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2010-10-05 12:59:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Rarely does a destination have the opportunity to announce a project that transcends geographic boundaries and cultural norms. With the completion of a 4,000 sq. ft. fresco inside the Torreon of the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) in Albuquerque (www.ItsATrip.org), visitors are invited to experience an extraordinary work of art and labor of love. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/LA76953) (Photo:...

2010-08-24 15:06:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Film for Change presents the second annual Albuquerque Film Festival (http://www.abqfilmfestival.com) August 25-29, 2010. The sophomore festival will open on August 25th with a screening of the 1971 classic "Two-Lane Blacktop" to be introduced by Director Monte Hellman. Also on the schedule is the New Mexico-filmed feature "The Dry Land" playing at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (http://www.nhccnm.org) with Director Ryan Piers Williams and...

2010-05-18 10:07:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A collaboration of arts, cultural and marketing organizations have come together to create a new signature event called "Savor Albuquerque: Arts, Culture, Creativity." The 10-day festival will be celebrated June 4-13, 2010 throughout Albuquerque's downtown district incorporating more than 100 events at 50 venues. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100518/LA06480) "Savor Albuquerque" (www.SavorABQ.com) is a celebration of arts, culture...

2009-02-27 10:00:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is proud to present the 5th year of Women & Creativity, a celebration promoting women in the arts. This festival is sponsored by Mark Pardo Salons and runs throughout March. In collaboration with more than 35 arts organizations, artists, writers, and independent business owners, this celebration features more than 50 events and exhibitions at venues throughout Albuquerque (http://www.itsatrip.org)...

2008-07-18 15:00:36

By Aurelio Sanchez Journal Staff Writer Asher Ely noticed so many people are content to blend into conformity, so he decided to write a play about what it means to think and act independently. The Bosque School senior set his play "Sicarius Aurorae" in ancient Rome because he's a big fan of the HBO series "Rome." The work was the winning play in Tricklock Company's Sixth Annual Manoa Project: Teen Playwright and Apprenticeship Program. The play's world premiere will be in Albuquerque...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'