Alibi V.22 No.43 • Oct 24-30, 2013

Octofair Brings Octofun

Autumn gets artsy at The Octopus and the Fox

Full-fledged fall fun supports local artists and crafters at the October Octofair.

May 19 deadline for 2017 Operation Art Box Submissions

Get hip to the deets

Weekly Alibi is currently accepting artists' design submissions for our Operation Art Box project and May 19 is this year's deadline for arguments and illustrations coherently explaining in some detail why and how you would transform an Alibi box. Throw in some examples of your past and current artistic endeavors while you're at it. Using "art box" in the subject line, email us at artbox@alibi.com or address snail mail to "Art Box" c/o Weekly Alibi Circulation Department, 413 Central NW, ABQ, NM 87102; drop proposals off in person at the same address or hit us up on Facebook. All submissions must include your full name, a working telephone number and the right stuff.

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Gluttony

From o’erbursting buffets to portions heaped head-high, stuff your face with the very best Burque has to offer.

Around the World

International delectables are on the menu, so enjoy everything from crépes to pho to gnocchi on your next meal out.

A.M.

Put some gravy on those biscuits and have a beautiful morning.

P.M.

Burgers, wings, fries, falafel: Your night out on the town just got scrumptious.

State Treasures

Slather those sopaipillas in honey and douse those burritos in chile, because iconic restaurants are servin’ up your Land of Enchantment favorites.

Best of the Rest

Ssssspicy! Here’s all the other deliciousness you don’t want to miss, from food trucks to fine dining.

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Daytrip to Taos

Four restaurants worth leaving the plaza for

What to eat when you’re in Taos, but sick of the plaza.

Ethical Soup

When chickens get too old to lay, it may be time for dinner

When your hen’s laying days are over, it might be time to make a tough decision.

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Odds & Ends

From Czech Republic to Montana, it’s funny because it happens to someone else.

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Big-Screen Screams

Count down to Halloween with scary screenings around ABQ

Like a bat on fire, Halloween is fast approaching. For those of you who like an extended season of scares, Albuquerque offers a week-long lead-up of cinematic spookiness. Here are some of our suggestions for spending your pre-Halloween in the dark.

Reel World

Reel World: A sneak peek at all the cinema-centric happenings around Albuquerque

Guilty Displeasures

“Million Dollar Shoppers” on Lifetime

Yay, a show about people who are so insanely rich and so terribly busy that they don’t have the time to spend their millions.

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Ledger Lines

Whether you’re craving costumed cover bands, funk, soul or dance-pop, Ledger Lines delivers the deets.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Cults, The Dismemberment Plan and Poliça. Now with A/V previews!

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Fuzzy Operation

A vision of the father of Muppets

Brian Jay Jones’ new bio is an intimate portrait of a man who muppeted with guts.

Alibi V.22 No.42 • Oct 17-23, 2013

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Four Up

Whether you’re craving electro, improv, experimental, psych, swamp-tech or an amalgam of genres, Four Up has you covered.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Gary Numan, Patrick Cowley and Monuments.

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Culture Shock

This week in Culture Shock, grab your straight razors, climb a mountain and confront your fluid borders.

Historically Stating

From cowboys to casinos to Commies, three enchanting books grapple with history on the large and small scale.

Shepherd of Sin

In a short, complex narrative that relies on the second person, Father Meme tells the story of three Native youths who suffered and survived abuse at the hands of a priest.

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Odds & Ends

Knitting in Norway, Big Macs and revivification in Ohio, and horny ladies in Florida. Funny because it happens to someone else.

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Captain Phillips

Intimate pirate thriller hits the high seas like a runaway typhoon

Tom Hanks is so damn likable that sometimes you just don’t want to like him. But the guy keeps delivering.

Reel World

Tapia, Eddie Alcazar’s new doc about the life and death of champion boxer Johnny Tapia, is just one of the highlights at the Santa Fe Independent Film Fest.

The Fox Says

“The Michael J. Fox Show” on NBC

Few television personalities are as beloved as Michael J. Fox. He’s anchored two major TV series, and he had a solid run as a movie star. Is it enough to save NBC’s lineup?

Week in Sloth

Week in Sloth: A quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on.

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Bright Yellow Authenticity

Distinctly Mediterranean at Café Istanbul

A Mediterranean restaurant brings authentic middle-eastern food to Wyoming Boulevard.

Alibi V.22 No.41 • Oct 10-16, 2013

Get In On the Joke

Comedy Awareness Week returns to ABQ

Genevieve Mueller covers the 2nd annual Comedy Awareness Week, from stand-up and improv sets to contests to how-tos from the pros.

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Ungelbah Davila

Talking earthy beginnings, rockabilly and the birth of La Loca Magazine

Alibi intern Rebecca Gonzales introduces us to local storyteller Ungelbah Davila.

Letters

Same sex marriage a reality, Don Schrader on living in his skin, and more. Keep those letters coming!

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Gay For Play

The 11th Annual Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

“The year it’s all about the films,” declares Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival founder and programmer Roberto Appicciafoco. Rather than get lost—as many film festivals seem to want to do these days—in parties, workshops, red carpet soirees and 48-hour film challenges, the 11th annual SWGLFF is doing something rather rare: It’s actually concentrating on movies.

Reel World

Reel World: A quick look at all the film happenings around New Mexico, from Star Wars in Navajo to the Santa Fe Film Festival.

The Fall Ax Falls

Not-so-“Lucky 7” on ABC

Fall has barely begun, yet there’s a familiar chill in the air. Halloween is still a couple of weeks away, but there’s a certain group of people out in Hollywood already shivering in fright. Less than a month into the new fall TV season and the television dead pool has claimed its first victim.

Week in Sloth

Week in Sloth: A quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your time on.

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Four Up

Whether you’re hankering for psych-pop, rock and roll, post-’60s avant-garde jazz or gypsy swing, Four Up has you covered.

Black Eyed Dog and Yellow Wallpaper

Songs in the key of blue

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, our managing editor shares her acronyms and an eclectic playlist themed on mental illness.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Vice Device and Void Vision, Lee Ranaldo and The Dust and Melt-Banana.

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