AMP Concerts: Flor de Toloache (Las Cruces)

7:30 pm Join us in Las Cruces for a second performance featuring Latin Grammy® winning, New York Based all-female ensemble Flor de Toloache! Flor de Toloache continue to win the hearts of both progressive and traditional mariachi music fans alike through their distinct artistic vision and sophisticated, enlightened interpretation of traditional mariachi instruments. The female quartet’s diverse ethnicities and musical backgrounds have also transcended culture and gender by forging new paths. $25 w/ discounts for children 12 and younger. Approximate time of event: 2 hours including intermission. (more…)

2nd Annual Native American Theater Festival

Opening Reception in the Cayetana Romero lobby and in front of the Bank of America Theatre: *Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 pm Theatrical Performance in the Bank of America Theatre: Beauty Way: Into the Matriarchy *Friday, April 26 at 7:30 pm *Sunday, April 28 at 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm *Friday, May 3 at 7:30 pm *Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 pm Staged Readings in the Wells Fargo Auditorium: *Saturday, April 27 at 1:00 pm: The Woman Who Was Captured by Ghosts by Julie Pearson Littlethunder *Saturday, (more…)

Power of Our Stories: Salt of the Earth (1954), Chuy Martinez & Jesus Quinones

2nd Annual Film Symposium 2:00 pm: Doors open 2:30 pm: Screening- Salt of the Earth (1954) Panel Discussion & Q&A to immediately follow with Chuy Martinez & Jesus Quinones & Special Guests Free Community Event. At New Mexico’s Empire Zinc mine, Mexican-American workers protest the unsafe work conditions and unequal wages compared to their Anglo counterparts. Ramon Quintero (Juan Chacon) helps organize the strike, but he is shown to be a hypocrite by treating his pregnant wife, Esperanza (Rosaura Revueltas), with a similar unfairness. When an injunction (more…)

Power of Our Stories: Crow County: Our Right to Food Sovereignty, Adios Amor, & Mayors of Shiprock

2nd Annual Film Symposium 6:00 pm Doors 6:30 pm Screening Crow Country: Our Right to Food Sovereignty 7:00 pm Screening Adios Amor 8:00 pm Screening The Mayors of Shiprock 9:00 pm Panel Discussion & Q&A to immediately follow with Ramona Emerson, Laurie Coyle, Tsanavi Spoonhunter NHCC | Bank of America Theatre Free community event. Crow country: Our Right To Food Sovereignty is a 20-minute documentary that enlightens its audience to one tribe’s struggle to retain food security. The Crow Indian Reservation is the largest reservation in Montana, encompassing 2.2 million (more…)

Power of Our Stories: Unseen & Singing Our Way to Freedom

2nd Annual Film Symposium 4:30 pm Screening Unseen 6:00 pm Dinner Break 7:00 pm Screening Singing Our Way to Freedom 8:30-9:30 pm Panel Discussion & Q&A to immediately follow with Set Hernandez & Paul Espinosa NHCC | Bank of America Theatre Free community event. Most people dream of a better future. Pedro, an aspiring social worker, is no different. But as a blind, undocumented immigrant, Pedro faces political restrictions to obtain his college degree, secure a job in his field, and support his family. As he finally (more…)

Film: The Human Zoo (Calafate, zoológicos humanos)

5:00 pm Reception & Cash Bar 6:00 pm Doors 6:30 pm Director’s talk 7:00 pm Screening Panel Discussion & Q&A to immediately follow NHCC | Bank of America Theatre Toward the end of the 19th century, 25 people from four different Chilean indigenous groups were kidnapped from Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia by a German businessman and taken to Europe to be exhibited as attractions in cities throughout the continent. THE HUMAN ZOO uncovers the history of this colonial spectacle, and follows the fallout into the present. (more…)

Power of Our Stories: Building the American Dream & Campesinos: America’s Unsung Heroes

2nd Annual Film Symposium 2:00 pm Screening Building the American Dream 3:30 pm Screening Campesinos: America’s Unsung Heroes 4:00 pm Panel Discussion & Q&A to immediately follow with Chealse Hernandez, Alex Ontiveros & shiloh burton NHCC | Bank of America Theatre Free community event Across Texas, an unstoppable construction boom drives urban sprawl and luxury high-rises. Its dirty secret: abuse of immigrant labor. BUILDING THE AMERICAN DREAM captures a turning point as a movement forms to fight widespread construction industry injustices. Grieving their son, a Mexican family campaigns for (more…)

Power of Our Stories: In the Pit & Chicano Movement Music

2nd Annual Film Symposium 5:00 pm Food Trucks (Cubish) & Cash Bar 6:00 pm Chuy Martinez Songs of the Chicano Movement 7:00 pm Screening Panel Discussion & Q&A to immediately follow with Chuy Martinez & shiloh burton, NHCC Film Coordinator NHCC | Bank of America Theatre Free community event. Please register below. Using state of the art digital filmmaking, “gorgeous time lapse sequences” (NY Newsday), and a “terrific soundtrack” (Time Out) made of a “magical montage of found sounds” (Chicago Sun-Times), Juan Carlos Rulfo’s In the Pit (more…)

Opera Southwest: Beyond Carmen

An Evening with Audrey Babcock and Andrés Vadin 3:00 pm NHCC | Bank of America Theatre Opera Southwest and the National Hispanic Cultural Center present an homage to Bizet’s Carmen. Mezzo-soprano Audrey Babcock weaves legends of the Old World into a 21st-century musical tapestry that spans generations and genres—from classical to flamenco to tango, medieval to modern. Featuring guitarist Andrés Vadin. $35 with discounts for students and Opera for All with a WIC or EBT card.

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