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. Wellness Level I Vinyasa Yoga Thursday, Jan 18: 9-10:15am Yogasaar
Yoga poses, breathwork and simple meditation that benefits all levels. Emphasis is on safely building poses using props and pose stages.
Art Follow the Line Thursday, Jan 18: 11am-4pm Richard Levy Gallery
Wall sculptures and works on paper based on Amidakuji, a Japanese game of chance from Emi Ozawa. Runs through 3/2.
Art Pre-existing Conditions Thursday, Jan 18: Noon-5pm Sanitary Tortilla Factory
Collaborative pieces made from the trash of various illegal dump sites around Albuquerque from artists Cecilia McKinnon and Lance McGoldrick. Runs through 1/19.
Kids Perler Bead Ponies Thursday, Jan 18: 3:30-5pm Main Library
Make your favorite
My Little Pony using perler beads. Registration required. Words Art and Social Commentary Thursday, Jan 18: 5-8:30pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
A panel discussion on social commentary in art moderated by curator of art, Andrew Connors and including artists Jami Porter Lara, and Bob Haozous.
Kids Pajama Storytime Thursday, Jan 18: 6:30-7:30pm Taylor Ranch Library
Kids wear their PJs and enjoy stories, music, and fun, relaxing activities.
Learn Water: Key to Bird Survival in the Southwest Thursday, Jan 18: 7-8:30pm Adelante Development Center
Desiree Loggins, Regional Network Manager and Audubon New Mexico discuss Audubon's water strategy, conservation, policy, science teams and more.
Film Bless Me, Ultima (PG-13) Thursday, Jan 18: 7pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
The screen adaptation of Rudolfo Anaya’s iconic work, set in the '40s in rural N.M., that follows a young boy and the mysterious healer who opens his eyes to the wonders of the spiritual realm.
Courtesy of the artist Song & Dance Pilobolus Friday, Jan 19: 8pm Popejoy Hall
Highly-acclaimed modern dance troupe performs unique dance style that explores creativity, human connection and signature lifts and contortions.