Alibi Volume 23, Number 22
May 29, 2014
A new monument honors LGBT veterans
Ty Bannerman bears witness to a monument honoring LGBT veterans and “all who served in silence.”
Albuquerque's oldest LGBT club is still going strong
Step behind the intimidating door and check out the warm, welcoming atmosphere of Albuquerque’s own “gay ‘Cheers.’”
It’s time to come out, speak up, and party all night long with this handy guide to Albuquerque Pride’s hottest events.
Both parties gear up for November’s battle royale
Candidates from both parties have opened their pocketbooks to get your vote—the race is on!
From MOOCs to educators’ fiery protest to politics, test your New Mexico news savvy with our weekly pop quiz.
From New Zealand to New York, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Wherein the readers write about legalizing/decriminalizing marijuana and bringing equity to the primaries.
The Second Annual Albuquerque Film and Media Experience
The Albuquerque Film and Media Experience returns with concerts, plays, panel discussions, intimate conversations, comedy shows, parties and the occasional film screening.
A look at this week’s film happenings around New Mexico finds the Film and Media Conference getting underway, the Sky City Cultural Center going silent and Filmstock New Mexico on the hunt for short submissions.
The lowdown on download
With the broadcast TV season at an end, what new shows can we look forward to this summer? They’re out there, but they may not be on TV. Wha?
Flipping around the TV dial (do TV’s still have dials?) this week we find John Malkovich dressing up as a pirate in “Crossbones,” ABC asking you to “Bet on Your Baby” and something called “Ice Holes.”
From pinup pageants to film to concerts to car shows, August March reports on the second annual Rockabilly on the Route festival in Tucumcari, N.M.
Captain America braves an intimate practice session (replete with whiskey and birthday cake) to deliver the lowdown on what may be Mother Death Queen’s final concert.
In this week’s all-U.K. Sonic Reducer, we review new albums by Coldplay, Led Bib and Plaid. Now with A/V!
Albuquerque artsworld wonders get their due in Culture Shock, from a poetic convergence to that pony you’ve always wanted.
The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged), Sticky Rice and An Operatic Trilogy For Families present theatergoers with a slew of entertainment options.
Gorgeous painted illustrations and a translation rendered in authentic New Mexico Spanish enrich this myth-like tale from Rudolfo Anaya.
J'accuse! The Dreyfus Affair gets a thrilling treatment in Robert Harris’ latest spy-riffic historical novel.
Wasabi Japanese Cuisine
It may be the sushi that gets you in the door, but it’s the pork belly that will keep you coming back.
It’s not quite in full swing, but market season has begun
It’s early yet, but the growers market season has begun.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): "When I was young," wrote French author Albert Camus, "I expected people to give me more than they could—continuous friendship, permanent emotion." That didn't work out so well for him. Over and over, he was awash in disappointment. "Now I have learned to expect less of them than they can give," he concluded. "Their emotions, their friendship, and noble gestures keep their full miraculous value in my eyes; wholly the fruit of grace." I'd love to see you make an adjustment like this in the coming months, Aries. If you do, the astrological omens suggest you will experience a blessing like Camus'.