Alibi V.21 No.22 • May 31-June 6, 2012
Feature Best Western The artistic history and impending comeback of the De Anza Motor Lodge The De Anza Motor Lodge was once a lively outpost of the golden age of Route 66. Now, thanks to neighbors, the city and some rare works of Zuni art, the Upper Nob Hill motel is about to be salvaged.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com Feature A Ford in the Rio Grande El Vado Auto Court’s uncertain but promising future Amid the Spanish Pueblo revival architectural accents and painted figures from Native American mythology that adorn El Vado Auto Court’s peeling walls, a banner announces “The purest Route 66 motel surviving! 70 years of continuous hospitality!” It’s a sad irony for a business that has been shuttered since 2005 and whose ultimate fate remains in limbo. Comm Salute to the Heroes Car and Bike Show Sunday, Aug 19: 11am-4pm American Legion Post 49
The coolest local cars, trucks and motorcycles, a DJ spinning tunes, food made to order, full bar and live music. Spectate or enter a car into the show for a fee.
Art Generational Stories in Cardboard Sunday, Aug 19: 11am-1pm !Explora!
Youth and elders come together to co-create a custom cardboard square that symbolizes strength, and love for the community to contribute to Explora's #ThisIsABQ cardboard quilt sculpture.
Learn DIY Strawberry Shortcake Bathbombs Sunday, Aug 19: 1-2pm Tractor Brewing Four Hills
An afternoon of delicious fun making strawberry shortcake bath bombs. These four-layered bath bombs are topped with a mini-strawberry soap and smell good enough to eat.
Food Lavender Delights Afternoon Tea Sunday, Aug 19: 1-2:30pm Fragrant Leaf Tea Boutique
A lovely afternoon with a three-course afternoon tea showcasing fragrant and savory lavender, accompanied by two teas.
Stage Nine, The Musical Sunday, Aug 19: 2pm Musical Theatre Southwest
The story of a celebrated film director and his attempts to find a plot for his next film as he is pursued by hordes of beautiful women, all clamoring to be loved by him alone.
Song & Dance The Future Been Black Sunday, Aug 19: 2-5pm Canvas Artistry Kitchen Music Art Bar
This fully-immersive, afro-futuristic experience sets the scene for uninhibited dance, signature drink specials and the celebration of black women artists from the past, present and future.
Art Musicians Making Art Sunday, Aug 19: 2-4pm Inpost Artspace
This exhibit connects the endeavors of music-making with creating visual art. The show features a wide range of styles and subject matter from N.M. music practitioners. Runs through 8/24.
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