Duke City events happening this week

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This week in Albuquerque come together to honor the past, enjoy one of many museums, or even dress up as your favorite fictional character.

Here is a list of some of the main events happening in Albuquerque this week.

2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and March

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. served as one of the powerful leaders of the civil rights movement and is now remembered as a symbol of peace.

Celebrate his work this Saturday at a parade in his honor, which begins at the corner of University and MLK Avenue and ends in Civic Plaza with a special commemoration ceremony.

For more information, click here.


Albuquerque Comic Con

Albuquerque Comic Con is back and bringing the brightest comic and media talent to the Duke City for one amazing weekend.

Dress up as your favorite character for photo ops with special guests, a costume contest, Foosball tournament and ‘Sci-Fi Speed Dating’.

Don’t miss out on the after parties, which take place throughout Albuquerque every night.

A special free, sensory-friendly event for children with Autism will be hosted by talented cosplay artist Dava Renee.

For more information, click here.


3rd Thursdays at the Museum: The Song of Songs 

After work on the third Thursday of each month, swing by the Albuquerque Museum for music, fun programs, a cash bar and small plates at the Slate Café.

This month learn more about the “Visions of the Hispanic World” exhibit that is currently on display.

Staff will guide you through an art project inspired by the exhibition pieces.

Neshama Del Bosque, a Sephardic band, will fill the evening with live music.

For more information. click here.


Get Fit! Science of Fitness – Adult Night at Explora

Have a New Year’s fitness resolution but don’t know where to start?

Explora has you covered at this 18 and over adult night!

There will be plenty of fitness activities to choose from, including a 25-foot massive rock wall, a conditioning class presented by UFC Gym, a balance beam workshop by G Force Gymnastics and so much more!  

If you work up an appetite, Fresh Acai bowls and hot coffee will keep you energized.

For more information, click here.


Total Lunar Eclipse Viewing

A supermoon total eclipse is making its way across New Mexico’s skies this Sunday.

Take in this phenomenon using telescopes provided by the museum and the Albuquerque Astronomical Society.  

Live video streams of the eclipse from other locations around the world will be playing inside, along with other informational videos, posters and handouts to explain why the moon slips into this red, shadowy state.

The next supermoon won’t occur until 2021.

For more information, click here


Concert: Pink Martini

Pink Martini is a rollicking around-the-world musical adventure.

These twelve musicians have performed their multilingual repertoire on concert stages and with symphony orchestras throughout the world.

The group just released its ninth studio album that features eight different languages and affirms the bands’ 22-year history of global inclusivity and collaborative spirit. 

For more information, click here. 

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