V.21 No.34 | 8/23/2012
Film Review Monsieur Lazhar French-Canadian classroom drama teaches a lesson on healing Inspirational teacher stories have long been a staple of the movie industry. But few of these live-and-learn dramas have had the quiet, unadorned impact of Canada’s Academy Award nominee Monsieur Lazhar. Kids Fall Family Fun Monday, Oct 23: 9am-6pm Santa Ana Star Center
Corn pit, harvest maze, scarecrow dress up, tractor races, a roping arena, pumpkin bowling, duck races, a giant slide, mud pie kitchen, putt-putt, Mr. Pumpkin Head play area and more.
Art Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition Monday, Oct 23: 10am-5pm Encaustic Art Institute and Gallery
Over 35 encuastic and wax artists present wax art combined with a variety of mediums, creating 2D and 3D work.
Art Pretty Monday, Oct 23: 11am-11pm Slice Parlor
Natalie Maxwell shows her latest contemporary work.
Wellness Beyond Limits Monday, Oct 23: 6-9pm High Desert Center for Spiritual Living
Intro to the science of mind teachings. Topics include oneness, spiritual mind treatment, the reciprocal universe, the creative process, hidden beliefs and other essential principles.
Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Tuesday, Oct 24: 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.