Sep 30 - Oct 6, 2010
It's the 2010 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta! Get informed before you get "high" with our unofficial guide to all things round, colorful and airborne.
The Fractal Man's amazing homegrown flying machine!
Balloon Fiesta 2010 Schedule
A Valencia County animal shelter worker saves stray animals by driving them to no-kill shelters in nearby states.
Know Your Rights
What docs can't tell your parents.
500 Miles to Safety: A shelter worker becomes part of an underground railroad for strays
Robbins Burns Rubbers: Will APS roll out a new sexual health policy?
Why Bother? The point of voting. (Also, register by Oct. 5!)
Odds & Ends: Jägermeister removal surgery, rhino weed, gurning tragedy, DWSandwich-making, and a bus driver reads ... while driving
Letters: Faith in the force, preventive voting, ABQ’s own Rally for Reason, State Fair exploitation, Judge Martinez was right, so was Judge Gray,
is OK, Can’t Stop the Bhangra
Spoon, CocoRosie and Beach House create an epic cyclone of indie excellence that's hitting Albuquerque this week.
An organically grown universe at the Factory on 5
Show Up!: Lucid dreaming with CocoRosie
Aural Fixation: Beach House is whatever, whenever, wherever you want it to be
FOTW: An ocean of Latin ska at Low Spirits
Sonic Reducer: The Gatherers, Blue Rose Ramblers, Boom Chick
Saffron Tiger looks like an airport café ... but if you play the menu right, it tastes like Nirvana.
Mina's Dish: Olo Yogurt Studio freezes the flavors of New Mexico
Restaurant Review: Saffron Tiger does slow food, fast
Chowtown Restaurant Guide
FILM & TV
film critic Devin D. O’Leary says Facebook-focused
The Social Network
for the Internet age. And that’s not just the hyperbole talking.
Reel World: Wild Bill’s Crazy Film Festival, submit to the New Visions / New Mexico contract awards, the dirt on the shot-in-N.M. film version of Rudolfo Anaya’s
Bless Me, Ultima
Film Review: Director David Fincher (
) and writer Aaron Sorkin (
A Few Good Men
) whip up some of the best work of their careers in
The Social Network
Idiot Box: “Hawaii Five-0” on CBS may not have Jack Lord’s hair any more, but Kono’s a hell of a lot hotter now
Week in Sloth: David Cross finally gets his own sitcom, Tony Danza’s career change (sort of), “Law & Order” washes up on the River Thames
Film Times and Capsules
STREET ARTS: A Celebration of Hip Hop Culture and Free Expression
at 516 keeps it real with Shepard Fairey, Chaz Bojórquez and other local, national and international heavyweights of the genre.
Gay performance art hated on by Republicans, comics nerds stay up all night
Street art gets invited in for a drink and maybe a snack
When graffiti artists grow up
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY
Free Will Astrology Week of Sept. 30, 2010
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