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Tuesday, Jul 26: EPMD • hip-hop, rap • DJ Ohm
By Megan Reneau [ Mon Jul 25 2016 10:00 AM ]
The influential hip-hop duo meet and greet with fans then perform in Albuquerque.
Dream Blog #366
By Peter Karlsen [ Sun Jul 24 2016 11:48 AM ]
I'm in a courtyard. There are ponds and fish tanks. My dog, Z. has dug space around and under a pond that's approximately the size, shape and depth of a bathtub, so that she can get under it. The water, though suspended by nothing, keeps its shape. Z. wriggles under it without disturbing it or getting wet. The water is a milky blue. We're standing next to one of the fish tanks. I take a sip of the salty water from the corner of the tank. A friend is waiting to hear whether the fish in it is sick so he can eat it. There are several sandwich baggies of cocaine in a long, shallow, translucent piece of tupperware. It's reportedly of low quality. Inside a hallway lined with walnut panels we're looking through the open door to the restroom. At textured, amber colored glass window sits half way up and runs the length of the room. A woman tells me how young I still am and to "Just ask A."
Courtesy School of Rock
Hello, Saturday Night!
SOR All-Stars and Wavves are featured
By August March [ Sat Jul 23 2016 3:43 PM ]
Head on downtown to take advantage of the amazingly audacious variety of live music happening in clubs on Central between First Street and Sixth Street tonight!
The Co-Op (415 Central NW) presents a concert by students from the School of Rock. Albuquerque SOR operator Robert Montoya told Weekly Alibi this show features School of Rock students from all over the planet, saying, "There are seven different touring groups that are starting in different cities around the country. Team Five Touring Group had their dress rehearsal at the Co-Op on Friday and will play a full show along with our ABQ School of Rock House Band to kick off their tour! They play Denver and Red Rocks next, then Omaha, Neb. and DeKalb, Kansas before ending up at Lollapalooza in Chicago on July 28."
The SOR Tour kicks off at 6pm at the Co-Op, Tickets cost $10 online or at the door. All ages are welcome.
After you've caught a glimpse of the next generation, troop your rocked out form over to Launchpad (618 Central SW) to check out one of the premier, genre-defining bands of this age. In case you wanna know, they are called Wavves and they are from Califas. Totally worth it, totally talented and totally kings of the beach.
It will cost $17 to interact with this beachy slice of the California Republic and members of the public over the age of 13 are invited to do so. Doors are at 8pm; the gig's at 9pm.
The Daily Word in Drones, Democracy and Roach Milk
By Joshua Lee [ Sat Jul 23 2016 9:18 AM ]
The first government-approved drone delivery happened Friday. A 7-11 delivered a chicken sandwich, donuts and hot coffee by way of drone. That's one small step ...
Wikileaks has been releasing the controversial Clinton emails, and the newest batch seems to be evidence that the Democratic National Convention was already looking for ways to discredit Sanders before any votes had even come in. Democracy in action!
The only adolescent detox clinic in New Mexico is shutting down, showing once again just how little we care about the youth in this state.
My new favorite song, "Smarty Pants," by First Choice.
Apparently, cockroaches produce protein and nutrient-rich crystals to feed their young. And now we can eat it, too! Cockroach milk, here we come!
The Daily Word in murder in Munich, the death of Hastings and THC in Colorado's water
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Jul 22 2016 6:16 PM ]
A contract for construction at the Sunport doubled in cost after a company had already won the bidding process.
It's official: Hastings is closing all of their locations in October.
Parking in downtown Albuquerque isn't likely to improve anytime soon.
A small town in Colorado discovered their water supply had been dosed with THC.
French authorities are wanting to destroy CCTV footage of the attacks in Nice.
One of the guards at the jail where Sandra Bland allegedly committed suicide has admitted he lied in his testimony.
Phoenix has a serial killer, say police.
License to Ale
Saturday, Jul 23: 2016 IPA Challenge
By Joshua Lee [ Fri Jul 22 2016 11:00 AM ]
Crowning the champion of the IPA competition. Includes a tasting flight, commemorative pint glass and complimentary pint fill of attendee's choice from among IPA Challenge entries.
Hark! A Shark!
Saturday, Jul 23: Shark Discovery Day
By Renée Chavez [ Fri Jul 22 2016 10:00 AM ]
Learn about sharks' amazing adaptations, keen senses, important roles in ocean ecosystems and meet the resident sharks.
The Daily Word in Late Breaking Trump-tastic Tedium
By August March [ Thu Jul 21 2016 9:29 PM ]
A transcript of the Donald's acceptance speech is available here at Politico.
NPR did some fact-checking regarding that epic oration.
Buzzfeed's calling it a dark vision.
Even Fortune Magazine is concerned.
It's big news in the land down under.
Meanwhile here's a cool video game with which to distract oneself.
And then, the mere ghost of a kindly suggestion.
Plus a song about American politics.
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Hand to Mouth
Friday, Jul 22: Finger Mouth
By Maggie Grimason [ Thu Jul 21 2016 10:00 AM ]
The hilarious dark tale of one girl's journey through the "what's real?" world of possible mental illness.
You had me at Shalom
Thursday, Jul 21: Third Annual Jewish Film Festival
By Devin O'Leary [ Wed Jul 20 2016 10:00 AM ]
A local film festival grounded in Jewish culture.
Edgewood Music and Arts Fest at Wildlife West
Sunset Chuckwagon barbecue, Western swing music, raptor show and wildlife zoo.
Lil' Flip • rap, hip-hop at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino
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