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‘Atoms and Art’ happening today in Los Alamos

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Los Alamos

Feb. 1

“Atoms and Art” exhibit

“Atoms and Art” exhibit showcases renowned Pueblo artist Maria Martinez and her ties to Los Alamos history and culture.

The exhibit brings to life the extraordinary intersection of history, culture and art — despite remarkably different backgrounds — that occurred between Brode and Martinez, a Native American artist, during the Manhattan Project. The “Atoms and Art” Exhibit will focus largely on the historic dance held with Pueblo members and Los Alamos residents that occurred at San Ildefonso in December of 1945.

In celebration, the opening of the exhibit will feature opening ceremonies performed by a Pueblo elder. Members of Bernice Brode’s extended family will also be in attendance to celebrate the exhibit’s opening. The exhibit will be at the Los Alamos History Museum, 1050 Bathtub Row. Opening of the exhibit will take place from 4 to 6 p.m.

For more information, visit visitlosalamos.org.

Artesia

Feb. 7

The Ugly Duckling

Lightwire Theater brings a classic tale to the modern stage of the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., in an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Lined with electroluminescent wire, the beloved story of “The Ugly Duckling” plays out on stage through a cutting-edge puppetry, technology and dance with musical ranging from pop to classical.

For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

Lovington

Feb. 7 to 9

Legos are taking over Lovington

Lovington is turning to Bricksburg during the citywide event with Legos. Join Lovington MainStreet and save the city, returning Bricksburg back to Lovington.

There will be private build workshops throughout the town from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, with highlight “The LEGO Movie 2” premiering at Lea Theatre, 106 E. Central Ave. On Saturday, the public is invited at 2 p.m. for a build event at Lea Theatre.

For more information, visit lovingtonmainstreet.org or call 575-396-1418.

Artesia

Feb. 9

Family fun in the Arts Fair

The Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center as well as the New Mexico School for the Arts presents a free family event.

They will have hands-on activities in art, dance, music, theater and creative writing. Refreshments will be served and everyone is invited.

For more information, call 575-748-2390.

Artesia

Feb. 19

Glenn Miller Orchestra concert

The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra performs at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m.

For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com.

Ruidoso/Mescalero

Feb. 23

Amy Grant concert

Award-winning singer and songwriter Amy Grant performs at the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, at 8 p.m.

For more information, visit ticketmaster.com.

Bernalillo

March 16

Spring Love Old School Jam

Tickets are now available for the Spring Love Old School Jam Show at the Santa Ana Star Casino and Hotel, 54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road. The show starts at 7 p.m. in the Santa Ana Star Center.

Seven of the most iconic old school artists will be invading New Mexico. More than 50 top 10 singles and four hours of nonstop music.

Dance the night away with Stevie B, Rose Royce, Ready For The World (Melvin Ryley), the Dazz Band, CMB, Club Nouveau and Rodney O.

For more information, visit santaanastarcenter.com or call 888-694-4849.

Rio Rancho

March 31

MercyMe — I Can Only Imagine Tour

Christian superstars MercyMe have announced they will be playing the Santa Ana Star Center. Joining MercyMe on their tour will be special guest Crowder. Tickets are now on sale.

For more information, visit santaanastarcenter.com.

Rio Rancho

April 11-14

Cirque Du Soleil – Corteo

Corteo, the latest arena production from Cirque du Soleil, will be in Rio Rancho at the Santa Ana Star Center from April 11 to 14. Tickets are now on sale. For more information, visit santaanastarcenter.com.

Rio Rancho

April 25

Jeff Dunham “Passively Aggressive”

Tickets are on sale now for ventriloquist Jeff Dunham’s “Passively Aggressive” show at the Santa Ana Star Center, 54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road, Santa Ana Pueblo, at 7 p.m. Dunham’s show is sold out fast. Anyone interested in seeing the comedian with his troupe of characters (Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Melvin the Superhero Guy, Bubba, José Jalapeño on a Stick and cranky old Walter), should get their tickets as soon as possible.

For more information, visit santaanastar.com or call 505-867-0000.

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