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V.25 No.48 | 12/01/2016

The Daily Word in the Electoral College, Ultraviolet Light and Standing Rock

The Daily Word

Meet the women of Standing Rock.

Travelling is fine, I just hate flying so much.

“There's no good music anymore!” Said chumps who listen to the same shit every day.

I keep seeing people post about how there's still time to convince electors to not vote for Donald Trump. It's a nice thought, but it isn't going to work. Maybe.

Here's everything you need to know about diy-ing ultraviolet light.

Why have so many children died in Albuquerque this year?

V.25 No.47 | 11/24/2016

The Daily Word in goat anxiety, the Dallas Cowboys and girl power

The Daily Word

Ever have anxiety? So does this goat, learn how this kid made it better.

Ever kill too many animals and not follow the rules? This local man did.

Are you a true fan of the Dallas Cowboys? Then if you are, what's your favorite lamp?

Stories about girl power.

Another predicted dry year reminds us that we live in the desert.

Need inspiration for looking like the princess that you are?

V.25 No.38 | 09/22/2016

Event Horizon

DIY Adventures

Saturday, Oct 1: 24 Hour Comics Day

Create a 24 page comic book with fellow artists and comic book lovers.
V.25 No.34 | 08/25/2016

Event Horizon

Make it 'Til You Make It

Saturday, Aug 27: Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire

A family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness and a celebration of the maker movement.
V.25 No.27 | 07/07/2016

Event Horizon

You Can't Spell Funeral Without Fun

Saturday, Jul 16: Making Home Funerals

Explore contemporary beliefs and practices related to death and dying and the home funeral movement.
V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016

Literature

UNM Landscape Prof at Page 1

Baker H. Morrow, professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of N.M., will be at Page One Books at 3pm on Sunday, May 1, to talk about and sign his updated non-fiction effort, Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes: Keyed to Cities and Regions in New Mexico and Adjacent Areas, Revised and Expanded Edition.

The book is described as such: "First published in 1995, this invaluable guide to the trees, shrubs, ground covers, and smaller plants that thrive in New Mexico's many life zones and growing areas is now available in a long-awaited new edition. Landscape architect Baker H. Morrow considers the significant factors that impact planting in New Mexico—including soil conditions, altitude, drought, urban expansion, climate change, and ultraviolet radiation—to provide the tools for successful gardens and landscapes in the state. Added photographs and sketches identify the forms and uses of plants, including many new species that have become widely available in the region since the 1990s. The latest recommendations for specific cities and towns include more photos for ease of reference, and botanical names have also been updated. With ingenuity and efficient water management, Morrow demonstrates how to create landscapes that provide shade, color, oxygen, soil protection, windscreening and outdoor enjoyment."

Morrow, Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, has been a principal of Morrow Reardon Wilkinson Miller, Ltd., Landscape Architects for the past 36 years. Morrow is Professor of Practice of Landscape Architecture at the University of New Mexico (since 1975), where he is the founder of the MLA program in the School of Architecture and Planning. A third-generation New Mexican, he is the author of a number of books, including Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes and A Dictionary of Landscape Architecture, and the co-editor of Canyon Gardens: The Ancient Pueblo Landscapes of the American Southwest. Morrow is an award-winning landscape architect, experienced at working with stakeholders on pressing issues in both English and Spanish. He and his firm have received over 90 design awards and citations since 1980. Practicing in New Mexico and the surrounding area, he has served as project manager and principal in charge for more than 3000 projects. Among Professor Morrow’s award winning projects are the Journal Center, the New Mexico State Fairgrounds entries, Park Square, Dietz Farm Plaza, Children’s Psychiatric Center at UNM, St. Joseph Square, the Albuquerque Academy, and Yale Boulevard in Albuquerque.

Page One Books is located at 5850 Eubank NE, Suite B-41, in Albuquerque's Mountain Run Shopping Center (southeast corner of Eubank and Juan Tabo). The Morrow event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 294-2026 or visit www.page1book.com.

V.25 No.11 | 03/17/2016
dave via Morguefile

Event Horizon

(rescheduled) Dance, Dahling, Dance

Tuesday, Mar 29: DIY Lap Dancing

Learn the hands on skills, practice and techniques and simple, safe chair bondage, in a playful, encouraging environment. For all genders and body types.
V.25 No.5 | 02/04/2016
compfight.com

Event Horizon

Nerd Out in More Ways Than One

Saturday, Feb 13: Comic Book Shakespeare

A hands-on workshop leads participants through creating their own manga/graphic version of Hamlet's soliloquy, 'To be or not to be.'
V.24 No.4 | 1/22/2015
Have a sip at Old Town Creative Studios.
Blake Driver

Art Scenester

Sip, Paint, Repeat

Do you like your art with a bar? Or your bar with some art? Scope these Burque-riffic ways to do either.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014

Book Review

Déjà-glued

Wise Craft

Blair Stocker’s gorgeous new craft compendium avoids common pitfalls to deliver practical, doable projects.
V.22 No.34 | 8/22/2013
Christian Ristow’s “The Hand of Man”
Dwight Eschliman

Arts Feature

Makers Make Their Mark at the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire

More than just an afternoon's amusement, the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire is a full-on movement.
View in Alibi calendar calendar
V.22 No.29 | 7/18/2013
Sarah Mowrey
Rusty Rutherford

Arts Feature

Two Broads Don’t Walk Into a Comedy Club

Local comics thrive against the odds

With no big comedy club in town, how has the local comedy scene managed to flourish?
View in Alibi calendar calendar
V.22 No.21 | 5/23/2013
Bridgette Bullock’s art hangs at the Wagon Wheel
Erik Gamlem

Art Scenester

Folk Art, Punk Approach

Bridgette Bullock’s in-your-face embroidery livens up the walls at a local DIY venue.
V.22 No.11 |
Mark Beyer

Music

MaximumCaterwaul reports on the state of the scene

DJ, DIY promoter and music writer Derek Caterwaul joins live music fanatic Mike Smith in providing Alibi readers with 505 music scene reportage. Between these two cats, our readers are getting the best that Albuquerque music journalism has to offer. Read all about it in the inaugural mega-installment of MAXIMUMCATERWAUL. Scope related A/V below.

V.22 No.5 | 1/31/2013
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Aural Fixation

Resonating at a Higher Frequency

Hector Peña crafts conduits for mojo

Geoffrey Plant reports on maker and musician Hector Peña’s passion for creating useful art and a movement to get the Southwest inducted into Cigar Box Nation.
 

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