Out and about 03-10-11

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The Museum of Spanish Colonial Art celebrates “Women’s History Month” with a panel discussion on the colonial scholar, E Boyd, at 5:30 p.m. March 22 at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, 750 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe. Four noted New Mexicans will form the panel. Dr. Marta Weigle is Associate Chair of the Department of Anthropology at UNM where she has taught for over 30 years.

Spencer Herrera will speak on “The Eyes of Texas Are Upon Us: The New Mexico Folk Play ‘Los Tejanos’ and the History of Texan invasions,” at 7 p.m. March 23 at the New Mexico History Museum.  Herrera is a Spanish professor at New Mexico State University. “Los Tejanos” is a mid-19th-century folk play recounting Texas’ failed 1841 invasion into New Mexico. For more information, call 476-5200.


Aspen Santa Fe Ballet debuts ballets by Nicolo Fonte and Jiri Kylian at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. For tickets, call 988-1234.

Santa Fe’s 2nd Annual Santa Fe Blues event will be on Saturday at Corazon, 401 S. Guadalupe St., Santa Fe. Enjoy an evening of blues, zydeco, brews, barbecue and late night jams.

The Tribute Trio plays Herbie Hancock  at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the historic old San Ysidro Church, 966 Old Church Road, Corrales. Tickets are $25 in advance by calling 505-898-0660, or at the door.
Belisama Irish Dance presents “Rhythm and Fire 2011”at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the James A. Little Theater. Tickets are $10 for children, students and seniors; and $15 for adults and are available at Travel Bug in Santa Fe, Brownell’s Hallmark in Los Alamos or by calling 670-1325.

The United States Naval Academy’s 52-member Women’s Glee Club will present a public concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the St. Francis Auditorium in the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe. The performance is free and open to the public. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

Ilan Azriel brings his unique visual creation, The Aluminum Show, to Popejoy Hall for three performances at 8 p.m. March 18 and 3 and 8 p.m. March 19. The Aluminum Show will amuse audience members of all ages as materials are manipulated to bring inanimate objects to life. Tickets for The Aluminum Show are on sale for $35, $29 and $22. Tickets can be purchased at the UNM Ticket Offices and select area Albertsons locations. Online purchases can be made through popejoypresents.com or unmtickets.com. To charge by phone call 877-664-8661.

Opera Southwest in Albuquerque closes its 38th season with four performances of Giuseppe Verdi’s beloved tragic opera La Traviata, opening Saturday March 19 at the KiMo Theatre. Tickets, $10-$75 are available at Opera Southwest 505-243-0591, KiMo Theatre Box Office, 505-768-3544, Ticketmaster, 505-883-7800 or www.ticketmaster.com. Discounts are available for seniors, students and groups.

Another Evening of Poetry And Jazz with Arlen Asher, Richard Atkinson, Paul Brown, Lauren Camp and Chris Ishee at 7 p.m. March 22 at Counter Culture Café, 930 Baca Street, Santa Fe. Donations accepted.

Elmo and friends return to Santa Ana Star Center April 12 and 13 in Sesame Street Live. Join Elmo, Zoe, Abby Cadabby, Telly Monster and Zoe’s pet rock Rocco for Sesame Street Live “Elmo’s Healthy Heroes” for all three performances. Tickets, priced at $54.50, $34.50, $29.50, $21.50, and $18.50 are on sale. A limited number of Sunny Seats and Gold Circle tickets are available. Sunny Seats feature front row seats and a pre-show Meet & Greet with two Sesame Street Live friends. Tickets may be purchased online at www.ComcastTIX.com, by phone at 888-694-4849, in person at the Santa Ana Star Center box office, and at the Santa Ana Star Casino Rewards desk.  


Route 66 Casino Hotel presents 2011 Blarney Bash with Blue Oyster Cult and Foghat at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets, $24.94 are available at startickets.com.

Route 66 Casino Hotel presents Pink Floyd Experience at 8 p.m. March 25. Tickets, $25-$45 are available at startickets.com.

Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino presents the Charlie Daniels Band at 8 p.m. March 26. Tickets are available at www.buffalothunderresort or at the Buffalo Thunder Casino box office.