Alibi V.23 No.33 • Aug 14-20, 2014

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The Literary Beat

The wordy side of Burque

You want to indulge your literary side? You want beer? Burque’s got plenty of opportunities for both.

Zine Scene 101

How to find Albuquerque’s underground publishing scene

Enter the world of underground publication.

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Magic in the Moonlight

Woody Allen’s 44th film casts a charming spell

Woody Allen tries a little sleight of hand with the slim but charming period romcom Magic in the Moonlight.

Reel World

Homesick director talks Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, “The Courier” debuts online, and Season of Starlings has a live script reading.

Medical History

“The Knick” on Cinemax

Steven Soderbergh examines turn-of-the-century medicine in Cinemax’s gory medical drama “The Knick.”

Week in Sloth

BBC America teases us with “Doctor Who” specials, Syfy starts some “Wizard Wars,” and A&E spreads more ink.

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Stay the Course

Nutrition standards for kids should remain in place, despite challenges

Nutritionist Patty Keane weighs in on the controversy over school food standards.

Odds & Ends

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

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’90s Nostalgia Meets New Wave of Now

Nine Inch Nails/Soundgarden/Cold Cave concert bolsters local eyeliner sales

Wherein August March travels into the past to preview a Nine Inch Nails/Soundgarden/Cold Cave concert.

Music to Your Ears

Whether you’re craving electronica, dark wave, Americana or Texan rock, Music to Your Ears has you covered.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases by David Kilgour and the Heavy Eights, Naomi Punk and Samantha Glass. Now with A/V!

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Culture Shock

Adventure runs high, Hamlet goes for the testosterone, and vintage baubles keep things pretty in this week’s Culture Shock.

Déjà-glued

Blair Stocker’s gorgeous new craft compendium avoids common pitfalls to deliver practical, doable projects.

Alibi V.23 No.32 • Aug 7-13, 2014

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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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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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.

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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!

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

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.

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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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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?

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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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