Alibi Volume 27, Number 06
February 8, 2018
News & Opinion
Council promotes Burque, lauds Holets
An enthusiastic presentation given at the Feb. 5 Albuquerque City Council's meeting touted that Burque is a great place to work, live and play.
A state representative is asking if secret meeting broke House rules, lawsuit claims Taxation and Revenue Department illegally denied driver’s license and other ID cards and Medicaid system bugs caused scores of foster and adoptive children to lose their medical coverage.
It’s the economy, Dummkopf!
As this year’s 30-day session of the New Mexico Legislature sails toward completion on Feb. 15, several key bills have advanced while others died deaths in committee or on the floor.
Funny because a live grenade was given to someone else.
The readers write about America's relationship with its immigrants and morality as crime-prevention.
Film & TV
Wannabe actor meets faded star in romantic memoir
Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool is happy to serve out its time as a teary-eyed, tragic romance played out in the long shadows of Old Hollywood.
See Cariños, Who Bombed Judi Bari? or Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges & Universities.
Super Bowl LII Ads
The tone of this year’s Super Bowl ads was either straight-up jokes or tear-jerking emotion, and here's the best and worst.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Scott Ian lives and breathes metal
August March laughs it up and rocks out with Scott Ian of Anthrax!
High-Lights from Killthrax 2018
Sunday night’s sold-out appearance by metal giants Anthrax—who were reintroduced to this Burque audience by Mayor Tim Keller—was one of the deffest shows to traipse through this town in a while.
Arts & Lit
Leonardo Da Vinci makes an extended stay in Albuquerque
Da Vinci, the Genius—Secrets of the Mona Lisa examines the Mona Lisa, unpacking its forensics and how it was created.
Neon in Daylight finds a story for the directionless
Neon in Daylight is a New York story, and ever-lurking, edgy side of the city inserts itself into the story as though it were a character as vital as any human one.
See what one dwells upon, Fun-A-Day, Valentine's Day Local Love Bazaar and the Peking Acrobats.
Corrales nonprofit uses private land to grow produce for food banks
Seed2Need is a group of volunteers who grow fruits and veggies on private land to donate to New Mexico food banks.
New things to try on your next date
Here are a few relatively inexpensive date and friend date itineraries that you should try out this week.
In case you don’t already have dinner reservations made for Valentine’s Day (c’mon man, get on that), here’s some more V-Day events for you to choose from.
Drug Policy Alliance Releases New Report
Vermont legislature legalizes (no ballot initiative!); report released on financial and public safety benefits for states that have legalization so far; N.M. looks for better protection from feds than the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment; study explains difficulties of chemical (rather than behavioral) tests for impairment.