Alibi V.22 No.42 • Oct 17-23, 2013

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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Odds & Ends

Knitting in Norway, Big Macs and revivification in Ohio, and horny ladies in Florida. Funny because it happens to someone else.

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Culture Shock

This week in Culture Shock, grab your straight razors, climb a mountain and confront your fluid borders.

Historically Stating

From cowboys to casinos to Commies, three enchanting books grapple with history on the large and small scale.

Shepherd of Sin

In a short, complex narrative that relies on the second person, Father Meme tells the story of three Native youths who suffered and survived abuse at the hands of a priest.

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Bright Yellow Authenticity

Distinctly Mediterranean at Café Istanbul

A Mediterranean restaurant brings authentic middle-eastern food to Wyoming Boulevard.

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Captain Phillips

Intimate pirate thriller hits the high seas like a runaway typhoon

Tom Hanks is so damn likable that sometimes you just don’t want to like him. But the guy keeps delivering.

Reel World

Tapia, Eddie Alcazar’s new doc about the life and death of champion boxer Johnny Tapia, is just one of the highlights at the Santa Fe Independent Film Fest.

The Fox Says

“The Michael J. Fox Show” on NBC

Few television personalities are as beloved as Michael J. Fox. He’s anchored two major TV series, and he had a solid run as a movie star. Is it enough to save NBC’s lineup?

Week in Sloth

Week in Sloth: A quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on.

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Four Up

Whether you’re craving electro, improv, experimental, psych, swamp-tech or an amalgam of genres, Four Up has you covered.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Gary Numan, Patrick Cowley and Monuments.

Alibi V.22 No.41 • Oct 10-16, 2013

Four Up

Whether you’re hankering for psych-pop, rock and roll, post-’60s avant-garde jazz or gypsy swing, Four Up has you covered.

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Gluttony

From o’erbursting buffets to portions heaped head-high, stuff your face with the very best Burque has to offer.

Around the World

International delectables are on the menu, so enjoy everything from crépes to pho to gnocchi on your next meal out.

A.M.

Put some gravy on those biscuits and have a beautiful morning.

P.M.

Burgers, wings, fries, falafel: Your night out on the town just got scrumptious.

State Treasures

Slather those sopaipillas in honey and douse those burritos in chile, because iconic restaurants are servin’ up your Land of Enchantment favorites.

Best of the Rest

Ssssspicy! Here’s all the other deliciousness you don’t want to miss, from food trucks to fine dining.

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Black Eyed Dog and Yellow Wallpaper

Songs in the key of blue

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, our managing editor shares her acronyms and an eclectic playlist themed on mental illness.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Vice Device and Void Vision, Lee Ranaldo and The Dust and Melt-Banana.

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Ungelbah Davila

Talking earthy beginnings, rockabilly and the birth of La Loca Magazine

Alibi intern Rebecca Gonzales introduces us to local storyteller Ungelbah Davila.

Letters

Same sex marriage a reality, Don Schrader on living in his skin, and more. Keep those letters coming!

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Gay For Play

The 11th Annual Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

“The year it’s all about the films,” declares Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival founder and programmer Roberto Appicciafoco. Rather than get lost—as many film festivals seem to want to do these days—in parties, workshops, red carpet soirees and 48-hour film challenges, the 11th annual SWGLFF is doing something rather rare: It’s actually concentrating on movies.

Reel World

Reel World: A quick look at all the film happenings around New Mexico, from Star Wars in Navajo to the Santa Fe Film Festival.

The Fall Ax Falls

Not-so-“Lucky 7” on ABC

Fall has barely begun, yet there’s a familiar chill in the air. Halloween is still a couple of weeks away, but there’s a certain group of people out in Hollywood already shivering in fright. Less than a month into the new fall TV season and the television dead pool has claimed its first victim.

Week in Sloth

Week in Sloth: A quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your time on.

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Get In On the Joke

Comedy Awareness Week returns to ABQ

Genevieve Mueller covers the 2nd annual Comedy Awareness Week, from stand-up and improv sets to contests to how-tos from the pros.

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Alibi V.22 No.40 • Oct 3-9, 2013

Insider’s Guide to Balloon Fiesta

What your mother would tell you

From staking out choice free viewing spots to Porta-safety pro-tips, Fiesta picks and must-see extra-balloon attractions, Sarah Bonneau delivers the Insider’s Guide to Balloon Fiesta.

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Prêt-à-Porta Potty

The Andy Gump, Squat Palace, Porta Potty, Temp Toilet, Port-a-Loo … whatever you decide to call it, half a million people are going to relieve themselves at the Balloon Fiesta. What a horrifying thought. Please don't think about it, but prepare to be Porta-safe with these helpful hints:

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Honeybee Alchemy

La Abeja’s Rose infuses wellness with natural magic

Amelia Olson talks alt.wellness with herbalist Sophia Rose: her namesake flower’s essential nature, La Abeja Herbs, wildcrafting and teaching.

Crib Notes

Wherein we revive the New Mexico week-in-review pop quiz. But if you haven’t seen the final episode of “Breaking Bad” let me just say: SPOILER ALERT!

New Mexico News: Late September 2013

Inspired by Félix Fénéon's Novels in Three Lines, this feature presents news from New Mexico, briefly, written by author Mike Smith and illustrated by ¡Brapola!

Odds & Ends

Funny because it happened to someone else ... in England, Illinois, Utah and Florida.

La Cucaracha

Minimize roachiness the nontoxic way

Audit Richard “Bugman” Fagerlund’s virtual environmentally friendly pest control course; the cockroach is the star of this week’s lecture.

Letters

Readers talk back about election coverage, mayoral endorsements and Abq’s good and bad.

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Four Up

Whether you’re craving modern jazz, hip-hop, psych-neofolk/rock or sonic docs about cult bands Death and Big Star, Four Up has you covered.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Janelle Monáe, Blouse and PINS. Now with A/V previews!

Tasty Brews and Party Tunes

Get hoppin’ with hops at NM Brew Fest

Editorial intern Rebecca Gonzales previews the 4th Annual New Mexico Brew Fest’s sonic lineup.

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Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me

Rock doc covers cult band for both acolytes and the unfamiliar

When it came to the rock critics in 1973, they didn’t sway. And they didn’t nod or tap their toes. They danced ... to Big Star.

Reel World

The 48 Hour Film Project in Albuquerque is launching a brand new, horror-based competition. Teams will have just two days to write, shoot, edit and premiere their short horror masterpieces.

More Heroes, Less Super

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

How scared is DC of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”—TV’s biggest drama debut in four years?

Week in Sloth

Week in Sloth: A quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on

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Holdin’ On in the Plastic World

ABQ Zine Fest creator Marya Errin Jones on self-publication, little Ray Bradbury and unlikely alliances

ABQ Zine Fest offers a weekend of zine-related events, celebrating independent publishing and DIY culture in Albuquerque.

Powerful in Pink

As Pink Sari Revolution makes clear, local-level resistance can be potent, even in “India’s Wild West.”

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Lunch with Heisenberg

A culinary goodbye to “Breaking Bad”

Say goodbye to the most important television project filmed in Albuquerque by grabbing a bite at these Breaking Bad-featured restaurants.

GMO Labeling

A Democratic path forward

GMOs are here to stay, but consumers demand labeling. Doesn’t it make sense for both sides to work together?