V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014
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All illustrations by Robert Maestas Last-Minute Gift Guide Shopping for the Awful People in Your Life Checking off the last of your list Stuck on those last few “difficult” giftees on your list? Peruse the presents we “bought” for our respective charmingly hateful grandpas, sullen hipster nephews, born-again aunts and passive aggresive neighbors? Let us inspire you. Learn Mokuhanga Printmaking Workshop Saturday, Dec 15: 10am-5pm Remarque: New Grounds Print Workshop
An introduction to Japanese Mokuhanga printing, involving relief printing, stencil printing and wood grain printing.
Words Swimming with Elephants Soiree Saturday, Dec 15: 6-9pm Tortuga Gallery
Swimming with Elephants Publications celebrates five years with music, food and poetry and features Poet Laureate alumni, Manuel Gonzalez, Jessica Helen Lopez and more.
Stage It's A Wonderful Life Saturday, Dec 15: 7:30-9:30pm Albuquerque Little Theatre
The saga of the everyman whose dreams of adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, whose guardian angel descends on Christmas Eve to save him from despair.
Stage In the Blood Saturday, Dec 15: 8pm Aux Dog Theatre
A contemporary urban satire inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s
The Scarlet Letter. Comm Albuquerque Rail Yards Holiday Market Sunday, Dec 16: Noon-4pm Albuquerque Rail Yards
Discover the best of local, small businesses. More than 200 vendors with made-from-scratch delicious food and handmade crafts convene for a locavorian spirit.