Afro Mundo: Faith in Blackness

7:00 pm, Panel Discussion to immediately follow How do we explore the uniqueness of AfroLatine Spirituality? How can we center the experiences of Black Latines and allow those experiences to help us understand Latine Spirituality and Theology? What can we learn from the lived experiences of AfroLatines and that relationship to their spiritual practices? Faith in Blackness: An Exploration of AfroLatine Spirituality is a short-form documentary which will highlight the lived experiences of AfroLatine individuals of different faith traditions by sharing their stories and how their Blackness (more…)

Film: Disney*Pixar’s Coco

3:00 pm Join the NHCC as we present Disney*Pixar’s Coco as part of our Dia de Familia: Día de los Muertos celebration. Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Directed (more…)

Fright Night Film Screening: Rec

10:45 pm Reporter Ángela Vidal and her cameraman Pablo are covering the night shift in one of Barcelona’s local fire stations for the television series While You’re Sleeping. The firehouse receives a call about an old woman, Mrs. Izquierdo, who is trapped in her apartment. Ángela and Pablo accompany two of the firefighters, Álex and Manu, to the apartment building on Rambla de Catalunya. The old woman becomes aggressive and attacks one of the police officers, biting his neck. The crew find that the police and military have sealed off (more…)

Fright Night Film Screening: Dracula

10:30 pm Renfield, a solicitor, makes a journey into Transylvania via stagecoach. He mentions his destination, Castle Dracula, to the locals who react with alarm. They tell him Drácula is a vampire and when he doesn’t believe them, one insists he wear a cross. When he arrives at the Castle, the Count bids him welcome. After drinking drugged wine, Renfield collapses, still wearing the cross, and is bitten. Aboard ship, a now-enslaved Renfield laughs maniacally below as Drácula picks off the crew one by one. When the ship reaches England, he is the only (more…)

Fright Night Film Screening: BirdBoy: The Forgotten World

9:00 pm There is light and beauty, even in the darkest of worlds. Stranded on an island in a post-apocalyptic world, teenager Dinky and her friends hatch a dangerous plan to escape in the hope of finding a better life. Meanwhile, her old friend Birdboy has shut himself off from the world, pursued by the police and haunted by demon tormentors. But unbeknownst to anyone, he contains a secret inside him that could change the world forever. Free Community Event, appropriate for ages 15+. Directors: Alberto Vázquez & (more…)

Fright Night Film Screening: Dusk til Dawn

8:00 pm Criminal brothers kidnap a family in order to cross the border into Mexico where they are to meet a connection at a rowdy bar that turns out to be populated by vampires when the sun goes down. An amazing cast including Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, Juliette Lewis, & Cheech Marin. A Miramax Film. Free Community Event Directors: Robert Rodriguez | Action Horror | 1996 (USA) | Run Time: 108 min. | Rating: R | Studio Miramax Films

Noche de Familia Film Screening: Nocturna

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…)

¡Música del Corazón! 10th Anniversary Celebration. John Donald Robb, Jr. Memorial Concert

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.


Nutcracker in the Land of Enchantment

December 15-17, 2023 7:00 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…)

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