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V.24 No.17 | 04/23/2015

news

The Daily Word in rehab, UFC and a dildo-urn combo

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Apr 28 2015 2:19 PM ]
The Daily Word

In the Baltimore riots' aftermath, security is being ramped up and cleanup of looting and fires has begun.

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones has been jailed in Albuquerque for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident.

Ye shall be missed, Stumbling Steer.

The South Valley will welcome a new residential drug treatment center in May 2015.

Dutch designer Mark Sturkenboom's 21 Grams is a multi-sensory memory box comprised of a scent diffuser, an amp and a blown-glass dildo with a built-in golden urn to hold your deceased lover's ashes.

V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015
“Parallel to the Vertical Axis” by Jeff Slim

Art Scenester

Native Current

By Joshua Lee
Native art never stopped speaking: Local entrepreneurs hype talented contemporary artists at the Rail Yards.
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V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
Jo Anne Fredrikson

Culture Shock

Do you believe in ... theater?

Bathe yourself in culture with Bless Me, Ultima, A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Tim Robbins and the April Placitas Artists Series.
V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015
Timelessness Machine
all works by Julie Suzanne Brokken

Arts Feature

This Life Is But a Dream, or a Magic Show

The harmonious art, poetry and photography of Julie Suzanne Brokken

By Alison Oatman
Julie Suzanne Brokken’s art juxtaposes fanciful elements—everything from Rio Grande river water to encaustic wax—in uncanny ways.
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BOB: Arts & Lit

Cultural Cachet

By Mark Lopez

Best Local Theater Performance

Your picks for most beautiful, cultured and, uh, funny.
V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015
So much art, you’ll need every eyeball you have: Kristin Diener’s “Eye Pendant”

Arts Feature

This Map Just Keeps Getting Bigger

Citywide exhibition shows no signs of slowing down

By Elaine Ritchel
From avant-garde nests to sound you can see, this next wave of ABQ’s On the Map citywide exhibition promises wonders galore.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
“Stimulator (Red)” by Lea Anderson, part of Interchange at Harwood Art Center

Culture Shock

We can do it!

Harwood Art Center packs an unbelievable amount of art into one stunning night, plus one rogue accountant and one NYT-bestselling author.
V.24 No.9 | 02/26/2015

news

The Daily Word in selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu

By Samantha Anne Carrillo and Lisa Barrow [ Tue Mar 3 2015 2:20 PM ]
The Daily Word

What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?

Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?

Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."

GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.

The United States Department of Justice finds a pattern of racial bias in policing in Ferguson.

The National Academy of Sciences will bestow their most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, on Neil deGrasse Tyson in April.

V.24 No.9 | 2/26/2015
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Restaurant Review

The Practice and Pleasures of Zendo

Coffee at Zendo ArtEspresso

By M. Brianna Stallings
This Downtown café offers local art and great coffee.
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V.24 No.8 | 2/19/2015

Art Scenester

Rewriting Graffiti

By Holly von Winckel
Reverberate Her Lines puts women at the center of street art’s positive possibilities.
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V.24 No.7 | 2/12/2015
Robert Maestas

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Feb. 12, 2015

By August March
Test your knowledge of last week’s Albuquerque, New Mexico news with our weekly pop quiz. Then reward yourself with the latest webisode of Cribtoons.
You may need sunglasses for Saul Hoffman’s “Cerebral Highway.”

Art Review

Retinal Burn

Scorch your eyeballs on these radiant exhibits

Bright beginnings

Saul Hoffman’s first solo show reveals the galactic possibilities of polymer clay, plus those freaky birds of paradise.
Robert Maestas

Cribtoons

Cribtoons: Last week’s news in motion

By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Wherein Robert Maestas brings our weekly Crib Notes pop quiz to life ... as a cartoon.
V.24 No.5 | 1/29/2015
Sink your teeth into stunning art, like Justina Ortiz’ “Great Rabbit” at SBCC.
All photos courtesy of their respective venues except where indicated

Arts Feature

Unfolding Our Hometown Map

Massive citywide exhibition navigates Albuquerque’s art trajectory

By Elaine Ritchel
Take a guided tour of On the Map, the huge citywide art exhibition in which all paths lead to ABQ.
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V.24 No.4 | 1/22/2015
Have a sip at Old Town Creative Studios.
Blake Driver

Art Scenester

Sip, Paint, Repeat

By Blake Driver
Do you like your art with a bar? Or your bar with some art? Scope these Burque-riffic ways to do either.
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