PLEASE NOTE!
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!)
Saturday April 6, 2019

  • That Toddlin’ Town

    Image courtesy of Musical Theatre Southwest

    Until such time as a “Breaking Bad” musical puts the name Heisenberg on everybody’s lips, let us step into jazz-age Chi-town for the musical Chicago opening this Friday, April 5 at Musical Theatre Southwest. This Broadway smash filled with murderesses, fame, fake pregnancy, gunplay, vaudeville, lawyers, jail, singing and dancing will have you asking, “who says murder’s not an art?” The musical runs April 5 to 28 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sunday matinees at 2pm. Tickets are $20 to $25. For more information and tickets, see mtsabq.org or call 265-9119. (Clarke Conde)

    Musical Theatre Southwest
    Chicago
Sunday April 7, 2019
  • Musical Theatre Southwest
    Chicago
  • Ni De Aqui Ni De Allá

    Image courtesy of AMP Concerts

    Are you plagued by the feeling that you want to help prospective immigrants but you only seem to be able to party down and eat Brazilian food? Then luckily AMP Concerts has put together an event at South Broadway Cultural Center this Sunday, April 7 at 4pm: A New Citzens' Celebration, honoring Albuquerque's newest citizensRujeko Dumbutshena (Zimbabwe), Valeria Montes (Mexico) and Jackie Zamora (Peru). The best part is that your $15 ticket and all donations support Encuentro, NM Immigrant Law Center and Vizionz-Sankofa Immigrant and Refugee Project. The other best part is the dance performances from Valeria Montes, the Casa Flamenca crew and Rujeko Dumbutshena, as well as a full concert set from Baracutanga and Brazilian food from Edivane. For more info about this all-ages show, see ampconcerts.org. (Clarke Conde)

    South Broadway Cultural Center
    Ni De Aqui Ni De Allá: A New Citizen Celebration
  • Putting the T in Italian

    Image via Pixabay

    M'Tucci's Italian is running a Flight of Four Seasons event on Sunday, April 7 from 4 to 7pm. This evening features four tea-infused cocktails, along with a food pairing for each drink. At a cost of $55 per person (and reservations required), anyone 21+ can enjoy one of these cool creations, like the Spring Fling, made with Midori, passion berry tea, mint tea and a mint sprig, or a Winter Haven, created with lemon ginger tea, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey Whiskey and fresh lemon. With food offerings like Harvest Lamb, made with herb and vanilla smoked lamb loin, truffle corn puree, wild mushroom agrodolce and smoked mint gastrique, this is a feast to remember. (Dan Pennington)

    M’Tucci’s Italian Restaurant
    Flight of the Four Seasons Pairing Dinner
Tuesday April 9, 2019
  • Fishing for Jazz

    Image courtesy of the artist

    Jazz is PHSH—a tribute ensemble that recreates the best music by jam-band master Phish, with a jazz twist—plays Launchpad on Tuesday, April 9 at 9pm. The band was formed in 2015 by veteran rockers and jazzers. This year's tour includes a musical collective that features a rotating cast of some of the best jazz musicians out there and three-time Grammy Award-winner and Snarky Puppy sax player Chris Bullock, bass player Cody Wright, members of Rubblebucket, The New Mastersounds and more. Combination of amazing improvisation and tight chops focused on the oeuvre of one of America's musical treasures, this concert is an alluring digression whether it's jazz, rock or just plain jamming out that strikes your musical fancy. Local jammed-out mastermind Pherkad open this tuneful evening, and tickets are available for a mere $15 for 21+ listeners hankering for a jazzy Phish dinner. (August March)

    Launchpad
    Jazz is Phshvariety
Thursday April 11, 2019
  • A Meal to Live For

    Image via Pixabay
    LIFE, which is described as “a multi-tiered experiential immersive dinner,” happens Thursday, April 4 and 11 and Friday, April 12 from 6 to 9pm, with tickets on sale for $89 and is suited for all ages. StoryLab Interactive hosts this four-course dinner with non-alcoholic elixir pairings mixes a culinary experience with sound and visual components to create an almost alternate reality dining event that's sure to take away anyone's breath. Be aware that they prefer not to make substitutions for food, but can accommodate allergies with notice. More information is available on their website, storylabinteractive.com. (Dan Pennington)

    StoryLab, Inc.
    Life
Friday April 12, 2019
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
  • Edgy

    City on the Edge is a breezy, smart podcast looking at the stories from Albuquerque history that have often been overlooked. Each episode takes a deep dive into a topic like the 1955 crash of TWA flight 260, Sandia Man or the 1918 quarantine. Worthwhile listening that will spur your curiosity about things you didn’t even know about in the city where you live. It’s free and available wherever you get your podcasts. (Clarke Condé)

    City on the Edge
  • Spicy Online

    Looking for a little chile? The 2020 Bosque Chile Festival, a celebration of food, art, and culture on the Rio Grande, is happening Saturday, August 15 and Sunday, August 16, with times waiting to be officially announced. But due to COVID-19 and the State of New Mexico public health order, the festival will be presented virtually! There will still be entertainment, art activities, a virtual artisan market, chile-chef demonstrations, educational workshops and more. This free, all-ages event is meant to give those stuck at home a chance to see what the state has to offer. If you are a high-quality chile-inspired and authentic New Mexican business with an e-commerce website and want to be a vendor, there is still time. Applications are being accepted until Wednesday, August 5. For more information email bosquechilefestival@bernco.gov.

    2020 Bosque Chile Festival