V.26 No.14 | 4/6/2017
Best of Burque 2017 Democracy Wins! The will of the people shall prevail The results of our Best of Burque reader's poll, featuring winners in fun categories like Best Local Athlete, Best Bike Trail, Best Local Poet, Best Skate Shop, Best Tattoo Artist, Best Cocktails and so much more! These are happy election results full of locals that you know and love.
V.26 No.5 | 2/2/2017
Kathleen Hensley Culture Shock The Unsettling of America Author Mark Sundeen profiles farmers on the fringe in his newest book Sundeen illustrates for readers how possible—not easy—but how definitely possible, it is to live in accordance with one's convictions.
V.25 No.36 | 09/08/2016
The Daily Word in The Wage Gap, Long Lost Poetry and Petite Pterosaurs
There's no denying America's economic inequality, but a new census shows that the
median middle-class income went up by 5.2% in 2015, due to rising wages and low inflation. Thanks, Obama.
… But don't celebrate just yet.
College costs are rising steadily relative to middle-class income, with an increase of a whopping 171% over 40 years. Yeesh.
an idea for all you outdoor adrenaline junkies. Cute tiny dinosaurs! Gah.
“I really felt connected every time our luminescence collided” and more drug-induced
Burning Man missed connections. Roald Dahl, author of The BFG, James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox and so many more quirky stories would have turned 100 today. Here's a poem he wrote that was stashed in a desk drawer for a couple decades.
Five states will vote on
legalizing recreational marijuana in November and the prospect of legalization is sparking questions about our overall knowledge of the plant's effects on the brain.
V.25 No.35 | 9/1/2016
Opinion Where is Governor Susana Martinez? New Mexico economy collapses while governor rubs elbows with elites As the N.M. economy struggles, people expecting leadership and teamwork are disappointed by the governor’s absence. Comm Fifth Annual Kids Count Conference Monday, June 26: 7:15am-3:15pm Marriott Pyramid
Learn how to advance opportunities for New Mexico's children, women and families in a new political era and the link between women's economic security and the well-being of children.
Kids Crazy Critters Monday, June 26: 8:30am-3:30pm New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Explore how animals are adapted to their environments and why they can oftentimes look so absurd.
Kids Intensive Drama Classes Monday, June 26: 9am-3:30pm Hiland Theater
Students develop skills in acting, singing and dancing, while working with a team and making friends.
Kids Zia Family Focus Center Summer Camps Monday, June 26: 9am-5pm Zia Family Focus Center
Families enjoy sports, theatre, gardening, cooking, music, dance, soccer, theatre, film and flamenco dance clubs.
Wellness Gentle Flow Yoga Monday, June 26: 10-11am Rio Rancho Yoga
Improve flexibility, muscle tone, balance and coordination. Practice mindfulness in motion and learn to achieve peace of mind.
Art Po Mo Paintings Monday, June 26: 10am-5pm Loma Colorado Main Library
Carolyn Peterson presents her paintings based in the ancient Chinese art of splashing pigment and water on paper. New Mexico Taiko performs on traditional Japanese Taiko drums. Runs through 06/30.
Kids Pig Out on Reading Monday, June 26: 10:30-11:30am Alamosa Library
Farmer Minor, Daisy the pig and her two pugs read to kids.
Art Dan Boldman Monday, June 26: 11am-5pm Cerrillos Station
The local artist shows his exquisite landscapes. Musical guest, "Brother" E. Clayton West performs classic R&B and original tunes. Runs through 6/26.
Words How Do You Pray? Tuesday, June 27: 6-7:30pm Bookworks
Celeste Yacoboni discusses her latest work regarding how leading spiritual, shamanic, scientists, guides and activists pray and contemplates the intention of prayer.
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