ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — This week in Albuquerque is filled with yoga, bike rides along the Bosque, and Cinderella!
The holidays may be over, but the activities are a-plenty in the Duke City including:
1. First Friday Fractals
Details: The Fractal Foundation and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science invite you to a live fractal show in the Planetarium. Suitable for all ages, this show features both the science and the art of fractals, and includes dramatic animated footage of ultradeep fractal zooms, together with original, locally-produced music.
Date and Time: Friday 6pm, 7pm
Location: New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
2. Performance: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Details: This exciting production is the Tony award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of the Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with it’s contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations, and all of the moments you love including pumpkin, glass slipper, masked ball, and more. Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beloved songs in a hilarious and romantic Broadway comedy.
Date and Time: Thursday – Sunday evening 8pm and matinee on weekends
Location: Popejoy Hall
Price: $35 – $70
3. Fireside Bends & Brunch with YogaZo
Details: Join in for a fireside yoga practice on an enclosed patio with a teacher from YogaZo! This New Mexico staple is the perfect place to practice a 1-hour long class followed by a tasty brunch. Members of the yoga class will receive 10% off all brunch items!
Date and Time: Sunday, 10am
Location: Pueblo Harvest Cafe
4. Exhibition: Only in Albuquerque
Details: Only in Albuquerque features a greatly expanded story of our city from before written history to the present, set in an engaging, fun, and interactive atmosphere. Experience this interactive, engaging, fun-filled presentation of the history and culture of the central Rio Grande Valley. Along with the presentation of our community’s stories, there is so much to learn and do. Make your own family Coat of Arms; electronically send a Route 66 postcard to a friend; create a personal “quilt” of images from the Museum’s collections; and record your story to share in the Museum and with friends. You will be able to experience vibrant theatres, virtual reality storybooks and use a state of the art App, developed especially for visitors.
Date and Time: Recurring weekly, Tuesday – Sunday 9am – 5pm
Location: Albuquerque Museum
Price: $1 – $4
5. Bosque River Bike Tour
Details: Looking for a great way to experience the majestic beauty of Albuquerque? Join in for a memorable journey through some of Albuquerque’s most majestic scenery. This tour is a leisurely, scenic ride along the famous Bosque River Trail starting from our nearby location. This two-hour ride showcases beautiful scenery, flora and fauna as our professional tour guides identify the many historic and significant landmarks along the trail. This ride is enjoyable for all skill levels and families are welcome!
Date and Time: Daily, 11am-1pm
Location: Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals
6. Bill Nye: Science Guy
Details: Bill Nye is retiring his kid show act in a bid to become more like his late professor, astronomer Carl Sagan. Sagan dreamed of launching a spacecraft that could change interplanetary exploration. Bill sets out to accomplish Sagan’s space mission, but he is pulled away when he is challenged by evolution and climate change contrarians to defend the scientific consensus. Can Bill show the world why science matters in a culture increasingly indifferent to evidence?
Date and Time: Daily through Sunday, 6:25pm
Location: Guild Cinema
7. White Mountain Apache Crown Dance
Details: Since time immemorial, Pueblo communities have celebrated seasonal cycles through prayer, song, and dance. These dances connect us to our ancestors, community, and traditions while honoring gifts from our Creator. They ensure that life continues and that connections to the past and future are reinforced. The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is the only place in North America to offer traditional Native American dances every week year-round, showcasing dance groups from the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico, as well as Plains Style, Navajo, Apache, and Hopi dancers.
Date and Time: Saturday and Sunday 12-1pm
Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Price: $5 – $9
For more information on the following visit the ABQ365 website.