V.25 No.11 | 03/17/2016
Teaching Across Cultural Strengths
Press Release [ Tue Apr 5 2016 1:00 PM ]
UNM Associate Professor Alicia Chávez will be at the UNM Bookstore on Thursday, April 7, at 12pm to sign copies of Teaching Across Cultural Strengths (Stylus, 2016).
In Teaching Across Cultural Strengths, Chávez suggests that an imbalance in the teaching and learning situation exists when the teacher teaches from one cultural perspective and the student's primary learning experiences come from another cultural perspective. To enhance the possibility that the student will master the learning situation and achieve its deep objectives, it is important that college teachers expand their cultural reach and include multicultural perspectives in the teaching and learning situations. Teaching Across Cultural
Alicia Chávez is an Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy at UNM. She has served as collegiate leader, student affairs professional, and faculty member in universities around the country. Chávez has also co-authored several books on culture and college teaching, including Web Based Teaching Across Culture and Age (Springer, 2013).
The UNM Bookstore is located at 2301 Central Ave. NE at the intersection of Cornell and Central.
V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016
Is Home Here?
Sunday, Mar 20: Stories and Songs: Immigrant and Refugee Artists
By Megan Reneau [ Fri Mar 18 2016 11:00 AM ]
A performative talk with artists and cultural workers who have made their home in Albuquerque.
V.25 No.9 | 03/03/2016
It's All Relative
Saturday, Mar 12: Einstein: A Stage Portrait
By August March [ Thu Mar 10 2016 10:30 AM ]
Commemorate the 101st anniversary of the General Theory of Relativity and the 100th anniversary of Einstein's 1916 prediction of the existence of gravitational waves.
V.25 No.6 | 02/11/2016
ABQ United Front Against Hate via Facebook
Sunday, Feb 21: Albuquerque March and Rally to Unite Against Hate! Stand up to Trump & Bigotry
By Maggie Grimason [ Fri Feb 19 2016 10:45 AM ]
March with others to stand up to hate, violence, injustice, sexism, homophobia, transpobia and racism in the US and New Mexico.
V.24 No.49 | 12/3/2015
Courtesy of the artist
I Like to Watch (Instantly)
Bowie Plays a Dead God
By Robin Babb
If there’s anything predictable in this chaotic world we live in, it’s that, given the chance, David Bowie will do something very strange. Bowie upheld this truism a couple weeks ago when he released the music video for “Blackstar,” the first track we’ve heard of his upcoming album, also titled Blackstar).
V.24 No.46 | 11/12/2015
Storytellers of New Mexico
Once Upon a Time in Burque
By Cerridwen Stucky [ Fri Nov 20 2015 4:00 AM ]
Albuquerque's annual celebration of storytelling featuring Ramona King, Ben Nurry, Kimberly Gotches, Liz Mangual and emcee Bob Kanegis.
V.24 No.45 | 11/05/2015
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Sunday, Nov 15: Rock Your Mocs
By Cerridwen Stucky [ Fri Nov 13 2015 1:00 PM ]
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month.
V.24 No.44 | 10/29/2015
Podcast Recommendation: Lore
"Lore" aims for the heart of the world's creepiest folklore[ Thu Oct 29 2015 12:39 PM ]
The soft voice of Aaron Mahnke may strike the listeners of his podcast, Lore, as oddly disconcerting. Whether Mahnke is discussing axe-weilding murders in the deep south or the creeping monsters of New England's coastline, what is a mainstay of the broadcast is the question, "what is the implication of this story?"
Listen to a few episodes in anticipation of Halloween, but as Mahnke himself tweeted earlier this week, "Let’s remember: 'Lore' isn’t a 'scary story' podcast. It’s a narrative history podcast about the roots of common superstition & folklore." There's much more to these stories than a thrill; they offer a creative exploration of history lived by everyday people, whose lives were touched by traditions and beliefs with mysterious origins and powerful implications.
Listen to Lore here.
V.24 No.41 | 10/8/2015
The Daily Word: Tradition
By Robert Maestas [ Thu Oct 1 2015 11:04 AM ]
Weird to you, routine to them.
The secrets of tradition.
