Our picks for the week - Albuquerque Journal

Our picks for the week

Second City.
Second City.

Shakespeare mania is in full swing in Santa Fe through the coming week, with more events than even the most fervent Shakespeare lover could manage to attend.

But there are a few highlights you might want to consider, such as “Dames of Thrones,” an official premiere by New York’s Ducdame Ensemble of the women in Shakespeare’s plays (7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Adobe Rose Theatre, $10-$20, ticketssantafe.org) and, on noon the same day, the Santa Fe Shakespeare Society presents “Shakespeare’s Whirled,” an imaginative and comic play that shows what happens when Shakespeare and his family have to perform his works with no rehearsal (free, NM Museum of Art).

The Santa Fe Community Orchestra presents a concert of music inspired by and with readings from Shakespeare’s works, with contributions from the Ortiz Middle School Guitar Ensemble (free, 7 p.m. today, St. Francis Auditorium, NM Museum of Art), while the youth troupe Upstart Crows will present pop-up performances of scenes from some of the Bard’s plays from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the museum.

Time for Three.
Time for Three.

IMPROV GREATS: The Chicago-based troupe that gave birth to a generation or two of comic greatness is bringing its Valentine’s Day show, “Hooking Up With the Second City,” to the Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco St., at 7:30 p.m. today. You’ll never know what to expect from this group, but a good bet is that a lot of what they produce will have you laughing. Tickets are $32-$47, available through ticketssantafe.org or 988-1234, and may give you the chance to say “I knew them when … .”

GUYS WITH STRINGS: Performance Santa Fe is bringing Time for Three, a free-wheeling trio that first met as students at the Curtis Institute of Music and doesn’t announce its program until the members take the stage. Violinists Zachary DePue and Nicolas Kendall, along with double bassist Ranaan Meyer, will be at the Lensic at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday with a show that costs $20-$40. You can get tickets through performancesantafe.org or ticketssantafe.org.

OCCUPIED L.A.: That’s what “Colony,” a USA Network television show set in the “near future,” is about: folks in an occupied Los Angeles trying to win back their freedom. A couple of free episodes will be screened 7 p.m. Thursday at the Jean Cocteau Cinema, 418 Montezuma Ave., with a chance afterward to ask questions of Ryan J. Condal, the show’s creator, like, “Who the heck is occupying them, anyway?”


Albuquerque Journal and its reporters are committed to telling the stories of our community.

• Do you have a question you want someone to try to answer for you? Do you have a bright spot you want to share?
   We want to hear from you. Please email yourstory@abqjournal.com

Nativo Sponsored Content

taboola desktop

MORE ARTICLES LIKE THIS

1
Movie production facility opens at Journal plant
ABQnews Seeker
As New Mexico's film industry continues ... As New Mexico's film industry continues to boom, studio space is scarce.
2
B Ruppe MicroMuseum dedicated to history of drugstore's Barelas ...
Entertainment
The drugstore was the longest continuously ... The drugstore was the longest continuously operating drugstore in Albuquerque, founded in 1883 by German immigrant, Bernard Ruppe
3
'Each painting is an adventure' for Albuquerque artist David ...
Arts
Zaintz is showing his works alongside ... Zaintz is showing his works alongside those of Jeannie Sellmer and Reg Loving at the 'Abstract Show' at Sumner & Dene in Downtown Albuquerque
4
Juno Brewery opens in Wells Park location abandoned by ...
Blogs
In addition to beer, the brewery ... In addition to beer, the brewery is offering food that includes tapas plates, paninis, hot dogs and coffee drinks
5
Paramount+ series 'Mayor of Kingstown' explores systemic racism, corruption ...
Entertainment
Dianne Wiest is always up for ... Dianne Wiest is always up for a challenge when it comes to the projects that she picks. ...
6
Synthwave duo The Midnight touring again after releasing album ...
Entertainment
The show in Albuquerque will mark ... The show in Albuquerque will mark the band's first concert in the Duke City.
7
English rock band The Fixx releases new single, hits ...
Entertainment
Life on the road for Cy ... Life on the road for Cy Curnin is both one of rest and one of work.After more than 40 ...
8
TerraCotta Wine Bistro offers a delightful globally inspired menu ...
Dining Reviews
TerraCotta has received the annual Wine ... TerraCotta has received the annual Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for its stellar wine selections since 2018.
9
Holiday treat: Discovery+ gets into yule spirit with feature ...
Entertainment
Molly McCook and Aaron O'Connell are ... Molly McCook and Aaron O'Connell are getting in the holiday spirt early.The two actors ...
10
Las Cruces rising as filmmaking hot spot; tax incentives ...
ABQnews Seeker
Productions that film 60 miles outside ... Productions that film 60 miles outside the Albuquerque/Santa Fe corridor can get an extra 5% added