Alibi V.21 No.22 • May 31-June 6, 2012
Feature Best Western The artistic history and impending comeback of the De Anza Motor Lodge The De Anza Motor Lodge was once a lively outpost of the golden age of Route 66. Now, thanks to neighbors, the city and some rare works of Zuni art, the Upper Nob Hill motel is about to be salvaged.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com Feature A Ford in the Rio Grande El Vado Auto Court’s uncertain but promising future Amid the Spanish Pueblo revival architectural accents and painted figures from Native American mythology that adorn El Vado Auto Court’s peeling walls, a banner announces “The purest Route 66 motel surviving! 70 years of continuous hospitality!” It’s a sad irony for a business that has been shuttered since 2005 and whose ultimate fate remains in limbo. Art Holiday Toy Drive and Craft Workshop Saturday, Dec 16: 1-5pm FUSE Makerspace
Make laser cut reindeer, 3D printed ornaments, screen printed ugly sweaters, and more. Reservation recommended. Donate an unwapped gifts.
Kids Stories by the Fireside Saturday, Dec 16: 5pm Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Kids experience the age-old tradition of hearing stories by the fire as well as making and decorating Christmas ornaments.
Stage Constellations Saturday, Dec 16: 7:30pm Desert Rose Playhouse
Beekeeper Roland meets quantum physicist Marianne at a friend's BBQ where they immediately connect.
Stage Love Loss and What I Wore Saturday, Dec 16: 8pm Aux Dog Theatre
Hilarious, poignant and popular monologues and ensemble pieces about how women's clothing documents history through memory and storytelling.
Comm Winter Solstice Seed Mandala Sunday, Dec 17: 11am-noon Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Create a mandala made of different kinds of grains and seeds to feed migratory birds.