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Keeping It Local

Did you know that Small Business Saturday is November 29?  Small Business Saturday is a great way to avoid the crush of Black Friday at the mall and big box stores, and a way to support local…

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Added by Adelita on November 19, 2014 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

Art, Kids, Albuquerque!

I never wanted to be a teacher, primarily because my mother taught in Albuquerque Public Schools for so many years. She recently retired, but towards the end she felt like she had no control over what her children (first graders!) were learning due to standardized testing and the lack of creativity in…

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Added by dillydallydewey on October 23, 2014 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

A day at the Rail Yards Market

Today was a great day.  As a representative of the Harwood Art Center's outreach program, Creative Roots, I was part of the …

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Added by Adelita on October 19, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Art by the People

The folk art/recycle art community in this town is full of raw talent, quirkiness, and in some cases, pure genius.  What better way to celebrate all of this than sharing art, music and food? Today was the 11th Annual Corkfest festival in the South Valley.

To give you an idea of the history of this…

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Added by Adelita on October 11, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Back to School.....Art School!

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ~Pablo Picasso



To hone your artistic skills, Harwood Art Center is happy to announce Art School offerings for the 2014 - 2015 season. Everything from making sugar skulls to collage to silversmithing & enameling to an independent weekly practice for artists - Harwood has something to entice your creative self.



For more details about our upcoming workshops and information on how to…

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Added by The Harwood Art Center on September 29, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Only one day in the Duke City

I happened upon One Day Tour of Albuquerque on About.com and was thinking about all the places I recommend to people visiting our fair city.  One day only makes it a bit of a challenge…

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Added by Adelita on September 25, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Morning Fix: Sweet Inspiration

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Added by Adelita on July 25, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Hot Fun In The Summertime

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Added by Adelita on June 24, 2014 at 6:00am — 7 Comments

Morning Fix: All A Buzz

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Added by Adelita on April 29, 2014 at 6:39am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: On a Routine Expedition...

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Added by Phil_0 on September 27, 2013 at 7:30am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Hey Na Na, We're More Than You Think

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Added by Adelita on September 17, 2013 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Tingley Blues

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Added by Adelita on April 12, 2013 at 6:36am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Looking for treasure? It's all around!

 

• Gold, coins and jewels. Oh, my! New Mexico's home to a buried treasure, valued at over $1 million. Or is it? You'll have to buy the book.

• CNM has doubled its graduation rates over…

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Added by MarketPlace Media on February 28, 2013 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Weekend To-Do's in the Q

Looking for something to do this weekend? There are plenty of local events posted here on DukeCityFix.com... plus a few here you might want to check out:

Friday,…

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Added by MarketPlace Media on November 1, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Eric Christo Martinez - A Personal Revolution

Personal Revolution. What does that mean?  Ironically “Personal Revolution", a Ziggy Marley song, popped up on my iPod right after I left…

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Added by Adelita on September 6, 2012 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

Counting Tiles

   Our business is show business. Sometimes it’s about the show. Right now it’s about the business.

   I’m crafting sales projections for the coming season in Popejoy Hall. These are our…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on August 17, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Chroma Fest begins tonight! 5-9pm

Our first annual Chroma Fest (celebrating 4 years in business) begins tonight with an art show/open studios event at our Central location (1606 Central Ave SE suite 201). 5 – 9pm we open the doors at our artist studios, several of the resident artists will be there to share their studios and work. We also have a handful of artists that previously showed their work with us at Chroma Gallery. Refreshments and a good time will be had by all! :)

Tomorrow is the Music portion of…

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Added by Chroma Studios on May 4, 2012 at 10:36am — No Comments

Deadline for Public Art project designs is THIS Friday!

All you artists and designers out there should be applying for this $2,012 design commission! The project asks for two designs, one for the geographic center of the city in 1912 and another for the center in 2012. These designs will be made into circular plaques that will memorialize the sites and the whole project will be unveiled at the Centennial Celebration on June 16th.

Take a look at the…

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Added by Albuquerque Public Art Program on September 21, 2011 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Art Exhibit Displays 50,000 Clay Bones on Fourth Street

50,000 ceramic bones covered downtown Fourth Street between Central and Gold all day Saturday. One Million Bones, an Albuquerque-based non-profit organization, created the temporary exhibit to call attention to worldwide genocide.

The group’s website emphasizes genocide in Sudan, the…

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Added by J. Paul Lanier on August 28, 2011 at 10:11am — 1 Comment

It's an Art

Art is not supposed to be comfortable. It doesn’t exist to reaffirm our every belief.

Artists challenge. They poke and prod at the nature of our existence. They examine human inequities and disturb our viewpoints.

Even when the art was not necessarily meant to challenge, it can. Michaelangelo’s statue…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on August 5, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

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