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‘Sleep with the fishes’ tonight at Albuquerque’s aquarium


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Jan. 17, Feb. 21 and March 20

Aquarium overnight

Albuquerque BioPark’s Aquarium, 2601 Central Ave. NW, overnight is open for all ages. Doors open at 6 p.m., the program starts at 7 p.m. There will be marine activities, adventures and games. Participants will “sleep with the fishes.”

For more information, visit cabq.gov.

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Jan. 18

Celebrating the life of musician Edward Ornela

A celebration of life of musician Edward Ornela (Evoluzion band) takes place at the Adobe Rose Restaurant, 1614 N. 13th St., from 1 p.m. until closing. Volunteers may bring food (no drinks). The pavilion bar will be open and several musician friends are going to play tribute to the late artist. Other bands and singers are welcome. There is no cost for entry, but there will be a donation jar and all profits from the bar sales will go directly to the Ornela family to help with his children’s education.

For more information, visit its Facebook page.


Jan. 18

Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding

The Tuff Hedemann Bull Riding tour stops at Lea County Event Center & Fairgrounds. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. The tour brings some of the best bull riders and bucking bulls to town. There will be a stick bull riding contest for kids 6 and under, as well. To enter kids, email stickbullrider@aol.com.

For more information, visit tuffhedemanbullriding.com.


Jan. 18 to 20

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

The Martin Luther King Jr. scholarship committee presents Celebration 2020. On Saturday at 6 p.m., a banquet will be held at the Pecos River Village Conference Center Carousel House, 711 Muscatel Ave. There will be a short program and a special guest speaker. On Sunday at 2:30 p.m., the First Baptist Church hosts the observance church event. The Carlsbad Martin Luther King Jr. community choir, guest speaker, other guest churches and community members will participate in the program. On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, there will be a march and park activities starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Eddy County Courthouse. All donations will benefit the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Foundation fund.

For more information, visit carlsbadchamber.com or call 575-887-2358, 575-885-4359 or 575-706-0523.

El Paso, Texas

Jan. 18

El Paso Symphony Orchestra: A Grammy Performance

The El Paso Symphony Orchestra presents A Grammy Performance at El Paso Live, 1 Civic Center Plaza, at 7:30 p.m. The concert includes Saint-Saëns Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 1, opus 33 in A minor, Tchaikovsky variations on a Rococo theme, opus 33 Dvorak Symphony No. 7, opus 70 in D minor.

For more information, visit epso.org or call 915-532-3776.


Jan. 25

Artesia’s Booming Health and Business Expo

Artesia Arts Council presents the free Artesia’s Booming Health and Business Expo at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a free petting zoo and lunch at the event.

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


Jan. 30

Crafty Kitch Lit book discussion

The book group for those who love food, Crafty Kitch Lit, meets at the Artesia Public Library meeting room, 205 W. Quay Ave., from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. This month’s book to read is “Angry Housewives Eating Bonbons,” by Lorna Landvik. Books are provided by the library. For those that can’t attend the physical meeting, text @kitchlit to 81010 to join the discussion that way. The event is free and open to the public, age 18 and over.

For more information, call 575-746-4252.


Jan. 30

Pavlo concert

The award-winning recording artist, performer and songwriter Pavlo will perform at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m. Pavlo is currently on tour promoting his second PBS special, “Live in Kastoria,” Greece. The Canadian-Greek artist has made a name for himself by offering a musical amalgam he calls Mediterranean music, a blend of Greek, flamenco, Latin and Balkan music, wrapped in contemporary pop. He’s performed for royalty such as Prince Charles and toured with José Feliciano, Jon Secada, Olivia Newton-John and The Tenors.

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


Feb. 16

Jason Lyle Black concert

Jason Lyle Black, also known as The Backwards Piano Man, performs at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 2 p.m. Black is an award-winning pianist, composer and comedic entertainer known for his performance on the “Ellen Show.” As a recording artist, Black has released five albums of solo piano music, including Piano Preludes, an album of original piano and string compositions, which debuted at No. 1 on iTunes and No. 2 on the Billboard music charts.

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


Feb. 21 to 23

Mardi Gras in the Clouds

Cloudcroft celebrates its annual Mardi Gras in the Clouds downtown with a Cajun cooking contest and live music at 6 p.m. on Friday. On Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., a variety of entertainment is planned including the Mardi Gras parade at 2 p.m. On Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., entertainment for the entire family is planned.

For more information, visit its Facebook event page or call the Cloudcroft Chamber of Commerce at 575-682-2733.


Feb. 21 to 23 and Feb. 28 to March 1

‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

The New Antiquities Theatre Company presents ‘“The Diary of Anne Frank.” The play is based on the writings of Anne Frank, written by Francis Goodrich and Albert Hackett and newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman. The play about the young girl who was hiding from the Nazis with her family in the Netherlands is directed by Nathan R. Miles and Lucinda Laro, in association with Lovington High School Theatre Department. Performances will be at the Pannel Auditorium on the Lovington High School Campus, 701 West Ave. K, on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and on Sundays at 2 p.m.

For more information, visit newantiquities.org.

If you would like your event listed on the entertainment calendar, please email vision@rdrnews.com or call 622-7710 ext. 309.

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