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Julian Dossett

is a freelance writer in Silver City, where he enjoys hiking around the Gila National Forest. He drives to Albuquerque whenever he can to catch Isotopes baseball. 

Music Makes Summer Go Round

MAY 31 Eliza Gilkyson. The Taos-based folk artist has recorded more than 25 albums, including last year’s Home, in her career. “She’s just a stupendous singer-songwriter,” says Neal Copperman…

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On the Lookout

A STATUE OF LUCIEN B. MAXWELL—seated, rifle across his legs—keeps watch over the northwest corner of Cimarrón Park. One of the largest contiguous landowners in United States history, Maxwell once…

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Clovis Cranks Up the Volume

WITH 90 MINUTES UNTIL SHOWTIME, parking is already scarce at the Curry County Events Center. I hurry toward the front gates, passing out-of-towners as they help their children down from dusty pickups…

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How Roswell Got a Moon Rock

A SMALL HUNK OF ROCK from the moon’s Taurus–Littrow Valley sits on display at the Roswell Museum as a tribute to Robert H. Goddard’s early work in rocket propulsion. A New England native, Goddard…

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Go Retro on Route 66

WEARY MOTORISTS TRAVELING the Southwest might feel a sudden onset of déjà vu when they glance up at the Sands Motel sign written in neon light, as though the hotel had been duplicated at every exit…

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Get Ready to Rock

KEN PETERSON THINKS of Bands of Enchantment as a New Mexico postcard to the world. Set to begin its third season on January 27, the Albuquerque-based TV show features local, national, and…

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