friday the 13th


V.25 No.43 | 10/27/2016
Reel World

Reel World

Medical Horrors

In this week’s Reel World, Devin O’Leary previews a health-related documentary, Fright Night at the Museum, Halloween screenings at the Kimo and a new film by director Elke Duerr.
V.25 No.19 | 05/12/2016

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The Daily Word in super humans, robot humans and synthetic humans

The Daily Word

"A school must not treat a transgender student differently from the way it treats other students of the same gender identity." What a concept.

Native Americans face some of the highest rates of suicide, poverty and sexual assaults.

Pfizer drugs no longer allowed to be used in lethal injections.

Puerto Rican superhero? Yes, please.

What if your TA was a robot? Wonder no more.

Humans created with synthetic genome could become a reality.

What's up, Friday the 13th.

V.24 No.7 |

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The Daily Word in racial bias, gay marriage and Friday the 13th

The Daily Word

Sissy, a miniature schnauzer from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, walked 20 blocks to be with her owner, who is recovering from cancer surgery at a nearby hospital. That's love, man.

More counties in Alabama are allowing gay marriage licenses after a federal ruling struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.

On the other end of the spectrum, Oklahoma representatives voted to advance a bill that would provide immunity to clergy members who refuse to perform same-sex weddings.

Noted New York Times columnist David Carr passed away yesterday. He was 58.

FBI Director James Comey gave a talk on Thursday at Georgetown University, addressing “hard truths” police face concerning racial bias.

Oh no! They're bulldozing the Bosque, people! Head there with the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter on Sunday at 3pm to survey the damage.

A group of high school kids are trying to help the homeless by making job kits.

It's Friday the 13th, y'all! And KOAT has compiled a list of strange events that have occurred on this day throughout history.

V.22 No.38 | 9/19/2013

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The Daily Word in Flooding, Bacon, Bacteria and Pornotopia

The Daily Word

It’s Friday the 13th.

Al-Qaeda chief urges attacks on the US.

Bake your bacon in the oven the right way.

Low levels of gut bacteria may be linked to bitchiness and other disorders.

The Ig Nobel Prizes.

Roadkill: the ethical meat.

Monkeys think long and hard about bananas.

Grohl and Novoselic reminisce about Nirvana.

Fancy things are better. Right?

New Mexico is scheduled for more rain through Sunday. Despite the many complications and inconveniences it’s caused already.

The New Mexico Supreme Court rules in favor of Pornotopia.

Happy birthday Barbara Bain.

V.21 No.28 |

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The Daily Word in superstition, general strikes and goats that are stoked

The Daily Word

Does today trigger your paraskavedekatriaphobia?

Formal challenge lodged against Mexican presidential election results.

The state's lending authority may have faked its 2011 audit.

Martin Heinrich has a lead against Heather Wilson in recent polls.

Workers ratchet up protests in Spain.

What it feels like to survive an avalanche.

Irish "anarchy," i.e., religious riots.

Kofi Annan condemns Syria after new reports of atrocities.

Iran could have nukes within 2 years, says British intelligence agency chief.

U.S. funded ally in sub-Saharan Africa plays a part in destabilization of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Silvio Berlusconi, redux?

Here's your "Weird Renaissance Boob holder." You're welcome.

"I like surfing, so I figured the goats would like surfing."

V.21 No.28 | 7/12/2012

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Flyer on the Wall

Folky Friday the 13th

Observe this superstitiously spooky Friday with a collection of Americana acts at Low Spirits (2823 Second Street NW). Cali Shaw, Wildewood, Todd and the Fox, and Jenny Wren form the local lineup. Admission is $5, and the show starts at 9 p.m. (JCC)

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V.19 No.32 | 8/12/2010
Crystel Sims wears her own design.
Wes Naman

Spotlight

Craft Punk

Fashion show mixes music, local design and good deeds

On a mission to make Albuquerque more artful, Crystal Sims organized the first Craft Punk Fashion Show in 2007 and a second in 2009. The third befalls Burque this week on spooooky Friday the 13th (cue foreboding organ music). Craft Punk functions as a gallery where Albuquerque designers can exhibit and sell their wares in an environment that merges fashion with live music. The event also raises money for OFFCenter Community Arts Project, with every designer and performer donating their time and talent to the cause.

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