Luminarias have been a New Mexico tradition for generations.
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The Handsome Family performs May 23, 2010. Photo by Mark Owen.
"La Parisienne," by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Courtesy American Federation of Arts.
Image of a balloonist waving to the crowd gathered below at the 2007 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Thrill seekers enjoy the rides of the Midway at the New Mexico State Fair. Image courtesy of the New Mexico State Fair.
Fall in Albuquerque isn't complete without a fiery bite of New Mexico green chile.
Gathering of Nations, April 22-24, 2010. Image © Gathering of Nations, Ltd.Must link to www.gatheringofnations.com
"Wizard of Oz" production on May 21-23, 2010, at Popejoy Hall.
King Sunny Adé, April 28, 2010, at Albuquerque Museum Amphitheater.
Image of a Darth Vader balloonist rises over the crowd at the 2007 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Icon for the 2010 N.M. State Fair. Used for Google Map.
Puppet from South Valley's Dia de los Muertos parade.
Artwork on display at the South Valley's annual Dia de los Muertos parade.
Balloons take lift during the mass ascension of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Image of a purple pansy at ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden.
Promotional image of "Wicked" touring show. Courtesy Popejoy Hall.
Image of Conseil Régional de Lorraine balloon flies overhead at the 2007 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Promotional image of "The Nutcracker" from Ballet Repertory Theatre.
Image of a balloon crewman preparing to set a balloon aloft at the 2007 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Image of the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden pond illuminated during the annual River of Lights celebration.
Image of luminarias illuminated along a home. From the Historic Postcards Collection of the Albuquerque Public Library: http://www.cabq.gov/library/postcards/d2.html
Publicity image of the New York-based band Interpol. http://www.interpolnyc.com/photos/
Image of "El Santo" paper cut, Kai Margarida-Ramírez de Arellano. From 516 ARTS exhibit "Latina/o Visual Imaginary: Intersection of Word & Image," showing Feb. 19 to May 14, 2011
Stock image of empanadas. Image courtesy U.S. Agriculture Department.
Publicity image from the Martha Graham Company, performing March 25 at Popejoy Hall.
Image of the "Mariachi Christmas" holiday performance at UNM's Popejoy Hall.
Image of explorers walking through the Maize Maze, an annual event hosted by Rio Grande Community Farm.
Pink tulips bloom during springtime at the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden.
A rock etching at Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque, NM.
Image for former UNM Lobo Basketball standout Danny Granger at The Pit.