Alibi Volume 26, Number 07
February 16, 2017
Polls open from February 15 to March 15
From Best Drag Queen to Best Local Place to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse to Best Book Store, we want you to vote on the top notch people, places, goods and services in this fine city.
We were totally overwhelmed with the number and overall quality of the submissions we received for this year’s photo contest.
News & Opinion
Isolated confinement act is a progressive measure
The “Isolated Confinement Act” would place new restrictions and require reporting on the use of isolated confinement in New Mexico jails and prisons.
City meets recycling goal, Highlands construction approved and N.M. leads in childcare assistance.
Funny because Jesus created wealth for someone else.
Film & TV
German comedy-drama finds odd connection between ridiculous father and uptight daughter
One sure sign of this German dramedy's success is how quickly the American remake rights were snapped up.
Apply to the New Mexico Actors Showcase, learn How to Sell Your Film, take a workshop in TV commercials or see Voces Inocentes.
“Trapped” on Viceland
“Trapped” is an icy murder mystery marked by a claustrophobic setting, a bit of international intrigue and a whole lot of snow.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Bassist returns to roots and kicks ass
James Whiton (ex-Eric McFadden Trio and Apricot Jam) on systematic beauty, ostinato and making modern music.
Arts & Lit
Albuquerque's “Indigo Ignited” bridges worlds with Japanese production
David Pinter and Samuel Dalton are developing the first American anime, produced with top-tier talent from both Japan and the States.
This "rhythm violence game" has no narrative and no characters, only concussive gameplay and brooding electronic music, working in harmony with a suite of sinister visual assets.
An entrance to the fabled Heights still shines
Taco Sal, a symbol of how a type of food moved up to the Heights, absorbed some of the cultural conveniences and contrivances of a thing called America but kept its native funk and far-out New Mexican identity.
The endocannabinoid system and how THC works
THC treatment works because it interfaces with a basic system which has been around longer than vertebrates.