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. Learn Innovative Approaches to Monotype Workshop Sunday, Aug 19: 10am-5pm Remarque: New Grounds Print Workshop
Experiment with many different monotype techniques by applying and removing inks with a paintbrush or a roller to a polymer plate and then printing the image onto paper.
Comm Old Town Walking Tours Sunday, Aug 19: 11am-noon Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Take a walk and explore historic Old Town with a docent-guided tour.
Stage Nine, The Musical Sunday, Aug 19: 2pm Musical Theatre Southwest
The story of a celebrated film director and his attempts to find a plot for his next film as he is pursued by hordes of beautiful women, all clamoring to be loved by him alone.
Learn Lecture Series: Kerry Mower Sunday, Aug 19: 3-4pm The Yarn Store
A third-generation shepherd and one of only two blade shearers in the state, shares tales and stories from his family's history with sheep.
Art Group Painters Show Sunday, Aug 19: 4-7pm Algodones Gallery
Featuring Ten oil and acrylic painters exihibiting paintings of N.M. landscapes and churches. Runs through 8/19.
Song & Dance Baracutanga Sunday, Aug 19: 7:30-10pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Live music from the seven-piece band representing four different countries including Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and US, arranging traditional South American rhythms in new and interesting ways.
Art Musicians Making Art Monday, Aug 20: 2-4pm Inpost Artspace
This exhibit connects the endeavors of music-making with creating visual art. The show features a wide range of styles and subject matter from N.M. music practitioners. Runs through 8/24.
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