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Out and about 08-25-11

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Art openings

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

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

Rag rug weaving with Sandy Voss will be from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. $168-$210, materials extra. For more information, send email to education@evfac.org.

Love to warp with Lauren Storm will be from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 2-3. $112-$140, materials extra. For more information, send email to education@evfac.org.
Comedy

Kathy Griffin will perform at 6 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Kiva Auditorium. Tickets, $35, available at www.sunshinetheater.live.com.
Concerts

Sandia Casino Amphitheater presents Sparx and Lorenzo Antonio at 8 p.m. Sunday. 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.
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.
Fairs and festivals

Tickets for the Third Annual Taos Mountain Music Festival are on sale. The summer event features headliners Matisyahu, Railroad Earth, Ozomatli and Leftover Salmon. Additional performances include Donna the Buffalo, Jackie Greene Duo, Afroman, Orgone, Dangermuffin, Langhorne Slim, Shannon McNally and Hot Sauce, Ryan McGarvey and Mariachi Luz de Luna. For more festival information or to purchase tickets, visit www.taosmountainfestival.com or call 866-515-6166.

The Telluride Blues and Brews Festival returns to Telluride Town Park Sept. 16-18 to kick off another year of music, fun and microbrews. The festival is located within the resort town of Telluride, Colo., and is a three-day celebration. Three-day passes, Juke Joint tickets and camping passes are on sale now. Single-day tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday are also on sale. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.tellurideblues.com or call 1-866-515-6166.
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.
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.

Music from Angel Fire presents Mountain Winds at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Taos Center for the Arts. For more information, call 888-377-3300 or visit www.musicfromangelfire.org.

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

Music from Angel Fire presents The Salon Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Angel Fire Community Center. For more information, call 888-377-3300 or visit www.musicfromangelfire.org.

Music from Angel Fire presents “A Family/Youth Concert — An Adventure with Imani Winds” at 10 a.m. and “Bach’s Musical Family,” at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Taos Center for the Arts. For more information, call 888-377-3300 or visit www.musicfromangelfire.org.

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.
Talks

“Building Local Food Systems,” a talk and panel discussion with Joel Salatin and Tom Delehanty will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday 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.

Join poet John Brandi for an evening at the opening of a new exhibition, “From a Distant Road,” at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 in the John Gaw Meem Room of the New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe. The event is free, but seating is limited.
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.