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Yay!

I have a job; I get to move here!

I'm visiting my sister for a week to interview and look at apartments and eat at the Flying Star and get cupcakes from Cake Fetish. The cupcakes were already here and we went to the Flying Star last night. Now all that's left is to look at apartments.

I think I'll get another cupcake to celebrate, too.

Added by Jennifer on August 7, 2008 at 10:51am — 4 Comments

"Wednesday Night in Albuquerque" or "The State of Metal"... Martini Mike's Hangover Report



As I continue my recent and strange walk down musical memory lane I am again confronted with 80’s Metal guys. Wednesday night brought me to a place I had not gone in a while… the local metal show for the local metal non-crowd. A friend from high school talked me into it. Another old friend from… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on August 7, 2008 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: You Glow Inside My Head

View it with no sound. Trust us.

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Added by Somegye on August 7, 2008 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

Duke City Fix link referenced in Wikipedia

A few months ago I was working on an article for my old boss. The article was going to be about the little city of Algodones (just north of Bernalillo). While searching on Wikipedia, I found lots of interesting info on Albuquerque. The DCF link is down at the bottom listed under External Links.

Annyyywwwaay I ended up finding some great info about Algodones from Martha Liebert at the Sandoval… Continue

Added by Maria on August 6, 2008 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

hiking in la jara

im going to be hiking in la jara such beautiful amazing land. maybe hike for 2hrs, because you never want to stop. you smell the sage and look at the wild horses and it so nice to get away from busy albuquerque!!

Added by princess aurora on August 6, 2008 at 8:56pm — No Comments

Lineupper or Sidezoomer?

There was a little story in the "New York Times Magazine" on Sunday called "The Urge to Merge" by Cynthia Gorney. It brought up a serious question that I thought I would pose here: are you a lineupper or a sidezoomer?



Huh? Well, you know when you're on the freeway, approaching a construction zone and you see a sign that says "Right Lane Closed in 1 mile" or something… Continue

Added by Jill on August 6, 2008 at 11:16am — 16 Comments

Where in 'Burque is Adelita? (numero cuatro)

So here we are at number four in a series of crazy posts. I thought this was going to be the last one, but my daughter demanded I do a couple more. We put on Los Lobos and Los Lonely Boys (in honor of the concert we went to last week) and sang our hearts out in between screams of "STOP THE CAR!"

We've decided to call this one Animal House. We originally were… Continue

Added by Adelita on August 6, 2008 at 10:30am — 21 Comments

Local Idiot To Post Comment On Internet

In a statement made to reporters earlier this afternoon, local idiot Brandon Mylenek, 26, announced that at approximately 2:30 a.m. tonight, he plans to post an idiotic comment beneath a video on an Internet website.

http://www.theonion.com/content/news/local_idiot_to_post_comment_on

Added by statler and waldorf on August 6, 2008 at 8:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Hot & Wet

Morning Fix: Hot & Wet

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Added by Somegye on August 6, 2008 at 5:30am — 7 Comments

Duke City Shootout - what a weekend

It started with a call from ARTSlab Program Coordinator Eric Renz-Whitmore asking me if I was interested in helping a production crew with some sound editing. Hearing the exhaustion in his voice he put added the flavorful ending of "it's crazy and nuts around here if you want in on it"... how could I refuse!



I was introduced to a polite and informed individual who also had the hint of exhaustion in his voice. It was around 3pm when we spoke and the film was locked and being rendured.… Continue

Added by jasonwolf on August 5, 2008 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

Group of Mayan Indigenous Leaders from Guatemala Arrives in Abq. for Cultural Exchange with Native and Commuinty Groups

Dear Friends,



Right now, the practice of sustainable farming is both in resurgence and in peril. Farmers worldwide face profound challenges to their survival. Worldwide and most acutely in indigenous communities unraveled by civil war, these challenges include all that is unpredictable in nature but also include industrial agribusiness influences that pressure farmers into increasing their yields with hybridized and genetically modified seed, create addiction to petroleum based… Continue

Added by Gillian Montgomery on August 5, 2008 at 9:17pm — 1 Comment

August 28 EPC Book Club

August 28 EPC Book Club | 12seconds.tv (alpha) http://tinyurl.com/5s8fzg

Added by Gigi on August 5, 2008 at 6:47pm — No Comments

EPC Art Classes Saturday at 5pm

EPC Art Classes Saturday 5pm | 12seconds.tv (alpha) http://tinyurl.com/66nauf

Added by Gigi on August 5, 2008 at 6:45pm — No Comments

A la vey! It's the VLA!

A la vey, I have to admit, I had never been to the VLA until last week. I even work with astronomers and work at a place with a big giant planetarium! I just never seemed to have the time to go.



My good friend is the outreach educator for the NRAO/VLA and invited my daughter and me for a behind the scene tour. Oh.… Continue

Added by Adelita on August 5, 2008 at 3:30pm — 23 Comments

The Governor of New Mexico (ahem, of the Red Sox Nation)

Yes, I am walking the tightrope of inappropriateness and rules of use of Duke City Fix in order that I may enlist your help in becoming the first ever GOVERNOR OF THE RED SOX NATION for the state of New Mexico.



You see, Red Sox Nation (and MLB) is running a contest to elect 50 Governors of Red Sox Nation (actually 49 Governors and one Mayor (Wash, DC). They already have a… Continue

Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on August 5, 2008 at 10:30am — 68 Comments

Are we ready?

Many people embrace this self loathing as americans, and why? We all have frailties as humans why not as a whole country? Isn't the idea of a mass of people even more disorienting? I am not denying the idea of growth or even change, but many people consider where they sit to be a falsity of them self. Isn't the world as we make it? We all play a intricate role in humanity whether it be Democrat, or Republican.



The idea that America is this evil money hungry machine is a mere fad and… Continue

Added by Devils advocate on August 5, 2008 at 12:16am — 1 Comment

Bluff

"I'm not long for this world," he says, the thick hill country drawl slipping from between his tobacco-stained lips.



"None of us are," I reply, staring out across the river slowly slicing its way through the granite canyon.



Tony says he is an out-of-work horseman, on extended hiatus from his seasonal profession guiding the tinhorns through the thick woods of south Texas. Why he is here he won't say, but I think it's the landscape, at the same time stark and lush, that… Continue

Added by freekbuoy on August 4, 2008 at 8:55pm — 1 Comment

Where all the Japanese are

Using the suggestions kindly provided in comments for a previous post, I made rounds. The result is not very encouraging... In order of increased pleasure:

Azuma - rejected sight unseen.

Mirai Express - turned out to be a fast food. Decent for what it is, but not what I wanted.

Kokoro - really small, 3 tables. Watch your timing. Also, customers pour their own tea, and I manged to…

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Added by Pete Zaitcev on August 4, 2008 at 8:30pm — 13 Comments

Local Etsy of the Week-MyStringTheory

I commend this week's featured Albuquerque Etsy seller, MyStringTheory, for liberal use of the color orange. Here is how MyStringTheory describes the person and the process behind the Etsy store:

'I am a violin teacher by day, and a crocheter by night. And morning. And afternoon. And sometimes my lunch break. I began playing with yarn as a… Continue

Added by Spring Griffin on August 4, 2008 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

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