Gus Pedrotty—Gus, as he likes to be known—stopped by Alibi Headquarters to discuss a bid for mayor that began as idealistic—and some would say unlikely—but has since been transformed into one of the more vital and remarkable candidacies that have passed through this high desert city in ages.
Filmmaker goes from being reviewed by Roger Ebert to making a movie about the famed critic’s final days in Life Itself.
Guests of the N.M. Pride Celebration join Weekly Alibi to party
We would like to thank everyone who visited our booth at the Albuquerque Pride Celebration and the wonderful folx running the beautiful event.
Recorded Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Archived video of the DukesUp!/New Mexico Political Report/Weekly Alibi Mayoral Forum co-production.
Our summer soup spectacular
Gail Guengerich searches for our town’s most refreshing soups.
Take in the breeze at some of the city’s best oudoor dining spots
Get a little morning sun, or catch the evening breeze, at these Albuquerque outdoor dining areas.
Imbibing your way through New Mexico’s outdoor beauty
Hosho McCreesh heads to the outback with a canned selection of New Mexico brewed beer.
Escape the work week at Hyder Park
Reclaim your relaxation and fill your belly at this weekly event.
How the International District reinvents itself through art
ID Live! features the stories of International District residents told through art in all its forms, including sculpture, painting, mosaic, writing, photography, film and performance.
She’s a cat who interviews food. Don’t ask it to make sense—just let the weirdness wash over you.
Don Rumata seems like any other obnoxious noble with money to spend and ladies to court, but he’s actually a Communist operative from Earth.
Wherein Richard “Bugman” Fagerlund breaks down new research on the link between in-utero pesticide exposure and autism spectrum disorders.
From monsoon season to broadcast journalism to economic recovery, test your New Mexico news savvy with the Alibi pop quiz.
From Connecticut to Kazakhstan, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Mesa del Sol hosts frree Movies on the Mesa, 48 Hour Film Project offers up its top films of 2014, Cinemakr celebrates our favorite movie musicals.
“Manhattan” on WGN
WGN explores the history of New Mexico’s “secret city,” Los Alamos, in the explosive new drama “Manhattan.”
Around the TV dial this week: “Phineas & Ferb” do Star Wars, “Finding Bigfoot” comes to New Mexico and Syfy gives us Sharknado 2: The Second One.
There is no single, authorative history of high desert sound. And thank goodness for that. Here, one Burqueño looks back, asks questions and posits this is “one hell of a rocking town.”
On Wednesday, July 30, bask in the glory of women who rock, including Indigo Girls and The Coathangers. Now with A/V!
This week we listened to new albums by Luluc, Honeyblood and Sébastien Tellier. Now with A/V!
Ancient Wisconsin wisdom on how to grill your brats
Up north, a controversy rages over beer-soaked bratwurst.
Taking in the breeze at Backstreet Grill
Ty Bannerman checks out the newest reason for locals to swing by Old Town.
Mass graves and the impending border crisis
Erika Wurth discusses the connection between a mass grave in Canada and a detention center for children in New Mexico.
From APD to religion to baseball, test your New Mexico news savvy with the Alibi pop quiz.
From Pennsylvania to Oklahoma, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Graffiti writer taps into universal calligraphies
In her very first gallery show, subversive Burque artist Kailani melds darkness with light-filled spirituality.
Artists need admirers, and no one admires art more than other artists. That’s the driving force between a one-night-only Mutual Admiration Society.
Tragic and transformative, Made to Break by debut novelist D. Foy focuses on a group of self-absorbed, drug-addled friends on an ill-advised trip to the country.
The decadence of baklava
Gail Guengerich delves into the history of our favorite Middle Eastern dessert.
Apes + machine guns = awesome
Smart, surprising Dawn of the Planet of the Apes proves the old axiom that apes + machine guns = awesome.
New Mexico Film Foundation sponsors acting showcase and NASA filmmaking contest, Meryl Streep gets a summer film festival at KiMo Theatre.
The 2014 Emmy Award Nominations
Who got snubbed and who got saluted in this year’s Emmy Award nominations?
VH1 goes “Naked Dating,” Nicole Ritchie gets another shot at reality, Syfy says aliens have landed on the moon.
Crüe shouts at the devil one last time
Wherein August March chronicles the aural history of the best damn hair band in the world.
This year’s New Mexico Jazz Festival proffers concerts by Arrested Development, The Memphis P. Tails, Omar Sosa and a slew of other mega-talented artists.
This week we listened to new releases by Lana Del Rey, Old Crow Medicine Show and Cabaret Voltaire. Now with A/V!
This is your Steely Dan concert
Wherein August March reels in years of Steely Dan fandom with a retrospective essay in preview of the band’s Burque gig.
Hosho McCreesh and M. Scott Meier daydream about a day when US Soccer comes into its own. And also about Muhammad Ali.
From carnivorous birds to fireworks to railway revamp, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
From Florida to Wisconsin, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein a reader writes in protest of Alibi coverage of American rock musician Ted Nugent, and the Alibi clarifies the intent behind a controversial cover illustration.
A brief history of tattooing in the Duke City
Tattooing is not a crime—anymore. Meet the man who worked to bring New Mexico body art laws into the modern age.
Crazy Town is a good read for reasons that transcend the engrossing Rob Ford scandal.
Paul Haggis explores the audacity of despair in morose, muddled anthology
The man behind Crash tries his hand at another all-star anthology with the confused, contrived melodrama Third Person.
Filmmaker Holly Adams stages a fundraiser for her feature The Man-App, local veteran talks about the Afghan war documentary Korengal, Chickasaw Nation casts actors in the biopic Te Ata.
Retro TV comes to town
Retro TV comes to Albuquerque, offering decades worth of reruns—from “Dragnet” to “Mystery Science Theater 3000.”
Amy Poehler’s brother does comedy in “Welcome to Sweden,” animals do the dirty in “Sex in the Wild,” Guillermo del Toro does vampires in “The Strain.”
Festival News delivers deets on Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque and ABQ Ladyfest 2014. Now with A/V!
Cherry picking at Piattini
Gail Guengerich checks out a new Italian restaurant that’s rigged for sharing.
Celebrate Hunter S. Thompson’s birthday with local beer and food
Drunken poet Hosho McCreesh celebrates the great gonzo’s b-day with local food and drink.