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 new Asian restaurant in the university area is taking ramen beyond the hot pot.
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.
#YesAllWomen and why we should believe the UCSB shooter
Genevieve Mueller asks why we have such a hard time accepting that the Isla Vista murders were about misogyny.
From weather to opera to Lobo basketball, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
From Colorado to Alaska, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Two new novels make New Mexico the testing ground
Via either boy-meets-drone or boy-meets-Gabriel García Márquez, these two novels grapple with difficulties from PTSD to moral choice.
This humorous novel of soccer, love and loss follows a group of buddies who try to remain tight in the wake of their close friend’s death.
Found-footage sci-fi film is a weak echo of earlier, better efforts
Found-footage, sci-fi film Earth to Echo aims for Spielbergian nostalgia, but is just a faint echo of earlier, better efforts.
48 Hour Film Project extends its deadline, Can’t Stop the Serenity lands at KiMo, Matilda screens at South Broadway.
“The Leftovers” on HBO
“Lost” producer explores the Rapture in HBO’s feel-bad supernatural drama “The Leftovers.”
This week around the TV dial: “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular,” “Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour” and “Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge.”
Putting the Nuge in New Mexico
Wherein August March considers the problematic history and extremist, right-wing beliefs of Merican rock star Ted Nugent in preview of his Burque gig.
From fiery country to Afro-Colombian folk to dream-pop revival, Music to Your Ears delivers deets on the hottests concerts of the week.
This week we listened to new releases from Your Old Droog, A Sunny Day in Glasgow and Mastodon. Now with A/V!
The food options at Rail Yards Market come into their own
Ari LeVaux revisits the Rail Yards Market and finds that food options are growing.
Oakenfold broadcasts Trance Mission
Sponsored by the huntmaster’s favorite digestif, UK trance legend Paul Oakenfold brings his personal brand of unparalleled electro to Burque.
An interview with “Mystery Science Theater 3000” creator Joel Hodgson
“Mystery Science Theater 3000” creator Joel Hodgson is a special guest at this year’s Albuquerque Comic Expo. We interview the writer/comedian on the eve of ACE.
Pro-choice dramedy is pregnant with possibility
Comedian Jenny Slate impresses in mood-straddling abortion-based dramedy Obvious Child.
Whether you’re in the mood for some “drought-tolerant film and music,” local horror/comedy or other delights, Reel World keeps you informed of local film doings.
“Dominion” on Syfy
Obscure angels-with-automatic-weapons movie Legion gets Syfy spin-off with “Dominion.” Are they just winging it?
This week around the TV dial: The history of cocktails in Hey Bartender, the return of some ’90s icons in “Girl Meets World” and real estate in teh raw with “Naked Buying.”
Grab a cup of joe, pull up a chair and relax at this new University Heights café.
Jump into a bowl of Vietnamese comfort
Ari LeVaux dives deep into a bowl of Vietnamese comfort.
VAWA finally allows the prosecution of rapists in Indian Country, but there’s still more work to be done
VAWA finally allows the prosecution of non-Native rapists on the reservation, but there’s more work to be done.
From VA scandal to SCOTUS to baseball, what do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your recall with the Alibi pop quiz.
From New Jersey to Zimbabwe, it's funny because it happened to someone else.
This week, we listened to new releases from Death Grips, White Lung and The Soft Pink Truth. Now with A/V!
Enchantment brings Burning Man to New Mexico (more or less)
New Mexicans finally have a chance to participate in a Burning Man event close to home.
Journey into the exposed heart of Burque’s artworld with a celebration of the body, a drama about family and poetry to scare zealous patriots.
Welcome to the strange, delicious and healthful world of fermented “mushroom tea.”
A season of police violence and civil disobedience
Wherein academic and activist David Correia considers an “Albuquerque Spring” and the state of APD reform as prelude to Saturday’s March to End Police Brutality.
Spirited Swedish flashback gives audiences punk-rock girl power times three
Swedish auteur Lukas Moodysson gives audiences an ’80s flashback with punk rock girl power pic We Are the Best!
KiMo Theater laucnhes European Classics series, horror helmer Ti West comes to CCA Cinematheque, Filmstock looks for MCs to host quad-state film fest.
“The Last Ship” on TNT
Surprising no one, Michael Bay produces the explosive military thriller “The Last Ship” for TNT.
What should you be wasting you life on this week? How about “The Pool Master,” “The Musketeers” and “Mystery Girls”? Take a spin around the TV dial with us.
Whether you’re seeking country-fried metal, Latin/American syncretism, an antifolk one-man band or outlaw country, Four Up has you covered. Now with A/V!
Wherein Alibi publisher Carl Petersen waxes nostalgic about beloved Alibi alum and musician Michael Henningsen in preview of a sonic celebration of his life.
This week, we listened to new releases from Popcaan, Boris and WIFE. Now with A/V!
APD protest won’t end until justice is served
Protester Benjamin J. George explains why police brutality and structural inequality are inextricably intertwined.
From politics to drones to public transit, what do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your recall with the Alibi pop quiz.
From Ukraine to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Group exhibit grapples with illness and survival
Tenacity and optimism shine from the dark heart of artwork inspired by life-threatening disease.
Any way you slice it, nothing’s quite like paper art. Traditional papel picado is a cheerful, humble Mexican papercraft often used to adorn and embellish public spaces. But ¡Papel! Pico, Rico y Chico, opening at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 Fourth Street SW) on Friday, June 20, at 6pm, proves the form’s wondrous flexibility.
One kidnapper. Seven victims. A questioning new novel in dialogue from indie darling Dave Eggers.
Rambling through the eateries of Albuquerque
Winning Coffee Co. keeps local chickens employed, Kai’s Chinese goes dark, and other observations from a roving food editor.
Nu Asia Vegan
Our vegan correspondent checks out the meatless sushi at this brand new Nob Hill restaurant.