Poetry Weekend—How much poetry can you cram into a single weekend? Well, you won't know till you give it your best effort, will you? April is National Poetry Month, and Albuquerque aims to end the month of prime versifying with a final blaze of glory.
Stand Up, Look Around
Out of the Underground at the Jonson Gallery and 516 Arts
Larry Bob Phillips' 12-panel hallucinogenic freakfest “Landscape for Merle Haggard” will make your head spin. At first glance, you might even feel a twinge of nausea. The piece boasts hues similar to those found in neon breakfast cereals aimed at the 4- to 8-year-old demographic. You might be tempted to lick it. You might find yourself wondering what would pop out if you donned 3D glasses.
Creating Space: Youth Poetry in Albuquerque (Emily Bjustrom) at New Life Presbyterian Church
Emily Bjustrom, of poetry organization To the Last Word, gives a reading.
Skulls and Sickles: The Visual Rhetoric of Death in ASARO's Woodblock Prints at UNM Zimmerman Library
Desmond Pucket and the Mountain Full of Monsters at BookworksMore Recommented Events ››