Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra, 50th Anniversary Concert

3:00 pm

The Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra is celebrating their 50th Anniversary Grand Finale Concert!  Music Director Byron Herrington conducts Toccata and Fugue in d by J.S Bach, and Latin American Symphonette by Morton Gould on the first half.  Then we will have a 20-minute intermission, closing with Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 73, by Johannes Brahms.  Join us in celebrating our 50th Anniversary with cake and coffee after the concert!  We would love to meet our patrons!

Free community event. Tickets available at the door day of performance

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Opera Southwest: New Year’s with the Opera!

2:30 pm

New Year’s with the Opera! is a fun variety show featuring Opera Southwest’s most beloved recent performers, the Albuquerque Youth Symphony, and the Opera Southwest Chamber Orchestra.  With a variety of opera favorites and light classics, there is something for everyone to ring in the New Year.

$53, $63, $73 with an additional $95 for the Opera Southwest After-Party

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Christmas Joy

2:00 pm & 6:30 pm Saturday
2:00 pm Sunday

Magnify Dance Ensemble presents Christmas Joy. Come, Experience the Miracle! Awaken your heart to the true Spirit of Christmas in dance as Magnify Dance Ensemble will present the 38th season of its Bravos Award-winning holiday production, Christmas Joy. Over sixty-five classically trained dancers will once again inspire audiences in the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Albuquerque Journal Theater. They come to us with a collection of moving and inspirational classical ballet, jazz and contemporary dance performances choreographed to traditional and contemporary Christmas music.

$28, $35 w/ a $2 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members. Group rates available.

Tickets go on sale on Sunday, October 30th at 10 am.

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Noche de Familia: Encanto

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm 

Holiday fun for the entire family! Decorate ornaments and craft luminarias, while enjoying music, hot chocolate, and biscochitos. Then, enjoy a free screening of Encanto at 7:00 pm!

Walt Disney Pictures; Directors; Jared Bush, Byron Howard, and Castro Smith; 2021; 99 minutes; PG

Free Community Event. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.

This program is generously supported by Bank of America and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico.

Baila! Baila!’s: Christmas in New Mexico

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

Baila! Baila!’s annual holiday show is a whirlwind extravaganza, taking audiences on a journey through the sights and sounds of Christmas in New Mexico. Music, song, and dance with the traditional Southwestern flair that has been cultivated in our state over the generations, as well as unique segments saluting Christmas traditions from around the world, will delight theatre-goers of all ages. In 2022, Baila! Baila! will be celebrating its 33rd year in spectacular fashion. Christmas in New Mexico features a large, multigenerational cast including dancers as young as six, as well as Baila! Baila!’s professional company dancers. Special guest performances include live mariachi and an appearance by company founder Israela Garcia.

Baila! Baila! Dance Academy was founded in 1990 with the mission of educating students solely in traditional Mexican folk dance. The school’s curriculum expanded to additional dance genres including country western, salsa, hip hop, classical ballet, and Danza Azteca.

Tickets range from $22 to $32, with a $2 discount for students, seniors, and NHCC Members.

Día de Familia: Día de los Muertos

11:00 am to 3:00 pm
The spirit of Día de los Muertos comes alive at our next Día de Familia!

Decorate sugar skulls, craft a mini-ofrenda and marigolds, get your face painted, and contribute to our community ofrenda while you enjoy music and dance traditions of Día de los Muertos.

Free Community Event. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.

 

Noche de Familia

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join us at the Center for an evening of Halloween fun for the whole family! Our Noche de Familia will feature trick-or-treating, artmaking, music, and a free screening of Coco at 7:00 pm. The screening is on a first come first served seating. Please arrive early to guarantee a seat.

Free family event. Register in advance below.

This program generously supported by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico’s Healthy Kids, Healthy Families and Bank of America.

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!

For an overview of the schedule, download a complete 2022 schedule as a PDF file here. Also, if you’d like a preview, you can download our 2022 program booklet as a PDF here.

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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