Jessica Helen Lopez, Hampton Sides, Nic Nicosia

Airs Saturday February 27, at 4:00 pm on Ch. 5.1

Jessica Helen Lopez

Nationally recognized slam poet and the new poet laureate of Albuquerque, Jessica Helen Lopez shares her inspiration and a performance.

“I want to talk more about the personalized story versus the abstract, headline, glossy vocabulary.”


Hampton Sides

Bestselling author Hampton Sides shares his process for writing, the necessity of historical accuracy, and how the pleasure of reading is important.

“Almost as important as the stories themselves is how we tell them, and so we make them interesting and compelling and resonate for the next generation.”


Nic Nicosia

Santa Fe’s Nic Nicosia shares how photography is about making a picture, not taking a picture.

“The reason I chose to use a camera to make my work is because it’s the one tool I can use to combine fantasy and something real.”

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