Alibi V.22 No.40 • Oct 3-9, 2013 
Education is a key facet of La Abeja Herbs’ mission statement.

Wellness

Honeybee Alchemy

La Abeja’s Rose infuses wellness with natural magic

Amelia Olson talks alt.wellness with herbalist Sophia Rose: her namesake flower’s essential nature, La Abeja Herbs, wildcrafting and teaching.

Crib Notes

Wherein we revive the New Mexico week-in-review pop quiz. But if you haven’t seen the final episode of “Breaking Bad” let me just say: SPOILER ALERT!


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New Mexico News

New Mexico News: Late September 2013

Inspired by Félix Fénéon's Novels in Three Lines, this feature presents news from New Mexico, briefly, written by author Mike Smith and illustrated by ¡Brapola!
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because it happened to someone else ... in England, Illinois, Utah and Florida.

The Bugman

La Cucaracha

Minimize roachiness the nontoxic way

Audit Richard “Bugman” Fagerlund’s virtual environmentally friendly pest control course; the cockroach is the star of this week’s lecture.

Letters

Readers talk back about election coverage, mayoral endorsements and Abq’s good and bad.

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Respect Your Elders

Obon Festival

A cultural holiday honoring the spirits of ancestors with folk dances, taiko drumming, lanterns and food. Participants receive a floating lantern and are released into the pond in the evening.
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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Jurassic Quest

Kids love dinosaurs. This is a fact … because science. This event caters to that chid-like obsession. Head to the Albuquerque Convention Center for Jurassic Quest! It promises to deliver a far less scary version of the dinosaurs seen on film. Find a host of activities and spectacles to make the kids drool. With exhibit tours, science stations, dino crafts, face painting, a dino bounce, bungee pull, dino rides, fossil digs, food vendors and more than 80 lifelike dinos to see and hear, the entire family can get on board with this one and find some entertainment. Come on down on Friday, Aug. 17 from 3 to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19 from 9am to 8pm. There are 2 options for kids ages 2 to 12—general admission for $20 or VIP for $34. VIP tickets mean not having to pay the $5 up charge for select activities. Seniors are in for $18, adults pay $20 and kids 2 and under are free! Bring an extra $6 to $8 for parking and step back in time for the day.
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Goodbye, Summer(fest)!

Westside Summerfest

This family-friendly event features fun for everyone including an artisan market, microbrew garden, food trucks and live entertainment from local and national headliner Ozomatli.
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