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Pittie the Fool

Saturday, Oct 22: Eighth Annual Pittie Parade

By Renee Chavez [ Fri Oct 21 2016 10:00 AM ]
Celebrate your favorite pet with adoptable dogs and several rescue groups. Participate in the Pittie Parade and canine costume and tricks contests.
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The Daily Word in Udall, the flu, the legislature and hotdog-eating catfish

By August March [ Thu Oct 20 2016 12:59 PM ]
The Daily Word

Yesterday, US Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) campaigned for Clinton in the Beehive state.

This year's piñon harvest is the best our state has seen since 2005.

Over at USA Today, former KUNM reporter and current Penn State journo lecturer Cindy Simmons makes fun of Gary Johnson.

NM Department of Health officials confirmed the first cases of influenza for the 2016-2017 flu season here in New Mexico. Department of Health Secretary Designate Lynn Gallagher used the announcement to reiterate an important scientific concern about this phenomenon, saying, "... I want to remind New Mexicans about the importance of getting influenza vaccine as the best way to protect yourself, loved ones, and the community from flu."

Heath Haussamen of reports on the aftermath of legislation that made it to La Tejana's desk as a consequence the recent special session of our state's glorious legislature.

Stephanie Gurule-Leyba has been named New Mexico's Teacher of the Year.

A recent survey conducted by ZiaPoll indicates that a heroic HRC is favored over misogynist monster and Putin plaything Donald Trump by 10 points in New Mexico.

There is a gender pay gap among academics at the University of New Mexico, says a report issued by the school's office of the provost.

The 550th Special Operations Squadron at Kirtland Air Force Base was deactivated earlier this month. The squadron specialized in combat search and rescue.

Dig catfish? Well, they dig hotdogs! Check out this week's NM fishing report to find out how you can make your angling dreams come true at Burque's Tingley Beach or any number of cool water holes around the state.

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Stand Up and Be Counted

Friday, Oct 21: We Stand With Standing Rock Benefit • InnaState • rock • The Riddims • roots, reggae • Definition Rare • Clara Natonabah • Lyla June Johnson • K. Benally & LetsJusB • LetsJusB

By Maggie Grimason [ Thu Oct 20 2016 11:00 AM ]
We stand with Standing Rock.
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Calling all Beautiful Necks

Friday, Oct 21: Nosferatu

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Oct 20 2016 10:00 AM ]
A screening of the original film while Texas Tech's Elegant Savages Orchestra and Balkan Ensemble perform the live score.
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The Daily Word in Free Local Food, T-Mobile and Pop Up Weed Gardens

By Megan Reneau [ Wed Oct 19 2016 11:28 AM ]
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Most people have stolen something, but have you ever considered stealing Venetian blinds? One man did and almost succeeded.

Is your doctor just pretending they know what they're talking about? Like really, are they even a doctor?

During a demonstration against the US, police got brutal with protesters by beating them with batons and running them over in a van.

What if Donald Trump controlled the NSA?

There's a group in Albuquerque handing out fresh food for free.

T-Mobile was punished by the FCC for being huge liars.

The Philadelphia Museum will host a pop-up weed (as in marijuana) garden on Thursday.


Argentine Duo Bohemia Viva at South Broadway on October 21st

Press Release [ Tue Oct 18 2016 1:00 PM ]

South Broadway Cultural Center will host one of the hottest groups to come out of Argentina when Bohemia Viva takes the stage of the John Lewis Theatre on Friday, October 21 at 7pm.

The vocal duet formed by Luis Lujan, who is from Cordoba, and Andrea Mottura, who is originally from Santa Fe, combine the cultures of the Latin, European, and American cultures where they have toured extensively. They perform with high energy and passion for the music they perform in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and English.

In a past interview in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where they now reside, the duo described the music of Argentina as having a long history and being very diverse, depending on the region. Internationally, the tango is one of the best-known genres, although in the interior of the nation, folk music dominates.

Domestic rock also has taken an important space in the culture since the 1960s, and from there came many other musical styles present in the nation: reggae, jazz, bolero, electronic music, cumbia and punk.

They described Mexican music as being infused with diverse influences, and a foundation of the culture of the nation, with the people conserving their musical roots; participating in musical expression in a natural way.

The mix of cultural influences on their music will have the audience cheering for more.
Don't miss the one-night-only performance of this exciting duo! Tickets are $15 per person and are available at

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Why So Serious

Wednesday, Oct 19: Why The Long Face Comedy Tour

By Monica Schmitt [ Tue Oct 18 2016 10:00 AM ]
Comedians Curt Fletcher, Matt Peterson, Keith Brekenridge, and Eddie Stephens perform.
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Fashion Inspired by Art

Press Release [ Tue Oct 18 2016 8:00 AM ]

Patricia Michaels, Taos fashion designer and former Project Runway contestant (, will give a talk at Albuquerque Museum on November 4th entitled "The Heart of Mother Earth Given to the Soul of Women in the Arts who Touched Taos."

Michaels' strong roots at Taos Pueblo and the influence of the modernist aesthetic of women artists and patrons of 20th century New Mexico (including Georgia O'Keeffe, Agnes Martin, and Mabel Dodge Luhan) influence her designs and philosophy.

