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Out and about 02-03-11

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Art receptions

“Art of Love,” featuring work by Nikki Bustos, Cruz Lopez and Toby Morfin opens Feb. 11. A reception will be from 6-9 p.m. at the Bond House Museum in Española.

Creative Spark: The Life and Art of Tony Da is the artist’s first comprehensive museum retrospective. On view will be the largest group of Da’s paintings and pottery ever gathered in one place.  The exhibition opens at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture on Sunday and will run through Dec. 31, 2011. For more information contact Shelby Tisdale, director, MIAC at 505-476-1251 or shelby.tisdale@state.nm.us.

Talks

The Fourth of the Friends of Archaeology’s Lecture Series on Archaeology and Women in the Southwest, will be 6 p.m. Friday at the History Museum Theater. Cost for FOA members is $13 per lecture, $16 for non members, plus service fees. Purchase tickets through the Lensic Box Office, 988-1234. Tickets also may be purchased at the door.  Cash or checks please. For more information call the FOA hotline: 992-2715 ext. 8

The Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is hosting an interpretive talk on the Mexican Gray Wolf at 1 p.m. Sunday at the center on Highway 281, east of Las Vegas. Seating is limited to 40. All seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information call Linda Kelly at 454-9452 or Jan Arrott at 454-6115.

From Pappas Sweet Shop in Raton to Sparky’s in Hatch, the Bibo Bar in Cibola County to Sugar’s BBQ and Hamburgers in Dixon, New Mexico eateries have weathered tough times to tempt the palates of generations. At 2 p.m. Sunday at the New Mexico Museum Palace of the Governors, culinary explorer Cheryl Alters Jamison shares her on-the-road discoveries of places that helped define the tastiest part of our state’s heritage. For more information call 505-476-5200.

Join El Rancho de las Golondrinas for free lectures Feb. 24 and March 31. The talks are presented at 7 p.m. at the Santuario de Guadalupe in downtown Santa Fe. Call 471-2261 for more information.

Jacobo Baca will talk about “Land, Legitimacy, and the Rise of Reies Lopez Tijerina,” Feb. 24 at the New Mexico Museum of the Governors. Baca is an Albuquerque historian who grew up in Peñasco, where decades-old land disputes are still a topic of conversation – including La Alianza Federal de Mercedes, the land-grant organization Tijerina founded in 1963, and the 1967 raid he led on the Tierra Amarilla Courthouse.
Performances

Daniel Weston reveals true legends of lasting love with a virtuoso guitar performance. He will perform at 6 p.m. Friday in the new Little Wing Perfomance Space at Candyman in Santa Fe. Advance tickets are $15, general admission is $20 and student admission is $10. Tickets may be purchased by calling 575-770-5094.

Tim Allen, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 19, Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. Tickets, $49-$79 at www.tickets.com.

The Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform at Popejoy Hall at 3 p.m. Feb. 20. Tickets are on sale, starting at $26, and may be purchased at popejoypresents.com, unmtickets.com or by calling 877-664-8661.

Santa Fe New Music presents David Lang’s “The Little Match Girl Passion,” at 8 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 107 W. Barcelona Road, Santa Fe. Tickets are $20 and available at the door. For more information call 474-6601.

The Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble brings its innovative, bold forms of artistic expression to Popejoy Hall for one performance only at 7:30 p.m. March 3. Tickets for The Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble are currently on sale for $28, $35 and $43. Online purchases can be made through 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.
Concerts

Al Hurricane, Sr. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, KiMo Theatre. Tickets, $9.25-$18.75 at www.ticketmaster.com.

Above and Beyond will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Sunshine Theater. Tickets, $25 at www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.

311 will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Sunshine Theater. Tickets, $44.50 at www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.

Ice Cube will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Sunshine Theater. Tickets, $32 at www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.
Miscellaneous

The Santa Fe Teen Arts Center, Warehouse 21, in collaboration with Tidepoint Pictures, the Santa Fe-based Asian film distribution company, announces “BENTO BOX CINEMA”, a first-ever Japanese film festival showcasing new directors and talents. Bento Box Cinema runs two days, Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 at Warehouse 21 in Santa Fe’s Railyard District. For more information visit www.warehouse21.org.

The Monster Truck Nationals will rumble into the Santa Ana Star Center at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 and Feb. 26. The event will feature the monster truck Bigfoot and the debut of the mud bog racing at the Santa Ana Star Center. Advance tickets are $15.50  and $25.50 for adults and $10.50 and $17.50 for children younger than 12. For tickets call 1-888-694-4849.