Nate and Ben of Iska Dhaaf chat with Sam Miller about their latest album: “I think writing about dark things is healthy. Our first album had themes about drone warfare and disconnection. The new EP is more about communication and wanting to be close to others, even though we often fall short.”
Knowing the World Through Art: Inspired by Iranian Illustratorsby Zahra Marwan
Aug 20, 2020
For the last few years, I kept checking for accessible foreign editions of some of these books. I reached out directly to Reza Dalvand, the illustrator of Ace, who put me in touch with his publisher in Iran.
Javier Romero Intends to Give a Damn A chat with the force behind Strange Magic about new release Melatonin Doomsday Bluesby Peri Pakroo
Albuquerque, NM, US | Aug 6, 2020
Strange Magic’s Javier Romero shares his solo project’s evolution, how his new album holds up to pandemic realities, and how he keeps track of hundreds of “mumble jams” to feed his songwriting.
Building a Wellness Business that’s More than Skin Deep Self-Employed Spotlight on Ayanna D.N. Freeman, Creator of Ayanna Denise Skinby Pyragraph Staff
Jul 30, 2020
Ayanna D.N. Freeman explains how she went from having no idea her destiny was in skincare to launching and nurturing her own successful brand.
THE CANCELED SHOWS 5 includes footage from a BLM demonstration, sights/sounds from the UK, a Nashville rocker and a banjo-pickin song about an alien recorded in a sewer drain, apparently.Read More
Movement for Mercy is a live dance performance which honors the intersections of experiences and shared history throughout our community.Read More
The problem isn’t that our laws are flawed (even though they are). The problem is that we care only to the degree that it won’t be an inconvenience or mess with our comfort…or even worse, our narratives. This is our problem.Read More
We’ve been living through such extreme weirdness that otherwise easy civic activities like voting and census-taking can somehow fall between the cracks — so we’re hosting this virtual event to help get you supercharged!Read More
Singing the words to our favorite song is a way to interact with the art we love, a way to feel like we are part of it… But some songs are so good that we love them even if they have no lyrics. Some songs are able to communicate a full range of human emotion without a single word. Here are five of those songs, and what makes them so iconic.Read More
ABQ band The Ordinary Things livestreamed a show featuring its album “Stories” in its entirety, and hopes to raise funds for the Navajo and Hopi Families COVID Relief Fund. If you enjoy their music please consider donating here.Read More
The Canceled Shows includes a demo of how I suit up to go out in the world, some crowd-sourced opinions on yoga, and an interview with national biotech reporter Damian Garde because of that wonder drug lololol Trump’s pushing. Featuring two groups whose members missed SXSW this year after it was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.Read More