Alibi V.23 No.46 • Nov 13-19, 2014

Whiplash

Intense musical drama is tough enough to make the kids from “Glee” cry ... more than they normally do

Musical drama Whiplash proves practice makes perfect by mixing “Glee” and Full Metal Jacket.

Best of Burque Restaurants 2018 voting phase is on!

Votes may be cast daily until September 26—so get crackin’!

The great day has come, the great day has come at last. The nominees are on the ballot and the polls are officially open for Best of Burque Restaurant, 2018 edition. Participants may vote daily until September 26. Yes, daily! Yes, this IS a popularity contest! (And may the most delicious contestants win.)

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Odds & Ends

From France to Kentucky, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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Reel World

Bagdad Cafe screens, Pornotopia returns uncensored and The Last Peyote Guardians comes to town.

Week in Sloth

The Hollywood Film Awards go TV, Banksy Does New York and Aaliyah gets the Lifetime treatment.

music

On the Record with Get Action

Hometown supergroup releases 7-inch

Wherein Captain America relates Get Action’s origin story in preview of their vinyl release party.

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Electric Dreams on Black Walls

Exhibit celebrates Nikola Tesla with 21 points of view

A famous electrical wunderkind proves fertile creative ground for Albuquerque artists at a new Downtown show.

Free Verse

Renowned “wandering poet” Naomi Shihab Nye comes to Duke City for a free reading and discussion as part of the NM Humanities Council’s annual convocation.

Antichrist Superstar

From the ’20s to the ’50s, William Mortensen defied the likes of Ansel Adams to pursue his own erotic and grotesque vision of photography.

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Coast to Coast

Korean BBQ House and Sushi & Sake

Ari LeVaux visits both sides of the Sea of Japan with a review of this Nob Hill favorite.

Pictures on the Wall

Cervantes Restaurant & Lounge

Amelia Olson soaks in the retro-lounge vibes of Cervantes New Mexican Restaurant.

Alibi V.23 No.45 • Nov 6-12, 2014

The Land of the Dead

Forgotten history at Fairview Cemetery

Picking through the brambles and remembering the dead at Fairview.

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Reel World

Breaking Bad Film Fest, “Earth 2” Day in Santa Fe and a Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Batman Who?

“Gotham” on FOX

FOX reinvents the Batman mythos with gritty cop drama “Gotham.”

music

From Here to There

Four modal proofs worth braving

Respectively repping homegrown post-prog/avant-jazz, Califas garage punk, Aussie rocanrol-flavored electro and El Lay shoegaze/glum rock—Show Up! delivers deets on four rad concerts happening this week in Albuquerque.

Aural Fixation

Wherein we preview Björk’s new concert film Biophilia Livescreening this weekend at Guild Cinemaand review new Metallica biography Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica (1991-2014).

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases by Grouper, Deerhoof and Inspiral Carpets. Now with A/V!

news

Odds & Ends

From Pennsylvania to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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Gravitating Toward Flight

Other Worlds transports dance to new realms

An unearthly new show from AirDance New Mexico revels in the strangeness of distant worlds, other dimensions and intriguing characters.

In Search of Voices for the Voiceless

A child, alone, leaving a war-torn country. La Llorona as ally. Dark social elements combine with humor and magical realism to evoke a modern fairy tale in ¡Bocón!

food

Who Hates Brunch?

Anti-hipsterism jumps the shark

Just because “hipsters” like something doesn’t mean it’s bad.

Bite-Sized Buffet

Burque’s best source for edible news

A roundup of restaurant and food-related news from Albuquerque and beyond.

Alibi V.23 No.44 • Oct 30-Nov 5, 2014

Mariners, Monsters and the Iceage

Five rocking rave-ups for restless nights

From über-theatrical metal to experimental rock to Mike Watt’s sea-punk, Show Up! has deets on five concert treats. Now with A/V!

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The Alibi Guide to Rocking the Bernalillo County Vote

Everything you ever wanted to know about voting in 2014 but were afraid to ask

Weekly Alibi wants you to vote. And yes, we know you’re busy. So scope our 2014 Election Guide for everything you need to know about voting in the general election.

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The Blue Room

Tightlipped French crime drama drops few clues

Sex turns deadly in tightlipped French crime drama The Blue Room.

Reel World

48 Hour Film Project goes horror, Interstellar opens early at Jean Cocteau, Con-Jikan returns for year two.

The Boo Tube

Halloween around the dial

We scare up some good Halloween night viewing options on the old boo tube.

Week in Sloth

Marvel Comics celebrates 75 years, MTV gives us “Slednecks” and the Christmas movie season starts early.

news

Odds & Ends

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

music

Get Lit

Get Lit proffers reviews of Sharry Wilson’s biography of childhood Neil Young, Young Neil, and Herbie Hancock’s autobiography, Possibilities.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from The Flaming Lips, Mark Lanegan Band and You+Me. Now with A/V!

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Muertos, Marigolds, Mazes y Más

Observe the season with local traditions and celebrations

From the Marigold Parade to a drum circle to surpass all drum circles, here’s a roundup of seasonal goodness to warm those chill autumn days.

Art Magnified

Art in a nuevomexicano vein—ghosts emerge from the past and color splashes into the present.

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Island in the Stream

Michael Thomas Coffee’s new location offers a space for community

Michael Thomas Coffee has expanded to Nob Hill and some spacious new digs.