The Albuquerque Folk Festival

10:00 am to 10:00 pm

On Sunday, October 9, 2022 The Albuquerque Folk Festival offers over 100 events with 5 performance stages, 7 workshop venues (including music and dance), 3 jam venues, musical-instrument “petting zoo,” kids’ tent, storytelling tent, merchandise tent, instrument consignment tent, bike valet, arts-and-craft vendors, food vendors, and more!

Advance Tickets: Full price adult ticket $25 w/ discounts for students 19 to 25, seniors 65+, military w/ ID and children 12 to 16. Family passes are available for 2 adults and unlimited kids. Admission is free for seniors 85+ and kids 11 and younger.

Day of show Tickets: Full price adult ticket $30 w/ discounts for students 19 to 25, seniors 65+, military w/ ID and children 12 to 16. Family passes are available for 2 adults and unlimited kids. Admission is free for seniors 85+ and kids

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¡Globalquerque!

5:00 pm gates open

¡Globalquerque!, New Mexico’s Annual Celebration of World Music and Culture, has become a premiere festival in the Southwest since its inception in 2005. The purpose of this annual music and culture festival is to highlight cultures of the world alongside the traditional cultures of New Mexico. The event utilizes multiple stages at the NHCC, including the Plaza Mayor, the Albuquerque Journal Theatre, and the History and Literary Arts courtyard (the Fountain Stage), and features a Global Village of Craft, Culture, and Cuisine and a variety of workshops, demonstrations, and other family activities, along with two nights of performances from around the globe. The festival has featured numerous artists from Spain and Latin American countries, as well as Hispanic artists from New Mexico. Some of these artists have performed at the NHCC at other events comprising part of the Performing Arts program’s seasonal programming.

Learn more at www.Globalquerque.org

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NM Jazz Latino Orchestra

8:00 pm

In their fifth performance at the NHCC, “Cuba Linda,” the New Mexico Jazz Latino Orchestra (NMJLO) honors the invaluable contributions of Cuban artists to the genres of Latin jazz and salsa. Their journey into the musical styles that have been introduced to the world by beloved Cuban legends begins with Latin jazz interpretations.

$25, $27 w/ $2 discount for NHCC Members

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Festival Flamenco Alburquerque 35 presents Fiesta Flamenca

8:00 pm

Festival Flamenco Alburquerque 35 presents Fiesta Flamenca, a star-studded gala evening of music and dance, illustrating the range and dynamic styles presented in Festival Flamenco. Elegance, sophistication, and physical brilliance challenge the audience to experience flamenco in all its forms. This vibrant display of artistry exemplifies flamenco’s depth and distinct characteristics. In spectacular performances of powerful flamenco, headlining artists of Festival Flamenco Alburquerque, along with Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company, share the stage for an evening of unforgettable music and dance. Each evening of Fiesta Flamenca showcases a unique cast!

Friday’s cast features Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company, Mercedes de Córdoba, Paloma Fantova, Concha Jareño, and Alfonso Losa.

Saturday’s cast features Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company, Rafael Estévez, Valeriano Paños, Pastora Galván, José Maya, and Eva Yerbabuena.

$60, $75, $90, $105

 

Festival Flamenco Alburquerque 35 presents Estévez / Paños y Compañía: La Confluencia

8:00 pm

Festival Flamenco Alburquerque 35 presents Estévez / Paños y Compañía, winners of the Spanish National Dance Prize for Choreography in 2019, in La Confluencia. Their new exploration into flamenco’s multifaceted evolution features fiveprodigiously talented, inimitable male dancers of danza estilizada and flamenco. Original and riveting, La Confluenciapowerfully imagines the forces that coalesce to make flamenco the evocative art that it is. (U.S. Premiere)

$50, $65, $80, $95

 

Film: Museo

5:00 pm–7:00 pm DJ, cash bar, and food truck
7:00 pm Film Screening

Well into their 30s, Juan and Benjamin can’t seem to finish veterinary school or leave their parents’ homes in Satélite, Mexico City’s version of an American suburb. On a fateful Christmas eve, however, they decide it’s finally time to distinguish themselves by pulling off the most infamous heist of cultural artifacts in all of Mexican history—looting the country’s iconic National Anthropology Museum. Museo Directed by Alonso Ruizpalacios features Gael García Bernal, Simon Russell Beale, Lynn Gilmartin, Ilse Salas.

2018; Spanish with English subtitles; Alonso Ruizpalacios Director;

Film Screening Free

Yjastros: featuring the Orchestra of New Spain: Quem Quæritis? A Flamenco Drama

8:00 pm Friday, 2:00 pm Saturday

Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company proudly brings the creative visions of world-renowned flamenco artists to the American public, while cultivating the living art of flamenco in the United States. Together with the Orchestra of New Spain, Yjastros presents Quem Quæritis? A Flamenco Drama. This performance draws from the tradition of the pastorela, told through imaginative, dynamic flamenco performance. Yjastros dramatizes human ingenuity and resilience through intricate choreographic masterpieces by Artistic Director Joaquín Encinias, Marco Flores, and other choreographers. This season highlights tradition and innovation in the world of flamenco and features choreographies made by artists at the global forefront of the art form, as well as unique musical accompaniment from the award-winning Orchestra of New Spain. Yjastros is the flamenco company in residence in the University of New Mexico Dance Program.

$40, $50, $60, $70 w/$5 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members

 

Sacred Journeys III

7:00 pm Friday & Saturday, 2:00 pm Sunday

Festival Ballet Albuquerque and the NHCC present Sacred Journeys III. Classical and contemporary dance combine with the eclectic music of two-time Grammy award-winning Taos Pueblo musician Robert Mirabal in this reflection of New Mexican cultures through dance, music, and spoken word. Mirabal collaborates with Festival Ballet Albuquerque’s artistic director Patricia Dickinson Wells and with internationally renowned New York City Ballet dancer Jock Soto, of Navajo and Puerto Rican descent. Soto, who is originally from Gallup, NM, and will also make guest appearances onstage, now lives in Eagle Nest, NM.

$14, $20, $29, $39, $49 w/ $2 discount for seniors, children under 12 and NHCC members

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