Monday, July 22 on Style show: links and Kool & The Gang

July 22nd, 2013 at 2:53 pm by under 2 KASA Style

Quote of the Day

“Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.” –Guatave Flaubert

On New Mexico Style

Dr. Robert Cutchen, founder and director of the Albuquerque Vein and Laser Institute came on the show to talk about varicose veins and what can be done to treat them this summer.

New Mexico Magazine Managing Editor, Candace Gonzales Walsh came on the show to talk about the new 2013 Native American Special Issue of the magazine which gives insight to the culture, art, and culinary gems around New Mexico.

Santa Clara Potter, Jody Naranjo joined us on the show to talk about how she is keeping to the traditional methods of pottery while incorporating some cross cultural connections. She was also joined with Alex Montoya of Carolyn Pollack who helped sell Jody’s jewelry on QVC.

We also had celebrity guest on the show, the award-winning and world famous band, Kool & The Gang to talk about their performance at the Isleta Amphitheater tomorrow. They band talked about their successful career over 3 decades and about their upcoming Christmas album.

Kristina Leeder joined us on the show and let Nikki into her food truck which will be at the Food Truck Throwdown happening on Saturday at Marble Brewery.

In the Community

Emergency crews on the Santa Clara pueblo will be keeping an eye to the sky this week. This after heavy rains this weekend sent a wall of water rushing through the area. It devastated the area with flooding for the third year now. The rushing waters ripped apart culverts, pushed boulders the size of cars down the canyon and tons of mud and tree limbs were washed onto the overpasses which damaged tribal roads. Reservoirs that are supposed to slow down the water completely washed out. The heavy rains were one factor in the flooding.

Bernalillo county still hasn’t filled one of the county’s most important positions. The fire chief, for nearly a year. The county fire department has been managed by an interim chief. Discussions over qualifications and whether the county manager or the commission has the authority to hire a new chief has been a roadblock. That’s because there are two conflicting ordinances. Commissioner Wayne Johnson says now is the time to move forward.

We’ve all been seeing a lot of rain here in New Mexico. And actor Seth Macfarlane has noticed, as well. He tweeted about it at around 3:30 this morning. Macfarlane is producing a documentary series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey”… In Santa Fe.  The tweet was addressed to New Mexico saying quote … “If you could tone down the wind and the rain and the hail and the locusts … We’re trying to make a movie.”


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