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He Vants To Suck Your Blood
Saturday, Oct 1: Dracula, A Love Story
By Monica Schmitt [ Fri Sep 30 2016 11:00 AM ]
A modern take on the 19th century love story that continues to capture the imaginations of young and old alike.
Latte Birthday Wishes
Saturday, Oct 1: Birthday Bash
By Renee Chavez [ Fri Sep 30 2016 10:00 AM ]
Enjoy the signature brews, live music, live art demonstrations, games and a special beer release while raising money for the charity There's A Better Way to help local homeless families.
Library Offers Internet Hotspot Program
Press Release [ Fri Sep 30 2016 9:45 AM ]
Nearly 34 million Americans are without any kind of fixed or mobile Internet access, according to the Federal Communications Commission's 2016 Broadband Progress Report. Computer ownership and high-speed internet use in New Mexico lag behind most states in the Southwest, the report shows, indicating that many people are getting left behind.
The Public Library in Albuquerque-
A Mobile Hotspot is a device that connects to a computer, smartphone of tablet and generates a wireless Internet, or Wi-Fi, signal. Several devices can then access the Wi-Fi signal.
"As a city we are actively working on bridging the Internet accessibility gap," said Mayor Richard J. Berry. "This is one important step, part of a larger intentional approach to improve connectivity for everyone in the City of Albuquerque."
The Library is working with T-Mobile to provide the Hotspots for check out at each library in the system. A library card is required for checkout of the device; the new program begins Friday, September 30.
For more information go to abclibrary.org/
Unveil Your Inner Picasso: Paint Night at the Balloon Museum
Press Release [ Fri Sep 30 2016 9:00 AM ]
Do you have an artistic bent? Find out in a fun, creative and casual event at the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum on Sunday, October 2 from 4:30 - 9:30 p.m.
The PAINT NIGHT and BALLOON GLOW event may help you find your inner Picasso or Rembrandt.And if your masterpiece does not quite match theirs, you are guaranteed to have a lot of fun.
To register online, go to cabq.gov/
Saturday, Oct 1: 24 Hour Comics Day
By Devin D. O'Leary [ Thu Sep 29 2016 3:00 PM ]
Create a 24 page comic book with fellow artists and comic book lovers.
Friday, Sep 30: Chrome Sparks
By Joshua Lee [ Thu Sep 29 2016 2:00 PM ]
So Chrome Sparks apparently has a few hours open in his schedule to visit ABQ—somewhere in between juggling his gajillion other projects and fulfilling his role as busiest spacey electro-pop composer on the planet. New Mexico seems like the perfect place for those wide-open, expansive tunes of his. Maybe someone can talk him into posting up in the middle of the desert next time. Sound carries further at night and can have a a really spooky resonance. Just saying. This Friday, Sept. 30, he'll be wowing the pants off of us at Sister Bar (which is indoors, unfortunately) starting at 9pm. Sister • Fri Sep 30 • 9pm • $10-$12 • 21+ • View on Alibi calendar
Darth and Yoda Awaken at the Balloon Museum
Press Release [ Thu Sep 29 2016 1:30 PM ]
Darth Vader and Master Yoda, two immensely popular hot air balloons, will be featured by the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum at an inflation event that caps the museum's year-long celebration of its 10th Anniversary.
The free event, "Darth and Yoda Awaken," takes place from 8:30am to noon on Friday, September 30, weather permitting.
The event also includes entry to the Balloon Museum's exhibitions, the Mos Eisley Craft Port (arts and crafts in the museum's Sky Lounge), the new Tim Anderson 4-D Theater, and a one-of-a-kind Virtual Reality Experience presented by the ARVUS Roadshow and the Albuquerque Film Office.
Reservations are not required, however, school groups and tour groups are encouraged to register in advance by using the online form located on the "Darth and Yoda Awaken" events page of the Balloon Museum's website,cabq.gov/balloon.
Upon arrival at the Balloon Museum for the event, visitors should proceed to the box office to gain admittance and to receive their Imperial Access Permit (visitor brochure), which will help guide them through their "Darth and Yoda Awaken" experience.
Since visitors will be under the watchful eyes of troops from Vader's own 501st Dewback Ridge Garrison, costumes are welcomed, but blasters are not permitted at this event.
"A Lot About Living"
Friday, Sep 30: Alan Jackson
By Joshua Lee [ Thu Sep 29 2016 1:00 PM ]
Enjoy honky tonk tunes from the country music legend.
Friday, Sep 30: Grecian Festival
By Desiree Garcia [ Thu Sep 29 2016 12:00 PM ]
Taste authentic Greek cuisine, watch dancers streaming by in colorful costumes, enjoy browsing imported jewelry, gifts, foods and pastries, and tour the St. George Church.
The Daily Word in Special Sessions, rate increases, long snakes, an astronaut and a catfish
By August March [ Thu Sep 29 2016 11:19 AM ]
Our governor, Susana Martinez, will convene a special session of the legislature on Friday. Action items include managing a huge state budget shortfall as well as discussion and debate regarding the death penalty in New Mexico.
PNM customers (this means you, Burqueños) will soon see a 10-13 percent rate increase under a plan modified and approved by the state Public Utility Commission.
The prosecution has rested in the murder trial of now-retired Albuquerque police Detective Keith Sandy and former APD Officer Dominique Perez.
Yesterday, New Mexico's Supreme Court heard arguments related to the "Copper Rule," a controversial law that regulates the amount of pollution big mining operations in the state can produce. At issue: the massive amount of ground water pollution such operations generate. A decision is forthcoming.
Meanwhile, long snakes caused a power outage in Rio Rancho.
A US presidential candidate from the Socialist Party visited our state's flagship university on Tuesday.
Finally, in state angling news outta Storrie Lake, "Nicholas Gonzales and Marcelino Zaragosa teamed up to land a 33-inch, 13-pound catfish on the night of Sept. 17. They were using chicken liver."
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