It's week nineteen of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week be sure to check out the Digital Latin America exhibit at 516Arts, take the family to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science for a fun Family Summer Science Night. Enjoy a chuckwagon dinner and concert at the Wildlife West Nature Park and spend Sunday afternoon at Art in the Park. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
Monday, July 14
Exhibition: Digital Latin America
Don't miss this great exhibit at 516Arts. Digital Latin America looks at the ways in which artists negotiate the complex terrain between global and local, virtual and real, and political and private, in the creation of work that proposes alternative understandings of technology, art and cultural exchange.
Tuesday, July 15
Family Summer Science Night
Your invited to this summer celebration of science at the museum, and to make it even better-everything is a $1! Enjoy Laser Light shows in our Planetarium, live music, snow cones, and over 15 museum experts on the floor with activies all night!
Wednesday, July 16
Summer Movie Series: Ratatouille
Head to the South Broadway Cultural Center for the free Summer Movie Series. This screening features Ratatouille. A rat, who can also cook, makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant. Winner of the 2007 Oscar for Best Animated Film, Ratatouille is great family fun!
Thursday, July 17
Film Screening: Bayou Maharajah-The Tragic Genius of James Booker
Bayou Maharajah is a documentary film on the life and music of New Orleans piano legend James Booker. Through interviews with friends and contemporaries, the film traces Booker's life from child prodigy to his acclaimed work as session pianist, his solo career and infamous personal life to his early death and continuing legacy. This event is part of the 9th Annual New Mexico Jazz Festival.
Friday, July 18
Exlpora Adult Night: Balancing Act
Explora isn't just for kids. Every other month, Explora opens it's door for adults only. Enjoy activities ranging from theater performances to hands-on experiments with surprising materials and live music. Bring a friend, bring a date, bring a group and enjoy Explora.
Saturday, July 19
Chuckwagon Dinner & Music Series: Holy Water and Whiskey
Enjoy a delicious Chuckwagon BBQ fest, followed by vintage western swing music by live western swing music. Enjoy hayrides, a raptor free-flight presentation and western swing music. Come early to tour the wildlife zoo and experience wildlife up close.
Sunday, July 20
Art in the Park
Spend Sunday at La Entrada Park in Corrales for Art in the Park. This monthly event features local artists,arts and crafts vendors, food and live music.