Please join us for the New Mexico 45th Annual Conference on Aging. This conference is focused on celebrating the lives of our seniors and care givers as well as providing resources to our aging community. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in workshops, connect with peers, and hear from distinguished speakers such as Barbara "Mother" Hubbard and Valerie Tsosie. For more information, please refer to this document.
12:00 pm MST (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here Sin Dios ni Santa María takes as its starting point the historical rereading of the figure of the witch, an investigation that led its directors to texts like Calibán y la bruja, by Silvia Federici. It is an analysis that unearths the dynamics of social expropriation directed over the body, knowledge, and reproduction of women for centuries. Free Community Event. About the film series: Instituto Cervantes presents Arrebato en celuloide. Flashes of light and other divergences in (more...)
1:30 to 3:30 pm New Mexico Folk Dance for Seniors will feature four weeks of traditional New Mexican folk dance lessons, including the traditional La Marcha dance, taught by instructor Lucy Salazar. Classes run for four consecutive Wednesdays in October and November, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. On the day of the final class, live music will be provided by La Rondalla for a fun-filled dance fiesta! No previous dance experience necessary. Free Community Event. This series is part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program, which provides (more...)
12:00 pm MST (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here In 2016, a search for information began in Filmoteca Española for a research projection on the documentary film Rocío, which had been censored in the early 1980s. Among the materials deposited in its warehouses were 260 rolls of 16 mm photo negatives. They were the leftovers of the editing, footage that was left out of the final version. The forgotten images of a banned film come to life on the screen after forty years in Descartes. (more...)
1:30 pm & 4:30 pm New Mexico Young Actors presents OZ! A musical adaptation of Frank Baum’s classic tale: The Wonderful Wizard of OZ. The story starts with a cyclone that carries Dorothy and Toto to the magical Land of Oz. When Dorothy’s house squashes the Wicked Witch of the East, she is ecstatically thanked by the liberated Munchkins and given permission to wear the witch’s powerful sliver slippers. Joined by the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, and the Tin Woodsman, Dorothy and Toto journey to meet the great (more...)
2:00 pm, Social Justice Film Screening, Discussion to immediately follow. We will show 30 minutes total of Uphill on the Hill and Hardliner on the Hudson. They are unreleased. Both docs are 30-40 minutes each but given an hour 20 minutes is generally too long for audiences; we'll show abridged and polished 15-minute segments of each. In Uphill on the Hill, award -winning Cuban journalist Liz Olivia Fernandez travels to Washington D.C., where she exposes the political interests driving the U.S. government’s Cold War-era policy toward Cuba. (more...)
3:00 pm Música del Corazón celebrates its tenth anniversary with our favorite performers in the Nuevoméxicano tradition with Nueva Luna, a conjunto featuring Lara Manzanares, Rob Martínez, and Felix "Gato" Peralta, with special guest Jordan Wax, the founder of Lone Piñón. Two emerging ensembles join us: A new mix of Jarocho musicians under the leadership of the renowned Laura Rebolloso, and UNM's Mariachi Lobo directed by Robert Lucero, Jr., with ethnomusicologist Adolfo Estrada. Free Community Event. 2:00 pm: ABQ Journal Theatre lobby *Box Office Opens: NHCC requests all audience members obtain a free ticket (more...)
12:00 pm MST (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here A portrait of the landscape of the San Sadurniño area. Natural architectures, still-lifes, spaces of green lights and absolute browns. Filmmaker Lucía Vilela explores the texture of the cut wood, the tiles on the roofs of the houses, the tops of the trees that follow the cadence of the drums of Mociños de Igrexafeita (1971), a popular song that favors an atmosphere of rhythms sheltered by the texture of the celluloid. Free Community Event. About (more...)