Alibi V.22 No.52 • Dec 26-Jan 1, 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

All over the US, baby, it’s funny because it happens to someone else.

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Four Up

Hankering for post-prog sci-fi rawk, sleaze-thrash, Everhard-core, classical, dream-pop, swervegaze or a synthpop/industrial Nightmare? Four Up has your number.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Burial, Mutual Benefit and Boston.

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American Hustle

The con is on in David O. Russell’s hilarious history lesson

Who do we hate more: the wrongdoers or the whistleblowers? The criminals or the cops?

Reel World

KiMo marathons and Stephen King double features—a look at all the hot film happenings around New Mexico.

Redneck Rampage

“Duck Dynasty” on A&E

Season 5 of “Duck Dynasty” premieres Jan. 15 on A&E. What a coincidence.

Week in Sloth

Endings and beginnings: We take a quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on.

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Stolen Romance

Author Molly Evans lost her life's work in a robbery. But not her fighting spirit.

For romance author Molly Evans, it wasn't the loss of her valuables but what they contained: 22 years of work as a published author.

Alibi V.22 No.51 • Dec 19-25, 2013

Four Up

If you’re ho-ho-hoping for avant jazz, smashups and vinyl, grindcore and ethereal experimental gigs, Four Up has your number.

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Move Over Mr. White

“Longmire” produces a new New Mexico Walt

Rebecca Gonzales investigates “Longmire,” the biggest filmed-in-New Mexico television drama this side of “Breaking Bad.”

Odds & Ends

From Florida to New Jersey, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

Letters

Wherein the readers write about workplace trends, response to regret, Christmas on eight legs and preserving the Organ Mountains.

film

Saving Mr. Banks

Intimate biopic exposes the rocky artistic relationship behind Disney’s Mary Poppins

What if the grumpiest woman in creation met the inventor of the Happiest Place on Earth? Saving Mr. Banks exposes the rocky artistic relationship behind Disney’s Mary Poppins.

Reel World

December 21 is the Winter Solstice. That makes this Saturday the shortest, darkest day of the year. So why not celebrate with a bunch of short, dark films?

Week in Sloth

Rubber monsters, gypsies and hellcats—a quick spin around the television dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on.

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Stoned Soul Christmas

Gifting funk, soul, R&B, doo-wop and classic jazz

DJ and noise artist Tahnee Udero celebrates TAHNZZ listmas accolades by wrapping up the funkiest and most soulful Xmas mixtape you’ve never heard.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new and forthcoming releases from Steve Hammond, Neil Young and Childish Gambino.

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Maximum King

Downtown gallery brings the ho-ho-horror

The Creepshow: A Tribute to Stephen King is the twisted brainchild of three artists, and it offers a chance to delight in all kinds of nightmarish images.

Picture Show

A new wave of artistic film posters comes aboveground

Showcasing the pictorial renaissance in upwards of 200 posters from over 100 artists, this glossy, gifty book is packed with deep affection for—and great examples of—the art of the one-sheet.

Pulp Tweed

New biography of Raymond Chandler digs into why he began writing and why Hollywood hated him.

Never Trust Anyone Over 30

Stay Solid! A Radical Handbook for Youth is a handbook written by and for activist youth and the adult allies who want to empower them.

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Alibi V.22 No.50 • Dec 12-18, 2013

Duke City Cinema

A guide to gifting local films

What to buy the film lover in your life this Christmas? How about some locally-made movies?

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Last-Minute Gift Guide

Mapping out holiday memories

Our Last-Minute Gift Guide features inspirational triptychs organized by geography: Downtown/Old Town, Nob Hill, Los Ranchos/North Valley, Northeast Heights and the Westside.

Downtown/Old Town

A psychogeographic exploration of Downtown and Old Town reveals a bevy of retail treasure troves.

Nob Hill

If you’ve got a desperate need to shop and a shortage of time, then there’s nowhere better in Albuquerque than Nob Hill.

Los Ranchos/North Valley

Want to avoid claustrophobia-inducing parking lots? Head over to one of the most interesting and eclectic areas of Burque for great shopping and easy driving.

Northeast Heights

Let’s be honest. The reason you’re still frantically shopping is you couldn't think of anything to buy. Let these shops in the Northeast Heights solve your little problem.

Westside

Albuquerque’s Westside provides fantastic last-minute shopping in the shadow of volcanoes. Go ahead—cross that river. You won’t regret it.

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This Wall Has Your Number

Al Hurricane paint-by-numbers mural comes to Barelas

The Tannex’s south side now features the beginnings of a new mural. And the mural needs you to finish it.

School of Hard Knocks

Art in the School has been working since 1985 to ensure that no children are starved of the benefits of art instruction. But now their afterschool program is threatened.

Worth the Dip?

Or can you skip?

Lots of sex and some questionable prose find their way into this tale of love and lust between two New Yorkers.

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Odds & Ends

From Sweden to Georgia, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

Letters

Alibi readers write about the inhumane practice of releasing doves at weddings, respond to our KAFB jet fuel spill story and question F. Chris Garcia’s apology.

film

Sugar-coated Cartoon

“Steven Universe” on Cartoon Network

“Steven Universe” is a wonderful, faded-candy-wrapper-colored sci-fi show about a chubby young boy named Steven.

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Four Up

From rockabilly to “disco-core” to performance art to guitar and vox-centric classical to noise-punk, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V previews.

Nihilist Noël

A bleak Xmas mixtape

Old blues, fire-and-brimstone, spoken word and calypso work as a powerful antidote to seasonal muzak and related depression.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Destroyer, 7 Days of Funk and Lee Hazlewood and friends. Now with A/V previews.

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Hot and Seasonal

Your holiday caffeine guide

Eric Castillo finds the city’s best wintry concoctions, from peppermint tea to red chile mochas.

Fire Cider Unchained

Your secret weapon against seasonal ailments

It’s a drink; it’s a dare; it’s a home remedy. It’s fire cider.