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V.23 No.47 | 11/20/2014

Gift Guide

Gift Guide 2014

Oh God, it’s happening again

By Ty Bannerman
Oh god, you’re going to have to buy presents. But the Weekly Alibi is here to help!
Free Radicals

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Quirky Doesn’t Rhyme with Burque

But homegrown retailers do have the goods

By August March
Regardless of rhyme (of lack thereof), shopping locally for quintessentially “Burque” ( /bo͝or-keh/) gifts transcends labels like “quirky” (/ˈkwərkē/) with our burg’s diverse and uncommon goods.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

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Buying Bad

The show is gone, but the swag lives on

By Ty Bannerman
Got any friends or family members who keep telling you “Say my name” and won’t stop shouting “Science, bitch!” every time Neil deGrasse Tyson comes on TV? These are the presents for them.
Nina Matthews Photography / CC BY 2.0

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Merry Bookmas!

From the Land of Enchantment

By Lisa Barrow
From poetry to history, these books are perfect for the lit-nerd in your life.

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Your Holiday Shopping Soundtrack

A mini-guide to scoring sonic presents in Burque

By August March
Wherein we profile four local record stores that proffer profundity and new and used vinyl, CDs and cassettes.
Kevin Dooley / CC BY 2.0

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Buy Us Presents!

We deserve it.

By Mark Lopez
We’ve been really, really, really good.
V.22 No.47 | 11/21/2013

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Present Perfect

A hyperlocal guide to giving

By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Scope our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide for all-local and mostly analog selfless shopping inspiration.

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Your Own Personal Shopper

Jaunty chapeau from New York Hat Co., $35 to $50

From chapeaux and crowns to t-shirts and jewelry, browse our corporeal gift picks.

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Home is Where the Art Is

Serena Mann’s flying figures, $36 to $50

Glow-in-the-dark and whimsical art, gardening goods and vintage books make the grade for casa-centric presents.

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All Fun and Games

RetroN 3 Video Game Console, $59.95

Revisited vintage classics, pop culture vinyl art and Whovian chess are our entertainment gift winners.

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Shop Local for Sound

By Samantha Anne Carrillo

Mecca Records & Books

Grab your aural gifts from local music stores and then simply await the applause.

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Gifts of Good Taste(s)

Piñon K cups, $15

Peruse our tasteful selection of consumable gifts, including piñon confections, hot sauce, tequila and gourmet treats for man’s best friend.

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Gifting Bad

By Ty Bannerman

Breaking Bad gifts galore, $9 and up

For the “Breaking Bad” obsessives on your list, consider spa and culinary gifts that reference everyone’s favorite antihero, Walter White aka Heisenberg.
“The Starship” from Water Prisms, Placitas Holiday Sale

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You Better Shop Around

Unique, low-tech gifts abound at arts and crafts fairs

By Kristi D. Lawrence
Kristi D. Lawrence reports that all’s fair (arts and crafts fair, that is) when shopping for memorable and unique gifts.
Commercial buildings in downtown Albuquerque, circa 1960s
Bainbridge Bunting via UNM Center for Southwest Research

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Retro Like Whoa

A guide to shopping Burque past

By August March
Travel back in time with Alibi correspondent August March to browse memories of Burque’s commercial past.
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