.1234.

The Santa Fe House Collective and Sexy Elements of Bass presents Sandra Collins, featuring Teddy No Name and Justino Smallz Tag Team Set, DJ Xavier, DJ Vitaly and Melanie Moore. 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. April 12 at Santa Fe Sol, 37 Fire Place in Santa Fe. Presale tickets $15 at holdmyticket.com, $20 at the door. A 21 and over show.
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. 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
“My Favorite Year.” Directed by Los Alamos Little Theater’s Cy and Jane Hoffman. Through March 16 at the Adobe Theater in Albuquerque, 9813 4th Street NW. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: General $15, Senior/Student $13. Group rate available. To reserve tickets, call 505-898-9222 (weekdays only) or visit adobetheater.org.

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