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Morning Fix: I've Got the Music in Me

• And "Father of the Year" goes to … not this guy.

• WHEELS Museum is seeking the public's help in identifying men from an …

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Added by MarketPlace Media on June 16, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited

Thomas Mapfumo will be performing live @ Leo's night club on 1119 Candelaria NW ABQ



Brand new album release show.



https://www.ticketriver.com/event/10405-thomas-mapfumo-live



Thomas Mapfumo Biography.



Affectionately known at home as “Mukanya” (“Baboon”) and to the rest of the world as the “Lion of Zimbabwe’, Thomas Mapfumo has been a witness to and participant in history in his… Continue

Added by Zambezi Sound System on April 14, 2014 at 9:13am — 3 Comments

Willis Earl Beal – The Surprising Sound of Albuquerque

I swear it’s not my intention to turn this into a music column, but bear with me. I didn’t hear much New Mexican music growing up. I had images of cities I’d never seen—Detroit, Washington DC, London—based solely on their music, but Al Hurricane and Robert Mirabal weren’t exactly well-known in the upper Midwest.…

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Added by John Mulhouse on February 5, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Christmas Albums For the Rest of Us

ANOTHER Throwback Thursday post about Christmas - this time from me. Merry Masshole Christmas!





As many of you know, I often talk about working at Bow Wow Records. I can't help it, that place ruled. One of the funnier aspects of working there was the sheer zoo that the place turned into in the weeks preceding the Christmas holiday.



Every year, we…

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Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on December 19, 2013 at 9:30am — 28 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

Encompass: Find Your Way... this Friday (and forever)







Escuela del Sol and Harwood Art Center invite you to Encompass, a…

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Added by The Harwood Art Center on February 27, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

hONEyhoUSe

Sometimes when you hear something so special, so incredibly moving,  you have to tell the world about it.  I am fortunate enough to know one-third of the musical trio hONEyhoUSe, Hillary…

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Added by Adelita on February 19, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Authenticity

   I was at Hair We Are on Central getting a trim from Roda when she asked me what I thought of Beyoncé’s acting performance  — rather than singing performance — at the Obama Inauguration. By now, it’s well…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on February 11, 2013 at 9:58am — No Comments

Morning Fix - Danger Averted

• Holy Smokes, Batman! TSA picks up two inert hand grenades from travelers passing through ABQ Sunport.

• You're on candid camera! Video helps bust accused stalker…

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Added by Black Dog on January 3, 2013 at 6:30am — 7 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

Now

   Stand in a semi-circle. On cue, stomp your right foot, then clap your hands, then thrust your right hand in the air while speaking a letter of the alphabet, clap your hands again, then stomp your left foot. Then the person…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on October 26, 2012 at 7:19am — No Comments

Light

   Outside, a million people streamed through the streets in revolt. Inside, a million thoughts swirled through my head.

   On May Day, 2006, protestors across the…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on October 19, 2012 at 10:11am — No Comments

Follow Eric: Around ABQ - Late-night Nob Hill Jam Session





I was just about to get in my car after a nice little writing session in a Nob Hill cafe when I heard a faint beat coming from across Central Avenue. I saw a couple of guys setup with some kind of stringed instrument and congas so I crossed the street to have a better…

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Added by Eric Castillo on September 21, 2012 at 11:15pm — No Comments

¡Globalquerque!: Hello world

Since 2005, ¡Globalquerque! has imported bands from all parts of the globe, enlightening local audiences along the way.

 

By Kevin Hopper

The one…

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Added by Kevin Hopper on September 21, 2012 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Urbane Cowboy

Note: since I don't really blog, I would like to post the stories I write for Local iQ to DCF. If that is not kosher with this community (I'm pretty green about this kind of thing), I am happy to not post and rather read all of your fine blogs. I just felt the need to exchange. —KH
 
By Kevin Hopper

Hobbs native Ryan…
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Added by Kevin Hopper on September 21, 2012 at 5:19pm — No Comments

No Music Boxes

   Three weeks ago, The Kingston Trio traveled through town between dates. They graciously agreed to stop for an interview. We set them up on our stage with the main curtain as a backdrop and…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on July 27, 2012 at 6:29am — No Comments

... Never a Vacation ...

   I wish I had been a better student.

   I attended Eisenhower College for my bachelor’s degree. Don’t bother looking for it. It no longer exists. Its syllabus…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on July 6, 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

Gotta Love It

   I watched a video yesterday of Steve Jobs telling the 2005 graduating class at Stanford, “You’ve got to find what you love. ... Your time is limited, so don't waste it…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on March 30, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

A Prince of Serendip

         Some mornings it’s tough to know what business I’m in.

     I work in a basement office. I process numbers, edit words, answer phone calls, attend meetings, monitor budgets. How different is that from any other office job?…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on January 27, 2012 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

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