Saturday, August 19, noon-9pm
It's Aug. 19, 2017. You're getting evaluated by a real medical doctor. You're making tie-dye. You're learning more about your medicine. You're supporting legalization of a useful plant. You're eating delicious food. Where are you? At the first annual New Mexico HempFest of course! Entry is totally free, and parking is a measly $1 per car at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Park. You are roaming around enjoying live music from local bands, a Hemposium tent with exciting speakers, a kids' activity area and dozens of regional artists, farmers, educators, plus lots of tasty food trucks. You're with all your friends and family at this all-ages, family-friendly event and having an absolute blast celebrating New Mexico's hemp industry.
Wednesday, August 23 beginning at 6pm
“Longmire” produces a new New Mexico Walt
Downtown gallery brings the ho-ho-horror
A new wave of artistic film posters comes aboveground
Intimate biopic exposes the rocky artistic relationship behind Disney’s Mary Poppins
Christmas Day around the dial
Gifting funk, soul, R&B, doo-wop and classic jazz
An Albuquerque original resurfaces
A guide to gifting local films
Mapping out holiday memories
A bleak Xmas mixtape
“Steven Universe” on Cartoon Network
Al Hurricane paint-
by- numbers mural comes to Barelas
Or can you skip?
Your holiday caffeine guide
Your secret weapon against seasonal ailments
A new book links gluten to Alzheimer’s
We gave you a month, Albuquerque, and you gave us the world broken into finely honed syllabic orders of expression. Egad! Hundreds of entries poured in for Alibi’s 21st annual Haiku Contest. To claim that choosing the best nine haiku from among so very many clever, snarky, wise and emotive possibilities was difficult would be an understatement of the most scurrilous variety. Suffice it to say that we loved many more than we could give prizes to—but we do invite you, our discerning readers, to examine the full roster of participants, and tell us why we chose rightly or wrongly.