Alibi V.22 No.40 • Oct 3-9, 2013
Feature Insider’s Guide to Balloon Fiesta What your mother would tell you From staking out choice free viewing spots to Porta-safety pro-tips, Fiesta picks and must-see extra-balloon attractions, Sarah Bonneau delivers the Insider’s Guide to Balloon Fiesta.
Feature Prêt-à-Porta Potty The Andy Gump, Squat Palace, Porta Potty, Temp Toilet, Port-a-Loo … whatever you decide to call it, half a million people are going to relieve themselves at the Balloon Fiesta. What a horrifying thought. Please don't think about it, but prepare to be Porta-safe with these helpful hints: Comm ¡Globalquerque! Friday, Sept 22: 4pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
School kids enjoy short sets from Trad.Attack! and Betsayda Machada y La Parranda El Clavo.
Art The Crystal Palace Opening Reception Friday, Sept 22: 5-7pm Jan's Art Shop
Los Angeles based artist Justin Delaet shows collage on wood with surreal juxtapostions of crystals, architecture and dramatis personae. Runs through 10/21.
Comm Lantern Launch Friday, Sept 22: 5pm Santa Fe Downs
Send your hopes, wishes and dreams to the skies. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Santa Fe Food Depot.
Food Chile Roasting Saturday, Sept 23: 9am-3pm Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm
The Armijo family has been growing their unique Sabinal Special chile on their 7-acre farm in Sabinal for over 20 years with no pesticides or GMO products.
Comm Somos Saturday, Sept 23: 4-10pm Downtown Albuquerque
A city-wide festival that showcases the best, world-class entertainment, food vendors and local restaurants, craft brewing, arts and culture organizations, nonprofits, tech, and more.