V.21 No.10 | 3/8/2012
opinion 18 veterans commit suicide each day That’s the startling opener to Alex Limkin’s column “Flashes of Light,” which is all about staying alive after war . Limkin, an Iraq War veteran, took a trip with Outward Bound. The wilderness organization leads vets through the backcountry for free. It’s part of an effort to help people cope with post-traumatic stress. Folks can apply here .
From the Foxhole Flashes of Light Staying alive after war An average of 18 veterans commit suicide each day. The source for this statistic is not some obscure group with an anti-war agenda but an organization that probably knows something about the rate at which veterans are killing themselves—the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Kids Play the Harmonica Tuesday, June 19: 3-4pm Tony Hillerman Library
Get a free harmonica and everything needed to get started on the path to mastering this fun and easy instrument. For ages 13 to 17. Registration required.
Learn TEDxABQSalon En Español Tuesday, June 19: 5-7:30pm Atrisco Heritage Academy High School
The first ever TEDx ABQ Salon En español where five dynamic speakers capture the essence of Latino culture, its poetic language and the vibrant meaning of life in the southwest.
Comm Board Game Night Tuesday, June 19: 6-7:30pm Loma Colorado Main Library
A fun and exciting night of board games with experts on hand to teach.
Wellness Introduction to Flamenco Dance Tuesday, June 19: 7-8:15pm Maple Street Dance Space
For anyone who has always wanted to try flamenco, these classes introduce all the basics taught by Albuquerque native, Leslie Roybal.
Wellness Free Couples Workshop Tuesday, June 19: 7-8:30pm Eagle Rock Therapy
Thomas Clark, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, offers a workshop for struggling couples to grow closer. Couples learn to move from blame and reactivity to understanding and empathy.
Photo by Eric Tillinghast Art Þyngdarljóð: Gravity's Poetry Wednesday, June 20: 11am-4pm Richard Levy Gallery
A series of photographs of Icelandic waterfalls by Eric Tillinghast. Each waterfall is displayed in a light box containing internal mechanics that generate light and sound to simulate surging water.
Food Vintage Albuquerque Wine and Food Fiesta Wednesday, June 20: 6-2pm Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm
A collection of colorful events over four days, with dinners, seminars, galas, auctions, tastings and more, benefiting kids. Runs through 6/24.
• Steve Roach Concert 8.4.2018