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Holy Matatchines, Batman! ASI teens rock the Harwood with massive clay mural.



Check out some of these pieces from the Mayor’s Art Summer Institute (ASI) tile mural project taking place at the Harwood Art Center:







Pretty tremendous, eh? Would you ever guess this was the work of local teens? This mural, tentatively titled “Dance of the Matatchines” will be added to the existing ASI mural that has been growing on the… Continue

Added by The Harwood Art Center on July 17, 2009 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

hot time, doggie in the city...doggie washes and new web site!

you guys!



we just got these really nifty KOOL Rider Bandanas in for dogs. they're made out of this weird sci-fi-eqsue material that is also used in fancy race car driver's outfits. the bandana cools your dog down up to 15 degrees and can last for up to 8 hours!!! great for when you go hiking or walking around the block for a pee break! these cool babies are made in the USA (whoop-whoop!) and come in light yellow, blue, green, and pink! come check'em out!! they're way cool to play… Continue

Added by Bow Wow Blues on July 17, 2009 at 11:52am — No Comments

Wow! I've really been slacking off when it comes to posting stuff here. It is amazing just how fast time goes by. Anyway, I'm super excited for our newest production, Neil LaBute's Fat Pig. I have t…

Wow! I've really been slacking off when it comes to posting stuff here. It is amazing just how fast time goes by.



Anyway, I'm super excited for our newest production, Neil LaBute's Fat Pig. I have to admit, one of the big reasons as to why I am so excited about this show is because I'm actually in it! Oh yes, I have move up from Stage Manager to leading actress. /Whew It feels so great to finally be onstage and not just to move set pieces or taking props off and on.



So… Continue

Added by Desert Rose Playhouse on July 17, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Two a Day: reclaiming the brick

My two a day was cut short this week, or rather, it was redistributed. I worked in the back yard for four hours on Thursday instead of the customary two, I wanted it to look nice for company. Naturally, after such a herculean effort (it actually did kick my butt) I took Friday off. Here is how the week went:



Monday:

Whoah it was hard to scrape… Continue

Added by Spring Griffin on July 17, 2009 at 9:47am — 15 Comments

UNM Professor to Appear on Write On 4 Corners

University of Ne Dr. Laura E. Gomez will read on KSJE FM's Write On 4 Corners today Friday, July 17 at 2:30 pm. KSJE is at 90.9 FM in Farmington, New Mexico. To hear it on the web, go to www.ksje.com and click on now playing at 2:30 MDT or go to mp3 podcasts writeon 4 corners July 17 to find Laura Gomez' show.



Dr. Gomez book is entitled Manifest Destinies The Making of the Mexican American Race

. Using New Mexico as a case study she traces the origins of the Mexican American… Continue

Added by KSJE 90.9FM on July 17, 2009 at 9:28am — No Comments

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Added by Self Serve on July 17, 2009 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

!Tapas!

My sweetie and I checked out the brand new Cosmo Tapas, in east Nob Hill tonight. They're in the old Martini Grill space at Central and Sierra. They've only been open since Monday, but you wouldn't know it based on the food, drinks, atmosphere or service. It's a pretty smooth operation and absolutely enjoyable.



To start, we chose a couple of drinks from their mixed drink menu. My sweetie had a Huaso, which is essentially a pisco sour. Pisco is like a grape brandy, which is the… Continue

Added by hettie on July 16, 2009 at 9:30pm — 16 Comments

Is Email Dead?

Blackberrying, Facebooking, and twittering through life these days makes me think EMAIL may be as DEAD as the Postal Service. No one answers or writes a good juicy long email anymore...And no one it seems, actually READS a long one very carefully.

Also along these lines how is the DCF audience number-count doing in 2009?

Added by Jeff Hartzer on July 16, 2009 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Perusing the Pecos

I hear the name "Pecos" and it conjures images of cowboys in black and white riding between trees, watering their horses at the river's edge and squinting into the sun. It's not quite like that anymore - though you're likely to run into plenty of signs of horses - and the occasional horse itself - when you're out roaming the Pecos trails.



