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Sandia Performing Arts Company presents The World Premiere of Rosalie’s Magic Rocks

September 6th, 2019

 (Albuquerque, New Mexico) -- Sandia Performing Arts Company presents the world premiere of Rosalie’s Magic Rocks, a tale of how life changes for an enterprising young Latina. This story of coming of age in Hispanic New Mexico, a Latino version of Tom Sawyer, is based on real-life events.

Rosalie’s Magic Rocks will be performed in the Wells Fargo Auditorium on Friday & Saturday nights from September 27 to October 6 at 7:30 p.m. with Sunday performances at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person, with a $2 discount for seniors, students and NHCC members. Tickets are $12 for children 12 and under.

Rosalie goes to live with her grandfather, and, misinterpreting his advice, begins selling magic rocks at her school. When she gets into trouble, her abuelo assists her in finding a solution. This story features a cast of young actors, and will delight younger, as well as adult, audiences.

Tickets: Rosalie’s Magic Rocks

Thank you to our Performing Arts Season Sponsors Heritage Hotels and Resorts, the Albuquerque Journal and Southwest Airlines!


About the National Hispanic Cultural Center:

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, promotion and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts and humanities. The Center presents over 700 events and creates the opportunity for thousands more through its art museum, library, genealogy center and education resources.  The Center is a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and is further supported by the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation.

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is located at 1701 Fourth Street SW in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For information about upcoming events and exhibitions visit the NHCC website at


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