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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. 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.


Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, in collaboration with Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, announces IMPACTS! an exhibition of Japanese contemporary art. The Preview Opening will be from 5-7 p.m. July 25. Show will run from Aug. 19-23,  ZBCA will host a series of special events relating to Japanese contemporary art and culture at the gallery, including panel discussions, film viewings, artist talks, a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony and a live painting by AI Kato. There will be a grand opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 22. This exhibition will run through to Sept. 22.


Zane Bennett Contemporary Art is announces Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird: Native American Contemporary Jewelry. The public reception will be from 4-6 p.m. Aug. 21. The artists will be present.  

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. 


Nickel and Dimed by Joan Holden, based on Nickel and Dimed, Or (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich. 10 a.m.-noon July 19 and 1-3 p.m.; 6-8 p.m. July 20. Call backs dates and times will be announced at the initial auditions. All those who wish to audition are free to come at the time of their choosing. Everyone will receive a copy of a possible rehearsal schedule at the audition. All auditions will be at the Adobe Theatre 9813 4th St. NW ABQ. Performance dates are  Sept. 12-Oct. 5.


“American Idol” audition bus will be in Albuquerque July 15 in Old Town Plaza, N. Plaza St. NW.  


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. 


Author Lilian Ukadike book signing event. 1-4 p.m. July 9 at the Aging & Long Term Services Department, 2550 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe. Ukadike, a resident of Santa Fe will be available to sign copies of her book, “Basic Computing Concepts,” Third Edition.


Raw foods For Hot Summers. A class on the therapeutic benefits of raw living foods and their use in keeping cool though summer. Raw feast, talk, dessert and tea. $60/person with a meal included). 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 12 at Zia Energetics in Chimayó.


Lewis Black. 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. 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. 


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.


Maxwell. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17 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. 


ZZ Top and Jeff Beck. 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets visit, vividseats.org. 


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.


Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe. 8 p.m., July 18, 27, Aug. 3, 9 at the Lensic Performing Center. For tickets visit aspensantafeballet.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. 


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. 


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. 


The 63rd Annual Spanish Market in Santa Fe. July 21-27. 


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 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.


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. For more information call Ann Hosfeld, 795-7570, or visit newconceptgallery.com. Free and open to the public.  


Encaustic Art Institute Gallery presents “The Art of Nature and all that is Natural.” Noon to 5 p.m. July 19-Sept. 1 at the Institute’s Pyramid Gallery in Cerrillos.  


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. 


“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. 


“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.


“Painting the Divine: Images of Mary in the New World.” Through March 29, 2015. 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 Couse Foundation Open House. 3-5 p.m. July 5, 146 Kit Carson Road, for the opening of the exhibit, “E. I. Couse, the Painter and His Craft,” which will feature E.I. Couse’s painting techniques. It will include examples of the photographs, drawings and studies Couse used in his process. The exhibit will run from July 5 through Oct. 11. For more information on the Open House, call 575-751-0369 or visit our website at couse-sharp.org. 


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 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 Spanish Colonial Arts Society presents “Secrets of the Symbols: The Hidden Language of Spanish Colonial Art.” Exhibit opens to the public July 9. Members reception is 5-7 p.m. July 8. RSVP at 982-2226. 


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. More award-winning chefs More award-winning restaurants, more outstanding speakers and artists and more. 


“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. July 3: David Geist. July 4: John Rangel and Barbara Bentree. July 5: David Geist and Julie Trujillo. July 10: David Geist. July 11: David Geist. July 12: Kari Simmons and Todd Lowry. July 17: David Geist and Julie Trujillo. July 18: David Geist. July 19: Ron Newman. July 24: David Geist. July 25: John Rangel and Barbara Bentree. July 26: Ron Newman. July 31: David Geist. For reservations call 984-2645.


Seminar for the Taos School of Music. 8 p.m. July 3 at Hotel St. Bernard in Taos Ski Valley. Paths Not Taken - Borromeo String Quartet discusses alternative versions of various Bartok Quartets. Free. For more information and to get tickets, taosschoolofmusic.com/tickets, or 575.776.2388


TGIF. Chancel Bell Choir, Linda Raney, director. Music: Wagner, Morris, Edwards and Beatty. 5:30-6 p.m. July 4 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. 


Borromeo String Quartet and Robert McDonald, piano. 7:30 p.m. July 6. Tickets $20, $10 under age 16. 


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


TGIF. Juanita Madland, piano. Music: Mozart, Schubert, Chopin, Brahms, Ginastera. 5:30-6 p.m. July 11 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. Shanti Randall, viola and Peggy Abbott, piano. Music: Cesar Franck. 5:30-6 p.m. July 18 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 Larry Palmer, organ. Music: Saint-Saens, de Grigny, Held, Hampton, Bach, Hewitt-Jones. 5:30-6 p.m. July 25 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. 


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. 


Taos Chamber Music Group: Contributors Thank You Concert. 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at Aurafitness, 1337 Gusdorf Road in Taos. A free, special event for contributors to the Taos Chamber Music Group’s 22nd season features versatile  guitarist Colin McAllister in music from Medieval to Modern, including Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint. Reception following. For more information or to make a donation, visit taoschambermusicgroup.org.


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.   


The Summer Encores Series featuring “Rigoletto,” “La Rondine,” “Otello” and the “Enchanted Island.” 7 p.m. 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. 


The Santa Fe Opera. “Carmen” by Georges Bizet. July 5, 11, 18, 28; Aug. 2, 6, 11, 16, 20, 23. For tickets visit santafeopera.org. 


The Santa Fe Opera. “Don Pasquale” by Gaetano Donizetti. July 4, 9, 29; Aug. 4, 9, 13, 19, 22. For tickets visit santafeopera.org. 


The Santa Fe Opera. “Fidelio” by Ludwig van Beethoven. July 12, 16, 25, 31; Aug. 5, 12, 21. For tickets visit santafeopera.org. 


The Santa Fe Opera. Double bill. “The Impresario” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and “Le Rossignol” by Igor Sravinsky. July 19, 23; Aug. 1, 7, 15. For tickets visit santafeopera.org. 


The Santa Fe Opera. The American Premiere of “Dr. Sun Yat-Sen” by Huang Ruo. July 26, 30, Aug. 8, 14. For tickets call 986-5900, or visit santafeopera.org. 


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.

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. 


The Cleveland Roller Mill Museum in Las Vegas presents the Meadow City Camera Club Photography Exhibit. Ongoing. Images in the exhibit are for sales by the Historic Mora Valley Foundation and purchases are tax deductible. For more information, call 575-387-2645, or visit clevelandrollermillmuseum.com. The museum is located two miles northwest of Mora, just off Hwy 518. 



 “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.


Submit a film now for the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. Final deadline is Aug. 1. For more information visit, Santafeindependent.com. Festival is Oct. 15-19. 


“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.