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2015-2016 Season

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24th Annual 4th of July Celebration

Jul 4, 2016 - 11:00am
Free outdoor festival featuring family entertainment, a lineup of some of New Mexico’s favorite bands, water slide and jump balloons, BBQ and food for sale, and NM Tech’s Famous Fireworks Display at Dark. Read more...
24th Annual 4th of July Celebration

Missoula Children's Theatre: The Princess and the Pea

Jun 18, 2016 - 1:00pm
Watch Socorro's youth star in a professionally produced adaptation of the beloved story! This ain’t your grandma’s PRINCESS AND THE PEA. We think you will enjoy its twists and turns. Read more...
Missoula Children's Theatre: The Princess and the Pea

Missoula Children's Theatre: The Princess and the Pea Auditions

Jun 13, 2016 - 10:00am
A twist on the classic tale, starring Socorro's youth! No experience is needed to audition, just a smile! Open to students grades 1-12. Read more...
Missoula Children's Theatre: The Princess and the Pea Auditions

Santa Fe Opera Apprentices on Tour

Apr 26, 2016 - 7:30pm
Rising star opera singers perform "Unshakeable," an original operetta incorporating language from some of William Shakespeare's iconoic works, in a modern romantic comedy. Read more...
Santa Fe Opera Apprentices on Tour

Cirque Zuma Zuma

Apr 15, 2016 - 7:30pm
Audiences and critics in Europe and Australia agree – Cirque Zuma Zuma is unlike anything they have ever seen before. Many describe it as an African-style Cirque du Soleil; such is the standard of the performers and the quality of the show’s live musical score. Read more...
Cirque Zuma Zuma

Barrage 8

Apr 1, 2016 - 7:30pm
Barrage 8 is the latest project from John Crozman, Dean Marshall and Tony Moore, the original creators of the hit show Barrage. Utilizing the same energy, panache and innovative stage performance that Barrage was known for, Barrage 8 features all the instruments in the modern string family. The "8" in the name represents a re-imagining of the string octet: 4 violins, 2 violas, cello and double bass. This instrumentation drives a rich and powerful sonic palette that further explores the musical diversity in the Barrage 8 compositions and arrangements. Read more...
Barrage 8

Presidential Chamber Music Series IV: Piano Trios

Mar 21, 2016 - 7:30pm
Willy Sucre on viola will be joined by Jerilyn Jergensen on violin and Cullan Bryant on piano to perform Mendelssohn: Trio for Violin , Viola and Piano in C minor and Brahms: Trio for Violin, Viola and piano in E flat Op. 40. Read more...
Presidential Chamber Music Series IV: Piano Trios

State St. Ballet's "Carmen"

Mar 10, 2016 - 7:30pm
By melding familiar storylines with exciting dance movement and multi-media visuals, State Street Ballet gives each tale a modern, passionate and unique twist. This inspiring mix of movement, music, lighting, scenery and acting is successfully reaching new audiences, introducing dance as mainstream entertainment while honoring classical training, style and tradition. Read more...
State St. Ballet's "Carmen"

MarchFourth!

Feb 25, 2016 - 7:30pm
A booty-shaking, genre-breaking big band with a kaleidoscope of stilt walkers, acrobats, dancers & vaudeville-style performers who tour the country, year-round, stealing the festival wherever they appear, taking audiences on a joy-inducing, soul-stirring journey that defies categorization. Word on the street: You have to see it to believe it! Read more...
MarchFourth!

Hooking Up With The Second City

Feb 13, 2016 - 7:30pm
The Second City knows a few things about love – we’ve been looking at and laughing about relationships for over 55 years. Hooking Up With The Second City makes mirth out of missed connections, girls​’ ​night out adventures and all the crazy things we do for love. This gaspingly funny revue is a modern mix of romance, rancor and everything in between. Read more...
Hooking Up With The Second City

20th Annual Community Arts Party

Feb 6, 2016 - 10:00am
Hands-on Arts Workshops for all ages! Typical workshops include: Center-Piece Group Project by Founding Artist Rebecca Taylor Titus, aka Rodaki Deiner; Mr. Squiggly Coloring Me Pages; Tie-Dye; Pottery Wheel; Play Dough; Candle Dipping; Weaving; Masks; Jewelry; Sculpture; Banners; Valentine Cards; Decoupage; Cornstarch Mush; and lots more!!! Read more...
20th Annual Community Arts Party

Street Corner Symphony

Jan 29, 2016 - 7:30pm
Street Corner Symphony, a six-man acappella group from Nashville, TN, came to international notoriety as finalists in NBC's all-vocal competition "The Sing-Off." As experts in multiple styles of music, SCS are comfortable moving between most any genre of music, from rock and pop to barbershop, gospel and much more, appealing to young and old alike. The men of SCS have performed around the world, giving benefits, clinics, and concerts, as well as recording two full albums and numerous singles. The six men of Street Corner Symphony are Adam Chance, Mark McLemore, and Kurt Zimmerman, along with brothers Jeremy, Jonathan, and Richie Lister. Read more...
Street Corner Symphony

Presidential Chamber Music Series III: "Einstein's Violin"

Jan 18, 2016 - 7:30pm
Willy Sucre and Krzysztof Zimowski on violins, will be joined by Shanti Randall, viola, Lisa Donald, cello, and actor Thomas Schuch portraying Albert Einstein, to perform excerpts from Einstein's favorite string quartets by Haydn, Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven. Read more...
Presidential Chamber Music Series III: "Einstein's Violin"

