Off The Hill 03-06-14

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Art exhibits
Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces an exhibition: “Bits and Pieces: Works by Karina Hean, Catherine Gangloff and Michel Déjean.” From 5-7 p.m. March 28 through April 19. The opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. March 24.
Open mic night. 6 p.m. every Friday at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort’s Riverside Café. This free night is open to the public and will be through the end of March. A basic PA system and amplifier will be provided. Visit SipapuNM.com, or call 800-587-2240 for more information.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. A playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travesti. 8 p.m. March 14 at Popejoy Hall. Visit popejoypresents.com for more information and ticket prices.
New Mexico PBS/KNME, KUNM-FM and KSFR-FM in partnership with the Lensic Performing Arts Center presents “An Evening with Amy Goodman,” host and executive producer of “Democracy Now.” 7-9 p.m. March 14 at the Lensic in Santa Fe. Goodman will sign copies of her book “The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance and Hope,” which will be on sale in the lobby after the talk. Tickets: $15 per person. Proceeds benefit KNME, KUNM and KSFR. For tickets call 988-1234 or visit TicketsSantaFe.org. For more information call 505-277-2121.
Jeff Dunham. 5 p.m. March 15 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. Go to tickets.com for details and to purchase tickets.
Journey and Steve Miller Band. 6:45 p.m. May 20 at Isleta Ampitheater, 5601 University Blvd. in Albuquerque. Visit tickets.com for ticket information and cost.

One Republic and The Script. 7 p.m. May 31 at Isleta Ampitheater, 5601 University Blvd. in Albuquerque. Visit tickets.com for ticket information and cost.
Flamenco Fiesta featuring La Familia Fajardo and Chuscales and special guest Juan Sidi. 6 p.m. March 27-28 at Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe. $20.
“Micaceous Pottery – An NNMC Educational Exhibit.” March 13 to April 6. 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 13, opening reception. Noon to 1 p.m. March 27, Gallery Talk with Clarence Cruz of Ohkay Owingeh. CFA Gallery, Northern New Mexico College in Española. Free and open to the public. For more information call NNMC Fine Arts Department 505-747-2295.
Cinema at the Kimo Theater. Various movies from every era shown each day. Visit kimotickets.com for featured movies, prices and times. 423 Central Ave. NW in Albuquerque.
The Los Alamos American Legion Riders are seeking sponsorships for wreaths that will be placed on veterans’ graves during a nationwide remembrance ceremony at cemeteries in New Mexico. For more information, visit wreathsacrossamerica.org.
Act I Gallery celebrates 25 years with “Silvery Winter Light.” The theme for this milestone celebration which includes 34 gallery artists along with special guest painters Rebecca Mannschreck and Elsa Sroka and glass artist Lydia Piper. Show is through March 31 at Act I Gallery of Taos, 218 Paseo del Pueblo Norte.

“Clay and Ink: Processing Process,” by Willi Singleton. 1-3 p.m. March 8 at the Weyrich Gallery in Santa Fe. Open to the public. Artist reception 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Show runs until March 28.
Cordelia Snow. 2 p.m. March 10. “Health Care and Medicine in Colonial New Mexico.” Snow is a historic sites archaeologist with the Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Cultural Affairs. Seating is limited. RSVP required by calling 982-2226. Free to members, non-members $10.

Dr. Margaret Espinosa McDonald. 2 p.m. March 24. “Traditional Hispanic Foods of Lent.” McDonald has a Ph.D. in American Studies and has written about traditional food and folklore of Central and Southern New Mexico. Seating is limited. RSVP required by calling 982-2226. Free to members, non-members $10.
A Celebration of International Women’s Day Luncheon and Panel Presentation. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 8 at La Posada de Santa Fe. “How Being a Woman Affects Your Creative Process. Join New Mexico Women in the Arts to exchange ideas and experience is designed to inspire the creative process. The panelists will talk about the traditional role of women and their ability to also pursue their creativity. Panelists are Shaun Gilmore, painter, Debrianna Mansini, actress and Miriam Sagan, writer/poet.
Estrella Del Norte Vineyard hosts a planting party. April 12 at the vineyard’s Nambé Valley Vineyard, which will include a barn party with music, food and wine for the volunteers. RSVP required. Sign up details are available on the website, estrelladelnortevineyard.com.
New Mexico Museum of Art. Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain. Runs through March 9.

Filigree and Finery: The Art Adornment in New Mexico. Featuring seldom-seen silver filigree jewelry, silk mantones, lace mantillas, rare rebozos, tortoise shell hair combs and fans. On exhibit daily during regular business hours until Spring 2014.

“Turquoise, Water, Sky: The Stone and Its Meaning,” opening April 13 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. People in the Southwest have used turquoise for jewelry and ceremonial purposes and traded valuable stones both within and outside the region for over a thousand years. The exhibit presents hundreds of necklaces, bracelets, belts, rings, earrings, silver boxes and other objects illustrating how the stone was used and its deep significance to the people of the region. This comprehensive consideration of the stone runs through March 2016.

Harwood Museum of Art: Through May 4 — Ken Price: Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Works on Paper, 1962-2010; harwoodmuseum.org. The Harwood Museum of Art is pleased to host this landmark exhibition marking the first retrospective to highlight Ken Price (1935-2012) and his long-term commitment to drawing. This exhibition includes a selection of 38 works on paper tracking Price’s dedication to drawing over a period of 50 years, and demonstrating Price’s ongoing exploration of the medium. Visit harwoodmuseum.org/exhibitions/view/121.

Geist Cabaret at Pranzo Italian Grill. Performance times are 6-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 540 Montezuma Avenue in Santa Fe. Reservations call 984-2645. Cover charge is $2. March 7: Ron Newman. March 8: Robin Holloway. March 14, 21, 22, 28: David Geist. March 15, 29: David Geist and Julie Trujillo.

Serenata of Santa Fe. “Here and Now.” 7 p.m. March 7 at the Scottish Rite Center, 463 Paseo de Peralta in Snata Fe. Featuring new works by Ron Strauss and Kelvin McNeal, plus horns and strings by Kenji Bunch. General admission $25. Tickets are available online at serenataofsantafe.org, the Lensic Box Office, 988-1234, or at the door (cash or check only). Senior and student discounts available at the door only. For more information call 989-7988, or visit serenataofsantafe.org.

Santa Fe Concert Association presents, David Russell, classical guitar. 7:30 p.m. March 7 at St. John’s College, Grant Hall in Santa Fe.

TGIF Andre Garcia-Nuthmann, tenor and Linda King, piano Music: de Falla, Mompou and Ginastera. 5:30 to 6 p.m. March 7 at the First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. Admission is freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

Santa Fe Concert Association presents, “Notes on Music: Mendelssohn, composer of the “Wedding March.” 7:30 p.m. March 11 at Temple Beth Shalom in Santa Fe. $20 general admission. Student, teacher and group discounts available. Call 984-8759 for tickets.

TGIF Extended Organ Recital with William Porter. Music: J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn and Hindemith. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 14 at the First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.
“My Favorite Year.” Directed by Los Alamos Little Theater’s Cy and Jane Hoffman. Through March 16 at the Adobe Theater in Albuquerque, 9813 4th Street NW. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: General $15, Senior/Student $13. Group rate available. To reserve tickets, call 505-898-9222 (weekdays only) or visit adobetheater.org.

“Water By The Spoonful,” a play by Quiara Alegria Hudes. Through March 16, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays at Teatro Paraguas Studio, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe. Tickets $15 general admission, $12 seniors and students; Thursdays pay-what-you-wish. For reservations and information call 424-1601, or visit teatroparaguas.org.