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. …Continue
Added by Terry S. Davis on October 12, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Dee Cohen on October 8, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
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…
Added by Eric Castillo on October 7, 2012 at 7:46pm — No Comments
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,…Continue