This event features 49 workshops focusing on mountain and hammered dulcimers as well as Celtic harp, bowed psaltery, penny whistle, autoharp, bodhran, spoons, ukulele and country line dancing.
There is a good possibility that the ancient Chinese divination method I Ching is something most might be unfamiliar with. The age-old text, also referred to as Book of Changes, has served as a source of inspiration for more than 2,000 years, influencing everything from religion to art. However, the art showing focuses on the latter and the impact that the revered writings have had on local artist Denise Weaver Ross, who has opened a solo show titled 64 Hexagrams… [ more >> ]
Long before this question was asked in the Land of Oz an unexpected friendship was developing between two girls from opposite sides of the tracks. Once again in the land of Burque the Broadway sensation Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz graces the stage of Popejoy Hall. Let this wildly electrifying tale carry you away to a land where the impossible becomes a reality, and your reality is magically transformed. This bewitching performance can only be experienced Wednesday, Oct. 17 through Sunday, Oct. 28. Tickets start at a modest $42 so even the most thrifty of witches can enjoy this breathtaking performance that captivates audiences year after year.
It took a few minutes to suss this one out, but of course it's the sound of a mountain dulcimer, played deftly by dead Rolling Stones laddy-boy Brian Jones on the vaporously sardonic Rolling Stones' tune called “Lady Jane” that reminds one of the beauty of that instrument come to life.That ethereal jangle, popularized by musicians on both sides of the pond, is an essential part of folk music theory and methodology, helping define its overall timbre as well as the pictures the music paints with plucky instrumentation like banjos, resonator guitars and yes indeed, the dulcimer—both mountain and hammered varieties). The instrument is so important to the folk enclave that there's a festival centered on the wooden stringed thing right here in Burque… [ more >> ]
Enter the world's longest indoor, walk-through horror house with no lines. Receive a text when your turn is up.
A wealth of delightful and dazzling cultural events are cropping up for Burqueños this month, including the Dragon Lights Festival, formerly known as the Chinese Lantern Festival. And guess what! This year has all new, handcrafted lantern sculptures to marvel at. The artists from Zigong, China, have brought out their vast creativity to bring their exquisite culture to the renamed fest… [ more >> ]
Welcome to your nightmare! If you're not a horror fan, the more than 1.25 mile horror house may not be the ideal evening stroll. But for others, the Guinness World Record holders of the world's longest indoor horror house is a terrifying and entertaining way to spend an evening. Dragon's House of Horrors comes back to Expo New Mexico for another chilling year. All ages are welcome to experience the thrills for $25, and add a suspenseful escape room adventure for just $5 more. Receive a text when your turn comes up so there's no waiting in line. With food vendors, booths to purchase wares and live entertainment, waiting for the text won't feel like waiting at all. The house opened its doors on Oct. 4 and runs Tuesday through Saturday until Oct. 26. After that it is open 7 days a week from Oct. 28 to Nov. 4 from 7pm to midnight. Bring extra cash for Expo parking fees.
'Tis the season for pumpkins and ghost stories and corn mazes and scary movies. And, in this case, pirates, too. Wagner Farmers in Corrales has all the bases covered with 2.6 miles of pirate themed trail through corn fields, a petting zoo, picnic areas, train rides and a pumpkin patch. Do ye dare? If ye do, head north to the farm any day between Thursday, Sept. 20 and Halloween from 9am and 6pm with $9 on hand for adults or $7 for kids. Check wagnersfarmlandexperience.com for more details.
Join Starbeing Shamans Tammy and Anthony Chino—sacred space holders for the Collective Frequency community—at the Galactic Collective Conference for an awareness raising weekend that is sure to heighten the energetic vibrations. Enter this spiritual domain of Wise elders and vainglorious millennials… [ more >> ]
See the nine acre farm and pick the perfect pumpkin for cooking or making jack-o-lanterns as well as prepicked fruits and veggies for sale.