V.23 No.14 | 4/3/2014
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
By Alison Oatman [ Mon Mar 31 2014 3:12 PM ]
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.
V.23 No.11 | 3/13/2014
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Local News Buffet
By Nora Hickey
Justice served at Nosh Deli
Anti-semitic deli vandal arrested and other local restaurant news.
V.23 No.7 | 2/13/2014
How It Begins
Review by Mike Smith
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
Review by Ruby Le Coq
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.
Love, Death and Other Causes of Indigestion
Review by Suzanne Buck
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.
V.22 No.47 | 11/21/2013
Saints From the Catacombs
By Lisa Barrow
Jewels for eyes, waxen visages, jaws reinforced with filigree and bones laid into wooden armatures to give the impression of corporeal glory—a glimpse into our own Western heritage.
V.22 No.42 | 10/17/2013
By Lisa Barrow
From cowboys to casinos to Commies, three enchanting books grapple with history on the large and small scale.
V.22 No.38 | 9/19/2013
We Are All Going to Die In a Fiery Nuclear Accident
Fast Food Nation author Eric Schlosser, his new book Command and Control and Albuquerque’s aging nuclear arsenal
By Mike Smith
Author Eric Schlosser on the aging stockpile of nuclear weapons stored right here, in our city, where we live.
A Tuscan Immersion
Review by Lisa Barrow
Cold Tuscan Stone
It's the kind of book that you want to hand off to a good friend when you finish.
V.22 No.37 | 9/12/2013
The Mexican Abides
“¡Ask a Mexican!” columnist on art and la raza
By Mark Lopez
Gustavo Arellano talks politics and satire in Chicano art at the Albuquerque Museum.
The End Begins: Phase II at Mesa Del Sol
Native filmmaker Nick Nelson shares the second portion of his five-part miniseries film project.
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