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V.25 No.6 | 02/11/2016
ABQ United Front Against Hate via Facebook

Event Horizon

Hating Hate

Sunday, Feb 21: Albuquerque March and Rally to Unite Against Hate! Stand up to Trump & Bigotry

By Maggie Grimason [ Fri Feb 19 2016 10:45 AM ]
March with others to stand up to hate, violence, injustice, sexism, homophobia, transpobia and racism in the US and New Mexico.
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V.25 No.5 | 02/04/2016
morguefile

Event Horizon

R-eel Love

Sunday, Feb 14: That's A Moray

By Joshua Lee [ Fri Feb 12 2016 11:00 AM ]
Indulge your animal instincts with the a guided tour learning about the exotic, erotic and often curious romantic rituals of aquatic animals.
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V.25 No.6 | 02/11/2016

Literature

New Science Fiction at Page 1 Books

Press Release [ Thu Feb 11 2016 11:23 AM ]
Mark G. Cosman talks about his new work, Descent of the Gods.
V.25 No.2 | 01/14/2016
Xandert/ Morguefile

Literature

Poetic Saturdays

Emo Haiku

By Renee Chavez [ Sat Jan 23 2016 1:00 PM ]
Hide your heart behind your swoopy bangs.
V.24 No.51 | 12/17/2015
morguefile.com

Event Horizon

Kiss and Tale

Friday, Dec 25: The Little Mermaid

By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Dec 23 2015 2:00 PM ]
In a magical kingdom under the sea, the beautiful mermaid Ariel longs to leave the ocean and live on land with a handsome prince.
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V.24 No.42 | 10/15/2015
Goddess Ink

Event Horizon

Books are Sexy

Friday, Oct 23: Burlesque, Yoga, Sex and Love Book Launch

By Devin D. O'Leary [ Wed Oct 21 2015 11:30 AM ]
Join local award-winning author Dr. Anne Key for the launch of her second memoir with a book signing and live burlesque.
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V.24 No.26 | 06/25/2015

news

The Daily Word In OMG THE SUPREME COURT LEGALIZED SAME SEX-MARRIAGE IN ALL 50 STATES!

By Amelia Olson [ Fri Jun 26 2015 10:09 AM ]
The Daily Word

There's no other news today other than

SAME SEX MARRIAGE WAS LEGALIZED IN ALL 50 STATES ! ! !

Major high five, Supreme Court!

Let's celebrate and take in this incredibly important moment in our history!

V.24 No.17 | 04/23/2015

news

Helping Nepal: Five organizations accepting donations and offering relief in Nepal

By Amelia Olson [ Mon Apr 27 2015 12:54 PM ]
A list of five organizations accepting donations and offering relief to victims of the massive earthquake that happened on April 25 in Nepal.
V.24 No.12 | 03/19/2015
DeGeneres and Romero
The Ellen Show

news

Local teacher reminds us how kind our city can be

By Amelia Olson [ Mon Mar 23 2015 2:32 PM ]

It’s sometimes difficult to remember the rays of sunlight that inhabit our city. With tension surrounding our police force and homeless communities, Albuquerque can get caught up in the things we want to improve and lose sight of the people who are giving their hearts and souls to our beautiful city every single day to make it a better place. Local schoolteacher Sonya Romero is just one example of the kindness Burque folks possess, and thanks to her appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres show, a local school is getting some much needed TLC.

V.24 No.6 | 2/5/2015

Aural Fixation

Sealed with a Kiss

By August March
August March examines four love songs performed by Madonna, Clyde McPhatter, Genesis and Joni Mitchell that are perpetually in rotation at the Weekly Alibi headquarters.
V.24 No.3 | 1/15/2015

news

The Daily Word in Kreskin, tono and the president of Croatia.

By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jan 12 2015 1:11 PM ]
The Daily Word

Two APD officers will be charged with murder in the shooting death of James Boyd.

Here’s a list of last night’s Golden Globe winners.

