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December 1-4, 2016
Finish up your holiday shopping at one of the Holiday Shop & Strolls throughout Albuquerque.
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
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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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Performance: Shout Out Redux w. Idris Goodwin, Hakim Bellamy, Dahlak, and Michelle Otero

This event welcomes Idris Goodwin, an award winning break beat poet, playwright, essayist, and educator from Colorado, who has been featured on HBO, Sesame Street, BBC Radio and Discovery Channel. He will perform a new piece created in response to Chaz Bojorquez' new paintings on view at 516 ARTS. Albuquerque poet, Michelle Otero, through spoken word and song, revisits El Otro Lado: The Other Side - Albuquerque, an art and storytelling project presented by 516 ARTS and the Academy for the Love of Learning in 2009-2010. The evening culminates with special guest Dahlak, a Hip Hop artist, musician, actor, poet and educator from Los Angeles, who is in Albuquerque as part of his National Performance Network (NPN) residency with Outpost. Dahlak will perform an excerpt from his one-man play-spirituals about "what happens when too many Saturday nights are blended seamlessly into Sunday morning. It's for that time of the night when sobriety sets back in but the promise of salvation is still so far...'a dark gospel blue'."