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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on an alternate recording of “Rock and Roll,” album reissues from Pixies and Cursive and a slick Rihanna cover.

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Watsky Slams Words

Spoken word artist and speed-rapper Watsky takes the stage at Sunshine Theater.

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Bringin' Home the Bacon: Southwest Bacon Fest

Over 50 restaurants, food trucks and chefs serve up their most creative bacon dishes.

news

The Daily Word in Ebola, New Mexico arrests and a giant butt-plug

The Daily Word

Texas health officials have ordered that anyone who visited the room of the first Ebola patient in a Dallas hospital pretty much quarantine themselves for 21 days.

Vice President Joe Biden's son was discharged from the Navy Reserves for dipping into some nose candy.

President Obama is set to appoint Ron Klain as his “Ebola czar.”

Denver police warn parents of trick-or-treaters that some candy might not be what it seems … aka it's got weed in it.

MMA fighter Jonathan Koppenhaver (aka War Machine) attempted suicide in prison. He's currently being held for the savage beating and kidnapping of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack.

A shooting took place in Downtown Albuquerque, near Third and Silver, that left one person dead.

Guess those lapel cameras are good for something. APD police officer Jared Frazier's cam caught a woman trying to falsely accuse him of sexual assault after arresting her for a DWI.

It's not exactly BUSTED, but KOAT's got you covered if you wanna see photos of New Mexicans who've recently been arrested.

APS pays $175,000 to a middle school principal, settling a lawsuit over claims of retaliation by former superintendent Winston Brooks.

A giant butt-plug (oops, I mean tree) in Paris has French folks in a tizzy.

news

The Daily Word in the First Amendment, cannabis and green chile

The Daily Word

Democratic candidate for New Mexico Auditor Tim Keller's new attack ad uses the pop culture cachet of the A1A Car Wash from "Breaking Bad" to reference the dirt on Republican opponent Robert Aragon. Oh and the ad is narrated by "Gomie" (Steven Michael Quezada).

Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides announced that Spaceport America, located in the Jornada del Muerto desert basin, is just four test flights away from its inaugural commercial travel flight .

Tierra Blanca High Desert Ranch High Desert Youth Program owner/operator Scott Chandler, who stands accused of abuse and torture of troubled teens, has filed a defamation/libel lawsuit against Steve Cowen (the father of a youth resident/alleged victim), reporter Rene Romo, the New Mexico Department of Public Safety and the New Mexico State Police.

Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden discusses efforts to combat a 10-49 (department code for "information") failure within APD and progress that he's made moving APD away from "siloing information."

Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson posits that medical marijuana could be a potential treatment for ebola.

Historical teevee drama "Manhattan" was renewed for a second season by WGN America.

Former UNM student Monica Pompeo is suing the university for violating her First Amendment rights by forcing her to drop a course titled "Images of (Wo)men: From Icons to Iconoclasts." The academic conflict began when Pompeo critiqued mid-'80s lesbian romantic drama Desert Hearts by referring to lesbianism as perverse and using the word "barren" a lot.

PBS considers nuevomexicano farmers' concerns about the state green chile industry competition with out-of-state growers while coping with extreme weather's negative impact on crop yields.

Happy birthday, Oscar Wilde, Nico, Tim Robbins and Bob Mould (Hüsker Dü, Sugar).

birthdays

Merry Nietzsche/Spivey/Fry/Foucault/Kuti/Riggs/Calvino/Solondz/Ginuwinemas!

I must warn you: I'm no mathlete. That said, by my count at least nine significant cultural icons made their entrance on the 15th day of October. (October is the best month of the year.) Please join me in making virtual merry on Nietzsche/Spivey/Fry/Foucault/Kuti/Riggs/Calvino/Solondz/Ginuwinemas, y'all.

Friedrich Nietzsche
(Oct. 15, 1844 – Aug. 25, 1900)

Victoria Spivey
(Oct. 15, 1906 – Oct. 3, 1976)

Varian Fry
(Oct. 15, 1907 – Sept. 13, 1967)

Michel Foucault
(Oct. 15, 1926 – June 25, 1984)

Fela Kuti
(Oct. 15, 1938 – Aug. 2, 1997)

Dax Riggs
(born Oct. 15, 1973)

Italo Calvino
(Oct. 15, 1923 – Sept. 19, 1985)

Todd Solondz
(born Oct. 15, 1959)

Elgin Baylor Lumpkin aka Ginuwine
(born Oct. 15, 1970)

L to R: José “Pepe” Gallardo; James R. Chávez; Santiago Candelaria; Ruben Muller
Alicia Maldonado
L to R: José “Pepe” Gallardo; James R. Chávez; Santiago Candelaria; Ruben Muller

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The Train from Mexico: The Boxcar

Part of the Siembra Latino Theatre Festival, this weeping-worthy tragedy follows a group of men who enter the US illegally in search of a better life.

NEWS

The Daily Word in Hitler's drug use, the culture of APD's elite units and falling oil prices

The Daily Word

A missing elderly woman with Alzheimer's has been found.

New Mexico DOT is down with OPP.

Here is an in-depth item about the culture of APD's elite units.

Kim Jong-Un resurfaced!

Hitler was prodigious in his use of drugs.

Oil prices are falling dramatically.

Jack White's keyboardist died in Mexico.

A lost pet parrot was returned to it's owner four years after going missing.

The White House wants to eliminate Columbus day and replace it with "Election Day."

The "homeless man with the golden voice" isn't doing so hot.

Some advice on how to avoid a traffic ticket.

news

The Daily Word in Banksy, Snowden and clowns with knives.

The Daily Word

Does Yelp extort advertising from restaurants?

Ebola is the scariest outbreak of modern times.

Snowden’s thoughts on privacy in the digital age are worth pondering.

The driverless car is coming and you can’t stop it.

The vinyl re-release of the Ghostbusters soundtrack is marshmallow-scented.

Learn how to rob a bank from an expert.

“This is a little song I wrote about the time a female Eagles fan stole my prosthetic leg and the cops got it back for me.”

Someone drew a penis on a Banksy mural.

Bakersfield police are on the lookout for creepy clowns with knives.

Balloon Fiesta is over.

The site of a deadly Rail Runner crash was littered with uncollected body parts.

What’s happening in Albuquerque today?

Happy birthday, Marie Osmond.

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The Wonder Years' Poetic Pop-Punk

The Wonder Years play some emo-infused punk tunes at Sunshine Theater.

Today's Events

Modiste at Nuart Gallery

New paintings by Erin Cone.

Prime8 Rock Climbing Festival at Stone Age Climbing Gym

Antonia Cove at Adobe Bar at the Historic Taos Inn

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