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June 2019

Mundos de Mestizaje

June 1June 2
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

12 pm to 5 pm

A Vision of History through Fresco…

Mundos de Mestizaje by Frederico Vigil is a mural housed in the Torreón on the campus of the National Hispanic Cultural Center. This monumental fresco depicts thousands of years of Hispanic history highlighting diverse cultural connections between people and places from the Iberian Peninsula to the Americas. The 4,000 square foot painting is one of the largest frescos in North America.

The digitized imagery of the painting ensures that this culturally significant work can be a sharing and learning experience for students and families anywhere. We invite you to explore the imagery, history and complexities of the Mundos de Mestizaje mural.

Discover on your own by clicking the link HERE.
(It may take a moment to load.  Microsoft Internet Explorer is NOT recommended.  Best experienced with Safari, Firefox or Chrome.)
Free

Monthly Speakers Program for the Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of NM (Rental)

June 1
Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

10:30 am

Dr. Joseph Sanchez will continue his lecture series on the History of New Mexico.

The fourth lecture in this series is:

La Conversión de San Pablo: The Early Years of the New Mexico Missions, 1614-1625

  1. Benavides’ Halation of New Mexico: Pueblo Missionaries and Great Plains Evangelists, 1626-1634
  2. The Memorial of 1630 and the Revised Memorial of 1634

Dr. Joseph Sanchez is an author, historian, and former Director of the National Petroglyph Monument. Internationally recognized he was awarded the Medalla de Acero al Merito Historico Capitan Alonso de Leon by the Sociedad Nuevoleonesa de Historia, Geografia y Estadistica, Monterrey, Mexico in 2000. In 2005 he was inducted into the prestigious knighthood order of the Orden de Isabel la Catolica by King Juan Carlos of Spain.

Domingos en Arte: Ivon Ulibarri & Cafe Mocha

6 pm

Domingos en Arte, a summer music and dance series presented by Melaza Music and the National Hispanic Cultural Center in the NHCC’s Fountain Courtyard, enters its fourth season beginning in June. We have invited some of our musician friends, from the local community and outside, for lively community get-togethers right next to the beautiful Rio Grande Bosque. Spend Sunday evenings from 6 PM to 10 PM enjoying live music, drinks, and delicious Latin cuisine with family and friends in this enchanting courtyard setting, with one or all of the groups who will be performing this season.

Ivon Ulibarri is a pioner of Salsa Music in New Mexico. Award winning vocalist and song writer, entertaining for over 30 years!

$10 Adults w/ a $2 discount for NHCC members. Admission is free for children 12 and younger

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

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High Spirit Dance Recital Dancing For Jesus (Rental)

June 2
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

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

June 4

6 pm to 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 to 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)

¡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 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

First Friday: Volunteer Education and Conversation

9:00 am – 11 am

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 location and 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

Mundos de Mestizaje

June 8June 9
NHCC Torreón 1701 4th street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

12 pm to 5 pm

A Vision of History through Fresco…

Mundos de Mestizaje by Frederico Vigil is a mural housed in the Torreón on the campus of the National Hispanic Cultural Center. This monumental fresco depicts thousands of years of Hispanic history highlighting diverse cultural connections between people and places from the Iberian Peninsula to the Americas. The 4,000 square foot painting is one of the largest frescos in North America.

The digitized imagery of the painting ensures that this culturally significant work can be a sharing and learning experience for students and families anywhere. We invite you to explore the imagery, history and complexities of the Mundos de Mestizaje mural.

Discover on your own by clicking the link HERE.
(It may take a moment to load.  Microsoft Internet Explorer is NOT recommended.  Best experienced with Safari, Firefox or Chrome.)
Free

Salud y Sabor Celebrates New Mexico: A Blending of Cultures

11:30 am to 2:30 pm

Salud y Sabor is a free late morning/early afternoon of food, art, health, culture, and entertainment that celebrates our communities and connects families with nutrition, cooking, healthy lifestyles, and play. Once a month, community members gather for cooking demonstrations using fresh, locally grown ingredients, fun art and movement activities for kids and adults, health screenings, cultural exchange, and live entertainment.  Join us for free samples of local produce and special recipes. All activities emphasize traditional Latin American and Indigenous food and culture, basic information/free screenings from local Western and alternative health practitioners, and a vibrant atmosphere with art activities, storytelling, and live music.

This event is presented as a partnership between the NHCC, Agri-Cultura Network and Street Food Institute.

This event is free and open to the public

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

June 11

6 pm to 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 to 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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