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Women and Creativity: It’s the Real March Madness

Dr. Blackwell has heard of your creativity and approves.
Dr. Blackwell has heard of your creativity and approves.

Women’s History Month is almost over, but there are still a few events you can check out as part of Women and Creativity, the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s ambitious month-long showcase of females who do things.

Tonight, go to 9 for 5: Nine Albuquerque Poets at the NHCC Domenici Education Center. It starts at 7 p.m. and is free.

On Saturday, March 27, Explora! (1701 Mountain NW) presents Elizabeth Blackwell—Courage to be First, a play that looks at the life of the first female American doctor. Bad ass. Shows are at 1 and 3 p.m. and are free with admission.

Also on Saturday, 516 ARTS (516 Central SW) invites you to 516 WORDS, presented in conjunction with its current Form & Function exhibit. The reading features Lauren Camp, Jasmine Cuffee, Jamie Figueroa and Valerie Martinez. It all begins at 8 p.m. and costs you zero dollars.