Articles Tagged ‘zozobra’

Meet the man behind Old Man Gloom

Meet the man behind Old Man Gloom September 6, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Zozobra with firedancer © For the past 21 years, Ray A. Valdez of Santa Fe has created a monster. And not just any monster, but Zozobra, the 50-foot-tall bow tie-clad bogeyman who every September meets a fiery fate as the unofficial start of Fiesta de Santa Fe. “It’s a marionette,...

The Burning of Zozobra-As seen on TV (and the ‘net)!

September 9, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Can’t make the annual burning of Zozobra, AKA Ol’ Man Gloom, Thursday night? Tune into KOB-TV Local Weather Station, available in Albuquerque and Santa Fe by antenna on DTV channel 4-2 or Comcast cable channel 208. The channel is also available in the Farmington area on DTV channel 12-2 and...

NM Railrunner train runs late for Zozobra

September 8, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The New Mexico Railrunner commuter train has added a late run from Santa Fe to Albuquerque to accommodate Duke City residents who want to attend the burning of Zozobra at Ft. Marcy park Thursday, Sept. 9. A train will depart Santa Fe at 11 p.m. for Albuquerque. Festivities should begin around 9 p.m....