Clarinetist James Shields takes pleasure in performing classical music that’s old and new.
One-time balloon fiesta president was 65
Attendance down 35,000 over 2013
The 2014 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has floated into history. Our team of writers, photographers,techno-journalists and editors filled the field… more »
Female pilots are still a minority in sport, making up about 11 percent of balloonists
Fiesta wraps up good run despite a few weather issues
Time-lapse videos compress long events into minutes or seconds
Sold-out flash mob dinner party adds a bit of French elegance at balloon park
The Green Flag is up. Temperature is at 54 degrees. Both surface winds and upper winds are light.
On mass ascension days 550 balloons must await final word on takeoff