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Festival happenings 11 FEB. 11, 10:30 A.M. I CHATTER (IN)SITE SITE SANTA FE I 1606 PASEO DE PERALTA Chatter presents a pairing of contemporary and classical works — Donnacha Dennehy's “Bulb” for piano trio and Beethoven's piano trio “Ghost,” op. 70, no. 1, with David Felberg on violin, Felix Fan on cello, and Luke Gullickson on piano. Info and tickets: FEB. 1 1, NOON–4 P.M. I SWEETART SERENADE CANYON ROAD SweetART Serenade, a brand-new Canyon Road trunk show and gallery walk, features the beautiful galleries, studios, jewelers, and businesses of Canyon Road in celebration of Valentine's Day. Info: 12 FEB. 12, 3 P.M. I DOVER QUARTET LENSIC PERFORMING ARTS CENTER I 211 W. SAN FRANCISCO ST. Santa Fe Pro Musica presents the Dover Quartet, which formed while the members were students at the Curtis Institute of Music. Its name pays tribute to “Dover Beach” by Curtis alumnus Samuel Barber, a work that uses the sea as a metaphor for timelessness. The program includes Mason Bates' Suite for String Quartet, George Walker's Quartet No. 1, and Dvořák's Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, op. 51, “Slavonic.” Info and tickets: sf FEB. 13, 7:30 P.M. I THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS: 13 A SNEAK PEEK INTO SANTA FE PLAYHOUSE’S 2023 SEASON SANTA FE PLAYHOUSE I 142 E. DE VARGAS ST. Be one of the first to experience a look inside Santa Fe Playhouse's 2023 season, featuring live performances and video cameos from the playhouse's exhilarating, upcoming productions. This is a unique opportunity to meet and mingle with the artists shaping the theatrical experience in 2023. Info and tickets: FEB. 13, 5:30–7 P.M. I WELCOME RECEPTION I BISHOP’S LODGE, AUBERGE RESORTS COLLECTION I 1297 BISHOPS LODGE ROAD Enjoy hors d'oeuvres from Bishop's Lodge, one complimentary drink, and entertainment in celebration of the inaugural Art + Sol Festival. For info and tickets: 14 FEB. 14, 7 P.M. I LOVE SUCKS: A COMEDY TRIBUTE TO THE SINGLE LIFE SANTA FE PLAYHOUSE I 142 E. DE VARGAS ST. Are you burned out on dating apps? Perhaps you are recently or perpetually single? Or maybe you just want a break f rom the commercialization of Valentine's Day? This stand-up comedy show is for you! Presented by Santa Fe Playhouse and CloudTop, the show headlines Denver comedian Christie Buchele. She will be joined by Albuquerque's Buck D. Hosted by Isabel Madley. Info and tickets: FEB. 15, 7:30 P.M. I INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT 15 LENSIC PERFORMING ARTS CENTER I 211 W. SAN FRANCISCO ST. This annual tour presents four new guitarists from around the world; each specializes in a different style. This program features Finnish Gypsy jazz guitarist Olli Soikkeli, German classical guitarist Stephanie Jones, Spanish flamenco master Jesús Guerrero, and the traditional jazz stylings of Canadian Jocelyn Gould. The night is a celebration of the instrument and is filled with countless surprises and unforgettable moments. Info and tickets: 16 FEB. 16, 7:30 P.M. I SUSAN GRAHAM AND THE MUSIC FROM COPLAND HOUSE ENSEMBLE LENSIC PERFORMING ARTS CENTER I 211 W. SAN FRANCISCO ST. Performance Santa Fe presents A Standing Witness, a monumental new collaboration between Grammy Award–winning composer Richard Danielpour and Pulitzer Prize–winning author and former U.S. poet laureate Rita Dove, created especially for the incomparable mezzosoprano Susan Graham and the celebrated Music f rom Copland House Ensemble. Ticket holders may join the artists at 6:30 p.m. for a preconcert discussion. Info and tickets: FEB. 17, 7 P.M. I DRUMMIN’ MAN: THE GENE KRUPA STORY 17 SITE SANTA FE I 1606 PASEO DE PERALTA The Santa Fe Music Collective highlights the life and work of famed jazz drummer Gene Krupa. Info and tickets: 18 FEB. 18, 10 A.M. I EDUCATION SHOWCASE NEW MEXICO SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS I 500 MONTEZUMA AVE. This performance spotlights young dancers and musicians from several youth arts organizations, including the Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association, Moving Arts Española, the National Dance Institute of New Mexico, and the New Mexico School for the Arts. Info and tickets: FEB. 18, 10 P.M. I EDUCATION SHOWCASE DEVOTCHKA, MEOW WOLF I 1352 RUFINA CIRCLE Multi-instrumentalist Nick Urata (vocals, guitar, trumpet) formed this Denver-based band. Also featuring Tom Hagerman (violin, accordion), Jeanie Schroder (sousaphone, bass), and percussionist Shawn King, it emerged as an unlikely indie hero in the early 2000s by infusing modern indie music with a global flavor. Tickets: 19 FEB. 19, 4 P.M. I O ROMÉO, ROMÉO! LENSIC PERFORMING ARTS CENTER I 211 W. SAN FRANCISCO ST. The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus presents a tribute to Valentine's Day with one of Hector Berlioz's finest and most original works, Roméo et Juliette. Under the baton of Maestro Guillermo Figueroa, O' Roméo, Roméo! includes the full orchestra and chorus, plus a handselected cast of renowned soloists, with choral direction by Carmen Flórez-Mansi. Info and tickets: