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.
Jennifer James' Frenchish has some balance and flavor issues to work on, but definitely has some dishes to be very, very proud of.
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.
Sultry sonnets for sundry sweethearts
With Valentine’s Day approaching, Weekly Alibi offers up some sultry sonnets for sundry sweethearts.
Let’s change the mood from sad to gladness
August March is too freaked out by his dog Phranc and Jim Morrison to care if people recognize him at shows around town. But he still wants you to go see Alibi’s Best of Burque Music Showcase as well as concerts by Alcest and The Quebes.
Alibi record reviewer Geoffrey Plant gets all local on us, discussing new recordings by Sunlight, Dad & Steve as well as Lone Piñon.
Our Glass Figures examines trauma through performance
Instead of erasing the fullness of women's identity by highlighting trauma, Our Glass Figures aims to empower and educate.
Zadie Smith's inquiry into race, belonging and privilege
A reader could easily pick up this novel and enjoy it without putting any thought to the underpinnings of all the drama; just as likely, what underpins each scene might be what others find most compelling and important.
Council considers sanctuary, law enforcement, low-income housing
The latest Council meeting focused on the status of immigrants in the Duke City.
A reduction in student testing, a new place to play ball on the West Side and the future of the sun in New Mexico energy usage.
Ultra Health and graceful aging
An elderly gentleman’s creeping aches and irritability give way to a meditative state and pain-free hands that can mash game controller buttons like they’re young again.
Funny because being charged too much for weed happens to someone else.
This year’s short films are long on talent
The Oscar-nominated animated short films screening at the Guild Cinema are a diverse collection.
In which The Pajama Men briefly return to their Duke City roots…
The Best and Worst Super Bowl LI Commercials
This year’s array of Super Bowl ads, from best to worst.
There’s “The History of Comedy,” a new Lifetime flick featuring Judd Nelson, the yearly Grammy Awards broadcast and a documentary that investigates the world’s strangest underground locations.
Zullo’s Bistro moves in, El Pinto is expanding its operations, Cottonwood area loses more restaurants, Flying Star announces a new menu, Blue Corn Café & Brewery celebrates its 20th and registration begins for the Organic Farming Conference.
Spanish provocateur returns with a surprisingly low-key melodrama about familial guilt
Almodóvar is back with a colorful new melodrama, Julieta.
Who is Best New Band? Best Band of 2016? Best Band of All Time?
The second round of voting is here. The finalists are on the ballot and the choice is yours to make. Round 2 voting ends Feb. 20, 2017 at high noon. The winningest winners will receive a visit from the Alibi palace’s grand vizier and his staff who will proffer a magical Scroll of Invitation to the Best of Burque Music Showcase on March 11.
How to raise your daughter in Donald Trump’s America
You would do these cool, fun and common sense things anyway, but Trump reminds you why.
Sceenings of The Breakfast Club and Yochi at the Guild Cinema are complemented by showings of books that became movies at the historic KiMo.
Super Bowl Sunday around the dial
Super Bowl “Lee” and its alternatives air this Sunday.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
State lawmakers propose increased minimum wage and APS breaks ground on a new West Side school.
Cannabis vs. opioids
Legalizing cannabis reduces opioid deaths, but comes at the terrible price of reducing opioid industry revenue.
Funny because being stuck in traffic behind an abandoned camel happens to someone else.
The readers write about Dr. King and taking back the power of pussy.
Weekly Alibi Endorsements
Alibi endorses school board candidates for Feb. 7’s APS election.
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.
Become a regular at Eclectic
Eclectic Urban Pizzeria & Tap House offers casual and utilitarian dining with a comfy flair.
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.
Flix Brewhouse opens on West Side
Flix Brewhouse is the newest movie theater in Albuquerque, and it comes with the added perk of being a full-service restaurant and brewery.
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.
Council meeting focuses on metro area’s future
Residents up in arms over Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan process, timeline and inclusiveness.
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.
Seven Clover’s prices are something to crow about
Seven Clover’s prices are something to crow about!
Funny because going to jail for having a high-tech, license plate-obscuring device on their automobile happens to someone else.
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.
Andrew MacLean’s new comic is a contemporary piece of graphic literature which reads like the work of a classic Greek poet.
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.
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.
“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
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.
Civerolo revisions metal now, for the future
It’s all about The Ground Beneath, according to local metal maven Steve Civerolo.
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.
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.