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NHCC Art Museum Exhibition 'Because It's Time: Unraveling Race And Place In NM' Opens May 4

on April 14, 2018 - 4:59am
NHCC News:
ALBUQUERQUE  The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Art Museum, May 4, 2018, will open a new exhibition Because It's Time: Unraveling Race and Place in NM that examines race and identity in New Mexico and is a space for artistic expression that grapples with the complexities of who we are, how we are understood, and how that impacts the way we live (or don't) in a variety of places. 
The opening reception will be 5:30-8 p.m. in the NHCC Art Museum.
The exhibition features approximately 26 newly created artworks by artists with different experiences in New Mexico

Northern FDMA Students Already Making A Mark

on April 14, 2018 - 4:59am
TaiShanna Sanchez speaks about her artwork with local artists. Courtesy photo
Tomas Barela, Robert Trujillo, Sharon Henderson, and Professor David Lindblom. Courtesy photo
ART News:
In February 2018, the film Hizo lo que quiso (She Did It Her Way) was an official entry in the Santa Fe Film Festival. Produced and directed by Northern Film and Digital Media Arts graduate Stephanie Martinez and Northern student Daniel Valerio, the film features El Rito singer and songwriter Veronica Ortiz, aka, the Gypsy Nun.
Watch the film here: 

Daily Postcard: Smoke Haze Sunset

on April 14, 2018 - 4:45am

Daily Postcard: The Thursday evening sky looking west from Los Alamos toward the Jemez Mountains and through the smoke haze from the controlled burn in the Valles Caldera. Photo by Kathryn Willcutt

'The Short History Of The Long Road' To film In NM

on April 13, 2018 - 4:49pm
NMFO News:
SANTA FE  New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the independent feature "The Short History Of The Long Road," produced by Bicephaly Pictures in association with Lunacy Productions and Relic Pictures, will begin principal photography in Albuquerque from mid-April through mid-May. 

"I'm proud to welcome another great independent feature to New Mexico," Film Office Director Nick Maniatis said. "New Mexico's deep base of talent, infrastructure and our strong incentives continue to help us attract independent films to New Mexico." 

The production will

'Gardens Gone Wild' Sculpture Exhibit Opens May 26

on April 13, 2018 - 10:25am
Preening Whitetail Monument. Courtesy photo
Ursus Monument. Courtesy photo
SFBG News:
SANTA FE  Fauna meets flora in the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s 7th annual sculpture exhibit, Gardens Gone Wild, where works by award-winning sculptor Dan Ostermiller will be on display May 26, 2018 through May 13, 2019.
Opening events 10 a.m. to noon May 26 include an artist walk-through.
Visitors strolling the Garden’s paths may encounter a golden eagle in flight or two bears wrestling among the high desert foliage.

Birds Encounter Frozen Bath Water On Sycamore

on April 13, 2018 - 8:44am

This pair of colorful birds encounter frozen bath water this morning at a residence on Sycamore Street. Photo by John McHale/

Santa Fe Opera Spring Tour, ‘Trinity’ 6 P.M. Sunday

on April 13, 2018 - 8:34am

The Santa Fe Opera Spring Tour, Trinity is 6 p.m. Sunday at Duane Smith. Courtesy/SFO

SFO News:

The Santa Fe Opera Spring Tour, Trinity is 6 p.m. Sunday, April 15 at Duane Smith Auditorium, 1300 Trinity Dr.

This is a free community concert.

Trinity ... 'Commissioned for The Santa Fe Opera’s 50th Anniversary'

Music: John Kennedy
Libretto: Andrea Fellows Walters
Stage Director: Kathleen Clawson

This one-act opera is presented on the 75th Commemoration of the development of the atomic bomb. Trinity takes place in southern New Mexico in the present day and during World War II.

The story

Arts In Public Places Advisory Board Meets Monday

on April 13, 2018 - 8:14am
The Arts in Public Places Advisory Board meets 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 16 in meeting room 1 and 2 in Mesa Public Library.
The meeting is open to public.
2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
A. Approval of Minutes from the Arts in Public Places Board Meeting March 22, 2018
B. 10672-18 Select and vote on a maintenance bid for the concrete base of the Oppenheimer and Groves sculptures.