CARLA ARAGÓN'S BLOG

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  1. Family Day at the Albuquerque Museum

    Saturday, July 10, 2010 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

    2000 Mountain Road NW
    Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104

    As part of the Notable New Mexican Family Day, I will be doing a book reading, broom dance demonstration, and book signing at the Albuquerque Museum. This year’s Notable New Mexican is Sid Gutierrez, the New Mexico Astronaut. I emceed his award presentation on June 2, 2010. He’ll be at this event at the Albuquerque Museum. We would love to see you!

    Albuquerque Museum
    Email: albuquerquemuseum@cabq.gov
    Phone: (505) 243-7255
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    Click Here for Google Map

    Comment by Carla Aragón | June 30, 2010 | Reply

  2. Spanish Market – Book Signing

    Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

    Spanish Market in Santa Fe
    New Mexico History Museum
    113 Lincoln Avenue
    Santa Fe, NM 87501
    505-476-5200

    Great opportunity to see some of the best artwork and crafts by Hispanic Artists during the world renown Spanish Market on the plaza. I’ll be signing books in the all new New Mexico History Museum. If you haven’t seen the Museum and displays, it’s a MUST! Please join me in this spectacular venue. If you’re just strolling around the plaza, slip in to the Museum to say HI.
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    Click Here for Google Map

    Comment by Carla Aragón | June 30, 2010 | Reply

  3. Young Artists Presentation at the Spanish Market

    Sunday, July 25, 2010 at 11:00 a.m.

    Santa Fe Plaza
    Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

    I’ll be the Emcee at the Young Artists Presentation which will be held on the Santa Fe Plaza. You’ll see the spectacular artwork from some of New Mexico’s promising young artists. After the presentation, I’ll be doing a book signing on Plaza at 12:30 p.m. It’s a great way to spend a summer day in Santa Fe!

    Comment by Carla Aragón | June 30, 2010 | Reply

  4. 2010 New Mexico Women Authors’ Book Festival

    Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 12:10 p.m.

    Children’s Pavilion
    New Mexico History Museum
    113 Lincoln Avenue
    Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

    I was accepted to present at the Women’s Book Festival this year. There will be other amazing Women Authors from New Mexico and around the country. It’s another opportunity to mingle with some of the most incredible women around. After the Mass Ascension at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, drive up to Santa Fe for more of New Mexico’s Best!
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    Comment by Carla Aragón | June 29, 2010 | Reply

  5. Estrella Del Norte Vineyard Wine, Music and Art Festival

    Saturday, June 12 from noon to 6:00 p.m.

    Estrella del Norte Vineyard
    106 North Shining Sun
    Santa Fe, NM 87506-8811
    (505) 455-2826

    I’ll have a table at the festival. So sip some wine and come see me! Featuring wines from Estrella Del Norte Vineyard, Santa Fe Vineyards, Black Mesa Winery, Wines of the San Juan, Falcon Meadery, Don Quixote, Jacona Valley Vineyard, and Vino de Corazon.
    Music from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM by Y.Que among the performers.

    Parking at Buffalo Thunder with a short 3 min. shuttle bus ride to the event. Buffalo Thunder will also be offering discounted room and gaming packages.Tickets are $18.00 at the gate or $15.00 for online advance purchase.

    Click here for more information about the festival.

    Comment by Carla Aragón | June 12, 2010 | Reply

  6. RAMBO Book Mania, 6th Annual Chama Book Fair

    June 4-5, 2010

    Chama Book Fair
    Cookin’ Books
    2449 US-84
    Chama, NM 87520
    (575) 756-1717

    The Book Fair will take place at Cookin’ Books in Chama on Saturday, June 5, from 11am to 3pm. This is a chance for residents to meet me and other authors to discuss our books. Best selling author David Morrell–best known for his Rambo series– will also be a part of the Fair and residents are also invited to the film documentary of Rambo and to hear Morrell speak on his writing career and love of New Mexico at Cookin’ Books Friday night, June 4, 7pm.

    Click here to learn more about the Chama Book Fair and Rambo Book Mania

    Comment by Carla Aragón | June 4, 2010 | Reply

  7. Book Reading at the Library

    Thursday, May 20, 2010

    Bernalillo Town Library
    124 Calle Malinche
    Bernalillo, New Mexico

    Contact: Elizabeth Aguilar
    Come check out the Bernalillo Library off Main street. I’ll read the book and do the Broom Dance with local children.

