Alibi Volume 26, Number 18
May 4, 2017
Those toenails dry yet, sweetheart? We’ve got some dancing to do
Take a gander at a compendium of summer concerts.
City and county pools that’ll float your boat
When summer temperatures skyrocket into the triple digits, local oases are a necessity to keep everyone from going completely mad. Here is a list of all the swimming pools within easy reach.
Beat the summer blues with ice cold reads
Maybe we can dispel the heat by turning inward and finding the swamp cooler that chugs away within each of us. Stoke your own internal air conditioner with these super chilly reads.
News & Opinion
Council considers quality concerns
Taser International (now named Axon) awarded new contract, Lower Petrogylphs TIDD approved and public warned of hepatitis C.
The year’s most important election you didn’t know about
Four of the board of directors seats in the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, which delivers irrigation and provides flood control to the valley, are up for election.
Governor calls for tax reform and APS reverses sports cuts.
Funny because getting arrested for saving a loved one happens to someone else.
Readers write about friendship and restoring the right to sue airlines.
Film & TV
Unsettling Japanese horror-hybrid knows how to make skin crawl
Creepy makes the most of its long-simmering atmosphere of tension and dread, shying away from clear psychological and supernatural resolutions, to provide enough unwholesome suggestions to make you look askance at your fellow man.
See Rogue One on a big screen, Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla at the National Hispanic Cultural Center and limited-edition “tribute” posters for classic cult films at Tractor’s tap room.
Tidbits from around the dial
Writers' strike averted, "Pitch" canceled, Sprout rebrands, Jeff Dunham gets a food show and IFC acquires "Baroness von Sketch Show."
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
To me, they’re very, very beautiful
Nighttime is at a premium and it's where all the action is, so go get some now, before you find yourself back in the midst of another forlorn winter.
Arts & Lit
Women Across Borders aims to create connection and awareness through art
In Women Across Borders, Jodie Herrera will use her craft to tell the traumatic stories of refugee and immigrant women.
Scientists have dusted the Earth with a chemical that has devolved humanity to its most primal roots. A survivor seeks a cure, despite the giant animals, mutants and feelings that perhaps humanity isn't worth saving.
Pars balances the exotic and the comfortable
The next time you and your friends are hungry for anything but the same old thing, step into Pars Cuisine, and step out of the ordinary—comfortable in the knowledge that it'll probably be a lot more familiar than you thought.
Santa Ana Star Casino has plans, Lowe’s makes buying local produce painless, the Chili’s debacle, Blazin’ Brewfest takes over Las Cruces, Santa Fe votes on the soda tax and ho the Spruce Community gardens.
Lines to see the doctor are growing, the governor continues to protect the state from the menaces of health and economic growth, and Canada moves toward legalizing recreational cannabis.