2016 Community Calendar

2016 Community Calendar of Events

Women & Creativity programming is diverse in content, theme, cost and location; with events for children, young people and adults, there is truly something for everyone. Our calendar includes all of our extraordinary statewide partners’ happenings, as well as all of the Featured Events for 2016. You can browse everything below, click for weekly listings or download and print abbreviated calendar (coming soon).

Ongoing Events   |   March 1 – 7

March 8 – 14   |   March 15 – 22   |   March 23 – 31

Ongoing Events

PLAY ALONG

Tête-à-Tête Artist Trading Cards – sign up by march 12

WHAT: We don’t mind saying… this is a fabulous project.  Here’s how it works:  You submit your request to play by March 12. We mail you 10 blank trading cards and instructions.  You beautify those cards with paintings, prints, whatever you see fit – and mail them to us before April 15.  We shuffle all the submission we receive and mail you a deck of 10 original trading cards, beautified by creative from all over the place.  We all oooh and ahhh over our lovely, small works of art!
We’re hosting Trading Card Pop-Up Exhibitions at Harwood’s Encompass event on March 5 and at Maple Street Dance Space from March 18 – 20.
WHEN: Sign up by March 12. Return cards by April 15.
WHERE: Sign up now and make your art wherever you are!
PRESENTED BY:  Women & Creativity
CONTACT: Shelle Sanchez – svansanchez(at)gmail.com or sign up here

Poet’s Post Trading Cards – sign up by march 5

WHAT: Poet’s Post—a new Women & Creativity “play along” feature–shares your tweet-size poetry with others around the US (and beyond).  Sign up here and you will be mailed 15 blank postcards.
Write/paint/print a short poem or a few lines (140 characters or less)—the same on each card—and send them back to us.  Women poets can write about anything.  Men must write about women (in the spirit of Women & Creativity Month and Women’s History Month).
Then (if you want) tweet your short poem to #Poetspost, #W&C and #art_ful_life.  We tweet the poetic posts as they arrive, if you haven’t already.  We then mail each of you cards from 10 other poets in April—National Poetry Month. We also photograph and share your poems via Artful Life and Women & Creativity.
Wait, you ask!  Where did the other 5 cards go—I sent you 15 but only get 10 back!  We also send postcards to those on our mailing list of publishers, poetry foundations, supporters and wealthy patrons, just to remind them how wonderful poetry is, in snail-mail form.
WHEN: Sign up by March 5. Return cards by April 15.
WHERE: Sign up now and make your art wherever you are!
COST: There is a suggested contribution of $5, $10, or $15 for participating (to help us cover our costs) but if you can’t give this year, don’t worry about it.  We want you to play along.
PRESENTED BY: Women & Creativity and Artful Life
CONTACT: Valerie Martinez – valmatz(at)comcast.net or sign up here

Women & Creativity Community Celebration – saturday, march 5

WHAT: Harwood’s 25th Anniversary Celebration continues with Encompass: A Multigenerational Art Event features luminary artists of all ages, four exhibition openings, site-specific installations, collaborative art making projects, open studios with 45+ resident artists, live musical and spoken word performances, food trucks, and more!
WHEN: March 5 – March 25, Monday – Thursday, 9a – 5p, Friday, 9a – 4p and by appointment
Women & Creativity Community Celebration March 5, 5 – 8p
WHERE: Harwood Art Center, 1114 7th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Harwood Art Center
CONTACT: www.harwoodartcenter.org, 505.242.6367

EXHIBITIONS, INSTALLATIONS & PERFORMANCES

The Vibrant Work of Shakti Kroopkin – beginning march 2

WHAT: The work of local, contemporary artist Shakti Kroopkin will be on view at Farm & Table. Shakti’s abstract “shapespaces” are rooted in her memories of the Chicago cityscape in combination with her current surroundings of the vast raw beauty of New Mexico where she currently resides. The artist’s process exposes luminous spirit, imagination and movement while being grounded in her unique visual language of reoccurring lines, shapes, color and symbols. The raw expression of emotion and energy traverses the limitations of the finite world, inviting the viewer on a journey offering the freedom of infinite play.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 2 – Sunday, June 26
WHERE: Farm & Table, 8917 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Farm & Table
CONTACT:  505.503.7124, Cherie Montoya, cherie(at)farmandtablenm.com

OFFCenter Highlites “Women in Creativity” – beginning march 4

WHAT: Local community art center, OFFCenter Community Arts Project, presents works by women and about women with a focus on the creative process.
WHEN: Friday, March 4, 2016 – Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Thursday, 12 – 5p, Friday, 1 – 5p, Saturday, 11a – 3p.
WHERE: OFFCenter Community Arts Project, 808 Park Ave, SW, Albuquerque, NM 87106
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: OFFCenter Community Arts Project
CONTACT:  505.247.1172

THE ROVING TABLE: Community Gathering, Family-Style – march 5
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WHAT: Tables naturally bring people together to share food, tell stories or work out differences, to name a few. Presented by Women in Design: NM and UNM School of Architecture & Planning, in partnership with DowntownABQ MainStreet and Women & Creativity, this large-scale table of mixed materials will move around the city, offering a surprising invitation for community exchange.
The opening gathering starts on Saturday, March 5th and continues with Spring & Summer events at Albuquerque Civic Plaza. Check back for more details!
WHEN: Saturday, March 5, 5 – 8p, Harwood Art Center
Spring & Summer on Albuquerque Civic Plaza
WHERE: Harwood Art Center
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Women in Design: NMUNM School of Architecture and Planning, and Women & Creativity
CONTACT: www.wid-nm.org

