V.21 No.40 | 10/4/2012
TONIGHT: Our Free 20th Birthday Dance Party
By Gregory Pleshaw [ Tue Oct 9 2012 10:33 AM ]
Today is our birthday proper, and we’ll celebrate our 20th anniversary with a free party at Effex Nightclub (Fifth Street and Central).
The Alibi teamed up with local event promoters Foundation Industries, so the DJ line-up includes Digital Fusion (Mike Lowinske v. Jennifer Chafey), Amy Lopez, Joe Savage, The Rev (Timm Reynolds), Tempo (Erik Runion) and Dave Decibel.
Plus, there’s free food from Buffet King and a great big birthday cake from Cake Fetish. So come down to Effex and show Albuquerque's weekly newspaper your support.
V.21 No.39 | 9/27/2012
Jessica Cassyle Carr breaks up with the Alibi
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Fri Sep 28 2012 3:00 PM ]
Outgoing Alibi Music Editor Jessica Cassyle Carr has moved on to a new phase of her life, but she promises to write and leaves us with a terrific breakup mix. Read her farewell letter and listen to her mix here.
Music to Your Ears
So Terribly Pretentious
By Jessica Cassyle Carr
Jessica Cassyle Carr’s farewell column.
V.21 No.37 | 9/13/2012
Midnight Movie Madness Presents [REC] 3: Genesis
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Fri Sep 7 2012 4:00 PM ]
Alibi Midnight Movie Madness returns to Guild Cinema in Nob Hill for another weekend of crazed cult cinema. On Friday and Saturday, we’ll be presenting [REC] 3: Genesis—the third film in the wildly popular Spanish zombie apocalypse series. This time around in the loosely connected storyline, our videocamera-wielding heroes are a soon-to-be husband-and-wife team. When the demon-driven zombie plague hits their wedding party, it’s up to the blushing bride to pick up a chainsaw and take back her special day. Expect more humor, but no less gore for this one. Showtimes start at 10 p.m. and Midnight. Admission is $8 general, $6 students and seniors.
V.21 No.26 |
Fourth of July Alibi Distribution
You can't ride public transportation, but you may read this NuCity Publication
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 3 2012 11:16 AM ]
In order to give New Mexicans enough free time to properly celebrate America's independence from Britain by drinking, shooting guns, and lighting things on fire, all government institutions and many businesses are closed on Wednesday July Fourth. The offices of Weekly Alibi are closed... except the Circulation Department. We don't take holidays.
While the majority of this week's distribution will take place on Thursday the Fifth, readers will be able to find fresh, crisp copies of the latest Weekly Alibi at select locations. Here is a selection of places to go tomorrow when you absolutely must have i.27 of the Alibi, featuring interviews with former New Mexico Governor and current third-party presidential candidate Gary Johnson:
Frontier, Whole Foods, UNMH, Mannies, Isleta Lakes Bait shop, Defined Fitnesses, The Range Cafes in Albuquerque. Many of our boxes along Central Ave. in Nob Hill and Downtown will be stocked on Wednesday July Fourth as well. Those include boxes in front of the Albuquerque Transportation Center, Flying Star #1, Century 14 Theater and, of course, the former Report Station art-box in front of Weekly Alibi's offices. -On that note, the deadline for submitting your idea for transforming an Alibi newspaper box into something beautiful, scary or otherwise is July 19th.
V.21 No.16 |
behind the scenes
Where did that sweet Al Hurricane illustration come from?
By Tom Nayder [ Thu Apr 19 2012 12:50 PM ]
If you want to take a peek at the creative process behind an Alibi illustration now is your chance.
Superstar artist Julia Minamata posted a blog about designing her old school Al Hurricane illustration in last week's music section.
V.21 No.1 | 1/5/2012
Top Ten Films of 2011
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Fri Dec 30 2011 1:31 PM ]
Did you see a lot of movies in 2011? Did you see as many as Alibi film editor Devin D. O’Leary? Check out his top ten list right here. And please feel free to add your own personal top ten list if you disagree!
V.20 No.38 | 9/22/2011
Concerned Dads and Robot Jams
Now with 50 percent more tracks!
By Summer Olsson [ Tue Sep 20 2011 2:00 PM ]
Happy Tuesday Report Station fans. These are more tracks that came off the phone’s voicemail, not the Alibi’s. Again, this means these people were called from the phone booth and are calling the number back.
(Don’t know what this is about? Click here.)
Hello, Hello? Hello!? Alternative Lifestyles and “Woooooo!”
By Summer Olsson [ Mon Sep 19 2011 2:00 PM ]
Four little gems from our favorite social experiment. The angle with these recordings is that they were left on the phone’s own voicemail. This is a number that someone would have only after having been called from the phone. Check out the surreal storytelling in the last track. These guys are in deep.
What’s going on? Find out.
Blue Moon Serenade, The Way to the Future and Touching Yourself
By Summer Olsson [ Sun Sep 18 2011 2:00 PM ]
Three micro-performances from our beloved art box phone:
Report Station recordings: happy birthdays, Alibi love and touching yourself
By Summer Olsson [ Sat Sep 17 2011 2:00 PM ]
Here are three new ones from the Report Station’s early days:
Bullies Bash the Telephone Art Box
Quit it you hooligans!
By Summer Olsson [ Fri Sep 16 2011 5:00 PM ]
When the idea of asking artists to create new distribution boxes for the Alibi first started getting kicked around the office, a lot of people had the opinion that the boxes would be immediately vandalized. As finished boxes started coming in, and many were more intricate and beautiful than we could have imagined, talk around the water cooler was that they were just begging to be destroyed.
I wanted to have faith in humanity. Several of us on the opposing team defended the faceless masses of Albuquerque, saying surely someone wouldn’t break or batter a piece of art. The imaginary perp would see how much care and effort went into it and have respect! Deep inside though, we knew it wasn’t whether, but when.
All of the creators knew their work would be outside and vulnerable to attack, and gamely strove to make public art to better our city anyway.
That doesn’t make it any more acceptable for some total idiot to smash it. Well Albuquerque, you managed to make it about three weeks. Good for you. In the past few days, the Report Station, which has been causing a lot of communication, and spreading a lot of joy and weirdness, was all smashed up. It’s looked worse each day too, as if one person, seeing that it was vandalized, had to follow suit, lemming-like.
The only way to combat this destruction, that we can see, is through creation. That’s why we will post new recordings from the Report Station every day for the next five days. Keep calling in, friends. Tell the Report Station your secrets, hopes and dreams. We need ammo against the enemies of beauty and decency.
V.20 No.34 | 8/25/2011
Operation Art Box
By Summer Olsson
ShowOff 4.0: Curious Concoctions at Sister
A grown-up science fair and talent show featuring performances and science fair booth activities.
Expressway to Yr Skull: Sonic Youth Interpretations featuring Hounds Low • Death Convention Singers • Rabid Childs • Shitty & the Terribles • The Huron Valley Listening Club • Wildewood • indie, Americana at Launchpad
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