Guys who post selfies are crazy.

A man with Broca’s aphasia can only say the word “tono,” which isn’t precisely even a word.

Gastrointestinal microbes may cause arthritis.

If you let me stare into your eyes for four minutes you’ll start getting lots of email from me.

A graduate of Los Alamos High School is the new president of Croatia.

Snow is coming to Albuquerque.

Happy birthday, Kreskin.

V.23 No.39 |

arts & lit

Poetic Peace Party: Happening promotes peace, sustainability

By August March [ Sat Sep 27 2014 3:09 PM ]
Today, poets, artists, performers and musicians in thousands of cities all over the globe celebrate the idea that we can live in peace, free from violence and political oppression, while moving productively toward the future. A local manifestation of a global event, 100 Thousand Poets for Change, happens tonight at Tortuga. Featured readers include Larry Goodell, Lisa Gill, Don McIver, Albino Carrillo, Carrie House, Susana Rinderle, Stephanie Galloway and John Scariano.
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V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014

Letters

Wherein Alibi readers write—about violence in Albuquerque, the brutality of boxing and the environmental apathy of baby boomers.
V.23 No.19 |
CC BY Danielle Madeley

news

Tying the Gordian Knot: Marriage equality amplifies affinity spectrum

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Wed May 7 2014 11:01 PM ]

I'm a relative newcomer to the world of marriage, but I already know a little: It's not a contract to be entered into lightly. The person you marry should be your must trusted confidant, your best friend, your most ardent fan and (sometimes) your harshest critic. But when it works, it's really lovely. And even when it doesn't work quite as well—especially in comparison to the reality-challenged world of the rom-com—it's still pretty great.

When I got married (to the absolute love of my life) in 2012, same-sex marriages weren't legally recognized by the state of New Mexico. As excited as I was to get married—and perhaps more importantly, to be married—it really harshed my nuptial buzz to know that so many of my friends were not allowed access to that right. Thankfully the realm of marriage equality in New Mexico has been reformed to respect the rights of all couples that populate this enchanted, difficult landscape.

In celebration of love and equality, Weekly Alibi is calling for essays (of less than 750 words) on the meaning of marriage equality and surviving the before-time ... when the marital rights of all citizens were not deemed equal. Email essays to letters@alibi.com, including "Pride 2014" in the subject line. We really want to hear your story. Some will be sad and some joyous, and we want to hear them all. Why? Because your stories—the trajectories of your lives—in the here and now are history-in-the-making. All our stories and all our loves were always equal ... The New Mexican political/legal system just had to come to its senses and recognize that.

If your choose to share your story—and we sincerely hope you will—we'll invite some of you to join us on our Chapel of Love-themed Pride 2014 float; we'll be near the front of the parade, right behind Equality New Mexico's company of already-married husbands, and wives. After the parade, we offer to usher you in to a group ceremony on Main Stage ... or not. Our choices about how and whether to get married have a lot of cultural, traditional and religious significance and implications. And we respect that. But there's no rule that you can't get married to the same person more than once. The personal is political, and we will be honored to bear witness to all those who wish to be united. In coordination with Albuquerque Pride, we've arranged for Metropolitan Community Church Pastor Rev. Judith L. Maynard to officiate the ceremony.

So write us at letters@alibi.com. And to everyone else, we'll see y'all at Pride. We'll be the ones waiting down by the chapel ... dressed in white.

V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
Love ain’t easy—just ask Molly Bloom (Sheridan Johnson) or Leopold Bloom (Brennan Foster).
Photos by Russell Maynor

Art Theater Preview

Sometimes Poison Is the Only Cure

Gibraltar stages edgy relationship at the heart of Joyce’s Ulysses

By Christopher C. Guider
Gibraltar follows Molly and Leopold Bloom over the course of a single day in Dublin. With their marriage on the rocks, Leopold is willing to try anything to rekindle the passion, even allow Molly to hook up with her overbearing concert manager Hugh “Blazes” Boylan.
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