Alibi V.24 No.20 • May 14-20, 2015 

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: May 14, 2015

What do you know about last week’s 505 news? Find out with our weekly pop quiz.
Robert Maestas

News Bite

Sex and Suds

Beer & Bands for Better Sex Ed

Planned Parenthood joins forces with the craft beer scene to promote better sexual education in New Mexico.
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Council Watch

Don’t Audit Me, Bro

City Council talks tasers and cruising

Our city’s leadership looks at Tasergate and other issues in this expanded version of Council Watch.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

From Australia to Nebraska, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
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Swoop It Up

Return of the Sandhill Crane Celebration

Welcome the Sandhill cranes back to their winter habitat with presentations, children's activities, viewing scopes, crafts, workshops and more.
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Lakshmi Puja

Diawli: Festival of Lights

Diwali is one of the most popular religious festivals in Hinduism. The festival of lights, as it is also known, occurs during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika (basically mid-October to November on the Gregorian calendar) and is generally focused offering on puja to Lakshmi—goddess of wealth and prosperity and wife of Vishnu—but may also include the worship of Durga or Kali, depending on region and denomination. For this year's celebration, the India Association of New Mexico presents Diwali: The Festival of Lights, an evening of dance, music and performing arts amid lamp and candle lighting as adherents perform Lakshmi puja. This sacred event takes place at the National Hispanic Cultural Center's Journal Theater on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Tickets for this all-ages celebration are available for $10 via the India Association of New Mexico or by calling 306-9624.

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