Found Objects

Coffee And Yellow Cake

Clarke Conde
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Not really up to speed on the current thinking on past uranium mining on native lands here in the Land of Enchantment? Then posthaste get on down to the next Curator’s Coffee at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (1801 Mountain Rd. NW) on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 9:30am to hear directly from José M. Cerrato, Ph.D. of the UNM Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering, about the topic at his program titled Update on the Legacy of Uranium Mining Native American Lands in New Mexico. We’re talking risks and remediation here at this café-style program. Eight dollars ($7 for members) gets you a seat, refreshments and museum admission. And by all means, stick around after the program and check out the new exhibit Reclaimed Creations as well. For more information and to register for this event, see

Found Objects Three For The Trees

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Three artists—Jennifer Pretzeus, Joshua Willis and Kent Swanson—dive into the Bosque for the exhibit Arbol de La Vida opening at the KiMo Theatre Gallery (423 Central Ave. NW) with a reception on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 5pm to 8pm. This work focuses on Albuquerque’s unique riverside cottonwood forest and shares common themes between the three presenting artists. For more information on this free, all-ages event, see

Found Objects El Voto Femenino

It was 100 years ago when women finally got the right to vote in America. A new exhibit at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 Fourth Street NW) honors and details the contributions made by Latinas from 24 countries across the international Hispanic diaspora who were instrumental in the suffrage struggle. The Women’s Vote: Latina Suffragists Who Fought for the Right to Vote opens with a reception on Friday, Jan 24 from 6pm to 8pm. For more information on this free, all-ages event, see

Found Objects Kids On Dope

Sixteen young poets take to the stage at Warehouse 508 (508 First Street NW) on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 6pm to find out who is the dopest teenage poet in town at the That Poet is Dope Youth Poetry Slam. All competing poets are included in a new collection published by Swimming with Elephants Publications and one young wordsmith will walk away from the slam competition at the end of the night with $500. Admission to this all-ages event is $5 at the door. For more information and a listing of participating poets, see

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