By Amy Dalness
In addition to the First Friday Artscrawl that happens every, well, first Friday of the month, there's often other massive gallery opening/reception hosting for an added monthly arts bonus. Like this Friday. Many art houses around Albuquerque will keep their doors open late for a few extra hours of creative rifling and elbow rubbing on Friday, Aug. 15. Included in that group is Artspace 116 (116 Central SW), which will host a reception for Richard Garriott-Stejskal’s new exhibit, And Now for Something Completely Different, from 5 to 8 p.m. Garriott-Stejskal's figurative works will be on display through Sept. 26.
Generation After Generation
A Light In My Soul/Una Luz En Mi Alma by Working Classroom
By Amy Dalness
The exact number is unclear. It could be as few as 40,000 or upward of 800,000, depending on the history book you read. But other details are solid: In 1492, the same year Christopher Columbus set sail for the New World, thousands of Spanish Jews left Spain. Not to explore but to flee persecution and death at the hands of the Spanish Inquisition.
Dark Humor for Dark Times
Books for your survival
By Steven Nery
“When life gives you radioactive lemons, use a lead-shielded catapult to launch them at the foragers attacking your compound."—Rob Kutner
Eat, Drink and Be Charitable
By Megan Reneau
Raise money for the New Mexico Cancer Center Foundation while enjoying live music, brews and food.
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