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Due to the March 23, 2020 NM DOH Public Health Order, These Event Listings Are Not Accurate!
All non-essential businesses are closed, public gatherings are prohibited!
(One day some of these events will be rescheduled or will resume, but they are not happening now!)

Arts events

  • Flyer

Monday Nov 12, 2018
  • Curiouser and Curiouser

    Image via Pixabay

    The Keshet Center for the Arts has always been a community leader when it comes inclusiveness and innovation in the local and statewide dance scene. Artistic director Shira Greenburg retired the much loved Nutcracker on the Rocks in 2016 and is back with a new show and another year of storytelling through self-introspection with Alice, an Adventure of Wonder and Wondering. As with all of Keshet's heart-filled performances, the show features dancers both professional and community-based from ages 8 to 80 of all abilities. Loosely based on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and loaded with the classic rock and jazz selections we've come to expect from the art sanctuary of Keshet, there are plenty of showings, including two sensory-friendly performances. Shows are Fridays, Nov. 9 and 16 at 7pm, Saturdays, Nov. 10 and 17 at 2pm and 7pm, Sundays, Nov. 11 and 18 at 2pm and 4:30pm, and a special performance on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7pm. Prices include children 5 and under for $12.50, student, senior and military tickets are $25 and general admission for $30. Celebrate the arts for another joyous year with Keshet. (Mayo Lua de Frenchie)

    Keshet Center for the Arts
    Alice, An Adventure of Wonder and Wondering
Tuesday Nov 13, 2018
Wednesday Nov 14, 2018
Thursday Nov 15, 2018
Friday Nov 16, 2018
  • There Will Be Blood

    Puritanical tropes are shed and Hester Prynne is reborn in Aux Dog Theatre's production of In the Blood, an updated retelling of the Hawthorne's classic. This play—penned by Pulitizer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks—introduces us to Hester La Negrita, and the underbelly of American life. Acted and directed by a cadre of local talent, this imaginative piece of theater creates new in-roads with modern audiences. It opened Nov. 16, and runs weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) through Dec. 16 with tickets at just $12. Find tickets online at auxdog.com. (Maggie Grimason)

    Aux Dog Theatre
    In the Blood
  • Keshet Center for the Arts
    Alice, An Adventure of Wonder and Wondering
Saturday Nov 17, 2018
  • Meet Your Music Community

    Image courtesy of Outpost Performance Space

    Outpost Performance Space is hosting a CD/Vinyl/Music Book Fair to benefit and augment its operational budget and performance potential this coming weekend, on Saturday, Nov. 17, as a matter of fact, from 10am until 3pm. The organizers of the event at our city's default home for jazz and art music just happen to be a giant and one of those who just happens to stand upon their shoulders. Tom Dodson, a noted local music educator and historian, record collector and former Dean of the UNM College of Fine Arts (we recall when he let HH Dalai Lama number 14 sit at his desk to peruse the ABQ Tribune back in '89) hosts the event with Mark Weber, un puro Burqueño who is known to be one of the most prolific and innovative experimenters in BernCo. Between the two of them, you can almost guarantee there are going to be some very fab finds at this free and totally, fabulously fun event. Patrons of the arts can also donate musical media to the Outpost for sale at this event, earning a $5 voucher in the process. Do go: because who doesn't want to shop for mind-blowing musical stuff in a magical, musical place surrounded by astonishingly bright and conversant local musicians! (August March)

    Outpost Performance Space
    CD, Vinyl, Music and Book Fair
  • Aux Dog Theatre
    In the Blood
  • Keshet Center for the Arts
    Alice, An Adventure of Wonder and Wondering
Sunday Nov 18, 2018
Notices
  • Wanted: Your Best Photographs

    Shutterbugs gather up your best pieces and pick some to submit for hanging in the new Bernalillo County headquarters when the gov-peeps move to Alvarado Square, happening now until Monday, August 31. The selected photographs will be printed in a large scale and format. They will be used to create a welcoming environment for county customers, county employees and the general public. Some will be used on the windows of the new Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office suite. The photographs should represent the history and character of Bernalillo County and its people, places, landscapes and unique events in our county. There are some big bucks involved as chosen photographers will receive $1,500, with a limit of one photograph per artist. The chosen photos will become part of the public art program’s permanent collection. There is no fee or age limit required to submit. For more information, visit bernco.gov/community-services/current-call-for-entries.aspx. Ends August 31. (Carolyn Carlson)

    Wanted: Your Best Photographs

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