How to Cash in on Obama’s Student Loan Plan
Like 56 percent of college students in New Mexico, Alibi intern Elise Kaplan took out student loans to finance my education. In this article, she breaks down Obama’s student loan proposal.
From the Foxhole
Benjamin Colton Barnes
Another broken soldier
The only reason the death of this Iraq War veteran has attracted such attention is that he did not go alone. Had Barnes simply headed off into the frozen wilderness to die, his story would have been unexceptional. After all, scores of returning veterans, traumatized and afflicted, have committed suicide over the last decade.
A Spit Shine on the City
Two projects promise to better Burque: ABQ Sprout, a micro-grant dinner that funds good ideas and CNM’s free green-collar jobs training.
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Albuquerque Wine Festival
Enjoy the award-winning musicians, dine on delicious local cuisine, enjoy free painting classes and shop from over 50 local artisans.
Sex Ed Game Show and Carnival
A game show with consented audience participation on everyone's favorite subject as well as prizes, a spanking booth and more.
Art Created by Valerie Serna
Vermicomposting: Worm Farms for Fun and Profit
Jeremy Bridge addresses everything needed to know about compost worms, from how to select and establish a bin, to harvesting compost and troubleshooting common problems.
Courtesy of artist
8th Annual ABQ Blues and Brews
The kickoff celebration for ABQ Beer Week boasts over 80 breweries, unlimited sampling and five fantastic blues bands.
Butterfly Education and Awareness Day
Learn how to bring these winged beauties to the yard and help bring back the Monarchs in greater numbers.
Corrales Garden Tour
A self-guided tour of six private gardens newly landscaped, rejuvenated and mature gardens from the Bosque to the sandhills.
Edible and Medicinal Plant Hike
An instructional hike led by Dara Saville of Albuquerque Herbalism. Registration required.
Pint Size Polkas
Mike Schneider brings the happiest music on earth together with magic and comedy, promising tons of fun for the whole family.
Make a motorized contraption that bounces, spins, bumps and moves to leave a mark to trace its path. For ages 13 to 17. Registration required.