January 3, 2013
Volume 22, Number 01
News & Opinion
The POC is in hot water after denying a citizen his First Amendment rights during public comment.
Funny because it happens to someone else.
The readers write.
Film & TV
Whimsically dramatic biopic of FDR asks, “Who’s porking the prez?”
Who among us isn’t intrigued by the prospect of a juicy, between-the-sheets look at the scandal-worthy love life of our 32nd president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt? If you said, “Ick. I don’t want to see that, and I can’t imagine anyone who would,” then you are not among the cast and crew of Hyde Park on Hudson.
The Historic KiMo Theatre screens the unprecedented 15-part documentary series “The Story of Film: An Odyssey.” The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Public Library cracks the spine on another Books to Big Screen film series with Wise Blood.
“Cougar Town” on TBS
TBS has been bumping up its comedy credentials in the last few years and looks to be the perfect new home to this underappreciated sitcom.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Chinese Love Beads’ 17-year reunion hits home
The dream of the ’90s is alive in Burque, as Chinese Love Beads reunite at Captain America’s fifth Garage & Wax Night.
Belated November edition
Author and music fanatic Mike Smith delivers the first installment of his live music column.
This week, we listened to new releases by Horse Lords, Samantha Glass and Chris Schoen.
Before she went down as the longest-reigning monarch in British history, Queen Victoria led a lonely, isolated life controlled by people scheming to use her in their quest for power. Victoria Rebels, the most recent young adult novel by Albuquerque author Carolyn Meyer, renders the repression Victoria endured as a child at the hands of her mother and an unyielding advisor.
Hide from the world at Antiquity
Classy, yet unmistakably Albuquerque, this backstreet bistro transports eaters to a new world with French classics and South American delicacies.
Free Will Astrology
ARIES (March 21-April 19): In 2013, I pledge to conspire with you to increase your mastery of the art of friendship. Together we will concentrate on making you an even stronger ally than you already are. We will upgrade your skill at expressing your feelings with open-hearted clarity, and in ways that don’t make people defensive. We will also inspire you to help others communicate effectively in your presence. I hope you understand that doing this work will empower you to accomplish feats that were never before possible for you.
Porter Robinson • electronic at Sunshine Theater
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