Alibi V.25 No.34 • Aug 25-31, 2016

Amo Amore, Mi Amore

Buon appetito

As someone who’s been loyal to Amore Neapolitan Pizzeria for years, Megan knows what she likes. For you readers, though, she decided to try a couple of new things.

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Burn, Baby, Burn!

Cast your troubles away with Zozobra

Old Man Gloom burns away everyone’s troubles next week. Be there or be square.

Offerings to the Flames

A selection of regrets from Burqueños to be burned after reading

A selection of regrets from Burqueños to be burned after reading.

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Jill Stein and the Green Party

Third-party candidate offers four-pillar platform

Weekly Alibi political correspondent Carolyn Carlson explores the candidacy of Jill Stein.

Two Men Attacked with Boxcutter

A fight turns ugly when a boxcutter becomes involved, Gary Johnson rallied last week, state sees more flying cockroaches and arrests at a state-run syringe-exchange van bring APD methods under fire.

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Kellys Under New Ownership

New owners at Kellys Brew Pub, protesters rail against Black Olives Matter, South Valley sees increase in chile coverage, Green Chile Cheesburger Smackdown is go, peanut allergy manslaughter and Pueblo cookbook savors the past.

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News Break

This month in cannabis

Joshua Lee takes a break from reviewing local dispensaries to catch up on the headlines.

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Don’t Think Twice

Tragedy is easy, comedy is hard in Mike Birbiglia’s self-reflexive look at the humor industry

Tragedy is easy, comedy is hard in Mike Birbiglia’s self-reflexive look at the humor industry.

Reel World

The 48th annual Bubonicon science-fiction and fantasy convention teleports down to Albuquerque this Friday through Sunday, Aug. 26 through 28. This year’s theme is “Rockets, Robots & Rayguns.”

Spoon!

“The Tick” on Amazon

The fabled, albeit dark, return of The Tick.

Week in Sloth

This week on the tube: a romantic drama featuring Sarah Hyland, Debbie Gibson makes a myth of herself, the Strain returns to FX and Polish pizza is a thing.

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Black Magick

Rowan Black is the lead character of Greg Rucka and Nicola Scotts’ new image series Black Magick.

Alibi V.25 No.33 • Aug 18-24, 2016

An Interview with Gary Johnson

Libertarian candidate talks to Weekly Alibi

Alibi political correspondent Carolyn Carlson had some questions for presidential candidate Gary Johnson.

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Reel World

Adult Swim Drive-In kicks off and Movies on the Plaza continues in Albuquerque; Red Nation Film Festival visits and New Mexico Women in Film hosts a forum in Santa Fe.

The Breaks

“The Get Down” on Netflix

Set in NYC’s iconic Bronx neighborhood in 1977, “The Get Down” tries to hip viewers to the birth of rap music.

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On the Hunt

Pokémon Go leads players to culture

Pokémon Go leads players to culture!

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Meow Wolf Evacuated

Bomb scare evacuates Meow Wolf, a police officer is killed in Hatch and Mike Pence campaigns in N.M.

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Chocolate Dynasty

CG Higgins for sale, Black Olives Matter shirts for the critically unfashionable, Marble Brewery opens a tap room, Weck’s opens a new restaurant, a change of style for Twisters, and Avocadogate.

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Man From Porlock

High Desert Relief and CBD

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits High Desert Relief.

Alibi V.25 No.32 • Aug 11-17, 2016

Revolutions, Past and Future

Virgil Ortiz at the Albuquerque Museum

Virgil Ortiz’ current work focuses on the Pueblo Revolt of 1680; his new exhibit opens soon at the Albuquerque Museum.

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Four women in conversation

Four women in conversation with one another, discussing a variety of subjects—self care and the future, politics and art, the past and the power of self-definition.

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Radiating Brilliance

Juliana Coles challenges viewers with her art installation Stripped

Juliana Coles challenges viewers with her art installation Stripped.

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Beign-Yay!

35° North Coffee offers French flair

The staff is friendly and helpful, the drinks are delightfully flavorful and the beignets, well, the beignets are truly a win.

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Remedial Math

Urban Wellness and the hunt for THC

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits Urban Wellness.

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A Chronicle of Misdeeds

Valencia scandal points to a larger issue at UNM

August March chronicles a series of unfortunate incidents at UNM, calling for an end to the culture that engendered them.

Motorcyclist Killed During Outage

In this week’s Newscity: a fatal motorcycle accident, HSD backs off of collection efforts and former governor Gary Johnson is still running for President.

Odds & Ends

Funny because being threatened by a terminator happens to someone else.

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Cinematic Suicide

What Warner Bros. did wrong with Suicide Squad

What Warner Bros. did wrong with Suicide Squad.

Reel World

Native film, a movie about Selena, a film law clinic and the dope on dope fill up this week’s Reel World.

TV News

Tidbits from around the dial

Tidbits from around the dial...

Week in Sloth

This week’s teevee highlights include a summer election special, a Mad Max triple feature, preseason football and 50 years of Star Trek!

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Exquisite Power!

Women’s Voices concert brings community together

Women’s Voices concert brings community together