Featured Events Spotlight

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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Event Details
  • Time: 9am-12pm
  • Admission: $10-$15

  • Location: 516 ARTS

  • 516 Central Ave S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-242-1445
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Workshop: Personal Narrative: Spoken Word with Dahlak

516 ARTS and Outpost Performance Space present a special workshop for teens and adults with NPN Resident Artist Dahlak from Los Angeles. He says, "Personal narrative is a key element in the writing of Hip Hop artists. The culture expects that emcees use lived experiences as a springboard for any topic they choose to tackle. The autobiographical, however, is usually only a foundation of the over-arching narrative." Participants will write, share and be encouraged to re-imagine their personal narratives in order to speak to their society with relevance. The goal of the workshop is to free participants from being "bound" to the facts, and instead use their imaginations to highlight parts of their stories.