Chelo Rivera

TV miniseries ‘Dig’ hiring extras

September 10th, 2014 at 8:43 pm by under Latest Posts

A television miniseries will be filmed in New Mexico and they are hiring extras.

The series called Dig is about an FBI agent who is in Jerusalem investigating a murder of a young female archaeologist when he uncovers a conspiracy 2,000 years in the making.

Dig will be shooting in the Albuquerque area in October and November.

Extras positions are paid.

To apply »


New Mexico State Fair begins Wednesday

September 9th, 2014 at 9:49 pm by under Latest Posts

The 2014 New Mexico State Fair kicks off Wednesday September 10, 2014 with plenty of food and events.

Wednesday the Unique Food contest begins with entries like alligator tail, a deep fried green chile bacon cheeseburger and a deep fried carne adovada calzone. The exhibits, kidsway carnival and livestock shows open at 10.00 a.m. Wednesday. The midway carnival will open at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday.

This year the state runs through September 21, 2014.

State Fair goers are encouraged to use ABQ Ride Services including a free shuttle service on the weekends of September 12, 13 and 14 and September 19, 20 and 21. For more information about ABQ Ride Services and Specials visit myabqride.com.

For more ticket, event and other State Fair information visit exponm.com.


ABQ Ride detouring buses for State Fair Parade

September 6th, 2014 at 5:08 pm by under Latest Posts

ABQ Ride service on Central along with buses that cross Central will be detoured Saturday September 13, 2014 for the State Fair Parade.

Buses will be detoured beginning at 5:30 a.m. and will continue on detoured routes until 2:00 p.m.

The routes that will be detoured are as follows.

  • Three ABQ RIDE bus routes that run along Central, #766-Rapid Ride/Red Line, # 777-Rapid Ride/Green Line and #66-Central will be detoured away from Central during this time. Also detouring are routes #157-Louisiana/Montaño/Uptown and #31-Wyoming, which cross Central.
  • Routes #66 and the #777-Rapid Ride/Green Line going eastbound will be diverted north at San Mateo, then east along Lomas before turning south again on Eubank to resume their regular routes on Central. Going westbound, these buses will be diverted north at Eubank, then west along Lomas before turning south again on San Mateo to resume their regular routes on Central.
  • The #766 Rapid Ride/Red Line will detour eastbound by going north on San Mateo and east on Lomas to Louisiana. It will continue north on Louisiana to the Uptown Transit Center. Westbound, the #766 will take a different route by going south on Louisiana to eastbound I-40, where it will then take Wyoming to westbound Lomas. The #766 will then turn south on San Mateo to resume its westbound journey on Central.

The #777-Rapid Ride/Green Line will have temporary stops at the following locations:

Westbound #777:

  • Eubank & Central
  • Lomas & Wyoming
  • Lomas, just west of Louisiana
  • Resuming regular stops at Central & San Mateo

Eastbound #777:

  • San Mateo & Central
  • Lomas & Louisiana
  • Lomas & Wyoming
  • Resuming regular stops at Central & Eubank

The #766-Rapid Ride/Red Line will have temporary stops at the following locations:

  • Eastbound #766:
  • San Mateo & Central
  • Louisiana, just north of Lomas
  • Resuming regular stops in Uptown

Westbound #766:

  • Lomas, just west of Louisiana
  • Resuming regular stops at Central & San Mateo

During the parade, the Route #157-Montaño/Uptown will have no service south of Lomas and Route #31-Wyoming will have no service south of Copper.

 

ABQ Ride Detour Map

ABQ Ride Detour Map


Open Space presents backyard farming, Archaeology 101

September 4th, 2014 at 9:50 pm by under Latest Posts

Bernalillo County Open Space is hosting a number of events over the weekend.

Officials say the Backyard Farming Series will feature a food preservation workshop on Saturday September 6 from 9:00 until 12:30 at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House.

Then on Sunday Open Space is hosting Archaeology 101 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the North Vally Bachechi Open Space. Then from noon until 1:30 p.m. families can explore nature with “Shade and Shadows”.

For more information visit www.bernco.gov.


Partnering for Success to host ABQ career fair

September 4th, 2014 at 9:45 pm by under Latest Posts

More than 50 employers will gather September 12, 2014 for the Partnering for Success Career Fair.

Officials say hundreds of jobs are available with employers such as Halliburton, Sprint, UNM and Bernalillo County.

The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 501 Mountain Road NE.