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 Apr 23 - 29, 2009 
The largest powwow in North America is once again coalescing in Albuquerque. What's hip-hop got to do with Gathering of Nations? Plus, our Powwow Guide helps you navigate all the art openings, markets and parties going down this weekend in the Duke City.
Gathering of Nations Entertainment Schedule
Music on the Arena Floor and Stage 49
NEWS/OPINION
Native Americans ask President Obama to establish legal protections for sacred sites. Plus, the City Council and Mayor Martin Chavez trade barbs over whose pet projects will be voted on by the public.
Websclusive: Life in the West Bank
Palestinian journalist Ziad Abbas shines light on an American blind spot.
Websclusive: And Then There Were ... Eight?
Who will be mayor?
MUSIC
The new wave spy-rock group International Espionage! wants you to come to its show dressed incognito. And on its sophomore release, Swoon by Silversun Pickups adds depth to what already works.
FOOD
Independence Grill's Kobe beef hamburgers are moist and huge in flavor. Plus, if Jesus were in the kitchen this spring, he'd make curry quinoa salad.
FILM & TV
Earth spends a year in the life of the planet—specifically, watching animal species as they raise their young, hunt for food and migrate across the face of the globe. Meanwhile, The Informers focuses on a group of wealthy young people who do a lot of drugs and have sex with one another in various gender combinations, all to the tune of Wang Chung.
ARTS/LIT
Black Butterfly, Jaguar Girl, Piñata Woman and Other Superhero Girls, Like Me delves into the tumultuous world of teenage girls. And comedians James and Ernie send their audience into a frenzy with jokes that, one way or another, relate to fry bread.
Websclusive: Mariposa Gallery
This Gallery Box is as beautiful as a butterfly.

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A Host of Sparrows: Chatter Sunday at The Kosmos

See some fantastic chamber music and hear some poetry at The Kosmos.

news

The Daily Word in Facebook feuds, the Aurora shooter and egg shaming

The Daily Word

It just goes to show that when you decline someone's Facebook friend request, things can get a little heated.

After Colorado legalized recreational use of marijuana, some neighboring states are asking the US Supreme Court to deem it unconstitutional.

Rapper Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty after being arrested for gang conspiracy and gun charges.

The parents of accused Aurora shooter James Holmes sent a letter to prosecutors asking for their son's life to be spared.

MSNBC lists 10 topics to expect at President Obama's 2014 year-end press conference.

Two people were left dead and one in the hospital after a high-speed chase ensued on US 550 in Bernalillo County.

A teenage kid was harassed by a Walgreens manager for buying eggs for his mama. The nerve of some people.

The historic Old Mountain Lodge was lost in a fire yesterday in Carnuel, N.M.

The DA's Office says Kari Brandenburg is still weighing whether to charge APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez for the shooting of James Boyd.

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A Nutcracker Navidad

The Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment

Featuring choreography by Patricia Dickinson Wells and a full live orchestra under the baton of Guillermo Figueroa.
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