Alibi V.22 No.32 • Aug 8-14, 2013

My Breaking (Bad) Heart

We really did have great chemistry together, “Breaking Bad.” Stream our BrBa OST Spotify “mixtape” as you prep for your watch party.

Ready for the Masquerade?

Local fetish event to take place Jan. 20, 2018

Weekly Alibi Fetish Events is creating a wonderland for your hedonistic delight this January. Our Carnal Carnevale party will be held at a secret location within the Duke City, and we'll all be celebrating behind a mask. Dancing, kinky demonstrations, the finest cocktails, sensual exhibitions and so much more await!

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Growing Pains

Real estate and retail markets spur change in Nob Hill

Barron Jones reports on the convergence and divergence of the real estate and retail markets in Nob Hill.

New Mexico News: July 2013

Every two weeks, author Mike Smith and artist ¡Brapola! will present their fait divers-meets-comic art print collaboration New Mexico News (with expanded online content) in the Alibi.

Beware Poison Pumpers

Why you don’t need toxic pesticides injected into your walls

The Bugman warns against unnecessary pesticide application and consequent toxic exposure.

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Blacktop Greens

Scoping out the relocated Uptown Growers’ Market

We check in on the newly relocated market and find plenty of greens on the blacktop.

film

Blackfish

Environmental documentary unfolds like marine murder mystery

Blackfish—an attention-grabbing documentary from the newly launched CNN Films—presents some mighty upsetting information about the process of capturing, training and exhibiting killer whales. But the information is offered up in such a gripping manner that other would-be environmental filmmakers would do well to sit up and take notes.

Reel World

After six years of silence, the venerable Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe is firing up the projectors once again after being purchased earlier this year by famed fantasy author (and longtime Santa Fe resident) George R.R. Martin.

All Bad Things ...

“Breaking Bad” on AMC

All good things must come to an end. So too all bad things. That’s certainly true for the much-loved cable crime series “Breaking Bad,” which begins airing the final eight episodes of its climactic fifth season this weekend.

music

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new and forthcoming releases from Belle and Sebastian, Julia Holter and Dracula Lewis.

art

Our Bodies, Our Stories

New sex and relationship book empowers everybody

In candidly self-aware comics and essays, Not Your Mother’s Meatloaf explores the spectrum human relationships and sexuality. All of it.

De Profundis and Back

A journalist’s sudden descent into paranoia, seizures, cognitive deterioration and an altered personality--does it make for gripping reading?

Alibi V.22 No.31 • Aug 1-7, 2013

The Toxic Tales of Susana Martinez

How mining giant Freeport-McMoRan is rewriting environmental laws in New Mexico

Weekly Alibi’s august collaboration with online magazine of New Mexico environmental politics La Jicarita finds David Correia examining Gov. Susana Martinez’s connections to copper mining behemoth Freeport-McMoRan.

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film

I’m So Excited!

Pedro Almodóvar flies the frantic skies in silly, sky-high romp

After the kinky, creepy quirk of 2011’s mod-goth masterpiece The Skin I Live In, Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar returns to his campy, soap-operatic roots with the palate-cleansing amuse-bouche I’m So Excited.

Reel World

This August the KiMo Theatre is presenting its Summer Retrospective of Mexican Cinema. In conjunction with the Consulate of Mexico, KiMo will screen five classic Mexican films. The series starts on Thursday, Aug. 1, with 1943’s Flor Silvestre (Wildflower).

Roughing It in the Buff

“Naked and Afraid” on Discovery

The exploitative element of Discovery Channel’s new survival show “Naked and Afraid” shouldn’t comes as much of a surprise to viewers. It’s right there in the title. The surprise, rather, is the addictive nature of the seemingly familiar material.

food

Beefing Up

Seven meaty courses at Pho Linh

Seven courses of meaty delights wait for you at Pho Linh.

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Dropping a Bombshell

Thriller author explodes nuclear tourism and genre archetypes

Author James Reich reveals the friction and fission at the nuclear heart of his new novel.

Culture Shock

Batman goes arty, calaveras become social critique and painter Angus Macpherson transports you to cloud heaven in this week’s Culture Shock.

Alibi V.22 No.30 • July 25-31, 2013

Four Up

Whether you’re craving booty bass, grindcore, crust, melodic metal, Afro-Cuban/Latin jazz, a local podcast or scrap metal and oscillation-based industrial composition, Four Up has you covered.

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The Alibi Refreshes

Our annual Summer Dining Guide

Our annual Summer Dining Guide shows you the best ways to keep cool even as temperatures soar.

Drink Up!

Beverages to keep you deliciously hydrated

Eric Castillo delivers the scoop on Albuquerque’s glass menagerie.

Paleteria Brittanica

A New Mexican guide to Mexico’s favorite frozen concoctions

A primer on some of the most delicious frozen desserts from south of the border—and where to find them in Albuquerque.

art

Truths Found in Dreams

The cryptic origins of Secret Things

Crypto-Jews of New Mexico, wherefore art thou? After more than 500 years, it’s easy to lose the threads from which a faith was once woven. Elaine Romero’s Secret Things picks them up again.

Mentoring Young Artists

Xpression Sessions give the youth of Albuquerque a free outlet for their artistic impulses by pairing them with artistic mentors.

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Chief Concerns

Interim police chief named as Schultz’s retirement nears

Barron Jones reports on embattled Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz’s retirement and the naming of Allen Banks as interim Chief.

film

Byzantium

Neil Jordan returns to the vampire film, this time with chicks

In his review of Neil Jordan’s Byzantium, Jerry Cornelius strings together some of the prettiest hyphenated phrases we’ve ever seen.

Reel World

Rocky Horror New Mexico is celebrating summer with a special RHNM beach party. The event will take place on Saturday, July 27 at 10:30 p.m. at the Aux Dog Theatre (3011 Monte Vista NE).

Get Your Family Drama Fix

“Ray Donovan” on Showtime

Oh, huzzah, my darling TV babies! Long time no bother! Yes, the TV Queen is back—if only for a moment—from her untimely retirement. “Xavier! Manservant! Bring me some queso, chips and teeny weenies. I feel the Tube of Life calling my name!”

music

I Scream, You Scream

Stream our summery ice cream playlist while savoring your favorite quiescently frozen treat.

Sonic Reducer

This week music writer M. Brianna Stallings listened to new releases by Kirin J Callinan, David Lynch and Gauntlet Hair.