Alibi Volume 26, Number 06
February 9, 2017
Sultry sonnets for sundry sweethearts
With Valentine’s Day approaching, Weekly Alibi offers up some sultry sonnets for sundry sweethearts.
News & Opinion
Council considers sanctuary, law enforcement, low-income housing
The latest Council meeting focused on the status of immigrants in the Duke City.
A reduction in student testing, a new place to play ball on the West Side and the future of the sun in New Mexico energy usage.
Ultra Health and graceful aging
An elderly gentleman’s creeping aches and irritability give way to a meditative state and pain-free hands that can mash game controller buttons like they’re young again.
Funny because being charged too much for weed happens to someone else.
Film & TV
This year’s short films are long on talent
The Oscar-nominated animated short films screening at the Guild Cinema are a diverse collection.
In which The Pajama Men briefly return to their Duke City roots…
The Best and Worst Super Bowl LI Commercials
This year’s array of Super Bowl ads, from best to worst.
There’s “The History of Comedy,” a new Lifetime flick featuring Judd Nelson, the yearly Grammy Awards broadcast and a documentary that investigates the world’s strangest underground locations.
Let’s change the mood from sad to gladness
August March is too freaked out by his dog Phranc and Jim Morrison to care if people recognize him at shows around town. But he still wants you to go see Alibi’s Best of Burque Music Showcase as well as concerts by Alcest and The Quebes.
Alibi record reviewer Geoffrey Plant gets all local on us, discussing new recordings by Sunlight, Dad & Steve as well as Lone Piñon.
Arts & Lit
Our Glass Figures examines trauma through performance
Instead of erasing the fullness of women's identity by highlighting trauma, Our Glass Figures aims to empower and educate.
Zadie Smith's inquiry into race, belonging and privilege
A reader could easily pick up this novel and enjoy it without putting any thought to the underpinnings of all the drama; just as likely, what underpins each scene might be what others find most compelling and important.
Jennifer James goes casual-ish
Jennifer James' Frenchish has some balance and flavor issues to work on, but definitely has some dishes to be very, very proud of.
Zullo’s Bistro moves in, El Pinto is expanding its operations, Cottonwood area loses more restaurants, Flying Star announces a new menu, Blue Corn Café & Brewery celebrates its 20th and registration begins for the Organic Farming Conference.