Due to the March 23, 2020 NM DOH Public Health Order, These Event Listings Are Not Accurate!
- Image by Cameron Barnes
Without knowing what direction he came from, it is hard to know where Bugs Bunny would have ended up if he had taken a left turn at Albuquerque. While pondering that, consider spending your evening on Friday, Sept. 6 at Palette Contemporary Art & Craft for the opening reception for We Turned Left at Albuquerque, Stayed and Created. Nine Albuquerque glass artists show their work from 5pm to 8pm at this free, all-ages event. For more information, see palettecontemporary.com. (Clarke Condé)Palette Contemporary Art and CraftGlass Show: We Turned Left at Albuquerque and Stayed and Created
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New Mexico RISING, the second annual Climate Disruption Film Festival, happens on Friday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7 at the UNM Continuing Education Center. The two-day event focuses on the current climate emergency and features speakers, panels, films and discussion about a massively disruptive environmental situation currently developing on planet Earth. Speakers include author Maya van Rossum, famed New Mexico ecologist and former public lands commissioner Ray Powell, UNM climatology professor Dr. David Gutzler, a Q&A session with City of ABQ Sustainability Officer Kelsey Rader, and, of course, the films: The Soil Story, Unfractured, Wildlife Without Borders: Wildlife Across the West, Sacred Land, Sacred Water and The American Southwest: Are We Running Dry? Breakout discussion sessions featuring local experts follow on Saturday afternoon. The Friday evening session (from 5:45pm until 9pm) is free, as is Saturday, but there is a $10 charge for adults who desire a vegetarian lunch on Saturday. (August March)UNM Continuing Education BuildingClimate Disruption Film Festival
- Wanted: Your Best Photographs
Shutterbugs gather up your best pieces and pick some to submit for hanging in the new Bernalillo County headquarters when the gov-peeps move to Alvarado Square, happening now until Monday, August 31. The selected photographs will be printed in a large scale and format. They will be used to create a welcoming environment for county customers, county employees and the general public. Some will be used on the windows of the new Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office suite. The photographs should represent the history and character of Bernalillo County and its people, places, landscapes and unique events in our county. There are some big bucks involved as chosen photographers will receive $1,500, with a limit of one photograph per artist. The chosen photos will become part of the public art program’s permanent collection. There is no fee or age limit required to submit. For more information, visit bernco.gov/community-services/current-call-for-entries.aspx. Ends August 31. (Carolyn Carlson)