09-13-12 Off the Hill

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By The Staff

Art openings


An exhibit featuring photos by Jamey Stillings, Linda Connor, Chris McCaw, David H. Gibson and Sharon Harper will open with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 28 at photo-eye Gallery, 376-A Garcia St. 

Art exhibits


The fourth biennial Taos Art Glass Invitational and Walking on Glass Tour will be Friday-Oct. 7. They are both featured events in Taos’ “Grand Fall Arts,” a series of art-related events in September and October. For more information, visit tiganm.org or call Delinda VanneBrightyn at 575-613-6484.



St. Vincent Hospital Foundation presents Glamour and Gauze, featuring Paula Poundstone, at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Eldorado Hotel and Spa. The event will feature dinner and dancing to the band Soulstice. There will also be silent and live auctions. Tickets are $250 per person. For more information, call 505-913-5209 or visit stvinfoundation.org.2.

Book signings


Evelyn Gilmer will sign her children’s book, “Maggie the Beagle and the Dude Ranch,” from noon-3 p.m. Friday at Jackalope, 2820 Cerrillos Road. She will also have a book signing from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the Santa Fe Children’s Museum, 1050 Old Pecos Trail.



The New Mexico State Fair presents Poco and Firefall at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at Tingley Coliseum. Tickets, $19-$39, are available at ticketmaster.com.


Marty Stuart will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at Tingley Coliseum. Tickets, $19-$39, are available at ticketmaster.com.


Rodney Crowell and his band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at Santa Fe Sol, 37 Fire Place, Santa Fe. Tickets are available at the Lensic Box Office by calling 988-1234 or online at ThirstyEarFestival.com.



North Fourth Art Center and NewArt New Mexico present “Journeys in Dance and Discourse.”  At 7 p.m. Sept. Friday-Sunday, Vincent Mantsoe will present NTU, Gula and Skwatta at 8:30 p.m. at N4th Theater/North Fourth Art Center, 4904 4th NW, Albuquerque. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students and seniors, and are available online. For more information, visit vsartsnm.org or call 505-344-4542.



The Harwood Museum of Art is celebrating the centennial of the birth of artist Bea Mandelman with two exhibitions exploring the Taos Modernist’s body of work. “Bea Mandelman: Collage” remains on view through Oct. 14. The museum is located at 238 Ledoux St., Taos. For more information, call 575-758-9826 or visit harwoodmuseum.org.



The Santa Fe Reporter Arts Festival, a 12-day celebration of Santa Fe’s new and emerging music, arts and nightlife kicked off with Passion Pit Wednesday, followed by SFR’s first-ever beer fest, “Art of the Brew,” today. On Sunday, the After Hours Alliance hosts its second annual AHA Fest, an all-day free arts and music event at the Santa Fe Railyard. The festival continues with Wilco Sept. 18 at the Santa Fe Opera and “Mix at Molly’s,” Sept. 20. For more information, visit santafearts.com.


The Santa Fe Renaissance Fair will be from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 22-23 at El Rancho de las Golondrinas. This year will feature jousting, along with fair favorite like Clan Tynker, medieval combat, vendors and a variety of games for kids. Don’t forget the mead and turkey legs. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for teens 13-18 and seniors 62+ and free for children 12 and younger. For more information, visit sfrenfair.org.



Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces four films by Christopher Felver, photographer and filmmaker. “Donald Judd’s Marfa, Texas and Tomy Cragg, a Celebration of Sculpture,” will show from 3-4:30 p.m. Sept. 29. “Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder,” will show from 3-4 p.m. Oct. 6. “California Clay in the Rockies,” will show from 3-4 p.m. Oct. 13 at 435 S. Guadalupe St., Santa Fe. Admission is free.



2 Million Dogs, a national nonprofit organization working to support comparative oncology and educate the public about the common links between cancer in humans and companion animals will hold events in Albuquerque and Santa Fe to do outreach and share live-saving information as part of its Summer of Murphy Tour. Bark in the Park will be Saturday at Olympus Park, 500 Quantum Road, Albuquerque. The Santa Fe event will be Saturday, with the location to be determined. For more information, visit 2milliondogs.org.


The Native Treasure Collector’s Sale will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on Museum Hill in Santa Fe. The event is free and open to the public. Proceeds will benefit the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture to fund exhibits and education programs. Items include: jewelry, pottery, rugs, paintings, sculpture, katsinas, baskets and more.


Volcanoes, earthquakes, water, wind and ice created the raw materials that adorn jewelry. See and purchase a variety of authentic versions of stones, fossils and gems at the 7th Annual Palace Gem and Mineral Show, Sept. 28-30 in the Palace Courtyard, a the New Mexico Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe. The event is from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 28 and from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 29-30. For more information, call 476-5200.


Tickets are on sale for the first Doggie Styles dog fashion show fundraiser for the Dixon Animal Protection Society at 3 p.m. Oct. 13. Produced in cooperation with UpCycled Fashions and t he new PupCycled Fashions of Peñasco. The event will open with a silent auction host ed by local wineries and a brewery. Tickets are $25 for general seating and $50 for VIP seating and includes a free beverage of your choice at either silent auction location. For more information, visit DAPSNM.org.



Santa Fe Pro Musica presents the 2012-2013 concert season opener at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. The program for both concerts is, Rossini “L’italiana in Algeri Overture,” Haydn “Cello Concerto in D Major” and Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 56.” Tickets, $20-$65, are available at the Santa Fe Pro Music Box Office by calling 505-988-4640, ext. 1000 or at ticketssantafe.org. For more information, visit santafepromusica.com.


The Taos Chamber Music Group’s 20th anniversary season opens at 5 p.m. Sept. 22-23 at the Harwood Museum. A mix of musical styles will be featured. Tickets are $20 in advance or $22 at the door; $12 for children younger than 16. For more information, visit taoschambermusicgroup.org.



The Santa Fe Concert Association presents, “The Story of the Violin,” with special guest violinist Richard Rood, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the United Church of Santa Fe. For more information and tickets, visit ticketssantafe.org or call 988-1234.



The Los Alamos Choral Society is preparing for its January 2013 Winter Concert that will feature Handel’s “Messiah.” Sign-up and music check-out will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 18, 2012 at the United Church. Regular rehearsals, which begin Sept. 25, are at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the United Church. All singers are welcome.



 There will be a reading of “Tower of Magic,” a comedy by Los Alamos playwright Tess Light, directed by Mish Schneider and featuring an all-star cast of local film and Broadway actors, at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Santa Fe Playhouse, 142 East DeVargas St., Santa Fe.  Free, but donations welcome.