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Friday, January 16

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Added by Adelita on January 16, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Burque Music Scene: Bobby Shew

We have a wonderful jazz scene and Bobby Shew is one of the premier jazz artists that Albuquerque has produced. What an extraordinary career! 

From Bobby's website:

Born In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Bobby Shew began playing the guitar at the age of eight and switched to the trumpet at ten. By the time he was thirteen he was playing at local dances with a…

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Added by Adelita on January 10, 2015 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

This is certainly the weekend to go out and do something!  

Friday, January 9

  • Harwood Art Center's January 2015 exhibitions feature local luminary photographer, Wes Naman and emerging…
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Morning Fix: Let's Just Kiss and Say Goodbye

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Added by Adelita on January 9, 2015 at 6:30am — 7 Comments

Morning Fix: Pizza Boy USA

  • There are more than just students at Cochiti Elementary. 
  • Local business broken into.  If you or your kids skateboard, keep an eye out for…
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Added by Adelita on January 8, 2015 at 6:24am — 6 Comments

Morning Fix: Black Coffee

  • The Albuquerque Journal's Facebook and Twitter accounts were easy targets for hackers yesterday. 
  • UNM is the second university, ever, to be …
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Added by Adelita on January 7, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

12 Days of Giving: KUNM Radio

During the Twelve Days of Christmas we are featuring 12 New Mexico nonprofits that help make life in Albuquerque better. We hope that you'll consider making a donation to one of these great organizations. We've already picked our 12, but please feel free to add your suggestions of other deserving nonprofits…

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Added by Adelita on January 4, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

12 Days of Giving: Common Bond New Mexico

During the Twelve Days of Christmas we are featuring 12 New Mexico nonprofits that help make life in Albuquerque better. We hope that you'll consider making a donation to one of these great organizations. We've…
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Added by Adelita on January 3, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Burque Music Scene: Ashley "Saywut?!" Moyer

Have you ever been alone in your car or in the privacy of your home and tried to do a little beatboxing? Yeah, I have and no, it's not good.  Thank goodness we have Ashley "Say Wut?!" Moyer, the real deal from Albuquerque!  The sounds, beats and rhythms that come out her mouth are astounding!  From her…

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Added by Adelita on January 3, 2015 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

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Friday, January 2

  • Start the year off with ART!  First Friday ARTScrawl - From the NE Heights to Old Town there are plenty of galleries showing great art! 
  • Team Tapia Boxing…
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Added by Adelita on January 2, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

12 Days of Giving: New Mexico Chapter Alzheimer's Association

During the Twelve Days of Christmas we are featuring 12 New Mexico nonprofits that help make life in Albuquerque better. We hope that you'll consider making a donation to one of these great organizations. We've already picked our 12, but please feel free to add your suggestions of other deserving…

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Added by Adelita on January 1, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Albuquerque in the New Year

The last day of the year is, of course, the perfect time to reflect on all that has happened.  I feel love for my beautiful family, my little patch of dirt in the North Valley where my home sits, and my animals that remind me of unconditional love. 

Speaking of love, I have a whole lot of it for my hometown. …

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Added by Adelita on December 31, 2014 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

12 Days of Giving: Rio Grande Down Syndrome Network

During the Twelve Days of Christmas we are featuring 12 New Mexico nonprofits that help make life in Albuquerque better. We hope that you'll consider making a donation to one of these great organizations. We've already picked our 12, but please feel free to add your suggestions of other deserving nonprofits in…

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Added by Adelita on December 30, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

12 Days of Giving: AMP Concerts

During the Twelve Days of Christmas we are featuring 12 New Mexico nonprofits that help make life in Albuquerque better. We hope that you'll consider making a donation to one of these great organizations. We've already picked our 12, but please…

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Added by Adelita on December 28, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Burque Music Scene: The Muttz

The Muttz. Oh, The Muttz.  I once did a little story about lead guitarist Chris Dracup and his evolution as a musician in this town.  His evolution, though, started in Taos with his high school buddies Gail Boles and Hunter…

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Added by Adelita on December 27, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

12 Days of Giving: Children's Grief Center of New Mexico

During the Twelve Days of Christmas we are featuring 12 New Mexico nonprofits that help make life in Albuquerque better. We hope that you'll consider making a donation to one of these great organizations. We've already picked our 12, but please feel free to add your suggestions of other deserving nonprofits in the…

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Added by Adelita on December 26, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Who is going to all the after Christmas sales?  Not me!  There are way too many other great things to do. Get ready for your New Year's Eve Celebration!…

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Added by Adelita on December 26, 2014 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

It's Tradition

Holiday traditions run strong in my family.  Like many here in Albuquerque, we make sure to have luminarias on Christmas Eve and a big pot of posole on the stove.  Two more traditions that are important in our family are tamale making and the Annual Cousin Cookie Party. 

Making Tamales

I have a lot of cousins.  Seriously.  On my mom’s side there are so  many female…

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Added by Adelita on December 24, 2014 at 9:30am — 6 Comments

Burque Music Scene: Mariachi Mystery Tour

I love music.  I love the Beatles.  I love Mariachi music.  Imagine if the Beatles had become a Mariachi band?  What if a Mariachi band played Beatles music?!  Well, one band did and became Mariachi Mystery Tour!  

From their Facebook page: 

"Mariachi Mystery Tour founder and musical director Lorenzo Martinez is an accomplished composer, arranger,…

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Added by Adelita on December 20, 2014 at 9:04am — 4 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Don't want to go to your staff Holiday Party?  Here are some tempting suggestions!

Friday, December 18

  • Barelas is where it is at these days...and hopefully for many days to come. - Kick off the holiday season with the Tree Lighting at the Barelas Community Center (1024 4th St.…
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Added by Adelita on December 19, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

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