Alibi Volume 26, Number 14
April 6, 2017
The will of the people shall prevail
The results of our Best of Burque reader's poll, featuring winners in fun categories like Best Local Athlete, Best Bike Trail, Best Local Poet, Best Skate Shop, Best Tattoo Artist, Best Cocktails and so much more! These are happy election results full of locals that you know and love.
Weekly Alibi’s August March converses with mayoral candidate Tim Keller about crime, economic development, public transportation and public schools.
News & Opinion
Crime, community policing are essential issues
Tim Keller, the up front and open-minded progressive, says it's the job of the mayor to step up and take ownership of Albuquerque's challenges. Here he starts with how to address crime.
Teacher evaluation standards announced, N.M. leads in births paid through Medicaid and water shortages predicted.
Not baked, but close enough
Looking for some solace following a very stressful visit to the mechanic's, Rini decides to learn more about CBD edibles.
Funny because your own name retroactively becoming offensive due to association with POTUS, happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Hugely popular Japanese anime explodes on American shores
Your Name is the sort of enjoyable, easy-to-access gateway drug that could introduce a whole new audience to the art of anime.
Watch Watership Down to raise funds for rabbits, see architects pimp their works in free shorts and get ready to dress up as your favorite Big Lebowski character.
“The Gorburger Show” on Comedy Central
Aside from its murderous, foul-mouthed host, “The Gorburger Show” doesn’t add a lot to the bizarro late-night talk show parody genre, but it’s got a silly energy to it that just works.
A tough week for TV, but there are a couple possibilities hidden amidst the boring crap.
Best of Burque, killer concerts demand your presence
Check out some metal, electro or hip-hop this week.
Arts & Lit
Ellen Babcock takes her work to Off Lomas
The effect of Off Lomas is that it clicks you back into the landscape. Even if you've driven down Lomas a thousand times, suddenly, you see it anew.
Universal Harvester falls short of its promise
Universal Harvester, despite its amazing jacket design and intriguing concepts, fails to ever pull the reader in fully.
Delish is a name and a descriptor
For a quality breakfast or lunch with stark attention to detail, local sourcing and even artistic presentation, Delish absolutely delivers.
Zagat tours Route 66, the Great New Mexico Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival returns, N.M. agriculture in trouble, Dion’s discusses openness, Embassy Suites allegedly makes someone sick and craft beer puts money into N.M.