The Likeness of Us – beginning march 9 – opening reception march 11
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WHAT: “When you look at me do you see yourself?” This cross generational art exhibit unites established women artists with young women from the Youth Services Center through a visual dialogue fostering self-reflection and creativity. Responding to the prompt “What advice would you give your teenage self?” the artists visually depict their advice for teen girls. The artwork is woven together in a meaningful way to create a tapestry of stories and guidance. This is a collaboration between Bernalillo County Cultural Services and at the nationally recognized Bernalillo County Youth Services Center.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 9 – Saturday, March 26
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10a – 5p, Saturday, 10a – 4p
Opening Reception: Friday, March 11, 5:30 – 7p
WHERE: African American Performing Arts Center Gallery, 310 San Pedro Drive NE, Albuqurque, NM 87108
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: 
Bernalillo County Cultural Services with Bernalillo County Youth Service
CONTACT: 505.314.0467, namasland(at)bernco.gov

Real Women Have Curves – march 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, & 20

WHAT: Josefina López’ original drama about five immigrant women working in a tiny sewing factory in East Los Angeles in 1987 highlights issues of gender politics and the Latina immigrant experience, as the action follows the course of a summer at the factory and the women talk about their lives, loves, and deepest desires. The playwright also co-authored the screenplay for the award-winning film of the same title, which premiered in 2002.
WHEN: Thursdays – Sundays, check National Hispanic Cultural Center website for full schedule
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Wells Fargo Auditorium, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87102
COST: $18 w/ $3 discount for students & seniors; $10 Thursday shows only
PRESENTED BY: NHCC, Teatro Nuevo Mexico
CONTACT: www.nhccnm.org, 505.724.4771

The Chupacabra Cantina – march 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, & 20

WHAT: Las Meganenas present The Chupacabra Cantina. Enter the Chupacabra Cantina in northern New Mexico, where anti-GMO nuns, a bartender, and an unexpected guest plant seeds of social justice amid the daily chatter of community gossip and Fox News reports blaring in the background. Stories from Tierra Amarilla, Palestine, and around the globe are woven into the fabric of the characters’ lives, moving them to question what kind of seeds they are planting, and whether they are feeding the chupacabra. Accompanied by live music and song.
WHEN: Thursdays – Sundays,
WHERE: VSA North 4th Art Center,4904 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
COST: $18 w/ $3 for students & seniors; Thursday shows are $10.
PRESENTED BY: Las Meganenas & Friends
CONTACT:  Reserve tickets HERE or call 505.886.1251

California Dreaming: Guests Curated by Christina Rosenberg – beginning march 11

WHAT:  Please join us on March 11th at a public reception for California Dreaming, an exhibition curated by Christina Rosenberger on view from March 11 – April 29.
Rosenberger explores Tamarind Institute’s long-standing relationship with California. From Tamarind’s beginnings in Los Angeles in 1960, to the institute’s more recent projects with some of California’s most prominent living artists, this exhibition will leave you with good vibrations!
WHEN: Opening Reception, Friday, March 11, 5 – 7:30p
Exhibit runs from March 11 – April 29
WHERE: Tamarind Institute, 2500 Central Ave. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Tamarind Institute
CONTACT:  505.277.3791

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March 1 – 7

Creative Salon: Build community and find points of creative intersections – march 2
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WHAT: A salon-style casual gathering for women from all fields to build community and find points of intersection for their creativity, work, and projects. Salons are lightly facilitated to encourage broad participation and diverse connections. Find your creative momentum. Inspire. Connect, Launch. This Women & Creativity Salon is hosted by design, technology, digital media and arts entrepreneurial support fields – Keshet Ideas and Innovation Center, with Women in Design: NM and NMTC Women in Technology.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 2, 5:30 – 7p
WHERE: Keshet Ideas & Innovation Center, 4121 Cutler, Ave, NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87110
COST: Free, Cash bar and food available
PRESENTED BY: Keshet Ideas & Innovation Center, Women in Design: NMNMTC Women in Technology, and Pyragraph
CONTACT: www.keshetarts.org, carolyn(at)keshetarts.org to RSVP, 505.224.9808

Educators as Artists: Reclaiming Teaching as a Wild and Spirited Act – march 3

WHAT:  The current education landscape often leaves little room to celebrate and fuel the fine art of teaching – that complex balance of content knowledge, nuanced pedagogy, creative energy, and a dash of soul. Please join us for exploration of what it means for educators to think of themselves as artists who have the power – and responsibility – to inspire, create, and challenge. This event is part of the REFLECT: INNOVATE: ACT series hosted by the Sofia Center for Professional Development at Bosque School. Please visit thesofiacenter.org to register.
WHEN: Thursday, March 3,4 – 6:30p
Afterward, all participants are invited to join NHCC’s Happy Arte Hour (runs until 7:30p) for continued conversation, creativity, and libations!
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: Free (please note – $5 donations encouraged for Happy Arte Hour)
PRESENTED BY:  The Sofia Center for Professional Development at Bosque School and the National Hispanic Cultural Center
CONTACT:  Sheryl Chard, sheryl.chard(at)bosqueschool.org

Happy Arte Hour – march 3

WHAT:  On the first Thursday of the month, NHCC invites adults for artistic fun in a relaxed social setting, which includes snacks, refreshments, beer & wine for sale, and treats from Pop Fizz. Artist Jocelyn Salaz will lead participants from mortar and pestle to multi-colored paintings and exploring the process and science behind using the insect, cochinilla, as paint. Participants will grind the insects into a fine powder, mixing it with various household solutions to produce a wide range of colors. Please bring photographs, objects, or found imagery or let the colors and experimentation be the inspiration for your artwork.
WHEN: Thursday, March 3, 5:30 – 7:30p – Please note this is an adult-only event.
WHERE: Domenici Education Center, National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: Free, $5 donation encouraged to support the artist and purchase supplies
PRESENTED BY:  National Hispanic Cultural Center
CONTACT:  Elena Baca, 505.246.2261 ext. 167 or ElenaD.Baca(at)state.nm.us or register here so we may know many materials to prepare

