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Off The Hill 6-11-15

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Art exhibits
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. Show runs until June 19.

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

The 11th Annual Gala Exhibition and Auction on display from June 30 through Aug. 28 will showcase artists from across the U.S. and abroad who find inspiration in Fechin’s legacy, Taos and the creative traditions of the Southwest.

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. Friday 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. Friday at Marigold Arts in Santa Fe. Show runs until July 8.

Nubes Viajeras (Roaming Clouds): An exploration of Mexican Magical Realism by Jade Leyva and Armando Adrian López. Opening reception from 4-7 p.m. June 27 at the Art Shack in Madrid, 2833 N.M. 14. For more information call 660-2923.

The works of Dayna Matlin: An Art Benefit for The Life Link in Santa Fe. New series, “The Life of My Bipolar Brother Jason, Now Gone.” Reception: 5-8 p.m. June 26. Meet the Artist: Noon-8 p.m. June 27 and Noon-4 p.m. June 28. Speaker and Round Discussion: The Face of Recovery in 2015. All events are at 3012 Monte Sereno Drive in Santa Fe.

Zane Bennett Gallery announces “IMPACTS! II” an exhibition featuring Bi Rongrong, Shen Fan, Liang Shaoji and others, with seven artists in total. The show opens from 5-7 p.m. July 31 at the gallery, 435 South Guadalupe Street, across from the rail station in Santa Fe, and coincides with the Last Friday Art Walk in the Railyard Arts District. The grand opening will be from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 21. There will be exciting events occurring during these openings involving traditional and contemporary Chinese culture, with more information to follow.

“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.
Arts shows
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.
Auctions
Creativity Comes into Bloom. Garden party and birdhouse auction. June 19-21 at the Taos Art Museum at Fechin House. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. featuring arts and crafts from 16 Taos artists. Children can participate in a treasure hunt. Free. For more information, visit taosmuseums.org.
Announcements
Creativity Comes into Bloom. Garden party and birdhouse auction. June 19-21 at the Taos Art Museum at Fechin House. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. featuring arts and crafts from 16 Taos artists. Children can participate in a treasure hunt. Free. For more information, visit taosmuseums.org.
Books
“A Vision of Voices: John Crosby and The Santa Fe Opera” is now available at the UNM Press website, 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 signing will be 6 p.m. July 2 at Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo Street in Santa Fe.
Classes
Española Valley Fiber Arts Center is having many classes during June. For more details and to sign up, visit evfac.org.

The Spirits in Our Dreams: Dream Visitation Development and Journaling Workshop. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 27-28 at the Ardantane Campus in Jemez Springs. Offered by the Ardantane Pagan Learning Center and taught by Jennifer M. Primeaux and Laura Liles. $110. Register for the class on ardantane.org/courses/. Specific information and directions to the campus will be provided. Overnight accommodations are available on campus.
Concerts
Sepultura: 30th Anniversary Tour. 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Sunshine Theater in Albuquerque. $30. A 13 and over show. For tickets, visit holdmyticket.com.

George Thorogood and the Destroyers with Brian Setzer’s 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.
Dance
Move Live on Tour 2015 with Julianne and Derek Hough, joined by the Move Company Dancers. 8-11 p.m. Saturday at Popejoy Hall. For tickets, visit livenation.com.
Film
Santa Fe Farmers Market Institute presents a screening of the documentary film, “The Apple Pushers.” 2 p.m. June 20 and 6:45 p.m. June 24 at Violet Crown Cinemas, 1606 Alcaldesa St. in the Santa Fe Railyard. $9 general admission, $8 seniors, students, children and Institute members. Tickets available at santafe.violetcrowncinemas.com.
Festivals
The Santa Fe International New Media Festival. Friday through June 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, multi-media performances. For more information, visit currentsnewmedia.org.

Rodeo de Santa Fe. June 24-27. Since 1949, this professional rodeo has had the hearts of cowboys and rodeo fans with all it has to offer from barrel racing to bareback and bull riding. For more information, visit rodeodesantafe.org.

