Alibi V.20 No.33 • Aug 18-24, 2011
Sports Against the Flow Indoor surfing? Yeah, dude, it’s a trip. Just remember to knot those shorts tight. Alibi sports writer Toby Smith attempts to hang 10—even after his wardrobe malfunctions.
Julia Minamata News Feature Can APD Beat Its Rap? Shootings, lack of oversight have plagued police for years Officer-involved shootings and a lack of oversight have plagued police for years. Reporter Carolyn Carlson looks back at a report from the ’90s spurred by civil rights abuses, as well as all the headlights shining on Albuquerque police today.
Council Watch Heroin’s Toll An activist who works to raise awareness attended the Council meeting to plead for a teen treatment center. A couple of days before the meeting, her 18-year-old son died after an apparent overdose.
Ben Radford The Radford Files Badlands Survival Death is in the details Our house skeptic wanders into Bisti, lured by unusual rock formations. A weather change and poor planning turn a lovely day trip into a scramble for safety.
Kids Preschool Workshop: Purim Sunday, Feb 23: 10am-noon Congregation B'nai Israel
A program for the youngest members of Albuquerque’s Jewish community with songs, games, stories, crafts, snacks, outdoor activities and more.
Comm Party Sunday Sunday, Feb 23: 10am Living Water Miracle Center Church
Marcus Lee, Jeremiah Angel, David Wade and Richard Johnson provide music and preach the good word.
Wellness Taoist Water Method Qigong Sunday, Feb 23: 2-3:30pm Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Learn about the method and how qigong can help with health, energy, keeping organs healthy and joints flexible and how it can help to diminish the effects of aging.
Wellness Ballet Afrique Contemporary Dance Basics Sunday, Feb 23: 3:30-5pm Maple Street Dance Space
A beginner-friendly, community-oriented dance class intended to build strength and stamina, while inspiring dancers, new or experienced, to move and to express themselves with grace and joy.
Wellness Downward Dino Yoga Monday, Feb 24: 7:30-8:30am New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Hot or Not Yoga NM instructors guide a yoga session suitable for any skill level and ability.
Comm The American Advertising Awards Saturday, Feb 29: 6-10pm Sheraton Uptown Hotel
Celebrating the industry’s largest and most representative competition, recognizing and rewarding creative excellence in advertising throughout the state.