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.
Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, talks journalism, corporate media, public radio, America’s “secret wars” and the surveillance state with the Alibi.
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.
Whether you’re craving West African sound, post-punk, electro, Burger-flavored garage/pop/psych/soul or psych-rock, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V previews!
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings bring something fierce
Wherein Mark Lopez examines soul music, Daptone Records and the inimitable Sharon Jones in preview of a Santa Fe gig.
This week we listened to new releases from Trust, Axxa/Abraxas and Eagulls. Now with A/V previews!
How the right punctuation could save lives
Don’t put a period on the end of your life, says the Semicolon Tattoo Project, now in its second year of encouraging public conversations about suicide and self-harm.
Genevieve Mueller dishes on lessons learned in comedy clubs and onstage.
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, native to Montana’s Sqelix’u (Salish) tribe, and with nearly four decades of roots here in New Mexico, is not a painter so much as a visual narrator. Those with the patience and openness to follow her narrative will be rewarded.
Pencils down! Test your New Mexico news IQ with our weekly pop quiz.
From Georgia to India, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers compose ABQ zoo poetry and respond to Paul Gessing’s thoughts on minimum wage, and Weekly Alibi issues a correction for NM Street Press’ “Mediating Heroin and Harm Reduction.”
Aaron Paul is in the driver’s seat for zippy car chase film that ends up “braking bad”
Need for Speed is based on the popular EA series of the same name. In the original games, players race exotic sports cars and ... Nope, that’s pretty much all there is to it.
Get the scoop on New Mexico film with a youth festival, a community project, a doc on the 1951 Empire Zinc Mine strike and some good old-fashioned serial-killing fun.
“Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” on FOX
Cosmos seems to be less about educating the masses and more about celebrating science as a whole. That’s not a bad thing.
Don’t have an entertainment “Crisis” this week—take a quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on.
Savory Fare offers an indoor picnic’s worth of food
A Heights shop with indoor-picnic appeal.
Anti-semitic deli vandal arrested and other local restaurant news.
Dum Dum Girls dim
Captain America examines glum-rock outfit Dum Dum Girls and their latest, Too True, in preview of their Burque gig. Portlandite flannel-meets-leatherette trio Blouse and native theater-rock act Red Light Cameras open.
Expanding access to treatment may reduce NM’s high rate of overdose
NM Street Press co-founder Barron Jones reports on harm reduction-based health care strategies that aim to lower the high rate of overdoses in New Mexico, including the passage of SB 241 and potential for enhanced Narcan distribution and Good Samaritan laws.
Test your knowledge—of Lobo baseball, biology research at UNM and Mayor Berry’s latest briefing with Obama administration staffers—with our weekly pop quiz.
From Florida to Norway, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
This week we listened to new albums by Ava Luna, ScHoolboy Q and Slough Feg. Now with A/V previews!
AJ Woods proves folk-rock mettle
Wherein Geoffrey Plant reminisces about cassettes and previews singer/songwriter AJ Woods’ eponymous tape release party.
Let’s at least use our inside voices
Ari LeVaux asks for some civility.
A look at genetic modification from prehistory to the present day.
Honest Chilean drama admits love isn’t any easier the second time around
Gloria doesn’t spend a lot of time introducing us to its main character. This isn’t a first-date situation. Lelio’s sensitive romantic drama simply drops us into her life and lets us discover who she is over the course of time.
Travel around the state to see what’s happening in the cinematic scene. This week: Yiddish cinema, the Swayze craze and short film shenanigans.
“Mixology” on ABC
ABC’s latest attempt to plug a post-“Modern Family” gap in its Wednesday night comedy lineup comes in the form of pickup bar-centric midseason replacement sitcom “Mixology.”
Take a quick trip around the television dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on—”Believe,” “Saint George,” “Cosmos” and more.
The secret life of Los Alamos
Los Alamos, the birthplace of the atomic bomb, comes alive in TaraShea Nesbit’s debut novel The Wives of Los Alamos. The fictional story depicts a Los Alamos that hums with secrets, slights and insights.
In like a lion—March is roaring with fierce events. Check these highlights: Material Worth, Women & Creativity, Duke City Rep’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, J.A. Zona’s Warmth closing reception, Show Up Show Down, There It Is—Take It! Aaaah, so much to do!
Worrell is an artist and a storyteller. His book is not so much a volume of polished essays as it is a catalog of his experiences in the Southwest.
French farmhouses? Fine wines? Erudite mystery? At first blush, this novel seemed right up reviewer Suzanne Buck’s alley. So why was it such a clunker?
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.
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.
No frills Vietnamese food at its best.
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!
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.