Alibi V.25 No.39 • Sept 29-Oct 5, 2016

Choosing Justice

Your vote will influence supreme choices

Weekly Alibi political correspondent Carolyn Carlson opines on proper voting procedures.


Welcome, Balloonists!

Fiesta provides time for reflection, team work and exploration

In this article that features heaps of useful balloon fiesta-related links, find out about how the yearly show provides time for reflection, team work and exploration.


A Battle For Evermore

Filled with good and bad that mortals never know

August March likes to get the Led out but also fancies hyper-local rocanrol and the blues, too.



The Gold Standard

In Gold Street Caffé we trust

Monica Schmitt says depend on Gold Street Caffé for a delicious meal and a more than satisfying coffee fix.

Food News

Reel Brews

Flix Brewhouse is in the process of building, Chipotle supposedly cleans up its act, Leal’s Mexican Restaurant recieves honor, get ready for the New Mexico Brew Fest and top it off at Oktoberfiesta.



In this week’s Newscity: Mike Robert’s legacy, CNM has a high rank, the city continues car seizures, an illness affects West side dogs and the police blame paperwork.

Odds & Ends

Funny because someone else got caught stealing money in their butt.


Readers write to Weekly Alibi about transgender restrooms, ART safety concerns and ways to love Burque.


Queen of Katwe

Unfamiliar setting and offbeat subject make this sporting drama better than much of its competition

An unfamiliar setting and offbeat subject make this sporting drama better than much of its competition.

Reel World

Basement films brings multimedia artist Chip Lord to Burque.

Soup’s On!

“The Exorcist” on FOX

FOX re-boots The Exorcist with some interesting twists.

Week in Sloth

This week in sloth: “Mighty Magiswords,” a crisis in six Allen-driven scenes, 10 views of doomsday and “Kuu Kuu Harajuku.”


Come Clean

Ultra Health gets a pat on the back

Joshua Lee gives Ultra Health a pat on the back.

Alibi V.25 No.38 • Sept 22-28, 2016

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.


Drink of Ages

Civilization and sustainable economies say it’s good

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


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.



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.


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.



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 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

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.



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.



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.



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.


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.


Green Voices

Plant love at PūrLife

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