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NEWS The Daily Word 12.19.10 DODT repealed, Dream Act fails, synthetic cannabis Grinch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repealed in the Senate.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. Learn Jewelry Making Workshop Saturday, Dec 16: 10am-noon Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Jennifer Pretzeus shares how to create beautiful, wearable works of art. Registration recommended.
Kids Handel's Children's Messiah with Polyphony Saturday, Dec 16: 10:30-11:30am Cathedral Church of St. John
Select movements from the Christmas portion of Handel’s beloved oratorio, interspersed with popular sing-a-long carols. Performed by Polyphony: Voices of New Mexico.
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 LEAP into Science Saturday, Dec 16: 2-3:30pm Tony Hillerman Library
Children and families use mirrors to bounce light all over the room and to see around corners.
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 Ugly Sweater Revue Saturday, Dec 16: 7pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory
A variety show provides the jolliest and bawdiest acts that local local performers have to offer.
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.