Off the Hill 03-28-13

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Art exhibits

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition, “European Perspectives, The Radiant Line.” European artists Francois Morellet, Gregoire Cheneau, Diana Blok, Pieter Bijwaard, Oliver Mosset, Ruth Gschwendtner-Wölfe, Miguel Mont and Tony Soulie will show paintings, prints, photos and neon sculpture. The artists’ work focuses on light, line and color. The exhibit will be up from April 26-May 24 at 435 S. Guadalupe St., Santa Fe.
Art openings

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition and paintings by Michael Freitas Wood, titled, “Presentiment.” The exhibit will be up Friday-April 29 at 435 S. Guadalupe St. There will be a reception from 5-7 p.m. March 29.

Bill Cosby performs at the Route 66 Legends Theater at 8 p.m. May 3. Tickets, $35-$75, are available at holdmyticket.com.

Sleeping With Sirens, Conditions, Dangerkids and Lions Lions, will bring their Take It Or Leave It Tour to the Sunshine Theater at 8 p.m. today. Tickets, $15, are available at sunshinetheaterlive.com.

Soulfly, Incite, Lody Kong, Anesthesia and Left to Rot, will bring the Maximum Cavalara Tour 2013 to the Sunshine Theater at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets, $17, are available at sunshinetheaterlive.com.

The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, featuring George Strait with Martina McBride, will be at 7:30 p.m. April 5 at University Arena. For ticket information, visit livenation.com.

Queensryche comes to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino at 7 p.m. April 12. For ticket information, visit livenation.com.

The Kingston Trio will perform at Popejoy Hall at 3 p.m. April 14. For ticket information, visit livenation.com.

The Route 66 Casino Legends Theater presents Tesla at 8 p.m. April 20. For ticket information, visit livenation.com.

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet presents the 2012-2013 Winter Dance. Work by Jiri Kylian, Alejandro Cerrudo and Trey McIntyre will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. These performances are 15-year veteran dancer Sam Chittenden’s final Santa Fe appearances. The performance will be at The Lensic, Santa Fe’s Performing Arts Center. Tickets, $20-$72, can be purchased by contacting Tickets Santa Fe at 988-1234, stopping by the box office or visiting aspensantafeballet.com.

“Amish Quilts” explores the origins and aesthetics of a tradition that has evolved in a changing world. Thirty-four quilts will be on view from the museum’s collection and from local collectors. The exhibit runs through Sept. 1.

The 19th Annual Border book Festival, “Raíces Reales del Camino Real/Royal Roots of the Camino Real,” will be April 19-21 on the original Camino Real and historic Las Cruces town site. Film screenings will be Friday at the Rio Grande Theater. Filmmakers will discuss their work after each screening. The Friday evening screening will feature the movie, “Perdida,” by Mexican filmmaker, Viviana García Besne and British filmmaker Alistair Tremps. A Recycled Art Workshop with Nora Naranjo Morse will be Friday afternoon. On Saturday, “A panel by CARTA: What is the Camino Real” by members of the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Trail Association will be held. Cinematography talks, movie memorabilia and merchandise will also be available. Ticketed evening events will go on sale April 1. For more information, contact The Border Book Festival, 314 S. Tornillos, Las Cruces. For more information, call 575-523-3988 or visit borderbookfestival.org.

“Guts and Glory, an Evening with Anthony Bourdain,” will be at 7:30 p.m. April 17 at the Kiva Auditorium. Tickets, $25-$165, are available at ticketmaster.com.

A Baroque Holy Week concert, featuring Deborah Domanski, mezzo-soprano; Brian Shaw, trumpet; and the Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble, will be at 7:30 p.m. March today and Friday and at 6 p.m. March 30 at the Loretto Chapel, 207 Old Santa Fe Trail. For ticket information, visit tickets.com or call the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office at 988-4640.

Momix Botanica brings the four seasons to life at Popejoy Hall at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Momix transports audiences from their everyday lives to a fantasy world through its use of magical lighting and imagery. Tickets, $20-$44 are available at the UNM Ticket Offices, at popejoypresents.com, unmtickets.com, or by calling 877-664-8661.

The Taos Chamber Music Group presents, “Art of the Cello, Part Two,” at 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at the Arthur Bell Auditorium of the Harwood Museum of Art. Tickets are $20 in advance or $22 at the door and are $112 for children younger than 16. For more information, visit taoschambermusicgroup.org.

Pianist Gerald Clayton will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 4 at the Outpost Performance Space, 210 Yale SE, Albuquerque. Tickets, $20 and $25, are available by calling 505-268-0044.

Richard Goode, an American classical pianist, known for his interpretations of Beethoven, will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 9 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. For tickets, visit ticketssantafe.org or call 988-1234.

The Signum Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 25 at St. Francis Auditorium in Santa Fe. For tickets, visit ticketssantafe.org or call 988-1234.

Hear young pianist Conrad Tao’s first orchestral recording, live with Santa Fe Pro Musica, celebrating Mozart, April 28 and 29 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. For more information, visit santafepromusica.com.

“The Scent of Uncertainty” draws together four writers with takes on signs, symbols and premonitions. This afternoon event — part poetry, part performance, part creative notification — shares the words and experiences of Tom Ireland, Lauren Camp, Hakim Bellamy and Veronica Golos. The event will be from 3-4 p.m. April 21 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Santa Fe, 107 W. Barcelona Road. Admission is free, donations are requested. For more information, call 982-9674.


Popejoy Hall presents “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” April 6-7. Tickets are on sale now at popejoypresents.com, unmtickets.com or by calling 877-664-8661.

The 7th Annual Chili Bowl Cook-off will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13 at the Santa Claran Special Events Center in Española. Contestants will vie for the chance to compete for prizes and trophies to be awarded to the winners. There will be a costume contest for children 10 and younger. Come as chile, onion, garlic, tomato, or anything to do with salsa. There will be five money prizes and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the San Martin de Porres Soup Kitchen mission. Tickets are $10 for adults and $3 for children 10 and younger. For more information and registration, send an email to sanmartinsk@yahoo.com or call 505-470-2208.

Grammy winner and worship leader Chris Tomlin brings his “Burning Lights Tour” to Santa Ana Star Center at 7:30 p.m. May 3. Tomlin will be joined by Kari Jobe, whose latest album, “Where I Find You,” debuted at number one on the Billboard Christian Album Charts. Tickets, $20-$36.50 are available at comcasttix.com or 888-694-4849.

Albuquerque Blues and Brews, 2 p.m. May 4, Isleta Amphitheater, Albuquerque. Tickets, $45, are available at livenation.com.

The Taos Lilac Festival will be May 17-19 at various locations around Taos. Festivalgoers can meet and mingle with more than 40 artisans and crafts people as they display work ranging from ceramics, fiber, wood, leather and meal work to jewelry and art pieces around Taos Plaza. Specialty food vendors and Lilac Festival merchandise will be available.