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Off the Hill Oct. 3-9

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Art exhibits

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Walling: Containing Architecture, painting and sculpture by Tom Miller. Through Oct. 18. For more information call 982-8111. 435 N. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe.

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.

Art tours

The 20th Annual Abiquiu Studio Tour. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12, 13, 14. Featured artists include Jan Brookshier, Stede Barber, Al Lostetter, Sophie Garcia, Irene Montoya, Steven H. Williams, Carol Bondi, B.D. Bondi, Kathie Lostetter, Jacqueline Mallegni, Roger Firestone, Beth Ferguson, Hilary Lorenz, Renata Zimmerman, Frank Shelton, Matthew Scott Drake, Owen Lostetter and Maria Dolores Maestas. 

Auditions

Open auditions for “Annie.” All roles open for men, women, girls, boys and dogs — for the role of Sandy. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at MusicalTheatreWorks, formally C-A-M-P in 4001 Office Court Road, bldg. 200 in Santa Fe. For more information call 946-0488.

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 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.

Comedy

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.

Concerts

Canticum Novum Chorus and Orchestra 10th Anniversary Season Fall Concerts. 4 p.m., Oct. 5-6 at Scottish Rite Center, 463 Paseo de Peralta. Pre-concert lecture one hour before each performance. General admission $35 and $25, youth, students and active military $15. Call 988-1234, ticketssantafe.org or at the door beginning at 2:45 p.m.

Gwar, White Chapel, Iron Reagan and Band of Orcs. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Sunshine Theater, 120 Central Ave. in Albuquerque. $19. For more information call 505-764-0249. 

They Might Be Giants. 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Sunshine Theater, 120 Central Ave. in Albuquerque. $22. For more information call 505-764-0249.

R Dub’s Slow Jams Live featuring Keith Sweat and Al B. Sure. 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Legends Theater in Route 66 Casino Hotel, 14500 Central Ave. SW in Albuquerque. $30-75. For more information visit holdmyticket.com.

Serenata of Santa Fe presents the Southwest Premiere of John Harbison’s new work, “Crossroads” on the first concert of the fall season, 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Scottish Rite Center, 463 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe. Tickets are available online at serenataofsantafe.org, at the Lensic box office, or at the door (cash or check only). General admission $25, senior citizens (age 65+) $20, students $5.

Foreigner. 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Legends Theater in Route 66 Casino Hotel, 14500 Central Ave. SW in Albuquerque. $35-65. For more information visit holdmyticket.com. 

Dance

Grand Finale: Global Dance Fest 2013: 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. 

Fall Festive Dance hosted by the Blue Ventures. 8 p.m. to midnight. Oct. 5 at the Casa Nova Club in Alcalde. Proceeds help San Martin de Porres Soup Kitchen in Española distribute moneys to the agencies for holiday boxes and to purchase turkeys and other needed items. Tickets available at La Tiendita in Alcalde and Merlin’s Discoteca in Española.

Festivals

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.

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.

New Mexico Brew Fest. 1-6 p.m. Oct. 5 at Expo New Mexico. VIP ticket $50 in advance/$55 day of event. Food and entertainment featured. For more information visit nmbrewfest.com.

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. Oct. 16-20.

Nov. 1 — 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.

Film

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival presents John Waters Oct. 19 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Tickets range from $18 to $58 and are available at ticketsantafe.org or call 988-1234.

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

“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. 

Art of Leon Gaspard: Impressions from Russia and the Faraway. Opens in November at the Nedra Matteucci Galleries, 1075 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe. For more information, visit matteucci.com or call 982-4631.

Motherlode with Rebecca Wheeler and Shelley Horton Trippe. Art including painting, assemblage and video, pie contest and music. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 11 and 1-4 p.m. Oct. 13 at The Secret Gallery, 920 Baca Street in Santa Fe. For more information Shelley Horton Trippe at  shelleyhortontrippe@yahoo.com.

David Anthony Fine Art in Taos presents “New Paintings by Jennifer Lynch.” 5-7 p.m. Open Oct. 4 until Nov. 10.

Kids

Disney Junior Live! 7 p.m., Oct. 9 Sandia Resort and Casino Ampitheater, 30 Rainbow Road in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.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.

