Muertos y Marigolds
By Sam Adams
The South Valley’s 13th annual Día de los Muertos Marigold Parade was on Sunday, Nov. 6. Revelers danced and cruised down Isleta while hundreds of costumed and face-painted onlookers snapped pictures, cheered, and snacked on duritos and cotton candy. Among the procession were flower tossing skeletons, vibrant lowriders bumping up and down on hydraulics, protesters speaking out against officer-involved shootings and Wall Street greed, and a ghastly rainbow of musicians and performers. Here are a few.
The Halls of Memory
Yjastros showcases veteran dancer and symphony orchestra in nostalgic El Museo
By Christie Chisholm
A janitor spends his life working in an art museum. Over decades of quietly mopping the halls, he’s developed relationships with the people and places that adorn the canvases of his wide, rambling office. Through them, he sees the characters and memories that shaped his life. As he visits with the images, he watches them jump out of their frames and begin to dance.
A Life Less Unordinary
Julian Barnes’ latest novel is a murky, ruminative masterpiece
Review by Sam Adams
The Sense of an Ending
A young Hunter S. Thompson questioned, "Who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely ashore and merely existed?"
Beyond the Shadows
By Maggie Grimason
A nonverbal shadow puppet show for the whole family. Follow Paloma on her journey across the land on a quest to find a new place to call home.
Battle of the Bands
By Monica Schmitt
Local bands compete to be the group that is most talented. Cash prizes offered to first and second place. Fourth of July celebration follows.
Under the Ancient Sea Atlantis Reception
By Maggie Grimason
Contemporary artist Ralph Greene presents his newest body of work.
Laughs for Literacy
By Renée Chavez
Comedian Marty Smith and friends present comedy with a bookish theme. All proceeds benefit Reading Works, a nonprofit adult literacy program.
Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical at National Hispanic Cultural Center
Two drag queens and a transgender woman embark across the Australian Outback on a bus they nickname Priscilla.
Art in the Afternoon: Skip Batchelor at Albuquerque Museum Amphitheater
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