NM combat sports gyms persist against COVID-19 lockdown

Ray Zamora was nearly forced to close the Warrior Boxing Club after 19 years due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

Manuel Romero / NM News Port As New Mexico observes the one year anniversary of the statewide lockdown that began in mid-March 2020, many local businesses are looking to rebound, including those in the boxing and combat sports industry. The pandemic socked New Mexico’s boxing industry hard as events were cancelled and local gyms were… Continue reading NM combat sports gyms persist against COVID-19 lockdown

The Albuquerque Artwalk is up and walking

Booth set up outside of Safe House Distilling. (Courtesy of Gabriel Gallegos)

By Gabrielle Hockstra-Johnson / NM News Port   COVID-19 has taken out sporting events, concerts and other gatherings during its long stay in New Mexico, but the Albuquerque Artwalk has adapted to all the restrictions that come with the pandemic. The next monthly art walk is scheduled for Nov. 6. Gabriel Gallegos, the ABQ Artwalk program… Continue reading The Albuquerque Artwalk is up and walking

New Mexico’s film industry reckons with COVID-19

By William Jennings / NM News Port The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has introduced an unprecedented crisis for the film and television industry, causing productions to shutter almost entirely while venues like theaters and festivals have also been forced to close their doors. What few productions that have started filming again must follow strict safety precautions,… Continue reading New Mexico’s film industry reckons with COVID-19

Meow Wolf workers meet resistance to unionization effort  

An outside look at Meow Wolf as it has been closed since March. (Jah’lani Jones / NM News Port)

By Jah’lani Jones and Bodie “Bo” Russell / NM News Port At the popular art installation in Santa Fe, Meow Wolf employees have been met with push back from both Meow Wolf executives and fellow employees in their pursuit to unionize.   Bill Rodgers, a Meow Wolf Workers Collective (MWWC) organizer, said that despite the resistance,… Continue reading Meow Wolf workers meet resistance to unionization effort