Event aims to inspire, heal local youth with art

A new event aims to bring positivity to the Albuquerque community through art.

“Arts Not Violence,” is taking over Tiguex Park in Old Town Saturday for their first-ever all-day event.

Its mission is to inspire local youth to heal from the violence in their communities through artistic expression. 

The event will include performances from hip-hop and Native American dancers, poets, visual artists and musicians.

Families will be able to learn dances from the pros, play games and enjoy food from local vendors. 

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