Alibi V.21 No.23 • June 7-13, 2012 ››
Live Smiling Girls!
Behind the photographs of Angeles City bar girls
The controversy over Commissioner Michael Wiener’s photo scandal died down. But Fields Avenue, the red-light district of Angeles City in the Philippines, remains a dark place.
“We’re Both Dad”
Health care’s LGBT blind spot
Considering all our nurse columnist has witnessed in her career—dramatic resuscitations and miraculous recoveries included—it’s a little funny that teaching a couple of dudes how to wipe a baby butt stands out as one of her proudest moments. But she met baby Melanie and her two dads years before "Modern Family" would air on prime time and the president would finally evolve enough to voice his support of gay marriage.
Walmart’s Fans and Foes
People turned up at the Monday, June 4 meeting to comment on the proposal to put a Walmart at Coors and Montaño. The Council deferred a vote on whether to give the big-box chain five years to create a development plan. Councilor Brad Winter was absent, and Councilor Rey Garduño said he had to recuse himself from the vote.
Kid Goat Yoga
Yogis practice surrounded by playful goats. All proceeds benefit the local nonprofit native rescued wildlife park.
Space Science: International Asterioid Day
Learn about asterioids, NASA's mission to the Asteroid Belt and what is known about asteroid impacts on Earth. Registration recommended.
VerticalStripe via Morguefile
Learn the basics of swing dance without a partner. Go online for the entrance password.
Trauma informed yoga therapy.
Laughter Yoga Wellness Group
A unique form of meditation combining unconditional laughter with a blend of deep breathing exercises, creative visualizations with role playing and simple stretches.
Bosque Wild: Guided Nature Walk
A moderately strenuous guided hike through one of the largest riverside-cottonwood forests in the world and along the banks of the Rio Grande. Registration recommended.
New Mexico Hempfest
Presentations from industry leaders, as well as exhibitors and vendors showcasing products and services. Vendors are licensed producers, dispensaries, nutrient companies, medical clinics, health and wellness providers and more.