On the way to nowhere in particular, there’s plenty to see
By Maren Tarro
There are about 60,000 miles of highway snaking across New Mexico. They cross back and forth over the varying depths of the Rio Grande Valley, up and down steep, jagged mountains blanketed with towering ponderosa pines, and in and out of scraggly mesquite-strewn deserts. Some of those miles are smooth and paved. Others are barely discernible from the landscapes they traverse.
The Recession-Proof Summer
Cheap or free events in Albuquerque
May 23-25: Wine lovers rejoice. The Albuquerque Wine Festival hits the Balloon Fiesta grounds this Memorial Day weekend from noon to 6 p.m. each day. Entry is $15 and includes a souvenir glass (kids under 21 get in free with a parent or guardian). Visit the New Mexico Wine Growers Association website to discover other festivals happening around the state this summer.
Thor at South Broadway Cultural Center
The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Earth, where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.
Cloak and Dagger Fest • Gorgon City • electronic, house • Treasure Fingers • dance • option4 at El Rey Theater
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