Alibi V.21 No.43 • Oct 25-31, 2012
Feature Shoutout! Maggie Toulouse Oliver During hectic election seasons when they’re likely slammed with questions, the voice on the other end of the line is always ready to help us out. Maybe that doesn’t seem exceptional, but trust us: Prompt, accurate info is not the norm among governmental agencies.
Feature $$$ for I-25 and Paseo: NO Albuquerque city leaders are asking for $50 million in gross receipts tax revenue bonds to reconstruct the Paseo del Norte and I-25 interchange.
Feature Minimum Wage Boost it! Because it’s the right thing to do. Why we should raise it and help low-income families in Albuquerque.
Feature Bonds Though we’re not crazy about the Municipal Bond Question that gives $50 million to the mega Paseo construction project, the Alibi supports almost all of the other bonds on the ballot. Bond Questions A, B and C allow for improvements to senior citizen facilities, libraries and higher education improvements.
Jeff Drew jeffdrewpictures.com Feature Long-Jump to the Ballot Box You'd think everyone would be passionate about increasing the ranks of voters and educating people about the importance of civic participation. Right? Art No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art Tuesday, June 27: 10am-5pm Museum of International Folk Art
Enjoy the first large-scale museum exhibition dedicated to tramp art since 1975. More than 150 examples of tramp art, concentrating on works from the United States, with additional international examples.
Learn ABQ Speaks Up Tuesday, June 27: 12:30-1:30pm Oso Grande Technologies
Improve public speaking and leadership skills by delivering prepared or impromptu speeches in front of an audience.
Kids Energy That Moves You with Explora Tuesday, June 27: 3-5pm Taylor Ranch Library
Discover the benefits, possibilities and challenges of different types of energies while moving cars and look for hidden energy sources of sugar. Registration required.
Words How Do You Pray? Tuesday, June 27: 6-7:30pm Bookworks
Celeste Yacoboni discusses her latest work regarding how leading spiritual, shamanic, scientists, guides and activists pray and contemplates the intention of prayer.
Music Open Mic Tuesday, June 27: 6-10pm Blue Grasshopper Brew Pub Taproom Comm Monthly Meeting of the Mind and Brain Tuesday, June 27: 6:45-8:30pm North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
Learn about the nine different types of personalities at the from a knowledgeable panel. Reservation required.
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