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Into the Full Moon

Feeling INTENSE of late? Monday, February 9th offers not only a full moon but also an eclipse. New Agers/astrologists report that the two weeks in between the New Moon Solar Eclipse which will took place January 25-26, 2009 and the Full Moon Lunar Eclipse on Monday, February 9, 2009 has provided a unique window of opportunity for all of us on this big blue spinning planet these last two weeks. Big things be happening astrologically… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on February 8, 2009 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

La Hierba Falso

You know how there are always things you swear you’ll never do? Like in the late 70s it was “I’ll never wear platform shoes and a polyester disco suit.” In the 90s it was “I’ll never get a cell-phone,” followed about 5 years ago with “I’ll never get a cell-phone with camera and text messaging.” You say you never will, and then you do. It happens.

But this latest break in my strict standards has really taken me by surprise. Remember Mr. Robinson’s advice to young Ben in “The… Continue

Added by Dick Chingadero on February 8, 2009 at 11:35am — 9 Comments

Burlesque Noir in Pictures NWS

As mentioned previously, I have been so lucky to find such wonderful people to help me in this endeavor. One of the very fortunate aspects in BN has been that it has all been caught on film. I really appreciate all of the friends who have shot our shows for the past 4 years. I am also thankful for the strangers (who are now friends) who have come out to shoot our shows.

Just about every show there is always one or two shots that stand out to me in the group of photos that a… Continue

Added by CariAnne on February 8, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Late Night at Chroma Studios Gallery

Last night's First Friday Opening at Chroma Studios Gallery was a huge hit! We had a wonderful show with featured artist, David Lloyd Stewart, and added a few new artists to our gallery roster.

Paula Manning-Lewis with David Lloyd Stewart

Letitia Hill rounded out David's jewelry selection with her gorgeous beaded creations.

Cindi Gaudette is an amazing… Continue

Added by Chroma Studios on February 7, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Oppie's Ride

"This 1941 Packard Clipper, extensively modified, carried J. Robert Oppenheimer and others to the Trinity test in 1945" -- Sandia Lab News January 30, 2009, page 8

On my way to the "library to do some reasearch" (a euphemism we use here at the office), I needed some reading material. I… Continue

Added by Ron Da Bomb on February 6, 2009 at 4:13pm — 14 Comments

Rhinos, Viral Logic, and ArtStreet

February Gallery Openings

Receptions tonight, Feb. 6th, 6-8 pm

Front Gallery: Karl Hoffman

Main Gallery: Derrick Montez

North Student and Emerging Artist Gallery: Art Street Artists

South Student and Emerging Artist Gallery: Volcano Vista High School

Visit our Galleries page to learn… Continue

Added by The Harwood Art Center on February 6, 2009 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Sirens being tested at UNM on Monday

The University of New Mexico will be testing it's emergency alert system this Monday at 11:02 AM. If you live in the UNM area and have pets you may want to take special care to be sure they are inside when the sirens go off.

The sirens, located on the main campus and at University Stadium will be sounded for one minute. Shortly after the first siren, there will be a different sound to indicate All Clear. During the test, students are asked to proceed to class as… Continue

Added by The University of New Mexico on February 6, 2009 at 10:43am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Stupid ≠ Cheap


Added by Somegye on February 6, 2009 at 5:30am — 20 Comments

President Luna

A little voice interrupts me as I wash dishes, “Mom, I’m the President.”

I look over to see my three year old standing in kitchen, “Hello, President Luna. Nice to meet you.” I receive a lipstick smeared smile as she scampers off to her room wearing her usual attire-camisole and panties. Not quite presidential in appearance but definitely in attitude. The Washington Press would have a field day. The headline reads, "President… Continue

Added by munecamama on February 5, 2009 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

USPS ...

Still waiting on my friggen mirror bracket that was shipped from NC on the 29th of Jan ... their tracking center leaves a lot to be desired ... guess I've gotten spoiled with UPS tracking information services ..

