¡Salud y Sabor!: Argentina

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.

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

¡HAH! Happy Arte Hour

5:30 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

Bosque Chile Festival

10 am to 7 pm

A celebration of food, art, and culture on the Rio Grande, presented by Bernalillo County and the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Join in the celebration of the chile harvest with entertainment, kids’ activities, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, beer and wine, a salsa competition, and chef demonstrations.

New this year—agricultural education workshops and a green chile stew competition.

Entertainment Schedule:

10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. | School of Rock
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. | Jagg
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Rebecca Arscott
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | On Point Dance
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Hartless
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Red Wine

For more information, call 505-468-1418 or e-mail bosquechilefestival@bernco.gov.
$5 adults; free for children age 5 and younger

¡Salud y Sabor!: Cuba

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.

For more information on Salud y Sabor, contact Elena Baca at 505/246-2261 or ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us.
Free public event

¡HAH! Happy Arte Hour

5:30 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. Project led by Lita Sandoval whose work is on display in the NHCC Art Museum exhibition The Piñata Exhibit (Sure to be a Smash Hit!).

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

Spanish Cooking Class-Tapas!

July 27
6 pm to 8:30 pm
$35 per person

Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque, in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultural Center and Pop Fizz, again celebrates its monthly Spanish cooking class.  In July, attendees will have the opportunity to taste a variety of delicious tapas, thanks to our Spanish chef Chari Arellano. The menu includes:

  • Appetizer:  Gazpacho
  • Main course:  Varied tapas including filet with caramelized onion and goat cheese, Spanish prawn tortilla, and patatas bravas (a classic dish of fried potatoes accompanied by a spicy sauce)
  • Dessert:  Flan
  • Drink:  One bottle of water and one glass of wine provided per person; additional wine may be purchased from Pop Fizz

RSVP to prensa.albuquerque@cervantes.es or 505-724-4777.

Come to Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque, and be amazed by our chef’s cooking skills!

¡Salud y Sabor!: Peru

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.

For more information on Salud y Sabor, contact Elena Baca at 505/246-2261 or ElenaD.Baca@state.nm.us.
Free public event

Jugamos Juntos: Ciencia en la Cocina

10:30 am to 12 pm

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is pleased to offer free children’s programming during the summer. During June, July, and the first Saturday in August, families will be able to come to the Center on Saturday mornings for hands-on art activities, bilingual sing-alongs, outdoor activities in the Bosque and to explore the science of cooking on a rotating basis.

On the fourth Saturday, Ciencia en la Cocina, brings together the science and culture of cooking with easy experiments and recipes.

Please pre-register 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

Opening Reception for The Piñata Exhibit (Sure to be a Smash Hit!)

6 pm to 8 pm

The Piñata Exhibit (Sure to be a Smash Hit!) celebrates this popular art form with over 175 examples from Mexico, California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and New Mexico. Traditional and iconic works, alongside creations by contemporary piñata artists, illustrate how piñatas maintain their historical and social importance while also reflecting transnational shifts in popular, political, and visual culture. Check www.nhccnm.org for details on related programs, talks and tours.
This is a free event open to the public.

Peruvian Cooking Class: Ceviche!

6 pm

If you are wondering how to prepare Peruvian food, come join us and learn from our Peruvian chef as Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque, in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultural Center and Pop Fizz, hosts a Peruvian cooking class. The menu will include:

Appetizer: Ceviche (citrus-marinated seafood; this version is made with fish)
Main course: Seco de carne (a thick stew of meat with cassava, chile, tomatoes, and onions)
Dessert: Mazamorra morada (corn and milk dessert similar to rice pudding)
Drink: One glass of wine provided per person; additional wine may be purchased from Pop Fizz

RSVP to 505-724-4777 or e-mail prensa.albuquerque@cervantes.es. Tickets are also available online at the Buy Tickets box below.

Don’t miss this opportunity for culinary travel to this amazing Andean country!
$35 per person