Lecture

Abiquiu Lecture Series 2013. Digital image presentation with lecture, “The Curator as Artist and Historian” By Joseph Traugott. 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Abiquiu Inn. For reservations 505-685-4378. Seating capacity for 50 guests only.

Meetings

Santa Fe Chapter Native Plant Society presents a program/cooking demonstration "Not Your Mama's Nopalitos." Jim Hasting, aka "The Gringo Gourmet" takes cooking prickly pear to a new level with non-traditional recipes. This program will demonstrate cooking techniques and provide opportunities to taste creative takes on cactus dining from soup to dessert. Meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at Christ Lutheran Church, located in the triangle of Old Pecos Trail, St. Michael's Drive and Arroyo Chamiso, 1701 Arroyo Chamiso. All programs are free and open to the public. Come early and enjoy refreshments. For more information email tom@thomasantonio.org or call 690-5105.

Miscellaneous

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.

The 29th Annual Big Tesuque Trail Run. 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 5 at the Aspen Vista Trailhead, 14 miles northeast of Santa Fe. Registration forms can be picked up and dropped off at The Running Hub on 527 W. Cordova Road, or sent by mail to P.O. Box 1818, Santa Fe, NM 87504. For more information call 473-9211.

The 10th Annual 26-Mile Trail Sale. Twenty-six miles of yard sales along the Jemez Mountain National Scenic Byway on NM State Hwy 4 from San Ysidro to La Cueva and beyond. A yard sale shopper's paradise! Oct. 19-20. Facebook.com/The26MileTrailSale

Museums

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 Cuisine: 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.

“Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George.” 9 a.m. Oct. 3 at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, 217 Johnson St. in Santa Fe. Check in at 8:45 a.m. with refreshments. To RSVP call or email Lisa Neal at 575-635-5658, lisajlhmedia.com.

Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Lecture Series 2013-2014. Historical and Contemporary Trends in Indigenous Music by Ronald Roybal. 2 p.m. Oct. 14.  

Ronald Roybal is a descendent of Pueblo (Tewa) and Spanish Colonial peoples, and a native of the American Southwest. A completely self-taught musician, Ronald has studied music since his youth and is widely respected as a master performer of the Native American flute as well as the Spanish style classical guitar. 

A Sisterhood of Saints. Members reception at 5-7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Spanish Market Gallery of the Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts. Exhibit will run through spring 2014. The exhibition will draw from the museum’s permanent collections with various artists. For more information call 982-2226 or visit spanishcolonial.org.

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) presents Fashion Heat 2013. Native Fashion Show. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the El Dorado Hotel in Santa Fe. For more information call 983-1666.

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.

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) presents a film screening of “Little Big Man,” 1970. Native American director Chris Eyre discusses implications in Native film making. 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe. For more information call 983-1666.

Music

October entertainment at Vanessie. Performers are Doug Montgomery, David Geist, JeM, John Randal and Kathy Morrow. Visit vanessiesantafe.com for complete schedule. 427 W. Water St., 982-9966.

Taos Chamber Music Group: Tickets available for 21st Season. Performances are 5 p.m. at the Harwood Museum unless otherwise noted. Twilight: Nov. 9-10; 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.

ZZ Top. 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. $55-75. For tickets go to tickets.com.

Lensic Presents World Music: World Blues Tour featuring Taj Mahal 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at The Lensic
Performing Arts Center. $25-55. For tickets call 988-1234 or online TicketsSantaFe.org.

Indie folk singer Ani DiFranco with special guest Toshi Reagon. 8 p.m., Oct. 15 at the Kimo Theatre in Albuquerque, 423 Central Ave NW. Tickets $35-$55/all ages welcome. For information and tickets visit kimotickets.com/event/143194.

Gerald Clayton performing with Clayton Brothers Quintet. 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Outpost in Albuquerque. $25/$30 Thursday and $75 Friday (includes pre-show reception). For more information visit geraldclayton.com.

Jeffrey Foucault and Kris Delmhorst. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 20 at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second St. in Santa Fe. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. For tickets visit brownpapertickets.com.

