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December 17, 2016
The 11th Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl will once again be played on the first day of the college football bowl season.
Through December 30, 2016
Experience millions of glowing, sparkling lights and over 150 dazzling light displays, animated sculptures and synchronized music light show at New Mexico’s largest walk-through holiday production. Closed December 24 and 25.
Through December 31, 2016
New Mexico's largest city observes the holiday season with notable style and festivities. Take part in the holiday celebration with coupons, centuries-old traditions and numerous events that offer something for everyone.
Through January 7, 2017
In celebration of our 10th anniversary, 516 ARTS presents DECADE, a group exhibition and series of off-site projects that draw from the diverse local, national and international artists we have worked with since we opened. This exhibition explores a wide variety of themes and practices that 516 ARTS has explored since its inception.
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Concert: Etienne Charles’ Creole Christmas

Trinidadian native, Etienne Charles has been praised for his exciting performances, thrilling compositions, and his charismatic onstage presence. Charles adds a new twist to the holidays with music from his dynamic Creole Christmas album, featuring classic selections from the Caribbean, American, and European holiday songbooks. With his unique interpretations, he shines a new light on tunes like Mighty Spoiler's classic "Father Christmas," "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town," "Tchaikovsky's "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" and "Chocolate," Donny Hathaway's "This Christmas," and two Lionel Belasco waltzes: "Juliana" and "Roses of Caracas Waltz." Joining Etienne Charles will be Godwin Lewis, saxophone; Alex Wintz, guitar; Sullivan Fortner, piano; Ben Williams, bass; & John Davis, drums.