Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Articles http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/ Recent Articles Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:45:34 GMT Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Hires Jeff Poole as Director of Sales http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-hires-jeff-poole-as-director-of-sales/5977/ The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) announced that Jeff Poole has been hired as director of sales for the organization. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-hires-jeff-poole-as-director-of-sales/5977/ Arabian & Half-Arabian Youth National Championship Horse Show returns to Albuquerque http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/arabian-half-arabian-youth-national-championship-horse-show-returns-to-albuquerque/5976/ Youth competitors of all ages will return to Albuquerque to compete for the top honors in the country on Arabian and Half-Arabian horses. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/arabian-half-arabian-youth-national-championship-horse-show-returns-to-albuquerque/5976/ American Idol Comes to Albuquerque http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/american-idol-comes-to-albuquerque/5975/ Singers in the southwest will have an opportunity to get one of those “golden tickets” sending them through the vocal obstacle course to become the nation’s next American Idol. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/american-idol-comes-to-albuquerque/5975/ 2014 New Mexico State Fair to Feature Outstanding Rodeo-Concert Entertainment Options http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2014-new-mexico-state-fair-to-feature-outstanding-rodeo-concert-entertainment-options/5974/ Today New Mexico State Fair officials released the rodeo-concert entertainment lineup for the 2014 New Mexico State Fair. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2014-new-mexico-state-fair-to-feature-outstanding-rodeo-concert-entertainment-options/5974/ NM Rail Runner Express Celebrates the BIG 8! http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/nm-rail-runner-express-celebrates-the-big-8-/5973/ New Mexico Rail Runner Express is partnering with Costco to give out free refreshments to say “Thank You” to passengers for riding the train. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/nm-rail-runner-express-celebrates-the-big-8-/5973/ Exhibit Preview: Floyd D. Tunson: Son of Pop http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/exhibit-preview-floyd-d-tunson-son-of-pop/5972/ 516 ARTS announces Floyd D. Tunson: SON OF POP, a solo exhibition of Colorado-based, African American artist Floyd D. Tunson. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/exhibit-preview-floyd-d-tunson-son-of-pop/5972/ 516 ARTS awarded $100,000 from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/516-arts-awarded-100-000-from-the-andy-warhol-foundation-for-the-visual-arts/5971/ 516 ARTS is honored to announce that it has been awarded a prestigious national grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in New York for $100,000 ($50,000 a year for two years). Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/516-arts-awarded-100-000-from-the-andy-warhol-foundation-for-the-visual-arts/5971/ Explora Wins National Bright Lights Award http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/explora-wins-national-bright-lights-award/5970/ Explora, Albuquerque’s innovative science learning center, was recognized recently with a Noyce Foundation Bright Lights Community Engagement Award. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/explora-wins-national-bright-lights-award/5970/ Travelocity Reveals Top Cities to Book Inexpensive Hotels for July 4, 2014 http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/travelocity-reveals-top-cities-to-book-inexpensive-hotels-for-july-4-2014/5969/ Travelocity’s Independence Day holiday booking data reveals optimistic news for travelers looking to save during the July 4th weekend. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/travelocity-reveals-top-cities-to-book-inexpensive-hotels-for-july-4-2014/5969/ Take ABQ RIDE to This Year’s Freedom Fourth Celebration http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/take-abq-ride-to-this-year-s-freedom-fourth-celebration/5968/ On Friday, July 4, 2014, you won’t have regular ABQ RIDE fixed route bus or Sun Van service. But you can still take ABQ RIDE to the Freedom Fourth celebration at Balloon Fiesta Park. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/take-abq-ride-to-this-year-s-freedom-fourth-celebration/5968/ The Pink Floyd Laser Light Show is Back in the 505! http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-pink-floyd-laser-light-show-is-back-in-the-505-/5967/ For one weekend only, two albums of Pink Floyd and the music of the Beatles and Led Zeppelin will be brought to life in laser light on the full dome of the Planetarium. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-pink-floyd-laser-light-show-is-back-in-the-505-/5967/ Mayor Announces City to Host World Cup Watch Party http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/mayor-announces-city-to-host-world-cup-watch-party/5966/ Everyone is invited to come kick it at the KiMo Theatre for a World Cup watch party tomorrow, Tuesday, July 1 for the 2pm game between the USA and Belgium. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/mayor-announces-city-to-host-world-cup-watch-party/5966/ Albuquerque Offers Those in Need of a Vacation the Chance to Win a Trip to the Sunny Locale http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-offers-those-in-need-of-a-vacation-the-chance-to-win-a-trip-to-the-sunny-locale/5965/ The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau is offering those in need of a vacation the chance to win a trip to the city and explore all it has to offer. