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3 p.m. Slump Luke, I am Your Father What happens when you inhale sulfur hexafluoride? Sulfur hexafluoride is basically the opposite of helium. It has a density of 6.12 g/L at sea level conditions, which is considerably higher than that of air. This means that when you inhale it, your voice gets creepily lower. However, inhalation of this gas is not recommended because it is difficult to get back out of your lungs once ingested. This, of course, hasn’t stopped people from doing it. Here are a couple of my favorite SF6 moments from the interwebs. Film A Christmas Story (1983) Friday, Dec 15: 6-8pm KiMo Theatre
Follow the wintry exploits of Ralphie Parker, who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a Red Ryder air rifle.
Art Pre-existing Conditions Opening Reception Friday, Dec 15: 6-9pm Sanitary Tortilla Factory
Collaborative pieces made from the trash of various illegal dump sites around Albuquerque by artists Cecilia McKinnon and Lance McGoldrick. Runs through 1/19.
Stage Ugly Sweater Revue Friday, Dec 15: 7pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory
A variety show provides the jolliest and bawdiest acts that local local performers have to offer.
Stage Constellations Friday, Dec 15: 7:30pm Desert Rose Playhouse
Beekeeper Roland meets quantum physicist Marianne at a friend's BBQ where they immediately connect.
Song & Dance Blues Winter Charity Ball Friday, Dec 15: 8pm-midnight Maple Street Dance Space
Live music from Joe Daddy and Hoodoo Jeff, delicious food and photo booth to raise money for the Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico.
Stage Love Loss and What I Wore Friday, Dec 15: 8pm Aux Dog Theatre
Hilarious, poignant and popular monologues and ensemble pieces about how women's clothing documents history through memory and storytelling.
Comm Con-Jikan MCM Elegante Hotel
Pop-culture festival focused on the world of anime and gaming, emphasizing fun and fandom.
Art Holiday Toy Drive and Craft Workshop Saturday, Dec 16: 1-5pm FUSE Makerspace
Make laser cut reindeer, 3D printed ornaments, screen printed ugly sweaters, and more. Reservation recommended. Donate an unwapped gifts.
Kids Stories by the Fireside Saturday, Dec 16: 5pm Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Kids experience the age-old tradition of hearing stories by the fire as well as making and decorating Christmas ornaments.