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Siembra, Latino Theatre Season: Yo Soy Joaquín!

7:30 pm—Thursday-Saturday 2 pm—Sunday An epic poem by Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales famously associated with the Chicano movement of the 1960s, Yo Soy Joaquín! is presented by Patricio Tlacaelel Trujillo y Fuentes in the form of a play. Joaquín speaks of the struggles the Chicano people have faced in trying to achieve economic justice and equal rights in the U.S., as well as in establishing their own identity. $18 w/ $3 discount for students, seniors, & NHCC members; $10 Thursday shows only

Jesús Muñoz Flamenco, Live!

8 pm, both evenings Jesús Muñoz Flamenco presents the company’s new production, Live!, showcasing the artistry of 12 internationally renowned dancers and musicians from Spain to Latin America. Participating performers have composed for platinum flamenco albums, prestigious dance companies, and popular artists such as José Merce, El Barrio, Marc Anthony, and Andrea Bocelli. Jesús Muñoz Flamenco takes a year-long hiatus from themed productions to dive into an exploration of ideas and the explosive dynamic of flamenco collaboration. Highlights of Live! combine exciting pieces from the past with (more…)

Siembra, Latino Theatre Season: Real Women Have Curves

March 3-6, March 10-13, & March 17-20, 2016 7:30 pm—Thursday-Saturday 2 pm—Sunday Josefina López’ original drama about five immigrant women working in a tiny sewing factory in East Los Angeles in 1987 highlights issues of gender politics and the Latina immigrant experience, as the action follows the course of a summer at the factory and the women talk about their lives, loves, and deepest desires. The playwright also co-authored the screenplay for the award-winning film of the same title, which premiered in 2002. Presented in partnership with Teatro (more…)

Aliento: State Street Ballet’s Carmen

7:30 pm—Saturday 2 pm—Sunday Inspired by Georges Bizet’s blazingly popular score, State Street Ballet’s original full-length production of Carmen has dazzled audiences from coast to coast. Choreographer William Soleau retells the tale of the magnetically beautiful gypsy and her desperate lover in a contemporary ballet style that weaves together both classical and modern influences. Intricate storytelling, enigmatic choreography, and Bizet’s passionate, immortal music make this Carmen a true tour-de-force of theatrical drama. $12, $17, $22 w/ $2 off for students, seniors, and NHCC members

Siembra, Latino Theatre Season: Traveling with Angels

February 18-21 & February 25-28, 2016 7:30 pm—Thursday-Saturday 2 pm—Sunday In one woman’s personal story of adventure, adversity, and Divine guidance. René Peña takes you on the ride of her life, from the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial’s opening ceremony to an oompah band on a small town street in Germany.  By the end, there’s a suitcase full of memories, laughter, and love. A native of Gallup, NM, René Peña has performed on national and international stages; her television credits include Grey’s Anatomy, The Mentalist, Dexter, Parks and (more…)

Rental – Kyle Kinane with Special Guests

8 pm Duke City Comedy and Player 2 present Kyle Kinane – Kyle’s new special “I Liked His Old Stuff Better” debuted on Comedy Central in January, 2015. He’s appeared on @Midnight, Conan, Workaholics, Those Who Can’t and Comedy Bang! Bang! He can be heard as the voice of Comedy Central and in various animated programs such as, Regular Show, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Bob’s Burgers, TripTank, Adventure Time, and Lucas Bros. Moving Co.. His first one hour special, Whiskey Icarus, aired on Comedy Central in 2012. Special (more…)

Chispa: Latin Diva Series, Ceci Bastida

Due to personal reasons and circumstances beyond the NHCC’s, Avokado Artists’ and the artist’s control, the Ceci Bastida show originally scheduled for March 5th at the National Hispanic Cultural Center has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 25, 2016. We are very excited to bring Ceci Bastida to the Center for the kick-off-the-summer event! Tickets for the June 25th event will be on sale soon. Call the NHCC Box Office for more information. 7:30 pm Born and raised in Tijuana and now living in Los Angeles, Ceci Bastida was one (more…)

Maravilla 2016: Una Noche en Puerto Rico

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! PLEASE CALL 505-724-4771 FOR WAIT LIST POSSIBILITIES. 6 pm — 12 am In 2016, the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation’s signature fundraising event, Maravilla, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, will highlight the vibrant and rich culture of Puerto Rico. Maravilla provides direct support to the NHCC and its Foundation to promote, preserve and advance Hispanic arts, culture and humanities, while providing a unique cultural experience to attendees. Una Noche en Puerto Rico, an amazing night on the (more…)

Festival Flamenco Internacional: Fiesta Flamenca 29

Friday — Saturday, June 17 — 18, 2016 8 pm Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque, celebrating its 29th anniversary this year, presents Fiesta Flamenca, a star-studded evening of music and dance illustrating the range of dynamic styles presented in Festival Flamenco. Elegance, sophistication, and physical brilliance challenge the audience to experience flamenco in all of its forms. Juxtaposing heritage and innovation, this vibrant display of artistry highlights the distinctive characteristics of flamenco. In a spectacular showcase of today’s most powerful and energetic flamenco, headlining artists of Festival Flamenco (more…)

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