Off The Hill 10-25-12

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Art exhibits

The fourth biennial Taos Art Glass Invitational and Walking on Glass Tour will be through Sunday. For more information, visit tiganm.org or call Delinda VanneBrightyn at 575-613-6484.
Art openings

The Harwood Museum in Taos open three new exhibits exploring the theme of “Machine Wilderness (In Zero Gravity)” to members Friday and to the public Saturday. “Machine Wilderness (In Zero Gravity)” is presented in collaboration with “ISEA2012 Albuquerque” the 18th International Symposium of Electronic Art. For more information, visit harwoodmuseum.org.

Taos artist Maye Torres will exhibit “Maye Torres: Unbound,” at the Harwood Museum of Art in Taos. Her one-person exhibit opens Saturday and remains on view through Jan. 27. For more information, visit harwoodmuseum.org or call 575-758-9826.

“Chairs Gone Wild!” will open with a reception at 7 p.m. Sunday at Jemez Springs Fine Art Gallery, 17346 N.M. 4, Jemez Springs. This is a charity event with a portion of all sales benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. The exhibit will run through Nov. 9. For more information, call 575-829-3617.

Ballet Folklorico de Mexico will perform at 7:30 p.m. today at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. For ticket prices and more information, visit ticketssantafe.org.

The United States Flag Act of 1818 set forth a rule that no new stars could be added to Old Glory until the Fourth of July immediately following a state’s admission to the union. Through Nov. 25, the New Mexico History Museum commemorates that dip into the dark side with “47 Stars,” an exhibit of the officially unofficial 47-star flag. For more information, call 476-5200.

The Day of the Dead Celebration and Memorialization will be at 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at 3204 Mercantile St., Suite C, Santa Fe. The event will benefit Gerard’s House, a place for grieving children and teens that have experienced the death of a close family member or friend. Dia de los Muertos will feature various musicians, dance performance, sugar skull decorating, face painting, food and door prizes. Admission is free. For more information, email edgerardshouse.org or call 424-1800 or 629-6073.

LunaFest, Short Films by, for and About Women will be in Santa Fe. There will be a panel discussion at 4 p.m. Nov. 3, with screening of LunaFest films at 4:45 p.m. at the Center for Contemporary Arts, 1050 Old Santa Fe Trail. Tickets are $25 or $15 for students with an ID and can be purchased at girlsincofsantafe.org/get-involved/lunafest or 982-2042.


Brides Against Breast Cancer presents The Original Nationwide Tour of Gowns Charity Wedding Gown Sale from noon-7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown, 2600 Louisiana Blvd. NE. Browse through hundreds of name brand and designer wedding gowns while meeting top vendors in the wedding industry. Free general admission. Tickets required. To register and for more information, visit bridesabc.org.