The evening begins at 6pm with a cash bar and hors d'oeuvres cocktail reception. Michaels will speak at 7 p.m. Guests will have the rare opportunity to purchase select items of Michaels' couture during the Trunk Show. Jewelry, scarves, and clothing (with prices starting at $45) will be shown by live models strolling and mingling with guests. All items will be available for sale at the Museum Store.

Seating is limited. Tickets are $30 ($ The price includes entry to the nationally acclaimed exhibition, Mabel Dodge Luhan and Company: American Moderns and the West, in which you can see artwork by the women who inspire Michaels' designs.

Make it a night on the town with friends, fashion, and fancy finger foods.

An Evening with Patricia Michaels is sponsored by NM Arts.

Albuquerque Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 9am-5pm; closed Mondays. General Admission - New Mexico residents: Adults and Teens $3, Seniors $2, Children $1. General Museum admission is free every Sunday from 9am-1pm, from 9am-5pm on the first Wednesday of every month, and from 5-8:30pm on the 3rd Thursday evening of every month. Fees for special exhibits and events still apply on free times.

For more information, call Albuquerque Museum at (505) 243-7255.


Judges Selected for ABQ's Got Talent Vocal Competition

Press Release [ Mon Oct 17 2016 9:00 AM ]

South Broadway Cultural Center today announced the judging panel for the October 22 ABQ's Got Talent Vocal Competition Finals to be held at 7pm in the John Lewis Theatre at South Broadway.

The competition, now in its third year, brings local amateur vocalists to the stage to compete in two age categories: 6-16, and 17 and beyond. This year's competitors will perform in hopes of winning first and second prizes of $500 and $250.

Head Judge: Jackie McGehee has been a young musician benefactor who established the Jackie McGehee Young Artists' Competition sponsored by the Music Guild of New Mexico (formerly the New Mexico Symphony Guild) 25 years ago to identify and support young musicians in New Mexico. Her educational background includes a BA from UNM, Masters from New Mexico State, and doctoral studies at Colorado University in Boulder. She has presented master classes and workshops in Hawaii, Austria, England, France and Switzerland. She was Chair for the New Mexico Symphony Board of Trustees, and is a long-time member of the Music Guild of New Mexico, serving as their President and in other board positions.

When asked about the upcoming competition, she said, "Searching and rewarding talent has been one of my passions all of my life. I look forward to the Albuquerque search and hearing our future stars."

Dr. Daniel Cummings is a composer, conductor, pianist and vocalist who grew up in Albuquerque, graduating from the University of New Mexico with a BA in Composition before heading to Los Angeles, where he earned a Master's in Choral Conducting and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Orchestral Conducting from UCLA. During his time in Los Angeles, he was chosen as conducting assistant to John Mauceri at the famed Hollywood Bowl, and appeared in a major film with Toby Maguire and Kirsten Dunst. As a composer, Daniel has written film scores, concerti for piano and clarinet, choral works, songs and song cycles, and over one hundred arrangements of hymns and folk songs for various ensembles and singers. He joined the music staff at Manzano High School this fall as director of choral music.

Teresa Edens has long been active in a number of organizations in Albuquerque, bringing to the judging panel significant experience with music competitions. As a long-time member of the Music Guild of New Mexico (formerly the NM Symphony Guild), she has been one of the key players in the development and operations of the 25-year-old Jackie McGehee Young Artists' Competition. With strong knowledge in the area of presentation, she will be the critical eye that helps identify those vocalists who know how to present themselves onstage, their demeanor, personality, and their ability to not only sing well, but to "sell" the song.

Louise Loomis received BFA and MFA degrees from the University of New Mexico. Further studies included Orff Schulwerk training from Denver University, Hamline University, The University of St. Thomas, The University of Nevada - Las Vegas, and the Orff Institute in Salzburg, Austria. She has received the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra Teacher of the Year Award, the John M. Batcheller Award for Excellence in Teaching Elementary Music and the Albuquerque Arts Alliance Bravo Award for Excellence in Arts Education. Recently retired from Manzano Day School, Louise conducts the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program's Preparatory Chorus.

Josef Scott Powdrell is an Albuquerque native who has studied voice under Kathleen Clawson, and currently studies under Marilyn Bernard, who introduced him to the New Mexico Symphonic Chorus, where he is now a member. He. performs in the Albuquerque area with various groups ranging in styles from jazz and R&B to rock, He has experience as a performing artist, recording artist, musical director, and songwriter, and was chosen to complete the judging panel as a performer who has built a career in the Albuquerque area with a strong understanding of what it takes to go from amateur to professional status. He commented on the competition, "New Mexico is really so rich in talent and culture. I'm extremely anxious to see what artist our hometown has on the horizon!"

Who will win? Plan to join us for this fun competition that may define who our next local vocal stars may be! Tickets are only $5 each and are available at

Be there for the big moment when two talented vocalists are crowned as winners!

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Democracy: Part of a Balanced Breakfast

Sunday, Oct 16: NM Secretary of State Candidate Debate

By Renee Chavez [ Sat Oct 15 2016 10:00 AM ]
Kent Walz, Editor of the Albuquerque Journal, moderates the only scheduled debate between candidates Maggie Toulouse Oliver and Nora Espinoza.
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