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Thursday, January 21
AMP Concerts gets into its 2021 schedule with Virtual 3rd Thursday Live From the Albuquerque Museum. This month’s musical offering is Chapter House Presents: A Night of Contemporary Native American Song. The concert is themed to the museum’s newest online exhibit, Seven Generations of Red Power in New Mexico, and features three Native artists affiliated with the Chapter House record label and artist collective. The three artists performing are Sing Down The Moon, Liz Howdy and Midnight Stew. The concert is free, but donations are welcome. The music starts at 7pm at ampconcerts.org/event/368025/a-night-of-contemporary-native-american-song. (Devin D. O’Leary)
Saturday, January 23
Wish You Were Here
If current world conditions have left you feeling a need to zone out (and maybe stone out) to some classic psychedelic rock, feel free to tune in to the Pink Freud concert on Jan. 24. The New Mexico-based cover band, as you might expect, promises to “recreate the sounds of the legendary ’60s rock band Pink Floyd.” With very few concerts happening during the pandemic, this is a live-stream not to be missed. And best of all, it’s free! The concert starts live-streaming from Socorro’s Macey Center at 7:30pm on Facebook, YouTube and Twitch. For more info go to nmt.edu/pas/2020-2021/pink-freud.php. (Devin D. O’Leary)
Saturday, January 23
Albuquerque-based nonprofit Keshet Dance and Center for the Arts is inviting folks to check out the Keshet and Kaliningrad International Arts Exchange. The international arts partners have been working together throughout the pandemic to bring Keshet’s M3 (Movement + Mentorship = Metamorphosis) curriculum to students in Kaliningrad, Russia. This Saturday the community at large gets a chance to learn about the international learning exchange process between Keshet Dance and Kaliningrad’s Pchyolka Organization, which works with at-risk youth and young adults within the Russian orphanage system. This free virtual event occurs Jan. 23 at 10am MST. (That’s 19:00 Kaliningrad time.) The event is viewable on Zoom. To register go to Keshetarts.org. (Devin D. O’Leary)
Sunday, January 24
Standing For Unity
The Jewish Federation of New Mexico and Burque Against Racism unite to present Standing Together Against Racism: Building Our Common Heritage. This live, nationally streamed event features speakers such as Dr. Bernice A. King (daughter of Martin Luther King), Dr. Susannah Heschel (daughter of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel) and Rabbi Capers Funnye Jr. (chief rabbi of the International Israelite Board of Rabbis) speaking about the history of Black-Jewish relations and the birth of the Civil Rights Movement in America. This free, virtual webinar starts at 4pm on Jan. 24. To register for this historic event and to see a complete list of supporters, go to TogetherAgainstRacismNM.org. (Devin D. O’Leary)