V.20 No.30 | 7/28/2011
Mina Yamashita Mina's Dish Pick-Up Sticks Getting a handle on chopsticks While billions of Asians use chopsticks every day of their lives, here in the West, we encounter them most often in restaurants. I learned to eat with chopsticks before I was 5. My mom took two pairs of adult-sized chopsticks and whittled them down to kid-size. She painted one set blue for my younger brother, and one set pink for me. These were special and much better balanced for our small hands. Art Making Africa Wednesday, April 25: 9am-5pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Browse the work over 100 artists and designers working in cities throughout Africa. Runs through 5/6.
Kids Blue Bear Wednesday, April 25: 11am-noon East Mountain Library
Blue Bear brings his bear-sized toothbrush to show kids how to keep their teeth clean and healthy.
Kids Dia de los Niños Wednesday, April 25: 11am-noon North Valley Public Library
A celebration of children, families and reading that emphasizes the importance of literacy for children from all backgrounds. For children ages 0 to 6.
Comm Money Smart Week: Identity Theft Wednesday, April 25: Noon-2pm Tony Hillerman Library
Learn what identity theft is and how you can protect you and your loved ones in this workshop on identity theft presented by Nusenda Credit Union.
Art Placitas Artists Series Wednesday, April 25: 2-3pm Las Placitas Presbyterian Church
April visual artists reception features Dorothy Bunny Bowen, Preston Photography, and Judith Roderick. Runs through 4/27.
Song & Dance Santa Fe Opera Spring Tour Wednesday, April 25: 6:30-9pm St. Pius X High School
Trinity, a one-act that opera takes place in southern New Mexico in the present day and during World War II. Learn How to Please a Butthole Wednesday, April 25: 7:30-9pm Self Serve
Matie teaches a technique-focused class that helps turn anal fantasies into reality.
Art Enchanted Calligraphy Matrix Fine Art
Delicate ornate flourishing and 3D lettering, as well as abstract mixed media art from Escribiente. Runs through 4/28.