V.25 No.33 | 08/18/2016
The Great White Buffalo of Parties
By Courtney Foster [ Fri Aug 19 2016 4:43 PM ]
Questions: Do you like secrets? Do you like fun? Is there anything cooler than being included in a super fun secret?
Step 1: Find a date! Tickets are sold in pairs so you'll need a partner for this party.
Don't miss your chance to be a part of the coolest secret of the year.
V.25 No.25 | 06/23/2016
What's On Your Bucket List?
N.M. Authors Celebrate "Bucket of Fun"
Press Release [ Fri Jul 15 2016 11:15 AM ]
New Mexico authors Barbe Awalt, Loretta Hall and Patricia C. Hodapp are celebrating the release of their Bucket List books with a "Bucket of Fun" event at 3pm on Sunday, July 17, at Page One Books. Awalt's latest is The Ultimate Green Chile Cheeseburger Bucket List, Hall has The Complete Space Buff's Bucket List, and Patricia C. Hodapp's effort is The Complete Santa Fe Bucket List.
Hall's Space Buff is teased as such: "The Complete Space Buff's Bucket List talks about, of course, the usual things like great museums, planetariums, astronauts, space suits, rockets, planets, and stars. But it also has duct tape, Tang, Cosmos, movies, space burial, Astronaut Ice Cream, Biosphere, aliens and the Meteorite Crater. Each Bucket List book is dedicated to an appropriate non-profit and this book highlights The National Space Society. If you have things on your bucket list that are not in this book, no fear, because there is a blank list in the back of the book. This book is a fun and light space book that will appeal to astronauts everywhere."
And Hodapp's Santa Fe list is thus described: "The Complete Santa Fe Bucket List Book is the fifth in the series of Bucket List books by Rio Grande Books. Patricia C. Hodapp, Director of the Santa Fe Library, lists all of the Santa Fe events, places, and distinctive fun that makes The City Different is one of the greatest tourist locations in the US. There are 100 things that she thinks are noteworthy including: green and red chile, El Rancho de las Golondrinas, sunsets, blue skies, art of Hispanics, Native Americans and Anglos, museums, Canyon Road and the Plaza."
Awalt has hung and curated countless art exhibits including nine venues for the Our Saints Among Us travelling exhibit. She is also the co-publisher of Tradicion Revista, the only regular magazine featuring the Hispanic arts and culture of the Southwest. She lives in Albuquerque.
V.25 No.24 | 6/16/2016
Snapshots from Weekly Alibi’s PRIDE Photobooth
By Blythe Crawford [ Fri Jun 17 2016 12:27 PM ]
On Saturday, July 11, a team of Alibi staffers joined forces to host a photobooth and raffle at Albuquerque PRIDE! We were able to raise over $150 for the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico thanks to the generous donations of festival-goers, many of whom are featured in these pictures. It was a day full of rainbows, glitter, giant man-sized butterflies and the shared purpose of supporting everyone to be exactly who they are. Many thanks to everyone who stopped by. See you next year!
V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016
Winning is a Drag
Sunday, Apr 24: Drag Queen Bingo
By Devin O'Leary [ Fri Apr 29 2016 11:00 AM ]
Play bingo to benefit New Mexico AIDS Services.
V.25 No.12 | 03/24/2016
Sunday, Apr 3: Pickleball Clinic
By Eener Chavaz [ Fri Apr 1 2016 11:30 AM ]
Two of the top pickleball players in the world, Jim and Yvonne Hackenberg, are conducting two types of training clinics.
Plumbing the Depths
Saturday, Apr 2: Dahl's Best Seat in the House Art Contest
By Joshua Lee [ Thu Mar 31 2016 11:30 AM ]
Toilet seat art contest benefitting Albuquerque and Rio Rancho art students.
V.25 No.11 | 03/17/2016
Get Bouncy With It
Saturday, Mar 26: Inflatable Obstacle Course
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Thu Mar 24 2016 12:30 PM ]
Take on a custom designed inflatable obstacle 5K course for all ages.
V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016
Friday, Mar 18: Adult Night at Explora: Everyone Knows It's Windy
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Wed Mar 16 2016 1:59 PM ]
Activities include hands-on experiments with surprising materials related to the evening's theme: wind.Â Plus, all exhibit activities are open for exploration.
V.24 No.19 | 05/07/2015
Albuquerque Festivals Worth Checking Out
By Amelia Olson [ Mon May 11 2015 2:35 PM ]
So much to do! So much to taste! So much to sing! So much to drink! Take a look at a few festivals happening in Albuquerque.
V.24 No.14 | 04/02/2015
Workin' it: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner
By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 3 2015 2:03 PM ]
It's Friday! Which doesn't mean much to those of you who work through the weekend, but for the rest of us it's time to kick up our feet and enjoy the weekend. You sent us pictures of your work space this week!
And while your work spaces were cool, scary and disorganized, we thought this week's prize ought to go to Instagram user buttsweatandtears for their beer, condoms and hot sauce work desk. Way to be responsible with your culinary and romantic decisions!
Email Amelia@alibi.com with subject line PHOTO CONTEST and redeem your siiiiiiiiiiick prizes and $10 in Alibi Bucks!
Stay tuned for next week's contest and be sure to follow us @weeklyalibi.
V.20 No.27 | 7/7/2011
Forget fireworks. Rockabilly Blowout tomorrow at Launchpad!
By Marisa Demarco [ Fri Jul 1 2011 5:32 PM ]
The Alibi’s got you covered this Fourth of July season. Head on down to the Launchpad at 8 p.m. for (in order, first to last):
Jakob Insane (ex-12 Step Rebels)
The Hi-Lo Tones (ex-Long Gone Trio)
Cowboys and Indian (ex-Swingin’ Meat)
Plus, peruse the wares of:
Nob Hill Music (records)
The Duke City Darlins (merch)
Free Radicals (clothes and gear)
Snacks Viva (vintage hairstylist)
DarkFlash Photography (pinup photos)
66 Pin-Ups (clothes)
Babes and Bullies (merch and calendars)
RSVP on Facebook!
The show is in conjunction with the Hot Rod Hop, held all afternoon tomorrow along Central. Plus Burque Burlesque performs at KiMo in the evening, and the mother of all carsploitation movies, Thunder Road on the Mother Road will hit the KiMo’s big screen.
V.20 No.18 | 5/5/2011
Lizzy Von Stange
Nob Hill Night Life
A little something for everyone
By Lizzy Von Stange
After my last mission to find Downtown dance parties [“Aural Fixation: A Quest For Thursday Night’s Ultimate Downtown Dance Party,” Feb. 24-March 2] I was anxious for another adventure—this time seeking out Nob Hill’s live music scene and dance parties.
V.20 No.15 | 4/14/2011
Music to Your Ears
By Jessica Cassyle Carr
There’s such an abundance of exciting music events around town this week, it’s staggering. Here’s a rundown of the things not covered elsewhere in this here music section.
V.20 No.14 | 4/7/2011
Music to Your Ears
By Summer Olsson
Caravan East Is an Oasis of Atmosphere
We’ve all driven by the huge sign on Central, east of Louisiana, that looks like it’s from ’40s Vegas and promises “Western Dancing” and “Ladies Special Drink Prices.” I passed it countless times before I realized the sign wasn’t just a leftover landmark and there was actually a building to go with it. The country nightclub Caravan East is set back from the street, behind a field of pitted asphalt. Asking acquaintances for details on the place yielded warnings of sleazy characters, grimy ambience and prevalent violence. The general consensus was if you weren’t already a regular, you should not set foot in the place—you’d most likely get your ass kicked.
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