2 ziplines to open in Ruidoso

August 20th, 2014 at 9:12 am by under Latest Posts

Two new ziplines are opening this fall in Ruidoso at the Inn of the Mountain Gods and Ski Apache.

The inn’s zipline will carry riders from Lake Mescalero to the boat house. Ski Apache’s zipline will be a three-part┬ázipline tour starting above the Apache Bowl at 11,000 feet, and will run a total of almost 9,000 feet.

Riders can reach speeds of 60 miles an hour.

Both ziplines are expected to open in October.

Aquarium to host sleepover

August 20th, 2014 at 7:03 am by under Latest Posts

Pack your pajamas for a sleepover at the BioPark Aquarium this Friday.

It’s a chance to learn about ocean animals and their nighttime behavior.

Kids will be able to get crafty or watch a marine-themed movie in the aquarium theater.

The party starts at 7 p.m. All kids younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are $30.

For more information, click here.

Ribbon cutting planned for Sandia Crest terminal

August 19th, 2014 at 7:06 am by under Latest Posts

There’s a brand new upper terminal building at Sandia Crest, and there’s a ribbon cutting ceremony to launch it Tuesday.

Guests need to gather early so they can catch the 9:30 tram car to ascent to the top for the 10 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremony.

This new upper terminal building is designed to resist all kinds of weather and high winds.

Film looking for ‘fantastic’ extras in Las Cruces

August 17th, 2014 at 1:05 pm by under Latest Posts

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – A movie starring Viggo Mortensen and Frank Langella is looking for local actors to serve as extras when it films in Las Cruces this week.

The Las Cruces Sun-News reported Saturday that “Captain Fantastic” needs actors of various ethnicities for shooting.

The movie centers on a father who moves his six children deep into the forests of the Pacific Northwest.

The production is looking for background actors between the ages of 30 and 60 with high end cars. There are also casting calls for a physically fit police officer and female and male golfers between their 30s and 50s

The New Mexico Film Office says the project will employ at least 75 local crew members, one New Mexico actor and 220 local background talent.


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Casting call announced for ‘Carlsbad’ film

August 11th, 2014 at 3:16 pm by under Latest Posts

Carlsbad Caverns will be featured in an upcoming short film.

The movie, “Carlsbad,” is about a Chechen female sniper who tracks her next hit to the caves.

It will be directed by Isaiah Seret, a Santa Fe native.

The casting director says they are looking for locals to be extras and a few to play the main characters.

If you’re interested, you must submit a picture and a resume.

They are looking for a retired couple and families with children ages 5 and older, a couple in their 30s with a 9-year-old daughter as well as a middle-aged man or woman to play the ticket clerk, and a couple that looks like they are from a foreign country.

Filming is set to begin later this month in Carlsbad, White Sands and Alamogordo.

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