V.20 No.28 | 7/14/2011
Ancient Flying Luck Machines: The Dragonfly Festival is neither creepy nor gross
By Summer Olsson
Dragonflies are thought to be good luck, symbols of happiness and springtime. But they have a sinister side, too, with nicknames of “eye-snatcher” or the “devil’s darning needle.” These winged beauties have had millions of years to develop their reputations on planet Earth. The ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden is once again unveiling their secrets at the Dragonfly Festival, buzzing with “discovery stations” where patrons can learn to identify species by color, size and wing color.
Sandra Cisneros Exhibition Tour at National Hispanic Cultural Center
Author of The House on Mango Street shares her thoughts and perspectives about both her own writing and the exhibit.
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