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.
Taco Sal, a symbol of how a type of food moved up to the Heights, absorbed some of the cultural conveniences and contrivances of a thing called America but kept its native funk and far-out New Mexican identity.
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.
We were totally overwhelmed with the number and overall quality of the submissions we received for this year’s photo contest.
Polls open from February 15 to March 15
From Best Drag Queen to Best Local Place to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse to Best Book Store, we want you to vote on the top notch people, places, goods and services in this fine city.
Albuquerque's “Indigo Ignited” bridges worlds with Japanese production
David Pinter and Samuel Dalton are developing the first American anime, produced with top-tier talent from both Japan and the States.
This "rhythm violence game" has no narrative and no characters, only concussive gameplay and brooding electronic music, working in harmony with a suite of sinister visual assets.
Isolated confinement act is a progressive measure
The “Isolated Confinement Act” would place new restrictions and require reporting on the use of isolated confinement in New Mexico jails and prisons.
City meets recycling goal, Highlands construction approved and N.M. leads in childcare assistance.
The endocannabinoid system and how THC works
THC treatment works because it interfaces with a basic system which has been around longer than vertebrates.
Funny because Jesus created wealth for someone else.
German comedy-drama finds odd connection between ridiculous father and uptight daughter
One sure sign of this German dramedy's success is how quickly the American remake rights were snapped up.
Apply to the New Mexico Actors Showcase, learn How to Sell Your Film, take a workshop in TV commercials or see Voces Inocentes.
“Trapped” on Viceland
“Trapped” is an icy murder mystery marked by a claustrophobic setting, a bit of international intrigue and a whole lot of snow.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Bassist returns to roots and kicks ass
James Whiton (ex-Eric McFadden Trio and Apricot Jam) on systematic beauty, ostinato and making modern music.
This year’s short films are long on talent
The Oscar-nominated animated short films screening at the Guild Cinema are a diverse collection.
Sultry sonnets for sundry sweethearts
With Valentine’s Day approaching, Weekly Alibi offers up some sultry sonnets for sundry sweethearts.
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.
Jennifer James goes casual-ish
Jennifer James' Frenchish has some balance and flavor issues to work on, but definitely has some dishes to be very, very proud of.
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.
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.
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.
Become a regular at Eclectic
Eclectic Urban Pizzeria & Tap House offers casual and utilitarian dining with a comfy flair.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spanish provocateur returns with a surprisingly low-key melodrama about familial guilt
Almodóvar is back with a colorful new melodrama, Julieta.
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.”