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Friday the 13th, March 2009- Burning Paradise presents ZOMBIE CRAWL! This time, the dead are forced to walk downtown for a 6-block brain feast of epic proportions. Meet at the corner of Central and 1st at 8pm, and be prepared to stagger at 9pm!

The walk will reach it's destination at the Launchpad [618 Central SW] for ... ZOMBIE PROM!

We'll have vintage and current zombie flicks projected on a giant screen while DJ's Eve and Kentifyr spin… Continue

Added by kentifyr on February 25, 2009 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Alibi's Best of Burque edition

Voting is now open for the Alibi's "Best of Burque". We would like to ask that you please vote for Chroma Studios as the Best Art Gallery. If you haven't been here yet, then stop on by! Hours are Thurs - Sat 12-6 pm. Thanks a bunch!

Vote for us!! Alibi Best of Burque

Paula :)

Added by Chroma Studios on February 25, 2009 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Hidden Los Griegos

I met the coolest man in my neighborhood. Thanks to my neighbor Candice, I was introduced to Reuben Aragon. Reuben has been a resident of Los Griegos for almost 60 years. He lives in the same house that his parents bought in 1951. I’ve often wondered about this hidden house on Griegos. Now I… Continue

Added by Adelita on February 25, 2009 at 9:30am — 30 Comments

Moring Fix: Restless Spring


Added by Somegye on February 25, 2009 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

In Memory Of OK Harris

OK Harris

03/06/1946 to 06/08/2008

Remembering OK Harris who meant so much to us,

and feeling grateful the world was blessed with someone very special.

In celebration of his life a proper memorial is

planned by his family on his birthday

Friday, March 6th, 7pm

at Grace Lutheran

(in the fellowship hall)

7550 Eubank Blvd

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Pastor Graff officiating

Only those who are truly friends of the Harris family

are… Continue

Added by Melanie on February 25, 2009 at 12:11am — 1 Comment

Noontime set tomorrow (2/25) @ UNM campus!

I'll be doing a last minute set tomorrow on the University of New Mexico main campus, just outside the Student Union Building in the plaza area near the metal statues, tomorrow (2/25/09). It's free! Come out and rock if you have time! I'll be playing from noon until 1PM. Thanks to Dan for getting me this gig!

Added by brian botkiller on February 24, 2009 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Within One Hour of Albuquerque, This Week's Inspiration

Opposite Cliff

Monday is hiking day. Every Monday, yes even in the winter, Aaron and I go out into the wilderness to recharge our batteries, exercise our legs, wear out the dog, find some inspiration, explore new territory, you name it! It is our day for finding inspiration.

Luckily, we live in Albuquerque, New Mexico! Within one hour in every direction of Albuquerque, there are some amazing places to explore. Since we both grew… Continue

Added by Paula Manning-Lewis on February 24, 2009 at 2:30pm — 22 Comments

Spring is Already Springing in Albuquerque

Over on twitter,@jfleck is musing about signs of Spring in ABQ. He notes that "wintering birds are heading north," and "Bulby things coming up in my yard."

I'm noticing Spring all around, and last night I dreamed that I saw a hummingbird. (That's wishful thinking).

Here's what I've actually seen:

  • My forsythia is blooming. Started over a week ago,…

Added by Eckleburg and Grumblecake on February 24, 2009 at 12:07pm — 7 Comments

The Continuing Saga of AT&SF Locomotive 2926

"It is the pinnacle of high-speed steam," said guide Doyle Caton as we walked to the engine. Mike Moye and I had found the restoration site for the old steam engine #2926. And there she was. The bolt-encrusted firebox of locomotive 2926 was rusted and marked with yellow paint. She was surrounded by scaffolds and cranes. Old engine parts were sorted and stacked everywhere. But there she sat--safe at last on a secured siding with 20 or so… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on February 24, 2009 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

Morning Fix: Egging Him On


Added by Somegye on February 24, 2009 at 5:30am — 12 Comments

Missing Revolutions? Then Have We Got a Show for You!

Hi gang!

322 days until Revolutions 2010, but in the meantime, we've got something great for you.

