January 2018

What’s Going On? – Santa Fe – January 2018


Jan. 6–13, 6 pm

IAIA Winter Readers’ Gathering

IAIA Library and Tech Center, 83 Avan Po Rd.

Free nightly readings by noted authors, faculty and MFA students at the Institute of American Indian Arts. 505.424.2365, jdavis@iaia.edu, www.iaia.edu


Jan. 8, 6 pm

Athabascan Migration and Jicarilla Apache History

SF Women’s Club, 1616 Old Pecos Trail

SW Seminars presentation by Dr. Sunday Eiselt. $15. 505.466.2775, southwestseminar@aol.com, SouthwestSeminars.org


Jan. 9–Feb. 20, 5:30 pm

Development without Displacement

Community conversations. 1/9: Health. SFCF, 501 Halona St; 1/23: Education. Higher Ed. Center, 1950 Siringo Rd; 2/6: Art. Wise Fool NM, 1131 Siler Rd. B; 2/20: Investment. Jean Cocteau Theater, 418 Montezuma Ave. Presented by Chainbreaker, SFCC, NM Health Equity Partnership, Earth Care. 505.989.3858, www.chainbreaker.org


Jan. 13, 12–1:30 pm

La Academia de la Nueva Raza

NM History Museum, SF Plaza

Gallery talk with Enrique Lamadrid, Professor Emeritus of Spanish at UNM will speak about the NM-based group that aimed to rejuvenate Hispanic culture within a context of homeland. Free with museum admission. Media.newmexicoculture.org/event3274/la-academia-de-la-nueva-raza


Jan. 15, 10 am–3:30 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Youth Summit

Earth Care, Zona del Sol, 6600 Valentine Way

Help create a plan to address your family & community needs. Meet community leaders in climate justice, education, immigrant rights, Native rights and anti-racism. 505.983.6896, Earthcarenm.org


Jan. 18, 11 am–1 pm

One Thousand Kids March

NM State Capitol, 300 Don Gaspar Ave.

Invest in Kids Now coalition will gather to advocate high-quality early childhood education programs. www.facebook.com/events/132195914127639/


Jan. 19–20

Firerock: Pass the Spark

Adobe Rose Theatre, 1213 B Parkway Dr.

Live performances of a mythical, family-friendly musical in support of clean water, air and energy: 1/19, 7:30 pm; 1/20, 3 pm, 7:30 pm; Community engagements: 1/6, 2–5 and 1/20, 4:30 pm (renewable energy/climate justice discussion following matinee) www.firerockmusical.com, tickets: 505.629.8688, www.brownpapertickets.com


Jan. 22–Feb. 23, 2018

NM Environmental Job Training

SFCC, 6401 Richards Ave.

Intensive training program funded by an EPA grant, which covers training costs for unemployed, underemployed, low-income applicants or veterans who are accepted into the program. Graduates receive federal and state certifications in areas such as hazardous waste and emergency response, CPR and first aid, forklift operator and OSHA construction standards. Info: 505.428.1866, janet.kerley@sfcc.edu. Applications: www.sfcc.edu/programs/environmental-job-training


Jan. 22, 6:30 pm

Horse Shelter Benefit

Restaurant Martin, 526 Galisteo

Five-course meal by Chef Martin Rios. $150. 505.471.6179, www.thehorseshelter.org


Jan. 23

NM Food and Farms Day

NM Legislature

Local Food and Farm to School Awards honoring innovative initiatives around our local food economy. NM Food & Agriculture Policy Council. 505.660.8403, pam@farmtotablenm.org


Jan. 25, 9–11 am

SF Food Policy Council

Kitchen Angels Conference Room

1222 Siler Rd.

Public meeting. The council is devoted to creating and maintaining a regional food system that provides safe and nutritious food at reasonable prices. 505.660.8403, pam@farmtotablenm.org


Jan. 25, 9 am–12 pm

Acequia Day at the Legislature

The Roundhouse, State Capitol

Acequias from around NM will stand together in support of protecting water. 505.955.9644, www.lasacequias.org


Jan. 27, 12–2:30 pm

Souper Bowl XXIV

Santa Fe Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy

Sample unlimited soups from dozens of local chefs in this fundraiser for the Food Depot. Advance tickets: $30. $35 at the door. $10: ages 6–12; 5 & under free. Ticketssantafe.org, 505.471.1633, thefooddepot.org


Feb. 9, 16 Openings

Suzan Harjo Family Collection

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

108 Cathedral Pl.

Pieces created by major contemporary Native artists. 2/16: Without Boundaries–Visual Conversations. An exploration of issues ranging from decolonization to climate change with works that encourage social action. 505.983.1777, iaia.edu/museum


Feb. 10, 2–4 pm

Reconnect Café

Genoveva Chávez Center

Community dialogue with mayoral and city council candidates on government policy, business and local economy, energy efficiency, climate change, food and water, biodiversity, cultural diversity and social change. Presented by Reconnect-Today (www.reconnect-today.org) and Local Futures (www.localfutures.org).


