Out and about 12-30-10

-A A +A

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.

Freestyle Motocross, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14 and Jan. 15, Tingley Coliseum. Tickets $24.85-$31.75, www.ticketmaster.com.


A Night to Honor Israel, the annual demonstration of solidarity for Israel and the Jewish people convened by Pastor John Hagee, Founder of Christians United For Israel (CUFI), Son Broadcasting and the Jewish Federation of New Mexico will be at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Kiva Auditorium at the Albuquerque Convention Center.  Tickets to attend A Night to Honor Israel are available at the Jewish Federation, Bibles Plus, Chronicles, AM 730 KDAZ, in Los Lunas at the Branch and in Santa Fe at Cornerstone Books and online at www.cufi.org. Event sponsors are invited to a 5 p.m. reception at the Kiva’s Ruidoso Room. For more information call 505-345-1991.
    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. For 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.


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 begin 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.


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

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.