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Four Years of Grabbing Back Starts Now
Friday, Nov 25: Civil Rights Workshop
By Robin Babb [ Thu Nov 24 2016 12:00 PM ]
Discuss the threats to American civil rights expected during the next four years. Donations will be taken for ACLU N.M. and Planned Parenthood.
Friday, Nov 25: Lavender Tea Tasting
By Joshua Lee [ Thu Nov 24 2016 11:00 AM ]
Taste the newest line of locally crafted teas by tea.o.graphy. Sample the full line of lavender teas as well as other unexpected blends.
Arts and Presents
Friday, Nov 25: Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Nov 24 2016 10:00 AM ]
Find memorable and original gifts whether it's a whimsical piece of pottery, a handmade leather belt, jewelry or fine art.
The Daily Word in Space Junk, Presents and Kristen Wiig
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Nov 23 2016 2:00 PM ]
We're made of what stars are made of... meaning space trash (I knew it).
Treat yourself to something healthy this holiday season.
Step one choosing a Secretary of Education: Pick someone who has virtually no experience in public education.
Getting your own island may be easier than you thought!
The newest apartment complex in Nob Hill caught on fire overnight.
Kristen Wiig is literally a goddess.
Celebrate the Holidays at the Balloon Museum
Press Release [ Tue Nov 22 2016 1:26 PM ]
Circle your calendars for a wonderful holiday treat! On Sunday, December 4 from 11am-3pm the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum will welcome holiday celebrants of all ages to join in the fun at the annual Holidays Take Flight.
From 1:30-3pm everyone who brings an unwrapped toy for the museum's TOYS FOR TOTS collection, will have the opportunity to take a photo with BB-8 of Albuquerque. For Star Wars fans, capturing their photo with the loveable little robot is a special treat!
Kids will have a blast with Balloon Snowland, an immersive play experience where they can bounce around in "balloon snow."
Live entertainment for the celebration will feature:
Admission is free, but donations to our science and education programs are welcomed!
The Daily Word in the Fight for $15, Steve Bannon being racist, and Kanye being Kanye
I want the "George Bush hates black people" Kanye back
By Robin Babb [ Mon Nov 21 2016 1:23 PM ]
Tens of thousands of workers at airports and fast food restaurants are planning a massive strike after Thanksgiving as part of the Fight for $15 minimum wage movement. There will be strikes at 20 different airports, including O'Hare in Chicago and Newark Liberty in New Jersey.
Donald Trump's selection for chief White House Strategist and white nationalist Steve Bannon says he's not a white nationalist. This is the same guy who said there's too many Asians in Silicon Valley.
The Israeli government has announced plans to demolish Umm al-Hiran, a Bedouin village in the country's southern Negev region that is home to Palestinian citizens of Israel. At least 30 residents will be displaced.
Mike Pence went to go see Hamilton performed in New York over the weekend. The cast took the opportunity to deliver a message to the vice-president-elect about how many of them were immigrants and children of immigrants, and asked him to consider them and their lives in his administration. Which Donald Trump, of course, took as a personal attack.
Remember the Fallen
Sunday, Nov 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance Memorial Service
By Nina Ferrell [ Sat Nov 19 2016 10:00 AM ]
Honor the lives of trans people that were lost due to unnecessary violence.
The Daily Word in Surveillance, Shadow Art and the Monster at the End of the Tweet
By Joshua Lee [ Sat Nov 19 2016 9:28 AM ]
Check out artist Vincent Bal creates cool drawings out of the shadows of everyday objects. Weird.
Some college kids came up with a solution to the fake Facebook news in 36 hours. (Too bad some whistleblowers already told the press that Facebook's "trending news" stories were chosen by people, not algorithms, meaning they don't actually give a shit about fake news.)
Grover had a public freakout when he heard there was a monster on twitter. (Spoiler: The monster was Grover.)
Our buddies over the pond have just seen the most extensive surveillance bill passed in the West: The Investigatory Powers Act. I guess there's always a bigger brother out there.
Batman kicked a field goal at the Memphis-Cincinnati game. He's the kicker Cincinnati deserves, but not the one it needs right now.
The "Hamilton" cast delivered a message to Vice President-Elect Mike Pence following a performance where the audience booed him.
the Daily Word in Trump's cabinet appointments, a new APD scandal and A$AP Yams' mom
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Nov 18 2016 5:00 PM ]
A petition has been circulated by some UNM professors asking that UNM protect undocumented students from deportation.
Former records officer at APD claims he was ordered to destroy, withhold or alter records in several high profile cases including the Mary Hawkes and James Boyd shootings.
Yes, Virginia, there is going to be a penguins exhibit at ABQ Biopark.
A 14 year-old cancer patient won the right to be cryogenically frozen in hopes she will be cured one day.
In case it escaped your attention, Trump's presidential campaign was attended and post-campaign events are increasingly attended by confederate flag waving.
Trump has appointed three conservatives—all of whom have made off-color or rascist remarks— to key cabinet positions.
Our culture's legal drug, alcohol, should be ingested in low quantities. Good luck with that, everyone.
Saturday, Nov 19: Tellabration
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Nov 18 2016 12:00 PM ]
Albuquerqueâ€™s annual celebration of storytelling featuring stories performed by local storytellers Steven Pla, George Williams, Sarah (Juba) Addison, and visiting storyteller Pete Griffin from Juneau, Alaska.
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Con-Jikan at MCM Elegante Hotel
Enjoy a costume contest, masquerade, the artist's alley, dealer's hall, video gaming, tabletop games, panels and more.
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