Alibi V.24 No.1 • Jan 1-7, 2015

The Latest

news

The Oddest Ends of 2014

From Iceland in January to Tennessee in September, it’s funny because it happened to someone else in 2014.

film

Reel World

From Saving Christmas to The Amazing Spider-Man 2: the worst films of 2014.

Best TV 2014

Top 10 shows around the dial

From “Fargo” to “Manhattan”: the best TV of 2014.

Week in Sloth

The Rose Parade kicks off 2015, “Downton Abbey” returns for another season, ABC unleashes “Marvel’s Agent Carter.”

food

Traveling Fare

Pop-Up Dumpling House

It’s only open two days a week, but it’s definitely worth scheduling for.

music

art

Cruel Songs

Comte de Lautréamont’s Les Chants de Maldoror

A bizarre, profane classic of Surrealism is resurrected in Ian Wolff’s Lit Oblivion.

Sunday Best

2014 saw the Rail Yards Market begin a sea change in ABQ arts, but can it endure?

One of 2014’s best ABQ innovations offered everything from hula-hoopers to watermelon radishes.

Alibi V.23 No.52 • Dec 25-31, 2014

Henry Miller’s Birthday

A day-after-Christmas celebration of a filthy provocateur

Hosho McCreesh celebrates the filthy provocateur with a beer, a book and a meal from a local food truck.

news

Odds & Ends

From Spain to Arkansas, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

music

Beginning to See the Light

Six shows to banish the winter darkness

Show Up! delivers deets on six darkness-banishing gigs happening in Burque this week.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new albums by tētēma, Cracker and Ghostface Killah. Now with A/V!

food

Supper is Over

One of Albuquerque’s most beloved food trucks is shutting down

After two succesful years, Supper Truck owner Amy Black is closing her window.

film

Into the Woods

Disney’s latest fairy tale mashup is fun but fractured

Disney’s latest fairy tale heads Into the Woods for a fun but fractured take on Sondheim’s musical mashup.

Week in Sloth

Ring in the holidays with “Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration,” “Doctor Who: The Last Christmas” and “My Cat From Hell: Hell-iday Special.”

art

Making Sense of Jimson Weed

On dropping $44 million and seeing like O’Keeffe

Elaine Ritchel probes the work of Georgia O’Keeffe and finds more than she bargained for.

Alibi V.23 No.51 • Dec 18-24, 2014

Bah! Hum-What?!

Great concerts hit Burque ... Again?!

Attending country, rockabilly, psych rock, folk and hardcore punk shows may help prevent seasonal depression. Get all the deets in Show Up!

news

Silence and Jokes

Bill Cosby and the culture of complicity

On speaking out and taking a stand against assault.

Odds & Ends

From South Korea to Wisconsin, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

Letters

Wherein the readers write. This week’s subjects include Chaco Canyon, fracking and navigating New Mexico’s “Wild West” driving culture.

film

Annie

It’s a hard-knock life for a former orphan and a guy who used to be Daddy Warbucks in this not-so-expertly updated musical

Tone-deaf update of Annie can’t find its rhythm.

Reel World

KiMo screens A Christmas Story, Film & Music Experience wants smart phone movies, and Dark Matters Film Fest lowers the lights for Horror Bites.

Santa Lazy

Christmas Eve Around the Dial

Stuck at home on Christmas Eve? We’ll guide you through all holiday specials, Christmas movies and assorted marathons available on TV.

Week in Sloth

Christmas is on the air with iHeartRadio’s “Jingle Ball,” The Rock hosting “Christmas in Washington” and Syfy’s Christmas Icetastrophe

music

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to a Paul McCartney tribute album, a Pixies reissue and She & Him’s latest.

art

Boom For Real

A revealing and sometimes dark love story shows that pioneering ’80s artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was more than the “Radiant Child.”

food

Rude Boy Cookies

Gourmet treats and Mighty Mighty milk

Eric Castillo checks out this University area bakery where the cookies are skankin’ and the milk is always on tap.

Fat is Flavor

Science reveals new truths about how our body reacts to fats

Ari LeVaux looks into new research that reveals some interesting facts about fat.