Helen Sung @ Outpost Performance Space – march 4

WHAT:  Pianist-composer, Helen Sung graduated from the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance and subsequently won the Kennedy Center’s Mary Lou Williams Jazz Piano Competition. Now based in New York, she has worked with many jazz luminaries including Clark Terry, Ron Carter, Steve Turre, Wayne Shorter, and Regina Carter, and has released six albums as a leader, including her 2014’s “Anthem For A New Day,” her major label debut. She tours internationally and performs with the Mingus Big Band & Dynasty Band and Terri Lyne Carrington’s Mosaic Project.
WHEN: Friday, March 4, 7:30p
WHERE: Outpost Performance Space, 210 Yale SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
COST: $15 student / member; $20 general admission
PRESENTED BY:  Outpost Performance Space
CONTACT:  Alicia Ultan, 505.268.0044, or buy tickets online

THE ROVING TABLE: Community Gathering, Family-Style – march 5
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WHAT: Tables naturally bring people together to share food, tell stories or work out differences, to name a few. Presented by Women in Design: NM and UNM School of Architecture & Planning, in partnership with DowntownABQ MainStreet and Women & Creativity this large-scale table of mixed materials will move around the city, offering a surprising invitation for community exchange. The opening gathering starts on Saturday, March 5th and continues with Spring & Summer events at Albuquerque Civic Plaza. Check back for more details!
WHEN: Saturday, March 5, 5 – 8p, Harwood Art Center
Spring & Summer on Albuquerque Civic Plaza
WHERE: Harwood Art Center
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Women in Design: NM, UNM School of Architecture and Planning, and Women & Creativity
CONTACT: www.wid-nm.org

The Merlettes & Wildewood @ Outpost Performance Space – march 5

WHAT:  One of Albuquerque’s favorite Americana Folk Rock bands with a distinctly New Mexican sound, Wildewood features Meredith Wilder, guitar and vocals; Greg Williams, drums and audio; and multi-instrumentalist, Alex McMahon. The Merlettes is an all female New Mexico based country, honky tonk, Americana and roots band featuring lead singer and bandleader, Kristina Jacobsen and twanging, three-part vocal harmonies, lapsteel guitar, fiddle, drums and upright bass.
WHEN: Saturday, March 5, 7:30p
WHERE: Outpost Performance Space, 210 Yale SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
COST: $10 student / member; $15 general admission
PRESENTED BY:  Outpost Performance Space
CONTACT:  Alicia Ultan, 505.268.0044, or buy tickets online

Chispa, Latin Diva Series: Ceci Bastida – march 5

WHAT:  Born and raised in Tijuana and now living in Los Angeles, Ceci Bastida was one of the first women to rise in the ranks of contemporary Latin rock, joining the band Tijuana NO when she was just 15 and embarking on her solo career in 2006. Her 2010 album Veo la Marea was nominated for a Latin Grammy. This is the 23rd concert in the NHCC’s signature Latin Diva Series.
WHEN: Saturday, March 5, 7:30p
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque Journal Theatre, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $12, $17, $22
PRESENTED BY:  National Hispanic Cultural Center & Avokado Artists
CONTACT:  Reeve Love – reeve.love@state.nm.us, 505.246.2261, or buy tickets online

Anat Grigorio (Tel Aviv, Israel) “Mr. Nice Guy” – march 5

WHAT:  Dancer/choreographer Anat Grigorio performs Mr. Nice Guy. Everything we do is a result of what we learn and what we understand from our society BUT where is our inner voice? What does our inner voice really believe in?
Mr. Nice Guy brings an inner dialogue that raises questions about gender and identity and reflects on our society’s behavior.
“…Great use of humor to express an idea, purified body technique, a spiral full with contradictions…”
– Vida Cultura, Uruguay
“…Strong stage persona, Excellent dancer with impressive skills, mastery and expressiveness…”
– Ora Braofman, Dancetalk
WHEN: Saturday, March 5, 8p
WHERE: Keshet Center for the Arts, 4121 Cutler Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
COST: $10 Student/Senior; $20 General Admission
PRESENTED BY:  Keshet Center for the Arts
CONTACT:  505.224.9808, or buy tickets online

All That Glisters – a two hour workshop – march 5

WHAT:
“All that glisters … ” (Merchant of Venice)
In this two-hour workshop, I teach you how to glister (gild, embellish) using gilding and metal leafing techniques.
I supply:
· Metal leafing – silver, gold, copper, bronze, and variegated
· Metallic paints and mica flakes
· A selection of jars, vases, flower pots, frames, rocks, candlesticks and papers for gilding
· Adhesive and protective coating
You supply:
· A piece just wanting a touch of gilding (optional)
· Yourself
· A sense of adventure
If you would like to play and glist for two hours, call or email me!
WHEN: Saturday, March 5, 2 – 4p
WHERE: Patricia Forbes Art Studio, Matia Court NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123
COST: $30 includes all materials
PRESENTED BY:  Patricia Forbes Art
CONTACT:  505.350.8446, or pat(at)patriciaforbesart.com

WHAT BECOMES: Community Collaborative Sculpture – march 5 and 6
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MAKING
WHAT:
  During Harwood Art Center’s Encompass event, the six ceramic artists of Desert Dweller Clay Collective will guide visitors to create a community clay sculpture then facilitate a workshop to complete the artwork. Desert Dweller Clay Collective artists are: Chris Casey, Jennifer DePaolo, Will Geusz, Jane Gordon, Alexis Kaminsky, Teresa Larrabee.
WHEN: Saturday, March 5, 5 – 8p
WHERE: Harwood Art Center, 1114 7th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Harwood Art Center
CONTACT:  505.242.6367, www.harwoodartcenter.org

BUILDING
WHAT:  For the second part of this collaborative sculpture, the Desert Dweller Clay Collective will facilitate a workshop to complete the work started by community members during Harwood Art Center’s Encompass event. Desert Dweller Clay Collective artists are: Chris Casey, Jennifer DePaolo, Will Geusz, Jane Gordon, Alexis Kaminsky, Teresa Larrabee.
WHEN: Sunday, March 6, 1 – 3p
WHERE: Harwood Art Center, 1114 7th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $10 per person
PRESENTED BY: Harwood Art Center
CONTACT and REGISTRATION: 505.506.3097 or email Jennifer DePaolo jenndeapolo(at)gmail.com 

