Alibi Volume 27, Number 13
March 29, 2018
News & Opinion
Call for proposals changes channels
Bids are due April 28 for management of our public access community cable channels; the new 62-page RFP goes over minute aspects of what the city wants to see from operators.
New plans and protests in process
ABCWUA criticizes KAFB for its new strategy's less aggressive plan to remove the jet fuel contaminants from the city's aquifer.
24/7 Wall Street rates New Mexico's public schools as some of the worst in the nation, restraining order placed on gubernatorial candidate's intern is lifted and Bureau of Labor Statistics say's N.M.'s unemployment rate is second highest in nation.
Funny because bee sting acupuncture happens to someone else.
The readers write about errors in the Alibi's AR-15 story.
Film & TV
Stalin meets slapstick in brutally funny political satire
The Death of Stalin is a manic comedy with occasional doses of slapstick, with some of the bleakest gallows humor in recent memory.
Submit your short or feature to the Borderlands Film Festival, see a César Chávez documentary for free or go to the Ready Player One special screening with art show.
Easter Around the Dial
Once you’ve knocked out the basics, what is there left to do on this holy holiday? You know the answer to that, and it involves a television.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
It sorta makes you feel like a rocanrol star
Music is mostly ephemeral but what comes out still belongs to listeners. When you go to your favorite venue and support local artists as well as legendary performers, you become an essential part of the equation whose solution is rocanrol redemption.
We review releases by Atomonaut, Sword Horse and Man Born Blind.
Arts & Lit
Author Mohsin Hamid discusses transience, migration and the power of story
Mohsin Hamid, author of Exit West, talks of nostalgia, navigating the loss of things you care about and imagination providing optimism for the future.
Yjastros 32 brings contemporary flamenco to the NHCC stage
Yjastros' flamenco pieces showcase modern takes and movements integrated with foundational phrases and techniques.
Simple 2D platformer raises the bar for indie developers
Despite its simple appearance and main character Madeline’s limited moveset, Celeste ends up an incredible experience, which explores the super-difficult platformer genre just as well as it does themes of anxiety and isolation.
New South Valley farm grows veggies and young farmers
If you shop at the Downtown Growers’ Market during the season, you’ve probably seen Casey Holland selling huge bunches of kale and carrots with a smile on her face. Now she’s the new head farmer at Chispas Farm.
Vegan Taco Takeover slings tacos, promotes vegan lifestyle
We talk with Victor Flores, the Greater New Mexico Community Events Coordinator of Vegan Outreach, about the Vegan Taco Takeover event and about veganism in general.
What fruits and veg are good this time of year?
The opening of the Downtown Growers’ Market looms and that means that tons of locally grown fruits and veggies are about to be available in spades.
Down, not out at MJ Express-O
Joshua Lee lifts his mood and mildly relaxes his muscles with Lucky Charms, then Sage n Sour stirs up a pleasant mix of sensations in his wretched sinuses and gives him a low-level impression of well-being without the hyperactive, searching mind of many other sativas.