Magnify Dance Ensemble: How Love Wins

2:00 pm Saturday and Sunday

Magnify Dance Ensemble presents How Love Wins. How Love Wins is a sequel to the award-winning holiday production of Christmas Joy. Inspired by the Gospel and expressed through dance, the story of How Love Wins is filled with meaningful and engaging choreography. Progressing from the birth of Jesus through His life, death and resurrection, this newest addition to Magnify Dance Ensemble’s repertoire builds on the professionalism and extraordinary level of performance art our audiences have come to expect.

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

Tickets are scheduled to go on sale starting on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 10:00 am.

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Broadway Bound LIVE: Round 6

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

We are excited to announce Round 6: 48 Hour Film Challenge. In this round, the remaining contestants have been paired with film crews from across the City to write, film, and edit an 8-minute short film in just 48 hours. This challenge will showcase their acting abilities alongside prepared monologues that they have taped. The evening will begin at 7pm with a silent auction and meet and greet with the cast to precede the screenings. This is a time to mingle with the contestants, get autographs on your signature posters, and meet the filmmakers. Screenings and awards will begin promptly at 8pm.

$22, $27 & 32 with a $2 discount for seniors and students 12 years old and younger
*Price of the ticket includes a $2 Facility Fee

Run time: Approximately 2 hours.

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Annual César Chávez and Dolores Huerta Celebration: 30th Anniversary

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

March for Justice: 10:00 am
Fiesta: 12:00 – 3:00 pm

The Recuerda a Cesar Chavez Committee (RCCC) is excited to announce the 30th Annual César Chávez and Dolores Huerta Celebration – the only celebration of its kind in the country that honors both great civil rights leaders. The legendary Dolores Huerta will be our honored guest!

The event, which will be held from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, will feature a keynote address from Dolores Huerta, presentation of the “Sí Se Puede” Awards, a car show presented by the Drifters Car Club, live dance and music performances, local dignitaries, and fun activities for the entire family.
The 30th Annual César Chávez and Dolores Huerta Celebration is sponsored by the City of Albuquerque and supported by the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) and the County of Bernalillo.
Free Community Event. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.

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Día de Familia y Comunidad: Fiesta de Barelas

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us for arts activities and music during a day that honors the Barelas community, one of Albuquerque’s oldest neighborhoods. Visitors will have a chance to make paper architecture, maracas, and weavings.

Join Chuy Martinez and other flamenco performers for sing-along presentations featuring music from the John Donald Robb New Mexico music archives. Barelas neighborhood community organizations, such as Barelas Senior Center, Barelas Community Center, Working Classroom, Los Jardines and more, will be on hand to share information about their programs.

Free Community Event. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance. This event is generously supported by Bank of Albuquerque. Musical Performances Sponsored by the UNM John Donald Robb Trust.

Broadway Bound LIVE: Round 5

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The program is a televised musical theatre competition show for low-income young adults between the ages of 18-28. The program awards up to 18 contestants with private voice, group dance, and group acting lessons for 16 weeks as they compete for a $60,000 scholarship to AMDA College of the Performing Arts in New York City. Learn more at

$22, $27 & 32 with a $2 discount for seniors and students 12 years old and younger
*Price of the ticket includes a $2 Facility Fee

Run time: Approximately 2 hours.

Opera Southwest: Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot

March 12, 15, 17 & 19, 2023
2:00 pm Sunday, 7:30 pm Wednesday & Friday

Opera Southwest presents Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot, a fully staged opera with orchestra, sung in Italian with English translation supertitles.

Nessun dorma… No one sleeps in this beautiful new production of one of Puccini’s most famous operas by director Mo Zhou. A fairytale set in ancient China, Turandot brims with masterful music from start to finish. Maestro Anthony Barrese conducts.

$22, $42, $63, $85, $105 with discounts for groups of 8 or more, anyone 30 years old and younger and Opera for All with a WIC or EBT card.

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Eric Johnson

7:30 pm

AMP Concerts presents Eric Johnson. Eric has been traveling on a prolific odyssey over the course of more than four decades. Along the way, his creations have encompassed repertoire that cross-pollinates genres including rock, blues, jazz, fusion, soul, folk, new age, classical, and even country. Inevitably, E.J. says it best himself: “It really boils down to the music and the song at the end of the day…. If it doesn’t have that, it gets boring for me. The most important thing for me is to grow musically and make a more expansive and meaningful artistic statement with every new project.”

$24, $31, $40

Approximate time of event: 2 hours including intermission.

Tickets go on sale to AMP members, Tuesday, March 9, 2022 at 10 am with member promo code. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 11, 2022 at 10 am to the general public.

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Carnaval 2023: Homage

7:30 pm

Frank Leto and PANdemonium with the Odara Dance Ensemble present Carnaval 2023: Homage!

Frank Leto will be celebrating his 18th annual Carnaval performance at the NHCC’s Roy E. Disney Center for the Performing Arts with a production entitled Homage. This unique production will pay respect to the rhythms, cultures and people who have influenced Frank and Pilar Leto. Carnaval performances share with audiences the musical styles and dance of Brazil, Trinidad, Cuba and New Orleans, featuring Frank’s original compositions and original choreographies and costumes by Pilar’s Odara Dance Ensemble.

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

Run Time: 120 minutes

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Festival Ballet Albuquerque: Dracula, A Love Story

7:00 pm

Festival Ballet Albuquerque presents Dracula, A Love Story. Back by popular demand, Patricia Dickinson Wells brings Bram Stoker’s macabre novel DRACULA back to the stage in a fully realized dance rendition: Dracula, A Love Story. The production with the Festival Ballet Albuquerque, promises to be a truly 21st century production of a 19th century story that continues to capture the imaginations of young and old alike for two breathtaking performances! Sold out in 2020! Festival Ballet ABQ is also known for its critically acclaimed Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment & Sacred Journeys with Robert Mirabal.

$49, $39, $29, $20, $14 w/ $2 discount for seniors & kids 12 and younger

Run Time: 120 minutes

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