Alibi V.20 No.24 • June 16-22, 2011
News Feature Return Fire 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.
Elizabeth W. Hughes Get Out! 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. Image courtesy of CABQ Route 66 Summerfest 2019
Come out for the mother road art market, kids' zone, food trucks and four stages across a mile stretch of Route 66 and closing with a performance by Magic Giant on the main stage.
Weekly Alibi's Hemp Fiesta 2019
Don't miss your chance to be a part of New Mexico's largest cannabis event!
Comm Lavendar in the Village Festival Sunday, July 21: 8am-3pm Los Ranchos Agri-Nature Center
Explore 120 vendors and artisans of lavender plants, potions, lotions, fine art, food, wines and beer with yoga classes, a kids' chess tournament and camp program, seminars, music and more.
Outdoor Family Fun Days: Arthropods Abound Sunday, July 21: Noon-5pm Bachechi Open Space
Appreciate arthropods by making them a hotel or help collect data on insects in the open space. Look at a number of specimens under the microscope or hunt for your own to observe.
Wellness Yoga for Singers Monday, July 22: 10-11am National Hispanic Cultural Center
This class involves the integrated practice of basic yoga postures, isolated mobility and strength exercises and connecting movement with breath.
Kids Perler Space Creations Monday, July 22: 3-4pm Main Library
Participants design a unique perler bead character with a space theme. For ages 13 through 17. Registration required.
Kids Jack and the Beanstalk with Opera Unlimited Wednesday, July 24: 10:30-11:30am South Broadway Library Jack and The Beanstalk is designed to encourage an interest and enthusiasm for literature and music through musical theater with larger-than-life characters perfect for a children’s opera. Kids Suzuki Music and Movement Class for Children Thursday, July 25: 9:30-10:30am Maple Street Dance Space
A class for children ages 0 to 4 and expecting mothers in their third trimester to nurture musical development, build motor, emotional and social skills, character development and readiness for preschool.