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Posted by on October 29, 2010 | One comment

As heard on Coyote 102.5 on October 29, 2010

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ROCK SHOW! An Albuquerque-based, half-hour, weekly television show about the rock music scene in New Mexico. Casting director SHERYL ROBERTS (The Dry Land, Crash, In Plain Sight) is looking for:

- MALE, 18-35, for Host; must be extremely knowledgeable about rock music (from soft rock thru death metal) and local NM bands, have great screen presence and speaking voice.
– FEMALE, 18-25, for Spokesmodel/Co-Host; must have great screen presence and speaking voice, attractive well-toned body.

AUDITIONS IN THE Q TODAY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY – CALL PRODUCER DEREK SMITH @ expired NOW!!!

Tonight at Cosmo TapasJack and Jill Halloween Party! Food, drinks, costumes, prizes and lots & lots of DANCING! Costume party & Dance competition!

SaturDAY ZOO BOO 22 at the Rio Grande Zoo 11-4.

For night time play…

DOWNTOWN Demons & Angels at the Hyatt Regency 2 parties in 1 DJS, LIVE PERFORMANCES, HIP HOP AND R&B ON ONE SIDE / DANCE MUSIC ON THE OTHER…$2,000 IN PRIZES AND CASH FOR BEST, SEXIEST, FUNNIEST, AND SCARIEST. TICKETS on sale now 21 AND
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On the West Side The Chupacabras – at Sidelines Halloween Bash

Hallow’s Eve Havoc at Elliott’s in Corrales w/ the Duke City Darlins, great elliots atmosphere, food, drink specials costume contests & prizes!!

And on the E. Side in Hotel Circle – Devil’s Night Hallow’s Eve at Malarky’s! A ghoulish night of music, fun, costumes and donations to help feed the hungry!!! And a safe nights stay over at the many area hotels…

Sunday night if you missed the mighty Zozobra or you just have more evil to burn away El Kookooee Burns at Rio Bravo Park in the valley Give your fears and regrets to Kookooee and watch them burn. Belly dancers and an Aztec dance troupe will start the show. DJ Genius of Love will provide the fire music as the 30 foot effigy BURNS in this South Valley tradition. DRESS WARM & BE SAFE!

SunDAY the official start of the holiday giving season – Thunderbird Harley-Davidson is kicking things off with a Toy Run starting Sunday running through Dec. 5 that’s at 5000 Alameda Blvd N.E.

Giving and getting with continues at:
Archetype Dermigraphic Studios with their “Tatts for Cans” Bring in 5 cans of nonperishable foods and you’re in the running for a $300 certificate for professional ink. Winner will be announced at the Duke…City Darlins calendar release party at Burt’s Tiki Lounge Nov. 20th – all donations go to United Methodist Food Ministries for the Homeless.

Watch for postings on the hallowed day of the dead celebrations during the upcoming week & on that note I just gotta say – Happy Anniversary Big Daddy!

Happy everything else to the rest of y’all!

Keep up with me online all the time at oneheadlightink.com and every Friday in the Q Spot with Erica Viking on COYOTE 102.5

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If you don’t know SMQ…You don’t know JOKER!

Posted by on October 28, 2010 | 2 comments

The originator of the very term “Hommywood”, NM’s Own actor, director, writer, comedian extraordinaire, Steven Michael Quezada shines like the star that he is as the cover model of November’s Albuquerque the Magazine.

The Breaking Bad actor and his beautiful wife Cherise are arguably the reigning King and Queen of Hommywood not only for their collective star power, but moreover for their unyielding work in the community.

All the more appropriate that SMQ is cover boy for the “Fashion and Style” issue which includes a sub headline, “The Art of Giving” as he’s so obviously mastered his own style of giving of himself and his art.

And because giving is always in fashion SMQ & co. will long reign as community leaders worthy of admiration and emulation!

All of NM can and should be proud of this NEW Mexican! Keep your eyes and ears on this homegrown and steadily rising estrella, because sure as we’ve been following him on stage, screen, and now as guapo cover boy there is certainly even more to come from NM’s SMQ.

