Quarles exhibit opens today

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Special to QCS If you have enjoyed Doug Quarles’ murals, now is the time to see his smaller and latest works on canvas. Artwork by Tucumcari’s own muralist is the subject of a one man show and featured member artist at the Eastern New Mexico Art Space gallery beginning today. Working as a full-time artist […]

Art Space Gallery to featue artwork by Grotts

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By QCS Staff Jean Grotts of Tucumcari will be the first featured artist in a series of monthly shows planned by the Eastern New Mexico Art Space Gallery, said Connie Falls, gallery coordinator. Grotts has lived in Tucumcari since 1998. She began drawing and painting as a child, and sold her first artwork when she […]

Try backing into idea of angle parking

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun What should we do about parking in downtown Tucumcari? Right now, it’s pretty various. Parallel parking, where the cars line up along the curb, is pretty much the recent historical norm. But early in Tucumcari’s history and in cities around the country, hungry to produce more parking space in […]

Art Space holds its first gala

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Eastern New Mexico Art Space was launched Friday night with a dedication ceremony and gallery opening of member works. About 70 artists have joined the group. At the center is Beth Parmer, president of the group. Courtesy Photo: John Stacy

Art Space Gallery opening set for Friday

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By QCS Staff Art from members of the Eastern New Mexico Art Space will be on display for its first gallery showing of the newly founded organization. Start-up funding has been provided by the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp., the McMullen Foundation and New Mexico Arts, said Beth Parmer, president of ENMAS. The group currently […]

Video arcade debuts on Main Street

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Fresh from another galaxy, the 3rd Rock Arcade opened on Monday on Main Street. Inside, against the black background, are the fluorescent neon colors of the moon, planets, stars and space ships that come to life under the black lights. Video game screens flash the latest high scorers and cuts […]

Sky’s the limit from high plains

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Columnist When TV Honeymooner Ralph Kramden always joked about sending his wife to the moon, he could have done it easier than his proposed punching her hard enough in the head. He could have simply sent her to New Mexico. Yes, it is cool that the Land of Enchantment is on […]

Art center coming to Tucumcari

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Soon, Quay County artists won’t have to travel to exhibit in a gallery, rent studio space, be counseled in business and marketing advice or even share a cup of coffee with fellow creators. An entire art center — with café — is coming to Tucumcari. “Other communities have turned themselves into […]

Something eggy going on

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS What the heck can you do with an ostrich egg? Decorate it, of course. Great Eggspectations is open to local businesses, organizations, groups, offices and individuals. A release from Eastern New Mexico Art Space said all are invited to participate in this ostrich egg decorating contest, which they hope will become […]

8/20 Letters to the Editor

Monthly fee should produce regular collection of trash I’m writing in regard to the garbage service. I pay $28 per month for service and have to constantly check to see if it’s picked up. Each time it’s not, there’s always an excuse — new driver on route, driver injured, some relative died, etc. And yet […]