Tue. 4/10 11a: Native American characters can be seen in video games like “Turok - Dinosaur Hunter,” “Mortal Kombat” and “Gun.” Comic books also feature a large cast of Native characters dressed in the stereotypical feathers, leathers and war paint. Do you take pride when you come across a Native character in popular culture even though it does not look like a person from your tribe? Do Native Americans perpetuate the mythical Native character they claim to despise? Guests include Michael Sheyahshe (Caddo) Author of Native Americans in Comic Books.
By The Associated Press and The Albuquerque Journal
Jury selection is set to begin in the death penalty phase in the trial of Michael Paul Astorga who was convicted in 2006 of killing Bernalillo County deputy James McGrane Jr.
Jurors will be asked to sentence Astorga to life in prison or to death, even though New Mexico repealed the death penalty in 2009. Astorga is still eligible for the death penalty since the crime occurred before the repeal.
M. Ward's music inspires a sense of wonder — it recalls many sounds from a different time and place.
"I get most of my inspiration from older records and older production styles," Ward says, "and that ends up rearing its head in the records that I make. One of the great things about music is that it has the capability of time travel — you smell a certain smell in the room and it takes you back to your childhood. I feel like music is able to do that, and it happens to me all the time."
Voter advocacy and conservation groups are co-sponsoring two candidate forums, one for each open seat on the PRC, which regulates a wide range of agencies and industries including telecommunications, insurance, and utilities.
From the League of Women Voters of Santa Fe County press release:
Albuquerque area PRC Candidate Forum, District 1
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11
UNM Continuing Education Center, 1634 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque
Originally published on Thu April 12, 2012 9:07 am
On one side of a wall inside the Truman Medical Center cafeteria in Kansas City, Missouri, the menu features low-calorie, low-fat and low-sodium meals. On the other side of the wall is a McDonald's, featuring hamburgers and french fries.
Sun 4/15 6p: Aura from ZBS’s Cabinet of Dr. Fritz series. When Felipe Montero answers an ad, he meets an old woman, perhaps over a hundred years old, and her young niece Aura. But does the beautiful Aura actually exist? This is a strange, dreamy, haunting story. Recipient of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting award for Best Radio Drama 1984. Adult themes.