Alibi V.23 No.25 • June 19-25, 2014

Four Up

Whether you’re seeking country-fried metal, Latin/American syncretism, an antifolk one-man band or outlaw country, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!

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Albuquerque Spring

A season of police violence and civil disobedience

Wherein academic and activist David Correia considers an “Albuquerque Spring” and the state of APD reform as prelude to Saturday’s March to End Police Brutality.

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We Are the Best!

Spirited Swedish flashback gives audiences punk-rock girl power times three

Swedish auteur Lukas Moodysson gives audiences an ’80s flashback with punk rock girl power pic We Are the Best!

Reel World

KiMo Theater laucnhes European Classics series, horror helmer Ti West comes to CCA Cinematheque, Filmstock looks for MCs to host quad-state film fest.

Week in Sloth

What should you be wasting you life on this week? How about “The Pool Master,” “The Musketeers” and “Mystery Girls”? Take a spin around the TV dial with us.

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Quick Bites

Rambling through the eateries of Albuquerque

Winning Coffee Co. keeps local chickens employed, Kai’s Chinese goes dark, and other observations from a roving food editor.

Outside the Bento Box

Nu Asia Vegan

Our vegan correspondent checks out the meatless sushi at this brand new Nob Hill restaurant.

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Crib Notes: June 19, 2014

From politics to drones to public transit, what do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your recall with the Alibi pop quiz.

Odds & Ends

From Ukraine to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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Hennyfest

Wherein Alibi publisher Carl Petersen waxes nostalgic about beloved Alibi alum and musician Michael Henningsen in preview of a sonic celebration of his life.

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Pigments and Ailments

Group exhibit grapples with illness and survival

Tenacity and optimism shine from the dark heart of artwork inspired by life-threatening disease.

Culture Shock

Any way you slice it, nothing’s quite like paper art. Traditional papel picado is a cheerful, humble Mexican papercraft often used to adorn and embellish public spaces. But ¡Papel! Pico, Rico y Chico, opening at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 Fourth Street SW) on Friday, June 20, at 6pm, proves the form’s wondrous flexibility.

Man and His Morals

One kidnapper. Seven victims. A questioning new novel in dialogue from indie darling Dave Eggers.

Alibi V.23 No.24 • June 12-18, 2014

Farming Beyond Farmville

The pros and cons of urban agriculture

Hey hipster, think you have what it takes to grow your own? Before you grab your favorite hoe, let Holly von Winckel walk you through the pros and cons.

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The Bugs of Summer

A long-term drought shakes up the insect world, here’s how to deal with it.

New Mexico’s drought brings grasshoppers and other crawly fauna into our fair city. The Bugman explains how we can deal with them.

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Signal Secrets

An interview with The Signal director William Eubank

With the sci-fi mindbender The Signal hitting theaters this Friday, we chat with director William Eubank about shooting the film right here in New Mexico.

Reel World

Broadway Cultural Center hosts Maria the Korean Bride, author Joe R. Lansdale introduces Cold in July, Geeks Who Drink go to Westeros, “Doctor Who” comes to movie theaters.

Rated “Aaaahr”

“Crossbones” on NBC

John Malkovich steals the show as pirate king Blackbeard in NBC’s crazy “Crossbones.”

Week in Sloth

Get nostalgic with “I Love the 2000s,” wave bye-bye to “True Blood” and watch Jane Fonda get an “AFI Lifetime Achievement Award.”

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Four Up

Whether you’re craving a folk-punk fest, Berliner electro-pop, venomous sludge or glo-fi, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new and forthcoming releases from Lil B, Total Control and Led Zeppelin. Now with A/V!

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On Speaking Truth to Power

The problem with making your voice heard at City Hall

Wherein Alibi Managing Editor Samantha Anne Carrillo considers APD brutality, the arrest of protesters and inaction by City officials.

Odds & Ends

From Canada to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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Tuning In to the City

The Lomas On-site Listening Station

Ghostly transmissions along Lomas Boulevard reflect Burque back on itself.

Sunday Best

Whether you’ve a hankering for summery sci-fi or the history of food, two New Mexico authors deliver.

Shebangs in the Fe

SHEBANG! offers an arts celebration 35 years in the making. And while you’re in Santa Fe, catch a couple other fantastic exhibits.

Reel People, Real Lives

Movie nerds, the sixth edition of David Thomson’s seminal biographical dictionary will give you plenty to chew on and argue over.

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From Dial-Up to Dine-In

Spinn’s Burgers and Beer

Ty Bannerman discovers that his old dial-up internet company is now serving burgers. Good ones!

A Drinkable Feast

A beery Bloomsday

Beery poet Hosho McCreesh takes on James Joyce, a local brew and a butt sandwich in honor of Bloomsday.

Alibi V.23 No.23 • June 5-11, 2014

Four Up

Whether you’re craving old-school rock and roll, Americana, dark and twisty post-punk psych-rock or an “overdriventape-hissnoisewall-landscape,” Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!

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Crib Notes: June 5, 2014

From invasive species to culinary battery, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.

Odds & Ends

From England to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

Letters

Wherein the readers write about dearly departed Alibi alum Michael Henningsen and the importance of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate outcome in the primary election.

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Be a Crossroads

Digital projects bridge geographies, cultures and media

Digital Latin America brings together museum exhibitions, talks, community programs and, best of all, a Downtown block party.

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For No Good Reason

Artistic documentary illustrates the life and work of Hunter S. Thompson collaborator Ralph Steadman

Johnny Depp interviews Hunter S. Thompson collaborator Ralph Steadman in an artistic new documentary.

Reel World

Bernalillo County schedules a summer of movies in the park, Joe R. Landsdale brings Cold in July to Santa Fe and Albuquerque, girls’ education doc plays the Peace and Justice Center.

Staff Infection

“The Night Shift” on NBC

NBC’s new doctor drama “The Night Shift” takes the environmentally friendly route, recycling old TV cliches for summer viewing.

Week in Sloth

The NBA Finals start, Michael Palin goes to Brazil, and the Tony Awards go head-to-head with Miss USA.

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Heart of Chamber

Wherein August March revisits New Mexico music history in preview of Chamber Music Albuquerque’s June Festival.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Ben Frost, Röyksopp feat. Robyn and Sleaford Mods. Now with A/V!

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Heart of the Plate

The Shop scores a home run

Ty Bannerman reviews one of Nob Hill’s newest cafés and exhausts his baseball metaphors.