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September 23, 2016, 11:30 am

Unify Festival

An all-inclusive festival includes health, music, yoga, ceremony and sustainability for four days of unification. Enjoy more than 50 musical performances on four different stages over the weekend in genres from electronic dance music to reggae from artists like Trevor Hall and Mike Love. The party goes until midnight every night and features an acoustic chill lounge until 3 am.

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Robert Williams: Slang Aesthetics

A huge presentation of the artist's drawings and paintings created over the past 20 years. Williams—who's work is reminiscent of extremely skilled cartoons—also started Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine in the '90s and happens to be from Albuquerque. This is his first solo exhibit in New Mexico. Through Nov. 27.

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Salute to Immigrants Week Kick-Off

George RR Martin personally begins the weeklong movie festival honoring immigrants. Admission to all five films is free for anyone with a green card. See Moscow on the Hudson, Sin Nombre, Avalon, The Lost City and Desierto.

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Future Fantasy Delight Launch Party with Princess Nokia

Future Fantasy Delight is a Santa Fe based label founded by artist Nico Salazar specializing in illustration, fashion design and live art performance. Salazar, who is a graduate of Institute of American Indian Arts and has showed his own graphic works around the country. Princess Nokia is a musical collective lead by twenty-two year old Destiny Nicole Ortiz—a multifaceted artist from the New York City underground—puts on a crazy awesome live dance music performance that starts at 9 pm.

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Gregg Turner

Gregg Turner (of Angry Samoans) brings his Roky Erickson-meets-doo-wop sound to the Burger Stand.

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Steampunk Spectacular 5 – Cthulhu’s Revenge

Workshops, costume contest, murder mystery, burlesque show and entertainment planned throughout the day. Wear your best steampunk gear! This is a family friendly event and is open to the public. Visit for more info.

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Museum Hill Free-for-All Community Day Celebration

A family activity bonanza gives you free access to the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Santa Fe Botanical Gardens, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, the Museum of International Folk Art and the Museum of Indian Art and Culture. AND, there are special family workshops happening in each museum, like treasure hunting in the Wheelwright and learning about bee pollination habits while exploring the flowers and plants of the Botanical Gardens. Enjoy live musical performances, circus demonstrations and 3 storytelling sessions with Joe Hayes. If you have a kid you are probably smiling right now.

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Jessica Helen Lopez and John Macker

Lopez and Macker are each well-known in the poetry world for different reasons. Lopez is a slam poet who has published three compilations of her works to date and Macker is a renowned short story writer and poet who reads selections from his newest published work, Blood in the Mix.

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Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival: Mr. Gaga

Enjoy dessert at a pre-reception with guest choreographer Amy Morrow for the film that opens the film festival's seventh season. The film focuses on GAGA, a dance movement language developed by Ohad Saharan, one of the pre-eminent choreographers of the modern dance world.

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