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Off The Hill 05-15-14

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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. 

 

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art is announces an exhibition: “Complications:” Works by Matthew Szösz and “Byways:” Works by Damian Stamer.  The exhibition will be from 5-7 p.m. June 27 through July 19.  The opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. June 27.

 

The exhibition will be from 5-7 p.m. June 13 through July 19.  The opening reception will be 5-7 p.m. June 13. ZBCA will be hosting an interactive panel discussion “The Art of Technology: A New Era in Creativity,” featuring Jeffrey Inscho, Digital Media Manager for The Carnegie Museum of Art, Joshua Jeffrey, manager of Digital Engagement for The Andy Warhol Museum, Andrew Swenson, professor of Aesthetics at Carnegie Mellon University and Sandy Kessler Kaminski, Award Winning interactive artist. The panel will be moderated by Kim Chestney Harvey, founding director of the Art + Technology Initiative and Creative Technology Network of Carnegie Mellon University and the Pittsburgh Technology Council. The panel discussion will be 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 14.  The event is free and open to the public.

 

Jennifer J.L. Jones: “Invisible Thread.” Show runs through June 8 at Hunter Kirland Contemporary
in Santa Fe.

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. 

 

New Mexico’s largest studio tour, in Eldorado at Santa Fe, showcases 90 professional artists and artisans. Artists’ reception: 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Preview Gallery. Open to the public. Preview Gallery noon to 6 p.m., through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Saturday and Sunday, tour hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.  

 

Auditions for Adobe Theater’s production, “Dames at Sea: A Musical Comedy.” 1-5 p.m. June 7. Vocal and movement auditions. Prepare a song no longer than 16 bars, no longer than 75 seconds. Bring sheet music in your key. (An accompanist will be provided – no a capella, please.) Wear tap shoes if possible. Callbacks are June 8. Cold readings will be 7-10 p.m. 

Comedy 

Jim Gaffigan. 8 p.m. May 30 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.

Concerts

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. 

 

“Wilderness Untamed”, photographs, sculpture and drawings by Bill Heckel.  The exhibition will open Friday with an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. The show will run through June 6.

Festivals

Second Annual Taos Lilac Festival Friday through Sunday 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. For more events at the museum, call 982-2666 or visit spanishcolonial.org. 

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. 

 

The Santa Fe Fiber Arts Festival. May 24-25 at El Rancho de las Golondrinas. Admission is $8 adults, $6 seniors 62 and over and teens, children under 12 free. For more information visit golondrinas.org. 

 

“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 and at the Afterimage Gallery through June 14. 

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. S at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. 

Meetings

The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico presents a free talk,”Why Cactus Garden” by John Obie Oberhausen. 6:30 p.m. May 21 at Christ Lutheran Church, 1701 Arroyo Chamiso in Santa Fe. Obie will discuss cactus types that can grow in our area, show examples of various cactus gardens. Learn how to propagate, plant and grow some of the more than 85 varieties of cactus that can live in the local environment. Free and open to the public. For more information email tom@thomasantonio.org or call 690-5105. 

 

Mental Health Crisis Preparedness — Santa Fe mayor and NAMI Santa Fe team up with first responders for public informational meeting. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Santa Fe affiliate invites the community to join Mayor Javier Gonzales and a panel of first responders who will be speaking about the department’s policies and procedures of responding to behavioral health calls. The discussion will be 7-9 p.m. May 21, at the Santa Fe Women’s Club, 1616 Old Pecos Trail. For more information visit namisantafe.org or call 466-1668.

 Miscellaneous

New Mexico PBS 55th anniversary celebration featuring the Cat in the Hat. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday 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.

 

Remember the life and music of Greg Grissom, “Guys and Dolls.” 2 p.m. May 24 at Scottish Rite Temple, 463 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe.