V.24 No.53 | 12/31/2015
Winter's Feather Forecast
Saturday, Jan 9: Winter Bird and Bat Festival
By Maggie Grimason [ Thu Jan 7 2016 1:00 PM ]
A speaker program, guided bird and plant walks, live birds with Wildlife Rescue and others, and crafts for kids.
V.24 No.45 | 11/05/2015
Welcome Back the Cranes
Saturday, Nov 14: 2015 Return of the Sandhill Crane Celebration
By Maggie Grimason [ Thu Nov 12 2015 11:00 AM ]
Welcome the cranes back to their winter habitat with art, films, origami, viewing scopes, tai chi, craneology 101, animal tales, music and more.
V.24 No.40 | 10/01/2015
Get Your Gay Geek On
Friday, Oct 9: Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
By Devin D. O'Leary [ Wed Oct 7 2015 11:00 AM ]
26 LGBT-centric dramas, comedies, documentaries, romances and horror films from around the world.
V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015
By Joshua Lee
Native art never stopped speaking: Local entrepreneurs hype talented contemporary artists at the Rail Yards.
V.24 No.13 | 3/26/2015
Destini Duran / Destinista Fashion
Not Just Turquoise and Fringe
Hopes and growing pains for New Mexico’s fashion industry
By Blake Driver
Now in its second year, New Mexico Fashion Week promotes local designers while battling preconceptions about Southwest fashion.
V.24 No.11 | 03/12/2015
The Daily Word in baby chicks, poodles and Danny DeVito
By Amelia Olson [ Wed Mar 18 2015 9:36 AM ]
Did you really need that last Guinness last night? Probably not! Who cares, here is the Daily Word.
This year the New Mexico State Fair will feature a roller coaster that is being built in Italy!
Because all of the news today is dramatically terrible, here is a video of a Chinese man’s dog dressed as a schoolgirl walking on its hind legs for a mile.
Watch baby chicks hatch on this webcam!
Are you hung over from partying last night? Drink water! And find a good breakfast burrito near you!
$2 million will be given to local nonprofits serving the homeless community, but some aren’t impressed with the way the funds will be spent.
Get to know Danny DeVito and have a great Wednesday!
V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
Ninja Meets Navajo Code Talker
The YA collisions of Leza Lowitz and Shogo Oketani
By Lisa Barrow [ Fri Aug 1 2014 2:48 PM ]
Author Leza Lowitz on women as ninja, the power of multiculturality and the what it’s like to write with your spouse.
V.23 No.10 | 3/6/2014
Sharing Wanders and Wonders
Review by Kathy Freise
Places of Mystery, Power and Energy
Worrell is an artist and a storyteller. His book is not so much a volume of polished essays as it is a catalog of his experiences in the Southwest.
V.22 No.18 | 5/2/2013
SEEDS Exhibit Puts Down Roots
By Lisa Barrow
Multimedia works of more than 60 artists represent and bring attention to the preservation of seeds.
V.21 No.29 | 7/19/2012
Is “Megadrought” the new normal?
By Ari LeVaux [ Tue Jul 24 2012 4:13 PM ]
We've all heard the gloomy scenarios of global warming: extreme weather, drought, famine, breakdown of society, destruction of civilization. Here in New Mexico it feels like we’ve made the switch from esoteric to actual, from computer model to daily life. My perch in Placitas feels like a front-row seat to the apocalypse. Smoke is in the air. Neighbors are fighting over water. Some of my outdoor flower pots have melted in the heat. Wild animals are getting thirsty, hungry and bold. It turns out, this might just be the new normal for the American Southwest.
Southwest farms bite the dust as “megadrought” becomes the new normal
By Ari LeVaux
In a dirt parking lot near Many Farms, Ariz., a Navajo farmer sold me a mutton burrito. He hasn't used his tractor in two years, he told me, and he’s cooking instead of farming because "there isn't any water." He pointed east at the Chuska mountain range, which straddles the New Mexico border. In a normal year, water coming off the mountains reaches his fields, he said.
V.20 No.28 |
The Daily Word 7.18.11: Owling; Talking Cars; One-legged Criminal; Auto Corrects
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Jul 18 2011 9:41 AM ]
Crews conduct burnout of Las Conchas Fire.
Auto Corrects never get old.
One-legged man in South Africa is fined for using his 11-year-old son to operate his vehicle's clutch.
Lizard Man leaves his latest mark.
Man goes to jail for chucking peanuts and pretzels at a Southwest flight attendant.
40 famous bands and what they used to be named.
V.19 No.3 | 1/21/2010
By Erin Adair-Hodges
Help for Haiti
At the time of this writing, the full devastation wreaked by the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti is not yet known. What is clear is that, at a minimum, tens of thousands of people have lost their lives in the initial destruction. I say initial because, inevitably, more will pass due to starvation, infection and disease in the days and weeks to come. Though no place can be fully prepared for a cataclysm of this proportion, Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, and much of its infrastructure has been damaged or destroyed.
V.18 No.50 | 12/10/2009
Camino del Pueblo and U.S. 550
By Devin O’Leary
Camino Real Antiques & Collectibles
Step through the door of this teeming antique shop and the squeak of the wood floors alone is enough to send you back in time. Wander the free-flowing aisles and you're guaranteed to trip over (maybe literally) some bygone goodies—most dating from the middle of the 20th century or so. You won't find a lot of Victorian clothing or Federalist furniture here, but there are plenty of pop cultural gems, from the big (a full-size Pepsi-Cola cooler) to the small (a tidy selection of classic 45 records). You can spend a little ($2 for rustic, decorative kitchen utensils) or a lot ($3,000 for an actual juke box). Alongside your standard Americana (old advertising signs, rusted license plates, collectable salt-and-pepper shakers) are some sharp Western items. Ornate, hand-tooled saddles will run you upwards of $400. Professional branding irons go for $145. Indian blankets range between $85 and $125.
The Second City Touring Company at The Lensic
"Hooking Up With The Second City" makes mirth out of missed connections, girls’ night out adventures and all the crazy things we do for love.
Free Coffee Tasting at Prosum Roasters
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