Steve Vai. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. $29-51. For tickets call 988-1234 or online TicketsSantaFe.org.

Jazz Brasileiro plays the Santa Ana Cafe at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa. 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25. The hotel is located at 1300 Tuyuna Trail on the Santa Ana Pueblo. For reservations:  505-867-1234 or visit tamaya.hyatt.com.

Hey, Mozart child composer project free concert, presented jointly with the National Hispanic Cultural Center 7 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Albuquerque Journal Theatre.

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt. 8 p.m. Nov. 5 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. For tickets visit unmtickets.com.

Jive Talkin’ presents the Bee Gees. 8 p.m. Nov. 8 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. For tickets visit unmtickets.com.

Open house

The Couse Foundation’s exhibit “Uncle Henry, Up Close and Personal,” will feature Joseph Henry Sharp’s original first studio in Taos and will exhibit Sharp’s paintings from the Couse family and The Couse Foundation collections. Tour the historic studios of E.I. Couse and J.H. Sharp, two of the founders of the Taos Society of Artists, and stroll through Virginia Couse’s vintage garden. This is a free-admission event.  For more information contact Leavitt at 575-751-0369. Through Oct. 5.

Studio tours

The 26th Annual Galisteo Tour. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 19-20 in Galisteo. Free. Go to galisteostudiotour.org, or call  505-466-2121 for more information. Visit more than 30 artists open their private studios to the public. A free event, much of it walkable through the historic adobe village just 20 miles south of Santa Fe. Included are painters, printmakers, potters, weavers, photographers, woodworkers, jewelers, sculptors, local crafters and chefs. Details, directions and artists pages at galisteostudiotour.org, or see us on Facebook.

Talks

Readings and Conversations: Wide range of literary artists read from and discuss their work. 7 p.m. at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. Oct. 16 Jamaica Kincaid with Robert Faggen. Oct. 30 Jeremy Scahill with Tom Engelhardt. Nov. 20 Luis Alberto Urrea with Michael Silverblatt. Dec. 12 The Darkroom Collective. 

Coming in 2014: Jan. 15 Bryan Stevenson with Liliana Segura. Feb. 12 George Saunders with Joel Lovell. Feb. 26 Greg Grandin with Avi Lewis. March 19 Trevor Paglen with Rebecca Solnit. April 2 Dave Zirin with David Barsamian. April 16 Benjamin Alire Sáenz with Cecilia Balli. May 7 Sandra Steingraber with Laura Flanders. May 21 Colm Toibin with Michael Silverblatt.

Theater

The Joy Luck Club. 3 p.m., Oct. 20 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. For tickets visit unmtickets.com. 

Stomp. 2 and 4 p.m. Nov. 2, 1 p.m. Nov. 3 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. For tickets visit unmtickets.com.

The Graduate. 3 p.m. Nov. 17 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. For tickets visit unmtickets.com.

American Idiot. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10-11 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. For tickets visit unmtickets.com.

Upcoming events

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.

A Mariachi Christmas. 8 p.m. Dec. 13 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. For tickets visit unmtickets.com.

An Irish Homecoming. 8 p.m. Dec. 20 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. For tickets visit unmtickets.com.

Volunteers

The Española Valley Fiber Arts Center is looking for volunteers to help with two upcoming shows. Call Andrea at 474-3577 if you are interested in fiber art demonstration, booth set-up, booth manning and/or take-down. Volunteers who are interested may demonstrate craft during time manning the booth. Participants may also bring some finished goods to sell on a consignment basis. The show dates are:

Fall Fiber Fiesta — Setup: 8 a.m. to noon, Nov. 1; Noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 2; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; take down: 6-7 p.m., Nov. 2.

Workshops

Fall Watercolor Workshop. Oct. 9-12, taught by professional watercolor artist Lynn McLain teaches watercolor skills to beginner to advanced students. The studio for the classes is located in the lodge at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort — located 20 miles southeast of Taos — and students will explore some of the best restaurants and art galleries in the Taos area. Cost for the four-day workshop is $300, which includes tuition and instruction. Students are responsible for their own lodging, food and supplies (a supply list is provided upon registration). For more information, contact Lynn McLain at lynn@lynnmclain.com or 575-587-1625.