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. Art Art and Oppression Opening Reception Monday, July 24: 8am-5pm Santa Fe University of Art and Design
Curated photographs record victims of civil war in Sri Lanka, Guatemalan refugees in Mexico, uranium mining in western N.M., as well as the suppression of women, police violence and surveillance. Runs through 9/15.
Art Gourd Art Monday, July 24: 9am Genuine Southwest Art & Gifts
Lori Thompson creates gourd art that is unique, southwestern as well as contemporary. Runs through 7/31.
Kids Kung Fu Summer Camp Monday, July 24: 9-11:45am Chinese Culture Center
Kids 6-12 learn self-discipline, basic martial arts techniques, agilty training, tumbling practiced in traditional Kung Fu martial arts. Snacks provided.
Kids Intensive Drama Classes Monday, July 24: 9am-3:30pm Hiland Theater
Students develop skills in acting, singing and dancing, while working with a team and making friends.
Art Vision Quest Monday, July 24: 11am-7pm Jan's Art Shop
New paintings by Anthony T. Wamego, Zephora Von Destroia and Kim Cheshire. Runs through 8/2.
Film Albuquerque Jewish Film Fest: Body and Soul Tuesday, July 25: 7-10pm Jewish Community Center of Greater Albuquerque
Learn about the early performance history of the jazz standard
Body and Soul, one of the most recorded songs in the jazz repertoire and how that relates to the relationships between African Americans and American Jews. • Saudade's Brazilian Jazz 8.3.2017