Alibi V.24 No.3 • Jan 15-21, 2015

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How to Survive ABQ Ride

Public transportation is an environmentally friendly, money-saving choice, but it can be freaky out there. M. Brianna Stallings’ tips help take the edge off.

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Good Music for Good People

Four gigs that beat all

Show Up! delivers deets on the best Albuquerque concerts of the week. They range from Kastle’s R&B-inflected EDM to the epitome of psychedlic and metallic, OM.

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Odds & Ends

From Florida to India, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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Inherent Vice

Trippy mystery gets lost (albeit pleasantly) in a fog of drugs and weirdness

Paul Thomas Anderson tackles Thomas Pynchon with drug-addled mystery Inherent Vice.

Reel World

Basement Films welcomes experimental filmmaker, Zero Point hosts stunt workshop, KiMo Theatre screens Tim Burton’s films.

TV News

Educational tidbits from around the dial

The CW adds more DC heroes, “Minority Report” gets a weekly spinoff, Guillermo Del Toro does TV.

Week in Sloth

Canines hit the “World Dog Awards,” Whitney Houston gets the Lifetime biopic treatment and Syfy turns “12 Monkeys” into a series.

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Alibi V.24 No.2 • Jan 8-14, 2015

Wetlands

German sex comedy proves your body is a wonderland—an icky, smelly, disease-infested wonderland

Raunchy German sex comedy Wetlands proves your body is a wonderland—an icky, smelly, disease-infested wonderland.

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Odds & Ends

From Russia to Illinois, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.

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This Ain’t No Drum Circle

The 1491s won’t be pigeonholed

Native comedy troupe the 1491s fight racism with ridiculousness. And they’re headed this way.

Culture Shock

A truly dizzying array of awesome performance unleashes at the Tricklock Revolutions Festival, plus a visual whammy from You’re On TV and Wes Naman.

Perl in the Rough

Ron Perlman’s new memoir offers rock-solid wisdom on the movie industry and growing up weird. But maybe skip the end?

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All Over the Map

The inconsistent authenticity of Taste of Himalayas

Ari LeVaux wonders if this Nepalese restaurant might be too authentic.

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Reel World

Albuquerque Comic Con teams up with Albuquerque Film Festival to fight crime (not really), and local short “Low/Fi” premieres.

No News Is Bad News

“Jack Vale: Offline” on HLN

CNN’s Headline News gets into the hidden camera prank show business with “Jack Vale: Offline.”

Week in Sloth

Danny Boyle visits “Babylon,” the Golden Globes get handed out, and Discovery invests in some “Big Giant Swords.”

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For Those Devout to Rock

Six pursuits worth a salute

Show Up! delivers deets on six sweet, upcoming shows. Local and touring math rock, gypsy swing, electro, rockabilly, country and indie garage acts all rock Burque this week.

Alibi V.24 No.1 • Jan 1-7, 2015

Traveling Fare

Pop-Up Dumpling House

It’s only open two days a week, but it’s definitely worth scheduling for.

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The Oddest Ends of 2014

From Iceland in January to Tennessee in September, it’s funny because it happened to someone else in 2014.

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Reel World

From Saving Christmas to The Amazing Spider-Man 2: the worst films of 2014.

Best TV 2014

Top 10 shows around the dial

From “Fargo” to “Manhattan”: the best TV of 2014.

Week in Sloth

The Rose Parade kicks off 2015, “Downton Abbey” returns for another season, ABC unleashes “Marvel’s Agent Carter.”

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Cruel Songs

Comte de Lautréamont’s Les Chants de Maldoror

A bizarre, profane classic of Surrealism is resurrected in Ian Wolff’s Lit Oblivion.

Sunday Best

2014 saw the Rail Yards Market begin a sea change in ABQ arts, but can it endure?

One of 2014’s best ABQ innovations offered everything from hula-hoopers to watermelon radishes.