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"Don Quixote" at Albuquerque's National Hispanic Cultural Center

Fri. 1/10 10a:  Jolie Sutton-Simballa, Artistic Director of the New Mexico Ballet Company, joins Spencer Beckwith to talk about the Company's most recent collaboration with the New Mexico Philharmonic.   A new, fully-staged version of the classic 19th century ballet, "Don Quixote," with music by Ludwig Minkus, will be presented on January 11 and 12 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque.

Spencer Beckwith reports on the arts for KUNM. For ten years, until March of 2014, Spencer was the producer and host of KUNM's "Performance New Mexico," a weekday morning arts program that included interviews with musicians, writers and performers. Spencer is a graduate of the acting program at the Juilliard School, and, before moving to New Mexico in 2002, was for many years a professional actor based in New York City.