A few weeks ago we headed off in the morning to our trail head destination at the… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on July 16, 2009 at 11:50am — 4 Comments

Fast Update On Kittens Everywhere

Wow, we just decided to do a two-for-one on kittens and cats at Animal Humane. Come on over and pick up your forever new friend and help us out on making sure these little ones find great homes.

Added by Dorothy Rosado on July 16, 2009 at 9:42am — No Comments

Kittens, Kittens, Kittens everywhere

Animal Humane has lots of adorable kittens right now--it's the middle of breeding season--so we have a great special of just $9.99 per kitten and that includes spay/neutering, vaccinations, Vet exam, city license and micro chip. It's a deal!
come visit our campus at 615 Virginia St. SE. We're open seven days a week. Closed for lunch noon to 1 p.m.

Added by Dorothy Rosado on July 16, 2009 at 9:38am — No Comments

Oh boy, vacation time

Finally got a little break with NOTHING planned. These are the best types of vacations for me. I'm all for a little travel here and there, but sometimes a little down time is much-needed.

Four days may not seem like a "vacation" for the M-F 9-5er's, but for me it's an eternity.

On tap for today: Maybe some yard work, grocery store, and grilling something later.

Added by Steve Szanto on July 16, 2009 at 8:56am — No Comments

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Added by Self Serve on July 16, 2009 at 6:30am — 9 Comments

The Golden Angel in Black

Today I did a photo shoot with local model Erin Rose.



The Golden Angel in Black



She was very beautiful, a good model and open to suggestions.



Looking Inside the Shadows



We went to the mesa west of Rio Rancho where we found a burned abandoned car which we… Continue

Added by buggs on July 15, 2009 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Bike Path to Balloon Fiesta Park

Interested in avoiding traffic and taking a 'green' ride to this year's Balloon Fiesta? Albuquerque's bike trail system will soon connect to Balloon Fiesta Park.



The bike trail underpasses at Paseo del Norte and Alameda Blvd. are completed. This trail provides safe north-south passage along the west side of the AMAFCA north diversion channel. If you ride by the General Mills plant when they are making cereal, you can smell the sweet scent of childhood breakfasts.



A bike… Continue

Added by Balloon Fiesta on July 15, 2009 at 2:03pm — 4 Comments

$8,000 free to first time home buyers in 2009

Question: I’m thinking of buying my first house and am very excited about the $8,000 tax credit. Is there anything I should know about the program before I get started?



Answer: There are a lot of things to know about the $8,000 tax credit. One of the most important things is to know when you can use the program. The tax credit is available to first time home buyers who purchase their home between January 1, 2009 through November 30, 2009. Another incredibly important… Continue

Added by Talia Freedman on July 15, 2009 at 11:46am — No Comments

An open letter to Albuquerque

Dear Albuquerque,



Thank you so much for once again reminding me of what you are really made.



I had been feeling rather obliging to you over the weekend. After visiting Las Cruces for the first time in 14 years, I was reminded what a nice place the Burque is in relation to most of Southern NM.



Then I do two stupid things,

A: Leave my 15 year old SUV parked on the street because my driveway is filled with scooters and triumphs.

B: Forget to lock the… Continue

Added by JFoote on July 15, 2009 at 9:37am — 2 Comments

Dear Pompous Jerk Who Lives on Tulane

I’m not sure exactly what you were screaming at my cycling partner and I as you tried to run us off Garfield today. When you scream at people out the open window of a moving car the Doppler effect makes it difficult to understand. The only word I could make out was, “A_ _hole”.



I can assure you that we were following all the applicable statutes while commuting today. It was very early, with little traffic, as well. I can further assure you, as you deliberately swerved in front of us… Continue

Added by mistypilgrim on July 15, 2009 at 8:00am — 35 Comments

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Added by Self Serve on July 15, 2009 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

ABQJournalWatch.com

Do you ever wonder why editors at the Albuquerque Journal make the news decisions they do? Do the editorials sometimes make you shake your head or throw the paper down in disgust? My former Albuquerque Journal colleague Denise Tessier and I are trying to unravel some of the reasons many readers are so unhappy with the city's only daily paper in a new media criticism blog called abqjournalwatch.com. Please come check us out for thoughtful, informed media critiques!

Added by Tracy Dingmann on July 14, 2009 at 2:52pm — 4 Comments

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