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N.M. Environment Update

On Zinke, oil, gas and public comments

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Interior Secretary Zinke under fire again for abusing his travel expense account and oil drillers invest in N.M. despite falling prices and state regulations, thanks to federal subsidies and White House support.

The News Monkey

Newscity

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PED won't reveal who messed up the proposed new science education standards. Albuquerque sick leave ordinance fails.

Pat Davis and Ken Sanchez

Council Watch

Mysteries of the Consent Agenda

And other CABQ phenomena

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Millions spent for federal police oversight, hundreds of police complaint cases heard and a denied request for an investigation into an unjust drug sting are just some of the issues recently tackled by members of the Albuquerque City Council.

Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

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Funny because love-tainted granola happens to someone else.

Letters

The readers write about ART, constitutional values and U.S.-N.K. diplomacy.

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The Movement of Revolution

Ghanaian Dance Classes

By Mayo Lua de Frenchie
Learn traditional Ghanaian dance from a master of the genre.
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Image via Pixabay

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Hearing is Believing

The Science of Sound

By Joshua Lee
Learn about the science of recorded sounds. Record a voice straight to vinyl with a restored record cutter and make a record player from paper and a cactus needle. For ages 13 to 17.
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Courtesy of El Vado ABQ

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New Kicks on 66

El Vado ABQ Grand Re-Opening

By Mayo Lua de Frenchie
Drive down Route 66 and you're bound to see the countless historic motels that have gone by the wayside in one way or another. El Vado Motor Court Motel refused to be one of them, and holy shit have they had a comeuppance. Originally opening their doors in 1937, shifting through several owners and narrowly avoiding demolition, the city of Albuquerque stepped in knowing there was an opportunity for something unique. Come by their grand re-opening on Friday, July 20 from 6 to 10pm of the historic motel with the opening ceremony beginning at 8:30pm. The new spaces are apartments, guest rooms, event space, shops and restaurant pods. The small restaurant spaces are offered to up-and-coming restauranteurs to get their footing in the industry. No shortage of beer, food, giveaways, room tours, shopping, live music and more, this space is a new beginning and much needed rehab for the city. El Vado promises to “STAY UNIQUE.”
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Photo by Jim Gale

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Time for Summerfest!

Route 66 Summerfest

By August March
See headliner Irma Thomas as well as The Memphis P.Tails, Max Gomez, Silver String Band and more as well as a kids' zone, brews and plenty of vendors.
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Image via Pixabay

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Roller Derby Saves the Day

Albuquerque Roller Derby Mashup Game

By Robin Babb
Watch the The Unicorns in a mashup game of heroes vs. villains with face painting, local artists, a bounce house for the kids, local vendors, libations and snacks.
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Image via Pixabay

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If It Ain't Baroque, Don't Fix It

Ballet of the Seven Planets Workshop

By Mayo Lua de Frenchie
Learn traditional Baroque ballet from the time of Louis the XIV sponsored by the Dance Preservation Fund.
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Image via Pixabay

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Like They Do in Havana—Ooh Na Na

¡Baile!: Rueda de Casino (Cuban Salsa) Dance Classes

By Mayo Lua de Frenchie
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.
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