Alibi V.23 No.30 • July 24-30, 2014

A History of Rock in Burque, Pt. I

There is no single, authorative history of high desert sound. And thank goodness for that. Here, one Burqueño looks back, asks questions and posits this is “one hell of a rocking town.”

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Some Like it Cold

Our summer soup spectacular

Gail Guengerich searches for our town’s most refreshing soups.

Patio Living

Take in the breeze at some of the city’s best oudoor dining spots

Get a little morning sun, or catch the evening breeze, at these Albuquerque outdoor dining areas.

Camping With Cans

Imbibing your way through New Mexico’s outdoor beauty

Hosho McCreesh heads to the outback with a canned selection of New Mexico brewed beer.

Tasty Tuesdays

Escape the work week at Hyder Park

Reclaim your relaxation and fill your belly at this weekly event.

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Life Itself

Poignant documentary points the camera at the life of movie critic Roger Ebert

Filmmaker goes from being reviewed by Roger Ebert to making a movie about the famed critic’s final days in Life Itself.

Reel World

Mesa del Sol hosts frree Movies on the Mesa, 48 Hour Film Project offers up its top films of 2014, Cinemakr celebrates our favorite movie musicals.

Historical Drama is the Bomb

“Manhattan” on WGN

WGN explores the history of New Mexico’s “secret city,” Los Alamos, in the explosive new drama “Manhattan.”

Week in Sloth

Around the TV dial this week: “Phineas & Ferb” do Star Wars, “Finding Bigfoot” comes to New Mexico and Syfy gives us Sharknado 2: The Second One.

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Crib Notes: July 24, 2014

From monsoon season to broadcast journalism to economic recovery, test your New Mexico news savvy with the Alibi pop quiz.

Odds & Ends

From Connecticut to Kazakhstan, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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Music to Your Ears

On Wednesday, July 30, bask in the glory of women who rock, including Indigo Girls and The Coathangers. Now with A/V!

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new albums by Luluc, Honeyblood and Sébastien Tellier. Now with A/V!

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From War Zone to Melting Pot

How the International District reinvents itself through art

ID Live! features the stories of International District residents told through art in all its forms, including sculpture, painting, mosaic, writing, photography, film and performance.

First World Problems

Don Rumata seems like any other obnoxious noble with money to spend and ladies to court, but he’s actually a Communist operative from Earth.

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Alibi V.23 No.29 • July 17-23, 2014

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Odds & Ends

From Pennsylvania to Oklahoma, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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Chakra and Awe

Graffiti writer taps into universal calligraphies

In her very first gallery show, subversive Burque artist Kailani melds darkness with light-filled spirituality.

Bourbon Snow Cones and Falling Veils

Tragic and transformative, Made to Break by debut novelist D. Foy focuses on a group of self-absorbed, drug-addled friends on an ill-advised trip to the country.

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Turkish Delight

The decadence of baklava

Gail Guengerich delves into the history of our favorite Middle Eastern dessert.

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Reel World

New Mexico Film Foundation sponsors acting showcase and NASA filmmaking contest, Meryl Streep gets a summer film festival at KiMo Theatre.

Ante Em

The 2014 Emmy Award Nominations

Who got snubbed and who got saluted in this year’s Emmy Award nominations?

Week in Sloth

VH1 goes “Naked Dating,” Nicole Ritchie gets another shot at reality, Syfy says aliens have landed on the moon.

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Jazzin’ Up Summertime

This year’s New Mexico Jazz Festival proffers concerts by Arrested Development, The Memphis P. Tails, Omar Sosa and a slew of other mega-talented artists.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases by Lana Del Rey, Old Crow Medicine Show and Cabaret Voltaire. Now with A/V!

Alibi V.23 No.28 • July 10-16, 2014

Congratulations!

This is your Steely Dan concert

Wherein August March reels in years of Steely Dan fandom with a retrospective essay in preview of the band’s Burque gig.

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Crib Notes: July 10, 2014

From carnivorous birds to fireworks to railway revamp, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.

Odds & Ends

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

Letters

Wherein a reader writes in protest of Alibi coverage of American rock musician Ted Nugent, and the Alibi clarifies the intent behind a controversial cover illustration.

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Fine Lines and Flesh

A brief history of tattooing in the Duke City

Tattooing is not a crime—anymore. Meet the man who worked to bring New Mexico body art laws into the modern age.

O Canada

Crazy Town is a good read for reasons that transcend the engrossing Rob Ford scandal.

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Third Person

Paul Haggis explores the audacity of despair in morose, muddled anthology

The man behind Crash tries his hand at another all-star anthology with the confused, contrived melodrama Third Person.

Reel World

Filmmaker Holly Adams stages a fundraiser for her feature The Man-App, local veteran talks about the Afghan war documentary Korengal, Chickasaw Nation casts actors in the biopic Te Ata.

Da Doo Ron Rerun

Retro TV comes to town

Retro TV comes to Albuquerque, offering decades worth of reruns—from “Dragnet” to “Mystery Science Theater 3000.”

Week in Sloth

Amy Poehler’s brother does comedy in “Welcome to Sweden,” animals do the dirty in “Sex in the Wild,” Guillermo del Toro does vampires in “The Strain.”

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Festival News

Festival News delivers deets on Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque and ABQ Ladyfest 2014. Now with A/V!

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Dark, Incurable and Violent

Celebrate Hunter S. Thompson’s birthday with local beer and food

Drunken poet Hosho McCreesh celebrates the great gonzo’s b-day with local food and drink.