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Morning Fix: Snowing Cotton

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Added by Somegye on April 24, 2009 at 5:30am — 9 Comments

Tonite's show!

Was friggin awesome! We had great fashions by Lauren Fischer under the name Tabulous and believe me, she is amazing! Her designs are made with soda and beer tabs and made into the most gorgeous chain mail style fashions that you would not believe that could be made by human hands! Elegant, sexy, and recyclable!

Great music from all our local songbirds! Great turnout from all our lovely supporters of bands, fashion, art and BMG!

The models were gorgeous as always and the hair and make… Continue

Added by josh jones on April 24, 2009 at 3:02am — No Comments

"Manny Aragon's name scrubbed..."

All I'm sayin' here, folks, is that it's always dangerous to honor people by naming things after them while they're still living.
At least after they die, they can't embarass you any more.
Or cost you money.

Added by mistypilgrim on April 23, 2009 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Earth Day in the Bosque

I thoroughly enjoyed my time spent in the bosque yesterday. I sat by the irrigation canal for a bit, watching the mallards...





Then I walked across the bosque, where I came across a couple of roadrunners. This one was running up a tree, something I've never seen before!





My meandering led me over to the river to sit for a bit with my feet in the water.…



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Added by Michelle on April 23, 2009 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: The Few

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Added by Somegye on April 23, 2009 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

Happy Earth Day 2009


And truth be told, EVERYDAY is EARTH DAY...Although a Moon Day would be cool.

Added by Jeff Hartzer on April 22, 2009 at 4:56pm — 2 Comments

New videos! Fraser Goff talks about Valles Caldera, Allegra Huston shares her recent reads

We had a great event with Fraser Goff last week, with over 70 people in the store. He had some great things to share about the geologic history of Valles Caldera - see a snippet here:





And, Allegra Huston, Anjelica Huston's sister and daughter of director John Huston, was here this past Sunday talking about her new book, Love Child. She shared a few thoughts with us after her… Continue

Added by Bookworks on April 22, 2009 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Tingley Beach

I went down to The Beach yesterday afternoon, just to enjoy the peace the water brings me. It was fairly quiet at that time of day, only a few fishermen casting their lines - and they're a quiet lot. I sat and watched the ducks. Only saw white ducks yesterday, and one lone geese that kept circling overhead.

As I sat sketching a curvy cottonwood tree, I realized once again that Life is Art. How gorgeous the duck fluffing its feathers and ducking beneath the water, or its brother, resting in… Continue

Added by Michelle on April 22, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

And selling, and voting, and ...

I know, I know; we ask for your vote more than a politician; the difference is, we'll actually DO something once we win :)

The Fender Road Worn Contest continues!

Vertigo Venus is in the running to reach the top 10 in Fender's national contest, and we have a few more days to get as many votes and friends as we can at the contest's webpage. If you can, please take a moment to click http://tinyurl.com/d56wgt , vote and add…

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Added by brian botkiller on April 22, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Morning Fix: It is That Bad

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Added by Somegye on April 22, 2009 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

Interview: I Met a Ceramic Man



Maisons Interieures has been exhibiting in The Harwood's Front Gallery (within staring distance of my desk) since the start of April, and it inspired me to do my first interview. Good thing Myriam's so patient, as I didn't have a recording device other than my fingertips and I'd definitely forgotten to pre-write any questions. Hopefully the following words will either stimulate your curiosity or answer some of your own similar questions about… Continue

Added by The Harwood Art Center on April 21, 2009 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

Taos por moto



The plan was to ride my motorcycle up to Taos to watch my daughter Olivia perform with her slam poetry team in the state high school competition there on Sunday. She said her performance wouldn't be until 5pm, so I had all day to meander on the way, through some of the most beautiful country in New Mexico.



Things were getting iffy when, a few days before, a big Spring storm moved in dumping heavy snow on the northern half of the… Continue

Added by JMG on April 21, 2009 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Morning Fix: Empty Calories

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Added by Somegye on April 21, 2009 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

To the Gila

What do I do when life has me down? I get in my trusty 97 green GMC pick-up and head in the first direction with less traffic.















And sometimes... when I wake up on the following Sunday morning having… Continue

Added by Ricky on April 20, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

4:20 at Roosevelt Park '09



I was hoping that with President Obama at the wheel, possibly this year's 4:20 gathering would be what it used to be: a happy place to go for a brief celebration of Spring in Roosevelt Park...But not so. There were fewer APD cruisers this year but the main entrance to the park was taped off. A few wanderers were entering the park with trepidation from the other side. Gorgeous day. These days, it's Ok to Tea Party but still not ok to salute… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on April 20, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

HD Converter Box Cameras!





I purchased a Magnavox HD converter box from Wal-Mart and I'm wondering, is there a camera in the box? My friend has an RCA HD converter box and it is much smaller in size. I’m not going to take the box apart because I don’t want to possibly damage the box and not have the ability to watch TV. What do you think, is there a camera in the box?…



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Added by Anthony R. Lovato on April 20, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Seeking Artist Submissions.

In conjunction with our upcoming Recycled Fashion Show, we are seeking artists that work reuses material in an innovative way. Please go to our website, click on the scasubmissions link, submit up to 5 images, artist statement & bio. Images must be mac compatible .jpg's at 150 dpi. Deadline for submission May 8th.

Added by SCA Contemporary on April 20, 2009 at 11:48am — No Comments

We Have Filled Our Studios!

Look for our new look and grand re-opening on May 15th!

Added by SCA Contemporary on April 20, 2009 at 11:33am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Narrow Strokes



  • Sandia National Labs fast at work on color-changing uniforms.
  • Family of assaulted jail inmate Avery Hadley critical of jail management Fellow inmate, Bernalillo County jail guard indicted in the beating.
  • Upstart trolly tour company…
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Added by Somegye on April 20, 2009 at 5:30am — 6 Comments

Life is Art in the Bosque

Does life imitate art, or does art imitate life?

This is like a Zen koan for me.



I find myself missing the waters of my youth.

Walking across the creek on the slippery, moss-covered rocks.

Sitting by one of the lakes, in the woods behind our house, watching the fish jump.

Walking in the woods, discovering plant species, and learning of their uses from my grandmother.

Sitting on a big stone, overlooking the creek, my feet dangling in the ice cold water.

I… Continue

Added by Michelle on April 19, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

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