September 2017

What’s Going On? – Albuquerque – September 2017


Sept. 7– 17

New Mexico State Fair

Louisiana and Lomas


Sept. 9, 1–6 pm


Kiva Auditorium, ABQ Convention Center

TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion on innovative ideas. $50/$25 students.


Sept. 9, 6–9 pm

IPCC 8th Annual Gala

IPCC, 2401 12th NW

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center’s Season’s of Growth Gala. Art, food, dance and history. Live and silent auctions. Fundraiser supports IPCC’s library and archives.


Sept. 13–16

MetaECHO 2017

ABQ Convention Center and Hyatt Regency

Conference will bring together health policy experts, government officials, academic leaders, funders and Project ECHO’s global partners. Poster sessions, panel discussions, TED-like talks, workshops.,


Sept. 14, 9 am–1 pm

UNM Health Sciences Center Job Fair

HSC North Campus Upper Plaza

Open to physicians, family nurse practitioners, midwives, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, nutritionists, health professional students from NM educational institutions, etc.


Sept. 18–19

The Link Between Animal Abuse and Human Violence

NHCC, 1701 4th St. SW

Biannual “Infinite Possibilities” conference hosted by Positive Links offers information and training on collaborative ways to identify, prevent and stop abuse and provide treatment for abusers. $70/$100.


September 22–23


NHCC, 1701 4th St. SW

Annual celebration of world music & culture. 20 performances by 17 acts from 5 continents on 3 stages. Tickets: 505.724.4771,


Sept. 29–Oct. 1

ABQ Ukekopelli Festival

Event Center near ABQ Marriott

NM Ukulele Festival kicks off with a concert in the style of a 1949 TV variety show. Weekend workshops for all levels of players. Sunday morning songwriting workshop for kids. Full festival pass: $115. Concert and partial weekend tickets also available.


Through September


We Are of This Place

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

2401 12th  St. NW

The Pueblo Story. A historical overview and contemporary artworks. Oct. 7–8: American Indian Arts Festival. Native dances Fri. 2 pm; Sat. & Sun. 11 am & 2 pm. $8.40/$6.40/$5.40; 505.843.7270,


Oct. 1 Early Bird Tickets deadline

Quivira Coalition Conference

Embassy Suites

“Ranching and Farming at the Radical Center.” Conference Nov. 15–17 will bring together thought leaders, agrarian innovators and land stewards.


Through Oct. 1

Summertime in Oldtown Concerts

ABQ Old Town, 303 Romero St. NW

Fri, Sat, 7–9 pm and Sundays 1–3 pm


Through Nov. 5

Outstanding in His Field: San Ysidro

NHCC Art Museum, 1701 4th St. SW

Contemporary and traditional depictions of the patron saint of farmers & gardeners. More than 65 artists. $6/$5/16 & under free.


Nov. 10–12

Indigenous Comic Con

Isleta Resort

Native and indigenous creators, illustrators, writers, designers, actors and producers of comic books, graphic novels, games, sci-fi, fantasy, film & television.


Through Nov. 11


516 Arts, 516 Central SW

Exhibition at the intersection of art and science, featuring 21 artists from around the world, emphasizing the importance of bees and other pollinators. 505.247.1445,


Through Nov. 11

Long Environmentalism in the Near North

UNM Art Museum, 1 University of NM

A collection of photos and writings by UNM professor Subhankar Banerjee. Closed Sundays and Mondays.


Nov. 17–19

4th Annual Pueblo Film Fest

IPCC, 2401 12th NW

The only film fest in the country devoted to the work of Pueblo filmmakers. Screenings, presentations and discussions. 505.843-7270,


First Sundays

NM Museum of Natural History

1801 Mountain Road

Museum admission is free to NM residents on the first Sunday of every month. 505.841.2800


Saturdays, 1 pm

Weekly Docent-led Tours

National Hispanic Cultural Center

1701 4th St. SW

Tours of different exhibits and themes in the Art Museum. $2-$3, free with museum admission. 505.246.2261,


ABQ 2030 District

A voluntary collaboration of commercial property tenants, building managers, property owners and developers; real estate, energy, and building sector professionals, lenders, utility companies; and public stakeholders such as government agencies, nonprofits, community groups and grassroots organizers. Property partners share anonymous utility data and best practices. Professional partners provide expertise and services. Public partners support the initiative as it overlaps with their own missions. Info:



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