Shogun has become part of the city's dining DNA, an Albuquerque institution. Any time you and yours have a hankerin' for Japanese, the consistent quality and vibrant central location make it hard to beat.
Our holiday gift-giving season strategy is simple: stick to your part of town. Albuquerque is full of cool and interesting shops, stores, galleries, etc. that are filled with unique gift options. No need to race all over Burque wasting time and gas looking for that last-minute gift when you can stick to your own backyard.
Farm incubator in the South Valley accepting newbies
By Robin Babb
Grow the Growers is a farm training and business incubator program unique in that it doesn’t rely on any federal funding, and it offers land and water at very reasonable rates to the interns who complete the first year of the program.
Last week the Public Education Department released grades for teacher preparation programs; Former Taxation and Revenue Department Secretary Demesia Padilla has pleaded not guilty to charges of embezzlement and corruption; Environment Department has accused Los Alamos National Laboratory of violating its hazardous waste permit.
Land art students forge connections between species, places, people
By Maggie Grimason
An eight-week experience in land art of the American West brought artists to different sites throughout the Southwest, including the headwaters of the Rio Grande, the Taos Gorge, the Greater Chaco region and the border region between Arizona and Mexico.
Mayor Keller announces plan to make city use renewable energy; N.M. PED responds negatively to suggestion that it alter the way it evaluates school performance; County's Department of Behavioral Health Services announces program to offer nonviolent offenders suffering from mental illness the option of getting help instead of jail time.
Radical New Mexico art collective goes to the movies
By Devin D. O’Leary
New Mexico’s homegrown success story, the radical arts collective known as Meow Wolf, continues its rocket ship ride to intergalactic success with a documentary feature chronicling the group’s circuitous rise to fame.
Netflix’s “She-Ra” is a re-imagined, entirely re-energized, top-down revamp of the animated standby. In fact, it may be the first ’80s reboot to eschew easy nostalgia (aimed at parents) for contemporary relevance (aimed at actual kids).
Joel Brandon is the lead at Mothership Alumni, a loose collective of artists that has, in the past nearly 3 years, hosted almost 20 different art shows and is producing the upcoming Paganology exhibition.
While collaborating on a documentary film about indigenous ways of life many years ago, an Apache friend recommended that Fidel Gonzalez contact the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) to learn more about organic farming.
Of course we’ll be the first to encourage you to buy your holiday gifts locally—but if you’re shopping for a home cook, we also want you to know that there are some pretty good deals to be had on cookware and kitcheny gifts on the internet these days. Like, really good deals.
Superheroes, zombies, queens, jungle boys, drug mules, magical nannies, robots, detectives and Supreme Court Justices!
By Devin D. O’Leary
The Thanksgiving-to-Christmas movie season is a brief but intense one, stuffing stockings full-to-bursting with big budget sequels, musicals, sci-fi epics, Oscar-bait dramas and the occasional cheapjack horror flick. What should you be spending your hard-earned ticket money on this year?
Earlier this year we polled our well-traveled readers, asking them what their favorite spots to eat, stay and see outside of Albuquerque are. If you feel the need to get out of town for a day or two but don’t want to leave the Land of Enchantment, here’s another chapter in Alibi’s Day Tripper travel guide.
New Mexico Film Foundation wants filmmakers to take their survey and Jon Moritsugu is teaching a two-day filmmaking crash course. Imus Ranch will become the home studio for Rural Media Group’s RFD-TV and The Cowboy Channel.
If you’re into high-powered, overworked female executives forced to return to their rural hometowns for the holidays where they promptly reunite with their high school sweethearts while saving the local bakery/parade/talent show/Christmas tree lot from destruction, then here’s your exhaustive guide to this year’s mistletoe-covered rom-coms.
For 30 years Danny Cole has been refining his craft and creating original illusions. Before curtains are drawn this Saturday, Cole explained the allure of magic, and what he hopes to create in this show, called Hocus Pocus.
Give Thanks. Or Don’t. But Make Sure You Eat Something, Okay?
By Robin Babb
Whatever your relationship to this American holiday, we hope you have good people to share a meal or two with this week. And if you’ve gotten this far without making any kind of plan for the day, we recommend checking out one of these events where you can take your people to eat tasty food together, no dishwashing involved.