Nov 192014
 
Taos, Especially Magical at Christmas

Share It! This remote village on a high desert plain is especially magical at Christmas, thanks to its rich mix of cultural traditions. Not to miss: historic Ledoux Street all lit up with luminarias (paper lanterns); the ceremonial reenactments of Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter, called posadas; and the dramatic American Indian Christmas Eve celebration that takes over the main square in Taos Pueblo. Plus, visitors can ski all day long on Christmas Day at Taos Ski Resort, 18 miles away. Near the town square, El Monte Sagrado Living [Read More]

Nov 192014
 
Santa Fe Canyon Road Farolito Walk

Share It!One of Santa Fe’s most beloved holiday traditions, the Canyon Road Farolito Walk, lights up the hearts and souls of thousands who promenade this famous path on Christmas Eve.   Small, sand-filled, paper bags illuminated with votive candles line the historic neighborhood streets and adobe walls. Carolers gather around the farolitos (Spanish for paper lantern; diminutive of farol, lantern; from faro, lighthouse, lantern; from Latin pharus, from Pharus, Pharos) or luminarias (small bonfires), and sing for joy as they warm themselves, and our hearts, from the cold night.   [Read More]

Nov 192014
 
Silver City Museum’s Victorian Christmas Open House

Share It!Ring in the Holiday Season at the Silver City Museum’s Victorian Christmas Open House on Thursday, December 11, 2014, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm The halls are decked, spiced cider is warming, the traditional cookies are baked and musicians are tuning up for the Silver City Museum’s 30th Annual Victorian Christmas Open House on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Presented in the sharing spirit of early community celebrations, the event is set in the museum’s historic H. B. Ailman House at 312 West [Read More]

Nov 182014
 
Rio Grande Theatre Calendar of Events December 2014

Share It!Rio Grande Theatre Calendar of Events December 2014   Tuesday, December 2 El Paso Pro-Musica presents Catalyst String Quartet 7:30 pm El Paso Pro-Musica brings one of the most exciting string quartets on tour today to the Rio Grande Theatre. Hailed by the New York Times at their Carnegie Hall debut as “invariably energetic and finely burnished…playing with earthy vigor,” the Catalyst Quartet, winners of the Gianni Bergamo Classical Music Award 2012 (Switzerland), is comprised of top Laureates and alumni of the internationally acclaimed Sphinx Competition. Tickets are $25 [Read More]

Nov 182014
 
Amahl and the Night Visitors at the Rio Grande Theatre

Share It!DOÑA ANA LYRIC OPERA and DOÑA ANA ARTS COUNCIL Present Amahl and the Night Visitors at the Rio Grande Theatre Saturday & Sunday, December 13 & 14, 2014       November 17, 2014 – The Doña Ana Lyric Opera and the Doña Ana Arts Council celebrate the season with Amahl and the Night Visitors the one-act opera by Gian Carlo Menotti, directed by Jessica Medoff and Annie Pennies, about a young boy who learns that gifts come in all shapes and sizes. Originally aired on television in 1951, [Read More]

Nov 182014
 
Ring in the New Year with the Legendary Little Anthony at the Rio Grande Theatre

Share It!Ring in the New Year with the Legendary Little Anthony at the Rio Grande Theatre, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 November 17, 2014 – The Doña Ana Arts Council welcomes 2015 with an intimate evening in the company of Jerome Anthony Gourdine, better known as Little Anthony, delivering his one-man show celebrating 56 years in show business. On tour to promote the release of his new book, “Little Anthony: My Journey, My Destiny,” by Arlene Krieger, Anthony will regale audiences with a nostalgic look back at the golden age of [Read More]

Nov 182014
 
Las Cruces - A Charlie Brown Christmas with Jazz Pianist

Share It!The DOÑA ANA ARTS COUNCIL Continues its 2014/15 Performance Series with Jazz Pianist David Benoit Performing A Charlie Brown Christmas, Friday, December 19, 2014. November 17, 2014 – The Doña Ana Arts Council proudly continues its 2014/2015 Performance Series with Grammy-nominated jazz pianist, composer and producer David Benoit, who will celebrate the holidays with the iconic jazz from Charles Schultz’ Peanuts specials. Revive that wonderful Christmas feeling with Vince Guaraldi’s perennial Peanuts tunes, featuring classics like “Linus and Lucy” and “Christmas Time Is Here,” while the beloved animated classic [Read More]

Nov 182014
 
Celebrate the Sounds of the Season with the Santa Fe Opera Holiday Show

Share It!Celebrate the Sounds of the Season with the Santa Fe Opera Holiday Show at the Rio Grande Theatre Las Cruces Friday, December 5, 2014 November 17, 2014 – As a special gift to the citizens of Las Cruces, the Santa Fe Opera Educational Department and the Doña Ana Arts Council present a free holiday concert, featuring arias, songs of the season, musical theater selections and sacred music. Performed by up-and-coming opera stars and accompanied by SFO Musical Director Kirt Pavitt, the Santa Fe Opera Community Concerts have become an [Read More]

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