Alibi V.25 No.44 • Nov 3-9, 2016

Stitch in Time

Cecilia McKinnon's work explores home, memory and repair

Cecilia McKinnon's work explores home, memory and repair.



Your Vote Counts!

Down-ballot races require your attention

Down Ballot races define this year’s election.


Want to know what the bond request and ballot questions will be for this year's Bernalillo County general election?

Odds & Ends

Funny because someone else makes off with $1.2 K worth of high-end hockey sticks.


The Return of BBQ

Shooting the shit with the sultanic sheik of soul

Weekly Alibi’s Geoffrey Plant has a very interesting conversation with Mark Sultan, AKA BBQ.


Tonic for the Spirit

Allison Pharmakis investigates the human condition at GRAFT

Allison Pharmakis investigates the human condition at GRAFT.


Spice of Life

The Verdes Foundation dishes out the samples

The Verdes Foundation dishes out the samples.


Certain Women

Kelly Reichardt gets quiet in Montana with an incredible cast

Indie film storyteller Kelly Reichardt (Old Joy, Wendy and Lucy, Meek’s Cutoff) offers up another of her slow, contemplative character studies in the minimalist, female-centric drama Certain Women.

Reel World

In this week’s Reel World, a celebration of all things Vincent Price at the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a “Visual Storytelling Workshop,” at Stranger Factory and a Gandhi doc made by Nuevo Mexicano filmmakers at the Guild.

The Dead Pool

Who dies first this fall?

After October, some teevee shows make it and some don’t, writes Weekly Alibi’s Devin O’Leary.

Week in Sloth

This week in sloth, Impractical Jokers join forces with Nitro Circus, Lifetime offers a fictional solution to the JonBenét Ramsey mystery and Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg get together for the holidays.


No, Seriously ... Mess with Texas!

Marley’s speaks barbeque

Talking barbeque is like talking politics, religion or sports. The time, heat and wood that make the specific composition of barbeque smoke are just the beginning, and the rabbit hole gets pretty deep. And at their new North Valley location, proudly staking their claim to a slice of said argument, is Marley’s Barbeque.

Food News

Christee’s Spuds, Burgers & More is moving, Amazon might be opening food stores, former Lobo star Kenny Thomas opens restaurant in Cali, WisePies looks for needy beneficiaries, new eateries in the Far North, Sauce Pizza and Wine moves in.

Alibi V.25 No.43 • Oct 27-Nov 2, 2016



In this week’s Newscity, APS teachers protest the state’s teacher evaluation process, APD begins to implement the use of Narcan and UNM reaches an agreement with the DOJ.

Odds & Ends

Funny because someone else has a father who’ll pick them up after a bank robbery.



Bird’s the Word

El Cotorro slings tiny tacos and tasty ice cream

Alibi Managing Editor Renée Chavez discovers El Cotorro, a new haven of taco and ice cream delights.

Food News

Halloween-y courses paired with Chama River beer, a New York restaurant hangs ristras, High Finance closes, McDonald's mascot disappears and Jennifer James opens Frenchish restaurant. Plus learn some Halloween treat recipes.


Boo Redeux

A guide to classic movie monsters, reconceptualized

Monday, Oct. 31, is Halloween, of course … We here at Alibi are helping out by hosting a screening of the 1987 cult film The Monster Squad at Guild Cinema (3405 Central NE) this weekend.

Reel World

In this week’s Reel World, Devin O’Leary previews a health-related documentary, Fright Night at the Museum, Halloween screenings at the Kimo and a new film by director Elke Duerr.

Aliens Did It

“People of Earth” on TBS

TBS has a new alien abduction sitcom to offer viewers and it’s high-larious.

Week in Sloth

This week’s teevee highlights include a historical horror drama from the Beeb, a hot documentary from Werner Herzog, a reality show about Amish witches, the Halloween Baking Championship and the 50th Annual CMA Awards!


Rock and Roll Realizations

It’s demanding to beat those evil genres!

August March gets serious about the diverse selection of musical offerings available to city residents.


Spooky Legends

MedZen gives our faithful columnist a scare

Joshua Lee takes medical cannabis patients on a weekly tour of local dispensaries. This week he visits the Westside MedZen.

Alibi V.25 No.42 • Oct 20-26, 2016

For You, Who’ve Been Traveling So Long

Four concerts that would still be alright

Invoking the spirit of the rocanrol as well as that of his former dog, August March discusses this week’s concert choices in the Duke City.


Permanent Markers

Can I interest you in a tattoo?

Alibi Calendars Editor Megan Reneau asks, “Can I interest you in a tattoo?”


Council Discusses Garbage, Naloxone and Stop Lights

Debate on more ART stops also featured

The Albuquerque City Council debates the Edith Transfer Station, the use of Narcan by APD and one more bus stop for ART among other agenda items highlighted during a lengthy meeting this past week.


In this week’s Newscity: a hung jury in the trial of Sandy and Perez, an upcoming mill levy designed to support standards at UNMH and a celebration for El Cabo Wind Farm.

Odds & Ends

Funny because someone else is kidnapped while wearing a Pokémon onesie.


Catching Glimpses

The wheat-pasted photographic murals of jetsonorama

On the wheat-pasted photographic murals of jetsonorama.



Joshua Lee takes a break from his weekly tour of local dispensaries to bring you this month’s cannabis news.


Long Way North

Old-fashioned adventure yarn is an animated delight

The old-fashioned adventure yarn, Long Way North, is an animated delight, writes Alibi film critic Devin O’Leary.

Reel World

Artful Life reveals the Migration Experience, 48 Hour short shockers and rock climbing docs are screened, learn to Be Your Own Hollywood and SFIFF continues.

End Times

“Aftermath” on Syfy

There is a new end of the world series on Syfy; it’s called “Aftermath.”

Week in Sloth

This week in sloth: a revisioning of Rocky Horror, a new sitcom featuring comedienne Nicole Byer, a documentary about rats and game one of the World Series … whatever that is.


The Road to Padilla’s

It’s paved with sauce and sustainability

August March gets serious about suburban culture in Burque en route to Padilla’s for an enchilada fix.

Food News

A computer chooses the Pantry for a top 10, a farmer strike leads to an avocado shortage, Pepsi wants to lower the calories in its drinks, a local non-profit redefines food donations, take a class and become a master gardener and Mogu Mogu opens this week.