Off The Hill 09-05-13

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Art exhibits
Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird: Contemporary Jewelry. Through Sept. 21. 435 N. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe.

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Walling: Containing Architecture, painting and sculpture by Tom Miller. Sept. 27 to Oct. 18. Opening reception: 5-7 p.m., Sept. 27 to coincide with the Railyard Arts District last Friday Arts Walk. For more information call 982-8111. 435 N. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe.
Yares Art Projects presents: Opening preview and reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m., through Oct. 28. Penelope Krebs: Four Square, Four-color stripe paintings and Susanna Carlisle and Bruce Hamilton: Energy Fields, video and sculpture installation.
Library auctions Southwest Art Collection. The Friends of the Jemez Springs Public Library will hold an online auction of selected works of regional artists including Leo Neufeld, Sue Stevens and George A. Hart. All proceeds from the sale will support the Jemez Springs Public Library programs and services. Opens Sept. 1 and bids will be accepted through Sept. 30. Visit jemezsprings.org/library to view the collection. Art works for sale will be displayed at the Jemez Springs Public Library from Sept. 17 through Sept. 29. The library is located at 17 Jemez Plaza just off Highway 4. For more information, call the Jemez Springs Public Library at 575-829-9155.
Auditions for The Adobe Theater’s production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson and directed by Warren and Courtney Wilgus. Sept. 21 at The Adobe Theater. Available roles are five women, four men, nine girls and eight boys. Children ages 5-14 audition from 9-11 a.m. and adults noon to 2 p.m. Callbacks are 3-5 p.m. Auditions will consist of cold readings and improvisational scenarios. Actors will also be asked to sing a portion of a Christmas carol of their choosing, unaccompanied. No preparation or music is required. Rehearsals will be Oct. 21-Dec. 5 for performances Dec. 6-22. For more information visit adobetheater.org.
The Santa Fe Chapter Native Plant Society presents “Birding and Planting Together.” Author Priyanka Kumar will discuss her latest novel “Take Wing and Fly Here,” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Christ Lutheran Church, 1701 Arroyo Chamiso in Santa Fe. The novel explores changing relationship with the outdoors in the American West. Kumar will read a brief excerpt from her novel and then present a slide show of her bird and plant photography, while speaking about how her interest in native plants and bird life evolved, each feeding the other, and how this influenced her storytelling.
Call for Artists
The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission is accepting qualifications from ceramic artists interested in participating in an international ceramics festival. The festival will be Sept. 28 through Oct. 20 (specific participation dates to be determined) in Seolbong Park, Icheon, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea. Santa Fe artists will participate in workshops the week of Oct.1-5, or Oct. 8-12.

Call for artists: Formerly known as the Holiday Fiber Market, EVFAC and ATTL are collaborating again in sponsoring a large show for members, the Fall Fiber Fiesta. Members of both groups to participate and show off their best fiber goods this fall. If you are not an EVFAC member, it is never too late to join. Contact info@evfac.org, or call 505-747-3577 for more membership information. Set up: 8 a.m. to noon, noon- 6 p.m., Nov. 1, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 2. Take down 5-7 p.m. at St. John’s Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail, in Santa Fe.
Sparx and Lorenzo Antonio with special guest Yolanda del Rio. 7 p.m., Saturday at Sandia Resort and Casino Ampitheater, 30 Rainbow Road in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

Robin Thicke. 8 p.m., Sept. 14 at Sandia Resort and Casino Ampitheater, 30 Rainbow Road in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

Albuquerque Baroque Players with guest artist Carol Redman, director of Santa Fe Pro Musica on baroque flute. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 4800 Indian School Road NE in Albuquerque; 3 p.m. Sept. 15 at Historic Old San Ysidro Church in Corrales. Tickets $18, $15 seniors (62+), $7 full-time students, 20 percent discount for groups of 10. For more information call 400-9385 or visit albuquerquebaroqueplayers.com.

OneRepublic and Sara Bareilles. 7 p.m., Sept. 17 at Sandia Resort and Casino Ampitheater, 30 Rainbow Road in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.
“Amish Quilts” explores the origins and aesthetics of a tradition that has evolved in a changing world. Thirty-four quilts will be on view from the museum’s collection and from local collectors. The exhibit runs through Sept. 1 at the Museum of International Folk Art.

Nick Brandt — Across the Ravaged Land. Exhibition runs from Sept. 27 through November. Opening and artist reception, 5-7 p.m., Sept. 27. photo-eye Gallery is located at 376-A Garcia Street in Santa Fe.
Fiesta de Santa Fe. This week. For a complete list of events, visit santafefiesta.org/events.

Take a trip around the world close to home! ¡Globalquerque! 2013 final lineup announced, including Leon Russell, Poncho Sanchez, Solas, Sierra Leone’s Refugee Allstars, Kinky, Rhythms of Rajasthan and many more. There will be 20 Performances by 17 Acts from five continents on three stages over two nights, plus the Saturday daytime free Global Fiesta. 6 p.m., Sept. 20 and 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Free.

The Winter Market will showcase the work of 100 New Mexico Hispanic artists both adult and youth. Many of the unique, handmade art pieces will have a Holiday theme and are perfect for the collector, for the home, or to be given as gifts. Traditional Winter Spanish Market is from 2-9 p.m., Nov. 29 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 30 at the Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town. Admission: $6 per person or $10 for couple. Children 12 years and under are free. Tickets are available at the door. Parking is free. Posole Bar / Taco Bar and beverages will be available for purchase.
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.

