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 Feb 2 - 8, 2012 
Growing Pains

Newscity

Growing Pains

Council considers eliminating Downtown-UNM district

By Carolyn Carlson
Councilor Isaac Benton’s left-leaning region would be carved up under a Republican-backed plan, with much of it added to the North Valley district. Benton would lose his seat after the 2013 election.
Carlos Condit (left) and Diego Sanchez train together at Jackson’s.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Sports

From Juárez, With Punches

Diego Sanchez and Carlos Condit strive to corner the UFC's Welterweight division

By Ari LeVaux
Burque-raised fighters followed parallel paths through the fight game. Will they be forced to face off in a title fight?
Councilor Isaac Benton

Talking Points

Benton on Redistricting

By Carolyn Carlson
Why can’t the city just add a district for the Westside? Benton answers these questions and more.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.

Letters

The readers write.

EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, May 28)

Hive Five!

Bees and Seeds Festival

By Maggie Grimason
Second annual fest with eco-friendly vendors, food trucks, artists and professional beekeepers. Free plants available courtesy of Red Tractor Farm.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Jun 3)

Albuquerque Folk Festival

Learn about folk activities that include old American, New Mexican, Middle Eastern, and other international traditions that include music, dance, storytelling and more.
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Courtesy of Cerrillosstation.com

EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Jun 4)

First Stop on the Turquoise Trail!

Cerrillos Station Open House

By Megan Reneau
Opening reception for paintings by renowned painter Mishcka O'Connor. Family activities including a baby farm animal coral, pop up art show, food trucks, and more. The Attitudes perform live.
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Courtesy of Faye Fearless Facebook Page

EVENT HORIZON (Tuesday, Jun 7)

The Park of Wands

Olivander's Wand Making Class for Witches and Wizards

By Renee Chavez
Learn about the wandlore history of the Harry Potter world. Every attendee will leave the class with their very own custom designed wand.
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