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Off The Hill 4-16-15

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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.

Harriette Tsosie, “Linguicide.” Artist talk from 1-2 p.m. April 25. Show closes on April 27.

Jock Sturges: Fanny. Show runs until May 23 at photo-eye Gallery.

“Women’s Work.” Art exhibition featuring 25 top female artists of New Mexico. Show is free to the public and runs through May 15 at the Tarnoff Art Center in Rowe. For more information and directions, visit tarnoffartcenter.org, or call 919-8888.

V. Vaughan Solo Exhibit: Welcome the Light. Show runs until April 30 at Act I Gallery in Santa Fe.

“Rag Rug Show: New Mexico Artists Reinvent a Tradition.” Featuring Linda Running Bentley & Dorie Sanders at Marigold Arts in Santa Fe. Show runs until Friday.

Expressions in Weaving: A Group Exhibition. Featuring Tapestries by Linda Running Bentley, Connie Enzmann-Forneris Barbara Marigold and Robin Reider. Opening reception with the artists, 5-7 p.m. Friday at Marigold Arts in Santa Fe. Show runs until May 7.

Marta Light-Acrylic/Mixed Media Painting, “Rhythm and Gestures” at the Weyrich Gallery in Albuquerque. First Friday citywide event. Artist reception 5-8:30 p.m. May 1. Northeast Heights Artscrawl. 2-5 p.m. May 16. Show closes May 29.

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces “Up in Neon.” Zane Bennett Contemporary Art will unveil to the public the exhibition, featuring works by Frederic Bouffandeau and Francois Morellet. The opening will be 5-7 p.m. April 24. The show runs until May 22.
Books
“A Vision of Voices: John Crosby and The Santa Fe Opera” is now available for pre-order at the UNM Press website, unmpress.com, and at Amazon.com. It will also be available in local New Mexico bookstores. A Kindle edition is also available. Book will be available nationwide May 1. Public signings will be: 3 p.m. May 10 and 6 p.m. July 2 at Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo Street in Santa Fe. 7 p.m. June 25 at the Mesa Public Library in Los Alamos. 7 p.m. May 20 at Bookworks, 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW in Albuquerque.
Classes
IMPACT Personal Safety class. Six-hour Children’s Safety Workshop from 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Santa Fe. For ages 6-12. Register at impactpersonalsafety.org.

Española Valley Fiber Arts Center is having many classes during April and May. For more information and to sign up, visit evfac.org.
Comedy
Spring Bling 2015 Tour featuring Snoop Dogg. 7 p.m. April 25 at the Santa Ana Star Center. Get your tickets at santaanastarcenter.com or call 1-888-694-4849 or purchase them at the Santa Ana Box Office.

An Evening with Bill Maher: Live Stand Up Tour. 8 p.m. May 2 at the Kiva Auditorium. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.

Gabriel Iglesias. 7 p.m. May 8 at Sandia Casino Amphitheater in Albuquerque.
Concerts
Foreigner. 8 p.m. Friday at Legends Theater in Route 66 Casino Hotel. $35-65. For tickets, visit holdmyticket.com.

An Evening with the Doobie Brothers. 8 p.m. Friday at the Isleta Resort & Casino in the Showroom. $50-60. For tickets, visit holdmyticket.com.
Dance
The Martha Graham Dance Company. 8 p.m. April 25 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. Tickets can be purchased on UNMtickets.com.
Film
Celebrating Israel: Shining Brightly, Now & Forever. A community celebration of Israel Independence Day. Saturday: Featuring the film “Above and Beyond,” 4-5 p.m. at CCA Cinematheque, 1050 Old Pecos Trail, followed by dinner at 6-7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Shalom, 205 East Barcelona Road. Film only: $12, dinner only: $18. Both events are $28. Ticket prices increase 20 percent after April 12. Special pricing for children 12 and under. To purchase tickets, visit santafeJFF.org or call 216-0672.
Festivals
The 2015 Festival of Asian Cultures. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 9 at New Mexico Veterans Memorial Park, 1100 Louisiana Blvd SE in Albuquerque. Free. Participating cultural groups include Cambodian, Chinese, East Indian, Filipino, Hawaiian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Middle Eastern, Nepali, Tahitian, Thai, Vietnamese and more.
Galleries
Passport to the Arts. May 8-10. An annual weekend of exhibition openings, artist’s receptions and street events, such as the Artist’s Quick Draw, music and other entertainment throughout the heart of Santa Fe’s art district, Canyon Road. For more information, visitcanyonroad.com.

