Off The Hill 04-18-13

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Art exhibits
Again: Repetition, Obsession and Meditation. Opening reception, 3-5 p.m. April 20-June 16. Lannan Gallery. 309 Read Street. Gallery is open Saturday and Sundays, Noon to 5 p.m. or by appointment. For more information call 954-5149.

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.

The NSMA Senior Visual Arts Exhibition opens Friday, April 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. and runs through May 11. Red Dot Gallery is located at 826 Canyon Road, 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 p.m. The gallery is closed Monday and Tuesday.
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 Street, Santa Fe.
C.S. Merrill discusses and signs “Weekends with O’Keeffe.” 2-3:30 p.m., Saturday at Moby Dickens in Taos.

Jack Loeffler and Celestia Loeffler discuss and sign “Thinking like a Watershed,” at Moby Dickens Bookshop. 2-3:30 p.m., Saturday, May 4 in Taos.
Bill Cosby performs at the Route 66 Legends Theater at 8 p.m. May 3. Tickets, $35-$75, are available at holdmyticket.com.
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 perform 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.

The NMSA Choir announces their Spring Choir Concert, 7 p.m., Monday, April 22 at Christ Church of Santa Fe, featuring music ranging from classical to country, jazz to blues and musical theater. 1213 Don Gaspar Ave., Santa Fe. Tickets will be sold at the door: $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and full-time students. For more information, visit NMSchoolForTheArts.org.

Serenata of Santa Fe presents chamber music entitled “Gate Into Infinity.” 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 5 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 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. 8:30 p.m. April 24 in Taos.

EdgeFest 2013. 2 p.m. May 5. Isleta Amphitheatre, 5601 University Blvd., SE. Featuring The Killers, Cake, Bad Religion, Minus the Bear, Shiny Toy Guns, Youngblood Hawke, Middle Class Rut. Tickets are $25 to $80.

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. 1 p.m., July 6. Isleta Amphitheatre, 5601 University Blvd., SE. Featuring Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon and Amon Amarth on the main stage. Tickets are $33.50-$79.

Concordia Santa Fe presents first chamber concert of the season. “Four Irish Songs” by Havelock Nelson and “Auf dem Strom” by Franz Schubert, both scored for soprano voice, horn, and piano, will open the program, followed by Jerome Sorcsek’s “Nightcap Variations” for flute, clarinet, trumpet and horn. Following a brief intermission, “Little Threepenny Music,” Kurt Weill’s suite for wind ensemble adapted from his own “The Threepenny Opera,” will conclude the concert. 2 p.m., April 21, St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art, 107 Palace Ave. Admission is free, donations accepted at the door.

Taos Chamber Music Group’s 20th Anniversary Celebration, featuring “From the Land with Robert Mirabel.” 5-7:30 p.m., Sunday, April 28. Tickets are now available at the Harwood Museum in Taos. Tickets $20 in advance; ($16 for Alliance members at the museum only); $12 for children under 16; $22 at the door (cash or check only).
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 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.

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 670-2152.
“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 on sale now. For more information, contact The Border Book Festival, 314 S. Tornillos, Las Cruces. For more information, call 575-523-3988 or visit borderbookfestival.org.
“Mixed Influences” Solo Exhibit of Marcia Truell Newren Kilnworked Glass Artist. First Friday Citywide Event. Artist reception 5-8:30 a.m., Friday, May 3, Artist talk, Saturday, May 4, 1-2 p.m. Open to the public. Until May 31.

Bison & Beeswax”, will open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday May 11, 2013, 1036 Canyon Road, Santa Fe. The opening will be in conjunction with the annual Canyon Road Arts Day Festival. The show remains on display until June 26 by appointment only. For more information, call 888-765-3332. Learn more about the artist and see examples of her work at MarilynAngelWynn.com.
Many Mothers Announces its 2013 Fundraising Event: Celebrate Wisdom of Many Mothers. 4-6:30 p.m., Friday, May 3. 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.

Pride and Equality presents a night for GLBT singles. Live performances and the hottest music to dance the night away. “Singles Auction” to benefit N’MPower Albuquerque, a nontraditional HIV education and prevention program. The night will be hosted by comedian, writer and Celebrity Ambassador of Great Face and Body, Lucas Corvatta. Light Appetizers will be served
and a cash bar will be available. 7 p.m., April 27. Hotel Andaluz, 125 2nd Street NW, The Casablanca Room.
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.
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.
“Bison and Beeswax” by Marilyn Angel Wynn. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 11. Wynn will demonstrate her technique of applying a mixture of beeswax and resin, known as encaustic over her photos. Work will be on display until June 26, by appointment only. 1036 Canyon Road. For more information call 888-765-3332 or to see samples of Wynn’s work got to MarilynAngelWynn.com.
The Las Cruces High School Class of 1983 will be holding its 30th Reunion June 28, 29 and 30. For more information and to RSVP, visit lchs1983reunion.com.
Moon River & Me. Ken Brown sings the Andy Williams Songbook, with the Bert Dalton Trio. 6 p.m., April 28 and 29 at La Casa Sena Cantina, 125 E. Palace Ave., in Santa Fe. Tickets are $25. For reservations please call 988-9232.
The Gallup Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial Association is now actively encouraging artists in the fields of jewelry, pottery, baskets, carving, fiber arts, sculpture and painting to submit their work. Winners will be presented on August 7.

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival 2013 entries will be accepted for the regular entry deadline until May 1. Entry Fees are $60 for feature films and $45 for shorts. Late deadline is July 1, and the final entry deadline is August 1. The festival is schedule for October 16-20.
“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.

Friends of Coronado State Monument is hosting the lecture series: The History and Preservation of the Ma-Pe-Wi Kiva Frescoes at Kuaua,1934 to Present. 2 p.m., April 21, Coronado State Monument, 485 Kuaua Road, Bernalillo, NM. 1.5 miles west of the I-25 exit 242, off Hwy 550. Cost: $5 for Adults; Students and members of the Friends of Coronado. Free event and refreshments will be served.