Alibi Volume 26, Number 20
May 18, 2017
Recorded Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Archived video of the DukesUp!/New Mexico Political Report/Weekly Alibi Mayoral Forum co-production.
Talking lowriders in New Mexico with writer and photographer Don Usner
The cars are art in this homegrown scene, each with story and history relating to a place and family.
News & Opinion
Senator flies home for Nob Hill event, meets with Alibi
Martin Heinrich warns of the disastrous consequences for New Mexicans in ACA "repeal & replace" and talks about the economic opportunity of exporting wind power and peoples’ dawning realization that governance actually matters.
APS moves employees to save funds, N.M. joins lawsuit against reopening coal leases and is also one of the worst states for child hunger.
Funny because a rough ride is enjoyed by someone else.
Film & TV
Richard Gere commits to character in influence-peddling drama
If your attention span is sturdy enough and your interest in international business/Israeli politics strong enough to get you through a swamp of wordy details, Norman is worth catching for the committed character work of Richard Gere.
Attend “Indie Film Night" at the Albuquerque Museum, cuddle with a baby goat and enjoy a movie, and submit your film for 2017 NM Filmmakers Showcase.
Networks ax shows with abandon
Fall TV schedules are about to be announced, so the broadcast networks are making room by killing old, sickly and underperforming series. So who got the chop?
The 1950s are back with their monster movies and now-colorized Lucy, and so is a later time with its “Twin Peaks” and Dirty Dancing.
As long as there are stars above us
Weekly Alibi chats with Brian Wilson about Pet Sounds in the past and the present.
Arts & Lit
Traci Quinn previews 2017's PhotoSummer
With PhotoSummer, UNM Art Museum aims to maintain the energy of the academic year by drawing on the experiences captured by photographers in New Mexico.
We all receive a lesson in Educating Rita
For all its humor and pithiness, what is at the heart of Educating Rita is something more like a tragedy.
La Familar flummoxes foodie
A tale of two enchiladas at La Familiar, wherein August March laments the uncertainty of epicurean life, realizing that nothing is forever.
The Stamp Out Hunger food drive breaks a record, Mosquero gets its first restaurant, science says kimchi is good for you, Garcia’s Kitchen encourages breaking the law and Martinez flip-flops on the food tax.
The D.A.R.E. era makes a comeback
Trump suggests he might violate Rohrabacher-Farr amendment in budget bill while also surrendering to opioid epidemic, and plant limit keeps rural New Mexicans from having access to providers.