Alibi V.26 No.4 • Jan 26-Feb 1, 2017

Above the Ground Beneath

Civerolo revisions metal now, for the future

It’s all about The Ground Beneath, according to local metal maven Steve Civerolo.

The Latest

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Oh, What a Lucky Dog You Are

Adoption is cool for cats, too

August March writes about his old dog, his new dog and all the crazy cool adoptable animals available in our city.

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Translating Memory in Eight Languages

New book series explores the stories of refugee children

A new book project fronted by Danielle Hernandez and Zahra Marwan seeks to explore the stories of refugee children.

Head Lopper Volume One

Andrew MacLean’s new comic is a contemporary piece of graphic literature which reads like the work of a classic Greek poet.

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Food News

Little Anita’s gets an unexpected visitor, Roadrunner Food Bank gets ready for the Souper Bowl, Albuquerque City Limits offers up a healing dessert, Tropical Smoothie Café plans more locations in the city, a man gets in trouble for food stamp fraud, plus yucky pie crusts.

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Lucky 7

Seven Clover’s prices are something to crow about

Seven Clover’s prices are something to crow about!

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A Comprehensive Plan

Council meeting focuses on metro area’s future

Residents up in arms over Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan process, timeline and inclusiveness.

Newscity

This week in Newscity, the N.M. Kids Count report shows improvement, the state’s graduation rate rose last year and ExxonMobil comes to New Mexico.

Odds & Ends

Funny because going to jail for having a high-tech, license plate-obscuring device on their automobile happens to someone else.

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xXx: Return of Xander Cage

The Xander Zone returns, taking us all back to the era of exxxtreme

Is there any point to criticizing a lunkheaded Vin Diesel action movie for being a lunkheaded Vin Diesel action movie? Get ready for the Xander Zone.

Reel World

This week check out a screening of Dances With Werewolves, send your latest script to Tale Writers or viddy Buñuel’s Tristana at the NHCC.

Flapper? I Hardly Know Her!

“Z: The Beginning of Everything” on Amazon

“Z: The Beginning of Everything” isn’t about zombies, it’s about life during the Jazz Age, featuring Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald

Week in Sloth

This week in sloth, dig into a modern reboot of Archie Comics characters, visit the Motor City, view “The 65th Annual Miss Universe Pageant” or preview this year’s greatest Super Bowl commercials.

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Sonic Reducer

The unlikely pairing of Definitive Jux mogul El-P and Atlanta-based rapper Killer Mike is possibly the greatest thing to happen to hardcore hip-hop in the 21st century.

Alibi V.26 No.3 • Jan 19-25, 2017

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Bring On the Noobs

Global Game Jam: not just for veterans

Global Game Jam might be one of humanity’s greatest achievements.

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20th Century Women

Coming-of-age dramedy looks for family in friends

20th Century Women is an ensemble cast character sketch, imagining its people as products of their late 1970s era and environment.

Reel World

New Mexico Women in Film kicks off its 2017 “Brown Bag Lunch & Learn” series and New Mexico Film Foundation wants our girls to make movies.

Good Grief

“A Series of Unfortunate Events” on Netflix

This weird, wonderful black comedy is as darkly glorious as fans could hope.

Week in Sloth

This week you may stress out while watching “Divided”, the inauguration of Donald Trump, “Hunted” or “Hate Thy Neighbor.”

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Painting Soul into the City

Sign painter Chad Lindsay dusts off an ever vibrant art

Starting with hot rod pinstriping, Chad "Danger" Lindsay developed the methodical focus and technical detail needed for sign painting.

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What to Expect

Money, money, money and marijuana at the Legislature

This year’s 60 day New Mexico legislative session will focus on economic issues, more economic issues and la grifa, tambien.

Newscity

The EPA lords it over the Gold King Mine Spill, Burque rates low for economic progress, there’s a new grant to help immigrants and charter schools in our state are under scrutiny.

Odds & Ends

Funny because rejection for being an annoying vegan happens to someone else.

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Food News

A bill to bring your own wine into restaurants, Chipotle opening two locations, eat insects to help the planet, a truck crashes into Pasión and three Mexican restaurants get hit.

Alibi V.26 No.2 • Jan 12-18, 2017

Elle

Script-flipping European thriller finds Isabelle Huppert getting down with her bad self

Alibi film expert Devin O’Leary discusses Paul Verhoeven’s latest work, Elle.

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Sportsball!

Lobo Athletics Spring Sports Schedules

As a service to the strange and beautiful people in Lobo Country, here are the Lobos' home game schedules for men and women's basketball, track and field, baseball and softball.

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Reel World

Reel New Mexico ends its run, a New Mexico-based documentary titled Nasario Remembers the Rio Puerco will be screened in Santa, there will be a screening party for 2 Years of Love and KiMo Theatre continues to show cinematic gems.

Bad Aunt

“The Mick” on FOX

Awful people doing awful things is still a powerful draw in teevee land, writes Devin O’Leary.

Week in Sloth

This week in sloth, “My Kitchen Rules,” “Queen Boss”, “The Young Pope” and Rock ‘N’ Roll Inventions” are among the wonders to be viewed.

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Unbound from Borders

Global fashions premiere in Albuquerque

New Mexico Women’s Global Pathways, which supports refugee families from all over the world, holds a Cultural Fusion Fashion Celebration.

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A Transfer Station, a Farm and Kovitz

Council begins 2017 with five hour flair

The Albuquerque City Council had their hands full at their first meeting of 2017, discussing the proposed Edith Transfer Station, Candelaria Farm and Marshall Kovitz, among other important civic issues.

Newscity

It’s all about education this week: Education Week gives N.M. a “D,” a charter school moratorium, an APS Board election and who needs a secretary of education anyhow?

Odds & Ends

Funny because someone else lost their Bimmer in a parking garage in Manchester

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They Got Me Hypnotized

Concerts that seem like a dream

Alibi music critic August March follows Bob Welch down the rabbit hole only to discover concerts that seem like a dream.

J. Cole

Alibi staff writer Robin Babb reviews releases by J. Cole and Little Simz while also investigating a compilation of groovy African music.

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A Bite of Sunshine

Vibrance offers up plant-based dining in a bright, leafy space

Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free foodies are not likely to be disappointed if they take the time to slow down with Vibrance.

Food News

Dion’s diners at risk of listeria infection, SNAP goes online, Gwyneth Doland says cauliflower is in, Jersey Mike’s expands.

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