Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

Robyn Cage live performance

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Robyn Cage’s powerhouse vocals and impassioned live performances have enthralled audiences nationwide, from Boston’s Symphony Hall, to thousands at outdoor festivals, to the prestigious and intimate singer-songwriter circuit in NYC.

Born in the Utah desert, she went on to study at The Boston Conservatory and become an accomplished actress in NYC, where her performances earned praise from The New York Times and Variety. When Robyn came to a crucial turning point in her life, she migrated back to her desert birthplace and was creatively and soulfully reawakened as an alternative-pop artist with an entrancing and authentic artistic sensibility. 

Her debut album Born in the Desert (2015) was named one of the 35 Top Albums of 2015 by I’m Music Magazine and topped the list of 25 Best New Music Critiques of 2015 by Music Connection Magazine.

Currently, Cage is touring with The Airplane Family (alumni of Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Hot Tuna, and The Grateful Dead) singing the Grace Slick repertoire. Sophomore album Slow The Devil out now.

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Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Free Movie: Mission to Lars

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Tuesday, October 16, a special film will be screened at Sacred Grounds at 6:00 PM. (Yes, we'll be open for this very special event). 

William Spicer, New York filmmaker from London, will be present at the screening of his movie, Mission to Lars. The movie is the story of Will's (Will Spicer, not Will Ponder) brother Tom, a British man whose life’s dream is to meet Lars Ulrich, Metallica’s drummer. But Tom has Fragile X Syndrome, the world’s most common cause of genetically-inherited intellectual disability. And it comes along with behavioral challenges, including anxiety. Tom shares his anxiety throughout the film, leaving the audience wondering if his dream will ever come true. As to why he made this very personal movie Spicer said, “I wanted to do something with my brother,” Spicer explained, “and I suppose I wanted to show people what my brother was really like. I wanted to tell Tom’s story.”

Mary Lee Shelton, who is responsible for bringing the movie and Spicer to Ruidoso, is mother to a 27-year-old man with Fragile X Syndrome. She encourages everyone to come see the movie. "It's entertaining, touching and moving for all audiences," she said. "Special education teachers in particular should see it."

The screening will include 5-minute talks from Dr. Randi Hagerman, renown Fragile X specialist, and Dr. Marcia Braden, special education teacher and psychologist who is a specialist in how Fragile X individuals learn.

For more information call Mary Lee Shelton at 575-644-5121.

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Oct
6
6:00 PM18:00

Austin's Larry Lange's Imperial Starlighters

Tickets - $15.00 at eventbrite.com

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-imperial-starlighters-saturday-night-performance-tickets-50882359507

This year's final Mountain Entertainment Group for the Arts' Texas Musicians series brings The Imperial Starlighters to Sacred Grounds this coming Friday and Saturday. The Imperial Starlighters, from Austin Texas, is a Four Man Vocal Group backed by a Five Piece Dance Band. They are as close to a Las Vegas-style show as we've ever had at Sacred Grounds-and may ever have!. They are coming to Sacred Grounds Coffee and Tea House Oct. 5,  & 6 for two Dyn-o-mite shows. The Starlighters specialize in Doo-Wop, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Beach Music and some oddball styles. They do songs from Five Royales, Bo Diddley, Ikettes, Dion and the Belmonts, Chuck Berry, The Falcons, Isley Brothers, Du Droppers and many more in that early Rock-N-Roll style with a little bit of Ska and Rocksteady thrown in. The front singers are Larry Lange [who shared the stage for many years with Delbert McClinton and our own Dave Millsap, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Willie, Waylon and others too numerous to name], Spencer Thomas [from The Solid Senders and owner of the Texas Pie Co. in Kyle, Tx.], George Brainard [who has a pro photography studio and years of playing in local Austin bands], And Jerome Becker [who works with an engineering firm and also is a killer Drummer as well as a great singer]. We have Grady ‘Guitar’ Pinkerton on the six-strings, Lynn Davis on bass, Rolf Ordahl on keyboards, and Brad Andrew on that Texas Tenor Saxophone, and Darin Lange on drums. In Austin, Rebecca and I were big Larry Lange fans and attended many of his performances through the years when he headed up a group called Larry Lange and the Lonely Knights. We have not heard him in his new ensemble but we are eagerly anticipating his new style--and believe me, he does have a unique style! Our advice is to get tickets to the Friday night show 'cause once you see and hear them, you'll want another shot so you can then do Saturday night.

