Off The Hill 11-28-13

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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.

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.
Auditions for the Adobe Theater’s production of the musical comedy, “My Favorite Year” will be from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 7 and from 5-9 p.m. at The Adobe Theater (9813 N 4th Street NW). Available roles are for five women (age 18-75), eight men (age 20-75). All roles are singing/speaking roles and all singers must be able to sing harmony. Auditions will consist of singing, movement and cold readings from the script. Prepare a short song (preferably not from this show) and bring the music in the correct key for the accompanist — no acapella. Production dates Feb. 21 - March 16, 2014. For more information call 505-822-0849 to reserve an audition time slot.
Thanksgiving ski week at Sipapu. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Through Dec. 1. Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort, located 20 miles southeast of Taos, will be open daily. Lift tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for everyone else. For an updated snow report or more details, visit SipapuNM.com or call 800-587-2240.
The Moscow Festival Ballet presents “Swan Lake” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at Popejoy Hall. Tickets currently on sale for $59, $54, $44 and $20, and 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 15 or more may be placed by calling 505-344-1779.
The Second City. 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Lensic Performing Art Center. $27-44. For tickets TicketsSantaFe.org, 988-1234, or at the Lensic Box Office, 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.

Paula Poundstone’s Ha Ha Ho Ho Holiday Comedy Show. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. $27.50-35. For tickets TicketsSantaFe.org, 988-1234, or at the Lensic Box Office, 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.

Rodney Carrington. 8 p.m. Jan. 10 at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. $30-60. Go to tickets.com for details.
The Commodores. 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at Isleta Resort and Casino in the the Showroom. $25-40. For tickets 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.

The 25th Anniversary of the Winter Spanish Market will be at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town from 2-9 p.m., on 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 7th Annual Gift Fair. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1 at the Santa Fe Woman’s Club, 1616 Old Pecos Trail in Santa Fe. Start the holiday gift buying, featuring handmade, local jewelry, glass art, photography, painting, textiles, vintage, gems and minerals, home decor, kids books and more. Free, plus easy parking. For more information email ask@popupsantafe.com.
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.
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.

Johnsons of Madrid Galleries. Exhibitions: Dec. 7-Jan. 7. 150 artists: five shows featuring fiber artists. Madrid Christmas Parade 4 p.m. Dec. 7. Art reception 3-5 p.m.

Jemez Fine Art Gallery Lumens Holiday Show. Artists’ Reception 2-4 p.m. Dec. 8. The Jemez Fine Art Gallery Lumens show features gift-priced works by gallery artists in time for holiday shopping. Celebrate with the artists around the bonfire with music, hot cider, s’mores and more. Show continues through January. The gallery is at 17346 Highway 4 in Jemez Springs, a short walk south of the Village Plaza. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily except Tuesdays. For more information call the gallery at 575-829-3340 or go to jemezfineart.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.
New Mexico Museum of Art. Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain. Dec. 14 through March 9, 2014.

Up close and personal with artists from the Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts before the Winter Spanish Market in Albuquerque. Nov. 29-30.

Cannupa Hanska Luger: Destroying the Stereotype. 1-4 p.m. Dec. 6 at MoCNA South Gallery.

Local Artist in Residence Artist Talk, Open Studio and Members Sale Event. Noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 15 at MoCNA.
Taos Chamber Music Group: Tickets available for 21st Season. Performances are 5 p.m. at the Harwood Museum unless otherwise noted. Four Birthdays and an Anniversary: Dec. 14-15; Animal Variations: Jan. 11-12; Heaven Sent: Feb. 15-16; French Danish: March 15-16; Spring Serenade: May 31-June 1 at the Home of Sally Guenther and Janis Mintiks. For tickets or more information visit taoschambermusicgroup.org.

Geist Cabaret 6-9 p.m. at Pranzo Italian Grill, 540 Montezuma Ave. in Santa Fe. For reservations call 984-2645. Cover charge is $2. David Geist. Nov. 29 David Geist. Nov. 30 David Geist and Leslie Livingston. Dec. 6 Ron Newman. Dec. 7, 13, 14, 21, 24, 27, 28 David Geist. Dec. 20 Faith Amour and John Rangel.

Drummin’ Man presents John Trentacosta celebrates Gene Krupa with Catherine Donovan. 6 p.m. Dec. 1-2 at LaCasa Sena Cantina, 125 East Palace Ave. in Santa Fe. $25. For reservations call 988-9232.

Donnell Leahy and Family: Celtic Holiday Concert. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Lensic Performing Art Center. For tickets TicketsSantaFe.org, 988-1234, or at the Lensic Box Office, 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.

UNM Home of the Holidays Concert. Music for the Season: A holiday fundraiser. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7 at the Kimo Theater, 423 Central Ave., NW in Albuquerque. $5-14.

Santa Fe Concert Association presents The King’s Singers. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, 131 Cathedral Place in Santa Fe. Tickets: $15, $30, $45, $60. Student, teacher, and group discounts available. Call SFCA office at 984-8759 or order through Tickets Santa Fe 988-1234.

Vaughan Williams and Corelli. Bill Houston directs the Eternal Summer String Orchestra of Santa Fe in a program of holiday favorites including Corelli’s Christmas Concerto and Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Greensleeves. 5:30 to 6 p.m Dec. 6 at First Presbyterian Church Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave. Freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.