    A special thanks to the Xerox Corporation for sponsoring my Cultural Adventures through Reading Program!

    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  8. Mesa Vista Culture Day – sponsored by ENLACE

    Thursday, April 29, 2010

    Mesa Vista School District
    Ojo Caliente, New Mexico,

    Carla will emcee day long events. The students have made casarones which will be judged by Carla. There will also be the famous broom dance demonstration–get ready to scramble.

    A special thank you to the Xerox Corporation for sponsoring my Cultural Adventures through Reading Program!

    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  9. School Reading and Dance Demonstration

    Thursday, April 28, 2010 at 12:45 p.m.

    Dolores Gonzales Elementary School
    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    A RETURN ENGAGEMENT! We had so much fun the first time, the school asked me to come back again. I’ll be reading my book in English and Spanish in the school library for students and their families. The special school program is sponsored by the library staff and Mary Gonzales, head librarian.

    A special thank you to the Xerox Corporation for sponsoring my Cultural Adventures through Reading Program!

    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  10. School Reading and Dance Demonstration

    Monday, April 19, 2010 at 12:00 p.m.

    Dennis Chavez Elementary School
    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    For the students of Ilene Becker only!

    A special thank you to the Xerox Corporation for sponsoring my Cultural Adventures through Reading Program!

    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  11. Book Signing at University of New Mexico

    Saturday, April 17, 2010 11:00 a.m.

    UNM Bookstore/Main Campus
    2301 Central Avenue Northwest
    Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
    (505) 277-5451

    Click Here for Google Map to UNM book signing

    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  12. School Reading and Dance Demonstration

    Thursday, April 15, 2010

    Dolores Gonzales Elementary School
    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    I’ll be reading from the book in Ms. Theresa Sandoval’s class and the students will do the Broom Dance.

    A special thank you to the Xerox Corporation for sponsoring my Cultural Adventures through Reading Program!

    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  13. Famous Baile de los Cascarones – The Actual Dance sponsored by La Sociedad Folklórica!

    Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

    Santa Fe Convention Center
    201 W. Marcy Street
    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    Tickets $10/per person $15/per couple, discount for Children, buy your cascarones there!
    Books will be available at the dance! I’m going to be cracking cascarones and dancing, too!

    Click Here for Google Map to the Baile

    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  14. School Reading and dance demonstration at my old Elementary School!

    Tuesday, April 6, 2010

    Gonzales Elementary School
    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    I’ll be doing a book reading in Mrs. Contessa Serna’s class (Contessa is my sister). My mom, Socorro Aragón, will walk the students through a demonstration of several dances performed at the Baile de los Cascarones. Closed to the public–only for students!

    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  15. Book Signing – New Store off Paseo del Norte!

    Saturday, April 3, 2010 11:30 a.m.

    Alamosa Books
    8810 Holly Ave NE Ste. D
    Albuquerque, New Mexico 87122

    505.797.7101

    Click Here for Google Map to Alamosa Books

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    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  16. Book Signing at my neighborhood independent book store–I love the Independent book stores!

    Sunday, March 28, 2010 at 3:00 p.m.

    Bookworks
    4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW (in the Flying Star Plaza)
    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    ~ (505) 344-8139

    I’ll do a book reading and Broom Dance Demonstration. Light refreshments will be served.

    Click Here for Google Map to Bookworks

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    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  17. Book Launch for “Dance of the Eggshells/Baile de los Cascarones”

    Saturday, March 27, 2010, 11:00 a.m.

    National Hispanic Cultural Center
    1701 Fourth St SW
    Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

    I will sign your book, do a cascarón making demonstration, and teach everyone how to dance the “Baile de la Escoba” (The Broom Dance). Don’t miss the fun!

    Click Here for Google Map to Book Launch Location

    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 25, 2010 | Reply

  18. Hometown Book Signing In Santa Fe!!

    Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 2:00 p.m

    Cosmetic Artistry
    900 W San Mateo Road, # 200
    Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505

    Join me in Santa Fe and get your autographed copy of “Dance of the Eggshells/Baile de los Cascarones” ($18.95 plus tax).

    Click here for Google Map to Cosmetic Artistry

    Comment by Carla Aragón | March 12, 2010 | Reply


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