Alibi V.26 No.29 • July 20-26, 2017

More Immigration, Please

We’re here to stay, say Dreamers

Weekly Alibi chats with two successful, politically aware Dreamers who are still looking toward the future despite the uncertainty of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) order.

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Newscity

State board investigates double-dipping and a decades-old water rights case closes.

Odds & Ends

Funny because getting locked inside an ATM happens to someone else.

music

There’s No Sign of the Morning Coming

So get thee to a show!

With the proper resources, attitude and resilience, anyone can survive the vibrance of the scene as well as it’s murky backwaters. Here’s a guide for that bright and dark encounter, now happening—all lovingly and musically—in and around Burque.

SATURATION Saturates

Brockhampton brings it

Brockhampton’s SATURATION is all about drawing inspiration from one another to embrace and strengthen the self.

art

The Country in Both Darkness & Light

Terry Tempest William's The Hour of Land

Williams is one of the United States' preeminent nature writers, who in an act of civil disobedience, purchased land leases intended to be sold for development of oil and gas. In her most recent work, she poignantly unpacks the multitude of histories that are embedded in 12 national parks and monuments

Sister Act

Nunsense 2 in all its hilarity at Aux Dog

“Habit humor,” driven mostly by the music that is Nunsense 2's centerpiece, makes this play a welcome weekend diversion.

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Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan goes to war in a heart-pounding, historical drama about victory in the jaws of defeat

Dunkirk expresses the panic, fear and sheer chaos of war better than just about any previous film.

Reel World

Sing in Tijeras, attend a N.M. film industry conference or the Jewish Film Festival.

food

Food News

Sauce Pizza and Wine opens an ABQ location, Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza gives it away, make your plans for the Santa Fe Farmers Market, US to bring back horse meat, Silver Horizons needs help and KRQE Cares Food for Kids is accepting donations.

cannabis

Dangerously Still

Congress votes soon on Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, Carlsbad Anti-Drug/Gang Coalition writes a letter and N.M. gubernatorial candidates lean toward supporting cannabis.

Alibi V.26 No.28 • July 13-19, 2017

Taste the REIGHNBEAU!

Hample’s work manipulates sound and emotion

Weekly Alibi talks with Bryce Hample about REIGHNBEAU, combining visual and auditory, and the Albuquerque music scene.

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The State of the Arts

The long view on mural work in Albuquerque

The highest ambition of Working Classroom's endeavors in the public sphere is to reflect and honor the communities that their murals serve, to provide the lead artist and all assistants with proper compensation for their energies and to provide a site of education for visitors.

film

The Little Hours

Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza and Kate Micucci are naughty nuns in oddball literary adaptation

The Little Hours is a send-up of the absurd idea of sin and that human beings can actually give up their sins of the flesh, but Jeff Baena’s attentions are focused on the fact that cursing, drunken, fornicating nuns are funny as hell.

Reel World

Ferris Bueller's mom is coming, Movies in the Park continue, KiMo turns 90 and Numbskull Revolution needs cast and crew.

Suplexes and Sisterhood

“GLOW” on Netflix

The smartly entertaining/entertainingly smart, retro-tastic wrestling series “GLOW" is a certified, title-belt-wearing winner.

art

The Cute and Conscious Join Forces

Jessica Bovee & company's magical North Valley shop

Curio has cute and cool clothes for all body types, each carefully selected with special consideration for how it is made.

news

Zinke Says Drill!

New interior secretary targets New Mexico

US Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued an order last week, aimed at boosting oil and gas leasing on federal lands.

Newscity

North Crest fire takes days to contain, mayor encourages driverless cars and new candidates for governor announced.

Odds & Ends

Funny because convenience store service was denied to someone else.

Letters

The readers write about police patrols and sapping and impurifying our precious bodily fluids.

food

Eat Everything

Flavor blooms at Mazaya Cafe

Mazaya excels in creating a wide variety of mouthwatering and intriguing flavors that keep you reaching for just one more bite.

Food News

Slapfish starts building ABQ location, Green Jeans burglary suspect arrested, Range Cafe gets a new location, US Senator questions snortable chocolate, New Mexico a favorite of Guy Fieri and why you should buy local squash.

cannabis

Cry of the Goatsucker

Notes from Shift New Mexico

Joshua Lee visits Shift New Mexico and checks out the effects of Chupacabra, 707 Headband and Hell's OG.

Alibi V.26 No.27 • July 6-12, 2017

“We the People”

El Centro invokes freedom

Weekly Alibi reached out to El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos on how the immigration policies of an isolationist, nationalist rube, borne on the wings of los federales, may continue to play havoc with local culture, custom and law.

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More Equal Than Others

Why we should still be worried about Trump's Religious Liberty order

Though Trump's “religious freedom” executive order doesn't do much, it tells people who can do something to expect his support.

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The Forms of Things Unknown

Midsummer city politica, explained

An important municipal election is coming up on Oct. 3 with the mayor’s office and five Council seats up for the taking, as well as a controversial ballot question.

Newscity

Supreme Court rejects Gold King lawsuit and Aneva Yazzie resigns from Navajo Housing Authority.

Letters

Readers write about UNM Press, “Ask a Mexican” and giving Trump a chance.

music

The Rain, the Sun and the Show

More summer, more concerts, more music

The progenitors of “jet-rock,” a singer-songwriter for heaps of humans, Americana and more are coming to town.

art

24 Rooms, 24 Worlds

Nativo Lodge hosts artist room open house

Nativo Lodge has invited a host of Native artists from the region to design and bring into existence distinct worlds within each of 24 rooms.

film

Baby Driver

Edgar Wright takes an eclectic cast on a high-speed joyride with the stereo cranked to 11

Baby Driver isn’t all testosterone-fueled explosions and physics-defying stunts. It’s a gritty, guns-and-bullets character study done with panache, skill and a slice of humor.

Reel World

See Groundhog Day at the Plaza, Made in Native America (a day of screenings and discussions with Native American filmmakers), Pete’s Dragon in the park, and you still Can't Stop The Serenity.

Family Unfriendly

“I’m Sorry” on truTV

In "I'm Sorry" the humor is rude, crude and consistently uncomfortable. Everyone is awful to one another, never missing an opportunity to viciously insult, tear down, gossip about or curse at one another.

food

Take Me Home, Corrales Road

Bistro Brewery is the place where you belong

Hidden along Old Corrales Road are a few spots for rock-solid casual dining that are downright easy on the wallet—and Corrales Bistro Brewery is a prime example.

Food News

Grove Café & Market wins again, Backpack Buddies Food Drive helps local kids, NHCC opens a new restaurant, Green Jeans businesses get robbed, and Bocadillos and Sahara Middle Eastern Eatery get new locations.

cannabis

Summer Sessions Watch

Every effort Jeff Sessions makes to block the legalization of cannabis only strengthens the opposition. Why? Because we hate Sessions, and anything he says is bullshit.