Alibi Volume 26, Number 33
August 17, 2017
The age of prehistoric reader polls is ending soon
Commissioner Johnson’s anti-immigrant resolution refused
Bernalillo County Commission considers a resolution that would rescind the immigrant-friendly status of the county and the separate issue of adding dozens of Sheriff’s deputies to the county’s ranks.
APS splits district onto “Learning Zones,” judge invalidates governor's vetoes and closures caused by bear activity.
No dark sarcasm in the classroom, but closures possible
The state Public Education Department rates schools to identify which ones could experience major overhauls, and that’s causing alarm among some teachers, especially in rural communities.
Funny because an unflattering mug shot happens to someone else.
The readers write about Christian Science and who is responsible for our policies on children's needs.
Prison drama succeeds in making life behind bars look bad—which isn’t much of a challenge, really
Despite some committed acting and some gloomy cinematography, Shot Caller is far too melodramatic and drags its twisty story out far too long to have the solid, gut-punch impact it so desperately wants.
See Singin’ in the Rain at Civic Plaza, Smoke Signals and "The Best of 2017 48 Hour Film Project.” Crewmembers are wanted for Judgment.
Networks lock new fall lineups
The broadcast networks announced their fall schedules. Here's what we’ll be watching (or not) come September/October and what new shows have been sidelined until midseasons (January/February).
There's an “unscripted docuseries" about a Beverly Hills erotic club, legendary warriors of light chosen by the Trump Kingdom to protect the world from evil desires and a “Countdown to Darkness.”
And I feel fine
Go out this weekend unafraid, witness one of the greatest live music scenes here on Earth—given the proper amount of restraint and reserve, one hopes Burque’s concert culture will persist for innumerable weekends to come.
Spoiler alert: We're all makers
The Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire will host soldering stations, “Take-a-Part(y)” courtesy of Quelab, and stations where visitors of all ages can explore things like rocket building, block printmaking, puzzle and maze design, a seed library, local history, rug crafting and much, much more.
With DC’s recent acquisition of The Flintstones characters, Saturday morning delights are in the news again, with inventive creators putting their own spin on the beloved cartoon absurdity of yesteryear.
March goes all Jethro on y’all at Kap’s Coffee Shop
Diner fare and New Mexican cuisine are somehow related. They’re both a sort of comfort food available in America, after all. Kap’s Coffee Shop & Diner has both.
Insomnia Cookies delivers late-night addiction, Sandbar Brewery and Grill takes a historic spot, “Big Healthy Life” on big healthy lives, Chef Marc Quiñones does ABQ proud, Angel Fire resort hosts a real humdinger, and Flagship Foods announces major plans.
Cannabis on everyone’s mind
Prospective presidential candidate introduces bill to legalize cannabis at the federal level, Verdes Foundation begins building a farm in Corrales, NIH funds a study of cannabis usage as treatment for opioid addiction, and California town to become a "cannabis-friendly hospitality destination."