Alibi Volume 27, Number 07
February 15, 2018
News & Opinion
Albuquerque newspaper stumbles into darkness
Racism should never be tolerated or excused.
Relaxed regs coincide with increased revenue
Proposed changes to construction permits for oil and gas facilities will help production and state revenues but do not address methane leaks.
As the New Mexico 2018 legislative session comes to an end, let's review some of the more notable bills that are advancing toward realization as law.
Funny because getting trapped in an arcade claw game happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Handcrafted crime film looks up at China from the animated gutter
Modern economic forces and old-fashioned crime collide in Liu Jian’s offbeat, Quentin-Tarantino-meets-Adult-Swim animation, Have a Nice Day.
See Red Sky at Morning, The Hunting Ground, It and the Books to the Big Screen film series.
“Stargate Origins” on StargateCommand.com
The entertainment industry is in the midst of a Balkanization process the likes of which we’ve never seen. The latest iteration: a streaming service for one TV show.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
“Come out now,” they’ll say
With such great gigs on the way, you may never come down!
In this week’s exclusive look at local releases, A. March takes a ride on special type of horse, inserts his head where he probably shouldn’t and likens Diles to soul.
Arts & Lit
Multi-disciplinary artists converge at “the last oil” conference
“The last oil” symposium posits that we are in the second oil age, which has had devastating effects on the natural world. One of its organizers, Subhankar Banerjee, points at art for for how to resist the destruction.
Making Africa explores the thousand contexts of contemporary design
Like the continent itself—perhaps necessarily so—Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design is massive.
Opera Southwest premieres an adaptation of a classic
For this little-over-a-week long engagement, Opera Southwest is presenting Bless Me, Ultima in the form of an opera conducted by Maestro Guillermo Figueroa.
The Bird Hot Pot serves adventurous eats and cheap drafts
The Bird Hot Pot is notable for being Albuquerque's first dedicated hot pot restaurant, where you dip raw ingredients into a boiling pot of broth on your dining table to cook them, then into a dipping sauce, and then into your mouth.
Julia Turshen’s Feed the Resistance provides recipes, ideas for activists
Feed the Resistance is a cookbook and a handbook for activists, and it’s filled with recipes and essays touching on the importance of food in the fight for justice.
There are quite a few exciting food and drink spots opening up in Albuquerque this month. None of them exactly fall into the healthy category, but February is kind of all about giving up on those lofty New Year’s diet goals anyway, right?
A tour of Minerva’s kitchen
Joshua Lee takes a tour of the kitchen where Minerva Canna Group's edibles are made, then treats himself with (to?) some cheesecake.