Alibi V.23 No.39 • Sept 25-Oct 1, 2014

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Albuquerque and the Indian

Our perception of Native Americans needs to change

Novelist Erika Wurth writes that attitudes about Native Americans in Albuquerque need to change.

Odds & Ends

From Australia to Pennsylvania, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

music

Bird Is the Word

Four flight-ready concerts to fuel your fall

From fuzz to pop-punk and beyond, Show Up! delivers deets on four concerts you shouldn’t miss this week.

Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones

New bio explores fallen rock star’s life and death

Journalist Paul Trynka’s latest bio, Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones, examines the existentence of a talented, tortured multi-instrumentalist.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from My Brightest Diamond, Perfume Genius and Purling Hiss. Now with A/V!

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film

Love Is Strange

Older couple opts for marriage, ends up out on the street in quietly emotional love story

Older gay couple gets married, touching off a quiet string of tragedy in empathatic indie Love Is Strange.

Reel World

New Mexico Film Office seeks entries for its Filmmakers Showcase, The Invincible Czars hit town to make movie music, Despicable Me 2 screens for free.

#sitcom, #topical

“Selfie” on ABC

Karen Gillan does My Fair Lady for the internet age in ABC’s “Selfie.”

Week in Sloth

“Family Guy” crosses over with “The Simpsons,” CBS gets a “Stalker” and ABC tells you “How To Get Away With Murder.”

food

“Rock” and Brews

Kiss Army Department of Veterans Affairs opens new assembly hall at intersection of Montgomery and Hell

Jessica Cassyle Carr checks out the new KISS restaurant and finds more schlock than rock.

Burgers and Abrasive Drummers

Things I felt while eating a cheeseburger at Gecko’s

Amelia Olson delves into the more experiential aspects of Burque’s beloved restaurants in this new column.

Alibi V.23 No.38 • Sept 18-24, 2014

Tusk

Kevin Smith delivers the Canada-mocking, furry-loving, surgical horror-comedy you’ve been waiting for

Kevin Smith’s newest film, Tusk, is a WTF? combination of silly Canadian jokes and gory body horror.

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Gateway Legislation

How our elected representatives protect us from ourselves

Samantha Anne Carrillo asks the question: When it comes to cannabis, why are our city and state leaders trying to protect us from ourselves?

Mary Jane Says

A collection of words about cannabis

From Bill Hicks to Nancy Reagan, these people all had something to say about marijuana.

A Dummies’ Guide to MMJ

Understanding New Mexico’s medical cannabis law

What’s the deal with medical cannabis in New Mexico? We asked William Ford of R. Greenleaf how it all works.

High Art

Pot and comedy

Genevieve Mueller looks at how recreational marijuana legalization has helped to support aspects of Denver’s artistic community.

music

Passion Play of a Wandering Man

Tull’s Anderson mulls past and present

Alibi music stringer August March interviews Ian Anderson, the prime mover of prog-rock icon Jethro Tull, about his new solo work, his legendary career and retaining hope for humanity.

Music to Your Ears

Scope Music to Your Ears for coverage of women’s solo experimental music fest Gatas y Vatas and worldly annual happening ¡Globalquerque! Now with A/V!

Sonic Reducer

This week, we listened to the latest releases from U2, The Juan MacLean and Summon the Scapegoat. Now with A/V!

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Odds & Ends

From Oklahoma to Oregon, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

film

Reel World

New Mexico Film Foundation showcases “Life in New Mexico,” Globabquerque invites international cinema, Women in Film wants shot screenplays.

Immortal Kombat

“Forever” on ABC

Sherlock Holmes is immortal and solving crimes in ABC’s overly familiar supernatural police procedural “Forever.”

Week in Sloth

“NCIS” goes to New Orleans, Tim & Eric tell “Bedtime Stories” and FOX gives us a Batman-less Gotham City.

art

A Tribe Apart and Alone

Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend exposes hard choices for native youth

Abrasive, subversive and iconoclastic, Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend serves up modern native adolescence in all its complexity and ferocity.

Form and Abstraction

Emerging from her background in psychoanalysis and pathology, Eliza M. Schmid’s abstractions are stunning.

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Alibi V.23 No.37 • Sept 11-17, 2014

A Tradition of Wine

A meditation on Rio Grande Valley viticulture

August March meditates on the history of Rio Grande viticulture.

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Literary Kegger

A Drinkable Feast’s guide to bookish beering

Albuquerque’s beer scene has exploded, but ADF is here to help you navigate it. With a book in hand, of course.

Time for Wine

Getting your sip on in the Albuquerque area

Eric Castillo takes us to his favorite local wineries.

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Crib Notes: Sept. 11, 2014

From UNM athletics to t-shirts that didn’t jibe with TEDxABQ, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.

Odds & Ends

From Oregon to Austria, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

music

In Concert with a Cheshire Cat Grin

Four wondrous, reverie-inducing musical adventures

Whether you’re hankering for Americana, experimental, psychedelic sludge or electro house, Show Up! has all the deets. Now with A/V!

Collected Works

A paean to analog Burque music comps

Captain America waxes nostalgic and visits the lab where a diverse, new sampler of the present-day ABQ music scene was formulated.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new albums by Robert Plant, Pere Ubu and Karen O. Now with A/V!

film

The Drop

Noted author Dennis Lehane tries his hand scripting his own slow-burn crime drama

James Gandolfini’s final film, The Drop, takes a stroll on the seedy side of Brooklyn.

Reel World

Taos Shortz seeks submissions, Cine Magnifico salutes Hispanic cinema, Jeff Berg talks about films “Made on Route 66.”

Body Snatchers

“Intruders” on BBC America

“X-Files” writer launches more creepy conspiracy theories in bodysnatching BBC America show “Intruders.”

Week in Sloth

What’s going on around the TV dial this week? How about a zombie TV series, two reality shows about building log cabins and the “History of Sex”?

art

Art in the Black

Vortex Theatre finds new home for charming opening play

Big changes afoot for Vortex Theatre: a new location, plus a great new play by Steve Martin.

Stage Whispers

America’s working-class struggles take center stage in Nickel and Dimed, plus The Jammer is on its way with some violent, glorious roller derby.

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Democracy by the Pint

New alehouse concept puts the people in charge of the pivo

A new alehouse concept puts the people in charge of the pivo.