Alibi V.22 No.20 • May 16-22, 2013
Feature The Cult of Homebrew It must cross every beer aficionado's mind at some point. Halfway into a pint of microbrewed ale, you savor and ruminate on the balance of malt and hops. “This is good,” you think. “But could I do it better?”
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com Brew City Duchess of Ale Albuquerque’s oldest homebrew shop enters a new generation Michelle Trujillo proudly carries the torch for her father Victor, who started Victor’s Grape Arbor, Albuquerque’s first (and, for a long time, only) homebrew supply store.
Brew City Brewing it for Ourselves A short guide to the long history of American homebrew America has a long history with home brewing beer. The pilgrims did it in Plymouth because it was considered safer than the questionable water of their adopted home. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson made beer at Mount Vernon and Monticello respectively. Wellness Yoga with a View Sunday, June 25: 9am Open Space Visitor Center
A guided yoga class in a unique setting overlooking 18 acres of agricultural fields. All abilities and levels welcome.
Wellness Nia Sunday, June 25: 9-11am Open Space Visitor Center
A joyful cardio dance workout led by Kate David, Anna Pentler and other talented instructors. Registration required.
Food Show and Shine Car & Truck Show Sunday, June 25: 10am-3pm Blake’s Lotaburger
The first of three events celebrating Blake’s Lotaburger’s 65th Anniversary. About 60 vehicles are anticipated, many from the 1950s when the restaurant chain began. Also featuring a DJ, giveaways, free t-shirts and food available for purchase.
Food Champagne Brunch Sunday, June 25: 11am-1:30pm Farm & Table
The executive chef pairs four successive plates with four unique sparkling wines from Champagne Chateau de Bligny.
Words Luncheon for Literacy Sunday, June 25: 11am-2pm Hotel Albuquerque
Reading Works and author Jimmy Santiago Baca celebrate literacy to raise money for the nonprofit that provides free literacy tutoring to adults.
Song & Dance Chatter Cabaret Sunday, June 25: 5-6:30pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Sybarite Trio performs Missy Mazzoli's "Lies you can believe" and Ernst von Dohnanyi's "String Trio Op 10," J.S. Bach's "Selected Goldberg Variations." Food and drinks from Slate Street Café.