October 31, 2013
Volume 22, Number 44
A tale of supernatural terror
A tale of supernatural terror
“In order to take that train,” said Colonel Levering, sitting in the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, “you will have to remain nearly all night in Atlanta. That is a fine city, but I advise you not to put up at the Breathitt House, one of the principal hotels. ...”
News & Opinion
Junk science-based ordinance gets its weeks in court of public opinion
Learn where to vote early or via absentee ballot in the special election for District 7 runoff and, perhaps more importantly, the proposed late-term abortion ban.
Test your knowledge of current affairs with our New Mexico week-in-review pop quiz.
In England, Florida and Tennessee—funny because it happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Lovely childhood drama pushes buttons and boundaries in Saudi Arabia
In America (or just about any other country), Wadjda would be a perfectly normal tween. But in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia, she sticks out like a sore thumb.
Filmmakers, reap the rewards of all your hard work. Film lovers, catch an old favorite at the KiMo.
Week in Sloth: We take a spin around the dial to see what’s worth wasting your time on
ISO Halloween electrofolk, a Cramps/VU/Lou Reed/Ramones-redux Samhain gala, Día de los Muertos karaoke or stoner rock? Four Up has you covered.
Jazz, doo-wop and funk for haunted house parties
DJ Mello scares up a spooky jazz mix to soundtrack your costume/cocktail party.
This week we listened to new and forthcoming releases from Christian Death, SQÜRL and Whores. Now with A/V previews!
Arts & Lit
Chaos assumes steel forms at Small Engine Gallery
Grotesquely beautiful immensities of hot-rolled steel welded together with geometric genius are at the center of Casey Warr’s new metalwork exhibition at Small Engine Gallery.
Two photographers with strikingly different styles and subject matter—who just happen to be married—unveil new photobooks to benefit 516 Arts.
Get the lit lowdown: Pulitzer-winner Jared Diamond and up-and-comer Daniel Alarcón are heading this way.
For just a few hundred bucks, you can buy and inject a Big Ego—and for a few hours you’ll look, feel and be treated like the celebrity you’ve always deserved to be.
In a town filled with New Mexican options, Patricia’s is a cut above the rest
Ty Bannerman can’t get enough of the carne adovada at this tiny, easy-to-miss restaurant.
Free Will Astrology
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Once when I was hiking through Maui's rainforest, I spied a majestic purple honohono flower sprouting from a rotting log. As I bent down close, I inhaled the merged aromas of moldering wood and sweet floral fragrance. Let's make this scene your metaphor of the week, Aries. Here's why: A part of your life that is in the throes of decay can serve as host for a magnificent bloom. What has been lost to you may become the source of fertility. Halloween costume suggestion: a garbage man or cleaning maid wearing a crown of roses.
Comedy Open Mic at Back Alley Draft House
See some live comedy at this open mic hosted by Drew Wayne.
Thomas Cordova at Corrales Bistro Brewery
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