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Dear Adelita, 

A while back you wrote a very lovely piece about your mother and talked about her having dementia.  My father has been recently diagnosed with dementia.  He can't remember anything recent, but remembers things from his childhood like it was…

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Added by Adelita on June 15, 2015 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Friday, June 12

  • Soul Kitchen at the IPCC - Don't even think about missing Hillary Smith and Chris Dracup for a party on the patio at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.  $10 gets you in the door and all the horno pizza you…
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Added by Adelita on June 12, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Connections

Sunday was a day of interesting connections for me. There were wonderful connections of friends, family, and music.

Connection #1

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed Sunday morning when I saw a post by our very own…

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Added by Adelita on June 8, 2015 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

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Dear Adelita,

I feel like I’ve just come out of the twilight zone.  My daughter, 7 years old,  was invited to a birthday party and it was, shall we say, a bit over the top.  Clowns, exotic animals, popcorn and snow cone machines and extravagant party favors were just a few of the things at…

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Added by Adelita on June 8, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Friday, June 5

  • ABQ Food Fridays - Tonight features Farm and Table and Marble Brewery on Civic Plaza (4pm, $10) And don't forget to stay for the movie afterward! (8-10pm)
  • First Friday Fractals - First Friday Fractals is the spectacular, award-winning fulldome planetarium show that…
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Added by Adelita on June 5, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Immiscible Polarity: Hand Eye Collective

Since becoming co-publisher of Duke City Fix, I try hard not to constantly promote everything that happens where I work.  Let me tell you, it's a difficult task.  I have decided to make an exception and shamelessly talk about a new installation happening at the…

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Added by Adelita on June 4, 2015 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

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Dear Adelita,

Are there any drawing groups in Albuquerque? Or any women focused art groups? I'm a mom, an artist, and working full time. I'm looking for a group of women to inspire, support and engage each other to make art... Topic driven or not. Evenings and weekends, a must.…

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Added by Adelita on June 1, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Burque Music Scene: The James Douglas Show

The first time I saw The James Douglas Show live was at a taping of Steven Michael Quezada's The After After Party.  They were funky, soulful and played with high energy. 

From their…

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Added by Adelita on May 30, 2015 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Friday, May 29

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Added by Adelita on May 29, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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Dear Adelita,

I really need some suggestions from everyone at Duke City Fix!  My 17 year old niece is going to stay with me over the summer.  She's from the Midwest and has only visited me in Albuquerque for a couple of days at a time through the years.  I don't have kids and am not sure what to do with her…

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Added by Adelita on May 25, 2015 at 10:14am — 5 Comments

Burque Music Scene: Eric McFadden

From Angry Babies to Eric Burdon, to George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Eric McFadden is a guitar legend in these parts.  I remember seeing Angry Babies back in the day at El Rey and…

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Added by Adelita on May 23, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

What To Do In ABQ

Friday, May 22

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Added by Adelita on May 22, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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Dear Adelita, 

My husband and I have recently moved to Albuquerque and we are loving it! We are just settling into our new surroundings and found out some very exciting news…I'M PREGNANT! This is my first!  Both of us are, of course, ecstatic. but being new to Albuquerque we need some help…

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Added by Adelita on May 17, 2015 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

Burque Music Scene: Sparx

Sparxs are four sisters who come from a well known musical family in Albuquerque. The band is composed of  Sanchez sisters Verónica, Rosamaria, Kristyna and Carolina. Their brother Lorenzo Antonio is also a renowned singing artist. Their father Amador Sanchez…

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Added by Adelita on May 16, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments

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Friday, May 15

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Added by Adelita on May 15, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Ask Adelita

Often someone will send me a message via Duke City Fix and ask about places to go on a date or if I've seen certain landmarks in town and what I think about them.  Those questions and thoughts will now be turned into an Albuquerque version of "Dear Abbey."  This will be the first in a series of…

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Added by Adelita on May 11, 2015 at 10:30am — 11 Comments

Burque Music Scene: Gabrielle Jackson

I was recently made aware of this incredible songstress.  I was so blown away by this video and song I knew I had to share it on Duke City Fix.  From her website:

Gabrielle Jackson is a 20-year old self-taught singer-songwriter hailing from Albuquerque, NM. Coming from a musical household, Gabrielle is classically trained, she played viola for 6 years…

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Added by Adelita on May 9, 2015 at 9:18am — No Comments

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Friday, May 8

  • Little Joe Y La Familia - Funds raised from the concert will help provide assistance for students to attend Saint Pius X High School and…
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Added by Adelita on May 8, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Burque Music Scene: John Lewis

May 3rd would have been John Lewis' 95th birthday.  According to the John Lewis Biography page on the City of Albuquerque website: 

John Aaron Lewis  was an American jazz pianist and composer best known as the musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet.

Lewis learned classical music and piano from his mother starting at the age of seven. Born…

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Added by Adelita on May 2, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

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Friday, May 1

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Added by Adelita on May 1, 2015 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

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