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A Life's Journey: Albuquerque Youth Symphony



Music can be a gift of lifelong enrichment, for some this journey starts early in life. Featuring the Albuquerque Youth Symphony, the best part is seeing and hearing the superb music played by this young symphony. At the center of A Lifes Journey are three colorful and dynamic musical performances. The students featured in this documentary illustrate the excellence that the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program has achieved over the last 47 years. Featured are interviews… Continue

Added by KNME on November 12, 2010 at 8:35am — No Comments

Do You Know the Way?

What do you do on a Monday night in Montgomery, Alabama?



If you had been like a lot of locals this week, you would have gone downtown to see the touring production of Fiddler on the Roof. On a Monday night. In Montgomery, Alabama.



I got to the Montgomery Performing Arts Center, pictured above, about 20 minutes before curtain surprised to… Continue

Added by Terry S. Davis on November 12, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Friday Fomentation

  • Union lawsuit against city dismissed.
  • Lobo women take on the Fighting Irish today. GO LOBOS!
  • Spare…
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Added by Barelas Babe on November 12, 2010 at 5:00am — 29 Comments

Weekend Fix: The Crane, The Crane!

  • This sounds uplifting ... Check out the Return of the Sandhill Cranes Festival this Saturday and Sunday at the City of Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center. Origami, nature walks, tai chi with the cranes and tons more.
  • This sounds tough ... Gwar.…
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Added by Alexis on November 11, 2010 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

Educational Programming

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Added by KNME on November 11, 2010 at 8:51am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Veterans Day

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Added by Barelas Babe on November 11, 2010 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Musings are for Wimps*





My Dad the ex-con just left town after a 6 day visit. He is the "survivor" of a 37 month bid in Federal Prison. It was really a glorified country club, albeit with a good portion of the members in green drab jumpsuits. He got out in 2005, and visits me and my beautiful family here in Albuquerque once or twice a year. It has been increasingly challenging in recent years. For some odd reason, I think part of the… Continue

Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on November 10, 2010 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: To the Bat Cave!

  • Pumpkin toss! Smashing crime criminals in the Duke City.
  • DADT - immigration style. Brought to you by APS.
  • Bat caves are…
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Added by Barelas Babe on November 10, 2010 at 5:00am — 7 Comments

Fixed Versus Free

Sometime in October as I was teaching my Freshmen, I said, "How 'bout this? I'll write the same essays that I assign."



So here is my Comparison/Contrast Essay

Fixed Versus Free



Having purchased it in 2006, my bike --a Gary Fisher mountain bike with a rear rack, pedals that I could clip in or just stand on, a small light, a seat bag with a set of tools, tube, and patch kit, and memories of rides through the Jemez, the Sandias, the Bosque, the Magdalenas, Arizona,… Continue

Added by Don McIver on November 9, 2010 at 8:30am — 26 Comments

South Valley Dia de los Muertos Marigold Parade





Attended the Marigold Parade this weekend - if you missed it this year - highly recommended for 2011. Great music and art.



Check out the event website for more details on the parade and Dia de los Muertos. The project is made possible by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Dept. of Cultural Affairs,and the National Endowment for the Arts - Sponsored by La Raza Unida and… Continue

Added by Soy de Burque on November 9, 2010 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Turn on the Heat!

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Added by Barelas Babe on November 9, 2010 at 5:00am — 10 Comments

another wonderful night

so, it is monday 11/8/2010 and i have had people over for dinner and they are flabbergasted at the amount of air noise from the base. tonight is not even bad. but it is down right uncomfortable for an enjoyable evening at home. sad. it needs to change.

Added by kelly burton on November 8, 2010 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Gwen Ifill in ABQ

Gwen Ifill was in Albuquerque on Saturday at an event for KNME. Here's a peak in case you missed… Continue

Added by New Mexico In Focus on November 8, 2010 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Morning Fix: Monday Mayhem

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Added by Barelas Babe on November 8, 2010 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

The Coming Lead-Coal Kerfuffle

In case you hadn't heard, tomorrow is the day Coal Ave. closes between I-25 and Washington for a $26 million improvement project. It's also the day that Lead Ave. becomes a two-way street between I-25 and Washington to carry the extra traffic.



If 4 lanes moving to 2 weren't bad enough, listen to this: the only places where left-hand turns will be allowed going either way will be University, Yale, Girard, and Carlisle.…

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Added by Don Brown on November 7, 2010 at 5:00pm — 18 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Margaret Randall... Among the Arugula and Spinach Dip

Read on, my friends. You never know who is lurking in the produce department. Even a comic book character and movie star! This wonderful prose poem is from Randall's new book, My Town. Margaret continues to live here in… Continue

Added by The DitchRider on November 7, 2010 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

Recovery Cat 11.6.2010

In these difficult years, America has suffered from a fever of words: from inflated rhetoric that promises more than it can deliver; from angry rhetoric that fans discontent into hatreds; from bombastic rhetoric that postures instead of persuading. We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another -- until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices. For its part, government will… Continue

Added by J. Paul Lanier on November 6, 2010 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

Election Recap

The ballots have been cast and the votes counted. But the story of the 2010 mid-term elections doesn’t end there!





Join the New Mexico in Focus team for analysis and opinions about the way the cards fell, and watch the exclusive interview with Governor Bill Richardson as he stopped by the KNME studio for an unprecedented election night interview. All this and much more, on a show that’s involved, informed and… Continue

Added by New Mexico In Focus on November 5, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

What You Want

I just finished teaching four sessions of a class on Broadway musicals for UNM’s Continuing Ed. I had a great time. One of the questions we left unanswered was the future of musicals.



The last few decades have been interesting for musicals. During the 1980s, Andrew Lloyd Webber dominated the Broadway landscape. In the 1990s, Broadway was desperate for something new until RENT came along. In the most recent decade, musicals have… Continue

Added by Terry S. Davis on November 5, 2010 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Denver Sucks!

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Added by Adelita on November 5, 2010 at 5:50am — 1 Comment

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