Alibi V.25 No.38 • Sept 22-28, 2016

Drink of Ages

Civilization and sustainable economies say it’s good

Beer and civilization go hand in hand, writes August March.

The Latest

film

Max Rose

Sad drama about death and regret adds a modest capper to its star’s long career

Sad drama about death and regret adds a modest capper to its star’s long career.

Reel World

¡Globalquerque! features the third annual International Cinema Series.

Snap Judgements

Five shows to skip this fall

When watching television this autumn, Alibi media guru Devin O’Leary suggests you skip the following forays.

Week in Sloth

This week in television watching: Season four of “Longmire,” a reboot of “Macgyver” and the mystery of John McAfee.

food

Eat Like No One is Watching

Seriously, keep your leftovers from Kyana's Kitchen

Maggie Grimason says it's easy to imagine drunken, late-night conversations happening in the spacious confines of Kyana’s Kitchen, Albuquerque's newest Vietnamese spot and a restaurant that notably keeps late-night hours.

Food News

Dinner Bells at the BioPark

BioPark serves up a fresh meal, the Seattle Seahawks adopt a local BBQ sauce, sugar consumption in the US dips a little, foraging chef Rob Connoley signs books, new pub called Monks’ Corner opens and why a Mediterranean diet is better than ours.

news

Narcan, Use of Force & Sunshine

Another day in the lives of our City Councilors

Among many issues explored at this week’s meeting: the Albuquerque City Council discusses Narcan, Ginger’s APD Use of Force Report and solar technology in Burque.

Newscity

Multiple Educators Found to Have Deficient Licenses

Investigation exposes unqualified educators, Victoria Martens’ mother admits she’d set up previous sexual assaults with her daughter and a woman sues animal shelter over an alleged cat bite.

Odds & Ends

Funny because someone else gets in trouble for listening to black metal.

music

art

The Devouring Heat of Love

Aux Dog's provocative production of Burn This

Aux Dog's provocative production of Burn This is memorable, writes Alibi Arts and Lit Editor Maggie Grimason.

cannabis

News Break

Joshua Lee takes a break from his weekly cannabis review to go over last month’s weed news.

Alibi V.25 No.37 • Sept 15-21, 2016

feature

Thinking Big About Living Small

Zane Fischer's answer to the housing crisis

Zane Fischer advocates density to make housing more affordable, as well as to increase energy, water and transportation efficiency.

news

Newscity

Victim’s mother writes leaders about the death penalty, a suspected bomb caused a Sunport delay and balloon landings have been banned at Sandia Pueblo.

Odds & Ends

Funny because stealing a ghost happened in a some other town.

food

Louder Than Enchiladas

And I know because she said so

August March manages to conjure El Patio’s time-tested version of Nuevo Mexicano cuisine while invoking The Smiths.

Food News

Green Chile Cheeseburger Winner Announced

Laguna Burger wins best green chile cheeseburger, Skarsgard Farms delivers, Zio’s is closing, no one cares about Black Olives Matter, El Paisa is the best and a professor gives drinking advice.

cannabis

Green Voices

Plant love at PūrLife

Joshua Lee links medical cannabis to a growing interest in botany.

film

Snowden

Oliver Stone’s high-tech muckraker makes a solid, one-sided argument

Stone’s film is more or less a dramatization of Laura Poitras’ documentary/interview Citizenfour, but Stone fails to remember that uncertainty is the key to suspense.

Reel World

Indie Q returns to the Kimo Theatre and ¡Cine Magnifico! is featured this week at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

Attack Helicopter Mom

“Speechless” on ABC

The pace of this envelope-pushing sitcom and its main character are often frantic.

Week in Sloth

Highlights of this weeks teevee schedule include Macy’s Fashion Show, Dracula’s Dog and the case of JonBenét Ramsey.

art

The Last Samurai in London

No, it doesn’t have anything to do with that awful Tom Cruise movie

The Last Samurai is a brilliant work that turns a classic story on its head.

Alibi V.25 No.36 • Sept 8-14, 2016

Medicine for Melancholy

R. Greenleaf gives an attitude adjustment

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits R. Greenleaf.

feature

Bicycle = Freedom

The liberating art of bike construction and mechanics

The liberating art of bike construction and mechanics.

news

Father and Daughter Drown Saving Dog

A father and daughter die trying to save their dog, SWAT called to apartment, Martens’ murder suspect was supposed to be under supervision, a hitchhiker gives details on the murder of a Hatch police officer, iconic mural replaced.

Odds & Ends

Funny because a corncob artillery barrage happens to someone else.

film

For the Love of Spock

Touching documentary delves into father/son relationship behind famous sci-fi series

Touching documentary delves into father/son relationship behind famous sci-fi series.

Reel World

Jeff Berg lectures about films made in New Mexico, Frozen plays at Civic Plaza and the New Mexico Film Foundation is seeking grant applicants.

Week in Sloth

This weeks televised offerings include a new sitcom on FX, a Cinemax movie about a shellshocked Vietnam vet and a sneak preview of “Son of Zorn.”

music

Mac, Not Black

Sabbath parody band sizzles with special sauce

August March talks burgers and badassery with Mike Odd, manager of Mac Sabbath.

Zoltán’s Fortune

A new album and a cheese fest

Geoffrey Plant investigates the musical phenomenon known locally as Zoltán Székely.

art

food

Free Meals For Heroes

Some local first responders get a holiday surprise, stolen foodtruck found, food recovery program gets some dough, Fair ’N’ Square closing, Peter Piper rebranding, Eclectic Urban Pizzeria & Tap House newest pizzeria in town.