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V.23 No.37 | 9/11/2014
Laboring at Milagro Vineyard.
Eric Williams

Food for Thought

A Tradition of Wine

A meditation on Rio Grande Valley viticulture

August March meditates on the history of Rio Grande viticulture.
V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
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Get Lit

The Soldiers on Our Streets

How our protectors have gone from Barney Fife to Robocop

Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

Radley Balko’s Rise of the Warrior Cop documents a disturbing shift on America’s streets.
V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014
Manny Rettinger
Manny Rettinger

Aural Fixation

A History of Rock in Burque, Pt. II

August March continues his exploration of Albuquerque’s music history in the second installment of “A History of Rock in Burque.”
V.23 No.28 | 7/10/2014
Brian Everett shows off his guns.
photos by Eric Williams

Arts Feature

Fine Lines and Flesh

A brief history of tattooing in the Duke City

Tattooing is not a crime—anymore. Meet the man who worked to bring New Mexico body art laws into the modern age.
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V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014

Book Review

By Means of Red and Green

How Chile Came to New Mexico / Comó llegó el chile a Nuevo México

Gorgeous painted illustrations and a translation rendered in authentic New Mexico Spanish enrich this myth-like tale from Rudolfo Anaya.
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V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014
An egg-beladen Holy Cow burger.
Eric Williams

Food 101

Great Eggspectations

A tiny compendium of egg lore

Gail Guengerich freaks out about eggs. Eggs!
Method Man & Redman
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Courtesy of artist

Show Up!

Enter the El Rey

Wherein August March delineates intersections of hip-hop nation and hyperlocal music history in preview of a Method Man & Redman concert.
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V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014
“El Susurro Pasado”
Deborah Rael-Buckley

Arts Feature

Honoring the Hidden

Crypto-Jewish identity and tradition shine in new exhibit

Celebrate the intersection of Crypto-Jewish and Hispano life that has persevered for centuries behind New Mexico’s dusty backdrop in a lush new exhibit.
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Shining lives from left to right: actors Katie Becker Colòn, Amelia Ampuero and Wendy Scott
Rick Galli

Arts Theater Preview

Radiant Dreams

These Shining Lives, by award-winning playwright Melanie Marlich, tells the story of women employed to apply radioactive paint to watch dials in 1920s Chicago.
V.23 No.18 | 5/1/2014

Book Review

Short on Story

Education in Albuquerque

Education in Albuquerque casts light on a neglected corner of city history—but does it make the grade?
V.23 No.14 | 4/3/2014
Doña Mariana Belsunse y Salasar
Brooklyn Museum, gift of Mrs. L.H. Shearman


What to Wear in New Spain

Behind Closed Doors peeks into the fashion and elitism of the past

Conspicuous consumption isn’t new. Behind Closed Doors at the Albuquerque Museum explores how the privileged upper classes of New Spain wanted others to view and revere them.
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V.23 No.11 | 3/13/2014
Eric Williams

Food News

Local News Buffet

Justice served at Nosh Deli

Anti-semitic deli vandal arrested and other local restaurant news.
V.23 No.7 | 2/13/2014

Book Review

How It Begins

Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War

WWI started because the Emperor of Austria-Hungary was assassinated by a man who may have been part of a Serbian conspiracy, right? A new book shows that this explanation is so basic it’s just wrong.
V.23 No.1 | 1/2/2014

Book Review

Boner Killer

God's Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis

The world has been ruled by men since the beginning of recorded history, and men’s thoughts have been ruled by their genitals for almost as long.

Book Review

Love, Death and Other Causes of Indigestion

How Should We Live? Great Ideas from the Past for Everyday Life

Searching for insight into such universal topics as love, family, work and nature, Roman Krznaric reaches back to the Greeks, through Medieval and Renaissance philosophers and on through the Victorians and modern thinkers.

Today's Events

Annual Winter Solstice Concert at First United Methodist Church

Bach Violin Concerto in A minor, Cantata BWV 151, a selection of beautiful Renaissance motets of the season and recent music from Irsee Monastery in Bavaria.

DJ Vtech • EDM, dance at Stage @ Santa Ana Star

A Night in the '40s: Big Band Swing at New Mexico Veterans Memorial

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