Alibi Volume 26, Number 40
October 5, 2017
Fiesta fun is floating your way!
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is one of those multi-pronged dealios. While balloons are indeed the main aspect of este fiesta, there're also a heap of other entertaining diversions available for your experiential pleasure.
News & Opinion
Council, Commission meetings reviewed
Memorial plans unveiled, Innovate ABQ gets grant and county joins opioid lawsuit.
Balderas demands Maestas step down from APS board, N.M. ranked 8th worst state to be a teacher and Mayor Berry gives last address.
November 14 runoff almost certain
The runoff election for mayor of Albuquerque is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 14.
The latest about Zinke, LANL and public meetings
Interior Secretary promises a more business-frieldly culture, EPA is terrified of the public and LANL has two criticality incidents in August as well as waste problems.
Funny because sexbot soiling happens to someone else.
Readers write about the plot of Kingsman: The Secret Service and seemingly another plot concerning a UNM Press warehouse.
Film & TV
Erotic thriller or winking parody: sexy indie straddles the line
The softcore European erotica of the ’70s had a dark, cautionary edge to it, and Thirst Street carries this inspiration forward into its natural, horror movie extreme.
Attend a Phantasm event in Santa Fe, see Texan-Italian cult comedy Tiramisu For Two or go to a Q&A about Hollywood screenwriting.
“Marvel’s Inhumans” on ABC/“The Gifted” on FOX
The X-Men’s ongoing trope of “teenage mutants as metaphor for outcast outsiders of all stripes” is wearing a bit thin after more than 50 years, but “The Gifted” works thanks to a solid cast, a gritty look and some propulsive action. Here’s hoping “Inhumans” steps it up.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
“Listen baby, you can hear the engine ring”
You don't have to indulge in speedy and automobile-like adventures, but you should see some shows this week.
We review new releases by Clark Andrew Libbey, Wake Self and Sorry Guero.
Arts & Lit
Ariel Gore and Tomas Moniz visit ABQ Zine Fest Seven
Ariel Gore and Tomas Moniz have carved out a niche for their distinct approach to exploring and opening the dialogue on family and radical parenting, while simultaneously making room to grow their other writing practices.
Latest installation, led by Gerard Way embraces the weird
Doom Patrol stands as a wholly unique work, building and expanding on the groundwork paved by the Vertigo comic-auteurs of the '90s.
The master roasters teach you how to make your cup of joe the best it can be
At Red Rock Roasters' new, renovated tasting room, Coffee Director Rachel Langer aims to not only teach you how to make your daily cup (or three) taste better, but to demystify some coffee trends while sharing tried-and-true methods so you’ll get the most from your morning cup of joe.
Cooking farm-fresh meals for your family is easier than ever
The good people over at the Rail Yards Market are creating their own ingredient-and-recipe kits sourced from the farmers and producers that sell at the popular Sunday market.
DoJ to review Cole Memo, but Rohrabacher-Farr extended. DEA head resigns.
Plenty of cannabis news this week, from the city's denial of a dispensary ad, to the governor's illegal vetoes, to various impacts on munchies.