#365DaysOfEvents: NM Italian Film & Culture Festival, Cirque du Soleil, Balloon Rally Edition
It's week forty-seven of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival begins, Cirque du Soleil performs in Albuquerque and spend Valentines Day weekend at the Friends & Lovers Balloon Rally. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
Monday, February 9
NM Italian Film & Culture Festival Screening: Che Strano Chiamarsi Federico
Director Ettore Scola pays tribute to his beloved friend and colleague, Italy's cherished and cinematic master, Federico Fellini. Through a mosaic of inventive visuals and rich memoir storytelling, Scola lovingly brings Fellini's story to life.
Tuesday, February 10
On the Map Exhibition: Strata
Strata is a solo exhibition of collages, works on paper, and a selection of models by internationally acclaimed architect Antoine Predock. Antoine Predock has been designing international projects since 1967 when he first established his studio here in Albuquerque, NM.
Wednesday, February 11
Performance: Cirque du Soleil - Varekai
Cirque du Soleil brings its show Varekai to the Santa Ana Star Center. Directed by Dominic Champagne, this production pays tribute to the nomadic soul, to the spirit and art of the circus tradition, and to those who quest with infinite passion along the path that leads toVarekai.
Thursday, February 12
Lecture: The Rio Grande and Its Food Webs
Food webs are used by biologists to describe relationships among predators and their prey linked together by food chains. There are several different ways to understand food webs and how they change over time. Join Dr. Burdett as she discusses her research about variability in New Mexico's largest river with an emphasis on the aquatic invertebrate fauna who make the river their home.
Friday, February 13
Comedy Performance: What Women Really Want From Men
Max Krause, comedy magician and mentalist is teaming up with Albuquerque author Melanie Rubin to present an innovative comedy performance of magic and mystery based on Rubin's new book: What Women Really Want From Men: A Step by Step Dating Manual.
Saturday, February 14
Friends & Lovers Balloon Rally
Bring your family, a warm cup of coffee or hot chocolate, and enjoy the view as a close-knit group of local balloon pilots launch up to 135+ hot air balloons.
New Mexico Philharmonic Classics Concert: Amalfi Coast Music Festival Protégé Series
A highlight of this season's NHCC series will be when the NMPhil becomes the first group ever to present a soloist recipient of the Mastroianni Founders Award at the Amalfi Coast Festival in concert. This performance will kick off an international partnership between the NMPhil and the Amalfi Coast Music Festival (Italy).