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.
Wherein Alibi readers write—about violence in Albuquerque, the brutality of boxing and the environmental apathy of baby boomers.
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.
Test your knowledge of last week’s acronym-heavy New Mexico news—from CDC to DEA to APD to UNM—with the Alibi pop quiz.
From New York to Louisiana, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Musical documentary looks at the African rabble-rouser who lit a fire under a hit Broadway musical
Alex Gibney’s documentary Finding Fela explores the explosive life of rabble-rousing Nigerian musician Fela Kuti.
“The Man-App” screens at Indie Q, We Served Too plays Nuclear Museum, Gravity airs out on the Mesa.
“The Simpsons” on FXX
FXX celebrates 25 years of “The Simpsons” by airing every single episode ever made in a 12-day marathon!
The new season of “Doctor Who” debuts the newest Doctor, “True Blood” suffers the true death, MTV’s VMA’s get handed out.
Oakland duo’s pilgrimage Of Deconstruction
August March talks composition, deconstruction and artistic evolution with Black Spirituals’ Marshall Trammell and Zachary James Watkins. Experience the Oakland, Calif. duo at Spirit Abuse this weekend.
Geoff Tate’s Queensrÿche headlines Sunshine
Resident Alibi hesher Constance Moss reports on the farewell tour of Geoff Tate’s Queensrÿche.
This week’s all hip-hop Sonic Reducer takes on new albums from The Underachievers, Dilated Peoples and Wiz Khalifa. Now with A/V!
Comic Josh Blue talks disability, Denver and radical honesty
Tragedy schmagedy. Josh Blue proves that comics must embrace what they cannot control.
Learn a liquid-limbed dance language at Keshet and get fired up for the 5th Latin Dance Festival this weekend.
An unusual, existential fantasy novel counts down to death.
Pupuseria y Restaurante Salvadoreña
El Salvadoran pupusas add a dash of welcome variety at this South Valley restaurant.
A late birthday toast to Charles Bukowski
Hosho McCreesh celebrates the “poet of skid row’s” birthday in the way he knows best: with local beer and food.
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Soundgarden/ Cold Cave concert bolsters local eyeliner sales
Wherein August March travels into the past to preview a Nine Inch Nails/Soundgarden/Cold Cave concert.
Become a part of the Albuquerque we love.
Gooble gobble, one of us
Learn to be cool. Like us.
A primer on concert geography
Wherein we break down the science of discovering the best music venues in Albuquerque.
The wordy side of Burque
You want to indulge your literary side? You want beer? Burque’s got plenty of opportunities for both.
How to find Albuquerque’s underground publishing scene
Enter the world of underground publication.
The ice cream man returns
Time for recess and refreshment!
Fear not the pirouettes! Gail Guengerich explains why anyone can enjoy ballet.
Adventure runs high, Hamlet goes for the testosterone, and vintage baubles keep things pretty in this week’s Culture Shock.
Blair Stocker’s gorgeous new craft compendium avoids common pitfalls to deliver practical, doable projects.
Nutrition standards for kids should remain in place, despite challenges
Nutritionist Patty Keane weighs in on the controversy over school food standards.
Test your New Mexico news savvy with the Alibi pop quiz.
From Oklahoma to New York, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Woody Allen’s 44th film casts a charming spell
Woody Allen tries a little sleight of hand with the slim but charming period romcom Magic in the Moonlight.
Homesick director talks Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, “The Courier” debuts online, and Season of Starlings has a live script reading.
“The Knick” on Cinemax
Steven Soderbergh examines turn-of-the-century medicine in Cinemax’s gory medical drama “The Knick.”
BBC America teases us with “Doctor Who” specials, Syfy starts some “Wizard Wars,” and A&E spreads more ink.
Whether you’re craving electronica, dark wave, Americana or Texan rock, Music to Your Ears has you covered.
This week we listened to new releases by David Kilgour and the Heavy Eights, Naomi Punk and Samantha Glass. Now with A/V!
Exotic foodie romance comes with the Oprah stamp of approval
Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey get togther for food and romance in The Hundred-Foot Journey.
Violence against the homeless is not ‘senseless’
August March considers the origin of violence in the recent, horrific attacks by three teenage boys.
From drug policy to officer-involved shootings to baseball, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
From Oklahoma to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Xiu Xiu prime mover talks Genesis, gang violence and autoerotic asphyxiation
M. Brianna Stallings chats with Jamie Stewart, the inimitable frontman of Xiu Xiu, in preview of the group’s Albuquerque concert.
From insect-core to polyrhythmics to prog-rock, Music to Your Ears has deets on the coolest shows of the week. Now with A/V!
This week we listened to new releases from Alvvays, Shabazz Palaces and The Muffs. Now with A/V!
Boyhood’s slow journey to ABQ, Summerfest’s princely connection, family fun at SBCC and the Native Film Series 2014.
“Outlander” on Starz
Woman goes back in time to sleep with sexy Scottish Highlanders in Starz’ surprisingly classy supernatural romance “Outlander.”
“Black Jesus” premieres on Cartoon Network, sharks fly in “Air Jaws: Fins of Fury” and we watch concrete dry in A&E’s “Cement Heads.”
Anthropomorphic animals, archetypal trash, Plexiglas forests and cactus maps—it’s all on display at your friendly local gallery.
From synchronicities to the spoken word, a night of human-kindness promises spiritual dynamism.
As quirky as the man who wrote it, Carsick takes John Waters across the country splendidly, horrifically and actually.
Gen Kai rules the blacktop
Ari LeVaux finds a Japanese oasis rising from the Talin parking lot.
A roundup of food news from around Albuquerque and the state
Nora Hickey rounds up the culinary happenings from across the state.