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Off The Hill 04-11-13

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Art openings
Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition and paintings by Michael Freitas Wood, titled, “Presentiment.” The exhibit will be through April 29 at 435 S. Guadalupe St.

The NSMA Senior Visual Arts Exhibition opens Friday, April 26, from 5-7 p.m. and runs through May 11. Red Dot Gallery is located at 826 Canyon Rd., Santa Fe. Red Dot is open Saturday and Wednesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday from noon to 5 pm. The gallery is closed Monday and Tuesday.
Comedy
Bill Cosby performs at the Route 66 Legends Theater at 8 p.m. May 3. Tickets, $35-$75, are available at holdmyticket.com.
Concerts
Baroque concert by Folie A Deux, 2-4 p.m., April 20. Mary Ann Shore, Baroque oboe and recorder and Susan Partridge Patrick, harpsichord. Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Art.

The Albuquerque Baroque Players will have at 7:30 p.m., Saturday April 27 at the Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 4800 Indian School Road, NE in Albuquerque; and at 3 p.m. Sunday April 28 at the Historic San Isidro Church in Corrales.

Serenata of Santa Fe presents chamber music entitled “Gate Into Infinity.” on Sunday, May 5, 6 p.m. at St. John’s College, Jr. Commons Room. Featured performances by Robert Schumann, Somei Satoh and Heirtor Villa-Lobos; with Guillermo Figueroa, violin; Sally Guenther, cello; Pamela Epple, oboe; Jeff Sussman, percussion and Debra Ayers, piano. Reception to follow. Tickets available online at serenataofsantafe.org and at the Lensic Box Office, 988-1234. Tickets also available at the door. $25 general public; $20 seniors; $10 youth; $5 students, $1 children under 6. For more information call 989-7988.

The Kingston Trio will perform at Popejoy Hall at 3 p.m. Sunday. 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.

James McCartney at the KTAOS Solar Center in Taos at 8:30 p.m. April 24.

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon and Amon Amarth on the main stage. Isleta Amphitheatre, 5601 University Blvd., SE. Tickets are $33.50 to $79.
Dance
The next two weekends will feature “Holly’s Follies: A Tribute to Gershwin” at the Toolshed in Dixon. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in April and at 2 p.m. Sundays. For reservations or more information call 505-579-9012.

Appalachian flat-footing workshop with dancer Nic Gareiss. 1-2:30 p.m., Belisama Dance Studios, 901 San Mateo Road, Suite X in Santa Fe. Flat-footing is a solo freestyle form of American dance originating in the Appalachian mountains, with connections to Western European, Native American and West African dance. Tickets are $20 in advance $25 at the door. For more information and to register, call Adrienne Bellis at 505-670-2152.
Exhibits
“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.
Festivals
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. For more information, contact The Border Book Festival, 314 S. Tornillos, Las Cruces. For more information, call 575-523-3988 or visit borderbookfestival.org.

The first annual Taos Lilac Festival. The three-day event is May 17-19. The inaugural Grand Festival Weekend includes a pet parade and costume contest, live music and dancing, children’s carousel, food and crafts vendors, and many family-friendly events. For more information on events and times, call John Hamilton at 575-751-7722, or visit
taoslilacfestival.com.
Film
Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival Remembers “The Forgotten Refugees,” April 14 at 4 p.m. at CCA. The Forgotten Refugees screens at 4 p.m., at CCA, 1050 Old Pecos Trail. Advance purchase tickets are $10, otherwise $12 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to www.SantaFeJFF.org or call 216-0672. Advance purchase is recommended.
Fundraisers
Bike MS: Pedal los Pueblos will kick off at 7 a.m., presented by Sam’s Club. August 24-25 at the Cities of Gold Hotel and Casino; Pojoaque, N.M. Fundraiser to support MS research and programs and services that directly impact individuals and families living with the disease. Maggie Schold, 505-243-2792, Maggie.Schold@nmss.org;
bikeMSnewmexico.org.
Galleries
“Mixed Influences” Solo Exhibit of Marcia Truell Newren Kilnworked Glass Artist. First Friday Citywide Event. Artist reception Friday, May 3, 5-8:30 p.m. Artist talk, Saturday, May 4, 1-2 p.m. Open to the public. Until May 31.
Miscellaneous
“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.

Many Mothers Announces its 2013 Fundraising Event: Celebrate Wisdom of Many Mothers. Friday, May 3, 4-6:30 p.m. The event will include a silent auction and appetizer/wine reception, followed by a lively panel discussion with guests, Valerie Plame Wilson, as moderator, Guadalupe Goler, Christine McHorse, Peggy O’Mara and Anne Goodwin Sides. Many Mothers is a volunteer, community-based 501(c)(3) organization—is the 21st century. Tickets are $40 per person. For more information about the event, to purchase tickets, or to donate online, please visit manymothers.org or call 983-5984.

The Santa Fe Women’s Connection is hosting their April luncheon meeting at noon on Tuesday, April 16, at the Doubletree by Hilton, 4048 Cerrillos Road. “Value in a Throw-Away World — The Cents and Sensibility of Thrifting” is the feature for the luncheon. Speaker Lucretia Adams will share “A New Perspective — Embracing our Fears.” Complimentary childcare is available by reservation— call Donna at 466-2605. The cost of the luncheon is $16. For reservations call 466-2949 or 473-7938.
Performances
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.
Opera
Press conference to announce to 2014 Summer Festival Season. 11 a.m., April 24 at The Lounge at the Santa Fe Opera. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call 986-5909.
Performances
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.
Singing
Moon River & Me. Ken Brown sings the Andy Williams Songbook, with the Bert Dalton Trio. April 28 and 29 at 6 p.m. La Casa Sena Cantina, 125 E. Palace Ave. in Santa Fe. Tickets are $25. For reservations please call 988-9232.