Alibi Volume 26, Number 46
November 16, 2017
A guide to New Mexico-made products perfect for holiday gift-giving
You might want to start thinking about your holiday shopping. Here at the Alibi, we like to promote local stores, manufacturers, artists, musicians and craftspeople so we’ve turned to our well-versed section editors for a look at some interesting items from right here in the Land of Enchantment.
News & Opinion
And another, and one after that
As the US heads toward the 2018 mid-term congressional elections, a new storm is forming on the horizon, one that may very likely help topple the executive branch travesty that has been visited upon our otherwise decent country.
Council approves sweeping zoning reform
Albuquerque City Council passed a massive overhaul of the city’s zoning regulations at its special meeting.
The corruption trial of former state Sen. Phil Griego is causing a reexamination of the state's citizen legislator system and the five-year-old legal battle between the New Mexico Cancer Center in Albuquerque and Presbyterian Healthcare has been put on hold.
Funny because weighing the same as a duck happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Magic-minded documentary switches hands on audiences
Dealt follows Richard Turner, master of prestidigitation who doesn't let his lack of sight slow him down.
Central Features Contemporary Art Gallery featuring the 1954 feature Salt of the Earth; The New Mexico Film Foundation unveils its second annual Student Filmmakers Showcase; 4th Annual Pueblo Film Fest gets underway; Dynatheater will screen Dream Big.
“Meow Manor” on UP
If you love “Big Brother” but wish it were filled with kittens, then “Meow Manor” is right up your alley.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Kerby’s project is ecstatically awesome
Kris Kerby's long-running “percussion apocalypse” endeavor, ICUMDRUMS, continues to set sonic standards, divining as well as breaking the boundaries of Albuquerque’s avant-garde. Weekly Alibi chats with him to find out more about one of Burque’s most relevant cultural provocateurs.
Arts & Lit
Tricklock Company becomes the site of revolution at the start of their 24th season
REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN. is not a simple play; it's full of women being truthful—often to the point of hilarity—about what they want.
Grown up date night at Warehouse 508; "Mansions, Motoring and Millennials" opens at the Albuquerque Museum; Moonstone Pop-Up revisits Sister Bar.
Graphic novel Ink in Water doesn't shy away from the hard stuff
Lacy J. Davis gives structure to her life in meaningful ways in her new graphic novel Ink in Water.
Burritos Alisante New Mexican fast food, with that like-your-grandma-made-it love, has withstood each test, delivering their downright affordable menu “in an instant.”
This seasonal New Mexico fruit makes tasty jam for homemade gifts
This recipe for prickly pear fruit jam is sure to make a great holiday gift for your friends and family.
Advisory board once again backing opioid addiction as qualifying condition
Medical Cannabis Advisory Board, armed with research, votes unanimously to recommend opioid use disorder be added to conditions qualifying for medical cannabis; Canada prepares to make money; FDA research blocked by "other regulatory agencies."