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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. Art Follow the Line Thursday, Jan 18: 11am-4pm Richard Levy Gallery
Wall sculptures and works on paper based on Amidakuji, a Japanese game of chance from Emi Ozawa. Runs through 3/2.
Art Pre-existing Conditions Thursday, Jan 18: Noon-5pm Sanitary Tortilla Factory
Collaborative pieces made from the trash of various illegal dump sites around Albuquerque from artists Cecilia McKinnon and Lance McGoldrick. Runs through 1/19.
Learn What Max Weber Teaches Us Thursday, Jan 18: 5:30-7pm UNM Zimmerman Library
Nelson Valdes lectures on Fidel and Raul Castro and the future of the Cuban revolution.
Kids Pajama Storytime Thursday, Jan 18: 6:30-7:30pm Taylor Ranch Library
Kids wear their PJs and enjoy stories, music, and fun, relaxing activities.
Learn Water: Key to Bird Survival in the Southwest Thursday, Jan 18: 7-8:30pm Adelante Development Center
Desiree Loggins, Regional Network Manager and Audubon New Mexico discuss Audubon's water strategy, conservation, policy, science teams and more.
Film Bless Me, Ultima (PG-13) Thursday, Jan 18: 7pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
The screen adaptation of Rudolfo Anaya’s iconic work, set in the '40s in rural N.M., that follows a young boy and the mysterious healer who opens his eyes to the wonders of the spiritual realm.
Stage Doublewide, Texas Friday, Jan 19: 7:30pm Adobe Theater
A hilarious, fast-paced comedy, where residents of one of the smallest trailer parks in Texas are thrown for a loop when they realize the nearby town of Tugaloo is determined to annex them.
Courtesy of the artist Song & Dance Pilobolus Friday, Jan 19: 8pm Popejoy Hall
Highly-acclaimed modern dance troupe performs unique dance style that explores creativity, human connection and signature lifts and contortions.