V.24 No.46 | 11/12/2015
Film Review The 33 Real-life drama about trapped miners can’t dig itself out of “inspirational biopic” trap Real-life mine collapse drama The 33 digs itself an inspirational hole.
V.20 No.45 | 11/10/2011
Film Review The Skin I Live In Pedro Almodóvar trades campy for creepy in fleshed-out horror flick Pay attention to the background details of the psychosexual Spanish drama The Skin I Live In , and you might recognize it as the work of camp provocateur Pedro Almodóvar ( Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Kika, The Flower of My Secret, High Heels, All About My Mother, Talk to Her, Volver ). There are the occasional shocks of color amid the formally composed shots. There are the pop-art-bordering-on-op-art backdrops. There’s the obsession with bold fashion (delivered, this time, with the assistance of Jean Paul Gaultier). And there is, of course, the kinky, pansexual atmosphere. Kids Stories in the Sky: Presents Wednesday, Dec 13: 9:30am-noon Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
Stories, songs, movement and crafts for the youngest explorers. Ideal for ages up to 6 years old, but all are welcome.
Art Smitten Forum Wednesday, Dec 13: 10am-5pm form & concept
View wearable artwork from emerging and well-established makers who employ a staggering array of mediums and techniques. Runs through 1/6.
Art The Art of Christmas: New Mexico Style Wednesday, Dec 13: 10am-5pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Approximately 430 handmade ornaments from over 125 New Mexican artists, collected by the Duran family. Runs through 1/7.
Learn NAWBO December meeting Wednesday, Dec 13: 11:30am-1pm Tanoan Country Club
Debbie Johnson shares her amazing journey of coming to the US and her work helping homeless and low-income women, survivors of domestic violence and previously incarcerated women achieve stable, self-supporting lives.
Kids Music in the Sky Wednesday, Dec 13: Noon-2:30pm Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
Music, stories and art for ages 0-3 and their adult companions.
Learn Personal Internet Safety Class Wednesday, Dec 13: 6-7:30pm Tony Hillerman Library
Learn the fundamentals of keeping a computer clean and updated. This class covers malware, phishing, scams, viruses and strong passwords. Registration is required.
Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Thursday, Dec 14: 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.
Stage Ugly Sweater Revue Thursday, Dec 14: 7pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory
A variety show provides the jolliest and bawdiest acts that local local performers have to offer.