V.23 No.4 | 1/23/2014
Film Review Gimme Shelter Sincerely contrived teen drama finds Vanessa Hudgens in a family way Pity the poor teenaged Disney star. Sure, they get three or four good years headlining a sitcom on the Disney Channel and a couple of pop hits out of it. But they spend the next 10 years trying desperately to shed their goody two-shoes image.
V.22 No.34 | 8/22/2013
Film Review The Spectacular Now Brutally honest high school romance throws cliché under the bus Dark, deeply felt teenage dramedy (with a heavy emphasis on the “dram” and only faint dustings of “edy”) stands firm as a brutally honest assessment of childhood’s waning days. Food Spanish Food Seminar Tuesday, May 30: 6-8:30am National Hispanic Cultural Center
Enjoy a delicious menu cooked by chef Rosario Arellano.
Art Taxi Tuesday, May 30: 9am-5pm Harwood Art Center
Atist reception featuring new works by New York City artist Christian Michael Gallegos. Runs through 5/31.
Art Repurpose/Revision/Reconstruction Tuesday, May 30: 11am-4pm Richard Levy Gallery
A selection of works by Albuquerque sculptor and architect Bruce Warren Davis and multi-disciplinary artist and professor at the University of New Mexico, Mary Tsiongas. Runs through 6/30.
Food Cheese and Beer Pairing Tuesday, May 30: 5pm Tractor Brewing Wells Park
A flight of four assorted mini grilled cheeses with a flight of beers.
Learn Gallery Talk and Portfolio Viewing Tuesday, May 30: 6-7:30pm Tamarind Gallery
Tamarind Master Printer Aaron Shipps speaks about the influence of Tamarind on his 10 year career as a professional printer and on his collaborations with contemporary artists.
Wellness Herbalism Tuesday, May 30: 6-8pm The Source
Learn how herbs can treat many acute and chronic illnesses including respiratory infections, digestive illness, ear infections, sore throats, auto-immunity, first aid and skin treatments. Registration required.
Wellness Radical Dharma Book Study Tuesday, May 30: 7-9pm Albuquerque Shambhala Center
Reverend Angel Kyodo Williams calls to disrupt the system of separation, to connect with ourselves and with others and examine the structures within spiritual communities that mirror the larger societal systems.
Learn UFOs at UNM: A Skeptical Believer Presents His Research Wednesday, May 31: 6:30-8pm UNM Zimmerman Library
David Marler talks about how he uses UNMs collections and other resources to research UFO phenomena, including the mass sighting in Farmington in March 1950 and the “Battle of Los Angeles” in 1942.