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December 2018

Mundos de Mestizaje

December 22, 2018
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

Opera Southwest Presents New Year’s with the Opera! (Rental)

December 31, 2018
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7:30 pm

New Year’s with the Opera is a fun variety show featuring a quartet of Opera Southwest’s most beloved recent performers, the Albuquerque Youth Symphony, and the Opera Southwest Chamber Orchestra. With a variety of opera favorites and light classics, there is something for everyone! Join us after the performance in the Ortega Ballroom for a champagne reception to ring in the New Year.
$45, $55, $65; an additional $45 upcharge for the New Year’s Eve after-party

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January 2019

La Canoa: John Mraz “The Braceros Program and the Hermanos Mayo”

January 7 @ 8:00 am5:00 pm

2 pm

This monthly series (August-May) features talks by Hispanic/Latino academic and community researchers with long-standing and distinguished records of research and teaching about New Mexico and the region in February, hear John Mraz talk about “The Braceros Program and the Hermanos Mayo.” And don’t forget to stop in the History and Literary Arts building to see the Braceros exhibit photographed by The Hermanos Mayo.

This event is free and open to the public

La Canoa: Frank Graziano “Native Catholicism at the Pueblos and Mescalero Apache Nation”

January 7 @ 8:00 am5:00 pm

2 pm

This monthly series (August-May) features talks by Hispanic/Latino academic and community researchers with long-standing and distinguished records of research and teaching about New Mexico and the region in February, hear Frank Graziano talk about “Native Catholicism at the Pueblos and Mescalero Apache Nation.”

This event is free and open to the public

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

January 8

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)

Eric J. Garcia: Presentation & Book Signing

January 10

6-8 pm

Known for mixing history with contemporary themes, Eric J. Garcia always tries to create art that is much more than just aesthetics. Born and raised in Albuquerque’s South Valley, Garcia received his BFA with a minor in Chicano studies from the University of New Mexico, then went on to complete his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has shown in numerous national exhibitions and his artwork can be found in the collections of The National Hispanic Cultural Center, National Museum of Mexican Art, The Art Institute of Chicago. Garcia is a versatile artist working in an assortment of media, from murals, to sculptural installations, to his controversial political cartoon series El Machete Illustrated, but all of his works have the common goal of educating and challenging.

Read more about Eric’s book here.

Free and open to the public

2020 Centennial of the Women’s Vote

3 pm

The NHCC, in partnership with the City of Albuquerque, will host a meeting of organizations and individuals who are planning events for 2020, the 100th year anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. The initiative will create a master calendar for 2020 that will co-promote events and minimize conflicts, supporting a robust year of programming celebrating this national milestone, its importance, and its resonance in contemporary society. RSVP here.

Mayor Tim Keller’s State of the City Celebration

12 pm – 2 pm

Albuquerque’s Mayor Tim Keller’s State of the City Celebration—a #OneAlbuquerque Community Celebration with Mayor Tim Keller, with food trucks, live music, local art, and more! The celebration begins at noon, with the State of the City Address at 1 pm. Please note that the live event in the NHCC’s Domenici Education Building has sold out; because of the incredible response for this event, we have added an On-Site Watch Party in the Albuquerque Journal Theatre. The Watch Party includes full participation in all of the OneAlbuquerque Celebration’s activities and entertainment. For additional information, please contact mayorkellerinvites@cabq.gov.
Free ticketed event

You must bring a copy of your ticket confirmation to the event. Please do not bring any large bags or backpacks. All bags will be checked.

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Mundos de Mestizaje

January 12January 13
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

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

January 15

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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