Alibi V.25 No.47 • Nov 24-30, 2016

Greens For Blues

CG Corrigan helps ease the changeover

Medical cannabis from CG Corrigan takes on the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder.

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Your 2016 Holiday Film Guide

Assassins, vampires, rebel scum and singing animals

Thanksgiving is a time for assassins, vampires, rebel scum and singing animals.

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Cinematic Shopping

Gift suggestions for the movie lover on your list

Learn your loved ones’ favorite films and purchase accordingly in DVD, Blu-ray, book, T-shirt, soundtrack, game or action figure form.

Company Man

“Incorporated” on Syfy

“Incorporated” is a bit too self-serious for its own good but the network should be applauded for moving toward less Sharknado-esque fare.

Week in Sloth

This week in sloth, check out a teevee show about giving a mouse a Christmas cookie, a new episode of “Gilmore Girls,” the “2016 Soul Train Awards” and more!

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423 Textures and Flavors

A Vintage repast

From the unobtrusive yet helpful service to the savory and satisfying cuisine, Vintage 423 is a classy place.

Food News

Karma Café is practically giving it away, Stuff the Bus Food Drive makes the holidays easier, businesses and organizations are feeding the needy this Thanksgiving, MVD gives back for the holidays, a guide to special diet etiquette and some side dishes that will break up the boredom.

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Newscity

Elias Law gives out turkeys, neighbors pull a man from a burning home and APD is accused of altering lapel cam footage.

Odds & Ends

Funny because penile strangulation from a wedding ring happens to someone else.

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The Lamb Lies Down in Burque

They say there’s always magic in the air

Alibi music critic August March is counting out time in this week’s concert preview column.

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“Always Face the Curtain with a Bow”

Eric Idle and John Cleese reunite once more

The audience should expect something completely different than Monty Python “best of's” at the Kiva Auditorium for John Cleese and Eric Idle's tour.

Alibi V.25 No.46 • Nov 17-23, 2016

A Street Cat Named Bob

Felines and heroin make for an odd mix in feel-good British drama

Felines and heroin make for an odd mix in this feel-good British drama.

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Foodie’s Delight

Visons of sugarplums and wine and chocolate

Visions of sugarplums and wine and chocolate complement holiday gift giving.

Creative Currency

Local wares to feel good about giving or receiving

Albuquerque abounds with decidedly not boring artists, craftspeople, organizations, spaces and local businesses that can make your most exciting holiday wishes come true.

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Embrace Your Inner Indigenerd

The first ever Indigenous Comic Con

This Comic Con promises to articulate diversity and push back against the historicization of Indigenous people not just in comics, but in the media at large.

A is for Art

Auction exposes high school students to the art world

Local educators have come up with an option for arts programs that are coming up short.

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Come On Home to Cecilia’s

Jubilation: tortillas again!

August March visits Downtown institution Cecilia’s Cafe, evoking thoughts of tortillas past and present.

Food News

Blaze Pizza plans an ABQ location, Flying Star owners make a deal, anti-Trump protestors deface Tucanos, Flix Brewhouse finally opens, SweeTea brings the Vietnamese baked goods and a list of places to donate to this holiday season.

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Such is Life

“Let us do something, while we have the chance!”

Pop the various bubbles we have been living in, and take a look at what we have to deal with over the next four years.

Newscity

Acts of vandalism at UNM, potentially free bus rides and local protests against the orange one.

Odds & Ends

Funny because being assaulted by your “Family”-tattoo-sporting brother happens to someone else.

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TV News

Televised tidbits from around the dial

This week’s televised tidbits from around the dial include more from Vice Media, a new organized crime series from AMC and BBC, and the latest Elvis biopic.

Week in Sloth

Unichef is not a character on “The Jetsons,” “Paranoid” compares to “True Detective,” the old Doctor Who returns (sort of) and Macy’s is having a parade.

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The Cool Cats

Felix y Los Gatos bring it

Felix y Los Gatos have seen it all and they’ve probably played it all too, from infectious party rock to intuitively formed, precisely executed zydeco.

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Alibi V.25 No.45 • Nov 10-16, 2016

A Still Place

Aura's aura of calm

The sauce is boss at Aura European Mediterranean Restaurant.

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Winter is Coming

Pray to the old gods and the new for snow

We have winter weather conditions, costs, travel time and gear.

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Moonlight

Somber, poetic look at inner-city manhood ponders multiple questions of identity

Alternately easygoing and hard-hitting, Moonlight is a poignant and ultimately hopeful look at what it means—and what it takes—to be a man in modern-day America.

Reel World

There’s a “round tripping” workshop, a film and media conference, and a call for extras.

A Good Bad Girl

“Good Behavior” on TNT

What starts out looking like the typical caper-of-the-week starts to twist its way toward “Breaking Bad”-style bleakness.

Week in Sloth

“Superstore” endures Black Friday, NetGeo explores colonization on “Mars” and A&E hunts for a serial killer in “The Killing Season.”

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Food News

A Santa Fe chef receives tops honors on the Food Network’s “Chopped,” the Homegrown food show sells locally-sourced food, a mother calls out the bad food our public schools are serving students, a new Dickey’s Barbecue just opened, WisePies owner gets sued—plus drink margaritas for charity at the Margarita Festival.

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We’re Dancing in the Show!

Council gambols through civic issues

City Council denied A.R.T. funding contingency plan, updates a law against making threats against public spaces and gives funding to ProView.

Newscity

MVD will begin issuing REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses, Webster murder video will be released and Albuquerque’s foreclosure rate is down.

Odds & Ends

Funny because surgical-laser-ignited farts happen to someone else.

Letters

The readers write about Mexican gray wolves, A.R.T. and manners.

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Sweethearts of the Rodeo

Get your mind off wintertime, rock ain’t goin’ nowhere

With a plethora of performances elucidating Americana's rising popularity and intense musicality, Burqueños y Burqueñas have an opportunity to get in on the succession of sound in the popular post-rock world.

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