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CD Release Party and Gordon Lightfoot

I am so excited for this coming weekend. On Friday I get to host my CD release party for my new cd Space Travel. I am gettiing everything together and ready to show. By everything I am going to have my Space Travel portfolio out for people to look at all the stages it takes to release a cd. Notebooks for concepts, Design planning, Compositions, etc.

Secondly I get to go to Gordon Lightfoot this weekend for Paula's birthday( if you don't know Paula check out Chroma Studios blog). Her… Continue

Added by aaron lewis on October 23, 2008 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Remodeling in the Duke City

I'm doing it. It's happening. My house is getting a makeover and there are no TV cameras to capture it, no host to give a play-by-play, no viewing audience in the millions. The single 1940s floor gas heater I've huddled around in the winter will be gone, the ancient metal casement windows replaced, the outside insulated, the inside reconfigured.



It was a hard decision to make about eight months ago when I was considering buying a new house… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on October 23, 2008 at 10:34am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Shutter That Window

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Added by Somegye on October 23, 2008 at 5:30am — No Comments

Financial Crisis Teach-In at UNM - Open to Public



If you're like me, you might be scratching your head a little bit about what caused the financial crisis. Well, the UNM Law School is hosting a teach-in on the financial crisis on Friday, October 24th, from 11:00 am to 2:45 pm in the Forum at UNM Law School (117 Stanford Dr. NE). The event is open to the entire University community and the public.



The teach-in will consist of several panels of scholars from across the University,… Continue

Added by Dianne P. on October 22, 2008 at 4:24pm — 4 Comments

McWhat?



15 seconds of everything! - brought to you by the flip-flop… Continue

Added by Caroline Blaker on October 22, 2008 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Looking Back - Looking Forward

I can remember driving to New Mexico from the east coast about eight years ago, heading back home to my roots you might say, and getting gas as I pulled into Albuquerque. I paid $1.19 per gallon and I was worried about how my wallet was going to stretch around the high price of fuel. It had been cheaper in Virginia. How much cheaper I cannot tell you, but I remember thinking that $ 1.19 per gallon was going to kill me in the long run. Later that year I bought a small motorcycle and was thrilled… Continue

Added by Dawn Allynn on October 22, 2008 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Change Downtown

Being in the business of tourism, I am a recipient of lots of stuff pertinent to this industry. We all know there has been a push to make big changes downtown; to create a design to bring in more big conventions and more tourist dollars. What exists now isn't enough to draw in large scale groups. The feeling is that New Mexico has so much to offer, and we are already an attractive tourist destination, but we can't monopolize on this unless we create a… Continue

Added by Sarahjmd on October 22, 2008 at 10:30am — 15 Comments

Angelo's

A dear, sweet co-worker is moving back to his hometown of Houston. Since he and his wife have two gorgeous new babies, they decided they needed to be closer to family. While getting his Los Duranes home packed up and ready to rent, Jason found a matchbook under his house. It is old and weathered and for some reason he hung… Continue

Added by Adelita on October 22, 2008 at 9:53am — 11 Comments

Morning Fix: Just Chilly

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Added by Somegye on October 22, 2008 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Rosita on the Rock



During the Halloween season I usually get requests for more of the "Voice in the Darkness Series" stories. I will post some of them here in the next couple of days leading to Halloween. The story on this segment is based on what my late grandmother told us as being true. All the grandchildren would sit around her listening to every word coming out of her mouth as she recounted the events with so much detail. This event happened many year ago… Continue

Added by buggs on October 21, 2008 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Thank you, Dave, for Loving the Blues

Don't have a picture of Dave, so this will have to do.



This week is KUNM's fundraising drive. Please tune in Wednesday evening, Oct. 22nd, during the Blues Show and donate to KUNM in memory and honor of Dave Denny.

In Albuquerque: 277-4357

or toll free: 866-899-5866



From: elreytheater@qwestoffice.net

Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 11:26 AM

Subject: KUNM DJ Dave Denny, 1944-2008



It is with… Continue

Added by JMG on October 21, 2008 at 9:30pm — 17 Comments

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do



I had a girlfriend accuse me once--long ago, when I was much worse at relationships--of being gone from ours long before we'd broken up. It was probably true. And while I've gotten better at being with another person, I have a confession to make: I'm doing it again. Bailing out before the iceberg's even struck. Exiting before the captain's turned off the Fasten Seatbelts sign. Ducking out before the curtain call.



It's true:… Continue

Added by Jessie on October 21, 2008 at 7:00pm — 5 Comments

On (possibly) not being able to vote -

Every time I think about voting, I feel ill.



This isn't because I have anything against the candidates, the process, my status as a citizen, or the ultimate outcome. Quite the contrary, actually. All of these things are in place according to how I would wish them in a hypothetical world. Even more so, I'm enjoying history's unfolding every single day and staying informed.



I also did everything I was supposed to do. I went to vote for change dot com and filled out my… Continue

Added by Caroline Blaker on October 21, 2008 at 3:36pm — 7 Comments

Is Albuquerque too big to be pro-America?

Unlike Sarah Palin, I like it big.



Big as in giant men on Harleys cruising down Route 66. Monster ATVs spraying sand at Montessa Park. Shooting ranges, duallys, and football stadium sized mega churches on the… Continue

Added by silencio blue on October 21, 2008 at 3:30pm — 6 Comments

Red Priest on Fire

This weekend I had a chance to attend two very different concerts in New Mexico, one in Santa Fe and the other in Albuquerque. The Albuquerque one, well to be honest, was one I produced for Chamber Music Albuquerque. And although it is sometimes difficult to really focus down on the performance when one has other responsibilities as a producer-presenter, I usually find a way. For the CMA concert it wasn't hard at all.



On Sunday as part of CMA's… Continue

Added by Joseph Franklin on October 21, 2008 at 2:38pm — No Comments

I can vote. Twice!

I have a cousin who used to live on the westside. She lived here for 10 years. Two years ago her husband died and she moved back to NJ. Being a responsible voter, she registered to vote in her new location. A few weeks ago she complained to me, (we're from NJ...that's what we do), about the calls she is getting from candidates she assumed were in NM since they weren't people running in her neck of the refineries. After telling me their names I confirmed that they were indeed NM… Continue

Added by Sarahjmd on October 21, 2008 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

In the Backseat with Martin Heinrich

The race for U.S. Congress in District 1 between Martin Heinrich and Darren White is neck and neck. Last Saturday I got a chance to shadow Heinrich as his campaign kicked off the Democrats' Early Voter drive.



NOB HILL--What a day: 3 counties, 8 stops, 11 hours, 251 miles. But it was such a pleasure to be with a candidate that was working harder than anyone around him! I left the campaign car at 7:30 PM. But the Heinrichs still had… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on October 21, 2008 at 11:20am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Reporting Live

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Added by Somegye on October 21, 2008 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

black market goods! This saurday!

If you want to participate in the show please drop off your art fees at titlewave books cuz we need to start paying for the show and all the goodies that comes with it. This is going to be an amazing show! We got commercials on the CW.

We have an amazing roster of 50 local artist all with amazing talent. We have a photo shoot planned at 3pm for all the designers, models, and fashion designers. We have several musical guests including Radio Fig Jungle, Monica Maravilla and more. We have an… Continue

Added by josh jones on October 20, 2008 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Even McCain voters denounce the campaign's techniques!

Added by Caroline Blaker on October 20, 2008 at 3:43pm — No Comments

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