30 But Still Durty

Amy Dalness
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Josh Jones is turning 30 and he’s using it as an excuse to host an erotic art show. Jones, the brains behind Black Market Goods , plans to celebrate his coming of age with 30 But Still Durty . The one-night, 18-and-over event is at the Princess Jeanne Shopping Center (1440 Eubank NE) on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. and features naughty paintings, titillating sketches, searing photographs and flirtatious body painting. Jones even promised to re-enact his birth using interpretive dance and a tub of hair gel. Just let that image set in …

Tombs Put To Bed

Sunday, Feb. 10, is the last day Temples and Tombs:Treasures of Egyptian Art from The British Museum will be viewable at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History (2000 Mountain NW, 243-7255). Temples and Tombs consists of 85 artifacts from Egypt ‘s pharaonic history (2686 B.C. to the fourth century A.D.), including many lesser-known treasures rarely displayed. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is $4 for adults, $2 for seniors and $1 for children. New Mexico residents (with a valid ID) may receive a $1 discount on admission. Or visit during "Free Admission Day" on Sunday morning from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Take advantage of this fantastic exhibition before it’s packed up and shipped back to Britain.

Capturing The Muse

Shakespeare didn’t write Romeo and Juliet in a day, and chances are he had some feedback before he declared it finished. For those of you aiming to be the next Shakespeare (or Hemingway or King or whoever), there are a few local authors offering events to help you on your linguistic journey. This Friday, Feb. 8, Mark David Gerson, author of the sci-fi novel The MoonQuest , will discuss and sign his new book, The Voice of the Muse: Answering the Call to Write , from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hastings (12051 Candelaria NE). Then in March, Alibi book reviewer and novelist Lisa Lenard-Cook is offering an eight-week fiction writing class for aspiring wordsmiths. If you’re interested in details, e-mail her at lisa@lisalenardcook.com.
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