Turning the Page
University-area stalwart closes up shop
“What do I owe you?” an older man asks, placing the New York Times on the counter. “$25,000,” Newsland owner Roger Walsh replies, only half joking, “or I'm closing the shop.” Most of the browsers scanning the shelves have already heard of the closure, but it hits home when Walsh says the Newsland's last day is Sunday, July 24.
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Good Girl, Bad Guy
How a nursing student found happiness with a 300-pound pro wrestler
It’s Saturday night at the New Mexico National Guard Armory. Mosh Pit Mike is part of a “scramble,” the main event featuring six wrestlers. “We want blood! We want blood!” chant many of the 200 spectators.
Inspector Could Investigate White
As one of his first tasks, the city’s inspector general may dig into allegations aimed at former Public Safety Director Darren White.
Ask Kat Curious
The Weirdness of Others
Alibi advice columnist offers this: Don’t take it personally when women shift their chairs in cafes.
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
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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.