The city council’s decision to declare some of the current community cable bidders as non-responsive opens the option of using multiple providers for local public access and community cable content, including Quote Unquote.
Border Patrol officers dropped off around 100 asylum-seeking migrants at a private bus station in Las Cruces, despite a request from the city to halt the practice; a judge ordered the state to pay the legal fees of two groups that filed a lawsuit alleging the Education Department failed to provide an adequate education; a closed-down prison in Torrance County might reopen to hold Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees.
When you think about the amount of water and time and energy used to raise beef for the US, and it becomes easy to see why there’s been a race to find truly effective vegetarian substitutes for normal meat offerings. With a dramatic shift in the way vegetarian options are created, we’re seeing more originality and variety in the products available.
Getting out of your home and comfort zone and into the world at large will help expand your horizons and give you something new to carry with you. This week, we challenge you to take a trip up to Santa Fe and try out one of these cool events they’re holding up there.
Choppy ballet biopic moves through time with wild abandon
By Devin D. O’Leary
The White Crow is an elegant and energetic portrait of an artist, well staged and shot in brief snippets, but the jarringly fractured storytelling, the aggressively choppy editing and the generally unlikable subject keep the film from adding up to much more than the sum of its parts.
Like Heller’s borderline absurdist novel, "Catch-22" jumps around quite a bit, giving it an overall air of chaos, but casual viewers and nonreaders of Heller may still be at something of a loss trying to piece it all together. Over the course of its six episodes, though, the series really rewards viewers with its mature take on a black comedy classic.
It was seeing the impact that small, positive, overt acts had on a school day that prompted Melinda Forward to begin the Kindness Club. Weekly Alibi sat down with her to talk about empathy and the role of small, positive things.
Approaching any dumpster is not exactly a thrill, but maybe if you were walking along the path by the river, and then back to your car at the Pueblo Montaño Trailhead with an empty cup in your hand, it might be a welcome sight. Lance Ryan McGoldrick’s dumpster will offer you no comfort in that task. You will be denied. It does not work as a dumpster. You will leave this dumpster full-handed.
New Mexico is a seasonal wonderland—whether you stick to the warming concrete environs of Albuquerque or head out into our neighboring counties in search of shade and greenery. To assist you in choosing your summer destinations, Alibi staff members have assembled a calendar of diverse events.
There are great concert opportunities, inside and out, throughout the summer—and almost every night of the week—in a state that blossoms every year with fresh musical produce rising from the ground here in the high desert.
Under the Local Election Act reforms, city voters no longer have to worry about different dates for nonpartisan municipal elections, November runoffs, school board or water conservation district elections that happen in the middle of February or randomly throughout the year. But perhaps the most important part of this new law involves the implementation of ranked choice voting.
Judge Heath White has been charged with embezzlement; PED says student test scores will no longer be included as part of annual teacher evaluations; an executive order was signed that protects thousands of acres of state land surrounding the Chaco Culture National Historic Park from oil and gas drilling.
Literary biopic fast-forwards through author’s youth
By Devin D. O’Leary
Brit lit biopic Tolkien is aimed most squarely at the well-mannered BBC set. Those hoping for geeky insider info into the creation of Tolkien’s most enduring literary legacy, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, are advised to quest elsewhere. Those looking for some polite costume drama and a quick run-through of turn-of-the-century British history will find satisfactory fulfillment.
You should go to UNM Film & Digital Media Department Capstone Premiere, freshmen with a passion for storytelling should checked out the the GRRM "Newcomer" Scholarship and it's no mistake to watch Big Mistake.
Disorienting history lesson trades clarity for chaos
By Devin D. O’Leary
Anyone with a strong understanding of the art of film will recognize that Sunset is the work of a master filmmaker, but by digging into his country’s complicated history, Nemes may be too close to the subject to offer a clear perspective.
Josh Ward new record, More Than I Deserve, has got an old-school vibe that’s tightly and tunefully woven together with modern nuance and crystal clear production that makes listening to county music joyfully sad and memorably rocking.
Money, guns and weed control were the super-sexy April agenda items for the Bernalillo County Commission at their last meeting. No, not that kind of weed was involved, but yes, big money was discussed.
Senator Heinrich and 40 of his fellow legislators urge action on Section 4 of the Capacity Building Program, an affordable housing and small business finance program that has been marked for elimination by the Trump administration.
Otero County threatening to sue state for not responding to request for emergency declaration; PNM is asking state regulators to reconsider their decision to charge Facebook the full price of installing a proposed transmission line; APD opened the doors to a new training and events facility.
Jessica Roybal possesses a rare advantage as a photographer; she lives somewhere interesting. As an architecture student, she came to photography to better understand how buildings interact with the street. As a New Mexican, she already knew what was there.
The latest batch of cannabis journalism has something for everyone. From the Gray Lady’s economic reporting to a think tank op-ed to peer-reviewed research and beyond, read on for documentation of our evolving relationship with cannabis.