Alibi V.24 No.24 • June 11-17, 2015

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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.

Building the Cannatopia

RSVP to Weekly Alibi’s New Mexico Cannabis Expo

Since New Mexico legalized medical cannabis back in 2007, the Earth has circled the Sun a dozen times. Amid those revolutions, the sociocultural acceptance of using cannabis and derived cannabinoids—think THC, CBD and CBN—as legitimate medication has gained significant ground here in The Land of Enchantment. And, with the 2018 US Farm Bill’s passage, the licensed cultivation of hemp in New Mexico is now ostensibly legal.

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You Are Not Alone

How the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico is saving lives

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico is trying to offer people of all walks of life the emotional and pragmatic support they so clearly and desperately need, while also educating the rest of the community about trans lives and becoming supportive allies.

A New Hope

Ellen Harry talks about her experience being out and trans*

Ellen Harry speaks with Brianna Stallings about the clarity of HRT, the stickiness of terminology surrounding the trans* experience, how her coming out has been received and her hopes for the future.

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This “Mite” Save You

Because of the weather activity, it would be a good idea to get a termite inspection, but there is no reason to panic.

Letters

The Don knows why you’re alcoholic: you’re overfed and undernourished.

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Saint Laurent

French biopic about famed fashion designer gives us glorious surface, poor structure

French biopic Saint Laurent takes languid look at fashion icons life.

Reel World

Summer kids’ movies now weekly at local theaters, Creature double feature comes to KiMo, local casting company looks for kids to go corporate.

“Sense8” on Netflix

Mental as anything

The creators of The Matrix and “Babylon 5” get mental as anything for new Netflix series “Sense8.”

Week in Sloth

CNN goes back to “The Seventies,” Syfy contemplates a “Dark Matter,” and BBC conjures up “Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell.”

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Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to The Black Watch, The Copper Gamins and Little Wings.

Heck of a Montage, Kurt

Montage of Heck makes use of Cobain’s personal artifacts to tell a tale that rises up from the world of rock music and comes to reside in the realm of American culture as a portrait of one our nation’s great makers.

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Alibi V.24 No.23 • June 4-10, 2015

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You’re a Superstar ...

Or three shows that’ll make you feel like one

Show Up! for a rock explosion, a folk implosion and a hip-hop compulsion.

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Play With Your Food

Empire Board Game Library offers coffee and Catan

A new café in Nob Hill offers a selection of dozens of board games to go with your coffee.

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Reel World

New Mexico-based Icon Cinemas moves into the old Four Hills Theater space with a brand-new, luxury movie house.

Comedy In Name Only

“The Greg Gutfeld Show” on Fox News

Fox News Channel tries to be funny and conservative at the same time with “The Greg Gutfeld Show.”

Week in Sloth

The NBA Finals start, the 69th Annual Tony Awards are handed out, and TLC annouces “I Still Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant.”

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Alibi V.24 No.22 • May 28-June 3, 2015

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Dr. Anne Key

Occupation: Former High Priestess

Renee Chavez interviews Dr. Anne Key, former High Priestess

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Kirk vs. Rock

A brief teleplay

The postmodern music rock layer indicates a mass extinction in the 21st century epoch.

Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to Twenty One Pilots, Graham Parker & The Rumour and Holly Herndon.

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Beyond Idaho

Revel in the world-changing power of the unassuming potato

A traveler from ancient centuries, the spoils of an empire, a one-time consort of no-less a person than Marie Antoinette, and a creator of the modern world.

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Film News

A “new kind of festival” is coming to Albuquerque in the form of Movies and Meaning. Described by organizers as a “dream space festival” for people who “love stories and light,” the four-day festival will feature film, workshops and special guests—not to mention “dancing, magic and you.”

Love and Marriage … Oh, and Divorce

“Grace and Frankie” on Netflix

Oh, the illusion of the happy marriage ... how it sinks its teeth in the fabric of your Chanel cardigan as you sip a dry martini and placate yourself thinking everything is just peaches and cream. That doesn't sound like you? Oh, right; that’s Jane Fonda's character in “Grace and Frankie,” currently streaming on Netflix.

Week in Sloth

Try out “Aquarius,” “Nightingale” or “The Whispers.” Or just go to Louis C.K. for the guaranteed laugh.