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Out and About 10-20-11

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Art openings

Hunter Kirkland Contemporary presents, “Current Work: Abstract Expressionist Oil Paintings,” by Peter Burega. An opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at 200-B Canyon Road, Santa Fe.

Pecos artists James Touché, James Peterson and Linda Storm will celebrate the grand opening of their Canyon Road Gallery from 2-7 p.m. Saturday at 836 Canyon Road, Santa Fe.

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art presents an opening reception for combined media, paintings and sculpture by Bruce Dorfman and Rachel Stevens. The event will be from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 28 at 435 S. Guadalupe St., Santa Fe. The exhibit will run through Nov. 18.

Auditions

Auditions for the Adobe Theater’s production of, “A Moon for the Misbegotten,” by Eugene O’Neill, will be from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 5 and from 6-9 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Adobe Theater, 9813 N. 4th St. NW, Albuquerque. For more information, contact director Jim Cady at 505-577-4242 or jimcady@earthlink.net.

Classes

The Española Valley Fiber Arts Center offers the following classes: “Intro. To Chimayó-style weaving,” with Lisa Trujillo, from 9:30 a.m.-
4 p.m. Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 5-6. Cost is $160-$200, materials extra; “Weaving basics,” with Beatrice Maestas Sandoval, from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 5-6. Cost is $160-$200, materials extra; “Off-loom handweaving plus,” with Caroline Rackley, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29 and Nov. 5. Cost is $96-$120, with a $10 mat fee. To register, or for more information, send email to eduation@evfac.org.

Comedy

Jeff Dunham takes his characters on his “Controlled Chaos” show, coming to the Santa Ana Star Center March 14, 2012. Tickets, $47.25, are on sale now and may be purchased at ComcastTiX.com or by calling 888-694-4849.

Concerts

Route 66 Casino presents Merle Haggard at 8 p.m. Friday in the Legends Theater. Tickets, $30-$55, are available at startickets.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Snoop Dogg at 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Tickets, $37.50, are available at sunshinetheater.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Robert Randolph and the Family Band at 8 p.m. Oct. 24. Tickets, $20, are available at sunshinetheater.com.

The Sunshine Theater presents Anthrax, Testament and Death Angel at 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Tickets, $33-$138, are available at sunshinetheater.com.

Exhibits

The New Mexico History Museum Palace of the Governors presents, “Ranch Women of New Mexico,” through Oct. 30; and “Heart of the Home,” through Nov. 27; “Contemplative Landscape,” Oct. 23, 2011-Dec. 31, 2012; “The Letter, the Word and the Book,” Nov. 4, 2011-April 15, 2012. The museum is located at 113 Lincoln Ave., Santa Fe.

“Illuminating the World: The Saint John’s Bible” will share its space and spirit with “Contemplative Landscape” at the New Mexico Museum Palace of the Governors, beginning Sunday. The exhibit offers a photographic exploration of how people have responded to and interacted with New Mexico’s landscape through art, architecture and sacred rituals.

Fairs and festivals

The Spanish Colonial Arts Society presents a traditional pig roast with side dishes, Saturday at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, 750 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe. The cooking show by Steven Otero and crew will begin at 8 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., rain or shine. Tickets are $30 for Society member adults; $45 for non-member adults; $12 for children five-12 years old; and children five years old and younger are admitted free. To reserve tickets, call 982-2226 before Oct. 17.

Movies

The Lensic presents, “Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets, $5, are available at lensic.org, ticketssantafe.org, or by calling 988-1234.

Performances

ARCOS dance presents its World Premier Repertoire Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Performance Space, 1583 Pacheco St., Santa Fe.
Popejoy Hall presents the Blue Man Group, Oct. 28-30. Tickets start at $37.50 and are available at popejoypresents.com, unmtickets.com or by calling 877-664-8661.

Stars Never Fade Productions presents “Janis Joplin: Get It While You Can.” Kim Borchardt Taylor portrays Joplin at 6 p.m. Oct. 29 and Oct. 30 at La Casa Sena Cantina, 125 E. Palace Ave., Santa Fe. $25 cover charge. For reservations, call 988-9232.

The Lensic Performing Arts Center presents an evening with Rinde Eckert, who will perform his new, one-man  multimedia work-in-progress, “Becoming … Unusual: The Education of an Eclectic,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 7. Tickets are $10, or $5 for students, and are available at lensic.org, ticketssantafe.org, or by calling 988-1234.

Stars Never Fade Productions presents, “Carpenters: Yesterday Once More,” starring Stephanie Duran, at 6 p.m. Nov. 6 at La Casa Sena Cantina, 125 E. Palace Ave., Santa Fe. $25 cover charge. For reservations, call 988-9232.

Santa Fe Pro Music presents, “Beethoven,” at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 and 3 p.m. Nov 13 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. For more information, visit santafepromusica.com.

The Dancing Kings, masters of Latin dance, bring the heat to Popejoy Hall. The performance will be at 3 p.m. Nov. 13. Tickets, $24-$44, are available at popejoypresents.com, unmtickets.com or by calling 877-664-8661.

Popejoy Hall presents, “Blast!,” an onstage music explosion, at 8 p.m. Nov. 19. Tickets, $39-$59, are available at popejoypresents.com, unmtickets.com or by calling 877-664-8661.

Christmas music artist Mannheim Steamroller will perform for one night only, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Santa Ana Star Center. Tickets, $40-$60, are on sale now and available at ComcastTIX.com or by calling 888-694-4849.
Miscellaneous

La Galeria Santa Cruz y el Espresso presents a Halloween skull face painting party for all ages at 3 p.m. Oct. 29. The gallery is located across the plaza from the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz.