Off the Hill 09-19-13

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Art exhibits
Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird: Contemporary Jewelry. Through Sept. 21. 435 N. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe.

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art: Walling: Containing Architecture, painting and sculpture by Tom Miller. Sept. 27 to Oct. 18. Opening reception: 5-7 p.m., Sept. 27 to coincide with the Railyard Arts District last Friday Arts Walk. For more information call 982-8111. 435 N. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe.
“Merging World.” New Works by Clarence Cruz of Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo — handmade pottery and Kathryne Cyman — porcelain vessels local earthen glazes. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 4 opening reception. Cruz demonstration and talk 6 p.m., Oct. 4; Cyman lecture, noon Oct. 5. Weyrich Gallery, 2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE in Albuquerque. Open to the public. Through Oct. 28.

Yares Art Projects presents: Opening preview and reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m., through Oct. 28. Penelope Krebs: Four Square, Four-color stripe paintings and Susanna Carlisle and Bruce Hamilton: Energy Fields, video and sculpture installation.

Art of Leon Gaspard: Impressions from Russia and the Faraway. Opens in November at the Nedra Matteucci Galleries, 1075 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe. For more information, visit matteucci.com or call 982-4631.
Library auctions Southwest Art Collection. The Friends of the Jemez Springs Public Library will hold an online auction of selected works of regional artists including Leo Neufeld, Sue Stevens and George A. Hart. All proceeds from the sale will support the Jemez Springs Public Library programs and services. Opens Sept. 1 and bids will be accepted through Sept. 30. Visit jemezsprings.org/library to view the collection. Art works for sale will be displayed at the Jemez Springs Public Library through Sept. 29. The library is located at 17 Jemez Plaza just off Highway 4. For more information, call the Jemez Springs Public Library at 575-829-9155.

Reynolds Collection Opening Reception. 2-4 p.m. Sept. 29 at Jemez Springs Public Library. The Friends of the Jemez Springs Public Library host an opening reception of paintings, sculpture and pottery by local artists donated by a local collector. Many of the artists whose work is represented in the collection will attend. Works from the collection by artists from outside the area are being auctioned to support library programs and services. The library is located at 17 Jemez Plaza just off Highway 4. For more information, or to bid on auction pieces, call the Jemez Springs Public Library at 575-829-9155 or go to jemezsprings.org/library.
Auditions for The Adobe Theater’s production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson and directed by Warren and Courtney Wilgus. Sept. 21 at The Adobe Theater. Available roles are five women, four men, nine girls and eight boys. Children ages 5-14 audition from 9-11 a.m. and adults noon to 2 p.m. Callbacks are 3-5 p.m. Auditions will consist of cold readings and improvisational scenarios. Actors will also be asked to sing a portion of a Christmas carol of their choosing, unaccompanied. No preparation or music is required. Rehearsals will be Oct. 21-Dec. 5 for performances Dec. 6-22. For more information visit adobetheater.org.
The Santa Fe Chapter Native Plant Society presents “Birding and Planting Together.” Author Priyanka Kumar will discuss her latest novel “Take Wing and Fly Here,” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Christ Lutheran Church, 1701 Arroyo Chamiso in Santa Fe. The novel explores changing relationship with the outdoors in the American West. Kumar will read a brief excerpt from her novel and then present a slide show of her bird and plant photography, while speaking about how her interest in native plants and bird life evolved, each feeding the other, and how this influenced her storytelling.

Booksigning for author Peggy van Hulsteyn’s “Yoga and Parkinson’s Disease,” 4 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St. The book chronicles the author’s own experience, as well as research studies that document a correlation between yoga practice and better health after a Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis.
Call for Artists
The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission is accepting qualifications from ceramic artists interested in participating in an international ceramics festival. The Arts Commission has been invited by the Icheon Ceramics Festival to recommend two to three artists to participate in an international festival promoting ceramics. The festival will be Sept. 28 through Oct. 20 (specific participation dates to be determined) in Seolbong Park, Icheon, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea. The annual festival is one of the most important ceramic events in Korea, providing a fairground of ceramics were artists and customers can meet. Artists can make work, give talks, and/or lecture to students of the local ceramic high school. Santa Fe artists will participate in workshops the week of Oct.1-5, or Oct. 8-12.

