Featured Events Spotlight

July 28-29, 2017
The Edgewood Arts and Music Festival is bringing you the best of bluegrass, Western Swing, Irish, Singer/Songwriter and other acoustic genres. Wildlife West's covered amphitheater and indoor venues provide shade and shelter, and plenty of seating. Enjoy workshops, contests, open jams, and other events, providing entertainment and fun for musicians and visito...
August 5-6, 2017
This antique event features over 200 dealers of fine art, antiques, Native American and Western art, rare books, ephemera, vintage guitars, old pawn, estate jewelry and more. It's the largest event of its kind in the Southwest and provides a great opportunity to shop and learn about the art of buying in the antiques and collectables markets. Better yet? Proc...
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.
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New Mexico Jazz Festival: Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet-Annual John Lewis Celebration

Praised for a "chameleonic tone that can sigh, flutter or soar" (The Los Angeles Times), trumpeter, Ambrose Akinmusire (pronounced ah-kin-MOO-sir-ee) first caught the attention of saxophonist Steve Coleman as a high school student playing in the Berkeley (California) High School Jazz Ensemble. He went on to attend the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, studying with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Terence Blanchard, and in 2007, he won the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition as well as the Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition. A recipient of the Doris Duke Impact Award in 2014, Akinmusire's forward-reaching compositions have also earned him grants from the MAP Fund and the French-American Jazz Exchange and he was a Commissioned Artist for the Monterey Jazz Festival (2015), Hyde Park Jazz Festival (2015), and the Kennedy Center (2016). Joining him tonight are Sam Harris, piano; Harish Raghavan, bass; and Justin Brown, drums.