Hot groups, cold drinks | Culture & Leisure

I Always try to bring my readers events that support local businesses, but this week has more opportunities than most. What’s better than enjoying a great event while supporting your community at the same time? Whether it’s music, art, food, or even animals, there are plenty of opportunities for you to help out in some … Read more

WATCH NOW: The North End Arts and Music Festival offers Summer Soul Parade, entertainment | Local News

Flavah, a local R&B, blues, pop and rock band, will perform at the Friday event. The members are Gary Keys, Eddie Jones, Randy Creighton, David Palmer, Ron Nesby, Aaron Nesby, Lisa Davenport and Sherman Flowers. Flava Burlington DJ Ant Bomb will kick off the party in Lincoln Park starting at 5 p.m. “We wanted to … Read more

Capitan Hosts the 66th Annual Smokey Bear Stampede | Culture & Leisure

captain July 1-4 Stampede of the Smoked Bear The 66th Annual Smokey Bear Stampede is held at the Rodeo Grounds, 100 Fifth St., with nightly open rodeos, daily ranch rodeos, team roping, riding performances and nightly dances in the building Fletcher Hall. Rodeo tickets will be available at the door only. The Village of Capitan … Read more

Community calendar for the week of June 30 | Culture & Leisure

Before June 30 Chaves County Board of Health T-Shirt Design Contest The Chaves County Board of Health T-Shirt Design Contest is open to Chaves County residents ages 14 and older. Contest designs must contain its tagline: “Coordinated. Connected. Engaged. Building a healthier community, one member at a time.” Idea submissions can be made in person … Read more

Summer is swinging | Culture & Leisure

Summer is in full swing and so is the local event scene. I know how hard it can be to stay “up to date” with everything. You’ve come to the right place though, because if it’s happening in our reading area, you’ll find it here every Thursday. So go ahead and grab a highlighter, because … Read more

Albuquerque Juneteenth celebration scheduled for June 18-19 | Culture & Leisure

Albuquerque June 18 and 19 June 16 party New Mexico Juneteenth and the Albuquerque Office of Black Community Engagement present Juneteenth 2022. The location is at Albuquerque Civic Plaza and includes speeches, music, art, vendors, workshops, a children’s corner and the food. According to its Facebook event page, this year organizers are focusing on education … Read more

The new brew is gnarly | Culture & Leisure

It’s Thursday again, and thank you for joining me on another eventful trip to our reading area. ● ● ● Go to Adventures on the Gorge has a big show scheduled for Friday June 3rd. They’re located in Lansing, just across the bridge, and the very talented Jay Milam will be performing there from 8-11 … Read more

Calendar that fills up | Culture & Leisure

OWelcome to another eventful column, and believe me, I think I found a bit of everything this week. λλλ Saturday May 14 marks the second edition Bill Withers Memorial Festival at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway at 501 Neville Street. The fun begins at noon when the How Great You Art Theater Group takes the stage. … Read more