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Out and about 04-14-11

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Art openings

The Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, opens a major exhibition, “Folk Art of the Andes,” Sunday. This will be the first exhibit in the United States to feature a broad range of folk art from the Andean region of South America, showcasing more than 850 works of art primarily dating from the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibit runs through February 2012.

Talks

An historical talk by Willie Atencio, a well-versed, self-taught historian, will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Galeria Santa Cruz y el Espresso, on the north side of the Santa Cruz Plaza, adjacent to Holy Cross Church in Española. For more information call 505-692-8323.

Photographers Siegfried Halus, Greg Mac Gregor and New Mexico State Historian Rick Hendricks will give a history and slideshow presentation and book launch from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the New Mexico History Museum Auditorium, 113 Lincoln Ave., Santa Fe. Free admission for New Mexico residents.

Noted graphic artist David Lance Goines will give a talk on, “A Life in Posters,” at 2 p.m. April 23 at the New Mexico History Museum Palace of the Governors. Admission is $10 at the door. For more information call 476-5200.

The Public Lands Information Center “Third Thursday” lecture will be, “Trail Riding In The Santa Fe Area,” by Joyce Davis and David deBusschere of N.M. Backcountry Horsemen Association. The talk will be at 7 p.m. April 21 at 301 Dinosaur Trail at Rancho Viejo Blvd. and N.M. 14 (BLM State Office Building). The event is free, with refreshments to follow. Call 954-2002 for more information or directions.

Performances

David Geist will perform at Pranzo Italian Grill, 540 Montezuma Ave., Santa Fe, from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. $2 cover charge.

Popejoy Hall presents, “Fiddler on the Roof,” Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets, $35-$55 can be purchased at unmtickets.com or by calling 87-664-8661.

Sabor Flamenco: 3rd Annual Gala event for Juan Siddi Flamenco Theatre Company will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Scottish Rite Temple, 463 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe. A cash bar will be available. Fore more information call 505-310-0896.

A High Mayhem Matinee Show featuring Tartufi and the Proxemics will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at High Mayhem, 2811 Siler Lane, Santa Fe. $10 suggested donation at the door. For more information visit www.highmayhem.org.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings their critically acclaimed concert performance to the Santa Ana Star Center at 7:30 p.m. May 4. This event marks TSO’s debut performance at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. Tickets, priced at $39.50, $49.50 and $59.50, can be purchased online at ComcastTIX.com, by phone at 1-888-694-4849, or in person at the Santa Ana Star Center Box Office or the Santa Ana Star Casino Rewards desk.

Concerts

Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino presents REO Speedwagon Friday. Tickets are available at www. buffalothunderresort or at the Buffalo Thunder Casino box office.

Albuquerque Blues and Brews, 2 p.m. Saturday, Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque presents the Pavilion. Tickets, $30 at ticketmaster.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Drowning Pool, Trust Company, Anew Revolution and Static Cycle at 7 p.m. April 24. Tickets, $17 are available at www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Social Distortion at 7 p.m. April 26. Tickets, $35 are available at www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.

Ricky Martin — M.A.S. Musica Alma Sexo World Tour 2011, 8 p.m. April 29, Sandia Casino Amphitheater. Tickets, $55-$75 at ticketmaster.com.

The B-52s will perform at 8 p.m. April 29 at the Route 66 Casino. Tickets, $35 are available at startickets.com.

Tony Bennett will perform at 8 p.m. April 30 at the Route 66 Casino. Tickets, $49-$126, are available at startickets.com.

Stevie Nicks will perform at 8 p.m. May 11 at the Sandia Resort and Casino Amphitheater.

Miscellaneous

Albuquerque will host its first beer week Saturday through Friday. This eight-day series of events was conceived by the creators of www.abqbeergeek.com and Feel Good Festivals to bring the community together to celebrate great beers and the wonderful places in which we enjoy them. There is a little something for everyone to get excited about; new and existing beer lovers, foodies and the unsuspecting general public will all love Albuquerque Beer Week as it promotes our bars, breweries and restaurants. For more information visit abqbeerweek.com.

Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St., Santa Fe, will host a Shakespeare birthday celebration at 5 p.m. April 23. For more information call 505-490-6271 or send email to SantaFeShakespeare@gmail.com.

On April 23 the public is invited to take a free tour of the Seton Castle Ruins and explore the life and work of its former occupant, pioneering naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton. The tour is free. For more information call 995-1860 or visit aloveoflearning.org.