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Out and about 05-26-11

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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. Saturday and Sunday. 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.

Talks

Wednesday, June 15: William deBuys will give a talk on “A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Southwest” as part of the Brainpower and Brownbags Lecture Series 2011 at the New Mexico History Museum Palace of the Governors.
DeBuys is an avid environmentalist and the author of six books, including “Enchantment and Exploitation,” “Salt Dreams” and “River of Traps,” which was a finalist for the 1991 Pulitzer Prize. His latest book project is “A Great Aridness,” which explores the likely impact of climate change on the Southwest.

Performances

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.

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.

 Theater

The Dixon Community Players will present Holly’s Follies: A Tribute to Broadway at 7:30 p.m. 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.
Concerts

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

The Sunshine Theater presents Hed PE, Mushroomhead, Better Left Unsaid at 6:30 p.m. June 5. Tickets, $17 are available at sunshinetheaterlive.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Fear Factory at 7 p.m. June 8. Tickets, $18, are available at sunshinetheater.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Tech N9ne, Krizz Kalico, Kutt Culhoun, Big Scoob, Jay Rock, MAYDAY and Steve Stone at 7 p.m. June 11. Tickets, $33, available at sunshinetheater.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Good Charlotte and Yellowcard at 7 p.m. June 14. Tickets, $20, available at sunshinetheater.com.

Route 66 Casino presents Sarah McLachlan at 8 p.m. June 17. Tickets, $39-$98, available at startickets.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.

Comedy

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.  

Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino presents Ron White June 20. Tickets are available at tickets.com or at the Buffalo Thunder Casino Box Office. Visit buffalothunderresort.com for more information.

Miscellaneous

The Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta will be from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today and Friday 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 www.fiberartsfiesta.org.

Mixed Martial Arts returns to Santa Ana Star Center at 6:30 p.m. Friday. 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 www.girlsincofsantafe.org.