Orchestra of New Spain: Iphigenia en Tracia – march 6

WHAT:  Iphigenia en Tracia, based on Euripedes’ Iphigenia in Tauris, was written in 1747 by José de Nebra, known as the leading late-Baroque composer of Spanish opera and zarzuela. A rarely seen work, Nebra’s ultimate, highly dramatic zarzuela is a tragicomic version of the legendary story, set near the ancient city of Troy. It is presented by the Orchestra of New Spain with all the panoply, splendor and humor it would have enjoyed when it opened in Madrid’s newly rebuilt Corral de la Cruz, featuring brilliant arias, Baroque Spanish dance and sumptuous sets and costumes. In Spanish and English with supertitles.
WHEN: Sunday, March 6, 3p
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque Journal Theatre, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $12, $17, $22
PRESENTED BY:  National Hispanic Cultural Center & Avokado Artists
CONTACT:  Alicia Ultan, 505.246.2261, or buy tickets online

The Achromatopsia Series: Susan York discusses her experiment with Color – march 6

WHAT:  In her new lithographs, artist Susan York explores achromatopsia, a genetic visual disorder known to most as color blindness. York challenges the viewer to see color in a different way, “As an artist who works primarily in values of grey and black, the experience of people affected by achromatopsia is of great interest to me. What is it like to view the world strictly in black and white?” In addition to her “Achromatopsia” series, York will discuss three new editions which relate to her sculptural work done with graphite. This talk will begin at 2 p.m. in the Tamarind Gallery.
WHEN: Sunday, March 6, 2p
WHERE: Tamarind Institute, 2500 Central Ave. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Tamarind Institute
CONTACT:  505.277.3791

RALLY – How We Gather: LAUNCH – march 6
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WHAT: Celebrate the beauty of the RALLY and how we gather. Artists, scientists, community organizers, community organizers, computer gurus and balloon pilots examine the idea of: Hey, let’s get together. Join the conversation about gathering to create – and the joys and challenges of collaboration.
LAUNCH: Open House: An afternoon of installations, workshops, and presentations by more than a dozen collaborative individuals, organizations, and local businesses. Presenters and partners include Allison Smith Designs, Girl’s Day UP-Balloon Pilots, Graft Gallery, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Maple Street Dance, National Weather Service, Natural History Museum, Santa Fe Botanical Gardens, Shastyn Photography & Design Studio, Siarza Social Digital, ECKO Poets, Graft Gallery, UNM Social Sciences.
WHEN: Sunday, March 6, 1 – 4p
WHERE: Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, 9201 Balloon Museum Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113
COST: $15 suggested donation
PRESENTED BY: Balloon Museum
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: balloonmuseum.com or 505.768.6034

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March 8 – 14

International Women’s Day Poetry Show – march 8

WHAT: Women identified. Women read. Poetry in celebration of International Women’s Day! The list of readers includes: Jasmine Sena y Cuffee, Shelle VanEtten Sanchez, Ebony Isis Booth, Merimee Moffitt, Katrina Guarascio, Erin Northern, Liza Wolff-Francis and others
WHEN: Tuesday, March 8, 7p
WHERENational Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th, St, SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Liza Wolff-Francis (host) and National Hispanic Cultural Center
CONTACT: 505.246.2261

Creative Salon: Build community and find points of creative intersections – march 9
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WHAT: A salon-style casual gathering for women from all fields to build community and find points of intersection for their creativity, work, and projects. Salons are lightly facilitated to encourage broad participation and diverse connections. Find your creative momentum. Inspire. Connect, Launch. This Women & Creativity Salon is hosted by design, technology, digital media and arts entrepreneurial support fields.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 9, 5:30 – 7p
WHERE: SCA Contemporary at Sanitary Tortilla Factory, 403 2nd Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87102
COST: Free, Cash bar and food available
PRESENTED BY: SCA Contemporary at Sanitary Tortilla Factory with A Good Sign
CONTACT: www.scacontemporary.com RSVP, 505.228.3749

Catherine Russell @ Outpost Performance Space – march 10

WHAT:  Contemporary jazz and blues vocalist and New York native, Catherine Russell, who performed at the 2013 NM Jazz Festival, returns for Outpost’s Spring season. A back up singer for many Pop music greats (Steely Dan, David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, Paul Simon, Jackson Browne), Russell has appeared on T.V. and film soundtracks, NPR’s “The New Jazz Divas” and The Kennedy Center’s Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival. She has released five acclaimed solos albums, and her latest, Bring It Back, features tunes from the earliest days of jazz through the swing era and rhythm and blues explosion.
WHEN: Thursday, March 10, 7:30p
WHERE: Outpost Performance Space, 210 Yale SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
COST: $20 student / member; $25 general admission
PRESENTED BY:  Outpost Performance Space
CONTACT:  Alicia Ultan, 505.268.0044, or buy tickets online

Real Women Have Curves – march 10, 11, 12, 13

WHAT: Josefina López’ original drama about five immigrant women working in a tiny sewing factory in East Los Angeles in 1987 highlights issues of gender politics and the Latina immigrant experience, as the action follows the course of a summer at the factory and the women talk about their lives, loves, and deepest desires. The playwright also co-authored the screenplay for the award-winning film of the same title, which premiered in 2002.
WHEN: Thursdays – Sundays, check National Hispanic Cultural Center website for full schedule
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Wells Fargo Auditorium, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87102
COST: $18 w/ $3 discount for students & seniors; $10 Thursday shows only
PRESENTED BY: NHCC, Teatro Nuevo Mexico
CONTACT: www.nhccnm.org, 505.724.4771

The Chupacabra Cantina – march 10, 11, 12, 13

WHAT: Las Meganenas present The Chupacabra Cantina. Enter the Chupacabra Cantina in northern New Mexico, where anti-GMO nuns, a bartender, and an unexpected guest plant seeds of social justice amid the daily chatter of community gossip and Fox News reports blaring in the background. Stories from Tierra Amarilla, Palestine, and around the globe are woven into the fabric of the characters’ lives, moving them to question what kind of seeds they are planting, and whether they are feeding the chupacabra. Accompanied by live music and song.
WHEN: Thursdays – Sundays,
WHERE: VSA North 4th Art Center,4904 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
COST: $18 w/ $3 for students & seniors; Thursday shows are $10
PRESENTED BY: Las Meganenas & Friends
CONTACT:  Reserve tickets HERE or call 505.886.1251

FIERCE FEMALES: Women at Work – march 10 and march 11
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WHAT:  A two-part series, presented by 516 ARTS and Central Features Contemporary Art , focuses on how historic and contemporary New Mexico women ingeniously stake their claim and help shape the local workforce.

