V.25 No.21 | 05/26/2016
The Daily Word in Worshipping Art, Synthetic Food and Memes
By Megan Reneau [ Thu May 26 2016 11:14 AM ]
New Mexican't? New Mexican.
Meow Wolf is so blasé—what we need is a temple worshipping art.
Like I needed another reason to love The Weeknd.
Georgia O'Keeffe didn't just paint “flowers.”
A virtual reality film shows what it's like to be an abortion patient.
What if your food breathed and moved while you ate it? And it wasn't an animal?
What really separates Kristen Stewart and Woody Allen in Hollywood? (Hint: If you're going to read this article, it's probably because of Woody Allen)
V.25 No.18 | 05/05/2016
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Sunday, May 15: 32nd Annual New Mexico Council of Car Clubs Classic Auto Show
By Megan Reneau [ Fri May 13 2016 11:00 AM ]
Hundreds of antique, classic, exotic and sports cars, along with trucks, motorcycles and vintage camper trailers are on display in the museum parking lot.
Saturday, May 7: Cinco de Mayo Folk Art and Music Festival
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Fri May 6 2016 3:00 PM ]
Featuring over 35 local artists, music by Alpha Blue and Mariachi Amor Eternal, and Wild Fiesta Apron Contest hosted by Cherie and Pamela Montoya.
V.25 No.12 | 03/24/2016
Saturday, Apr 2: Gratitude Bike Parade and Party
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Thu Mar 31 2016 2:15 PM ]
A fun day of riding, giving back and enjoying brews. Project Connect is collecting items for the homeless; check online for a full list.
V.24 No.47 | 11/19/2015
For the Men
Thursday, Nov 26: Mansgiving
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Wed Nov 25 2015 10:35 AM ]
Eat turkey legs, ham, baby back ribs and more while watching football on 11 massive TVs.
V.24 No.40 | 10/01/2015
Crawlin' with Zombies
Zombie Krawl • Blue Sunshine • Burque Sol • Saywut • Deja • Cabaret Audacity • Black Widow Cabal
By Devin D. O'Leary [ Thu Oct 1 2015 11:45 PM ]
Start Halloween month off with the living dead.
V.24 No.41 | 10/8/2015
The Daily Word: Tradition
By Robert Maestas [ Thu Oct 1 2015 11:04 AM ]
Weird to you, routine to them.
The secrets of tradition.
V.24 No.1 |
Circus Swing: Zoltan Orkestar at Zinc
By August March [ Wed Jan 7 2015 12:00 PM ]
Zoltan Orkestar rocks some swing, jazz and polka vibes at Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro.
V.23 No.46 |
Time to Volunteer: Geeks Who Drink gears up for Hunger Games
By Courtney Foster [ Wed Nov 19 2014 12:30 PM ]
Celebrate Reaping Day with a pub quiz that covers events in The Hunger Games and Catching Fire.
V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014
Somebody Get Me a Cheeseburger
By August March
Wherein August March previews a Journey/Steve Miller Band/Tower of Power concert through the lens of American pop culture, film and teevee.
V.23 No.19 |
Ayéré Yéré With Oumar Konaté, Afro-pop guitarist
By August March [ Wed May 14 2014 8:30 AM ]
Guitar virtuoso Oumar Konaté puts on two concerts in Burque this week. Tomorrow, May 15, Konaté performs a high-noon gig at Ernie Pyle Library (900 Girard SE) and an evening show at The Cooperage (7220 Lomas NE), a swanky steakhouse at the edge of the Northeast Heights. Konaté is from Goa, Mali, and he represents a new generation of phenomenal instrumentalists and performers rising up out of Africa with a sound that renders world music a postmodern force driven by passion and intensity matched with awesome chops and classically educated sophistication, too.
