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Burqueño blues-rock revivalists confess grand ambitions

The Limbs (from left) Gage Bickerstaff and Jeff Bell
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The Limbs (from left) Gage Bickerstaff and Jeff Bell

Lizzy Von Stange sat down with Gage Bickerstaff and Jeff Bell, aka The Limbs, and shares the resulting reportage in this week’s Show Up!, Articulating The Limbs. Check out tunes from other featured acts below. Launchpad • The Limbs • Full Speed Veronica • Sputniq • Broken Animals • Thurs Nov 15 • 9 pm • $4 • 21+ • launchpadrocks.com

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V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012
The Limbs (from left) Gage Bickerstaff and Jeff Bell
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Show Up!

Articulating The Limbs

Blues-rock revival gets hyper-local

Lizzy Von Stange chats with bluesy rock and roll duo The Limbs about classical training, musical influences and touring aspirations.
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1509 Delahunt Brain Road
Leigh Hile

Art News

Home Made

3D artist builds herself a dwelling as her master's thesis

With salvaged scrap materials, artist Bethany Delahunt created a real house for herself as her master’s thesis.

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news

The Daily Word in real life Ken, Wreck-It Ralph, Illegal horse racing

NBC plans benefit for Sandy relief efforts.

UNM hosting ugly photo contest to promote areas of campus that need improvement.

Wreck-It Ralph is a winner!

This horse is also a winner!

Illegal horse racing is running wild in New Mexico.

Your tweets know who you’re voting for. Find out who at Prez-o-Meter.com.

Friendly person shares electricity in Sandy aftermath.

Gas shortages add more woes to Sandy recovery.

Cleaning tips and tricks for the OCD person in all of us.

Real-life Ken has no interest in real-life Barbie.

It’s Friday! Here is a cat video for your enjoyment.

sports

Lobo Soccer Continues to Win

UNM looks impressive despite weather delay

The No. 4 University of New Mexico Lobos looked a bit sloppy against the Houston Baptist University Huskies on Sunday, allowing a goal in the 16th minute. However, they managed to put two in the back of the net to come out on top in Houston.

The Lobos continue their march forward in the wake of last year's undefeated seasona remarkable season that, due to the odd rules of soccer, concluded in the third round of the NCAA Tournament with a match that sent the Lobos home, but did not count as a loss.

The Huskies have lost five games this season, but the Lobos have taken only a single loss. Their tenacity after a 13-hour weather delay and a site change for the game shows how focused this team is on improving last year's considerable accomplishments.

This game was the conference opener for the The Lobos and who now face nine consecutive matches with members of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation all vying for the NCAA Tournament automatic bid. UNM's last conference game will be another against Houston Baptist on Saturday, November 3. In between, of course, there will be plenty of tough matches, though none against the old giants of the MPSF, Sacramento State and Colorado. The Lobos should still brace themselves October 21 for a home battle against CSU Bakersfield, another Mountain Pacific team that qualified for the NCAA Tournament last year.

In a year full of individual accolades that continue to pile up for the Lobos, the most promising praise is the national ranking and the knowledge that, after such repeated success, this team deserves to be considered among the national title contenders.

This weekend, the Lobos will continue their assault on two in-conference visitors: Air Force on Friday and Denver on Sunday. Both matches should showcase the Lobos' talents and serve as excellent opportunities for fans to jump on the wagon and get behind a local team that could make waves come championship time.

News

Free speech on campus

Students protest anti-abortion group’s signs
Mary Bowannie
Students protest anti-abortion group’s signs

Reporter Jes Abeita covers controversy at UNM about racist anti-abortion posters.

V.21 No.39 | 9/27/2012
Students protest anti-abortion group’s signs
Mary Bowannie

Newscity

Freedumb of Speech

Racist anti-abortion posters draw student ire

Native American students were shocked by posters displayed on UNM campus. They led a demonstration of their own in response.

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The Daily Word in iPhone 5, Amanda Palmer and Endeavour

Chick-fil-A bows out of homophobe politics.

Students protest racist anti-abortion propaganda at UNM.

At 11:30 a.m., Endeavour will fly over White Sands.

The Mars rover got some snaps of an eclipse.

Register to vote.

OK, so why isn't New Mexico big in solar?

Oh, that Jon Stewart: Chaos on Bullshit Mountain

Beyoncé is a good role model for the Obama daughters, says the president.

Maybe we should elect Canada as POTUS.

How will LGBT youth fare in a new Tunisia?

iPhone 5 lines are forming around the country.

It's OK if you don't want kids. In 2008, you could just drop them off in Nebraska.

A woman screaming "I'm Jack Sparrow" hijacks a passenger ferry and crashes it into other boats.

Amanda Palmer got more than $1 million through Kickstarter to make an album. People are wondering what the hell she's spending it on.

Work backward out of a creative rut.

What's next in body mods?

sports

Hangover Sports Roundup

Lobos crash back to reality, 49ers bully Packers

Do I look better in this cherry blazer than Steve Alford?
Do I look better in this cherry blazer than Steve Alford?

