Alibi V.25 No.14 • April 7-13, 2016
Best of Burque 2016 Congratulations to the winners, sympathies to the losers, and a massive thank you to our readers who showed up online in record-breaking numbers this year to share their opinions about who the best really are. The votes have been cast, the people have spoken.
BOB: Life in Burque All the bests for residents: Politics, Money, Media, Best Road to Confuse Out-of-Town Drivers, Best Place to Spend a Wad of Singles, Best Neon Sign, Best Parking Lot to Make You Lose All Faith in Humanity, Best Place to Read a Complete Novel While Waiting in Line and Best Place to Find Peace of Mind, among others.
Illo by Tamara Sutton BOB: Night Life Best bars of various stripes, Best beverages to imbibe and other Besties of the after-dark variety.
Illo by Rob M BOB: Arts The Best in theatre, visual arts and words both spoken and written.
Illo by Brie MacQuarrie BOB: Music The Best places to buy tunes and listen to live music, plus some of the Best performers in Albuquerque.
Illo by Rob M BOB: Kiddos Best Summer Camp, Best Place to Take Kids, Best Story Time, Best Kid’s Haircut and bunch of other things Best for your (or someone else’s) kids.
Illo by Tamara Sutton BOB: Pets Best Nonprofit for Animals, Best Nonprofit for Animals, Best Pet Shop, Best Pet Grooming, Best Woof and Best Meow.
Illo by Rob M BOB: Goods The most economically stimulating Bests of Albuquerque's merchant class, including Best Used Book Store, Best Vintage Clothing Store, Best Antique Store, Best Skate Shop and (of course) Best Adult Toy Store.
Illo by Brie MacQuarrie BOB: Services The Best of Burque's highly trained professionals and fabulous establishments. Yes, that includes both Best Dentist and Best Medical Cannabis Dispensary! Comm Fifth Annual Kids Count Conference Monday, June 26: 7:15am-3:15pm Marriott Pyramid
Learn how to advance opportunities for New Mexico's children, women and families in a new political era and the link between women's economic security and the well-being of children.
Learn A New Deal Monday, June 26: 8am-6pm UNM Zimmerman Library
View material collected from the archival collections all relating to the New Deal era, specifically from 1933 to 1938.
Kids Crazy Critters Monday, June 26: 8:30am-3:30pm New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Explore how animals are adapted to their environments and why they can oftentimes look so absurd.
Wellness Gentle Flow Yoga Monday, June 26: 10-11am Rio Rancho Yoga
Improve flexibility, muscle tone, balance and coordination. Practice mindfulness in motion and learn to achieve peace of mind.
Art Po Mo Paintings Monday, June 26: 10am-5pm Loma Colorado Main Library
Carolyn Peterson presents her paintings based in the ancient Chinese art of splashing pigment and water on paper. New Mexico Taiko performs on traditional Japanese Taiko drums. Runs through 06/30.
Art Lines of Thought Monday, June 26: 10am-5pm New Mexico Museum of Art
See how artists have used drawing to record and provoke thought, from the 15 century to today. Featuring work from Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso and many more. Runs through 9/27.
Art Route 66 Then and Now Monday, June 26: 11am-midnight O'Niell's Pub
See the artist collective Rainbow Artists' interpretation of the historic Route 66. Runs through 7/1.
Art illuminexus Monday, June 26: 5-8pm April Price Project Gallery
Four artists whose works compose a confluence of diverse aesthetic sinsibilities.
Wellness Salsa Rhythm and Timing Monday, June 26: 7:30-8:30pm Hiland Dance Studio
Learn about the different instruments that make up a salsa song to connect better to the music through dance.
Words How Do You Pray? Tuesday, June 27: 6-7:30pm Bookworks
Celeste Yacoboni discusses her latest work regarding how leading spiritual, shamanic, scientists, guides and activists pray and contemplates the intention of prayer.
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