V.19 No.50 |
NEWS The Daily Word 12.19.10 DODT repealed, Dream Act fails, synthetic cannabis Grinch
Don't ask don't tell is
repealed in the Senate. Will Obama sign the bill? Probably, but top brass are still worried about "distractions".
fails to pass in Grinch-like Senate.
Party like it's
1989: APD shuts down "illegal rave" this weekend. Those Journal links are a PIA, but it's worth it. High humidity in the building and bikinis were factors, apparently. Bank of America joins others in suspending Wikileaks accounts.
Meanwhile, in a tit-for-tat scene the
Swedish police report on the Assange accusations has leaked.
Only six more shopping days before ...
synthetic cannabis is banned in the U.S. AGAIN with the Grinch.
Sonic booms turn
Bangladeshi stock market has
collapsed. Right now you're asking yourself, "Bangladesh has a stock market?" Yup, and so does Mongolia.
Check out this ridiculously tiny
Fun fact for journalists: on this day in 1918 Lenin made it illegal for the Bolshevik press to criticize in any way the original Soviet secret police, the
Cheka--which had been formed exactly one year earlier. Lenin had originally intended the secret police to be a temporary institution. Oh well. Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Thursday, Oct 19: 9am-4pm New Mexico Humanities Council
Award-winning documentary filmmaker and fine-art photographer Miguel Gandert shows his work highlighting his mestizaje heritage, and the fusion and tension of the relationship between Spanish Colonial and Native Cultures of the Americas. Runs through 12/29.
Food Salud y Sabor Thursday, Oct 19: 5:30-7:30pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Families connect with nutrition, cooking, healthy lifestyles while honoring the traditional cuisine of Hispanic nations.
Film Beatriz at Dinner Thursday, Oct 19: 7pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Beatriz, a massage therapist and holistic healer, and also an immigrant, is marooned at the home of a wealthy client after her car breaks down.
Learn New Mexico: A Birder's Paradise? Thursday, Oct 19: 7-8:30pm Adelante Development Center
Dwayne Longenbaugh discusses the geology, paleogeology and biology to explore why there is such a large variety of birds in N.M.
Stage An American in Paris Thursday, Oct 19: 7:30pm Popejoy Hall
A Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and indomitable European city, all yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war.