Alibi V.21 No.43 • Oct 25-31, 2012
Feature Shoutout! Maggie Toulouse Oliver During hectic election seasons when they’re likely slammed with questions, the voice on the other end of the line is always ready to help us out. Maybe that doesn’t seem exceptional, but trust us: Prompt, accurate info is not the norm among governmental agencies.
Feature $$$ for I-25 and Paseo: NO Albuquerque city leaders are asking for $50 million in gross receipts tax revenue bonds to reconstruct the Paseo del Norte and I-25 interchange.
Feature Minimum Wage Boost it! Because it’s the right thing to do. Why we should raise it and help low-income families in Albuquerque.
Feature Bonds Though we’re not crazy about the Municipal Bond Question that gives $50 million to the mega Paseo construction project, the Alibi supports almost all of the other bonds on the ballot. Bond Questions A, B and C allow for improvements to senior citizen facilities, libraries and higher education improvements.
Jeff Drew jeffdrewpictures.com Feature Long-Jump to the Ballot Box You'd think everyone would be passionate about increasing the ranks of voters and educating people about the importance of civic participation. Right? Wellness World Peace Meditation Sunday, April 30: 10-11:30am Kadampa Meditation Center New Mexico
Bring more peace and happiness into the world by learning to cherish others, overcome anger and deal with stress through meditation.
Sports Medicinal Plants in Folk Healing Sunday, April 30: 1-2:30pm Gutierrez-Hubbell House
Learn how to plant and care for medicinal and native plants, as well as make an herbal tincture using a simple folk method.
Sports Epic Hide and Seek Sunday, April 30: 1:30-3pm Bachechi Open Space
A park-wide game of hide and seek, camouflage, deer and wolf and other outdoor games.
via Pixabay Stage Evita Sunday, April 30: 2pm Musical Theatre Southwest
A recount of Eva Perón’s meteoric rise from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady.
Dan Parsons Stage Pie Sunday, April 30: 2-3:30pm Adobe Rose Theater
Apollo Garcia, Danielle Reddick, John Flax and Tara Khozein come together in a stellar ensemble cast, dexterously moving between emotionally-driven clownish characters and their buffoon alter-egos.
Stage Straight Outta Oz Monday, May 1: 7:30-9:30pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Todrick Hall brings to life the classic American tale
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by sharing his adventures from his small town in Texas all the way to the big Emerald City lights of “Oz Angeles.”