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Off The Hill 05-08-14

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Art exhibits
Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition: “A Day in the Life: Works by Holly Roberts.” The opening exhibition will be 5-7 p.m. May 30. Show runs until June 21.

“Collages and Bone,” the works of Robert Dean Stockwell. Opening reception from 5-7 p.m. May 31 at The Grand Bohemian Gallery at El Monte Sagrado Resort in Taos. Free.
Art tours
Santa Fe Studio Tour 2014 is a free, self-guided tour open to the public that meanders throughout Santa Fe featuring more than 30 open studios and the work of 60 Santa Fe artists. Many artists give demonstrations of their craft and share techniques and philosophies with visitors. The tour begins with a preview party and group show from all participating artists, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 27. Then all participating artists open their creative sanctuaries to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28 and June 29. The public can explore the studios of jewelers, painters, sculptors and ceramists.

The 17th Annual Placitas Studio Tour. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 10-11. Ceramics, woodworking, photography, glass art, jewellery, painted silk, metal work, painting, pastels, sculpture, mixed media (including found and up-cycled objects) and more. Take I-25 to Placitas Exit 242 and follow the yellow signs. Brochures and maps will be available at all studio sites. Free. Download map at placitasstudiotour.com.

New Mexico’s largest studio tour, in Eldorado at Santa Fe, showcases 90 professional artists and artisans. The exhibited work includes painting, ceramics and clay sculpture, drawing, glass, jewelry, photography, and printmaking. Also included are woodworking, digital images, fiber and wearable art, mixed media and recycled art. Each participating artist donates a percentage of his or her sales from the tour to support selected programs in the community. Artists’ reception: 5-7 p.m. May 16 at the Preview Gallery. Open to the public. Preview Gallery noon to 6 p.m., through May 16, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 17 -18, tour hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 17-18. Preview gallery: LaTienda Exhibit Space, 7 Caliente Road, 670-1635, eldoradostudiotour.org.
Auditions
Auditions Adobe Theater’s production of “Member of the Wedding” by Carson McCullers. By appointment only 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 28 at The Adobe Theater in Albuquerque. Performance dates are Oct. 24 to Nov. 16. Cold readings from the script. For copies of the script and to schedule an appointment contact Donna Barra at dmb0857@aol.com.  
Comedy
Jim Gaffigan. 8 p.m. May 30 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.
Concerts
Morrissey with Kristeen Young. 8 p.m. May 14 at the Sunshine Theater in Albuquerque. $45. Ages 13 and up. Get tickets at sunshinetheaterlive.com.

Stephen Marley. 7 p.m. May 20 at the Sunshine Theater in Albuquerque. $27.50. Ages 13 and up. Get tickets at sunshinetheaterlive.com.

Journey and Steve Miller Band. 6:45 p.m. May 20 at Isleta Amphitheater, 5601 University Blvd. in Albuquerque. Visit tickets.com for ticket information and cost.

Trey Songz. 8 p.m. May 23 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.

One Republic and The Script. 7 p.m. May 31 at Isleta Amphitheater, 5601 University Blvd. in Albuquerque. Visit tickets.com for ticket information and cost.

Backstreet Boys and Avril Lavigne. 7 p.m. June 2 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. livenation.com for ticket information and cost.

James Taylor. 8 p.m. June 11 at Sandia Resort and Casino Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

Vans Warped Tour. 11 a.m. June 17 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. Visit livenation.com for ticket information and cost.

Lady Antebellum. 8 p.m. June 19 at Sandia Resort and Casino Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

Merle Haggard. 8 p.m. June 26 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band. 8 p.m. July 9 at Sandia Resort and Casino Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. 1 p.m. July 12 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerqu. Lineup is Texas Hippie Coalition, Islander, WRETCHED, Emmure, Body Count, Ill Niño, Upon A Burning Body, Asking Alexandria, Miss May I, King 810, Veil Of Mayam, Suicide Silence, Trivium, Cannibal Corpse, Korn, Darkest Hour, Avenged Sevenfold and Erimha. Tickets available at livenation.com.

Motley Crue with Alice Cooper. July 17 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. Visit livenation.com for ticket information and cost.

Boston with special guest Cheap Trick: Heaven on Earth Tour. 7 p.m. July 22 at Sandia Resort and Casino Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

Summer Sessions 2014: Slightly Stoopid, Cypress Hill, Stephen Marley. July 23 at Isleta Amphitheater.

Tim McGraw with Kip Moore. 7 p.m. July 27 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. Visit vividseats.com for tickets.

Monumentour Tour: Fall Out Boy and Paramore. 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque.

Under The Sun Tour with Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler and Smash Mouth. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.

Yes. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.

Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden. 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque.

Huey Lewis and The News. 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.

Alabama: All American Tour. 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at Sandia Resort and Casino Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

2014 Country Megaticket. Featuring Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, Neal McCoy, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr. Dates and times TBA at the Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque.
Exhibits
Origami In the Garden with sculptor Kevin Box. Until 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 through May 24.

