Alibi Volume 26, Number 25
June 22, 2017
And the winners of the Pretty in Print writing competition are ...
We asked readers of the Alibi to share their writing and we received a lot of great submissions, but our task was to choose only three winners. Here they are.
News & Opinion
Council meets ahead of summer break
Budget tweaked, Healthy Workforce Initiative's entire text to be on ballot and gas tax removed for space.
Waste drum mislabeled by N.M. lab, lawsuit against PED goes to trial and city installs new bike lanes.
Funny because having your dick bit off by a pig and then dying from the resulting infection happens to someone else. Yes, “Funny.”
Film & TV
Sentimental and scenic, trilogy-ending sports flick cruises to the finish line
Cars 3 is no ironclad Pixar classic but it is a well made film that delivers more or less the same sentimental moral as the original and Larry the Cable Guy is hardly in this one at all.
See the Navajo Documentary Film Tour, the Annual Feline Film Festival and The LEGO Batman Movie outdoors.
“Blood Drive” on Syfy
With its new trashy-and-proud-of-it action drama “Blood Drive,” Syfy veers into the uncharted realm of grindhouse exploitation.
There are monsters in "The Mist" and in "Hotel Transylvania: The Series" but in Okja, who are the real monsters?
Multi-instrumentalist rocks new record
August March chats with Heather Trost about her new album, Agistri.
Arts & Lit
Shakespeare on the Plaza stages Macbeth and more
Shakespeare on the Plaza aims to bring the significance of The Bard to Albuquerque at large by making the annual open-air staging of the plays entirely free.
Night in the Woods is limitlessly funny, never bogged down by its slew of surprisingly well-crafted mini-games or its heart-wrenching moments of sorrow, embarrassment or the macabre.
Blue Grasshopper has serious pizza and scads of beer
Blue Grasshopper Brewpub on the West Side invented neither beer nor pizza, but does a damn fine job at serving up both to the sweaty Burqueños who crawl into its cool, dark depths.
Cutbow Coffee Roastology announces opening, Random Acts of Rideshare delivers food to fire evacuees, Tasty Spot app available for download, Cielito Lindo plans on opening a fleet of new locations, La Salita moves to a spot with more parking and Poki Poki announces two new restaurants.
Visiting Minerva in a far-off land
Josh Lee travels to Los Lunas to see if they're ready for the coming data center workers. He finds a mood-boosting strain, a hunger-causing strain and a sleep-inducing one too.