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    September 19

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    September 27October 6

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September 2019

NHCC Box Office closure

September 7

The NHCC Box Office in the Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts will be closed on Friday afternoon September, 6th and all day Saturday, September 7th for our Maravilla 2019: Una Noche en Perú. To purchase a ticket while we are closed please click on the Buy Ticket link below.

For more information please leave a message at our box office by calling 505-724-4771 or email David Rivera at david.rivera1@state.nm.us

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¡Baile! Casino (Cuban Salsa) Dance Class

September 10

6 pm to 8:15 pm

6 pm to 7:15 pm—Beginning and Intermediate Class.
No experience is necessary to participate in this class.

7:15 pm to 8:15 pm—Advanced Class
In order to participate in this class, dancers must come to at least one 6 pm class and be familiar with the vocabulary and movement introduced in these classes.

Dance classes are taught by Larry Heard and Rueda 505 Friends.

There is no need to pre-register; just show up in comfortable clothes ready to dance! For more information, contact Elsa Menéndez at elsa.menendez@state.nm.us or 505-246-2261, ex. 34744.

$5 to $10 per class (pay what you can)

¡Globalquerque! International Cinema Series: Rhymes for Young Ghouls (Canada)

7 pm

In September, the Bank of America Free Thursday Film Series showcases the ¡Globalquerque! International Cinema Series, presented in partnership with ¡Globalquerque!, New Mexico’s Fifteenth Celebration of World Music and Culture, returning to the NHCC on September 20 & 21. Most films in the series are from countries whose artists are represented in this year’s festival.

Set on the Red Crow Mi’gMaq reservation in Quebec, Canada, during the mid-‘70s, Jeff Barnaby’s feature film debut takes place during a period in Canadian history when, by government decree, native children under the age of 16 were required to attend residential schools. Thus far, 15-year-old Aila has avoided the virtual prison that is St. Dymphna’s. As the reservation’s “weed princess,” she has peddled enough drugs to pay a regular truancy tax to a sadistic Indian agent. But when her drug money is stolen and her father returns from prison, the precarious balance of Aila’s world is destroyed. Her only options are to run or fight… and Mi’gMaq don’t run.

2013; directed by Jeff Barnaby; English; 88 minutes; rated R.

Free ticketed event; tickets available one hour before show

Salud y Sabor Celebrates Peru: Contemporáneo

The monthly celebration of food, health, and community scheduled for Saturday, September 14 is canceled. As a reminder, Salud y Sabor will not take place in October; we will be back in November to celebrate Mexico and Día de los Muertos and look forward to celebrating Perú in 2020. Details will be announced soon!

11:30 am to 2:00 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.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor UNM-Health Sciences Center!

This event is free and open to the public

Mundos de Mestizaje

September 14September 15
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.
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Señora New Mexico & Señora United States

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

5:30 pm

The mission of Señora New Mexico and Señora United States is to empower women to achieve personal growth in all aspects, showing their beauty, culture, and talents.

The pageant, exclusively for married women and single women with children, is a celebration of beauty in all aspects, style, and cultural appreciation, emphasizing the opportunity for personal development while serving the community.

$32 w/ $20 discount for students; VIP tickets available

  • 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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Who We Are, Together: NM Families Project Presentation for Romero and Martinez

2-4 pm

This project engaged 2-3 generations of seven NM families in testing their DNA and researching their family lineage with the help of the NHCC and experts in the field. For seven Sundays these families will present what they learned about who they are, where they are, where they came from, and from whom they descend, followed by dialogue. Join us to explore the diverse heritage and history of NM through our families: who we are, together.

For this presentation, hear more about the histories of the families Romero and Martinez.

Other presentation dates below:

Sept. 22, 2-4 pm: Madrid and Padilla
Oct. 6, 2-4 pm: C De Baca
Oct. 20, 2-4 pm: Lopez, Fraga, Liomas and Gomez
Nov. 3, 2-4 pm: Martinez and Tafoya

Please RSVP as space is limited: http://bit.ly/2WFltQa

The Great River Irish and Scottish Music Festival featuring Saoirse and the Old Blind Dogs (Rental)

Festival hours 1:00 – 6:00 (Free)
Concert begins at 6:30 pm

The Great River Irish and Scottish Music Festival is an annual free outdoor festival from 1 pm to 6 pm with music and dance performances and workshops, followed by a ticketed concert. (Concert not included in the free festival)

This year’s festival will feature Albuquerque’s own Saoirse and the renowned Scottish band Old Blind Dogs, plus appearances by local artists Grace Broadhead, Louis Scuderi and the Duke City Ceili Band.

Concert ticket prices: $23 w/ a $5 discount for kids 12 & younger, seniors and SSCCE members

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High Spirit Dance Recital: Dancing For Jesus (Rental)

September 15
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.

  • 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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Lecture and Presentation with Marta Turok

September 15
Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

2:30 pm

You are invited to a special lecture and presentation!

Speaker:  Marta Turok

Title: Huipiles and Mexican Indigenous Textiles: Technique and Evolution

Suggested donation of $5.00  goes to help support programs like this at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum!

Please join the National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum in welcoming Marta Turok, renown expert in  Mexican textiles to Albuquerque.  Marta Turok lives in Mexico and has worked in government agencies and non-governmental organizations such as the National Indigenous Institute, the Department of Popular Cultures, (which she headed from 1986-1988) and FONART, the Federal Fund for Crafts Development. Her work has focused on cultural revival and empowerment, specializing in folk art and crafts with an environmental focus. She has taught at various universities, worked as curator of national and international exhibits, written dozens of books and articles and was the founding president of AMACUP, the Mexican Association of Folk Art and Culture, a pioneer organization in crafts development in Mexico.  She is currently she is Curator for the Ruth D. Lechuga Center for Folk Art Studies at the Franz Mayer Museum, in Mexico City. In 2006-2007 she was invited to catalog Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe guarded in her bathroom for 50 years and wrote the main essay for the book Self-portrait in a Velvet Dress, used by the curators of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum’s exhibit, Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up.

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