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Out and about 08-18-11

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Art openings

An opening reception for “Art in Mica Clay,” sculptures by Taos Pueblo artist Dawning Pollen Shorty, will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at Starr Interiors, 117 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos.

An opening reception for Joan Bohn and Leslie Tejada’s mixed media show will be from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 2 at Hunter Kirkland Contemporary, 200B Canyon Road, Santa Fe.

Classes

Learn about different types of looms and how to adapt, adjust, repair and maintain your loom. Ted Hallman will teach “Increasing your loom power” from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. $60-$80. For more information, send email to education@evfac.org.

Learn the step-by-step processes needed to create a hat, with “From Batts to Hats,” with Nancy Crowley, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. $125-$150, with a $50 materials fee. For more information, send email to education@evfac.org.

Beginning weaving on the Cricket rigid heddle loom with Trish Spillman will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 23-25 at the Española Valley Fibert Arts Center. $72-$90, materials extra. For more information, send email toeducation@evfac.org.

Colcha embroidery with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval will be from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. $56-$70, materials extra. For more information, send email to education@evfac.org.

Open house

The Couse Foundation is hosting an open house from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 3 at 146 Kit Carson Road in Taos. Tour the historic studios of E.I. Couse and J.H. Sharp, two of the founders of the Taos Society of Artists. For more information on the open house or to schedule an appointment, call 575-751-0369.

Exhibits

The New Mexico History Museum Palace of the Governors presents “Home Lands: How Women Made the West,” on display through Sept. 11; “New Mexico’s African American Legacy: Visible, Vital, Valuable,” through Oct. 9; “Ranch Women of New Mexico,” through Oct. 30; and “Heart of the Home,” through Nov. 27. The museum is located at 113 Lincoln Ave., Santa Fe.

Book signings
 
Joyce Begay-Foss, contributor to the new book, “Spider Woman’s Gift,” will sign copies of the book from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 704 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe.

Talks

“Building Local Food Systems,” a talk and panel discussion with Joel Salatin and Tom Delehanty will be from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 26 at the New Mexico School for the Deaf, James A. Little Theatre, 1060 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at carboneconomyseries.com.

The New Mexico History Museum Palace of the Governors presents “Witchcraft, the Inquisition and a Lonely Death on Camino Real” at 6 p.m. Sept. 7.The cost is $5, or free for members of the Palace Guard. For more information, call 476-5200.
Film

Film 4 Change and the Albuquerque Film Festival present the documentary, “Discover the Gift,” from noon-3 p.m. Aug. 21 at the KiMo Theater, 423 Central Ave. NW, Albuquerque.  Tickets, $20, are available at holdmyticket.com.

Workshops

There is still time left to sign up for Linda Hogan’s workshop, “Dwellings: Landscapes of the Heart/Creative Writing from Nature,” scheduled for Oct. 17-21. Visit http://abiquiuworkshops.com/schedule/dwellings-in-the-heart for more information.

Performances

David Geist will perform at Pranzo Italian Grill, 540 Montezuma Ave., Santa Fe, with Todd Lowry from 6-9 p.m. Saturday; and with Kari Simmons and Todd Lowry, from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Sunday. $2 cover charge.

Dancing Earth, an indigenous contemporary dance ensemble presents “Of Bodies and Elements,” at 8 p.m. Friday at the James A. Little Theater, on the campus of James A. Little School for the Deaf, 1606 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe. Tickets are available at ticketssantafe.org or by calling 988-1234.

Time for Three will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at KTAOS Solar Theater in Taos. The group transcends traditional classification, with elements of classical, country, gypsy and jazz idioms, forming a blend all their own. Tickets, $25 are available at musicfromangelfire.org, or by calling 888-377-3300.

The Santa Fe Concert Band Historic Concert will be at 2 p.m. Aug. 28 at Federal Park (on the corner of Washington St. and Paseo de Peralta) in Santa Fe.

Santa Fe Pro Musica presents Tango! At 6 p.m. Sept. 17 and 3 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. For tickets, call 988-4640, ext. 1000 or 988-1234.

Concerts

The Hard Rock Casino Pavilion presents Sugarland with Sara Bareilles at 7:30 p.m. today. Tickets, $25-$70, available at livenation.com.

Sandia Casino Amphitheater presents Sparx and Lorenzo Antonio at 8 p.m. Aug. 28. Tickets, $45-$60, available at livenation.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Amon Amarth at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 29. Tickets, $20, available at sunshinetheaterlive.com.

Skullcandy presents Identity at 1 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Hard Rock Casino Pavilion. Tickets, $62.85, available at livenation.com.

Hard Rock Casino presents Lil Wayne with guests Rick Ross, Keri Hilson, Far East Movement and Lloyd at 7 p.m. Aug. 31. Tickets, $29.75-$89.75, available at livenation.com.

Hard Rock Casino presents Def Leppard with Heart at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2. Tickets, $30-$150, available at livenation.com.
Sandia Casino Amphitheater presents Judy Collins at 8 p.m. Sept. 3. Tickets, $25-$75, available at livenation.com.

Hard Rock Casino Pavilion presents Rascal Flatts with Sara Evans and Justin Moore at 7 p.m. Sept. 11. Tickets, $30-$80, available at livenation.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Del the Funky Homosapien at 8 p.m. Sept. 13. Tickets, $10, available at sunshinetheaterlive.com.

Easton Corbin will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Tingley Coliseum. Tickets, $18-$37.50, available at livenation.com.

Craig Morgan will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at Tingley Coliseum. Tickets, $18-$37.50, available at livenation.com.

Rodney Atkins will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at Tingley Coliseum. Tickets, $18-$37.50, available at livenation.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Hank 3 at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Tickets, $20, available at www.sunshinetheater.live.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Hanson at 8 p.m. Sept. 18. Tickets, $25, available at www.sunshinetheater.live.com.

David Nail will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at Tingley Coliseum. Tickets, $16-$35.50, available at livenation.com.
Restless Heart will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at Tingley Coliseum. Tickets, $16-$35.50, available at livenation.com.

Joe Diffie will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Tingley Coliseum. Tickets, $16-$35.50, available at livenation.com.

The Honda Civic Tour presents Blink 182 and My Chemical Romance at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Hard Rock Casino Pavilion. Tickets available at livenation.com.

The Hard Rock Casino Pavilion presents Journey with special guests Foreigner and Night Ranger at 7: 01 p.m. Sept. 30. Tickets available at livenation.com.

Sandia Casino Legends Theater presents Melissa Etheridge at 8 p.m. Sept. 30. Tickets, $33-$70, are available at startickets.com.

Incubus will perform at the Santa Ana Star Center at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4. Tickets, $49.50, are available at www.ComcastTIX.com, or by calling 888-694-4849.

Grammy Award winning Casting Crowns’ “Come To the Well” tour comes to Santa Ana Star Center at 7 p.m. Oct. 7. The tour will also feature the modern rock bands Sanctus Real and The Afters, as well as newcomer Lindsay McCaul. Tickets, $15-$79.50, are available online at comcasttix.com, at the Santa Ana Star Center Box Office, or by calling 1-888-694-4849.