Alibi Volume 26, Number 10
March 9, 2017
You voted, we published, everyone rocked!
August March dives into Burque’s music scene, retrieving pearls that readers told us were there, just below the surface.
The best in local industry.
Full content of “collegial, yet intense and wide-ranging” discussion
Mayoral candidate Brian S. Colón gave us 45 minutes of his time to explain his motivations and hopes for the City of Albuquerque.
You have one weekend (and a couple of days) left to vote in this year’s Best of Burque poll! The poll closes on Wednesday, March 15 at high noon so make your voice heard before it’s too late!
Candidate expresses hope, displays readiness
Brian S. Colón's proposed plans for the city, his beliefs about infrastructure, economics, endemic poverty, the police and the bright future for Burqueños that he says will come to fruition if he takes the reins from Mayor Berry in January 2018.
Death penalty reinstatement stalls, N.M. schools face budget crisis and House approves minimum wage increase.
Funny because getting-arrested-for-nothing happens to someone else.
Period romance is predictable but pretty
It’s no Doctor Zhivago, but in its own thrifty way, The Ottoman Lieutenant delivers polished, well-paced (if entirely predictable) costumed romance.
There’s an Asian Western short intended as a pilot, a festival in Silver City and opportunities for the next generation of local filmmakers.
Meow Madness on Hallmark Channel
Viewers are invited to choose their favorite fake basketball-playing cat/movie in which a workaholic female executive learns the true meaning of Christmas by falling in love with an elf.
Watch the return of Samurai Jack, rich snobs try to survive in Fiji or a N.Y.-Lawyer-in-tiny-Southern-town comedy.
Soulful solo album is finely crafted
Sampha’s Process is a gem filled with finely crafted songs that pulse with raw and unabashed emotion.
Art-centric edit-a-thon has its first local run
The localized version of Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will emphasize creating entries for local female-identifying artists and editing or augmenting existing entries as needed.
Playwright Gideon Wabvuta brings universal truths to the stage
Mbare Dreams begins with the dreams of an 8-year-old boy and follows these dreams as the boy grows up and Zimbabwe changes.
Gecko's: where size really doesn't matter
At Gecko's, the servers are personable and available no matter the crowd, and even though the meals are small, I was still full when finishing.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers opens a new location, celebrate ABQ Restaurant Week, Jambo Café receives an unwanted guest, Wienerschnitzel has trouble setting up shop, a voice against food taxes and Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom looking for a spot in ABQ.
Cannabis prohibition: better than no cannabis at all
While there will be a tense and thorny road ahead for those states with better cannabis laws than ours, Jeff Sessions might have just single-handedly made America pro-legalization.