V.23 No.37 | 9/11/2014
Crib Notes: Sept. 11, 2014
From UNM athletics to t-shirts that didn’t jibe with TEDxABQ, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
A paean to analog Burque music comps
Captain America waxes nostalgic and visits the lab where a diverse, new sampler of the present-day ABQ music scene was formulated.
What’s going on around the TV dial this week? How about a zombie TV series, two reality shows about building log cabins and the “History of Sex”?
V.23 No.36 |
County Commission Offers Alternative to Berry's Tender Mercies
On Friday, Aug. 29, Mayor Richard J. Berry made history. In his YouTube communiqué debut, Berry became the first Albuquerque mayor to veto an election amendment. According to Berry's statement, R-14-91 contained proposals he couldn't "in good conscience" allow Albuquerque citizens to vote on. Translation: Berry claims his ethics prevented him from permitting us to weigh in at the polls on a) raising sales tax one-eighth of a cent—to fund social services for the addicted, homeless and mentally ill—and b) to reduce criminal penalties for the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
NFL has a season kickoff, “Schoolhouse Rock!” returns and Brittany Murphy gets the Lifetime movie treatment.
V.23 No.35 |
The Revolution Will Not Be Posted On YouTube
Berry's historic veto endangers Albuquerque's future
Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry made history yesterday. In addition to debuting a YouTube communiqué strategy, Berry became the first mayor in Albuquerque's history to veto an election amendment. According to the announcement, Berry vetoed R-14-91 because he couldn't "in good conscience" allow citizens of Albuquerque the opportunity to vote on a) lessening criminal penalties for possession of marijuana in quantities of one ounce or less and b) raising the Albuquerque gross-receipts tax rate one-eighth of a cent to fund social services for addicted, mentally ill and homeless citizens.
The Daily Word in "Longmire" cancellation, kids with guns and affirmative consent
In the news: fatally shooting 13 people at Ft. Hood, Texas, in 2009, affirmative consent, allegedly killing a woman he met online, Soaring rents prove problematic, young children and guns, robbery at a Dairy Queen, bag of caca, former APS Superintendent Winston Brooks, Longmire, rocks in Death Valley
The Daily Word in webworms, drones and four-legged airmen
In the news: webworms, drone flew over downtown, Rio Rancho, large rainbow trout, NCAA won’t impose sanctions, using arroyos as dumps, working to make bicycling safer, Tesla gigafactory, Sandia Mountains, N689 and P357 retired
V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
Crib Notes: Aug. 28, 2014
From béisbol to “Breaking Bad,” test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.
Gov't Mule • Southern rock at Sunshine Theater
The Wonder of Learning Exhibit at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
22 Jump Street at UNM Student Union Building, Atrium (ground floor)More Recommented Events ››