V.27 No.16 | 4/19/2018
One Divine Hammer
Chatting with Kelley Deal
August March speaks with Kelley Deal of The Breeders about how things have changed since 25 years ago.
V.27 No.15 | 4/12/2018
And Without a Gun
Violence continues to plague Burque
Jeff Hartzer believes the president has set the example for people to lose impulse control and respect for one another.
Artist Gina Beavers renders social media as high art
In recent years, Gina Beavers has explored imagery culled from the internet and rendered in realistic acrylic paint, providing us with a different eye on ourselves and the ways in which we express ourselves, even in the most casual forums.
V.27 No.14 | 4/5/2018
courtesy of the artist
No Sleep Till Provo
DECON conjures his dream
We speak with DECON, a creator of the latest of the greatest in musical currents, a booming, blithely beatific thing called EDM.
Artist nicholas b jacobsen shows us what we can learn from the natural world around us
What does being a rock look like to you? To artist nicholas b jacobsen the practice of being a rock is the practice of approaching a new understanding of yourself in stillness, and the world outside in all its busy-ness and all of its tranquility, too.
V.27 No.13 | 3/29/2018
Victor Flores of Vegan Outreach
Vegan Taco Takeover slings tacos, promotes vegan lifestyle
We talk with Victor Flores, the Greater New Mexico Community Events Coordinator of Vegan Outreach, about the Vegan Taco Takeover event and about veganism in general.
V.27 No.12 | 3/22/2018
Monique Carr Makes Shrubs
Spellbound Syrups is popularizing the fruity, probiotic drink
A shrub is any drink made from a vinegar-based syrup, but the word can refer to the syrup itself, too. Most of the shrubs you’ll find here in Albuquerque are made by one person: Monique Carr, the woman behind Spellbound Syrups.
V.27 No.11 | 3/15/2018
A Lit Weekend
Book your weekend at the ABQ Antiquarian Book Fair
For those of us who still thrill to turn the pages of a book or explore the faded terrain of old maps, the Albuquerque Antiquarian Book Fair—an annual exchange of antique and rare books, maps and other ephemera—is taking place once again.
V.27 No.10 | 3/8/2018
Festival Ballet Albuquerque
The Story of a Dance
Dance phenom Jock Soto collaborates with legendary musician
World-renowned ballet dancer and choreographer Jock Soto's work will premiere during the Festival Ballet Albuquerque's Sacred Journeys, which will not only feature the legendary Soto, but the live music of another luminary, Robert Mirabal.
V.27 No.9 | 3/1/2018
Entering the Void
Abrepaso's latest performance articulates the spaces in between
We talk to Abrepaso Flamenco's producer and artistic director, Alice Blumenfeld, about the themes in this weekend's premiere of Vacío/Void.
V.27 No.8 | 2/22/2018
Breaking the Rules
Artist Linn Meyers returns to Tamarind as March's artist in residence
We speak with Linn Meyers, a multidisciplinary artist who will begin a tenure as the artist in residence at the Tamarind Institute.
Adrenaline Junkie or Attention Whore?
An interview with former Jackass, Steve-O
We all have that one friend who will do reckless stunts for a laugh, but no one can hold a candle to Steve-O and his original hold-my-beer antics. Between rescuing stray dogs and lighting himself on fire, he called in to chat with us about fame seeking, sobriety and his time in Albuquerque.
It Takes a Kolony
Aoki’s present is our future
We interview Steve Aoki about postmodern music and pop music’s cultural cachet.
V.27 No.6 | 2/8/2018
Courtesy of Anthrax
All Anthrax, All The Time
Scott Ian lives and breathes metal
August March laughs it up and rocks out with Scott Ian of Anthrax!
V.27 No.4 | 1/25/2018
Travis McKenzie Brings Gardens to APS
The Teacher of the Year hopes for more growth, bigger food budgets
Over the years, Travis McKenzie has worked with many nonprofit organizations to educate young people about food and farming with after school programs, summer camps and field trips, and now he teaches a gardening elective at APS' Van Buren Middle School.