Off The Hill 06-28-12

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Art openings

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces the exhibition of James Harvard, “Staying Ahead of the Beast.” This exhibit spans 40 years of painting with an emphasis on his “Abstract Illusionist” era, featuring paintings, archival boxes and sculptures dating from the late 1970s to 2012. The show opens Friday, with a reception from 5-7 p.m. at 435 S. Guadalupe St.
Art shows

An Art show/reception featuring the art of Traditional Spanish Market Artists who were former art students at Northern New Mexico College or are currently faculty at NNMC will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Nick Salazar Center for the Arts, Northern New Mexico College, 921 Paseo de Oñate, Española. The event is free.


Greg Brown will perform a benefit concert for Gila Mimbres Community Radio at 7 p.m. Friday at WNMU Fine Arts Center. For tickets prices and more information, visit gmcr.org.

The Summer Blues Festival featuring Cadillac Bob and Felix y los Gatos, will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Historic El Rey Theater, 7th and Central Avenue, Albuquerque. Admission is $10 at the door.


The Latin Comedy Jam will be at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Kiva Auditorium. Tickets, $15-$35, available at ticketmaster.com.


The Beach Boys will perform at 8 p.m. July 6 at the Sandia Casino Amphitheater. Tickets, $40-$65, available at ticketmaster.com.

The Pavilion presents the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival at 1:30 p.m. July 7. Tickets, $30-$95, are available at livenation.com.

Sandia Casino Amphitheater presents a Mariachi Spectacular at 7 p.m. July 14. Tickets, $45-$55, available at ticketmaster.com.

Joe Cocker and Huey Lewis and the News will perform at 7 p.m. July 17 at the Sandia Casino Amphitheater. Tickets, $40-$55, available at ticketmaster.com.