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.
The Academy Award-nominated The Red Turtle has surprising depth and is positively hypnotic.
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.
Use this year’s Weekly Alibi-generated Academy Awards ballot to shock co-workers, impress neighbors or just to enjoy the tastiest fruit from this year’s filmic tree!
This week’s cinematic activities include an Oscar viewing party at the DoubleTree, a museum exhibit about New Mexico in film and TV, the documentary My Choice and a film on bowhunting at the South Broadway Cultural Center.
“The Oscars” on ABC
Although there are more worthy contenders among the night’s nominees, odds are high you’ll be hearing the words “And the Oscar goes to ... La La Land” a lot.
Titles like “The Blacklist: Redemption,” “Ultimate Beastmaster,” “Infidelity in Suburbia” and “President Donald Trump’s Address to Congress” will have you glued to the boob tube.
Poki Poki is for the quick-tripper
It was busy. It was loud. There was fish. If you're looking for some delicious, fresh brain food that you can shovel in while you run between point A and B, then Poki Poki is perfect.
Valentine’s at McDonald’s, see who won the Pizza Dough Brawl, ABQ knows how to cut a deal, a meat pie tour of Santa Fe, local chefs find recognition at the James Beard awards and everybody loves poké.
Say the right things when electioneering
Citizens are reminded that the civic election cycle has begun anew.
The real problem with school board elections, water legislation at the Roundhouse and drilling rights near Chaco Canyon.
A guide to free stuff on your birthday
A guide to cannabis resources on a patient’s birthday.
Funny because having your burglary hindered by a squirrel happens to someone else.
Don’t think, go see these shows instead!
August March strongly suggests readers seek meaning in the moment by checking out shows by James Whiton, Leeches of Lore, Captured! By Robots and Deafheaven
Cullinan as a Young Rocker
Dillon Cullinan hates the name of his band. Luckily, no matter what he calls his sonic project, the music totally fucking rocks.
Serial Box delivers novels that fit into people's lives
Serial Box's subscription sends one “episode” per week, each installment designed to provide a 40-minute reading experience that fits into people's lives.
Motown the Musical takes the Popejoy stage
Motown the Musical recreates some of the magic of Detroit's glory days and revives the immortals that recorded behind the unassuming walls of Hitsville U.S.A.
An entrance to the fabled Heights still shines
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.
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.
Bassist returns to roots and kicks ass
James Whiton (ex-Eric McFadden Trio and Apricot Jam) on systematic beauty, ostinato and making modern music.
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.
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.