Alibi Volume 26, Number 41
October 12, 2017
Dine In, Speak Out
Each year we ask you, the good citizens what the best restaurants and dishes in town are. We appreciate the time that y’all took to vote in this year’s Best of Burque Restaurants poll, and we hope that the results will help you figure out where you’ll be dining next in our fair city.
These are the places voted best at N.M. cuisine.
These are the places voted best at breakfast.
These are the places voted best for food from various areas.
These are the places voted best for American cuisine.
These are the places voted best for gluttonous indulgence. Ohhh yeah.
These are the places voted best for vegetarian cuisine.
These are the places voted best for sweets.
These are the places voted best in narrow categories.
These are the places voted best for drinks.
These are the places voted best in categories we forgot to ask about.
On Zinke, oil, gas and public comments
Interior Secretary Zinke under fire again for abusing his travel expense account and oil drillers invest in N.M. despite falling prices and state regulations, thanks to federal subsidies and White House support.
PED won't reveal who messed up the proposed new science education standards. Albuquerque sick leave ordinance fails.
And other CABQ phenomena
Millions spent for federal police oversight, hundreds of police complaint cases heard and a denied request for an investigation into an unjust drug sting are just some of the issues recently tackled by members of the Albuquerque City Council.
Funny because love-tainted granola happens to someone else.
The readers write about ART, constitutional values and U.S.-N.K. diplomacy.
Longtime local film festival changes it up
The Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival sheds the accurate if prosaic title, trading it in for the far jazzier descriptor Way OUT West.
Free The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo and The Whole Wide World screenings, and the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival returns.
“Ghosted” on FOX
FOX’s new series “Ghosted” lazily riffs on the “X-Files” formula without ever developing an original idea of its own.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Brann Dailor on music and life
August March chats with Brann Dailor of Mastodon about prog rock, metal and the narrative that has begun to fill up the band’s oeuvre.
Play me a sad song
Great art comes under duress, que no? If that meirda’s true, then August March imploring Alibi readers to go out and see some shows is a frikkin’ masterpiece!
New releases by the mysterious Jefe Mac, the triumphal SHREWD and the gritty Heaven for Less.
DIY experimental music fest happens today, Friday and Saturday
There are some live music experiences that are so out-of-the-ordinary, so electric with energy, so unexpected that as ithey happen, you realize how lucky you are to be there. No grainy live video feed can capture these transformative musical moments; as you explain it to others clumsy words just can’t tell the depth of the experience.
The magicians at Max's Magic Shop and Theatre deliver moments of the impossible
Max's Magic Shop has, under several different names and under multiple owners, delivered moments of the impossible to Albuquerque for 40 years. That's a tremendous track record that testifies that there is an enduring audience for this performance art, and that their will always be people who love the craft enough to make sure that it survives here.
This week's art finds include photographs by Miguel Gandert, works by Zahra Marwan and Nina Elder, and a production of Little Women.
Musical Theatre Southwest's pitch perfect Jekyll & Hyde
Southwest Musical Theatre's production of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde illuminates the core queries of the play wonderfully—with all the fun stage smoke you would expect.
This weekend is shaping up to be a real pumpkin spicy one
Here are four awesome autumnal-themed food and drink events going on this weekend: The 8th Annual New Mexico Brew Fest, the BioPark’s Cider Festival and Heritage Farm Harvest Dinner, plus Wagner Farm’s 4th Annual Apple and Pumpkin Festival.
That’s good enough for Mother Earth Herbs
Deez OG brings on a sense of euphoria and well-being, and Cookies N Chem looks to be perfect for those suffering from anxiety or general muscle tension.
N.M. cannabis patients continue to increase, producer breaks sales record, companies are phasing out medicinal tests for hiring and governor appeals overturn of illegal vetoes. Also, learn how cannabis spread from Asia.