Through Feb. 11

Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest

NM History Museum, SF Plaza

Exhibit spans the 1960s and ’70s exploring the influx of young people to NM and the collision of cultures. Archival footage, oral histories, photography, ephemera and artifacts. Curated by Jack Loeffler and Meredith Davidson. http://nmhistorymuseum.org/calendar.php?


Feb. 15 Application Deadline

Truth & Reconciliation

From Sept. 2018 through Aug. 2019, the SF Art Institute will bring together 70 artists, creative practitioners, content experts and innovative thinkers from all over the world to explore how uncovering and acknowledging the truth can be used as a means of reconciliation. https://sfai.org/truthreconciliation/


Feb. 17, 7 pm

Nuestra Música

The Lensic

505.988.1234, Lensic.org


Through Feb. 28

Artists in Residence Program

Lobbies of Santa Fe Hotels

NM artists in 16 hotels bring art—from painters to jewelry makers to potters— directly to SF visitors. For a list of hotels and the artists’ schedules, visit Santafe.org/artistsinresidence


March 15, 7:30 pm

The New Golden Age of Latin Music

The Lensic

GlobalFest on the Road. Las Cafeteras from Los Angeles; 2017 Latin Grammy winner, the all-female Flor de Toloache; and NM’s own, Nosotros. $22-$46. 505.988.1234, http://tickets.ticketssantafe.org/single/EventDetail.aspx?p=4467


Sundays, 11 am

Journey Santa Fe Conversations

Collected Works Books, 202 Galisteo St.

1/7: Sen. Peter Wirth on the upcoming legislative session; 1/14: Fred Nathan, president, Think NM, on new initiative to improve NM schools; 1/21: Melynn Schuyler, exec. dir., YouthWorks, which assists disadvantaged youth through education and employment training; 1/28: Richard Bailey, Ph.D., president of Northern NM College; 2/4: Simon Romero, NM-based NY Times correspondent. Hosts: Alan Webber, Bill Dupuy and James Burbank. Free. www.journeysantafe.com


Sundays, 10 am–4 pm

Railyard Artisan Market

Adjacent to the Farmers’ Market, 1607 Paseo de Peralta (& Guadalupe)

Art & gift galéría by local artists and crafters. 505.983.4098, https://santafefarmersmarket.com/railyard-artisan-market/



Poeh Cultural Center & Museum

78 Cities of Gold Rd., Pueblo of Pojoaque

In T’owa Vi Sae’we: The People’s Pottery. Tewa Pottery from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. Nah Poeh Meng: 1,600-sq.-ft. core installation highlighting the works of Pueblo artists and Pueblo history. Poehcenter.org



El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe

555 Camino de la Familia

Rotating exhibits, community programs and performances designed to preserve Hispanic culture. Elmuseocultural.org


Tues., Sat., 8 am-1 pm

SF Farmers’ Market

1607 Paseo de Peralta (& Guadalupe)

Northern NM farmers & ranchers offer fresh tomatoes, greens, root veggies, cheese, teas, herbs, spices, honey, baked goods, body-care products and much more. santafefarmersmarket.com



Santa Fe Children’s Museum

1050 Old Pecos Trail

Interactive exhibits and activities. 505.989.8359, Santafechildrensmuseum.org


Fridays, 2 pm

Indian Arts Research Center Docent-Led Tours

School for Advanced Research, 660 García St.

Collection of nearly 12,000 pieces of Native American art. $15/free to members. 505.954.7272, www.sarweb.org


Sat., 8 am–4 pm

Randall Davey Audubon Center

1800 Upper Canyon Rd.

Striking landscapes and wildlife. Bird walks, hikes, tours of the Randall Davey home. 505.983.4609, http://nm.audubon.org/landingcenter-chapters/visiting-randall-davey-audubon-center-sanctuary


Sat., 8 am–3pm; Sun. 9 am–4 pm

Winter Market

El Museo Cultural, 555 Camino de la Familia

Art, antiques, folk & tribal art, books, jewelry, beads, glass, rugs and more. 505.250.8969



Santa Fe Botanical Garden

715 Camino Lejo, Museum Hill

Living museum on 14 acres. Ojos y Manos, Orchard Gardens, The Courtyard Gardens and the Arroyo Trails. Santafebotanicalgarden.org


Registration Open

Foundations of Herbalism

250-hour intensive, bioregional program using local plants to heal. Milagro School of Herbal Medicine. 505.820.6321, info@milagroherbs.com



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