Alibi Volume 26, Number 44
November 2, 2017
News & Opinion
County lawmakers work on minimum wage, public health
The Bernalillo County Commission set the foundation for mental health and substance abuse programs, raised the minimum wage and honored the peaceful ones at their most recent meeting.
Don’t vote for Trump again
If the meeting of minds at the Albuquerque Press Club had any significance, then it was to show which candidate is fit to be mayor.
PED will adopt Next Generation Science Standards, Kirtland colonel relieved for not signing "certificate of spouse appreciation" and ranchers' case against US Forest Service dismissed.
Funny because getting ticketed for singing happens to someone else.
The readers write about last week's letter.
Film & TV
Absurdist filmmaker scares up a new film
The Killing of a Sacred Deer looks gorgeous in its own grim, spare way and builds an air of tension and mystery, but lacks director Yorgos Lanthimos' usual deadpan sense of humor.
See Calling Home the Dead, the New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase Awards Ceremony and Screening, the Neon Dystopia Micro Festival and Basement Films' Audio/Visual Show.
“At Home With Amy Sedaris” on truTV
Occasionally absurdist, but hilariously self-aware, “At Home With Amy Sedaris” is the exact sort of skewering Food Network and HGTV are begging for these days.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Go see a show instead, for Crissakes!
This week, check out Midnight Opera, Lords of Acid, Billy Strings, Sadistik or Noname.
Reviews of new releases by Get Action, The Talking Hours and WURM.
Arts & Lit
Mark Beyer's first collection in 12 years delves into the city's strangeness
Ne'er-do-Wellers visually details Albuquerque’s news headlines through darkly funny images.
Cooking game makes for hot competition
In Overcooked, you must coordinate your efforts in order to serve up timely hamburgers, soups and other foodstuffs before your customers grow impatient and leave your establishment.
See Fulfillment Center, learn about writing creative nonfiction, go to TEDxABQWomen or Pablo Brescia's reading and signing.
Trail Rider Pizza
Trail Rider Pizza is exactly the kind of kitschy-cool spot you’ll want to see to believe.
The University Heights cornerstone is transitioning into being worker-owned
After several months of taking a financial beating due to the ART construction, the owner of Winning Coffee wanted out, so the staff decided to take over.
Even Sessions doesn't know what his plan is
With 51 percent of Republicans (and 64 percent of Americans) reporting as being in favor of legalizing cannabis, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in the awkward position of discovering that everything he believes is wrong.