PART ONE: For the exhibition, At Home in the World, 516 ARTS and Historic District Improvement Company presents filmmaker Katrina Parks (The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound) and writer Carolyn Meyer (Diary of a Waitress: The Not-So-Glamorous Life of a Harvey Girl), who will share stories and history about one of the first all female American workforces.
WHEN: Thursday, March 10, 6p
WHERE: 516 ARTS, 516 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY:  516 Arts and Historic District Improvement Company
CONTACT:  505.242.1445

PART TWO: Central Features Contemporary Art and Creative Startups host Talk Back, an extended (net)working lunch and focused conversation for women in various stages of creative entrepreneurial endeavors — from idea phase to implementing growth strategies to achieving business sustainability.
WHEN: Friday, March 11, 11:30a – 1:30p
WHERE: Central Features Contemporary Art, 514 Central Ave SW #2, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $25.00
PRESENTED BY:  Central Features Contemporary Art and Creative Startups
CONTACT:  Register by calling 505.252.9983 or visiting this website.

EKCO Poets: Dance and Dancers – march 11 and 12
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WHAT: EKCO poets Tanesia Hale-Jones, Valerie Martinez, Michelle Otero and Shelle Sanchez collaborate with dancers Romy Keegan, Pilar Leto and Lisa Nevada in a cycle of creative collaboration that will produce a poetry performance with dance and about dance. EKCO builds on EKphrasis (writing inspired by art) and COnnection (bringing together poets, artists, audiences, and contemporary art forms.
WHEN: Friday, March 11, 8p and Saturday, March 12, 3p
WHERE: Tricklock Performance Lab, 110 Gold Ave, SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87102
COST: Free. Donations Encouraged.
CONTACT:  Valerie Martinez valmatz(at)comcast.net

State Street Ballet: Carmen – march 12 and 13

WHAT: Inspired by Georges Bizet’s blazingly popular score, State Street Ballet’s original full-length production of Carmen has dazzled audiences from coast to coast. Choreographer
William Soleau retells the tale of the magnetically beautiful gypsy and her desperate lover in a contemporary ballet style that weaves together both classical and modern influences. Intricate storytelling, enigmatic choreography, and Bizet’s passionate, immortal music make this Carmen a true tour-de-force of theatrical drama.
WHEN: Saturday, March 12, 7:30p and Sunday, March 13, 2p
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque Journal Theatre, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $12, $17, $22 w/ $2 discount for students, seniors & NHCC members
PRESENTED BY: National Hispanic Cultural Center 
CONTACT: www.nhccnm.org, 505.724.4771

artSLAM: The Ultimate Variety Show – march 12

WHAT: Think Saturday Night Live or The Tonight Show or, for those of you who go way back, The Ed Sullivan Show. Music, contemporary dance, sketch and stand-up comedy, burlesque and other lively forms of entertainment for adults will make up this 90 min. show.
* Active childcare is available on site for ages 3yrs+ Call 224-9808 to reserve childcare.
WHEN: Saturday, March 12, 7p
WHERE:  Keshet Center for the Arts, 4121 Cutler Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
COST: $12 general admission
PRESENTED BY: Keshet Center for the Arts 
CONTACT: Reserve tickets here or call 505.224.8583

Opening Doors to Women Artists – march 12

WHAT: Eight women artists will display their work on brightly painted doors along Mountain Rd and 8th St. for a one day Pop-Up art show.
WHEN: Saturday, March 12, 10a – 4p
WHERE: 1201 8th Street, NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Julianna Kirwin, Ilene Weiss, Roe LiBretto
CONTACT: 505.771.0590

Lily’s Book, 2-day bookmaking and surface design workshop – march 12 and 13

WHAT: In this workshop you will create a precious 5 x 7 book made entirely out of canvas & embellishments. You will learn basic bookbinding skills and we will experiment with texture gels, gesso, plaster, molding paste & ink to create fabulous backgrounds & pages! This is a fun, intense class with multiple steps & techniques and you will leave with gorgeous art book that will be treasured for years to come. You will need to bring some supplies, please visit www.leighannalight.com for more information.
WHEN: Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, 9:30a – 4:30p
WHERE: Art on Broadway, 1910 Broadway NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $185
PRESENTED BY: Leighanna Light
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: www.leighannalight.com or 505.369.4777

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March 15 – 22

Peña Femenina Presents ¡Noche Flamenca! – march 15

WHAT: Enter the world of AMFlamenco Dance Company, and feel yourself get swept away into a world of poetry and movement that finds its expression through life’s inspirations. The artistry of Adriana Maresma Fois and musicians in this unique company will transport you to an unforgettable experience of storytelling through song and passionate dance. With this group, flamenco moves to a timeless and distinct rhythm, with one heartbeat shared by all.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 15, 7:30p
WHERE: Las Amapolas, 6909 Menaul NE, Suite G, Albuquerque, NM 87110
COST: $30 Cash bar and food available.
PRESENTED BY: Adriana Maresma Fois of AMFlamenco Dance Company
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: Purchase tickets at holdmyticket.com

