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Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Apr 10 2015 3:50 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on Ben Browning’s upcoming record, a Karen Dalton comp and Mumford & Son’s latest single.
Duke Wins NCAA National Championship
Wisconsin Giant-killers fall short in final game
By Michael Sanchez [ Fri Apr 10 2015 2:46 PM ]
Wherein Michael Sanchez breaks down a dynamic match-up between the Blue Devils and the Badgers.
We've Got the [English] Beat
By August March [ Fri Apr 10 2015 12:00 PM ]
The English Beat bring their brand of ska to Launchpad.
The Daily Word in making the elderly comfortable, DOGS and oppressive military policies
By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 10 2015 10:26 AM ]
It's Friday and I'm kind of crabby and kind of excited for the lunch I packed. News is kind of good and kind of horribly depressing.
Live your life!
The military typically discharges transgender troops on medical grounds.
High five to Lovelace Westside Hospital for making their emergency room more comfortable for seniors. The new rooms feature softer lighting, clocks and signs that are easier to read.
A judge was all like “Bye, Felicia”and removed District Attorney Kari Brandenburg from the murder prosecution of two Albuquerque police officers who are accused of killing James Boyd. The judge stated a “conflict of interest.”
A man in Brazil posted an unexpectedly funny and poignant Facebook post and the internet REALLY liked it.
In case you're kinda dumb, here is a page explaining what a dog is.
Courtesy of Food Truck Festivals of America
Circle the Wagons
Great New Mexico Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival
By Mark Fischer [ Thu Apr 9 2015 2:00 PM ]
Featuring over 20 trucks from the area serving up a variety of savory dishes, not to mention beer.
The Daily Word in sci-fi, hummus and MDC
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Apr 9 2015 1:56 PM ]
Wanna be in the long-awaited sequel to Independence Day? You're in luck because a) it's filming in Albuquerque and b) they're looking for extras.
Wait—don't eat that hummus!
Please don't trash the Bosque.
The Mayor's Office balks at Bernalillo County's request that the city of Albuquerque resume 50/50 cost-sharing of operating the Metropolitan Detention Center.
"Goodwill," 2013, by Jessamyn Lovell
An Eye for an Eye for Art: Dear Erin Hart
By Lisa Barrow [ Wed Apr 8 2015 1:45 PM ]
A book signing with UNM instructor and photographer Jessamyn Lovell based on the woman who stole her identity.
The Daily Word in DANCE PARTY
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Apr 8 2015 11:33 AM ]
I don’t know about you guys, but I’m pretty bummed out after watching that video of the cop shooting the dude in the back.
That’s why I’m taking extraordinary action and declaring that today’s Daily Word will be a special
Special secret magic! Play all these videos at once while posting them on your friends' facebook walls, and exactly %.5 of the world's misery will melt away!
"I Saw You" buying a book about the dark arts
Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?
“I am a great admirer of mystery and magic. Look at this life—all mystery and magic.” –Harry Houdini | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.
The Daily Word in never visiting Florida, Spice Girls Pepsi cans and no hunks in Washington
By Amelia Olson [ Tue Apr 7 2015 10:58 AM ]
It's Tuesday and everyone is about to die from allergies!
Former press secretary to George W. Bush , Dana Perino said there were like zero hunks in Washington in the '90s. In her new memoir Perino says the guys around her "didn’t look like they’d ever worked outside a day in their lives — soft hands, limp handshakes, pale skin, and pudgy middles.”
An APD officer illegally accessed the National Crime Information Centers database for personal reasons. JEALOUS.
A super cool idea coming from NMSU: increasing tuition cost! School is for certain people, k?
Remember Albuquerque 15 years ago? Us too! :( :)
Five things you didn’t know about Kurt Cobain.
Tell me, will this youtube classic ever get old? THE ANSWER IS NO!
For $15 you can order a used “rare" Spice Girls Pepsi can from the UK.
A Midsummer Night's Dream at Popejoy Hall
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