The Daily Word in hipsterism, #Ferguson and green burial
In Alibi-centric news:
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Our Back to School Guide is on stands (and online, natch) now. Therein, your favorite alt.weekly—that's us!—provides a foolproof guide to becoming the uber-hipster of your dreams.
Features and food editor Ty Bannerman shares his Intro to Cool syllabus. From vinyl records to vintage threads to facial hair to books-with-a-history to local/organic eats and indie film, music and transportation, learn from the chicken-keeping, concertina-playing master of hep.
Music and news stringer August March proffers a survey of 10 local venues for your concert-going bucket list. Audit his Intro to Venues-ABQ 505 micro-course.
Foodist/freelance writer Nora Hickey leads a study session on Albuquerque's poetry, spoken word and storytelling scene in "The Literary Beat."
Author Mike Smith lectures on Burque's thriving micro-publishing culture in "Zine Scene 101."
Blogger and food freelancer Eric Castillo drops custard, paleta and fresh-squeezed juice knowledge in "Follow the Bells."
In national and local news:
If anyone can empathize with the outrage and protest against militarized police violence in Ferguson, Mo., it's Burqueñas y Burqueños. We stand in solidarity with you, #Ferguson.
Test your knowledge of last week's New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz, Crib Notes.
Green burial is where it's at, y'all.