Alibi Volume 27, Number 14
April 5, 2018
News & Opinion
Council moves to decriminalize la grifa
A move to decriminalize cannabis in the city, zoning code issues, autism awareness and safer school crossings dominated the April 2 meeting of the Albuquerque City Council.
Heinrich instrumental in code talker’s recognition
When the tide of fascism rose to unbearable levels Adolph Nagurski went out to meet it, using his own culture as a weapon, though having been denied that culture by the large apparatus of the federal government.
New Mexico Environment Department fines LANL over hazardous waste storage; records of Governor Martinez's audit-exempt expenses obtained; Latifah Phillips fired from job as state's assistant secretary for Native American education.
Funny because getting a perk for living in a funny-named place happens to someone else.
The readers write about voting to change gun policy.
Film & TV
Meticulously animated feature is a fantastic(al) journey
Akira Kurosawa’s scruffy aesthetic is undoubtedly what’s fueling Isle of Dogs’ creative engines. Feel free to discuss at length—over third wave, cold-brewed coffee, perhaps—whether Wes Anderson’s miniaturization of Japanese culture asks audiences to laugh with or at the stereotypes.
NMFF presents “The Business of Film” seminar. Or go see The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo, Zydeco Breakfast or Big Trouble in Little China.
Tidbits from around the dial
Catch-22, The Purge and Gormenghast all to get TV adaptations.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
DECON conjures his dream
We speak with DECON, a creator of the latest of the greatest in musical currents, a booming, blithely beatific thing called EDM.
We review new releases by OTISDACEY, WURM and Nohue Blue.
Arts & Lit
The Book of Mormon brings big questions and clever tunes to Popejoy
The Book of Mormon's sardonic dark hymns and absurd bits never cease to delight, but unexpectedly for many, the show doesn't approach the story with malice.
Artist nicholas b jacobsen shows us what we can learn from the natural world around us
What does being a rock look like to you? To artist nicholas b jacobsen the practice of being a rock is the practice of approaching a new understanding of yourself in stillness, and the world outside in all its busy-ness and all of its tranquility, too.
This week: a calligraphy exhibition, The 49th Best Sketch Show, In Clear Light and the Earth, Wind and Fiber! Spring Show.
Roma Bakery and Deli will become your local go-to
Breakfast or lunch, you’ll be tempted (and rightly so) by the delightful daily array of baked treats at Roma Bakery and Deli.
Local composting co. recycles restaurant food waste
One of the small ways you can reduce your waste and your carbon footprint is to compost your food waste.
Process easier, shorter
Medical cannabis application form improved; Rohrabacher–Farr amendment remains in federal budget; prohibition may increase crime (really?!?).