Out and about 05-19-11

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Art openings

Colette Campbell-Jones will display, “Stories From Underground,” visual reconstructions of oral histories from the coal miners in South Wales. The exhibit will run through July 30 at photo-eye Gallery, 376-A Garcia St., Santa Fe. An opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. June 3.

Jennifer J.L. Jones will exhibit, “Serenata,” new paintings at Hunter Kirkland Contemporary, 200-B Canyon Road, Santa Fe. An opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. May 27. The exhibit continues through June 12.

Art shows

The Jemez Fine Art Gallery and Jemez Artisans Gallery will sponsor the second annual “Jemez Creative” outdoor art fair in Jemez Springs from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 28-29. Jemez Mountains artists and artisans will demonstrate, create and sell their work on the walkway along Highway 4, south of the Jemez Springs Village Plaza. For more information on “Jemez Creative,” call Jemez Fine Art Gallery, 575-829-3340.


“History And Mystery In Santa Fe — 1782,” a lecture by Rancho de las Golondrinas historian Doug Peterson and reading by novelist Pamela Christie, author of the historical mysteries.

“The King’s Lizard and Dead Lizard’s Dance,” will be at 7 p.m. today at 301Dinosaur Trail at Rancho Viejo Blvd. and N.M. 14 (BLM State Office Building), Santa Fe. The event is free with a book signing and refreshments to follow.  Call 954-2002 for details or directions.


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

A Beethoven marathon will be at 6 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at The Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. Visit lensic.org or call 988-1234 for more information and to purchase tickets.

Santa Fe New Music’s 10th anniversary concert will be at 7:30 p.m. June 24 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 107 W. Barcelona Road at Galisteo Street, Santa Fe.
Tickets are $20 at the door, $10 for students, or $15 in advance at Nicholas Potter Booksellers, 211 E. Palace Ave. All tickets are payable by cash or check only.

The Dixon Community Players will present Holly’s Follies: A Tribute to Broadway at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and June 3 and 4 at the new Dixon Community Playhouse. The show is the razzle-dazzle of the American Musical Theater from Vaudeville to Music Man. This is the first full season beginning with this spring production and in the fall, they will perform Lucky Stiff, a murder mystery musical farce. Tickets for the show are $12 for adults and $8 for seniors and students and will be available at the Embudo Valley Library in Dixon, or to reserve tickets, call Kay at 505 579-4545. Tickets will also be available at the door. Seating is limited.


Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino presents Styx on Friday. Tickets are available at tickets.com.

A Neil Diamond Tribute will be at 8 p.m. Saturday at Route 66 Casino. Tickets, $10, are available at startickets.com.

Earth Wind and Fire will perform at the Sandia Casino Amphitheater at 7 p.m. May 24. Tickets, $52.75-$85.85, are available at ticketmaster.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Danzig, Devildriver and 2Cents at 7 p.m. May 27. Tickets, $27 are available at sunshinetheaterlive.com.

Alan Jackson will perform at the Santa Ana Star Center June 24 for the Big I 107.9 birthday party. Tickets, $35.50, $55.50 and $68.50 are available at ComcastTIX.com or by calling 1-888-694-4849.


Paula Poundstone will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the KiMo Theater. Tickets, $39.50 are available at livenation.com.

George Lopez will perform at the Kiva Auditorium at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets, $52.70 or $69.20, are available at livenation.com.

Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino presents Jay Leno June 4. Tickets are available at tickets.com or at the Buffalo Thunder Casino Box Office. Visit buffalothunderresort.com for more information.  


On Saturday the Española Public Library will host a Teddy Bear Picnic and Sleepover at the from 10 a.m.-noon. Bring a sack lunch, a picnic blanket and your Teddy bear (or other stuffed friend) for a picnic at the library. The library will provide drinks and a dessert. After the picnic Teddy bears are invited to spend the weekend at the library, (no children will be allowed to stay overnight). The library staff promises to take good care of all bears and take photos of the Teddy Bears having fun in the library after hours. A scrapbook of the Teddy Bear Picnic and Sleepover will be given to each participant on the following Wednesday. Teddy bears can be picked up Monday-Saturday. For more information visit  yourseemore.com/espanola or call Lucy at 505-747-6087.

Enormous Rummage Sale!   Boutique items, household items, sporting goods, electronics, lots of books, clothes  and everything else will be sold at a rummage sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at 1101 Camino de la Cruz Blanca, Santa Fe. The rummage sale supports tuition assistance at Prep and Breakthrough Santa Fe.

Young Voices at the Santa Fe Opera, launched in 2008, provides advanced musical training for talented high school students. Participants receive voice lessons and music coachings from members of the company’s music staff and Santa Fe Opera artists.
They also attend various musical activities in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, including the Met: Live in HD telecasts, Opera Southwest performances and concerts in both cities.  This year’s program culminates in a free public recital at 4 p.m. Sunday at the United Church of Santa Fe, 1804 Arroyo Chamisa.

The Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta will be from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. May 26 and 26 and from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 28 at the Manuel Lujan Complex at Expo New Mexico in Albuquerque. Admission price is $5 per day. For more information, visit fiberartsfiesta.org.

Mixed Martial Arts returns to Santa Ana Star Center at 6:30 p.m. May 27. Shark Fight UFC veteran Chris Camozzi takes on Strikeforce veteran Joey Villasenor and will headline Shark Fights 15. Tickets, starting at $18.50 are available at ComcastTIX.com or by phone at 888-694-4849.

Girls Incorporated of Santa Fe is currently accepting applications from fine artists and craftspeople to participate in the upcoming 39th annual Arts and Crafts Show, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 6, and from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 7 on the historic downtown Santa Fe Plaza. The application for the show and all pertinent information can be found at girlsincofsantafe.org.