Alibi V.23 No.42 • Oct 16-22, 2014

Stargazing in Autumn

Transcend space and time at four cosmic concerts

Whatever you’re into—hard-rocking funk à la hometown hero, electro, experimental, dark-psych, futurist grunge or doom metal—Show Up! has your concert needs covered. Now with A/V!

Best of Burque Music 2019 Voting Is Underway

Nominations are in, vote daily until Feb. 27

Yes, music fans, the Third Annual Best of Burque Music Showcase is upon us. Nominations closed Feb. 8 and voting is now open through Feb. 27, 2019 at midnight. This is step two of a process that culminates in a fabulous performance event on March 30.

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War on the Streets

Radley Balko on the militarization of American policing

Alibi alum Steven Robert Allen converses with author Radley Balko about his new book Rise of the Warrior Cop and the militarization of police.

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Odds & Ends

From China to Virginia, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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The Book of Life

Mexican-themed cartoon offers unexpected seasonal treats

Whimsically dark animted film The Book of Life takes a fantastical look at Mexico’s Day of the Dead traditions.

Reel World

Southwest Gay & Lesbian Flm Festival wraps up, Santa Fe Independent Film Festival ramps up, and KiMo celebrates the Monkey Wrench Gang.

Fast Friends

“The Flash” on The CW

The CW hits the ground running with “The Flash.”

Week in Sloth

“The Simpsons” do Halloween, The World Series is a go and “American Dad” moves to TBS.

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We Like to Watch (Instantly)

Stream docs on Kathleen Hanna, la música and a grumpy drummer

Scope Alibi-endorsed sonic docs when you wanna rock out ... in your living room.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from Caribou, Flying Lotus and Philip Selway. Now with A/V!

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Body, Sun, Wind and Rain

Radicles releases dance from its staged confines

When a seed germinates, the radicle emerges. Choreographer Lisa Nevada begins where life begins and reconnects dance to its natural roots.

Fame and Misfortune

From the author of graphic novel Blue Is the Warmest Color comes Skandalon, the story of a rock god who comes to loathe his worshippers.

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From Banana Beef to Elephant Ears

Café Da Lat’s wondrous soups outpace competition

Wherein pho enthusiast Ari LeVaux investigates Café Da Lat and finds it a veritable Vietnamese soup paradise.

Going Gluten-free in Burque

Amelia Olson explains what “gluten-free” means and how it relates to celiac disease before hipping us to Albuquerque’s go-to GF-friendly restaurants and bakeries.

Alibi V.23 No.41 • Oct 9-15, 2014

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Odds & Ends

It’s funny because it happened to someone else, in China, Georgia, Japan, Oregon and New York.

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Reel World

The 12th Gay & Lesbian Film Festival gets underway, Gadbout Film Festival stops by Harwood, Santa Fe Independent Film Fesival goes big.

Crime of Opportunity

“Gracepoint” on FOX

British whodunnit “Broadchurch” gets American remake with FOX’s “Gracepoint.”

Week in Sloth

Chelsea Handler heads to Netflix, “Walking Dead” returns to AMC, The CW introduces us to “Jane the Virgin.”

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Mars, Bars, Cars and Guitars

Four rapturous rave-ups to devour

From avant jazz and XX-powered punk to nostalgic pop and “chillout dubstep soul,” Show Up! proffers deets on four diverse, rad concerts. Now with A/V!

Where You Been, Stranger?

Annals of Albuquerque aural history

August March strolls down memory lane, recalling unforgettable gigs by Ozzy, R.E.M., Coffin Break, Stereolab, Mistletoe, Bestial Mouths and Raven Chacon.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to and micro-reviewed new albums by King Tuff, Thom Yorke and Prince. Now with A/V!

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Culture Shock

This week’s dose of local culture gives us an unusual fusion of paper art and haiku, dry produce artified and a one-man play celebrating the great conservationist Aldo Leopold.

Ending It

Vern Beachy’s memoir isn’t afraid to delve into the tough questions and emotions surrounding the self-inflicted death of his soul mate.

Alibi V.23 No.40 • Oct 2-8, 2014

Music Yields Meaning

Four grand gigs to believe in

A vibrant live music scene awaits fans of hip-hop, psych-folk, hard bop and Afropop this week in Albuquerque. Now with A/V!

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A History of Balloon Fiesta

How media marketing transformed the autumn sky

August March delves into the storied history of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

2014 AIBF Schedule

From special shapes rodeos to mass ascensions, learn when and where to get your balloonacy on with the 2014 AIBF schedule.

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Reel World

New Mexico Film office holds film and education summit, Dig seeks paid workers and Cape Fear shows as part of De Niro film series.

Horse Laughs

“BoJack Horseman” on Netflix

Netflix combats network television animation with its own irreverent series “BoJack Horseman.”

Week in Sloth

NBC delivers “Bad Judge,” TNT shows what’s “On the Menu” and The CW gets super with “The Flash.”

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Odds & Ends

From China to Idaho, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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Outsider Art Thrives in Shiprock

Indie/electro/punk fest as Native soundtrack

August March delivers deets on the 4th annual Indie/Electro/Punk Music Festival happening this weekend in Shiprock, N.M.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new albums by Electric Wizard, Weezer and Aphex Twin. Now with A/V!

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Culture Shock

The ABQ artworld thrives this month with gorgeous palettes, a new gallery in former horse stables, a benefit for dogs and more.

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Blessed Are the Humble

New coffee shop offers neighborliness, Pop-Tarts

Have a cappucino and a “pie-tart” at this new café near the University.