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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.
V.24 No.3 | 1/15/2015

How to Do Literally Everything

How to Construct Mixed Media Masterpieces

By Mark Lopez
Staff writer Mark Lopez shows you how to create eye-popping art with car wax, Elmer’s glue and some old magazines.
V.24 No.2 | 1/8/2015
Beau & Aero

Culture Shock

By Lisa Barrow

Tricklock treat

A truly dizzying array of awesome performance unleashes at the Tricklock Revolutions Festival, plus a visual whammy from You’re On TV and Wes Naman.
V.23 No.52 | 12/25/2014
Georgia O’Keeffe, Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1, 1932. Oil on canvas, 48 by 40 inches (121.9 by 101.6 cm). The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Arts Feature

Making Sense of Jimson Weed

On dropping $44 million and seeing like O’Keeffe

By Elaine Ritchel
Elaine Ritchel probes the work of Georgia O’Keeffe and finds more than she bargained for.
V.23 No.51 | 12/18/2014

Book Review

Boom For Real

Review by Erik Gamlem

Widow Basquiat: A Love Story

A revealing and sometimes dark love story shows that pioneering ’80s artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was more than the “Radiant Child.”
V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014
“Truth,” acrylic and spray paint on canvas
Sage Hagan

Culture Shock

By Lisa Barrow

Intergalactic indigenous

Scope eye-popping exhibits and applaud national acclaim for a local poet—this week in Culture Shock.
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V.23 No.49 | 12/4/2014

news

The Daily Word in slavery, sitcoms and sandwiches.

By Carl Petersen & Constance Moss [ Mon Dec 1 2014 1:58 PM ]
The Daily Word

The FBI says soldiers should get off social media.

Darren Wilson resigned from the Ferguson PD.

Slavery thrives in Great Britain and they’re not all Goreans.

Mickey Rourke’s boxing victory was rigged.

A long-lost masterpiece was found in the movie Stuart Little.

How many jokes-per-minute does your favorite sitcom average?

David Bowie hates “The Little Drummer Boy.”

Thanksgiving leftover sandwiches are a thing.

What’s your favorite Mondegreen?

The new Star Wars trailer is out.

The lights are up on Santa Fe plaza.

A Taos woman had a 1972 encounter with a man in a Cosby suit.

Mom ratted on Byron for murder.

Local sub shops were robbed and use only the freshest of ingredients.

Happy birthday, Charlene Tilton.

And now a word from our sponsors.

V.23 No.47 | 11/20/2014
“Angelica”
Images courtesy of the artist

Arts Feature

Not Everything Is Illuminated

New Mexico artist sheds light on complicated lives

By Randyn Charles Bartholomew
Beautiful humans and layers of symbolism intertwine on the raw-wood canvasses of local artist Jodie Herrera.
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