Keep up with him on his Emmy winning ABQ television series Breaking Bad, follow his activism in teaching and inspiring young performers and industry professionals and maybe most importantly look to this ABQ Joker to treat you to a laugh peppered with a little inspiration!

Pick-up your November issue of Albuquerque the Magazine and catch Steven at his November 12th live stand-up performance where he’s sure to please with a little meet & greet after the show!

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Happy Birthday Julia-Gulia

Posted by on October 28, 2010 | Comments Off

Famous Laugh sound clip

No one has rocked the hooker with the heart of gold role like our own Julia Roberts. From that Disney Classic that burst her on to the world’s radar to her seclusion here on the mountain range of Taos, NM the public loves us some Julia.

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RIP

Posted by on October 27, 2010 | Comments Off

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Speaking of State Beautification

Posted by on October 26, 2010 | Comments Off

UPDATE 11/03/10 – ALBUQUERQUE Extras Notice “Blood Brothers” for THURSDAY 11/4/10 – FINAL DAY of filming for this project. *NEW FACES who have not worked! DRIVERS with CARS that are not red/white/yellow/black and PEDESTRIANS with own Business attire. MUST be in OLC database and available ALL day! If submitting with car-post make/model/year/color. If not in database, go to www.onlocationcasting.net – OLC

Since we broke the news of this production coming here…many a report has come in to us of just how lovely and sweet (and incredibly rippely-muscley & totally GORGEOUS) the two stars have been around town and on set of their current WWE film Blood Brothers.

We’ve tweeted our gracias y ¡bienvenidos! to @JohnCena and now we’d like to give an official “welcome” to Miss Amy Smart!

Rest assured our birdies are tweeting but being the highly upstanding and respectable publication that is ©Sindication we will uphold our commitment to remain paparazzi free as we welcome candid pics but never publish real-time or forecasted specs of talent locations or shoots – de nada.

Here’s the breakdown of the film à la PW Torch about the first of the WWE films to shoot outside of Louisiana…

“Notable actors recruited for the movie include Ethan Embry and Boyd Holbrook as the other two brothers, Amy Smart as their sister, and Michael Rispoli as an “embittered entrepreneur” masterminding a kidnapping plot.

The movie is directed by WWE Studios head Michael Pavone. New Mexico governor Bill Richardson is complementary of WWE in the press release with 140 jobs created to assist in the movie’s production.

“These kinds of projects help promote the state’s film industry and continue to provide good, high-wage jobs for New Mexicans,” he said.

New Mexico offers tax breaks to production companies that film in the state. A WWE producer said in an interview yesterday that it’s “highly unlikely” they would have selected Albuquerque to film the movie without the tax incentive.” – PWTorch.com

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Things That Make You Go Duh! Part Deux

Posted by on October 26, 2010 | Comments Off


KOAT

As every news outlet and their momma has already told you by now (above, here, here, here and HERE)…New Mexico’s Film industry is BOOMING!

Well, that boom is in great jeopardy without support from the incoming leadership of our Government. But whatta you care? It’s not like New Mexicans need to know the thrills of an exciting industry that broadens the horizons of many of the disenfranchised youth of our society…et al.

MI, TX, LA, OH, IL, MA and so many more states are “hot on our boot heel” and that which has been described as “an industry on wheels” will roll on by us (again, Microsoft style) if NM doesn’t retain their reign.

There is a long sad list of films and productions that check-in at the New Mexico Film office but don’t stay because of incentives elsewhere – but as of now the glorious list of those that come and do set-up house with their dollars, their notoriety and their community service is longer.

This is like that great love of your life that you’d be a fool to cast aside – Don’t be a chump. Vote-up NM.

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Holy Hightail Batman

Posted by on October 24, 2010 | Comments Off

UPDATE 10/15/11: SOLD For a low cool $18.5MVal Kilmer sold all but 141 acres of his 5,328-acre River Ranch in Pecos, NM to a Texas oil and gas executive and his wife for $18.5 million. The ranch originally was put on the market in 2009 for $33 million. It is not known whether Kilmer will maintain a residence in New Mexico.

Back in the day it would’ve set a millionaire back over 33Ms to kick it Ponderosa style in the New Mexico Pecos.

