Out and about 11-11-10

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Los Alamos Galleries

Fall Fiber & Fashion will be on display through Nov. 13. Chimayó artist Theresa Montoya will show her retablos in the Portal Gallery.

Art openings

Twelve artists will exhibit their art to include: jewelry, glass, ceramics, sculpture and mixed media in a group show. The artists reception will be from 5-8:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Weyrich Gallery/The Rare Vision Galerie, 2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE, Albuquerque. For more information call 505-883-7410.


The Very Rev. Msgr. Jeome Martinez y Alire will speak on La Conquistadors and the spirituality of the devotion to the Virgin Mother from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, 750 Camino Lejo, on Museum Hill in Santa Fe. Reservations are required. For more information call 982-2226.

Spanish exploration  couldn’t have happened without the help of navigators, cartographers, geologists, naturalists and other scientists. Learn about their explorations into medicinal plants (including the tequila-producing agave), ore-bearing rocks and more when California historian Iris H.W. Engstrand speaks on “Scientists in New Spain: 18th-Century Expeditions” at 6 p.m. Friday in the History Museum Auditorium of the New Mexico History Museum. This free event is part of the Threads of Memory Lecture Series.

“Axiom,” featuring work by Connie Tsosie Gaussoin, Robert Dale Tsosie, David Gaussoin and Wayne Nez Gaussoin, is on display at the Pueblo of Pojoaque Poeh Cultural Center and Museum, 78 Cities of Gold Road, Pojoaque, through Nov. 20. For more information visit poehmuseum.com or call 455-5041.

Eleven Art Students have gathered to present Porcelain Vessels in the honored tradition founded in Arita, Japan, instructed by Assistant Professor Kathryne Cyman in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of New Mexico.  Rebecca Hefty, Alecia Cargile, Nikki Denisson, Margarita Paz-Pedro, Zane White, Margo Murray, Shih-Hsuan Huan, Jon Deyhle, Skyler Juillard, Evan Speegle, Myriam Tapp. The show, “Transitions,” will be on display through Nov. 29 at Weyrich Gallery/The Rare Vision Art Galerie, 2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE, Albuquerque. For more information call 505-883-7410.


“Empty Bed Blues,” a new work on the life and loves of DH Lawrence, by Stephen Lowe, will be performed at the Santa Fe Playhouse, 142 E. DeVargas St., Santa Fe, through Nov. 14. Nearing the end of his life and seeking a publisher for his “Lady Chatterly’s Lover,” DH Lawrence and his beloved Frieda spend time with a young and wealthy couple at a French countryside retreat. For mature audiences, adult themes and nudity. Tickets $10-$25, for reservations call 988-4262 or visit www.santafeplayhouse.org.

Comedian Bill Engvall will perform at  8 p.m. Saturday at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. For tickets and prices, visit www.tickets.com or call 800-905-3315.

We All Fall Down, written and directed by Lou Clark, featuring Solarity Theater Company. In this comedic adaptation of The Emperor’s New Clothes for all ages, Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great and Napoleon meet Joan of Arc in a Paris salon. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 12-21; and 2 p.m. Sunday. No show. Nov. 21. N4th Theatre at VSA North Fourth Art Center.Tickets, $15 general admission, $10 seniors and students. ). Tickets can be purchased at the KiMo Theater box office, 505-768-3544, at the door, or by contacting www.ticketmaster.com 883-7800.

The 2010-2011 New Mexico Young Actors season begins with the Academy Award winning musical, Disney’s Aladdin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Reserved Seating, adults $12; children $10 (12 and under). Tickets can be purchased at the KiMo Theater box office, 505-768-3544, at the door, or by contacting www.ticketmaster.com 883-7800.


Gwar, The Casualties, Infernaeon and Mobile Death Camp, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Sunshine Theater, Albuquerque. Tickets, $19, www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.

Santa Fe Pro Musica presents Bach, Bloch and Dvorak at 6 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe. Tickets, $15-$65 at the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office, 988-4640, ext. 10, or at Tickets Santa Fe Lensic, 988-1234.

Genevieve Leitner, a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and a native of Chimayó, will perform a solo guitar recital at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe. Leitner’s program will include music by Bach, Rodrigo, Albeniz, Dowland, Brouwer and traditional Chilean folk songs arranged for solo guitar. Admission is $20, suggested donation. For more information, call 505-920-9728.

The Abba Tribute Show, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Popejoy Hall, Albuqueruqe. Tickets start at $28 and can be purchased at the UNM Ticket Office and select Albertson’s locations, or online at www.unmtickets.com.

Songs of the Southwest, three of today’s western musicians, Juni Fisher, Jim Jones and Allan Chapman will sing songs about wide-open spaces, shadows on the trail and spurs that jingle. 7 p.m., N4th Theater, 4904 Fourth Street SW, Albuquerque. Tickets $15 general admission; $12, seniors and students, available at www.vsartsnm.org. For more information call 505-344-4542.

Belle Outfit, an Austin band, will play a mix of swing, country, jazz, blues and folk music at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center in Socorro. Tickets, $10-$14, are available at the NM Tech cashier window, Brownbilt Shoes and Western Wear, Sofia’s Kitchen and at the door. For more information call 575-835-5688 or visit www.nmtpas.org.

Los 15 Grades, featuring Lorenzo Antonio, SPARX, Al Hurricane and Al Hurricane Jr., Gonzalo, El Gringo, Erika, Mickey Cruz, Darren Lee, Mike Sanchez and the Wild Bunch, Sorela, Jerry Dean, Los Garrapatas, Agua Negra and Al Muñiz will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at Route 66 Casino’s Legends Theater. Tickets $35-$55, www.startickets.com or 800-585-3737.

Mayday Parade, Breathe Carolina, Every Avenue, Artist Vs. Poet and Go Radio, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19, Sunshine Theater, Albuquerque. Tickets $16, www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.

Suicidal Tendencies with Hed PE, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21, Sunshine Theater, Albuquerque. Tickets $22, www.sunshinetheaterlive.com.