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.
A small University Area café offers a taste of Persia.
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.
Pencils down! Test your knowledge of New Mexico news with our weekly pop quiz. Now with A/V!
From Iceland to Oregon, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write—about fracking near Chaco Canyon, Amy Goodman’s stance on climate change, and implementing GMO tech safely and sanely.
Whether you’re craving dark new age, swervegaze, Latin/rock/hip-hop fusion, doom metal or avant-garde black metal, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V previews!
Wherein author Mike Smith shares notes on local shows from December 2013 and January 2014 ... and has an imaginary conversation with his editor.
This week, we listened to new releases from Architects, These New Puritans and Carla Bozulich. Now with A/V previews!
The Muppets are back and they never “felt” so good
All is right with the world ... so long as there’s a Muppets movie in theaters. Here’s another pitch-perfect outing of epic silliness.
Reel World’s fresh-baked NM film news includes hyper-local documentaries, the Taos Shortz Film Festival, kids no one sees and crowdfunding just for you.
“Believe” on NBC
This supernatural drama about a cute li’l girl who has psychic superpowers doesn’t live up to its superstar creators’ reputations.
We take a spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on. Whee! It’s John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Town, “Community,” Blondie and more.
Laughter lands admidst tragedy at the Southwest Irish Theater Festival
In Juno and the Paycock, great storytelling, social commentary and lyrical language elevate a seriocomic classic of Irish theater.
Asa Mullins and the future of Bird Song Used Books
In which we very fondly remember one of Albuquerque’s own.
The body of water that snakes through Alessandro Sanna’s The River isn’t Albuquerque’s Rio Grande, but it almost could be.
The Supper Truck’s Amy Black has a unique response to online criticism
Supper Truck owner Amy Black responds to a one-star review in a musical and adorable way.
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!
Amy Goodman speaks truth to power
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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?