Aug 5 - 11, 2010
Read tiny tales written by the winners of the Alibi's annual Flash Fiction Contest.
Show Us Your Fiction! The winners of our Flash Fiction contest
More Flash Fiction!
Just for you, dear web readers, more short fiction to feed your voracious appetites!
After a monthlong hiatus, the Albuquerque City Council gets back to business, tackling grass, parking lots and public art.
Council Watch: Mind on its money, money on its mind
Ortiz y Pino:
the GOP wants to talk about the deficit?
¡Ask a Mexican!
Protesters make a stand against anti-abortion group Operation Rescue
Hail, Velocipede! Trail-a-Week: Biking Tramway
Rugby, up close and nuclear
Odds & Ends: Oldest man fraud, housewives “economically nonproductive,” robber cuts in line, gross Elvis auction
Letters: Domestic abuse and the legal system; Roky Erickson; not a hangout; this is why John Bear was fired; please depress me; yay, Stieg Larsson; stolen BernCo slabs
Composer, teacher and installation artist Raven Chacon uncovers embedded local sound mythologies through noise music.
The Albuquerque Sound: Raven Chacon curates the city’s underground
S.O.S.—Bayou ball benefit for gulf cleanup efforts
The Bay Area’s Birds & Batteries lands at Low Spirits
Flyer on the Wall: Post Burial is dead
Sonic Reducer: Reviews of The Suite Unraveling, Miracle Condition and La Bestia Rosa
Which New Mexican IPA reigns supreme? ABQ Beer Geek reveals the winner, but not before spinning a boozy, self-deprecating yarn.
ABQ Beer Geek: Results from the 2010 New Mexico IPA Challenge
Mina’s Dish: Mom’s scrapple recipe with a New Mexican kick
Ask Ari: Filling the late-summer gaps in your garden
Chowtown Restaurant Guide
FILM & TV
Despite a heapin' helpin' of sex and violence, the newest adaptation of Jim Thompson's
The Killer Inside Me
doesn't hit the spot.
The Killer Inside Me
Reel World: The Plaza Classic Film Festival in El Paso; the Best of the Albuquerque 48 Hour Film Project; Sam Peckinpah’s
at the Fort Union Drive-In in Las Vegas
Idiot Box: Asia Extreme on Sundance Channel highlights some of the best and bloodiest of modern Asian film
Week in Sloth: TV highlights include “Stan Lee’s Superhumans” examining people with real-life “superpowers”; “Hair Battle Spectacular”; and “Work of Art: The Next Great Artist”
Film Times and Capsules
A vicious joke adds a little anarchy to the world in the Santa Fe Opera's production of
Sid and Nancy and
: The Santa Fe Opera gets racy
Culture Shock: The brothers Van Gogh, mythical beasts and a writing workshop at a sex store
Possibilities: Micro art space gets touchy-feely with a hard-to-find art book
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY
Free Will Astrology Week of August 5, 2010
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