Added by David M on February 5, 2009 at 9:22pm — No Comments

Sit. Stay.

I posted this for a short time last weekend and then pulled it because I wanted to think about it for a while before posting again. There have been quite a few blogs and discussions about Albuquerque's future and growth, each one prompting me to wonder if I feel good or bad about it. It's a conflict in my head.

I moved here in March, 31 years ago. I was very disappointed with the lack of green, the lack of (what i knew as) ethnic food, the sand that blew in my face, the lack of… Continue

Added by Sarahjmd on February 5, 2009 at 7:30pm — 13 Comments

Release your Inner Geek!

*Martini Mike circa 1980? (I can't believe I'm sharing this picture!)

Each day on the way to my day job I pass a La Quinta where I once lived. I thank God for the brain capacity to have continually upgraded my living situation and lot in life. I speed towards my technical career at a Fortune 500 company. I think, “Gosh I’m smart”. (OK, I don’t… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on February 5, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

NW Loop Road: Taking Us for a Ride

The infamous Northwest Loop road is back on the minds of engineers, developers and politicians in the metro region. The NM Dept. of Transportation sent a letter to area stakeholders announcing a public meeting that will be held in Rio Rancho on Feb. 10 to discuss planning and construction of the NW Loop Road.

The proposed right of way heads north from I-40 (more than five… Continue

Added by Gabriel Nims on February 5, 2009 at 10:30am — 18 Comments

The Cider Chronicles

Okay, this is not as epic as the title might suggest. It's really about one cider in particular: Tractor's Pear. As the dry British import hard ciders become increasingly hard to find, I've been looking for an alternative. K Cider is no longer at Jubilation. Strongbow is a tag below an empty shelf at Talin Market. It's been years since I've seen even a hint of Blackthorn on tap. It's easy enough to track down the… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on February 5, 2009 at 10:00am — 5 Comments


Jerry Dragoo of Albuquerque was recently featured on a PBS show about skunks. It was fun seeing him discuss skunks under the bright blue skies of New Mexico on the tube. He has a webiste about skunks called, ... And there's Jerry Dragoo on Google.

Kudos to another New… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on February 5, 2009 at 9:39am — 1 Comment

Notah Begay: Sports Illustrated

The February 2nd Sports Illustrated magazine from February 2nd 2009, has a wonderful "Point After" (last page) story about Albuquerque Pro-Golfer, Notah Begay. The column is about athletes who 'help others' written by Selena Roberts.

Notah Begay grew up in poverty on the Isleta Pueblo.At age 28 he had already earned $3 million dollars in golf prizes/awards and is now entering his 13th PGA season. He has established the non-profit Notah Begay III Foundation to 'increase… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on February 5, 2009 at 9:15am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Serving Time & Getting Paid


Added by Somegye on February 5, 2009 at 5:30am — No Comments

Bunny Tortilla

But of course, bunnies in New Mexico love their tortillas. These two new cuties are living it up at BunnytownUSA.

Added by Jeff Hartzer on February 4, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

February's Featured Artist: David Lloyd Stewart

Evening Caucus by David Lloyd Stewart

Bursting Pearl Pendant by David Lloyd Stewart

Ravenstone Sculpture by David Lloyd Stewart

If you have to pick only one First Friday at Chroma Studios Gallery to attend this year (besides my show… Continue

Added by Chroma Studios on February 4, 2009 at 1:43pm — No Comments


I'm finally getting to move into the Burque! I've been living in Rio Rancid for about 8 years now, and am so happy to be moving to our new place up off of Tramway. Rio Rauncho just doesn't measure up to the Burque.

I've found several nice contractors: Quetzal Mechanical, who serviced our old furnace and nearly threw up, it was in such bad shape. We had him install another one. He's great, super professional, and most of all SHOWED UP WHEN HE SAID HE WOULD. Imagine… Continue

Added by mistypilgrim on February 4, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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