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May 2017
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Spanish Wine Tasting: By Instituto Cervantes

May 24May 26

6 pm to 8:30 pm

Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque, in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultural Center and Farm & Table, is hosting a wine tasting seminar at both locations. Helio San Miguel, a Spanish professional from Madrid who works as New York’s correspondent for Club de Gourmets (Spain´s leading wine and food magazine) is the presenter.

This event represents our love for gourmet Spanish products and desire to spread the word about them. Spain has an ancient winemaking tradition going back thousands of years, as well as more vineyards than any other country in the world. With around 60 officially designated wine regions and more than 2,000 wineries, it is also the third largest wine producer (after France and Italy) and the second wine exporter (after Italy), according to the International Wine Office..

The wine tasting event will consist of three different seminars, each offering approximately 10 types of wine:

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¡Hora de Cuentos! Bilingual Preschool Storytime

10 am to 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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Saturdays in the Museum

May 27
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2 pm to 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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Spanish Cooking Classes: Paella!

6 pm

There are national dishes that are universally appreciated, and paella, from the Spanish gastronomic tradition, is undeniably one of them. Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque, in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultural Center and Pop Fizz, presents a new Spanish cooking class in the series of monthly classes that we have been presenting since 2013. In these classes, students participate in the creative process along with the chef. Join chef Rosario Arellano from Cádiz, Spain, in preparing a delicious menu including:

Appetizer: Revuelto de espárragos (asparagus omelet)
Main course: Seafood and chicken paella (a classic rice-based dish from Valencia)
Dessert: Olive oil “magdalenas” (madeleines)
Drink: One glass of wine provided per person; additional wine may be purchased from Pop Fizz

RSVP to this e-mail at prensa.albuquerque@cervantes.es or 505-724-4777 by May 26

There’s a reason why the Mediterranean diet is considered one of the most balanced and healthy on Earth, and you are invited to find out!

$35 per person

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

May 30

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)

June 2017
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¡HAH! Happy Arte Hour

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

On the first Thursday of the month, NHCC invites adults for artistic fun in a relaxed social setting, which includes snacks, refreshments, and beer & wine for sale from Pop Fizz.  This is a great opportunity for friends to hang out, a unique date night option, or a place to come solo and connect with fellow art enthusiasts.

Please pre-register using the link below (so we know how many materials to prepare)
https://goo.gl/forms/yALP5QDJlO1F5oJx1

For more information please call or email Elena Baca at 505-246-2261 or ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us
Free, $5 donations are encouraged to support the artists & purchase supplies

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First Friday: Docent Education and Conversation

June 2
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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.
Free event

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¡Vamos al Museo!

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is pleased to offer children’s programming on the first Saturday morning of every month. This is a fun and engaging artist-led family program.  Families (limited to 25 participants) get a 30-minute museum tour focused on an art form, source inspiration, artist or type of material.  Following the tour, the whole family can create their own artwork in the Pete V. Domenici Education Building Creative Classroom.

A great morning of art-making for children of all ages and families of all sizes!

Please pre-register using the link HERE (so we know how many materials to prepare)

For more information please call or email Elena Baca at 505-246-2261 or ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us
Free, $5 donations are encouraged to support the artists & purchase supplies

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Saturdays in the Museum

June 3
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 24, 2017

2 pm to 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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Reading & Booksigning: Antonio C. Marquez, Volver

2 pm to 4 pm

Join author Antonio C. Marquez for a reading from his new book, a memoir titled Volver: A Persistence of Memory.

Volver recounts Marquez’ life story from his childhood memories to the impact of immigration and war on his family; his experiences of gang conflict in El Paso and Los Angeles; his enlistment in the Marine Corps; and his activism in the civil rights movement and the antiwar movement of the Vietnam era. Born on the eve of World War II into a family of Mexican immigrants in El Paso, Marquez recounts a story of survival and courage.

Antonio C. Marquez is professor emeritus of English Language and Literature at the University of New Mexico.
Free public event

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