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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: 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...)

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...)

Film: The Human Zoo (Calafate, zoológicos humanos)

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

5:00 pm Reception & Cash Bar 6:00 pm Doors 6:30 pm Director’s talk 7:00 pm Screening Panel Discussion & Q&A to immediately follow NHCC | Bank of America Theatre Toward the end of the 19th century, 25 people from four different Chilean indigenous groups were kidnapped from Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia by a German businessman and taken to Europe to be exhibited as attractions in cities throughout the continent. THE HUMAN ZOO uncovers the history of this colonial spectacle, and follows the fallout into the present. (more...)

2nd Annual Native American Theater Festival

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

Opening Reception in the Cayetana Romero lobby and in front of the Bank of America Theatre: *Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 pm Theatrical Performance in the Bank of America Theatre: Beauty Way: Into the Matriarchy *Friday, April 26 at 7:30 pm *Sunday, April 28 at 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm *Friday, May 3 at 7:30 pm *Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 pm Staged Readings in the Wells Fargo Auditorium: *Saturday, April 27 at 1:00 pm: The Woman Who Was Captured by Ghosts by Julie Pearson Littlethunder *Saturday, (more...)

Yjastros: Flamenco Fandanguero: Primos de la Raza Cósmica

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

8:00 pm Friday 4:00 pm Saturday This April, don’t miss FLAMENCO FANDANGUERO: Primos de la Raza Cósmica, the brand-new work produced for Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company, made in collaboration among the company’s Artistic Director Joaquín Encinias, Choreographer Marisol Encinias, Theater Director Alejandro Tomás Rodriguez, flamenco musicians Vicente Griego, Isa Jurado, and Ángel Ruiz, and son jarocho musician Sinuhé Padilla, and celebrated son jarocho dancers, Patricio Hidalgo and Yaratzé Hidalgo. FLAMENCO FANDANGUERO: Primos de la Raza Cósmica is a thrilling work of flamenco dance theatre by (more...)

Magnify’s 10th Anniversary Showcase- Through the Decades

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

6:30 pm Friday 11:00 am Saturday Through the Decades, Magnify Dance Center’s 10th Anniversary Spring Showcase, will include an entertaining array of dance styles and musical hits of past and present with highlights performed by Magnify Dance Ensemble. A portion of proceeds will benefit Casa Esperanza. Join us for this two-act performance, which will inspire and delight! $20-$27 discounts for students and seniors. *The event is a rental event, not an NHCC production. The title, content, photos/images and description for this event were provided to the NHCC (more...)

Sandra’s School of Dance: Lights, Camera, Dance Recital 2024

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

10:00 am, 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm Sandra's School of Dance presents Lights, Camera, Dance Recital 2024. Get ready for Lights, Camera, Dance; a movie-themed extravaganza at Sandra's School of Dance! Step into the spotlight as our talented dancers bring your favorite films to life through their incredible performances. From iconic dance sequences to show-stopping routines, this recital will transport you to the magical world of cinema. Tickets will be available starting on April 20, 2024 at 10:00 am. $20, $25, & $30 Advance Sales April 20th (more...)

East Mountain Dance: Recital 2024: The Wizard of Oz!

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

12:00 pm, 3:00 pm, & 6:00 pm East Mountain Dance presents our 2024 end-of-year recital, fully costumed, and performed on one of the best stages in NM! Broken into three unique performances, the studio’s classes will all have the opportunity to perform for friends, family, and the community. Please check with your student PRIOR to purchasing tickets as most classes and students will perform in ONLY one (1) of the three (3) shows on May 25th. The first two shows (12pm and 3pm) will be approximately 1 (more...)

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