August 14, 2014
Volume 23, Number 33
A primer on concert geography
Wherein we break down the science of discovering the best music venues in Albuquerque.
The wordy side of Burque
You want to indulge your literary side? You want beer? Burque’s got plenty of opportunities for both.
How to find Albuquerque’s underground publishing scene
Enter the world of underground publication.
News & Opinion
Nutrition standards for kids should remain in place, despite challenges
Nutritionist Patty Keane weighs in on the controversy over school food standards.
From Oklahoma to New York, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Film & TV
Woody Allen’s 44th film casts a charming spell
Woody Allen tries a little sleight of hand with the slim but charming period romcom Magic in the Moonlight.
Homesick director talks Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, “The Courier” debuts online, and Season of Starlings has a live script reading.
“The Knick” on Cinemax
Steven Soderbergh examines turn-of-the-century medicine in Cinemax’s gory medical drama “The Knick.”
BBC America teases us with “Doctor Who” specials, Syfy starts some “Wizard Wars,” and A&E spreads more ink.
Nine Inch Nails/Soundgarden/Cold Cave concert bolsters local eyeliner sales
Wherein August March travels into the past to preview a Nine Inch Nails/Soundgarden/Cold Cave concert.
Whether you’re craving electronica, dark wave, Americana or Texan rock, Music to Your Ears has you covered.
This week we listened to new releases by David Kilgour and the Heavy Eights, Naomi Punk and Samantha Glass. Now with A/V!
Arts & Lit
Fear not the pirouettes! Gail Guengerich explains why anyone can enjoy ballet.
Adventure runs high, Hamlet goes for the testosterone, and vintage baubles keep things pretty in this week’s Culture Shock.
Blair Stocker’s gorgeous new craft compendium avoids common pitfalls to deliver practical, doable projects.
Free Will Astrology
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Researchers in Peru have recently tracked down many previously unknown varieties of wild cacao plants. What that means is that there are exotic kinds of chocolate that you and I have never dreamed of, and they will be commercially available within a few years. As delicious as your Chocolove XOXOX Extra Strong Dark candy bar may taste to you now, you will eventually journey further into a new frontier of ecstatic delectability. I propose that we use this theme as a metaphor for the work you have ahead of you right now. It is time for you to make good things even better—to take fun diversions and transform them into experiences that engender transcendent bliss. Turn "yes" into "YESSSS!!!!"
Bassekou Kouyate & The Ngoni Blues Band at Outpost Performance Space
Beyond the Myth at KiMo Theatre
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