Pyragraph LIVE: Processing the Pandemic Peri talks with Andrew Fearnside, Ryan Goodman and Ruth Dove

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How is the pandemic affecting us culturally, socially and psychologically? Host Peri Pakroo invited artist and mental health counselor (and artist/muralist) Andrew Fearnside, sociologist (and drummer) Ryan Goodman, and arts organizer (and linguist) Ruth Dove to Zoom in and chat about it.

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Support Arts Hub’s Artist Relief Fund

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Hey arts-loving friends! Albuquerque’s Arts Hub is raising funds for artists impacted by the pandemic. Donate at their Facebook page or at their website at http://www.abqartshub.com/relief

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Eva Shares More Songs on ‘The Canceled Shows’ on Pyragraph TV Featuring an avant garde cleaning video for 'Puttin' On the Ritz' played by Le Chat Lunatique

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Eva Avenue shares more songs from bands who’ve had to COVID-cancel shows or tours. If you like what you hear, go to their page and support an artist today! Titles and links below.

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‘The Canceled Shows’ on Pyragraph TV Eva Ave shares her favorite quaran-tunes

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I made a chatty video featuring music by bands who’ve had to cancel shows or tours cause of COVID19 self-distancing. If you like what you hear, go to their page and support an artist today — buy an album or some tracks!

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Artists on Lockdown: Call for Interviews

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Many of us are stuck in isolation, unable to share or promote our work in the ways originally planned like tours, festivals, conferences, etc., so I was thinking it might be of help to offer a way to spread the word digitally about what’s happening with your work.

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Pyragraph LIVE: Alejandro Montoya Marin

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Filmmaker Alejandro Montoya Marin is in the finishing stages of producing his second feature, Millennium Bugs. It was supposed to screen at SXSW, and Antonio was slated to participate on a panel about independent filmmaking — but a nasty pathogen has thwarted his plans.

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Clean Water is Our Right: Dancing for Water in New Mexico

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Guest Blogger Lara Segura of Keshet shares: “I find that dance, as a nonverbal art form, can make subjects that may be difficult to discuss less abrasive and more accessible. My aim with National Water Dance is to invite the community to share their thoughts, words, and movements about the universal right to clean water.”

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Democratic AF Pilot Episode Featuring Billy McCall Peri and Billy talk political grief and making art about it

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Host Peri Pakroo talks with Billy McCall about his new book, Four-Year Depression, shitshow politics, and using art to build new concepts and new realities.

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Jeremy & The Clones Debut Sun Studio Track Florida musicians debut new song and talk booking tours, their photo shoot and recording at Sun Studio

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“It was kind of surreal and didn’t sink in how crazy and legendary the room was when we were there. It almost doesn’t feel like OMG I was in the same room as Elvis and Johnny Cash; there is some kind of vibe in the room that I can’t describe.”

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Ishita Mili Shares the Story Behind Urban Indian Dance

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I started to get really pissed at so many things about being told what I was allowed and not allowed to do in dance, and I pretty much exploded from anger and it was like “Fuck this situation, I’m going to do whatever the fuck I want.”

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Pyragraph LIVE: John Fugelsang

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John Fugelsang is in Albuquerque to perform “Unpresidented: The true story of a comedian trying to raise a toddler while his country was electing one” and we were lucky enough to get him into the Pyragraph LIVE studio (a.k.a. my office) to talk about comedy, politics, religion, and how he’s pulled all those elements and more into his unique creative career. 

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SOMOS: ‘We Are’ Taking Over Downtown ABQ

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I loved SOMOS because it wasn’t just aimed at adults. I love downtown, but I’m in middle school, and downtown there are a lot of bars and not a lot for kids. SOMOS had both. They had a beer garden for adults and fun installations and booths for both adults and kids!

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Coffee + Creatives Job Listings: 1.8.18

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Welcome to the inaugural Coffee + Creatives Job Listings! We are pleased to bring you the latest in gigs, jobs, and funding for creatives around the world. Jobs and funding opportunities included in our listings tend to be flexible and/or remote, though we will include some from our home state of New Mexico.

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Mad Men and True Believers

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For the most part, I’ve had the good fortune of doing work that doesn’t compromise my beliefs. But a few years ago I wasn’t so lucky.

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No Internet, No Music: Why Musicians Need to Care About Net Neutrality

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Musicians and the music they create are critical to halting further attacks on net neutrality. When net neutrality protections were at risk of being destroyed in the past, musicians came out in large numbers during a multi-year campaign to save it. And we are needed this time around too.

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Do I Need a Booking Agent?

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Trust me, filling a ticketed show is hard work. Getting 30 people out to a gig on a Friday night in a large metropolitan city is like pulling teeth! That’s why bands split bills. If you’re at a place where you can fill the room, you probably could use a booking agent.

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