Alibi V.22 No.46 • Nov 14-20, 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!

film

Blue Is the Warmest Color

I was a teenage lesbian, and all I got was this heartbreaking movie

Depending on which way the wind blows, Blue Is the Warmest Color is either brilliant and groundbreaking or false and perverted. Honestly it’s all of that and more.

Reel World

Reel World: From Con-Jikan days to IMAX nights, our weekly look at all the cinematic happenings around Albuquerque

Points!

“@midnight” on Comedy Central

Combining the talents of “RENO 911!” alumni Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant, the popular website Funny or Die and “nerdist” comedian Chris Hardwick would seem like a no-lose prospect. Turns out it’s not. If you’re looking for late-night laughs, Comedy Central’s all-star jam “@midnight” is a cult hit in the making.

Week in Sloth

Week in Sloth: We take a spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on

art

Frozen Loss Envisioned Afresh

Tricklock takes on Black River Falling

Created and written through ensemble work by the Tricklock Company, Black River Falling is set in the home of four sisters during one of the worst snowstorms in 1890s Wisconsin.

Busting a Gut and Breaking the Mold

Acclaimed comic Jamie Kilstein benefits poetry, funnily enough

Former slam poet and co-host of the politically irreverent podcast “Citizen Radio,” Jamie Kilstein lends his talents to benefit Abq’s Poet Laureate program.

news

Science, Reason Must Inform Late-term Abortion Ban Vote

Incendiary anti-choice rhetoric and junk science have no place in public policy

Get the facts on the “Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Ordinance” before you vote in the special election on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Early voting is available through 6pm on Friday, Nov. 15.

Odds & Ends

From England to Georgia, it’s funny because it happens to someone else.

music

Four Up

ISO experimental, electronic, pop, ’80s hits, psych-pop or shoegaze? Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V previews!

Sonic Reducer

This week, we listened to new releases by Circuit Des Yeux, Tennis and s l e e p d e p t h. Now with A/V previews!

food

Alibi V.22 No.45 • Nov 7-13, 2013

12 Years a Slave

Is this bracing, brutal look at slavery too hard to watch or too good to miss?

12 Years a Slave is very likely the most brutally honest depiction of slavery in America ever made. Doesn’t that sound like fun?

news

Odds & Ends

From Indonesia to Arizona, funny because it happens to someone else.

film

TV News

Tidbits From Around the Dial

G4, Esquire, Disney Channel, Syfy—the networks are mixing things up in a big way.

Week in Sloth

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

music

Confection of Noise

Melt-Banana talks fetch, Fukushima and pink noise

Nate Daly waxes nostalgic, looks forward and interviews cult noise-rock duo Melt-Banana.

Following Cults

On aural sects, lazy crit and Static

Wherein Captain America praises Cults bandmates—and exes—Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion and critiques a new wave of shallow, superficial crit.

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Stage Whispers

From dance in the air to down-home drama, Stage Whispers highlights performance arts worth watching.

A Few Small Repairs

Why is someone trying to sabotage the opening of Mma Soleti’s new beauty parlor, the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon? The tensions between the past and the future ratchet up as the city of Gaborone swelters.

food

Thin Crust Lust

Enduring love for Neapolitan pizza at Amore

This pizza isn’t just good; it’s certified.

Raviolated

The sad and triumphant history of our favorite stuffed pasta

Gail Guengerich sets out to rescue ravioli from centuries of mistreatment.

Alibi V.22 No.44 • Oct 31-Nov 6, 2013

The Other Lodgers

A tale of supernatural terror

“In order to take that train,” said Colonel Levering, sitting in the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, “you will have to remain nearly all night in Atlanta. That is a fine city, but I advise you not to put up at the Breathitt House, one of the principal hotels. ...”

film

Wadjda

Lovely childhood drama pushes buttons and boundaries in Saudi Arabia

In America (or just about any other country), Wadjda would be a perfectly normal tween. But in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia, she sticks out like a sore thumb.

Reel World

Filmmakers, reap the rewards of all your hard work. Film lovers, catch an old favorite at the KiMo.

Week in Sloth

Week in Sloth: We take a spin around the dial to see what’s worth wasting your time on

art

Warr of the Worlds

Chaos assumes steel forms at Small Engine Gallery

Grotesquely beautiful immensities of hot-rolled steel welded together with geometric genius are at the center of Casey Warr’s new metalwork exhibition at Small Engine Gallery.

World Readers

Get the lit lowdown: Pulitzer-winner Jared Diamond and up-and-comer Daniel Alarcón are heading this way.

Ego Trip

For just a few hundred bucks, you can buy and inject a Big Ego—and for a few hours you’ll look, feel and be treated like the celebrity you’ve always deserved to be.

news

Late-term Abortion Ban Voting Starts Now

Junk science-based ordinance gets its weeks in court of public opinion

Learn where to vote early or via absentee ballot in the special election for District 7 runoff and, perhaps more importantly, the proposed late-term abortion ban.

Odds & Ends

In England, Florida and Tennessee—funny because it happens to someone else.

music

Four Up

ISO Halloween electrofolk, a Cramps/VU/Lou Reed/Ramones-redux Samhain gala, Día de los Muertos karaoke or stoner rock? Four Up has you covered.

Hocus Pocus

Jazz, doo-wop and funk for haunted house parties

DJ Mello scares up a spooky jazz mix to soundtrack your costume/cocktail party.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new and forthcoming releases from Christian Death, SQÜRL and Whores. Now with A/V previews!

food

Red Chile Heaven

In a town filled with New Mexican options, Patricia’s is a cut above the rest

Ty Bannerman can’t get enough of the carne adovada at this tiny, easy-to-miss restaurant.