Alibi Volume 26, Number 34
August 24, 2017
Regrets to feed Mr. Gloom
Readers wrote in with their regrets, to be burned with Mr. Gloom.
Post-eclipse meeting is subdued
A small post-eclipse crowd greeted city councilors at their Aug. 21 regular meeting. With no red-hot topics, councilors trekked through an easy agenda that included a new innovative public lighting plan, a halt to some road construction and grant dollars for senior citizen projects.
Ignoring change puts country at risk, says N.M. Senator
The Powell Manifesto advocated that businesses whose profits were threatened by conservation and environmental laws should become involved in political campaigns and media. Tom Udall says it may have been the turning point in these regulations becoming partisan.
Lawsuit filed to keep Albuquerque Healthy Workforce Ordinance off the ballot and N.M. ranked among the worst states for babies.
Funny because getting stranded at a North Dakota Walmart in your pajamas happens to someone else.
The readers write about someone who never surrendered and someone else who did.
The election is Oct. 3
Local citizens continue to embrace and invigorate the local political scene. Their commitment to change and democracy was apparent and in full force at a satnding-room mayoral candidates’ forum—co-sponsored by the North Valley Coalition and Weekly Alibi—that happened Tuesday night, Aug. 23, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.
Portrait of unsung guitar god lets you doc out with your rock out
Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story provides an enlightening crash-course in the glitter-and-guitar-heavy glam rock era while simultaneously singing the praises of one of the music industry’s most talented hidden figures.
See The Incredibles at Civic Plaza, Power Rangers at a park or The Age of Innocence at the KiMo. Or attend the New Mexico Film & Media Industry Conference.
“DuckTales” on Disney XD
Though the extended pilot’s amped-up, post-milennial pace is sometimes wearying, “DuckTales” feels like a winner. Fans new and old should take to this one like a duck to water.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Alibi music intern rocks out
Live music creates a sense of belonging, even if that belonging only remains as a summertime memory.
Jazz is cool, but this band rocks
Weekly Alibi discusses Entourage Jazz with Emerson Corley.
Her “battlefield of suffering” illumined in 241 photos from her private collection
In her work, Kahlo was able to continually realize and remake the power of pain. In her life, she stands as a figure of immutable strength and on her face, her “battlefield of suffering” is reflected back to the viewer.
Hanging at Joe's Pasta House
Joe's Pasta House has the relaxed comfort of a familiar neighborhood mom-and-pop diner, but with the staff and menu of a fine dining establishment.
New restaurant shares building with Cheese and Coffee, Guy Fieri visits ABQ, McDonald’s pulls out of India, The Range turns 25, La Casa Sena takes honors, and Frontier Restaurant runs off illegal parking.
CG and the dirty dirty
Josh Lee is skeptical of the aphrodisiacal qualities of Sexxpot, but it does seem to fight the most common enemy of the libido: stress.