But now in what is a dream come true for every high-falutin, bargain shopping voyeur of craigslist the mighty ranch of none-other than Val Kilmer can be YOURS for the (just in time for Halloween) slashed price of just $23M! Woot!

Unfortunately ma’ Huckelberry‘s former estate is up for grabs amidst ugliness aimed squarely at the Iceman via his No. N. Mex. neighbors.

So as the great prophet Val may be gettin’ ready to hightail it out of his NM diggs Microsoft style, here’s to hoping the resort style property falls into the peace & love lifestyle it so richly deserves…or at least all the peace & love that $23M can buy…and here’s a glimpse what ya’ ‘git for that sum…

Take the “virtual tour” here

The listing agents ought put this property up on Ma’ Huck’s own personal, yet to be developed Facebook page…(my own personal mode of communicado as of late).

In the meantime keep up w/Val here.

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Video of the Day: Politics on the Bias Edition

Posted by on October 23, 2010 | Comments Off

TODAY-ay-ay…We at ©Sindication officially declare our support for Diane Denish in the HOTLY contested race to be the first Governess of our great state! SURPRISE!

FOR equality, FOR renewable energy and high tech jobs, FOR NM Film, FOR public education…For NEW MEXICO!

WE can’t win if we don’t vote…Your early voting sites can be found here (Bernalillo County) and here (Statewide).

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RUSH CALL: PARTY PEOPLE

Posted by on October 23, 2010 | 2 comments

UPDATE 11/9/10: THIS is how you make a National Film Challenge Horror Short! Go New Mexico!

Need: 30-50 people for background EXTRAS in National Film Challenge horror short.

Who: 20-30 yr. old PARTY PEOPLE
extras for credit, copy and meal

Get your finest club wear on and head to:
The National Hispanic Cultural Center
1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(Across from main building)

REVISED TIME:
When: Starting at 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Get in this picture…
…you’ll get credit, copy and meal

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Stargate, NM

Posted by on October 22, 2010 | 2 comments

Base Image via Norm Dettlaff/Sun-News

Houston Spaceport, New Mexico we (will soon) have lift-off.

Stratosphere defying stars and billionaires alike will soon be able to make the trek out to Spaceport America, NM for the first of the commercial tourism flights as charted by the Virgin Galactic/New Mexico venture that is Spaceport AMERICA.

From the Associated Press via Las Cruces Sun News:

White Knight Two touches down in NM desert

Virgin Galactic’s Sir Richard Branson, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and prospective astronauts gathered in the southern New Mexico desert Friday to celebrate the completion of the runway at the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport.

Spaceport America is the world’s first facility designed specifically to launch commercial spacecraft. The celebration of its nearly-two-mile-long runway comes less than two weeks after another major step for Virgin Galactic: the first solo glide flight of its space tourism rocket ship.

Branson called it an emotional and historic day. The British billionaire said he expects flights for space tourists to begin in nine to 18 months, and he will be among the first passengers…

KRQE

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Your Friday Q Spot

Posted by on October 22, 2010 | One comment

Listen to The Q Spot – in the RAW

As heard on Coyote 102.5 on October 22, 2010

Listen to The Q Spot – in the RAW

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument up near Cochiti Lake is back open after a road work closure over this past Summer.

Part of the New Mexico movie Year One avec Jack Black & Michael Cera was filmed up there, including one HIGHlarious scene with none-other than Hank Azaria (every voice on the Simpsons except the Simpsons) & McLovin.

But more than that it’s just an amazingly beautiful place and a great hike, not too difficult and well worth trekking all the way to the top!

Speaking of breaking a sweat, we want to get Coyote’s own Mark Parsons plenty sweaty for The 2010 New Mexico JDRF walk to cure Juvenile Diabetes is coming-up Saturday November 6th, 9am at Balloon Fiesta Park – You can still register to walk at Coyote1025.com

Help Mike Parsons and Sam Scott reach their team goals to find a cure.

Okay, so we missed the Grand Opening, but Certified THURSDAYS started last night – Touted as Albuquerque’s 1st Uptown Dance Party! It’s at ABQ BREW PUB with WEEKLY drink specials & guest DJ’s. We’re looking forward to getting our dance on whenever possible at this new event! Brought to you by Beatnick & Friends

and p.s. a certain cheesetastic grin owes momma a BIGTIME Dance-Off…this just may be the place!