Addoh, the guitarist’s first international release, explores the tenuous political situation in his homeland, and his searing guitar lends evocative, narrative weight to the struggle for peace and justice this man has witnessed. Besides gigging as a totally awesome solo performer, Konaté has worked with legendary African artists Roberto Magic and Siddi Toure as well as serving a stint as guitarist and arranger for the prestigious orchestra of Mali’s National Institute of Arts. His first US solo tour in 2012 featured a performance at Lincoln Center. Duke City is honored to have the likes of Konaté perform anywhere in town. The all-ages library concert is free, but tickets for the 21-plus concert at The Cooperage are 17 clams in advance and $22 on day of show. Tickets are available via AMP Concerts and Hold My Ticket. Doors swing wide at 6pm, and the concert begins at 7:30pm. The Cooperage • Thu May 15 • 7:30pm • $17-$22 • ALL-AGES! • View on Alibi calendar
V.22 No.47 |
Bluegrass in the Shade With the Adobe Brothers
By August March [ Sat Nov 30 2013 9:00 AM ]
A most excellent thing to do this weekend would be visiting with and having a listen to the Adobe Brothers, one of Burque’s most listenable combos. This goal can be readily accomplished by trucking on over to Shade Tree Custom Cycles and Café (3411 Central NE) tonight. The freewheeling Nob Hill grub-and-tire joint hosts a performance by Jacoby, Moby, Pierogi and Toby Adobe, starting 'round 7pm. The Brothers describe their music as “international bluegrass” in Americana form. While that's certainly a decent description of their output, the chops on these four gentlemen relatives—plus the awesome musical cred they carry around in their gig bags—are well worth the attention of local music aficionados. With over 200 numbers in their repertoire, you're bound to find some twangy tunes to get you onto the dance floor. Shade Tree is just up the road a ways from the Guild and across the street from some joint called Flying Star. Jump on in, 'cause the bluegrass is just fine. Shade Tree Custom Cycles and Cafe • Sat Nov 30 • 7pm • FREE • ALL-AGES! • View on Alibi calendar
V.22 No.43 |
FemCity Connection Lunch
By Rebecca Gonzales [ Thu Oct 31 2013 4:00 PM ]
They say that good deals and great ideas happen over food, which is why a professional lunch can have many opportunities. FemCity Albuquerque will host author Jessica Eaves Mathews at a connection luncheon tomorrow at Savoy Bar and Grill (10601 Montgomery). At the event, Matthews will discuss her book, Wonder Women: How Western Women will Save the World, with the public and, true to the book’s mission, aims to empower and motivate local women. The book frankly discusses politics, the national debt and economic issues rooted in the customary approach to business. After a drawn out government shutdown and an only increasing national debt problem, maybe some practical local solutions and a change of mind would do the community a little good. The connection lunch begins at 11:30am. FemCity Albuquerque members can buy tickets for $45 and others can purchase them for $55. Tickets include an elegant lunch—complete with a glass of wine—and a raffle. For more information on the event or Femfessionals Albuquerque, visit femfessionals.com or FemCity Albuquerque's Facebook page. Savoy Bar and Grill • Fri Nov 1 • 11:30am • $45 for FemCity members, $55 for non-members • View on Alibi calendar
V.22 No.41 |
Skull Candy at the Marigold & Harvest Festival
By Ty Bannerman [ Fri Oct 18 2013 1:00 PM ]
Dia de los Muertos is just around the corner, so you'd better get going on those sugar skulls if you want to properly honor the spirits of the departed. Lucky for you, this year's Marigold & Harvest Festival features a skull decorating workshop to help ensure that returning loved ones are well impressed by your beautiful ofrenda. While you're at the festival, you can also learn about composting, play games with the kiddos and watch the Decorated Bike Parade. Catch the free festivities at Farm & Table (8917 Fourth Street NW) tomorrow from 10am to 2pm. An autumnal good time is guaranteed. Farm & Table • Sat Oct 19 • 10am-2pm • FREE • ALL-AGES! • View on Alibi calendar
V.22 No.31 |
Stark Raving Mod: Mod night at Blackbird
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Sat Aug 3 2013 12:00 PM ]
If you like to dabble in the mod lifestyle, now's the perfect time to dust off your black-
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