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Want culture? Check out these events

theaterSanta Fe Opera

The 2023 season of the world renowned Santa Fe Opera runs June 30 through Aug. 26.

Tickets are $50-$336, depending on performance. Apprentice Scenes tickets (Aug. 13 and Aug. 20) run $10-$20.


  • ‘Tosca’; Sung in Italian; Opens June 30.
  • ‘The Flying Dutchman’; Sung in German; Opens July 1.
  • ‘Pelléas et Mélisande’; Sung in French; Opens July 15.
  • ‘Rusalka’; Sung in Czech; Opens July 22.
  • ‘Orfeo’; Sung in Italian; Opens July 29.



Santa Fe Playhouse
124 E. DeVargas St. Santa Fe
  • “Sweat”: Through June 10
  • “Where Did We Sit on the Bus?”: June 15-24
  • “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”: July 13-Aug. 12
  • “Bear Grease”: Aug. 16-20
  • “Fiesta Melodrama”: Aug. 23-Sept. 10



Adobe Theater
9813 Fourth NW, Albuquerque
  • “Drinking Habits”: June 2-25
  • “Marry Me a Little”: July 14-30
  • “Calendar Girls”: Sept. 1-24


Albuquerque Little Theatre
224 Pasquale SW, Albuquerque
  • “The Wizard of Oz”: June 2-25
  • “The Play That Goes Wrong”: September


Upstart Crows of Santa Fe
  • “King Lear”: June 8-18
  • “Twelfth Night”: Aug. 4-13


Vortex Theatre
2900 Carlisle NE, Albuquerque
  • “Brainpeople”: Through June 4
  • “Parfumerie”: June 22-July 9
  • “Hurricane Diane”: July 27-Aug. 13
  • “Constellations”: Aug. 24-Sept. 10


theater‘Ghhúunayúkata/To Keep Them Warm: The Alaska Native Parka’

Through April 7, 2024; Museum of International Folk Art; 706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe



‘Manuel Carrillo: Mexican Modernist’

Through Feb. 4, 2024; New Mexico Museum of Art; 107 W. Palace Ave., Santa Fe



‘Enchantorama! New Mexico Magazine turns 100′

Through Feb. 16, 2024; New Mexico History Museum; 113 Lincoln Ave., Santa Fe



‘Dictators and the Disappeared: Democracy Lost and Restored’

June 24 through February 11, 2024; Albuquerque Museum; 2000 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque



‘Radical Abstraction’

Through Oct. 30; Georgia O’Keeffe Museum; 217 Johnson St., Santa Fe



‘Nexo Entre Raíces/Nexus Between Roots’

Through Sept. 10; National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum; 1701 Fourth St. SW, Albuquerque



‘The Stories We Carry’

Through Sept. 30, 2024; IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts; 108 Cathedral Place, Santa Fe



Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum

9201 Balloon Museum Drive NE, Albuquerque



Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico

616 Central SW, Albuquerque



Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

2401 12th NW, Albuquerque



Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe



Museum of Spanish Colonial Art

750 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe



New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces



New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

1801 Mountain NW, Albuquerque



National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

601 Eubank Blvd. SE, Albuquerque



Rattlesnake Museum & Gift Shop

202 San Felipe St. NW, Albuquerque



The Turquoise Museum

400 Second St. NW, Albuquerque



Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian

704 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe



theaterLa Emi Herencia Flamenca (Flamenco Heritage)

New Mexico native La Emi kicks off the summer season of flamenco on July 5 through Oct. 8. Performances are Wednesday-Saturday and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The Benitez Cabaret at The Lodge at Santa Fe.

hhandr.com/entertainment or holdmyticket.com


Music at the ABQ BioPark

This popular summer concert series returns with 9 performances.

Friday night Zoo Music concerts are scheduled for June 2 and 16, and July 14 and 28.

Thursday night Garden Music concerts at the Botanic Garden are slated for June 8 and 22, July 6 and 20, and Aug. 3.

Pixie and the Partygrass Boys kicks off Zoo Music on June 2 while Garden Music opens with local band Felix y Los Gatos on June 8.



Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

The festival’s 50th season runs July 16-Aug. 21, presenting 44 concerts to honor the festival’s history.

This summer you can enjoy the world and U.S. premieres of works commissioned from Magnus Lindberg, Ryan Chase, Christopher Stark, Charlotte Bray, Ryan Lindveit and Angela Elizabeth Slater. The festival will also host the New Mexico premiere of a new Oboe Quartet by Festival Artistic Director Marc Neikrug.



Santa Fe Desert Chorale

This summer, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale kicks-off the season with “The Tudors and the Medici,” on July 16, July 28 and Aug. 3. Then, the chorale will explore “The American Immigrant Experience” with performances on July 23, July 29 and Aug. 4. The season concludes with “The Ecstasies Above” on July 27, July 30 and Aug. 5. The chorale will also host an “Artist Spotlight Recital” on Aug. 2.



Music from Angel Fire

The festival’s 40th season runs Aug. 17-31 with concerts in

Angel Fire, Taos and Raton.


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