Alibi V.24 No.45 • Nov 5-11, 2015

Newscity

Here are a few things that have been happening in New Mexico lately.

Best of Burque Music 2018 Winners

A big thanks to Showcase participants and attendees

Winners and nominees—23 of them— rocked over a thousand attendees at five venues on March 24, 2018. It was a blast and we’ll see you at next year’s shindig. Here for posterity (and your browsing pleasure) are the winners and runners-up.

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Can Courtney Do It?

Can Courtney be a balloonist?

Courtney Foster tries her hand at different tasks in this new monthly feature. First up, ballooning.

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What the Camera Reveals

Photographer Wes Naman explores New Mexico's identity through portraiture

A small crew of photographers and writers strive to capture the spirit of New Mexico through the distinct stories and faces of the people who have made their homes here.

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505 Food Fights

Three mystery ingredients, two chefs and one helluva good time for a good cause

It’s Iron Chef, Burque style.

Green Jeans Farmery Delayed

and other news from around the state

Rotten food in Belen, Last Call opens a new location and a New Mexico pizzeria is making waves on the national level.

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Miss You Already

Anemic drama looks at friendship, illness

Cancer is bad but drama is formulaic in Miss You Already.

Reel World

Toy Story speaks Spanish, Latino directors talk at CCA, “Life in New Mexico” gets extended.

Week in Sloth

“I Love Kellie Pickler” (or not), Hallmark buries us in Christmas movies and Hitler get some love just in time for Veteran’s Day.

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Deerhoof’s Fever Dream

Live album, Burque gig bring band full circle

Alibi music ed jaws with John Dietrich of lauded experimental sound outfit Deerhoof about their upcoming live album and this week’s Sister gig.

Alibi V.24 No.44 • Oct 29-Nov 4, 2015

The Moral of the Ghost Story

Author Antonio R. Garcez on ghostlore and the undeniable substance of the supernatural

These tales often present serious explorations of belief, societal norms, customs and cultural expression.

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People in Your Neighborhood

Talking fact and fiction with a ghost hunter

Renée Chavez talks to Cody Polston, who has been investigating hauntings for 25 years.

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Reel World

Film and Media Industry Conference gets underway, “Life in New Mexico” media project needs your footage.

Spook Shows

Halloween Around the Dial

A look at spook TV shows around the dial on Halloween

Week in Sloth

“Bones” and “Sleepy Hollow” cross over, heroic dogs get awards we watch a live exorcism.

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All is Forgiven

The Council plays nice at the Oct. 19 meeting

Carolyn Carlson brings you tales from the council chamber, starting with the Garduño-Lewis makeup.

Odds & Ends

Funny because someone else signed into the burglar service book.

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A Portal is Opened

Smith memoir intricate, rewarding

In opening a book, Patti Smith suggests, a portal is opened. In the memoir M Train, which follows 2010's vastly different Just Kids, Smith examines her life through the literary works that have impressed themselves upon her.

The King Khan & BBQ Show

Bring the doo, the wop and the weird to Burque

King Khan is a consummate front-man whose guitar and vocals, combined with his wild stage presence, bring The King Khan & BBQ Show to a seldom-accomplished level of trash rock weirdness. Weekly Alibi spoke with Khan from his home in Berlin where he was preparing for the “Nipples and Bits” Tour supporting their new album Bad News Boys.

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Date Night Dining

A night out at the National Hispanic Cultural Center

Bring your latest object of affection to the NHCC for dining, culture and alcoholic frozen treats.

Alibi V.24 No.43 • Oct 22-28, 2015

Coming Home

Zhang Yimou directs unforgettable Chinese drama about the power of forgetting

Chinese director Zhang Yimou looks back at the Cultural Revolution with heartbreaking results in Coming Home.

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Doubtful It Stood

A good victory and a great loss

August March’s feelings for UNM have their ups and downs. This week, the downs win.

Odds & Ends

Funny because someone else has difficulty holding their hors d’oeuvres plate.

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Reel World

Reel Rock 10 climbs to new heights, 48 Hour Film Project goes sci-fi, Russell Brand gets documented.

Fun Facts

“Adam Ruins Everything” on truTV

A little knowledge is a funny thing in “Adam Ruins Everything” on truTV.

Week in Sloth

“Wicked City” goes ’80s, Esquire chooses its “Car of the Year” and “Supergirl” shows up.

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Night of the Interactive Theater

Blackout Theatre puts guests in the thick of the zombie apocalypse

The enveloping experience of Quarantine is flipping notions of traditional theater on their heads, asking playgoers to participate in the action of the story that is unfolding before them.

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