V.27 No.38 | 9/20/2018
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A Progressive Engineer
Energy and education are priorities for Democrat Abbas Akhil
Weekly Alibi met with Abbas Akhil, an energy expert, former Sandia Labs engineer and candidate for New Mexico House District 20.
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Complex play opens at Vortex Theatre
As the cast and crew of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time prepared for opening night, director Leslee Richards took the time to talk to Weekly Alibi about Vortex' iteration of the work.
V.27 No.37 | 9/13/2018
A Date with the Senator
Martin Heinrich visits the State Fair
Senator Martin Heinrich talks about education, renewable energy and frustration in Washington.
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“Victory of the Spirit”
A classic poem gets a theatrical treatment
Patricio Tlacaelel Trujillo y Fuentes has adapted the epic poem Yo Soy Joaquin to the stage.
Sweet! Judy Blue Eyes
Judy Collins talks about a life in music
On the telephone with the legendary American songstress Judy Collins.
V.27 No.36 | 9/6/2018
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He Said Howdy, I said High
Mike Scheidt of YOB is ablaze about his art and his life
In conversation with Mike Scheidt of YOB.
Stitch in Print
Kemely Gomez’ work shares authentic narratives of migration
Aún no Escrito (Unwritten), Kemely Gomez tackles the construction of the prevailing narratives surrounding immigration and gives them breadth, upends them or simply adds to them by embroidering real stories of migrants on top of those written and distributed in print media.
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Setting a Course
Melanie Stansbury reps the next generation of N.M. leaders
A Democratic candidate for the N.M. House in District 28, Stansbury represents the best of the next generation of young politicos: educated, deeply experienced in governance and driven to find solutions for constituents who have tired of living in a state that’s ranked near the bottom of things.
Chef du Jour
Chef Brent Moore at Pueblo Harvest
New things in store for the restaurant
What was once Pueblo Harvest Cafe & Bakery has undergone some changes this year, the biggest being a new Executive Chef in the kitchen: Brent Moore.
V.27 No.34 | 8/23/2018
Albuquerque Police Department
About San Mateo and Kathryn
A new substation paves the way for revitalization, says Davis
Pat Davis talks about a plan to reverse the decay around San Mateo and Kathryn, starting with a community policing station.
Fantasy as Reality
Guest artist Eric Velhagen helps Bubonicon ring in 50 years.
V.27 No.33 | 8/16/2018
A Band That Travels
Creedence Clearwater Revisited keeps on rollin’
Weekly Alibi chats with CCR’s Cosmo Clifford about rocking out, bayou style.
Local artists react to climate change
Beneath the dome skylight of the gallery, artists Justine Ortiz, Mike Ortiz and Kris Mills show sculptures of bizarre creatures that provoke grief for the planet’s seemingly inevitable doom.
Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Tub
Bubble Bath Records is here to empower and educate artists
Adam Wood picks the brain of Bubble Bath Records founder John Maestas.
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Maestas’ Melting Pot
Talking community, heritage and breakfast burritos with Juan Tigre
The continuation of a scintillating conversation.