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Off The Hill 06-05-14

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Art exhibits
Local Color: Judy Chicago in New Mexico 1984-2014 opens at the New Mexico Museum of Art and runs through Oct. 12. Public reception. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. Hosted by the Women’s Board of the Museum of New Mexico. Free and open to the public.

“Imprints of Home, Works on Paper,” is a group show featuring art prints, and poems by 12 artists. First Friday artist reception 5-8:30 p.m. Friday at the Weyrich Gallery in Albuquerque. Other artists’ receptions are 3-6 p.m. July 5 and July 19. Show closes July 25.

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

A special guest exhibition, “Golden Paths,” acrylic and gold leaf paintings by Edwina Milner, will be on exhibit June 12 to July 7 at the New Concept Gallery. The reception is from 5-7 p.m. June 20 and is open to the public.

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art 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.
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.
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. Saturday. 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.) Wear tap shoes if possible. Callbacks are June 8. Cold readings will be 7-10 p.m.
Ballet
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. 8 p.m. July 11-12. Encore 8 p.m. Aug. 30. Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. For tickets visit aspensantafeballet.com.
Comedy
Lewis Black. 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.
Concerts
James Taylor. 8 p.m. June 11 at Sandia Resort and Casino Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

R&B Summer Jam featuring artists from the 1990s and 2000s. 7 p.m. June 14 at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. For tickets visit santaanastarcenter.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.

Collective Soul with Dishwalla. 8 p.m. June 28 at Isleta Resort and casino. Tickets $35-$35. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.

Ted Nugent. 8 p.m. July 4 at Camel Rock Casino. Must be 21 to attend. Tickets available at camelrockcasino.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.

Steely Dan. 7:30 p.m. July 16 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit holdmyticket.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.
Dance
Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe. 8 p.m., July 18, 27, Aug. 3, 9 at the Lensic Performing Center. For tickets visit aspensantafeballet.com.
Exhibits
“Wilderness Untamed,” photographs, sculpture and drawings by Bill Heckel. The show runs through Friday.
Festivals
¡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.

“Tapia.” Documentary about late New Mexico boxer Johnny Tapia. 6 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Friday 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
June reception and exhibitions at Johnsons of Madrid Galleries. Show runs through June 30. For more information at djofm@yahoo.com.

Richard Tuschman — Hopper Meditations. Inaugural exhibition and grand opening of new space located at 541 S. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe. Exhibition runs through July 19.

“Golden Paths,” a series of 50 original acrylic and gold-leaf paintings on canvas by Edwina Milner. Through 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.
Kids
Disney Jr. Live: Pirate and Princess Adventure. 1 and 4 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Santa Ana Star Center. For tickets visit santanastarcenter.com.
Miscellaneous
“Spring Fling” Quilt Raffle. Quilt made by members of Quilters of the Valley. Drawing is July 26. Tickets available at the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center and from any member of Quilters of the Valley. One for $6, two for $10, five $20. For more information and further details contact 505-747-3577 or info@evfac.org.
Museums
“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. Show 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.

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.
Music
Geist Cabaret. 6-9 p.m. at Pranzo Italian Grill in Santa Fe. $2 cover. Friday: Ron Newman. Saturday: David Geist. June 13: David Geist. June 14: David Geist and Julie Trujillo. June 20: David Geist. June 21: David Geist and Leslie Livingston. June 27: David Geist, second set special appearance from cast of “Follies” by Santa Fe Rep. June 28: David Geist and Julie Trujillo. For reservations call 984-2645.

Timothy Hill. 8 p.m. Friday at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second Street. $15.

Santa Fe Community Orchestra Concert. 2:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art. Santa Fe Community Orchestra’s season finale featuring Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition,” Enesco’s “Legende” with Javian Brabham, trumpet; Milaud’s “Scaramouche” with Drew Lefkowith, saxophone and Hindemith’s “Symphonic Metamorphosis.” For more information email Jim Knudson, knudson@cybermesa.com.

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.

TGIF eSSO Santa Fe Eternal Summer String Orchestra. Music: Barber, Mozart, Vivaldi and Stamitz. 5:30-6 p.m. June 27 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

TGIF Jonathan Schakel, organ. 5:30-6 p.m. June 27 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

TGIF Kevin Ayesh, piano with the music of Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Brahms and Chopin. 5:30 to 6 p.m. Friday at the First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information, call 982-8544, ext. 16.

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.
Opera
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. “True North,” 3 p.m. Saturday. “Written in the Stars,” 6 p.m. “True North,” 7 p.m. Saturday. “Avastar,” 2 p.m. “True North,” 3 p.m. Sunday. 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.
Outdoors
Weekly Disc Golf Doubles. 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 11. Cost is $5 per person. There is no registration required — show up about 10 minutes before tee time.

Free Fly Fishing Instruction Class. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays through Aug. 30. These hands-on lessons cover fly fishing fundamentals and will be taught by Solitary Angler guides. Students will learn the skills they need in order to handle their fly rod and casting techniques. Meet at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort’s fishing pond. Advanced reservations are preferred. Call 1-800-587-2240 to secure a spot. Fly fishing rods are available at no charge, but advanced reservations are required. For more details and classes visit SipapuNM.com.
Photography
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.

Marc and Janine Brodine, of Washington state will have an exhibit of woodblock prints and photographic abstracts from Friday through June 19 at the Jemez Artisan Co-op Gallery. An Artist Reception will be from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the gallery.

Family Heirloom Photographs; A workshop on identifying family photos, negatives and digital images with archivists Diane Bird and Kate Ruiz Navarro. $25 materials. 9 a.m. to noon June 9 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.
Theater
“Les Miserables.” Through June 15 at the Albuquerque Little Theater, 224 San Pasquale Ave SW. Tickets $24, $21 seniors $18 students $12 children 12 and under.

“Memphis.” through Sunday 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. Through June 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.
Workshops
Santa Fe Art Institute presents the 2014 Design Workshop. June 9 to July 17. Apply now.

Watercolor Fun Workshop. June 9-13. Taught by professional watercolor artist Lynn McLain, the studio for the classes is located in the lodge at Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort. All instruction takes place at Sipapu, and students also explore some of the best restaurants and art galleries in the area. Cost for the five-day workshop is $350. This includes tuition and instruction. Students are responsible for their own lodging, food and supplies (a supply list is provided upon registration). For more information, contact Lynn McLain at lynn@lynnmclain.com or 575-587-1625.

Arts Alive! Hands-on Pottery Workshop. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 10 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. Free for all ages: children must be with an adult. Museum admission is free for participants. Contact Joyce Begay-Foss, 476-1272.

Arts Alive! Free, Hands-on Native Music Workshop. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. Free for all ages: children must be with an adult. Museum admission is free for participants. Contact Joyce Begay-Foss, 476-1272.

Arts Alive! Free, Hands-on Native Jewelry Workshop. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. Free for all ages: children must be with an adult. Museum admission is free for participants. Contact Joyce Begay-Foss, 476-1272.