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-offers-those-in-need-of-a-vacation-the-chance-to-win-a-trip-to-the-sunny-locale/5965/ Sandia Peak Ski Area Summer Operations Delayed http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/sandia-peak-ski-area-summer-operations-delayed/5964/ Due to the Stage 3 fire restrictions and ongoing summer maintenance, Sandia Peak Ski Area will delay the opening of Summer Mountain Biking and Scenic Chair Rides scheduled for the July 4th weekend. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/sandia-peak-ski-area-summer-operations-delayed/5964/ Albuquerque Allows Meeting Planners to "Cook Up" Their Next Meeting Through New Incentive Program http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-allows-meeting-planners-to-cook-up-their-next-meeting-through-new-incentive-program/5963/ The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau is offering a new group incentive for meeting planners, allowing them to choose the final ingredients to create their perfect event. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-allows-meeting-planners-to-cook-up-their-next-meeting-through-new-incentive-program/5963/ The Hall of the Stars Brings Home the Gold! http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-hall-of-the-stars-brings-home-the-gold-/5962/ The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is exceedingly proud to announce that the Hall of the Stars, an interactive gallery exhibit was awarded the Gold Medal. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-hall-of-the-stars-brings-home-the-gold-/5962/ Weekend Celebration in the International District July 26 & 27 http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/weekend-celebration-in-the-international-district-july-26-27/5961/ A weekend series of events-"ID Live!"-will celebrate the people and place of the International District, New Mexico's most ethnically diverse district. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/weekend-celebration-in-the-international-district-july-26-27/5961/ Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Wins Coveted Bronze Anvil Award http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-wins-coveted-bronze-anvil-award/5959/ The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) received a coveted 2014 Bronze Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Thu, 12 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-wins-coveted-bronze-anvil-award/5959/ Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Holds Annual Luncheon http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-holds-annual-luncheon/5960/ he Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) hosted its Annual Luncheon today, celebrating the past year and looking into the future. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-holds-annual-luncheon/5960/ Aquarium Welcomes New Sharks http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/aquarium-welcomes-new-sharks/5958/ The ABQ BioPark Aquarium has two new sandbar sharks swimming in the Shark Tank exhibit. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/aquarium-welcomes-new-sharks/5958/ Cowboy Chuckwagon at Wildlife West http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/cowboy-chuckwagon-at-wildlife-west/5957/ The sunset summer Chuckwagon Barbeque and Western Music concerts begin on Saturday, June 14 at Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/cowboy-chuckwagon-at-wildlife-west/5957/ The Show Must Go On! The Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival Moves the ‘Big White Tent’! http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-show-must-go-on-the-rio-grande-arts-and-crafts-festival-moves-the-big-white-tent-/5956/ The Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival has been located at the Big White Tent at Paseo del Norte and I-25 for the past 25 Balloon Fiestas. This year, the festival will move to EXPO New Mexico. Wed, 28 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-show-must-go-on-the-rio-grande-arts-and-crafts-festival-moves-the-big-white-tent-/5956/ ABQ Trolley Co. Cooks Up New BAD Tour 2.0 for Breaking Bad Fans http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/abq-trolley-co-cooks-up-new-bad-tour-2-0-for-breaking-bad-fans/5955/ You could call ABQ Trolley Co.'s BaD Tour of Breaking Bad filming locations the most innovative idea on wheels. Fri, 23 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/abq-trolley-co-cooks-up-new-bad-tour-2-0-for-breaking-bad-fans/5955/ Flamenco History and Research Symposium: New Perspectives in Flamenco, hosts its 5th biennial event, http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/flamenco-history-and-research-symposium-new-perspectives-in-flamenco-hosts-its-5th-biennial-event-/5954/ Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque is proud to announce its 5th biennial History and Research Symposium, New Perspectives in Flamenco. Thu, 22 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/flamenco-history-and-research-symposium-new-perspectives-in-flamenco-hosts-its-5th-biennial-event-/5954/ Historic Flamenco Festival Celebrates 27th Anniversary, June 8-14, 2014 http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/historic-flamenco-festival-celebrates-27th-anniversary-june-8-14-2014/5953/ The National Institute of Flamenco and the University of New Mexico proudly present Heritage Hotel’s 27th annual Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque, June 8-14, 2014. Tue, 20 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/historic-flamenco-festival-celebrates-27th-anniversary-june-8-14-2014/5953/