Off The Hill 10-31-13

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Art exhibits
Ron Barsano: The Naked Truth. A Retrospective Exhibition. On display until Jan. 5 at the Taos Art Museum. For more information about museum hours and events, contact to Ellen Rink at 575-758-2690.

Leon Gaspard: Impressions from Russia and the Faraway. Opening reception 2-4 p.m., Nov. 16 at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, 1075 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe.

Emily Cheng: Whole in One. An exhibition of paintings and drawings. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Oct. 25 at Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, 435 South Guadalupe Street in Santa Fe. The artist will be in attendance.

Photo Objects  and Small Prints  —  A Group Exhibition. Exhibition runs Dec. 6 through January. Opening and artist reception 5-7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the photo-eye Gallery, 376-A Garcia Street in Santa Fe. For more information call Anne Kelly at 988-5159, ext. 121 or anne@photoeye.com.
The Adobe Theater’s production of Hugh Whitemore’s drama, “Pack of Lies,” directed by Joann Danella. Production dates are Jan. 10-Feb. 2, 2014. Auditions will be from 1-4 p.m. Oct. 26 and 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at The Adobe Theater. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Available roles are five women and three men. For more information contact Joann Danella at aldenella@q.com or 505-898-6866.
Call for Artists
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.

Annual Taos Artists Self Portrait Show. The TCA’s Taos Artists Self Portraits exhibition, an opportunity to express oneself, is open to anyone residing in or represented by a gallery in Taos County. The call is for all types of media, drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media and photography. Deadline for submissions is Nov. 11. For submissions click tcataos.org/entries/add_entry, or go to tcataos.org under the Art Resource tab on the home page and click on “Call for Entries.” For further information contact Deborah McLean, Deborah@tcataos.org or Holly White, Holly@tcataos.org, 575-758-2052.
Anjelah Johnson. 8 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Legends Theater in Route 66 Casino Hotel, 14500 Central Ave. SW in Albuquerque. $25-45. For more information visit holdmyticket.com.
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.

Fall Fiber Fiesta. Noon, Nov. 1-2 at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail in Santa Fe. The annual show is organized by Española Valley Fiber Arts Center and Art Through The Loom and will show work by many local recognized fiber artists. For more information email Andrea Garcia at info@evfac.org.

JCC  Chanukah Fest 2013, featuring klezmer music by The Rebbe Orkestra. Noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 24 at Embassy Suites Hotel, 1000 Woodward Place NE.  Party will include: bouncers, arts and crafts, rescue pets petting area and Jewish foods from around the globe. Entertainment for all ages, dancing, singing, caricaturist and more. Holiday gifts by past and new vendors in one place —  Judaica, jewelry, toys, books, skincare, scarves/shawls, framed art and photos, or get a massage. Visit the silent auction and bid on items. Tickets: In advance online or in person call 505-348-4518 $15/family of 4; $6/adult; $5/seniors and students; $4/children 3-11; Free/children 2 and under. At the door: $20/family of 4; $8/adult ; $6/students and seniors;  $5/children 3-11; Free/children 2 and under.

The 25th Anniversary of the Winter Spanish Market will be at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town from 2-9 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 29 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30. Join us at this new location for great art, music, demonstrations and lectures. Look for details after Summer Market at spanishcolonial.org, or 982-2226.

Galisteo Village Artisans Holiday Faire. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Galisteo Community Center,  35 Avenida Vieja. Details and directions can be found on Facebook. Supported by La Sala de Galisteo and NM Arts.
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 2nd Annual LunaFest Santa Fe. 5 p.m. Nov. 9 at Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Benefiting Girls Inc. of Santa Fe and the Breast Cancer Fund. An evening of evocative, bold and inspiring films made by women filmmakers. Entertaining and thought-provoking for men and women alike, these short films range from animation to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, motherhood, body image, aging, cultural diversity and breaking barriers. Reception and films: $35. Films Only: $25. Limited tickets are still available. You can purchase tickets at girlsincofsantafe.org; send a check to “LunaFest” tickets, 301 Hillside Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87501, or call 982-2042 to pay over the phone.

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.

David Anthony Fine Art in Taos presents “New Paintings by Jennifer Lynch.” 5-7 p.m. Open until Nov. 10.

Johnsons Galleries. Two photographers: James Farley and Jeremy Landau. Printmaker: Gwen Peterson and Fiber artist: Marcia Petty. Fiber Arts Galleries: Wearables and Wallables, two galleries, 50 fiber artists, group show featuring Renee Brainard Ghentz dyed and quilted textiles, Mel Johnson: acrylic paintings in his studio/gallery and Art of the Region and Historic Madrid Area: entry, gallery artists, all media. Exhibits run through Nov. 30. Gallery open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Johnsons Galleries, 2843 Highway 14 N/on the Turquoise Trail in Madrid. For more information call 471-1054, or email djofm@yahoo.com.
Sesame Street Live — Can’t Stop Singing. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 6-8 at the Santa Ana Star Center, 3001 Civic Center in Rio Rancho. For more information info@santaanastarcenter.com.
Free courses for families dealing with Alzheimer’s are being offered in Española by the Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter. The “Savvy Caregiver Program,” will meet once a week for six consecutive weeks starting Sept. 10. Courses are 10 a.m. to noon at Addus Healthcare, 1302-D Calle de la Merced, in the board room. To register or for further information call 1-800-272-3900, visit alz.org/newmexico, or email amontoya@alz.org.
New Mexico Museum of Art. Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain. Dec. 14 through March 9, 2014.

Museum of International Folk Art hosts New World Cusin: 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. James Beard Award-winning authors and chefs from across the United States will gather with leading historians, archaeologists, cultural commentators and folklorists to discuss and demonstrate how traditions and techniques from diverse heritages have intersected to create a culinary tradition uniquely New Mexican. Tickets for the festival are $250 and $200 for Museum of New Mexico Foundation members. For tickets call 476-1146. For more information is at fuzesw.museumofnewmexico.org.

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) presents Brown bag with MoCNA curator of collections, Taiana Lomahaftewa-Singer. Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 6 in the MoCNA second floor conference room. For more information call 983-1666.