The state has finally expanded its medical cannabis program to include opioid addiction in its list of qualifying conditions; a Louisiana coroner is blaming a woman's death on an overdose of THC concentrate; Alien Brownies is great for those suffering from anxiety or tension.
Former Mayor Martin Chavez’ belief that a lack of consequences are to blame for the high crime rate—and consequently the show of force—seems simplistic for a man who once led this city into the 21st century.
A plan to store nuclear waste in an interim facility has met resistance from governor; ACLU is calling on authorities to block the construction of a private border wall in Sunland Park; dairy farmers in Bosque are trying to halt plans to run a massive power line across their lands.
Shakespeare retires to the country in Kenneth Branagh’s speculative biopic
By Devin D. O’Leary
The new biopic All Is True posits a speculative reason for our lack of information about William Shakespeare's life: He intentionally vanished from public life based on an untimely tragedy, general world-weariness and a dark family secret.
The gritty crime series “City on a Hill” is produced by famed purveyors of fine Beantown entertainment and has a solid cast anchored by Kevin Bacon’s gleefully nasty performance, easily appreciated even if parts of it are wicked familiar.
World class dance sourced locally and internationally
By Clarke Condé
For the members of Yjastros, the past is rooted in traditional flamenco and the potential is to create something that not only shows the range of the company, but takes the form in a new direction—contemporary flamenco.
Church celebrates Christ, Pride and progressive culture
By August March
Weekly Alibi spent time with Reverend Judith Maynard in order to find out more about her church, the community she shepherds and what peace, love, understanding and Jesus Christ has to do with all of that movement forward for LGBTQ people and for us all.
TSA has “quietly changed its cannabis policy” to allow passengers to bring CBD products on flights; starting in 2020, marijuana customers in Colorado will be allowed to consume cannabis in “tasting rooms”; Secret Formula #2 is relaxing and pleasant—a great foil for depression—but probably not the best choice for the uninitiated.
Not much research is being done on a post-gas America; homes, housing and urban scenes are still being designed with gas lines in mind and even big public transportation systems utilize natural gas to run buses.
The lawsuit between the city of Albuquerque and electric bus company BYD has been settled; half of the state police officers assigned to Albuquerque as part of the Metro Surge Operation left the city this week; New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department announced it will further limit income requirements to receive child care assistance.
On summer nights, not just here in Albuquerque or even across the country but around the world, actors take to the stage to deliver lines said millions of times over the centuries. Why? Haven’t we already heard these stories before?
Sandia National Laboratories are looking to hire up to 1,900 positions. Those new, high-tech engineering, math, research and technical jobs are just the kind of jobs our burg needs to earn its sustainability wings. Or are they?
Have you been asking yourself how the more than $1 billion dollars described in Mayor Keller’s budget will be spent by the City of Albuquerque in its fiscal year 2020 budget? Weekly Alibi was curious so we took a look at the over $1 billion budget that was approved by the Council at its May 20 meeting.
A report published by the Environmental Defense Fund in April 2019 suggests that current EPA reporting of methane emissions is off by a factor of five, and the waste of leaking the greenhouse pollutant costs New Mexico about $43 million in lost tax and royalty revenue.
A judge has dismissed five misdemeanor charges against former New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Secretary Demesia Padilla; A group of officials and commissioners sent a letter to the state's congressional delegation, saying they are facing an immigration crisis at the state's southern border; New Mexico State Police have made hundreds of arrests in Albuquerque over the past month in situations where city police would have been barred from acting.
If you’re not the type to be down with beer, here are a couple recommendations to keep you on the path to hurting your liver the right way, without all for hunting for the right beer to fit your style.
While our leaders sit around comparing donation receipts, their constituents suffer from crime and government overreach; UNM researchers are looking into how medical cannabis affects veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress; Diesel Dough is perfect for those suffering from depression or pain, just make sure to stay home.
Olivier Assayas’ latest French dramedy is more interested in conversation than sex
By Devin D. O’Leary
Not every viewer will stay tuned in through this film’s talky back-and-forth. Those looking for smart, adult conversation (with a wink and a nod toward European sexual mores), however, will find themselves well served by the fiction of Non-Fiction.
The end of May brings with it tornados in the midwest and television’s annual “upfront week” in New York. Upfronts give the viewing public a chance to see what we’ll be watching (or avoiding) come fall.
Let’s go for a ride, home piece. It will be free trip through the land where rock reigns. And whatever you pay for a concert, remember that—as those Lincolns and Hamiltons fly out of your pocket—you’ll be repaid in fun times forever.
A collaborative production at Keshet offers artist and audience new opportunities
By Clarke Condé
The Albuquerque Hear Here Festival can best be described as an intensive residency. In the mold of the 48 Hour Film Festival, Keshet Dance and Center for the Arts has launched a collaborative project that pairs dancers/choreographers with musicians/composers, sight unseen.
The Art of Haiku exhibit, and Jane Lipman's poem in particular, pairs well with the purpose of the Open Space Visitor Center. How much time do we need to spend contemplating nature and our place within the greater scheme of the universe?