V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016
Welcome to the Real World
Tuesday, Nov 29: Asking Alexandria • post-hardcore, screamo • Born Of Osiris • heavy metal • I See Stars • electronicore
By Megan Reneau [ Mon Nov 28 2016 10:00 AM ]
What's realer than the "Real World?" Seeing Asking Alexandria in real life.
V.25 No.42 | 10/20/2016
Fetish Formal: Shop Highlight
The January Shop
By Julian Wolf [ Tue Oct 25 2016 1:36 PM ]
At the Weekly Alibi's Inaugural Fetish Formal, not only will you be able to enjoy the sights we've created to incite and delight you while you meander through the fabulous crowd, but we will also have some featured vendors for you to find something special to take home.
The January Shop was opened in 2013 to fill two gaps in the BDSM toy market: vegan toys, and toys that are affordable and well made. The founders are openly poly, pagan, kinky and leather: Robert Jones and Orli January, together with Orli's husband, head the January House Leather Family. The January Shop also employs other members of the kink community, and, unlike some of the very plentiful overseas companies that make BDSM toys, are committed to paying their employees a reasonable wage. That's right—you can bring social conscientiousness to your playroom at no extra charge!
When you walk up to the January Shop's table at the Formal, the first thing to catch your eye will probably be the brightly colored paracord floggers. There's a flogger to create any sensation, from thuddy to stingy, heavy to light. Orli's favorite part of vending at events is helping people find exactly the right sensation for them. Your Passport includes the opportunity to utilize Orli's expertise!
The January Shop also sells hand-dyed and -conditioned bondage rope in cotton, jute and coconut, cut to your specific needs. (We've invited Orli and Robert to demonstrate proper use in our Dungeon of Visual Delights!) In addition to rope, they'll have wearable works such as custom collars, leashes, body harnesses and jewelry. Your Alibi and Cabaret staff will be donning some of their custom jewelry during the Formal. (Look for the scarlet letter "a"s if you need one of us.)
The January Shop retails online and at local events, and wholesales both in the US and internationally. They also take appointments for Albuquerque locals to shop in person!
Find Orli and Robert on:
Don't want to wait? Use coupon code ALIBI online or in person for $10 off your purchase of $20 or more!
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.31 | 08/04/2016
Queer Peers and Some Beers
Friday, Aug 12: She Says
By Robin Babb [ Wed Aug 10 2016 11:00 AM ]
Socialize, dance, party, view local performance art, win prizes and gifts and much more at this all-inclusive queer party for LGBTQ youth and adults.
V.25 No.14 | 04/07/2016
Saturday, Apr 16: Fiestas de Albuquerque
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Apr 14 2016 10:00 AM ]
Enjoy the history and traditions of Albuquerque with live entertainment, artists, food, shopping, and free children's activities.
V.24 No.52 | 12/24/2015
NYC for NYE
Thursday, Dec 31: Manhattan on the Mesa
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Dec 30 2015 3:45 PM ]
Enjoy a delicious New York style dinner, live music by the Bad Katz Band, dancing and celebrate the New Year while watching the ball drop in New York City.
V.24 No.44 | 10/29/2015
The Daily Word on gentrification, New Horizons, and Dan Webster
By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Nov 4 2015 11:49 AM ]
The widow of Robin Williams reveals new information about his pre-mortem state.
A free place to live and get paid to play video games is coming to ABQ, to the excitement of many.
NASA's deep space probe New Horizons has passed Pluto and is steering toward our future.
Donald Trump's new book is, as expected, full of fluff and stuff.
A new app puts modern medicine at new doctors fingertips.
The Daily Word in Halloween, Feminism, and Leonardo DiCaprio
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Oct 29 2015 11:20 AM ]
The Author of Wicked wrote about how dumb men can be in his new take on Alice in Wonderland.
Looking for your next read?
If you're not a feminist, move out the way.
I thought things may be better in Canada, but there's no borders for the patriarchy.
Albuquerque officer Daniel Webster died overnight from injuries sustained during a traffic stop last week.
Here's some Halloween party prep for you.
According to SXSW, to fight sexism, you should succumb to it.
Some last minute costume ideas for the ladies.
