The Tamarind Institute at UNM presents "A Taste of Argentina" on Saturday, July 16, 6-10 p.m. in Tamarind's courtyard at 2500 Central Ave., SE. The event features a traditional barbeque dinner, Argentinian wine donated by Gaucho Imports, tango performances and dancing, including a performance by champion tango dancers Jorge Nel & Company and live music by QTango orchestra.
"A Taste of Argentina follows the opening reception for "Telling Stories: Contemporary Prints from Argentina" in the Tamarind Gallery, 4-6 p.m. The exhibit, continuing through Aug. 19, features prints included in a recent exhibition in Buenos Aires – a joint collaboration between the Tamarind Institute, the Borges Cultural Center and the American Embassy. Works by Argentine artists represent a broad range of conceptual approaches and techniques in the graphic arts and the personal and cultural narratives of the artists' lives. The opening reception is free and open to the public.
Tickets to "A Taste of Argentina" are $85 general, $65 for fabulous friends. Purchase tickets online or call (505) 277-3901.