Song & Dance event
V.26 No.7 | 02/16/2017
Good for the Sole
Friday, Feb 24: Ars Longa: Vita Brevis
Vanguard choreography in flamenco and contemporary dance by international guest artists and UNM's distinguished resident faculty.
Party Like it's the End of the World
Friday, Feb 24: Aliento: Carnaval 2017
The musical group PANdemonium takes participants on a journey through the Carnaval traditions of Cuba, Trinidad, Brazil and New Orleans.
V.26 No.6 | 02/09/2017
Dance to Your Soul's Rhythm
Friday, Feb 17: Chispa: Palenke Soultribe
A live electronic production deconstructs Afro-Colombian rhythms and blends them with modern beats, catchy bass lines and synthesized arpeggios.
Even Bubbe Will Shake It
Friday, Feb 17: Fifteenth Annual KlezmerQuerque Festival
Enjoy dance and instrumental music rooted in traditional wedding ceremonies of the Eastern European Jewish people.
V.26 No.5 | 02/02/2017
Dancing Across Borders
Saturday, Feb 11: Aliento: Dzul Dance Company
A fusion of dance with aerial arts, contortion and acrobatics to communicate Indigenous pre-Hispanic, Mexican and Latin culture and create bridges between contemporary art and historical heritage.
Mary Teresa Herrera
The Beat of Time
Saturday, Feb 4: A Journey Through Black Music
Performances from WaMba African Drummers, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Inspirational Choir, dancer Trey "Vision" Pickett and vocalists Tracey Whitney, Zenobia Conkerite and Raven Rutherford.
V.26 No.4 | 01/26/2017
Grab Your Blue Suede Shoes
Saturday, Jan 28: Elvis Impersonation Contest
Contestants compete for cash prizes. Peanut-butter-and-banana sandwiches served for competitors.
V.26 No.2 | 01/12/2017
Courtesy of Keshet Center for the Arts
Dancing Through Life
Friday, Jan 20: Together and Apart: An Albuquerque Urban Journey Through Dance
Dancer Silva Laukkanen explores how environment impacts choreography.
V.26 No.1 | 01/05/2017
Fire, Meet Rooster
Saturday, Jan 14: Dances from the Dynasties: 2,500 Years of Dance
Ring in the upcoming Chinese Year of the Rooster by attending a traditional Chinese dance performance.
V.25 No.52 | 12/29/2016
Baroque to Postmodern by Violin
Sunday, Jan 8: Mark Rush and Friends
A program featuring excerpts from J.S. Bach's Partita Number III, bracketed by modern and postmodern musical pieces composed by Mark O'Connor, Patrick Neher and Jacob TV.
V.25 No.50 | 12/15/2016
Helping Kids in a Single Bound
Sunday, Dec 18: Superhero Benefit Show
Face painting, Superhero photo booth, prizes, performances and a special appearance by Comic Crusaders for NM to benefit UNM Children's Hospital Child Life.
Friday, Dec 16: Handel's Messiah
Roger Melone conducts the New Mexico Philharmonic performing the beloved, sacred symphonic work.
Friday, Dec 16: The Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment
The classic ballet set in the late 1800s in territorial New Mexico.
V.25 No.48 | 12/01/2016
Twirling Skirts of Tradition
Saturday, Dec 10: Mariachi Christmas
Ring in the holiday season with exuberant music and dances from Mariachi Juvenil Aztlán and Ballet Folklórico University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
Gil Dekel via Wikimedia / Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International
Chag Urim Sameach! • חג אורים שמח
Saturday, Dec 10: Hanukat Shalom
A Hanukah party with food, silent auction, activities for kids, live klezmer music with dancing and a sing-along with The Neo-Weavers.