While my heart will always belong to the blues, reggae is a close second. The Harder They Come soundtrack was one of my favorite albums as a kid and is still in constant rotation in my playlists. I love reggae.
Back in 1993, three La Cueva students felt the same way about reggae and…Continue
Do yourself a favor and take a break from buying yams and stuffing and go out and do something fun!
Friday, November 21
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…
Couldn't resist. I had to go to the Levitated Toy Factory open house and check out this mystery business. Through the crush of people I was able to take a few photographs of what happens behind their doors. There were giant cardboard structures and small cardboard pieces for people to play with. Their …Continue
I know that Austin and Nashville are great music cities, but did you know that Albuquerque has a great musical history and incredible talent? That’s right, we have outstanding musicians, singers, and bands in this town! Every Saturday I will post videos and a little history of musical legends, old and young, that either play in Albuquerque or got their start…Continue
Friday, November 14
Here's a little ditty by local legend Lewie Wickham of the Wickham Brothers. Lewie was a fixture at the "T" House in Corrales for years. Any of you remember those days? Lewie sure knew how to write a great song. Here's a video of Lewie talking about his life growing up in New Mexico and…Continue
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Art, music, theater, birds and roller derby! It is all happening here in ABQ!
Friday, November 7
Albuquerque had its own version of what was to be the largest, loudest drum circle as a tribute to Boadrum. Organizer and conductor Kris Kerby said he hoped for one hundred drummers to show up at Kit Carson Park. Around 30-40 drummers of all…Continue
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Are you ready for Halloween? Are you ready for Día de los Muertos? Here are some suggestions for your Halloween/Day of the Dead fun and a few other things to do as well!
Friday, October 31
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Have had this song stuck in my head all day. Dave Alvin does a bang up job on this Chris Gaffney song. …Continue
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(Posted on behalf of Ben Moffett)
The New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame, originally (in 1973) called the Albuquerque Sports Hall of…Continue
Drive around those orange barrels and get busy with all that there is to do in ABQ!
Friday, October 24
When most people think of what a hero is, they might think of the brave first responders of 911, or maybe emergency room doctors that save lives. Yes, they are all heroes.
What about the everyday heroes that touch your life in ways that are so significant, your life is changed forever?
Meet Mary Oishi. Many of you know her as a …Continue
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They are here, in Albuquerque. Beware of the…Continue
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Friday, October 17
My 86 year old mother has dementia. Her short term memory is pretty much gone but her memories of the past are crystal clear. For anyone who has a loved one with the disease, you know how difficult it can be caring for them.
On weekends, when her full-time caretaker takes her days off, my daughter, my niece and I take turns taking care of her. I usually like to do simple crafting projects…Continue
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…Continue