Arts | Culture | Museums

Family’s regalia stolen after Gathering of Nations

15 ViewsPolice now search for three sets of regalia ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than 2,000 tribes and groups from across the country were in Albuquerque over the weekend for the 2022 Gathering of Nations. Many families brought their regalia with them for the biggest powwow in North America.

ABQ BioPark named one of the worst zoos for elephants in the nation

6 Views ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –  An international animal protection organization is calling the ABQ BioPark out, alleging it’s one of the worst zoos in the nation for elephants. Within the last year, KOB 4 reported that two young elephants at the BioPark died – both from a herpes virus. That’s

UNM theater program showcases original plays at sold-out Linnell Festival

7 ViewsThe University of New Mexico theater program kicked off their spring performance lineup with this semester’s Linnell Festival of New Plays in which three original plays, created by students in the Masters of Fine Arts dramatic writing program, were performed by undergraduate students at the X – Experimental Theatre from Feb.

City calls for removal of murals in Albuquerque Old Town

10 ViewsLast year, artists Jodie Herrera and Reyes Padilla were commissioned to paint murals in Albuquerque’s Old Town, featuring cascades of colors and shapes, a butterfly and a blooming cactus. Now, the city wants the artworks, commissioned by business owners in Plaza Don Luis, removed.

‘Antiques Roadshow’ comes to Santa Fe summer 2022

27 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – PBS’s “Antiques Roadshow” is visiting New Mexico this summer, stopping in Santa Fe. The show will be at Santa Fe’s Museum Hill on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, for an all-day appraisal event as part of its 27th production tour.

Indigenous woman to lead Smithsonian American Indian museum

7 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Indigenous New Mexico woman has been named to lead the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. Cynthia Chavez Lamar is an enrolled member at San Felipe Pueblo and an accomplished curator, author and scholar whose research has focused on Southwest Native art.

Second ABQ BioPark elephant dies from virus

5 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The ABQ BioPark reports that the zoo’s 8-year-old elephant Jazmine has died from elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV). Last week, the BioPark reported that Jazmine had tested positive for EEHV. According to a news release, the BioPark provided round-the-clock treatment since the virus was first detected in her bloodwork on Dec.

Democratic House leaders move to dissolve land grant panel

8 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Top Democrats in the New Mexico House have chosen to dissolve a legislative committee that deals with Hispanic land grants, traditional irrigation districts known as acequias and other local government and cultural affairs.

Elephant dies at ABQ BioPark

12 ViewsThorn loses battle with virus A three year old male elephant at the ABQ BioPark has lost his battle with a virus. Thorn, an Asian elephant calf at the BioPark, died from EEHV – an ailment that can be fatal for young elephants. BioPark staff discovered the condition December 15,

Middle of Nowhere: New Mexico’s Multi-Million Dollar Blunder

5 ViewsA four month KRQE News 13 Investigation SOCORRO COUNTY (KRQE) – Established 400 years ago by Spanish Conquistador Juan de Oñate, the Royal Road of the Interior extended 1600 miles from Mexico City to Santa Fe. For three centuries, the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro played a critical role