V.22 No.20 | 5/16/2013
Aural Fixation Mixed Drink Tape Songs in the key of booze An obsessive-compulsive editor spent three days soaking in aural alcohol, and it resulted in a lush mixtape.
Feature The Cult of Homebrew It must cross every beer aficionado's mind at some point. Halfway into a pint of microbrewed ale, you savor and ruminate on the balance of malt and hops. “This is good,” you think. “But could I do it better?”
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com Brew City Duchess of Ale Albuquerque’s oldest homebrew shop enters a new generation Michelle Trujillo proudly carries the torch for her father Victor, who started Victor’s Grape Arbor, Albuquerque’s first (and, for a long time, only) homebrew supply store.
Brew City Brewing it for Ourselves A short guide to the long history of American homebrew America has a long history with home brewing beer. The pilgrims did it in Plymouth because it was considered safer than the questionable water of their adopted home. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson made beer at Mount Vernon and Monticello respectively. Outdoor Volcano Hike Sunday, Aug 19: 8:30am Petroglyph National Monument
A two to three hour moderately strenuous informational hike along the volcanoes led by Larry Crumpler Ph.D. Pre-registration required.
Comm Salute to the Heroes Car and Bike Show Sunday, Aug 19: 11am-4pm American Legion Post 49
The coolest local cars, trucks and motorcycles, a DJ spinning tunes, food made to order, full bar and live music. Spectate or enter a car into the show for a fee.
Learn DIY Strawberry Shortcake Bathbombs Sunday, Aug 19: 1-2pm Tractor Brewing Four Hills
An afternoon of delicious fun making strawberry shortcake bath bombs. These four-layered bath bombs are topped with a mini-strawberry soap and smell good enough to eat.
Stage Nine, The Musical Sunday, Aug 19: 2pm Musical Theatre Southwest
The story of a celebrated film director and his attempts to find a plot for his next film as he is pursued by hordes of beautiful women, all clamoring to be loved by him alone.
Art Musicians Making Art Sunday, Aug 19: 2-4pm Inpost Artspace
This exhibit connects the endeavors of music-making with creating visual art. The show features a wide range of styles and subject matter from N.M. music practitioners. Runs through 8/24.
Song & Dance The Future Been Black Sunday, Aug 19: 2-5pm Canvas Artistry Kitchen Music Art Bar
This fully-immersive, afro-futuristic experience sets the scene for uninhibited dance, signature drink specials and the celebration of black women artists from the past, present and future.
Learn Lecture Series: Kerry Mower Sunday, Aug 19: 3-4pm The Yarn Store
A third-generation shepherd and one of only two blade shearers in the state, shares tales and stories from his family's history with sheep.
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