Out and about 12-23-10

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Around Los Alamos

The Blue Window Bistro in Los Alamos will host a five-course dinner for New Year’s Eve celebrants. Tickets are $55 per person and include five courses and a glass of sparkling wine. Seating will be from 5-9 p.m. Reservations are recommended but walk-ins will be accommodated if possible. For reservations call 662-6305.
Out of town

King of the Cage, featuring some of New Mexico’s MMA fighters, including Donald Sanchez, Lenny Lovato, Frank Baca, Santino Hinojos, Matt Madrid, Josh Montoya, Lorenzo Coca, Zuhey Quezada and more. 7 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. Tickets are available at www.tickets.com or by phone, 800-905-3315.

A free family program, “Stars in a Winter Night Sky,” will be from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. This is a free family program for children ages 4-12 accompanied by an adult. No reservation needed. The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is located at 217 Johnson Street, Santa Fe. For more information visit www.okeeffemuseum.org.

Composer, performer and educator Greg Alan Schneider will explore the influence of a Spanish stringed instrument, the vihuela, on the modern classical guitar in “Kissin’ Cousins: Spanish Vihuela Meets Classical Guitar,” at 2 p.m. Jan. 2 in the New Mexico History Museum’s auditorium. The event is free with museum admission. Fro more information call 476-1141.

Dr. Maya Angelou brings her wisdom to Popejoy Hall at 3 p.m. Jan. 9. Tickets are $39 and can be purchased at the UNM Ticket Offices and select area Albertsons locations, or online at popejoypresents.com or unmtickets.com.


Multiple Academy and Grammy award winning pianist/composer Dave Grusin performs with guitarist Bruce Dunlap at GiG, 1808 Second St., Santa Fe. The special holiday performance will be at 7:30 p.m. today. Tickets, $25, are available at the door only.

The Harwood Museum of Art of the University of New Mexico presents in partnership with Emerging Cinema and Opus Arte the London Royal Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The screening is high definition and surround sound will be shown in the Harwood’s Arthur Bell Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for Harwood Museum Alliance members and $15 for non-members; $8 for children 5-12 and are available in the Harwood Museum Shop. For more information call 575-758-9826.

Nuevo romantic guitarist Robert Sequoia with cellist Michael Kott, flutist Dina Hollingsworth and guitarists Paul Sihon and Yves Luceo, will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Loretto Chapel, 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe. Tickets, $20-$30, reservations recommended due to limited seating capacity. For more information and reservations call 505-990-5978.

 The Santa Fe Playhouse presents 6 Dance Lessons in 6 Weeks by Richard Alfieri, directed by Larry Lee at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; and at 2 p.m. Sundays Dec. 16-Jan. 2. When Southern Baptist Lily Harrison hires gay ex-chorus boy Michael Minetti to give her private dance lessons in her Florida gulf-front condo, the comic sparks being to fly. Intolerance blossoms into an intimate friendship as people from very different worlds share secrets, fears and joys while dancing. Tickets, $10-$25 by calling 988-4262. Visit www.santafeplayhouse.org for more information.

“A Christmas Carol” comes to Popejoy Hall at 7:30 p.m. today. The Nebraska Theatre Caravan will perform Charles Dickens’ novella. Tickets start at $22 and are available for purchase at the UNM ticket office, or online at popejoypresents.com, or at 877-664-8661.

Hotel California: A Tribute to the Eagles, 9 p.m. Dec. 31 at the Santa Claran Hotel and Casino. Tickets $30, call 866-244-7625 for more information.

Alternative Press presents the Christmas Pageant at Sunshine Theater, 7 p.m. today. Tickets $18.50-$30, www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.

Revolver, the Beatles Show, 3 p.m. Jan. 2 at the Santa Claran Hotel and Casino. Tickets $15. Call 866-244-7625 for more information.

Fear Factory, Pinhed, Suspended, Dread and Futilitarian, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5, Sunshine Theater. Tickets $18, www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.  

Silverstein, Miss May I, Pierce the Veil, The Chariot, A Bullet for Pretty Boy, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Sunshine Theater. Tickets $15, www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.  

Railroad Earth and Great American Taxi, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Sunshine Theater. Tickets $20, www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.  
Willie Nelson, 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. Tickets, $49-$59 at www.tickets.com or by phone, 800-905-3315.