Alibi Volume 26, Number 49
December 7, 2017
Local fetish event to take place Jan. 20, 2018
Weekly Alibi Fetish Events is creating a wonderland for your hedonistic delight this January. Our Carnal Carnevale party will be held at a secret location within the Duke City, and we'll all be celebrating behind a mask. Dancing, kinky demonstrations, the finest cocktails, sensual exhibitions and so much more await!
Alibi’s Last Minute Gift Guide
Amazon is doing quite well without your holiday help, but local stores impacted by the Great Recession and reeling from the epic ART construction could really use your dollars. Our eagle-eyed staff has combed the metro area, hunting up some great local shops just ripe for the gift giving. Pick your area of town, and you don’t even have to leave your neighborhood.
Here’s where to shop in Downtown.
North Valley shoppers should visit these places.
If you live in the Heights, check out these shops.
Nob Hill shoppers don’t have to leave their neighborhood.
Westside shoppers don’t have to fight traffic.
New configuration is probably progressive
The first meeting of the newly seated 23rd Albuquerque City Council zipped by in just 68 minutes. That quick convocation included new Mayor Tim Keller stopping by to introduce some of the key players in his budding administration.
State auditor questions Environment Department's settling policies, report says N.M.'s education funding is around 12 percent lower than it was before the US economic recession and Wayne Johnson is appointed new state auditor.
City police reform begins now
Let’s hope that Geier can look past departmental loyalties, ideological boundaries and learn from the tragic, bloody and unkempt past as he pursues Keller’s vision of community policing and justice for all.
Funny because learning about Santa happens to someone else.
Actor-director James Franco transforms into actor-director Tommy Wiseau
The Disaster Artist is both a hilarious comedy of errors and a touching love letter to Hollywood. Add to that The Disaster Artist’s meta-humorous “film within a film”/“good actors playing bad actors” japery, and you’ve got the makings of a cult film about making a cult film.
See the history of America’s Spanish colonists who settled in Florida in 1565, or Where God Left His Shoes or Baraka.
“Tarantula” on TBS
“Tarantula” isn’t the weirdest, crudest, most wildly conceived piece of animation on TV right now, but it’s got an under-the-radar charm and a cast of loveable-if-not-admirable characters.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
There’s only one thing gonna set you free …
Get out and see SonReal, Le Chat Lunatique, Sam Riggs or Roñoso.
We review new releases by Voodoo Kid, V1RTUAL D3SCENT and Fred Johnson.
Two Way Street amplifies the voices of community members often unheard
Two Way Street's vendors are hired with minimal barriers. You don't need an ID or a criminal background check. Each vendor receives five donated copies of the paper, which are then sold for a dollar or more each. Vendors can come back with their earnings and buy more copies of the paper for 25 cents each, and hit the street again.
Happening this week: Ugly Sweater Revue, Shaelin Jornigan's paintings and #MeToo Monologues.
The Duran family is decking the halls and the galleries this holiday season
The Duran family have decided to share their collection of more than 400 handmade Christmas ornaments by more than 130 New Mexican artists, through an exhibition at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
An easy recipe from Jonathan Ortiz of Southwest Grape and Grain
Mead, arguably the first alcoholic beverage that humans created, is surprisingly easy to make if you’re patient.
Rail Yards Holiday Market extended, brewery to compost 100% of food waste, four-course beer-paired dinner and more.
Los Poblanos’ new farm-to-table restaurant opens
Whenever somebody from out of town asks about places worth visiting in Albuquerque, Los Poblanos is always high on my list of recommendations. And now Los Poblanos has opened their new restaurant, Campo, and it’s stunning.
(But not really)
Sessions mentions "rational policy" which could mean anything and a study says cannabis might reduce opioid use.