V.25 No.39 | 09/29/2016
Darth and Yoda Awaken at the Balloon Museum
Press Release [ Thu Sep 29 2016 1:30 PM ]
Darth Vader and Master Yoda, two immensely popular hot air balloons, will be featured by the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum at an inflation event that caps the museum's year-long celebration of its 10th Anniversary.
The free event, "Darth and Yoda Awaken," takes place from 8:30am to noon on Friday, September 30, weather permitting.
The event also includes entry to the Balloon Museum's exhibitions, the Mos Eisley Craft Port (arts and crafts in the museum's Sky Lounge), the new Tim Anderson 4-D Theater, and a one-of-a-kind Virtual Reality Experience presented by the ARVUS Roadshow and the Albuquerque Film Office.
Reservations are not required, however, school groups and tour groups are encouraged to register in advance by using the online form located on the "Darth and Yoda Awaken" events page of the Balloon Museum's website,cabq.gov/balloon.
Upon arrival at the Balloon Museum for the event, visitors should proceed to the box office to gain admittance and to receive their Imperial Access Permit (visitor brochure), which will help guide them through their "Darth and Yoda Awaken" experience.
Since visitors will be under the watchful eyes of troops from Vader's own 501st Dewback Ridge Garrison, costumes are welcomed, but blasters are not permitted at this event.
V.23 No.35 |
The Daily Word in the might of Putin, self-decapitation and what the future holds for the ABQ Isotopes
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 2 2014 12:51 PM ]
A 650 year old tree named Yoda died in El Malpais.
Next season the Isotopes may no longer be the LA Dodger's farm team.
Some folks think skateboarders are going too fast through one ABQ neighborhood.
Vladimir Putin is shooting his mouth off about the might of Russian armed forces.
Some letters between RFK and JFK are up for auction.
Justin Bieber was arrested following an ATV collision.
Negativland is releasing a new album of biblical proportions.
V.20 No.46 |
The Daily Word in race wars, uppity-ism, and Hanukkah pricing
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Nov 23 2011 9:37 AM ]
Republican presidential candidates debated last night. Mitt Romney couldn't get his name right, Rick Santorum wants to profile muslims, Newt wants to be humane to immigrants, and Michelle Bachmann may or may not have leaked classified information.
Rush Limbaugh said Michelle Obama exhibits uppity-ism.
Race war rumors spread at Highland High School.
Florida school finds two 12-year-olds kissing and calls the cops.
Was a Illinois water utility cyber-attacked?
South Korean lawmaker fires tear gas in parliament before vote on US trade pact.
A Bronx groom kills himself by jumping into the Harlem River hours after his wedding.
Aw, Crap! I totally forgot yesterday was Max Headroom Signal Intrusion Day.
The 25 most popular passwords of 2011.
Spend some time this morning reading about the mystery of the five wounds.
A new study shows that people who watch Fox News are less informed than people who watch no news at all.
Another reason not to take vitamins.
Best mug shot of I've seen in ages.
Your one stop source for cute animal pictures is The Fluffington Post.
The tire pile you can see from spaaaaaaace.
How to deal with your multi-level marketing friends.
Sarah Silverman lands a sitcom on NBC.
Yoda is shilling ramen.
Thanks to Constance for the links.
V.20 No.25 | 6/23/2011
Speak Well, He Can
An interview with the voice of Yoda
By Marisa Demarco
Tom Kane can do a good evil robot. He gets a lot of computer voices thrown his way. Stanley Kubrick even picked him to be the new HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey just before Kubrick died. Kane's also done a ton of animation voicings, including Professor Utonium in “The Powerpuff Girls” and Monkey Fist on “Kim Possible.” He was both Tony Stark and Ultron in the "Iron Man" cartoons, so he got to fight himself.
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