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Time Waster The Muppets And Big Blue
or Sesame Street ever came into being, The Muppet Show Jim Henson worked in advertising. In the late 60's, IBM contracted with him to create a series of short films starring Muppets, designed to both break the ice at meetings and educate IBM staff about the systems and technology their company sold. Some very early versions of the Cookie Monster and Kermit the Frog are present, and though they're prototypes, many of the gags are the pure gold you'd expect from Henson. Kids Matchstick Forest Thursday, June 29: 9:30-11am 516 ARTS
Ecologist Krista Bonfantine demonstrates strategies for managing local forests to prevent fires. Participants design and test their own matchstick forests and tour the
Fires of Change exhibition. Registration recommended. Wellness Zen Talk Thursday, June 29: 5:30-7pm Albuquerque Zen Center
Ceasing of Notions texts from the Dunhuang Caves. Film Vicky Cristina Barcelona Thursday, June 29: 7-8:30pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
While spending a summer in Spain, two young Americans meet a charming Casanova and his volatile ex-wife. They all become romantically entangled and sparks begin to fly in hilarious fashion.
Stage Stand-Up Comedy Thursday, June 29: 7:30pm Stage @ Santa Ana Star
Comedians Lachlan Patterson and Joe Machi perform live.
Song & Dance Summer Thursday Jazz Nights Thursday, June 29: 7:30-9:30pm Outpost Performance Space
Way Out Southwest pays tribute to jazz master Sonny Rollins and his many trio recordings including his album
Way Out West. Learn Space Science: International Asterioid Day Friday, June 30: 5:30-10pm NM Museum of Natural History & Science
Learn about asterioids, NASA's mission to the asteroid belt and what is known about asteroid impacts on Earth. Registration recommended.
Stage Greater Tuna Friday, June 30: 7:30-8pm Vortex Theatre
Brennan Foster and Shawn Boyd play over 20 of Tuna, Texas', eccentric inhabitants from gun-clubbers to church ladies in a town where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies.
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