Alibi V.26 No.5 • Feb 2-8, 2017

Your Own Tales of Beatnik Glory

Do the Sailor proud, go see some shows!

August March wants you to go see shows this weekend as a means of repping your love for this city and for Mike Ingram.

Ready for the Masquerade?

Local fetish event to take place Jan. 20, 2018

Weekly Alibi Fetish Events is creating a wonderland for your hedonistic delight this January. Our Carnal Carnevale party will be held at a secret location within the Duke City, and we'll all be celebrating behind a mask. Dancing, kinky demonstrations, the finest cocktails, sensual exhibitions and so much more await!

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The Unsettling of America

Author Mark Sundeen profiles farmers on the fringe in his newest book

Sundeen illustrates for readers how possible—not easy—but how definitely possible, it is to live in accordance with one's convictions.

The Seething Potency of Memory

Old Times is wrought with glamour, power and darkness

In this rich darkness, the silence reigns supreme and when the actors' voices reach a crescendo, it only serves to build more tension rather than alleviate it.

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Food News

Los Cuates buys an old Yacht Club, the lowdown on the Souper Bowl, make a fortune on Dion’s dressing, Jambo Café coming to ABQ, local chef wins the big prize on Chopped and the state has new food handling requirements.

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Not The End Of The World

Resistance means feeling pretty psyched

People all over the country and in Albuquerque are organizing a chain of resistance movements to counter backwards-looking developments.

Newscity

State lawmakers propose increased minimum wage and APS breaks ground on a new West Side school.

Odds & Ends

Funny because being stuck in traffic behind an abandoned camel happens to someone else.

Letters

The readers write about Dr. King and taking back the power of pussy.

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Julieta

Spanish provocateur returns with a surprisingly low-key melodrama about familial guilt

Almodóvar is back with a colorful new melodrama, Julieta.

Reel World

Sceenings of The Breakfast Club and Yochi at the Guild Cinema are complemented by showings of books that became movies at the historic KiMo.

Punt, Pass, Click

Super Bowl Sunday around the dial

Super Bowl “Lee” and its alternatives air this Sunday.

Week in Sloth

Through the fantastic medium of television, viddy a sitcom set in Chicago, a mockumentary from across the pond, the hunt for Bigfoot, Michael Bolton’s Valentine’s Day special and a surreal series called “Legion.”

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The Real Drug War

Cannabis vs. opioids

Legalizing cannabis reduces opioid deaths, but comes at the terrible price of reducing opioid industry revenue.

Alibi V.26 No.4 • Jan 26-Feb 1, 2017

Lucky 7

Seven Clover’s prices are something to crow about

Seven Clover’s prices are something to crow about!

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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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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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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.

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.

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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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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.

Alibi V.26 No.3 • Jan 19-25, 2017

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.

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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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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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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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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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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.