Alibi V.25 No.5 • Feb 4-10, 2016
Pets Pets! You probably love to have them because you pretty much have to love them Enjoy the following pages which highlight adventures in pet choosing, outdoor wild pet attracting, homeless pet helping and blind pet learning from-ing.
Illo by Rob Pets Dogs and Cats are, Like, so #Basic A guide to unique pets Here's a list of some of Courtney’s favorite weird pets and things to take into consideration before jumping into the world of unique buddies.
J. Grisham Pets Feed the Monsters A guide to backyard bird-feeding You can have your birds and free them, too.
Illo by Tamara Sutton Pets Homeless, but Not Hopeless Local organizations help homeless pets and their owners Animals can be a huge source of comfort and companionship for the homeless, and it is an incredibly simple act to grab an extra bag of kibble the next time you're at the grocery store and to drop it of at a food bank on the way home.
Edward Goodman Pets Always a Silver Lining What blind dogs can teach us about hardship Tootsie's Vision, a blind dog advocacy group, has assisted more than 50 blind dogs so far. Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Thursday, Dec 14: 9am-4pm New Mexico Humanities Council
Award-winning documentary filmmaker and fine-art photographer Miguel Gandert shows his work highlighting his mestizaje heritage, and the fusion and tension of the relationship between Spanish Colonial and Native Cultures of the Americas. Runs through 12/29.
Art The Art of Christmas: New Mexico Style Thursday, Dec 14: 10am-5pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Approximately 430 handmade ornaments from over 125 New Mexican artists, collected by the Duran family. Runs through 1/7.
Comm Celebrate The Holidays Thursday, Dec 14: 5-7pm FreeRange
Wear your ugliest Christmas sweater, bring and enjoy delicious food, and get into the holiday spirit.
Stage Ugly Sweater Revue Thursday, Dec 14: 7pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory
A variety show provides the jolliest and bawdiest acts that local local performers have to offer.
Learn Pick People Up Without Playing Games Thursday, Dec 14: 7:30pm Self Serve
Learn how to feel comfortable in social situations, have a great conversation with anyone, navigate boundaries and consent, stand out online and irl, and how to get into steamy situations.
Film A Christmas Story (1983) Friday, Dec 15: 6-8pm KiMo Theatre
Follow the wintry exploits of Ralphie Parker, who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a Red Ryder air rifle.
Art Pre-existing Conditions Opening Reception Friday, Dec 15: 6-9pm Sanitary Tortilla Factory
Collaborative pieces made from the trash of various illegal dump sites around Albuquerque by artists Cecilia McKinnon and Lance McGoldrick. Runs through 1/19.