A grocery store in Pennsylvania isn't selling eggs to minors Oct. 24 through Nov. 1.
Finally, happy Halloween from me to you.
V.23 No.12 | 3/20/2014
Rowdy’s Dream Blog #339: Martha Stewart Turns Into Someone Else
By Brutus De Cervantes [ Wed Mar 19 2014 11:39 AM ]
I briefly meet Martha Stewart face-to-face at a party where others wearing novel jewelry are dancing. She transforms into someone else I know.
V.22 No.24 | 6/13/2013
Rowdy’s Dream Blog #298: I hope there aren’t a bunch of girl hogs at the party.
By Brutus De Cervantes [ Thu Jun 13 2013 12:06 PM ]
I am at Conan's house. A party is about to start. I have a difficult task dictated by instructions printed on folded cardboard cards. Each successive clue, however, makes my job somewhat easier, culminating simply in "play Foreigner real loud.” People start to arrive in rusty jeeps. I check my guitar in its black case. My pal J complains that some of the guests will be “girl hogs.”
V.21 No.27 | 7/5/2012
Rowdy’s Dream Blog #256: A teenager hugs my feet.
By Brutus De Cervantes [ Tue Jul 3 2012 4:01 PM ]
I am drinking at a party. A young teen dressed in white enters. He kneels at my feet and hugs them saying, "My father in Christ!" He says I was the one who first witnessed to him. Later I see him clowning around and he is quite funny.
V.21 No.25 | 6/21/2012
No One Expects the Inquisition
By Carolyn Carlson
This week, Councilor Rey Garduño demands answers from Albuquerque’s police chief. Plus, the Council fails to take a stand against Citizens United.
V.21 No.15 |
The godfather of New Mexico music
By Anita Taco [ Wed Apr 18 2012 9:08 AM ]
Back in the day, Al Hurricane hit the road and played with the likes of Fats Domino and Marvin Gaye. But he's firmly rooted in Albuquerque, where he raised his seven kids.
We're so glad to have Mr. Hurricane play our Taco USA party tonight at El Pinto. Read up on the legend in this week's music article, "Sigue Cantando."
Details on the show and half-price tickets can be found at alibi.com/tacousa.
V.21 No.14 | 4/5/2012
A lovely Spring Social
By Marisa Demarco [ Wed Apr 4 2012 12:00 PM ]
Yesterday’s mini-snow was preceded by a peek at real N.M. spring—days of blissful warmth with little wind.
On such a day, fine folks gathered at Launchpad for a psychedelic picnic. There was much rejoicing. The place looked the best I’ve ever seen it, thanks to the handywork of Bee Bee the Clown, Marya Errin Jones and Tahnee Udero.
Stay tuned for the next Alibi Group Hug event: The legendary Al Hurricane and ¡Ask a Mexican! columnist Gustavo Arellano and El Pinto on Wednesday, April 18.
FAQ RE: The Alibi Spring Social
By Staff Report [ Thu Mar 29 2012 9:00 AM ]
Q: What’s in it for me?
A: Attractive friends and a general feeling of belonging. Plus, free hot dogs from Chicago Dog starting at 8 p.m. First come, first served. Free frozen yogurt from Olo starting at 10 p.m. while supplies last. Candy buffet all night long. Photo Booth Rentals of New Mexico will snap your picture and give you a strip for free. Kayla will paint your skin.
Q: What if I just want to dance?
A: Hedonic revelry is essential. To aid in your pleasure, we present to you: The glimmering math rock of Roo, space voyager Hyperland, the dreamy country of Tall Boys (girls on stilts) and the lo-fi beach synth of Tropical Girls. Not to mention DJ Mello and her soulful psychedelia.
Q: What is a spring social?
A: We think it’s like a garden party in Anne of Green Gables times, but we’re not totally sure. It conjures images of hats with ribbons in them, though we’ve never owned such a thing. We prefer a brighter, more sparkly interpretation. Frozen treats are mandatory. As is dance music. Warm climes preferred.
Q: What will the weather be like on Friday?
A: The triple-dubs predict a balmy º78 during the day with a clear and mellow º50 in the latter part of the evening.
Alibi Spring Social
Friday, March 30, Launchpad. Doors at 8 p.m., $5, 21+
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