V.21 No.48 | 11/29/2012
Music DJ Bea has No Fun rockin’ the Roulette Jessica Stone, a.k.a. DJ Bea, got random with us this week in celebration of her hectic weekend DJ schedule. Learn more about the post-punk, garage and soul-lovin’ golden girl and read her thoughts on fate’s reflective assignment in this week’s Song Roulette . Check out video’s from the artists Stone randomly meditated on below. Blackbird Buvette • No Fun Dance Party • Sat Dec 1 • 10 pm • FREE • 21+ • blackbirdbuvette.com Comm Winter Solstice Seed Mandala Sunday, Dec 17: 11am-noon Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Create a mandala made of different kinds of grains and seeds to feed migratory birds.
Film Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker Sunday, Dec 17: 12:55-3:10pm Century 14 Downtown
As the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll comes to life and transforms into a prince.
Food Nordic Lights Sunday, Dec 17: 1-2:30pm Fragrant Leaf Tea Boutique
Scandinavian afternoon tea. Vegetarian option is available, food catered by Chez Axel Restaurant.
Stage Constellations Sunday, Dec 17: 2pm Desert Rose Playhouse
Beekeeper Roland meets quantum physicist Marianne at a friend's BBQ where they immediately connect.
Song & Dance Gift of Peace Sunday, Dec 17: 3-5pm St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Albuquerque Civic Chorus performs Vivaldi's
Gloria and a seletion of winter holiday favorites. Song & Dance An Heavenly Song Sunday, Dec 17: 4:30-6:15pm St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church
Música Antigua de Albuquerque performs a concert of rarely-heard music for the Christmas season from the Middle Ages and Renaissance, with voices and period instruments.
Art Querencia: Rituals of the Río Arriba Monday, Dec 18: 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.