Halloween Spook-tacular Dinner and Dance

American JeM’s “Spook-tacular” evening of Dinner, Dancing and Fun!
 
When: Saturday, October 31st, 7:00pm -10:00pm
 
Description: A “spook-tacular” evening of American JeM music, food and dancing.  Bring your family and your friends! Costume contest with prizes. Come disguised, costumed, or just as you are!  Enjoy a three-course meal prepared by Chef Juan Carlos (Entrees: Steak, Salmon, Shrimp, Cornish Hen, Vegetarian Platter) Reservations required. Email triojem@outlook.com and reserve your table today.  $55/person

 

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Upcoming Events through February 14

Reel New Mexico Returns

On Thursday, February 12, at 7.00 pm,   REEL NEW MEXICO will present RED SKY AT MORNING, a 1971 film that was shot mostly in the Santa Fe/Galisteo/Truchas area.

Based on the novel by Richard Bradford, who lived in Santa Fe for many years, this is a quiet coming of age tale in the early days of World War II. Richard Thomas stars as Joshua, whose well-to-do family moves from the deep south to New Mexico at the outbreak of the war. His father (Richard Crenna) is called to service, and it is up to Joshua to help take charge of the family home, as his mother (Claire Bloom) falls into a well of self-pity, longing for the amenities that were available to her at the family home in Alabama, while falling prey to a sycophantic cousin who mooches off Joshua’s father’s generosity. Co-stars Desi Arnaz, Jr. and Cathy Burns help introduce Joshua to his new life in New Mexico.

You are now able to order and bring food and drink from La Plancha and enjoy it in the Performance Space, offering a casual dinner and a movie type event.

The $5 suggested donation/admission at the door will go for expenses and to bring in filmmakers for other screenings.

Screening on Thursday, March 12, 2015- The Milagro Man: The Irrepressible Multicultural Life and Literary Times of John Nichols‘, a 75 minute documentary film about one of New Mexico’s most noted authors, whose works include ‘The Milagro Beanfield War’.  Nichols will be our INVITED guest (no confirmation of his attendance at press time-title subject to change)

For more information, please contact Jeff Berg at 466-1634 or at nedludd76@hotmail.com.

 

Valentine’s Dinner and Dance with American Jem

Saturday, February 14 at 7 pm. Tickets $55. Includes three course dinner and champagne.
 
New Year’s Eve was a smashing success – 
We sold out! Who would’ve guessed?
Many guests suggested that American JeM play
And do the dinner thing again this Valentine’s Day!
 
Doesn’t matter if you’re hitched or single
We’ll seat you at seven for drinks and a mingle.
A table for two or a table for five
The more the merrier, It’s a Saturday night!
 
Come either way and enjoy the great food
Of Chef Juan Carlos and his hard-working crew.
American JeM’s “Heart Rock Cafe”
Would be a great way to enjoy your Valentine’s Day!
 
TO BOOK YOUR TABLE TODAY: 
Call 505-670-8604 to request a reservation form, 
or reply to this email, or email triojem@outlook.com 

Upcoming Events — December 12 – December 31

REEL New Mexico Presents:
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On Thursday, December 11, at 6.30 pm, (PLEASE NOTE EARLY START TIME)  REEL NEW MEXICO will present the only Christmas themed feature film ever shot in New Mexico at the Performance Space at La Tienda in Eldorado, along with a special surprise holiday treat- a screening (at least in part) of am Emmy nominated but slightly cheesy holiday television special shot in Santa Fe and Lamy in the late 70’s, featuring some very well known singers and performers of the time.  It is great fun and we’ll not tell you who the guests performers are!

MIRACLE IN THE WILDERNESS (1992, 88 minutes, filmed in northern New Mexico, in the Santa Fe Nat’l Forest and on Johnson Mesa)– Miracle in the Wilderness is a Christmas drama based on the novella by Paul Gallico in which a frontier woman tells her story of Christmas to the leader of the Blackfoot people who have kidnapped her family. As she speaks, he envisions the story as it would occur in American Indian tradition.

The film takes a very unique and interesting look at a traditional Christmas story and allows viewers to see how other people may view one’s personal beliefs.

The film stars Kris Kristofferson, Kim Cattrell (Sex and the City, Sensitive Skin).

You are now able to order and bring food and drink from La Plancha and enjoy it in the Performance Space, offering a casual dinner and a movie type event.

The $5 suggested donation/admission at the door will go for expenses and to bring in filmmakers for other screenings.

