Our family music group (Cielito Lindo Family Folk Music) played a concert at Eight two 1 Performance Space over on Mountain last night and then went to eat at …
The famous Socorro County sheriff Elfego Baca, the “man with nine lives” and the subject of a Disney television series, is buried in Albuquerque’s Sunset Memorial right close to the west fence on the Menaul Boulevard side, not far from the gymnasium across the street at Menaul High..
He’s noted for living a dangerous life as a man of the law, but little is known about other aspects of his life. For instance, did he ever shoot a basketball, or…Continue
For me, it started because I was forty, single, and too much of a homebody. Never out on weekend nights, my sister Kris and my good friend Wendy took it upon themselves to kickstart my social life by giving me that gift…
Lauren Camp lives just south of Santa Fe, but frequently performs in Albuquerque. She is an artist of many talents, combining her poetry and workshop teaching with visual art and a weekly jazz and poetry program, “Audio Saucepan,” on Santa Fe Public Radio. Her fabric pieces in homage to some of the…Continue
I know that Austin and Nashville are great music cities, but did you know that Albuquerque has a great musical history and incredible talent? That’s right, we have outstanding musicians, singers, and bands in this town! Every Saturday I will post videos and a little history of musical legends, old and young, that either play in Albuquerque or got their start…Continue
Friday, November 14
Like many thriving cities throughout the nation, Albuquerque is the home, or close to home, for several famous people including actors, athletes, scholars, artists, and more. While the list is long, I have developed a list of these famous people that I recognize, pardon me if I missed any.
Why yes, there are several celebrities that are in the spotlight from ABQ, including:Continue
There is no doubt that Albuquerque has a rich history, beginning over a thousand years ago with the Native Americans, to the official founding of the state in 1706. Since, the city has grown to a population over 840,000 people, and is home to many in the research and technical industry.
In 1540, the first Spanish explorers arrived to what is now Albuquerque, and also areas of New Mexico’s river valleys. The settlers would live near the river valley as it was an excellent source of…Continue
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Goodwill is the granddaddy of all thrift stores in my life. I say granddaddy because it is the first thrift store that…Continue
Transplant Belen-er Doug Rietz has made it his goal to visit as many of New Mexico's sights as possible, putting many of us (or maybe mostly just me) to shame with his enthusiasm for and dedication to documenting some of the best sites in the state. Here are a bunch of his videos, which document his travels.…