http://www.newmexicovideo.com/ Bill Gilbert at the University of New Mexico holds class for an entire semester in the forgotten outdoors – exploring with students the evolution of Land Arts from its ancient beginnings in rock art – to Earthworks monuments such as the Spiral Jetty – to today’s cutting-edge performance art in both rural and urban environments. For more New Mexico PBS content visit http://www.newmexicopbs.org
Each Memorial Day weekend thousands of flag football players descend on a large Roswell park. They are competing for tee-shirts, trophies, and at the highest level for big money. But more than anything else they are competing for fun.
For more information about Hike it & Spike it visit their website: http://www.hikeitandspikeit.com/
Each December 200 hot air balloons float among the gorgeous red rock canyons and mesas outside of Gallup, New Mexico. It is a dream setting for photographers, an unmatched thrill for balloon pilots and passengers, and a spectacle for spectators. It is also the second largest annual balloon event in the world.
For more information about red rock balloon rally check out their website: http://www.redrockballoonrally.com/
Spring has sprung! Albuquerque’s BioPark includes the lush Botanic Garden, and the trees, plants, flowers and visitors are all popping out as the weather warms us. Vivaldi wrote a piece for all Four Seasons, but the soundtrack in this garden is, of course, Spring.
For more information about visiting NM BioPark visit their website: http://www.cabq.gov/culturalservices/biopark/garden
Dive into the heart of Carlsbad, New Mexico, where once-in-a-lifetime adventures come naturally … above, and below. Where your imagination runs wild, and wildlife rests in harmony with the setting sun.
For more information about visiting Carlsbad NM visit their website: http://www.cityofcarlsbadnm.com/
Often mis-categorized as a children’s museum, this unique and thoroughly enjoyable science education center can hold the attention of “kids” of all ages. Careful, you just might learn something while you’re having all that fun.
For more information on location and pricing visit their website: http://www.explora.us/en/
It will have wind blowing in your face and blood pumping in your veins. Ride six separate zipline cables at the mountain’s 10,600 foot peak. The rides will have you soaring well above the treetops of the ski runs below. Amazing views, if you are willing to open your eyes.
For more information about the Angle Fire Zipline visit their website: http://www.angelfireresort.com/summer/mountain/zipline
This museum offers something for everyone with its planetarium, unique traveling and temporary exhibits and the DynaTheater for amazing film viewing. But, of course, it’s the dinosaurs that make it the most popular museum in New Mexico.
For more information about New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science visit their website: http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org/
This delicious New Mexico icon bears the green chile that is a standard of dishes in the “Land of Enchantment.” The trail includes some of the best known and most popular versions of this unique sandwich.
For more information about the Green Chile Cheese Burger Trail visit: http://www.newmexico.org/culinary/
The fastest growing of the shooting sports, this event pits shotgun and shooter against a course of clay pigeons. This was shot at the New Mexico State Sporting Clays Championship, at the NRA Whittington Center, Raton NM.
For more information of the NRA Whittington Center visit their website: http://www.nrawc.org/
The small town of Clovis, New Mexico is home to big things in the history of rock and roll music. Norman Petty had Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison and many others recording in his studio, and created a sound that was both distinctive and trend setting.
For more information about Norman & Vi Petty Rock & Roll Museum visit their website: http://www.pettymuseum.com/