Alibi V.24 No.2 • Jan 8-14, 2015

Wetlands

German sex comedy proves your body is a wonderland—an icky, smelly, disease-infested wonderland

Raunchy German sex comedy Wetlands proves your body is a wonderland—an icky, smelly, disease-infested wonderland.

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Odds & Ends

From Russia to Illinois, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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This Ain’t No Drum Circle

The 1491s won’t be pigeonholed

Native comedy troupe the 1491s fight racism with ridiculousness. And they’re headed this way.

Culture Shock

A truly dizzying array of awesome performance unleashes at the Tricklock Revolutions Festival, plus a visual whammy from You’re On TV and Wes Naman.

Perl in the Rough

Ron Perlman’s new memoir offers rock-solid wisdom on the movie industry and growing up weird. But maybe skip the end?

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All Over the Map

The inconsistent authenticity of Taste of Himalayas

Ari LeVaux wonders if this Nepalese restaurant might be too authentic.

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Reel World

Albuquerque Comic Con teams up with Albuquerque Film Festival to fight crime (not really), and local short “Low/Fi” premieres.

No News Is Bad News

“Jack Vale: Offline” on HLN

CNN’s Headline News gets into the hidden camera prank show business with “Jack Vale: Offline.”

Week in Sloth

Danny Boyle visits “Babylon,” the Golden Globes get handed out, and Discovery invests in some “Big Giant Swords.”

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For Those Devout to Rock

Six pursuits worth a salute

Show Up! delivers deets on six sweet, upcoming shows. Local and touring math rock, gypsy swing, electro, rockabilly, country and indie garage acts all rock Burque this week.

Alibi V.24 No.1 • Jan 1-7, 2015

Traveling Fare

Pop-Up Dumpling House

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

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The Oddest Ends of 2014

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

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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.”

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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

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.

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Odds & Ends

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

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Sonic Reducer

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

food

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.

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.

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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.”

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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.