Alibi V.24 No.27 • July 2-8, 2015

True Independence Day

Celebrate Walt Whitman with these verdant offerings of food and drink

Get slaked on the fourth by reading the founder of American poetry, drinking an American stout (or a dark lager variant) and eating a spicy roast beef sandwich.

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Choking on the Splinters

Termites aren’t the only bugs eating at Woody’s Diner

Certain beetles and ants will attack wood.

Crib Notes: July 2, 2015

Excerpts from Appendix B (Tales of Years 2011-2024) of the third book (Return of the First R) in the epic fantasy series Alburquerque News (Burrrque Press hardback collectors edition)

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Reel World

Artist Judy Chicago debuts documentary, Civic Plaza becomes a walk-in theater, The Overnight Director Skypes with Santa Fe.

Week in Sloth

“Food Fighters” battles “Cook It Out,” Macy’s hosts a fireworks show and IFC digs up Eric Jonrosh’s “The Spils Before Dying.”

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Slayer of Time

Legendary drummer rejoins band, rocks the fuck out

August March talks to a Paul Bostaph about his return to Slayer.

The Voice of Freedom, Part II

Continuing a conversation with Emerson Susan Corley

August March chats with Emerson Susan Corley about the place of the genre in this town, the future of an often misunderstood, yet totally listenable art form and the amazing jazz community at our doorsteps.

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The Redundant Salad

Double up on flavors for surprising results

Multiple versions of similar elements of flavor can interact in concert, blending so smoothly with one another that the lines between them merge into a continuum of flavor.

Alibi V.24 No.26 • June 25-July 1, 2015

The Future Is Now

Four shows to transport you there and back

Show Up! and time travel through jazz, pop, art-rock and Americana.

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Summer Vacation

City Council packs its bags

The City Council decided the City Council should have more power over who becomes police chief, and mayors and voters should have less power.

Crib Notes: June 25, 2015

If you can’t remember this, then copy it to the inside of your wrist for the next time someone asks you about Albuquerque area news.

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Inside Out

Pixar’s emotional new fantasy has all the feels

Pixar’s cerebral new cartoon Inside Out has all the feels.

Reel World

KiMo Theater screens ‘90s Batman marathon, New Mexico Film Foundation meets with filmmakers, the 48 Hour Film Project combs Albuquerque for teams.

Rock(et) Opera

“The Astronaut Wives Club” on ABC

ABC spaces out on “The Astronaut Wives Club.”

Week in Sloth

FOX gets sloppy with “BOOM!,” Disney goes back to the beach with Teen Beach 2 and AMC tries sci-fi with “Humans.”

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Sonic Reducer

This week we listened to The Acorn, Mail the Horse and Expert Alterations.

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Alibi V.24 No.25 • June 18-24, 2015

Fat Tuesday Every Day

N’awlins Mardi Gras Café brings authentic Cajun to Albuquerque

N’awlins Mardis Gras Café has damn good cajun food.

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The Heavy Meddler

Nikki encourages a Sammy Hagar fan to keep the faith and advises the jealous to think, but even The Heavy Meddler can’t save a music-challenged crew slut.

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A Life in Music

August March’s anecdotes reveal what to expect if your life gets overly musical.

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The Connection

French crime film makes connection to classic American gangster sagas of yesteryear

The French version of The French Connection is known as The Connection. (The “French” part is implied.)

Reel World

Grease at the Santa Fe Railyard, Back to the Future under the wings at the Museum of Nuclear Science and a teen film camp at South Broadway Cultural Center.

Life Hack

“Mr. Robot” on USA

USA’s brillliantly twisted hacker drama “Mr. Robot” is either a gripping high-tech thriller or a gripping psychological drama

Week in Sloth

ABC launches “Astronaut Wives Club,” Syfy spaces out over “Killjoys,” ABC brings back “BattleBots”

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