LIMITED TIME OFFER: For your comedy pleasure now through Jan. 2011, Steven Michael Quezada is available live and onyourstage (tonight in Rio Rancho) check him out at smquezada.com to catch him while you can at upcoming shows and to book him for events before he gets back on the set of his Emmy winning NM show Breaking Bad – Which is nominated for a Peoples Choice AWARD let’s get on Choosing that! Goto PeoplesChoice.com and VOTE for NM’s Own series Breaking Bad!

Mañana, Saturday, October 23 there’s a Music Video Model Casting Call: for Boy Dirrt ‘How I Do It”. They still need female talent for the day shoot of a club scene at 405 Lounge, Aveda’s doing the makeup, it’s sure to be a quality shoot by Majico Entertainment. For more information contact casting@majicoent.com they put out really impressive videos this a good opportunity to work with them.

Also from Majico, The Sounds of New Mexico.

Organized by the Anderson School of Management it is this Sunday at the UNM SUB Grand Ballroom 2-10 pm. See this showcase of over a dozen local artists, bands and performers! Plus they’ve assembled an amazing mix of prizes, gift certs., artwork and apparel for raffle.

Admission is Only $10 and 100% of admission and raffle proceeds benefit Children’s Cancer Fund of New Mexico. Visit the event page NOW at SoundsofNM.ORG

Email me: sindicator@oneheadlightink.com and let me know what y’all are doing for Halloween…

Keep up with us “Online All the Time” and every week right here on The Q Spot with Erica Viking on Coyote 102.5…

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People’s Choice, NM

Posted by on October 22, 2010 | Comments Off
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And now it’s time…New Mexico’s Own beloved Emmy winning series Breaking Bad is UP! Up for the 2011 People’s Choice Awards, up for its fourth season – NM, show the series some love!

Keep the OBSESSION ALIVE! Go to PeoplesChoice.com and vote!

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Picture of the Day: Who d’at Edition

Posted by on October 21, 2010 | One comment

This beautiful work of art is courtesy of the internets, presumably by one of New Mexico’s Own…If you took this pic, vis-à-vis last night’s “wicked” storm, OWN IT. It’s gorgeous. Please reveal yourself Good Will Hunting of beautious NM photos.

And for equally beautious sounds of Nuevo México here is the incomparable Circumference360 with ALIVE. Pairing this pic w/this tune is near NM Nirvana!

ALIVE by Circumference360

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They Mated

Posted by on October 20, 2010 | Comments Off

 
UPDATE 08/28/11: For real this time – the long awaited progeny from King Jay-Z and his Queen B-eyonce has made its debut in baby-bump form! The 2011 MTV VMA Music Awards once again DELIVERS!

LIVE STREAM HERE Boy Ga Ga/Jo Calderone, Katy Perry Cubed, the coveted “bump” y todo!

¡Felicidades!

The hills are alive with the sounds of mating…well maybe not.

But the net is a BUZZ about the latest MEGA-couple who will spring forth from their collective loins some offspring.

Again, from our friends at Morph ‘thang is a visual for your appetite for celebrity baby. And that bebe is Qui-UTE!

24 yr. old Benjamina Blunt Z-Knowles needs to relax though…She lookin’ more drag than g-ma Knowles.

But seriously, even though we’re on the verge of celebrating the first inaugural ZPCL DAY (a.k.a. World Day Day) we are genuinely happy for peeps who are of age, financially and emotionally prepared to bring-up and care for the blessing of a babe!

Congratulations to the growin’ Z’yonce brood!

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Blood Brothers Extra Extras

Posted by on October 19, 2010 | One comment

UPDATE 10/23/10: ALBQUERQUE Extras Notice “The Blood Brothers” for TONIGHT (Saturday 10/23/10) at 8:30pm: NEED (2) HISPANIC Men or Women (ages 18-60) with UPSCALE “LUXURY” CARS. This will be a NIGHT shoot and could go until early morning. If interested and you have an upscale car that is not red/white/yellow/black, please call ———-. ONLY if you fit what we are looking for please.

