V.25 No.27 | 07/07/2016
You Can't Spell Funeral Without Fun
Saturday, Jul 16: Making Home Funerals
By Megan Reneau [ Fri Jul 15 2016 10:00 AM ]
Explore contemporary beliefs and practices related to death and dying and the home funeral movement.
V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016
UNM Landscape Prof at Page 1
Press Release [ Fri Apr 29 2016 10:00 AM ]
Baker H. Morrow, professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of N.M., will be at Page One Books at 3pm on Sunday, May 1, to talk about and sign his updated non-fiction effort, Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes: Keyed to Cities and Regions in New Mexico and Adjacent Areas, Revised and Expanded Edition.
The book is described as such: "First published in 1995, this invaluable guide to the trees, shrubs, ground covers, and smaller plants that thrive in New Mexico's many life zones and growing areas is now available in a long-awaited new edition. Landscape architect Baker H. Morrow considers the significant factors that impact planting in New Mexico—including soil conditions, altitude, drought, urban expansion, climate change, and ultraviolet radiation—to provide the tools for successful gardens and landscapes in the state. Added photographs and sketches identify the forms and uses of plants, including many new species that have become widely available in the region since the 1990s. The latest recommendations for specific cities and towns include more photos for ease of reference, and botanical names have also been updated. With ingenuity and efficient water management, Morrow demonstrates how to create landscapes that provide shade, color, oxygen, soil protection, windscreening and outdoor enjoyment."
Morrow, Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, has been a principal of Morrow Reardon Wilkinson Miller, Ltd., Landscape Architects for the past 36 years. Morrow is Professor of Practice of Landscape Architecture at the University of New Mexico (since 1975), where he is the founder of the MLA program in the School of Architecture and Planning. A third-generation New Mexican, he is the author of a number of books, including Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes and A Dictionary of Landscape Architecture, and the co-editor of Canyon Gardens: The Ancient Pueblo Landscapes of the American Southwest. Morrow is an award-winning landscape architect, experienced at working with stakeholders on pressing issues in both English and Spanish. He and his firm have received over 90 design awards and citations since 1980. Practicing in New Mexico and the surrounding area, he has served as project manager and principal in charge for more than 3000 projects. Among Professor Morrow’s award winning projects are the Journal Center, the New Mexico State Fairgrounds entries, Park Square, Dietz Farm Plaza, Children’s Psychiatric Center at UNM, St. Joseph Square, the Albuquerque Academy, and Yale Boulevard in Albuquerque.
Page One Books is located at 5850 Eubank NE, Suite B-41, in Albuquerque's Mountain Run Shopping Center (southeast corner of Eubank and Juan Tabo). The Morrow event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 294-2026 or visit www.page1book.com.
V.25 No.11 | 03/17/2016
dave via Morguefile
(rescheduled) Dance, Dahling, Dance
Tuesday, Mar 29: DIY Lap Dancing
By Megan Reneau [ Sun Mar 27 2016 12:30 PM ]
Learn the hands on skills, practice and techniques and simple, safe chair bondage, in a playful, encouraging environment. For all genders and body types.
V.25 No.5 | 02/04/2016
Nerd Out in More Ways Than One
Saturday, Feb 13: Comic Book Shakespeare
By Maggie Grimason [ Thu Feb 11 2016 11:00 AM ]
A hands-on workshop leads participants through creating their own manga/graphic version of Hamlet's soliloquy, 'To be or not to be.'
V.24 No.4 | 1/22/2015
Sip, Paint, Repeat
By Blake Driver
Do you like your art with a bar? Or your bar with some art? Scope these Burque-riffic ways to do either.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
Review by Suzanne Buck
Blair Stocker’s gorgeous new craft compendium avoids common pitfalls to deliver practical, doable projects.
V.22 No.34 | 8/22/2013
Makers Make Their Mark at the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire
By Kristi D. Lawrence
More than just an afternoon's amusement, the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire is a full-on movement.
