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Off The Hill 5-21-15

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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.

Artist Julia Roberts: Etchings & Collagraphs at New Concept Gallery, 610 Canyon Road in Santa Fe. Show runs until June 1.

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

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces “Creating Shape.” Zane Bennett Contemporary Art will unveil to the public for the first time the latest acquisitions. The exhibition will feature works by Karen Yank. The opening will be 5-7 p.m. May 29. Show runs until June 19.

The photo-eye Gallery in Santa Fe announces two concurrent exhibitions, “Emergent Behavior” by Thomas Jackson and “Home by Nightfall” by Angela Bacon Kidwell. Opening reception from 5-7 p.m. May 29. This is the first exhibition by both artists at photo-eye Gallery, 541 S. Guadalupe St. Show runs until July 4.

“Echoes of Nature.” Patty Hammarstedt-Abstract Calligraphy/Mixed Media Painting Ceramics Artists: Jack Troy, Rob Barnard, Lucien Koonce, Susan Kotulak and Kevin Crowe. First Friday Citywide Event and Pre-View Artist Reception from 5-8:30 p.m. June 5.

Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces “Future Parks,” an interactive video and new media exhibition featuring ZB Kids and Team Lab projects and highlighting creative, participatory play for children of all ages. An opening reception is from 5-7 p.m. June 12 at the gallery. The show runs through July 24 and coincides with the opening later that evening of “Currents” at El Museo. “Currents” is an interactive and kinetic artwork collaboration throughout the railyard.

Ruth Tatter: Disappearing Act: New Watercolors of Endangered Species. Opening reception with the artist, 5-7 p.m. June 12 at Marigold Arts in Santa Fe. Show runs until July 8.

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 show runs until Friday.

“A Rich Heritage: Petroglyphs, Portraits and Upcycled Pendleton Blanket Rugs.”

New work by Doug Weigel (sculpture), Mary Beagle (portraits in oil and stone) and Linda & Kip Bentley (hand-woven rugs). Opening reception with the artists: 5-7 p.m. Aug. 7. Show runs until Sept. 3 at Marigold Arts in Santa Fe.
Art tours
The 12th annual East Mountain Fiber Farm & Studio Tour. May 30-31. Fiber artists and fiber animal breeders will open their studios and farms to the public for an opportunity to visit the prized animals and learn how artists create these fine fibers into handmade fabrics for clothing and home use. hollywickfarms.com/Home.html
Arts shows
Challenge New Mexico Arts & Crafts Show. June 13-14. This annual arts and crafts show in the Historic Downtown Plaza will benefit Challenge New Mexico, a therapeutic horseback riding center for the physical and mentally challenged. For more information, visit challengenewmexico.com.

Origami in the Garden. Through Oct. 24 at the Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden, 3453 N.M.14 in Cerrillos, N.M. Open 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Tours by appointment. $10 per person, free for children under 12. For more information, call 471-4688.
Books
“A Vision of Voices: John Crosby and The Santa Fe Opera” is now available for pre-order at the UNM Press website, http://unmpress.com, and at Amazon.com. It will also be available in local New Mexico bookstores. Book available now, a Kindle edition is also available. Public signings will be: 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.

The Santa Fe Opera’s Cold Mountain Book Club. A monthly book club curated by Charles Frazier, the author of best-selling novel “Cold Mountain.” 6 p.m. June 9 and July 29 at the Collected Works Bookstore in downtown Santa Fe. Participation is free. Books are available for purchase.
Call for Artists
The 11th Annual Russian Night. Juried exhibition and auction. Deadline is May 30 at the Taos Art Museum at Fechin House. Art will be on display June 30-Aug. 28.
Classes
Española Valley Fiber Arts Center is having many classes during May and June. For more details and to sign up, visit evfac.org.
Comedy
Amy Schumer. 8 p.m. Friday at Legends Theater at Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque. A 21 and over show. For tickets, visit holdmyticket.com.

Eddie Izzard. 8 p.m. May 28 at the Kiva Auditorium at the Albuquerque Convention Center. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com. s

Vicki Lawrence. 8 p.m. June 6 at Legends Theater at Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque. For tickets, visit holdmyticket.com.
Concerts
Twiztid. 7 p.m. today at the Sunshine Theater in Albuquerque.

Train, The Fray and Matt Nathanson. 7 p.m. May 27 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Luke Bryan, Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch. 7 p.m. June 4 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Sepultura: 30th Anniversary Tour. 7:30 p.m. June 12 at the Sunshine Theater in Albuquerque. $30. A 13 and over show. For tickets, visit holdmyticket.com.

