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September 2018
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Call for Entries: Día de los Muertos Ofrenda Exhibit and Community Ofrenda

September 19
NHCC Campus
1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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Each year the NHCC works with schools and community organizations to host an Ofrenda (altar) Installation, in celebration of Día de los Muertos. The deadline to submit for participation is September 19.

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¡Salud y Sabor! Mexico & Chile and Corn/Chile y Maiz

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Salud y Sabor, a partnership between the Agri-cultura Network, Street Food Institute, and the NHCC, is a free evening of food, art, and entertainment aimed at providing families with an opportunity to connect around nutrition, cooking, healthy lifestyles, and culture.

Once a month, community members gather for cooking demonstrations using fresh, locally grown ingredients, as well as fun art activities for kids and adults, health screenings, and live entertainment. An emphasis is placed on exploring traditional Hispanic dishes, providing basic information/free screenings from local Western and alternative health practitioners, and creating a vibrant atmosphere with art activities and live music. In most months, free samples of local produce are available.

This month we celebrate Mexico and make food using Chile and Corn/Chile y Maiz.

For more information on Salud y Sabor, contact David Torres at 505/246-2261 or email him DavidM.Torres@state.nm.us
Free public event

October 2018
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Ballet Folklórico de Mexico de Amalia Hernández

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

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First Page to Last Page Reading of Bless Me, Ultima in the NHCC Art Museum

October 14

9 am to 8 pm

The National Hispanic Cultural Center will present a beginning-to-end reading of Rudolfo Anaya’s acclaimed novel, Bless Me, Ultima. The reading will take place in the NHCC Art Museum where an exhibition, La Ultima Exhibición, enters its final month. Over 40 dignitaries, New Mexico authors, youth, adults and elders (including school students) will read, each for 15 minutes, between 9 am and 8 pm. The general public is invited to attend any part of the day-long reading as well as tour the exhibition before it concludes on November 11.

The reading is free and open to the public with museum entrance fee.

More about the exhibition:

The La Ultima Exhibición, curated by Augustine Romero, features visual interpretations of Rudolfo Anaya’s celebrated book, Bless Me, Ultima (1972)–a portrait of life in rural New Mexico as seen through the eyes of a young boy during World War II. Anaya tells of the spiritual healer, Ultima, as she guides young Antonio on a magical and moral journey in this novel that has inspired artists for decades. Romero curated a previous iteration of this exhibition in 2006 at the South Broadway Cultural Center and the NHCC Art Museum is thrilled to host the re-imagined version twelve years later. Featured artists include: Jesús “Cimi” Alvarado, George C’de Baca, Sylvia Ortiz Domney, Christian Michael Gallegos, Roberto Gallegos, Eric Garcia, Kristina Gonzales, Nacho Jaramillo, Al Na’ir Lara, Chisim Bernal Lujan, Oscar Lozoya, Chris Ray Melendez, El Moisés, Derrick Montez, Paloma Paz Nava, Gabriel Luis Powers, Chris Rivera, Rebecca H. Hernandez Rosser, and Catalina Salinas. Augustine Romero is an acclaimed visual artist and the curator of the South Broadway Cultural Center and the Kimo Theater for the City of Albuquerque.

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Bless Me, Ultima: The Reading

October 14

9 am to 9 pm

On October 14th we will present a beginning-to-end, marathon reading of Rudolfo Anaya’s Bless Me, Ultima in the NHCC art museum, where an exhibit about the novel continues through November 11th. Dignitaries, luminaries, public school students, writers, readers, NHCC staff and volunteers, and community members will read from the novel, each for 15 minutes, during this day-long event. Enjoy refreshments, tour the exhibit, and listen to this great American novel.
Free with museum admission

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¡Salud y Sabor! Chocolate/Chocolate–Dia de los Muertos

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Salud y Sabor, a partnership between the Agri-cultura Network, Street Food Institute, and the NHCC, is a free evening of food, art, and entertainment aimed at providing families with an opportunity to connect around nutrition, cooking, healthy lifestyles, and culture.

Once a month, community members gather for cooking demonstrations using fresh, locally grown ingredients, as well as fun art activities for kids and adults, health screenings, and live entertainment. An emphasis is placed on exploring traditional Hispanic dishes, providing basic information/free screenings from local Western and alternative health practitioners, and creating a vibrant atmosphere with art activities and live music. In most months, free samples of local produce are available.

This month’s theme is Chocolate/Chocolate–Dia de los Muertos.

For more information on Salud y Sabor, contact David Torres at 505/246-2261 or email him DavidM.Torres@state.nm.us
Free public event

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Tricklock Company and the NHCC Presents Sur Oeste: Vuelo transoceánico

October 26October 27

10 am—Friday (student matinee)
2 pm—Saturday

Mexico City’s Sur Oeste is dedicated to the creation, production, and presentation of theatre, dance, audiovisual, and/or multidisciplinary works, focusing in recent years on the specific areas of theatre and dance. Their repertoire of over 20 productions has been presented in Mexico, the U.S., Panama, Argentina, and Brazil. Vuelo transoceánico, a show for younger audiences, is the story of Charles Lindbergh’s historic solo flight across the Atlantic: triumphing over storms, fog, and ice to achieve his impossible dream and become the hero the world was waiting for.
Friday free with reservation
Saturday $17 w/ $2 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members

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

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Día de los Muertos Skull

Dia de Los Muertos Art Show: “Lost Places”

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us for a special Dia de los Muertos art show. New Mexico artists were invited to create 8” x 8” works of art with poetry or text that honor a place whose absence they mourn—whether a lost region of the Amazon, Chaco Canyon, or an abuela’s kitchen. Proceeds from sales of the works support the artists and NHCC History and Literary Arts programming.
Free

November 2018
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Música del Corazón: Una Velada Nuevomexicana

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

  • Iberian and Mexican narrative and religious ballads (romancero)
  • A vibrant and dynamic lyric tradition (cancionero)
  • Culturally hybrid Indo-Hispano music (inditas)
  • Overlays of styles and vogues from 18th and 19th century instrumental dance music
  • Locally adapted mariachi, popular Mexican música ranchera, Texas Mexican (Tejano), Nueva Canción (Latin American folk revival)
  • Locally evolving strains of the 20th and 21st century pop music

Featured artists are:

  • David F. García
  • Gregorio Gonzales
  • Lone Piñon
  • Lara Manzanares
  • Jerome 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!

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¡Salud y Sabor! Mundo Latino–Chef Showdown

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Salud y Sabor, a partnership between the Agri-cultura Network, Street Food Institute, and the NHCC, is a free evening of food, art, and entertainment aimed at providing families with an opportunity to connect around nutrition, cooking, healthy lifestyles, and culture.

Once a month, community members gather for cooking demonstrations using fresh, locally grown ingredients, as well as fun art activities for kids and adults, health screenings, and live entertainment. An emphasis is placed on exploring traditional Hispanic dishes, providing basic information/free screenings from local Western and alternative health practitioners, and creating a vibrant atmosphere with art activities and live music. In most months, free samples of local produce are available.

This month’s theme is Mundo Latino–Chef Showdown.

For more information on Salud y Sabor, contact David Torres at 505/246-2261 or email him DavidM.Torres@state.nm.us
Free public event

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