Off the Hill 05-22-14

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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 pleased to announce 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.” 5-7 p.m. opening reception. 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. 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. 


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. 


Author and artist Paulette Frankl will read from her memoir “Marcel & Me, A Memoir of Love, Lust and Illusion.” 3 p.m. June 1 at Rising Moon Gallery, located on Hwy. 84 across from Bode’s General Store in the center of Abiquiú near the historic Abiquiú Pueblo and the Georgia O’Keeffe home. A discussion and booksigning will follow.  Light refreshments will be served.  Free and open to the public. 


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


Trey Songz. 8 p.m. Friday 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 Albuquerque. Lineup includes 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. 


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 Saturday. 


“Wilderness Untamed”, photographs, sculpture and drawings by Bill Heckel. The show will run through June 6.


Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday 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. 


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. Saturday and Sunday 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. 


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.


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. 


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


“Turquoise, Water, Sky: The Stone and Its Meaning” at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. People in the Southwest have used turquoise for jewelry and ceremonial purposes and traded valuable stones both within and outside the region for over a thousand years. 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.


“Painting the Divine: Images of Mary in the New World.” June 29, 2014 to March 29, 2015. Opening event, 1–4 p.m., June 29. Watch a demonstration by art conservator Cynthia Lawrence. Listen to Spanish classical guitar performed by AnnaMaria Cardinalli. Craft traditional ramilletes (paper flowers) to take home. Refreshments courtesy of the Women’s Board of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. At the Herzstein Gallery, New Mexico History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave. in Santa Fe. Free with admission to museum. Free to New Mexico residents on Sundays, children 16 and under free daily. For more information visit nmhistorymuseum.org. 


The New Mexico History Museum resumes a schedule of offering Free Friday Nights, 5–8 p.m., every week through October. A Free First Friday Curator Talk. Photo Archivist Daniel Kosharek, co-curator of the new exhibit Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography, leads a casual walk through the gallery, 6 p.m. 


The Harwood Museum of Art in Taos will exhibit 121 works donated by Gus Foster, an avid art collector and Museum supporter, through Sept. 7. 


Kiowa artist Keri Ataumbi at Case Trading Post. Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 704 Camino Lejo, Museum Hill in Santa Fe. Ongoing. Free admission during museum hours. Donations appreciated. 


“Work in Progress: Folk Artists on Immigration,” at the International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe. Show runs in conjunction with the 11th Annual International Folk Art Market in July. 


Save the date!  FUZE.SW returns — Sept. 12, 13 and 14. This year the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture joins with the Museum of International Folk Art adding the Native American voice to discuss, taste and share the outstanding food, folklore and culture that make New Mexico cuisine.  


 “Leading by Being: Exploring a New Vision of Leadership,” a conversation with Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker, Dr. Chung Hyun Kyung, and Aaron Stern. 7-9 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco Street in Santa Fe. $35 per person. 988-1234.


Geist Cabaret. 6-9 p.m. at Pranzo Italian Grill in Santa Fe. $2 cover. Friday: David Geist. Saturday: David Geist and Julie Trujillo. May 30: John Rangel. May 31: David Geist. For reservations call 984-2645.


Austin Piazzolla Quintet. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second Street in Santa Fe. $20. 


Kellie Ann, from Albuquerque, is an up-and-coming country singer who combines original country music and rock influences. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mineshaft Tavern in 2846 Hwy.14 in Madrid. 


Anthony Leon and the Chain. 7 p.m. June 11 at Duel Brewing Co & Tap Room, 1228 Parkway Drive Unit D (off of Rufina St) and in Santa Fe.


Ingrid Laubrock and Tom Rainey. 8 p.m. May 29 at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second Street. $20. 


Taos Chamber Music Group presents “Spring Serenade,” 5 p.m. May 31, June 1 at the  home of Sally Guenther in Des Montes in Taos. Tickets $20; advance sales only. Directions provided with purchase of ticket. More information at taoschambermusicgroup.org.


Richie Stearns and Rosie Newton. 8 p.m. June 12 at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second Street. $20. 


Southwest Roots of Music presents Carrie Rodriguez. 7 p.m. June 14 at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second St. in Santa Fe. $25 advance, $29 door. 


Classic country singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey. 7:30 p.m. June 21 at James A. Little Theater, 1060 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe. $59 VIP, $29 general admission. 


Little Tybee. 8 p.m. July 7 at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second Street. $20.


Desert Chorale’s performance of Mozart’s “Requiem,” featuring Susan Graham, in collaboration with the Santa Fe Symphony, on Aug. 7, 9 and 10 in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Tickets are available now for the 2014 Summer Festival, July 10-Aug. 17.


Singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at Outpost Performance Space, 210 Yale SE in Albuquerque. $22 advance, $25 door, general admission. For information on upcoming performances and on SouthwestRoots Music, tap into SouthwestRootsMusic.org.   



An Operatic Trilogy for Families. Three original short operas conceived and composed to introduce young people to the music and language that make up the intriguing world of opera will be on stage in Gaddes Hall this summer. All three will be performed on a rotating basis. “Written in the Stars,” 6 p.m. May 31. “True North,” 7 p.m. “Avastar,” 2 p.m. June 1. “True North,” 3 p.m. June 7. “Written in the Stars,” 6 p.m. “True North,” 7 p.m. June 7. “Avastar,” 2 p.m. “True North,” 3 p.m. June 8. The operas will be fully staged and accompanied by piano. $10 available at the Opera Box Office at 986-5900 or toll free, 800-280-4654.  


Young Voices at the Santa Fe Opera. Young Voices Recital. 3 p.m. May 25 at Gaddes Hall at The Santa Fe Opera, 301 Opera Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87506. Free. Call 986-5996 to reserve tickets. 


Española Valley Opera Guild and Black Mesa Winery presents the Second Annual Opera, Wine and Cheese. 4-7 p.m. May 31 at the Mision y Convento on the Española Plaza. Featuring a performance by Española’s own, Carlos Archuleta with Christina Martos and accompanied by renowned pianist, John Rangel. There will also be music, fine wine, hors d’oeuvres and homemade desserts and a raffle. $10 adults, $5 under 21. Guild members $5. For more information, contact Lara Fitzgerald, lara@blackmesabnb.com, 583-2545, or guildsofsfo.org. 


Music from Angel Fire announces photographer Lenny Foster as the 2014 Poster Artist. His work, Otoñal, will be featured during Summer Festival, Aug. 15‐31. For more information about the 2014 Summer Festival, call 888‐377‐3300 or visit musicfromangelfire.org. 


Opening exhibition of “Road to Nowhere: Southwest Sojourns,” 5-7 p.m. May 30 at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design-Marion Center for Photographic Arts, 1600 St Michaels Drive in Santa Fe. The exhibition includes work by local CENTER alumni and members and was curated by Mary Anne Redding, chair of the Photography Department at the Marion Center for Photographic Arts. Work will be on display from Alan Pearlman, Carola Clift, Dolores Smart, Jamey Stillings, Jennifer Schlesinger Hanson, Jo Antreasian, John Healey, Jonathan Blaustein, Joseph Fammartino, Lisa Blair, Martin Stupich, Pat Galagan, Patti Levey, Philip Metcalf, Steve Bromberg and Susan Ressler. Refreshments will be served.


 “Wisdom Sharing—A Deepening Retreat,” with Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker and Dr. Chung Hyun Kyung. Oct. 13-16, departure on Oct. 17. The workshop is set in a beautiful and rustic environment. Campsites are nestled in a canyon surrounded by red rocks. Participants should come with hiking boots and walking shoes. For more information call Evelyn at 685-1001, or Angela at 685-1002. To register: 877-804-4678 x4152, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Ghost Ranch Registrar, HC77 Box 11, Abiquiu, NM 87510; or by email to: registrar@GhostRanch.org. $455–$680. All-inclusive packages include tuition, lodging and meals for four nights. Day passes are available for $125. The campground has facilities for tent camping. Scholarships are also available. Shuttles will be available to and from Santa Fe on Sunday and Monday: $25 per person. Return shuttle to Santa Fe will be available on the Friday morning departing 10 a.m.: $25 per person.



Wize Latina Productions presents “The Sad Room,” a new original play by Patricia Crespín. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. May 25 at Teatro Paraguas 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe. Tickets are $12, $10 seniors, $8 students. For information and reservations, call 424-1601 or visit; teatroparaguas.org.  


“Gertrude Stein and a Companion,” by Win Wells. A staged reading by Judith Kendall and Judith Rane. 2 p.m. June 1 at Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe. Free, donations appreciated. 


“Memphis.” June 5-8 at Popejoy Hall. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the UNM Ticket Offices and select area Albertsons locations, or online at popejoypresents.com or unmtickets.com. To charge by phone, call 877-664-8661 or 505-925-5858. Group orders for 10 or more may be placed by calling 505-344-1779.


The Sound of Music. June 6-15. 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday. 2 p.m. Sunday at the Greer Garson Theater on the University of Art and Design Campus, Santa Fe. Online advance ticket purchase $12 students, $17 Adults. $20 at the door. Call 946-0488 or musicaltheatreworks.net.


Santa Fe Art Institute presents the 2014 Design Workshop. June 9 to July 17. Apply now.