Quality Inn & Suites
7620 Pan American Fwy., N.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: (505) 823-1300
Fax: (505) 823-2896
Brothers Raymond and Joseph Syufy own this 24 screen, state-of-the-art movie theatre. First run films feature digital surround sound and the theaters have stadium style love seats (meaning everyone has the best seat in the house). Rental space for private showings and parties is offered along with discounts for large groups. A great selection of refreshments is sold including soft drinks, candy and popcorn.
Come join the fun in the "Duke City" for annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, an event lasting nine days through the first two weekends in October. Billed as the world's most photographed event, see why more than one million visitors flock to Albuquerque each fall to witness spectacular dawn skyscapes as 1,000 balloons color the sky during mass ascensions. The fiesta features special shape balloons with exclusive mass ascensions, flying competitions, and the popular nighttime "Glowdeo." Sample great local wines during the opening weekend of the event at "Fiesta del Vino," see website for details. Park and ride from the malls around town and avoid the traffic jams. Admission: USD6. Children 12 and under are free.
Get ready to double over for a night of laughter at Laffs Comedy Club, Albuquerque's only comedy club. Local and national comedy artists have graced the stage. Arrive at least 45 minutes early for a chance to share front row seating, or come with a group of friends and reserve space in the VIP section and receive complimentary champagne from the owner. The kitchen offers a bar menu with plenty of finger food items. Laffs Comedy Club is open on Wednesdays from 1.30pm and from Thursday to Saturday from 12pm.
Located on the Albuquerque Academy, the Simms Auditorium is a place where a lot of events are held. Leaders in different fields and performers are invited as guest speakers. Alongside, students also showcase their talents beyond the boundaries of classroom. Cultural activities and the academy events are also held here.
A huge dance floor, about 5,500 square feet is tempting enough to pull crowds to dance to the groovy tunes. The DJ plays really good music that's foot-tapping and energetic, inspiring the crowd to take to the floor. Food and drinks to keep up your energy levels are available. Free dance lessons are offered on Thursdays and Sundays. Within the venue there's Gotham, the dance bar with rock music.
Cinemark Movies 8 is a budget movie house that shows second run films. The theatre is modern and well maintained. The snack bar offers pickles, popcorn, candy and soft drinks. There is digital theatrical sound and the seats are comfortable.On Friday and Saturday midnight movies are shown Albuquerque police officers patrol the parking lot for your safety and protection during weekend nights.
Adobe Theater—this long-standing theater group has earned the respect of the community by providing quality family entertainment at reasonable prices. Every month, you can take in a new show, performed by a cast of local players consisting of professional and amateur thespians. The troupe has received rave reviews in local media for its Shakespearean adaptations such as Julius Caesar in Latin America.
Your favorite artistes rendering a song for you under the star lit sky, against the backdrop of mountains! This is what Sandia Casino Amphitheater, located in the Sandia Resort & Casino offers you. It is an outdoor theater and can accommodate nearly 4200 people. The placing of the seats allows you to have a closer view. The likes of Steely Dan and UB40 perform here.
Sandia Resort & Casino Ballroom is a grand and classy facility, located within the chic Sandia Resort & Casino. It is spread across a vast area of 35,000 square feet and can accommodate nearly 3,000 people. The place is exquisitely done up and the décor is punctuated with delicate chandeliers and red carpet. It's a perfect venue for a perfect gathering.
Good evening ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Vortex Theater, a small, community-run venue provided for volunteers who still have their day jobs, but live for the theater after hours. The group stages year-round productions of dramatic plays in a small, comfortable theater located across the street from the University of New Mexico. If you want to act, direct, build sets, scenery and props, or just enjoy a well-done live performance, the theater is a non-profit organization that offers something for everyone who wants to get involved in theater. The theater's tag line: "The Vortex, get sucked in."
As the largest professional orchestra in the state, they perform more than 200 concerts during a single season. Special events fill the nine-month season with classics, Baroque, pop and casual concerts at the Rio Grande Zoo. The New Mexico Orchestra Symphony has been loyal to the community in its commitment to education, with ensemble performances for more than 40,000 children in public and private schools in Albuquerque.
VSA (“Very Special Arts”) of New Mexico is a non-profit organization affiliated with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. It is committed to making the arts accessible to under-served segments of the community, with a particular focus on outreach to the developmentally disabled. The VSA North Fourth Art Center is home to a 99 seat theatre and a gallery that features innovative work, both local and touring. The plays, dance, music, speakers, poetry readings and multi-media productions featured in the theatre come from all around the globe and frequently focus upon political and/ or international themes.