May 13 - 19, 2010
Summertime and the living's easy ... especially when you know the location of every pool in town. That, and so much more awaits you in our 2010 Summer Guide.
Splashing Around: Where to swim in Albuquerque
Making Waves: Radisson Hotel & Water Park is open for business
Sweat-Free Summer Events Guide: Cool activities to cool you down
Spring has sprung and summer is nigh on high—time to take the old bike out for a spin. Before you do, Betty Sprocket gives a lesson in cycling etiquette.
A Retrospective of Roller Girls in Burque
Roll down memory lane with derby coverage from years past.
Derby News: By the skaters, for the skaters
Derby Wars: Whiplashes roll in from Taos
Hail, Velocipede! Eight tacks for trailside tact
Odds & Ends: Dog poop return; fly-and-run accident; tortilla threat
Letters: SB 1070, midwives, fascism is right wing
Albuquerque thrash metal band Anesthesia releases its self-titled second album, and remains unfuckwithable.
Show Up!: Heartless Bastards and Hacienda at the Launchpad
Spotlight: Anesthesia CD Release Party
Aural Fixation: Nob Hill Music is an excellent micro record store
FOTW: Milch de Máquina, Then Eats Them and a live human sacrifice
Sonic Reducer: Kate Nash, Benny Anderssons Orkester, Putumayo Presents South Africa
Song Roulette: Minus The Bear’s Alex Rose likes R. Kelly
It's American Craft Beer Week and the ever-frothy Abq Beer Geek provides tips for a hoppy holiday.
Double Restaurant Review: Pop-Pop’s Italian Ice and La Michoacána de Paquime
ABQ Beer Geek: American Craft Beer Week, May 17-23
Chowtown Restaurant Guide
FILM & TV
Austrian auteur Michael Haneke's latest, double Oscar-nominated mystery drama
The White Ribbon
, delves into a pre World War I German village in high contrast black and white.
Film Review: The White Ribbon
Reel World: Filling Station local indy film night, Pornotopia 2010, help support
Psycho Bettys From Planet Pussycat
Idiot Box: TV networks announce their “upfronts”— the new shows we’ll be seeing (maybe) this fall
Week in Sloth: While the vampire fad may be in danger, the superhero still fad is in full swing
Film Times and Capsules
Beat summer's oncoming heat by escaping into one of Albuquerque's many air-conditioned museums. A comprehensive list of the region's art, science, nature, history and technology repositories gets you prepared.
Culture Shock: Summer Arts Resolutions
The Outlaw, Lawman and Ghost Magic Show
Museum Summer Guide: Cool exhibits for any attitude
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY
Free Will Astrology Week of May 13
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