V.21 No.17 | 4/26/2012
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com Feature MC Lakota Jonez Raps on Hip-Hop’s Glass Ceiling While she grew up listening to all kinds of music, Lakota Jonez says hip-hop always gripped her more than any other genre. “Probably because I have so much to say. With all other types of music, the songs have, like, eight bars,” she says. “With hip-hop, there are 16 bars, so I can say a lot in one song.” Jonez is of Mohawk, Lakota and Cherokee descent, and she’s from a politically active family. She says her ancestry and upbringing infuse her work—but perhaps not overtly. Art American Jewelry from N.M. Tuesday, June 19: 1pm-4am Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
An exhibit chronicling the history of jewelry making in N.M. Runs through 10/14.
Kids Play the Harmonica Tuesday, June 19: 3-4pm Tony Hillerman Library
Get a free harmonica and everything needed to get started on the path to mastering this fun and easy instrument. For ages 13 to 17. Registration required.
Learn TEDxABQSalon En Español Tuesday, June 19: 5-7:30pm Atrisco Heritage Academy High School
The first ever TEDx ABQ Salon En español where five dynamic speakers capture the essence of Latino culture, its poetic language and the vibrant meaning of life in the southwest.
Comm Board Game Night Tuesday, June 19: 6-7:30pm Loma Colorado Main Library
A fun and exciting night of board games with experts on hand to teach.
Photo by Eric Tillinghast Art Þyngdarljóð: Gravity's Poetry Wednesday, June 20: 11am-4pm Richard Levy Gallery
A series of photographs of Icelandic waterfalls by Eric Tillinghast. Each waterfall is displayed in a light box containing internal mechanics that generate light and sound to simulate surging water.
Food Vintage Albuquerque Wine and Food Fiesta Wednesday, June 20: 6-2pm Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm
A collection of colorful events over four days, with dinners, seminars, galas, auctions, tastings and more, benefiting kids. Runs through 6/24.
• Steve Roach Concert 8.4.2018