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The Kitten That Rescued Us

My wife had just finished swimming at our community’s pool and was walking over to her car.  She heard some commotion and looked up to see an adult cat chasing another cat.  The cat being chased dropped something from its mouth and sped away with the other cat in hot pursuit.  My wife went over to look…

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Added by Doug R on February 1, 2015 at 2:04pm — 1 Comment

The Sunday Poem: Michael C. Ford

Michael C. Ford, frequent visitor to Albuquerque, was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1939. He moved with his parents to Pasadena, California just as World War II was ending. His work has reflected the best of US pop culture throughout the seventies, eighties, and beyond. In the mid to late 1970s, he…

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Added by The DitchRider on February 1, 2015 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Car in Snow

Added by Dee Cohen on February 1, 2015 at 5:29am — No Comments

Talk about a room with a view!

Last night I attended the New Artist Guest Room open house tour at the Nativo Lodge.  Wasn't sure what to expect, but was blown away at the gorgeous rooms. 

There are eight artist rooms and each of them contains exclusive large scale installation work created by Native American artists Jaque…

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Added by Adelita on January 31, 2015 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Burque Music Scene: Wet Sox

The Wet Sox.  Looking at all the Wet Sox videos makes me wish I had had a fake ID back in the day.  These guys were the best of the best.  I am fortunate to know John Cline who did their live sound and produced all their audio and video recordings.  He said "We were pretty technically sophisticated, we set up television monitors…

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Added by Adelita on January 31, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Snowy Wall

Added by Dee Cohen on January 31, 2015 at 5:29am — 2 Comments

Just When You Think It's All Going to Work Out..

I haven't dropped a line at DCF for a while but I got an email from Adelita about a post I wrote eons ago and here I am.

I left ABQ in 2010 for Virginia and since then, I've relocated to the Seattle area. I've been back to ABQ since my mamacita still lives there and she's had some medical issues that brought me back. I miss ABQ. I miss my house that I fixed up, thinking I was going to live there until I died. Life has a way of messing with you, though. I've been from New Mexico to…

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Added by La Fanciulla del West on January 31, 2015 at 1:17am — 2 Comments

Giveaway #2: Revolutions International Theatre Festival

It's a really big, awesome deal, and this weekend is the last for the 2015 Revolutions International Theatre Festival. We have a pair of tickets to ANY of this weekend's shows, which are:

Today:

  • 6PM: …
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Added by Duke City Fix on January 30, 2015 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Giveaway #1: Mr. Burns!

Simpsons lovers, take heed! It's the final weekend for Aux Dog Theatre's deliciously weird Mr. Burns, and we have a pair of tickets to give to any of this weekend's performances! 

About the show:

What will…

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Added by Duke City Fix on January 30, 2015 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Friday, January 30

  • Join SWAIA and Heritage Hotels & Resorts at Nativo Lodge for a night of entertainment, refreshments, a gallery show and contemporary Native American art as we celebrate the unveiling of…
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Added by Adelita on January 30, 2015 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix - Lex Luthor Day

  • Get on up to Santa Fe and wish this guy a happy birthday.
  • It's not a surprise it…
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Added by once banned twice shy on January 30, 2015 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Reminder

Added by Dee Cohen on January 30, 2015 at 5:27am — 3 Comments

Tricklock Serves Up Engaging Monologues For Revolutions

Eons ago, I lived in community for a year as a volunteer in inner-city Milwaukee. I thought the tough part would be constant crime and working on issues of poverty.

What I found out was that living with other people was the biggest “growth experience” of the year.

My boyfriend at the time, now my…

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Added by Megan on January 29, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

At last! NM AG releases behavioral health audit.

After, I don't know, a billion years of waiting, New Mexicans can finally read the audit of our state's behavioral health providers that has led to a takeover by Arizona providers, subsequent closures, and a loss of service to many former patients. 

I almost can't believe it.

  • But yes, we can now read all of the many, many pages of it here. …
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Added by Sophie on January 29, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Bezemek's Dairy

James Bezemek was one of the most successful dairy owners in Albuquerque and a prominent five-term county commissioner in the early 20th century. 

Photo from the collection of the Albuquerque Historical…

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Added by Sophie on January 29, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

At the Urban Homestead

"Urban Homestead".  In spite of my allergy to trendy catch-phrases, I suppose that best describes what my husband Tom and I are working on - increasing our self-reliance without abandoning modern life completely.  (one thing I learned when in the 70's I tucked my Mother Earth News…

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Added by Robin Day on January 29, 2015 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

Rolling Stone is the next to cover our APD problem

Hot on the heels of that New Yorker story comes Rolling Stone's take on Albuquerque's troubled police force. When Cops Break Bad: Inside a Police Force Gone Wild recaps for a national audience the killing of James Boyd (and Christopher Torres, Kenneth Ellis…

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Added by Sophie on January 29, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix - Desert Solitaire

  • Today is Edward Abbey's birthday.  Y'all do know he was a Lobo, don't you?
  • I know I call him Bubble Boy Berry, but…
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Added by once banned twice shy on January 29, 2015 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

ABQ Pics: Pilsner

Added by Dee Cohen on January 29, 2015 at 5:12am — 4 Comments

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