What's more fun than a robbing spree drenched in the blood of innocent bystanders and ending in a rain of bullets? A robbing spree with music and dance numbers! America's most infamous couple is back for a thrilling romp in Bonnie and Clyde… [ more >> ]
Mummers of Mummenschanz bring the noise to Popejoy Hall. Beginning at 2pm sharp and for $20 to $59, locals can see the Swiss mime troupe perform their world-renowned routine of "you&me" that explores human connection through body language and a variety of props like tubes, giant hands, balls, balloons, instruments and more. Mummenschanz has been chugging along since the early '70s, and still features one of the founding members, Floriana Frassetto. Give the noisy world a rest, sit back and enjoy the sweet sound of silence (and laughter, too, 'cause these folks sure know how to hit your funny bone) this Saturday, Feb. 17.
Afriquerque is the name of a concert happening on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7:30pm at the African American Performing Arts Center. As far as the event providing a vibrant methodology for celebrating this year's iteration of Black History Month, you can count on the musicians involved to joyfully express and transmit significant cultural memes through the music they make this and every evening to come on this big blue marble. That and the local performers involved happen to be some of the best, most chop-tastic instrumentalists this side of the planet Jupiter. Bassist and vocalist Rodney Bowe helms a band of excellence for this concert; the ensemble includes Jim Ahrend on keys, Dimi Disanti on guitar, Paul Palmer on drums and Best of Burque Music Reader's Poll winner Artha Meadors on bass. These dudes are guaranteed to take the funk out, spin it around the auditorium and drop it on your head lovingly, so you better go if you know what's good—and groovy—for you. $10 to $15, all-ages.
Tap on the door and whisper, “The painted lady sent me." Originally from Baltimore with Gilded Lily Burlesque, Sophia Sunday shows us her own brand of creative burlesque presentation with her first Burque burlesque production, Sophia's Speakeasy… [ more >> ]
On Saturday, Feb. 17, visit the Special Collections Library for Nisei, the Greatest Generation: Soldiers, Protestors, Prisoners of WWII. This presentation from the New Mexico Japanese-American Citizens League includes stories of the American children of Japanese immigrants during WWII, who fought for their country, protested the war and were put in internment camps by their own government. This event goes from 1 to 2:30pm and is free and open to the public. No reservations required, but get there early to ensure you get a seat.