Alibi V.28 No.46 • Nov 14-20, 2019
Mikayla Trujillo-Baxter, Christina Barros and Donato Velasco

On Assignment

A Center for Hope and Recovery

Peer-run nonprofit builds productive citizens

Previously treated with punitive measures by the city, the circumstances and predicaments that arise from chronic poverty and drug use are now being looked at as public health issues. Weekly Alibi reached out to Albuquerque Center for Hope and Recovery to learn more about their program and progress.
Image by John Hain / Pixabay License

Election Wrap-up

Where to Now, St. Voter?

One election ends, another looms

24 percent of citizen voters in Bernalillo County submitted a ballot in last week's municipal election that covered four City Council districts, three CNM Governing Board districts, numerous city and scholastic spending proposals, a tax question and two proposed amendments to the electoral public finance law currently in effect in Burque.


ART Begins Its Run

The city has finally brought the ART project together, and it's celebrating with free rides from Nov. 30 until Dec. 31.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because an arrest warrant for overdue library books happens to someone else.


The readers write about patriotism.
Image by Clarke Condé


Swoop It Up

Return of the Sandhill Crane Celebration

Welcome the Sandhill cranes back to their winter habitat with presentations, children's activities, viewing scopes, crafts, workshops and more.


Lakshmi Puja

Diawli: Festival of Lights

Diwali is one of the most popular religious festivals in Hinduism. The festival of lights, as it is also known, occurs during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika (basically mid-October to November on the Gregorian calendar) and is generally focused on offering puja to Lakshmi—goddess of wealth and prosperity and wife of Vishnu—but may also include the worship of Durga or Kali, depending on region and denomination. For this year's celebration, the India Association of New Mexico presents Diwali: The Festival of Lights, an evening of dance, music and performing arts amid lamp and candle lighting as adherents perform Lakshmi puja