V.21 No.25 | 6/21/2012
Alibi Flashback Alibi Flashback: An interview with Ray Bradbury The death of Ray Bradbury at the age of 91 sent us on a time-tripping flashback to 1999 A.D. The famed author passed through Albuquerque then as keynote speaker at the 50th anniversary of Los Alamos National Labs. We were lucky enough to score an interview with the man. Art No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art Tuesday, Nov 21: 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.
Kids Pop Art Portraiture Tuesday, Nov 21: 3:30-5:30pm Main Library
Teens use vibrant color and creative techniques to create unique portraits influenced by the style of famous pop artist Roy Lichtenstein.
Art Color, Shape and Texture Tuesday, Nov 21: 5-8pm Gallery ABQ
Pottery and clay masks by Marlies Diels and fiber art by Char Punke. Runs through 11/27.
Words A Lot Like Christmas Tuesday, Nov 21: 5:30-7pm Page One Bookstore
Connie Willis, one the most decorated science-fiction author alive today, talks about and signs her new collection of holiday-oriented stories.
Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Wednesday, Nov 22: 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.