Chantal's Blog – January 2008 Archive (10)

Makes me wish I was South Valley

Atlixo and proud? Check out Elizabeth's new South Valley Sweethearts group. Give it up.

Added by chantal on January 29, 2008 at 8:58pm — No Comments

44,000 really loud birds

Convincing posts have already been written about the thunder that is Bosque del Apache at 7am:

So I'll keep my report brief. Under a minute, in…

Added by chantal on January 27, 2008 at 7:59pm — 4 Comments

Being a good web citizen

So you're new to Duke City Fix or this whole online community thing? As you explore our site, please take a moment to learn how best to participate here.




DCF has been around since 2005 so, as you can imagine, there's a pretty strong community of readers. I'd encourage you to limit your promotional activities. You might take the following approach to easing into things:…


Added by chantal on January 21, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

Banjo near blockbuster, weather permitting

Karl & C.C. are playing outside today between the Blockbuster and Walgreens off…


Added by chantal on January 20, 2008 at 4:21pm — 1 Comment

Tricklock Revolutions kicks off with 'wau wau'

Thanks to the Fixer who tipped me off to the Wau Wau Sisters tonight at the Revolutions Festival. I can't think of a more deliciously naughty way to kick off Albuquerque's best annual theatre festival.

See photos from the show

Trapeze duo set to 'Welcome to the Jungle'? It's that kind of baudy variety show. See…


Added by chantal on January 16, 2008 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

Heather blogs live from 'Ask An Indian'

Wish I'd remembered that 'Ask an Indian' was happening tonight downtown... Fortunately, Heather was there and blogged about it for everyone. Here's her report:

Part 1:… Continue

Added by chantal on January 15, 2008 at 11:00pm — No Comments

UPDATED: Greenwashing Albuquerque?

1/15/08 UPDATE: Story picked up by DailyKos and the head of City's environmental health department gets fired gets transferred.

Here's a tantalizing thought in light of all those green Qs decorating our city of late:…


Added by chantal on January 14, 2008 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Flight 260: Creeped-out photo essay

One of my favorite local designers just trekked up the snowy Sandias to the site of the 1955 TWA crash.

Here's the photo essay…


Added by chantal on January 10, 2008 at 2:11pm — 5 Comments

Nothing ever happens in Dirt City

Nada, zilch. zero. No siree, Billy Bob, nothing going on here.

Take this weekend for example, Albuquerque would bore you to tears. Think New Hebron, Indiana on a Friday night. A scene so god-foresaken desolate, detassling corn feels like a party.

Take for example, Albuquerque's First Friday Artscrawl and all that…


Added by chantal on January 8, 2008 at 11:54am — 10 Comments

The Beautiful People, The Beautiful People

From the UNM foxy files, evolutionary psychologist Geoffrey Miller was featured in a recent issue of The Economist as an expert on a possible link between beauty (aka symmetry) and intelligence.

"One of the most detailed studies on the link between beauty and intelligence was done by Mark Prokosch, Ronald Yeo and Geoffrey Miller, who also work at the…


Added by chantal on January 4, 2008 at 11:03pm — 1 Comment

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