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Sep 2 - 8, 2010
Welcome to Albuquerque. Beyond this portal lies a guide for, among other things, locating our public servants, navigating our neighborhoods and finding a secondhand crushed velvet couch that gleams like the fires of hell.
Survival Guide: A user’s manual for conquering Albuquerque
Mental health services
Where to get a pet
Politics: Finding your public servants and harass them
Nearby wild life refuges
Credit unions: If member-owned, not-for-profit banking spikes your interest
Pawn shops: Where to buy, sell and trade
Thrifty living: thrift stores, resale shops and vintage clothing
One physician is pushing for a dedicated adolescent health clinic in New Mexico because teens can spot a phony a mile away.
Dr. Victor Strasburger Interview Extras
UNMH's teen health expert talks contraception and media influence
Health: Keeping up with teen care
Media criticism: How we fail our veterans
The Radford Files: Seeking the Puerto Rican chupacabra
Odds & Ends: Sex burglars’ naked crime spree caught on camera! Plus, action figure life partners and shoplifting with cops
Letters: Rael-Gálvez responds, Spanish blood, rainbows are good for us, laterz Betty Sprocket!
Ex-Drag Keith Herrera makes up one half of the infant psych punk duo The Kill Spectors.
Music to Your Ears: Taos, !!! and tattoos
Aural Fixation: The Kill Spectors
Dirt City Archives: The Drags are well worth talking about
Flyer on the Wall: No Big Muffs Allowed
Song Roulette: Dandee Fleming’s lottery of songs
Get a whiff of that? It's chile season in New Mexico—the spiciest, most wonderful time of the year.
Mina's Dish: Chile roasting time at Wagner’s Market in Corrales
Restaurant Review: Viet Q looks good, tastes great
Chowtown Restaurant Guide
FILM & TV
Going the Distance
, a new romcom starring Drew Barrymore and Justin Long, is the kind of C-grade material you'd expect this time of year.
Reel World: An Albuquerque Film Festival recap
Going the Distance
starring Drew Barrymore and Justin Long
Idiot Box: “Regular Show” on Cartoon Network
Week in Sloth: “Futurama” and Anthony Bourdain’s “No Reservations” both hit 100 episodes!
Film Times and Capsules
Adobe Theater's production of Mamet's
A Life in the Theater
takes real actors and makes them play fake actors.
Two actors share
A Life in the Theatre
at the Adobe
Deliquesce: SITE Santa Fe tries to extend its branches a little too far
Culture Shock: Three (count ‘em!) plays opening this week around town; 46% of NM adults read below 6th grade level—support the cause at Literacy Day lunch
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY
Free Will Astrology Week of September 2, 2010