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   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…


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…


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 plus a few here you might want to check out:



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


   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…


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


   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…


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…


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…


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…

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…


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…


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…


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…


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?…


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


     “I'm gonna live forever, I'm gonna learn how to fly high.”

     People who perform for a living do it for the glory, right? They just want to be…


Added by Terry S. Davis on January 6, 2012 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

A Holiday Tradition

     If two performers meet on Christmas Day — or New Year’s Eve or Thanksgiving — one will certainly ask “Where’s your show tonight?” People in show biz work a lot of holidays.…


Added by Terry S. Davis on December 23, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Joy to Our World

     When I first watched the video of Alice Tan Ridley singing on America’s Got Talent, I had the same reaction as the judges: surprise, awe and a shiver of joy. When I…


Added by Terry S. Davis on December 9, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Can Do

    Last week, I had to find a kid’s choir for the upcoming David Benoit show, A Charlie Brown…


Added by Terry S. Davis on December 2, 2011 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Making a Spectacle

Spectacles most often are built on numbers: numbers of people, numbers of decibels, numbers of lumens. Whenever you can say “biggest” about your event, you have a spectacle. (Think about the ongoing Albuquerque International Balloon…


Added by Terry S. Davis on October 7, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

A Contrary Trend?

In ancient Greece, theaters were only active twice a year. The elders considered drama powerful enough that it was rationed to the public so as not to cause too much emotional distress for citizens.

In Shakespeare’s day, there were only a handful of theater companies, so…


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

Keys to the Baroque: An Interview with ABQ Harpsichordist Daniel Jencka

Note: Daniel Jencka is performing this Thursday evening at "Live at ATeaCo"



Photos: Daniel…


Added by Birdie Jaworski on September 11, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

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