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Duende Poetry Series returns to Placitas

James McGrath and Lauren Camp will be the featured readers for the third reading of the 10th year of the Duende Poetry Series in Placitas.

ABQ authors gather to heal the city with their words

Poets, artists, authors and the general public will gather at the South Broadway Cultural Center, 1025 Broadway SE, from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, to pay tribute to the many who have fallen through violent action, and hopefully contribute to the necessary healing of the city.

Rain didn't stop last year's New Mexico State Fair Parade: Participants such as these students from West Las Vegas High School donned their ponchos and carried on. This year's parade begins at 8:45 a.m. Sept. 13. (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal)

Smokey Bear leads this year’s parade

The 2014 New Mexico State Fair Parade, typically the largest in the state, is doubly noteworthy this year.