V.21 No.34 | 8/23/2012
Film Review Monsieur Lazhar French-Canadian classroom drama teaches a lesson on healing Inspirational teacher stories have long been a staple of the movie industry. But few of these live-and-learn dramas have had the quiet, unadorned impact of Canada’s Academy Award nominee Monsieur Lazhar. Song & Dance Vocal Artistry Art Song Festival Sunday, April 30: 8am-9pm Albuquerque Academy
Solo performances from young singers and pianists from around the state. Master classes, concerts, lecture demonstrations, choral performances and more. Go online for a list of all the events and classes.
Kids Meditation for Kids Sunday, April 30: 10-11:30am Kadampa Meditation Center New Mexico
Kids 4-13 learn how to build a space of inner strength and confidence by developing their good qualities.
Wellness World Peace Meditation Sunday, April 30: 10-11:30am Kadampa Meditation Center New Mexico
Bring more peace and happiness into the world by learning to cherish others, overcome anger and deal with stress through meditation.
Sports Epic Hide and Seek Sunday, April 30: 1:30-3pm Bachechi Open Space
A park-wide game of hide and seek, camouflage, deer and wolf and other outdoor games.
Stage The Mikado Sunday, April 30: 2-5pm Adobe Theater
In this famous light opera, the emperor of Japan's son Nanki-Poo attempts to escape marrying an older woman.
Dan Parsons Stage Pie Sunday, April 30: 2-3:30pm Adobe Rose Theater
Apollo Garcia, Danielle Reddick, John Flax and Tara Khozein come together in a stellar ensemble cast, dexterously moving between emotionally-driven clownish characters and their buffoon alter-egos.
via Pixabay Stage Evita Sunday, April 30: 2pm Musical Theatre Southwest
A recount of Eva Perón’s meteoric rise from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady.
Art Printmakers Exchange Portfolio Opening Reception Sunday, April 30: 4-6pm Outpost Performance Space
Original artwork by University of New Mexico printmakers using traditional processes such as woodcut, lithography, etching and serigraphy. Runs through 5/20.
Stage Straight Outta Oz Monday, May 1: 7:30-9:30pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Todrick Hall brings to life the classic American tale
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by sharing his adventures from his small town in Texas all the way to the big Emerald City lights of “Oz Angeles.”