Medieval Wisdom for Modern Times. 4 p.m. April 26 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. “Julian” a mono-drama about the life of and times of 14th century mystic Julian of Norwich, the first-known Englishwoman whose written work survives. Tickets are $20 general admission/$10 student available in person Sundays in April, by phone 982-8544 or online fpcsantafe.org/julian.
Museums
Electricity: Spark Your Curiosity. Through April 26 at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. The museum will bring science and the history of electricity to life through an engaging, interactive special exhibition. Guests of all ages will be able to engage in hands-on experimentation with electricity and will enjoy such activities as creating lightning in a tube, sending coded messages through Morse Code and will even see authentic artifacts. This exhibition is included in the price of admission to the museum. For more information, visit nuclearmuseum.org.

Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley opens at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture through Jan. 16, 2016. On view will be 32 works of art spanning his career, including paintings, mixed media works, and bronze sculptures.

“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 May 2016.

“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 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.
Music
Geist Cabaret. 6-9 p.m. at Pranzo Italian Grill, 540 Montezuma Ave. in Santa Fe. $2 cover charge unless noted. Friday: Robin Holloway. Saturday: John Rangel and Barbara Bentree. April 24: David Geist. April 25: David Geist and Julie Trujillo.

Performance Santa Fe presents Takács Quartet. 7:30 p.m. today at St. Francis Auditorium, 107 W. Palace Ave. in Santa Fe. Tickets are $25, $50 and $75. Order tickets through PerformanceSantaFe.org or TicketsSantaFe.org. Student and teacher discounts available.

TGIF Tara Khozein, soprano and Bill Epstein, piano. Music: Bach, Brahms, Fauré, Barber, Mozart, Puccini, Blitzstein and Léhar. 5:30-6 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information, call 982-8544, ext. 16.

Taos Chamber Music Group presents “Unimagined Bridges.” 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Harwood Museum. Tickets are $22 for general admission and $18 for Harwood Alliance members in advance. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $20 for Alliance Members at the door. $12 for students. For more information, visit taoschambermusicgroup.org.

Austin Piazzolla Quintet. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second St. $20.

The final concerts of Taos Chamber Music Group’s 22nd season, “Unimagined Bridges.” 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Harwood Museum of Art. Tickets are $22 in advance; $25 at the door; $12 for students, and go on sale (check or cash) at the Harwood two weeks prior, or charge anytime at taoschambermusicgroup.org for more information.

TGIF David Ponder, harp; Linda Marianello, flute and William Houston, III, viola. Music: Debussy Trio. 5:30-6 p.m. April 24 at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe. Admission is a freewill offering and open to all. For more information, call 982-8544, ext. 16.

Rova. 7:30 p.m. April 24 at GiG performance space, 1808 Second St.
Raquel Z. Rivera and Ojos de Sofia. 7:30 p.m. April 26 at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second St. $20.
Outdoors
Santa Fe Century Ride: 30th Anniversary Ride. May 17. A hundred miles of history pass under your wheels as you bicycle down the ancient Turquoise Trail through the old mining towns of Madrid and Golden, villages and mountain passes and 100 miles after you start, wheel back into old Santa Fe. santafecentury.com.
Photography
“Farm to Frame” — a photo exhibit. Through May 12 at Santa Fe Farmers Market. During the Summer of 2014, three vendors at the Southside Market participated in an informal photography course facilitated by a Community Health Worker from La Familia Medical Center. Vendors learned about basic photographic techniques, then made photographs and wrote captions in response to prompts about the connection between local food and health.
Theater
Teatro Paraguas Children’s Theatre presents “Coyote the Trickster.” May 2-3 at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe. For tickets, call 471-3140 for reservations, or email tpchildrensprogram@gmail.com. $10 general admission 18 and over; $5 students 17 and under.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” 3 p.m. Sunday at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque. Tickets are $20-54 at popejoypresents.com or at the UNM ticket office.