This week in Albuquerque warm up with spicy dance nights, exquisite cuisine and solo theatre performances.
Watch our weekly segment on KRQE / Fox New Mexico (Channel 13-2) on Wednesday mornings at 7:35 to stay up to date with events in Albuquerque. Then check out our ABQ365 calendar to find all the event details and use the hashtags #ABQevents and #ThingsToDoABQ to join the conversation on social media!
Nosh – a Yiddish word meaning a snack or light meal. Get your nosh on at Albuquerque’s only Jewish food festival. Back for its second year at a bigger venue, there will be plenty of delicious foods to try from vendors like Vintage 423, Chello Grill, Savoy Bar & Grill and many more! For kids 5-12 years old there is a special Kids Zone with artist-led craft projects, face painting and games. At 2:30 pm catch the Challah Bake-Off, where one competitor will be crowned the Challah King of or Queen of 2019!
Grab your dancing shoes and your favorite white outfit to dance the night away at Tablao Flamenco! Three DJ’s – Pedro, Aztech Sol and Pancho - will be spinning classic vinyl records of the best Salsa music all night long. Plus, find inspiration for new moves in a special performance by Enigma dance group.
Indulge in an eight course dining experience at CAMPO, featuring seasonal ingredients true to the Rio Grande Valley. Immerse yourself in the spirit and artistry of an open kitchen from a communal, counter-top style table. The Culinary and Beverage teams will work in tandem to guide you through the entire experience, with beverage pairings optional. The Chef’s table can accommodate up to five people, and reservations fill up fast!
Warm up your winter with baroque-era brilliance and beauty as The New Mexico Philharmonic performs some of Handel’s greatest works. Music includes selections from Messiah, Water Music and the delightful Concerto Gross Op. 6, No.5. The concert concludes with Haydn’s dynamic and graceful Farewell.
Catch one of six emotionally powerful shows at Albuquerque’s only Solo Performance Festival. Thief of Tears by Jeffery Hatcher tells the story of a beautiful Los Angeles drifter who makes her living by stealing jewelry from the dead. When she attempts to steal jewelry from her late grandmother, once promised as an inheritance, she discovers more secrets than she had ever imagined.
Kick of 2019 with a fantastic five-course beer dinner. Beautiful dishes prepared in Steel Bender’s scratch kitchen are thoughtfully paired with several of their barrel-aged, bottle-conditioned beers. From Tuna Tartar paired with Ingenio to a Pecan Tart paired with Bullet’s Stash – it’s sure to be a delicious evening. Throughout the night you will have an opportunity to meet the head brewer, chef and sommelier – the masterminds behind it all.
Check out this exhibition that takes a unique look at the relationship between art and money, with local and international artists turning assumptions upside down to re-examine society’s relationship to money and daily life. Many pieces use wit and satire to reveal the dysfunctions of the economy. ‘Currency: What do you value?’ will be on exhibit through the end of February.