V.20 No.29 | 7/21/2011
Jos L. Knaepen Music Feature Christian McBride and Inside Straight Bassist sweetens New Mexico Jazz Fest with acoustic quintet The quintet of Christian McBride and Inside Straight delivers swinging, straight-head jazz of a very high quality, with an equally high feel-good quotient. Next week, for two nights at the Outpost, McBride and Inside Straight—with Peter Martin (piano), Jaleel Shaw (sax), Warren Wolf Jr. (vibes) and Carl Allen (drums)—will hit a high note in the New Mexico Jazz Festival’s impressive 2011 lineup. Comm Ballooning For All Saturday, March 24: 7-11am Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
A rally for people of all abilities and special needs with tethered balloon rides, music, food trucks and resource booths.
Learn Opera Southwest Seminar: Norma Saturday, March 24: 10am-noon Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Singers, musical and artistic staff offer their perspectives on the opera, providing an in-depth view for a deeper understanding and enjoyment of the performance.
Kids Kids Rock Geology Class Saturday, March 24: 10-11am Mama's Minerals
Children learn basic concepts of geologic time, the rock cycle, types of rocks, and about all the beautiful crystals, minerals, fossils, and stones. Reservations required.
Art Artist Market and Pop-Up Shop Saturday, March 24: 10am-2pm OT Circus Gallery
Local artists, crafters and makers of awesome handmade goods show and sell their creations.
Kids March For Our Lives Saturday, March 24: 10am Tiguex Park
Students and supporters march to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and to bring awareness to end gun violence and mass shootings in schools.
Learn Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Saturday, March 24: 11am-4pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
A do-it-yourself and do-it-with-others campaign teaching people of all gender identities and expressions to edit Wikipedia.
Stage Ragtime the Musical Saturday, March 24: 7:30-9:45pm Rodey Theatre
The acclaimed musical is filled with pageantry, emotion and hope, bursting onto the stage like no other musical.