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Aug 19 - 25, 2010
Estevan Rael-Gálvez, director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, on Arizona, Latino identity and poverty in New Mexico.
The Accidental Historian: Estevan Rael-Gálvez, executive director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, on discourse and identity
A dull Council meeting gets festive when a priest calls Albuquerque “the abortion capital of the nation,” and another person calls the disgraced Manny Aragon “the most successful state senator in New Mexico history.”
Derby Wars: That’s how they roll
A Rainbow Over Taos: Robert Quintana dreamed of bringing gay pride to his town. In spite of his death, the festival must go on.
Media Criticism: Digital justice and net neutrality
Council Bite: City breaks for builders
Hail, Velocipede! Trail-a-Week: Biking Paseo de las Montañas
Odds & Ends: Wedding bloodshed, dyslexia made him do it, thanks for the loot, just leave the phone, a baby named Gotti
Letters: Readers paint the rainbow warrior
Joe West, leader of The Santa Fe All-Stars and the Joe West Situation, is Xoë Fitzgerald: Time-Traveling Transvestite (which is also a rock opera, glam band and the title of his forthcoming album).
Spotlight: Joe West is Xoë Fitzgerald in a New Mexico-based sci-fi rock opera
Aural Fixation: Woven Bones makes scary songs in the horror garage
Flyer on the Wall: Nature appreciation with SuperGiant, Five Minute Sin and Suicide Lanes
Sonic Extra: Felix y los Gatos
Song Roulette: Gian Placido hates the British and people who have love affairs with New York City
The fragrant qualities of Salathai, serving Thai cuisine in Nob Hill.
Mina's Dish: Albuquerque gardeners give back with Plant a Row for the Hungry
Restaurant Review: You’ll salivate for Thai food at Nob Hill’s Salathai
Chowtown Restaurant Guide
FILM & TV
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
is a comic-turned-movie that makes for a kick-ass romance.
Reel World: Native Cinema Showcase, riffing on
, Albuquerque Film Festival
Film Review: With its irreverent mashup of kick-ass pop culture,
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
is destined to become a major object of cult worship
Idiot Box: “The Great Food Truck Race” on Food Network
Week in Sloth: God blesses us with a new Kids In the Hall series! ... There’s some other stuff on TV this week, too.
Film Times and Capsules
The Pajama Men, internationally lauded comedians and Albuquerque's corniest natives, perform
The Last Stand to Reason
for one night only.
Culture Shock: Actor Neil Patrick Harris returns home to support Musical Theatre Southwest
Performance Preview: Comedic improv duo The Pajama Men’s
Last Stand to Reason
Theater News: Duke City Rep establishes equity theater in Albuquerque
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY
Free Will Astrology Week of August 19, 2010