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The Sunday Poem: Katrina Guarascio

Katrina Guarascio is an Albuquerque poet, well-known around town for the expressiveness of her voice and professionalism of her performances. Over the past month her name has been in the news for another reason: she was forced to resign from her very popular creative writing class at V. Sue…


Added by The DitchRider on December 21, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Las Posadas

In Barelas.

Added by Dee Cohen on December 21, 2014 at 6:02am — 1 Comment

Academic, Sports Hero Rocky Arroyo, Six Others, Named to NM Sports Hall of Fame

           Vicente Francisco (Rocky) Arroyo and six other New Mexicans were announced as new members of the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame Saturday (10/20/14) by the Hall’s selection committee, led by Marty Saiz. They will be officially honored at a formal ceremony early next year.

          In addition to Arroyo, the inductees are:

          --former Hobbs High School star Bill Bridges who helped the Eagles become state champions before having a decade long NBA career in which…


Added by Ben Moffett on December 20, 2014 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Burque Music Scene: Mariachi Mystery Tour

I love music.  I love the Beatles.  I love Mariachi music.  Imagine if the Beatles had become a Mariachi band?  What if a Mariachi band played Beatles music?!  Well, one band did and became Mariachi Mystery Tour!  

From their Facebook page: 

"Mariachi Mystery Tour founder and musical director Lorenzo Martinez is an accomplished composer, arranger,…


Added by Adelita on December 20, 2014 at 9:04am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Little Tree

Added by Dee Cohen on December 20, 2014 at 6:07am — No Comments

Good Bye Wine(os)

This is sad for me to see.  I can't believe it is ending.  Someone please step up and continue this great festival in our Metro area.

New Mexico Wine Festival has come to an end after 27 years

Added by ramon t on December 19, 2014 at 3:14pm — 3 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Don't want to go to your staff Holiday Party?  Here are some tempting suggestions!

Friday, December 18

  • Barelas is where it is at these days...and hopefully for many days to come. - Kick off the holiday season with the Tree Lighting at the Barelas Community Center (1024 4th St.…

Added by Adelita on December 19, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Dance Maniac

  • Kim Jong-Un (and/or Sony) versus George R. R. Martin: place your bets! (Elsewhere, GRRM dishes on his continually expanding Santa Fe empire).
  • We've lost another old Route 66…

Added by Phil_0 on December 19, 2014 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

ABQ Pics: Wheels

Added by Dee Cohen on December 19, 2014 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

Classic PNM Billboard

Added by Sophie on December 18, 2014 at 2:37pm — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Roots and Culture

  • Wow - is the DA going to press charges against APD officers for the Boyd shooting? (There's a first time for everything).
  • New study finds New Mexico is "not capitalizing on…

Added by Phil_0 on December 18, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Leap

Barrymore's in Nob Hill.

Added by Dee Cohen on December 18, 2014 at 5:21am — 2 Comments

Hey Mayor Berry, are you listening?

A very wonderful, thoughtful, and visionary group of people created a place for the whole community to share - the Rail Yards Market. It was an overwhelmingly successful market that brought people from all over the city to gather as a community.

The city has a different idea of what that space should be.  The…


Added by Adelita on December 17, 2014 at 10:30am — 11 Comments

Morning Fix: Let the Sun Shine In


Added by Phil_0 on December 17, 2014 at 7:00am — 20 Comments

ABQ Pics: Morning Colors

Added by Dee Cohen on December 17, 2014 at 5:17am — 2 Comments

Mimi Stewart to the Senate, Stephanie Maez to the House

It seemed like a foregone conclusion that (now former) State Rep. Mimi Stewart would be appointed to fill Tim Keller's seat in the Senate, following Keller's election to State Auditor. And now, Stephanie Maez has been selected to take over Stewart's house seat. Maez will represent Albuquerque's District 21.

Maez is the CEO of the Center for Civic Policy, a nonpartisan organization focused on New Mexico policy issues. 



Added by Sophie on December 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Who Is Katrina Guarascio?

NOB HILL--Katrina Guarascio's forced resignation from teaching high school in Rio Rancho has brought her a lot of attention.  She must be the only poet in history to make the front page of the Albuquerque Journal twice within the span of one week--…


Added by Johnny_Mango on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Renaissance Men

  • 2 suspects in downtown beating incident turn themselves in, to be charged with aggravated battery...
  • ...while on a very different note, 2 very smart La Cueva High School seniors win first…

Added by Phil_0 on December 16, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Rocky Profile

Added by Dee Cohen on December 16, 2014 at 5:15am — No Comments

Birds & Stars! What's up in New Mexico Skies this week!


Have you ever considered watching birds as a hobby?  If so, this is a great year to start! Albuquerque is celebrating being named the latest partner city in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Urban Conservation Treaty…


Added by BirdNerd on December 15, 2014 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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