Las Navidades en Nuevo Mexico
Music lovers who gravitate to Christmas tunes with a Southwestern flavor will not want to miss “¡Feliz Navidad! A New Mexico Mariachi Christmas,” at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, at the Lensic Performing Arts Center (211 W. San Francisco St.). Taking turns on the stage will be such luminaries as Mariachi Buenaventura, Mariachi Tenampa, Darren Cordova, Eva Torrez, and Anita Lopez. Tickets ($20-$35) are available by calling 505-988-1234 or visiting www.ticketssantafe.org, with proceeds benefiting the National Latino Behavioral Health Association scholarship fund.
“A Musical Piñata for Christmas III” is the name of a bilingual, family-centered variety show presented by Teatro Paraguas from Friday, Dec. 11, to Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. on Fridays; 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturdays; and 2 p.m. on Sundays. The show includes music and theater skits, and is priced at $10 for adults and $5 for attendees aged twelve and under; Sunday matinees are open to all on a pay-what-you-wish basis. The Teatro Paraguas Studio is located at 3205 Calle Marie, just off Henry Lynch Road. For more information, call 505-424-1601 or check out www.teatroparaguas.org.