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.
Belle, a well-meaning historical biopic about a mixed-race aristocrat, is too polite to get worked up about slavery.
Check out more than books at ABC Library branches
ABC Libraries have added seeds to their collections, so dig out your library card and get ready to garden.
Universal monsters invade the KiMo Theatre, state film office brings back the New Mexico Film & Media Conference, Dr. Seuss screens for free at Lomas Tramway Library.
Fall TV = fresh cops, different doctors
Broadcast networks have announced their new fall shows. That means a whole new crop of cops and doctors to watch ... plus a few superheroes.
HBO studies the origins of the AIDS epidemic in the star-studded film The Normal Heart, while Animal Planet scares us with Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys starring Shannen Doherty.
Marc Maron on WTF is up with comedy
Albuquerque made Marc Maron. The cantankerous meta-jokester and cat aficionado talks comedy, influence and unhappiness in his Alibi interview.
Visitors to the newly launched Rail Yards Market are greeted with a spectrum of cloth and color. Scents of honeyed tea and incense blend within a sea of movement dappled with light from hundreds of window panes.
With a title inspired by Picasso’s famous painting, Richard Vargas’ new poetry collection, Guernica, revisited, tackles themes of cultural identity, struggle, love and hope.
From agency scandal to teevee mythos to political contests—what do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your recall with the Weekly Alibi pop quiz.
From Oregon to Japan, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write about legalizing marijuana, independent access to primary elections and New Mexico’s least-impressive legend.
Wherein August March delineates intersections of hip-hop nation and hyperlocal music history in preview of a Method Man & Redman concert.
From alt.rock to Italian occult psychedelia, Samantha Anne Carrillo scares up deets on two shouldn’t-miss concerts. Now with A/V!
This week we listened to new releases from Lady Uranium, Mac Miller and Down. Now with A/V!
A tiny compendium of egg lore
Gail Guengerich freaks out about eggs. Eggs!
Tales from the editor
Ty Bannerman dishes on the Albuquerque eating scene.
A poetic trip through Albuquerque’s breweries
Poet Hosho McCreesh samples micro-brewed pints at some of Albuquerque’s best taprooms.
Summer Film Guide 2014
In 2014, features and remakes are battling it out for your eyeballs and popcorn dollars.
It comes down to numbers.
American baseball gets some Indian spice in extremely likable, Disney-approved biopic
Disney pitches genuine feel-good sports movie with Million Dollar Arm.
Dennis Hopper gets his day, Man of Steel screens and Friends of Film stream together.
Networks cut losses
Network TV kills off underperforming shows.
Barbara Walters spills her guts, TCM is haunted, Billboard gives some awards to Miley Cyrus.
Crypto-Jewish identity and tradition shine in new exhibit
Celebrate the intersection of Crypto-Jewish and Hispano life that has persevered for centuries behind New Mexico’s dusty backdrop in a lush new exhibit.
These Shining Lives, by award-winning playwright Melanie Marlich, tells the story of women employed to apply radioactive paint to watch dials in 1920s Chicago.
“An artist goes where there is work.” Gond artist Bhajju Shyam went to London and saw it like it’s never been seen before.
The end of the first video game boom and E.T.’s final home
In 1983, under cover of darkness, the Atari corporation dumped millions of game cartridges in an Alamagordo landfill. 30 years later, Mike Smith watched a filmmaker dig them up for some reason.
From sports to pop culture—what do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your savvy with the Weekly Alibi pop quiz.
From Russia to Florida, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write ... about nepotism in New Mexico and the Tesla gigafactory and legalizing marijuana.
From norteño and corridos to polka and beyond
Franchesca Stevens reports on the state of the Spanish-language club scene in Burque. Long story short, it’s thriving.
Wherein August March previews a Journey/Steve Miller Band/Tower of Power concert through the lens of American pop culture, film and teevee.
This week we listened to new releases from Dolly Parton, The Safes and Pink Mountaintops. Now with A/V!
Nora Hickey tells you where to get your drink on during this 15-day festival of all things brewed.
Vintage Beer: A Taster’s Guide to Brews That Improve over Time
Author Patrick Dawson’s new book explores the world of cellared beers.
Raunchy frat film milks comedy from boners and bad behavior
Seth Rogen milks comedy from boners and bad behavior in raunchy frat film Neighbors.
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.
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.
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!
This week we listened to new releases from King Dude, Future and Makthaverskan. Now with A/V!
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.
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.