Jazz and poetry were made for each other. This morning, with that dark cloud bank over the Sandias and yellow leaves falling all over town, winter edges into our consciousness. Mmmmm..."Kind of Blue." This morning is jazz perfect.
"Ideally, you should queue up Miles Davis' "Freddie…
In the last days of Fall 2001, I was among several fledgling writers led by the late, great Digby Wolfe creating a radio show that was recorded before a live audience. Called “Green Chile Stew,” it was an hour-long…Continue
• Thief makes off with assault rifle from APD vehicle; officials say break-ins of cop cars happen "all the time."
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Added by Black Dog on November 8, 2012 at 6:58am — No Comments
• If you're registered and haven't yet voted, here's the info you need to find out where to go to make your voice heard.
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Yesterday was the 20th Annual South Valley Dia de los Muertos Marigold Parade and Celebration. This was my first time going. How I missed the previous 19 is a mystery to me. And a sad loss because that means I missed out on a couple of decades…
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• Early voting ends with nearly 150,000 ballots cast in Bernalillo County. Early voting Dems outnumber Republicans 3 to 2.
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If ever there were an election awash in money, this is it. Fortunately, in a political version of El Niño, most of the national TV ads seem to be passing north of us. Here in the Land of Enchantment these battles are fought in our front lawns.
Jules is the founder of Jules' Poetry Playhouse in…
Added by Dee Cohen on November 4, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
As we prepare to open our 46th season this Sunday, I’m packing up my office. With the Capitol Steps on their way in this Sunday, I’m on my way out this Tuesday. I’m…Continue
BOSQUE DEL APACHE NWR -- Maybe the corn isn't as high as an elephant (sigh!) this November, but the sandhill cranes are at least eyeball to corn ear with 260 acres of cob salad as the 16th annual Festival of the Cranes gets underway.
Not that the cranes would be caught dead in a standing cornfield. They like their corn "bumped" as the refuge staff calls it -- knocked to the ground, the better to see the wily coyote that lurks in the…Continue