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Interview with 7000 BC Comics Collective



Little did I know that New Mexico had its very own underground comics collective, 7000 BC. The stated mission of the organization is to "provide opportunities for comics writers and artists to develop their personal styles and storytelling "voices," while promoting an understanding of the cultural significance of comic art through seminars and workshops". Pretty righteous stuff huh?



The… Continue

Added by miss lonelyhearts on June 27, 2008 at 5:35pm — 3 Comments

Trivia Night Fundraiser - Test your Smarts!





Trivia Night Fundraiser

Have fun testing your knowledge while donating to a great cause!





The Wooden Cow is…

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Added by The Wooden Cow Gallery on June 27, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Martin Chavez and Bottled Water: Days Late, Dollars Short, Feudal Metaphors Right on Time

Yay! Marty against bottled water! But what's this? The whole San Juan Chama project from years back has a small link (to the top of the left column) for the San Juan Chama bottle water giveaway. The link is broken, but the water bottle giveaway was real enough. So what's the… Continue

Added by the boy on June 27, 2008 at 3:30pm — 6 Comments

Save the wombats or I want that guy's job


The BBC had this article today.
Australia's top treasury official is taking five weeks leave to look after endangered wombats. I would love to do that.

Added by mombat on June 27, 2008 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Get Out, Do Something

Morning Fix: Get Out, Do Something

  • Manzano Mountains wildfire grows. Structures burned, and people with breathing problems warned about smoke.
  • Rail Runner hits 1M rider mark less than two years after opening.
  • Rio Rancho bites infrastructure bullet,…
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Added by Somegye on June 27, 2008 at 5:35am — 4 Comments

WORRIED OWNER DESPERATELY MISSES DJ! REWARD!!!

I have recently lost my dog D.J. Or, as we call her, Baby D. Her name stands for Dachsundicus Jiganticus because she looks like a giant weiner dog. Originally, though, I meant for it to mean Dutchess Judy because I thought the dog from Fox and the Hound was named Duke. Really, though, she is a full-bred Golden Retriever on her mother's side and a full-bred Basset Hound on her father's side. She has been registered as lost at http://www.petharbor.com/… Continue

Added by imouse1 on June 26, 2008 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

9 Chickweed Lane

Today's AbqJournal comics page (Thursday, June 26th, 2008) has the oddest editorial comment e-v-e-r. In black border under the comic, 9 Chickweed Lane, it sez: Above comic subbed for content. Strip available at abqjournal.com/comics tomorrow.

Wha??? The comics are being expurgated?

Here's the not-fit-for-print comic:

Added by Jeff Hartzer on June 26, 2008 at 5:30pm — 22 Comments

Friday night geekfest with Selsun Blue

Now that Battlestar Galactica has run its course, what's a geek to do this Friday night? See the Selsun Blue show at RB Winnings this Friday night, of course. When my husband first saw the Selsuns, he loved them so much that he swore they'd play at his wedding. Fast forward five years and my husband was the Selsuns' drummer and sure enough, I was walking… Continue

Added by Carrie on June 26, 2008 at 3:00pm — 10 Comments

Introducing "STUDIO SHE"!!! Art Sale on Sunday!

So, come out and visit the very first Studio She Art Sale this Sunday, June 29, from 10 am to 7pm. Work by five women artists, clearing out their Inventory.... at very special prices! Prints, drawings, paintings, sculpture, handmade paper, and funky furniture (by the man of the house.) Be among the first to experience the verve, the bounce, the talent of Studio She!!!





The easiest way to get there is up I-25 to Alameda. Stephanie's… Continue

Added by zoodeb on June 26, 2008 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Old Town Up Close

It's not just for tourists. Old Town- that place where we take our out of town friends for an afternoon stroll - is saying "Yoohoo, sailor" to the town at large. My suggested prescription for a Wednesday evening in summer: start at Seasons with a margarita (with their house made sweet and sour - try the Hornitos version at $8). Climb down from the cantina (happy hour runs from 4-6:30) and head to the… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on June 26, 2008 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Sean Paul Gallegos' Urban Experience

ABQ Art Review welcomes Sean Paul Gallegos to our online gallery. Sean's work contains some very unique pieces as he works with everything from car floor mats to sneakers. You can view more of his work here.

