Alibi V.21 No.46 • Nov 15-21, 2012
Gift Guide Whether you love a good Tweet or don’t believe life can be reduced to a series of status updates, social media provides invaluable holiday gift-finding information. Hit the streets of Albuquerque and support local businesses. Here are some of our favorite presents on shelves in the 505 this year.
Feature Our favorite Burque vendors on the cottage-industry supersite—just in time for the holidays.
Avoid the crush of crowds at mega-chain outlets vying for your dollar. Find one-of-a-kind presents and support our local makers at these holiday fairs. Art Pre-existing Conditions Opening Reception Friday, Dec 15: 6-9pm Sanitary Tortilla Factory
Collaborative pieces made from the trash of various illegal dump sites around Albuquerque by artists Cecilia McKinnon and Lance McGoldrick. Runs through 1/19.
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.
Stage Ugly Sweater Revue Friday, Dec 15: 7pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory
A variety show provides the jolliest and bawdiest acts that local local performers have to offer.
Stage Constellations Friday, Dec 15: 7:30pm Desert Rose Playhouse
Beekeeper Roland meets quantum physicist Marianne at a friend's BBQ where they immediately connect.
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.
Comm Con-Jikan MCM Elegante Hotel
Pop-culture festival focused on the world of anime and gaming, emphasizing fun and fandom.
Kids Stories by the Fireside Saturday, Dec 16: 5pm Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Kids experience the age-old tradition of hearing stories by the fire as well as making and decorating Christmas ornaments.