This week in Albuquerque is filled with Russian Ballet, car shows, and wild birds


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —  This week in Albuquerque is filled with Black History Month, car shows, and wild birds!

1. Exhibition: Da Vinci, The Genius

  • Details: Da Vinci, The Genius exhibition is the most comprehensive traveling exhibition on

    Leonardo da Vinci ever assembled. It is designed to be accessible to a broad range of people –

    from novice to expert, from small children to adults. While the exhibition is very scholarly, it

    includes interactive activities that introduce visitors to a broad range of artistic and scientific


  • Date and Time: Thursday – July 29, 2018
  • Location: New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
  • Price: $20-$22

2. New Mexico Black History Festival – Routes Revival Spider Tales

  • Details: Dedicated to providing New Mexico an affordable, family-friendly, and multicultural slate

    of events in the month of February. This riveting adventure takes audiences around the world to

    discover and witness the life of Anansi the Spider. Anansi the Spider travels across the Atlantic

    from Africa to the Caribbean during the slave trade and gathers many stories from the passengers

    en route to the New World. This play allows viewers to experience the unsavory conditions of the

    voyage and highlights the strength and inspiration of the survivors through insightful stories that

    tell their side of things not normally covered in history books.

  • Date and Time: Thursday – Saturday 10am
  • Location: KiMo Theater
  • Price: $3-$22

3. Adult Field Trip: Birds of the Bosque del Apache

  • Details: Join in for a day-long journey and view thousands of birds at New Mexico’s own world famous

    refuge south of Socorro. Pre-field trip lecture: Thursday, Feb. 1, 6:30 pm. Trip

    Leaders: Laurel Ladwig, Tish Morris, Helen Haskell and Karen Herzenberg. Cost includes the

    preview talk, limited seats in the Museum vans, snacks, bus and tour guides at Bosque del Apache,

    and dinner. Preregistration is required, adults only.

  • Date and Time: Saturday 10am-9pm
  •  Location: New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
  • Price: $65

4. Performance: Russian National Ballet Theatre-Swan Lake

  • Details: Witness the beautiful onstage tale – Young Prince Siegfried witnesses a swan transform

    into a beautiful woman in this classic tale of dark magic and soaring love. Performed by the

    Russian National Ballet Theatre to Tchaikovsky’s original score, this production of Swan Lake

    draws from the rich tradition of Russian ballet. Under the direction of Elena Radchenko, a former

    head dancer, this elegant ballet comes to life.

  • Date and Time: Thursday, 7:30pm
  • Location: Popejoy Hall
  • Price: $20-$80

5. Science on Tap!

  • Details: Now in its 6th Year, Science on Tap continues to provide opportunities to eat, drink, and

    talk science with local scientists. This month’s topic will be ‘Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear

    Weapons’ presented by Greg Mello, Executive Director, Los Alamos Study Group. Additional guest

    speaker and topic information can be found at


  • Date and Time: Thursday, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Location: O’Neill’s Nob Hill
  • Price: No Cover

6. The Supernationals

  • Details: This show, presented by Hot Rod and Custom Summer Car Show Series, has gained

    national attention with a variety of the nation’s leading show cars, automotive manufacturers, and

    suppliers participating along with top movie celebrities and the nation’s top custom automotive


  • Date and Time: Friday, 12-9pm, Saturday and Sunday, 10am-9pm
  • Location: EXPO New Mexico: Home of the State Fair
  • Price: $16 – $21

7. 2018 National Indoor Archery Championships

  • Details: The U.S. National Indoor Championships and the JOAD National Indoor Championships

    are 2 separate events held at the same venue over a 3-day weekend and contested at different

    regional sites throughout the U.S. Youth archers may compete in both the U.S. National Indoor

    Championships and the JOAD National Indoor or just one of the two events. Senior and Master

    divisions may compete only in the U.S. National Indoor Championships.

  • Date and Time: Friday 5pm, Saturday, and Sunday 9am-2pm
  • Location: Albuquerque Convention Center
  • Price: Free

For more information, visit the ABQ365 website.

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