Saturday, August 19, noon-9pm
It's Aug. 19, 2017. You're getting evaluated by a real medical doctor. You're making tie-dye. You're learning more about your medicine. You're supporting legalization of a useful plant. You're eating delicious food. Where are you? At the first annual New Mexico HempFest of course! Entry is totally free, and parking is a measly $1 per car at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Park. You are roaming around enjoying live music from local bands, a Hemposium tent with exciting speakers, a kids' activity area and dozens of regional artists, farmers, educators, plus lots of tasty food trucks. You're with all your friends and family at this all-ages, family-friendly event and having an absolute blast celebrating New Mexico's hemp industry.
Wednesday, August 23 beginning at 6pm
A hyperlocal guide to giving
Unique, low-tech gifts abound at arts and crafts fairs
A guide to shopping Burque past
Proto-Beatnik biopic finds Ginsberg, Kerouac involved in murder most foul
“Alpha House” on Amazon.com
I was a teenage lesbian, and all I got was this heartbreaking movie
post- punk odyssey
Tricklock takes on Black River Falling
Acclaimed comic Jamie Kilstein benefits poetry, funnily enough
Incendiary anti-choice rhetoric and junk science have no place in public policy
“@midnight” on Comedy Central
Combining the talents of “RENO 911!” alumni Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant, the popular website Funny or Die and “nerdist” comedian Chris Hardwick would seem like a no-lose prospect. Turns out it’s not. If you’re looking for late-night laughs, Comedy Central’s all-star jam “@midnight” is a cult hit in the making.