It's week forty-six of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week learn about Native American painting at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, take in a concert from the Avett Brothers and sample food at the Taste of Rio Rancho. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
Monday, February 2
Presentation: Painting My Culture with Taos Pueblo Sculptor Dawning Pollen Shorty
Dawning Pollen Shorty is an award-winning sculptor of Taos Pueblo and Navajo heritage known for her expressive sculptures made from micaceous clay. She will discuss her art and upbringing in a family of artists and how her work represents her culture.
Tuesday, February 3
Dance Class: Casino/Cuban-Style Salsa and Rueda de Casino
This rich form of salsa dance is influenced by Cuban son, rumba, swing dance, mambo, chacha, and more. No experience needed for the beginning class. Taught by Sarita Streng and Nick Babic.
Wednesday, February 4
Concert: The Avett Brothers
Some of America's greatest musicians will be coming to Rio Rancho this February. The Avett Brothers combine bluegrass, country, folk, rock and roll, indie rock honky tonk and ragtime to create some of the most novel sounds of the generation.
Thursday, February 5
HAH! Happy Arte Hour
On the first Thursday of the month, the National Hispanic Cultural Center invites adults for creative fun in a relaxed, social setting which tapas for sale and a cash bar to fuel your creative juices.
Friday, February 6
On the Map Opening Reception: Impetus Seekers-Integral Innovations of Pueblo Women Artists
Presented by the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center at the KiMo Theatre Gallery, this new exhibition explores how Pueblo women artists are both custodians of tradition and a source of innovation.
Saturday, February 7
5th Annual Taste of Rio Rancho
Come taste what Rio Rancho restaurants have to offer at the 5th Annual Taste of Rio Rancho. Over 25 Rio Rancho restaurants will take part in this year's event, which will provide attendees with free samples of their signature foods while supplies last. This year's participants will showcase a sampling of the great diversity of Rio Rancho eateries.
Film Screening: A Place at the Table
Join us for this insightful documentary about hunger in America. We will be conducting food drives in participating churches and organizations throughout the week to bring awareness to this important quality of life issue in New Mexico. This event is part of New Mexico Black History Month.