Off The Hill 07-26-12

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Art openings

Zane Bennett Contemporary Arts presents “Contemporary Art from Latin America,” featuring paintings, prints and sculpture by Pablo Atchugarry, José Bedia, Roberto Matta, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Carlos Rojas, Antonio Segui, Refuio Tamayo, Frederico Herrera and Engels. The show opens with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit will be on display until Aug. 24. The gallery is located at 435 S. Guadalupe St., Santa Fe.

Join Los Alamos County Library’s Carol Meine for the opening of an exhibit in her long-running series of works on paper, “Drawing: X Marks the Spot,” from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Las Cruces Museum of Art. The exhibit will be up until Sept. 8. For more information, visit carolmeine.com or cmeine.blogspot.com. The museum is at 425 N. Water St., Las Cruces.

“Context and Content,” a show by Besty Williams will open with a reception from 5-8:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at Weyrich Gallery, 2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE, Albuquerque. The show will be on display through Aug. 31.

Art shows

Spanish Market will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday on the Plaza in Santa Fe.

The 40th Annual Girls Inc. Arts and Crafts Show will be from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 4 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 5 on the Santa Fe Plaza. Admission is free.


St. Vincent Hospital Foundation presents Glamour and Gauze, featuring Paula Poundstone, at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Eldorado Hotel and Spa. The event will feature dinner and dancing to the band Soulstice. There will also be silent and live auctions. Tickets are $250 per person. For more information, call 505-913-5209 or visit stvinfoundation.org.2.

Book signings

The Wheelwrigh Museum of the American Indian Case Trading Post presents a talk, book signing and sales show at 1 p.m. Aug. 16 in the museum library, by Ricardo Caté, creator of the cartoon, “Without Reservations.” The museum is at 704 Camino Lejo, Museum Hill, Santa Fe. For more information, visit wheelwright.org/casetradingpost.
The Route 66 Casino Legends Theater presents Glen Campbell: The Goodbye Tour at 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets, $28-$50, available at startickets.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Demon Hunter, Bleeding Through, The Cancer Bats, The Plot in You and Willows, at 7:30 p.m. July 30. Tickets, $17, available at sunshinetheaterlive.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents I See Stars, Attila, For the Fallen Dreams, Stray From the Path, Make Me Famous, Obey the Brave and Ice Nine Kills at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 1. Tickets, $17, available at sunshinetheaterlive.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Relient K, Hellogoodbye, William Beckett and House of Heroes, at 8 p.m. Aug. 2. Tickets, $16, available at sunshinetheaterlive.com.

The Pavilion presents Kelly Clarkson and The Fray, at 7 p.m. Aug. 2. Tickets, $20-$95, available at livenation.com.

The Pavilion presents Neil Young and Crazy Horse at 8 p.m. Aug. 3. Tickets, $25-$155, available at livenation.com.

The Pavilion presents Pitbull: Planet Pit World Tour 2012, at 7 p.m. Aug. 4. Tickets, $20-$95, available at livenation.com.
The Sunshine Theater presents Big K.R.I.T at 9 p.m. Aug. 4. Tickets, $18, available at sunshinetheaterlive.com.


The Hong Kong Ballet comes to the Lensic Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. July 31. Tickets start at $25. For more information, call 988-1234.


The Harwood Museum of Art is celebrating the centennial of the birth of artist Bea Mandelman with two exhibitions exploring the Taos Modernist’s body of work. “Bea Mandelman: Collage” remains on view through Oct. 14. The museum is located at 238 Ledoux St., Taos. For more information, call 575-758-9826 or visit harwoodmuseum.org.


The KTAOS Solar Bar along with Santa Fe Brewing and The Taos Ale House present the second annual KTAOS Solar Beerfest from 3-7 p.m. Saturday. More than 20 breweries will be represented alongside local vendors providing wares of every variety. The Brew will entertain festival goers that afternoon — a Boston-based band that has been gaining national momentum with their latest release and third album to date. For more information visit KTAOS.com.

The Friends of Heron and El Vado Lakes State Parks presents the 2012 Heron Lake Paddle Festival Aug. 10-12. Registration will begin at noon Aug. 10, with a suggested donation of $5. During the weekend, there will be canoe and kayak related clinics, demos, races, games, a used gear sale and much more. For more information about the festival and/or camping at Heron Lake State Park, contact Siscily Fraley, event coordinator, at artkayakcat@yahoo.com or call the State Park office at 575-588-7470.