|Centuries of traditions|
Theresa Wesner photo/For the Optic
This year’s events focused on the presence of non-Anglo people in the area, with programs focusing on the Navajo Diné and Jicarilla Apache cultures and the Buffalo Soldiers.
More photos will be published in an upcoming edition of the Optic.
|Qué Pasa, Wednesday, June 20, 2018|
Thursday, June 21
|Media Arts interns make their mark at cultural institutions|
By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University
Fifteen New Mexico Highlands media arts and technology students will make their mark at cultural institutions throughout the state this summer using the latest multimedia technology.
The paid internships are thanks to a collaborative funding model between the Newman’s Own Foundation, the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, and New Mexico cultural institutions.
|A dose of teardrop therapy|
I needed to reach for my box of Kleenex before starting this column. I promise this effort will not be the “‘bawl-o-rama’ of the ages,” but since I’m in a bit of a funk anyway, well, what better way to vent than to put things in writing?
Many years ago, cousin Chris, who is about my age, chummed around with me when I visited in Santa Fe. Soon, an uncle drove up, and I ran to greet him. But before I got to the car, his terrier leaped up from the back seat and took a chunk out of my chest, right at the nipple.
|Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, June 20, 2018|
Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
|Isotopes turn down the Sounds|
Reversing course after giving up a sweep to Memphis, the Albuquerque Isotopes climbed back to even on the season with a third straight win over Nashville on Monday night at Isotopes Park.
|Five locals All-State on the diamond|
Several Las Vegas student-athletes have been honored with all-state recognition in baseball and softball by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. All-state honors were announced this week.
The first-team all-state for Class 4A includes Robbie Alarcon, senior pitcher from West Las Vegas; Brandon Lucero, junior pitcher from Robertson; Richard Armijo, senior utility player from Robertson.
Alarcon was also named second-team all-state as an outfielder.