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V.25 No.9 | 03/03/2016

Event Horizon

R-e-s-p-e-c-t

Saturday, Mar 12: Women as Creators and Keepers of Tradition

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Mar 10 2016 4:30 PM ]
A weekend of events. See the Zuni Olla Maidens dance, meet family members of great Acoma potter Lucy Lewis and explore artwork by a three-generation dynasty of Pueblo painters.
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News

The Daily Word in women, Macedonia and the reinvention of the wheel

By Renee Chavez [ Wed Mar 9 2016 12:14 PM ]
The Daily Word

International Women's Day was yesterday but check out these badass ladies.

This video is all you need to know about the presidential election.

Macedonia will no longer let migrants through its border with Greece.

New Mexico is not allowed to require proof of work for food benefits.

Rearranging letters is fun!

Lilly Wachowski has come out as trans.

One of the people running for president makes bacon by shooting a gun.

Someone reinvented the wheel.

V.25 No.8 | 02/25/2016
Renee Chavez

Event Horizon

Remember, Remember

Sunday, Mar 6: Rally: A Women & Creativity Gathering

By Renee Chavez [ Fri Mar 4 2016 1:30 PM ]
A creativity rally focused on memories on the verge of disappearance.
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V.25 No.9 | 03/03/2016

Women & Creativity Month at the Balloon Museum

Press Release [ Fri Mar 4 2016 1:00 PM ]

To celebrate the 11th Anniversary of Women & Creativity Month, the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum will host two large events to "launch" and "land" a month full of events throughout the Albuquerque area.

The focus of this year's celebration is RALLY: HOW WE GATHER. Women of all ages and from all walks of life are invited to explore topics like seed gathering, gathering in native culture and social media, why mammals gather and how weather affects how we gather, gathering to create families, gathering in joy and sorrow, gathering to create.

A LAUNCH: Open House on Sunday, March 6 from 1 to 4pm will offer a relaxed afternoon celebrating uncommon connections. Featuring installations, hands-on experiences, live performances and talks from 2 to 3pm, followed by gathering for food, drink and shared stories. A mix of Albuquerque organizations and individuals will approach the critical topic of gathering based on their areas of expertise, sharing their knowledge and a wealth of information.

There is a suggested donation of $15 for March 6 and $10 for March 31. For more details and to RSVP go to balloonmuseum.com.

V.25 No.7 | 02/18/2016
Mercedez Holtry via Facebook

Event Horizon

Show 'Em Who's Boss

Thursday, Feb 25: Burque Women of the World Fundraiser

By Joshua Lee [ Wed Feb 24 2016 12:50 PM ]
Albuquerque poets Mercedez Holtry and Eva Crispin present poetry by donation to help pay for their trip to Brooklyn for the Women of the World Poetry Slam next month.
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V.24 No.45 | 11/05/2015

The Daily Word in Republicans, bad sex, and space death

By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Nov 11 2015 11:52 AM ]
The Daily Word

Last night's GOP debate is calm and mature... Relatively.

The people at BuzzFeed share with us their lousy sex experience.

Albuquerque honors its veterans- with free stuff!

Yet another “Beauty Through the Decades” video, but this one takes the romantic filter off of the past to show what women were really doing.

A planet far far away causes scientists to rethink the way they see planetary orbit.

Ancient English tree rejects gender binary.

Space is terrifying. Death is around every corner, and these astronauts have faced it head on.

Here's a page thats full of people gushing about Fallout 4. If that interests you.

literature, arts, reading

Crafting my Winter Reading List

Getting cozy with the female greats

By Maggie Grimason [ Tue Nov 10 2015 11:34 AM ]

I want to preface the following with the assertion that I am not in the habit of taking Buzzfeed quizzes. Never the less, this morning, still bleary eyed and sitting at my table, coffee in hand, I numbly scrolled through social media feeds that led me to a Buzzfeed quiz.

It begged the simple question: How many of the greatest books by women have you read?

