Alibi V.27 No.43 • Oct 25-31, 2018

Bringing That Fire

Cannabis questions in Governor's race

We won't really know what the future governor will do about legalizing cannabis until we see a bill cross their desk and get signed or vetoed. Right now it's all theory. We can make some guesses, though.

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Skull to Skull

An interview with Glenn Danzig

Glenn Danzig, The King of Creepy himself, took time amidst his latest world tour to reminisce with Weekly Alibi about the last decades in the scene and what we can expect from him in the next year.

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Election 2018 Update

County races, bond issues and amendments, version 2.0

The midterm elections are less than two weeks away and early voting has already started. Here's what's happening with the county races, bond issues and amendments.

Newscity

Wayne Johnson is looking to turn his state auditor appointment into something longer term.

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Halloween

Familiar fright film comes out slashing

Halloween has got energy, style, a couple of fresh ideas and a bunch of gruesome murders. It’s good, all right; but it’s not great. Should it be? Does it have to be?

The Silent Treatment

Among this week's terrors are the The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Practical Magic, Bad Clowns and the Haunted KiMo Tour.

The Boo Tube

Halloween around the dial

Here’s a look at what’s haunting the airwaves this week.

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Stories Never Die

Doña Sebastiana rides on in the work of Ray John de Aragón

In Haunted Santa Fe, Ray John de Aragón makes a very conscious attempt not just to deliver thrills, but to provide the historical context of these stories.

The Witching Hour

Something Wicked this way comes!

There is a moral to the story of Wicked, and the main point might be distilled down to this: There's always more to the story.

Found Objects

Go to "Walking with Poets" or a lecture on honesty or Robert D. Kidera's book signing or The Magazine launch party.

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From Tejas with Love

Edgar Winter talks about his mother, musical magic and hip-hop too

Weekly Alibi has an enchanting chat with seminal rock multi-instrumentalist Edgar Winter.

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Eat Your Meat!

A preamble for seasonal carnivores

August and Samantha hunt for steaks and burgers.

The Gardener Grows

Diversify your garden today!

In which Alibi special correspondent Steven Luthy gets all horticultural …

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One of Us

Here's another Cannabis Manual, full of tidbits you can repeat at parties. Your friends will think you're obsessed and you'll want to shake them until they listen. Every once in an odd moon, you'll come across someone else. They'll make eye contact with you…

A Little Personal Growth

An interview with Franci Bailey

You'll need more than a green thumb and a personal production license to start growing your own medical cannabis plants. Franci Bailey, gardener at CG, gave us some pointers on starting a successful home grow operation.

Hemp Blues

An interview with Michael Chappelear

It's been over a year since growing hemp for research was legalized in New Mexico, and the Department of Agriculture seems to finally be starting the process of introducing hemp production. Michael Chappelear, the spokesperson for the New Mexico Hemp Association, spoke with us about the subject.

Eggs in a Pan

Study says cannabis is bad for growing brains

It's common sense not to let teenagers smoke cannabis. That's because the brain isn't fully matured until around age 25 and the last thing to develop is the prefrontal cortex.

Confessions of an American Weed Eater

The nutritional side of cannabis

Generally when you hear talk of “eating” cannabis, it's concerning edibles—THC-infused goodies that will blast you to the moon if you aren't careful. Thanks to the psychotropic and medicinal values of marijuana, the plant's nutritional value has been ignored by most.

Law of the Land

An interview with Carlos N. Martinez, Esq.

State cannabis-related business laws aren't as simple as you might have thought. Carlos N. Martinez, Esq. of Legal Solutions of New Mexico, LLC, discusses how cannabis laws affect family and business law litigation.

Good Luck at the Races

Gubernatorial debate offers “clear” delineation

New Mexico gubernatorial candidates faced off in a televised debate, and when questioned about recreational cannabis Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham took a huge swig from her water bottle and Rep. Steve Pearce just smirked.

CBD and Synergy

An interview with Paul Thacher

Paul Thacher is a botanist and supplement broker who has been involved in the CBD and cannabis industry since the '70s. We asked him to help us better understand the darling of cannabis media: CBD.

Remedial Math

The hunt for THC

It's way easier to come up with a list of funny names for good weed than it is to quantify what good weed is. It should be easy. THC gets you high, so you want to see bigger THC numbers, right?

News on the Green

The trash can in the Toronto airport for travelers to dispose of their excess cannabis is not a “free weed bin,” despite a social media posting. And industry journalism website Cannabis Wire is on a public health mission.