Mariachi Christmas

Dec 12, 2015 - 7:30pm
Swirling dresses, lively violins, and the sights and sounds of folkloric dancing accompanies the clear peal of trumpets in our holiday tradition, Mariachi Christmas. The show rings in the holiday season with exuberant mariachi music and dance to represent the traditions of Mexico at Christmastime. Read more...
Mariachi Christmas

NDI-NM "Rollin' on the Rio"

Dec 11, 2015 - 7:00pm
Socorro County youth dance in a gala culmination performance of three weeks of intense dance instruction. NDI-NM teaches excellence, discipline, team work, self-esteem, theatre, dance and music, physical fitness, healthy eating, and more than anything, to always Do Your Best! This is NDI's 19th year in Socorro, one of their longest running residencies in NM. Read more...
NDI-NM "Rollin' on the Rio"

Grace Kelly Quartet

Nov 20, 2015 - 7:30pm
When it comes to saxophonist /vocalist/composer/lyricist/arranger Grace Kelly, people seem to be divided into two groups: those who marvel at her proficiency, creativity and ever-accelerating growth, and those who have yet to encounter the 23-year-old wunderkind. The ranks of the former category are growing by the day. Trumpeter and Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis was so impressed with Kelly’s three-night stand as guest of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra that he invited her to join the ensemble at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater in Washington, D.C. Harry Connick, Jr. heard Kelly in a master class on a December afternoon and brought her on stage to sit in with his band that night. Since then, Kelly has been voted "Best Jazz Act” in Boston three consecutive years in the FNX/Phoenix Best Music Poll, received the ASCAP Foundation’s Young Jazz Composers Award in 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2011 and won "Jazz Artist of the Year” at the Boston Music Awards in both 2008 and 2010. The 2009, and 2010, Downbeat Critics Poll added to her list naming her one of the "Alto Saxophone Rising Stars”, the youngest ever to be named so. Read more...
Grace Kelly Quartet

Presidential Chamber Music Series II: Piano Quartets

Nov 16, 2015 - 7:30pm
Willy Sucre on viola, will be joined by Ivonne Figueroa on piano, Guillermo Figueroa on violin, and Joanna de Keyser on cello to perform Turina: Piano Quartet in A minor Op. 67 and Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor. Read more...
Presidential Chamber Music Series II: Piano Quartets

Imago Theatre's "Zoo Zoo"

Oct 30, 2015 - 7:30pm
Imago’s shows have been described as Cirque Du Soleil-evoking acrobatics mixed with Mummenschanz-like mime, set in a unique, yet accessible, French-influenced, avant-garde playground. ZooZoo is penguins playing musical chairs, a cat trapped in a giant paper bag, hippos with insomnia, anteaters as waiters, and a madcap revue of illusion, comedy and fun that has inspired audiences nationwide. Imago has performed in China, Europe and at some of North America’s most revered festivals. Read more...
Imago Theatre's "Zoo Zoo"

Las Cafeteras

Oct 16, 2015 - 7:30pm
Las Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East LA sound and a community-focused political message. Their Afro-Mexican rhythms, zapateado & inspiring lyrics tell stories of a community who is looking for love & fights for justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles. A remix of traditional Son Jarocho sounds, LAS CAFETERAS add Afro-Caribbean marimbol and cajón, poetry in English and Spanglish, and instruments like jarana, requinto, a donkey jawbone and a wooden platform called the Tarima. Read more...
Las Cafeteras

13th Annual SocorroFest

Oct 10, 2015 - 12:00pm
Pure pleasure is on the horizon for the 13th Annual Socorrofest! Let your heart sing and toes tap to great New Mexico music at the Historic Plaza, Capitol Bar and Twisted Chile Stages with bands at most Socorro restaurants on Friday eve, and a venue shuttle, culminating on the Plaza. Read more...
13th Annual SocorroFest

Presidential Chamber Music Series I: String Quartets

Sep 28, 2015 - 7:30pm
Willy Sucre on viola, will be joined by Krzysztof Zimowski and Julanie Lee on violins, and Joan Zucker on cello to perform Beethoven: String Quartet No.11, Op.95 "Serioso" and Bartok: String Quartet No. 1 in A minor. Read more...
Presidential Chamber Music Series I: String Quartets

Joseph Hall's Elvis: "Rock & Remember"

Sep 25, 2015 - 7:30pm
Officially recognized as one of the top Elvis tribute artists in the world today, Joseph Hall has won many awards during his career as a performer. Joseph Hall has been paying tribute to the legacy of Elvis Presley since 2006. He starred on NBC's America's Got Talent in 2008, making 6 TV appearances, viewed by more than 90 million people and placing as one of the top 10 finalists! Read more...
Joseph Hall's Elvis: "Rock & Remember"

Claire Lynch Band

Sep 11, 2015 - 7:30pm
Grammy nominee and IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year Claire Lynch has long been at the forefront of women pushing bluegrass boundaries. Her soulful songs have been recorded by Patty Loveless and Kathy Mattea and others. This stellar ensemble delivers a personable, high energy performance including tender country ballads, hard driving bluegrass, swing, and even some Southern Appalachian clog dancing. Read more...
Claire Lynch Band