V.21 No.49 | 12/6/2012
Food All Ears Exploring the world of heirloom maize For this week’s issue, Gail Guengerich decides it’s high time we started thinking beyond sweet, yellow corn. Instead, she suggests we delve into the many other varieties of maize available in the Albuquerque area, from blue corn to chicos . Food for Thought: Beyond King Corn
V.21 No.47 | 11/22/2012
Food for Thought Beyond King Corn In search of maize redemption Celebrate the diverse world of corn—a world where stalks can grow between two and 20 feet high; ears range in size from salad forks to golf clubs; and kernels span the color wheel in saffron, pomegranate, mauve, rose, black and lavender. Art Making Africa Saturday, March 24: 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.
Art Made-in-New Mexico Art Auction Saturday, March 24: 9am-5pm Prairie Star Restaurant & Wine Bar
Bid on locally made pottery, furniture, glass, textiles, paintings, toys, sculpture, musical instruments and more.
Learn Raised Bed Gardening and Composting Saturday, March 24: 9:30am-noon Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Learn the basics of home composting with an emphasis on composting in dry, desert climates as well as how to set up and use raised beds. Reservations recommended.
Kids March For Our Lives Saturday, March 24: 10am Tiguex Park
Students and supporters march to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and to bring awareness to end gun violence and mass shootings in schools.
Art Artist Market and Pop-Up Shop Saturday, March 24: 10am-2pm OT Circus Gallery
Local artists, crafters and makers of awesome handmade goods show and sell their creations.
Learn Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Saturday, March 24: 11am-4pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
A do-it-yourself and do-it-with-others campaign teaching people of all gender identities and expressions to edit Wikipedia.
Art Not Finished Too Much Opening Reception Saturday, March 24: 6-9pm Congregation Nahalat Shalom
Affordable dining tables, coffee tables and benches made from rescued New Mexico woods plus jewelry and mezuzahs from found branches, made by Hershel Mutka Weiss. Runs through 4/9.