Alibi V.25 No.35 • Sept 1-7, 2016

All About the Chile

Living a life based on the hot fruit itself

Chile farming begat chile culture, and it happened more recently than you might think.

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Local Governments Working Together

Council and Commission join forces

Yes, we have a City County Commission, in addition to our City Council and County Commission. Ever wondered what they do?

Where is Governor Susana Martinez?

New Mexico economy collapses while governor rubs elbows with elites

As the N.M. economy struggles, people expecting leadership and teamwork are disappointed by the governor’s absence.

Odds & Ends

Funny because unflattering mug shots happen to someone else.

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Compared to a Summer Day

Too hot the eye of music shines

As summer’s lease comes to its inevitable, Labor Day end, August March ponders the musical possibilities ahead.

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Comfort Food with a Conscience

Grassburger supports morals and flavor

Finding a quality casual meal is not always an easy task. Enter Grassburger (from Durango, their second location is here in the Northeast Heights) and their menu built around grass-fed beef.

Breaking Bad Restaurant Robber Nabbed

Heinous Breaking Bad robber possibly nabbed, a mobile farmers market takes to the streets, the spread of Del Taco, words fly at Flying Star owners, farmers innovate desert farming and Downtown Growers’ Market gets a windfall.

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The Light Between Oceans

Tragedy-tinged historical romance floods the ocean with tears

Tragedy-tinged historical romance floods the ocean with tears.

Reel World

This month, the Kimo Theatre continues its fantastic film series.

Dope Jam

“Mary + Jane” on MTV

“Mary + Jane” on MTV.

Week in Sloth

This week on television: A Will Allen documentary on Buddhafield, Vice sends its correspondents to abandoned industrial settings and superfans are a thing.

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Marc Maron's Homecoming

Albuquerque native talks WTF, recovery and growing up in the city

Albuquerque native talks WTF, recovery and growing up in the city.

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Holy Rollers

Minerva Canna Group praises the plant

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits Minerva Canna Group.

Holy Rollers

Minerva Canna Group praises the plant

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits Minerva Canna Group.

Alibi V.25 No.34 • Aug 25-31, 2016

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Burn, Baby, Burn!

Cast your troubles away with Zozobra

Old Man Gloom burns away everyone’s troubles next week. Be there or be square.

Offerings to the Flames

A selection of regrets from Burqueños to be burned after reading

A selection of regrets from Burqueños to be burned after reading.

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Don’t Think Twice

Tragedy is easy, comedy is hard in Mike Birbiglia’s self-reflexive look at the humor industry

Tragedy is easy, comedy is hard in Mike Birbiglia’s self-reflexive look at the humor industry.

Reel World

The 48th annual Bubonicon science-fiction and fantasy convention teleports down to Albuquerque this Friday through Sunday, Aug. 26 through 28. This year’s theme is “Rockets, Robots & Rayguns.”

Spoon!

“The Tick” on Amazon

The fabled, albeit dark, return of The Tick.

Week in Sloth

This week on the tube: a romantic drama featuring Sarah Hyland, Debbie Gibson makes a myth of herself, the Strain returns to FX and Polish pizza is a thing.

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News Break

This month in cannabis

Joshua Lee takes a break from reviewing local dispensaries to catch up on the headlines.

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Jill Stein and the Green Party

Third-party candidate offers four-pillar platform

Weekly Alibi political correspondent Carolyn Carlson explores the candidacy of Jill Stein.

Two Men Attacked with Boxcutter

A fight turns ugly when a boxcutter becomes involved, Gary Johnson rallied last week, state sees more flying cockroaches and arrests at a state-run syringe-exchange van bring APD methods under fire.

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Black Magick

Rowan Black is the lead character of Greg Rucka and Nicola Scotts’ new image series Black Magick.

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Amo Amore, Mi Amore

Buon appetito

As someone who’s been loyal to Amore Neapolitan Pizzeria for years, Megan knows what she likes. For you readers, though, she decided to try a couple of new things.

Kellys Under New Ownership

New owners at Kellys Brew Pub, protesters rail against Black Olives Matter, South Valley sees increase in chile coverage, Green Chile Cheesburger Smackdown is go, peanut allergy manslaughter and Pueblo cookbook savors the past.

Alibi V.25 No.33 • Aug 18-24, 2016

Man From Porlock

High Desert Relief and CBD

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits High Desert Relief.

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Reel World

Adult Swim Drive-In kicks off and Movies on the Plaza continues in Albuquerque; Red Nation Film Festival visits and New Mexico Women in Film hosts a forum in Santa Fe.

The Breaks

“The Get Down” on Netflix

Set in NYC’s iconic Bronx neighborhood in 1977, “The Get Down” tries to hip viewers to the birth of rap music.

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On the Hunt

Pokémon Go leads players to culture

Pokémon Go leads players to culture!

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An Interview with Gary Johnson

Libertarian candidate talks to Weekly Alibi

Alibi political correspondent Carolyn Carlson had some questions for presidential candidate Gary Johnson.

Meow Wolf Evacuated

Bomb scare evacuates Meow Wolf, a police officer is killed in Hatch and Mike Pence campaigns in N.M.

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Chocolate Dynasty

CG Higgins for sale, Black Olives Matter shirts for the critically unfashionable, Marble Brewery opens a tap room, Weck’s opens a new restaurant, a change of style for Twisters, and Avocadogate.