Asleep on Tippy Toe—Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty is often considered the crowning masterpiece of classical ballet. The world famous Moscow Festival Ballet will stage this tutus-and-fairy-tales production at UNM's Popejoy Hall this Friday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $49. Reserve yours by calling 925-5858 or logging on to unmtickets.com.
That's So Raven—Over at the Museum of Natural History and Science (1801 Mountain NW) there's a new exhibit of linocuts by Evon Zerbetz, consisting exclusively of images of ravens. The show is enhanced with stories and facts about the world's largest songbird, as well as a supplemental exhibit examining the 11 corvid species found in New Mexico. Raucous! Everything Raven runs through April 22. Admission to the museum is $7 general, $6 seniors, $4 kids 12 and under. 841-2845.
Bachanalia—The Cathedral Church of St. John, located in Downtown Albuquerque at 318 Silver SW, is one of the better places in town to listen to live classical music. We'll have another chance this Saturday, Feb. 10, when members of the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra join other local musicians in presenting a concert of Bach cantatas in honor of the late Rev. Richard M. Trelease Jr. The performance beings at 6 p.m. The event is free, but you're encouraged to give a donation of $15 per adult and $10 per senior or student to help cover the cost of presenting the concert. For more information, call 247-1581, ext. 12.