Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Articles http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/ Recent Articles Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:24:57 GMT Nob Hill Beautified with New Mural & Gabion Walls http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/nob-hill-beautified-with-new-mural-gabion-walls/6028/ Through a generous grant from PNM Resources, the grassroots economic development nonprofit Nob Hill Main Street has commissioned the installation of a large mural and gabion walls in Nob Hill. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/nob-hill-beautified-with-new-mural-gabion-walls/6028/ New Grant Funding Supports Placemaking & Bike Share Initiatives on Downtown’s Civic Plaza http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-grant-funding-supports-placemaking-bike-share-initiatives-on-downtown-s-civic-plaza/6027/ On Earth Day, April 22nd, 2015, three outstanding new community programs will be launched in downtown Albuquerque on Civic Plaza: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-grant-funding-supports-placemaking-bike-share-initiatives-on-downtown-s-civic-plaza/6027/ Nob Hill Beautified with New Mural & Gabion Walls http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/nob-hill-beautified-with-new-mural-gabion-walls/6026/ Through a generous grant from PNM Resources, the grassroots economic development nonprofit Nob Hill Main Street has commissioned the installation of a large mural and gabion walls in Nob Hill. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/nob-hill-beautified-with-new-mural-gabion-walls/6026/ Baby Hippo Born at ABQ BioPark http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/baby-hippo-born-at-abq-biopark-/6025/ The ABQ BioPark Zoo welcomed a new baby Nile Hippopotamus today. The baby hippo's gender is unknown at this time. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/baby-hippo-born-at-abq-biopark-/6025/ Explora collaborates with New Mexico Autism Society http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/explora-collaborates-with-new-mexico-autism-society/6024/ Families with children on the autism spectrum now have new resources for science exploration, thanks to a partnership between Explora and the New Mexico Autism Society Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/explora-collaborates-with-new-mexico-autism-society/6024/ Studio Sale in the Gallery + Contemporary Art Auction http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/studio-sale-in-the-gallery-contemporary-art-auction/6020/ The nonprofit 516 ARTS presents a fundraising event featuring Albuquerque-based, contemporary artists who, using the popular studio sale format, are selling selected works from their inventories. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/studio-sale-in-the-gallery-contemporary-art-auction/6020/ The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Comedy Dinner Show is Coming to the Hotel Andaluz in Albuquerque http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-dinner-detective-murder-mystery-comedy-dinner-show-is-coming-to-the-hotel-andaluz-in-albuquerque/6023/ America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show! Working with plot lines that are based on actual cold cases and played out in present day. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-dinner-detective-murder-mystery-comedy-dinner-show-is-coming-to-the-hotel-andaluz-in-albuquerque/6023/ ABQ Trolley Co. Rolls Out Duke City Pedaler http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/abq-trolley-co-rolls-out-duke-city-pedaler/6022/ ABQ Trolley Co. is excited to announce that they will debut the first "party bike" in New Mexico. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/abq-trolley-co-rolls-out-duke-city-pedaler/6022/ America’s Growing Taste for New Mexico IPA http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/america-s-growing-taste-for-new-mexico-ipa/6021/ The month of March is synonymous with a tournament of NCAA hoops, but for the past five weeks craft beer enthusiasts have been following a very different set of brackets. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/america-s-growing-taste-for-new-mexico-ipa/6021/ Bits & Pieces: A pop-up exhibit of collages about eclectic Albuquerque http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/bits-pieces-a-pop-up-exhibit-of-collages-about-eclectic-albuquerque/6019/ 516 ARTS and Westbund West have teamed up to present a pop-up exhibit at Westbund West featuring fresh new collages by over 20 local artists exploring the subject of Albuquerque’s eclectic identity. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/bits-pieces-a-pop-up-exhibit-of-collages-about-eclectic-albuquerque/6019/ Months-long cultural partnership celebrates Albuquerque’s diverse arts scene http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/months-long-cultural-partnership-celebrates-albuquerque-s-diverse-arts-scene/6018/ Albuquerque has long been known for many things that make it exciting and unique: fantastic cuisine, a mix of cultures, an array of outdoor activities, film tourism and traditional Southwestern art. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/months-long-cultural-partnership-celebrates-albuquerque-s-diverse-arts-scene/6018/ Albuquerque Little Theatre presents the sidesplitting comedy NOISES OFF! http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-little-theatre-presents-the-sidesplitting-comedy-noises-off-/6017/ Come enjoy a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre – inside and out – as a hapless troupe of actors attempt to mount the dreadful comedy Nothing On. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-little-theatre-presents-the-sidesplitting-comedy-noises-off-/6017/ Balloon Museum Hosts St. Paddy’s Day Celebration http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/balloon-museum-hosts-st-paddy-s-day-celebration/6016/ The City of Albuquerque and High Desert Pipes and Drums are co-sponsoring a fun day that they hope will turn Albuquerque GREEN and begin a tradition of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/balloon-museum-hosts-st-paddy-s-day-celebration/6016/ Albuquerque International Sunport and American Airlines Announce Nonstop Service to Charlotte NC http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-international-sunport-and-american-airlines-announce-nonstop-service-to-charlotte-nc/6015/ Customers traveling to and from Albuquerque will have additional access to a major hub when traveling this summer. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-international-sunport-and-american-airlines-announce-nonstop-service-to-charlotte-nc/6015/ Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Releases 2015 Visitors Guide http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-releases-2015-visitors-guide/6014/ The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has released its 2015 Visitors Guide. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-releases-2015-visitors-guide/6014/ World’s Leading Futurists Converge in Albuquerque 1st Ever Face the Future Conference May 4–6th http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/world-s-leading-futurists-converge-in-albuquerque-1st-ever-face-the-future-conference-may-4-6th/6013/ Many of the world’s top futurists and thought leaders are coming together to share their insights at the first ever Face the Future conference May 4 - 6 in Albuquerque, NM. Tue, 10 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/world-s-leading-futurists-converge-in-albuquerque-1st-ever-face-the-future-conference-may-4-6th/6013/ Santa Ana Star Casino Hosts “Better Call Saul” Premiere Party http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/santa-ana-star-casino-hosts-better-call-saul-premiere-party/6012/ Santa Ana Star Casino, New Mexico’s Best Bet, will celebrate the debut of AMC’s Albuquerque-based “Breaking Bad” prequel, “Better Call Saul,” with a premiere viewing party. Mon, 02 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/santa-ana-star-casino-hosts-better-call-saul-premiere-party/6012/ Albuquerque Serves Up Romantic Ideas for Valentine's Day http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-serves-up-romantic-ideas-for-valentine-s-day/6011/ With spectacular sunsets, endless romantic activities and fantastic hotels and restaurants, Albuquerque is an incredibly romantic city. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-serves-up-romantic-ideas-for-valentine-s-day/6011/ Meet Ty Pennington at Sprayfoam Convention This Week http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/meet-ty-pennington-at-sprayfoam-convention-this-week/6010/ As seen on TV shows such as Extreme Home Makeover, Holmes Makes It Right, Renovation Nation, Property Brothers and more, the use of Sprayfoam insulation and low-slope roofing is growing by the day. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/meet-ty-pennington-at-sprayfoam-convention-this-week/6010/ Sandia Peak will open for the 2015 ski season on Saturday January 24th, 2015. http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/sandia-peak-will-open-for-the-2015-ski-season-on-saturday-january-24th-2015-/6009/ Sandia Peak will open with 95% of the trails on an 18 inch base. Lifts 1,3,4 and the Mitey Mite will be running to take you up for some great skiing and boarding. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/sandia-peak-will-open-for-the-2015-ski-season-on-saturday-january-24th-2015-/6009/ Our Penitente Land: The De Aragon/Calles Collection http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/our-penitente-land-the-de-aragon-calles-collection/6008/ The National Hispanic Culture Center will host an exhibit, lecture, and performance titled Our Penitente Land: The De Aragon/Calles Collection, from February 21st to April 29th, 2015. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/our-penitente-land-the-de-aragon-calles-collection/6008/ The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Kicks Off The New Year With "Bucket List Escape" Sweeps http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-kicks-off-the-new-year-with-bucket-list-escape-sweeps/6007/ The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau is offering travelers a chance to kick off 2015 by crossing some items off their bucket list with its Bucket List Escape Sweepstakes. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-albuquerque-convention-visitors-bureau-kicks-off-the-new-year-with-bucket-list-escape-sweeps/6007/ Sprayfoam 2015 Announces Keynote Speaker Ty Pennington http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/sprayfoam-2015-announces-keynote-speaker-ty-pennington-/6006/ The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance, announced that Emmy award-winning TV host and New York Times Bestselling author Ty Pennington has been secured as the keynote speaker for the Sprayfoam 2015. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/sprayfoam-2015-announces-keynote-speaker-ty-pennington-/6006/ UTEP, Utah State to Play in the 2014 Gildan New Mexico Bowl http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/utep-utah-state-to-play-in-the-2014-gildan-new-mexico-bowl/6005/ ESPN Events and the Gildan New Mexico Bowl announce that the UTEP Miners and the Utah State Aggies have accepted invitations to the ninth annual game to be played on Saturday, Dec. 20. Mon, 08 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/utep-utah-state-to-play-in-the-2014-gildan-new-mexico-bowl/6005/ Civic Plaza Winter Fest is New Mexico True http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/civic-plaza-winter-fest-is-new-mexico-true/6004/ Celebrate this Holiday Season Don't forget to bring an unwrapped toy for a child in need. Wednesday December 10th4-8 PM 1 Civic Plaza NWAlbuquerque, NM 87102Food Trucks, Warm Hot Chocolate and ... 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