Alibi Volume 26, Number 15
April 13, 2017
Playing witness at the tat shop
Joshua “Bedo” Escobedo says the most important qualities of an expert tattoo are layout, flow on the body, quality of design, clean lines, solid fill and smooth gradients.
News & Opinion
Council considers local issues
Council acknowledges Sikh contributions, get schooled in love by The Don, considers buying La Cuentista properties and prepares for Nob Hill sidewalks.
Albuquerque defrauded, APS seeks grant to mitigate veto and N.M. has high black homicide victimization rate.
Two big-name Dems say no to public financing in ABQ mayoral race
Albuquerque mayoral candidates have to file their next campaign finance reports by April 15. For most, it will be their first reports filed this election. While many of the candidates speak highly of public financing, only one has qualified for it.
On CBD, THC and pain management
August March treats pain and inflammation with THC+CBD edibles.
Funny because the bra bomber splashes someone else.
Readers write about Martinez currying Trumps’s favor and Best Local Comedian.
Film & TV
Dramedy about brains will hit you in the feels
Gifted is a calculated film, to be sure. Emotions will be manipulated, tears will be jerked. But it’s such a sweet-natured story, filled with such likable people, that it’s hard to remain cynical.
Sci-Fi ’50s Favorites are at Kimo, Valencia Leading Edge Film Festival spotlights documentary filmmaking and Experiments in Cinema goes Cuban.
Televised tidbits from around the dial
Viceland's weed shows return for tax season, a late late show airs early, Kardashians get a spin-off, more "American Crime Story" installments are coming and so is a “48 Hours: NCIS" crossover.
In the not-too-distant future, 1970s Londonites get militant, science and history channels get real churchy and Fargo returns for a third season.
Misty’s new album invokes pure comedy
American consumers have yet another Father John Misty album to access. This time around we're led into new territory by an accompanying video about the comedy of existence, notebook doodles of human cruelty and stock footage that hints at the death of the American dream.
Easter concert a benefit
Go to the First Annual Psychedelic Easter to combine psychic forces and send some Positive Mental Attitude in Daniel Golec's direction.
Arts & Lit
Shing Yin Khor brings an outer space apothecary to Old Earth
In the past, how did people make sense of the world? Shing Yin Khor hopes that visitors to her exhibition will be just as as bewildered as those past seekers.
This story revolves around the power and deeper meaning of symbols. Crowley is convinced the swastika is feeding Hitler's power and in turn, tries to come up with a strong symbol that can counteract it.
Fresh food—and a lot of it—at Fareast Fuzion
Fareast Fuzion overwhelms. Leave with bellies full of tasty food and hearts full of misplaced pride. (Pride that even though you didn't make the food, you made the decision to order the food.)
Heidi’s Raspberry Jam takes over, Galloping Grace Youth Ranch gives it up, tacos aren’t allowed in polling booths, Los Pollos Hermanos training video leaked, National Geographic tours ABQ and a brave new menu at Hotel Andaluz.