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Kimo Theatre: Fact and Folklore Book Launch

Wednesday May 8, 2019

423 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 768-3522
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SouthWest Writers

Phone: 505-830-6034
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Featuring performances by groups and individuals who have called the venue home over the years including Paz from the Ehecatl Aztec Dancers, the NM Young Actors, The Watermelon Mountain Jug Band and more.

Book CoverJoin us at the KiMo Theatre on Wednesday, May 8th at 6:30pm to celebrate the publication of KiMo Theatre, Fact & Folklore. This free event features performances by several groups and individuals who have called the KiMo home over many years including Paz from the Ehecatl Aztec Dancers, the New Mexico Young Actors, The Watermelon Mountain Jug Band and more. The event is free of charge and open to the community. The parking structure immediately behind (north) of the KiMo will also be free to those who will attend the launch. This fun filled evening is sponsored by the City of Albuquerque and SouthWest Writers. Books will be available for sale at the event.

For more information, call the SouthWest Writers office at 505-830-6034 or email us at or go to

See also: Reel World

Theater, By the Book

The historic KiMo Theatre in downtown Albuquerque gets its due this Wednesday, May 8, with a special book launch celebration for KiMo Theatre: Fact & Folklore. This freshly published work of nonfiction is a long-germinating project of SouthWest Writers, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to helping both published and unpublished authors. The book is a collection of “newly told stories, articles, insights, opinions, never-before-heard remembrances and researched facts” about the KiMo Theatre as a performing arts theater and as a movie palace. Past employees, elected officials, performers and audience members share remembrances of the theater’s construction, its famous owners and the city’s vote to buy and preserve the building in 1977, as well as the building’s subsequent renovation and rebirth. The book launch party takes place from 6:30 to 9pm at the KiMo (423 Central Ave. NW). The Kalpulli Ehecatl Aztec Dancers, New Mexico Young Actors, the Ballet Repertory Theatre of New Mexico and the Watermelon Mountain Jug Band will be on hand for the event. There will also be a silent auction of KiMo memorabilia and other items. Admission is free and open to the public.

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