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Off The Hill 09-12-13

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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.

“Merging World.” New Works by Clarence Cruz of Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo — handmade pottery and Kathryne Cyman — porcelain vessels local earthen glazes. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 4 opening reception. Cruz demonstration and talk 6 p.m., Oct. 4; Cyman lecture, noon Oct. 5. Weyrich Gallery, 2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE in Albuquerque. Open to the public. Through Oct. 28.

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.
Auctions
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. Opened 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
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.
Books
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 Arts Commission has been invited by the Icheon Ceramics Festival to recommend two to three artists to participate in an international festival promoting ceramics. The festival will be Sept. 28 through Oct. 20 (specific participation dates to be determined) in Seolbong Park, Icheon, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea. The annual festival is one of the most important ceramic events in Korea, providing a fairground of ceramics were artists and customers can meet. Artists can make work, give talks, and/or lecture to students of the local ceramic high school. 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.
Concerts
Robin Thicke. 8 p.m., Saturday 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. Saturday at Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 4800 Indian School Road NE in Albuquerque; 3 p.m. Sunday 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.
Dance
Grand Finale: Global Dance Fest 2013: Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group from New York City, Sept. 27-28; Panaibra Gabriel Canda and Boyzie Cekwana from Mozambique/South Africa, Oct. 4-5. North Fourth Art Center, 4904 4th NW in Albuquerque. Tickets: $15 general; $10 students/seniors. Includes Post Performance Discourse and Receptions. Tickets available online: vsartsnm.org. For more information and reservations call 505-344-4542.
Exhibits
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. Across the Ravaged Land is the third and final volume in Nick Brandt’s trilogy of books documenting the disappearing natural world and animals of East Africa.
Fashion
NM Green Chamber of Commerce ‘Upcycle Fashion Show’ Fundraiser. 6 p.m. Saturday at the Sunrise Bank of Albuquerque, 219 Central Avenue NW. Event will include an Upcycle Fashion Show featuring designs by the Nationally Recognized Fashion Recycled Designer, Nancy Judd. Complete with a gala dinner, live music, silent auction and more. Check out details online nmgreenchamber.com/events/upcycle-fashion-show-fundraiser-in-albuquerque. For more information, call Lindsay at 505-244-3700.
Festivals
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. 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.

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair. Clan Tynker and medieval combat, jugglers, live entertainment and dancers, also vendors, kids’ games and delicious food, drinks and mead. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sept. 21-22. Admission: $10 adults, seniors and teens $7, kids under 13 free. El Rancho de las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road in Santa Fe. For more information call 471-2261 or visit golondrinas.org.

Harvest Festival. Bring in the harvest with villagers as they crush grapes for wine by foot, string chile ristras, make tortillas, bake fresh bread and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5-6. Admission: $8 adults, seniors (62+), $5 teens (13-18) and free for children 12 and under. El Rancho de las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road in Santa Fe. For more information call 471-2261 or visit golondrinas.org.