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ABQ Pics: The Hustlers

Two famous guys compete on a mural outside Family Billiards on Menaul near San Mateo.

Added by Dee Cohen on October 15, 2012 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Merimee Moffitt... the world in a word rant poem

Women and girls are under attack worldwide--Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, and even here in the USA.  For instance, during last week's vice-presidential debate, Rep. Paul Ryan vowed to take decisions about abortion rights away from "unelected" judges and put them back in the legislature where they belong. …

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Added by The DitchRider on October 14, 2012 at 8:00am — 11 Comments

Follow Eric: Around ABQ - Downtown Flamenco





Downtown Albuquerque was treated to a special performance yesterday from the National Institute of Flamenco. ABQ Ride organized for the group to…

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Added by Eric Castillo on October 13, 2012 at 3:35pm — 1 Comment

Changing the Picture

   On February 4th, we started selling tickets to Disney’s The Lion King to the general public. Within days, we heard people tell us they thought the show was sold out.…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on October 12, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

Obsessions, Collections and Inspirations

I collect stuff.  Actually I collect a whole lot of stuff.  I don’t know how it even started, all this collecting, but it is an obsession that I just can’t seem to quit.  I don’t collect traditional things like coins or stamps.  Nope, I have to collect vintage eye glasses, vintage cowboy boots, old Bakelite jewelry, crystal beaded jewelry, Day of…

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Added by Adelita on October 12, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Loving Life

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Added by Adelita on October 12, 2012 at 6:05am — 6 Comments

ABQ Pics: Bird's Eye View

Balloonists lift up and look out.

Added by Dee Cohen on October 12, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Who's Creative?

A very cool event takes place next Friday, October 19, at the National Hispanic Cultural Center- Creative Albuquerque's 3rd Annual Creative Economy Symposium, a day-long fete, which features 2 keynote speakers, 8 local panelists- some of whom are Duke City Fix members (naturally) and fosters a dialogue that aims to bridge the gap between creativity and profit.

Entitled "PROFIT: From Striving…

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Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on October 11, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: 10-11-12

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Added by Adelita on October 11, 2012 at 6:30am — 8 Comments

ABQ Pics: Whoops

In Albuquerque, what goes up, comes down one way or another.

Added by Dee Cohen on October 11, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Workin' For a Livin'

  • Raising the minimum wage in the Duke City from $7.50 to $8.50 an hour would generate $29 million in additional wages, put $18 million into the economy and create 160 jobs in the city,
  • What really happened between…
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Added by Adelita on October 10, 2012 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

Morning Fix: Get Up, Stand Up and Register!!

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Added by Adelita on October 9, 2012 at 6:36am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Cemetery Balloons

Balloons lift over Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Los Rancho De Albuquerque.

Added by Dee Cohen on October 10, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Now & Then

At Central @ Montclair, The Royal Hotel was torn down years ago. The poster below is of Nob Hill in 1937.

Added by Dee Cohen on October 9, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Forty-Seventh Star (that's Us) New David Holtby Book Just Out

Thanks to whoever posted the schedule on Duke City Fix of David V. Holtby’s new book signings, because I wouldn't have known it was on bookshelves otherwise. I picked it up a few days ago at Holtby's signing at the UNM Bookstore.It's title is  Forty-Seventh Star: New Mexico’s Struggle for Statehood, University of Oklahoma Press, and I found it to be just what I needed to understand that long struggle to achieve statehood. 

Most New Mexicans with an interest in the state pretty…

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Added by Izquierdo on October 8, 2012 at 2:30pm — 10 Comments

Morning Fix: Field of Diamonds In The Sky

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Added by Adelita on October 8, 2012 at 6:32am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Horse Sense

Only in ABQ: man & horse pause beneath a balloon.

Added by Dee Cohen on October 8, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Follow Eric: Around ABQ - 2nd Annual ABQ Zine Fest





To be honest with you guys, as of a few short weeks ago, I didn't know the first thing about zines. Then I showed up one evening to a Spelling Bee at…

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Added by Eric Castillo on October 7, 2012 at 7:46pm — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Georgia Santa-Maria... For the Friend Who Sends Me Names and Numbers for Workshops She Thinks Will Improve Me

Georgia once wrote me that her 5th grade principal at Emerson Elementary said that in 36 years of teaching, she was the worst kid she’d ever known.  With such an interesting childhood it is perhaps no wonder that people keep sending her self-improvement opportunities.  But not so fast!  The poet responds,…

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Added by The DitchRider on October 7, 2012 at 7:41am — 9 Comments

ABQ Pics: Big Shoes to Fill

In front of a mural at the Fire Station on Silver & 8th.

Added by Dee Cohen on October 7, 2012 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

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