V.20 No.38 | 9/22/2011
Gallery Review Quest for the Sublime Forty years of Bruce Lowney A four-decade retrospective on display at Exhibit/208 shows Bruce Lowney’s range as a master of the tri-tone lithograph. Collected Works charts his evolution as a printer and visual poet, while making space for his equally impressive large-scale oil works. Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Wednesday, Dec 13: 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.
Kids Stories in the Sky: Presents Wednesday, Dec 13: 9:30am-noon Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
Stories, songs, movement and crafts for the youngest explorers. Ideal for ages up to 6 years old, but all are welcome.
Art No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art Wednesday, Dec 13: 10am-5pm Museum of International Folk Art
Enjoy the first large-scale museum exhibition dedicated to tramp art since 1975. More than 150 examples of tramp art, concentrating on works from the United States, with additional international examples.
Art The Music and the Muse Wednesday, Dec 13: 10am-5pm African American Performing Arts Center
Art by Reginald Gammon addressing the civil rights struggles of the 1960's, the dignity of unsung heroes, jazz and blues musicians. Runs through 12/30.
Learn NAWBO December meeting Wednesday, Dec 13: 11:30am-1pm Tanoan Country Club
Debbie Johnson shares her amazing journey of coming to the US and her work helping homeless and low-income women, survivors of domestic violence and previously incarcerated women achieve stable, self-supporting lives.
Art The Art of Christmas: New Mexico Style Thursday, Dec 14: 10am-5pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Approximately 430 handmade ornaments from over 125 New Mexican artists, collected by the Duran family. Runs through 1/7.
Stage Ugly Sweater Revue Thursday, Dec 14: 7pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory
A variety show provides the jolliest and bawdiest acts that local local performers have to offer.