Violet Crown Cinema brings Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s film festival favorite Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation to the big screen Thursday-Wednesday, June 18-23, 2021, 8:40 p.m. The brilliant work, personal struggles, and cultural impact of iconic American writers Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams explodes onto the screen in this innovative dual-portrait documentary. It is a celebration of both men’s fearless candor and often tumultuous friendship that honors how their identity as gay Southerners informed their timeless artistic achievements and relationships with family, colleagues, confidants, and – most significantly – each other. Featuring the voices of Jim Parsons and Zachary Quinto. Running time is 86 minutes. Daytime ticket prices are $10 for adults, $8 for children and seniors; Nighttime prices are $15 for adults and $13 for children and seniors. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here.
Travel Bug Bookstore and Coffee Shop welcomes Mark H. Cross, author of the Encyclopedia of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico, August 7, 2021, 5-7 p.m. Mark holds a master’s degree in American history from George Mason University. He has written book reviews for The Santa Fe New Mexican and worked as a proofreader and editor for the New Mexico Legislature. He began compiling the encyclopedia soon after moving to New Mexico in 1996. He will discuss his new book, … Read More
May Stevens (1924-2019): Mysteries, Politics, and Seas of Words includes paintings from 1964 – 2008, a full collection of Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art and Politics, and screenings of The Heretics, a feature-length, documentary film written and directed by Joan Braderman. Throughout her 70-year career, Stevens made art to combat social injustice and amplify voices of women throughout history. She firmly believed that art must be used for social commentary, not just personal expression. Her studio practice engaged with … Read More
The Albuquerque Museum hosts Another World: The Transcendental Painting Group, June 26 – September 26, 2021. Initiated in Taos in 1938, the Transcendental Painting Group formed to explore a heightened vision of the American landscape. They did so by employing free-wheeling symbols and imagery, drawn from the collective unconscious to depict a transfigured, spiritually alive America. These artists sought to evoke sensuous, synesthetic experiences of nature and the cosmos, often using references to music and esoteric philosophies. This exhibit seeks … Read More