Alibi Volume 26, Number 43
October 26, 2017
News & Opinion
What our next mayor must address
Whoever wins the runoff election for mayor on Nov. 14 is gonna have one hell of a big plate of problems to choke down.
Why the ¡Ask a Mexican! column has come to an end
¿Donde está ¡Ask a Mexican!?
AG says Rio Rancho overcharged for public records; N.M. senators amend budget to keep Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.
NW citizens choose new councilor
Here are the two people on the Nov. 14 runoff ballot for City Council District 5.
Funny because owning a haunted ranch happens to someone else.
Readers write to defend weakened science education standards, to praise the power of passive resistance and to thank mayoral election coverage for inspiring them to learn more about the Santolina development.
Film & TV
Literary biopic explores bonds and barriers between fathers and sons
Goodbye Christopher Robin emerges on screen as a wonder-filled, emotion-packed reminder of the joys of childhood and the attendant pains of growing up.
See Juan of the Dead for free, Freaks with a five-course beer-paired meal and a Boris Karloff salute at the Kimo.
“Wisdom of the Crowd” on CBS
Before it even aired, trailers for “Wisdom of the Crowd” put it in the running for the dumbest show of the fall. Since then, airings of the actual show have soundly confirmed the suspicion.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Rolling with Chicano Batman
Chicano Batman creates and performs an informed mix of rousing rocanrol finely intertwined with traditional Latino musical conceits, the soulful R&B of past ages and a progressive political platform that is, at once disarming and infectiously interesting. Weekly Alibi chats with guitarist Carlos Arévalo.
A glimpse of what awaits
This week, go see at least one of: The Monsters Ball, Night of the Living Cover Bands and Iron & Wine.
Latest releases from Chicharra and Lindy Vision, and a Gatas y Vatas compilation.
Arts & Lit
Blackout Theatre Company's new chapter of Quarantine
This year's Quarantine storyline hinges upon that famous UFO crash that happened in Roswell in 1947 and supposes that in this reality, the government is engineering alien technology based on what they discovered there, and they do not want the public accessing it.
This week, see The Turn of the Screw, rub elbows with the makers of Lady Science, go to the opening reception of Sandhill Crane art and get sucked into some Immediate Theater.
Investigate the paranormal through the pages of Riley Mitchell's book
The Essential Paranormal Bucket List rounds up paranormal wonders from the world over.
New confectionary makes sweets that look as good as they taste
From their many-colored quartz point lollipops in flavors like strawberry-basil and horchata de chufa to their piñon and marigold cookies, the self-taught D’Mitri R. Agnes and Jessica Romero create sweets that are unlike anything our city has seen.
The Home Cook delivers
The Home Cook has simple, easily memorized recipes made for weeknight dinners or casual gatherings with friends, covering everything from pickled vegetables, to pasta, to grain salads to cocktails.
CBD Oil Turns Nervous Nellies into Relaxed Rinis
Rini Grammer treats anxiety with oil of CBD: a healthy, relaxing and non-inebriating alternative to THC.