Do you want to know what to do around Albuquerque? Whether you are visiting, you are a recent transplant, or have lived in the city your whole life, we will help you find the best around Albuquerque from cheap feasts to fancy treats!
NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER
They have tons of events during the year. If you are looking for something fun to do either during the week or weekend, make sure you check their schedule.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FLAMENCO
Whether you want to learn flamenco, enjoy watching this beautiful dance, or love listening to the magical flamenco music, this is the place for you! The NIF offers classes for all ages and experience levels and they host performances by world-famous flamenco artists throughout the year. Did you know that the University of New Mexico offers the only Flamenco degree program in the world?
Popejoy has great performances! To see the current season schedule, check out: Popejoy Season Tickets
This is a great venue to listen to great music. They present a wide variety of music, all kinds of jazz; folk, blues & roots music; experimental music; classical music; international music; kid’s programs; poetry & spoken word; theater and performance art; puppets; and visual arts exhibits. This is a member-supported, non-profit arts organization, so come out have a good time and support the arts!
LIVE PERFORMANCES AT VARIOUS SMALL THEATERS IN ALBUQUERQUE
When it comes to live theater, I enjoy the small venues as much, if not more, than the big ones. Albuquerque has various small theaters with quality actors and whenever possible we love supporting our local actors and small venues. See the scheduled performances going on now.
I can’t say enough about this wonderful event held in Albuquerque every year. I went to the first one and I can’t stop telling people about it. You must go to this event featuring artists from all over the world. Check out Globalquerque performance schedule for this year. Put it on your September calendar!
They have different events throughout the year playing diverse music including Jazz, Blues, and Afro-Cuban Salsa. My favorite is Salsa Under the Stars. Check out NM Jazz Workshop Schedule for the year.