Alibi Volume 25, Number 49
December 8, 2016
Get out there and paint the town
If wealth is the ability to fully experience life, then why not use your monetary wealth to garner some experiences for those you care about?
News & Opinion
Council takes action on many measures
Isaac Benton takes over as president, naloxone to be put into first-aid kits in public places and thumbs down to waiving bus fares along Central during ART construction.
UNM Architecture and Planning students present “Orchestra Place,” state officials seek comments on wildlife restoration and the State Auditor begins an examination focused on sexual assault kit testing practices.
Funny because Nickelback will be played for someone else.
Film & TV
The devil is not in the details in redundant new exorcism drama
Incarnate is terribly derivative and made up of random scraps of a whole bunch of other movies—right down to the “gosh, where have I seen that before?” ending.
Experience the Santa Fe Film Festival from Dec. 7 through Dec. 11. Selections run the gamut from shorts to documentaries, romantic dramas and sports films, too.
“3%” on Netflix
The new telenovela “3%” is the sort of sci-fi that works great in today’s paranoid, divided world.
Shows that are loosely based on reality, feature Xmas trees as characters and generally celebrate the holiday spirit with aplomb and dignity.
The force-fed future includes music
August March is convinced The Cars presaged something called Radiohead. He also suggests rocking out at concerts featuring bands like Weedrat, Shoulder Voices, and Steve Hammond and His High Plains Grifters.
Alibi music writer Robin Babb goes all pop with reviews of new recordings by The Weeknd, Justice and Bruno Mars, for crissakes.
Arts & Lit
Idris Goodwin's notes toward liberation through imagination
SHOUT-OUT Redux revisits a collaboration, when Chaz Bojórquez created a mural in response to a series of poems about Albuquerque by Idris Goodwin for the original SHOUT-OUT. This time, Goodwin will craft spoken word in response to existing work by Bojórquez.
The Adobe Theater’s take on holiday cheer
By cutting its sweetness and convenient miracles with a shot of dark humor, My Three Angels is perfectly relatable.
The madness is spreading at SweeTea
SweeTea Bakery Cafe's setup is inspired by the 85°C Bakeries in California (and around the world)—patrons grab a tray and a set of tongs and choose from the sweet and savory items available that day.
#Karma, meatballs are really coming up, local fires hurt local restaurants, a possible masa shortage in Las Cruces, food industry rethinks allergy warnings, plus give a local gift.
Cannabis and your lungs
Light to moderate cannabis smoking has not been shown to have any lasting negative effects on the lungs.