Gritty, bloody, and a wild ride every minute on the screen. The Harder They Fall, directed by Jeymes Samuel, was a brilliant experience of westerns told by a black director and cast. Filmed in New Mexico during the heights of COVID, The Harder They Fall stars Idris Alba, Jonathan Majors, Regina King, and Zazie Beetz. Nat Love (Majors) spends his life exacting revenge on a brutal outlaw, Rufus Buck (Alba). When Nat discovers Rufus is released from prison, he gathers his band o
Looking for a show that’s fetch? Popejoy Hall is proud to bring the record-breaking musical comedy, Mean Girls, to the stage, based on the hit film from December 7, 2021, to December 12, 2021, as part of the 2021-2022 Haverland Carter Broadway in New Mexico Series. Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pe
Today is the day to order your holiday books! Why? Book production and shipping are taking longer than in pre-pandemic days and research compiled in the last few months from several sources shows that more people are enjoying a good read. So books are probably on everyone’s list. For a special gift, consider checking out authors' websites for a signed copy. Or, If you don’t want to have to wait, drop in to your local bookstore. And, if you don’t have an idea for your adventur
‘Tis the season and Pro Musica is presenting two events perfect for the holiday season! A Baroque Christmas In December the Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble presents this favorite holiday tradition in the festively decorated Loretto Chapel. Step back into the eighteenth century and experience chamber music as it is meant to be heard—in an intimate, resonant, and glorious space. Kim Pineda, flute: Pineda has performed on historical flutes, recorders, and as a conductor throughout t
The Roast, as a tradition, has been an integral part of stand-up comedy’s roots. The first hosted New York Friars Club roast took place in 1949, and performers have been bad-mouthing each other ever since. Recently, roast battles--where two comedians are paired together and square off with rounds of insults and full judged scorekeeping--have become popular. While you can regularly see these battles on Comedy Central, Albuquerque also has their roast battle shows around town!
The Harwood Museum of Art is pleased to announce its Fall 2021 exhibitions of Remote Possibilities: Digital Landscapes from the Thoma Foundation Collection and Gus Foster: Panoramic Photographs of Northern New Mexico. These exhibitions investigate contemporary artists’ use of digital and analog technologies in their representation of both natural and cultural landscapes and the passage of time. An opening celebration for both exhibitions takes place on October 22, 2021. “Thes
Balloons took flight in October for the 49th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. It was a welcome return after the event was postponed in 2020 due to COVID. While there three cancelled sessions due to weather, more than 540 balloons were flying through Albuquerque’s blue skies during the event. Tom Garrity, Media Director of the Balloon Fiesta and President of The Garrity Group, was excited to see the community support. “The energy around the community has just r