It's week forty-three of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week enjoy a sparkling wine tasting at Slate Street Cafe, watch the classic spanish film El Gran Calavera at the National Hispanic Cultural Center and stop by the Winter Bird and Bat Festival at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
Monday, January 5
Exhibition: We Are New Mexico- Portraits & Profiles by Wes Naman
This exhibit from Wes Naman and a team of renowned artists and writers visited 20 cities in 20 days to capture five-hundred portraits and the accompanying stories of those people who make our beloved state like no other place in the world.
Tuesday, January 6
Sparkling Wine Tasting
Just because the holidays are over doesn't mean you can't still enjoy some sparkling wines. Join us for our first tasting of 2015. As always, each guest receives 3 generous tastes and an appetizer prepared especially for this tasting.
Wednesday, January 7
Vegas Nights Featuring DJ Kriscut
Santa Ana Star Casino is bringing world famous resident DJs from Sin City's hottest and most prestigious nightclubs to The Stage during Vegas Nights. Every Saturday, a resident DJ from one of Las Vegas's nightclubs like MGM Grand's Hakkasan and Wynn's XS Nightclub will take the stage and bring Vegas vibes and beats to the 505.
Thursday, January 8
Luis Buñuel en México Film Series: El Gran Calavera
This film series features the work of acclaimed Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel. Buñuel's second, rarely screened Mexican film is a hilarious send-up of Mexico's nouveau riche on the eve of the post-war petroleum boom. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Friday, January 9
Lecture: Chelyabinsk Meteorite and Other Stories of Destructive Impacts and Airbursts on Earth
Come and hear the full story of the Chelyabinsk Meteorite and related research from our New Mexico expert on planetary impacts and global catastrophies. Dr. Boslough's research on airbursts challenged the conventional view of asteroid collision risk and is now widely accepted by the scientific community.
Saturday, January 10
Winter Bird and Bat Festival
The festival will offer a speaker program focusing on habitats, migration patterns, identification, and behavior of birds and bats in New Mexico. The day will also include guided bird and nature walks, live birds and bats with Wildlife Rescue and others, and activities for children.
The talented Christa Obuchowski from Aromabotanica in Santa Fe will be teaching a workshop focused healing and simple products to combat stress and burnout to get your body back into balance using local herbs, roots and essential oils. Learn what it takes to combat the winter blues and help build immunity for the season.