The Engine Crew Captain
Fighting wildfires in New Mexico
Sunbear Vierra wears a wildland firefighter uniform to his interview with the Alibi. He has to be prepared to leave at a moment's notice. Donning flame-resistant pants and a Forest Service T-shirt, Vierra says he's not optimistic about this year. “It looks bad," he says.
Courtesy of the City of Albuquerque
Burque’s Game Plan
Rather than spending Chavez-style on one or two big-ticket items, why not spread that money into myriad projects that connect in an integrated way? That's the idea behind Berry's "ABQ the Plan.”
From the Foxhole
Adams on bin Laden
What if, instead of celebrating the news, President Adams sat in the darkness of his study, amid his books and papers, and considered that despite the news, the military occupations would continue unabated?
Elizabeth W. Hughes
Hunting Anton Chigurh—and Relaxation
As a Coen brothers fan and a New Mexico transplant, our travel writer decided to do some location scouting of her own and visit Las Vegas, N.M., where most of No Country for Old Men was filmed.
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
via Wikimedia / Public Domain
Peter and The Wolf
Musicians and alumni from the UNM's music department and local artists narrate the popular children’s tale. Sarita Sol González opens the show with original performance poetry.
LEAP Into Science: Measure up
Kids learn what people used to measure before tape measures and explore non-standard measurement.
via Flickr, by Alexander Baxevanis / Creative Commons Attribution license
Old Town Holiday Stroll
Enjoy live entertainment, the traditional lighting of the Old Town Christmas tree as well as discounts and specials offered by local businesses, restaurants and museums.
See live falcons, hawks and owls, browse arts and crafts that are for sale, enjoy a raffle and kids activities.
I Dreamed I Was a Dog
Award-winning New Mexico author and artist Joel Nakamura reads from his new illustrated children's book following the dream world of a boy.