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.
Revenge is a dish best served cold in indie revenge drama Blue Ruin.
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.
Wherein Weekly Alibi readers write. This week’s feedback was concentrated on APD, psychogeography, graffiti, basketball and Asa Mullins. (P.S. Commenting on alibi.com is easier than ever: Join the conversation.)
From beisbol to bicycling, sales to science—test your New Mexico news savvy with our weekly pop quiz.
From Kansas to Germany, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
From avant jazz to noise, blues rock to nu-disco, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!
DVD series explores sound of enchantment
Wherein Alibi stringer August March revisits the past of KANW’s ongoing docuseries on the Los 15 Grandes de Nuevo Mexico Music Awards. 2008 fue un buen año.
This week we listened to new releases from Eels, Fear of Men and Pray for Brain. Now with A/V!
Santa Fe Film Fest returns, “Geeks Who Drink” geeks out on Star Wars, Midnight Movies celebrates Free Comic Book Day with some animated Batman action.
“Rick and Morty” on Cartoon Network
Science gets weird (and a little drunk) in Cartoon Network’s cult cartoon “Rick and Morty.”
Take a spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on—like “24,” freestyle canoe paddling and “Louie.”
Orange Is the New Black’s Piper Kerman on prison, sensationalism and sex
Kerman went from rich girl to convict when she was sentenced to 15 months at a federal women’s correctional facility in Connecticut. She recounted her experience in the memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, later adapted into an award-winning Netflix original series.
OFFCenter gets (Albu)quirky; Placitas Library needs labyrinth help; and FREE COMICS! in this week’s bracing dose of Culture Shock.
Burque’s got a new Poet Laureate and she’s not afraid to drop an F bomb.
Education in Albuquerque casts light on a neglected corner of city history—but does it make the grade?
The Stumbling Steer Brewery and Gastropub
Ty Bannerman tries out the Westside’s newest gastropub.
As the weather warms, the city’s food trucks begin to roll out. Here’s how you can find your favorites.
The Asian variety at Mekong Ramen House
Ari LeVaux finds that the food at this Laotian-owned restaurant is just as diverse and pan-Asian as the river for which it is named.
Pencils down! From guns to arrows, test your New Mexico news savvy with our weekly pop quiz.
From Poland to New Jersey, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein a reader shares two stories of policing observation and logic and calls for leadership from City officials.
Whether you’re craving sounds of the Gathering of Nations, queer Nativity, alt.country plays themed on the Théâtre du Grand Guignol or ’90s psych-rock, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!
Wherein Alibi stringer August March reviews renowned journalist (and AOR DJ) Howard Smith’s collected interviews with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
This week we listened to new releases from Kelis, Thee Oh Sees and fans of Ronnie James Dio. Now with A/V!
A new book explores the poetry of growing things
A new book of poetry explores the literary side of farming.
Surrealist filmmaker’s long-lost masterpiece comes to life in imaginative, inspirational documentary
Cult filmmaker explores sci-fi classic in Jodorowsky’s Dune.
Anthony Hopkins comes to KiMo, Above the Line New Mexico seeks commercial success, Midnight Movies invade Facebook.
“Fargo” on FX
Coen brothers hit hits the small screen with FX’s “Fargo.”
“Parks & Rec” goes to San Francisco, “The Soup” goes to Washington, “Bad Teacher” goes weekly.
Albuquerque's spray-can psychogeography
Love graffiti or hate it, a map of a city of the unseen awaits you on Albuquerque’s streets.
A local mag for creatives, a little yellow suitcase that leads to a personal journey and commemorating the Holocaust through dance—scope a world of ABQ arts with Culture Shock.
Sibley’s guide covers the North American continent and the edges of the surrounding oceans. And it’s a whole lot better than some app.
From Zimbabwean electric protest songs to poptastic electro, Four Up has deets the world music, hip-hop, pop-punk/alt.folk fan needs. Now with A/V!
Reforming APD’s culture of violence requires radical change
Wherein Alibi Managing Editor Samantha Anne Carrillo reflects on the US Department of Justice investigation into Albuquerque police violence—specifically the resultant scathing DOJ report—and entreats citizens to engage in critical dialogue with both the DOJ and elected officials about our city’s future.
From Downtown venues to APS policy, test your knowledge of this week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi‘s pop quiz.
From Singapore to Oregon, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein a reader critiques the advocacy journalism of Alibi media partner La Jicarita.
Experimental sci-fi film wonders what it’s like to be human ... and then harvest the internal organs of other humans for mysterious alien purposes
Experimental sci-fi film Under the Skin introduces audiences to sex and violence, alien-style.
A look at all the cinematic happenings around New Mexico, including Indie Scene, Navajo Star Wars and Movies for Earth Day.
“Silicon Valley” on HBO
Mike Judge lampoons the tech industry in HBO’s “Silicon Valley.”
Take a spin around the TV dial this week for “Monster High,“ “Tobacco Wars” and the return of “Orphan Black.”
David Sylvian solo career bio proves exhaustive
Wherein August March reviews dancing about architecture, specifically On the Periphery, a complex, scholarly biography of David Sylvian’s post-Japan solo career.
This week, we listened to new releases from NEEDTOBREATHE, The Tower and Todd Terje. Now with A/V!
Building an ABQ improv scene
Good improv is hard. It requires an unwavering belief in a fictional moment, a strong and steadfast collaborative spirit and a self-awareness that’s nearly impossible to achieve. Yet two regular weekly performances are a testament to how dedicated the ABQ improv scene is.
Scope Culture Shock for what’s best in this artful world. This week: new William Lumpkins, bibliophile pr0n, urban renewal keynote and famous authors in a Fe movie theater.
In Rayya Elias' memoir, Harley Loco, her unpretentious, funny narration depicts her outsider existence as a junkie, hairstylist and aspiring musician in late-'70s/early-'80s New York.
Sophie Benini Pietromarchi’s charismatic Color Book aims to awaken a love of the visible spectrum in pre-teens (and older readers who haven’t outgrown a nice picture book with lots of vivid spreads to mull over).
French-American bliss on the Westside
Gail Guengerich finds French-American bliss on the Westside.