V.25 No.24 | 06/16/2016
Event Horizon Mural, Mural, on the Wall Saturday, Jun 18: The House on Mango Street Neighborhood Mural Tour
Executive Director of Working Classroom Gabrielle Uballez gives a tour of the powerful murals in historic Barelas neighborhood and discusses how environments help shape our sense of identity.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
Amelia Olson Opinion The Women of Tent City Our reporter speaks with the women who lived in a recently disbanded homeless encampment.
V.24 No.1 | 1/1/2015
Michael Smailliw Year in Review Sunday Best 2014 saw the Rail Yards Market begin a sea change in ABQ arts, but can it endure? One of 2014’s best ABQ innovations offered everything from hula-hoopers to watermelon radishes.
V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014
Photos by Zachary Kluckman Art Scenester Making Art on the Blacksmith’s Forge Visitors to the newly launched Rail Yards Market are greeted with a spectrum of cloth and color. Scents of honeyed tea and incense blend within a sea of movement dappled with light from hundreds of window panes.
V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014
The Mouthful Rail Yard Revival Your new plan for Sunday brunch We chat with Robert Hoberg, one of the creative minds behind the brand new Rail Yard Market.
V.22 No.50 | 12/12/2013
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Art Scenester This Wall Has Your Number Al Hurricane paint-by-numbers mural comes to Barelas The Tannex’s south side now features the beginnings of a new mural. And the mural needs you to finish it.
V.22 No.38 | 9/19/2013
Arts Frontiers in Puppet Theater Grownup puppetry comes to Albuquerque for one night A strange new breed of puppet makes its way to Barelas tonight. Hailing from Puerto Rico, Poncili Creacion is the latest experimental oddity debuting at the Tannex.
V.21 No.9 | 3/1/2012
Council Watch Core Dissection District 3—UNM, Downtown, Barelas—has been carved up, with pieces tacked onto neighboring districts. The move lumps most of the city’s federally designated “pockets of poverty” into one district.
V.21 No.5 | 2/2/2012
Julia Minamata juliaminamata.com Newscity Growing Pains Council considers eliminating Downtown-UNM district Councilor Isaac Benton’s left-leaning region would be carved up under a Republican-backed plan, with much of it added to the North Valley district. Benton would lose his seat after the 2013 election.
V.20 No.5 | 2/3/2011
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Flyer on the Wall Ground Control Anna Reser reveals new drawings and objects on Friday, Feb. 4, at Small Engine (Window) Space, located at 1413 Fourth Street SW in Barelas. Supplemental entertainment at the 7 p.m. reception will be provided by Dirty Pandas, Baron Dwyer, CanyonLands and others. Visit annafeather.tumblr.com to find out more about the artist. (Jessica Cassyle Carr)
V.19 No.41 | 10/14/2010
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com Restaurant Review El Modelo Soul model Which is better: having the best location and the worst tamales, or the best tamales and the worst location? Only soul-free capitalists would choose the former, while a soulful stream of Burqueños regularly choose the tamales at El Modelo. Art The Art of Christmas: New Mexico Style Friday, Dec 15: 10am-5pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Approximately 430 handmade ornaments from over 125 New Mexican artists, collected by the Duran family. Runs through 1/7.
Film A Christmas Story (1983) Friday, Dec 15: 6-8pm KiMo Theatre
Follow the wintry exploits of Ralphie Parker, who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a Red Ryder air rifle.
Art Pre-existing Conditions Opening Reception Friday, Dec 15: 6-9pm Sanitary Tortilla Factory
Collaborative pieces made from the trash of various illegal dump sites around Albuquerque by artists Cecilia McKinnon and Lance McGoldrick. Runs through 1/19.
Stage Ugly Sweater Revue Friday, Dec 15: 7pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory
A variety show provides the jolliest and bawdiest acts that local local performers have to offer.
Stage Constellations Friday, Dec 15: 7:30pm Desert Rose Playhouse
Beekeeper Roland meets quantum physicist Marianne at a friend's BBQ where they immediately connect.
Stage Love Loss and What I Wore Friday, Dec 15: 8pm Aux Dog Theatre
Hilarious, poignant and popular monologues and ensemble pieces about how women's clothing documents history through memory and storytelling.
Song & Dance Blues Winter Charity Ball Friday, Dec 15: 8pm-midnight Maple Street Dance Space
Live music from Joe Daddy and Hoodoo Jeff, delicious food and photo booth to raise money for the Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico.
Comm Con-Jikan MCM Elegante Hotel
Pop-culture festival focused on the world of anime and gaming, emphasizing fun and fandom.
Kids Stories by the Fireside Saturday, Dec 16: 5pm Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Kids experience the age-old tradition of hearing stories by the fire as well as making and decorating Christmas ornaments.