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Ballet Taos presents THE NUTCRACKER: A NEW MEXICO NUTCRACKER

Ballet Taos presents THE NUTCRACKER: A NEW MEXICO NUTCRACKER
December 23, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium

 

Ballet Taos performs an original, vibrant rendition of the holiday ballet classic “The Nutcracker." “A New Mexico Nutcracker” takes place in the thriving art colony of Taos, New Mexico around the turn of the twentieth century.

Mabel Dodge Lujan, Maria (the daughter of a Chile Farmer) and historical Taos characters gather to celebrate the spirit of Christmas. After a lively evening of gifts and dance, Maria’s dream begins. Taos Mesa comes to life with a surreal battle between nature's desert creatures. Lead by the Hawk Kachina and Coyote King, the creatures are given a choice of red chile, green chile or Christmas. Peace is restored as snow begins to fall on Taos Mountain. With her Hawk Kachina by her side, Maria emerges as the lovely Butterfly Kachina and travels across the beautiful Northern New Mexico landscape. Snowflakes, Flamenco dancers, a hoop dancer from Taos Pueblo, and Georgia O’Keeffe flowers are just a few breathtaking scenes Maria experiences along the way.

In this powerful coming of age tale, images of landscape paintings from the original Taos Society of Artists and living Taos artists fill each backdrop. Take a leap back in time and celebrate the art, diverse culture and history that makes our community truly unique.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for youth 17 and under, with the exception of December 24th, with all tickets at $20 general admission for the 2pm and 7pm performances. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling (575)758-2052 Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm or in person at the TCA office behind Caffe Renato during those same hours. Tickets may also be purchased online by clicking here (Note: additional fees apply to online purchases).

These events are planned for TCA’s various venues: the auditorium, Encore Gallery, and Stables Gallery. Most events, but not all, are sponsored by TCA. Submit your TCA event here.

Event Listings

ongoing since September 2017

TCA at Taos Inn Mark Goebel New Mexico Churches an Elemental Phenomenon

September 11 - January 15, 2018
Location: The Historic Taos Inn
Photographs of the historic churches of New Mexico by Mark Goebel fill the public areas of Taos Inn.
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ongoing since October 2017

Literal Landscape -New Work by Dora Dillistone

October 30 - December 10, 2017
Location: The Encore Gallery of TCA
Collaborative art with nature.
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ongoing since November 2017

TAOS FOLK Famous Annual Pop-up Shop

November 24 - December 24, 2017
Location: The Stables Gallery
Shop for beautiful AND affordable gifts created by Taos artists and craftspeople, 11am to 5pm daily until Christmas
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December 2017

Big Screen TCA: VICTORIA AND ABDUL

December 1, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Judi Dench as Queen Victoria in this (sort of) true story about her relationship with her Indian assistant.
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Big Screen TCA: VICTORIA AND ABDUL

December 2, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Judi Dench as Queen Victoria in this (sort of) true story about her relationship with her Indian assistant.
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Movies on the TCA Big Screen -- HEAL

December 3, 2017 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Director Kelly Noonan explores the theory that our bodies are capable of self-healing even when serious disease is involved.
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Movies on the TCA Big Screen -- HEAL

December 4, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Director Kelly Noonan explores the theory that our bodies are capable of self-healing even when serious disease is involved.
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Movies on the TCA Big Screen -- HEAL

December 5, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Director Kelly Noonan explores the theory that our bodies are capable of self-healing even when serious disease is involved.
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Movies on the TCA Big Screen -- HEAL

December 6, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Director Kelly Noonan explores the theory that our bodies are capable of self-healing even when serious disease is involved.
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Collaborative Chaos: Climate Change through the Eyes of Taosenos

December 11 - 13, 2017
Location: The Encore Gallery in Taos Community Auditorium
Watch Taos artists create works expressing their views on climate change
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Movies on the Big Screen: BUGS

December 11, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
With global food shortages on the horizon, forward-thinking chefs, environmentalists and food scientists are turning toward an unexpected source of protein: insects.
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Book of the Month Volume XXX

December 12 - February 4, 2018
Location: Taos Community Auditorium Encore Gallery
Tunnels Books - Part 2
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Movies on the Big Screen: BUGS

