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Domingos en Arte: NHCC's Summer Music And Dance Series Expands In Its Third Season

on April 15, 2018 - 5:56am
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE ― Domingos en Arte is poised to become the National Hispanic Cultural Center's (NHCC) signature summer concert series.
 
After two preview shows in June, the series will run weekly from July 1 to August 19 in the NHCC's charming Fountain Courtyard. In collaboration with Melaza Music and AMP Concerts, we have invited a wide range of Latin artists for family-friendly summer Sundays that will feature live music, drinks, and delicious Latin cuisine.
 
The NHCC's newest on-campus restaurant--La Fonda del Bosque--will be offering unique themed dinners before each

State Police Investigate Fatal Crash In Santa Fe

on April 14, 2018 - 8:58pm

NMSP News:

SANTA FE COUNTY – New Mexico State Police officers investigated a single-vehicle fatal crash around 2 p.m. Friday, which occurred on Interstate 25 at mile marker 264 in Santa Fe County.

Preliminary investigation indicates that a vehicle driven by Dennis Raymond Branch, 66, of Santa Fe, was traveling northbound when the vehicle drifted into the center median.

The vehicle struck the center barrier and stopped. Branch sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene.

This crash remains under investigation with no further information available.

PEEC: Picnic; Fiber Arts At Los Luceros Sunday

on April 14, 2018 - 9:14am
PEEC News:
 
Enjoy a community picnic and fiber arts activities at the beautiful Los Luceros Historic Site. New Mexico Historic Sites, the Amigos de Los Luceros, and the Pajarito Environmental Education Center are partnering on this event, which is the first in a series called Culture and Nature.
 
The event is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15 and is free and open to the public.
 
The picnic will begin at 12 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy chatting with other families. Starting at 9 a.m.

SFNF Firewood Permits Available April 16 & May 1

on April 14, 2018 - 6:15am
SFNF News:
 
SANTA FE  Firewood permits for dead and down timber will be available for purchase at the Pecos and Las Vegas Ranger District offices, and Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) Supervisor’s Office, Monday, April 16, and at all other SFNF offices, Tuesday, May 1. Dead-and-down permits are valid (one district per permit) except in designated wilderness areas.
 
The nonrefundable permits are for personal use only and may be purchased for 20 dollars for five cords with a maximum of 10 cords per household per year.

FBI Takes Active Role In NM Child Exploitation Cases

on April 14, 2018 - 5:34am
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

In Los Alamos County very few crimes related to the online exploitation of children appear in the local police blotter and people tend to think crimes of this nature occur mostly in big cities in other parts of the country.

Participants in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Albuquerque Division Annual Citizens Academy were reminded March 29 of the extent of the online threat to children in New Mexico by Special Agent Ross Zuercher who described some recent cases in which the FBI was involved.

One of the cases Zuercher

Opening Statement Of Ranking Member Heinrich On Addressing Future Security Challenges

on April 14, 2018 - 5:00am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
 
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  Wednesday, the U.S. Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities held a hearing, "United States Special Operations Command's Efforts to Transform the Force for Future Security Challenges."
 
Below is the opening statement of Ranking Member Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) as prepared for delivery.
 
Let me begin by thanking Senator Ernst for holding this hearing on the efforts of SOCOM's service component commands to transform our special operations forces for the missions they may be asked to

NHCC Art Museum Exhibition 'Because It's Time: Unraveling Race And Place In NM' Opens May 4

on April 14, 2018 - 4:59am
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Art Museum, May 4, 2018, will open a new exhibition Because It's Time: Unraveling Race and Place in NM that examines race and identity in New Mexico and is a space for artistic expression that grapples with the complexities of who we are, how we are understood, and how that impacts the way we live (or don't) in a variety of places. 
 
The opening reception will be 5:30-8 p.m. in the NHCC Art Museum.
 
The exhibition features approximately 26 newly created artworks by artists with different experiences in New Mexico

Northern FDMA Students Already Making A Mark

on April 14, 2018 - 4:59am
TaiShanna Sanchez speaks about her artwork with local artists. Courtesy photo
 
Tomas Barela, Robert Trujillo, Sharon Henderson, and Professor David Lindblom. Courtesy photo
 
ART News:
 
In February 2018, the film Hizo lo que quiso (She Did It Her Way) was an official entry in the Santa Fe Film Festival. Produced and directed by Northern Film and Digital Media Arts graduate Stephanie Martinez and Northern student Daniel Valerio, the film features El Rito singer and songwriter Veronica Ortiz, aka, the Gypsy Nun.
 
Watch the film here: 
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'The Short History Of The Long Road' To film In NM

on April 13, 2018 - 4:49pm
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE  New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the independent feature "The Short History Of The Long Road," produced by Bicephaly Pictures in association with Lunacy Productions and Relic Pictures, will begin principal photography in Albuquerque from mid-April through mid-May. 

"I'm proud to welcome another great independent feature to New Mexico," Film Office Director Nick Maniatis said. "New Mexico's deep base of talent, infrastructure and our strong incentives continue to help us attract independent films to New Mexico." 

The production will

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