Lobo Football

When the University of New Mexico defeated the Southern Jaguars 66-21 their opening weekend, it was the fresh start the football program desperately needed. For the first time in three years every part of the team worked in sync, showing some potential for Lobo Football to be successful again. The only only damper on the victory was the fact they beat a poor team from a weak conference. Southern offered little opposition and little opportunity for UNM to show their stuff beyond a spectacular halftime show. So when the Lobos squared off against the No.15 Texas Longhorns, fans and critics were given an accurate depiction of New Mexico's football program.

Lobo fans watching the first half had reason to feel okay as their defense kept Texas to a less-than-terrifying 17-0 lead at halftime. But after UNM quarterback B.R. Holbrook suffered a concussion in the second quarter, the optimism quickly turned into panic. The Longhorns proved why they are a true college football powerhouse by forcing four Lobo turnovers and a crushing final score of 45-0. Even though UNM suffered another beat-down at the hands of a top college football team, the Lobos had a solid ground attack and were even able to rush for 206 yards. Local sports talk radio were surely filled with calls angry and depressed fans already claiming this season was a failure. But sensible fans can hardly expect head coach Bob Davie to work a miracle in one season. Former coach Mike Locksley caused huge damage to an already fragile program. It's going take years to transform UNM into a threatening college football program. As for this season, if Davie can lead his team to a decent performance at Texas Tech before the big grudge match against New Mexico State, the Lobos should feel confident heading into Mountain West Conference play.

Come on man, it’s my turn to hold the ball.
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Come on man, it’s my turn to hold the ball.

NFL Opening Weekend

Just two years ago, The San Francisco 49ers looked like the shell of a franchise that won five Super Bowls. But ever since second-year head coach Jim Harbaugh took over, honor and respect have been restored to the Bay Area. Last year, the 49ers proved to be a dark horse when came out of nowhere to go 13-2, win their division and play in the NFC Championship game. With the target off their backs, the 'Niners looked towards a tough season opener against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field this last weekend. Meanwhile, the Packers were looking to erase the memory of losing to the eventual Super Bowl Champions the New York Giants. If the 49ers could defeat Green Bay on the road, it would seal their place as one of the elite teams of the league.

San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith exercised his new offensive weapons Mario Manningham and Randy Moss while picking apart the Packer defense. Along with Frank Gore's power-running game, he led the 49ers into a 16-7 lead at halftime. Aaron Rodgers was able to move the ball for Green Bay but failed to make the game-changing play that would have captured the lead. The Packers cut the Niners' 16-point lead to just 8 in the fourth quarter. But Harbaugh's signature defense held steady and managed to avoid a last-second Green Bay comeback. San Francisco’s 30-22 victory should give them the momentum they need moving forward into the season and will potentially set them up for a repeat of last year's success and beyond.

news

The Daily Word in Bill Clinton, Genesis and Zozobra

I-25 / Paseo overhaul will be on the ballot in November.

Are you going to Zozobra tonight?

Doug Vaughan sentenced to 12 years for Ponzi scheme.

UNM considers making Lobo Village booze-free.

Ex-President Clinton at the DNC, a recap.

Wheelchair rugby players are rock stars.

Does email cause stress?

Freddie Mercury’s private cultural identity.

Prog awards honor Genesis.

Hungarian artist makes a subway stop magical.

Voyager’s getting close to the edge of the solar system.

Sun burp.

NASA’s Sunita Williams fixes the International Space Station with a toothbrush.

Jennifer Aniston’s going to be in a movie shooting in New Mexico soon.

news

The Daily Word in Martinez at the RNC, onion nuggets and megalopolises

Hurricane Isaac is grows weaker and heads inland, leaving a soggy mess in its wake.

Someone was keeping a military-grade rocket launcher in a Los Lunas storage unit.

The full text of Gov. Susana Martinez’ speech at the convention last night.

Theft is a big problem at UNM.

100-year-old driver injures kids in L.A.

Do vegetarians and vegans think they’re better than you?

McDonald’s archivistyes, that’s a real jobsays before chicken nuggets, there were onion nuggets.

23 musicians share their paintings. (Results are marginally better than when famous actors record albums.)

Speaking of, here’s cell-phone video of Johnny Depp playing guitar at the Lone Ranger wrap party.

Awkward political candidates: How do they happen?

China’s megalopolises are not fun to inhabit.

Space telescope spots millions of supermassive black holes.

How to listen.

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V.21 No.35 | 8/30/2012

Gene Grant

Abroad in New Mexico

International students bring culture and cash to the places they visit. How can we attract them to the Land of Enchantment?

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V.21 No.28 | 7/12/2012
Professor Deleso Alford at the Domenici Center for Health Sciences Education
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

News Profile

Presence of the Past

How exploitation in health care’s history informs medicine today

Professor Deleso Alford shines a light on horrors suffered for science. She tells these stories to create better doctors for the future.

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Today's Events

Cine de la Epoca de Oro: La Perla at South Broadway Cultural Center

Screening of the film starring Pedro Armendáriz and María Elena Marqués. Part of the Mexican Classics series.

Slaves • experimental, rock • Myka, Relocate • Alive Like Me • Nightmares • Heartist • Youth in Revolt • Painting Promises • post-hardcore at Launchpad

Coffee & Conversation at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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