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The Sunday Poem: Richard Oyama

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…

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ABQ Pics: Wild West

Mayor Berry at Founders Day event Old Town.

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Burque Music Scene: Felix y Los Gatos

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…

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NM Pics: Chimney Rock

Ghost Ranch

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Giveaway: 2 tix to Hembras de Pluma

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…

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Added by Duke City Fix on April 17, 2015 at 2:08pm — 7 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Friday, April 17

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Added by Adelita on April 17, 2015 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Be careful what you wish for

  • The ABQ zoo has two new animals -- a fossa and a tayra. And there's a baby giraffe on its way.
  • Remember how defense attorneys got DA Kari Brandenburg booted from the James Boyd…
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NM Pics: Grazing

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Yum Yum House (aka the Estufa), UNM, 1910

UNM's Estufa, home of the Yum Yum Boys (later Alpha Alpha Alpha Fraternity), 1910. The Estufa is now used as Pi Kappa Alpha’s chapter meeting…

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Added by Duke City Fix on April 16, 2015 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

Let's talk comfort!

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…

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Added by Adelita on April 16, 2015 at 10:30am — 11 Comments

Morning Fix: Is that a lab in your pocket?

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NM Pics: Ghost Ranch Chevrolet

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A Sunset on Tramway...

One warm summer evening in 2013, we decided to take a drive towards sunset on Tramway Blvd. and this is what we we saw.…

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Added by Doug R on April 15, 2015 at 1:23pm — 1 Comment

Builders and Makers: Amanda Sutton

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…

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Morning Fix: Tiny Baby Hippo

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NM Pics: Red Rocks

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The Dinner Bell - Gettin' Fat on Tuesday

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…

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The History Hack: 3 Reasons to Visit Fort Selden

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,…

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Morning Fix: Trekking with Google

  • APD chief Eden appears to have given up on press conferences? Also, two officers are under investigation for use of force violations.
  • Google Trekker…
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Added by Sophie on April 14, 2015 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

NM Pics: Ghost Ranch Cabin

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