April 2011 Stories (64)

Recovery Cat 4.30.2011

Mice for dinner again? Can't we be a little more creative in here people? (April 19). I hear New York's finest pickpocket lives in the Monkey House,. He'd be perfect for my team (April 14). I know the Bronx Zoo doesn't like it when you tap on the glass, but I don't…


Added by J. Paul Lanier on April 30, 2011 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Places, Please

Without a little dramaturgy, you won’t know where you are. Dramaturgy — which sounds far too much like a major affliction — is the process of establishing physical, social, political and other contexts for a given play.

There are other functions of dramaturgy, too,…


Added by Terry S. Davis on April 29, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: End Of An Era

Well folks, this is it.  The end of an era.  Today is the last day of the Morning Fix.  DCF will be changing the format of the Morning Fix and moving it into the Forum section of the site.  It will be called Today in ABQ.  News stories will be still be posted every day for you to comment on, but it will be less labor intensive for those of us that have taken turns with the Morning Fix all these years. A big…


Added by Adelita on April 29, 2011 at 5:44am — 13 Comments

Morning Fix: Scratch My Back


  • Albuquerque marine gone wild and viral!
  • The food pods are coming!  Now if we can get that falafel cart from NYC over here...
  • Caldera still listed on…

Added by Adelita on April 28, 2011 at 6:00am — 10 Comments

Morning Fix: Come And Get Your Love

  • Brokencyde, your music is embarrassing enough... don't make asses of yourselves and then tell people you are a band from Albuquerque.
  • One of the coolest things you'll ever see,…

Added by Adelita on April 27, 2011 at 6:02am — 2 Comments

Earth Day, Communes, & the Fear of Failure

NOB HILL--Whatever the calendar says, Earth Day in Nob Hill means one thing:  the big street fair on Silver Ave. just behind La Montanita Co-op.  This year the "real" Earth Day was a week late.  The party occurred the week before.  And if you missed it, be assured all the regulars were there, Fig Man, bedding…


Added by Johnny_Mango on April 26, 2011 at 10:00am — 10 Comments

Morning Fix: That Stinks!


Added by Adelita on April 26, 2011 at 6:00am — 12 Comments

Something New for ABQ

Most of you know that I am a burlesque performer. Most of you know that I am very proud of what I do, and the international community that supports the burlesque movement.  Every day I learn something new, and am in awe of and inspired by what performers in this genre are doing.  It is one of the most eclectic and jaw-dropping performance mediums I have ever known.  The traditional bump, grind, and tease aside - burlesque is…


Added by RiRiSynCyr on April 25, 2011 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Say What?



Added by Adelita on April 25, 2011 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

The Sunday Poem: Robert Masterson... Stealing Cars for Kelly Ashner

Ever tried to impress your fantasy girl?  The poet thinks back a few decades to when Albuquerque's used car lot owners were huge celebrities and Masterson entertained those sorts of dreams.  Actually, this sounds a lot like somebody who could be on television today.

Currently an English professor at…


Added by The DitchRider on April 24, 2011 at 9:17am — 5 Comments

Recovery Cat 4.22.2011

The Recovery Cat Museum is now online, with 30 cartoons and 27 logos

from the past. For the casual reader and the dedicated afficiando.

Kindly visit and enjoy!…


Added by J. Paul Lanier on April 23, 2011 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Earth Day Fun!


What did you do to celebrate Earth Day?  The kids at Escuela del Sol had a parade!  Check out the way cool giant puppets!  And let me give props to their fabulous art teacher…


Added by Adelita on April 22, 2011 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

Staff Rec: An Unfinished Score

It's a favorite joke of mine that pieces for the viola were what killed Brahms, Shostakovich, and Bartok. Even Bloch has an unfinished suite for the instrument - and I'm sure there are others. Fittingly (and unintentionally?), the conductor whose final work is…


Added by Bookworks on April 22, 2011 at 1:01pm — No Comments


Morgan Faulkner earned her Equity card about six months ago, a status symbol among actors, a level of acceptance for professionalism in her industry. Since then she’s not found any work. (Well, she’s a waitress.)



Added by Terry S. Davis on April 22, 2011 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix - The Price of Running for President is Too Damn High.


Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on April 22, 2011 at 5:00am — 6 Comments

To be or not to be...

New blog post from Mindy here.

Added by Don McIver on April 20, 2011 at 10:25pm — No Comments

Morning Fix - The Right Price is Too Damn High

  • Tamarind exhibit gets press in Edinburgh.
  • Slate says Gary Johnson is announcing his presidential bid today, and also that he wants to be Ron Paul.
  • Taos police don't know who the latest person to jump off the Gorge…

Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on April 20, 2011 at 5:30am — 12 Comments

Morning Fix - The Temp is Too Damn High

  • Local firm among nation's "Top 300 Startups". Begs the question, how many are there, in total?
  • National Park Service grant will help Ernie Pyle library.
  • Easter Sunday feelgood family film on Hallmark Channel tells a…

Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on April 20, 2011 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Biking as a Viable Alternative

Still biking; still blogging.   New post up at Carless in Albuquerque.

Added by Don McIver on April 19, 2011 at 11:49am — No Comments

Morning Fix - The Tax is Too Damn High


Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on April 19, 2011 at 5:00am — 7 Comments

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