V.22 No.29 | 7/18/2013
Two Broads Don’t Walk Into a Comedy Club
Local comics thrive against the odds
By Genevieve Mueller
With no big comedy club in town, how has the local comedy scene managed to flourish?
V.22 No.21 | 5/23/2013
Folk Art, Punk Approach
By Erik Gamlem
Bridgette Bullock’s in-your-face embroidery livens up the walls at a local DIY venue.
V.22 No.11 |
MaximumCaterwaul reports on the state of the scene
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Wed Mar 20 2013 2:20 PM ]
DJ, DIY promoter and music writer Derek Caterwaul joins live music fanatic Mike Smith in providing Alibi readers with 505 music scene reportage. Between these two cats, our readers are getting the best that Albuquerque music journalism has to offer. Read all about it in the inaugural mega-installment of MAXIMUMCATERWAUL. Scope related A/V below.
V.22 No.5 | 1/31/2013
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Resonating at a Higher Frequency
Hector Peña crafts conduits for mojo
By Geoffrey Plant
Geoffrey Plant reports on maker and musician Hector Peña’s passion for creating useful art and a movement to get the Southwest inducted into Cigar Box Nation.
V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012
Flyer on the Wall: Gallup / Burque gallop
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Fri Nov 16 2012 3:05 PM ]
This week’s Flyer on the Wall depicts the cultural electricity that community-powered radio can generate. It also announces a benefit show-slash-birthday party for Gallup’s KNIZ 90.1 FM. Small Engine is also belatedly celebrating its two-year anniversary at the gig. Check out music from high desert surf band Phantom Lake and Houck, Ariz. rockabilly act ShitOuttaLuck below. Small Engine Gallery • KNIZ 90.1 FM benefit • The Blue Byrds • Phantom Lake • ShitOuttaLuck • Sat Nov 17 • 9 pm • $5 • ALL-AGES! • smallenginegallery.com
Flyer on the Wall
Gallup / Burque Gallop
By Samantha Anne Carrillo
This week’s Flyer on the Wall allegorizes the power of community-powered radio and announces a joint birthday party for KNIZ 90.1 FM and Small Engine Gallery.
V.21 No.38 | 9/20/2012
The Daily Word in minimum wage, cardboard bikes and Bob Dylan
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Sep 13 2012 9:44 AM ]
State Supreme Court orders minimum wage increase back on the November ballot.
There’s a zip line at the Fair this year—and tigers.
Way to go, N.M. organ donors!
Santa Fe’s politicians call for a meeting with Zozobra organizers, saying the event should be more family-friendly.
Slinky blows physics’ mind.
The man who made the anti-Islam film causing violent protests throughout the Middle East is a 55-year-old former criminal and Coptic Christian in California, according to the Associated Press.
Protesters storm the U.S. Embassy in Yemen.
An actor from that anti-Islam film says she had no idea they were staring in a propaganda flick.
Meet the $9 recycled cardboard bike that can support a 485-pound rider.
Monica Lewinsky is writing a book, maybe.
“Wussies and pussies complain about that stuff,” says Bob Dylan in response to accusations that he’s plagiarized some of his material.
How to: Turn your wall into a projector screen for $50.
31 rad DIY projects.
The first 1,000 digits of Pi skywritten over San Francisco.
Hobby Lobby doesn’t want the Affordable Care Act to make it cover birth control for employees.
V.21 No.33 | 8/16/2012
ISEA, USEA, We All See Emergent Art Forms in Burque
An international symposium and its underground offshoot
By Margaret Wright
Cultural geographer Ronald Horvath wasn’t thinking of a specific place when he conjured the concept of “machine wilderness” in the ’60s. It helped him describe what he saw taking place across the American Southwest, as technology gradually transfigured the feral landscape. But the phrase describes New Mexico well. And it’s the driving force behind this year’s International Symposium on Electronic Art, taking place here in Albuquerque in September.
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