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Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

Austin's Larry Lange's Imperial Starlighters

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Tickets - $15.00 at eventbrite.com

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-imperial-starlighters-friday-night-performance-tickets-50669741561

This year's final Mountain Entertainment Group for the Arts' Texas Musicians series brings The Imperial Starlighters to Sacred Grounds this coming Friday and Saturday. The Imperial Starlighters, from Austin Texas, is a Four Man Vocal Group backed by a Five Piece Dance Band. They are as close to a Las Vegas-style show as we've ever had at Sacred Grounds-and may ever have!. They are coming to Sacred Grounds Coffee and Tea House Oct. 5,  & 6 for two Dyn-o-mite shows. The Starlighters specialize in Doo-Wop, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Beach Music and some oddball styles. They do songs from Five Royales, Bo Diddley, Ikettes, Dion and the Belmonts, Chuck Berry, The Falcons, Isley Brothers, Du Droppers and many more in that early Rock-N-Roll style with a little bit of Ska and Rocksteady thrown in. The front singers are Larry Lange [who shared the stage for many years with Delbert McClinton and our own Dave Millsap, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Willie, Waylon and others too numerous to name], Spencer Thomas [from The Solid Senders and owner of the Texas Pie Co. in Kyle, Tx.], George Brainard [who has a pro photography studio and years of playing in local Austin bands], And Jerome Becker [who works with an engineering firm and also is a killer Drummer as well as a great singer]. We have Grady ‘Guitar’ Pinkerton on the six-strings, Lynn Davis on bass, Rolf Ordahl on keyboards, and Brad Andrew on that Texas Tenor Saxophone, and Darin Lange on drums. In Austin, Rebecca and I were big Larry Lange fans and attended many of his performances through the years when he headed up a group called Larry Lange and the Lonely Knights. We have not heard him in his new ensemble but we are eagerly anticipating his new style--and believe me, he does have a unique style! Our advice is to get tickets to the Friday night show 'cause once you see and hear them, you'll want another shot so you can then do Saturday night.

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Sep
30
12:00 PM12:00

Ashleigh Addison and Tim Amyett

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We can't get enough of Ashleigh Addison (piano, guitar and vocals) and Tim Amyett (cello) so we're bringing them back again for a repeat of their August Sunday Brunch show. Their selections range from classical to pop, to country, and gospel too with a bit of jazz and old standards from yesteryear. No Cover.

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Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

Annika Chambers - Blues/Soul

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The repeat in this instance is that a sudden change in Annika Chambers' schedule has presented a sooner, rather than later, opportunity for her return to Sacred Grounds. She and her band are returning to Sacred Grounds this Thursday night! That's right. This Thursday, September 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM.

Here's the EventBrite URL to get reserved seating:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/annika-chambers-returns-to-sacred-grounds-tickets-50662564093

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Sep
26
6:30 PM18:30

Free Movie: Silver Linings Playbook

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Silver Linings Playbook . Synopsis: After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro.

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Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

Free Movie: White God

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White God. Synopsis: When young Lili is forced to give up her beloved dog Hagen because its mixed-breed heritage is deemed unfit by The State, she and the dog begin a dangerous journey back towards each other. At the same time, all the unwanted, unloved and so-called unfit dogs rise up under a new leader, Hagen, the one-time house-pet who has learned all too well from his Masters in his journey through the streets and animal control centers that man is not always dog's best friend. Note: My brother Sam recommended this strange movie so this one is not my doing.

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Sep
22
7:00 PM19:00

Ashleigh Addison (piano, guitar and vocals) and Tim Amyett (cello)

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Only a select few saw the debut performance of the Ashleigh Addison (piano, guitar and vocals) and Tim Amyett (cello) duo but none will ever forget it. The Sunday noon appearance last month by this duo is my "A Star is Born" reference in the title of this email. What a surprise and treat! We were spellbound and I think you will be too. Their selections ranged from classical to pop, to country, and gospel too with a bit of jazz. No Cover.

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Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

Free Movie: The Zookeeper's Wife

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Synopsis: In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska (Jessica Chastain) and her husband successfully run the Warsaw Zoo and raise their family in an idyllic existence. Their world is overturned, however, when the country is invaded by the Nazis and they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed zoologist (Daniel Brühl). To fight back on their own terms, the Zabinskis risk everything by covertly working with the Resistance and using the zoo's hidden tunnels and cages to save families from Nazi brutality.

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