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Builders and Makers: Julia Mandeville

Julia Mandeville is a downtown dweller, arts champion, and the Chief Programs Officer at the Harwood Art Center in downtown Albuquerque. She is enthusiastic, curious, optimistic, caring, and deeply enamored of arts, artists, and Albuquerque.

Finding home

Julia and her husband Alex moved to Albuquerque almost 6 years ago.  They chose Albuquerque so that Alex could attend graduate school at UNM, and because the city offers the quality of life they want with arts, culture,…


Added by Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez on April 1, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: What's going on?


Added by Adelita on April 1, 2015 at 6:59am — 13 Comments

NM Pics: Abandoned Garage

Added by Dee Cohen on April 1, 2015 at 6:06am — 3 Comments

Bugging Out: 24 Hours in Grants

Grants, just 70 miles west of Albuquerque, is the gateway to much of Northwest New Mexico, including Mount Taylor, La Ventana arch, El Morro, Acoma and Laguna Pueblos, the Ice Cave, La Bandera Crater, Crownpoint, and Bluewater Lake.  Yet, the actual town of Grants is visited much less often.  I said to my wife…


Added by Johnny_Mango on March 31, 2015 at 1:51pm — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: I'm feeling a little ranty today.


Added by Sophie on March 31, 2015 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

ABQ Pics: Local Talent

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One Year's Time: A.P.D. Protest

One year ago today...The Albuquerque Police Department's shooting of a homeless man began violent protests in our fair city...It is my hope that progress has been made and that this Spring will herald no repeat of March 2014...

I was out and about the afternoon and…


Added by Jeff Hartzer on March 30, 2015 at 1:25pm — No Comments

The Dinner Party*

One thing about having a family underfoot is that cooking becomes a major part of one's afternoon and evening hours. At least, that was the case for us, since we had a steadfast rule about eating at the dining room table and developing the art of conversation. Sometimes it devolved into ten year old fart…


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Morning Fix: Transcranial something something


Added by Sophie on March 30, 2015 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

ABQ Pics: Call of the Conch

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The Sunday Poem: Jessica Helen Lopez

Jessica Helen López is Albuquerque’s second poet laureate, having assumed that two-year post just a few months ago. She is a vibrant presence on the city’s poetry scene, and is reaching out internationally as well; she represented US poets at Nicaragua’s 2015 Poetry Festival in Granada. Both…


Added by The DitchRider on March 29, 2015 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Recuerdo Chavez Huerta

Added by Dee Cohen on March 29, 2015 at 5:49am — 2 Comments

One Last Time.......

Tonight a bunch of friends I made at the old Ed's Pub at the old Leisure Bowl on Lomas are going to get together for one last night of singing.  I believe it was the best Karaoke venue in the Duke City.…


Added by Doug R on March 28, 2015 at 10:08am — No Comments

Burque Music Scene: The Planets

From what I've been told, The Planets were THE band in town to see.  I am fortunate that friend John Cline has written a little biography of the band.  Here is what he posted on Vintage Bands of Albuquerque's Facebook page:

 "The Planets was formed in…


Added by Adelita on March 28, 2015 at 9:20am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: El Vado Revisited

Added by Dee Cohen on March 28, 2015 at 5:14am — 2 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Friday, March 27

  • Bits and Pieces Pop-Up Exhibition - 516 ARTS and Westbund West have teamed up to present a pop-up exhibit at Westbund West featuring fresh new collages by over 20 local artists exploring the…

Added by Adelita on March 27, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix - Incompatible cocktail

  • Don't know about y'all, but I KNOW…

Added by once banned twice shy on March 27, 2015 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

ABQ Pics: Farm Shop

Los Poblanos Farm

Added by Dee Cohen on March 27, 2015 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

Student Shaming

Two weeks ago, D'Val Westphal/Of the Journal published…


Added by Brian Fejer on March 26, 2015 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments


I am one of forty seven persons to still have and love a dumb phone but I have come across an app (on my wife's Smartie-Pantsed phone) that would almost move me to buy a Smart-ier phone. It is called, Pulse Point.

The application has been purchased for use by many large metropolitan areas in order to 'save lives' . Recently, our City of Albuquerque, New Mexico shelled out…

Added by Jeff Hartzer on March 26, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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