V.26 No.9 | 3/2/2017
Film Review Get Out Jordan Peele turns racial tension into all-out terror in timely horror-comedy Horror films, at their best, have always served as a mirror for society’s most up-to-date fears. Now comes another timely take on the genre, exploiting a topic that could not be more ripped-from-the-headlines: racism in America. Comm Spring Readings in the Library Thursday, April 26: 5-6pm Santa Fe Community College
Students read their new work from the creative writing program’s capstone class Portfolio
, with faculty member Shuli Lamden. Comm Power of the Purse Thursday, April 26: 5:30-7:30pm Mercedes-Benz of Albuquerque
A night of fun, food, raffle and auction to support the work of the Domestic Violence Resource Center for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Child Witnesses.
Words Roundtable: Tribute to Ángel González Thursday, April 26: 6-8pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
A reading of Angel Gonzalez's poems as well as a photo exhibition. After the roundtable, a tribute plaque is unveiled at the Spanish Resource Center.
Words Duke City Story Slam Thursday, April 26: 7pm Red Door Brewing Downtown Taproom
Put together a five minute story or come out just to listen and enjoy. Best In Show and Best Open Mic-er take home a prize.
Song & Dance The UNM Jazz Bands Thursday, April 26: 7:30-9:30pm Outpost Performance Space
Directed by UNM Jazz Studies Directior, Glenn Kostur and UNM Assistant Professor of trombone, Chris Buckholz, hear nearly 40 of the finest musicians in the music department at UNM.
Film "Living in the Story" Film Screening Friday, April 27: 6:30am-8pm Popejoy Hall
The film portrays an artist deeply concerned with world events, who uses imagery and storytelling to raise awareness about modern anxieties, with an emphasis on the threat of nuclear weapons.
Art Making Africa Friday, April 27: 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.
• Free Film Screening 5.3.2018