V.20 No.34 | 8/25/2011
Alibi Picks Steamy Sci Fi The steampunk phenomenon grinds its Victorian gears as the thematic centerpiece at New Mexico's beloved Bubonicon for 2011. The state's largest and longest-running science-fiction convention becomes a steam-powered conservatory for local and national artists, authors, filmmakers and enthusiasts. The convention takes flight at 3 p.m. today at the Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel (2910 Yale SE). Admission is $15 for Friday and Sunday and $25 for Saturday, or you can snag a three-day pass for $45 at the door ($23 if you're 14 to 17). For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit bubonicon.com . 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.
Learn One Million Cups Wednesday, Dec 13: 9-10am Fatpipe
Entrepreneurs share how they started their business and why, how they manage growth, as well as the opportunities and challenges they've faced along the way.
Art The Art of Christmas: New Mexico Style Wednesday, Dec 13: 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.
Art The Gallery ABQ Holiday Show Wednesday, Dec 13: 10am-5pm Gallery ABQ
Browse the works of Judi Foster, Karen Hepburn, Eve Munson and J.A. Fitzgerald. 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.
Kids Music in the Sky Wednesday, Dec 13: Noon-2:30pm Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
Music, stories and art for ages 0-3 and their adult companions.
Comm Veterans Outreach Wednesday, Dec 13: 2pm Barelas Senior Center
Veterans learn about the nuances and complicated details regarding the VA and state veterans benefits. Bring your DD-214 form.
Learn Personal Internet Safety Class Wednesday, Dec 13: 6-7:30pm Tony Hillerman Library
Learn the fundamentals of keeping a computer clean and updated. This class covers malware, phishing, scams, viruses and strong passwords. Registration is required.
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.