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Archive for March, 2006

April 2006 Folk Enews, 1st Half

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Howdy, Folkies, We made it through high heating bills, and the daffodils, forsythia and hyacinths are abloom in most parts of Albuqueque. If you read (past tense) the 2nd March Enews early, scroll down and check out the very fine new photo of the yellow grosbeak taken by a birder who visited NM from CA. […]

March 2006 Folk Enews, 2nd Half

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006

Hey, Folkies, It’s been a roller-coaster few weeks with the tragic deaths from cancer of dance composer Gene Hubert, age 51 (see blog entry of March 8, 2006) and Gary Hughes, a Kansas fiddler, dance organizer, and fine dancer. Then we had a fiasco with the 2nd Sunday dance a few nights ago, when the […]

Gene Hubert Goes Down the Hall

Wednesday, March 8th, 2006

The New England Folk Festival Association web site www.neffa.org reports that “It is with sadness that we report the death of Gene Hubert, influential contra dance composer and caller, from pancreatic cancer.” Excerpted from the trad-dance-caller list: “Gene Hubert passed away [March 6, 2006] at Durham County Hospital. He was not in pain. Memorial service […]

March 2006 Folk Enews, 1st Half

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

Hello, Folkies, Those of you who read my full blog may already know about the birdwatching excitement in Albuquerque (“THE Bird Find of a Lifetime, posted 2/22/2006). If you’re reading the full blog right now, just scroll down past this post to the one on 2/22/06. If not and you’re interested in birding history, you […]

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