Alibi V.25 No.45 • Nov 10-16, 2016

Moonlight

Somber, poetic look at inner-city manhood ponders multiple questions of identity

Alternately easygoing and hard-hitting, Moonlight is a poignant and ultimately hopeful look at what it means—and what it takes—to be a man in modern-day America.

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Winter is Coming

Pray to the old gods and the new for snow

We have winter weather conditions, costs, travel time and gear.

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Reel World

There’s a “round tripping” workshop, a film and media conference, and a call for extras.

A Good Bad Girl

“Good Behavior” on TNT

What starts out looking like the typical caper-of-the-week starts to twist its way toward “Breaking Bad”-style bleakness.

Week in Sloth

“Superstore” endures Black Friday, NetGeo explores colonization on “Mars” and A&E hunts for a serial killer in “The Killing Season.”

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We’re Dancing in the Show!

Council gambols through civic issues

City Council denied A.R.T. funding contingency plan, updates a law against making threats against public spaces and gives funding to ProView.

Newscity

MVD will begin issuing REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses, Webster murder video will be released and Albuquerque’s foreclosure rate is down.

Odds & Ends

Funny because surgical-laser-ignited farts happen to someone else.

Letters

The readers write about Mexican gray wolves, A.R.T. and manners.

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Sweethearts of the Rodeo

Get your mind off wintertime, rock ain’t goin’ nowhere

With a plethora of performances elucidating Americana's rising popularity and intense musicality, Burqueños y Burqueñas have an opportunity to get in on the succession of sound in the popular post-rock world.

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A Still Place

Aura's aura of calm

The sauce is boss at Aura European Mediterranean Restaurant.

Food News

A Santa Fe chef receives tops honors on the Food Network’s “Chopped,” the Homegrown food show sells locally-sourced food, a mother calls out the bad food our public schools are serving students, a new Dickey’s Barbecue just opened, WisePies owner gets sued—plus drink margaritas for charity at the Margarita Festival.

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Alibi V.25 No.44 • Nov 3-9, 2016

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.

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Your Vote Counts!

Down-ballot races require your attention

Down Ballot races define this year’s election.

Newscity

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.

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Stitch in Time

Cecilia McKinnon's work explores home, memory and repair

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

Tonic for the Spirit

Allison Pharmakis investigates the human condition at GRAFT

Allison Pharmakis investigates the human condition at GRAFT.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Spice of Life

The Verdes Foundation dishes out the samples

The Verdes Foundation dishes out the samples.

Alibi V.25 No.43 • Oct 27-Nov 2, 2016

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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Newscity

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.

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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.