Alibi V.22 No.26 • June 27-July 3, 2013

Faux Native

On prosecuting Indian arts and crafts counterfeiters

Barron Jones reports on the state of Indian arts and crafts counterfeiting and the prosecution and conviction of one of many alleged offenders.

Regrets accepted here

Remorse optional

Regretting that "No Regrets" tattoo you got this year? Cheat on the love of your life? Failed your chemistry class? Invested time in paying attention to the Kardashians? Exercised all of three times over the summer? We all have regrets…

New Mexico Hempfest!

Saturday, August 19, noon-9pm

It's Aug. 19, 2017. You're getting evaluated by a real medical doctor. You're making tie-dye. You're learning more about your medicine. You're supporting legalization of a useful plant. You're eating delicious food. Where are you? At the first annual New Mexico HempFest of course! Entry is totally free, and parking is a measly $1 per car at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Park. You are roaming around enjoying live music from local bands, a Hemposium tent with exciting speakers, a kids' activity area and dozens of regional artists, farmers, educators, plus lots of tasty food trucks. You're with all your friends and family at this all-ages, family-friendly event and having an absolute blast celebrating New Mexico's hemp industry.

Jurassic Best of Burque Restaurants World

The most ferocious of prehistoric reader polls is back

What's your favorite New Mexican food? What's your favorite dinosaur? Ok, now put them together and what do you get? An Enchiladodon? A Chileopteryx? A Tacoraptor? A Sopaipillatops? Awesome! Get ready for the T. Rex of “Best of City” contests: The original Best of Burque Restaurants will be hitting Weekly Alibi racks and website on Thursday, Oct. 12. The polls are open now. Vote on your favorite Frito pie, vegetarian food, Japanese restaurant and local brewery. Let your voice be heard! Rawr!

feature

Pride and Perspective

Burque has character(s)

Author and educator Julian Wolf interviewed four GLBTQ locals, and she shares insight into Burque Pride with the Alibi.

art

Out of the Archives and Into the Streets

Archival activism illuminates LGBT voices

Someone had to save the priceless ephemera of a gay generation. Archivists Barbara Korbal and Bennett Hammer stepped up to the challenge.

Culture Shock

This week in Culture Shock, check out operatic tailgating, a Neil Simon award winner and a traveling cabaret with car problems.

food

news

La-la-la-la Llorona

The T.V. Queen on the weeping woman

M.J. Wilde, aka The T.V. Queen, pens her inaugural humor column for the Alibi and considers La Llorona.

film

The Silence

Chilling Germanic crime thriller demonstrates how history (and death) repeats itself

Chilling Germanic crime thriller The Silence demonstrates how history (and death) repeats itself

Reel World

From Latin American cinema to American Girl dolls, Reel World has you covered on film events across the 505.

Faux News Is No News

“The Soup Investigates” on E!

“The Soup Investigates” takes on “The Daily Show” on E!

music

Feminist Compote

Hot Fruit cooks with fire

The Alibi talks feminism, camp, Reddit misogyny and motivation with Olympia, Wash.-based power trio Hot Fruit.

Sonic Reducer

This week, we listened to new releases from Bombadil, The Copper Gamins and Cowboys and Indian.

Alibi V.22 No.25 • June 20-26, 2013

news

Carrying Water for Mother Nature

Constant drought alters community farm model

Barron Jones reports on the closure of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) water bank and its impact on community farmers.

film

The East

Brit Marling infiltrates Hollywood with philosophical thriller

Brit Marling gets down and dirty with eco terrorist Alexander Skarsgard in thoughtful thriller The East.

Reel World

Albuquerque Comic Expo packs Convention Center with TV and movie stars.

Extinct Species

“Primeval: New World” on Syfy

Dinosaurs return (but the original cast doesn’t) in “Primeval: New World” on Syfy.

music

MAXIMUMCATERWAUL

May 2013 scene report

DJ and DIY promoter Derek Caterwaul revisits May music happenings in the latest installment of MaximumCaterwaul.

art

ACE Basics

Your guide to the Albuquerque Comic Expo experience

Need to explain what's so great about ACE? Geek extraordinaire Holly Von Winckel gives you the rundown.

Rhyme and Reason

Urban Verbs trio transforms Voces

Burque youth find their writing and speaking voices at the Voces Institute.

food

Westside Story

Bringing an independent spirit to Albuquerque’s newest developments

Eric Castillo discusses the little-known charms of the Westside and why so many business owners are choosing to expand there.

Alibi V.22 No.24 • June 13-19, 2013

Who is Reies López Tijerina?

A reappraisal of a folk hero

Academic and author David Correia looks to the land grant movement’s future by first examining the problematic legacy and cult of personality surrounding New Mexican folk hero Reies López Tijerina.

news

film

Before Midnight

Third-time-around romance takes long hard look at life and love

Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy return for third outing as talkative lovers in Before Midnight

Reel World

The annual 48 Hour Film Fest takes over Albuquerque July 12-14. Teams of filmmakers will have just two days to write, direct, edit and premiere their short films. Space is limited and early bird registration ends on Monday.

TV News

Tiny tidbits from around the dial

Idiot Box: News bites from around the dial

food

Saturday Feast

Sampling the wares at the Downtown Growers Market

Ari LeVaux fills his belly at the Downtown Growers Market.

Don’t Call Them Donuts

The secrets of the sesame ball

Explore the history of this Chinese treat and find out where to get the best ones in Albuquerque.

music

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases by Piñata Protest, Bass Drum of Death and Little Children.

art

Memories Into Memoirs

Writers workshop returns to Las Vegas

Pick a memory, any memory. Climbing a tree at age 10. The fender-bender you tried to hide from your parents right after you got your license. Walking along a dirt road beside a field of wildflowers under a vivid, kaleidoscopic sunset.