Featured Events Spotlight

April 27-29, 2017
North America's largest pow wow and Native American competition featuring Indian singing and dancing with more than 3,000 participants, isles of shopping, and native foods and music.
April 29, 2017
Join the City of Albuquerque and The Barony of al-Barran, members of the Society for Creative Anachronism, for the third annual Albuquerque Renaissance Faire! Enjoy live entertainment, Faire food, drink & a Royal Feast, Children's Realm, Living History & demonstrations, unique shopping, and equestrian jousting.
Through August 27, 2017
From Billy the Kid to Breaking Bad, movies and television have portrayed and marketed our state into the present day. Guest curated by American cultural historian Paul Andrew Hutton, this pop culture exhibit includes westerns, war movies, comedy, and science fiction. IMAGE Lobby card, Kit Carson, 1928 Paramount Pictures Offset lithograph Courtesy Paul A. Hut...
Through August 31, 2017
Come cheer on the Albuquerque Isotopes in their 2017 season. The Albuquerque Isotopes are the Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.
Every Tuesday-Sunday 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm
Experience Albuquerque's top attractions...in style! Spend a day exploring with the Albuquerque Tourism & Sightseeing Factory (AT&SF) Best of ABQ City Tour. Join us on a uniquely-Albuquerque, open-air Trolley for a hop-on, hop-off guided tour experience. We'll take care of your transportation needs between Old Town, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Museum Row,...
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Concert: Arlen Asher Birthday Celebration

Outpost features our favorite multi-woodwind maestro, in concert with some of his longtime musical friends. One of New Mexico's long-standing jazz luminaries, Arlen Asher was born in 1929 in a small farming community in Missouri. He moved to Albuquerque in 1958 and, prior to becoming a full time musician, worked as an award-winning producer and announcer for KNME-TV, KOB-TV and KHFM radio. He left broadcasting to establish a private woodwind studio in 1965 and has been teaching woodwind fundamentals and jazz improvisation to hundreds of students throughout the US, ever since.Asher has appeared on numerous CD's including his own 2002 release, Another Spring and Straight Up's Live Jazz in the Desert, a top selling local jazz CD in New Mexico. At the young age of 88, Asher remains active as a performer as well as hosting "The Jazz Experience" broadcast every Monday morning on Santa Fe Public Radio station, KSFR. He'll be joined by longtime colleague, Jim Ahrend, piano; Colin Deuble, bass; John Trentacosta, drums; plus special guests.