By Erin Adair-Hodges
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In late 2008, the New Mexico Book Co-op revealed the winners of the New Mexico Book Awards in a number of categories, ranging from adventure to New Age. In this time of hardship and privation, won't you consider making your next book purchase a local one? A state can only handle so many starving artists, and New Mexico is pretty full up. Here is a terribly brief sample of the award recipients and your potential new book-friends:
Year In Review: Arts & Lit
The Year in Pretty and Provoking Things
Top 10 arts happenings of 2008
By Amy Dalness
Top picks by a washed-up, used-to-be arts editor by no means create an immutable list of the best art events of 2008. My initial list was about 30 deep, and trimming it down to 10 was quite an exercise, but it had to be done. So here they are, my top 10 picks for 2008 in no particular order.
Beyond the Shadows
By Maggie Grimason
A nonverbal shadow puppet show for the whole family. Follow Paloma on her journey across the land on a quest to find a new place to call home.
Battle of the Bands
By Monica Schmitt
Local bands compete to be the group that is most talented. Cash prizes offered to first and second place. Fourth of July celebration follows.
Under the Ancient Sea Atlantis Reception
Contemporary artist Ralph Greene presents his newest body of work.
Circo Latino: Summer Institute Performance at National Hispanic Cultural Center
An original circus performance by young artists from the Circo Latino Institute inspired by themes from The House on Mango Street.
Summer Reading Concert: Sage and Jared's Happy Gland Band at Main Library
Explora: Pigments of Your Imagination at Los Griegos LibraryMore Recommended Events ››