Screening on Thursday, January 8, 2015- ‘Mother O’Keeffe’, narrated by former New Mexico resident, Marsha Mason and produced and directed by fellow El Dorado resident, Richard Startzman.  This film is one hour long and was released in 2007 and offers a very different look at artist Georgia O’Keeffe.

For more information, please contact Jeff Berg at 466-1634 or at nedludd76@hotmail.com

 

Twelfth Night Performance

Upstart Crows of Santa Fe – a fledgling company of young actors collaborating on productions of Shakespeare’s plays – present their first performance of scenes from Twelfth Night, at The Performance Space on Friday, December 19th at 7 p.m. 

The cast of three actors and their director, Anna Farkas, make Shakespeare’s comedy come to life with music, stage-fighting, and  the Bard’s unmatchable language.

Twelfth Night  is a comedy about mistaken identity, in which a young woman dresses as a young man in order to be close to the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves. The cast includes an ensemble of foolish characters such as Sir Toby Belch, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, and the pompous Malvolio.  The cast performs many roles through quick changes which allows the actors to take turns performing all of the parts in different scenes.

This will be the Crow’s first production in Santa Fe, though the director and founder has over a decade’s experience bringing classic theater to the stage with young actors in Madison, Wisconsin.. The group is a non-profit Shakespeare program for young people age 11-18 whose mission is to help Santa Fe youth experience these immortal plays first-hand, exploring Shakespeare’s language and meaning with the help of experienced directors. There are no auditions to join – all that is needed is a desire to participate and engage in the rehearsal process. The program connects young people to some of the greatest writing the human race has produced while fostering an atmosphere of creativity and enjoyment. It’s an amazing mix of fun and accomplishment and we’re eager to share it with you.

For more information, see our website, http://www.upstartcrowsofsantafe.org, and on Facebook. at Upstart Crows of Santa Fe

 

A Very Special New Year’s Eve with American JeM 

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Come enjoy the intimate setting, and great acoustics of The Performance Space on New Year’s Eve with American JeM and La Plancha Restaurant.  Music, more music, a three-course dinner with Champagne, decorations, and dancing to ring in 2015 ($60 per person). Reservations Required.

Dinner begins at 7:00PM and American JeM will begin their “New York” New Year’s Eve music set at 8:30PM.   We’ll make lots of noise and ring in the New Year at 10:00PM (Midnight in New York).  Then  continue playing for anybody who wants to stay past 10:00PM and ring in the New Year again on the Mountain Standard Midnight Hour!!!

The Performance Space will be THE PLACE TO BE on New Year’s Eve with American JeM, Chef Juan Carlos and his delighful and efficient La Plancha wait staff who will be serving:

SALAD: Mixed Greens with La Plancha’s house vinaigrette.
ENTREE CHOICES:

1. Ribeye Tampiqueña – Served with mashed potatoes, black beans, and mixed vegetables
2. Salmon Tropical (tropicalfruit salsa) or Salmon Blanco (white winecream sauce)
served with rice, black beans and mixed vegetables.
3. Pollo Invierno – Roasted chicken wrapped in bacon served with mashed potatoes,
black beans, and mixed vegetables.
DESSERT: Chocolate Flan Cake
CHAMPAGNE (1 glass per patron)
Open bar service available at La Plancha until 11:00PM

Please open the attached flyer as well for additional information about American JeM’s “New York” New Year’s Eve and then reserve your table soon.  Seating is limited.

 

American JeM in Concert

American JeM in Concert

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WHO:  American JeM – An Acoustic Americana Trio

WHERE:  The Performance Space

WHEN: Saturday, March 29th, 6:00pm – 7:45pm (Limited seating available for dining during the show)
PRICE: Tickets – $10 at the door
For more information, please visit http://www.americanjem.com; Find us on Facebook – American JeM, OR, send an email to triojem@outlook.com

WHO IS AMERICAN JEM AND WHAT KIND OF MUSIC WILL WE HEAR?

Audiences fall in love over and over again with American JeM’s beautifully crafted three-part harmonies and high-energy performances.  American JeM setlists include some “old favorites” with American JeM harmonies and musical arrangements that span musical genres of Country, Folk, Bluegrass, Rock, Gospel, and Traditional tunes.  And, American JeM band members, Jay Cawley, Ellie Dendahl, and Michael Umphrey compose original toe-tapping, and heart-warming tunes of their own that keep fans cheering for more!  American JeM released its debut CD in August of 2013 and American JeM singles “La Llorona”, “Something In Your Eyes” and “O Holy Night” are available for purchase on iTunes.