V.22 No.7 | 2/14/2013
Music to Your Ears Get your experimental/garage lovefest, hip-hop hooray, klezmer and sonic docs on with a little help from Music to Your Ears.
V.21 No.14 | 4/5/2012
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Music 2bers release DIG Burque hip-hop veterans the 2bers unveil its new album DIG tonight at the El Rey, but it’s not your ordinary album release party. 2bers with Zoology, La Junta, Mala Maña and Urban Verbs Saturday, April 7, 6:30 p.m. El Rey Theater 624 Central SW Tickets : $12, $7 students; all-ages Proceeds benefit Equality New Mexico, the Media Arts Collaborative Charter School, and the Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice 2bers.com
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Flyer on the Wall DIG On Saturday, April 7, the 2bers shares its fourth studio album, DIG, with the world, but it’s not merely a release party. The hip-hop duo—BlesInfinite (Luke Hale) and Eph’Sharpe (Collin Troy)—has been a Burque mainstay since its creation in 1999. With DIG the songwriters/MCs/producers wanted to mark the occasion with something beyond the typical celebratory function.
V.20 No.37 | 9/15/2011
Wes Naman Spotlight Hip-Hop Menagerie Zoology crushes it with debut album The 11 tracks on Zoology’s debut Krush Love buzz with electricity, but the musicians keep the energy tightly controlled, unspooling it meticulously. It’s tense. In a good way. The lyrics are clever and the rapping is precise, with multiple voices flowing smoothly around each other. Under the beats—involuntarily head-nod-inducing ones—melodies conjure hints of soul and jazz. Art Black and White Tuesday, April 24: 10am-4pm New Mexico Art League
The New Mexico Art League presents one of the most popular exhibits of black and white photography and black and white drawing. Runs through 5/26.
Art Placitas Artists Series Tuesday, April 24: 2-3pm Las Placitas Presbyterian Church
April visual artists reception features Dorothy Bunny Bowen, Preston Photography, and Judith Roderick. Runs through 4/27.
Words Artist Talk with Jane Lackey Tuesday, April 24: 5:30-6:30pm Central Features Contemporary Art
A talk with Santa Fe-based artist Jane Lackey about her work,
Shifting Pulse, an exhibition of atmospheric, large-scale works on paper. Comm Drinking Liberally Albuquerque Chapter Tuesday, April 24: 6-7pm O'Niell's Pub
Guest speakers for this meeting are candidates for N.M. Public Lands Commissioner and invite an informal conversation to promote political engagement.
Comm Money Smart Week: Identity Theft Tuesday, April 24: 6:30-7:30pm The Central & Unser
Learn what identity theft is and how you can protect you and your loved ones in this workshop on identity theft presented by Nusenda Credit Union.
Learn Our Abundant Universe Tuesday, April 24: 7:30-10pm Hodgin Hall Alumni Center
A spoken tour of the universe and cosmos with Patricia A. Henning, UNM Associate Vice President for Research and Professor of Physics and Astronomy.
Art Making Africa Wednesday, April 25: 9am-5pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Browse the work over 100 artists and designers working in cities throughout Africa. Runs through 5/6.