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Off The Hill 11-06-14

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Art exhibits
Footprints: The Inspiration and Influence of Allan Houser. Through May 2015 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, 708 Camino Lejo in Santa Fe.

“Creatures, Tame and Wild,” by Rebecca Mannschreck. The exhibition of Mannschreck’s animals is on view the entire month of November at Act I Gallery, 218 Paseo del Pueblo Norte in Taos. To view more artwork visit ActOneGallery.com.
Zane Bennett Contemporary Art is announces “Eros and Thanatos: new work by Michael Petry.” This exhibition will run through to Nov. 22.

Venice: A Reality of a Different Order. Works by Robbie Steinbach. Through Jan. 13, 2015 at Caffe Renato, the Taos Center for the Arts.

Hand-Woven for the Holidays: Holiday Group Textile Exhibition featuring new work by New Mexico Weavers Connie Enzmann-Forneris, Sandy Voss and Barbara Marigold. Opening reception with the Artists 5-7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Marigold Arts, 424 Canyon Road in Santa Fe. Show runs through Jan. 2.

Recently acquired works by artists Ansel Adams, Gustave Baumann, Betty Hahn and many others will be on view in “Hunting + Gathering: New Additions to the Museum Collection.” The exhibition opens at the New Mexico Museum of Art with a public reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday and runs through March 29, 2015.
Arts shows
Arts and Crafts Flea Market. Santa Fe Book Arts Group/Palace Press annual multi-vendor flea market featuring arts and crafts supplies, handmade books and journals, handmade and specialty papers, ephemera and gifts. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in the Meem Room of the Palace of the Governors, 110 Washington Ave. in Santa Fe. For more information call 476-5100.
Ballet
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” on sale now at aspensantafeballet.com.
Books
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s Laboratory of Anthropology (LOA) Library will hold its 21st book sale on Nov. 15 and 16. Book sale times and admission fees are from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 15 for $10 and from noon-4 p.m. Nov. 16 for $1 and from noon-4 p.m. for free. For more information call the 476-1264 or visit indianartsandculture.org/booksale.
Call for Artists
Tribeca Film Institute invites Native American filmmakers and visual artists to apply for “Tribeca Hacks Indian Country,” A three-day Hackathon, Nov. 21-23 in Santa Fe. In partnership with Vision Maker media, Institute of American Indian Art and New Mexico PBS. Teams will form, select topics and tell stories via interactive installations, web, or tablet-based platforms. Log on to Tribeca Film Institute for more information and to apply. tribecafilminstitute.org/events/detail/tribeca_hacks_ndn_country
Classes
Many six-week classes are now available through the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. For more information, cost and to sign up visit evfac.org.
Concerts
American English: 50th Anniversary Tribute to the Beatles. 7 p.m. Saturday at Isleta Resort & Casino. Tickets $10-20 and can be purchased at holdmyticket.com.

Asian Celebration. 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at Isleta Resort & Casino. Tickets $10-20 and can be purchased at holdmyticket.com.

Tracy Lawrence and Neal McCoy. 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at Isleta Resort & Casino. Tickets $25-35 and can be purchased at holdmyticket.com.
Film
A free public screening and panel discussion of “LaDonna Harris: Indian 101.” Part of New Mexico PBS Community Cinema at the Kimo Series. 7-9 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Kimo Theater, 423 Central Ave. in Albuquerque.

“Blazing Saddles” 40th Anniversary screening. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Tickets available at box office 988-1234. Proceeds benefit Santa Fe Animal Shelter. Q&A by actor David Huddleston following the film. $50.
Festivals
Get tickets now for the Santa Fe Desert Chorale’s Winter Festival. Performances in December at the Lodge at Santa Fe. For tickets, visit desertchorale.org or call 988-2282.

Girls Inc. LunaFest Film Festival, featuring eight short films about women. 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Pop Gallery, 125 Lincoln Ave. in Santa Fe. Tickets $25-30. Girlsincofsantafe.org.
Fundraisers
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.
Galleries
Julie Blackmon — Homegrown at photo-eye Gallery, 541 S. Guadalupe Street in Santa Fe. Exhibition runs through Nov. 15.
Lecture
King Laz: A Theatrical Event. Susana Guillaume presents three short dramatic monologues on role reversal during the year her fiercely independent, 95-year-old parents lost their autonomy to dementia and depression respectively, and how the free-spirited Ms. Guillaume had to assume responsibility. 1-3 p.m. Today at St. John’s Methodist Church in Santa Fe. $10. For more information call 982-9274 or visit renesan.org.
Meetings
The Santa Fe Archaeological Society November meeting will feature Richard I. Ford. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Pecos Trail Cafe meeting room. Ford will examine the possible beliefs of Northern New Mexican cultures from Late Paleo Indian to Historic Tewa the Plains Indians through pecked or carved glyphs. Contact Diane Lenssen at 670-4001 or Tim Maxwell at 820-1299 for questions.
Museums
In commemoration of the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico will host a special event, “Anti-Semitism: Then and Now,” at 2 p.m. Sunday at Congregation Albert, located at 3800 Louisiana Blvd NE in Albuquerque. The event pays tribute to the countless lives destroyed during the infamous “Night of Broken Glass” in Nazi Germany during WWII.

“Turquoise, Water, Sky: The Stone and Its Meaning” at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. 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. Show runs through March 2016.

