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. Art 36th Annual Placitas Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Sale Sunday, Nov 19: 10am-5pm Anasazi Fields Winery
Browse the work of artists, painters, printmakers, ceramic and glass artists, woodworkers, silk painters, photographers, gourd artists, jewelers, metal artists and more. Go online for all locations.
Film Fourth Annual Pueblo Film Fest Sunday, Nov 19: Noon-3pm Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
The only film festival in the country devoted to the work of Pueblo filmmakers and actors, as well as to films that explore the Pueblo experience.
Film The New World (PG-13) Sunday, Nov 19: 1:30-3:30pm Central & Unser Library
Captain John Smith is captured by Native Americans but spared thanks to Pocahontas, daughter of the tribe's chief.
Song & Dance Alice Sunday, Nov 19: 2-3:30pm Keshet Center for the Arts
Alice in Wonderland, experience Alice through a lens of self-discovery and new possibilities, embodying and embracing unlimited possibilities. Food Third Annual Food Swap Sunday, Nov 19: 2-3:30pm Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Bring three to five homemade or homegrown food items to trade.
Song & Dance Music in Corrales Sunday, Nov 19: 3-4:30pm Old San Ysidro Church
The award-winning jazz group, The Tierney Sutton Band, performs American songbook standards as well as original compositions,
Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Monday, Nov 20: 9am-4pm New Mexico Humanities Council
Award-winning documentary filmmaker and fine-art photographer Miguel Gandert shows his work highlighting his mestizaje heritage, and the fusion and tension of the relationship between Spanish Colonial and Native Cultures of the Americas. Runs through 12/29.