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April 2017
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Call for Involvement: Our Truth Project

April 3November 1

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is taking on a project, supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, with the goal of giving value and meaning to the lived stories of our New Mexico community; bringing heightened awareness of racial divides and inequalities; and helping navigate ways to heal and move forward together through art.

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August 2017
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¡Baile! Rueda de Casino (Cuban Salsa) Dance Class

August 22
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6 pm – 7 pm Beginning and Intermediate – This class is geared for teenagers and adults. Come learn footwork, partner skills and choreography. No experience necessary.

7 pm – 8 pm Intermediate and Advanced – In order to participate in this class, dancers must know how to keep time, closed position calls, dame, enchufla, and outside turn.

Dance classes taught by Sarita Streng, Nick Babic, Adam “El Caballo” Metcalf, Larry Heard, and Rueda 505 Friends.

In the meantime, a fun video from Rueda Con Ritmo Dance Group who was just in Cuba Rueda con Ritmo with Jorge Luna Roque in Holguín. Click Here.

There is NO NEED TO PRE-REGISTER. Just show up in comfortable clothes ready to dance! For more information, contact elsa.menendez@state.nm.us or 505-246-2261 ext.34744
$5 – $10 per class (pay what you can)

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¡Hora de Cuentos! Bilingual Preschool Storytime

10 am – 11 am

¡Hora de Cuentos! Bring your children ages 1 through preschool to the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s beautiful and historic library for bilingual story reading. Storytime will be every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 10 am. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. No registration required.

Download a flyer with upcoming dates for the year!

Free family event

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Film: Sin nombre

7 pm

Sayra, a young Honduran girl, joins her father and uncle on a journey across the Latin American countryside to realize her dream of a new life in the United States. On the way, she crosses paths with Casper, a teenaged Mexican gang member who is trying to outrun his violent past and elude his unforgiving former associates. Presented as part of the Bank of America Free Thursday Film Series.

2009; directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga; Spanish with English subtitles; 96 minutes; rated R.
Free ticketed event; tickets available one hour before show

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Saturdays in the Museum

August 26
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2 pm – 3 pm

National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum presents Saturdays in the Museum Tours every Saturday afternoon starting at 2 pm. Each tour will be different depending on the exhibit and theme.
Free with NHCC Museum admission

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ABQ Latin Dance Festival 2017: Timbalive

August 26

7 pm to 12 am

The annual Albuquerque Latin Dance Festival, a three-day celebration of rhythm and movement, features performances by world-class dancers as well as non-competitive dance showcases, parties, and workshops. Additional attractions include dance films, lectures, and live musical performances. Friday night’s event, following Latin Dance Night in Old Town, is a fun-filled evening of salsa dancing at the NHCC.  The festival’s main concert on Saturday night features Leo García and Timbalive, for a magical night of music and dance on the Center’s Plaza Mayor. Created in Miami in 2008, Timbalive combines the best of Cuban music with a mix of rhythms from around the world. Members are highly trained musicians from Cuban musical schools, and the internationally acclaimed ensemble has realized its musical dream of becoming the largest and most successful timba (a genre based on popular Cuban music blended with salsa and American funk/R&B, and influenced strongly by Afro-Cuban folkloric music) group in the U.S. and the world. The Sunday night wrap-up is a final evening of music, performances, and dancing with DJ Pancho.
$25

For more information please call 505-980-3100 or go to the ALDF website HERE.

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High Spirit Dance Recital: Dancing for Jesus (Rental)

August 27
Albuquerque Journal Theatre
1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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2 pm

A ballet, jazz, and hip-hop dance recital featuring children, young adults, and professional dancers—an exciting ensemble of students and teachers bringing today’s music to life in high-quality dance productions.
$12, $15, $17

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¡Baile! Rueda de Casino (Cuban Salsa) Dance Class

August 29
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 19, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 19, 2017

6 pm – 7 pm Beginning and Intermediate – This class is geared for teenagers and adults. Come learn footwork, partner skills and choreography. No experience necessary.

7 pm – 8 pm Intermediate and Advanced – In order to participate in this class, dancers must know how to keep time, closed position calls, dame, enchufla, and outside turn.

Dance classes taught by Sarita Streng, Nick Babic, Adam “El Caballo” Metcalf, Larry Heard, and Rueda 505 Friends.

In the meantime, a fun video from Rueda Con Ritmo Dance Group who was just in Cuba Rueda con Ritmo with Jorge Luna Roque in Holguín. Click Here.

There is NO NEED TO PRE-REGISTER. Just show up in comfortable clothes ready to dance! For more information, contact elsa.menendez@state.nm.us or 505-246-2261 ext.34744
$5 – $10 per class (pay what you can)

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Film: Neruda (Chile)

7 pm

In post-World War II Chile, a police prefect pursues Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, now a fugitive in his own country for joining the Communist Party. In this story of a persecuted artist and his obsessive adversary, Neruda sees his chance to become a symbol for liberty as well as a literary legend. 2016; directed by Pablo Larraín; Spanish with English subtitles; 107 minutes; rated R.

From late August through September, the Bank of America Thursday Film Series showcases the International Cinema Series, presented in partnership with Avokado Artists and ¡Globalquerque!, New Mexico’s Thirteenth Celebration of World Music and Culture, returning to the NHCC on September 22 & 23.
Free ticketed event; tickets available one hour before show

September 2017
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First Friday: Docent Education and Conversation

9:30 am – 12 pm

On the first Friday of each month, NHCC docents and core volunteers meet for coffee and conversation along with monthly presentations on topics that build the knowledge and skills of the docent core to give tours, educate the NHCC visitors and share the NHCC mission and programs.

For more information on the NHCC Docent and Volunteer program, Please call Annette Lujan at 505-383-4783 or email her at Annette.Lujan@state.nm.us for more information.
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