“Things of Nature” by Will Wilson. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. May 10 in the Case Trading Post at Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian.

“Santa Fe in Bloom” is an exhibition of botanical art by Carole Aine Langrall, Richard Solomon and Brian Arthur. The show will run through May 11.
Festivals
Second Annual Taos Lilac Festival May 16–18 in Taos. Event includes pet blessings, vintage auto show and crafts fair. For more information, visit taoslilacfestival.com or contact Thom Wheeler at thom@thomwheeler.com or 575-758-8870.

Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 22-24 at the Manuel Lujan Jr. Complex on the New Mexico Fairgrounds. The promoters of the event, the Rusty Barn Promotion Group (Rusty Barn) bring their widely successful event to the Albuquerque area. The Festival features every brand of sewing, quilting, long arm and embroidery machines. Tools, notions, supplies, kits and videos can also be found all under one big roof.  $5 per car. $10 admission 50 percent off if attending all three days. Coupons available on the website quiltcraftsew.com.

¡Viva la Cultura! An Historic Cultural Festival! Organized by the Spanish Colonial Arts Society. July 22-27 at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art and on the Historic Santa Fe Plaza. 2-6 p.m. Family Day at the museum. ¡Viva la Familia!, July 22: Storytelling, music, flamenco dancers, children’s recipes and bouncy house and face painting. Artists include youth artists from Spanish Market, mini workshops and display. La Sociedad Folklórica — period costumes and fashion show. Members are free, nonmembers $5 per person, $15 per family.
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.

“Tapia.” Documentary about late New Mexico boxer Johnny Tapia. 6 p.m. June 5 at Kimo Theater in Albuquerque. $10.

The 7th Annual Santa Fe Renaissance Fair. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 20-21 at El Rancho de las Golondrinas. Featuring Medieval combat, Clan Tynker, Queen Isabella, belly dancers, food vendors, kids’ games, beer and mead, costume contests and more than stages with continuous entertainment. $10 adults, $8 seniors and teens, children under 12 admitted free.
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
Hunter Kirkland Contemporary Gallery features new work by Peter Burega. Ongoing. 200-B Canyon Road in Santa Fe. For more information call 984-2111, or visit hunterkirklandcontemporary.com.

Betsy Williams: “Nature and Ceramics,” 5 to 8:30 p.m. Weyrich Gallery, 2935D Louisana Blvd., NE in Albuquerque. Open to the public. Show closes May 30.

Richard Tuschman — Hopper Meditations. Inaugural exhibition and grand opening of new space located at 541 S. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe. Opening and artist reception, from 5-7 p.m. June 6. Exhibition runs through July 19.

“Golden Paths,” a series of 50 original acrylic and gold-leaf paintings on canvas by Edwina Milner. June 12 to July 7 at New Concept Gallery, 610 Canyon Road in Santa Fe. Opening reception: 5-7 p.m. June 20. For more information call Ann Hosfeld, 795-7570, or visit newconceptgallery.com. Free and open to the public.

Walter W. Nelson: The Black Place, Earth Paintings. Through June 20 at Café Pasqual’s Gallery.
Lecture
“Perspectives and Meanings Turquoise from Prehistory to the Present: A Lecture Series,” “Prehistoric.” The first lecture of a five-part series in conjunction with the exhibition Turquoise, Water, Sky: The Stone and Its Meaning. Free with museum admission. 2-4 p.m. May 18 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.
Miscellaneous
The Thunder From Down Under. 7 p.m. May 11 at Santa Ana Star Casino. Australia’s all-male revue.

New Mexico PBS 55th anniversary celebration featuring the Cat in the Hat. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 17 at 1634 University Blvd NE (Just North of Indian School) in Albuquerque.

“Let’s Take A Look - Curators Look at Your Treasures.” Curators from The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and The Laboratory of Anthropology are in the lobby of MIAC to look at your treasures. They will attempt to identify and explain any artifact or historic object presented to them. The event is free and open to the public. Federal and State regulations prohibit the curators from appraising any artifact. Noon to 2 p.m. May 21 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.
Museums
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” at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. 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.

Taos Art Museum at Fechin House: Through Sept. 21 — Intimate and International: The Art of Nicolai Fechin; taosartmuseum.org. The exhibit highlights the contrast between the worldwide experience of the artist and the personal character of his art — whether the loving, gestural portrayals of his sitters, still lifes and landscapes, or the exquisite home he handcrafted for his small family in Taos. Visit taosartmuseum.org/events.html.

Millicent Rogers Museum: May 16-18 — Jicarilla Apache Artists Show and Sale; millicentrogers.org. Historically, the Jicarilla Apache brought their wares to Taos Pueblo to trade or sell. Visit the museum during these three days and buy directly from the artists. Come share and celebrate the arts and cultures of the proud Jicarilla Apache people. millicentrogers.org/index.php/calendar-news/event-calendar/11-jicarilla-apache-artist-show-sale/event_details.