V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014
Crib Notes: Dec. 11, 2014
By August March
What do you know about last week’s Albuquerque and New Mexico news? Find out with the Alibi pop quiz.
Get Lost in a Literary Guia Roji
Review by Renée Chavez
The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle
Part personal diary and part dark tale of investigative journalism, Francisco Goldman’s memoir twists and turns in a multitude of directions.
V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014
Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Oct 17 2014 4:04 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on an alternate recording of “Rock and Roll,” album reissues from Pixies and Cursive and a slick Rihanna cover.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
photos courtesy of Ballet de Jalisco
Face Your Tulle-Wrapped Terrors With Ballet Pro Musica
By Gail Guengerich
Fear not the pirouettes! Gail Guengerich explains why anyone can enjoy ballet.
V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
By Lisa Barrow
Ipso facto X-Acto
Any way you slice it, nothing’s quite like paper art. Traditional papel picado is a cheerful, humble Mexican papercraft often used to adorn and embellish public spaces. But ¡Papel! Pico, Rico y Chico, opening at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 Fourth Street SW) on Friday, June 20, at 6pm, proves the form’s wondrous flexibility.
V.23 No.5 | 1/30/2014
By Lisa Barrow
A horse is a horse, of course
Culture Shock zooms you around the city creative to East Meets West, Testimonios de una Guerra and Roll, Drop, Bounce.
V.23 No.1 | 1/2/2014
Lance Ryan McGoldrick
By Lisa Barrow
See some art, be some art, and give the gift of art with this week’s Culture Shock.
V.22 No.46 | 11/14/2013
The Daily Word in Guns & Ammo, Typhoon Haiyan and Stupid Vacations
By Carl Petersen [ Fri Nov 8 2013 10:12 AM ]
Measles and mumps are getting the band back together.
Guns & Ammo magazine fired their editor for writing a pro-gun control editorial.
When will Star Wars: Episode VII come out?
It’s harder to sit through a full-movie GIF than a full movie.
This app makes your pet talk. “I’m calling PACA!”
Irritatingly skittish meerkats are frightened by scraping noises.
Mexico City’s punk scene explained.
Imagine the life of an aging superhero.
When’s the best time to drink coffee?
Homeland Security is interested in an APD officer.
Meet the muckers of Solid Waste.
First it was train whistles. Now it’s the beeping batting cage.
Happy birthday Tara Reid. We got you a Sharknado.
V.22 No.45 | 11/7/2013
The Daily Word in Lizard People, Nostril Ticks and Street Apes
By Carl Petersen [ Fri Nov 1 2013 11:46 AM ]
They found a fancy secret railway tunnel between San Diego and Tijuana.
Chinese submarines can get us.
An angry bar brawler brandished a chainsaw.
The determined mouse struggled with his cracker.
Here’s my vote for coolest Halloween candy.
What’s the most popular Halloween candy?
Bone up on blood sucking with this TED-Ed vampire cartoon.
Should we build a Death Star?
We’re closer to understanding why warm water freezes faster than cold water.
Watch out for nostril ticks.
Somebody stole a donation box from Donut Mart.
Spend some time with the street apes of Jakarta.
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The Daily Word in Nevada shootings, online health care woes and the zombie obsession
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Oct 21 2013 10:11 AM ]
President Obama will give a talk today addressing problems people have been having with HeathCare.gov, a new health care website that allows people to compare insurance rates, understand health care laws and more.
A lawyer for a Roma couple accused of kidnapping a little girl in Greece says that the couple adopted her from her birth mother, though they still haven't located said mother for verification.
Hurricane Raymond is getting stronger.
There was a shooting at Sparks Middle School in Nevada this morning. Police say the suspect was “neutralized,” though it's not clear how many were shot, but the children were evacuated to the nearby high school.
There was another shooting in Nevada this morning, though this one was at a Las Vegas casino, in which one person was pronounced dead and two were wounded. Police say the suspect is in custody.
Joseph Sandoval, 50, was killed on Saturday after being struck by a Rail Runner train that was headed north to Santa Fe. Police are still trying to figure out why Sandoval was near the tracks.
Scott Chandler, owner of Tierra Blanca Ranch, spoke to Matt Lauer on "The TODAY Show" about the allegations of abuse and the Amber Alert for nine missing kids last week.
You think UNM has a solution to the national debt?
Are zombies holding America's imagination hostage?
V.22 No.43 | 10/24/2013
Team USA Beats Panama at the Last Minute
And does Mexico a favor
By Michael Sanchez [ Thu Oct 17 2013 5:00 PM ]
For a long bit in the game, it didn't look as though the US—already securely qualified for the World Cup—would pull out the victory.
V.22 No.42 | 10/17/2013
By Lisa Barrow
The fine unline
This week in Culture Shock, grab your straight razors, climb a mountain and confront your fluid borders.
V.22 No.31 | 8/1/2013
Dave_B_ via Flickr
I’ll Take My Hot Sauce Unleaded, Thanks
By Lisa Barrow [ Mon Jul 29 2013 2:04 PM ]
¡Ay, no! A new study finds evidence that four chile-based hot sauces imported from Mexico may contain unsafe levels of lead.
V.22 No.22 | 5/30/2013
Webgame Wednesday: Atomic Gringo
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Wed May 29 2013 12:14 PM ]
In Atomic Gringo, you play a hard-drinking, hard-fighting robot stuck South of the Border. Battle hordes of angry attackers descending on your metallic, serape-draped form in this "rhythm fighting" game. What are you waiting for? Fight!
V.22 No.21 | 5/23/2013
Julia Minamata juliaminamata.com
Horse Slaughter Raises Hackles
Valley Meat faces backlash from animal activists and politicians
By Barron Jones
Barron Jones reports on the furor over the likely approval of Valley Meat’s equine inspection application.
Lulz Comedy at SkyLight
Featuring comedians Ian Douglas Terry and Zach Reinert.
Jams of Enchantment Annual 420 Funk Fest: GrooveSession • Felix y los Gatos • Americana, Creole funk • James Whiton • MoonHat • soul, rock • Pherkad and Phriends at Low Spirits
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