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La Mesa Arts Academy Annual Benefit

Jazzy Art and BBQ

Since 2006, La Mesa Arts Academy has provided free after-school art, music, drama, and dance classes for over 1,500 La Mesa Elementary School students in Albuquerque's International District. Classes are taught by experienced instructors from La Mesa Elementary and the Albuquerque area. Some are also professional artists and musicians who are committed to sharing their time and talents with the La Mesa Community.


Saturday, April 22nd from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

La Mesa Presbyterian Church 7401 Copper Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108,

on the corner of Copper and Espanola


  • Student art displays, the Baile Folklórico class will dance and drumming class will perform

  • BBQ donated from local BBQ vendors with sides and desserts. Suggested donation ($10 for food).

  • Low Down Rhythm Jazz Band will play from 4:00-6:00 p.m.

  • Art/snack food vendors will be set up in the parking lot to sell their items.


Please, consider becoming a sponsor. If you’d like to make a donation, you can use the donation button or QR code provided below:

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Signup sheets to help during the event will be available in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, starting April 2nd!

Please, help us out and signup to help.

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