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Opera Southwest: Beyond Carmen

Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, United States

An Evening with Audrey Babcock and Andrés Vadin 3:00 pm NHCC | Bank of America Theatre Opera Southwest and the National Hispanic Cultural Center present an homage to Bizet's Carmen. Mezzo-soprano Audrey Babcock weaves legends of the Old World into a 21st-century musical tapestry that spans generations and genres—from classical to flamenco to tango, medieval to modern. Featuring guitarist Andrés Vadin. $35 with discounts for students and Opera for All with a WIC or EBT card. “Carmen. There is no more iconic woman in Operatic history. She (more...)

2024 AfroMundo Festival: Historic Rebel Women

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

3:00 pm 2024 AfroMundo Festival Maroons, Rebels, Dreamers & Visionaries Featuring Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica & USA April 12 - 20, 2024 Music, literature, oral histories theater, films, culinary taste feasts, panel discussions and more. 2024 AfroMundo Festival: Historic Rebel Women. Screening of Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess. Directed by Roy T Anderson, 2015, 59 min This film documents the military genius of Nanny of Jamaica, one of the most successful yet least recognized heroines of slave rebellions. The screening is followed by a panel discussion of (more...)

2024 AfroMundo Festival: Contemporary Rebel Women

Salón Ortega 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

7:00 pm 2024 AfroMundo Festival Maroons, Rebels, Dreamers & Visionaries Featuring Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica & USA April 12 - 20, 2024 Music, literature, oral histories theater, films, culinary taste feasts, panel discussions and more.   A literary reading of poetry and prose. Poet Shirley Campbell Barr is author of five poetry collections, among them De Negro Vengo Ataviada, the seminal Rotundamente Negra y Otras Poemas, and Palabras Indelebles de Poetas Negras. Suzanne Barr is the author of My Ackee Tree: A Chef’s Memoir of Finding Home in the Kitchen. (more...)

2024 AfroMundo Festival: Black Farmers: Modern Maroons

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

7:00 pm 2024 AfroMundo Festival Maroons, Rebels, Dreamers & Visionaries Featuring Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica & USA April 12 - 20, 2024 Music, literature, oral histories theater, films, culinary taste feasts, panel discussions and more. Screening of Documentary Farming While Black Directed by Mark Decena, 2023, 75 min Farming While Black examines the historical plight of Black farmers in the United States and the rising generation reclaiming their rightful ownership to land and reconnecting with their ancestral roots. Screening is followed by a panel discussion with New (more...)

Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime

NHCC Library 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

10:00 am Stories come to life through art, movement, and more! In April, our theme will be "Fun and Games." Join us as we read from Playing Loteria/El juego de la Loteria, by Rene Colato Lainez, and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom/Chica chica bum bum, by Bill Martin. For children ages 3 to 5 and caregivers. Free Community Event, generously supported by NM Gas.

2024 AfroMundo Festival: Afro-Latin Culinary Memory, Power, Resistance & Creativity

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

7:00 pm 2024 AfroMundo Festival Maroons, Rebels, Dreamers & Visionaries Featuring Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica & USA April 12 - 20, 2024 Music, literature, oral histories theater, films, culinary taste feasts, panel discussions and more.   Afro-Latin Culinary Memory, Power, Resistance & Creativity: For Afro diasporas, food remains one of the most effective means of resistance, of cultural retention, and innovation. Come join in this culinary discussion with Angelica Mena: Afro-Columbian Chef and Founder of San Francisco’s Sukulentas; and with Chef Suzanne Barr, recipient of a 2021 Social Advocate of (more...)

2024 AfroMundo Festival: World Premier: Sterling’s Silver

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

7:00 pm 2024 AfroMundo Festival Maroons, Rebels, Dreamers & Visionaries Featuring Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica & USA April 12 - 20, 2024 Music, literature, oral histories theater, films, culinary taste feasts, panel discussions and more. An enhanced Reader’s Production of a play by Karen Jones Meadows. “In the 1800s a 150-year plan fueled by war, vision, passion, naïveté, rage, secrets, entrepreneurship, and African-American sweat, fashion a clandestine community determined to leave a living legacy of sovereignty and strategies for generations.” New Mexico resident Karen Jones Meadows is (more...)

Cervantes Film Series: Relatos de la Resistencia: Light Falls Vertical

Virtual

12:00 pm MST (available for 96 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here: Relatos de la Resistencia: Buscando un lugar en el mundo Efthymia Zymvragaki receives a proposal from a man who confesses to abuse in order to investigate the vision of the perpetrator of violence. With the courage to tell a story in the first person, the debut feature of this Greek director addresses the issue of violence that weighs so heavily in today's society with the intention of approaching it in a complex and intimate way. Synopsis: A (more...)

Festival Ballet Albuquerque: Billy the Kid & Other Tall Tales

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

7:00 pm Friday 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm Saturday Billy the Kid, Blue Jean Blues, Southwest FolkTails, & Giselle Festival Ballet Albuquerque presents an original production of Billy the Kid, a ballet telling the story of Billy from childhood until his death at age 22, true to historical accuracy as anyone knows. The ballet has an ensemble of cowboys, townspeople, dance hall girls, and the important people in Billy’s life, including his beloved Mother, John Tunstall, J.J. Dolan, love interest Maria, and of course, Sheriff Pat Garrett. (more...)

Colcha Community Stitch A-Long

Domenici Education Building 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

9:30 am in-person 10:30 am Zoom Our Colcha Community Stich-A-Long is open to all levels of experience in an informal setting. This workshop is instructed by Annette Gutierrez-Turk. Annette has taught colcha, a Spanish Colonial embroidery style, to groups internationally and at the NHCC for many years. She is also an award-winning artist, most recently recognized in 2019 at Traditional Spanish Market in Santa Fe. Annette will demonstrate as well as answer questions. Join us every month on the fourth Tuesday, in-person at 9:30am and on Zoom (more...)

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