Alibi V.24 No.23 • June 4-10, 2015

Best of Burque Music 2018 Voting Is Live

You’ve got two weeks to cast your votes

The people have spoken. The nominations are in for the best local bands, players, albums, venues, engineers and labels of the past year. The second round for all the marbles runs Feb. 21 through Mar. 6. This year you can cast your votes once each week (that’s up to three times if you check your calendar carefully). And the cherry atop the BOBM sundae is a fantastic live showcase of nominees on Mar. 24. This thing was a blast last year, so let’s do it again!

Best of Burque 2018 Voting Phase in Full Swing

Vote now, vote later, vote again until March 13

Drumroll, please! Best of Burque, the original Albuquerque reader’s poll, enters its latest incarnation on Valentine’s Day, 2018. Voting runs Feb. 14 through March 13, a four-week period during which, for the first time, you can cast your votes once each week. So if you want to express love for your Best of Burque faves on a weekly basis to give the objects of your affection an edge in the results, your wish has been granted!

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You’re a Superstar ...

Or three shows that’ll make you feel like one

Show Up! for a rock explosion, a folk implosion and a hip-hop compulsion.

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Reel World

New Mexico-based Icon Cinemas moves into the old Four Hills Theater space with a brand-new, luxury movie house.

Comedy In Name Only

“The Greg Gutfeld Show” on Fox News

Fox News Channel tries to be funny and conservative at the same time with “The Greg Gutfeld Show.”

Week in Sloth

The NBA Finals start, the 69th Annual Tony Awards are handed out, and TLC annouces “I Still Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant.”

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Play With Your Food

Empire Board Game Library offers coffee and Catan

A new café in Nob Hill offers a selection of dozens of board games to go with your coffee.

Alibi V.24 No.22 • May 28-June 3, 2015

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Dr. Anne Key

Occupation: Former High Priestess

Renee Chavez interviews Dr. Anne Key, former High Priestess

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Kirk vs. Rock

A brief teleplay

The postmodern music rock layer indicates a mass extinction in the 21st century epoch.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to Twenty One Pilots, Graham Parker & The Rumour and Holly Herndon.

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Beyond Idaho

Revel in the world-changing power of the unassuming potato

A traveler from ancient centuries, the spoils of an empire, a one-time consort of no-less a person than Marie Antoinette, and a creator of the modern world.

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Film News

A “new kind of festival” is coming to Albuquerque in the form of Movies and Meaning. Described by organizers as a “dream space festival” for people who “love stories and light,” the four-day festival will feature film, workshops and special guests—not to mention “dancing, magic and you.”

Love and Marriage … Oh, and Divorce

“Grace and Frankie” on Netflix

Oh, the illusion of the happy marriage ... how it sinks its teeth in the fabric of your Chanel cardigan as you sip a dry martini and placate yourself thinking everything is just peaches and cream. That doesn't sound like you? Oh, right; that’s Jane Fonda's character in “Grace and Frankie,” currently streaming on Netflix.

Week in Sloth

Try out “Aquarius,” “Nightingale” or “The Whispers.” Or just go to Louis C.K. for the guaranteed laugh.

Alibi V.24 No.21 • May 21-27, 2015

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Far from the Madding Crowd

Gritty, 19th-century English romance finds love and hate down on the farm

Far from the Madding Crowd is a rough romance.

Reel World

The open-air cinema series Movies on the Plaza picks up this Friday, May 22, at Downtown Albuquerque’s Civic Plaza. From 4 to 8pm, food trucks will gather around the Plaza as part of ABQ Food Fridays.

Fall Windfall

Nets announce their upfront shows for 2015-16

Last week the broadcast networks held their “upfront” presentations, letting viewers know what to DVR and what to ignore for the upcoming fall season.

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Perfectly Sculpted

Eddie Izzard and the political formation of comedy

Comedian Eddie Izzard provides more than a trickle of awareness.

Quilt Outlaws

Modern quilting takes center stage at Fiber Arts Fiesta

Thanks to the warm weather, you can observe this art from above instead of below.

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The Need for Change

The mayor’s anti-panhandling initiative distracts from the real problem of homelessness

According to Samantha Anne Carrillo, the mayor’s new anti-panhandling initiative is a band-aid solution at best.

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So High You Go

On wings of sound

Show Up! delivers deets on Burque’s best upcoming blues, prog and metalcore.

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