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. 8 a.m., Sept. 14 at the Railyard in Santa Fe. Sign up or join a team at alz.org/walk or call the New Mexico chapter at 266-4473.
Artist reception for Mitch Dobrowner’s “Storms,” Photo-eye gallery in Santa Fe, 376-A Garcia St. Exhibition runs through Sept. 21.

Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Art. Gallery exhibitions: Through Aug. 31. Exhibitions: Joan Saks Berman, photographs, Diane Buster, oil paintings, Cathy Haight, oil landscape paintings, Patrick Allen Mohn. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, Noon to 5 p.m., Sunday. 2843 Highway 14 N. in Madrid, on the Turquoise Trail. Call 471-1054, or VisitMadridNM.com.

Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Art. Gallery exhibitions: through Sept. 30. Monica Brugencatte, portrait painter, oil. Diane Buster, oil paintings: plein aire, studio, etc.  Ford Robbins, photography. Janice St. Marie, landscape painter, all media. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 2-5 Sunday, Mondays by appointment. 2843 Hwy 14 N. Madrid. For more informations call 471-1054 or VisitMadridNM.com.
The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico meets at 6:30 p.m. every the third Wednesday of each month at Christ Lutheran Church, 1701 Arroyo Chamiso at the triangle of Old Pecos Trail, St Michael’s Drive and Arroyo Chamiso It is directly across the street from Fire Station No. 4.  All programs are free and open to the public. Refreshments are available. For more information email tom@thomasantonio.org, or call 690-5105.
Barbara Edelman and Friends presents Pop Up Santa Fe. Sept. 27, 28. Handmade, local gifts, jewelry, gems, minerals, textiles, kids’ books, home décor and more.

Free Fly Fishing Clinics. 10 a.m. to noon. Saturdays through Saturday. Taught by professional fly fishing instructor and guide Dan Holden. These free hands-on lessons cover fly fishing fundamentals including how to cast and how to use the equipment. Students will learn the skills they need to be able to go fly fishing. Meet at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort’s fishing pond. A New Mexico fishing license is required to participate and can be purchased in Sipapu’s gift shop. For more information, call 575-587-2240, or visit SipapuNM.com.

Disney Junior Live! 7 p.m., Oct. 9 Sandia Resort and Casino Ampitheater, 30 Rainbow Road in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.
New Mexico Museum of Art. Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain. Dec. 14, 2013 through March 9, 2014.

Museum of International Folk Art hosts New Mexico World Cuisine: The Histories of Chocolate, Mate y Más, on view through Jan. 5, 2014. FUZE.SW 2013 is Santa Fe’s first-ever food conference of its kind takes place at the Museum of International Folk Art the weekend of Nov. 8-10.
Donna Dean. 7:30 p.m., Friday at The Music Room at Garrett’s Desert Inn, 311 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. Presented by the Santa Fe Performance Exchange. Tickets $15 advance, $20 at the door. Day of event box office and doors open at 7:00 p.m. Visit brownpapertickets.com.

Geist Cabaret at Pranzo Italian Grill. John Rangel, Friday; Bob Finnie, Saturday; David Geist Sept. 13; David Geist and Julie Trujillo Sept. 14; Dave Geist Sept. 20; David Geist with Bonnie Sher Sept. 21; Kari Simmons and Todd Lowry Sept. 28. Performance times are Saturday and Sunday, 6-9 p.m. at 540 Montezuma Avenue in Santa Fe. For more information and reservations call 984-2645. Cover charge is $2.

Brian Haas / Dave Wayne: “Frames.” 8 p.m., Sept. 12. GiG Performance Space, 1808 Second Street. $15.

An Afternoon with Frank McCulloch. An intimate concert of traditional folk music, 3 p.m. Sept. 15 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Admission is free, but registration is required. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Come early to claim seating. For reservations call 505-27-8967.

The Santa Fe Concert Association presents Finckel, Setzer, Han Trio. Professional Program:  7:30 p.m., Sept. 16 at the Lensic. School Performance: 11:30 a.m., Sept. 16 at Ortiz Middle School. Tickets are $20, $35, $55, $75. Student, teacher, and group discounts available. Call SFCA office at 984.8759 or order through Tickets Santa Fe 988-1234.

Indie folk singer Ani DiFranco with special guest Toshi Reagon. 8 p.m., Oct. 15 at the Kimo Theatre in Albuquerque, 423 Central Ave NW. Tickets $35-$55/all ages welcome. For information and tickets visit kimotickets.com/event/143194.

Jeffrey Foucault and Kris Delmhorst. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 20 at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second St. in Santa Fe. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. For tickets visit brownpapertickets.com.

Open house
The Couse Foundation’s exhibit “Uncle Henry, Up Close and Personal,” will feature Joseph Henry Sharp’s original first studio in Taos and will exhibit Sharp’s paintings from the Couse family and The Couse Foundation collections. Tour the historic studios of E.I. Couse and J.H. Sharp, two of the founders of the Taos Society of Artists, and stroll through Virginia Couse’s vintage garden. This is a free-admission event.  For more information contact Leavitt at 575-751-0369. Through Oct. 5.