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2 p.m. Slump Take My Boy Band, I’ll Show You the Wild Side Über pop mash up comes across a little morbid Youtube submitter 2Vegas apparently decided that it would be a good idea to merge British boy band One Direction’s What Makes You Beautiful and sometimes- too- auto- tuned Ke$ha’s Die Young into one song. When listening to this terrible/wonderful remix, I can’t help but picture the boys of One Direction, with their ridiculously huge smiles in an L.A. nightclub while Ke$ha drums neon paint and yells in their faces about death. It kind of works for me … kind of. Art The Art of Christmas: New Mexico Style Saturday, Dec 16: 10am-5pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Approximately 430 handmade ornaments from over 125 New Mexican artists, collected by the Duran family. Runs through 1/7.
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.
Art Share the Journey Closing Reception Saturday, Dec 16: 6:30-9pm Norbertine Community of Santa Maria de la Vid Abbe
Artists share work that reflects on the journey of life, shared together and as different, personal paths. Enjoy posadas and posolé.
Stage Ugly Sweater Revue Saturday, Dec 16: 7pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory
A variety show provides the jolliest and bawdiest acts that local local performers have to offer.
Stage Love Loss and What I Wore Saturday, Dec 16: 8pm Aux Dog Theatre
Hilarious, poignant and popular monologues and ensemble pieces about how women's clothing documents history through memory and storytelling.
Comm Winter Solstice Seed Mandala Sunday, Dec 17: 11am-noon Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Create a mandala made of different kinds of grains and seeds to feed migratory birds.