Alibi V.20 No.18 • May 5-11, 2011 ››
Clovis’ LGBT Struggle
Students seek Gay-Straight Alliance
Starting a new club at Clovis High School is usually a routine process: Fill out forms, get approval from the administration, find members and establish meetings. All of this seemed to be going well for Steven De Los Santos, who spearheaded a Gay-Straight Alliance at Clovis High School—until administration postponed approval.
Courtesy of Jesse Lopez
Pride Flag Flies in Clovis
Demonstrators from around the state gathered on a cold, windy afternoon in Clovis, N.M., to show support for LGBT student rights.
Did UNM’s top dog sucker the regents into paying him too much?
With President David Schmidly’s late-April declaration that he will be stepping down next year, the time has come to contemplate what kind of pay might be appropriate for future UNM administrators.
A Close Call
Public broadcasting breathes a sigh of relief
PBS President Paula Kerger doesn't look battle-worn. But the last few months can't have been easy. Earlier this year, Republicans in Congress waged a campaign to ax all federal funding slated for public broadcasting. The Alibi sat down with Kerger during her brief time in Albuquerque to talk about the future of public media and this year's battle to save it.
Albuquerque City Council will once again feature adoptable shelter animals. At the Monday, May 2 meeting, two dogs and a cat were shown via photos instead of being brought into the Council chambers, as they used to be under Councilor Sally Mayer. Either way, it is good to have the furry friends back.
Camp Bow Wow Howl-o-Ween Bash
Doggy costume contest, carnival games for dogs, paw painting, dog Halloween photo booth, face painting for kids, a dunk tank, ice cream, raffle prizes, vendors, trick dog contest and more.
Learn about the mission of the Wildlife Rescue of New Mexico and enjoy activities for the whole family.
Interactive exhibits, view the nearest star as well as a telescope discovery display.
I Can Lick My Own Eyebrows
A guide to assemble and execute phenomenal scenes and personal fantasies.
Famous and Unusual Graves in N.M.
Dr. Richard Melzer discusses the most illustrious and notorious final resting places around the state of leaders to unsung heroes, criminals to artists and more.
courtesy Weekly Alibi
Fireside Chat with Tim Keller and Dan Lewis
An in-depth discussion with the candidates for the Mayoral run-off election.
Spirits of New Mexico's Past
Listen to historical figures' amazing stories of bygone events.
Dia de los Muertos Community Celebration of Life
Celebrate life and those who have passed. Enjoy pet blessings, live music by Wagogo, arts and crafts vendors, a growers market, a Dia de los Muertos altar, and more.
Fourth Annual Harvest Festival
Food, fun, music and seasonal activities.
Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Costume Party Fundraiser
Wear your best costume, enjoy snacks, cider, a parade, games, contests and more while raising money for United Nations Children’s Fund.
14th Annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Halloween Carnival
A great and safe way for little ones with diabetes to celebrate Halloween with their families and friends.