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Weekend with Elvis at Historic Old Town Plaza

Weekend with Elvis at Historic Old Town Plaza

Old Town Plaza will host, ‘Weekend with Elvis’ starting April 5 at 5 p.m., ending April 6 at 10 p.m.

The King himself (Elvis Presley) actually came to Albuquerque in 1956, right before his song ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ hit No. 1 on the music charts. He performed at the Armory and stayed at the Bottger Mansion of Old Town Bed and Breakfast in Historic Old Town during his New Mexico visit. The public is invited to participate in the two day event, and arrive dressed as the king himself, or in 50’s-style attire.

Friday, April 5 there will be a karaoke concert for the audience to participate in and compete in the best Elvis singer contest from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, April 6 the day will begin with an Elvis trivia contest starting at 10 a.m. in the Gazebo.

The two day event is free.

The Old Town Plaza is located at 200 Romero NW.

For additional information contact 505-768-3561.  

Oscar Night at the KiMO Theatre Feb. 24

Oscar Night at the KiMO Theatre Feb. 24

One of the biggest nights in Hollywood is coming to Albuquerque, this Sunday evening, Feb. 24, Oscar Night will be held at the KiMo Theatre 6-9p.m.

The excitement will now be shared at the KiMo Theatre with Red Carpet Coverage, Official Oscar Program, Reserved and General Admission Seating, gift bags and more. The Oscar Experience: Albuquerque Party profits will benefit the New Mexico BioPark Society. The event is one of the 47 parties officially approved by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that will be celebrated across the country on Oscar Night.

The event is Black Tie optional.

The KiMo Theatre is located at 423 Central NW.

Tickets run $40-55 and may be purchased online KiMotickets.com or at the KiMo Theater Box Office.

For additional information contact the KiMo Theatre at 505-768-3544.

Fashion show to raise money for animals

Fashion show to raise money for animals

A fashion benefit to support Animal Humane New Mexico will offer cocktails, fashion, a silent auction, and an animal parade. The event, Bon Fete 2011: Fashion for Paws, is created by the Albuquerque Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Scheduled for May 26th at Hotel Parq Central, the charity show will feature fashion from Nob Hill boutiques and makeup by award winning Tamale-wood artists.

Bon Fete 2011: Fashion for Paws will start at 6pm with cocktails hour, followed by a fashion show at 7pm. Tickets are on sale for $25 and VIP seating for $50.