Ironically named skeptic Damon Orion searches for a reason to find deep, metaphysical meaning in the stars. Every day, fumes, traffic snarls and tanker trucks aggravate neighbors of the Smith's gas station on Constitution and Carlisle. And with a permit for the station to sell more fuel, the situation isn’t going to get any easier. Barry Manilow has produced some of the softest music known to man. And this Saturday, Sandia Casino will host one of his live performances. We should be thankful. JohnDhi’s BBQ, on Rio Grande and Griegos, manages to keep the formula for the iconic Albuquerque turkey sandwich pared down while hitting its few essential notes with feeling. Gigantic summer blockbuster though it may be, Joss Whedon’s The Avengers may be the greatest superhero movie Hollywood has ever made. Set in a quintessential dusty Western town, the Adobe Theater's production of The Rainmaker saturates dirt and desire.