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Books Where Is Edward Abbey? The search for an environmental hero's final resting place Author Sean Prentiss discusses his haunting new memoir about searching for the secret grave of Edward Abbey.
Alibi Picks Never Grow Up: Cool Kids Never Die opening reception
Work by local artists representing pop culture from 1980s and 1990s, based on nostalgic characters and Saturday morning cartoons. Artists include Jon Sanchez, Jonathan Perea (Pnut), Jeremy Montoya, Nicole Riner, Austin Zachary and Derek Smith. Part of On the Map: Unfolding Albuquerque Art + Design.
Art GenNext: Future So Bright Exhibition Wednesday, Sept 19: 10am-5pm Museum of Spanish Colonial Art
Featuring 50 pieces from 20 trailblazing artists who blend historical inspiration with spray paint, highway signs, furniture, skateboards, tattoos, political commentary and indigenous imagery.
Food French Night: Crêpes, Wine and Cheese Wednesday, Sept 19: 5:30-7pm Casa Rondena Winery
Practice French conversation skills, vocabulary, pronunciation and culture for all experience levels. Enjoy music, light snacks and the first glass of wine included with admission.
Words Artist Talk with Aram Han Sifuentes Wednesday, Sept 19: 5:30-6:30pm UNM Center for the Arts
Focusing on the artist’s role in civic and democratic participation, she sets the stage for a series of programs and organized political activations with a talk on her art and its purpose.
Song & Dance Celebrate Leonard Bernstein's Centennial Wednesday, Sept 19: 7:30-9pm Popejoy Hall
Amongst music from other great composers, experience Bernstein’s
Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront, music from the soundtrack for the 1954 winner of 8 Academy Awards. Image via Pixabay Learn The Real World of Synthetic Biology Thursday, Sept 20: 6:30-7:30pm James A. Little Theatre
Christina Agapakis, Harvard-trained creative director at Gingko Bioworks, discusses the journey to create engineered living cells and how synthetic biology is likely to shape the future. Pre-registration required.
• Annual FUNDRAISER Oct 6-7 10.6.2018