Sep 1 - 7, 2005 

Feature

Global Reducer

Everything you need to know about this year's featured performances

By Jessica Cassyle Carr

Black Eagle (New Mexico)

If you've ever listened to KUNM's Sunday afternoon program "Singing Wire," you may have already heard Black Eagle. Since 1989, this Grammy award-winning group from the Pueblo of Jemez has been performing traditional and original Powwow songs in the Towa language.

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Julie Huffman

Feature

The World Comes to Albuquerque

Thirteen Acts. Five Continents. Two Men.

By Laura Marrich

It's easy to get carried away when you talk to Tom Frouge and Neal Copperman. The two music promoters are easygoing, friendly and focused. They're also very big on ideas. So big, in fact, that they had the audacity to conceive, plan and execute the biggest "world music" event ever to grace an Albuquerque stage—all in the span of just nine months. It's an amazing feat. Still, organizing Globalquerque almost sounds easy once you get talking to them.

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