Alibi V.25 No.41 • Oct 13-19, 2016

Best of Burque Restaurants 2018 voting phase is on!

Votes may be cast daily until September 26—so get crackin’!

The great day has come, the great day has come at last. The nominees are on the ballot and the polls are officially open for Best of Burque Restaurant, 2018 edition. Participants may vote daily until September 26. Yes, daily! Yes, this IS a popularity contest! (And may the most delicious contestants win.)

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The Good Earth

Taking in a fraction of New Mexico's orchard bounty

Maggie Grimason pays a harvest time visit to Hays Honey & Apple Farm and Costanza Orchard.

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Food News

The Power of Peanut Butter

The Cheesecake Factory donates peanut butter, grocery prices drop, kids vote on their school lunch menu, four local breweries take home medals from the Great American Beer Festival and learn how to make your own cheese.

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Newscity

Three teens cited while wearing clown masks, free pit bull training classes and an amendment to the state constitution goes up for vote.

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Reel World

Here’s news about the Tale Writers Screenwriting Conference and the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival.

Setting a President

“Graves” on Epix

Iconic screen actor Nick Nolte stars in “Graves,” as the titular Richard Graves, a former American president on the edge of a life-changing crisis.

Week in Sloth

On teevee this week, the mysterious sci-fi of “Falling Water,” Billy Bob Thornton plays a burned out lawyer, Pumpkin Pie Wars and the infamous “Treehouse of Horror XXXVII.”

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How To Oscillate Wildly

Return of the Oscillation Festival

August March chats with Oscillation 2016 prime movers Brian Botkiller and Kenneth Cornell.

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Seriously Bad Vibes, Man

Fruit of the Earth Organics and hippy haters

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits Fruit of the Earth Organics.

Alibi V.25 No.40 • Oct 6-12, 2016

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Fight Club 2

Chuck Palahniuk presents the next installation of Sebastian’s story.

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Keep 'Em Guessing

The secrets of Cannaceutics, Inc.

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits Cannaceutics, Inc.

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Vote!

Please do your duty, citizens

Please vote and vote wisely this year.

Newscity

Three crime bills pass during a special legislative session, second day of Balloon Fiesta sees two crashes and Clinton leads the polls in N.M.

Odds & Ends

Funny because getting bit on the penis by a spider happens twice to someone else.

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Reel World

The Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival returns to the Guild Cinema, Oct. 7-16.

Robot Reboot

“Westworld” on HBO

The new version of Westworld explores ideas with “depth, breadth and some sneaky philosophical smarts.”

Week in Sloth

This week viddy the iHeartRadio Festival, Halloween Wars, The Second Presidential Debate, “Supergirl” and “That Awkward Game Show” amongst other horrorshow teevee happenings.

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Sonic Reducer

Resident record reviewer Geoffrey Plant returns to reiterate rock’s relevance.

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Food News

Lobo Love

Lobos donate hundreds of pounds of food, the West Side gets more entertaining, Ruby Tuesday expands into N.M., a profile of Boxcar Farms, a cookbook for hunters and 50 fall recipes.

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

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.

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Newscity

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.

Choosing Justice

Your vote will influence supreme choices

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

Odds & Ends

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

Letters

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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Come Clean

Ultra Health gets a pat on the back

Joshua Lee gives Ultra Health a pat on the back.