Nov. 7 — BODYTRAFFIC, Lensic Performing Arts Center
Based in Los Angeles, BODYTRAFFIC is an internationally acclaimed contemporary dance company that envelopes audiences everywhere with its sheer joy of dance. The company's versatile and ever-growing repertory by today's most distinctive choreographic voices is inspiring, accessible, and challenging.
Nov. 8 — Annual LUNAFEST, Santa Fe University of Art & Design
This traveling film festival spotlights the work of a diverse array of talented women filmmakers with intelligent, humorous, and thought-provoking themes. Come show your support for Girls Inc. of Santa Fe while enjoying a fun-filled evening.
Nov. 11 — Senegal Gospel Choir
Voices, sometimes accompanied by drums, guitar and kora, rise in a local polyphony invented by Jouga, testifying to his mastery of the language but also to his profound knowledge of his country's rhythms and music traditions.
Nov. 15 — Holiday Pie Mania 2014, 1608 Pacheco St.
Watch how the professionals roll during demonstrations and free tasting at the annual Holiday Pie Mani. Local chefs will be auctioning off their gourmet creations throughout the afternoon. Proceeds from tickets, raffles and auctions will go to benefit the Food Depot of Santa Fe.
Nov. 15 — Ice Cream & Activism with Ben Cohen of Ben & Jerry's, Community Convention Center
Join us for an evening of ice cream — Ben is bringing enough for everyone — and enlightened business practices and activism that can and will change the course we're on, for good.
Nov. 15 & 16 — Holiday card workshop, New Mexico History Museum
See the exhibit Gustave Baumann and Friends: Artist Cards from Holidays Past and then come to the classroom for all-ages card-printing workshops. (Click here for more info.)
Nov. 23 — Handel's Messiah, Lensic Performing Arts Center
Nov. 27 — Ski Santa Fe: tentative opening, #100 Artist Rd
Nov. 28 — Christmas tree lighting on the plaza, Downtown historic plaza
Festivities include live entertainment, a speech from the Mayor, and a special visit from Santa Claus. The tree lighting will be around 6 p.m.
Nov. 28-30 — 11th Annual Circus Luminous, Lensic Performing Arts Center
Thanksgiving weekend tradition features local acrobats, clowns, and aerialists.
Nov. 29-30 — SWAIA Winter Indian Market, Pablita Velarde Museum of Indian Women in the Arts
Winter Indian Market is all about community. The walls of the Santa Fe Convention Center will be adorned in world-class paintings and mixed media, tables will be laden with traditional and contemporary jewelry, pottery, weaving and sculpture, and award-winning local and national artists will be engaged with community members, young and old, collectors and neophytes alike.
Nov. 30 — Annual Winter Solstice Concerts, New Mexico Performing Arts Society
5:30 p.m., IHM Retreat Center Chapel, 50 Mt. Carmel Rd. Johann Sebastian Bach's Magnificat is featured, along with the four chorales that Back included in the original performance for Christmastime. The New Mexico Bach Chorale performs under the direction of Music Director Franz Vote with Nancy Brzezinski, piano and Linda Marianiello, flute.