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August 2018

ABQ Latin Dance Festival 2018: Sunday Night Wrap Up

August 26

7 pm

Wrap up the 2018 Albuquerque Latin Dance Festival at the NHCC with a final evening of music and dance, featuring special guest DJ’s, in the intimate atmosphere of the Center’s Fountain Courtyard.

Tickets:
This event only: $12
All access pass: $75 (Includes access to Thursday night kick off, Friday night concert, Saturday night concert; and Sunday night wrap up. Limited availability)

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September 2018

¡GLOBALQUERQUE!

September 21September 22
NHCC Campus 1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

The advance 2 Day Passes are off line. They will be available at the gate starting at 4 pm. Grounds open at 4 pm for performances that will start at 6:20 pm and run until at least 11:40 pm 

¡Globalquerque!, New Mexico’s 14th Annual World Music & Culture Celebration returns to the National Hispanic Cultural Center on September 21 and 22, 2018. This year’s festival will bring 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 Theater, or dance to groove heavy world music on the plaza’s outdoor Festival Stage. The National Hispanic Cultural Center is located at 1701 Fourth Street SW in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Global Fiesta is a free, fun-filled day packed with educational workshops, activities and performances created in collaboration with the NHCC’s Education Department and geared towards both children and adults.

For updates on this year’s stellar line-up, visit ¡Globalquerque!

Early Bird special (through July 23rd): $32 adults, $16 children 15 and under for one day, September 21 OR 22; $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 21 OR 22; $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 21 OR 22; $69 adults, $35 children 15 and under for two days, non-transferable

Globalquerque Mini-Fest for Albuquerque School Kids

September 21
NHCC Campus 1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

10 am

We’d like to let you in on a little secret.

Each year, ¡Globalquerque! kicks off with a free concert for our local school kids. This mini-fest features two of our regular performers doing short sets as a way to introduce the kids to some cool different cultures.

This year the participating bands are LADAMA (Brazil/Colombia/Venezuela/US) and Youssra El Hawry (Egypt).

For other free family-focused ¡Globalquerque! action, check out the free Global Fiesta HERE.

We do need people to register though so we can plan accordingly. If you are coming with a school or a party of 10 or more, please contact David Torres, DavidM.Torres@state.nm.us, 505-383-4770 or register on-line HERE.

Free Community Event

New Mexico Philharmonic: Bountiful Bach (Rental)

September 30
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

3 pm

New Mexico Philharmonic presents Bountiful Bach
Roberto Minczuk, Music Director, Hannah Stephens, soprano
Coro Lux, Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3, Bach Cantata No. 51, Jauchzet Gott in a/fen Landen, BWV 51
Bach Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140
Bach’s festive Orchestral Suite No. 3 includes colorful trumpets and the famous “Air on the G String.” Star lyric coloratura soprano Hannah Stephens shines in Bach’s stunning Cantata No. 51, and the city ‘s own Coro Lux adds to the Baroque bounty in the NMPhil’s first Sunday afternoon concert of the season.
$24, $35, $46, $68

  • 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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October 2018

Ballet Folklórico de Mexico de Amalia Hernández

October 9
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7:30 pm

Ballet Folklórico de México was formed in 1952 by the dancer and choreographer Amalia Hernández. For six decades it has presented dances that reflect the traditional culture of Mexico, including indigenous Mesoamerica. The ensemble performs three times weekly at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City. Additionally, it has toured widely and has appeared in over 80 countries, including a private performance at the White House for President and Mrs. Kennedy and command performances at the feet of the Sphinx in Egypt, bringing the richness of Mexican culture to millions.
$25, $39, $49

Thank you to our Performing Arts Season Sponsors Heritage Hotels and Resorts, the Albuquerque Journal and Southwest Airlines!

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Opera Southwest Presents Puccini’s Tosca (Rental)

October 28November 4
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

October 28 & 31 and November 2 & 4, 2018
2 pm — Sundays
7:30 pm—Wednesday & Friday

Opera Southwest presents Puccini’s Tosca, a fully staged opera with orchestra, sung in Italian with English translation supertitles and presented in three acts with one intermission.

One of the greatest hits in the operatic repertoire, Tosca tells the dramatic love story of Floria Tosca and Mario Cavaradossi. This thrilling melodrama is matched by an equally powerful score and inventive orchestration. Maestro Anthony Barrese conducts.
$15, $29, $45, $59, $75, $89; discounts for groups of ten or more and patrons 30 and younger

  • 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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November 2018

An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren (Rental)

November 12
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

8 pm

A Wizard, A True Star. The title of Todd Rundgren’s 1973 solo album aptly sums up this multi-faceted artist’s contributions to state-of-the-art music. As a songwriter, video pioneer, producer, recording artist, computer software developer, conceptualist, and interactive artist (re-designated TR-i), Rundgren has made a lasting impact on both the form and the content of popular music.
$34, $44, $54

  • 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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Música del Corazón: Una Velada Nuevomexicana

November 14
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7:30 pm 

Free ticketed event; tickets available one hour before performance

The UNM Robb Trust and the NHCC invite you to an a vast and varied medley of old and new music, including:

  • New and old music and generes
  • Ballads–both medieval and modern
  • An ever-evolving lyric tradition
  • Hybrid Indo-Hispano music
  • 18th-century court music
  • Evolving strains of pop
  • Locally adapted música ranchera

Featured artists are:

  • David F. García
  • Gregorio Gonzales
  • Rafael Herrera
  • Lone Piñon
  • Lara Manzanares
  • Jeremías Martínez
  • Brenda M. Romero

With a guest appearance by Frank McCulloch

For more information, please contact the Robb Musical Trust at 505-277-8967 or admin@robbtrust.org.

Thank you to our Performing Arts Season Sponsors Heritage Hotels and Resorts, the Albuquerque Journal and Southwest Airlines!

David Crosby & Friends (Rental)

November 15
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7:30 pm

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby is heading out on tour this fall. Crosby will be joined by the “Lighthouse” band to journey down a new four-way street that brings his music to life with new spirits.
$58, $68, $78,

VIP packages are Sold Out

All prices include a $1 per ticket donation to the Guacamole Fund, plus applicable service charges

  • 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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Pimentel Concert Series: Gustavo Pimentel

November 17
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7 pm

Albuquerque master guitarist Gustavo Pimentel (“The Guitarist”) has been exposed to the finest exemplars of guitar music since childhood, beginning his studies in 1974 in the studios of Pimentel & Sons Guitarmakers. He graduated in 1995 from Mexico City’s prestigious Estudio de Arte Guitarrístico. Internationally recognized as a classical guitarist, he has performed in Spain and Germany as well as Mexico City. He has a following throughout Albuquerque and surrounding areas of aficionados of all genres of guitar music, with emphasis on classical guitar. His concert at the NHCC is the first musical performance to be held in the intimate, breathtaking setting of the Torreón. Admission includes two drink tickets and light refreshments.
$125

Thank you to our Performing Arts Season Sponsors Heritage Hotels and Resorts, the Albuquerque Journal and Southwest Airlines!

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