V.24 No.24 | 6/11/2015
I Like to Watch (Instantly)
Heck of a Montage, Kurt
By August March
Montage of Heck makes use of Cobain’s personal artifacts to tell a tale that rises up from the world of rock music and comes to reside in the realm of American culture as a portrait of one our nation’s great makers.
V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015
A War of the Words Hits Home
Women of the World bout it out in Burque
By Mark Fischer
Two years of planning have brought an international battle of words—and a whole lot of fun—to the Duke City.
V.23 No.42 |
The Daily Word in drive-thru house hunting, murderer look-alikes, and a very Kirk Cameron Halloween
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Oct 22 2014 10:43 AM ]
Some guy turned two apartments in the NE Heights into his personal garage. The current residents aren’t too pleased.
We at the Alibi are bored with freaking out about Ebola. Let’s freak out about tuberculosis instead.
Cop killer Eric Frein is still at large in the PA woods, which is especially bad news for this other guy who looks just like him and would like for the police to stop pointing guns at him and making him lie on the ground.
The cost of the Hobbit trilogy is edging ever-closer to the $1 billion mark, perhaps due to the enormous costs associated with feeding a live dragon.
Syria is the hot new vacation destination for theocracy-inclined teenagers in Colorado this fall.
Good news, everybody! Kirk Cameron says it’s okay to celebrate Halloween!
V.23 No.28 |
The Daily Word in fired cops, frivolous lawsuits and crimes against women, Asians and theater people
RIP Archie of Riverdale
By geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 15 2014 10:04 AM ]
Two former APD cops say they were fired for political reasons and not for kicking the shit out of a suspected car-thief.
It seems like a good idea, but you are not allowed to take items left in front of thrift stores.
The Q-Staff theatre company was victim to theft of props and musical instruments.
Betty or Veronica? You might have a chance now they've killed Archie!
Could be you only like people who are like you.
Meet me in Atlantic City, but not at a casino because they're closing down.
Behold the worst-written and most meandering peripheral tale to Orange is the New Black.
A short education on an extremely offensive and common slur.
V.23 No.13 | 3/27/2014
Saddle Up: Moving Forward, Looking Back travels the Old Spanish Trail
By Lisa Barrow [ Fri Mar 21 2014 10:56 AM ]
Janire Nájera apparently likes her road trips 19th-century-style. The Spanish photojournalist and curator is taking a cue from Antonio Armijo—who laid the groundwork for successful trade along what's now known as the Old Spanish Trail when he successfully hoofed it from New Mexico to California and back (and managed to make a profit in the process)—with a voyage through northern New Mexico, parts of Utah and Arizona, and into Southern California. For the journey, Nájera's own pack animal of choice is an RV from 1984, a bit of an upgrade from the 100 mules of Armijo's trip in 1829-1830. Her goals are social and artistic in nature as she explores, according to the description on her website, how “the traditions of the first settlers [of European descent] ... have merged with domestic cultures, influencing the creation and identity of today's pueblos and modern cities.”
Nájera's journey began in Santa Fe on March 10, and she's already building a fascinating portrait of modern-day descendants of our region's Spanish heritage. See Nájera's video below featuring Julia Gómez talking about the famous Colcha stitch, and her latest blog entry has another great one with Santa Fe hairdresser Faustino Herrera de Vargas, entirely in Spanish, speaking about his storied life.
Follow Janire Nájera's travels along the Old Spanish Trail at her blog Looking Forward, Moving Back, and keep a weather eye out for the book and photography exhibit that will be the eventual result.
V.23 No.12 | 3/20/2014
Now Streaming: The Returned
By Jerry Cornelius [ Sat Mar 15 2014 7:00 AM ]
If you’re lucky enough to have dodged the recent spate of mysterious streaming throttling happening in previously stream-happy homes across America, there’s some good shit on out there in streamtopia.
Devin O’Leary called The Returned (Les Revenants) "the best horror on TV in 2013" and he’s dying for season two. All eight episodes appeared in the streamoverse a couple of weeks ago, quietly and without fanfare, much like Camille’s return from the dead in episode one. In French with subtitles, but don’t worry, there are lots of pregnant pauses.
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