Rudolfo Anaya on Mexican-American studies and book burning
He’s hardly a stranger to censorship. Just inside the doorway of Rudolfo Anaya’s cozy Westside home is a white cardboard box. It’s full of articles documenting instances when his landmark Chicano novel Bless Me, Ultima was suppressed.
From the Foxhole
Flashes of Light
Staying alive after war
An average of 18 veterans commit suicide each day. The source for this statistic is not some obscure group with an anti-war agenda but an organization that probably knows something about the rate at which veterans are killing themselves—the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Readership, Readership, Let Me In
The Guardian garnered a lot of attention on leap day with an ad pitching the U.K. paper's news-gathering method. It's called open journalism, the gist of which is that readers help direct content.
The Council breezed through an easy agenda at its Monday, March 5 meeting. The gavel was in Debbie O’Malley’s hand as President Trudy Jones was absent.
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Cowboy Days Music and Brews Nite
An eclectic evening of music, beer, food, entertainment and contests celebrating the cowboy days of yesteryear.
Big Bubble Circus
Jim Jackson brings a hilarious mix of circus magic and buffoonery with soap bubbles in every size and form.
Courtesy of the Office of African American Affairs
N.M. Black Expo 2018
Small business owners, healthcare providers, educators, technology professionals, performing artists and community organizations join together to celebrate African American culture.
Courtesy of the artist
How to Make Love to a Woman: A Workshop for Men
Learn about the complexities of a woman's anatomy and arousal as well as practice qigong forms to build sexual energy to become a better lover. Pre-registration required.
Summer Institute Performances: Circo Latino
See young artists, ages 8 to 13, present an original show featuring trapeze, juggling, stilting, acrobatics, clowning, live music and more.
¡Baile!: Rueda de Casino (Cuban Salsa) Dance Classes
Instructors Evelyn Mora and Norma Quiñones offer a chance for families and friends to learn the history, culture and basic movements for salsa, bachata, merengue and more.