May 19 - 25, 2011
Urbanites are rediscovering the most fundamental level of eating local: growing your own food—be it through bees, goats, chickens or a classic patch of vegetables.
Do It Yourself, Honey: Urban farmers take living well into their own hands
Under republican leadership, New Mexico takes another shot at environmental regulations—this time it's energy-efficient building requirements.
Derby News: How a girl, a guy and the guy’s father found happiness
State looks to reverse green building codes
Ask Kat Curious: Who the hell do you think you are?
Council Watch: Suddenly Partisan
Odds & Ends: Witchcraft and politics; 911 beer run; plan your robberies; love confession; dog escapes vet
Letters: Loretto Chapel’s un-miracle; tea partiers, gah; grief counseling for kids; geography lesson
Skalbuquerque supergroup The Blue Hornets releases its first album this week—we chat with the leader of this nine-member, vintage Jamaica-inspired band.
The Blue Hornets unleashes the “Selekta EP” on Skalbuquerque
Aural Fixation: Music in the movies and the movies on music
Song Roulette: Tenderizor’s random tracks
Sonic Reducer: Micro reviews of Thurston Moore, Beastie Boys and Seapony
Flyer on the Wall: Free CanyonLands show with free downloads
Ari LeVaux explains how to make coq au vin out of tough old roosters—or spoon-tender, store-bought birds—without committing crimes against gastronomy.
Food for Thought: When the roosters get tough, the tough make coq au vin
Mina's Dish: Great waffles and free hugs at Tim’s Place
Chowtown Restaurant Guide
FILM & TV
In 2011, the New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase—a four-day, nonjuried festival of local cinema—goes for quality, not quantity.
Reel World: Sing-along
Before We Say Goodbye
at CCA, plus indie films look for casts
Homegrown Hollywood: We show off the 2011 New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase
Idiot Box: What shows won’t you see next season?
Week in Sloth: “The Office” gets guests, Sinbad meets a minotaur, “American Idol” crowns a winner
Film Times and Capsules
A New Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls
—running at The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History until late August—illuminates the hidden mastermind behind the famous art nouveau lamps.
Culture Shock: Latino Writers’ Conference at NHCC
Gallery Preview: Classy glass and objects d’arte designed by Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls
Performance Preview: A theatrical exploration of living with HIV/AIDS
Art News: And the band played on—announcing the New Mexico Philharmonic
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY
Free Will Astrology Week of May 18, 2011
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