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  • CUYLER

    CUYLER – Lee (“Cookie”) Cook Cuyler, 86, resident of Albuquerque, NM since August 2001, died May 14th, 2011.  Lee is survived by her sister, Smiley (Ken) Karst of Santa Monica, CA, and her five children, Robert (Millie) Cuyler of...
  • Brain Scans and Mental Illness

    Brain Scans and Mental Illness
    On September 13, 1848, an explosion sent a tamping iron through the head of Mr. Phineas Gage, a railway construction gang foreman. Miraculously, Gage recovered, even though most of the front of the left side of his brain was destroyed. But Gage's...
  • New Mexico: Albuquerque rising

  • Tony Hillerman, 83, dies; bestselling mystery author provided insight into the native people and culture of the Southwest

    Tony Hillerman, 83, dies; bestselling mystery author provided insight into the native people and culture of the Southwest
    Bestselling author Tony Hillerman began writing his contemporary mystery novels set in the Navajo region of the Southwest, in part, he once said, because "they have a fascinating religious philosophy and a lot of good values." And, he told Newsweek...
  • Frederick Hammersley dies at 90; acclaimed painter

    Frederick Hammersley dies at 90; acclaimed painter
    Frederick Hammersley, a critically acclaimed painter who rose to fame in 1959 as one of four Los Angeles-based Abstract Classicists and spent the next 50 years bringing an intuitive, personal touch to hard-edge abstraction, has died. He was 90. The...
  • Getting back to the land

    In 1959, Walter de Maria envisioned tuxedoed men and bejeweled women watching "inexperienced people" dig a hole with a steam shovel on a vacant acre of land near an art-loving city while music played and parents screamed, "Get that bulldozer away from...
  • Felix Wurman dies at 51; cellist founded Church of Beethoven performance series

    Felix Wurman dies at 51; cellist founded Church of Beethoven performance series
    Felix Wurman, a cellist who founded the Church of Beethoven performance series in Albuquerque, has died of complications from cancer, a sister said. He was 51. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: A news obituary in Thursday's Section A on Felix Wurman,...
  • Le Clezio -- who's he?

    Le Clezio -- who's he?
    If the selection of French writer Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio as the 2008 Nobel literature laureate has anything to tell us, it's that Horace Engdahl means what he says. Last week, Engdahl, the Swedish Academy's permanent secretary, called American...
  • Meet Your 'America's Next Top Model 12' Contestants

    Can London take the fashion world by storm? Or will the intriguingly named Fo or Aminat become a household name? Yes, it's another crop of leggy beauties on "America's Next Top Model." The CW announced Wednesday (Jan. 28) the 13 lucky contestants take to...
  • In New Mexico, history is etched into El Morro monument

    In New Mexico, history is etched into El Morro monument
    "The most interesting part about [El Morro] is the signatures of all the people going through there," reader Laura LaCour-Johnson, a native of Albuquerque, write in her nominating letter. "The best time to go is just before winter, when it's chilly but...
  • October festivals in the West and beyond

    If you're a fall season traveler and heading out in October, you may want to drop in on one of these festivals in the West and beyond. Minot, North Dakota September 30-October 4 Norsk Høstfest North America's biggest Scandinavian festival, in its 30th...