Creative Salon: Build community and find points of creative intersections – march 16
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WHAT: A salon-style casual gathering for women from all fields to build community and find points of intersection for their creativity, work, and projects. Salons are lightly facilitated to encourage broad participation and diverse connections. Find your creative momentum. Inspire. Connect, Launch. This Women & Creativity Salon is hosted by artists, technology, digital media and arts entrepreneurial support fields – Harwood Art Center with Shastyn Photography & Design and Tractor Brewing.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 16, 5:30 – 7p
WHERE: Harwood Art Center, 1114 7th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM, 87102
COST: Free, Cash bar and food available
PRESENTED BY: Harwood Art Center with Shastyn Photography & Design and Tractor Brewing
CONTACT: www.harwoodartcenter.org, to RSVP, 505.242.6367

Real Women Have Curves – march 17, 18, 19, & 20

WHAT: Josefina López’ original drama about five immigrant women working in a tiny sewing factory in East Los Angeles in 1987 highlights issues of gender politics and the Latina immigrant experience, as the action follows the course of a summer at the factory and the women talk about their lives, loves, and deepest desires. The playwright also co-authored the screenplay for the award-winning film of the same title, which premiered in 2002.
WHEN: Thursdays – Sundays, check National Hispanic Cultural Center website for full schedule
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Wells Fargo Auditorium, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87102
COST: $18 w/ $3 discount for students & seniors; $10 Thursday shows only
PRESENTED BY: NHCC, Teatro Nuevo Mexico
CONTACT: www.nhccnm.org, 505.724.4771

The Chupacabra Cantina – march 17, 18, 19, & 20

WHAT: Las Meganenas present The Chupacabra Cantina. Enter the Chupacabra Cantina in northern New Mexico, where anti-GMO nuns, a bartender, and an unexpected guest plant seeds of social justice amid the daily chatter of community gossip and Fox News reports blaring in the background. Stories from Tierra Amarilla, Palestine, and around the globe are woven into the fabric of the characters’ lives, moving them to question what kind of seeds they are planting, and whether they are feeding the chupacabra. Accompanied by live music and song.
WHEN: Thursdays – Sundays,
WHERE: VSA North 4th Art Center, 4904 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
COST: $18 w/ $3 for students & seniors; Thursday shows are $10
PRESENTED BY: Las Meganenas & Friends
CONTACT:  Reserve tickets HERE or call 505.886.1251

Blizzard Book Workshop – march 19

WHAT: This origami book structure was developed by the fabulous Hedi Kyle while snowed in during a blizzard. Using a single sheet of paper we will make folded pages that create pockets to store stuff in. They are great for business cards, photos, postcards, ephemera, and scrapbooks. We will construct 2 sizes, one with a soft cover and one with a hard cover. No experience necessary. Most materials and tools provided.
WHEN: Saturday, March 19, 10a – 1p
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Pete Dominici Building, Art Room, 1701 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $38
PRESENTED BY: Mita Saldana, Against the Grain Bookbindery
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: atgbooksnm.com or call 505.281.5737

Coptic Stitch Book Workshop – march 19

WHAT: This ancient binding dates back to the 4th century. Coptic books open to lay flat and have multiple sections. The chain-like pattern sewn across the exposed spine also attached the hard covers to the book block. This makes a perfect binding for a journal. No experience necessary. Most materials and tools provided.
WHEN: Saturday, March 19, 2p – 5p
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Pete Dominici Building, Art Room, 1701 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $35
PRESENTED BY: Mita Saldana, Against the Grain Bookbindery
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: atgbooksnm.com or call 505.281.5737

Art & Stroll: POP-UP Brunch Celebrating Creativity & Cuisine – march 19
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WHAT: This feast for the senses begins with an art-dance-writing infused walk along South Valley acequias and ends with brunch at a local farm, prepared by Chef Marie Yniguez. Presented by edible Santa Fe, Art & Stroll begins with a walking/writing experience, facilitated by writer Michelle Otero and artist Chrissie Orr and culminates with brunch at Valle Encantado farm, prepared with local organic produce by Chef Marie Yniguez of Bocadillos, and served on place settings created by local potters H.P. Bloomer, Jennifer DePaolo, and Teresa Larrabee. The event will be interlaced with dance choreographed by Romy Keegan of Maple Street Dance Space and original artwork by Noel Chilton. During brunch, guests will have the opportunity to share their written reflections. Place settings and artwork available for purchase prior to the event at ediblepopup.com.
WHEN: Saturday, March 19, 10a – 11:30a: Walk // Valle del Bosque Park480 Sunset Rd SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105
Saturday, March 19, 11:30a – 1p: Brunch // Valle Encantado Farm, , 1611 5 Points Road SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105
COST: Walk – Free; Brunch – $40; Brunch & original place setting – $75
PRESENTED BY:
edible Santa Fe, Valle Encantado Farm, AgriCultura Network/La Cosecha CSA, Maple Street Dance Space
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: ediblepopup.com or 505.212.0791

Art from the Streets: a recycled shrine making workshop – march 19

WHAT: For eons, women have been instrumental in making something out of nothing. In this workshop, an ArtStreet artist will teach creative techniques to make shrines from recycled material. We will provide plenty of recycled material, but you may want to bring copies of photos, images or trinkets to personalize your shrine.
WHEN: Saturday, March 19, 1 – 4:30p
WHERE: ArtStreet – Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless, 1217 1st Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: This event is free and open to the first twenty individuals – please call to register
PRESENTED BY: ArtStreet Artists
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: abqhch.org or call 505.248.0817

Elevated Soapbox @ Therapy – march 20

WHAT: Elevated Soapbox dedicated to women’s voices. Elevated Soapbox is a monthly presentation with Q&A and feedback that features six speakers / presenters from around Albuquerque who are asking questions, doing interesting work, and having an impact on our community on a daily basis.
WHEN: Sunday, March 20, 4:30 – 7:30p
WHERE: Therapy, 119 Gold SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: We Are This City, Therapy, and Women & Creativity
CONTACT: Max Baptiste, maxbaptiste(at)gmail.com or Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez svansanchez(at)gmail.com

