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Moving Heaven and Earth: Sway. Shift. Version 4.0 opening reception
A collaborative, living and static sculpture featuring artists Shola Cole, Debbie Hesse and Rashmi Talpade. Runs (minus the live element) through 12/13.
Thrumming Thresholds: OneBeat Abq at the Rail Yards
An international music event and art happening presented by 516 ARTS and Found Sound Nation.
Go (Mostly) Tiny or Go Home: Miniatures & More 2014
A dazzling array of mostly small-scale artworks from numerous artists working in sculpture, painting and photography.
Shaken and Stirred: ABurlyQ! A Burlesque & Sideshow Spectacular!
Escape your daily grind with some good old-fashioned bump’n’grind this weekend.
Better Than New: 16th annual Great Southwestern Antiques Show
Featuring 200 national and international dealers in folk and fine art, paintings, Western and Native American art and antiques.
Ninja Meets Navajo Code Talker
The YA collisions of Leza Lowitz and Shogo Oketani
Author Leza Lowitz on women as ninja, the power of multiculturality and the what it’s like to write with your spouse.
Ewen Wright and Laurel Butler
Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used to Be
September: A New Show by Laurel and Ewen
A series of vignettes about survival incorporating physical theater, pop music, poetic narrative and more.
16 Swim-O-Riffic Spots in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho
Enjoy these swimming pools before the summer’s out
With summer lurching its way to a hot and humid finale of sweaty misery, nothing feels better than cooling off in a bit of the ol’ chlorinated H2O. Check out our list of watery oases, and take a dip before hours change after Aug. 10.
Photos courtesy of artist
Traveling Ritual Magic: The House Shows in Burque
Ohio-based artist Andrew Hendrixson presents this new project, where he travels and creates artworks for one-day shows around the US.
courtesy Wild Moon Boutique
Kahlo Me Maybe: Old Town's Frida Fiesta
“I love you more than my own skin,” said Frida Kahlo. “And though you may not love me as much, you do love me a little. Don’t you?” If posterity has any say in the matter, the answer is a resounding Y-E-S. The six decades since Kahlo’s death have only seen adoration amplify for the otherworldly painter who bared her feeling self on canvas. And because we love her so, the Frida Fiesta unleashes in Old Town on Saturday, July 19, from 11am to 8pm.
W!ld Moon Boutique (206½ San Felipe NW) hosts the fourth annual celebration and provides clothing for the Frida Fashion Show in the early afternoon. A Frida parade wends its way through Old Town in the afternoon, and early evening sees a Frida look-alike contest on the Plaza (worth it for the acclamation of exquisite eyebrows alone). The day includes Frida trivia, games and prizes, plus live entertainment from Aztec dance group Kapulli Ehecatl, Mariachi Nuevo Mexico, folklorico dancers and more. Wear your finest chunky jewelry and flowers (or pick some up from Old Town shops) and show some love for a great 20th-century artist. For más information, see wildmoonboutique.com or call 247-7456. Historic Old Town • Sat Jul 19 • 11am-8pm • FREE • View on Alibi calendar
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