“Painting the Divine: Images of Mary in the New World.” Through March 29, 2015. Watch a demonstration by art conservator Cynthia Lawrence. Listen to Spanish classical guitar performed by AnnaMaria Cardinalli. Craft traditional ramilletes (paper flowers) to take home. Refreshments courtesy of the Women’s Board of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. At the Herzstein Gallery, New Mexico History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave. in Santa Fe. Free with admission to museum. Free to New Mexico residents on Sundays, children 16 and under free daily. For more information visit nmhistorymuseum.org.

Kiowa artist Keri Ataumbi at Case Trading Post. Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 704 Camino Lejo, Museum Hill in Santa Fe. Ongoing. Free admission during museum hours. Donations appreciated.

“Courage and Compassion: Native Women Sculpting Women.” The exhibition features figures of women sculpted by seven American Indian women artists. Most of the 10 works on view will be in the museum’s outdoor Roland Sculpture Garden. Now through Oct. 19, 2015 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.
Music
Geist Cabaret. 6-9 p.m. at Pranzo Italian Grill in Santa Fe. $2 cover. Friday and Saturday: David Geist. For reservations call 984-2645.

TGIF Chancel Choir. Music: Requiem by Bob Chilcott. 5:30-6 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16. Tickets online at serenataofsantafe.org.

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra presents “Transfigured Night.” 4 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the St. Francis Auditorium in the New Mexico Musuem of Art, 107 Palace Ave. Tickets $20-65 at the box office, 988-4640 or at the Lensic box office, 988-1234, or online at santafepromusica.com.

TGIF Alicia Solomon, mezzo soprano and Juanita Madland, piano. Music: Winterreise by Franz Schubert. 5:30-6 p.m. Nov. 14 at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16. Tickets online at serenataofsantafe.org.

Serenata of Santa Fe. “The Art of Bach” — the Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 goes rogue, arranged for strings b Dmitry Sitkovetsky. 3 p.m. Nov. 16 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. Tickets online at serenataofsantafe.org, the Lensic box office: 988-1234 and at the door. Prices range from $15-30. Limited student discount of $10 available only at the door. For more information call 989-7988.

TGIF Edwin Light and Madeline Williamson. Music: Dance-Inspired Duets by Schubert, Brahms, Debussy, Faure, Barber and Gershwin. 5:30-6 p.m. Nov. 21 at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16. Tickets online at serenataofsantafe.org.

Coro de Cámara presents the Silver Anniversary Season, celebrating 25 years of music-making with the chorus and soloists. The program “Silvery Tones,” features Cantata 140, “Sleepers, Wake,” by J.S. Bach and includes works by Handel, Duruflé, Paulus, Mathias, Scarlatti and Byrd. 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Church of the Holy Faith in Santa Fe. Donations accepted at the door.

The Taos Chamber Music Group’s 22nd season continues with ‘Remembering Ralph.” 3 p.m. Nov. 23 at a private home in Taos. Advance tickets only for $22; $12 for children under16 available at Mudd N Flood, 134 Bent Street or taoschambermusicgroup.org where there is more information. Directions with ticket purchase. A dinner discount for ticket holders is available at Lambert’s, Doc Martin’s, Martyrs Steakhouse, Mosaic or the Gorge Bar and Grill restaurants after the concert.

TGIF David Solem, organ. Music: Cesar Franck. 5:30-6 p.m. Nov. 28 at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16. Tickets online at serenataofsantafe.org.

Serenata of Santa Fe. “Zephyrs” — music for woodwinds by Barber, Ligeti and Janacek. 3 p.m. Jan. 11 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. Tickets online at serenataofsantafe.org, the Lensic box office: 988-1234 and at the door. Prices range from $15-30. Limited student discount of $10 available only at the door. For more information call 989-7988.

Serenata of Santa Fe. “Common Tones” — Homeland inspired music by Barber, Dvorak and Kenji Bunch. 3 p.m. Feb. 8 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. Tickets online at serenataofsantafe.org, the Lensic box office: 988-1234 and at the door. Prices range from $15-30. Limited student discount of $10 available only at the door. For more information call 989-7988.

Serenata of Santa Fe. “Bach Mix” — Harpsichordist Kathleen McIntosh combines Bach with a host of contemporary composers. 3 p.m. March 22 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. Tickets online at serenataofsantafe.org, the Lensic box office: 988-1234 and at the door. Prices range from $15-30. Limited student discount of $10 available only at the door. For more information call 989-7988.
Photography
Alejandro Cartagena — Carpoolers. 5-7 p.m. Friday at the photo-eye bookstore and project space, 376-A Garcia St. in Santa Fe. Run through Jan. 10.

The Cleveland Roller Mill Museum in Las Vegas presents the Meadow City Camera Club Photography Exhibit. Ongoing. Images in the exhibit are for sales by the Historic Mora Valley Foundation and purchases are tax deductible. For more information, call 575-387-2645, or visit clevelandrollermillmuseum.com. The museum is located two miles northwest of Mora, just off Hwy 518.
Poetry
Lummox Press presents, A Reading from Lummox Number Three: a poetry reading with seven poets featured in the anthology. 5 p.m. Sunday at Teatro Paraguas. Donations accepted. For more information, visit teatroparaguas.org.
Theater
“Death and The Maiden.” By Ariel Dorfman, directed by Rick Vargas. Through Nov. 16. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $15, $12. Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe.

“Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Nov. 11-16 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. Tickets $30-75. Tickets can be purchased at the UNM Ticket Offices and select area Albertsons locations, or online at popejoypresents.com or unmtickets.com. To charge by phone, call 877- 664-8661 or 505-925-5858. Group orders for 10 or more may be placed by calling 505-344-1779.

Teatro Paraguas Children’s Theater presents “Legends From the Land of Enchantment. 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe. $10, $5 for age 17 and under. For reservations call 471-3140.