What does culture Look, Taste, Sound, Smell, and Feel Like…to Santa Fe Women? – march 20

WHAT: Centering on the intersection of creativity and women, this special convening invites the public to listen and participate as women of all ages and with different cultural interests/experiences explore questions around a sensory approach to culture in Santa Fe.
WHEN: Sunday, March 20, 2:30 – 4p
WHERE: Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy Street, Santa Fe, 87501
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Santa Fe Arts Commission
CONTACT: For more information, contact artscommission(at)santafenm.gov

Equinox Yoga: 108 Sun Salutations – march 20
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WHAT: Synchronizing movement with breath quiets the mind, making space for A-ha moments. From this inspired mindful state, you can hear your own h-art song. After 108 sun salutations, create a personal expression (materials provided) inspired by your yoga practice.
WHEN: Sunday, March 20, 12:30 – 3p
WHERE: Bhava Yoga Studio, 520-A Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $15
PRESENTED BY: Marisol Brito, Sarah Gorham, Maya Ramsey
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: 505.840.1080 or bhavayogastudio.com

Chispa, Latin Diva Series: Vanessa Zamora – march 22

WHAT:  Born in Tijuana, Baja California to parents who were both pianists, acoustic folk-pop singer/songwriter Vanessa Zamora began piano lessons at the age of eight, and continued a year later with guitar and drums. While a student at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, she began uploading videos covering favorite songs by various artists on YouTube and social networking sites. When her melodic vocals and skilled musicianship attracted increasing attention, she added her own original compositions. Her first album, Hasta la fantasia, was released in 2014. “Tijuana’s New Indie It-Girl” performs the 24th concert in the NHCC’s signature Latin Diva Series..
WHEN: Tuesday, March 22, 7:30p
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque Journal Theatre, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $12
PRESENTED BY:  National Hispanic Cultural Center & Avokado Artists
CONTACT:  Reeve Love – reeve.love(at)state.nm.us, 505.246.2261, or buy tickets online

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March 23 – 31

Creative Salon: Build community and find points of creative intersections – march 23
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WHAT: A salon-style casual gathering for women from all fields to build community and find points of intersection for their creativity, work, and projects. Salons are lightly facilitated to encourage broad participation and diverse connections. Find your creative momentum. Inspire. Connect, Launch. This Women & Creativity Salon is hosted by artists and arts entrepreneurs – 516 ARTS with Richard Levy Gallery and Central Features Contemporary Art.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 23, 5:30 – 7p
WHERE: 516 ARTS, 516 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM, 87102
COST: Free, Cash bar and food available
PRESENTED BY: 516 ARTS with Richard Levy Gallery and Central Features Contemporary Art.
CONTACT: 516 ARTS or RSVP, 505.224.9808

Chispa, Latin Diva Series: Buika – march 24

WHAT:  A star of world music, jazz, flamenco, and fusion, Buika is one of the most sought-after performers on the world stage. Born to African parents in Mallorca, she is often compared to Nina Simone, Chavela Vargas, and Cesaria Evora. Her awards include several Latin Grammys; her 2013 release, La noche más larga, was Grammy-nominated for Best Latin Jazz Album. She has collaborated with artists including Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, and Nelly Furtado, and appeared in Pedro Almodóvar’s La piel que habito. NPR listed her among the best 50 vocalists of all time, calling her “The Voice of Freedom”.  This is the 24th NHCC signature Latin Diva Series.
WHEN: Thursday, March 24, 7:30p
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque Journal Theatre, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $25, $35, $45 w/ $5 discount for students, NHCC & Outpost Performance Space members
PRESENTED BY:  National Hispanic Cultural Center & Outpost Performance Space
CONTACT:  Reeve Love – reeve.love(at)state.nm.us, 505.246.2261, or buy tickets online

Partitioned Tool Box Workshop – march 26

WHAT: This is a lovely box, kind of on the shallow side, with 3 inner partitions and a removable lid with sides. Partitioned boxes are great for organizing collections and can be utilized as shadow boxes. This box would be large enough for most of your bookbinding tools, yet compact enough to carry with you. In fact, it’s what I use for my tools! No experience necessary. Most materials and tools provided.
WHEN: Saturday, March 26, 10a – 3p
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Pete Dominici Building, Art Room, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $65
PRESENTED BY: Mita Saldana, Against the Grain Bookbindery
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: atgbooksnm.com or call 505.281.5737

Maple Street Dance Space Choreographer’s Showcase & Pop Up Art Gallery – march 26

WHAT: Choreographers, dancers and visual artists from within the MSDS creative community sharing and showing their creative talents through a one night in-studio event incorporating a pop-up gallery of visual arts in the Front Door Studio, including lite refreshments, followed by a sit-down “formal” dance performance in the Back Door Studio.
WHEN: Saturday, March 26, 6:30p
6:30p: Door opens for Pop-Up Art Show in the Front Door Studio
7:30p: Choreographer’s Showcase Begins in the Back Door Studio
WHERE: Maple Street Dance Space, 3215 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
COST: $10/$8 for students and seniors. Admission/Tickets at the Front Door Studio
PRESENTED BY: Maple Street Dance Space
CONTACT: 505.366.4982

Burque Noir – march 26
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WHAT: Burque Noir brings together Dance, Music, Poetry, Comedy, and Live Visual Art in a relaxed Albuquerque venue where the theme for the night is simply, Black. It’s exclusively inclusive! Join this multimedia networking event and celebrate African American Women as artists and activists in New Mexico. #BurqueNoir.
WHEN: Sunday, March 26, 7 – 9p
WHERE: Las Puertas Event Center, 1521 1st Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $5 – $20 Suggested Donation
PRESENTED BY: #BurqueNoir
CONTACT: 303.901.3021

