Alibi V.25 No.25 • June 23-29, 2016

Finding Dory

Simple but satisfying sequel follows its own motto and just keeps swimming

Accountant-required sequel doesn’t suck.

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Newscity

APD officer makes a heroic delivery, Nehemiah Griego makes the news and the Dog Head Fire rages.

Odds & Ends

Funny because nude collateral seizure happens to someone else.

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Taste on TV

Eli’s Place’s chef will be on the tube, Hatch Chile’s Hatchiness hatches questions and Dion’s expands down south.

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Reel World

UFOs, MST3K and cat-based shorts are part of this week’s Reel World.

Surf and Turf

“Sigmund and the Sea Monsters” on Amazon

Sid and Marty Krofft continue their tradition of creating and producing weird and wacky children’s television programming.

Week in Sloth

USA remakes “La Reina del Sur,” Showtime has “Roadies” and Freeform brings us “Dead of Summer.”

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A Bad Mouth and a Keen Heart

New reading series blends music and literature to illuminating effect

The event blends tonally aligned music, poetry, memoir and other media in a curated hour-or-so experience meant to elucidate each work through both contrast and facsimile.

No Doubt About It

12 Angry Jurors at Aux Dog Theatre challenges our constructs of justice

A cut-and-dry case deepens in complexity as throughout the production at Aux Dog Theatre, human nature and how it impacts justice as we know it is called provocatively into question.

Alibi V.25 No.24 • June 16-22, 2016

Pati-yo’ Beer Belly

Suds under the sun

There's nothing quite like sipping on a local beer while watching the sunset or snacking on grub from food trucks, and having the right patio is key. Luckily Albuquerque has a plethora of quality breweries and pretty patios to match. Here are just a few favorites.

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Oxygen-Rich Music

Live tunes out in the open

Joshua Lee’s favorite winter distraction is going out to catch live music, but during the summer, he has only one true love: the shade.

Summer Sippin’

Refreshing cocktails on airy patios

Ahhh, the dog days of summer: the scorching heat, the mosquitos, the constant sweat. The only plus sides of the season are the special cocktails, open air patios and perfectly cool nights. Burque plays host to an abundance of locales for sitting and sipping. So, if you’re not already in the know, here are a handful of notable libations to drink en plein air.

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Sonic Reducer

Geoffrey Plant is back with reviews of the latest from Consilience, Free Pizza and Victor Gould!

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Food Is So Last Week

Nexus Brewery spins off a westside taproom, Smith’s collects food donations for homeless APS students and Double Up Food Bucks go twice as far with New Mexico-grown produce.

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Dheepan

French film unpacks the pain of immigrant life

With a mastery of style that is firmly rooted in the telling detail, Jacques Audiard creates a film with rare conscience that unfolds one story of immigration to illuminate us all.

Reel World

Filmmakers can take a production and distribution course, attend a sound editing workshop or meet their peers. Or you can just go watch a movie at the park or at the Kimo.

Crime Pays

“Animal Kingdom” on TNT

“Sons of Anarchy” but with surfboards instead of motorcycles, the cast being the primary attraction.

Week in Sloth

“Orange Is the New Black” returns to Netflix, PBS has yet another "Broen" remake and Oprah's network has a show named after a stoner rock band.

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Double Barreled Garden Spade

The great velocity of Guns into Gardens

The forges of RAWtools will transform weapons confiscated by APD into garden tools to be used at La Plazita Institute's community gardens.

Last Life and Life as We Know It

The Reactive plunges into a culture's shadows

With a style all his own, Masande Ntshanga animates despair and agitation in a collage of moments, memories and landscapes that speak volumes of an exigent moment in South African history.

Alibi V.25 No.23 • June 9-15, 2016

Over and Under and Sideways

Give it up for some shows!

Russell James Pyle at Marble, a triple bill of Americana at The Co-Op, the dig-able sound dust of TroyBoi at Launchpad and woman-produced goth-horrorcore-death-metal-rap at The Jam Spot. In other words, something for everyone.

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Kings and Queens of Charity

The United Court of the Sandias crowns new royalty

Robin Babb beholds the glorious coronation of the International Court System, an organization of LGBTQ folks who raise money for a host of charities through, mostly, drag shows.

Talking to the Man in the Mirror

The self-actualization of Max and Felix

Blythe Crawford interviews two transgender men about how to not be a jerk, finding oneself and transitioning.

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Protests and Public Funds

City Council listens to citizen concerns

Solar power committment postponed, public campaign finance gets onto the ballot, money is put away for open space acquisition, a board will form to help businesses impacted by ART and more.

Nearly Half of State's Hate Crimes Unreported

Nearly half of New Mexico's law enforcement hasn't reported hate crime totals to the FBI, Navajo cops are criticized for an 8 hour delay in an Amber Alert and the state's medical cannabis industry is growing.

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Local Daily is Slacking

The readers write about the Albuquerque Journal and ART.

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Steamy, Wonton Romance

May Café serves a tantalizing Thai tea

Never judge a book by its cover, and never judge a restaurant by its exterior. To miss out on good food because of poor judgment is a sin, so when you see a massive armless lumberjack looming above the plain outer surface of May Café, don’t be alarmed.

Oaxacan Old Fashioned

Bebidas nuevas-antiguas at Mezcal Tequileria

Mezcal is a new agave spirit focused open-air venue. They feature over 80 tequilas, mezcals and sotols, cocktails based on these and a food truck parked out front that serves tacos and tapas.

Frack It

NMSU can grow guar, Bueno Foods turns 65 and Poki Poki opens in Bricklight District.

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Maggie’s Plan

Control, narcissism and love mix with oddball results

Funny one-liners and strange antics keep the story moving along even if hazy clouds of anthropology jargon glaze the eyes every once in a while.

Reel World

Let The Record Show screens continuously; see Inside Out at Twin Parks or The Avengers in Spanish.

Modern Survivor

“Wrecked” on TBS

How can you poop outdoors comfortably? Can you live without technology and still be fulfilled?

Week in Sloth

CBS exposes a political conspiracy, History Channel investigates time travelers and Lifetime reminds you to be scared.

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The New Iconography

The work of Thomas Christopher Haag cuts straight to the unconscious

Maggie Grimason talks with travelling muralist Thomas Christopher Haag about freedom, undefined symbols and compost.

All’s Fair in Love and Comedy

A conversation with Kosher Kasher and Natty Leggs

Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher speak with us about their new endeavors, dating in the comedy scene and chasing that “first-time feeling.”