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Presentation, Exhibition, Book Signing, Albuquerque, Thursday, Feb. 18, 6pm.

There will be a presentation and book signing at 516 Arts, 516 Central Ave. SW., Albuquerque, on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 6pm, for the exhibition “At Home in the World.”

Santa Fe presentation and booksigning at NM History Museum, Feb. 16, 2014

Catherine, Enrique, and Miguel spoke about Hotel Mariachi in the New Mexico History Museum auditorium,
and the Santa Fe High School mariachi band performed in the lobby during the booksigning afterwards.
(Photos courtesy of Hannah Abelbeck.)
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Santa Fe Book Signing and Performance at History Museum, Feb 16

Ambiciones relumbrantes / Shining-Ambitions by Miguel A. GandertJoin us Sunday, February 16, from 2 to 4 PM, for a book signing and mariachi performance at the New Mexico History Museum.

In Boyle Heights, gateway to East Los Angeles, stands the 1889 “Hotel Mariachi,” where musicians have gathered on the adjacent plaza for more than half a century.  Newly restored, the brick building embodies a triumphant struggle of preservation against the odds, and its origins open a portal into the Mexican pueblo’s centuries-old multiethnic past. Read more →

University Presses Stand in the Gap for Authors

Hotel Mariachi - cover imageAt UNM Press, we publish sixty-five to seventy titles each year. I am so deeply focused on acquiring new titles in my subject areas that I don’t get to read what my colleagues are bringing in to publish. So, now that the books are in the warehouse, I’m really excited to read two of our newest photography books: Sagrado: A Photopoetics Across the Chicano Homeland, with text by Spencer Herrera, poetry by Levi Romero, and photography by Robert Kaiser; and Hotel Mariachi: Urban Space and Cultural Heritage in Los Angeles, with text by Catherine Kurland and Enrique Lamadrid and photography by Miguel Gandert. The photography and text are fantastic in both, and the cultural and physical landscapes explored in each are distinctive and full of character and history.  -Elise McHugh, Dec 9, 2013

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