Alibi V.24 No.11 • March 12-18, 2015

Amid the Glow and the Glare

Four shows that illuminate

Show Up! delivers deets on four rad Albuquerque concerts, ranging from “psychiatric rock” and “doom pop” to blues-rock and Middle Eastern/sci-fi-tinged prog-funk fusion.

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On Guard

Defending our reproductive rights

Six House Dems crossed the aisle in support of incrementalist anti-choice legislation aimed at chipping away reproductive rights.

Bosque Battle Déjà Vu

The City Council revisits the controversy over trail construction on the Bosque, and more in this expanded version of Council Watch.

Odds & Ends

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

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A War of the Words Hits Home

Women of the World bout it out in Burque

Two years of planning have brought an international battle of words—and a whole lot of fun—to the Duke City.

Animal Intelligence

The animals of Mr. Jones’ farm—in their “ghastly human drag”—don’t end up with quite the utopia they planned in DCRT’s retelling of this dystopian tale.

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Cinderella

Non-update of classic Disney fairy tale is as comfortable and worn-out as an old shoe

Disney remakes Cinderella without the animation.

Reel World

Peter S. Beagle introduces The Last Unicorn, Indie Q returns to KiMo, Film or Flight Youth Film Festival takes off and the New Mexico Actor’s Showcase shows off.

Dig It

“Dig” on USA

USA Network’s “Dig” unearths a conspiracy of Biblical proportions.

Week in Sloth

Wuthering Heights goes to high school, “Community” goes to Yahoo and The Sound of Music turns 50.

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Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new and reissued albums by Lady Lamb, Led Zeppelin and Steven Wilson. Now with A/V!

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Mahlzeit!

Heimat House takes you back to the old country

A German-style Gasthaus serves up schnitzel and suds in the NE Heights.

Alibi V.24 No.10 • March 5-11, 2015

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Odds & Ends

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

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Sonless Mothers

Powerful drama examines what divides and unites us

Aux Dog brings Tony-winning playwright Terrance McNally’s captivating drama to the stage.

Linked in Love

Breaking borders at Celebrate Solidarity!

Immigrants navigate remarkable risks and struggles. Hear their stories and celebrate their triumphs at Celebrate Solidarity!

Culture Shock

Harwood Art Center packs an unbelievable amount of art into one stunning night, plus one rogue accountant and one NYT-bestselling author.

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These Beers are Il (Vicino)

Pizza and brew across Albuquerque

ADF takes on the many beers (and locations) of Il Vicino, including the newly rebranded Canteen Brewhouse.

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Leviathan

Grim Russian recasting of Biblical parable is intimate, challenging

Russian realist recasts Biblical parable in dark drama Leviathan.

Reel World

Alien films at KiMo, Samurai Cinema at St. John’s, the Desert Light Film Competition in Alamogordo.

Only the Lonely

“The Last Man on Earth” on FOX

Will Forte is “The Last Man on Earth” for FOX.

Week in Sloth

Netflix adds “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” Animal Planet dives into “Insane Pools,” TCM welcomes The Visitor.

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Fall in Love Every Day

Concerts to rekindle sonic romance

Show Up! delivers deets on rarefied folk, new wave-noise, metal, house, electro, post-punk and psytrance concerts happening this week in Burque.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from War on Women, Jeff Bridges and Screaming Females. Now with A/V!

Alibi V.24 No.9 • Feb 26-March 4, 2015

Brothers in Smarm

Comics Bryan Cook and Derek Sheen transport odd-couple dynamic to the Guild

Like two peas in a raging and observant pod, Bryan Cook and Derek Sheen hit the Guild for a double whammy of hilarity.

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Odds & Ends

From India to Iowa, it’s funny because it happy to someone else.

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Polishing the Old Oscar

A Monday morning wrap-up of this year’s Academy Awards

The good, the bad and the weird of this year’s Academy Awards telecast.

Kamikaze Pilot

“The Wheel of Time” on FXX?

Somebody aired a “Wheel of Time” pilot on FXX. Or did they?

Week in Sloth

‘House of Cards” is back, “The Last Man on Earth” is here, and “Sex Box” is pretty much what you think.

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Starpower

Kim Gordon returns to UNM SUB on memoir tour

We preview founding Sonic Youth member Kim Gordon’s new memoir Girl in a Band. Gordon will appear in conversation with Alibi Managing Editor Samantha Anne Carrillo at the UNM Student Union Building on Sunday, March 1.

Rock ’n‘ Roll All Week Long

Local concerts offer journey to the stars

Show Up! delivers deets on the hottest reggae, post-punk, noise, no wave, folk rock, Southern hip-hop, juggalo/horrorcore and country rap concerts happening this week in Albuquerque.

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Stage Whispers

Take yourself out for some live theater with new dramas from UNM’s experimental Theatre X and Albuquerque Little Theatre.

Men Who Loved Men in Berlin

A scholarly tome unveils a fascinating chapter in the pre-Stonewall history of the gay rights movement and the body of cultural and scientific knowledge that informed it.

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