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August 2017
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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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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

  • The title, content, photos/images and description for this event were provided to the NHCC by the organization renting the NHCC venue for the event. By serving as a venue and posting the event on its website, the NHCC is not endorsing any views expressed in the title or description of the event, nor is it endorsing the content of the event.
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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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Film: The Way Home/Jibeuro (Korea)

7 pm

Seven-year-old Sang-woo, raised in the city, is left with his grandmother in a remote village while his mother looks for work. Selfish and disrespectful, he quickly comes into conflict with her old-fashioned ways and his rural surroundings, but through her patience and devotion learns empathy and the importance of family. 2002; directed by Lee Jeong-hyang; Korean with English subtitles; 85 minutes; not rated.

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

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MARAVILLA: UNA NOCHE EN COLOMBIA 2017

September 9
NHCC Campus
1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

6 pm – 12 am

In 2017, the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation’s signature fundraising event, Maravilla, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, will highlight the vibrant and rich culture of Colombia.

Maravilla provides direct support to the NHCC and its Foundation to promote, preserve and advance Hispanic arts, culture and humanities, while providing a unique cultural experience to attendees. Una Noche en Colombia, an amazing night on the Center’s Plaza Mayor, will offer an extraordinary opportunity for attendees to enjoy Colombian music, culture, arts, dance and cuisine through performances, dinner, and live and silent auctions. Please join us in making this night at the NHCC a truly memorable experience! This is a black tie event.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available by calling 505-246-2661.

Ticket sales coming soon!

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Aliento: DanzAbierta, Welcome

September 14September 15
Albuquerque Journal Theatre
1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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This event has been canceled. Contact the NHCC Box Office for more information – 505-724-4771.

Founded in 1988, DanzAbierta (translated as “open dance”) is a pioneer in Cuba’s avant-garde dance movement. Now under the leadership of artistic director and choreographer Susana Pous Anadón and dramatic art advisor and technical director Guido Gali, the award-winning ensemble has become one of Havana’s most prominent dance companies. DanzAbierta tours regularly throughout the world, performing in major international festivals and venues including Caliendanza (Colombia), Avignon and Montpellier (France), Schrittmacher (Germany), SIDance (South Korea), DanseEncore (Canada), and the Holland Dance Festival, as well as Jacob’s Pillow, New York’s Joyce Theater, and Chicago’s Atheneum Theatre in the U.S.

Welcome, DanzAbierta’s latest work and Pous’ fifth production for the company, premiered in September 2016 at Havana’s Gran Teatro Alicia Alonzo, and received Cuba’s Villanueva Critic’s Prize for the best new dance work of 2016. A collaboration with visual artists and musicians to create one harmonic whole, Welcome reveals an island with no limits for its inhabitant souls, as life’s circumstances come together in a constant embrace of welcoming and departure.

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Film: The Distinguished Citizen/El ciudadano ilustre (Argentina/Spain)

7 pm

Nobel Prize-winning, Barcelona-based novelist Daniel Mantovani enjoys the fruits of his success, but feels it is spoiling the integrity of his work. Desperate for self-renovation, he accepts an invitation to receive an award in his hometown of Salas, Argentina, returning, for the first time in 40 years, to be feted—and confronted—by the people who have informed his life’s work. 2016; directed by Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn; Spanish with English subtitles; 118 minutes; not rated.

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. The screening of The Distinguished Citizen is also presented in partnership with Instituto Cervantes, as part of the fifth annual ¡Cine Magnífico! Latino Film Festival as well as the International Cinema Series.
Free ticketed event; tickets available one hour before show

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Film: Baran (Iran)

7 pm

Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker on a construction site in Tehran, is assigned heavier tasks to compensate for the lesser strength of a new Afghan refugee worker, Rahmat. Resenting this, he initially treats his co-worker cruelly, but the revelation of Rahmat’s secret changes both their lives. 2001; directed by Majid Majidi; Persian/Azerbaijani with English subtitles; 94 minutes; rated PG.

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

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¡Globalquerque! 2017

September 22September 23
NHCC Campus
1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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4 pm

¡Globalquerque!, New Mexico’s 13th Annual World Music & Culture Celebration, returns to the National Hispanic Cultural Center on September 22 and 23, 2017. This year’s festival features three stages of music from five continents over two nights. Relax in the intimate courtyard setting of the Fountain Stage, enjoy larger bands in the state-of-the-art 691-seat Journal Theatre, or dance to groove-heavy world music on the Plaza Mayor’s outdoor Festival Stage.

For updates on this year’s stellar line-up, visit www.globalquerque.com.

Early Bird special (through June 24): $32 adults, $16 children 15 and under for one day, September 22 OR 23; $47 adults, $25 children 15 and under for two days, non-transferable

Advance tickets: $37 adults, $19 children 15 and under for one day, September 22 OR 23; $59 adults, $30 children 15 and under for two days, non-transferable

Day of show: $42 adults, $19 children 15 and under for one day, September 22 OR 23; $69 adults, $35 children 15 and under for two days, non-transferable

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