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 Thursday, Dec 14: 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.
Art The Art of Christmas: New Mexico Style Thursday, Dec 14: 10am-5pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Approximately 430 handmade ornaments from over 125 New Mexican artists, collected by the Duran family. Runs through 1/7.
Learn Plant Nite Thursday, Dec 14: 6:30-8:30pm Tractor Brewing Four Hills
Make a distressed wood succulent terrarium with rose quartz crystal.
Stage Ugly Sweater Revue Thursday, Dec 14: 7pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory
A variety show provides the jolliest and bawdiest acts that local local performers have to offer.
Learn Pick People Up Without Playing Games Thursday, Dec 14: 7:30pm Self Serve
Learn how to feel comfortable in social situations, have a great conversation with anyone, navigate boundaries and consent, stand out online and irl, and how to get into steamy situations.
Film A Christmas Story (1983) Friday, Dec 15: 6-8pm KiMo Theatre
Follow the wintry exploits of Ralphie Parker, who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a Red Ryder air rifle.
Song & Dance Blues Winter Charity Ball Friday, Dec 15: 8pm-midnight Maple Street Dance Space
Live music from Joe Daddy and Hoodoo Jeff, delicious food and photo booth to raise money for the Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico.