7:00 pm Visually stunning and wildly inventive, this film explores the mystery of the night in a sweeping nocturnal adventure full of Alice in Wonderland-like characters and moody, dream-inspired landscapes. Have you ever wondered why your hair looks funny in the morning or where the sounds outside your window come from at night? A young boy named Tim finds out after an unusual discovery on the rooftop of his orphanage plunges him into the secret world of Nocturna, inhabited by curious creatures who control the night. Free (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.
December 15-17, 2023 7:30 pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday 2:00 pm Saturday & Sunday Festival Ballet Albuquerque and the National Hispanic Cultural Center presents an original production, Nutcracker in the Land of Enchantment. The beloved holiday classic is transported to territorial New Mexico in the late 1800s, with added elements of the state’s heritage and traditions including Spanish dancers, southwestern snakes, sheep and shepherdesses, a lively fandango, a storyteller doll with children, and lavish western Victorian-era costumes. The 13th anniversary year includes Zozobra, in a production showcasing (more…)
2 pm & 6:30 pm Saturday 2 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 39th season of its Bravos Award-winning holiday production, Christmas Joy. More than 65 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 (more…)
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 15, 2024 at 10:00 am. Regular ticket prices begin May 1, 2024 at (more…)
7:30 pm AMP Concerts and the NHCC Present Los Gaiteros & Madalitso Band Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto was established in Colombia in the mid 1950s. In 1968, they performed at the Olympic Cultural Games in Mexico. Their touring, the exceptional quality of their musicians across generations, and the fact that they are one of the few gaita ensembles whose music has been commercially produced have made them the most important musical group of gaitas and Cumbia in Colombia and worldwide. Madalitso Band are a two-man musical (more…)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Friday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Saturday Enjoy 2 fun days at the festival this year! Kids under 12 & seniors 85+ FREE at the gate. Friday Night: Three performances (Flamenco, Lone Piñon, & Baracutanga) in the Journal Center Theatre; alcohol, soft drinks & snacks available for purchase; arts & craft vendors. Gates open 5pm, performances 6pm to 9pm. La Fonda Restaurant open till 8pm. Saturday Full Day & Night: 100+ events indoors and outdoors with 5 stages, 5 music and dance (more…)