Rudolfo Anaya

Rudolfo Anaya

If you enjoy reading a story with authentic characters and a brilliant narrative style then I highly recommend The Rise and Fall of Champagne Sánchez.

Author of Bless Me. Última, Heart of Aztlan and Alburquerque 

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Alan Arkin

Alan Arkin

A vivid and, lively and compelling tale of life in Albuquerque’s barrio. Rudy J. Miera knows his subject inside out and his characters are rich, colorful and complex. I was hooked with the first chapter.”

Winner of Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Little Miss Sunshine and author of An Improvised Life

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David Richard Jones

David Richard Jones

Reading Rudy J. Miera’s prose is like eating the best carne adovada burrito on Fourth Street. This book gives us the urban Chicano experience in all its rasquache exuberance.”

David Richard Jones, founding artistic director of the Vortex Theatre, professor emeritus, University of New Mexico Department of English 


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….everything just stopped for a moment

and there was a total eclipse of sound…

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Vintage Grand Prix to play at ‘Starry, Starry Night’ in Corrales

Vintage Grand Prix to play at ‘Starry, Starry Night’ in Corrales

Posted by rudyjmiera on Aug 22, 2019

                Vintage Grand Prix will provide live music for the ‘Starry, Starry Night’ event at Trees of Corrales on Saturday, August 24th, 2019. The event, a fundraiser for Corrales Mainstreet, will begin at 5:30...

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Poery Reading at Las Puertas in celebration of “The Thirteenth Child”

Poery Reading at Las Puertas in celebration of “The Thirteenth Child”

Posted by rudyjmiera on Jul 3, 2019

                              Novelist and Poet Rudy J. Miera will read some of his poems at Las Puertas on Sunday, July 21st as part of the celebration of the Santa Fe Opera Premiere...

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Retablos at Casa Perea – San Ysidro Show

Retablos at Casa Perea – San Ysidro Show

Posted by rudyjmiera on Jun 1, 2019

                                  A couple of Retablos by Rudy J. Miera are on display, along with other Retablos and Bultos of the image of San Ysidro can be viewed as part of a...

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Vintage band to play at the Casa Perea in Corrales

Vintage band to play at the Casa Perea in Corrales

Posted by rudyjmiera on May 4, 2019

    In celebration of Cinco de Mayo and Arts Alive! the Vintage Grand Prix variety band will be playing at the Casa Perea Art Space and Bed and Breakfast on Sunday, May 5th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The historic events center is located at 4829 Corrales Road in...

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Vintage Grand Prix to play at Ambiente in Corrales for Arts Alive !

Vintage Grand Prix to play at Ambiente in Corrales for Arts Alive !

Posted by rudyjmiera on Apr 7, 2019

                  The Vintage Grand Prix rhythm and blues band will be playing at the Ambiente Folk Art Gallery in the Mercado de Maya cluster of galleries in Corrales on Sunday, April 7th from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m....

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Novel now available at Organic Books in Nob Hill

Novel now available at Organic Books in Nob Hill

Posted by rudyjmiera on Mar 13, 2019

              “The Fall and Rise of Champagne Sanchez” is now available at Organic Books in Albuquerque’s Nob Hill, just East of the University of New Mexico.             Organic Books...

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