V.20 No.18 | 5/5/2011
Alibi Picks For the Dogs The Eastside Animal Welfare Center (8920 Lomas NE) is throwing a "grand opening" party to celebrate a recent renovation. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., more than 18 animal rescue groups will man info tables and help with pet adoptions. The fun includes free pizza, door prizes and demos by the APD K-9 Unit, as well as the unveiling of two newly installed sculptures: "Kimo the Cat" by Michele VandenHeuvel and "American Dog" by Dale Rogers. The event is free to the public. For more information, call 768-1975. Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Friday, Oct 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.
Song & Dance Nights at the Museum: Spooky Salsa Friday, Oct 20: 7-11pm New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Live music by local cuban style salsa band, Son Como Son. Salsa lesson followed by salsa dancing, laser shows, delicious food and prizes for the best costumes.
Stage An American in Paris Friday, Oct 20: 7:30pm Popejoy Hall
A Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and indomitable European city, all yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war.
Comm Restore Rocks Saturday, Oct 21: 9am-5pm Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Learn about the mission of the Wildlife Rescue of New Mexico and enjoy activities for the whole family.
via Pixabay Comm Camp Bow Wow Howl-o-Ween Bash Saturday, Oct 21: 11am-2pm Camp Bow Wow Albuquerque
Doggy costume contest, carnival games for dogs, paw painting, dog Halloween photo booth, face painting for kids, a dunk tank, ice cream, raffle prizes, vendors, trick dog contest and more.
via Pixabay Learn Cosmic Carnival Saturday, Oct 21: 1-5pm Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Interactive exhibits, view the nearest star as well as a telescope discovery display.