#365DaysOfEvents: Festival Flamenco, Summer Nights Concert, Father's Day Fiesta Edition
It's week fourteen of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week offers a wide variety of events. Throughout the week enjoy the Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque, catch a classic movie at the KiMo Theatre and celebrate Father's Day at the ABQ BioPark. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
One to Watch this Week
Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque
Festival Flamenco International de Alburquerque is distinguished as the most important and longest standing flamenco event outside of Spain, Festival Flamenco is a true celebration of cultural exchange and of course, flamenco. Experience spectacular performances by world-class performers of flamenco and workshops.
Monday, June 9
Festival Flamenco Performance: Farruquito y Campania
Part of the Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque, this performance transports us to a traditional and magical universe, an art of celebration of life, in which the dancer and his musicians are the center of the artistic creation.
Tuesday, June 10
Twilight Tour at the Zoo
Experience the sights and sounds of the Zoo at twilight! Observe interesting animal behavior while taking a tour of the Zoo in a small group led by your personal guide. Tours will occur rain or shine. Meet at the front of the zoo.
Wednesday, June 11
Marilyn Monroe Film Series: All About Eve
Aspiring actress Eve Harrington maneuvers her way into the lives of Broadway star Margo Channing, playwright Lloyd Richards and director Bill Sampson. This classic story of ambition and betrayal has become part of American folklore. Starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter and Marilyn Monroe.
Thursday, June 12
Summer Nights Concert Series: Nosotros
Part of the ABQ BioPark Summer Nights Concert Series, Nosotros seamlessly combines Latin rhythms with the elements of Flamenco, Jazz, Salsa, and Rock, creating an original sound that is unmistakably unique. During the concert, stroll the grounds, enjoy a magic show, and check out the Garden's model train.
Friday, June 13
Performance: Les Miserables
In 19th century France, Jean Valjean is released from 19 years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a life-long struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways.
Saturday, June 14
Mayor Richard J. Berry invites you to a blazin' Summerfest in the Albuquerque Heights, with hot, live entertainment from several bands including the national headliner, The Cherry Poppin' Daddies. Enjoy food and drink specials from local vendors, family activities, and more! So, come get your fest on in the Heights this summer!
Sunday, June 15
Father's Day Fiesta at the Zoo
Bring Dad to listen to some great Latin music and have a wild time! There will be booths from local businesses and prize giveaways. Catch the free park-and-ride (details below) to avoid the traffic!