Off the Hill 06-19-14

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Art exhibits
Local Color: Judy Chicago in New Mexico 1984-2014 runs through Oct. 12.

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

A special guest exhibition, “Golden Paths,” acrylic and gold leaf paintings by Edwina Milner, will be on exhibit until July 7 at the New Concept Gallery. The reception is from 5-7 p.m. Friday 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.
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 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.
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.
Poetry reading and book launch for “No Small Things,” by Michael G. Smith. 5 p.m. Sunday at Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe. Free. For more information, visit teatroparaguas.org.
Beginning Weaving Weekends with
Beatrice Sandoval. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. For more information and to sign up call 505-747-3577.
Lady Antebellum. 8 p.m. today 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. 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.
Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe. 8 p.m., July 18, 27, Aug. 3, 9 at the Lensic Performing Center. For tickets visit aspensantafeballet.com.
The 13th Annual Herb and Lavendar Fair. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at El Rancho de las Golondrinas in Santa Fe. For more information, visit golondrinas.org.

¡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.

The 2014 Summer Festival. July 10 – Aug. 17. For program descriptions, ticket prices, dates, times and venues in both Santa Fe and Albuquerque, visit the website.

Taos Pueblo Pow Wow. July 11-13. For details visit TaosPuebloPowWow.com.

Toast of Taos Wine Festival and Golf Tournament. July 12 at Taos Country Club. Golf tournament begins at 9 a.m. and the wine festival is from 2-5 p.m. For details and prices visit taoslions.org.

Fiesta de Taos. July 18-20 at the Taos Plaza. For details visit fiestadetaos.com.
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.

Exclusive sneak preview, “The Green Prince,” followed by Skype interview with Director Nadav Schirman. 7 p.m. June 29 at CCA Cinematheque, 1050 Old Pecos Trail. For tickets visit SantaFeJFF.org. $12 in advance, $15 at door if seats are available.
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 2014 Summer Festival. July 10-Aug. 17. For program descriptions, ticket prices, dates, times and venues in both Santa Fe and Albuquerque. desertchorale.org.
Rancho de Chimayó’s 50th Anniversary Kick-Off & Cookbook Launch Celebration. 11 a.m. Saturday at Rancho de Chimayó, 300 Santa Fe County Road 98 in Chimayó.
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.
Walter W. Nelson: “The Black Place, Earth Paintings.” Through Friday at Café Pasqual’s Gallery.

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. Friday. For more information call Ann Hosfeld, 795-7570, or visit newconceptgallery.com. Free and open to the public.
“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.
The Taos School of Music’s 52nd Season. Sunday, July 6, 7:30 pm - Borromeo String Quartet, 7:30 p.m. July 6. Miro Quartet & Robert McDonald, pianist, 7:30 p.m. July 20. Concert 4 - Wednesday, July 23, 7:30pm - Robert McDonald Piano Recital, 7:30 p.m. July 23 and Brentano String Quartet & Robert McDonald, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3. Series of free seminars and Young Artist concerts. Concert runs through Aug. 10 at the Taos Community Auditorium. Tickets $20 for individuals or $10 age 16 and under, available at Taos Mudd-N-Flood, online at taosschoolofmusic.com/tickets, or at the box office the evening of performance. Season tickets, $80. Young Artist Concert tickets, $8 each.

The Couse Foundation announces “The Legacy Continues” an exhibit of graphite drawings at 203 Gallery by E.I. Couse’s great-grandson, Dustin Leavitt. The exhibit opening is from 5-7 p.m. July 5 and will run until the end of July at 203 Gallery, 203 Ledoux Street in Taos. For more information, call 203 Gallery at 575-751-1262.

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.
Geist Cabaret. 6-9 p.m. at Pranzo Italian Grill in Santa Fe. $2 cover. Friday: David Geist. Saturday: 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.

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

The Borromeo String Quartet, with Thomas Sauer, piano, and Michael Tree, viola, opens Taos School of Music’s 52nd season. 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Taos Community Auditorium, 133 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte. Tickets $20, $10 age 16 and under, at Taos Mudd –n-Flood, 103-Bent St., Taos, at taosschoolofmusic.com/tickets, or the evening of the performance at the auditorium box office.
The Summer Encores Series featuring “Rigoletto,” “La Rondine,” “Otello” and the “Enchanted Island.” 7 p.m. June 25 and July 9 and 16. Bring a brown bag dinner and join the tail gate party. Doors open at 6 p.m. at Taos Center for the arts.
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. 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.
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.
Santa Fe Story Spinners presents Improv Workshop Showcases. Long-form improv, 7:30 p.m. today. Short-form improv 7:30 p.m. June 25 at Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe. Admission is $5. For more information, visit teatroparaguas.org.

“Wicked.” Sept. 17 to Oct. 5 at Popejoy Hall. Tickets on sale now at popejoypresents.com.
Santa Fe Art Institute presents the 2014 Design Workshop. Through July 17. Apply now.

Off-Loom: Advanced with Ferne Jacobs. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Española Valley Fiber Art Center. This hands-on workshop explores the off-loom techniques of coiling, twining, and beginning knotting creating two and three-dimensional work.

Basic and Advanced with Ferne Jacobs. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Española Valley Fiber Art Center. Both beginners and advanced students are invited to join this hands-on, two-day workshop which explores the off-loom techniques of coiling, twining, and beginning knotting creating two and three-dimensional work.