Revolutions Theatre Fest: The Solution Mixtape

All events at the NHCC through April 9, 2020 have been cancelled / postponed.
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5 pm

In less than 90 minutes, writers/performers/hip-hop artists Idris Goodwin and Brian Quijada solve the nation’s biggest problems with beats, rhymes, and real talk.  Thro9ugh their autobiographical work, woven with humor, heart, and piercing commentary, they join forces to tackle issues of immigration, race, masculinity, and gender. Built on Brian’s live soundscapes, created on the spot, they tell stories and share poems designed to spark meaningful conversation with the audience. Throughout the performance, they share the mic with the community and facilitate a collective conversation and brainstorming on how we can collectively name and use our privilege for progress.

Produced by Tricklock Company, the Revolutions International Theatre Festival welcomes performance companies from all over the globe to perform and connect across cultures and communities.

Pay What You Decide

27th Annual César Chávez Day Fiesta

All events at the NHCC through April 9, 2020 have been cancelled / postponed.
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March—10:30 am
Fiesta—12 noon-3 pm

Join us in honoring the life and legacy of César Chávez at the 27th annual César Chávez Day Fiesta, with a march—La Marcha de Justicia– beginning at 10:30 am at the National Hispanic Cultural Center and ending at noon on the Center’s Plaza Mayor.  Following the march, the family fiesta at the Center includes poetry, dancing, community exhibits, children’s activities and games, food, and live music by Ivón Ulibarrí’s Café Mocha and the All Star Band. This event also honors the 2020 César Chávez and Dolores Huerta ¡Sí Se Puede! Awardees—people who have served our community in the spirit of the United Farm Workers leaders.

Free public event

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Revolutions Theatre Fest: Free Speech Comedy Arts Series featuring John Fugelsang

All events at the NHCC through April 9, 2020 have been cancelled / postponed.
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9:30 pm

Comedian John Fugelsang (SiriusXM, The Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour, MSNBC & CNN) returns to Revolutions with his brilliant and hilarious insights on the world in this stand-up comedy special. John will be back in Albuquerque for one night only to celebrate 20 years of Revolutions with his irreverent comedy including special guests, Albuquerque favorites Rusty Rutherford and Sarah Kennedy.

Produced by Tricklock Company, the Revolutions International Theatre Festival welcomes performance companies from all over the globe to perform and connect across cultures and communities.

$27 w/ a 9 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members

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Yankwik Xiwitl/Año Nuevo Azteca/Aztec New Year

All events at the NHCC through April 9, 2020 have been cancelled / postponed.
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10 am; dancing begins at approximately 12 pm

Join us as Kalpulli Ehecatl and Kalpulli Izkalli host Yankwik Xiwitl, or Mexika/Aztec New Year, on the NHCC’s Plaza Mayor. The free public event, ushering in Chikyei Tekpatl/Ocho Pedernal/Eight Stone Blade, features fire making with a hand drill, an offering of flowers and fruit, and ritual Aztec dancing.

Free public event

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Carnaval Celebration 2020

7:30 pm—Friday & Saturday

Carnaval, the festive season occurring before Lent in many countries, is one of the world’s most widespread celebrations and one of its biggest parties. Frank Leto Musical Ventures and the NHCC continue their annual partnership to celebrate Carnaval at the Center with a festive and colorful evening of music, dance, and theatre, featuring the Odara Dance Ensemble and the musical group PANdemonium. Carnaval 2020, a dazzling spectacle of vibrant dance, engaging music, and beautiful costumes, showcases the Carnaval traditions of Cuba, Trinidad, Brazil, and New Orleans and marks the 15th annual Carnaval Celebration at the NHCC.

$17, $22, $27with a $2 discount for seniors, children 12 years old and younger & NHCC members

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Christmas Joy

1 pm & 5 pm—Saturday
2 pm—Sunday

Come…Experience the Miracle!….Awaken your heart to the true Spirit of Christmas in dance as The Performers Ballet & Jazz Company will present the 35th Anniversary season of its Bravos Award-winning holiday production, Christmas Joy. Over fifty classically-trained dancers will once again inspire audiences in the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Albuquerque Journal Theater with a collection of moving and inspirational classical ballet, jazz and contemporary dance performances choreographed to traditional and contemporary Christmas music.

$22, $33 w/ $3 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members

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