Alibi V.21 No.43 • Oct 25-31, 2012
Feature Shoutout! Maggie Toulouse Oliver During hectic election seasons when they’re likely slammed with questions, the voice on the other end of the line is always ready to help us out. Maybe that doesn’t seem exceptional, but trust us: Prompt, accurate info is not the norm among governmental agencies.
Feature $$$ for I-25 and Paseo: NO Albuquerque city leaders are asking for $50 million in gross receipts tax revenue bonds to reconstruct the Paseo del Norte and I-25 interchange.
Feature Minimum Wage Boost it! Because it’s the right thing to do. Why we should raise it and help low-income families in Albuquerque.
Feature Bonds Though we’re not crazy about the Municipal Bond Question that gives $50 million to the mega Paseo construction project, the Alibi supports almost all of the other bonds on the ballot. Bond Questions A, B and C allow for improvements to senior citizen facilities, libraries and higher education improvements.
Jeff Drew jeffdrewpictures.com Feature Long-Jump to the Ballot Box You'd think everyone would be passionate about increasing the ranks of voters and educating people about the importance of civic participation. Right? Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Friday, Oct 20: 9am-4pm New Mexico Humanities Council
Award-winning documentary filmmaker and fine-art photographer Miguel Gandert shows his work highlighting his mestizaje heritage, and the fusion and tension of the relationship between Spanish Colonial and Native Cultures of the Americas. Runs through 12/29.
Stage An American in Paris Friday, Oct 20: 7:30pm Popejoy Hall
A Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and indomitable European city, all yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war.
Comm Restore Rocks Saturday, Oct 21: 9am-5pm Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Learn about the mission of the Wildlife Rescue of New Mexico and enjoy activities for the whole family.
via Pixabay Comm Camp Bow Wow Howl-o-Ween Bash Saturday, Oct 21: 11am-2pm Camp Bow Wow Albuquerque
Doggy costume contest, carnival games for dogs, paw painting, dog Halloween photo booth, face painting for kids, a dunk tank, ice cream, raffle prizes, vendors, trick dog contest and more.
via Pixabay Learn Cosmic Carnival Saturday, Oct 21: 1-5pm Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Interactive exhibits, view the nearest star as well as a telescope discovery display.