What to do about teenagers? They ruin your couches, they smell weird and there's lots of hugging. We older folk forget, perhaps intentionally, that we were once also pimply bundles of barely contained hormonal explosions. Maybe instead of locking our car doors when they walk by, we should look at giving them better than we got.
Ten summers ago, UNM Art Professor Bill Gilbert invited his students on a 50-day field exploration of the Land Arts of the American West, from the ancient petroglyphs of Chaco Canyon to the contemporary carvings of Roden Crater. Every year since, he has repeated the journey.
Now in its eighth year, Downtown's GO! Arts Festival is concerned, naturally, with the promotion of the arts. But perhaps even more important to the organizers is getting people Downtown.
If you know anyone under the age 8, then you’ve heard of Skippyjon Jones.