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.
From metal to rap to pop to the Pope of Mope, Four Up has deets on the hottest shows of the week. Now with A/V!
Ty Bannerman reports on how to skip the tourist traps and still see the best parts of New Mexico.
An Alibi guide to enchanted N.M. travel
Summer is a time to celebrate, and August March is here to tell you how to do it properly.
Show your kids the best animal on Earth
A meditation on fun vs. “fun,” the zen of raising children, and the quiet majesty of a rare venemous mammal.
Campin’ it up in ABQ
Weekly Alibi has it on good authority that both kids and parents want summer fun. So explore all the youth camps Burque has to offer.
Raunchy frat film milks comedy from boners and bad behavior
Seth Rogen milks comedy from boners and bad behavior in raunchy frat film Neighbors.
Spanish thriller screens, gay and lesbian film fesival needs volunteers, Indie Q returns.
“Penny Dreadful” on Showtime
Horror goes old school in Showtime’s literary shocker “Penny Dreadful.”
From horrorshow miniseries to long-lost twin adultery, take a quick spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on.
From independent bookstores to space travel to stabbing, test your New Mexico news savvy with our weekly pop quiz.
From California to Canada, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write ... about graffiti and APD.
This week we listened to new releases from King Dude, Future and Makthaverskan. Now with A/V!
The life and times of screen legend Joan Crawford get a drag makeover
The latest show by Albuquerque’s popular drag troupe The Dolls pays tribute to a complicated star, her fabulous wardrobe and her incredible career.
With their indefinite lines and smoothed-away textures, pinhole photographs hearken to a long-ago time. But Poetics of Light brings the technology firmly into the 21st century.
A former Division I NCAA athlete recounts her difficult journey through college sports and fundamentalism as a gay woman.
How to kill your grass
Because sometimes the grass has gotta go.
Your new plan for Sunday brunch
We chat with Robert Hoberg, one of the creative minds behind the brand new Rail Yard Market.
Wherein Weekly Alibi readers write. This week’s feedback was concentrated on APD, psychogeography, graffiti, basketball and Asa Mullins. (P.S. Commenting on alibi.com is easier than ever: Join the conversation.)
From beisbol to bicycling, sales to science—test your New Mexico news savvy with our weekly pop quiz.
From Kansas to Germany, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Orange Is the New Black’s Piper Kerman on prison, sensationalism and sex
Kerman went from rich girl to convict when she was sentenced to 15 months at a federal women’s correctional facility in Connecticut. She recounted her experience in the memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, later adapted into an award-winning Netflix original series.
OFFCenter gets (Albu)quirky; Placitas Library needs labyrinth help; and FREE COMICS! in this week’s bracing dose of Culture Shock.
Burque’s got a new Poet Laureate and she’s not afraid to drop an F bomb.
Education in Albuquerque casts light on a neglected corner of city history—but does it make the grade?
The Stumbling Steer Brewery and Gastropub
Ty Bannerman tries out the Westside’s newest gastropub.
As the weather warms, the city’s food trucks begin to roll out. Here’s how you can find your favorites.
Indie revenge drama delivers cold comfort
Revenge is a dish best served cold in indie revenge drama Blue Ruin.
Santa Fe Film Fest returns, “Geeks Who Drink” geeks out on Star Wars, Midnight Movies celebrates Free Comic Book Day with some animated Batman action.
“Rick and Morty” on Cartoon Network
Science gets weird (and a little drunk) in Cartoon Network’s cult cartoon “Rick and Morty.”
Take a spin around the TV dial to see what’s worth wasting your life on—like “24,” freestyle canoe paddling and “Louie.”
From avant jazz to noise, blues rock to nu-disco, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!
DVD series explores sound of enchantment
Wherein Alibi stringer August March revisits the past of KANW’s ongoing docuseries on the Los 15 Grandes de Nuevo Mexico Music Awards. 2008 fue un buen año.
This week we listened to new releases from Eels, Fear of Men and Pray for Brain. Now with A/V!
Albuquerque's spray-can psychogeography
Love graffiti or hate it, a map of a city of the unseen awaits you on Albuquerque’s streets.
Pencils down! From guns to arrows, test your New Mexico news savvy with our weekly pop quiz.
From Poland to New Jersey, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein a reader shares two stories of policing observation and logic and calls for leadership from City officials.
Surrealist filmmaker’s long-lost masterpiece comes to life in imaginative, inspirational documentary
Cult filmmaker explores sci-fi classic in Jodorowsky’s Dune.
Anthony Hopkins comes to KiMo, Above the Line New Mexico seeks commercial success, Midnight Movies invade Facebook.
“Fargo” on FX
Coen brothers hit hits the small screen with FX’s “Fargo.”
“Parks & Rec” goes to San Francisco, “The Soup” goes to Washington, “Bad Teacher” goes weekly.
Whether you’re craving sounds of the Gathering of Nations, queer Nativity, alt.country plays themed on the Théâtre du Grand Guignol or ’90s psych-rock, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!
Wherein Alibi stringer August March reviews renowned journalist (and AOR DJ) Howard Smith’s collected interviews with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
This week we listened to new releases from Kelis, Thee Oh Sees and fans of Ronnie James Dio. Now with A/V!
A local mag for creatives, a little yellow suitcase that leads to a personal journey and commemorating the Holocaust through dance—scope a world of ABQ arts with Culture Shock.
Sibley’s guide covers the North American continent and the edges of the surrounding oceans. And it’s a whole lot better than some app.
The Asian variety at Mekong Ramen House
Ari LeVaux finds that the food at this Laotian-owned restaurant is just as diverse and pan-Asian as the river for which it is named.
A new book explores the poetry of growing things
A new book of poetry explores the literary side of farming.