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Off The Hill 10-16-14

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Art exhibits
Zane Bennett Contemporary Art is announces “Eros and Thanatos: new work by Michael Petry.” The artist reception will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 24, where the artist will be present. This exhibition will run through to Nov. 22.
Art tours
The 27th Annual Galisteo Studio Tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free admission. For details, directions, and artists pages, go to galisteostudiotour.org or go to Facebook. Maps and artists information will be available studio tour weekend at the La Sala Welcome Center. Walkable tour with more than 30 artists in their private studios. Included are painters, printmakers, potters, weavers, photographers, woodworkers, jewelers, sculptors, local crafters and chefs.
Auditions
“The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail.” 1-3 p.m. Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26 at The Adobe Theater in Albuquerque. Performances begin in January. Nine men, three women.
Classes
Many six-week classes are now available through the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. For more information, cost and to sign up visit evfac.org.
Comedy
Jay Leno. 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Legends Theater, Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque. $42-95. For tickets visit holdmyticket.com.
Concerts
Five Finger Death Punch & Volbeat. 6:10 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Santa Ana Star Center. Tickets at santaanastarcenter.com.

Bobby Bones and the Raging Idiots. 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at Isleta Resort & Casino. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased at holdmyticket.com.

Nash Bash. A 92.3 KRST event. 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Isleta Resort & Casino. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased at holdmyticket.com.

American English: 50th Anniversary Tribute to the Beatles. 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at Isleta Resort & Casino. Tickets $10-20 and can be purchased at holdmyticket.com.

Asian Celebration. 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at Isleta Resort & Casino. Tickets $10-20 and can be purchased at holdmyticket.com.

Tracy Lawrence and Neal McCoy. 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at Isleta Resort & Casino. Tickets $25-35 and can be purchased at holdmyticket.com.
Film
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.

“Blazing Saddles” 40th Anniversary screening. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Tickets available at box office 988-1234. Proceeds benefit Santa Fe Animal Shelter.
Festivals
Get tickets now for the Santa Fe Desert Chorale’s Winter Festival. Performances in December at the Lodge at Santa Fe. For tickets, visit desertchorale.org or call 988-2282.

The Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Through Sunday. Tickets and passes can now be purchased online at swglff.com.

The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. Through Sunday. Venues vary. For more information and film showings visit santafefilmfestival.com. Tickets on sale at ticketssantafe.org.

SOMOS Storytelling Festival. Oct. 24-25 at the Society of the Muse of the Southwest in Taos.

Girls Inc. LunaFest Film Festival, featuring eight short films about women. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Pop Gallery, 125 Lincoln Ave. in Santa Fe. Tickets $25-30. Girlsincofsantafe.org.
Fundraisers
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.
Galleries
“Homage” by artist Kathryne Cyman. Artist talk and reception, 5-8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Weyrich Gallery in Albuquerque. Open to the public. Show runs through Oct. 31.

Julie Blackmon — Homegrown at photo-eye Gallery, 541 S. Guadalupe Street in Santa Fe. Exhibition runs through Nov. 15.
Miscellaneous
Modern Home Tours. Participating homeowners in Santa Fe will open their doors for viewing from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. The tour is self-guided, with the help of a map and GPS. Tickets are $30 in advance; $40 on the day of the tour, available at designated locations. All are invited. Kids under 12 are free. For more information, visit modernhometours.com.

Santa Fe Comic Con. Oct. 24-26 at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino. $10-35, $5-10 for children age 6-12. For tickets visit Tickets.com.
Museums
“Turquoise, Water, Sky: The Stone and Its Meaning” at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. 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.

“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 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.

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.
Music
Geist Cabaret. 6-9 p.m. at Pranzo Italian Grill in Santa Fe. $2 cover. For reservations call 984-2645. Today: David Geist. Friday: Robin Holloway. Saturday: David Geist (“Originals Only” evening). Oct. 23: John Rangel and Barbara Bentree. Oct. 24: David Geist. Oct. 25: David Geist and Julie Trujillo. Oct. 30: Ron Newman. Oct. 21: David Geist (“Phantom of the Opera” night).

TGIF Cecilia Leitner, soprano and Sergio Rodriguez, piano. Music will be songs by Faure, Poulenc, Debussy, Reynaldo Hahn, and three solo piano pieces by Faure. 5:30-6 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16. Tickets online at serenataofsantafe.org.
Serenata of Santa Fe. “Temporal Light” — the music of Reinecke, Britten and Dohnanyi. 7:30 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. Tickets online at serenataofsantafe.org, the Lensic box office: 988-1234 and at the door. Prices range from $15-30. Limited student discount of $10 available only at the door. For more information call 989-7988.

Santa Fe Symphony presents Fall Gold. 4 p.m. Sunday at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe.

TGIF Carol Redman, flute and David Solem, piano. Music of Piston. 5:30-6 p.m. Oct. 24 at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16. Tickets online at serenataofsantafe.org.

Ralph Alessi Baida Quartet, Gary Versace, Mark Helias and Gerald Cleaver. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at GiG Performance Space, 1808 Second St. in Santa Fe. $20.
Pets
The New Mexico House Rabbit Society will hold an adoption event from noon-4 p.m. Sunday at PetSmart, 3561 Zafarano Dr. in Santa Fe. Free nail trims for local rabbits. This event is held by the local chapter of an international rabbit rescue organization and the Santa Fe Animal Shelter.
Photography
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.
Theater
“Grease.” Through Nov. 2 at the Albuquerque Little Theater. For tickets visit albuquerquelittletheatre.com.

“The Member of the Wedding.” A coming-of-age drama. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24. 2 p.m. Nov. 16.

“Death and The Maiden.” By Ariel Dorfman, directed by Rick Vargas. Oct. 30-Nov. 16. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $15, $12. Oct. 30 preview $8. No show on Nov. 2. Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe.

“Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Nov. 11-16 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. Tickets $30-75. Tickets can be purchased at the UNM Ticket Offices and select area Albertsons locations, or online at popejoypresents.com or unmtickets.com. To charge by phone, call 877- 664-8661 or 505-925-5858. Group orders for 10 or more may be placed by calling 505-344-1779.
Workshops
Clarifying Meditative Work — A Fresh Look. A workshop for people from any meditation tradition or no tradition at all. 2-3:45 p.m., then continue again at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Wat Center, 145 Madison NE, corner of Madison and Copper, east of Washington in Albuquerque. $2 donation. For information call Jay Cutts, New Mexico Center for Meditative Inquiry and Retreat at 281-0684 cuttsreviews.com/meditation/.

Mandolin Workshop with Sharon Gilchrist. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (with one hour break) Oct. 26 at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second St. in Santa Fe. $60 at the door.