Alibi V.26 No.22 • June 1-7, 2017
Election News Forum Invigorates Campaign Mayoral candidates put their dukes up! Six Albuquerque mayoral candidates faced off last week in one of the first forums of the campaign, answering questions on a wide range of issues like community policing, immigration and economic development.
Robert Maestas Newscity Route 66 in danger of losing landmark funding, APS approves new budget and plans for solid waste center released.
Diana Cervantes via The Daily Lobo Editorial Where to Now? Mayoral campaign reveals similarities Amidst so many similar planks in platforms that appear, on the surface, to mirror each other, it’s reasonable to fear that progressive and centrist voters will split the vote unnecessarily, giving right-leaning candidates the advantage they need to win the race and ultimately continue the failed policies of the Berry administration.
Odds & Ends Funny because God bought a house for someone else. The readers write about the Mayoral Forum, healthcare reform at the state level and the numerous presidential scandals providing distraction for one another.
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.
Wellness Lunchbreak Yoga Tuesday, Feb 25: Noon-1pm New Mexico School of Yoga
A midday break to move and stretch and varies based on the season and weather, following Ayurvedic yoga lineage. All levels, including beginners are welcome.
Wellness Chronic Illness Support Group Tuesday, Feb 25: 4:30-5:30pm Metropolitan Community Church
People of all diagnoses share their personal experiences and feelings, learn coping strategies and gain the support of a community that can relate.
Kids STEM Labs Thursday, Feb 27: 3:45-4:45pm South Valley Public Library
Program activities provide hands-on and minds-on lessons for kids including activities where these fields are both fun and interesting.
Wellness The Art of Energy Work Friday, Feb 28: 5-6pm Mama's Minerals
Learn the history of chakras and how to heal imbalances in the chakra systems. Also take home seven chakra stones. Registration required.
Comm ¡Mira! 20th Anniversary Open House Saturday, Feb 29: 2-5pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Enjoy activities including hands-on projects, tours of the museum and performing arts building, live music and dance, a poetry reading by Poet Laureate Levi Romero, refreshments and more.
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.