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Tick-tock, y'all—summer's almost done.

August 12, 2016, 11:00 am
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Objects of Art Show

See contemporary and historic works from around the world that represent a plethora of ethnographic materials. The show melds antiquities and fine art with an eye towards design trends and eclectic taste. A joy for young collectors.

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Jared Weiss: The Worst

Explore identity and memory though Weiss' most recent oil paintings. He uses vibrant color and exaggerated brush strokes to that force the mind to consider sensory recall and what we see when we remember. Through Oct. 9.

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Santa Fe Bandstand: The Chicken Coops and The Pleasure Pilots

Watch the Chicken Coops begin the evening with their norteño blend, played on gitarons and fiddles and stick around and hear the six-piece band that is the Pleasure Pilots play old school R&B.

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King Henry IV, Part 1

24 young actors perform Shakespeare's classic that of love, song, dance and swordplay. We love when kids love our buddy Billy Shakes.

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La Fanciulla Del West; Puccini

A tale of love, money and deceit full of pistols and whiskey told by saloon owner Minnie. So, pretty rockstar of an opera. The spaghetti western is at its best in this story with music by the composer of Madame Butterfly. Plus, you've only got so many chances left to get up to the Santa Fe Opera's 60th season.

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Video Library's 35th Anniversary Celebration

Join in the celebration of one of Santa Fe's most established (and perfectly quirky) businesses. It opened in 1981 at the intersection of Cerillos Road and St. Francis Drive (and has moved around a few times) and rented movies to the City Different ever since. On Saturday, August 13, Mayor Javier Gonzales recognizes the movie-hub and names the day Video Library Day in Santa Fe. The party includes a live proclamation and give-aways. Party on movie people!

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Gospel Brunch with Joe West

West and his bunch play rock and folk covers with infectious energy while you drink a mimosa and eat pancakes. Yum.

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The Record Company

Hit the outdoor scene while the weather still allows and listen to rock 'n' roll by the guys who are influenced by greats like the Rolling Stones and just released their first album titled Give It Back To You.

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Thing Happening in the Air

The New York City-based choreographer Leslie Satin brings her newest program to Santa Fe, which is a duet between herself and Elise Gent. Satin was inspired to create the piece on a recent trip to Israel.

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