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Weekend Picks: Pick it Up

April 7, 2017, 12:00 pm

In case you haven't noticed, we're right on the cusp of the cultural explosion months in Santa Fe. Everything gets bigger and better and later and louder this time of year, and we think that's pretty OK. It isn't always easy choosing what you'll do with your precious weekend days and nights, but we're here to help with our top picks.

Illustrated! Masters of Graphic Novel Art

Nationally recognized illustrators come together to show their publication-related works along with some of their personal works. The show is curated by gallery partner Jamie Chase and includes works by George Pratt, William Wray, Scott Hampton and more.

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Stephan Martiniere: Science Fiction Book Cover Series

See fantasy worlds through the eyes of this prolific illustrator in this exhibit of his works relating to fantasy novels. Martiniere has worked as a concept artist for properties like Star Wars and RAGE, and if you missed his first local outing at POP Gallery, now's the time.

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Boof Boys Wanna Conquer

Young local hip-hop performers do their thing.

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Slow Art Day

One day each year people all over the world visit local museums and galleries to take more time to enjoy the beauty of artistic creation. Slow Art Day participants look closely at five pre-selected works of art for ten minutes each and then come together for a conversation about their experiences.

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Emil Bisttram Day

Bisttram Day was declared a state holiday in 1975 by the Gov. Jerry Apodaca. This retrospective exhibit celebrates the late artist and reminds the community of his significance. Through May 20.

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David Berkeley feat. Ben Wright, Paul Feathericci & Josh Martin

David Berkeley brings his full band, Josh Martin (who is moving to Los Angeles any second so you should catch him while you can), Paul Feathericci & Ben Wright.

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Journeysantafe: Marcela Diaz

As executive director of Somos Un Pueblo Unido—an immigrant-run community advocacy group—Diaz has firsthand experience dealing with immigration in our state. She speaks about the importance of sanctuary cities and other immigration issues in this morning lecture.

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As we are moving closer to a world where Big Brother is watching, watch Orwell's artistic vision come to life in this live performance of his famed novel.

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Annual New Mexico Bach Society Concert

Back it on up as members of the New Mexico Bach Society perform famous classical music from our good friend, JSB.

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