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.
Ocean Waves, an animated story of teenage love, finally washes up on American Shores
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.
A glimpse through the mists of time
Weekly Alibi predicts the future in this week’s feature.
The new year beckons
The year begins anew with cool concerts aplenty, writes Alibi Music Editor August March.
Friends of the Orphan Signs re-imagine the abandoned along Route 66
Orphan Signs along Route 66 resonate artfully
The news from around here
Alibi political correspondent Carolyn Carlson writes about New Mexico’s unsettled, windblown year.
In this week’s Newscity, a new prisoner resource center, the reopening of WIPP and Wisepies takes on The Pit.
ATF says 'No' to cannabis
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms comes out against cannabis use and the federal bench agrees, writes Alibi staffer Joshua Lee.
Funny because someone else was sent to jail for stealing a grip of potato chips
“Jeff & Some Aliens” on Comedy Central
Comedy Central presents its latest irreverent animated feature, “Jeff & Some Aliens.”
This week in television watching there’re ghost hunters, a teengage Tarzan, “Ginormous Food,” the Golden Globes and “Street Science.”
Reviewer’s assumptions go down in Flamez
Flamez does up big, tasty meals in an open and friendly atmosphere, even if it does end in a “z.”
The state’s most geo-tagged restaurant on Instagram, Kickass Sandwich shop threatens to sue DOH, the owner of The Blazing Barn gives a cooking lesson, a new report gives N.M. props on its breweries, what to do with leftover dessert and La Cumbre featured in the Wall Street Journal.
Roadrunner’s donation numbers for 2016 are in, industry-funded sugar research comes under fire, Panera Bread wants to improve the lives of chickens, the Catholic Church versus the food tax, a food poisoning breakout at a DOH luncheon and lucky foods for the New Year.
Turn-ons, turn-offs and everything in between
The sexiest sex survey since the last sexy sex survey, which was itself the sexiest sex survey to date. So just imagine how sexy this one is!
An intense and eventful year
A global view of some of the top stories that made the news and changed our world.
The oil industry’s impact on animals is being studied and it’s the end of the line for Bob Frank.
The year’s best dispensaries and strains
Joshua Lee honors dispensaries and strains in the First Annual Baked Goods Awards.
Funny because getting robbed by Santa happens to someone else.
This year’s concerts were devilishly good
August March tells about the shows he liked in 2016.
Superheroes, first ladies, road warriors and cute rabbits
The best films of 2016 include Villeneuve’s Arrival, the next installment of Captain America’s tale, a mystical view of the Amazon and a biopic about Mrs. Kennedy.
The Best TV of 2016
Devin O’Leary looks back at the best in television for the year 2016.
There’s more great teevee in store during the final week of 2016. Viddy Viceland’s search for great pizza, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, “The 128th Tournament of Roses Parade” and Arnold’s version of Apprentice, for starters.
Galas de la Sol paints the stories of women of color
Galas de la Sol is a coalition of female muralists who are putting up public art that emphasizes the work and lives of women of color from the Southwest.
Pond stands apart from literary convention
Claire-Louise Bennett's auspicious debut, Pond, distinguishes itself from other books published this year in every way—from subject to structure to tone, all the way down to the story's values.
Camelot is born in media-savvy biopic about JFK’s grieving widow
Jackie is an intellectual, visually stylized exercise in nostalgia and myth-making—crystalizing the moment when politics became more about optics.
A lyrical interview with Santa Claus
Santa Claus reveals not-so-secret secrets.
The last council meeting of 2016
Council is confronted by a revenue shortfall, begins to address the sexual assault evidence kit backlog and gives AFD a new fire truck.
Methane rule smells surprisingly sweet
States pick sides, with their economies at stake, in the battle over the proposed Methane Waste and Prevention Rule.
The DEA says CBD is illegal
The feds say that CBD is on Schedule I of the Controlled Substance Act.
Funny because someone else drunkenly cheated the grim reaper.
Local hip-hop artist invokes music, magick and madness
Alibi music correspondent Geoffrey Plant and local hip-hop wizard Summon speak together in arcane tones.
Christmas around the dial
As television is fond of reminding us, “Christmas comes but once a year; now it’s here, now it’s here!”
Holiday-time means teevee-time and this week you can get your fill with “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” It’s a Wonderful Life, the Kennedy Center Honors show and “My Crazy Sex.”
Photographer Jesse Rieser explores the many ways Americans celebrate Christmas
Christmas in America: Happy Birthday, Jesus explores the many ways in which people articulate their joy.
A true Batman story
Dark Night is a slice-of-real-life comic that takes place during a period in writer Paul Dini's life.
Karma Cafe feels like home
At Karma Cafe you pay-as-you-feel for excellent food that tastes like it's homemade.
El Pinto gets a fancy certification, the pizza biz is crowned king, Marco’s Pizza scouts for locations, Chipotle changes tactics and a crook gets busted at IHOP.