Johnny_Mango's Blog – November 2008 Archive (5)

Last Chance For Prythero's Roadside Souvenirs

NOB HILL--Tim Prythero's show "Roadside Souvenirs" at Exhibit/208 is almost gone. Last chance is next Saturday from 10a.m. to 4p.m. If you are at all fuzzy about what Prythero's work looks like, then you have never seen it, for it is unforgettable.



He does still life constructions of what is in your messy neighbor's yard. Or what is being stored in some vacant lot of your childhood--dust… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on November 26, 2008 at 9:07pm — 2 Comments

The Bike Family: 5000 Miles Done, 15,000 To Go

NOB HILL--A week ago Thursday I met a family on loaded touring bikes in front of my favorite bike shop, Two Wheel Drive. We spoke briefly. The man was in a hurry to leave. I went inside the shop, and they were gone when I came out. Two days later on The Duke City Fix, Mary Tafoya posted a discussion titled "… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on November 25, 2008 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

Who Is Downtown Albuquerque's Most Important Architect? Henry Trost! Henry Trost?

NOB HILL--In a city that prizes its architects...in a city where even common folk like us can rattle off the names of Predock, Prince, Whittlesey, and John Gaw Meem...in such a place where buildings are talked about, few know the name of Henry C. Trost. Yet Trost has done more to shape the skyline of downtown Albuquerque than anybody else. He is responsible for designing no less than six of Central Avenue's signature structures plus a nearby house.… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on November 11, 2008 at 9:30am — 15 Comments

Your Short Life: Today, Tonight, & Tomorrow

NOB HILL--If you are under 40, you have never voted for any president that wasn't a Clinton or a Bush. If you are voting for the first time, you weren't even alive before the Bush and Clinton years. Those years divided America right down the middle: a 50-50 split filled with some of the worst of American politics. Year after year we put up with the other half of our country...all the time wondering how they ever got to be so stupid, so gullible, or so… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on November 4, 2008 at 9:00am — 21 Comments

Pair of Fixers Discuss Election on Channel 4's 'Eye on New Mexico'

NOB HILL--DCF members Mario Burgos and Yours_Truly Johnny_Mango will square off tomorrow morning on KOB's 'Eye on New Mexico' program. It will air at 10:00AM on Channel 4. The shows co-hosts are Nicole Brady and Dennis Damrzolski.



One of the two guests is a spokesperson for the right-wing… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on November 1, 2008 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

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