Spanish Colonial Colcha Embroidery Class – march 26

WHAT: Learn the historic embroidery technique specific to colonial New Mexico and southern Colorado in this three-hour class. A project design, instruction, fabric, needle and yarns are provided to produce your own piece of history. The instructor is a juried Spanish Market Artist, who has exhibited widely in New Mexico and most recently in China.
WHEN: Saturday, March 26, 1 – 4p
WHERE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Pete Dominici Building, 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $50
PRESENTED BY: Annette Gutierrez-Turk, Colchera
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: Annette Gutierrez-Turk 505.238.7654

Women, Wine and Wellness: A Mindful Brunch – march 26

WHAT: Join us at Farm & Table for a three-course, wine-paired brunch while experiencing mindfulness and gratitude. Guided by mindfulness expert Lara Patriquin and gratitude specialist Antonia Montoya, this brunch will include seasonal dishes by Farm & Table’s executive chef Carrie Eagle and pastry chef Tracy Johnson, with paired wines selected by curator Amy Haas. We will explore incorporating mindfulness and gratitude in everyday tasks such as eating, drinking, walking, and engaging with others.
WHEN: Saturday, March 26, 1p
WHERE: Farm & Table, 8917 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
COST: $45
PRESENTED BY: Lara Patriquin, Chef Carrie Eagle, Chef Tracy Johnson, Antonia Montoya, Aimee Conlee, and Cherie Montoya
PARTNERS:  The Mindful Center, Michelle DuVal and Lara Patriquin, Antonia Montoya of Our Gratitude Collective, Aimee Conlee of Sol Harvest Farm, and Cherie Montoya of Farm & Table
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: Farm & Table 505.503.7124

Guardians of the Discarded, one-day assemblage workshop – march 26

WHAT: In this workshop you will learn how to make an eclectic free standing figurative assemblage with only two pieces of wood & a few of your favorite treasures! You will learn the nuts & bolts of assemblage, composition, cold connecting & exciting new ways to distress wood & metal surfaces, I will teach you how to make beautiful clay faces, and how to make a mold of just about anything.
WHEN: Saturday, March 26, 9:30a – 4:30p
WHERE: Art on Broadway, 1910 Broadway NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $95 +  $25 kit fee & you will need to bring some supplies. Please visit www.leighannalight.com for more information.
PRESENTED BY: Leighanna Light
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: www.leighannalight.com or 505.369.4777

Blue Corn Live: Women in Restaurants – march 27

WHAT: Blue Corn Live – NM’s only live food podcast – invites inspiring local female food professionals to share their stories from the front lines of the restaurant industry. Women are leaders in kitchens and restaurants across the country, but many female restaurant workers have faced sexism and even sexual harassment on the job. Join our live discussion about the challenges women face in both the back and front of the house. We’ll also celebrate local leaders who are running successful restaurants and get their advice on how to succeed in the restaurant industry.
WHEN: Sunday, March 27, 11a – 12:30p
WHERE: Therapy, 119 Gold Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Blue Corn Live
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: Blue Corn Live

Birds Gone Wild, one-day tin assemblage workshop – march 27

WHAT: In this workshop you will learn basic assemblage, composition & cold connecting techniques, as well as how to let go of perfection & let loose! You will leave with at least 3 unique tin birds, approximately 8 x 5 inches.
WHEN: Sunday, March 27, 9:30a – 4:30p
WHERE: Art on Broadway, 1910 Broadway NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $95 +  $15 kit fee & you will need to bring some supplies. Please visit www.leighannalight.com for more information.
PRESENTED BY: Leighanna Light
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: www.leighannalight.com or 505.369.4777

Feast for the Senses: POP-UP Dinner – march 29
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WHAT: Join us at the table as we take you on an exploration of creativity during this pop-up dinner. In the unique gallery setting, music, art, poetry, theater and/or dance are integrated with the culinary arts. Presented by edible Santa Fe and Farm & Table, the menu prepared by Chef Carrie Eagle will push the limits of the sensory experience.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 29, 7 – 9p
WHERE: SCA Contemporary at Sanitary Tortilla Factory, 403 2nd St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: $75 per person
PRESENTED BY: edible Santa Fe and Farm & Table
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: ediblepopup.com or 505.212.0791

CANCELLED: Creative Salon: Build community & find points of creative intersections – march 30
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WHAT: The Creative Salon scheduled for March 30th has been CANCELLED. Please join us at the event listed below, Pay It Forward: Cultivating Sustainable Practices through Women’s Leadership at TRICKLOCK AT 7pm.
CONTACT: Shelle Sanchez – svansanchez(at)gmail.com

Pay It Forward: Cultivating Sustainable Practices through Women’s Leadership – march 30

WHAT: A group discussion and mapping experiment hosted by female Artistic and Executive Directors in the Arts in Albuquerque. Some questions to ponder: What are the challenges we face as leaders in the arts? How do we change the culture for future female leaders and invest in their success through sustainable practices?
WHEN: Wednesday, March 30, 7:00 – 8:30p
WHERE: Tricklock Performance Laboratory, 110 Gold Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: Free
PRESENTED BY: Juli Hendren and Hannah Kauffmann
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: Tricklock Company or 505.414.3738

RALLY – How We Gather: LANDING – march 31
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WHAT: Celebrate the beauty of the RALLY and how we gather. Artists, scientists, community organizers, community organizers, computer gurus and balloon pilots examine the idea of: Hey, let’s get together. Join the conversation about gathering to create – and the joys and challenges of collaboration.
LANDING: Project Celebration: A Landing Party with live music, food, beer, art making, and balloon-glow in celebration of gathering and creativity. Presenters and partners include Allison Smith Designs, Girl’s Day UP-Balloon Pilots, Graft Gallery, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Maple Street Dance, National Weather Service, Natural History Museum, Santa Fe Botanical Gardens, Shastyn Photography & Design Studio, Siarza Social Digital, ECKO Poets, Graft Gallery, UNM Social Sciences.
WHEN: Thursday, March 31, 5 – 8p
WHERE: Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, 9201 Balloon Museum Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113
COST: $15 suggested donation
PRESENTED BY: Balloon Museum
CONTACT and RESERVATIONS: balloonmuseum.com or 505.768.6034

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