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V.23 No.26 | 6/26/2014
It’ll be just like this. But different.
Image courtesy of enchantmentburn.com

Arts Feature

“Be as Weird as You Want”

Enchantment brings Burning Man to New Mexico (more or less)

New Mexicans finally have a chance to participate in a Burning Man event close to home.
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V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
Michael Henningsen circa Bad Touch Uncle
Fran Hopper

In Memoriam

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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V.23 No.24 | 6/12/2014
CC BY Julian Jensen

Festival News

Summer At Warp Speed

Wherein August March traces the history of subcultural footwear in preview of the Vans Warped Tour.
V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014
CC BY Madeleine Holland

Summer Guide 2014

Southwest Summer Fests

An Alibi guide to enchanted N.M. travel

Summer is a time to celebrate, and August March is here to tell you how to do it properly.
V.22 No.45 |
"UNM @ Night" still
Kamiomedia

film

Hour of the Lobo

Nightlight short illuminates UNM

In the mood for something a bit artsy and altogether local?

Kamiomedia recently released a short media production titled “UNM @ Night.” The short spotlights a variety of beautiful scenes on Albuquerque’s favorite campus—sorry CNM Suncats, but I’m a Lobo—from within the mantle of midnight.

The Kamiomedia video team—Kyle Maier, Amie Gibson and Rico Ramirez—captured images reminiscent of a light show. In some instances, the filmmakers demonstrate their creative expertise by highlighting the glowing colors of campus with special effects like a fisheye lens and slow motion. And nearly all Kamiomedia productions feature original music by the trio themselves. This brief cinematic outing is only one example among many works by the visual and musical artistic collective.

Sometimes I fail to fully appreciate the beauty of my own campus, and this short film gave me a fresh appreciation for UNM's eclectic visual landscape—natural fall color juxtaposed with bright neon. If you have three minutes to spare, check it out below.

Speaking of UNM and short films, swing by the Southwest Film Center—located in the Student Union Building—on Nov. 9 for the second annual UNM Student Film Festival—where more sublime cinematic treats await you.

V.22 No.36 | 9/5/2013
Comedy superstar Reggie Watts can be a hard man to track down.
Noah Kalina

Comedy

Finding Reggie Watts

An Albuquerque comedian’s adventures in Denver

Comedy maven Genevieve Mueller went looking for Reggie Watts, but she found something a lot bigger.
Pinup-ology Kustom Photography

Show Up!

Old Neon and Mercury Rising

Rockabilly on the Route serves up sonic sizzle

Music writer Captain America illuminates this weekend’s inaugural Rockabilly on the Route fest. Head out to Tucumcari for Wanda Jackson, classic cars, a pin-up contest and more.
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V.20 No.37 | 9/15/2011
Bellydancers at the 2010 festival
courtesy of OFFCenter

Alibi Picks

We Art the People

Huge puppets, acrobats and crafts galore

Giant puppet samba parade? Say no more; I’m there. OFFCenter Community Arts Project is throwing its ninth annual folk art festival, We Art the People, on Sunday in Robinson Park (Eighth Street and Central NW). In addition to the parade, a family of jugglers, acrobats and magicians known as Clan Tynker will be running around spreading merriment. The daylong event—including a Rogue Bindis belly dance performance, the Cajun rhythm and blues of Joe Daddy & Hoodoo Jeff’s Swamp Fried Duo, bluegrass by Holy Water & Whiskey, and a crafting tent with supplies for kids and adults—is free. The only thing you might spend dough on is the work of more than 90 self-taught folk and community artists.

OFFCenter says the sale of OFFCenter products, baked goods and yard sale items at this event will benefit the nonprofit and its low-income and/or homeless artists throughout the year. Also a portion of the food sales from the day is being donated to OFFCenter by the mobile vendors.

V.20 No.28 | 7/14/2011
A member of Los Voladores
Photo courtesy of El Rancho de las Golondrinas

Art News

¡México Tiempo!

Four men fling themselves off of a 30-meter pole and swing around and around, tethered to the top by ropes. A fifth performer balances on the end of the pole, dancing on one foot and playing the flute. These are Los Voladores, or the flying men of Veracruz. Their thousand-year-old ritual is just part of the ¡Viva México! this weekend at Rancho de las Golondrinas.
V.20 No.23 | 6/9/2011
Fuensanta La Moneta

Festival Preview

¡Viva Bailar!

Flamenco festival brings home the passion and soul of Spain

Festival Flamenco Internacional 2011 is upon us. Jose Maya and his company, who hail from Madrid, Spain, are some of this year’s guests. Eva Encinias Sandoval says that Maya is an icon. “Flamenco artists are on a real high level of notoriety there, in Spain, so these artists that are coming are young, but very, very renowned ... he’s like a rock star.”
V.19 No.38 | 9/23/2010
Douglas Kent Hall

Feature

Rahim AlHaj Plays for Peace at ¡Globalquerque!

Six continents and a world premiere in two days

Oud player Rahim AlHaj will take the stage Saturday night at the ¡Globalquerque! world music festival to premiere works from his new album, Little Earth. When he does, don’t be surprised to see tears in his eyes.

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Bill Miller (Mohican Tribe)

Feature

A Cultural Feast

Abundant music, food, crafts and merch

Even after five successful years with ¡Globalquerque!, festival co-founders Neal Copperman and Tom Frouge are still hearing the same thing from attendees: “It’s so much more than I thought.”

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V.19 No.30 | 7/29/2010

What's Happening

The International Boolba Festival happens Saturday August 7th near Fenton Lake

The Boolba Festival is the creation of street artists from Belarus, Ukraine and Russia who are passing through 16 countries to spread a message of freedom, love and sincere communication. And they’re having it up in the Jemez, out in the woods near Fenton Lake. The Boolba Festival will feature:

• Belarusian, Ukrainian and Russian folk songs

• Boolba, Borstch and other traditional foods

• Ceramics workshops

• Traditional Games

• Camping

Admission is free but they warn that the road to the festival is rough and narrow and may require a four-wheel-drive vehicle. Just take a right on Forest Road 378 after the Fenton Lake entrance and keep left. There will be someone at the entrance to help with directions. For more information email: litota.belarus@gmail.com

V.19 No.27 | 7/8/2010

News

The Daily Word 7.19.10: Roman Polanski, Bubble Lounge Shooting and Sandia Man Cave

The Daily Word

China uses more energy than the USA.

60 are dead in an Indian train smash.

“He awoke to a man slashing his neck with a knife.”

Roman Polanski went to the Montreux Jazz Festival; he had to because his wife was playing there.

When beavers attack.

Here are ten ways to scam the elderly. For ten more, send $10 to nickbrown c/o the Alibi.

Tiny hotel rooms are fun.

If you have to write a report on sea serpents, you should just copy this one.

Read a letter from Tesla about his Death Ray.

Paris Hilton keeps having pot in her purse.

Mad Mel might migrate; his Malibu mansion is on the market for millions.

A man was shot outside the Bubble Lounge at 6th and Central.

Matthew Dykes fell near the Sandia Man Cave.

Deranged and toothless, Harold Romero has escaped from a Belen mental facility. So, you know. Unlock your doors. Make pudding.

Don't take a gun to a knife fight, or a garage sale.

Happy birthday, Max Fleischer!

Today's Events

Enjoy a night of activities and giveaways leading up to the midnight release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Luau Party at Kaktus Brewing Company

Edgewood Music and Arts Fest at Wildlife West

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