Who curated this list? I have no idea, but it contains the literary heavyweights you'd expect as well as some contemporary writers that deserve the homage of avid readers. I took the quiz, checking off the books I knew and loved from the long list and clicked the button to get my results.

25. 25 out of 102. I pride myself on being well read, so I was understandably a little disappointed. Buzzfeed gave me this consolation, "maybe you haven't fully explored the world of books written by women, but the good news is that you now have so many wonderful books to read." No shit.

I have a friend who once spent a whole year reading only books written by women. I'm planning on a spending this winter doing the same. Thanks, Buzzfeed.

First up: White Teeth by Zadie Smith.

Take the quiz here.

V.24 No.42 | 10/15/2015

The Daily Word in lube, aliens, and J-Law

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Oct 15 2015 12:13 PM ]
The Daily Word

Who cares about women? People who wear pink and don’t wear bras, obviously. Cue eyeroll.

What are smart people afraid of? Not spiders.

Walmart continually makes this beautiful mistake.

Does “Pinktober” piss you off? Well, grab your stress ball because it’s gotten worse.

Yas, Jennifer Lawrence, YAS!

ALIENS!

Neon Indian’s new album is released tomorrow, but you can totes listen today if you want to (you know you do).

Sometimes we have to talk to the police when we have weed on us. This is not an ideal situation, so memorize these things so you don’t have a panic attack and get shot.

Santa Fe is hosting a chile drop for NYE?!

V.24 No.26 | 6/25/2015

news

The Daily Word in murder, women and small-town crimes.

By Renee Chavez [ Thu Jun 18 2015 1:25 PM ]
The Daily Word

Who is Dylann Roof?

Dozens more women and children murdered by Boko Haram in Niger.

What does the beginning of Ramadan look like around the world?

Iranian women might be allowed to watch volleyball matches again!

11-year-old is youngest US Chess Master.

Move over Alexander Hamilton.

First rape clinic for men and boys opens in Sweden.

Espanola Valley Fiesta Queen’s crown stolen.

Despicable T or C officer shot a dog seven times.

V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015

Book Review

The Center of Her Own World

Review by Leo P. Neufeld

The First Bad Man

The multitalented Miranda July—filmmaker, short story writer and artist—has finally released her first novel, the story of an unexciting woman who learns karate and finds her careful control over life slipping.
V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015
Michelle Thornton

Arts Feature

A War of the Words Hits Home

Women of the World bout it out in Burque

By Mark Fischer
Two years of planning have brought an international battle of words—and a whole lot of fun—to the Duke City.
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Trust me, the ladies love 52 pickup.
courtesy of the artist

Art Scenester

Whatever We Want, We Want It Now

With a bit of magic, please

By Lisa Barrow
Relationship expert Melanie Rubin offers a little magic with her medicine.
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V.24 No.8 | 2/19/2015

Art Scenester

Rewriting Graffiti

By Holly von Winckel
Reverberate Her Lines puts women at the center of street art’s positive possibilities.
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V.24 No.6 |

news

The Daily Word In Bossy Vaginas, Scottish Geese and Expensive Chile

By Amelia Olson [ Thu Feb 5 2015 2:54 PM ]
The Daily Word

Your vagina is a boss!

If you’re a teen who texts and drives, a New Mexican college student is in the process of releasing an app that will track every move you make while operating a vehicle!

The University of Vermont acknowledges a third gender and allows students to be identified by their chosen first name, even if they have not legally changed their name yet. They also honor preferred pronouns. AKA VERMONT RULES.

The woman who famously called Angelina Jolie a “talentless brat” (um, hasn’t she seen Hackers?) stepped down from her position at Sony.

A totally irrelevant piece about Scottish geese.

There is no price too high to keep us from our chile, but dammit if we don’t get more rain.

V.23 No.38 | 9/18/2014

Music to Your Ears

By August March
Scope Music to Your Ears for coverage of women’s solo experimental music fest Gatas y Vatas and worldly annual happening ¡Globalquerque! Now with A/V!
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