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.
No frills Vietnamese food at its best.
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.
State legislature opts for more jobs, more poverty
In our august collaboration with media partner NM Street Press, Barron Jones examines how three votes defeated House Dems’ efforts to get a minimum wage constitutional amendment on your November ballot.
Test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with our pop quiz.
From Florida to Finland, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write.
Whether you’re hankerin’ for doom metal, industrial, surf-punk or classical selections, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V previews!
Although accolades have been pretty much continuous during Al Hurricane’s career, the definitive filmic representation of his work, past and present, remains the 2007 concert film and documentary A Tribute to Al Hurricane, “The Godfather.”
This week we listened to new releases from St. Vincent, Beck and Cibo Matto. Now with A/V previews!
What’s hot, what’s not at the 86th annual Academy Awards
There’ll be a few winners and lots of losers at the 86th annual Academy Awards this Sunday.
Here we are, once again, staring down a list of the best films of the year (according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, anyway). But who will claim the big prizes come Oscar night? Let’s take a look at who’s won what awards and honors already.
Get your fill of Academy Award coverage
Because the Oscars are so much more than just the Oscars.
History in black and white, “the original Chicano” and the third annual New Mexico Film Festival: “Reel World” brings you local film doings done right.
We take a spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on. Besides the Oscars, we mean.
Fighting the patriarchy one diaper at a time
Wherein Marya Errin Jones hashes out our culture’s assumptions about men, women and parenting with the author of “Rad Dad Zine.”
Paging Dr. Caligari—Culture Shock prescribes the very best in books and art around Albuquerque.
Dear Sister: Letters from Survivors of Sexual Violence is a remarkable volume offering words of wisdom and insight to survivors and the allies who want to help them.
Vicarious thrills await disciples of Yow and co. in this gorgeous trip down memory lane.
Evolving band hits open road
Wherein Mark Lopez gabs about aural history, science magic and, yes, Kim Deal with Pixies drummer Dave Lovering.
Test your comprehension and retention of last week’s New Mexico news with our pop quiz.
From Australia to Texas, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write—observing Ben Adams’ awesome, criticizing our lowbrow-pop surrealist parody cover and much ado about street art.
Americans (with English accents, pretending to be French) contemplate sex and death in gloomy love story
We’re so accustomed to scandal that it’s hard to imagine a 150-year-old novel that could shock modern audiences.
What’s going on in the world of New Mexico film? Let’s just start with classes from indiground master Jon Moritsugu of Pig Death Machine.
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on NBC
There’s only so much you can do with the “Tonight Show” format and set dressing. But Jimmy Fallon gets it right.
We take a spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on. This week: karaoke tv, vaguely titillating stuff and a Nick Hornby novel goes series.
This week we listened to new releases from Guided by Voices, Chicano Batman and The Unsemble. Now with A/V previews!
Let Galician musician Carlos Núñez uncover it
Carlos Núñez’ mission is to share the lilting, fluid music of Galicia and other Celtic traditions, and he’s been working on it since he first picked up a gaita 35 years ago.
Deliciousness with your art, a smutty local gallery reopens and a local poet hates coconut margaritas in this week’s Culture Shock.
“Frugal Fan” Motez Bishara shares his tips for enjoying the best NBA seats at the best deal possible.
Double Negative, Ivan Vladislavic’s fourth novel, accounts for chunks of time in the life of Neville Lister, an anti-war, anti-apartheid, consummate college dropout living with his parents in '80s Johannesburg.
Hunting down the best chicken and waffles in Burque
Eric Castillo scopes out the city’s best versions of a Southern classic.
Introducing the winners of Weekly Alibi’s Eleventh Annual Valentine’s Day Card Contest. The theme was famous couples throughout history. P.S. We love you.
Pro-tips for thriving in solitude
Take a master class on fighting loneliness from Weekly Alibi Publisher Carl Petersen.
No prizes. But all kinds of glory!
Emotional French drama explores the secrets and lies of one very troubled family
The Past is an incredibly subtle movie. Everything is played in low-key, soft voice. Very little is explicit. Mostly because none of these people wants to talk about anything that’s happening. Or has happened.
From deceased pugilist Johnny Tapia to the doings of your friendly Alibi Film editor himself, a look at all the cinematic happenings around New Mexico.
The Winter Olympics on NBC
Let’s face it, Winter Olympics are the redheaded stepchild of the Olympics world, the Pro Bowl following the Super Bowl of international competition.
A quick trip around the television dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on
Women of Comics soars at Metropolis
In a new show at ABQ’s comic art gallery, women are loved for being badass, and no one minds that most of them are not real people.
The photos presented in Duke City Graffiti focus on vibrant, high-value productions, art pieces that force the audience to respect the talent involved, whether or not they agree with the medium.
WWI started because the Emperor of Austria-Hungary was assassinated by a man who may have been part of a Serbian conspiracy, right? A new book shows that this explanation is so basic it’s just wrong.
Test your New Mexico news savvy with our weekly pop quiz.
From France to Minnesota, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
And its friend, the burrowing owl
Richard “Bugman” Fagerlund makes the case for peaceful coexistence with the prairie dog.
Wherein the readers write ... about our graphic, er, graphics, solar power and GMO chile.
ISO an anti-Valentine’s A/V orgy, a hip-hop festival, a psych-folk recital or a left-field rock concert? Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V previews!
Heartbroken in a Hallmark world? Draw the shades, light some candles, apply eyeliner liberally and queue up our Kohl Heart mixtape.
This week we listened to new releases from Nils Frahm, Behemoth and CYMBALS. Now with A/V previews!
Taj Mahal Cuisine of India
Ari LeVaux visits one of Albuquerque’s wonders.
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