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V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Dec. 11, 2014

What do you know about last week’s Albuquerque and New Mexico news? Find out with the Alibi pop quiz.

Book Review

Get Lost in a Literary Guia Roji

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.33 | 8/14/2014
Ballet de Jalisco won’t judge you for eating peanuts in your underwear
photos courtesy of Ballet de Jalisco

Arts Feature

Face Your Tulle-Wrapped Terrors With Ballet Pro Musica

Fear not the pirouettes! Gail Guengerich explains why anyone can enjoy ballet.
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V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
“La Nao de China” by Catalina Delgado-Trunk, 2006, hand-cut paper over collage

Culture Shock

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
“42 Horse” by Ralph Greene

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
Painting the swan
Lance Ryan McGoldrick

Blackbird buffaloed

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

The Daily Word

Strongest. Storm. Ever.

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.

Traveling is lame.

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?

Desperately seeking comrade.

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

The Daily Word

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?

Do lizard people run the government?

We’re closer to understanding why warm water freezes faster than cold water.

Create your own drug.

Watch out for nostril ticks.

The Bulldogs win at losing.

Somebody stole a donation box from Donut Mart.

Spend some time with the street apes of Jakarta.

V.22 No.42 |


The Daily Word in Nevada shootings, online health care woes and the zombie obsession

The Daily Word

President Obama will give a talk today addressing problems people have been having with, 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

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
Adrian Esparza, Superstructure, from installation Vitrina de Colonias, 2013, serape, plywood, nails, 18 x 16 feet

Culture Shock

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

¡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

video games

Webgame Wednesday: Atomic Gringo

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

News Feature

Horse Slaughter Raises Hackles

Valley Meat faces backlash from animal activists and politicians

Barron Jones reports on the furor over the likely approval of Valley Meat’s equine inspection application.

Today's Events

Croctober! at ABQ BioPark Zoo

Join zookeepers and educators to learn all about crocodilian conservation efforts with hands-on discovery stations.

Twiztid • hip-hop • Blaze • Mayday • Boondox • Prozak • Wolfpac • Scum • Trilogy • DJ Stigmata at Sunshine Theater

Mile-Hi Farmers Market at Alvarado Park

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