Alibi Volume 27, Number 10
March 8, 2018
News & Opinion
Council works on a variety of issues
A rise in retail taxes, the hint of cannabis and condemning coyote hunts lured a flock of citizens to the March 5 Albuquerque City Council meeting to participate in the democratic process.
Cutting services not a progressive option
The city of Albuquerque will have to raise taxes. A projected $40 million deficit for the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2018 has been on the mind of our city’s leadership for some time.
New Mexico Environment Department devised new policies on public participation without public input and Gov. Susana Martinez vetoed four bills that were approved during this year's legislative session.
Funny because religious discrimination happens to someone else.
Readers write about campaign contributions, The Don's drive and Best of Burque voting.
Film & TV
Chilean drama examines grief and gender
A Fantastic Woman is a tiny character study of a film with an almost gut-wrenching impact.
A feast of festivals are happening: Taos Shortz Film Fest, Banff Mountain Film Festival and Italian Film & Culture Festival.
“Heathers” on Paramount Network
"Heathers" premiere delayed, and whichever the reason, it seems misguided.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
The radio, the concerts, the music
August March reckons Burque’s music scene is like the X Rock 80 radio station of old: Diffuse, indominatable and full of opportunities to hear something awesomely new or powerfully singular.
We review new releases by Anna Mall, Verhalten and Daniel Montoya.
Arts & Lit
Annual international theater festival brings performance from around the globe to ABQ
Tricklock Company's Revolutions International Theatre Festival returns, once again to bring voices of young, experimental artists to the forefront.
Luis Urrea's novel works moving literary feats
The House of Broken Angels is a tremendous work—full of joy, yes, but regret, too—capable of humor typed right on to the page with phrases that will provoke tears.
Dance phenom Jock Soto collaborates with legendary musician
World-renowned ballet dancer and choreographer Jock Soto's work will premiere during the Festival Ballet Albuquerque's Sacred Journeys, which will not only feature the legendary Soto, but the live music of another luminary, Robert Mirabal.
With an app, take 30 minutes and feed your community
The country produces enough food to feed everyone, but because of income inequality, systemic poverty and inefficient distribution, approximately 40% of that food supply ends up in landfills even though one in six people struggle with hunger. It’s a mind boggling problem, and Food Rescue US is trying to solve it.
Coffee roasting pro returns to brew blends
Paul Gallegos is a 30-year coffee veteran with a specialty: coffee blends.
There's lots of good food to make and eat and donate this weekend, Albuquerque. Get on it.
Nobody did it for the lulls
The cannabis market in the US is exploding, but remember: even CBD extract is still illegal under federal law.