Alibi Volume 23, Number 29
July 17, 2014
Mass graves and the impending border crisis
Erika Wurth discusses the connection between a mass grave in Canada and a detention center for children in New Mexico.
From APD to religion to baseball, test your New Mexico news savvy with the Alibi pop quiz.
From Pennsylvania to Oklahoma, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
Apes + machine guns = awesome
Smart, surprising Dawn of the Planet of the Apes proves the old axiom that apes + machine guns = awesome.
New Mexico Film Foundation sponsors acting showcase and NASA filmmaking contest, Meryl Streep gets a summer film festival at KiMo Theatre.
The 2014 Emmy Award Nominations
Who got snubbed and who got saluted in this year’s Emmy Award nominations?
VH1 goes “Naked Dating,” Nicole Ritchie gets another shot at reality, Syfy says aliens have landed on the moon.
Crüe shouts at the devil one last time
Wherein August March chronicles the aural history of the best damn hair band in the world.
This year’s New Mexico Jazz Festival proffers concerts by Arrested Development, The Memphis P. Tails, Omar Sosa and a slew of other mega-talented artists.
This week we listened to new releases by Lana Del Rey, Old Crow Medicine Show and Cabaret Voltaire. Now with A/V!
Graffiti writer taps into universal calligraphies
In her very first gallery show, subversive Burque artist Kailani melds darkness with light-filled spirituality.
Artists need admirers, and no one admires art more than other artists. That’s the driving force between a one-night-only Mutual Admiration Society.
Tragic and transformative, Made to Break by debut novelist D. Foy focuses on a group of self-absorbed, drug-addled friends on an ill-advised trip to the country.
Taking in the breeze at Backstreet Grill
Ty Bannerman checks out the newest reason for locals to swing by Old Town.
The decadence of baklava
Gail Guengerich delves into the history of our favorite Middle Eastern dessert.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): "I have complete faith in the continued absurdity of whatever's going on," says satirical news commentator Jon Stewart. That's a healthy attitude. To do his work, he needs a never-ending supply of stories about people doing crazy, corrupt and hypocritical things. I'm sure this subject matter makes him sad and angry. But it also stimulates him to come up with funny ideas that entertain and educate his audience—and earns him a very good income. I invite you to try his approach, Aries. Have faith that the absurdity you experience can be used to your advantage.