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Added by Dennis G. Sheats on October 17, 2010 at 11:18pm — No Comments

Lisa Gill's Poetic Subversions

Lisa Gill's poetic subversions never neglect the art, humility, compassion, care & choice, hence her presentation on Guerrilla Literature @ 516 Arts yesterday afternoon. Check out the Street Arts exhibition. Loved Thomas C. Haag's alter-mythologies (see… Continue

Added by Richard Read Oyama on October 17, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

The Sunday Poem: Stewart S. Warren... Flutter of Communication

Leaves are about to fall. This is a poem you really need to read before they do...because, as he says, "Leaves are the words of trees / whose chosen work is remembering."



Stewart S. Warren, writer and performance poet, was born 1950 into the affluent southern society of Tulsa, Oklahoma where, Stewart says, he was raised by slaves and all night gas station attendants.… Continue

Added by The DitchRider on October 17, 2010 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Seeking Burqueños who have done the Bataan Memorial Death March

I'm on an info gathering mission about the Bataan Memorial Death March held at White Sands Missile Range. Have you done the march? If so, I'm interested in your overall experiences, whether you were a team or solo, if you ran or walked it, how you trained, etc. At this point, I don't even like to mention that I'm considering doing the march, because I know only what I've read on the official website http://www.bataanmarch.com/default.htm and… Continue

Added by Christie Mc on October 16, 2010 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Colorful Fall Veggie Hash, Roasted Chicken, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

My daughter’s 3rd grade class has a garden. Friday, we were able to buy swiss chard from their harvest. Big, bright green leaves. I came home with a bag and thought, “What can I make with this?” I know how to do the basic sauteed chard thing, but wanted it to be a little more gussied up. We had come over the summer to water and weed, and I felt protective of it–I did not want that bag of swiss chard to become forlorn and fuzzy in the veggie drawer.



First I peeled the leaves from the… Continue

Added by Candace Walsh on October 16, 2010 at 12:14pm — 2 Comments

Recovery Cat 10.16.2010

The 1992 campaign exemplified the shift of United States political coverage from platform information and traditional press to what it is today: a character and celebrity focused popularity contest... Many argue that voters were not receiving important information about candidates’ platforms but because of their perceived knowledge, voters were not seeking additional information. The… Continue

Added by J. Paul Lanier on October 16, 2010 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Pottery fun, ongoing classes, every Wednesday.

We are still going strong in our pottery classes. Students learn basic techniques and continue with their own projects. Baking dishes, casseroles, teapots, etc. In a year they have discovered their creative potencial. Come and join us every Wednesday, 4.30 to 6.30pm. Personal atention. And still only $65 for five classes, 25# of clay, glazes and firings included.

Added by Marilu Tejero on October 15, 2010 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Come Aboard! STREET ARTS Trolly Tour: Urban Art Trawl - Saturday, Oct 16 10a.m. - noon

Come out, come out wherever you are! Join the Street Arts Trolley Tour: Urban Art Trawl this Saturday, Oct 16 from 10am-noon. Thanks to Albuquerque Public Art Program (the tour guides will be ABQ’s own mistress of Public Art herself, Sherri Brueggemann, and ABQ mural artist Albert Rosales!) & ABQ Trolley Co. for this artistic voyage.



Take a ride on “the best first thing to do in Albuquerque” trolley and get a special insider’s tour of… Continue

Added by Kristine Maltrud on October 15, 2010 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Lookin' Good, ABQ!: Ewen Wright's VALIDATION Premieres at The Guild - Sunday, October 17, 2:15pm

This Sunday, 'Burqueno's cinephiles have a unique opportunity -- to see the distinctive beauty of ABQ's downtown captured on film and to support a local filmmaker launch his latest film. And five bucks is all it will cost when you show up at The Guild for Sunday's world premiere screening of Ewen Wright's short film, Validation. The cost of admission is fitting, in its way, because five bucks… Continue

Added by StinkyLulu on October 15, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Science Cafe At Nuclear Museum Nov. 20

