Alibi V.21 No.17 • April 26-May 2, 2012
Feature MC Lakota Jonez Raps on Hip-Hop’s Glass Ceiling While she grew up listening to all kinds of music, Lakota Jonez says hip-hop always gripped her more than any other genre. “Probably because I have so much to say. With all other types of music, the songs have, like, eight bars,” she says. “With hip-hop, there are 16 bars, so I can say a lot in one song.” Jonez is of Mohawk, Lakota and Cherokee descent, and she’s from a politically active family. She says her ancestry and upbringing infuse her work—but perhaps not overtly. Art Making Africa Sunday, April 22: 9am-5pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Browse the work over 100 artists and designers working in cities throughout Africa. Runs through 5/6.
Image via Pixabay Comm Mini-Maker Faire Sunday, April 22: 10am-6pm Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
Maker Faires showcase lots of cool folks and their projects as they discuss their processes and teaching skills with the public.
Image via Pixabay Comm EarthFest 2018 Sunday, April 22: 10am-4pm La Montañita Co-op
Tons of local vendors, social and economic justice organizations, artists, environmental advocacy groups, performers and, of course, La Montañita’s delicious deli foods.
Comm Earth Day Celebration Sunday, April 22: Noon-3pm Civic Plaza
Music from Reviva and Red Light Cameras, health and wellness exhibitors, environmentally conscious vendors, e-recycling, kids activities, food trucks, local beer and more.
Image via Pixabay Learn Spring Type-Out Sunday, April 22: 1-4pm Pennysmiths Paper
Experience an outdoor public typewriter gathering using a wide variety of typewriters. Write poetry, start that novel and discover digital detox.
Learn Round Table with Leon Botstein Sunday, April 22: 2-3:30pm form & concept
Bard College President Leon Botstein and leaders of the creative community host a dynamic round table discussion to examine innovative educational models and more.