Christopher Shultis Percussion Music - Composer Christopher Shultis, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of New Mexico, now living in Philadelphia, returns to the Outpost to perform for the first time in more than two decades. He last performed at Outpost in 1995. Assisted by percussionists Simone Mancuso and Scott Ney, tonight’s concert draws on music composed by Shultis from 1989 (his homage to John Cage— 64 Statements re and not re Child of Tree for pre-recorded texts and amplified cactus) to recent works (One Far Noise for solo Tam-tam, written for Simone Mancuso), which will receive its U.S. premiere. The program also features the U.S. premiere of 4-7-3, a 2015 revision of music Shultis composed in 1989 for a collaboration with sculptor Basia Irland, with video by visual artist Hee Sook Kim.
Women in Film Fiesta - New Mexico Women in Film has planned a quadri-city Film Fiesta! in Las Vegas, Albuquerque, Las Cruces, and Santa Fe, April 20-23, 2017. The NMWIF FIESTA! 2017 mission is to honor current NMWIF Members, who are in good standing and regardless of gender, by showcasing their creativity, vision and artistry of their film work and network emerging film students at the institutions of higher education throughout New Mexico.
Earth Day Celebration - Check link for times for this 3 day event! Visit the BioPark’s Zoo, Aquarium and Botanic Garden to learn more about our planet and what you can do to protect the animals and plants that inhabit the Earth. Discovery stations and hands-on activities at each facility will introduce you to the wonders of nature. Join us each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for rich learning experiences that explore how our actions matter to plants, animals and the ecosystem, both in our own backyard and around the world.
Saturday, April 22
Environmental Justice Community Day - Earth Day - Join the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge for this community celebration of environmental justice. Environmental justice is belief that the benefits and the hazards of the environment should be evenly distributed across all groups regardless of social or economic class, race, or any other feature. This free event will feature food, neighborhood tours, educational activities, music, and other performances.
5th Annual March Against Child Abuse - Please join the 5th Annual Million March Against Child Abuse - Albuquerque, NM on SATURDAY, APRIL 22nd from 11am-2pm. We will meet at the Gazebo in Old Town, march around and end in Tiguex Park. Help us raise awareness, educate others and call for stiffer punishments, tougher sentencing and NO second chances for anyone who harms a child. WEAR BLUE, MAKE SIGNS, MAKE RIBBONS, BRING CHILDREN! Decorate their strollers and wagons. Let them hold blue balloons, pinwheels and blow bubbles. Recruit everyone you know to this event! Together we WILL make a difference!
Marble Market - Sip on Marble Beer, Oatmeal Stout, Double White and so many more, while shopping! Local!!
Sunday, April 23
Earthfest presented by La Montanita Co-op - Join in behind the Nob Hill store on Silver Ave. where you can check out hundreds of local vendors, social and economic justice organizations, environmental advocacy groups, performers and, of course, La Montañita’s delicious deli foods!
Truck-A-Palooza - Truck-A-Palooza is a family-friendly, hands-on event that offers opportunities for children (and kids at-heart) to explore, climb, and touch trucks, emergency response vehicles, heavy machinery and other equipment. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet the personnel who protect, serve, and build our community.Proceeds from the Truck-A-Palooza event benefit The Junior League of Albuquerque’s mission and our focus on promoting a successful transition out of foster care for aged out youth in our community.