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V.25 No.38 | 09/22/2016

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Latte Birthday Wishes

Saturday, Oct 1: Birthday Bash

By Renee Chavez [ Fri Sep 30 2016 10:00 AM ]
Enjoy the signature brews, live music, live art demonstrations, games and a special beer release while raising money for the charity There's A Better Way to help local homeless families.
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V.25 No.37 | 09/15/2016

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Support your Local Non-prophet

Sunday, Sep 25: Albuquerque Pagan Pride Day

By Maggie Grimason [ Sat Sep 24 2016 11:00 AM ]
Over 30 exotic merchants, workshops, ritualistic plays, belly dancing, artisan displays and games and activities for the whole family.
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V.25 No.34 | 08/25/2016

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Free Your Hands and Your Mind Will Follow

Monday, Sep 5: 2nd Annual Food-On-A-Stick Festival

By Joshua Lee [ Sat Sep 3 2016 10:00 AM ]
The best foods trucks and bakers in Albuquerque serve up unique dishes all on-a-stick.
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Jazz 'n' Juice

Saturday, Sep 3: Wine and Jazz Festival

By Renee Chavez [ Thu Sep 1 2016 12:00 PM ]
Meet local wine makers, sample their creations and purchase wines by the glass, bottle or case all while the brightest jazz bands and musicians take the stage.
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Face the Sun

Friday, Aug 26: Mountainair Sunflower Festival

By Joshua Lee [ Thu Aug 25 2016 12:00 PM ]
Enjoy arts and crafts, a sunflower hat contest, food vendors, children's activities and juried art show. Live entertainment from Rye Creek, Erineo, The Roadrunners and Kubatana Marimba Southwest.
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V.25 No.32 | 08/11/2016
Big Head Todd and the Monsters

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Wild West

Saturday, Aug 20: Westside Summerfest

By August March [ Fri Aug 19 2016 1:00 PM ]
Enjoy live music from Big Head Todd & The Monsters, a microbrew garden, food, art and family-friendly fun.
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Rumble in the Jungle

Saturday, Aug 20: The Running of the Chihuahuas

By Megan Reneau [ Fri Aug 19 2016 10:00 AM ]
Chihuahuas and chi-mixes race. Beer garden, inflatable jumpers, food trucks, face painting, all breed contests for best costume and dog and owner lookalike. Winners recieve a sWag bag.
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Float On

Thursday, Aug 18: Obon Festival

By Monica Schmitt [ Wed Aug 17 2016 11:00 AM ]
Make floating lanterns in the Japanese Garden during one of the Garden's Summer Night music performances.
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V.25 No.29 | 07/21/2016

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Y'all City Slickers Listen Up

Thursday, Jul 28: Edgewood Music and Arts Fest

By Megan Reneau [ Tue Jul 26 2016 12:08 PM ]
Sunset Chuckwagon barbecue, Western swing music, raptor show and wildlife zoo.
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V.25 No.25 | 06/23/2016
J. Grisham

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Probees Anonymous

Thursday, Jun 30: Roswell UFO Festival

By Joshua Lee [ Wed Jun 29 2016 10:00 AM ]
Light parade, 10k, alien costume contest and intergalactic carnival to celebrate all things extraterrestrial.
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V.25 No.21 | 05/26/2016

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Words Alive

Thursday, Jun 2: Taos Poetry Festival

By Monica Schmitt [ Wed Jun 1 2016 10:10 AM ]
Story slams, workshops and open mics featuring poets Ocean Vuong, Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, Nathan Brown, Sabina Jones and Alyia Martinson.
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V.25 No.20 | 05/19/2016

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Wine Not?

Saturday, May 28: Albuquerque Wine Festival

By Monica Schmitt [ Thu May 26 2016 11:00 AM ]
Sample wines, live music, food trucks, jewelry and crafts.
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V.25 No.19 | 05/12/2016

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Just Kilting

Saturday, May 21: Celtic Festival and Highland Games

By Renee Chavez [ Thu May 19 2016 10:00 AM ]
See rugby games, sheep herding, horses and a strong man competition.
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V.25 No.14 | 04/07/2016

Food Truck Festival Serves Up Fare at Balloon Museum

Press Release [ Thu Apr 7 2016 2:00 PM ]

It's time for the 2nd Annual Great New Mexico Food Truck Festival, featuring more than 25 trucks offering a wide variety of delicious foods from BBQ to Mediterranean, and everything in between. Add the allure of over 25 craft beers, and you have a "don't miss" event at the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum on Saturday, April 9 from noon to 6pm.

The major challenge of the day will be choosing among the many delicious offerings and deciding on your favorites. Food truck vendors include: Basil's Home Cooking; Bill's BBQ and Kettle Corn; Big Dogs BBQ; Brooke's Carryout; Calle Ocho; Castaneda's Kitchen and Catering; Europe Roaming Kitchen, Fresco New Mexico; GOTTAHAVSUM; Hot Stuff Hawaiian Shave Ice; Kimo's Hawaiian BBQ; My Sweet Basil; O'Bean's Coffee Cruiser; Texas Roadside Diner; The Lunch Box, and many more. Beer vendors include: Monks; Rio Bravo; Ska Brewing; Sam Adams and many others. A new feature of the event is the Etsy arts and crafts area featuring over 20 booths offering unique, creative items for your home-and they make great gifts!

Live music, face painting and the opportunity to enjoy delicious food, sample new brews and enjoy family time on the expansive lawn at the Balloon Museum brings thousands to this popular event. Don't miss out-get in on the fun this year!

Your participation also offers the opportunity to support a great cause. Food Truck Festivals of America is proud to partner with Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico. Roadrunner has been serving New Mexico's hungry since 1980, and last year, distributed more than 30 million pounds of food and touched the lives of 70,000 hungry people through a statewide network of hunger-relief partners.With your help, you can make a difference. At the Great New Mexico Food Truck Festival, Roadrunner Food Bank will accept non-perishable food donations as well as cash donations to help alleviate hunger in our state.

On the day of the event tickets will be $10 at the door. For those foodies out there who just can't wait to start snacking, we've got a ticket for you! There will be a special iHeartMedia V.I.P. ticket which includes unlimited water, a free dessert, and (best of all) EARLY ENTRY at 11am.

Tickets are $5 in advance and are available online at!blank/lbu3a.

V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016

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Off the Wagon, Into the Cocoa

Saturday, Mar 19: Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest

By Joshua Lee [ Thu Mar 17 2016 12:00 PM ]
Over 120 vendors showcasing, sampling and selling chocolates, candies, fresh roasted coffee, cakes, teas, beer, wine and much more.
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