Alibi V.27 No.42 • Oct 18-24, 2018

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TaskUs, Netflix and Voting

Council also works to end domestic violence

Council proclaims October Domestic Violence Awareness month, approves the next step in handing out a $6 million industrial revenue bond package for TaskUs and gets ready to debate giving $4.5 million to Netflix.

Newscity

New Mexico's representation at the federal level is crucial in keeping our concerns addressed and our interests heard on the Hill. Weekly Alibi has endorsed Democrat Debra Haaland this week, so let's take a look at the other candidates.

Odds & Ends

Funny because getting sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp happens to someone else. (Wait... what?!)

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News on the Green

What’s “kosher” to post about cannabis products on social media? Plus the cannabis industry heads towards more high-tech industrialization.

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Black ’47

Bloody revenge saga is more folk ballad than history lesson

Looked on less as a rigorous historical account and more as a blood-soaked folk tale told around a flickering tavern fireplace, Black ’47 makes for one rousing cinematic yarn.

Cinema Different

See Shattered Glass or “Breaking Bad ABQ&A: An Evening With Vince Gilligan” with discussion, Christiana: 40 Years of Occupation or many of the offerings at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival.

TV News

Televised tidbits from around the dial

Coming up on TV is the pre-Batman lore of "Pennyworth," Dracula, “Breeders" and the return of "Veronica Mars."

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Running with the Pack

Writer Amy Irvine honors, challenges and rethinks Desert Solitaire

With humor, wisdom and a sense of urgency, Amy Irvine uses Edward Abbey's Desert Solitaire as a jumping off point to assess the current state of the world, to expose the very human error of the literary heroes on dusty pedestals, and to reinsert many of us back into the narrative.

Story Time

A classic form gets a modern update via Duke City Story Slam

October's Duke City Story Slam will bring to the stage lore on the theme of “Yikes!” in anticipation of Halloween.

Found Objects

This week's fun includes Divas in Danger, Pennysmiths Paper's birthday party and Calavera Face Painting and Altar History Community Arts Workshop.

Alibi V.27 No.41 • Oct 11-17, 2018

Catch The Wavves

Sittin’ on top of the world with Stephen Pope

Wavves are a band from San Diego. Soon they will crash into Burque. More deets here.

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Big Feed

These are the places voted best for gluttonous indulgence. Ohhh yeah.

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Hemp Rules

The Department of Agriculture to hold regulations hearings

The Department of Agriculture is beginning the process of introducing hemp production to New Mexico; no, CBD didn't get legalized; 2/3 of Senate candidates support legalization; LDS supports medical cannabis.

News on the Green

Ringing celebrity endorsements could mean more funding options for cannabis businesses, and a new study tracks cannabis suppositories to see if they provide symptom relief during menstrual cycles.

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Vote Early, Vote Now!

Here is your chance to change course

As we head into the time of casting votes in the midterm election, Weekly Alibi looked at what Bernalillo County has on the ballot.

Newscity

Teachers union is calling for PED to speed up its background review process; Martinez orders state agencies to ease requirements for certain occupational licenses; City officials announce plans to construct a new maintenance facility at the Westside landfill.

Odds & Ends

Funny because a flame-spouting hole, which experts assure is non-Satanic, happens to someone else.

Gary Johnson is No Ally to the LGBTQ+ Community

We envision a world in which New Mexicans have access to opportunity because oppression is obsolete

Across the country and here in New Mexico, opponents of queer liberation and self-determination have re-organized under the guise of “religious freedom advocates.”

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The Old Man & The Gun

Real life bank heist flick gets a senior discount

The Old Man & The Gun is an affable, sedentary tale of a likable old rogue—a sort of Catch Me If You Can for the AARP set—but it’s not the sort of film you can get excited about.

Star Search

See Coco or “Villains and Monsters" and go to the Way OUT West Film Festival. And if you think you pass for a “high school-looking" then some TV producers might like to hire you.

TV Deadpool

Fall’s biggest loser is …

What in the new TV season is stinking up the airwaves? What could the first casualty of fall 2018 be?

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Creative Economies

Octofair 2018 brings deeper collaborations, experiences

From their adorable brick storefront, The Octopus and the Fox sells the work of local creatives, from kitschy embroidery to fine jewelry to bath products and housewares.

Everytown, USA

Our Town has something important to share

Our Town reveals a glimmer of how dazzling life is and how tragically habituated to it we can become.

Found Objects

See Separate Tables, browse an artist market, solve a Murder Mystery at the Museum or go to the Time Present/Time Past opening.