Soldier files a racism complaint about his superiors
Adam Jarrell has wanted to be in the military since he was a kid. So his treatment in Afghanistan came as quite a shock, he says. During his yearlong deployment, he was subject to racial slurs and threats of physical violence, according to a complaint. Jarrell says someone even hung a noose outside his sleeping quarters.
Answer Me This
What do you know about last week?
Elizabeth W. Hughes
To the North Country
When the hazy Albuquerque skyline started to look like a yellowed Polaroid print, the Alibi’s travel writer decided to head for cooler climes beneath the pines at Heron Lake State Park.
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Albuquerque Wine Festival
Enjoy the award-winning musicians, dine on delicious local cuisine, enjoy free painting classes and shop from over 50 local artisans.
Sex Ed Game Show and Carnival
A game show with consented audience participation on everyone's favorite subject as well as prizes, a spanking booth and more.
Art Created by Valerie Serna
Vermicomposting: Worm Farms for Fun and Profit
Jeremy Bridge addresses everything needed to know about compost worms, from how to select and establish a bin, to harvesting compost and troubleshooting common problems.
Courtesy of artist
8th Annual ABQ Blues and Brews
The kickoff celebration for ABQ Beer Week boasts over 80 breweries, unlimited sampling and five fantastic blues bands.
Butterfly Education and Awareness Day
Learn how to bring these winged beauties to the yard and help bring back the Monarchs in greater numbers.
Corrales Garden Tour
A self-guided tour of six private gardens newly landscaped, rejuvenated and mature gardens from the Bosque to the sandhills.
Edible and Medicinal Plant Hike
An instructional hike led by Dara Saville of Albuquerque Herbalism. Registration required.
Pint Size Polkas
Mike Schneider brings the happiest music on earth together with magic and comedy, promising tons of fun for the whole family.
Make a motorized contraption that bounces, spins, bumps and moves to leave a mark to trace its path. For ages 13 to 17. Registration required.