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The Ore House at Mi­la­gro (139 W. San Fran­cisco St., 995-0139) hosts a Cinco de Mayo party to ben­e­fit Youth Shel­ters, a lo­cal non­profit that serves home­less, run­away, and at-risk youth and their fam­i­lies. Latin soul­stress

Nacha Men­dez, honky-tonk/rock­a­billy en­sem­ble An­thony Leon (right) & the Chain, and Santa Fe rock/blues out­fit

Broomdust Car­a­van are among the per­form­ers. Frogville Records founder/ pro­ducer John Tread­well em­cees. The event takes place from 7 p.m. to mid­night Thurs­day, May 5. Do­na­tions of un­opened non­per­ish­able food, camp­ing equip­ment, gen­tly used cloth­ing, and new hy­giene prod­ucts are re­quested, as is a $10 ad­mis­sion fee to ben­e­fit Youth Shel­ters.

Deb­bie Gravitte won a Tony Award for her work in Jerome Rob­bins’ Broad­way. She trav­els to Santa Fe for three evenings at the Geist Cabaret at

Pranzo Ital­ian Grill (540 Mon­tezuma Ave.), where she is as­sisted by pi­anist David Geist. On the pro­gram are Broad­way hits from the past three decades. Tick­ets ($75) can be ar­ranged by call­ing 984-2645. Per­for­mances take place at 8 p.m. on Fri­day, April 29, and Satur­day, April 30, and at 7 p.m. on

Sun­day, May 1. For an ex­tra $15, Pranzo of­fers a three-course din­ner

be­gin­ning at 6 p.m. on Fri­day and Satur­day and 5 p.m. on Sun­day. This week­end, Mov­ing Peo­ple Dance

Too!, Mov­ing Peo­ple’s pre­pro­fes­sional dance com­pany, presents its an­nual Louder Than Words show­case at the Greer Gar­son Theatre at the Santa Fe

Univer­sity of Art & De­sign (1600 St. Michael’s Drive). Chore­og­ra­phers lead 30 dancers, ages 11 to 18, in the pro­gram’s most di­versely chore­ographed show to date: mod­ern dance, con­tem­po­rary bal­let, clas­si­cal vari­a­tions, a new piece by Mov­ing Peo­ple artis­tic di­rec­tor Cur­tis Uhlemann ti­tled 1967 (with mu­sic by Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Bea­tles, and Led Zep­pelin); a dance set to Ra­dio­head’s mu­sic; and a piece in­volv­ing para­sols. Tick­ets for the show, which runs 7:30 p.m. Fri­day and Satur­day, April 29 and 30, and 2 p.m. Sun­day, May 1, are $20; stu­dents and se­niors pay $12. Tick­ets are avail­able at Mov­ing Peo­ple Dance Cen­tre, 1583 Pacheco St., by call­ing 438-9180, and at the door.

Teatro Paraguas presents Man­hat­tan Glass, a drama by Santa Fe play­wright and New Mex­ico School for the Arts the­ater-depart­ment chair Joey Chavez.

Man­hat­tan Glass re­volves around the lives of sci­en­tists Louis and Mary Hesch — Chavez’s grand­par­ents — af­ter they were re­cruited to work on the Man­hat­tan Pro­ject in Los Alamos in the early ’40s. The ill­ness and guilt that fol­lowed the Hesches into re­tire­ment is cen­tral to the story. Long­time lo­cal ac­tors

Os­car Ro­driguez and Juanita Sena Shan­non as­sume the lead roles; Fran Mar­tone di­rects. Per­for­mances are at 8 p.m. Fri­day and Satur­day, April 29 and 30, and 2 p.m. Sun­day, May 1, at Teatro Paraguas Stu­dio (3221 Richards Lane, 424-1601). Tick­ets — $15, $12 for stu­dents and se­niors, and pay what you wish on Sun­day — are avail­able at the door or in ad­vance by call­ing the stu­dio for reser­va­tions.

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