George Thorogood and the Destroyers with Brian Setzers Rockabilly Riot. 7 p.m. June 16 at Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.

Tears For Fears. 8 p.m. June 18 at Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.

Tim McGraw, Billy Currington and Chase Bryant. 7 p.m. June 19 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Vans Warped Tour. 7 p.m. June 24 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Nickelback. 7:30 p.m. June 30 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival, featuring Slayer and King Diamond. 1 p.m. July 4 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes and Sam Hunt. 7 p.m. July 12 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Steely Dan, Elvis Costello and the Imposters. 7 p.m. July 15 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque.

Barenaked Ladies with the Violent Femmes and Colin Hay. 7 p.m. July 17 at Sandia Casino Amphitheater in Albuquerque.

Darius Rucker, Brett Eldredege, Brothers Osborne and A Thousand Horses. 7 p.m. July 18 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa and Hoodie Allen. 7 p.m. July 28 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Sublime with Rome. 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Kelly Clarkson: Piece By Piece Tour. 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Slipknot, Lamb of God and Bullet For My Valentine. 7 p.m. Aug. 30 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla. 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Counting Crows. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Downs at Santa Fe. Go to vividseats.com for tickets.

Crushin’ It Tour: Brad Paisley, Justin Moore and Mickey Guyton. 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Ricky Martin Tour 2015. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at Sandia Casino Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Rascal Flatts, Scotty McCreery and Raelynn. 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.

Jimmy Buffet. 8 p.m. Oct. 20 at Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. For tickets visit livenation.com.
Dance
Move Live on Tour 2015 with Julianne and Derek Hough, joined by the Move Company Dancers. 8-11 p.m. June 13 at Popejoy Hall. For tickets, visit livenation.com.
Film
Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival presents “Stars in the Dark – Émigrés, Exiles and Film Noir,” a tribute to the émigré and refugee filmmakers who helped give rise to film noir. Includes films, Berlin cabaret concert, “salon talks” and more. Sunday through May 31 at the Center for Contemporary Arts and other venues.
Festivals
Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival. Saturday and Sunday. More than 180 Native American artists showcase and sell their museum-quality work in the weekend festival at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. For more information, visit nativetreasures.org.

Spring Festival & Children’s Fair. June 6-7. Santa Fe celebrates the weather with a fun outdoor festival with costumed villagers shearing sheep, baking bread and more, plus animals, games, and hands-on activities for kids. For more information, visit golondrinas.org.

The Santa Fe International New Media Festival. June 12-28. For two weeks, the city of Santa Fe will be the world new media hub showcasing the power of art and technology through exhibitions, workshops and multi-media performances. For more information, visit currentsnewmedia.org.
Food
ARTsmart’s “Edible Art Tour” (EAT). June 13. ARTsmart will pair up with the city’s finest restaurants and caterers in Santa Fe’s world-renowned art districts of Canyon Road and Downtown. One price tickets includes three hours and two days to sample fabulous food, awe-inspiring art, and entertaining exhibitions. For more information, artfeast.org.
Kids
Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. From 1-4 p.m. Sept. 6 at Santa Ana Star Center for two performances. Tickets start at $20 and is available santaanastarcenter.com, the Santa Ana Star Center Box Office, Santa Ana Star Casino Players Club, or by calling 888-694-4849.
Meetings
The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico presents a free talk, 6:30 p.m. May 27 at Christ Lutheran Church, 1701 Arroyo Chamiso which is located in the triangle of Old Pecos Trail, St Michael’s Drive and Arroyo Chamiso in Santa Fe. The talk by Joran Viers is “The Tree Whisperer is In!” For more information email tom@thomasantonio.org or call 690-5105.
Museums
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.

The Breizh Amerika Collective. 8 p.m. Friday at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second St. $17 advance/$20 day of show.

The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus presents “In Honor of Memorial Day:” A Pay-What-You-Wish Community Concert. 7 p.m. May 28 at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. The Santa Fe Symphony honors all who have served. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Chis Barron and Jono Manson: Songwriters Picking On Each Other. 7:30 p.m. June 5 at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second St. $20.

Kevin Burke. 7:30 p.m. June 19 at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second St. $20.
Theater
“Monty Python’s Spamalot.” Friday through June 14 at the Albuquerque Little Theatre. For tickets, visit albuquerquelittletheatre.org.