Formerly known as the Holiday Fiber Market, EVFAC and ATTL are collaborating again in sponsoring a large show for members, the Fall Fiber Fiesta. Members of both groups to participate and show off their best fiber goods this fall. If you are not an EVFAC member, it is never too late to join. Contact info@evfac.org, or call 505-747-3577 for more membership information. Set up: 8 a.m. to noon, noon- 6 p.m., Nov. 1, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 2. Take down 5-7 p.m. at St. John’s Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail, in Santa Fe.
Canticum Novum Chorus and Orchestra 10th Anniversary Season Fall Concerts. 4 p.m., Oct. 5-6 at Scottish Rite Center, 463 Paseo de Peralta. Pre-concert lecture one hour before each performance. General admission $35 and $25, youth, students and active military $15. Call 988-1234, ticketssantafe.org or at the door beginning at 2:45 p.m.
Grand Finale: Global Dance Fest 2013: Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group from New York City, Sept. 27-28; Panaibra Gabriel Canda and Boyzie Cekwana from Mozambique/South Africa, Oct. 4-5. North Fourth Art Center,
4904 4th NW in Albuquerque. Tickets: $15 general; $10 students/seniors. Includes Post Performance Discourse and Receptions. Tickets available online: vsartsnm.org. For more information and reservations call 505-344-4542.
Nick Brandt — Across the Ravaged Land. Exhibition runs from Sept. 27 through November. Opening and artist reception, 5-7 p.m., Sept. 27. photo-eye Gallery is located at 376-A Garcia Street in Santa Fe. Across the Ravaged Land is the third and final volume in Nick Brandt’s trilogy of books documenting the disappearing natural world and animals of East Africa. Combined with the titles of Brandt’s first two books, this book reveals the title of the completed trilogy: “On This Earth, A Shadow Falls Across The Ravaged Land.”
Take a trip around the world close to home! ¡Globalquerque! 2013 final lineup announced, including Leon Russell, Poncho Sanchez, Solas, Sierra Leone’s Refugee Allstars, Kinky, Rhythms of Rajasthan and many more. There will be 20 Performances by 17 Acts from five continents on three stages over two nights, plus the Saturday daytime free Global Fiesta. 6 p.m., Sept. 20 and 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Free.

The Winter Market will showcase the work of 100 New Mexico Hispanic artists both adult and youth. Many of the unique, handmade art pieces will have a Holiday theme and are perfect for the collector, for the home, or to be given as gifts. Traditional Winter Spanish Market is from 2-9 p.m., Nov. 29 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 30 at the Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town. Admission: $6 per person or $10 for couple. Children 12 years and under are free. Tickets are available at the door. Parking is free. Posole Bar / Taco Bar and beverages will be available for purchase.

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair. Clan Tynker and medieval combat, jugglers, live entertainment and dancers, also vendors, kids’ games and delicious food, drinks and mead. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sept. 21-22. Admission: $10 adults, seniors and teens $7, kids under 13 free. El Rancho de las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road in Santa Fe. For more information call 471-2261 or visit golondrinas.org.

Harvest Festival. Bring in the harvest with villagers as they crush grapes for wine by foot, string chile ristras, make tortillas, bake fresh bread and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5-6. Admission: $8 adults, seniors (62+), $5 teens (13-18) and free for children 12 and under. El Rancho de las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road in Santa Fe. For more information call 471-2261 or visit golondrinas.org.
Santa Fe Independent Film Festival presents John Waters Oct. 19 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Tickets range from $18 to $58 and are available at ticketsantafe.org or call 988-1234.
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.

Artist reception for Mitch Dobrowner’s “Storms,” Photo-eye gallery in Santa Fe, 376-A Garcia St. Exhibition runs through Sept. 21.
The Couse Foundation presents a special lecture by Dr. Steven L. Grafe, Curator of the Maryhill Museum of Art, about E.I. Couse’s early paintings of Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest. 1:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in the classroom of the Mable Dodge Luhan House on Morada Lane in Taos. Copies of the booklet that accompanied the Maryhill Museum exhibition will be for sale at the lecture. For more information contact The Couse Foundation at 575-751-0369.
The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico meets at 6:30 p.m. every the third Wednesday of each month at Christ Lutheran Church, 1701 Arroyo Chamiso at the triangle of Old Pecos Trail, St Michael’s Drive and Arroyo Chamiso It is directly across the street from Fire Station No. 4.  All programs are free and open to the public. Refreshments are available. For more information email tom@thomasanotonio.org., or call 690-5105.
Barbara Edelman and Friends presents Pop Up Santa Fe. Sept. 27, 28. Handmade, local gifts, jewelry, gems, minerals, textiles, kids’ books, home décor and more. “You never know what you will discover.”

Disney Junior Live! 7 p.m., Oct. 9 Sandia Resort and Casino Ampitheater, 30 Rainbow Road in Albuquerque. For tickets visit ticketmaster.com.

Free courses for families dealing with Alzheimer’s are being offered in Española by the Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter. The “Savvy Caregiver Program,” will meet once a week for six consecutive weeks beginning Sept. 10. Courses are 10 a.m. to noon at Addus Healthcare, 1302-D Calle de la Merced, in the board room. To register or for further information call 1-800-272-3900, visit alz.org/newmexico, or email amontoya@alz.org.
Museum of International Folk Art hosts New World Cuisine: The Histories of Chocolate, Mate y Más, on view through Jan. 5, 2014. FUZE.SW 2013 is Santa Fe’s first-ever food conference of its kind takes place at the Museum of International Folk Art the weekend of Nov. 8-10. James Beard Award-winning authors and chefs from across the United States will gather with leading historians, archaeologists, cultural commentators and folklorists to discuss and demonstrate how traditions and techniques from diverse heritages have intersected to create a culinary tradition uniquely New Mexican. Tickets for the festival are $250 and $200 for Museum of New Mexico Foundation members. For tickets call 476-1146. For more information is at fuzesw.museumofnewmexico.org.