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The Daily Word in dams, birthdays and dam birthdays
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Oct 21 2016 3:53 PM ]
VP hopeful Mike Pence visited the Duke City today. Then, he split.
Isleta Pueblo and the Federal Government have resolved a long standing dispute over a dam on pueblo land.
Happy Birthday ... Elephant Butte Dam! The dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when completed in 1916.
A major hack affected users of Twitter, Netflix and other popular websites.
Saturday, Oct 22: Naturalist Series: Bats Found Around the World
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Oct 21 2016 11:00 AM ]
Dr. Ernie Valdez from the U.S. Geological Survey discusses different shapes, sizes and colors of bats that occur around the world and their unique behaviors that reflect their amazing morphology.
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.
The Daily Word in Udall, the flu, the legislature and hotdog-eating catfish
By August March [ Thu Oct 20 2016 12:59 PM ]
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 NMPolitics.net 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.
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 OrchestraÂ andÂ Balkan Ensemble perform the live score.
The Daily Word in Free Local Food, T-Mobile and Pop Up Weed Gardens
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Oct 19 2016 11:28 AM ]
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.
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.
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.
Fashion Inspired by Art
Press Release [ Tue Oct 18 2016 8:00 AM ]
Patricia Michaels, Taos fashion designer and former Project Runway contestant (pmwaterlilyfashion.com), 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 $30 ($http:/
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.
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Nosferatu at Macey Center
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