Added by Jon Kulas on June 26, 2008 at 9:08am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: A Bit Serious



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Added by Somegye on June 26, 2008 at 5:03am — 5 Comments

Today is National HIV Testing Day!! Free Testing in ABQ!

From Sunflower Market and NMAS:



Do you know your status?



When: TODAY! June 25, 2008



Where: Sunflower Market (Southwest corner of Lomas and San Mateo)



Time: 11am - 6pm



The tests are FREE, ANONYMOUS, and BLOODLESS! Oral swab that takes from 5-10 minutes and results come in two weeks.





Join us, get tested and get some free grub or just come and enjoy $1.00 burger and brats from the Sunflower Market.





Thank you… Continue

Added by Self Serve on June 25, 2008 at 1:39pm — No Comments

FASHION! ART! POETRY SLAM! BELLY DANCING!!!

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Come on down for this fun-filled night! Art! Music! Belly Dancing! Fashion Show!

Support your local artists!

Eat food!



5600 Domingo Drive NE! One block North of Central and 2 blocks East of San Mateo!

5pm photoshoot! Doors open at 8pm!



for more info check out: Black Market Goods myspace page!



I'll be there modeling some reconstructed clothes…
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Added by Cupcake Pharaoh on June 25, 2008 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Bike commuting, Tom Waits and Cloudcroft

Sorry about the long gap between postings! Aaron and I took a little getaway vacation last week. We spent a couple of days at the family cabin in Cloudcroft, NM and then headed down to Las Cruces and ultimately El Paso for the Tom Waits concert.



Cloudcroft was a nice break from the heat. The second day we woke up to cloud cover and 50 degree F. temps! The first day we were there… Continue

Added by Paula Manning-Lewis on June 25, 2008 at 11:06am — 4 Comments

Pro's Ranch Market Grand Opening Line is Too Long

Since I had the day off anyway, I went to the grand opening of Pro's Ranch Market. I got there 15 minutes before the opening and it was already insane! There were essentially no parking spots anywhere (and it is a HUGE parking lot). Then the line went all the way from the doors through some back-and-forth disneyland/airport security style lines, and then… Continue

Added by Eckleburg and Grumblecake on June 25, 2008 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Inching Into the Pool

Morning Fix: Inching Into the Pool

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Added by Somegye on June 25, 2008 at 5:44am — 13 Comments

Burque Bullies and Babes Benefit! how's that for alliteration?



This Friday night (June 27th) is our kick-off event for the Burque Bullies and Babes Calendar! In case you don't know, a lovely girl named Kassie Brown (kiss~a~bully) is creating a calendar with local Pin-up girls (yours truly included!) and pretty Pit Bulls! The calendar is aimed to raise awareness AND money for RAAP:… Continue

Added by Cupcake Pharaoh on June 25, 2008 at 12:30am — 14 Comments

A Sneak Peak at Pro's Ranch Market



Tonight Eck, the Grumbeckle, and I attended the Pro's Ranch Market pre-grand-opening celebration.



We were greeted by a crowd of eager neighbors, vendors, and local VIPs, waiting to get in the front door. Among them were politicians including City Councilor Ken Sanchez, State Representative Mo Maestas, and Alan Armijo, former City Councilor and current County… Continue

Added by Eckleburg and Grumblecake on June 24, 2008 at 10:30pm — 19 Comments

The Roads Are My Sirens

I want to ride today. I want to leave work, go home, fire up the bike and cruise out to wherever. Maybe meet up other bikers or friends, have lunch and lazily hop around the city. Isn't that what the summer is for?



I want to worry less and ride more!



The feeling you get from riding is very addictive. As a passenger on the bike, I never felt the strong pull to ride. Don't get me wrong, I had a blast on the back, tooling… Continue

Added by Gemini Goddess on June 24, 2008 at 2:40pm — 1 Comment

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