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.
It’s our annual readers’ choice awards for the city’s best restaurants!
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.
Start your day with the best breakfasts in Albuquerque.
Go intercontinental in the city limits.
Get your veggie on.
Our state’s culinary treasures.
Loosen your belt and dig in.
Hitting the sweet stuff.
The best of the rest.
We asked some notable Burqueños where they get their grub on.
Eyes on the skies, pencils down: Test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
It’s funny because it happened to someone else, in China, Georgia, Japan, Oregon and New York.
Wherein the readers write.
Kid-centric comedy is better than its many adjectives
Cinematic adaptation of popular kids’ book Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day chooses unusual director.
The 12th Gay & Lesbian Film Festival gets underway, Gadbout Film Festival stops by Harwood, Santa Fe Independent Film Fesival goes big.
“Gracepoint” on FOX
British whodunnit “Broadchurch” gets American remake with FOX’s “Gracepoint.”
Chelsea Handler heads to Netflix, “Walking Dead” returns to AMC, The CW introduces us to “Jane the Virgin.”
Four rapturous rave-ups to devour
From avant jazz and XX-powered punk to nostalgic pop and “chillout dubstep soul,” Show Up! proffers deets on four diverse, rad concerts. Now with A/V!
Annals of Albuquerque aural history
August March strolls down memory lane, recalling unforgettable gigs by Ozzy, R.E.M., Coffin Break, Stereolab, Mistletoe, Bestial Mouths and Raven Chacon.
This week we listened to and micro-reviewed new albums by King Tuff, Thom Yorke and Prince. Now with A/V!
Hunky heroes and dramatic deities descend on Duke City
A torso-rippling exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum brings the superhuman drama.
This week’s dose of local culture gives us an unusual fusion of paper art and haiku, dry produce artified and a one-man play celebrating the great conservationist Aldo Leopold.
Vern Beachy’s memoir isn’t afraid to delve into the tough questions and emotions surrounding the self-inflicted death of his soul mate.
The “wild food” on your plate probably isn’t
Something to consider next time you order the elk.
The Red Door opens, Blackbird’s kitchen closes, and other happenings in the spirit world.
Four grand gigs to believe in
A vibrant live music scene awaits fans of hip-hop, psych-folk, hard bop and Afropop this week in Albuquerque. Now with A/V!
How media marketing transformed the autumn sky
August March delves into the storied history of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
From special shapes rodeos to mass ascensions, learn when and where to get your balloonacy on with the 2014 AIBF schedule.
From APD to UNM, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz, Crib Notes.
From China to Idaho, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
electro/ punk fest as Native soundtrack
August March delivers deets on the 4th annual Indie/Electro/Punk Music Festival happening this weekend in Shiprock, N.M.
This week we listened to new albums by Electric Wizard, Weezer and Aphex Twin. Now with A/V!
New coffee shop offers neighborliness, Pop-Tarts
Have a cappucino and a “pie-tart” at this new café near the University.
Cooking with a Mesoamerican trinity
Autumn is the perfect time for this Southwestern squash dish.
WWII chiller illuminates the art of survival
Insular WWII drama delves into two young brothers’ survival training.
New Mexico Film office holds film and education summit, Dig seeks paid workers and Cape Fear shows as part of De Niro film series.
“BoJack Horseman” on Netflix
Netflix combats network television animation with its own irreverent series “BoJack Horseman.”
NBC delivers “Bad Judge,” TNT shows what’s “On the Menu” and The CW gets super with “The Flash.”
Lev Grossman’s journey to lit magic
To become a bestselling fantasy novelist, Lev Grossman (who’s coming to Santa Fe) first had to realize what he wasn’t.
The ABQ artworld thrives this month with gorgeous palettes, a new gallery in former horse stables, a benefit for dogs and more.
Our perception of Native Americans needs to change
Novelist Erika Wurth writes that attitudes about Native Americans in Albuquerque need to change.
From law enforcement to simulated predation—test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
From Australia to Pennsylvania, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Four flight-ready concerts to fuel your fall
From fuzz to pop-punk and beyond, Show Up! delivers deets on four concerts you shouldn’t miss this week.
New bio explores fallen rock star’s life and death
Journalist Paul Trynka’s latest bio, Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones, examines the existentence of a talented, tortured multi-instrumentalist.
This week we listened to new releases from My Brightest Diamond, Perfume Genius and Purling Hiss. Now with A/V!
Kiss Army Department of Veterans Affairs opens new assembly hall at intersection of Montgomery and Hell
Jessica Cassyle Carr checks out the new KISS restaurant and finds more schlock than rock.
Things I felt while eating a cheeseburger at Gecko’s
Amelia Olson delves into the more experiential aspects of Burque’s beloved restaurants in this new column.
Older couple opts for marriage, ends up out on the street in quietly emotional love story
Older gay couple gets married, touching off a quiet string of tragedy in empathatic indie Love Is Strange.
New Mexico Film Office seeks entries for its Filmmakers Showcase, The Invincible Czars hit town to make movie music, Despicable Me 2 screens for free.
“Selfie” on ABC
Karen Gillan does My Fair Lady for the internet age in ABC’s “Selfie.”
“Family Guy” crosses over with “The Simpsons,” CBS gets a “Stalker” and ABC tells you “How To Get Away With Murder.”
Bob Odenkirk on writing, weirdness and A Load of Hooey
Don’t call him Saul: Bob Odenkirk has a lot to tell the world—and most of it’s pretty silly.
Wicked romps across the Popejoy stage
Wicked brings flying monkeys and social justice back to Popejoy in a dazzling production.
Vampires minus supernatural elements equals some bloody visceral fiction.