UPDATE 10/22/10: ALBUQUERQUE Extras Notice “Blood Brothers” for SATURDAY 10/23/10: HISPANIC DRIVERS with CARS-male and female, HISPANIC ONLY, age range 18-60, MUST have own reliable vehicle that is middle class to high end and is NOT red/white/yellow or black. MUST have full day available and be in the OLC database. Post here with vehicle year/make/model/color and we will contact you if we can book you. – OLC

UPDATE 10/20/10: ALBUQUERQUE Extras Notice “Blood Brothers” for THURSDAY 10/21/10: SPORTS BAR CUSTOMERS – male and female, age range 21-40, all ethnicities, hip bar types. **NEW Faces who have not ever been booked on this show. MUST be in OLC database and have full day available. Post here and we will contact you.  – OLC

The always HOT on casting, On Location Casting agency is scorching the NM desert with ~daily needs for the sure to be sexy WWE film currently shooting in and around the Q, starring {super-sigh} John Cena.

Here’s today’s update:

ALBUQUERQUE Extras Notice “Blood Brothers” for WEDNESDAY 10/20/10: HISPANIC men and women for Strip Club scene-bartender, dj, Strippers (PG-13 no nudity), customers and customers with cars (please list make/model/year/color). Caucasian & African American Strip Club Customers and Female Bank Tellers. MUST have FULL Day available and be in OLC database. Post here and we will contact you. – OLC

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SPIKE NM

Posted by on October 19, 2010 | Comments Off
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UPDATE: Cowboys may not have taken the top nod for the single MOST anticipated movie of 2011 at the Spike TV Scream Awards, but another NM tocado film DID.

Mike Tyson I can feel it in the air tonight sound clip

NM’s Own Cowboys & Aliens is up for the Spike TV award for most anticipated film of 2011.

The event honoring the best in sci-fi, fantasy, comics & horror airs TONIGHT on SPIKE TV! N. Mex. is a gem in the desert housing all of the above over the past several years (THANK YOU NEW MEXICO FILM!).

Cowboys recently wrapped and absconded after their love affair with our painted skies et al over their many months long shoot in No. N. Mex.

Watch tonight as they’ll likely collect the honor of most anticipated and be sure to hit-up the Iron Man master himself – @jon_favreau to remind the Cowboys & Aliens director that we want a premiere!

Official website: here

p.s. Hap, happy 44 Favs! Tequila CHEERS from Nuevo México!

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Bless Me Ultima: Rush Call

Posted by on October 18, 2010 | One comment
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Rush Casting Call for “Bless Me, Ultima“.

Hispanic women ages 40-70 please call Juli or Heather at 505-983-5064 or 505-310-3404.

Looking to fill a church scene. Please call for details!! Thanks everyone!!
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Prepped for Rep-cess

Posted by on October 18, 2010 | One comment

New Mexico WILL have her first female Governor come November. Who will represent NM to the world? Get out and VOTE on or before November 2.

Your early voting sites can be found here (Bernalillo County) and here (Statewide).

Above, all four segments of the latest and most riveting debate between your Gubernatorial candidates are posted, via KOAT, to inform and empower your vote.

Remember entire lives are lived and lost to protect your right to vote – Use it.

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Miscellaneous Fact of the Day

Posted by on October 17, 2010 | Comments Off

A genuine, high quality strand of pearls is hand knotted between each and every individual gem to prevent contact damage and to keep the entire string from falling away in case of a break in the strand.

“The word pearl has become a metaphor for something very rare, fine, admirable, and valuable.”

RIP Barbara Billingsley

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Adiós con Dios

Posted by on October 16, 2010 | 3 comments

The ABC series Scoundrels shot here in the Q has officially been canceled {sads}.

I blame McDonough

The NM Production premiered in June of this year, during ABC’s summer season. The full 8 episode run opened with a solid 5.17M viewers but that steadily declined to just over 2M for its finale this August.

Stars David James Elliot and Viginia Madsen have new projects lined-up…Best to all cast & crew!

Here’s hoping to get you back to work in Nuevo México otra vez!

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