A big thanks to Showcase participants and attendees
Winners and nominees—23 of them— rocked over a thousand attendees at five venues on March 24, 2018. It was a blast and we’ll see you at next year’s shindig. Here for posterity (and your browsing pleasure) are the winners and runners-up.
Each year we ask you, the good citizens what the best restaurants and dishes in town are. We appreciate the time that y’all took to vote in this year’s Best of Burque Restaurants poll, and we hope that the results will help you figure out where you’ll be dining next in our fair city.
Interior Secretary Zinke under fire again for abusing his travel expense account and oil drillers invest in N.M. despite falling prices and state regulations, thanks to federal subsidies and White House support.
Millions spent for federal police oversight, hundreds of police complaint cases heard and a denied request for an investigation into an unjust drug sting are just some of the issues recently tackled by members of the Albuquerque City Council.
DIY experimental music fest happens today, Friday and Saturday
By Monica Demarco
There are some live music experiences that are so out-of-the-ordinary, so electric with energy, so unexpected that as ithey happen, you realize how lucky you are to be there. No grainy live video feed can capture these transformative musical moments; as you explain it to others clumsy words just can’t tell the depth of the experience.
The magicians at Max's Magic Shop and Theatre deliver moments of the impossible
By Maggie Grimason
Max's Magic Shop has, under several different names and under multiple owners, delivered moments of the impossible to Albuquerque for 40 years. That's a tremendous track record that testifies that there is an enduring audience for this performance art, and that their will always be people who love the craft enough to make sure that it survives here.
This weekend is shaping up to be a real pumpkin spicy one
By Robin Babb
Here are four awesome autumnal-themed food and drink events going on this weekend: The 8th Annual New Mexico Brew Fest, the BioPark’s Cider Festival and Heritage Farm Harvest Dinner, plus Wagner Farm’s 4th Annual Apple and Pumpkin Festival.
N.M. cannabis patients continue to increase, producer breaks sales record, companies are phasing out medicinal tests for hiring and governor appeals overturn of illegal vetoes. Also, learn how cannabis spread from Asia.
The master roasters teach you how to make your cup of joe the best it can be
By Hosho McCreesh
At Red Rock Roasters' new, renovated tasting room, Coffee Director Rachel Langer aims to not only teach you how to make your daily cup (or three) taste better, but to demystify some coffee trends while sharing tried-and-true methods so you’ll get the most from your morning cup of joe.
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is one of those multi-pronged dealios. While balloons are indeed the main aspect of este fiesta, there're also a heap of other entertaining diversions available for your experiential pleasure.
The X-Men’s ongoing trope of “teenage mutants as metaphor for outcast outsiders of all stripes” is wearing a bit thin after more than 50 years, but “The Gifted” works thanks to a solid cast, a gritty look and some propulsive action. Here’s hoping “Inhumans” steps it up.
Ariel Gore and Tomas Moniz visit ABQ Zine Fest Seven
By Maggie Grimason
Ariel Gore and Tomas Moniz have carved out a niche for their distinct approach to exploring and opening the dialogue on family and radical parenting, while simultaneously making room to grow their other writing practices.
In the big pool of mayoral hopefuls, definition would come through a series of forums where candidates were asked to account for themselves and their campaigns, and this is where Timothy M. Keller distinguished himself the best choice for mayor.
Daughter of APS board member Analee Maestas suspected of embezzlement, no reason to believe N.M. voting system attacked by Russia and Pearce allowed to transfer $11k from his federal campaign to his governors' campaign.
Enjoying the wealth and variety of experiences available to hairless apes on planet Earth is something we’re not only very much in favor of, but also a thing which we can help you achieve. We suggest the following musical diversions to add to your own rockin’ repertoire.
Cute and spooky is a thread that has been running through Angela Oster's life for some time, and it's something she chases in her ethereal works of art, a selection of which will be on display at Stranger Factory.
Ultra Health partners with Israeli pharma company, cannabis found to be the opposite of a gateway drug, Albuquerque mayoral candidate plans to legalize cannabis in the city, a university opens a "weed college" and Snopes debunks the marijuana-Fentanyl myth.