Alibi Volume 23, Number 23
June 5, 2014
Or, a hipster’s introduction to Albuquerque’s other favorite sport
Ari LeVaux takes us inside the octagon.
Which local fighters should you root for in the UFC?
From invasive species to culinary battery, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
From England to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write about dearly departed Alibi alum Michael Henningsen and the importance of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate outcome in the primary election.
Artistic documentary illustrates the life and work of Hunter S. Thompson collaborator Ralph Steadman
Johnny Depp interviews Hunter S. Thompson collaborator Ralph Steadman in an artistic new documentary.
Bernalillo County schedules a summer of movies in the park, Joe R. Landsdale brings Cold in July to Santa Fe and Albuquerque, girls’ education doc plays the Peace and Justice Center.
“The Night Shift” on NBC
NBC’s new doctor drama “The Night Shift” takes the environmentally friendly route, recycling old TV cliches for summer viewing.
The NBA Finals start, Michael Palin goes to Brazil, and the Tony Awards go head-to-head with Miss USA.
Whether you’re craving old-school rock and roll, Americana, dark and twisty post-punk psych-rock or an “overdriventape-hissnoisewall-landscape,” Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!
Wherein August March revisits New Mexico music history in preview of Chamber Music Albuquerque’s June Festival.
This week we listened to new releases from Ben Frost, Röyksopp feat. Robyn and Sleaford Mods. Now with A/V!
Digital projects bridge geographies, cultures and media
Digital Latin America brings together museum exhibitions, talks, community programs and, best of all, a Downtown block party.
Flamenco’s “tremendous sensitivity” once again shines at the 27th annual Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque.
Pete, Drinker of Blood might not be Scott S. Phillips’ most recent hilarious novel, but it’s the one we had.
The Shop scores a home run
Ty Bannerman reviews one of Nob Hill’s newest cafés and exhausts his baseball metaphors.
Nora Hickey dishes out the latest Burque food and restaurant happenings.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): "We are born with whirlwinds, forest fires, and comets inside us," writes novelist Robert R. McCammon. "We are born able to sing to birds and read the clouds and see our destiny in grains of sand. But then we get the magic educated right out of our souls. We get it churched out, spanked out, washed out, and combed out. We get put on the straight and narrow path and told to be responsible." That's the bad news, Aries. But now here's the good news: The next 12 months will offer you a series of excellent opportunities to re-magic yourself. If you have not yet caught wind of the first invitation, I bet you will soon.