The Counter Narrative: 90 Years

The KiMo Account

Did you know that the word “KiMo”—yes, as in the distinctive theater in downtown Albuquerque—is from the Tewa language? Imagine all the other things you stand to learn about the distinctive cultural standby that has long been a touchpoint for art and film mavens in our city. This Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Native experts deepen our knowledge of the KiMo in this latest installment of the ongoing series The Counter Narrative. Starting at 5:30pm, find a seat a seat near the front and hear a panel of experts illuminate the architecture and history of the theater at this 100% free event. (Maggie Grimason)

Wednesday Sep 20, 2017

2401 12th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
US

Phone: 843-7270
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

FREE

Contact:

Phone: 505-843-7270
Website: Click to Visit

A panel of experts talk about the cultural vision that launched a fascinating history of the KiMo Theatre.

PhotoSeptember 2017 marks 90 years since Albuquerque’s famed KiMo Theatre first opened its doors. From its distinctive “Pueblo Deco” architectural style to its Tewa-language name, the theater’s creators had a bold cultural vision that launched a fascinating history. Learn from a panel of experts at this quarter’s Counter-Narrative, a unique lecture series that offers the public an Indigenous perspective on subjects of interest. By engaging with Pueblo partners and Native leaders, the IPCC presents our communities’ stories in our own words and voices.