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.
It may be the sushi that gets you in the door, but it’s the pork belly that will keep you coming back.
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.
A new monument honors LGBT veterans
Ty Bannerman bears witness to a monument honoring LGBT veterans and “all who served in silence.”
Albuquerque's oldest LGBT club is still going strong
Step behind the intimidating door and check out the warm, welcoming atmosphere of Albuquerque’s own “gay ‘Cheers.’”
It’s time to come out, speak up, and party all night long with this handy guide to Albuquerque Pride’s hottest events.
Both parties gear up for November’s battle royale
Candidates from both parties have opened their pocketbooks to get your vote—the race is on!
From MOOCs to educators’ fiery protest to politics, test your New Mexico news savvy with our weekly pop quiz.
From New Zealand to New York, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write about legalizing/decriminalizing marijuana and bringing equity to the primaries.
It’s not quite in full swing, but market season has begun
It’s early yet, but the growers market season has begun.
The Second Annual Albuquerque Film and Media Experience
The Albuquerque Film and Media Experience returns with concerts, plays, panel discussions, intimate conversations, comedy shows, parties and the occasional film screening.
A look at this week’s film happenings around New Mexico finds the Film and Media Conference getting underway, the Sky City Cultural Center going silent and Filmstock New Mexico on the hunt for short submissions.
The lowdown on download
With the broadcast TV season at an end, what new shows can we look forward to this summer? They’re out there, but they may not be on TV. Wha?
Flipping around the TV dial (do TV’s still have dials?) this week we find John Malkovich dressing up as a pirate in “Crossbones,” ABC asking you to “Bet on Your Baby” and something called “Ice Holes.”
From pinup pageants to film to concerts to car shows, August March reports on the second annual Rockabilly on the Route festival in Tucumcari, N.M.
Captain America braves an intimate practice session (replete with whiskey and birthday cake) to deliver the lowdown on what may be Mother Death Queen’s final concert.
In this week’s all-U.K. Sonic Reducer, we review new albums by Coldplay, Led Bib and Plaid. Now with A/V!
Albuquerque artsworld wonders get their due in Culture Shock, from a poetic convergence to that pony you’ve always wanted.
The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged), Sticky Rice and An Operatic Trilogy For Families present theatergoers with a slew of entertainment options.
Gorgeous painted illustrations and a translation rendered in authentic New Mexico Spanish enrich this myth-like tale from Rudolfo Anaya.
J'accuse! The Dreyfus Affair gets a thrilling treatment in Robert Harris’ latest spy-riffic historical novel.
Historical biopic is too polite to get worked up over slavery
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.