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Tommy Lee Jones to screen film at Santa Fe film festival

August 18th, 2014 at 12:43 pm by under Latest Posts

Tommy Lee Jones

SANTA FE (KRQE) – Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones will screen a western drama he wrote and directed at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Jones will attend a screening of his film “The Homesman” in October.

Jones stars in the movie along with Meryl Streep and Hillary Swank.

It’s about a man and a pioneer woman who escort three insane women from Nebraska to Iowa.

The project was filmed primarily in New Mexico and hits theaters in November.


Humble Coffee Company’s grand opening set for this weekend

August 18th, 2014 at 11:25 am by under Latest Posts

A new, independent coffee shop is opening in central Albuquerque. Humble Coffee Company will open on the corner of Lomas and Montclaire on Saturday, Aug. 23 by kicking off with their grand opening celebration.

Owners Mark Baker and Nancy Dowd want Humble Coffee Company to become a gathering place for neighbors, coffee enthusiasts, weekend cyclists, students and professionals working in the area.

The grand opening event will showcase live entertainment, brewing demonstrations and free samples.

Humble Coffee Company is located at 4200 Lomas Ave. Northeast. The shop will be open seven days a week, from 6:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. on weekends.


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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City streets to close to vehicles for ABQ CiQlovia

August 16th, 2014 at 5:35 pm by under Latest Posts

On Sunday, September 21, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., two miles of Albuquerque streets will be opened to people and closed to motor vehicles for ABQ CiQlovía.

ABQ CiQlovía is the Albuquerque version of the global phenomenon known as “ciclovía,” or “bike path.” Streets will be blocked off to vehicles, so people will be able to freely walk, bike, exercise, shop at local businesses, eat food from local food trucks and restaurants, and relax in a beautiful and historic part of Albuquerque.

Portions of Mountain Road, 14th Street and Alcalde Place will be closed to all motor vehicles for the event.

More information about the event can be found at ABQCiQlovia.org.


10th Annual Salsa Fiesta seeks entries

August 15th, 2014 at 8:40 pm by under Latest Posts

Do you think you can bring the heat with the best salsa in Albuquerque? Well your chance to prove it is coming up fast with the 10th Annual Salsa Fiesta in Old Town.

The competition kicks off Saturday, September 13, 2014, but you have to register now if you want to get a slot.

Contestants will make their own unique salsa recipes on site. The deadline to register is by 5:00 p.m. Friday August 22, 2014.

First prize is $1,000 and the contest is open to amateur salsa chef’s.

It will cost you $25 to enter.

10th Annual Salsa Fiesta Application»