Gus Pedrotty—Gus, as he likes to be known—stopped by Alibi Headquarters to discuss a bid for mayor that began as idealistic—and some would say unlikely—but has since been transformed into one of the more vital and remarkable candidacies that have passed through this high desert city in ages.
Whether you’re craving a Lou Reed tribute by female Americana musicians, new-school West Coast rap, rediscovered concert compositions or bitchin’ Atlantan garage-punk, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!
Guests of the N.M. Pride Celebration join Weekly Alibi to party
We would like to thank everyone who visited our booth at the Albuquerque Pride Celebration and the wonderful folx running the beautiful event.
Recorded Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Archived video of the DukesUp!/New Mexico Political Report/Weekly Alibi Mayoral Forum co-production.
An all-APD pop quiz
Test your knowledge of the Albuquerque Police Department in this week’s APD-centric pop quiz.
From England to Maine, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
This week we listened to new and forthcoming releases from Perfect Pussy, The Porter Draw and JoyCut. Now with A/V!
Kim Long Asian Cuisine
Ari LeVaux discovers that “Asian Cuisne” means “mostly Vietnamese.” But it’s good!
Lars von Trier’s fetish is the specialization of knowledge
The first volume of the final installment in Lars von Trier's "Depression Trilogy," Nymphomaniac finds a battered sex addict talking sex, polyphony and fly-fishing with a bookish fisherman.
How to spoiler “Game of Thrones” for all your friends—this and other brilliant cinematic happenings around our state.
“TripTank” on Comedy Central
As expected, “Trip Tank” is rude and irreverent. Blood, cursing and masturbation jokes abound. Not a bad way to spend a Wednesday night.
A quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on. Like racist cartoons.
The highs and lows of an Albuquerque legend
Beautiful, talented and compassionate, the real Vivian Vance was more than an “I Love Lucy” sidekick. She didn’t always gel with her famous costars, and her personal life wasn’t always picture-perfect.
The science of cells paints a pretty picture
The bedrock of discovery is observation. That’s where a scientific demiurge like Dr. David Goodsell comes in. He’s spent years translating the utterly tiny into the comprehensibly visual.
“I can pinpoint the very moment it all started to change, when the calm broke: when news that twelve-year-old Emanuel Jaques had disappeared spread through our neighborhood in the whispered prayers of women returning from Mass.”
There are quiet sounds that often get lost in the business of our daily lives. Catherine Reid’s book Falling Into Place: An Intimate Geography of Home is a chronologically organized collection of personal essays meant to entice us to listen.
Pencils down! Test your knowledge of New Mexico news with our weekly pop quiz. Now with A/V!
From Iceland to Oregon, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write—about fracking near Chaco Canyon, Amy Goodman’s stance on climate change, and implementing GMO tech safely and sanely.
Laughter lands admidst tragedy at the Southwest Irish Theater Festival
In Juno and the Paycock, great storytelling, social commentary and lyrical language elevate a seriocomic classic of Irish theater.
Asa Mullins and the future of Bird Song Used Books
In which we very fondly remember one of Albuquerque’s own.
The body of water that snakes through Alessandro Sanna’s The River isn’t Albuquerque’s Rio Grande, but it almost could be.
The Kabab House
A small University Area café offers a taste of Persia.
The Supper Truck’s Amy Black has a unique response to online criticism
Supper Truck owner Amy Black responds to a one-star review in a musical and adorable way.
The Muppets are back and they never “felt” so good
All is right with the world ... so long as there’s a Muppets movie in theaters. Here’s another pitch-perfect outing of epic silliness.
Reel World’s fresh-baked NM film news includes hyper-local documentaries, the Taos Shortz Film Festival, kids no one sees and crowdfunding just for you.
“Believe” on NBC
This supernatural drama about a cute li’l girl who has psychic superpowers doesn’t live up to its superstar creators’ reputations.
We take a spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on. Whee! It’s John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Town, “Community,” Blondie and more.
Whether you’re craving dark new age, swervegaze, Latin/rock/hip-hop fusion, doom metal or avant-garde black metal, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V previews!
Wherein author Mike Smith shares notes on local shows from December 2013 and January 2014 ... and has an imaginary conversation with his editor.
This week, we listened to new releases from Architects, These New Puritans and Carla Bozulich. Now with A/V previews!
How the right punctuation could save lives
Don’t put a period on the end of your life, says the Semicolon Tattoo Project, now in its second year of encouraging public conversations about suicide and self-harm.
Amy Goodman speaks truth to power
Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, talks journalism, corporate media, public radio, America’s “secret wars” and the surveillance state with the Alibi.
Aaron Paul is in the driver’s seat for zippy car chase film that ends up “braking bad”
Need for Speed is based on the popular EA series of the same name. In the original games, players race exotic sports cars and ... Nope, that’s pretty much all there is to it.
Get the scoop on New Mexico film with a youth festival, a community project, a doc on the 1951 Empire Zinc Mine strike and some good old-fashioned serial-killing fun.
“Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” on FOX
Cosmos seems to be less about educating the masses and more about celebrating science as a whole. That’s not a bad thing.
Don’t have an entertainment “Crisis” this week—take a quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on.
Savory Fare offers an indoor picnic’s worth of food
A Heights shop with indoor-picnic appeal.
Anti-semitic deli vandal arrested and other local restaurant news.
Pencils down! Test your New Mexico news IQ with our weekly pop quiz.
From Georgia to India, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers compose ABQ zoo poetry and respond to Paul Gessing’s thoughts on minimum wage, and Weekly Alibi issues a correction for NM Street Press’ “Mediating Heroin and Harm Reduction.”
Whether you’re craving West African sound, post-punk, electro, Burger-flavored garage/pop/psych/soul or psych-rock, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V previews!
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings bring something fierce
Wherein Mark Lopez examines soul music, Daptone Records and the inimitable Sharon Jones in preview of a Santa Fe gig.
This week we listened to new releases from Trust, Axxa/Abraxas and Eagulls. Now with A/V previews!
Genevieve Mueller dishes on lessons learned in comedy clubs and onstage.
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, native to Montana’s Sqelix’u (Salish) tribe, and with nearly four decades of roots here in New Mexico, is not a painter so much as a visual narrator. Those with the patience and openness to follow her narrative will be rewarded.