Free Summer Series Film Screening: Street Heroines (2021)

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

5:00 pm: Food Trucks & Cash Bar 6:00 pm: Breaking Hearts 7:00 pm: Screening Director’s Talk & Q&A to follow immediately after screening. NHCC | Bank of America Theatre STREET HEROINES  is an award-winning feature-length documentary celebrating the courage and creativity of women who despite their lack of recognition have been an integral part of the graffiti and street art movement since the beginning. With authentic vérité storytelling woven between an interview-driven narrative, STREET HEROINES  juxtaposes the personal experiences of three emerging Latina artists from New York City, (more...)

Ekphrastic Poetry Contest Reading

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

3:00 - 5:00 pm The winners and honorable mentions for the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs inaugural Ekphrastic Poetry Contest are invited to read their poems inspired by artwork on display at the Center and across the state. Members of the public are encouraged to attend. More information about the Poetry Contest is available at nmculture.org/poetry.

Free Summer Series Film Screening: To The End (2022)

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

5:00 pm: Food trucks & cash bar 6:00 pm: La Nina: Nina Otero-Warren Presented by Deborah Blanche 7:00 pm: Film Screening NHCC | Bank of America Theatre The world is in crisis as it misses target after target to stop climate change. The Green New Deal has captured the imagination of millions with its visionary promise for systemic economic and environmental change that will build a better and more just world. In this moment of political upheaval with clashes in the streets and the halls of Congress, (more...)

An Evening with Jimmy Santiago Baca

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

30th Anniversary of Blood In, Blood Out Featuring Special Guest Melina Martinez 6:30 pm: Reception and Book Signing 7:30 pm: Readings Join us for an evening with Jimmy Santiago Baca in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Blood In, Blood Out on Saturday, April 27 at 6:30 pm. Located in the Bank of America Theatre, this event will feature a reception and book signing for the Blood In, Blood Out Coffee Table Book from 6:30 – 7:30 pm as well as readings featuring Melina Martinez and Jimmy (more...)

2nd Annual Native American Theater Festival

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

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...)

Opera Southwest: Beyond Carmen

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

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. “Carmen. There is no more iconic woman in Operatic history. She (more...)

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

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

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: Unseen & Singing Our Way to Freedom

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

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...)

Power Of Our Stories: Lupe Under the Sun & Team Meryland

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

2nd Annual Film Symposium 12:30 pm: Doors open 1:00pm: Screening- Lupe Under the Sun 2:30 pm: Screening- Team Meryland 3:15 pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A to immediately follow with Gabriel Gaurano and Rodrigo Reyes moderated by Deborah Blanche as Emma Tenayuca Free Community Event. Lupe Under the Sun is a neorealist film following an aging migrant worker living in California, who longs to return to Mexico before it is too late. Featuring a cast of nonprofessional actors, real farmworkers and authentic locations, Lupe Under the Sun tackles (more...)

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

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

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...)

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