V.21 No.45 | 11/8/2012
Music Aural distraction from them ol' Election Day blues Music has a long and storied history of serving as a medium for political messages. From folk to punk to electro, musicians with politics on the brain have turned up the mic and bared their souls to willing ears and open minds. Listen to 12 presidential and politically themed tracks below. And please don't forget to rock the vote, y'all. Song & Dance Leela Gilday Band Friday, April 28: 7:30pm Macey Center
Gilday weaves her experiences as a northerner, a member of the Dene nation, and a traveler into a beautiful experience that transports the listener.
via Pixabay Stage Evita Friday, April 28: 7:30pm Musical Theatre Southwest
A recount of Eva Perón’s meteoric rise from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady.
Stage The B Team Friday, April 28: 10:30-11:30pm Box Performance Space and Improv Theatre
Accomplished improvisors and comedians create a new and fun long-form improvised show.
Sports Annual Plant Sale Saturday, April 29: 9am-noon Albuquerque Garden Center
Browse various plants at reasonable prices. Proceeds support the educational efforts of the council of the Albuquerque Garden Center.
Words Independent Bookstore Day Saturday, April 29: 10am-6pm Page One Bookstore
Seven New Mexican authors assist as guest booksellers to recommend books that have influenced them or that they've enjoyed reading, in addition to promoting their own titles.
Song & Dance Rezilience: Voice Concert Saturday, April 29: 7pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Vibrant contemporary and traditional indigenous musical performances featuring Shining Soul, Lindy Vision, Leela Gilday, Raye Zaragoza and Ranata Yazzie.