Richard Oyama’s unique voice has long sounded in our poetry community. His years of teaching inform some of his best poems. I love the way this poet’s work moves between the ordinary and extraordinary, how he pulls from his acute observation of everyday events material that take us to the core of…Continue
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Added by Dee Cohen on April 19, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments
How do you like your gumbo? If you like it with a little bit of Zydeco, a dash of blues, some Americana, mix in a splash of rancheras and a whole lot of South Valley, then you've got yourself some Felix y Los Gatos. With Felix Peralta on guitar and David Barclay Gomez on accordion these guys will get those feet tapping all night long. They are fun, energetic and…Continue
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This week we're giving away a pair of tickets to the Thursday, April 23 performance by Hembras de Pluma!
Hembras de Pluma is a collective of women of color who are accomplished storytellers, writers and actors who weave and share their poignant stories of the complexities…Continue
At my age I’m into comfort. I like comfortable shoes and clothes. I like comfortable relationships. I really love comfort food. As my friends and family know, my go-to place for comfort food in Albuquerque is Duran Central Pharmacy.
Last week I…Continue
One warm summer evening in 2013, we decided to take a drive towards sunset on Tramway Blvd. and this is what we we saw.…Continue
Amanda Sutton is the Marketing & Events Director for Bookworks in Albuquerque’s North Valley, a freelance editor with West End Press, and a member of the organizing team that brought Women of the World Poetry Slam to…Continue
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N'awlins Mardi Gras Café is the most recent restaurant to occupy the space that years and years ago was home to the Toddle House at Solano and Central. It has been open since, well, Mardi Gras 2015 and advertises itself as "Mardi Gras in Your Mouth," which doesn't mean colorful beads and drunks vomiting on Bourbon Street, thank goodness. What it does mean is a sampling of New…Continue
Added by Butterball on April 14, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
RADIUM SPRINGS—By my count, there are 16 historic forts in the state of New Mexico. Though all are a bit different, except for Fort Bayard all were eventually abandoned by the Army to the dry wind and hordes of scavenging neighbors. What remains is usually the same: crumbling adobe walls, stone jails,…Continue