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Events under 'Arts and Entertainment'
Sunday, July 24, 2016

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Mike Super | NMTPAS

The Magic of Mike Super is more than just a show, it’s a community event that redefines art, theater and magic as you know it. This impressive production utilizes state of the art theatrical elements featuring an interactive UV stage set, video projection, cutting edge magic and illusions, dramatic lighting and energetic, digital music. Mike’s production has the built-in benefit of universal appeal, but still maintains its artistic integrity. It can be described as a great Broadway play, meets a rock concert, meets the hilarity of a headline comedian, immersed in original, eye popping, visual deception! Together, people of all ages and backgrounds share in a memorable theatrical experience that instills the belief that anything is possible! Throughout the show, Mike takes the audience on a journey through various emotions…there’s laughter, intrigue, danger, fear, wonder, anticipation, tears, and sentimentality.  7:30 p.m. at Macey Center. 

Thursday, September 15, 2016 7:30 pm
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Get the Led Out | NMTPAS

Get The Led Out is a group of six professional musicians who are passionate about their love of the music of Led Zeppelin. It's been their mission to bring the studio recordings of "the mighty Zep" to life on the big concert stage. This is not an impersonator act, but rather a group of musicians who were fans first, now striving to do justice to one of the greatest bands in rock history.  7:30 p.m. at Macey Center. 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 7:30 pm
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49ers Celebration

The annual homecoming for New Mexico Tech kicks off with Comedy Night on Wednesday, and continues with a wide range of activities throughout the weekend. The Paint the 'M' run is on Friday morning. Join this traditional hike up the mountain, which is only open to visitors this one time each year.  Events include an alumni reception, games, a rugby match, live music, free food, and much more. 

Check back in the fall for the complete schedule of events.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 6:00 pm - Sunday, October 16, 2016 2:00 pm
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"Nosferatu" | NMTPAS

Nosferatu is the very first vampire film and one of the earliest horror films. Produced in 1921 by the artist Albin Grau and directed by the great F.W. Murnau, the silent film was almost lost forever due to legal backlash. A copyright lawsuit launched in 1922 over similarities to the novel Dracula, resulted in all but one copy of the film being destroyed. That one surviving copy breathed life back into the film by bringing it back into the mainstream, where this cult classic has been re-adapted and enjoyed by audiences around the world for nearly a century.  7:30 p.m. in Macey Center. 

Friday, October 21, 2016 7:30 pm
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Contra-Tiempo's "Agua Furiosa" | NMTPAS

Agua Furiosa is loosely inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest and the Afro Cuban deity of the wind and storms, Oya. Through call and response, improvisational scores, multiple water themes and personal narrative both Black and Latino, Agua Furiosa invites audiences to face some of the gruesome contradictions of color, poverty and immigration in the United States. The work aims to invent new paradigms for how we think about and live inside of this shifting conversation of race in America. This rich blend of intentions, along with Contra-Tiempo’s imaginative collaboration between music, song, sound, set and costume, create a culturally inclusive theatrical medium representing a worldview that transcends boundaries of this post-post modern city of Los Angeles. The result is both personal and global.7:30 p.m. in Macey Center. 

Saturday, November 05, 2016 7:30 pm
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Dustbowl Revival | NMTPAS

Bluegrass. Swing. Hot jazz. Pre-war blues. Southern soul. New Orleans funk. The Dustbowl Revival is what you could call an American roots orchestra with eight full-time members — and they play it all, mashing the sounds of traditional American music into a genre-hopping, time-bending dance party that coaxes new fire out of familiar coal. This isn’t a throwback band. It’s a celebration of the sounds that have kept America moving for more than a century, performed with all the flair of a medicine show and rooted in the sweat and swagger of a juke joint song swap. 7:30 p.m. in Macey Center. 

Friday, November 18, 2016 7:30 pm
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Mariachi Christmas | NMTPAS

Swirling dresses, lively violins, and the sights and sounds of folkloric dancing accompanies the clear peal of trumpets in our holiday tradition, Mariachi Christmas. Now in its 17th year in Albuquerque and 5th in Socorro, the show rings in the holiday season with exuberant mariachi music and dance to represent the traditions of Mexico at Christmas time. This year's featured groups are: Mariachi Juvenil Aztlan and Ballet Folklorico University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley. Join us for a colorful and entertaining show curated by the founder of the Mariachi Spectacular, Norberta Fresquez. 7:30 p.m. in Macey Center. 

Saturday, December 10, 2016 7:30 pm
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Beauty & the Beast | NMTPAS

Scaffolding Theatre Company's intriguing re-envisioning of Disney's classic tale will include all the songs you know and love, like "Be Our Guest" and "Beauty and the Beast." As a family gathers in the grandparents cluttered but welcoming living room, they decide to reenact this timeless fairy tale. Young and old alike each step into and out of various roles aided by teacups, stacks of books, taxidermy, candlesticks, and other delightful clutter that will take you on a familiar and magical journey. 7:30 p.m. in Macey Center. 

Saturday, January 28, 2017 7:30 pm
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African Guitar Summit | NMTPAS

Indulge in the sounds of the finest Canadian guitarists of African origin – 2005 Juno Award winners for World Music Album of the Year – African Guitar Summit. This star-studded collective unites the talents of six musicians, each an expert in their individual style and together creating musical magic with African Guitar Summit. Experience live this superb and unique achievement for African music; the mix of musicians who are distinct in cultural backgrounds and languages yet sharing stories and singing each other’s praises, the inspiration of these skilled hands and voices joined in common to reach the summit…A truly incredible experience! 7:30 p.m. in Macey Center. 

Friday, February 24, 2017 7:30 pm
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Cirque Zíva | NMTPAS

Cirque Zíva, presented by The Golden Dragon Acrobats, represents the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. 7:30 p.m. in Macey Center. 

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 7:30 pm
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Shall We Dance, Socorro? | NMTPAS

Shall We Dance? partners six of Socorro's local celebrities with a professional dancer to learn a 90-second ballroom dance routine. Imagine the mayor dancing a spicy cha-cha, the high school football coach performing a beautiful waltz, or a prominent business owner getting their boogie on with a disco. Over the course of a week our "celebrities" will refine their skills as they prepare to compete onstage in front of a live audience. Throw in costumes, video highlights and a hilarious local judging panel for a show that will leave audiences laughing, cheering, singing, and laughing some more. The best part is the audience votes for who will win and take home the coveted mirror ball trophy. 7:30 p.m. in Macey Center. 

Friday, March 24, 2017 7:30 pm
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Leela Gilday Band | NMTPAS

A passionate singer/songwriter and soulful performer, Leela Gilday has a voice that comes straight from the heart. Confessing her stories to her audiences with a gutsy voice and open stage presence, Gilday weaves her experiences as a northerner, a member of the Dene nation, and a traveler into a beautiful world that transports the listener. Based out of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, Leela has toured festivals and concert halls with her four-piece band through every province and territory in Canada. Her live shows, and many appearances on television and radio have earned her an important place in the Aboriginal music scene, as well as a loyal mainstream following. Her new record “Heart of the People” (fall 2014) resonates with the heartbeat of the earth and the connection we all have to it as human beings. 7:30 p.m. in Macey Center. 

Friday, April 28, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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