The largest powwow in North America is once again coalescing in Albuquerque. What's hip-hop got to do with Gathering of Nations? Plus, our Powwow Guide helps you navigate all the art openings, markets and parties going down this weekend in the Duke City.
Gathering of Nations Entertainment ScheduleNative Americans ask President Obama to establish legal protections for sacred sites. Plus, the City Council and Mayor Martin Chavez trade barbs over whose pet projects will be voted on by the public.
Music on the Arena Floor and Stage 49
Independence Grill's Kobe beef hamburgers are moist and huge in flavor. Plus, if Jesus were in the kitchen this spring, he'd make curry quinoa salad.
Earth spends a year in the life of the planet—specifically, watching animal species as they raise their young, hunt for food and migrate across the face of the globe. Meanwhile, The Informers focuses on a group of wealthy young people who do a lot of drugs and have sex with one another in various gender combinations, all to the tune of Wang Chung.
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AJ Woods Cassette Release Venue Change
Tortuga Gallery Tonight!
Last minute change of venue for AJ Woods' tape release, the fourth location change for this show. Because AJ is willing to tempt fate with the audacity of Hercules, he is now also bringing a bag of black cats to dump in front of his path to the stage.
The previous location, published in this week's Alibi with an enthusiastic review of AJ's latest collection of dark folk-rock, had its electricity cut. Show up instead at Tortuga Gallery, 901 Edith SE for the same excellent opening acts: Javelina, San Diego's Labs and Julie Byrne from Seattle. If you like dark American folk-rock, this is the ticket.
The Daily Word in funny drug news and other things.
Did Flight MH370 disintigrate in midair?
A smoldering body was found in San Diego.
A Decatur woman with Alzheimer’s was living with her husband’s dead body for a month.
In Greeley, stoners can’t get haircuts at Hugo’s Barber Shop. LSD is probably okay, though.
Hipsters like obscure bands, then stop liking them when they achieve commercial success.
Mercury, the cat with no arms, amuses humans by walking upright.
Drug users are reportedly being extorted by people posing as DEA agents. Drug users who are approached by these fake agents should, um, contact the DEA immediately.
An Albuquerque man is in custody after police learned he had been holding his wife hostage in their home for the past four days. The wife escaped and called police from a neighbor’s house when the man went to get cigarettes. The man then hid from police in his mother’s house. Drugs may have been involved.
Tesla’s new battery factory might be in New Mexico. Deja vu.
Happy birthday, Chuck Norris.