What to do this week: November 18-24

The Albuquerque Museum, 2000 Mountain Road NW, is hosting the public opening of Thomas Cole’s Studio: Memory and Inspiration on Saturday, November 19 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. (Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Black Friday is slowly coming, so it’s almost time for us to finish our Christmas shopping. There are also a variety of events in town – including on the University of New Mexico campus.

So why not go back to school?

Do you have an event we should know about? Contact Ivan Leonard at [email protected]

Set up game

The University of New Mexico volleyball team meets Boise State on Saturday, November 19 at 1 p.m. at the Johnson Center on the UNM campus. This is the last game of the season before the Mountain West Tournament begins. Tickets are $1 plus fees on golobos.com.

strain it

It’s the rivalry on Interstate 25 when the University of New Mexico Lobos men’s basketball team takes on the New Mexico State Aggies on Saturday, November 19 at 5 p.m. at the University Arena – The Pit, 1111 University Blvd . SE.

This domestic rivalry should always be kept in mind. Tickets start at $15 plus fees at golobos.com.

Songs & Brews

Santa Fe-based songwriter and author David Berkeley will perform at the Canteen Brewhouse, 2381 Aztec Road NE on Sunday, November 20 at 3:00 p.m. Berkeley performs as part of the brewery’s Music on the Patio series. Berkeley has released several studio albums, one live album, and two books.

He’s back with his most intimate and important release yet, Oh Quiet World, written during lockdown after his family fled Spain due to COVID. He is accompanied by Karina Wilson on violin and Susan Holmes on bass. Visit davidberkeley.com for more information.

landscape master
The Albuquerque Museum, 2000 Mountain Road NW, is hosting the public opening of Thomas Cole’s Studio: Memory and Inspiration on Saturday, November 19 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Three exhibitions at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in New York feature works by Thomas Cole, Kiki Smith and Shi Guorui dealing with the Hudson River area of ​​New York. In addition, the Albuquerque Museum presents an exhibition of works by Nicola López and Paula Wilson that reflect on human interactions in the desert landscapes of New Mexico. Complimentary activities include a sculpture garden tour at 11:00 AM; a family art workshop at 1 p.m.; and a panel discussion at 2 p.m. Visit cabq.gov for more information.

time to celebrate

Albuquerque-based band Soul Divine will celebrate their 25th anniversary on Saturday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Revel ABQ, 4720 Alexander Blvd. NO. The band will perform original music, a selection of unplugged tracks and some of the covers that have been hitting the dance floor for over two decades. This will be Soul Divine’s only performance this year. $25 VIP and $10 general admission, plus fees, at revelabq.com/events.

Film music magic

The New Mexico Philharmonic will perform “Music from Blockbusters” on Saturday, November 19 at 8:00 p.m. at Popejoy Hall, 203 Cornell Drive NE, on the University of New Mexico campus. Steven Smith will conduct the performance, which includes songs from Gladiator, Apollo 13, Mission Impossible, The Magnificent Seven and more. Tickets range from $30 to $80 plus fees at popejoypresents.com.

Slide into a seat

Grammy-winning rock band the Goo Goo Dolls bring their latest tour to the Kiva Auditorium, 401 Second NW on Friday, November 18 at 8 p.m.

The Goo Goo Dolls burst onto the rock scene in 1987 and found mainstream success in 1995 after releasing “A Boy Named Goo” which was propelled by the single “Name”.

1998 brought “Dizzy Up The Girl” even more success. The quadruple platinum album featured the band’s hits “Iris” and “Slide.” Tickets start at $39 plus fees at ticketmaster.com. Read more about the show.

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