Zuni Mountain Railway log cars at the Santa Fe Railway depot in Albuquerque wait to be switched to the sawmill. On the left may be seen the Albuquerque passenger depot and the Alvarado Hotel. From the Albuquerque Morning Journal 1908, found on the …Continue
If you've ever headed south on I-25 from ABQ, you may have seen it. At the second exit for Belen, there is......or was......a large water tank on the west side of the highway with a huge Belen High School Eagle painted on it.
Well, it's coming down today. Supposedly it was built in 1952. It hasn't been…Continue
Hearts, love, and kisses have been on my mind a lot lately, both the real kind and also the Valentine-y kind. In a couple of weeks (24 days, to be exact) we will celebrate St. Valentine’s Day. I am one of those types who doesn’t care if it is a Hallmark holiday, I like getting mushy cards and…Continue
Valerie Martínez is a poet, teacher, translator, playwright, librettist, editor and collaborative artist. She is a patient, generous, tenacious, organized, and witty woman living in Albuquerque who commits her time to building community and…Continue
Geek Bowl IX, the largest annual trivia event in the United States, is less than three weeks away. After stints in Denver and Austin, TX, it’ll be run for the very first time in Albuquerque at the Isleta Casino & Resort. …Continue
Added by geekswhodrinkABQ on January 19, 2015 at 2:58pm — No Comments
Joanne Bodin has been active on the Albuquerque poetry scene for several years. She is a woman of many talents: a retired special education teacher, mean jazz pianist, grower of prize orchids, and novelist as well as a poet. She is also active in organizing local cultural event. Joanne’s work often focuses…Continue
Added by Dee Cohen on January 18, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
Rocky Arroyo died today, January 17, 2015. He was one of the greatest basketball players, one of the greatest referees, and one the greatest coaches in the state's history. He was recently named to the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame, but had not yet been inducted. Here is a recent interview that details much of his life story, including his time at UNM, his intellect, his time coaching at Bernalillo High and Our Lady of Sorrows High, and his involvement with the great Mexican eatery,…Continue
From Russell Maynor who saw the show on Friday, Jan 16th, 2015.
It's not often that theatre succeeds in being truly disturbing. Sure, it often tries, but it usually comes at you so directly that you see it coming a mile away.."Mr. Burns", the current show at the Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill sneaks up on you sideways, in the dark, dressed as a clown.... the scenario is that a group of people survive a world wide apocalypse,…Continue
Added by Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill on January 17, 2015 at 10:42am — No Comments