The first Saturday in September each year is International Vulture Awareness Day.
Yes, you read that correctly.
ABQ Free Press spoke with event organizer Micaela Brown about the second annual Running of the Chihuahuas, and how New Mexicans celebrate these little dogs with big racing dreams.READ MORE
As much as I admire our Department of Tourism for promoting the beauty of our state, there’s a lot more to life in Albuquerque that’s #NewMexicoTrue.READ MORE
So you never saw The Velvet Underground live … or alive. So Television, Magazine and Devo were all before your time. So CBGB shuttered its doors a decade ago (RIP). Not to worry, the intrepid rock nostalgists at Sister (407 Central NW) have you covered, with a concert featuring Ultimate Painting, Omni and Spice Boys on Friday, July 29. Doors are at 8 p.m., and the show starts at 9 p.m.READ MORE
Presented by the High Desert Dancers, the 14th Annual Barn Dance at Albuquerque Square Dance Center (4909 Hawkins NE) offers a prime opportunity to raise the roof and stamp your feet on Sunday, July 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.READ MORE
The Dolls, Albuquerque’s premier drag troupe, give “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical” its regional debut.READ MORE
Absurdist and eldritch, Night Vale’s dominion is the community calendar and the supernatural. Catch the radio play-cum-podcast live in ABQ on July 13.READ MORE
Tri-annual “pop-up” community art program Atomic Culture curates its inaugural event, Turn On and Take Cover, on July 2 in Carlsbad, N.M.READ MORE
Country superstar band Lonestar headlines Freedom 4th, 3 to 10 p.m. on Monday, July 4, at Balloon Fiesta Park.READ MORE
Visit The Octopus and the Fox (514 Central SE) for a free afternoon of shopping from over 35 vendors at the fifth annual Summer OctoFair on Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.READ MORE