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Weekend Picks: Sanctuary! Sanctuary!

February 17, 2017, 12:00 am

Well, Santa Fe—you really showed up to that City Council meeting to show your support for our "sanctuary city" status the other day, and we think you deserve a little treat. Or, at the very least, a chance to blow off some steam. So step into the weekend and enjoy yourselves. You've earned it.

Micaela Gardner: Tomorrow's Yesterday Home

This exhibit features never-before-seen works by the local painter who works on large alder panels displaying her ideas about the future world. Through June 4.

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Patrick McFarlin: Fresh Oil/Crazy Quilts/Word Pictures

See McFarlin's newest paintings, which include passages from great books, psychedelic imagery and works that were originally conceived as quilt designs.

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Eryn Bent

Folk and Americana originals written by this local songbird.

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Love Your River Day

Show your love for the natural beauty of the Santa Fe River and spend a few hours cleaning it up before the snow can melt to fill it. Bring gloves and a warm coat to this 11th annual event.

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7000 BC

Local writers and artists who are members of non-profit comic collective 7000 BC present their books and talk about their processes.

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1905 Magazine Benefit Show

This fundraising event—hosted by Strangers Collective—offers artwork and merchandise from 1905 Magazine, a fashion publication founded in Santa Fe in 2014.

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Akeem Ayanniyi

This Nigerian drummer demonstrates traditional drums including the ashiko, djembe and bata drums. He also shares Yoruba stories and explains his culture's mythology through his storytelling performances.

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Kirk and Sheila Ellis: Pulling Back the Veil, a Conversation on Iran

Kirk, an award-winning screenwriter, and his wife Shelia, a board member at the museum, speak about Iran and the fantastic architecture that exists there. See stunning images of life in the country many of us know little about. Free with museum admission.

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Omar Villanueva

Villanueva performs classical and Latin-American music on guitar.

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