V.26 No.27 | 7/6/2017
Film Review Baby Driver Edgar Wright takes an eclectic cast on a high-speed joyride with the stereo cranked to 11 Baby Driver isn’t all testosterone-fueled explosions and physics-defying stunts. It’s a gritty, guns-and-bullets character study done with panache, skill and a slice of humor.
V.23 No.51 | 12/18/2014
Film Review Annie It’s a hard-knock life for a former orphan and a guy who used to be Daddy Warbucks in this not-so-expertly updated musical Tone-deaf update of Annie can’t find its rhythm.
V.21 No.51 | 12/20/2012
Film Review Django Unchained Italian Western meets blaxploitation revenge in Tarantino’s latest B-movie blow-up Quentin Tarantino may be America’s greatest pulp film historian. He’s certainly the greatest one actually making movies—as opposed to simply writing guidebooks on obscure cinema. His films are crammed with so many in-jokes, homages and references to previous cult films it would take an NYU grad student a week just to alphabetize them. Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Friday, Nov 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.
Art 18th Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Holiday Show Friday, Nov 24: 10am-5pm Manuel Lujan Building @ Expo NM
Shoppers find memorable and original gifts for everyone on their list, whether it’s a whimsical piece of pottery, a handmade leather belt, unique jewelry, a cool photograph or a striking piece of fine art.
Kids Parents Day Out Friday, Nov 24: 1-4pm Growing Stage
Kids stay entertained with theatre games, song and dance, arts and crafts, and more while parents enjoy some time alone.
Learn BioPark Behind-the-Scenes: Aquarium Friday, Nov 24: 1-2pm ABQ BioPark Aquarium
Come face-to-fin with some of the BioPark’s most curious ocean animals on an aquarist-guided adventure. Registration required.
Stage Cirque Italia Friday, Nov 24: 7:30pm Cottonwood Mall
Acrobatics, dance, contortion, high-performance BMX and roller-skating that push t., which leaves audiences amazed and astonished.
Words Classics (Kind of) Saturday, Nov 25: 9am-6pm Tidal Wave Books
Enjoy store-wide specials along with a presentation of author Jason Witter's newest collection of comic drawings that explore classic tales like
Hamlet, Moby Dick and The Odyssey. Words Indies First Saturday, Nov 25: 10:30am-5pm Page One Bookstore
Eight local authors recommend books that have influenced them or that they've enjoyed reading in addition to promoting their own titles.
Kids Peter and The Wolf Saturday, Nov 25: 7pm CFA Downtown
Musicians and alumni from the UNM's music department and local artists narrate the popular children’s tale. Sarita Sol González opens the show with original performance poetry.