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Teatro Paraguas: United in Blood: The Revolutionary Music and Poetry of Chile

7:30 pm Friday & Saturday 2:00 pm Sunday Teatro Paraguas and the NHCC present United in Blood: The Revolutionary Music and Poetry of Chile. United in Blood is a fully staged performance celebrating the artistic, social, and political vision of four of Chile’s most beloved musicians and poets: Pablo Neruda, Victor Jara, Violeta Parra, and Gabriela Mistral. Though not all four knew each other, several of them did, and they are all intimately connected through their shared passions, political sensibilities, and deep concern for humanity. Songs and poems will (more…)

New Mexico Shakespeare Festival: Comedy of Errors

7:30 pm Bringing Shakespeare to Life in New Mexico! The New Mexico Shakespeare Festival believes that Shakespeare is for everyone – whether you’ve seen dozens of plays or none at all. You are invited to join them on the National Hispanic Cultural Center Plaza Mayor to enjoy a wonderful performance! Comedy of Errors  |  Directed by Paul Ford Free community event. Tickets will be available at the event one hour prior to the performance.

New Mexico Shakespeare Festival: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

7:30 pm Bringing Shakespeare to Life in New Mexico! The New Mexico Shakespeare Festival believes that Shakespeare is for everyone – whether you’ve seen dozens of plays or none at all. You are invited to join them on the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Plaza Mayor and enjoy a wonderful performance! A Midsummer Night’s Dream |  Directed by Julia Thudium Free community event. Tickets will be available at the event one hour prior to the performance.

Community Listening Session- Voces de Latinidad Project: Maritza Perez

NOTE: Thank you for your interest in our June 3 Voces de Latinidad community listening session. Due to a change in the scheduled speaker’s schedule, this session will be rescheduled for a later date. Please check our website and social media for updates. Thank you, and we appreciate your support of the Voces de Latinidad project.  

Community Listening Session- Voces de Latinidad Project: Damián Vergara Wilson, PhD.

6:00 pm Reception followed by Speaker & Discussion Join us for the first Community Listening Session in a series of six for our Voces de Latinidad documentary film project. Each gathering in this series will focus of a different cultural aspect of the question: “Who or what is Latinidad?” Voces de Latinidad aims to feature unique voices from our community culminating in a short documentary and digital archive celebrating the rich diversity of our lived experiences. Recently featured in a New York Times article, this first gathering (more…)

SOLD OUT: Latinos in the Media: An Evening with Maria Hinojosa

An evening with Maria Hinojosa registration is currently full, including the waiting list.  Seats will be released to the waiting list at 7:05pm at the performance. Please arrive early to ensure that your ticket is not released to the waiting list. 6:00 PM: Reception & Book-signing in the Performing Arts Lobby 7:00 PM: Keynote Speech As a reporter who was the first Latina in many newsrooms, Maria Hinojosa dreamt of a space where she could create independent, multimedia journalism that explores and gives a critical voice to the (more…)

Baila! Baila!’s: Christmas in New Mexico

2:00 pm & 7:00 pm Saturday 2:00 pm Sunday Baila! Baila!’s annual holiday show is a whirlwind extravaganza, taking audiences on a journey through the sights and sounds of Christmas in New Mexico. Music, song, and dance with the traditional Southwestern flair that has been cultivated in our state over the generations, as well as unique segments saluting Christmas traditions from around the world, will delight theatre-goers of all ages. In 2022, Baila! Baila! will be celebrating its 33rd year in spectacular fashion. Christmas in New Mexico (more…)

Explorar las Artes: Hora de Cuentos Preescolares Bilingüe: Green is a Chile Pepper

10:00 am Story by Roseanne Greenfield Thong (Author) and John Parra (Illustrator). Explorar las Artes is a free, bi-monthly 45-minute program for children ages 3-5 years old and caregivers that cultivates creativity and self-expression through the exploration of Hispanic/Latine arts and culture. Participants explore the NHCC museum and engage in artmaking, music, movement, dance, drama, and bilingual story time. NHCC instructors model age-appropriate arts techniques that celebrate self-expression, build vocabulary, and strengthen both fine-motor and gross-motor skills in a fun environment.  This program generously supported through a (more…)

Explorar Las Artes: Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime—Gazpacho for Nacho

10:00 am Listen to the rollicking story, Gazpacho for Nacho and then use your five senses to explore the tasty ingredients of gazpacho! By Tracey Kyle (Author) and Carolina Farías (Illustrator). Our gazpacho will be made with cucumbers, tomatoes, bell peppers, garlic, onion, olive oil, pepper, salt, vinegar. For children ages 3 to 5 and caregivers Free. Register below. This program generously supported through a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant.

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