Alibi Volume 26, Number 08
February 23, 2017
Use this year’s Weekly Alibi-generated Academy Awards ballot to shock co-workers, impress neighbors or just to enjoy the tastiest fruit from this year’s filmic tree!
News & Opinion
Say the right things when electioneering
Citizens are reminded that the civic election cycle has begun anew.
The real problem with school board elections, water legislation at the Roundhouse and drilling rights near Chaco Canyon.
Funny because having your burglary hindered by a squirrel happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Silent tale of survival holds surprising depth
The Academy Award-nominated The Red Turtle has surprising depth and is positively hypnotic.
This week’s cinematic activities include an Oscar viewing party at the DoubleTree, a museum exhibit about New Mexico in film and TV, the documentary My Choice and a film on bowhunting at the South Broadway Cultural Center.
“The Oscars” on ABC
Although there are more worthy contenders among the night’s nominees, odds are high you’ll be hearing the words “And the Oscar goes to ... La La Land” a lot.
Titles like “The Blacklist: Redemption,” “Ultimate Beastmaster,” “Infidelity in Suburbia” and “President Donald Trump’s Address to Congress” will have you glued to the boob tube.
Don’t think, go see these shows instead!
August March strongly suggests readers seek meaning in the moment by checking out shows by James Whiton, Leeches of Lore, Captured! By Robots and Deafheaven
Cullinan as a Young Rocker
Dillon Cullinan hates the name of his band. Luckily, no matter what he calls his sonic project, the music totally fucking rocks.
Arts & Lit
Serial Box delivers novels that fit into people's lives
Serial Box's subscription sends one “episode” per week, each installment designed to provide a 40-minute reading experience that fits into people's lives.
Motown the Musical takes the Popejoy stage
Motown the Musical recreates some of the magic of Detroit's glory days and revives the immortals that recorded behind the unassuming walls of Hitsville U.S.A.
Poki Poki is for the quick-tripper
It was busy. It was loud. There was fish. If you're looking for some delicious, fresh brain food that you can shovel in while you run between point A and B, then Poki Poki is perfect.
Valentine’s at McDonald’s, see who won the Pizza Dough Brawl, ABQ knows how to cut a deal, a meat pie tour of Santa Fe, local chefs find recognition at the James Beard awards and everybody loves poké.
A guide to free stuff on your birthday
A guide to cannabis resources on a patient’s birthday.