Herb & Lavender Fair. June 20-21. Set in El Rancho de las Golondrinas, the fair will have garden tours, lavender and herb products for sale, hands-on activities, and lectures on cultivating your own plants. For more information, visit golondrinas.org/Calendar_of_Events.

Santa Fe Pride. June 27. Santa Fe celebrates gay pride with a series of parties, fundraisers, and soirees from downtown to the Railyard. For more information santafehra.org.

Festival: 100 Years of Taos Art Celebration. July 9-19. Celebrate culture and history with a tradition that has been passed down from generation to generation. Ten days of events, lectures, films, exhibits and readings that relate to the Taos Society of Artists, whose formation in 1915 would ultimately transform Taos into a world-renowned art colony.

Fiestas de Taos. July 17-19. These centuries-old annual fiestas are a time where generations gather to enjoy great food, traditional music, fellowship, dancers, culture, and celebrate Patron Saints, Santiago and Santa Ana.
Food
The Taste of Home Cooking School presents a live cooking event. Doors open at 3 p.m. June 6 at the Albuquerque Convention Center, 401 2nd St. $15 general admission, $30 VIP. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.

ARTsmart’s “Edible Art Tour” (EAT). Saturday. 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
Art show featuring children’s art from this school year’s after school programs at the Tarnoff Art Center in Rowe. Exhibit runs through Sunday. Free to the public. Mountain House Gallery, Glorieta. For directions and more information, call 757-6896.
Meetings
James McGrath Morris will speak about his new book on Ethel Payne: “Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press” at the Northern New Mexico Press Women meeting, at noon June 20 at Joe’s Diner in Santa Fe, downstairs dining room. Lunch is optional — the restaurant does separate checks for everyone. The meeting dedicated to Winifred Rush, past-president of NMPW and longtime northern chapter member. Members, new members, and non-members are all welcome. RSVP to Emily Drabanski edrabanski@yahoo.com.
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.

“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: David Geist. Saturday: David Geist. June 19: Leslie Livingston & David Geist (“Summertime” show). June 20: Leslie Livingston & David Geist (“Summertime” show). June 26: David Geist. June 27: David Geist.
TGIF Chancel Bell Choir of First Presbyterian Church. Music: Arnold Sherman, Hart Morris, David Beatty, Boch/McChesney, Lee J. Aldahl and Douglas Wagner. 5:30-6 p.m. Friday at 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.

Roberto Capocchi. 7:30 p.m. Friday at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second St. $20.

TGIF eSSO Eternal String Orchestra of Santa Fe. Music: Kalinmikov, Vivaldi and Grieg. 5:30-6 p.m. June 19 at 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.

Kevin Burke. 7:30 p.m. June 19 at Gig Performance Space, 1808 Second St. $20.

TGIF Santa Fe Pro Musica’s Grand Champs Ensembles. Music: Anze Rozman and Haydn. 5:30-6 p.m. June 26 at 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.
Photography
Photographer Zoe Zimmerman will be signing copies of her new book at photo-eye Bookstore + Project Space on Sunday. An exhibition of her work is also currently on exhibit at photo-eye Bookstore + Project Space through July 11. The photo-eye gallery is located 541 South Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe.
Television
Report From Santa Fe. Guest will be Sandra Cisneros, author of “The House of Mango Street,” which is celebrating its 25th year anniversary. 8 a.m. Sunday on PBS, channel 5. Cisneros talks with Lorene Mills about the world-wide observations of the best-selling book, first published in 1984. It has won the Before Columbus Foundation’s American Book Award in 1985, and is required reading in middle schools, high schools and universities across the country.
Theater
“Monty Python’s Spamalot.” Through Sunday at the Albuquerque Little Theatre. For tickets, visit albuquerquelittletheatre.org.
Workshops
Workshop: Georgia O’Keeffe and the art of eating well. 10 a.m. July 23 at the Santa Fe School of Cooking, 125 N. Guadalupe St. Explore some of Georgia O’Keeffe’s ideas about food and cooking with the Santa Fe School of Cooking. $15, members, $10.