6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Friday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Saturday Enjoy 2 fun days at the festival this year! Kids under 12 & seniors 85+ FREE at the gate. Friday Night: Three performances (Flamenco, Lone Piñon, & Baracutanga) in the Journal Center Theatre; alcohol, soft drinks & snacks available for purchase; arts & craft vendors. Gates open 5pm, performances 6pm to 9pm. La Fonda Restaurant open till 8pm. Saturday Full Day & Night: 100+ events indoors and outdoors with 5 stages, 5 music and dance (more...)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Food Trucks, Cash Bar & Pop Fizz 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Music by Lindy Vision 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm: Rumble Screening Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World is a feature documentary about the role of Native Americans in popular music history. Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World brings to light a profound and missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, (more...)
7:30 pm Friday & Saturday 3:00 pm Sunday Teatro Paraguas and the NHCC present United in Blood: The Revolutionary Music and Poetry of Chile. United in Blood is a fully staged performance celebrating the artistic, social, and political vision of four of Chile’s most beloved musicians and poets: Pablo Neruda, Victor Jara, Violeta Parra, and Gabriela Mistral. Though not all four knew each other, several of them did, and they are all intimately connected through their shared passions, political sensibilities, and deep concern for humanity. Songs and poems will (more...)
7:00 pm: Social Justice Film Screening, Panel Discussion to immediately follow. More than 500,000 people experience homelessness every night in America. Lead Me Home is a documentary short that tells a few of these real-life stories giving the audience a rare, in-depth look at the scale, scope, and diversity of what it means to be unsheltered today while calling into question uninformed attitudes and outmoded policies. Free Community Event Runtime: 40 minutes.
Oct. 22, 27 & 29 2:00 pm Sundays 7:30 pm Friday Enter Bluebeard’s Castle if you dare! Just in time for Halloween, Opera Southwest presents a double bill of thrills and chills! First, join us for Bartok’s chilling one-act opera, Bluebeard’s Castle. Then, dive into the psychological horror story of the Doctor Atomic Symphony, based on the Doctor Atomic opera by John Adams. This symphony tells the story of J. Robert Oppenheimer and the creation of the first successful atom bomb. $22, $42, $63, $85, $105 with discounts for (more...)
7:00 pm Film Screening, Q&A to immediately follow Thanks to incredible demand, the Center will host a second screening of the New Mexico thriller Coyote Cage! Coyote Cage is about a group of Latin American immigrants who find themselves in the middle of a human trafficking ring and seek shelter in a safe house...that is anything but. The screening will be followed by a Q&A Panel with the director. Free Community Event. Please register below.
8:00 pm Friday, 4:00 pm Saturday National Institute of Flamenco & the NHCC present the Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company in Xicano Power. Xicano Power is the seasonal culmination of Yjastros’ progression and evolution. This performance made its world premiere at the 2023 Festival de Jerez, marking the first time a company from the United States was ever invited to perform in the prestigious international festival. The current concert season marks the performance's first appearance at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. $48, $58, $68, $78 & (more...)
7:00 pm: Social Justice Film Screening, Panel Discussion to immediately follow. What does it mean to be an American revolutionary today? Grace Lee Boggs is a 98-year-old Chinese American woman in Detroit whose vision of revolution will surprise you. A writer, activist, and philosopher rooted for more than 70 years in the African American movement, she has devoted her life to an evolving revolution that encompasses the contradictions of America’s past and its potentially radical future. The documentary film, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, plunges (more...)
1:30 pm & 4:30 pm New Mexico Young Actors presents OZ! A musical adaptation of Frank Baum’s classic tale: The Wonderful Wizard of OZ. The story starts with a cyclone that carries Dorothy and Toto to the magical Land of Oz. When Dorothy’s house squashes the Wicked Witch of the East, she is ecstatically thanked by the liberated Munchkins and given permission to wear the witch’s powerful sliver slippers. Joined by the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, and the Tin Woodsman, Dorothy and Toto journey to meet the great (more...)
This concert has been canceled. The promoter and the artist are currently negotiating a date to reschedule the concert. If you have any questions, please call the NHCC Box Office at (505) 724-4771. 7:30 pm Ryan Adams has been praised as "one of rock's most talented songwriters” (SPIN). The 7-time Grammy-nominated artist has 22 studio albums to his name, accumulating in millions of sales. He has produced albums for esteemed musicians including Willie Nelson, Jesse Malin, and Jenny Lewis, and has collaborated with some of music’s most (more...)