Alibi Volume 26, Number 05
February 2, 2017
Who is Best New Band? Best Band of 2016? Best Band of All Time?
The second round of voting is here. The finalists are on the ballot and the choice is yours to make. Round 2 voting ends Feb. 20, 2017 at high noon. The winningest winners will receive a visit from the Alibi palace’s grand vizier and his staff who will proffer a magical Scroll of Invitation to the Best of Burque Music Showcase on March 11.
How to raise your daughter in Donald Trump’s America
You would do these cool, fun and common sense things anyway, but Trump reminds you why.
News & Opinion
Resistance means feeling pretty psyched
People all over the country and in Albuquerque are organizing a chain of resistance movements to counter backwards-looking developments.
State lawmakers propose increased minimum wage and APS breaks ground on a new West Side school.
Funny because being stuck in traffic behind an abandoned camel happens to someone else.
The readers write about Dr. King and taking back the power of pussy.
Weekly Alibi Endorsements
Alibi endorses school board candidates for Feb. 7’s APS election.
Film & TV
Spanish provocateur returns with a surprisingly low-key melodrama about familial guilt
Almodóvar is back with a colorful new melodrama, Julieta.
Sceenings of The Breakfast Club and Yochi at the Guild Cinema are complemented by showings of books that became movies at the historic KiMo.
Super Bowl Sunday around the dial
Super Bowl “Lee” and its alternatives air this Sunday.
Through the fantastic medium of television, viddy a sitcom set in Chicago, a mockumentary from across the pond, the hunt for Bigfoot, Michael Bolton’s Valentine’s Day special and a surreal series called “Legion.”
Do the Sailor proud, go see some shows!
August March wants you to go see shows this weekend as a means of repping your love for this city and for Mike Ingram.
Arts & Lit
Old Times is wrought with glamour, power and darkness
In this rich darkness, the silence reigns supreme and when the actors' voices reach a crescendo, it only serves to build more tension rather than alleviate it.
Author Mark Sundeen profiles farmers on the fringe in his newest book
Sundeen illustrates for readers how possible—not easy—but how definitely possible, it is to live in accordance with one's convictions.
Become a regular at Eclectic
Eclectic Urban Pizzeria & Tap House offers casual and utilitarian dining with a comfy flair.
Los Cuates buys an old Yacht Club, the lowdown on the Souper Bowl, make a fortune on Dion’s dressing, Jambo Café coming to ABQ, local chef wins the big prize on Chopped and the state has new food handling requirements.
Cannabis vs. opioids
Legalizing cannabis reduces opioid deaths, but comes at the terrible price of reducing opioid industry revenue.