Alibi Volume 23, Number 21
May 22, 2014
Check out more than books at ABC Library branches
ABC Libraries have added seeds to their collections, so dig out your library card and get ready to garden.
From agency scandal to teevee mythos to political contests—what do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your recall with the Weekly Alibi pop quiz.
From Oregon to Japan, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write about legalizing marijuana, independent access to primary elections and New Mexico’s least-impressive legend.
Historical biopic is too polite to get worked up over slavery
Belle, a well-meaning historical biopic about a mixed-race aristocrat, is too polite to get worked up about slavery.
Universal monsters invade the KiMo Theatre, state film office brings back the New Mexico Film & Media Conference, Dr. Seuss screens for free at Lomas Tramway Library.
Fall TV = fresh cops, different doctors
Broadcast networks have announced their new fall shows. That means a whole new crop of cops and doctors to watch ... plus a few superheroes.
HBO studies the origins of the AIDS epidemic in the star-studded film The Normal Heart, while Animal Planet scares us with Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys starring Shannen Doherty.
Wherein August March delineates intersections of hip-hop nation and hyperlocal music history in preview of a Method Man & Redman concert.
From alt.rock to Italian occult psychedelia, Samantha Anne Carrillo scares up deets on two shouldn’t-miss concerts. Now with A/V!
This week we listened to new releases from Lady Uranium, Mac Miller and Down. Now with A/V!
Marc Maron on WTF is up with comedy
Albuquerque made Marc Maron. The cantankerous meta-jokester and cat aficionado talks comedy, influence and unhappiness in his Alibi interview.
Visitors to the newly launched Rail Yards Market are greeted with a spectrum of cloth and color. Scents of honeyed tea and incense blend within a sea of movement dappled with light from hundreds of window panes.
With a title inspired by Picasso’s famous painting, Richard Vargas’ new poetry collection, Guernica, revisited, tackles themes of cultural identity, struggle, love and hope.
A tiny compendium of egg lore
Gail Guengerich freaks out about eggs. Eggs!
Tales from the editor
Ty Bannerman dishes on the Albuquerque eating scene.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): I believe your persuasive powers will be stronger than usual in the weeks ahead. The words coming out of your mouth will sound especially interesting. I also suspect that your intelligence will get at least a temporary upgrade. The clarity of your thoughts will intensify. You will see truths you have been blind to in the past. Innovative solutions to long-running dilemmas are likely to occur to you. The only potential snag is that you might neglect to nurture your emotional riches. You could become a bit too dry and hard. But now that I've warned you of that possibility, let's hope you will take steps to ensure it won't happen.