Alibi V.23 No.32 • Aug 7-13, 2014

New Mexico Hempfest!

Saturday, August 19, noon-9pm

It's Aug. 19, 2017. You're getting evaluated by a real medical doctor. You're making tie-dye. You're learning more about your medicine. You're supporting legalization of a useful plant. You're eating delicious food. Where are you? At the first annual New Mexico HempFest of course! Entry is totally free, and parking is a measly $1 per car at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Park. You are roaming around enjoying live music from local bands, a Hemposium tent with exciting speakers, a kids' activity area and dozens of regional artists, farmers, educators, plus lots of tasty food trucks. You're with all your friends and family at this all-ages, family-friendly event and having an absolute blast celebrating New Mexico's hemp industry.

Jurassic Best of Burque Restaurants World

The most ferocious of prehistoric reader polls is back

What's your favorite New Mexican food? What's your favorite dinosaur? Ok, now put them together and what do you get? An Enchiladodon? A Chileopteryx? A Tacoraptor? A Sopaipillatops? Awesome! Get ready for the T. Rex of “Best of City” contests: The original Best of Burque Restaurants will be hitting Weekly Alibi racks and website on Thursday, Oct. 12. The polls are open now. Vote on your favorite Frito pie, vegetarian food, Japanese restaurant and local brewery. Let your voice be heard! Rawr!

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War on the Streets

Violence against the homeless is not ‘senseless’

August March considers the origin of violence in the recent, horrific attacks by three teenage boys.

Crib Notes: Aug. 7, 2014

From drug policy to officer-involved shootings to baseball, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.

Odds & Ends

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

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The Hundred-Foot Journey

Exotic foodie romance comes with the Oprah stamp of approval

Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey get togther for food and romance in The Hundred-Foot Journey.

Reel World

Boyhood’s slow journey to ABQ, Summerfest’s princely connection, family fun at SBCC and the Native Film Series 2014.

Highland Dames

“Outlander” on Starz

Woman goes back in time to sleep with sexy Scottish Highlanders in Starz’ surprisingly classy supernatural romance “Outlander.”

Week in Sloth

“Black Jesus” premieres on Cartoon Network, sharks fly in “Air Jaws: Fins of Fury” and we watch concrete dry in A&E’s “Cement Heads.”

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Darkness Becomes Him

Xiu Xiu prime mover talks Genesis, gang violence and autoerotic asphyxiation

M. Brianna Stallings chats with Jamie Stewart, the inimitable frontman of Xiu Xiu, in preview of the group’s Albuquerque concert.

Music to Your Ears

From insect-core to polyrhythmics to prog-rock, Music to Your Ears has deets on the coolest shows of the week. Now with A/V!

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Alvvays, Shabazz Palaces and The Muffs. Now with A/V!

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Galleries Get It Up

Anthropomorphic animals, archetypal trash, Plexiglas forests and cactus maps—it’s all on display at your friendly local gallery.

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Bite-Sized Buffet

A roundup of food news from around Albuquerque and the state

Nora Hickey rounds up the culinary happenings from across the state.

Alibi V.23 No.31 • July 31-Aug 6, 2014

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Adventures in Selling Out

The Food Editor dallies on the dark side

Can Ty Bannerman’s integrity be purchased for a bag of free crap? Yes. Yes it can.

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Odds & Ends

From Texas to Colorado, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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Music to Your Ears

Whether you’re craving avant-jazz, evolved punk or heavy metal, Music to Your Ears has deets on the hottest shows of the week. Now with A/V!

Sonic Reducer

This week, we listened to new releases from Jenny Lewis, Aaron Freeman aka FREEMAN and Morrissey. Now with A/V!

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I Origins

Sci-fi love story speculates there’s more to life than meets the eye

Indie filmmaker explores science and spirituality in the eyeball-obsessed I Origins.

Reel World

The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema at South Broadway, Movies Under the Wings at the Nuclear Museum, and Christo is documented at the Albuquerque Musem.

Knocked Up (In Space)

“Extant” on CBS

Steven Spielberg offers up overly familiar sci-fi with CBS’ Knocked Up In Space series, “Extant.”

Week in Sloth

Reality goes fantasy with “The Quest,” Wrestlemania turns 30 and Syfy gives us Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda

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Pros at a Con

Bubonicon 46 gets bigger, better and brainier

Filk your heart out at Bubonicon 46, Burque’s own sci-fi convention stuffed to the gills with authors, panels, costumes and more.

Amazeballs or Abso Awk?

From cray-cray to twerk, the English language changes every day. But is the Totes Ridictionary the right book to guide us through?

Alibi V.23 No.30 • July 24-30, 2014

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.

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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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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.”

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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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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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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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.