Alibi V.24 No.12 • March 19-25, 2015

This Map Just Keeps Getting Bigger

Citywide exhibition shows no signs of slowing down

From avant-garde nests to sound you can see, this next wave of ABQ’s On the Map citywide exhibition promises wonders galore.

The Latest

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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Odds & Ends

From Florida to Germany, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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Stage Whispers

Blake Driver wrassles with the latest melodrama from SouthWest Rural Theatre Project and a luscious local rendition of Puccini’s La Bohème.

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Short and Sweet

Quality, not quantity defines the menu at Guava Tree Café

The “Latin thing” is in full swing at this Nob Hill café.

How to Pick Up Chicks

Backyard chickens are becoming increasingly popular, but where exactly does one start? With chicks, of course!

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’71

Fast-paced British thriller drops viewers into the middle of the Northern Ireland conflict for some bruising action

Gripping thriller ’71 looks at the conflict in Northern Ireland from behind enemy lines.

Reel World

LaDonna Harris introduces Indian 101 at Pueblo Cultural Center, Taos Shortz shows up north and New Mexico Women in Film lauches its Short Film Fest.

Game & Watch

“Powers” on PlayStation Network

SonyPlaystation gets in on the TV game with superhero series “Powers.”

Week in Sloth

“Glee” sings its final note, mtvU gives out Woodies, and Lifetime is Stalked By My Neighbor.

music

Meeting of the Minds

Four perspective-changing concerts

Show Up! delivers deets on rad electro/post-pop, blues rock, post-punk/math rock and stoner rock gigs happening this week in Burque.

Alibi V.24 No.11 • March 12-18, 2015

Cinderella

Non-update of classic Disney fairy tale is as comfortable and worn-out as an old shoe

Disney remakes Cinderella without the animation.

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On Guard

Defending our reproductive rights

Six House Dems crossed the aisle in support of incrementalist anti-choice legislation aimed at chipping away reproductive rights.

Bosque Battle Déjà Vu

The City Council revisits the controversy over trail construction on the Bosque, and more in this expanded version of Council Watch.

Odds & Ends

From New Jersey to Nebraska, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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Reel World

Peter S. Beagle introduces The Last Unicorn, Indie Q returns to KiMo, Film or Flight Youth Film Festival takes off and the New Mexico Actor’s Showcase shows off.

Dig It

“Dig” on USA

USA Network’s “Dig” unearths a conspiracy of Biblical proportions.

Week in Sloth

Wuthering Heights goes to high school, “Community” goes to Yahoo and The Sound of Music turns 50.

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Mahlzeit!

Heimat House takes you back to the old country

A German-style Gasthaus serves up schnitzel and suds in the NE Heights.

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Amid the Glow and the Glare

Four shows that illuminate

Show Up! delivers deets on four rad Albuquerque concerts, ranging from “psychiatric rock” and “doom pop” to blues-rock and Middle Eastern/sci-fi-tinged prog-funk fusion.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new and reissued albums by Lady Lamb, Led Zeppelin and Steven Wilson. Now with A/V!

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A War of the Words Hits Home

Women of the World bout it out in Burque

Two years of planning have brought an international battle of words—and a whole lot of fun—to the Duke City.

Animal Intelligence

The animals of Mr. Jones’ farm—in their “ghastly human drag”—don’t end up with quite the utopia they planned in DCRT’s retelling of this dystopian tale.

Alibi V.24 No.10 • March 5-11, 2015

These Beers are Il (Vicino)

Pizza and brew across Albuquerque

ADF takes on the many beers (and locations) of Il Vicino, including the newly rebranded Canteen Brewhouse.

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Odds & Ends

From Sweden to Namibia, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

film

Leviathan

Grim Russian recasting of Biblical parable is intimate, challenging

Russian realist recasts Biblical parable in dark drama Leviathan.

Reel World

Alien films at KiMo, Samurai Cinema at St. John’s, the Desert Light Film Competition in Alamogordo.

Only the Lonely

“The Last Man on Earth” on FOX

Will Forte is “The Last Man on Earth” for FOX.

Week in Sloth

Netflix adds “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” Animal Planet dives into “Insane Pools,” TCM welcomes The Visitor.

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Fall in Love Every Day

Concerts to rekindle sonic romance

Show Up! delivers deets on rarefied folk, new wave-noise, metal, house, electro, post-punk and psytrance concerts happening this week in Burque.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to new releases from War on Women, Jeff Bridges and Screaming Females. Now with A/V!

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Sonless Mothers

Powerful drama examines what divides and unites us

Aux Dog brings Tony-winning playwright Terrance McNally’s captivating drama to the stage.

Linked in Love

Breaking borders at Celebrate Solidarity!

Immigrants navigate remarkable risks and struggles. Hear their stories and celebrate their triumphs at Celebrate Solidarity!

Culture Shock

Harwood Art Center packs an unbelievable amount of art into one stunning night, plus one rogue accountant and one NYT-bestselling author.