I met my friend Arthur when he was a bassoonist and composer. We produced concerts together in Philadelphia for several years. He eventually decided that being a musician would never be a really lucrative career for him. He and his wife town to go to nursing school in up-state New York. If he began his education earlier in life, he would probably be a brain surgeon, but today he is a really smart nurse at UNM. Now that he has begun losing his hearing, this turns out to be a good career choice… Continue

Added by Laurel Wyckoff on October 15, 2010 at 9:50am — No Comments

Morning Fix: The Little Aquarium That Could

  • New South Pacific exhibit opens at aquarium.
  • Ooh. The Pit will be ready Nov. 1.
  • APD officer…
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Added by Alexis on October 15, 2010 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Looking Up

When I watch touring shows, I often look for the kinds of lights they carry. Not all shows carry their own lights, but I do like to know what the companies who carry lights are bringing on their tour.



I just watched Grease in Denver Wednesday night and was interested to see that they had an array of… Continue

Added by Terry S. Davis on October 15, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

The Other Route 66

When I say "Route 66 in New Mexico," what do you think of? Do you see the glow of neon signs shimmering on Central Avenue after a monsoon? Do you imagine the curved corners of stuccoed 1950s motels, now worn and cracked under the weight of time? Do you hear the revving of an old engine as an ancient Chrysler makes its way through the lights downtown? We think of Route 66 as Central Avenue, but there is another Route 66 in New Mexico.



In the… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on October 14, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Liquid Alert

  • New scanner tested at the Sunport can help detect whether airline passengers are carrying liquid explosives. The possibilities for actually being able to carry a large bottle of shampoo onto the plane are endless.
  • Meth lab accoutrement…
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Added by Alexis on October 14, 2010 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

What's Up with that Werner-Gilchrist House??

The University Heights Association is hosting an informational community meeting to discuss the future of the Werner-Gilchrist House. (If you don't know which house this is, it's located at 202 Cornell Drive SE.)

Believe it or not, this house is an historic landmark...and on the national register of historic places...



ANYWAY...



The community meeting will take… Continue

Added by JeSais on October 13, 2010 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

My Fitness Is Kicking

Keeping fit and healthy has always been a passion of mine but I really enjoy getting my workout by playing rather than just exercising. When I was younger gymnastics, softball and cheerleading kept me active and in great shape. As I grew older and had kids I slowed down a little but kept playing softball and started riding my bike all around town then I found soccer.



I love playing soccer and give it total credit for keeping me healthy, happy and in shape. But as much as I love the… Continue

Added by Sí Serrano on October 13, 2010 at 11:03am — No Comments

I Lack Discipline, How 'Bout You?





I get inspired each and every week to do my regular DCF post. There's a certain oomph afforded me when reading the preceding day's post by Johnny Mango. His two part series on the Belen BNSF line and Harvey House were great. Not to mention his numerous posts about adventurous episodes with his grandson...



But then it all goes to hell. I have no finishing power. I probably won't even finish this post.… Continue

Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on October 13, 2010 at 10:30am — 11 Comments

Morning Fix: Bionic Teeth

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Added by Alexis on October 13, 2010 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Keep Locksley, Can Krebs

NOB HILL--The little boy stood in front of the judge who was hearing the custody case. "Would you like to live with your father?" the judge asked.

"No," the child said, "he beats me."

"Would you rather live with your mother?"

"No, she beats me too!"

"Well, where do you want to live?"

"I want to live with the Lobos. They can't beat anybody!"




Old dogs and old jokes comfort us in the bad… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on October 12, 2010 at 10:00am — 12 Comments

Morning Fix: When Prairie Dogs Fly

  • The Albuquerque team of Barbara Fricke and Peter Cuneo wins America's Challenge Gas Balloon Race and lands safely in Ontario, Canada. Incidentally, Ontario is about 1,350 miles from Albuquerque. And they flew it straight through in a hot air gas balloon in 57 hours and 30 minutes. In a hot air gas balloon. Wow.*
  • In…
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Added by Alexis on October 12, 2010 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

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