Lobo Living Room

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The Lobo Living Room is a venue that features notable UNM alumni discussing, demonstrating, or performing in their areas of expertise, or UNM alumni-related events.

Lobo Living Room discussions, demonstrations, or performances may feature topics that are currently making headlines or are historically significant. Lobo Living Room can be held at Hodgin Hall, other UNM venues such as The Pit or Popejoy Hall, and locations hosting UNM alumni events such as chapter events and alumni homes.

 Explore the History of ¡Mariachi!

Thursday, July 9, 2015, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Hodgin Hall Alumni Center
UNM Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM

Presented by:
Jonathan Clark, Mariachi Historian

In partnership with the annual Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque Conference and Concert Series

Take a walk back into history and experience Mariachi like you never have before! Hear from Jonathan Clark, Mariachi Historian and watch celebrated mariachi maestros transfer knowledge to future generations as students gain musical experience and direction unheard of in few other musical environments. Delve into the culture, art and excellence as you hear from renowned Mariachi artists from New Mexico and around the country who will provide an intimate look into this musical and cultural art form.

RSVP Today!Additional Details:

This presentation is free and open to the public. This is a family-friendly event. RSVP required by July 8, 2015.

For additional information contact the Alumni Relations Office at (505) 277-5808 or at alumni@unm.edu.

Watch for these upcoming Lobo Living Rooms in 2015!
Date Title
July 9, 2015 ¡Mariachi Spectacular!
August 27, 2015 The History of Baseball
November 11, 2015 Art and Healing
Note: There will be no scheduled Lobo Living Room events in May, June, October, and December of 2015.

Schedule and topics subject to change

2015 Lobo Living Room Events:

April 2015, Heart of Collecting:
Judith Kennedy Lavender's presentation gives a glimpse of her Kennedy family and how they came to New Mexico in the early 1900's.  Her collection consists of artists alive in her lifetime and who traded with her father.  She shares stories and focuses on many  Hopi, Navajo, Zuni, and Rio Grande Pueblo artists and the beautiful pieces they created. 

March 2015, UNM Cancer Center: Flickr/Youtube
Dr. Cheryl Willman, Director and CEO, UNM Cancer and Research Treatment Center, discussed the latest research and accolades of the UNM Cancer Center. Dr. Willman has received numerous awards and recognitions for her work with cancer research.

January 2015, The Secrets of Longevity: Flickr/Youtube
Dr. Len Kravitz discusses the "secret" characteristics, behaviors, and lifestyles of people who live long and high-quality lives. All relevant material presented is based on scientific research. Everyone attending will leave with an action plan to live life to its fullest.

2014 Lobo Living Room Online:

Cooperation: A Story of Ants, Robots and Your Own Cells: Flickr
Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash: Flickr
Geronimo, In History and Legend: Flickr /Albuquerque Journal
A Night at the Opera: Flickr
KNME Confidential: Flickr
Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media Program: Flickr
America Seen from Afar: Flickr /Youtube
History of Underwear: Flickr /Albuquerque Journal

2013 Lobo Living Room Online:

Sacred Places in New Mexico: Flickr
A Chile Chat: Flickr
Visualize 3D Printing: Flickr
Curanderismo and Ancestral Healing: Flickr
Flamenco Fever: Flickr
Behind the Ball: Lobo Football Spring Training: Flickr
CSI/OMI: An Investigative Look: Flickr /Youtube
Of Zombies and Brains: Flickr /webcast

The University of New Mexico Alumni Association sponsors the Lobo Living Room to provide opportunities for alumni and other friends of UNM to stay connected with the University through interactions with notable alumni and faculty who speak, demonstrate or perform in their areas of expertise. The sponsorship of these events, however, should not be construed as an endorsement by UNM or the Alumni Association of the views of Lobo Living Room presenters, or the institutions with which they are associated.

Last Updated: March 16, 2015