Alibi Volume 26, Number 26
June 29, 2017
Find peace with flotation therapy
Renée Chavez checks out restricted environmental stimulation therapy, resulting in a peaceful altered state.
Get real about workout recovery
After a workout, it takes up to 48 hours to properly recover from the soreness, and what you do during this period matters.
News & Opinion
N.M.’s gas and oil industries equal pollution
The methane cloud over New Mexico’s San Juan Basin is the largest area of elevated methane concentration ever measured in the US. With the BLM and EPA having recently suspended the standards to limit the pollution and waste from natural gas mining, it is now up to New Mexico's leaders.
Los Alamos Labs is under investigation and new PED chief calls for more reform.
Funny because a reclassification of a past-timestamped event caused a current-timestamped event in someone else’s computer.
The Alibi offices have moved.
The readers write about the need for N.M. to lead the country in immigration reform (including protecting the community from disruption by ICE), making someone else be the artist, holding the keys to our own prisons and clean power.
Film & TV
Sam Elliott’s fictional career looks suspiciously like his real one in slow-going indie drama
In The Hero, what aims to be a self-referential, self-deprecating, late-career look back at regret ends up as a frustratingly predictable film with an overqualified, underutilized star standing front-and-center.
Submit your film to ¡Cine Magnífico!, take a workshop in storyboards, sip margaritas while watching Hairspray or enjoy Vicky Cristina Barcelona in Spanish.
Independence Day around the dial
Odds are you’ll get your fill of parties and barbecues on Saturday and Sunday, and by the time Tuesday, July 4, rolls around you’ll be sitting at home glued to the idiot box.
This week's highlights include an army of lab-created creatures bent on destroying mankind, unleashing pet spiders upon one's tormentors and the creation and expansion of the crack cocaine industry. This confluence is not necessarily intended as inspiration for your next project.
The West is the best
Adult Beverage discusses their move to California with “I’m not ashamed to admit that I couldn’t make it in California” Music Editor August March.
Arts & Lit
The enduring creative power of one irrepressible local photographer
From the time she learned to work a camera to the last day she was able to hold one, Minie Gonzalez was taking photographs.
Consistency and kindness reign at St. Clair
Balance seems to be what St. Clair is good at. Their restaurant is upscale without feeling out-of-bounds when you're dressed down, the staff is knowledgeable about the wine list without sounding snobbish, and the food is refined without the price tag.
M'tucci's Italian expands into retailing, ABQ not the best place for late night munchies, Santa Fe Spirits and Cacao Santa Fe spoil us rotten, Brixen's finally shows its face, someone keeps smashing up Taqueria Mexico and Kasey's closes because of some sad circumstances.
Canna-candies ain’t so sweet
Rini Grammer treats PTSD-triggered anger by smoking a legendary strain but is disappointed by the taste of cannabis hard candies.