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By Meredith Hughes

Hello, Standard Time, bye-bye grasshoppers, which have been leaping about distracting my terrier on walkies…. Anybody have a celebrant of the recent “dark time of the year” show up at the door dressed as a dying Earth? Really? No? These kids today….

Do visit the websites of your favorite museums, galleries, organizations to check opening times/new regulations. Published the first issue of the month, What’s On? invites suggestions one week before the publication date. corralescomment@gmail.com

  • Meow Wolf event: November 12, 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Negativland plus SUE-C, with guest Steev Hise. “….the legendary sound collage group’s new audio-visual performance project is about the world we live in, the minds that perceive it, and all of the evolving forms of media and technology that inevitably insert themselves between those two things.” https://tickets.meowwolf.com/events/santa-fe/negativland-%2B-sue__c/ 1352 Rufina Cir, Santa Fe.
  • River of Lights, November 27-December 30. The Biopark Botanic Garden will be bedecked again. Timed tickets will be sold online; members will have first dibs.
  • Unique Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources of American Indians and Alaska Natives in the US, November 17, 7 p.m. Webinar with Dr. Karletta Chief via NMSU. “…an overview of climate change impacts on tribal water resources and the subsequent cascading effects on livelihoods and cultures of American Indians and Alaska Natives living on tribal lands.” Register here: https://nmsu.zoom. us/webinar/register/WN_4FL7zqn1Q7Wh0W049k4X7w
  • Overview on Climate Change in New Mexico, via 350. https://350 newmexico.org/confronting-climate-change-in-new-mexico/
  • NM Philharmonic, November 20, Pianist Tetiana Shafran plays Ravel, plus Faure, Debussy, etc. 6 p.m. Popejoy Hall. 203 Cornell. Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/4xa42yts
  • Open Space art show, up through December 18, is ‘New Mexico Light,’ a collaborative show featuring The High Desert Tapestry Alliance and the Tapestry Artists of Las Arañas, two groups made up of tapestry artists. Open Space Visitors Center, 6500 Coors.
  • Cooking with Chef Mia, November 9, 23, 6-8 p.m. Asian spices and techniques at Sawmill Market, 1909 Bellamah. Tickets: at https://addmi. com/e/cooking-with-chef-mia-MkNcVFWJXoGr3srrNrU/tickets. https://addmi.com/e/cooking-with-chef-mia-MkNcxYdavc8JMGlBAFk/tickets
  • ABQ Art Museum, through January 23, 2022. Designing the New: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style includes “166 remarkable works of art and design, the majority of which will be on public display for the first time in North America. Characterized by taut lines, stylized natural forms, sleek curves, and emphatic geometries, the Glasgow Style was unique – the only British response to the international Art Nouveau movement of the late 1890s – 1900s.” 2000 Mountain.

Did You Know?

Editor/publisher Jeff Radford is in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference which runs to November 12. His reports will be posted online at corralescomment.com.   His dispatches from the 2015 conference in Paris are referenced in this issue.

While multiple websites exist for following COP-26, to view “live” coverage, consider diving into YouTube. One source is the UK’s Channel 4 News: https://www.youtube.com/c/Channel4News/featured

And, of course, BBC News: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bbc+news+COP26

The conference website itself is here: https://ukcop26.org/

In Corrales

  • Village Council meeting, November 9, 6:30 p.m., still posted as via Zoom.
  • Casa San Ysidro, November 13, 1-3 p.m. (A Second Saturday event.) Civil War History in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, with Russell Skowronek, professor at the Rio Grande Valley Texas University and a member of the Society for Applied Anthropology. “Long known as a place of cross-border intrigue, the Rio Grande’s unique role in the history of the American Civil War has been largely forgotten or overlooked.” Online. Contact agardner@cabq.gov
  • Corrales Arts Center, Exploring Artful Places, November 14, 3 p.m. Explore the sculpture gardens and artwork of Angelique and Jim Lowry. Via Zoom. Register here: https://corralesartscenter.org/event-4484907
  • Planning and Zoning meeting, November 17, 6:30 p.m., apparently in person.
  • Corrales Historical Society speaker series, November 28, 2 p.m. Saving Grace: How the Old Church Survived and Thrived, a tribute to Ward Alan Minge. Free. Info: SWinstead15@gmail.com
  • Corrales Library Book Club Author series, with C.S. Merrill, November 30, 7 p.m. Please contact Sandra Baldonado for Zoom event details. sandra@corraleslibrary.org.
  • Music in Corrales forges ahead, with two upcoming concerts already sold out. Everybody’s fave Irish trio, Socks in the Frying Pan, will appear between November 20 and 28, via video on demand. Tickets: https://www.musicincorrales.org/ticket/socks-in-the-frying-pan-tickets/
  • Corrales Growers’ Market. Last seasonal event, November 7, 9-noon. First Winter Market, November 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Next, December 5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Village in the Village. Coffee hour, Fridays, 9 to 11 a.m. in person at Corrales Bistro. Reservations are required. Call 274-6206 or email corrales. viv@gmail.com. Book Club, November 15, via Zoom, 3-4 p.m. The Night Journal, by Elizabeth Crook. A novel about four generations of women in the American West.
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