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Balloon Fiesta will require masks, cancel some events amid virus surge

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The International Balloon Fiesta on Wednesday announced they will require masks for all guests in all indoor areas and in crowded outdoor settings. The Music Fiesta and the Balloon Discovery Center will each be cancelled for this year’s festivities. The Music Fiesta is being cancelled due to the

Hobbs native receives Oscar nomination

HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – One Hobbs native received an Oscar nomination this week. Erica Rinvinoja, a 1995 Hobbs High graduate and two-time Emmy award-winning writer received her first Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay for the film “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”.

The Albuquerque Artwalk is up and walking

COVID-19 has taken out sporting events, concerts and other gatherings during its long stay in New Mexico, but the Albuquerque Artwalk has adapted to all the restrictions that come with the pandemic. The next monthly art walk is scheduled for Nov. 6.

Film industry is booming in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It’s going to be a busy week for the film industry in New Mexico. There are casting calls, ribbon cuttings, major production announcements and even a film convention in Albuquerque