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V.24 No.20 | 5/14/2015
Zig Zag Zen: Buddhism and Psychedelics

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Far Out and Inward-Looking

By Lisa Barrow
Santa Fe publisher Synergetic Press rereleases Zig Zag Zen: Buddhism and Psychedelics with an intriguing talk at Collected Works Bookstore.
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V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015

Summer Guide 2015

Hacking the Earthship

Rachel Preston Prinz takes a fresh look at sustainable architecture

By Lisa Barrow
The earthship architecture movement aims for sustainable living. Author Rachel Preston Prinz discusses how the natural homes often fail to live up to the ideal, and how their designs can be updated for the better.
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V.24 No.5 | 1/29/2015

Flash in the Pan

Beefing About Beef

The grass vs. grain debate rages on

By Ari LeVaux
Ari LeVaux looks into what type of beef is better for the planet.
V.22 No.27 | 7/4/2013

Flash in the Pan

Lessons from the Desert

A new book explores sustainable agriculture in in dry climates

By Ari LeVaux
Ari LeVaux reviews a new book on sustainable agriculture in dry climates.
V.22 No.18 | 5/2/2013
The Handsome Family
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The Handsome Family’s Americana Gothic

Talking metaphor, Wilderness and Custer’s corpse

By Geoffrey Plant
Geoffrey Plant chats with The Handsome Family’s Brett and Rennie Sparks at their Albuquerque home.
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V.21 No.27 | 7/5/2012

Gene Grant

Downtown Action

How do we make it go?

By Gene Grant
A decade ago, Albuquerque was ranked No. 1 as having potential for a creative economy. Urban density was a key component. So how’s it going?
V.20 No.30 | 7/28/2011
Graveyards   and   trees—spooky

Book Review

Shout at the Devil

A Cajun-flavored sampling of things that go bump in the night

Review by Adam Fox


When you think about it, post-Katrina Louisiana creates the perfect setting for a horror tale. Storm-ravaged bayous and flooded levees—along with an already prevalent culture of the supernatural—certainly make the environs of the Deep South ripe for an ill-intentioned bogeyman or two. So sets the scene for local author Ania Ahlborn's first novel, Seed, which takes the hot-ticket items of demonic possession and sinister children and tosses them into a musty, kudzu-covered Southern Gothic blender.

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V.18 No.41 | 10/8/2009

Rock Reads

By Jessica Cassyle Carr

Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, the Indie Label That Got Big and Stayed Small

Everything anyone ever wanted to know about Merge Records and more lies inside this nearly 300-page congratulatory volume. Twenty years after its creation by Superchunk's Laura Ballance and Mac McCaughan, the North Carolina label celebrates its triumph over recording industry standards—and rightly so—with photos, first-person accounts and a compilation CD (which, strangely, neglects the early days).

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