Tricklock Company proudly presents "The Velocity of Gary" by James Still, a one man show full of humor, poetry, pain and hope. Starring Chad Brummett and directed by Dodie Montgomery, "The Velocity of Gary" opens THIS Wednesday at the Box Performance Space on Lomas and 11th. For more information, check out our website at or right here, on Duke City Fix, on… Continue

Added by Revolutions International Theatre Festival on February 23, 2009 at 8:47pm — No Comments

The Velocity of Gary Opens THIS Wednesday!

Hey there!

Man, oh man, do I have a treat for ya’ll. To celebrate Tricklock Company opening James Still’s The Velocity of Gary starring Chad Brummett and directed by Dodie Montgomery, we have a guest. I know what you’re thinking: we’ve never had a guest before. It’s thrilling new waters we are a-treadin’. But wait, how do you have a guest on a blog? It’s actually very simple, pals. Chad and I had a lil sharin’ session, wherein I asked… Continue

Added by Tricklock Company on February 23, 2009 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Life as Academic Text

Every mid-sized or large city has a hidden side. I’m not thinking of the seamy side of life, not the strip bars or the drug deals in alleyways or any other illicit goings on. I’m thinking of another category of under the radar events that take place nearly every week in cities all over the country – academic conferences.

Mid-sized cities like Albuquerque are viewed as good… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on February 23, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: No Drugs or Nuclear Weapons


Added by Somegye on February 23, 2009 at 5:30am — 8 Comments

Cosmic Star Event

JUST-in from>


What are the odds? On Tuesday, Feb. 24th, Saturn and Comet Lulin will converge in the constellation Leo only 2 degrees apart. At the same time, Comet Lulin will be making its closest approach to Earth--the comet at its best!-- while four of Saturn's moons transit the disk of the ringed planet in view of backyard telescopes. Oh, and the Moon will be New,… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on February 23, 2009 at 4:11am — No Comments

The new Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque.

Job loss. Mortgage crisis. Failing banks. Stimulus plan. Recession. The news these days isn't exactly a source of peace of mind. For me, I've looked to local organizations for inspiration and motivation. Right in our backyard, the non-profit sector is pushing hard to make a real difference in peoples' lives.

I've volunteered with Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque for merely a year (and recently joined the Board), but in that time I have gotten to… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on February 22, 2009 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

A bird, a plane... no wait, a crane?

Heads were swiveling in Old Town today as bypassers tried to determine, 'what is that noise?' An odd variety of pigeon? Recording of new age nature music? Squinting and looking up at the sky, there circling in a chaotic formation are hundreds of what I've determined to be Sandhill Cranes taking a brief vacation in Albuquerque.

It has been reported that cranes travel in groups by the hundreds soaring in air thermals with their 6.5 feet wing… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on February 22, 2009 at 2:03pm — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Margaret Randall... Between the Old Year and New

As the New Mexico legislature gets ready to debate and vote on the domestic partnership bill next week, this short but strong piece by Albuquerque icon Margaret Randall seems especially appropriate.

Margaret Randall grew up in Albuquerque and returned here to live after more than a quarter century in Latin America (Mexico, Cuba, Nicaragua) during the sixties, seventies and first part of the… Continue

Added by The DitchRider on February 22, 2009 at 7:30am — 12 Comments

Run, Susan, Run

Ever since I ran that mile so many years ago on a dusty track in Minot, North Dakota to become eligible for the President's Fitness Award, I've wanted to run.

And so I have, with each incarnation of my running experiences being different. In Louisiana I'd get up at 5 am to run in the dark because the thought of running during the day seemed like torture. Extreme heat and humidity made it unpalatable. Then there were the Obsessive Years where I'd run at least 6 miles a day. My route… Continue

Added by La Fanciulla del West on February 21, 2009 at 9:21pm — No Comments

Don't forget! This Saturday at 3pm. FREE MAGIC SHOW!!

That's right, free magic show this Saturday afternoon at the Magic Juggler Shop at the IMP. That's Illusions Magic Theater. It's the one behind the magic shop 3205 Central Ave NE. This will be a show for children ages 4 to 8. Don't worry we won't be checking ID at the door, that's just what age group I designed the show for. It will be at 3pm.

There is a catch though. I will be taking video and lots of photos during the show to use in my promo material and on the… Continue

Added by Eugene the Nerd on February 21, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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