May 10 - 16, 2012
Everybody knows that it's cooler in the mountains. The
2012 Summer Guide leads the way up to the higher points in New Mexico.
Summer Guide 2012: Brews, views and trails in lofty locales
During her time in office, pioneering state legislator Danice Picraux lobbied for abortion rights and made domestic violence a crime for the first time in the state’s history.
News Profile: Retiring legislator fought for women and the working class
Council votes to give public access TV channels to a new company
Answer Me This
Odds & Ends: Gondola sex, dental revenge, Sheen shame, Pabst to the rescue, BMW erection, meth pants
Letters: Homeless at 62, Manilow is magic
Eliot Michael's Rumble Seat Music showroom, located on Central Ave. in Albuquerque's Upper Nob Hill neighborhood, contains a collection of the most hotly coveted vintage instruments, gear and motorcycles in the world.
Rumble Seat Music Southwest: Upper Nob Hill music store specializes in vintage guitars and motorcycles
The IVB Canteen, part of the ever-expanding Il Vicino empire, offers not pizza in a hip neighborhood, but fresh-brewed beer, sandwiches and live music in what is usually an industrial zone.
Locovore: Drink up and chow down at Il Vicino Brewery Canteen
Chowtown Restaurant Guide
FILM & TV
U.K. director Lynne Ramsay takes the evil children genre in an arty, esoteric direction with her darkly unnerving but deeply flawed domestic nightmare
We Need To Talk About Kevin.
Film Review: Arty thriller
We Need to Talk About Kevin
is darkly unnerving but deeply flawed
Idiot Box: Green Arrows, gilded lilies and nuclear submarines are what we could be watching this fal
Reel World: KiMo screens classic monster movies, Santa Fe Film Festival seeks submissions
Week in Sloth: “Fish Tank Kings,” “Desperate Housewives” and “Invention Hunters”
Film Times and Capsules
UNM area mainstay Casa de Piñatas creates those vibrant, beautiful, confection-filled papier-mâché vessels designed to be smashed to pieces with a broom handle.
Arts Profile: Inexpensive custom creations have kept Casa de Piñatas a UNM-area staple for 16 years
Performance Review: The Vortex lines up David Mamet’s soulless film industry farce
Culture Shock: OctoMania!
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY
Free Will Astrology for the week of May 9
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