Alibi Volume 26, Number 36
September 7, 2017
Headed to adventure on the Great Divide Trail
Jim Chavez's cycled all 2,768 miles of the Great Divide Trail, learning a lot about bike packing, route finding and the pace of life with a simple objective.
News & Opinion
Healthy Workforce Ordinance signals progress
The Healthy Workforce Ordinance would require that employers provide accrued paid sick time of one hour for every 30 hours worked.
Development’s second phase approved
The Santolina project gained some significant ground after the Bernalillo County Commission narrowly approved the next phase for the planned mega-development on the county’s far southwest mesa.
HUD wants its Community Development Block Grant money back and N.M. hires accountants to model the tax code to predict the consequences of changes.
Chaco, tribal lands at risk
Retired National Park Service employees spoke with reporters this week about the impacts of oil and gas development on some national parks—particularly from adjacent lands overseen by the US Bureau of Land Management.
Funny because being swallowed by the street happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Roadtrip through Lakota country is slow but sincere in its message
In Neither Wolf Nor Dog, a Minnesota-based writer travels to meet an inscrutable elder Native, to learn and tell his story.
Alibi’s film section has stopped carrying complete film times for Albuquerque.
Disaster coverage on The Weather Channel
For the last week of August, The Weather Channel’s Harvey coverage filled up four of the top five spots among basic cable ratings, besting the likes of “Real Time With Bill Maher” and “The Rachel Maddow Show” which normally occupy those slots.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
It’s gotta be rocanrol music
Preparations are being made for Fall Crawl 2017. The return of this event is on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. With 32 bands at eight venues, it will most certainly rock! But wait, there’s more! Discounted presale tix are available online until 4pm day of show.
Arts & Lit
The work of NYC artist Alex Branch's residency at Sanitary Tortilla Factory
Over the course of six weeks Alex Branch will design, source materials for and build an acoustic vessel that will make its home, for a time, at Sanitary Tortilla Factory.
Team Cherry’s Hollow Knight combines strong game play with powerful immersion and storytelling, a strong contender for 2017’s game of the year.
Tijeras farm-to-table cafe serves up fresh veggies and small-town charm
Roots Farm Cafe has a take-it-easy vibe, with flavorful and fresh food in reasonable portions, without the ridiculously high prices that usually come along with anything vaguely “farm-to-table.”
Roadrunner Food Bank recently released a list of ways that New Mexicans can help the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Sessions gets some hate mail
Jeff Sessions has already made it clear that he isn't going to believe something just because it's true. The problem isn't his poorly sourced claims or his deceptive use of data. The problem is all these poindexter lawmakers trying to get him to use his head.