Skip to: Site menu | Main content

Visiting the Knolls of Paradise Hills


Knolls Archives allows you to travel back in time to reread articles of interest to you, to refresh your memory on the history of our neighborhood, or just kill a little time.
Tell your neighbors about this website, so that they, too, can enjoy the personalized services it offers.

The Knolls is nestled between Coors and Golf Course -- just north of Paradise.

« Back | Homepage | Forward »

Hispanic Cultural Center Offers Healing and Ritual Class
3 February 2007

The Hispanic Cultural Center now offers short courses (cursillos) on a variety of subjects.

Dr. Eliseo Torres presents "Healing with Herbs and Rituals: A Mexican Tradition" on Saturday, February 3, 2007 from 9 am-noon at the Center's Wells Fargo Auditorium. The cost of this short course is $20. which is due at registration. Deadline for any registration is 15 days before the cursillo. Enrollment is limited to 15. Phone 246-2261 ext. 148 for particulars.

Torres, now Vice President of Student Affairs and on the faculty of UNM's College of Education, lived on the border of Mexico and TX. He grew up in a family steeped in herbal lore and healing. He has increased his knowledge through the years and maintains his respect for the history and practices of the ancient art of curanderismo. He has published three books on this subject.

Other cursillos will be presented throughout February and into April. They include:

  • "What is the Future of the South Valley?"

  • "The History of New Mexican Spanish"

  • "The Villagrá Narrative of the Conquest of New Mexico"

  • "The History of Spanish Colonial and Mexican New Mexico"

  • "Are You What You Eat? The Cultural Meaning of Food"

  • "The Art of Agriculture in Hispanic Tradition"

  • "The History of Mexico"

  • "The History of New Mexico"