Arts & Community

Coverage of arts, community and the amazing people of Corrales


Local Treasure: Yolanda Howren Jones

Her Paintings Imagine New Mexico Icons

Her process is deeply personal yet easy for any creative person to understand. “It’s all about how a window looks, sometimes a lace curtain, a line or a color,” said Yolanda Howgren Jones, recently selected a Local Treasure by the Albuquerque Art Business Association on the recommendation of Michael Lakoff of Ricochet Gallery. “Or shadows,…

A preview of upcoming Albuquerque, Santa Fe theatre season

From Lockerbie to London, Aim To Be Entertained

Theater-going Corraleños have much to make them applaud–their proximity to both Albuquerque and Santa Fe and to their local Adobe Theater on 4th St. NW. Opening at the Adobe on September 2 is The Women of Lockerbie by Deborah Brevoort and directed by Pete Parkin. It is the moving true story of the aftermath of the crash…

Neuro Choir announces first rehearsal

Group aims to ‘positively impact’ Corrales citizens with brain disorders

In partnership with the UNM Neuro Choir, The Corrales Neuro Choir is a singing group for those who possess a brain injury or neurological change due to a stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders; along with their caregivers. Practice started Aug. 16 and rehearsals will continue every other Tuesday from 10am to 11:15am…

Community

Lower Walls Make Better Neighbors

At the Village Council meeting on Aug. 23, councilors unanimously affirmed the wall-and-fence height ordinance. Now Corraleños and visitors will not fear having to drive through a tunnel from one end of the Village to the other and still can enjoy views that are more than glimpses along the way. The new ordinance’s Chapter 18…