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.
Winning Coffee Co. keeps local chickens employed, Kai’s Chinese goes dark, and other observations from a roving food editor.
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.
A season of police violence and civil disobedience
Wherein academic and activist David Correia considers an “Albuquerque Spring” and the state of APD reform as prelude to Saturday’s March to End Police Brutality.
Spirited Swedish flashback gives audiences punk-rock girl power times three
Swedish auteur Lukas Moodysson gives audiences an ’80s flashback with punk rock girl power pic We Are the Best!
KiMo Theater laucnhes European Classics series, horror helmer Ti West comes to CCA Cinematheque, Filmstock looks for MCs to host quad-state film fest.
“The Last Ship” on TNT
Surprising no one, Michael Bay produces the explosive military thriller “The Last Ship” for TNT.
What should you be wasting you life on this week? How about “The Pool Master,” “The Musketeers” and “Mystery Girls”? Take a spin around the TV dial with us.
Nu Asia Vegan
Our vegan correspondent checks out the meatless sushi at this brand new Nob Hill restaurant.
APD protest won’t end until justice is served
Protester Benjamin J. George explains why police brutality and structural inequality are inextricably intertwined.
From politics to drones to public transit, what do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your recall with the Alibi pop quiz.
From Ukraine to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Whether you’re seeking country-fried metal, Latin/American syncretism, an antifolk one-man band or outlaw country, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!
Wherein Alibi publisher Carl Petersen waxes nostalgic about beloved Alibi alum and musician Michael Henningsen in preview of a sonic celebration of his life.
This week, we listened to new releases from Popcaan, Boris and WIFE. Now with A/V!
Group exhibit grapples with illness and survival
Tenacity and optimism shine from the dark heart of artwork inspired by life-threatening disease.
Any way you slice it, nothing’s quite like paper art. Traditional papel picado is a cheerful, humble Mexican papercraft often used to adorn and embellish public spaces. But ¡Papel! Pico, Rico y Chico, opening at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 Fourth Street SW) on Friday, June 20, at 6pm, proves the form’s wondrous flexibility.
One kidnapper. Seven victims. A questioning new novel in dialogue from indie darling Dave Eggers.
An interview with The Signal director William Eubank
With the sci-fi mindbender The Signal hitting theaters this Friday, we chat with director William Eubank about shooting the film right here in New Mexico.
The pros and cons of urban agriculture
Hey hipster, think you have what it takes to grow your own? Before you grab your favorite hoe, let Holly von Winckel walk you through the pros and cons.
Paul Lusk’s eco-savvy estate
In Albuquerque’s South Valley, an eco-guru is building a monument to sustainability.
A long-term drought shakes up the insect world, here’s how to deal with it.
New Mexico’s drought brings grasshoppers and other crawly fauna into our fair city. The Bugman explains how we can deal with them.
Broadway Cultural Center hosts Maria the Korean Bride, author Joe R. Lansdale introduces Cold in July, Geeks Who Drink go to Westeros, “Doctor Who” comes to movie theaters.
“Crossbones” on NBC
John Malkovich steals the show as pirate king Blackbeard in NBC’s crazy “Crossbones.”
Get nostalgic with “I Love the 2000s,” wave bye-bye to “True Blood” and watch Jane Fonda get an “AFI Lifetime Achievement Award.”
Whether you’re craving a folk-punk fest, Berliner electro-pop, venomous sludge or glo-fi, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!
This week we listened to new and forthcoming releases from Lil B, Total Control and Led Zeppelin. Now with A/V!
Wherein August March traces the history of subcultural footwear in preview of the Vans Warped Tour.
The problem with making your voice heard at City Hall
Wherein Alibi Managing Editor Samantha Anne Carrillo considers APD brutality, the arrest of protesters and inaction by City officials.
From béisbol to APD, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
From Canada to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
The Lomas On-site Listening Station
Ghostly transmissions along Lomas Boulevard reflect Burque back on itself.
Whether you’ve a hankering for summery sci-fi or the history of food, two New Mexico authors deliver.
SHEBANG! offers an arts celebration 35 years in the making. And while you’re in Santa Fe, catch a couple other fantastic exhibits.
Movie nerds, the sixth edition of David Thomson’s seminal biographical dictionary will give you plenty to chew on and argue over.
Spinn’s Burgers and Beer
Ty Bannerman discovers that his old dial-up internet company is now serving burgers. Good ones!
A beery Bloomsday
Beery poet Hosho McCreesh takes on James Joyce, a local brew and a butt sandwich in honor of Bloomsday.
The Shop scores a home run
Ty Bannerman reviews one of Nob Hill’s newest cafés and exhausts his baseball metaphors.
Or, a hipster’s introduction to Albuquerque’s other favorite sport
Ari LeVaux takes us inside the octagon.
Which local fighters should you root for in the UFC?
From invasive species to culinary battery, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
From England to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write about dearly departed Alibi alum Michael Henningsen and the importance of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate outcome in the primary election.
Whether you’re craving old-school rock and roll, Americana, dark and twisty post-punk psych-rock or an “overdriventape-hissnoisewall-landscape,” Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!
Wherein August March revisits New Mexico music history in preview of Chamber Music Albuquerque’s June Festival.
This week we listened to new releases from Ben Frost, Röyksopp feat. Robyn and Sleaford Mods. Now with A/V!
Artistic documentary illustrates the life and work of Hunter S. Thompson collaborator Ralph Steadman
Johnny Depp interviews Hunter S. Thompson collaborator Ralph Steadman in an artistic new documentary.
Bernalillo County schedules a summer of movies in the park, Joe R. Landsdale brings Cold in July to Santa Fe and Albuquerque, girls’ education doc plays the Peace and Justice Center.
“The Night Shift” on NBC
NBC’s new doctor drama “The Night Shift” takes the environmentally friendly route, recycling old TV cliches for summer viewing.
The NBA Finals start, Michael Palin goes to Brazil, and the Tony Awards go head-to-head with Miss USA.
Digital projects bridge geographies, cultures and media
Digital Latin America brings together museum exhibitions, talks, community programs and, best of all, a Downtown block party.
Flamenco’s “tremendous sensitivity” once again shines at the 27th annual Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque.
Pete, Drinker of Blood might not be Scott S. Phillips’ most recent hilarious novel, but it’s the one we had.
Nora Hickey dishes out the latest Burque food and restaurant happenings.