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? Song & Dance Chatter Sunday Sunday, Oct 22: 10:30am-noon Las Puertas
Performances of J.S. Bach's
Partita in E Major for Solo Violin, Esa-Pekka Salonen's Lachen Verlent, John Luther Adams' Canticles of the Sky for 4 Cello Choirs featuring violinist Alexi Kenney. Film Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire Sunday, Oct 22: 10:55am-2:30pm Cottonwood Mall
Inspired by Lord Byron’s saga poem and reworked by Alexei Ratmansky from Petipa’s exotic 19th-century classic, this miracle of the repertoire is one of the Bolshoi’s most lavish productions.
Words Madcap Masquerade Sunday, Oct 22: 3-4:30pm Page One Bookstore
Albuquerque author, journalist and technical writer Janet Chapman explores the festive 1920s in Santa Fe for a comedic romance.
Words Ol’ Max Evans: The First Thousand Years Sunday, Oct 22: 4-6pm KiMo Theatre
Fast paced ride through life and times of internationally renowned, best selling author Max Evans. Evans shares his stories of Hollywood, ranching, publishing houses and brawls with Sam Peckinpah.
Learn Unstoppable Sunday, Oct 22: 4pm UNM Student Union Building
PETA president Ingrid Newkirk discusses the importance of protecting animals.
Words Ferocious Feminists Fight for Immigrant Rights Sunday, Oct 22: 6-8pm Teatro Paraguas Studio
Featuring poets and activists Isabel Ribe and Tara Evonne Trudell and an open mic for performers on the topics of immigration, borders, exile, and expatriation. All proceeds go to the Santa Fe Dreamers Project.
Stage An American in Paris Sunday, Oct 22: 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.