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Our Next DL ABQ Meeting is April 12th...

...at O'Niell's in the Heights, 3301 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, 6PM-8PM. More information at our website: http://livingliberally.org/drinking/chapters/NM/albuquerque

(Sorry I left off that information)

Cheers!
Vicki Farrar

Screening of new award wining political documentary film ttis weekend

Katie Curran, Director of "Greening the Revolution" spoke at our March Meet-up. Here is information about her film to be screened at The Guild 18th and 19th at 1 PM.Show Map The Guild Cinema 3405 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

"The Guild Cinema presents two screenings of the award-winning feature documentary, Greening the Revolution, followed by a Q&A with the director, on March 18th and 19th at 1pm. This independent film about food justice was filmed in Mexico, Cuba, Haiti, Kenya, Zambia, India, Brazil and across the United States, focusing on the unjust politics and economics behind a corrupt food system, while also showing examples of inspiring resistance and the creation of sustainable alternatives by small farmers. Winner of Best Female Filmmaker at Oaxaca International Film Festival, Best Documentary at Fort Lauderdale IFF and Environmental Series Premiere at the Newport Beach IFF. The showings are supported by the national Food and Water Watch and UNM's Initiative for Food Justice, serving as a vehicle to spread awareness about our global food system, as well as fundraise for the next production from Anartist Films, a documentary about justice for women from the efforts of grassroots social movements."

View trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=E74CTF90PEM­

Advance tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/greening-the-revolution-documentary-film-screening-w-director-tickets-32110121237­

Facebook Event Page: www.facebook.com/events/411084772558150/­

Cheers!

Vicki Farrar

Host, Drinking Liberally Albuquerque Chapter

Speaker: Alan Webber on Sustainable Economic Development in New Mexico

Our April meeting will devote itself to the theme of sustainable economic development for New Mexico. Alan Webber will lead that discussion. Alan has a new initiative called One New Mexico http://www.onenewmexico.com/:

Bio from One New Mexico website: "Alan Webber is an entrepreneur, a writer, and a concerned New Mexican who ran for Governor of New Mexico.

His background includes a stint working as an administrative assistant to the Mayor of Portland, Oregon; experience in Washington, D.C. as special assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation; and work as an advisor to Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis and Michigan Governor James Blanchard.

He has also worked at the Harvard Business School as a senior research associate and as managing editor and editorial director of the Harvard Business Review. He co-founded Fast Company magazine, the fastest growing business magazine in U.S. history, and has authored or co-authored four books.

Since moving to New Mexico, Alan has served on several boards, volunteered to coach and mentor entrepreneurs across the state, spoken extensively on important state issues, and contributed widely to economic, environmental and social causes in a number of capacities.

In 2014, he ran for the Democratic nomination for Governor of New Mexico, finishing second in a field of five. He and his wife Frances have been married for almost 40 years and have two grown children, Adam and Amanda."

I will be out of town so my daughter, Amanda Powers, a young entrepreneur herself, will be our guest host for this event. Arrive early to get a seat. We had 46 people at last months meeting and we are limiting this meetup to 40 people. Please RSVP. Look for our sign "Drinking Liberally" on the rear enclosed and heated patio.

Cheers!
Vicki Farrar

Speaker: Tim Keller at DL Wed. March 8th

We'll meet at O'Niell's (3301 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111) in the Heights, 6-8PM, on Wed. March 8th. Look for our sign in the rear enclosed and heated patio. Tim will speak at approximately 6:30PM.

Tim Keller https://www.facebook.com/time4tim is running for Mayor of Albuquerque. He will speak to our group at 6:30PM so get here early.

O'Niell's has a new expanded Happy Hour Menu and it's got great discounts on food and drink until 7:00PM.

See you there!
Vicki Farrar
Host
505-264-1368

Did you lose your keys at O'Neill's last night?

Found a set of keys at DL event at O'Neill's Wednesday night. Call me at 505-264-1368 to claim them.
Vicki Farrar

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