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V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014

Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Boy talk

Boyhood’s slow journey to ABQ, Summerfest’s princely connection, family fun at SBCC and the Native Film Series 2014.
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V.23 No.29 | 7/17/2014
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Festival News

Jazzin’ Up Summertime

By August March
This year’s New Mexico Jazz Festival proffers concerts by Arrested Development, The Memphis P. Tails, Omar Sosa and a slew of other mega-talented artists.
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V.22 No.29 | 7/18/2013
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Four Up

Six degrees of nü-folk, mercury rising, all that jazz and rocking the cat’s cradle

By Samantha Anne Carrillo

Six degrees of nü-folk

Whatever your sonic pleasurenü-folk, jazz fusion, psychedelic gospel-funk, bhangra-funk, bluegrass, gypsy jazz, traditional New Orleans brass band, witch house or booty bass noisescope Four Up to make a date with live music.
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V.21 No.24 | 6/14/2012

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Sábado Gigante ... muy Gigante

By Adam Fox [ Sat Jun 16 2012 7:00 AM ]

As New Mexico celebrates 100 years of being one of those 50 stars on the blue upright, the city is planning the largest party ever held in Albuquerque: Centennial Summerfest is from noon to 9:30 p.m. on a closed-off stretch of Central between Second and 10th Streets. Multiple pavilions (including an authentically constructed 19th century Territorial Village) representing the eras of New Mexico's history will offer musical entertainment and dancing. Plenty of food, vintage car shows and an arts market reflect the modern. Centennial Summerfest draws to a close at 8 p.m. with a headlining performance by Los Lobos at Civic Plaza. All events are free to the public. For an extensive schedule of events, visit abqsummerfest.com.

The Fireballs, from Raton, wrote and recorded the 1963 bubblegum hit “Sugar Shack.” The band will be performing on Saturday at the Rock and Rockabilly Pavilion at Sixth Street and Central at 3:15 p.m.

Music to Your Ears

By Jessica Cassyle Carr

Centennial Summerfest

Though Santa Fe de Nuevo México became a territory of the United States in 1850, six decades passed before it was finally anointed 47th state. Despite ongoing union-joining efforts on the part of the citizenry, the lapse was due to federal government reluctancethe inhabitants here were seen as uncivilized and just not quite Anglo enoughbut in 1912 the state was judged adequately assimilated. This January, New Mexico observed its statehood centennial, and fiestas will continue throughout the year. One of the biggest will be effervescing in Downtown Albuquerque this weekend.
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V.19 No.29 | 7/22/2010

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Route 66 Days and Nights

By Adam Fox [ Fri Jul 23 2010 10:00 AM ]

Make like the Griswolds and head down to the Mother Road this weekend for Route 66 Days and Nights. Beginning Friday evening and running through Saturday night, catch car shows, live music, sidewalk sales, artisan markets, food, a 5K run and more, all free and for the family. The action takes place on Central between Girard and Washington with traffic closed all day Saturday, coinciding with Albuquerque Summerfest and the New Mexico Jazz Festival. For a complete schedule of events, visit rt66central.com.

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