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Tra­di­tional Span­ish Mar­ket and Con­tem­po­rary His­panic Mar­ket

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Bul­tos, retab­los, straw ap­pliqué, tin­work, fur­ni­ture, and colcha em­broi­dery are just some of the tra­di­tional arts fea­tured at the 64th An­nual Tra­di­tional Span­ish Mar­ket, spon­sored by the Span­ish Colo­nial Arts So­ci­ety. The mar­ket show­cases the hand­made arts and crafts of more than 200 adult and youth artists who work with tra­di­tional, colo­nial-era tech­niques and ma­te­ri­als. The event takes place on Santa Fe’s Plaza and sur­round­ing streets on Satur­day, July 25, and Sun­day, July 26, be­tween 8 a.m. and 5 p.m, fol­low­ing a mar­ket preview on Fri­day, July 24, at the El­do­rado Ho­tel and Spa (309 W. San Fran­cisco St.). The preview be­gins at 5 p.m. with a col­lec­tor’s hour for $80, fol­lowed by a public view­ing at 6 p.m. for $20. Tick­ets are avail­able in ad­vance by call­ing 505-982-2226 and can be pur­chased at the door. The mar­ket on Satur­day and Sun­day is open to the public at no cost.

Re­lated events in­clude a lec­ture and con­cert with the Chicago Arts Or­ches­tra at the El­do­rado Ho­tel at 10:30 a.m. on Fri­day, July 24 ($30 at the door). James Camp­bell Caruso, chef/owner of La Boca and Taberna, leads a class on Span­ish cui­sine at the Santa Fe School of Cook­ing (125 N. Guadalupe St.) on Satur­day. The cost is $90, and reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired (visit www. santafeschoolof­cook­ing.com or call 800-982-4688).

On Satur­day evening, mezzo so­prano Drea Press­ley and Grammy-nom­i­nated gui­tarist Richard Sav­ina present Canti­gas d’Amigo: A Span­ish and Celtic Ta­pes­try of Song. The con­cert is at 7:30 p.m. at the First Pres­by­te­rian Church (208 Grant Ave.). Tick­ets cost $20 and are avail­able at the door or online at www.drea­press­ley.brown­pa­pertick­ets.com.

For a com­plete list of events, visit the Span­ish Colo­nial Arts So­ci­ety web­site: www.span­ish­colo­nial.org/this-is-span­ish-mar­ket. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 505-982-2226. — Michael Abatemarco

From left, Lawrence Baca:

Rosario de Luz, pre­cious met­als; Ber­nadette Mar­quez: Simpático, pre­cious met­als; Cather­ine Robles Shaw: Nue­stro Señora

de Guadalupe, retablo

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