December 12, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
With global food shortages on the horizon, forward-thinking chefs, environmentalists and food scientists are turning toward an unexpected source of protein: insects.
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Theresa's Wall

December 13 - February 4, 2018
Location: Taos Community Auditorium Encore Gallery
Works by Máye Torres
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For “LGBTQ+ Youth Art Exhibition”

December 13 - March 5, 2018
Location:
Call for entries
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Movie Minutes: Short Videos by Taosenos about Climate Change

December 13, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
FREE event, watch over 30 videos made by Taos residents about climate change
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A Gathering & Reception: Collaborative Chaos: Climate Change through the Eyes of Taosenos

December 14, 2017 3:00 PM
Location: The Encore Gallery in Taos Community Auditorium
Free multicultural, multi-media event made by and for Taos citizens
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26th Annual Robert Mirabal Holiday Show

December 15, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Taos' own Robert Mirabal performs live, with special guests The Mirabal Sisters!
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Ballet Taos presents THE NUTCRACKER: A NEW MEXICO NUTCRACKER

December 16, 2017 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Ballet Taos offers an original rendition of this holiday favorite that everyone in Taos will love
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Ballet Taos presents THE NUTCRACKER: A NEW MEXICO NUTCRACKER

December 16, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Ballet Taos offers an original rendition of this holiday favorite that everyone in Taos will love
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JANE - Movies on the TCA Big Screen

December 17, 2017 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
New documentary about Jane Goodall by award-winning Director Todd Haynes
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Ballet Taos presents THE NUTCRACKER: A NEW MEXICO NUTCRACKER

December 17, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Ballet Taos offers an original rendition of this holiday favorite that everyone in Taos will love
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Taos Watercolor Society: Winter Watercolor Wonders

December 18 - February 4, 2018
Location: The Encore Gallery of TCA
Artists include Diane Binder, Karen McCurtain-Blair, Bob Cooley, Carol Doughty, Linda Grams-Henderson, Marilyn Price-Reinbolt, Diane Scott, Diana Smith, Pat Woodall, and Jinx Wright.
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JANE - Movies on the TCA Big Screen

December 18, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
New documentary about Jane Goodall by award-winning Director Todd Haynes
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JANE - Movies on the TCA Big Screen

December 19, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
New documentary about Jane Goodall by award-winning Director Todd Haynes
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JANE - Movies on the TCA Big Screen

December 20, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
New documentary about Jane Goodall by award-winning Director Todd Haynes
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Ballet Taos presents THE NUTCRACKER: A NEW MEXICO NUTCRACKER

December 22, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Ballet Taos offers an original rendition of this holiday favorite that everyone in Taos will love
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Ballet Taos presents THE NUTCRACKER: A NEW MEXICO NUTCRACKER

December 23, 2017 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Ballet Taos offers an original rendition of this holiday favorite that everyone in Taos will love
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Ballet Taos presents THE NUTCRACKER: A NEW MEXICO NUTCRACKER

December 23, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Ballet Taos offers an original rendition of this holiday favorite that everyone in Taos will love
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Ballet Taos presents THE NUTCRACKER: A NEW MEXICO NUTCRACKER

December 24, 2017 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Ballet Taos offers an original rendition of this holiday favorite that everyone in Taos will love
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Big Screen TCA: NO MOVIE DEC 24-27

December 24, 2017 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
The TCA wishes you and yours the very best of this holiday season
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Ballet Taos presents THE NUTCRACKER: A NEW MEXICO NUTCRACKER

December 24, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Ballet Taos offers an original rendition of this holiday favorite that everyone in Taos will love
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Big Screen TCA: NO MOVIE DEC 24-27

December 25, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
The TCA wishes you and yours the very best of this holiday season
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Big Screen TCA: NO MOVIE DEC 24-27

December 26 - 25, 2017
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
The TCA wishes you and yours the very best of this holiday season
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Big Screen TCA: NO MOVIE DEC 24-27

December 27, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
The TCA wishes you and yours the very best of this holiday season
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Movies on the TCA Big Screen - WONDERSTRUCK

December 31, 2017 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
Director Todd Haynes' version of Selznick's bestseller, about two children wishing they could lead different lives
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